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‘Fixating on the R number isn’t real science’
Chief Medical Officer Professor Chris Whitty speaks during a news conference at 10 Downing Street.
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‘Fixating on the R number isn’t real science’

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22 Jan 2021
‘How can America recover from its Trump-induced trauma?’
President Joe Biden fist bumps newly sworn-in Vice President Kamala Harris
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‘How can America recover from its Trump-induced trauma?’

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21 Jan 2021
‘President Donald J. Trump: The End’
Donald Trump boards Air Force One for the last time
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‘President Donald J. Trump: The End’

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20 Jan 2021
‘Brexiters are waking up to the damage they’ve done’
A truck drinks tea next to his freight truck at the Motis freight clearance centre.
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‘Brexiters are waking up to the damage they’ve done’

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19 Jan 2021
‘Ethnic minorities are more hesitant about taking the vaccine - I can understand why’
A pharmacist fills a syringe with the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine.
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‘Ethnic minorities are more hesitant about taking the vaccine - I can understand why’

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18 Jan 2021
‘Vaccine success is on the brink of transforming the lockdown debate’
Boris Johnson watching an NHS first responder getting her vaccination
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‘Vaccine success is on the brink of transforming the lockdown debate’

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15 Jan 2021
‘Long Covid is the hidden health crisis of the pandemic - so why isn’t more being done?’
NHS workers in PPE transport a patient
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‘Long Covid is the hidden health crisis of the pandemic - so why isn’t more being done?’

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14 Jan 2021
‘What’s as scary as Covid? The fact our leaders still have no plan to control it’
Boris Johnson visits a vaccination centre.
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‘What’s as scary as Covid? The fact our leaders still have no plan to control it’

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13 Jan 2021
‘Democracy is in far greater peril than the complacent West realises’
rump supporters clash with police and security forces as they storm the US Capitol.
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‘Democracy is in far greater peril than the complacent West realises’

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12 Jan 2021
‘Restore a shared British identity to avoid the fate of Trump’s America’
Anti-Brexit protester Steve Bray and a pro-Brexit protester square up outside the House of Commons
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‘Restore a shared British identity to avoid the fate of Trump’s America’

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11 Jan 2021
‘Johnson is not Trump’s transatlantic twin’
Boris Johnson welcomes Donald Trump to a NATO summit.
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‘Johnson is not Trump’s transatlantic twin’

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8 Jan 2021
‘Call it what it was: a coup attempt’
A supporter of US President Donald Trump outside the US Capitol.
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‘Call it what it was: a coup attempt’

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7 Jan 2021
‘If Boris Johnson cared about schools, he’d already have sacked Gavin Williamson’
Gavin Williamson arrives at 10 Downing Street.
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‘If Boris Johnson cared about schools, he’d already have sacked Gavin Williamson’

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6 Jan 2021
‘It’s back to school for Boris Johnson, the man who refuses to learn’
Boris Johnson attends a year six history class with pupils during a visit to Pimlico Primary school.
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‘It’s back to school for Boris Johnson, the man who refuses to learn’

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5 Jan 2021
‘Boris Johnson’s dithering over Covid-19 has left the UK fatally exposed – again’
Boris Johnson during a visit to view the vaccination programme at Chase Farm Hospital.
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‘Boris Johnson’s dithering over Covid-19 has left the UK fatally exposed – again’

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4 Jan 2021
‘Travel bans aren’t an effective response to the new Covid variant’
Emmanuel Macron attends a weekly cabinet meeting.
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‘Travel bans aren’t an effective response to the new Covid variant’

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22 Dec 2020
‘Ministers fear £6bn cost of Rashford hat-trick’
Marcus Rashford in action during a Premier League match between Manchester United and Manchester City
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‘Ministers fear £6bn cost of Rashford hat-trick’

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22 Dec 2020
‘Time is up for Boris Johnson’s reckless optimism’
A member of the British Transport Police speaks with travellers at Waterloo Station
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‘Time is up for Boris Johnson’s reckless optimism’

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21 Dec 2020
‘Boris Johnson’s lack of clarity is offloading Christmas anxiety on to the nation’
Boris Johnson speaks during a news conference at Downing Street.
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‘Boris Johnson’s lack of clarity is offloading Christmas anxiety on to the nation’

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18 Dec 2020
‘How big a price are we willing to pay for Christmas?’
A man dressed as Santa Claus walks through Manchester city centre.
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‘How big a price are we willing to pay for Christmas?’

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17 Dec 2020
‘Follow any government’s advice but this one’
German Chancellor Angela Merkel answers questions in the Bundestag.
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‘Follow any government’s advice but this one’

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16 Dec 2020
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