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Covid live: Novavax applies for WHO emergency use approval; UK reports 36,710 new cases
Vaccine maker has agreement to provide 1.1bn doses to Covax; latest UK figures show an increase of almost 10,000 compared to last Wednesday

Nadeem Badshah (now) and Nicola Slawson, Miranda Bryant and Helen Sullivan (earlier)

23, Sep, 2021 @8:21 PM

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Britain must repay £400m debt and lift sanctions, Tehran tells Liz Truss
UK meeting with Iranian foreign secretary coincides with 2,000th day of detention for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

23, Sep, 2021 @5:33 PM

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The Rev Rosemary Mitchell obituary
Other lives: Historian who directed the Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies

Kim Reynolds

23, Sep, 2021 @5:16 PM

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Aukus: Australia sent ‘extremely satisfied’ letter hours before axing French contract
French Naval Group to invoice Australia for abruptly cancelling submarine contract, says CEO

Daniel Hurst in Canberra, Angelique Chrisafis and Kim Willsher in Paris

23, Sep, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Equality and climate feel force of UK’s foreign aid cuts
Westminister’s bilateral aid axe falls heavily on education, gender and equality

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

23, Sep, 2021 @3:23 PM

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The crisis manager: Angela Merkel’s double-edged European legacy
Across a decade of rolling threats, from the eurozone to Brexit and Covid, Germany’s outgoing chancellor focused on holding the EU together

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

23, Sep, 2021 @3:19 PM

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Anti-abortion bill modeled after Texas ban introduced in Florida
The bill gives citizens the right to sue anyone who helps someone who seeks an abortion, as in Texas

Gloria Oladipo

23, Sep, 2021 @2:23 PM

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Last year 2,100 Afghans won the visa lottery. Their hopes of making it to the US are dwindling
If a judge does not intervene by 30 September, those selected for the program will become ineligible: ‘We are left behind’

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

23, Sep, 2021 @2:22 PM

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Wild boar on streets of Rome are being used against me, says mayor
With just over a week until the city goes to the polls the animals may help to unseat Virginia Raggi

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

23, Sep, 2021 @1:23 PM

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Apple opposes EU plans to make common charger port for all devices
Proposals to make USB-C port mandatory could reduce electronic waste and save EU consumers money

Matthew Weaver

23, Sep, 2021 @1:19 PM

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‘Eco-feminist’ shocks French politics in bid for Greens’ presidency
Sandrine Rousseau moves a step closer to becoming the first #MeToo president with her brand of ‘punk ecology’

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

23, Sep, 2021 @12:59 PM

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Experts say China’s low-level cyberwar is becoming severe threat
Activity more overt and reckless despite US, British and other political efforts to bring it to a halt

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

23, Sep, 2021 @12:58 PM

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