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The Sicilian town where the Covid vaccination rate hit 104%
An ‘extraordinary’ campaign is credited for Palazzo Adriano’s stellar uptake – even if topping 100% is a statistical quirk

Lorenzo Tondo in Palazzo Adriano

27, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Channel crossing tragedy: Priti Patel offers joint patrols with France – as it happened
UK home secretary addressed Commons after 27 people – including at least one pregnant woman and three children - drown off UK coast

Sarah Marsh (now); Damien Gayle , Samantha Lock, Tom Ambrose and Caroline Davies (earlier)

25, Nov, 2021 @5:22 PM

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Aid workers say Mediterranean a ‘liquid graveyard’ after 75 feared dead off Libya
People smugglers are putting hundreds to sea this autumn despite stormy weather

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

22, Nov, 2021 @5:41 PM

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Italian island of Vulcano orders partial evacuation after increased activity
Mayor of island that gave volcanoes their name also bans tourists after rise in sulphurous gases

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

21, Nov, 2021 @1:24 PM

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Croatia violated rights of Afghan girl who was killed by train, court rules
Madina Hussiny, 6, died after police refused to let her family apply for asylum and made them walk back to Serbia

Lorenzo Tondo

19, Nov, 2021 @5:29 PM

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‘It was mind-boggling’: Richard Gere on the rescue boat at the heart of Salvini trial
Exclusive: the Hollywood actor, who lawyers have listed as a key witness, describes scenes of desperation on the Open Arms vessel

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

19, Nov, 2021 @2:00 PM

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One-year-old Syrian child dies in forest on Poland-Belarus border
Boy is youngest known victim of crisis as medical workers say family was living in forest for a month

Lorenzo Tondo

18, Nov, 2021 @5:16 PM

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‘Horrific’: 10 people suffocate in overcrowded migrant boat off Libya
MSF rescue 99 survivors who spent 13 hours on vessel trying to reach Europe as authorities accused of ignoring distress call

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

18, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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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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Tourist visas and flights from Syria – the route to Europe via Belarus
Travel agents in Middle East and migrants who have reached Poland describe how thousands are making the journey

Lorenzo Tondo in Białystok and Martin Chulov in Beirut

12, Nov, 2021 @2:36 PM

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Poland-Belarus crisis volunteers: ‘Border police can be very aggressive’
Grupa Granica strives to bring supplies to stranded migrants and help them deal with border officers

Lorenzo Tondo in Sokolka

10, Nov, 2021 @7:20 PM

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‘Unacceptable’: migrants face ‘desperate situation’ at Poland-Belarus border
Children and families among those being warned to ‘go back to Minsk’ as police hostility and humanitarian crisis worsens

Lorenzo Tondo in Sokòlka

09, Nov, 2021 @6:53 PM

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