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‘World’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge’ opens in Portugal
Structure at Arouca Geopark spans 516 metres and hangs 175 metres above the river Paiva in north of the country

Staff and agencies in Arouca

30, Apr, 2021 @3:36 AM

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Coronavirus live news: all over 40s in England to be offered jab – as it happened
This live blog is closed.

Lucy Campbell (now); Yohannes Lowe, Tobi Thomas, Martin Belam and Helen Sullivan (earlier)

29, Apr, 2021 @11:32 PM

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One in six Australian public servants sexually harassed in workplace, survey finds
Exclusive: Survey of Australian public sector found two-thirds of incidents went unreported due to fears they would not be impartially investigated

Paul Karp

29, Apr, 2021 @11:05 PM

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Rapid spread of India Covid variant in UK is ‘worrying’, say scientists
Cases of variant B1617 reach 400, but Public Health England says there is no evidence of a threat to vaccines

Nicola Davis

29, Apr, 2021 @7:19 PM

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Ministers among main routes for Covid PPE deal ‘VIP’ channel, court hears
Civil servants said firms referred via political connections could receive ‘hand-holding’ service, emails show

David Conn and Felicity Lawrence

29, Apr, 2021 @7:00 PM

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The battle for free will in the face of determinism | Letters
Letters: Oliver Burkeman’s long read pitches philosophical readers against the more scientifically minded ones

Letters

29, Apr, 2021 @5:27 PM

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‘Now is the time’: top experts join call for PM to launch Covid inquiry
Exclusive: King’s Fund and Institute for Government challenge Boris Johnson’s refusal to start investigation

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

29, Apr, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Draughts match nearly triggers diplomatic incident between Poland and Russia
Polish official Jacek Pawlicki removed Russian player Tamara Tansykkuzhina’s flag during her match

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

29, Apr, 2021 @4:53 PM

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Nearly a quarter of British health workers wary of Covid-19 vaccine
Study of 11,584 staff found hesitancy was higher among BAME workers, as well as younger staff

Linda Geddes

29, Apr, 2021 @4:34 PM

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Millions at risk from Covid surge in Syria amid test and oxygen shortages
In country where 90% of population live in poverty, ‘situation is deteriorating extremely rapidly’

Bethan McKernan, Middle East correspondent

29, Apr, 2021 @4:26 PM

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‘Historic’ German ruling says climate goals not tough enough
Judges order government to strengthen legislation before end of next year to protect future generations

Kate Connolly in Berlin

29, Apr, 2021 @3:44 PM

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Tell us: have you been hired by an agency to help with the Covid response?
We are looking to speak to Covid-19 vaccinators, testing centre marshals, and lab assistants who have been employed by private companies

Guardian community team

29, Apr, 2021 @3:24 PM

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