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Is New Zealand’s zero Covid strategy an expensive fantasy?
Jacinda Ardern
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Is New Zealand’s zero Covid strategy an expensive fantasy?

Jacinda Ardern puts islands into lockdown as other countries abandon zero-Covid approach
18 Aug 2021
What is Donald Trump doing now?
Donald Trump
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What is Donald Trump doing now?

Former US president calls for Joe Biden to step down over Afghanistan
17 Aug 2021
What is an incel?
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What is an incel?

Jake Davison’s deadly shooting has prompted debate over whether it should be declared a terrorist attack
17 Aug 2021
Why Canada’s Trudeau has called a snap election
Justin Trudeau
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Why Canada’s Trudeau has called a snap election

The leader is ‘gambling’ that his Covid record will convince voters to hand him a majority
16 Aug 2021
Timeline: Britney Spears’ battle against conservatorship
Britney Spears attends an awards ceremony in Los Angeles in April 2018
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Timeline: Britney Spears’ battle against conservatorship

Pop star’s father agrees to step down as conservator after legal campaign
13 Aug 2021
Ten ways to make the most of the countryside experience
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Ten ways to make the most of the countryside experience

The very best products and services to help you enjoy the British countryside
12 Aug 2021
Afghanistan on the brink as the Taliban seizes areas at a ‘dizzying’ pace
Afghan security personnel inspect the site near a car bomb explosion
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Afghanistan on the brink as the Taliban seizes areas at a ‘dizzying’ pace

The Taliban made further sweeping gains this week, more than a third of the country’s 34 provincial capitals
12 Aug 2021
Why Russia’s Covid death toll is spiking a year after vaccine approval
A nurse inoculates volunteer Ilya Dubrovin, 36, with Russia's new coronavirus vaccine in a post-registration trials at a clinic in Moscow on September 10, 2020.
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Why Russia’s Covid death toll is spiking a year after vaccine approval

Russians shunning jabs despite rapid spread of Delta variant
12 Aug 2021
Tokyo’s ‘grand human opera’: a tonic for a weary world
The flag bearers at the closing ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
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Tokyo’s ‘grand human opera’: a tonic for a weary world

Despite widespread ambivalence and fear, the Games managed to bring us together
12 Aug 2021
Zimbabwe morgues overwhelmed as Covid hits rural areas
A nurse gives a Covid vaccination in Harare, Zimbabwe
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Zimbabwe morgues overwhelmed as Covid hits rural areas

African nation struggling to vaccinate population as infections spike in rural areas
11 Aug 2021
Thousands flee as ‘apocalyptic’ Greek fires intensify
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Thousands flee as ‘apocalyptic’ Greek fires intensify

British firefighters deployed to Greece to help battle devastating blaze threatening capital city
9 Aug 2021
Toxic run-off from cities, oil spills and fly-tipping: the state of England’s rivers
A person crosses from England to Wales over Bigsweir Bridge
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Toxic run-off from cities, oil spills and fly-tipping: the state of England’s rivers

How bad is the problem of pollution in our waterways? And what is being done about it?
6 Aug 2021
Meghan Markle at 40: five things you didn’t know about the Duchess of Sussex
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Meghan Markle at 40: five things you didn’t know about the Duchess of Sussex

From working on Deal or No Deal to being an expert calligrapher, the actor-turned-royal is a jack of many trades
5 Aug 2021
Stillwater: does new Matt Damon film exploit Amanda Knox?
Matt Damon at the Stillwater premiere
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Stillwater: does new Matt Damon film exploit Amanda Knox?

New film follows story of female college student who’s imprisoned abroad for crime she says she didn’t commit
4 Aug 2021
Lebanon one year on from the Beirut blast
The aftermath of the explosion in the port of Beirut
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Lebanon one year on from the Beirut blast

Recovery effort following devastating disaster marked by chaos and paralysis
4 Aug 2021
100-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard to face trial
Visitors at the entrance of Sachsenhausen Nazi concentration camp
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100-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard to face trial

Centenarian up in court on ‘thousands of counts of being an accessory to murder’
3 Aug 2021
Belarusian sprinter seeking asylum after refusing to return to Minsk
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya (left) alongside Beth Dobbin of Team GB
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Belarusian sprinter seeking asylum after refusing to return to Minsk

Krystsina Tsimanouskaya arrives at Polish embassy after being seized by officials from her own country
2 Aug 2021
The Battle of Stonehenge: what to know about the controversial £1.7bn tunnel project
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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 might become a reality
2 Aug 2021
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: a guide to the games
Tokyo 2020 mascot Miraitowa poses with the Olympic Rings
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: a guide to the games

Everything you need to know about the biggest event in sport
31 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?
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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
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
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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
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