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Anne Hidalgo vows to stay in race for French presidency despite dismal polls
Socialist trailing on 3% of the vote amid bitter divisions on left

Kim Willsher in Paris

26, Jan, 2022 @5:45 PM

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US puts 8,500 troops on heightened alert amid fears over Ukraine
Soldiers placed on standby to deploy to Europe as concerns over possible ‘lightning attack’ by Russia grow

Daniel Boffey in Brussels, Andrew Roth in Moscow, Julian Borger in Washington and Kim Willsher in Paris

24, Jan, 2022 @11:27 PM

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Two men playing draughts on an abandoned train: Gosette Lubondo’s best photograph
‘Both of the people on this train in Kinshasa are me. I superimposed myself because I can’t afford models’

Interview by Kim Willsher

19, Jan, 2022 @3:16 PM

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France’s divided leftwing candidates called on to back ‘people’s primary’
Activists are gaining support for move to hold popular vote to decide who stands in presidential election

Kim Willsher in Paris

15, Jan, 2022 @6:00 PM

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German steam cleaner maker asks French politicians not to sully its brand
Kärcher asserts political neutrality as presidential hopeful calls for pressure-washing criminals out of suburbs

Kim Willsher in Paris

11, Jan, 2022 @6:11 PM

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Record numbers admitted to US hospitals with coronavirus; Sweden to introduce stricter curbs – as it happened
Over 132,000 patients currently on US wards with Covid; Swedish measures include work from home mandate

Samantha Lock (now); Jedidajah Otte , Damien Gayle and Tom Ambrose (earlier)

11, Jan, 2022 @1:12 AM

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Protesters on French island pelt MP with seaweed over Covid pass
Fellow politicians condemn attack on Stéphane Claireaux outside his home in St-Pierre-et-Miquelon

Kim Willsher in Paris

10, Jan, 2022 @1:52 PM

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‘Unmatched’: contents of 70s French power couple’s final bolthole up for auction
Sotheby’s to sell designs and artwork of François Catroux, decorator to the stars, and his wife, Betty, muse to Yves Saint Laurent

Kim Willsher in Paris

07, Jan, 2022 @11:30 AM

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French Dakar rally driver out of coma as team say bomb caused blast
Saudi authorities accused of trying to cover up cause of explosion which left Philippe Boutron badly injured

Kim Willsher in Paris

06, Jan, 2022 @3:08 PM

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French MPs pass controversial Covid vaccine bill with large majority
Bill to restrict restaurant, theatre and other access to vaccinated follows Macron’s pledge to ‘piss off’ those without jabs

Kim Willsher in Paris

06, Jan, 2022 @10:56 AM

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Italy reports record 170,844 cases and 259 deaths; fourth jab gives five-fold antibody boost, study says – as it happened
There were 12,912 people in hospital in Italy; Israel PM says study shows safety of fourth dose and increase in antibodies a week after jab

Samantha Lock (now), Euan O'Byrne Mulligan , Tom Ambrose and Jedidajah Otte (earlier)

05, Jan, 2022 @1:01 AM

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French opposition MPs criticised after Covid vaccine pass debate suspended
Government spokesman condemns MPs who voted to suspend debate on introduction of tougher measures

Kim Willsher in Paris

04, Jan, 2022 @12:34 PM

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