Europe

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UK reports 89,176 new cases and 277 deaths – as it happened
UK cases and deaths fall day-on-day; Hong Kong government to compensate pet shops affected by culling of hamsters for Covid reasons

Tom Ambrose (now); Georgina Quach, Martin Belam and Samantha Lock (earlier)

28, Jan, 2022 @11:19 PM

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Nara Walker: the Australian woman suing Iceland
Walker was convicted of assaulting her ex-husband in Reykjavík in 2017. Now she and eight other women are taking Iceland to court claiming human rights violations

Maddison Connaughton

28, Jan, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Trial opens of six men accused of daring £95m Dresden jewellery heist
Suspects in carefully choreographed 2019 raid on city’s Green Vault appear in court amid tight security

Kate Connolly Berlin

28, Jan, 2022 @5:46 PM

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‘We don’t have a Titanic here’: Ukraine plays down threat of Russian invasion
President Volodymyr Zelenskiy complains war talk causing panic in financial centres and depleting gold reserves

Luke Harding in Kyiv

28, Jan, 2022 @5:16 PM

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Truss will meet Lavrov in Moscow within next two weeks, says Russia
Embassy says UK foreign secretary will have talks with Russian counterpart at UK’s request

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

28, Jan, 2022 @5:10 PM

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France records fastest growth in 52 years; German economy shrinks; US consumer confidence sinks – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

28, Jan, 2022 @5:02 PM

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Outrage as Bolsonaro confirms Russia trip despite Ukraine crisis
Isolated Brazilian president accused of ‘utterly reckless’ plan to meet Vladimir Putin in Moscow

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

28, Jan, 2022 @4:15 PM

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‘Killed by indifference’: France shocked by death on busy Paris street
Swiss photographer René Robert died from hypothermia after falling and being ignored for nine hours

Sam Jones in Madrid and Kim Willsher in Paris

28, Jan, 2022 @4:04 PM

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Putin accuses Nato of ignoring Russia’s concerns as Ukraine crisis simmers
Russian president’s first public comments on response to Moscow’s proposals come in readout of phone call with Macron

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels, Kim Willsher in Paris and Luke Harding in Kyiv

28, Jan, 2022 @3:41 PM

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Outrage as Paris hospitals chief raises idea of charging unvaccinated patients
Martin Hirsch’s remarks have provoked anger across political spectrum in France

Kim Willsher in Paris

28, Jan, 2022 @3:29 PM

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‘Putin only understands strength’: Estonian PM on Ukraine tensions
Kaja Kallas criticises Europe’s reliance on Russian energy and says gas pipeline to Germany should be scrapped

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

28, Jan, 2022 @2:28 PM

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Le Pen feud deepens as French far-right leader’s niece withdraws support
Marine Le Pen calls Marion Maréchal’s decision not to back presidential bid ‘brutal, violent and painful’

Kim Willsher in Paris

28, Jan, 2022 @1:46 PM

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