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Putin’s choice of ‘puppet’ to lead Ukraine
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Putin’s choice of ‘puppet’ to lead Ukraine

Media magnate threatens legal action after being named in plot to install pro-Kremlin government in Kiev
24 Jan 2022
Sue Gray: the Whitehall ‘sleazebuster’ investigating No. 10 lockdown parties
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Sue Gray: the Whitehall ‘sleazebuster’ investigating No. 10 lockdown parties

Senior mandarin rumoured to have email ‘confirming objections’ to No. 10 party
21 Jan 2022
Stephen Graham: Britain’s most ‘reliably excellent’ actor
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Stephen Graham: Britain’s most ‘reliably excellent’ actor

From Snatch to The Irishman, the Liverpudlian’s résumé is filled with blockbuster roles 
19 Jan 2022
Penny Mordaunt: the ‘dark horse candidate’ to become next Tory leader
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Penny Mordaunt: the ‘dark horse candidate’ to become next Tory leader

The trade minister and staunch Brexiteer is a favourite to replace embattled Boris Johnson
18 Jan 2022
Virat Kohli and Joe Root: a tale of two cricket captains
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Virat Kohli and Joe Root: a tale of two cricket captains

One has stood down as his country’s Test skipper while the other wants to fight on
18 Jan 2022
Christine Lee: the Chinese spy with links to a Labour MP
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Christine Lee: the Chinese spy with links to a Labour MP

Solicitor suspected of ‘political interference’ has long ties to UK establishment
14 Jan 2022
Lewis Hamilton’s future: could he retire from F1? 
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Lewis Hamilton’s future: could he retire from F1? 

It remains ‘unclear’ if the seven-time world champion will be on the grid in 2022
11 Jan 2022

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David Sassoli: the European parliament president dead at 65
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David Sassoli: the European parliament president dead at 65

Journalist turned senior EU figure passed away after brief hospitalisation
11 Jan 2022
Messi vs. Ronaldo: all-time goals, stats and awards
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Messi vs. Ronaldo: all-time goals, stats and awards

Everything you need to know about the two star footballers
6 Jan 2022
Djokovic vs. Nadal vs. Federer: career records and grand slams
Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer have all won 20 grand slam singles titles
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Djokovic vs. Nadal vs. Federer: career records and grand slams

Who is the ‘GOAT’ of men’s tennis? We look at the records of the ‘big three’
6 Jan 2022
Inside the world of Prince Andrew
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Inside the world of Prince Andrew

Once a Falklands war hero, the Duke of York’s associations with Jeffrey Epstein may have damaged his reputation beyond repair
5 Jan 2022
People of 2021: from Gareth Southgate to Angela Merkel
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People of 2021: from Gareth Southgate to Angela Merkel

The politicians, sporting stars and celebrities who made headlines this year
28 Dec 2021
Famous for 15 minutes: the fleeting stars of 2021
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Famous for 15 minutes: the fleeting stars of 2021

From Jackie Weaver to Pen Farthing, the people who momentarily captured the country’s attention
27 Dec 2021
Liz Truss: ‘last true Tory’ with an eye on No. 10
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Liz Truss: ‘last true Tory’ with an eye on No. 10

Foreign secretary has ‘edged into pole position’ in race to become Boris Johnson’s successor
23 Dec 2021
What is the Covid Recovery Group?
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What is the Covid Recovery Group?

Lockdown-sceptic MPs have called on ministers to ‘hold firm’ against imposing more Covid restrictions
21 Dec 2021
Max Verstappen: the miracle that made an F1 champion
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Max Verstappen: the miracle that made an F1 champion

Red Bull star snatched Hamilton’s crown in a dramatic finale
16 Dec 2021
Messi vs. Ronaldo: football’s great rivalry
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo
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Messi vs. Ronaldo: football’s great rivalry

An in-depth look at the careers of the sport’s two biggest stars
16 Dec 2021
Matthew M. Williams: a serial collaborator
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Matthew M. Williams: a serial collaborator

At Moncler, the American weaves his signature codes with a flair for the unexpected
15 Dec 2021
Who is David Canzini and can he fix ‘chaotic’ Downing Street?
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Who is David Canzini and can he fix ‘chaotic’ Downing Street?

