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First-hand stories shed new light on Nazi death marches
Wiener Holocaust Library in London has gathered testimonies and photographs of forced evacuations at end of second world war

Caroline Davies

16, May, 2021 @12:50 PM

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UN champions Mauritian control of Chagos Islands by rejecting UK stamps
Refusal to recognise British Indian Ocean Territory stamps is latest move to assert Mauritian sovereignty

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

16, May, 2021 @12:46 PM

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Samaritans to extend help for frontline health and care workers
Helpline for staff in England dealing with Covid-related stress to stay open at least until SeptemberCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

16, May, 2021 @12:11 PM

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Hancock: most Bolton Covid patients eligible for jab but haven’t had it
Health secretary’s comments come amid mounting concerns over spread of Indian B.1.617.2 variant

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

16, May, 2021 @11:40 AM

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Lockdowns and panic-buying in Taiwan as Covid cases rise
Island widely considered to have had one of best pandemic responses now racing to contain outbreak

Helen Davidson in Taipei

16, May, 2021 @10:38 AM

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Bemused Bedford shrugs off arrival of Indian Covid variant
Residents seemed unfazed by the town’s status as a hotspot for new cases

Mark Townsend in Bedford

16, May, 2021 @10:00 AM

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How will isolation affect long-term immunity?
Healthy immune systems work best when exposed to microbes. So what will lockdown have done to our resistance to germs? Amelia Tait investigates

Amelia Tait

16, May, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Mexico faces up to uneasy anniversary of Chinese massacre
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador will mark the killings of 303 Chinese people during the revolution that the city of Torreón has tried to forget

David Agren in Torreón

16, May, 2021 @9:00 AM

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How worried should we be about the Indian variant of Covid-19?
With the end of lockdown in sight, cases are on the rise again. What are the likely consequences in the coming weeks?

Robin McKie

16, May, 2021 @8:30 AM

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A raid, a march, a court case: how Israel spiralled into a deadly conflict
After a series of events combined to reignite clashes, a wave of communal violence broke out that could take years to heal

Emma Graham-Harrison Harriet Sherwood and Sufian Tahain Jerusalem

16, May, 2021 @8:30 AM

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UK government to host its first global conference on LGBTQ+ rights
Event chaired by former Tory MP Nick Herbert will aim to ‘drive collective action for real change’

Nosheen Iqbal

16, May, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Disquiet in UK schools as easing of mask restrictions in classrooms nears
Pupils’s relief at being free of face coverings is mixed with teachers’ and parents’ concerns over spread of Indian Covid variant

Rhi Storer

16, May, 2021 @5:45 AM

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