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Is China stepping up its ambition to supplant US as top superpower?
Analysis: Joe Biden has cleared the decks to focus on China. But how imminent is the danger?

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

22, Sep, 2021 @9:00 PM

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Cathedral bells ring out as New Zealand welcomes godwits after longest migration
City of Nelson welcomes arrival of migratory bird after 10,000km of non-stop flight from the Arctic

Eva Corlett in Wellington

22, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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China pledge to stop funding coal projects ‘buys time for emissions target’
China was lender of last resort for overseas governments seeking finance for coal projects

Jonathan Watts

22, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Aukus pact: France to send ambassador back to US after Macron-Biden call
US and Australia not going back on cancelled €56bn submarine contract despite talk with French leader

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

22, Sep, 2021 @6:56 PM

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Canada’s Tory party left reeling after dismal performance in federal election
The results raise questions about the future of Erin O’Toole’s party, which has lost ground under conservative and liberal candidates

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

22, Sep, 2021 @5:23 PM

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Some Afghan refugees to be housed in UK hotels for months
MPs express concern over dozens of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children being placed in hotels

Amelia Gentleman

22, Sep, 2021 @4:53 PM

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Russia forest fire damage worst since records began, says Greenpeace
Analysis shows over 18.16m hectares were destroyed in 2021, an absolute record since satellite monitoring began

Andrew Roth in Moscow

22, Sep, 2021 @4:50 PM

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‘It’s scary’: record Covid absences cause concern in England’s schools
Parents and teachers share their views as confirmed or suspected pupil infections exceed 100,000

David Batty and Alfie Packham

22, Sep, 2021 @4:48 PM

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Germany: parking row brews as Green mayor plans to increase fees by 600%
Controversial proposals for Tübingen are an attempt to deter car use in the city, with larger vehicles paying the most

Kate Connolly in Berlin

22, Sep, 2021 @4:07 PM

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Croatian police solve mystery of woman with no memory found on rock
Daniela Adamcova, say police, is a Slovakian who once lived in LA and designed jewellery for Hollywood stars

Jon Henley, Europe correspondent

22, Sep, 2021 @3:19 PM

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Four migrants stuck on Poland-Belarus border die of hypothermia and exhaustion
Minsk accused of abandoning migrants at frontier in attempt to put pressure on EU

Jon Henley and Jennifer Rankin

22, Sep, 2021 @2:57 PM

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‘Betting on a low-carbon future’: why China is ending foreign coal investment
Xi Jinping’s promise reflects growing awareness of the climate crisis in China and falling renewable prices

Vincent Ni

22, Sep, 2021 @2:17 PM

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