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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: a guide to the games
Tokyo Olympic Games
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: a guide to the games

Everything you need to know about the biggest event in sport
30 Jul 2021
The Battle of Stonehenge: what to know about the controversial £1.7bn tunnel project
Stonehenge traffic
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The Battle of Stonehenge: what to know about the controversial £1.7bn tunnel project

Building a tunnel on the stretch of the A303 passing Stonehenge has been mooted for years. Now it looks set to become a reality
30 Jul 2021
Films of the year
A still from the movie Old
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Films of the year

Best movies include Old, Summer of Soul and Black Widow
30 Jul 2021
The UK’s coronavirus timeline
Boris Johnson outside 10 Downing Street
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The UK’s coronavirus timeline

Worst of the pandemic could be over by September, says leading epidemiologist
30 Jul 2021
What's happening with Julian Assange now?
Julian Assange
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What's happening with Julian Assange now?

Belmarsh prisoner stripped of Ecuadorian citizenship as extradition battle continues
29 Jul 2021
Is Iran on the verge of sparking a water war?
A boy drinking water
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Is Iran on the verge of sparking a water war?

Shortages trigger nationwide protests as ‘political and economic apocalypse’ looms
29 Jul 2021
Four key moments from police officers’ Capitol Hill riot testimonies
Capitol Police Sergeant Aquilino Gonell wipes away tear while giving evidence
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Four key moments from police officers’ Capitol Hill riot testimonies

Cop tells inquiry he thought he was ‘going to die’ during deadly demonstration
28 Jul 2021

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What was the Black Death and how did it end?
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What was the Black Death and how did it end?

Oxford University hopes to protect remote communities against the disease through a new vaccine
27 Jul 2021
What happened to Olly Stephens?
Olly Stephens
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What happened to Olly Stephens?

Case of 13-year-old killed by other children in Reading field ‘should horrify us as a society’, says leading officer
27 Jul 2021
Biden announces withdrawal of US combat troops from Iraq
Joe Biden and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi in the Oval Office
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Biden announces withdrawal of US combat troops from Iraq

President strikes deal with Iraqi PM to end two decades of fighting
27 Jul 2021
Child deaths on the rise as Indonesia grapples with rapid Covid-19 surge
Two children stand as their relatives pray by an ambulance in Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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Child deaths on the rise as Indonesia grapples with rapid Covid-19 surge

Hospitals struggle as senior paediatrician says cases rising rapidly among minors
27 Jul 2021
The UFO files: exploring the findings of the Pentagon’s report
UFO
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The UFO files: exploring the findings of the Pentagon’s report

The report, released last month, examines mysterious phenomena in the skies. What does it tell us?
23 Jul 2021
China floods sharpen focus on Xi Jinping’s inaction on climate change
A man wades through flood water in Zhengzhou, Henan province
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China floods sharpen focus on Xi Jinping’s inaction on climate change

Death toll mounts as tens of thousands flee homes following ‘worst rainfall in a millennium’
23 Jul 2021
Two years of Boris Johnson: a timeline of the PM’s highs and lows
Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds in Downing Street after the election victory
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Two years of Boris Johnson: a timeline of the PM’s highs and lows

From Brexit to a global pandemic, Johnson’s premiership has been nothing if not turbulent
23 Jul 2021
Is climate change reversible?
Man walks in flood
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Is climate change reversible?

US envoy says COP26 will be ‘pivotal moment’ in ‘decisive year’ for environmental issues
22 Jul 2021
Inside Chequers: Boris Johnson’s self-isolation retreat
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Inside Chequers: Boris Johnson’s self-isolation retreat

Prime minister quarantining after being ‘pinged’ by NHS track-and-trace
22 Jul 2021
Spain criminalises support for Franco
Girl performs fascist salute during rally marking anniversary of Francisco Franco’s death
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Spain criminalises support for Franco

New legislation includes fines of up to €150,000 for ‘glorifying’ the dictator and Spanish Civil War
22 Jul 2021
What next for Haiti after assassination of Jovenel Moise?
Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry
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What next for Haiti after assassination of Jovenel Moise?

