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Tourists bask on a battlefield as drug gangs fight over Mexican resort town
Tulum, the jewel of the Mayan Riviera, is in danger of going the way of Acapulco, another once glamorous resort now overwhelmed by drug violence

Mattha Busby in Tulum

05, Dec, 2021 @10:00 AM

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UK’s growing army of night workers ‘need rest centres’ for sanctuary
Food delivery drivers, sex workers and cleaners must have easy access to staff rooms, toilets and canteens, says thinktank

Mattha Busby

05, Dec, 2021 @6:55 AM

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Bee-harming pesticides exported from EU despite ban on outdoor use
Greenpeace says 3,900 tonnes of neonicotinoids were due to leave EU and UK in three months after ban

Mattha Busby

18, Nov, 2021 @6:02 AM

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Will the magic of psychedelics transform psychiatry?
Psychedelics have come a long way since their hallucinogenic hippy heyday. Research shows that they could alleviate PTSD, depression and addiction. So will we all soon be treated with magic mushrooms and MDMA?

Mattha Busby

07, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Regulating indigenous medicine in Mexico ‘could violate rights’
Academics and traditional medical groups warn against proposed legislation to grant state authority to control practice

Clara Haizlett and Mattha Busby in San Cristóbal de la Casas

26, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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First Thing: Facebook ‘harms children, stokes division, weakens democracy’
Former Facebook insider claims social network puts profits before people. Plus, Trump aides could resist subpoena

Mattha Busby

06, Oct, 2021 @10:44 AM

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First Thing: leaders’ financial secrets exposed in biggest ever offshore leak
Millions of previously secret files could embarrass more than 100 billionaires and 30 world leaders. Plus, US reveals big Covid drop-off

Mattha Busby

04, Oct, 2021 @10:30 AM

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First Thing: Joe Biden’s bold domestic agenda hangs in the balance
The US president faces crucial 24 hours over his social policy plans; plus, leak reveals top Republicans in group with extremists

Mattha Busby

30, Sep, 2021 @10:47 AM

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US to reopen Guantánamo Bay migrant detention camp | First Thing
Immigration authorities seek bids for contractors to run center on naval base. Plus: Republicans could trigger $28tn default

Mattha Busby

23, Sep, 2021 @10:09 AM

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Covid news as it happened: case rates rise in 92% of UK’s local areas; Greece introduces fines for issuing fake vaccination certificates
Nine in ten local areas in the UK have seen a week-on-week rise in Covid-19 cases; Greek authorities to crack down on fake vaccination certificates

Nadeem Badshah (now); Clea Skopeliti ,Tom Ambrose , Helen Sullivan (earlier)

10, Sep, 2021 @10:57 PM

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Pfizer accused of holding Brazil ‘to ransom’ over vaccine contract demands
Leaked supply document reveals clauses to protect US pharma company from legal action in the event of serious side-effects

Mattha Busby and Flávia Milhorance in Rio de Janeiro

10, Sep, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Reports children killed in US attack on suicide bombers – as it happened
Reports of ‘powerful explosion’ thought to have been rocket attack in Afghan capital, following warnings from US of ‘specific, credible’ threats

Ben Doherty (now); Mattha Busby, Alex Mistlin, Ben Quinn and Helen Sullivan (earlier)

29, Aug, 2021 @11:47 PM

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