Close ally of election guru Lynton Crosby is a ‘f*****g hard man’, says MP
13 Dec 2021
Jermaine Gallacher: London’s rising interior design star
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Jermaine Gallacher: London’s rising interior design star

Designer talks zigzags, collaborations and rare finds at markets 
10 Dec 2021
Johanna Konta: a trailblazer for women’s tennis bows out 
British player Johanna Konta has retired from tennis
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Johanna Konta: a trailblazer for women’s tennis bows out 

Her impact on British tennis should not be underestimated
9 Dec 2021
The rise and fall of Hong Kong’s Jimmy Lai
Jailed Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai
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The rise and fall of Hong Kong’s Jimmy Lai

Founder of Apple Daily newspaper convicted of incitement over Tiananmen massacre vigil
9 Dec 2021
Aung San Suu Kyi: victim, villain or hero?
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Aung San Suu Kyi: victim, villain or hero?

Deposed Myanmar leader jailed for four years but further charges could mean she’s detained for decades
6 Dec 2021
Jack Dorsey resigns: Twitter needs ‘more than a part-time chief’
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Jack Dorsey resigns: Twitter needs ‘more than a part-time chief’

Personal interest in crypto suggests he ‘may have been more focused’ on Square
2 Dec 2021
Ralf ‘professor’ Rangnick takes charge at Man Utd
Ralf Rangnick: a hatred of star players
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Ralf ‘professor’ Rangnick takes charge at Man Utd

German named interim manager at Old Trafford until end of the season
2 Dec 2021
Frank Williams: a ‘one of a kind’ F1 team principal
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Frank Williams: a ‘one of a kind’ F1 team principal

Williams Racing founder leaves behind an ‘incredible legacy’ in the sport
29 Nov 2021
Vladimir Putin and his mysterious love life
Vladimir Putin and his now ex-wife Lyudmila Putina
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Vladimir Putin and his mysterious love life

His relationship status and how many children he has are taboo subjects in Russian media
24 Nov 2021
Five high-profile people who disappeared in China
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Five high-profile people who disappeared in China

Tennis player Peng Shuai is the latest Chinese star to have vanished from the public eye
23 Nov 2021
Chris Christie: the man threatening to derail Trump’s 2024 hopes
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Chris Christie: the man threatening to derail Trump’s 2024 hopes

Ex-governor wooing ‘never Trumpers’ in early bid for Republican support in presidential contest
18 Nov 2021
Emad Al Swealmeen: the motivation for Liverpool taxi bomb examined
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Emad Al Swealmeen: the motivation for Liverpool taxi bomb examined

Suspected terrorist converted to Christianity at cathedral close to attack on Sunday
16 Nov 2021
Archipelago: the online activists spearheading Cuba protests
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Archipelago: the online activists spearheading Cuba protests

Government security forces detain leaders of youth opposition group ahead of planned day of action
16 Nov 2021
Kyle Rittenhouse: teenager on trial for BLM protest killings
Kyle Rittenhouse breaks down while giving evidence at the Kenosha County Courthouse
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Kyle Rittenhouse: teenager on trial for BLM protest killings

The 18-year-old is charged with shooting three people during civil unrest on Wisconsin streets
12 Nov 2021
Geoffrey Cox and the BVI: the backstory
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Geoffrey Cox and the BVI: the backstory

Tory MP accused of ‘brazen breach of the rules’ after new video footage emerges
10 Nov 2021
Glenn Youngkin’s victory hands Republicans ‘road map’ to retake presidency
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Glenn Youngkin’s victory hands Republicans ‘road map’ to retake presidency

Millionaire former private equity CEO secures GOP victory in key state governor election
4 Nov 2021
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