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Death in the Channel: ‘My wife and children said they were getting on a boat. I didn’t hear from them again’
The names and stories of 10 people who died in the Channel, including a mother and her three children

Luke Harding in Dunkirk, Nechirvan Mando in Ranya, Iraqi Kurdistan and Martin Chulov

27, Nov, 2021 @8:54 PM

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Asylum in the UK: the key numbers
Here are the key statistics about the UK’s asylum system in context

Sonia Sodha

27, Nov, 2021 @6:48 PM

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Storm Arwen: three people killed after winds of almost 100mph hit UK
Tens of thousands of homes left without power with yellow weather warnings still in place for many regions

Léonie Chao-Fongand agencies

27, Nov, 2021 @4:57 PM

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UK minister downplays tensions with France over Channel crossings crisis
Damian Hinds says PM’s letter to Emmanuel Macron was ‘exceptionally supportive’ and ‘partnership is strong’

Aamna Mohdin

27, Nov, 2021 @3:10 PM

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Tube strike to disrupt return of night services
Second walkout on London Underground in two days amid dispute over night-time drivers’ rota

Harry Taylor

27, Nov, 2021 @1:43 PM

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Author Preti Taneja on realising she had taught the Fishmongers’ Hall attacker: ‘We were all unsafe’
It was the day after the London Bridge atrocity that the writer discovered she knew the man responsible. Two years later, she reflects on that time and the fallout that followed

Helen Pidd

27, Nov, 2021 @9:45 AM

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Kurdish woman is first victim of Channel tragedy to be named
Maryam Nuri Mohamed Amin from northern Iraq was messaging her fiancé when dinghy started sinking

Harry Taylor

26, Nov, 2021 @11:03 PM

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‘A tragedy’: tributes to Ava White after Liverpool Christmas lights killing
Shocked mourners leave flowers and cards near scene where 12-year-old was stabbed on Thursday night

Weronika Strzyżyńska

26, Nov, 2021 @6:01 PM

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A new golden age of British rail depends on total electrification | Letters
Letters: Charles EL Gilman urges the government to resume and complete electrification schemes, Jim Grozier fondly remembers on-board sightseeing booklets, while Victoria Owens recalls an ecclesiastical jewel seen from a train


26, Nov, 2021 @5:48 PM

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Labour must stand up for refugees | Letters
Letter: Anthony Whitston thinks that the Conservative government has no intention of having an honest discussion about safe, legal routes to the UK, and Labour doesn’t have the courage


26, Nov, 2021 @5:46 PM

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UB40 unveil wooden maps celebrating Birmingham’s musical heritage
Series of 30 maps highlights underappreciated musical impact of the city

Jessica Murray

26, Nov, 2021 @4:55 PM

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Man accused of Killamarsh murders also charged with rape of girl
Damien Bendall, 31, is alleged to have raped and murdered Lacey Bennett, 11, as well as killing three others

Jessica Murray

26, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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