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Donors pledge $US2.6b to eradicate polio 0

Donors pledge $US2.6b to eradicate polio

Donor governments and philanthropists have pledged $US2.6 billion ($A3.8 billion) to help fund a worldwide polio eradication plan that has taken decades to reach what global health specialists say is now the “last mile”.

Shares push to 22-month high 0

Shares push to 22-month high

World shares have touched their highest in nearly two years as investors maintain bets the United States and China can reach a deal to end their trade war.

McCartney to headline Glastonbury Festival 0

McCartney to headline Glastonbury Festival

Former Beatle Paul McCartney will headline Glastonbury Festival, the pinnacle of Britain’s pop music calendar, for its 50th anniversary next year, organisers say.

UK Labour attacks the super rich 0

UK Labour attacks the super rich

Britain’s opposition Labour Party are taking aim at “obscene” billionaires, pledging a radical redistribution of wealth to cut the power of the super rich who it says bankroll Prime Minister Boris Johnson in return for tax breaks.

Copper slips on US-China trade uncertainty 0

Copper slips on US-China trade uncertainty

Copper prices ended lower overnight in response to doubts over whether a US-China trade deal can be reached soon, possibly prolonging pressure on global growth and metals demand.

Andrew in growing fallout over interview 0

Andrew in growing fallout over interview

The Duke of York is facing growing calls to give a formal statement to American authorities examining the Jeffrey Epstein sex scandal following his television interview.

Andrew in growing fallout over interview 0

Andrew in growing fallout over interview

The Duke of York is facing growing calls to give a formal statement to American authorities examining the Jeffrey Epstein sex scandal following his television interview.