England’s unconvincing display against France in the World Cup quarter-finals on Saturday did nothing to enhance their hopes of winning the tournament on home soil.
England survived an early scare to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup, with rather less assurance than New Zealand or Australia, but still with more than enough to spare.
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Australia’s newly elected conservative government has ordered a clampdown on releasing information about the arrival of asylum seekers.
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Numerous events will be taking place to mark International Women’s Day. In Afghanistan there will be the launch of the Herat International Women’s Film Festival, the first of its kind, which will show 30 films by and about women.
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The microbiologist Harry Smith was a leading expert on bacterial infection and virulence. Initially eschewing academia for a post at Porton, he subsequently took up a professorship at the University of Birmingham.