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Get-up-to-date: Sunday, November 14

Cherries will be affected by a price hike growers are warning about ahead of the festive season. An NSW cherry farmer said the lack of international pickers could mean the fruit won't get off the trees in time. Farmer Guy Gatea said if he's getting $10 a kilo for his cherries, he'd assume the consumer will be paying $20-plus. Experts predict the price increase could occur to more fresh food for similar reasons.

As the national dose deadline looms, the nation's reopening is still a way off. 82.8 per cent of the Australian population over the age of 16 are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Although more than 90 per cent of NSW and the ACT are fully vaccinated and 87 per cent of eligible Victorians are fully vaccinated, South Australia, Queensland and Western Australia are lagging behind.

Coal phase-out is still on the table for COP26. Calls on countries to phase out "unabated coal and other inefficient fossil fuel subsidies" is in the latest version of the deal coming out of the UN conference. The goal is seen as key to limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees. Read more here.

The Aussies are taking on our friends over the ditch in tomorrow morning's T20 World Cup Final. Australia will be facing New Zealand in the fight for the cup. Australia will be fighting for their first T20 World Cup win, having previously gone down to England in 2010. The final is at 1am on Monday morning AEDT.

Overseas, a battle in an Ecuadorian prison has seen 68 dead. A gun battle between rival gangs in the country's largest prison has seen mass casualties. The fighting lasted eight hours. Authorities have linked the fight to prison gangs linked to international drug cartels.

With Australian Associated Press.

This story Grocery prices set to rise, Aussies prepare for final T20 battle and more news first appeared on The Canberra Times.