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New Zealand gives provisional approval to Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine
Initial batches expected to arrive by end of March, with frontline workers and those most at risk to go first

Eleanor de Jong

03, Feb, 2021 @2:49 AM

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New Caledonia government falls apart over nickel deal and independence push
Thierry Santa’s multi-party government collapses a few months after narrow referendum vote to remain within French republic

Nic Maclellan

03, Feb, 2021 @12:20 AM

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Majority in England turned down for self-isolation support, data shows
Exclusive: council data shows only 30% of people who apply for financial support are successful

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

02, Feb, 2021 @11:00 PM

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We need more than a sprinkle of te reo in our culture for Māori language to thrive | Shilo Kino
New Zealanders may be taking an interest in learning reo but the system seems hell-bent on making it difficult

Shilo Kino

02, Feb, 2021 @10:52 PM

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Italian president Sergio Mattarella to seek a 'high-profile' government
Media speculations suggest former European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi could become prime minister

Angela Giuffrida

02, Feb, 2021 @10:37 PM

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Myanmar coup: civil disobedience campaign begins amid calls for Aung San Suu Kyi's release
National League for Democracy urges military to acknowledge 2020 election result

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent, a Guardian reporter in Yangon and Julian Borger in Washington

02, Feb, 2021 @9:56 PM

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How Captain Tom Moore brought hope in the midst of a pandemic
The second world war veteran inspired the nation through his NHS fundraising efforts but also his ‘mustn’t grumble’ attitude

Helen Pidd North of England editor

02, Feb, 2021 @8:26 PM

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Bristol and Liverpool to get community Covid testing for variants
Cases show same mutation in both original and Kent strains as South African incarnation

Peter Walker and Nicola Davis

02, Feb, 2021 @7:33 PM

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Capt Sir Tom Moore dies at 100 after testing positive for Covid
The Queen leads tributes to second world war veteran who was knighted after raising £38.9m for NHS

Caroline Davies and Yohannes Lowe

02, Feb, 2021 @6:48 PM

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Will bad leadership on Covid go unpunished?
Letters: Don’t blame the UK’s Covid death toll on our rule-averse culture, writes Robert Webb. Philip Clayton fears the government’s blunders will be rewarded, while Adrian Paterson traces literary references to an earlier pandemic

Letters

02, Feb, 2021 @6:06 PM

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UK parliamentary staff able to take rapid Covid tests in Westminster
MPs and peers among those making use of new facility that gives result within 45 minutes

Simon Murphy Political correspondent

02, Feb, 2021 @5:58 PM

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Letter: Sir Brian Urquhart obituary
John Booth writes: He accepted that as a young man he could not expect to change a plan approved by political leaders and the military top brass

John Booth

02, Feb, 2021 @5:36 PM

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