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Who guards the guards? Experts call for oversight of New Zealand’s terror laws
The fiasco of the Operation 8 counter-terror operation in 2007 looms over new laws and how police judge who or what poses a threat

Tess McClure in Christchurch

28, Apr, 2021 @12:05 AM

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More countries tighten travel restrictions for arrivals from India – as it happened
Spain and Philippines join Cambodia and Fiji in restricting arrivals; England extends vaccines to those aged 42 and over

Lucy Campbell (now), Jedidajah Otte, Ben Quinn, Martin Belam and Alison Rourke (earlier)

27, Apr, 2021 @11:32 PM

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TUC calls for immediate public inquiry into Covid deaths
Union body says 15,000 people of working age have died from Covid in England and Wales

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

27, Apr, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Vaccinating adolescents could help prevent third wave of Covid in UK – study
Slowing down relaxation of coronavirus restrictions also among measures suggested by Tony Blair Institute for Global Change

Nicola Davis Science Correspondent

27, Apr, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Spain to welcome overseas travellers with Covid certificates from June
Digital health certificates could show whether tourists have been vaccinated, tested negative or recovered from the virus

Sam Jones in Madrid and Daniel Boffey in Brussels

27, Apr, 2021 @10:46 PM

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Rishi Sunak defends delay in England’s autumn lockdown
Comments come as No 10 refuses to deny PM said he would rather ‘let the virus rip’ than impose strict curbs

Jessica Elgot and Natalie Grover

27, Apr, 2021 @6:34 PM

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Brazil begins parliamentary inquiry into Bolsonaro’s Covid response
Opponents hope investigation will torpedo chances of re-election for far-right president

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

27, Apr, 2021 @5:20 PM

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Children may be at risk from long Covid symptoms, study finds
Data shows 24% of patients had persistent ailments months after leaving a Moscow hospital

Ian Sample Science editor

27, Apr, 2021 @4:56 PM

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WHO blames ‘perfect storm’ of factors for India Covid crisis
Health body says mass gatherings, low vaccination rates and more contagious variants all to blame for surge in cases

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi

27, Apr, 2021 @4:55 PM

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Accuracy of lateral flow tests needs to be reviewed urgently | Letter
Letter: Prof Sylvia Richardson and Prof Jon Deeks urge the government to gather stronger evidence on the rapid tests


27, Apr, 2021 @4:52 PM

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Golden Dawn MEP Ioannis Lagos arrested in Brussels
Former leader of neo-Nazi party convicted in absentia in 2020 faces extradition to Athens

Helena Smith in Athens

27, Apr, 2021 @3:35 PM

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‘Warm, kind, wise and brilliant’: Guardian writers remember Kakoli Bhattacharya
Our Delhi correspondents pay tribute to the Indian journalist and Guardian news assistant, who has died of Covid

Guardian staff

27, Apr, 2021 @3:04 PM

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