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Coronavirus live news: Johnson & Johnson jab 'to get EU approval'; Berlin pupils allowed to repeat school year
EMA expected to approve vaccine on 11 March; all pupils in German capital to have chance to repeat a year; global deaths pass 2.5m

Yohannes Lowe (now); Ben Quinn and Alison Rourke (earlier)

26, Feb, 2021 @1:35 PM

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Gods, fireworks and plague: Taiwan folk festival takes aim at Covid
Yanshui beehive fireworks festival was almost cancelled but has gone ahead in hope of warding off virus

Helen Davidson Taipei

26, Feb, 2021 @1:08 PM

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Japan women's minister opposes plan to allow keeping of maiden names
Tamayo Marukawa among 50 conservative MPs to urge local body not to support policy change

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

26, Feb, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Pompeii 's new director: 'Excavation is always a kind of destruction'
Archaeologist Gabriel Zuchtriegel takes controversy in his stride as he develops programme for site

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

26, Feb, 2021 @12:57 PM

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Coronavirus: adults aged 40-49 will be next in line for Covid vaccine across UK
JCVI says age-based approach is most effective, despite calls for teachers and police to be prioritised

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

26, Feb, 2021 @11:51 AM

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Hundreds died in Axum massacre during Tigray war, says Amnesty
Group says soldiers killed hundreds of unarmed civilians in northern Ethiopian city

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

26, Feb, 2021 @11:41 AM

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Nun's bones to stay in Sussex after objections to exhumation plans
Some of Cornelia Connelly’s remains were to be relocated to Philadelphia to improve chances of sainthood

Harriet Sherwood

26, Feb, 2021 @10:25 AM

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Do good things come to those who wait?
Friendship blossoms in one of the most inhospitable places on the planet – plus all the week’s reasons to be hopeful

Mark Rice-Oxley

26, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Friday briefing: Blair – next time we need vaccine in 100 days
Headteachers worry tests and masks not compulsory … Saudis brace for Khashoggi murder findings … warm poo could heat your home

Warren Murray

26, Feb, 2021 @6:28 AM

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Russian diplomats leave North Korea on hand-powered rail trolley
Coronavirus pandemic meant the envoys and their families had to travel home in an unconventional way

Justin McCurry in Tokyo and agencies

26, Feb, 2021 @5:42 AM

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Woman who set herself on fire in Lesbos refugee camp may face arson charges
Pregnant Afghan woman, who has not been named, forced to give testimony to a prosecutor from her hospital bed

Helena Smith in Athens

26, Feb, 2021 @5:00 AM

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High hopes: drones join fight to save New Zealand’s rarest dolphin
Numbers of Māui dolphins have been slashed by fishing and other threats, with only an estimated 63 adults remaining in the wild

Eleanor de Jong in Queenstown

26, Feb, 2021 @4:53 AM

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