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Inside Plan B: ministers urged to enforce Covid-19 measures
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Inside Plan B: ministers urged to enforce Covid-19 measures

Health officials call for mandatory mask-wearing and Covid passports as UK cases rise
20 Oct 2021
The Pandora Papers: will the war on tax dodgers ever end?
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The Pandora Papers: will the war on tax dodgers ever end?

Leaks are clearly discouraging tax avoiders, but more needs to be done to fight financial crime
14 Oct 2021
Poland on a collision course with the EU
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Poland on a collision course with the EU

Constitutional tribunal rules that bloc’s laws are incompatible with national government
8 Oct 2021
What’s in the secret Epstein-Giuffre settlement?
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What’s in the secret Epstein-Giuffre settlement?

Royal’s lawyers given access to sealed deal – but insiders say ‘there is no Prince Andrew clause’
7 Oct 2021
Guns, rage and murder: America’s ‘tsunami of lethal violence’ explained
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Guns, rage and murder: America’s ‘tsunami of lethal violence’ explained

US murder rate jumped by almost 30% in 2020, shattering record for largest ever annual increase
7 Oct 2021
India facing US pressure to restart vaccine exports
A man receives his Covid-19 vaccine in New Delhi, India
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India facing US pressure to restart vaccine exports

Narendra Modi facing calls from Joe Biden to provide much-needed jabs to developing countries
15 Sep 2021
Is Labour’s lead over the Tories a sign of things to come?
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Is Labour’s lead over the Tories a sign of things to come?

Conservatives hit by five-point slump as Keir Starmer takes first lead since January
10 Sep 2021

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Unions of all kinds are flexing their muscles
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Unions of all kinds are flexing their muscles

New Unite union boss Sharon Graham has promised to make every UK workplace ‘action ready’ and vowed to take on Amazon
3 Sep 2021
Xi Jinping ensnares senior official in ‘crackdown on corruption’
Xi Jinping at the opening of the National People’s Congress in March
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Xi Jinping ensnares senior official in ‘crackdown on corruption’

China’s Communist Party targets Hangzhou chief over links with business
27 Aug 2021
Majority of Brits back stronger action to combat climate change
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Majority of Brits back stronger action to combat climate change

Public in favour of greater clean energy investment and limits on flying
11 Aug 2021
What does China stand to gain from talks with the Taliban?
Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi
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What does China stand to gain from talks with the Taliban?

Beijing blasts US intervention in Afghanistan as officials meet to signal warming ties
29 Jul 2021
Was Dominic Cummings’ BBC interview a mistake?
Dominic Cummings
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Was Dominic Cummings’ BBC interview a mistake?

Critics suggest Laura Kuenssberg grilling backfired for former No. 10 adviser
21 Jul 2021
Johnson seeks to soothe the Tory shires
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Johnson seeks to soothe the Tory shires

Levelling up won’t make rich areas poorer, says PM – but his Conservative critics are unconvinced
15 Jul 2021
Four things we know about Michael Wolff’s third Trump expose
Donald Trump departs for Mar-a-Lago at the end of his presidency
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Four things we know about Michael Wolff’s third Trump expose

Former president spoke to journalist while ‘seething with resentment’ at White House exit
29 Jun 2021
‘Let down and neglected’: the key findings of MPs’ education report
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‘Let down and neglected’: the key findings of MPs’ education report

Commons committee claim ‘white privilege’ contributing to ‘systemic neglect’ of white working-class pupils
22 Jun 2021
How the Covid pandemic triggered ‘crisis of confidence’ in EU
European Council President Charles Michel greets European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen
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How the Covid pandemic triggered ‘crisis of confidence’ in EU

New study finds that vaccine chaos and other failures in coronavirus response have eroded public trust
10 Jun 2021
The questions David Cameron must answer
David Cameron
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The questions David Cameron must answer

Former PM faces grilling by MPs on two Commons committees today
13 May 2021
Biden mulls Bolsonaro climate deal amid ‘record assault’ on Amazon
Jair Bolsonaro
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Biden mulls Bolsonaro climate deal amid ‘record assault’ on Amazon

Area of rainforest equivalent in size to Isle of Man destroyed in April alone
10 May 2021
EU vaccine export talks: is the UK being targeted?
Ursula von der Leyen
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EU vaccine export talks: is the UK being targeted?

The EU’s proposed new export rules could affect vaccine supply to the UK
25 Mar 2021
Royal racism row: what we learned from the Palace statement
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Royal racism row: what we learned from the Palace statement

Queen strikes ‘conciliatory’ tone - but leaves open questions over alleged racism
10 Mar 2021
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