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Gabriel Power

How European countries are faring with second waves of Covid
People stroll down Bordeaux's main shopping street Sainte-Catherine
In Depth

How European countries are faring with second waves of Covid

Italy and Spain have recorded highest daily death tolls since spring
18 Nov 2020
Was suspending Corbyn Starmer’s first big misstep?
Keir Starmer, Jeremy Corbyn
In Depth

Was suspending Corbyn Starmer’s first big misstep?

Former leader readmitted to party but will not have Labour whip restored
18 Nov 2020
Could Trump’s reaction to election loss spark global chaos?
Donald Trump, Mike Pence, Mike Pompeo
In Depth

Could Trump’s reaction to election loss spark global chaos?

Outgoing president asked for ‘options’ to target Iranian nuclear site following loss to Joe Biden
17 Nov 2020
Why everyone’s talking about the Covid lobbyists scandal
Boris Johnson chairs the weekly cabinet meeting at the Foreign Office
In Depth

Why everyone’s talking about the Covid lobbyists scandal

Consultant hired by No. 10 sent advance information on policy to banks and pharmaceutical firms
16 Nov 2020
Coronavirus: one in five cases trigger psychological illness
Two elderly people wearing face masks are reunited.
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Coronavirus: one in five cases trigger psychological illness

New study finds that one in five patients infected with the virus go on to suffer from mental disorder
16 Nov 2020
Will Cummings’s departure reboot Johnson’s premiership?
Dominic Cummings stands outside 10 Downing Street.
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Will Cummings’s departure reboot Johnson’s premiership?

Controversial senior adviser set to leave as senior Tories aim to restore trust in government
13 Nov 2020
Quiz of The Week: 7 - 13 November
Statue
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Quiz of The Week: 7 - 13 November

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
13 Nov 2020
US election: what comes next for Ivanka Trump?
Ivanka Trump wearing a Covid face mask.
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US election: what comes next for Ivanka Trump?

President’s eldest daughter is said to be hoping to make solo return to the Oval Office
12 Nov 2020
Why everybody’s talking about undercover policing
A view of New Scotland Yard, the Metropolitan Police headquarters in London
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Why everybody’s talking about undercover policing

Long-delayed investigation into abuses by ‘spycops’ is one of the most complicated in British legal history
12 Nov 2020
How and when will Pfizer vaccine be rolled out in Britain?
Matt Hancock
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How and when will Pfizer vaccine be rolled out in Britain?

Matt Hancock says NHS will be ready to administer doses to vulnerable people from 1 December
11 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: US was ‘lucky to get Trump’
Donald Trump
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Instant Opinion: US was ‘lucky to get Trump’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 11 November
11 Nov 2020
The power struggle to become Boris Johnson’s chief of staff
Dominic Cummings walks up Downing Street on his way to No. 10.
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The power struggle to become Boris Johnson’s chief of staff

Former Vote Leave campaigner Lee Cain is PM’s favourite for top job
11 Nov 2020
Armenia-Azerbaijan war: what does peace deal mean?
Armenia Azerbaijan
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Armenia-Azerbaijan war: what does peace deal mean?

Armenians react furiously as territorial concessions handed to rival in deal organised by Russia
10 Nov 2020
Why Ethiopia may be heading for civil war
A member of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front holding an assault rifle.
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Why Ethiopia may be heading for civil war

Military seizes airport and shuts off internet in northern Tigray region as rebels reject PM Abiy Ahmed
10 Nov 2020
Rishi Sunak offers funding olive branch to North’s Tory MPs
Rishi Sunak
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Rishi Sunak offers funding olive branch to North’s Tory MPs

Chancellor pledge post-pandemic infrastructure investment following demands from angry backbenchers
10 Nov 2020
Covid: does vaccine progress herald return to normal life?
A crowd of people.
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Covid: does vaccine progress herald return to normal life?

Government scientist predicts pandemic may be brought under control by spring
10 Nov 2020
US election: what will be top of Joe Biden’s agenda?
Joe Biden addresses supporters after being confirmed as the 46th president of the United States
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US election: what will be top of Joe Biden’s agenda?

Tackling coronavirus, economic slump and climate change will be high up on the president-elect’s to-do list
9 Nov 2020
US election: what comes next for Donald Trump?
Donald Trump arrives back at the White House after playing golf on Saturday.
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US election: what comes next for Donald Trump?