Interim prime minister replaced by murdered leader’s pick for top job
21 Jul 2021
Why a migrant hunger strike could bring down Belgium’s government
Medics evacuate a hunger striker from St John the Baptist church at the Béguinage in Brussels
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Why a migrant hunger strike could bring down Belgium’s government

Some protesters reportedly close to death as Brussels continues to refuse pleas for formal residency
21 Jul 2021
India’s true Covid death toll ‘in the millions’, says new study
Funeral pyres burning in New Delhi, India
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India’s true Covid death toll ‘in the millions’, says new study

New study findings fuel claims that government is deliberately under-reporting pandemic fatalities
20 Jul 2021
Why are thousands of racehorses being shot?
Racehorse jumping
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Why are thousands of racehorses being shot?

Racing braces itself for backlash as documentary appears to show widespread maltreatment of horses
19 Jul 2021
Are Chinese vaccines to blame for Asia’s rising Covid crisis?
Medical staff administer Covid vaccines in Bangkok, Thailand
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Are Chinese vaccines to blame for Asia’s rising Covid crisis?

Malaysia to phase out Sinovac jab amid growing concern over its efficacy
19 Jul 2021
Govcoins: everything you need to know about the ‘revolutionary’ digital currencies
Digital Chinese currency is displayed on a mobile phone in Yichang, Hubei province, China
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Govcoins: everything you need to know about the ‘revolutionary’ digital currencies

Govcoins would allow the creation of faster, safer payment systems, but raise major concerns about data privacy
15 Jul 2021
Indonesia overtakes India as Asia’s Covid epicentre
Grave diggers bury a coffin in Semarang, Java
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Indonesia overtakes India as Asia’s Covid epicentre

Rapid spread of highly infectious Delta variant triggers hospital bed and oxygen shortages
15 Jul 2021
When is Eid al-Adha and how is it celebrated?
Muslim pilgrims wait for the start of prayers at the Grand Mosque in Mecca during the hajj
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When is Eid al-Adha and how is it celebrated?

The ‘Festival of the Sacrifice’ marks the end of the annual Hajj pilgrimage
14 Jul 2021
Everything you need to know about the South Africa riots
A police officer stands over a suspected looter in Soweto, Johannesburg
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Everything you need to know about the South Africa riots

Jacob Zuma’s ‘private spy’ prime suspect in investigation into deadly civil unrest
14 Jul 2021
Most expensive towns in England outside of London
Virginia Water, Surrey
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Most expensive towns in England outside of London

Virginia Water in Surrey tops the Zoopla rich list of highest value towns
14 Jul 2021
Inside Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace
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Inside Buckingham Palace

Public invited to visit royal gardens as the palace is renovated
14 Jul 2021
Where does UK foreign aid go?
foreign aid
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Where does UK foreign aid go?

Tory rebels given chance to vote on cuts to overseas spending
13 Jul 2021
Is time running out for Jair Bolsonaro?
Jair Bolsonaro
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Is time running out for Jair Bolsonaro?

‘Trump of the tropics’ facing public outrage over coronavirus chaos and corruption scandal
13 Jul 2021
Has Wembley chaos wrecked Britain and Ireland’s 2030 World Cup bid?
Supporters packed Wembley Way ahead of the Euro 2020 final
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Has Wembley chaos wrecked Britain and Ireland’s 2030 World Cup bid?

Boris Johnson remains confident of the joint bid despite the ‘scenes of mayhem’ at Euro 2020 final
13 Jul 2021
Boris Johnson’s family: a guide to the PM’s colourful relatives
The Johnsons
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Boris Johnson’s family: a guide to the PM’s colourful relatives

Tight-knit clan never shy about speaking out on Downing Street policy
12 Jul 2021
What has sparked Cuba’s anti-government protests?
Protesters gather in Miami, Florida in solidarity with Cubans
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What has sparked Cuba’s anti-government protests?

High prices and food shortages trigger biggest demonstrations in decades
12 Jul 2021
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