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MPs could lose seats in new sexual harassment sanctions, say sources
Proposals to tackle bullying and harassment at Westminster are ‘serious and heavyweight’

Nicola Slawson and Jessica Elgot

29, Jan, 2018 @8:20 PM

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Dozens of villagers died in Nigerian air force raids, says Amnesty
Houses and civilians reportedly targeted in dispute over land between herdsmen and farmers

Ruth Maclean in Dakar and Emmanuel Akinwotu in Abuja

29, Jan, 2018 @6:27 PM

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Alf Bowers obituary
Other lives: Royal Navy serviceman who took part in the Arctic convoys during the second world war

John Bowers

29, Jan, 2018 @5:54 PM

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Chris Patten urges PM to raise Hong Kong plight on China visit
In joint letter with Paddy Ashdown, last governor warns of threats to political freedoms

Tom Phillips in Beijing

29, Jan, 2018 @5:45 PM

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'There is no peace': traumatised Rohingya vow they won't go back to Myanmar
Efforts to send Rohingya back over the border are foundering before they have even begun

Ben Doherty in Moinerghona refugee camp, Bangladesh

29, Jan, 2018 @5:00 PM

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Charity Commission looks into far-right groups' work with homeless people
Concern over a whites-only outreach scheme run by Polish and British groups in UK cities

Sarah Marsh

29, Jan, 2018 @4:53 PM

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Survivors of capsized refugee boat say traffickers fired at passengers
Death toll from incident off Yemen coast last week reaches 30 but is expected to rise

Jason Burke Africa correspondent, and Abdalle Ahmed Mumin

29, Jan, 2018 @3:43 PM

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French fraud officials investigate Nutella deal that sparked brawls
Inquiry is launched into whether 70% discount at Intermarché supermarkets broke trading laws

Kim Willsher in Paris

29, Jan, 2018 @2:57 PM

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Tourists offered night's stay in Mumbai slum
Travellers can taste life of city’s millions of slum residents – but critics call it poverty tourism

Amrit Dhillon in Delhi

29, Jan, 2018 @2:02 PM

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Second woman arrested in Tehran for hijab protest
Woman was detained after standing on telecoms box to raise headscarf on a stick in repeat of protest last month

Saeed Kamali Dehghan Iran correspondent

29, Jan, 2018 @1:30 PM

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Belgian restaurants accused of selling 'mineral water' from the tap
Makers of Val brand claim their bottles were refilled from mains

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

29, Jan, 2018 @11:56 AM

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Israeli PM's wife recorded yelling at aide over gossip column
Tape is leaked as Sara Netanyahu faces lawsuit from employee who says she treated staff like slaves

Oliver Holmes in Jerusalem

29, Jan, 2018 @11:18 AM

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