The departing president is facing both political and personal court battles
9 Nov 2020
US election 2020: Joe Biden wins the White House
Then-Democratic candidate Joe Biden address supporters while votes were being counted across the US
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US election 2020: Joe Biden wins the White House

Democrat takes Pennsylvania to clinch victory over Donald Trump
7 Nov 2020
Premier League to scrap unpopular pay-per-view scheme
Liverpool take on Manchester United in a Premier League match.
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Premier League to scrap unpopular pay-per-view scheme

£14.95 charge for additional games expected to be dropped after fan backlash
6 Nov 2020
How much protection can we expect from a Covid-19 vaccine?
A doctor gives a subject an injection during Covid-19 vaccine trials.
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How much protection can we expect from a Covid-19 vaccine?

Oxford jab trials nearing completion - but experts dismiss hopes of ‘pandemic silver bullet’
6 Nov 2020
Quiz of The Week: 31 October - 6 November
Trump supporters
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Quiz of The Week: 31 October - 6 November

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
6 Nov 2020
US election: why did the polls get it wrong again?
People hold signs and dance at a Black Lives Matter rally outside the White House
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US election: why did the polls get it wrong again?

Biden denied landslide as Trump outperforms predictions in almost every state
5 Nov 2020
Why everybody’s talking about Trump’s election legal threats
Donald Trump at a press conference in the early hours of election day
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Why everybody’s talking about Trump’s election legal threats

President tweets series of baseless fraud accusations amid string of court challenges
5 Nov 2020
Everything you need to know about the incoming Covid rules
People sit outside at restaurants in Soho, London.
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Everything you need to know about the incoming Covid rules

Northern leaders angered by leaked plans to impose strict new measures in high-risk areas within days
8 Oct 2020
Kamala Harris vs. Mike Pence: who won the VP debate?
Mike Pence and Kamala Harris square off in the first, and only, vice-presidential debate
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Kamala Harris vs. Mike Pence: who won the VP debate?

Democrat attacks Donald Trump’s pandemic response as Republican suggests Joe Biden is extreme choice
8 Oct 2020
Could scientist-backed UK herd immunity plan work?
A crowd gathers in Soho, London despite social distancing measures.
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Could scientist-backed UK herd immunity plan work?

Experts say lockdown measures are having ‘devastating effects’ but critics warn that exposure strategy carries serious risks
7 Oct 2020
Cabinet split: the lockdown hawks and doves
Boris Johnson chairs a socially distanced meeting of the cabinet.
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Cabinet split: the lockdown hawks and doves

Ministers divided over Covid response as cases continue to increase
7 Oct 2020
Five things we learned from the Conservative conference
Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street to deliver his address to the virtual Conservative Party conference.
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Five things we learned from the Conservative conference

Boris Johnson plans for bright future as Rishi Sunak hints at looming austerity
6 Oct 2020
Covid ‘circuit breaker’: Scots face lockdown as cases soar
Nicola Sturgeon wearing a tartan print face mask.
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Covid ‘circuit breaker’: Scots face lockdown as cases soar

Nicola Sturgeon mulling two-week lockdown as business leaders warn of economic damage
6 Oct 2020
Prince William ‘asked Diana’s brother to stop Harry wedding’
Prince Harry Prince William
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Prince William ‘asked Diana’s brother to stop Harry wedding’

New book claims the younger Royal was ‘furious’ about other family members being dragged into row
5 Oct 2020
How track-and-trace chaos led to 23,000 rise in Covid cases
NHS track-and-trace app
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How track-and-trace chaos led to 23,000 rise in Covid cases

Health experts criticise NHS app as glitch blamed for backlog
5 Oct 2020
Are Tory constituencies being exempted from local lockdowns?
Blackburn
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Are Tory constituencies being exempted from local lockdowns?

Leaked emails from health expert call on Downing Street to explain harsher rules for deprived areas
5 Oct 2020
Vaccine will not mean ‘return to normal’, scientists warn
Coronavirus vaccine
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Vaccine will not mean ‘return to normal’, scientists warn

Royal Society warns it may take up to a year to distribute Covid-19 jabs
2 Oct 2020