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Owners of crumbling Irish homes ‘disgusted’ by compensation plan
Campaigners say government leaves major shortfall for those affected by housing built with too much mica

Lisa O'Carroll

02, Dec, 2021 @1:12 PM

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‘Neither saint nor criminal’: Austria’s former chancellor Kurz quits politics
Sebastian Kurz dominated domestic politics for five years before being placed under corruption investigation

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

02, Dec, 2021 @12:45 PM

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Covid: is it safe to kiss this Christmas? It’s a risk, say scientists
Boris Johnson may have given parties go-ahead but experts warn against sharing air space in poorly ventilated rooms

Nicola Davis

02, Dec, 2021 @12:38 PM

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Who’s going to the Christmas party? Four people discuss Covid concerns
Some say they are turning down invitations, while others think the importance of getting together outweighs the risk

Jedidajah Otte and Rachel Obordo

02, Dec, 2021 @12:30 PM

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Tell us about the people you have lost to Covid
We would like to hear from people all over the world about the friends and family they have lost to the pandemic

Guardian community team

02, Dec, 2021 @11:41 AM

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Chef sentenced after one killed and 31 left ill by undercooked shepherd’s pie
John Croucher admits contravening food regulations after incident in which woman died in Northamptonshire

Steven Morris and agency

02, Dec, 2021 @10:22 AM

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UK drugs watchdog approves new Covid treatment Xevudy
Drug found in trials to cut vulnerable adults’ risk of hospital admission and death by 79%

Andrew Gregory Health editor

02, Dec, 2021 @10:01 AM

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Pregnant women in UK fear losing jobs over Covid safety worries, survey finds
Exclusive: Maternity Action urges ministers to overhaul ‘not fit for purpose’ workplace health and safety rules

Andrew Gregory Health editor

02, Dec, 2021 @9:18 AM

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Thursday briefing: Javid in Covid booster trade-off
Patient monitoring may be cut to let GPs give more extra shots … China tournaments pulled over Peng Shuai … Johnson a ‘clown’, Macron quoted as saying

Martin Farrer

02, Dec, 2021 @6:29 AM

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Tom Udall, Biden’s cowboy boot-wearing friend, makes debut as ambassador to New Zealand
Udall presents a less controversial image than Donald Trump’s pick, as US seeks to ease tensions in the Indo Pacific

Tess McClure in Christchurch

02, Dec, 2021 @6:04 AM

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Abortion rights advocates vow to fight on after supreme court hearing
Leaders say they will look to statehouses and lower courts if justices allow undermining of Roe v Wade

Jessica Glenza

02, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Beijing warns China-linked US businesses: you cannot ‘make a fortune in silence’
Vice-foreign minister Xie Feng tells industry figures to push US government toward a ‘rational’ China policy and end ‘ideological’ conflicts

Helen Davidson

02, Dec, 2021 @5:01 AM

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