Maxwell’s lawyers to block release of ‘intimate’ deposition
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Maxwell’s lawyers to block release of ‘intimate’ deposition

British socialite argues that unsealing the documents would prevent her right to fair trial
14 Oct 2020
Electing rights abusers will ‘discredit’ UN, dissidents warn
Vladimir Putin addressing the UN General Assembly.
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Electing rights abusers will ‘discredit’ UN, dissidents warn

China, Russia and Saudi Arabia among nations set to win seats on the council
13 Oct 2020
Who are the Proud Boys and Antifa?
Proud Boys
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Who are the Proud Boys and Antifa?

Violent left and right-wing groups mentioned by Donald Trump in first presidential debate
30 Sep 2020
WHO aid workers offered ‘jobs for sex’ during Ebola outbreak
A woman suspected of suffering from Ebola is helped into a van by aid workers.
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WHO aid workers offered ‘jobs for sex’ during Ebola outbreak

More than 50 women allege abuse by men who said they were international aid providers
30 Sep 2020
Tourist faces jail in Thailand over Tripadvisor reviews
Bangkok, Thailand
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Tourist faces jail in Thailand over Tripadvisor reviews

And other stories from the stranger side of life
29 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: Sweden’s Covid plan ‘a lesson for Britain’
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Instant Opinion: Sweden’s Covid plan ‘a lesson for Britain’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 28 September
28 Sep 2020
Pregnancy pains, electric bubble and killer spies
Pregnant woman Covid
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Pregnancy pains, electric bubble and killer spies

Should doctors monitor mothers’s alcohol intake? Are electric cars an investment bubble? And should spies have a ‘licence to kill’?
25 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: coronavirus rules are ‘hurting the young’
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Instant Opinion: coronavirus rules are ‘hurting the young’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 24 September
24 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: Boris Johnson ‘undercooked his Covid plan’
Boris Johnson
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Instant Opinion: Boris Johnson ‘undercooked his Covid plan’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 23 September
23 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: dirty money ‘destroys dreams and lives’
Banking
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Instant Opinion: dirty money ‘destroys dreams and lives’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 21 September
21 Sep 2020
Debate: should XR be classed as ‘criminal gang’?
Extinction Rebellion
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Debate: should XR be classed as ‘criminal gang’?

Home secretary proposes reclassification that could see XR activists facing jail terms of up to five years
7 Sep 2020
Everything we know about the Birmingham stabbing spree
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Everything we know about the Birmingham stabbing spree

Man arrested on suspicion of murder and seven counts of attempted murder
7 Sep 2020
‘Brutal’ torture methods used by Iranian security forces
Iran, Tehran, Protest
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‘Brutal’ torture methods used by Iranian security forces

Amnesty International report exposes ‘interrogation tactics’ used on prisoners in post-protests crackdown
3 Sep 2020
Prince Andrew visits Queen for Epstein ‘crisis talks’
Prince Andrew
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Prince Andrew visits Queen for Epstein ‘crisis talks’

Duke of York met with his mother at Balmoral Castle in Scotland
3 Sep 2020
Quiz of The Week: 22-28 August
Boris Johnson
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Quiz of The Week: 22-28 August

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
28 Aug 2020
Corbyn’s refusal to condemn Russia was ‘wrong’, says ex-aide
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Corbyn’s refusal to condemn Russia was ‘wrong’, says ex-aide

New book claims refusal to condemn Russia over Skripal poisoning fuelled ‘doubts’ of both Labour MPs and voters about his leadership
25 Aug 2020
Isis Beatles face ‘fate worse than death’ in hellish US jail
Isis
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Isis Beatles face ‘fate worse than death’ in hellish US jail

British jihadis say they fear being sentenced to life in ‘hellhole’ supermax prison if convicted by US court
25 Aug 2020
Dead bodies emerge on UK island
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Dead bodies emerge on UK island

And other stories from the stranger side of life
25 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘British hypocrisy’ causing migrant deaths
Asylum seeker
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Instant Opinion: ‘British hypocrisy’ causing migrant deaths

