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French presidential hopeful Éric Zemmour begins race hate trial
Far-right TV pundit on trial for calling unaccompanied child migrants ‘thieves, killers and rapists’

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris and agencies

17, Nov, 2021 @1:47 PM

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‘I thought I’d never hear applause again’: Brazilian sambistas rejoice at the return of music
Renowned singer Zeca Pagodinho is back performing after Covid-stricken nation carries out one of world’s largest vaccination drives

Tom Phillips in São Paulo

17, Nov, 2021 @1:22 PM

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Tell us: what does Azeem Rafiq’s testimony mean to you?
We would like to hear from people of colour, in particular British Asians, about whether they feel this is a ‘moment’ for them

Guardian community team

17, Nov, 2021 @11:01 AM

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Nazis based their elite schools on top British private schools
Eton and Harrow among those whose ‘character-building’ qualities were admired by German educators in 1930s and 1940s

Mark Brown

17, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Wednesday briefing: Gove faces ‘chumocracy’ accusations
Donor who supported leadership bid won £164m in Covid contracts … headteachers object to school inspections plan … and a phone for dogs

Warren Murray

17, Nov, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Easing of New Zealand Covid rules could lead to summer crisis, experts warn
Plan to allow people in Auckland to travel again from December after months of lockdown risks spreading disease into other regions

Eva Corlett in Wellington

17, Nov, 2021 @5:52 AM

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British Columbia and Pacific north-west storm wreaks havoc
Fears death toll will rise after record rainfall destroys highways and leaves tens of thousands in the US and Canada without power

Leyland Cecco in Toronto and agencies

17, Nov, 2021 @5:06 AM

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‘It hits you hard’: shock as bodies of Pike River miners found 11 years after New Zealand disaster
Police say two, possibly three, bodies found using new technology, just days before 11th anniversary of country’s worst mining disaster in a century

Tess McClure in Christchurch and Eva Corlett in Wellington

17, Nov, 2021 @2:21 AM

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One-third of people in Pacific paid a bribe in the last year, says corruption report
Survey of more than 6,000 people by Transparency International is the most comprehensive look at corruption in the region to date

Joshua Mcdonald

17, Nov, 2021 @1:13 AM

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Coronavirus live: Germany set to tighten rules for unvaccinated; Ireland brings in midnight curfew
Germany set to follow Austria in effort to fight fourth wave; Irish restrictions include advice to work from home to fight rising hospitalisations

Léonie Chao-Fong (now); Lucy Campbell, Martin Belam and Samantha Lock (earlier)

17, Nov, 2021 @12:17 AM

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Decathlon stops canoe sales in northern France to curb migrant crossings
Sport retailer is concerned about people risking their lives using its products to try to reach England

Rajeev Syal and agency

16, Nov, 2021 @10:38 PM

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Five Tory MPs and peers who referred firms to controversial VIP lane
A number of Conservatives made referrals for firms that won Covid contracts, leaked document shows

Rob Evans, Rowena Mason, David Conn and Simon Goodley

16, Nov, 2021 @9:11 PM

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