Postcards
Eleanor Tattersfield, owner of the stationary shop Marby and Elm, poses with Lockdown Secret postcards at her store in London on March 22, 2021. Luxuriant body hair, stashes of sex toys and taboo desires: hundreds have revealed their deepest lockdown secrets on postcards sent to a London stationery shop. During the latest UK lockdown, Eleanor Tattersfield started giving out stamped blank postcards marked "Lockdown Secret" to customers of her family's shop in central London. Hundreds of cards flowed back, many featuring collages, sequins and glitter, bearing revealing secrets that are heart-warming, funny and sometimes chilling. Ben STANSALL / AFP
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Racy secrets revealed in Brits’ lockdown postcards

LONDON, March 23, 2021 (AFP) - Luxuriant body hair, stashes of sex toys and taboo desires: hundreds in Britain have revealed their deepest lockdown secrets on postcards sent to a
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OULDER, CO - MARCH 22: Police respond after a gunman opened fire at a King Sooper's grocery store on March 22, 2021 in Boulder, Colorado. Ten people, including a police officer, were killed in the attack. Chet Strange/Getty Images/AFP Chet Strange / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP
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Ten killed in mass shooting at Colorado grocery store

BOULDER, United States, March 23, 2021 (AFP) - A gunman killed at least 10 people including a police officer at a grocery store in Colorado on Monday, police said, in
Protest
A mourner carries a portrait of teenage protester Aung Kaung Htet at his funeral in Yangon on March 21, 2021, a day after he was killed by security forces at a demonstration against the military coup. STR / AFP
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Myanmar protesters hit streets at dawn as Mandalay reels from eight deaths

YANGON, March 22, 2021 (AFP) - Anti-coup protesters marched against the military junta at a pre-dawn rally in Myanmar's second largest city on Monday, a day after eight demonstrators were
Flood
Floodwaters recede in the Nepean river on March 22, 2021, as Sydney braced for its worst flooding in decades after record rainfall caused its largest dam to overflow and as deluges prompted mandatory mass evacuation orders along Australia's east coast. Saeed KHAN / AFP
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Water everywhere

Fresh deluge worsens 'one in 100 years' Australia floods SYDNEY, March 22, 2021 (AFP) - Torrential rain lashed Australia's southeast again Monday, worsening once-in-a-century flooding that has forced 18,000 people
Jens Spahn
German Health Minister Jens Spahn addresses a press conference at the Health Ministry in Berlin on March 18, 2021 on the use of the AstraZeneca's coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccine. Germany will resume vaccinations with AstraZeneca's Covid-19 jabs from March 19, 2021, Health Minister Jens Spahn said, after the European regulator EMA assessed it was "safe and effective" to use. / AFP / POOL / Odd ANDERSEN
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Europe resumes AstraZeneca jabs, US to hit 100 million vaccines

PARIS, March 19, 2021 (AFP) - France and Germany were set to resume AstraZeneca vaccinations Friday after EU regulators gave the jab the all-clear, and Joe Biden said his administration