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 24 August
24 Aug 2020
What Bannon has been doing since leaving the White House
Steve Bannon
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What Bannon has been doing since leaving the White House

Ex-White House adviser arrested for fraud linked to ‘We Build the Wall’ crowdfunding campaign
21 Aug 2020
Why gun violence has soared in US cities
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Why gun violence has soared in US cities

Coronavirus frustration, firearms sales increases and George Floyd protests among reasons for hike
17 Aug 2020
Tory MP accused of rape agrees to steer clear of Parliament
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Tory MP accused of rape agrees to steer clear of Parliament

Conservative Party says the unnamed politician has agreed to steer clear of Commons when summer recess ends
17 Aug 2020
Scotland to hold trials in cinemas
Cinema
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Scotland to hold trials in cinemas

Experts have described the plan as ‘bold and imaginative’ as case backlog continues to grow
14 Aug 2020
Prince Andrew ‘used puppet of himself’ to assault teenager
Prince Andrew
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Prince Andrew ‘used puppet of himself’ to assault teenager

Court documents show that the Duke is accused of groping two of Jeffrey Epstein ‘sex slaves’ with the latex doll
5 Aug 2020
Jeffrey Epstein had ‘secret’ UK girlfriend
Jeffrey Epstein
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Jeffrey Epstein had ‘secret’ UK girlfriend

Shelley Anne Lewis is said to have travelled regularly on late billionaire’s infamous ‘Lolita Express’ private jet
4 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘the final battle to keep our beloved NHS’
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Instant Opinion: ‘the final battle to keep our beloved NHS’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 4 August
4 Aug 2020
Why everyone’s talking about the Tory MP suspected of rape
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Why everyone’s talking about the Tory MP suspected of rape

Conservative Party under fire for failing to suspend unnamed former minister
3 Aug 2020
Maxwell had ‘continuous orgies with girls as young 15’
Ghislaine Maxwell
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Maxwell had ‘continuous orgies with girls as young 15’

Victim’s 2015 testimony against former Jeffrey Epstein associate unsealed for the first time
31 Jul 2020
Debate: are the Portland protests helping or harming Trump?
Federal forces in Portland
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Debate: are the Portland protests helping or harming Trump?

Critics say deployment of federal forces is part of US president’s ‘law and order’ re-election campaign
30 Jul 2020
Police struggle with rise in ‘confrontational protests’
Extinction Rebellion
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Police struggle with rise in ‘confrontational protests’

Reform needed to combat rise of disruptive demonstrations, report says
29 Jul 2020
Why everybody’s talking about the 48-hour Twitter boycott
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Why everybody’s talking about the 48-hour Twitter boycott

Social media users stage 48-hour ‘walkout’ in protest against platform’s response to anti-Jewish tirade
29 Jul 2020
Black Lives Matter: do British police have a race problem?
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Black Lives Matter: do British police have a race problem?

BAME people 160% more likely to be fined over coronavirus lockdown breach than white peers
27 Jul 2020
What ‘secrets’ are in unsealed Maxwell documents?
Ghislaine Maxwell
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What ‘secrets’ are in unsealed Maxwell documents?

New York court rules ‘explosive’ evidence can be made public within a week
24 Jul 2020
Inside the Russian cyberattacks on Covid vaccine research
Vladimir Putin
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Inside the Russian cyberattacks on Covid vaccine research

A cybersecurity and defence expert on the history and development of Russian cyberwarfare
23 Jul 2020
How London became home to Russia’s richest people
Debutantes Attend The Russian Ball In London
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How London became home to Russia’s richest people

Security, educational and social opportunities draw Russian elite to the English capital
22 Jul 2020
Beijing-linked hackers ‘tried to steal’ Covid vaccine data
Coronavirus vaccine
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Beijing-linked hackers ‘tried to steal’ Covid vaccine data

US charges two men accused of targeting drug companies during global cybertheft campaign
22 Jul 2020