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Austrian chancellor’s future in doubt over ‘Ibizagate’ lying claim
Anti-corruption prosecutor alleges Sebastian Kurz deliberately misled MPs investigating scandal

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

14, May, 2021 @2:41 PM

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Wild boar surround woman near Rome and steal food shopping
Italian farmers have protested in recent years about soaring wild boar population wreaking havoc on crops

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

14, May, 2021 @2:27 PM

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Wales could ban crossings from England if Covid cases continue to rise
Some restrictions to be relaxed but first minister says plans for mixing and public events put on hold

Steven Morris

14, May, 2021 @1:17 PM

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What is the current Israel-Gaza crisis about and where is it heading?
Analysis: A series of combustible events coincided dangerously to trigger worst violence in years

Peter Beaumont

14, May, 2021 @12:50 PM

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Israel launches fresh Gaza attacks amid rocket fire – as it happened
Latest news after IDF says ground forces have joined the attacks on Gaza Strip but have not entered the enclave

Bethan McKernan (now) and Helen Sullivan (earlier)

14, May, 2021 @12:02 PM

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Israeli air and ground forces hit targets in Gaza Strip as death toll climbs
Military says no troops currently operating inside territory as number of casualties continues to grow

Oliver Holmes in Jerusalem, Harriet Sherwood and agencies

14, May, 2021 @11:42 AM

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Parts of Taiwan lock down after record 29 new Covid cases
Bars, restaurants and entertainment venues in Taipei to close and rapid testing stations to be set up

Helen Davidson in Taipei

14, May, 2021 @11:26 AM

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Ransomware attack disrupts Irish health services
IT systems shut down and some medical appointments cancelled after attempt to access data

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

14, May, 2021 @11:02 AM

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Hospitals overwhelmed as Covid cases surge in Osaka
Beds almost at capacity and an estimated 17,000 people with symptoms waiting for treatment

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

14, May, 2021 @10:33 AM

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Covid quarantine process in the UK is riskier than being in a ‘red list’ country | Letter
Letter: Muhammad Asif, an NHS doctor, documents his return to the UK and the many dangers he and other passengers faced

Letters

14, May, 2021 @10:31 AM

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India Covid variant: is it a threat to the UK’s reopening plans?
Public health officials and scientists are investigating a rise in infections to verify the risk

Ian Sample Science editor

14, May, 2021 @10:19 AM

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‘Beavers are just being beavers’: friction grows between Canadians and animals
Beavers cause internet outages, steal posts and even put 30 sq km of a town underwater – but experts say the animals have a profound effect on ecosystems

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

14, May, 2021 @10:15 AM

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