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Decathlon stops canoe sales in northern France to curb migrant crossings
Sport retailer is concerned about people risking their lives using its products to try to reach England

Rajeev Syal and agency

16, Nov, 2021 @10:38 PM

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Five Tory MPs and peers who referred firms to controversial VIP lane
A number of Conservatives made referrals for firms that won Covid contracts, leaked document shows

Rob Evans, Rowena Mason, David Conn and Simon Goodley

16, Nov, 2021 @9:11 PM

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‘Narco queen’: wife of cartel leader ‘El Mencho’ arrested in Mexico
Rosalinda González Valencia accused of involvement in ‘the illicit financial operation’ of the Jalisco New Generation cartel

Staff and agencies in Mexico City

16, Nov, 2021 @8:01 PM

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‘A tipping point’: how poor forestry fuels floods and fires in western Canada
Clearcutting worsens heavy rain events but selective logging is needed to limit wildfire threat, experts say

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

16, Nov, 2021 @7:26 PM

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HMRC boosts efforts to recoup £1bn in suspect Covid payouts
UK tax officials have opened 26,500 investigations over pandemic support claims since spring

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

16, Nov, 2021 @6:43 PM

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Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi charged with election fraud and ‘lawless actions’
Military junta adds to series of legal cases against the ousted leader, state media reports

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

16, Nov, 2021 @5:49 PM

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Germany set to tighten rules for unvaccinated as Covid cases rise
State of Saxony latest to introduce 2G rules, with national infection rate at more than double a year ago

Kate Connolly in Berlin

16, Nov, 2021 @5:18 PM

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Irish government agrees €800m package for mother and baby home survivors
About 34,000 people thought to be eligible for compensation, including those born in church-run homes

Lisa O'Carroll in Dublin

16, Nov, 2021 @5:15 PM

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‘We are not in the mood for campaigning’: Covid threatens to derail independence vote in New Caledonia
Kanak leaders have urged a postponement of the vote, saying that the priority for indigenous people once lockdown lifts will be mourning customs, not campaigning

Helen Fraser

16, Nov, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar to run for president
Head of self-styled Libyan National Army to stand in country’s first presidential elections in December

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

16, Nov, 2021 @4:19 PM

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Covid now a pandemic of poor nations, WHO envoy tells UK MPs
Rich counties taking risk by ‘hoovering up’ boosters, all-party group on coronavirus told

Nicola Davis

16, Nov, 2021 @4:02 PM

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Polish police fire teargas at people trying to cross from Belarus
Footage also shows water cannon being used as dozens of men approach border fence throwing rocks

Andrew Roth in Moscow and Lorenzo Tondo

16, Nov, 2021 @3:44 PM

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