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
Rebel Tories plotting with Labour to end 10pm curfew
10pm curfew
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Rebel Tories plotting with Labour to end 10pm curfew

Dozens of Conservative MPs expected to vote against ‘absurd’ early closing times for pubs and restaurants
6 Oct 2020
Quiz of The Week: 26 September - 2 October
Boris Johnson addresses a press briefing on coronavirus
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Quiz of The Week: 26 September - 2 October

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
2 Oct 2020
EU ‘mulling legal action’ over UK’s ‘breach’ of Brexit deal
Boris Johnson at a coronavirus press briefing.
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EU ‘mulling legal action’ over UK’s ‘breach’ of Brexit deal

Ursula von der Leyen announces that UK is on formal notice over Internal Markets Bill
1 Oct 2020
EU launches legal action over UK Internal Market Bill
Ursula von der Leyen
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EU launches legal action over UK Internal Market Bill

European Commission gives Boris Johnson until end of October to respond
1 Oct 2020
Explained: Johnson’s offshore migrant detention plans
Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street wearing a face mask.
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Explained: Johnson’s offshore migrant detention plans

Flurry of leaks reveal government is considering a series of ideas to reform asylum screening
1 Oct 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
Instant Opinion: Sweden’s Covid plan ‘a lesson for Britain’
Sweden coronavirus
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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
Instant Opinion: Romney made ‘wrong call’ on Supreme Court
Romney
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Instant Opinion: Romney made ‘wrong call’ on Supreme Court

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 25 September
25 Sep 2020
Army major cleared of drowning Iraqi after 17-year ordeal
Iraq British Army
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Army major cleared of drowning Iraqi after 17-year ordeal

Robert Campbell was investigated for 17 years over the death of teenager Said Shabram
25 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
Can Ruth Bader Ginsburg be replaced before the election?
Ruth Bader Ginsberg
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Can Ruth Bader Ginsburg be replaced before the election?

Death of the legal, cultural and feminist icon has triggered row over who should succeed her - and when
21 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
Why the government’s most senior lawyer resigned
Justice
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Why the government’s most senior lawyer resigned

Sir Jonathan Jones had long expressed doubts about the government’s commitment to upholding the law
9 Sep 2020
How Johnson’s Brexit plan could cost the UK’s reputation
Boris Johnson
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How Johnson’s Brexit plan could cost the UK’s reputation

Boris Johnson’s decision to change Brexit rules has foreign powers questioning how they do business with Britain
9 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
crime police line
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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
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
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
Why everyone’s talking about the Tory MP suspected of rape
house of commons, parliament
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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
Instant Opinion: Trump ‘doesn’t know what democracy is’
Donald Trump
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Instant Opinion: Trump ‘doesn’t know what democracy is’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 31 July
31 Jul 2020
Trafficking victim suing Patel over ‘abuse of data’
Priti Patel
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Trafficking victim suing Patel over ‘abuse of data’

Lawyers argue Home Office breached human rights of ‘extremely vulnerable’ woman
31 Jul 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
Markle to pay £67,000 after first round of Mail legal battle
Meghan Markle
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Markle to pay £67,000 after first round of Mail legal battle

Duchess of Sussex is suing the newspaper’s publisher for printing parts of private letter to her father
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
MI6 spies tried to interfere in ‘licence to kill’ case
MI6 building
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MI6 spies tried to interfere in ‘licence to kill’ case

Intelligence agency was forced to apologise for ‘any misunderstanding’, court documents show
28 Jul 2020
Why everybody’s talking about Labour anti-Semitism trial
Jeremy Corbyn
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Why everybody’s talking about Labour anti-Semitism trial

Keir Starmer facing down party’s Corbynite wing in battle over Panorama documentary
23 Jul 2020
Why everybody’s talking about Johnny Depp and Amber Heard
Johnny depp
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Why everybody’s talking about Johnny Depp and Amber Heard

Accusations of affairs and domestic abuse claimed by both sides
21 Jul 2020
Prince Andrew’s aides ‘pleased’ with car crash BBC interview
Prince Andrew
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Prince Andrew’s aides ‘pleased’ with car crash BBC interview

Newsnight’s Emily Maitlis says she knew within minutes of starting televised chat that the Royal’s comments would prove ‘explosive’
21 Jul 2020
Who are the ‘pseudo-cops’ arresting protesters in Portland?
Portland police
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Who are the ‘pseudo-cops’ arresting protesters in Portland?

Calls for investigation into Department of Homeland Security tactics
20 Jul 2020
Covid track-and-trace programme ‘breaks data protection law’
NHS staff
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Covid track-and-trace programme ‘breaks data protection law’

Campaigners voice concerns after Health Department admits failing to carry out privacy impact assessment
20 Jul 2020
Isis bride Shamima Begum’s journey to Syria - and back
Shamima Begum
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Isis bride Shamima Begum’s journey to Syria - and back

Court rules that former Londoner may return to UK to fight decision to revoke her British citizenship
17 Jul 2020
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