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Has Interpol become the long arm of oppressive regimes?
Once used in the hunt for fugitive criminals, the global police agency’s most-wanted ‘red notice’ list now includes political refugees and dissidents

Josh Jacobs

17, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Macron: crackdown on 1961 Algerian protest ‘unforgivable’
French president attends memorial for those killed and lays flowers at bridge over the Seine

Kim Willsher in Paris

17, Oct, 2021 @12:49 PM

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The debilitating effects of long Covid have just begun to hit economies | Torsten Bell
A study of German footballers revealed they still weren’t fighting fit six months after recovering from infection

Torsten Bell

17, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Gandhi in heels? Maria Callas statue hits the wrong note
Critics compare figure of famous soprano erected in Greek capital to an Oscar statuette

Helena Smith in Athens

17, Oct, 2021 @7:45 AM

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French villagers bid to stop Tory donor Aquind laying cable under Channel
Energy firm and director Alexander Temerko have given £1.1m between them to Conservatives

Jon Ungoed-Thomas and John Lichfield in Normandy

17, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Facing chaos and needing a scapegoat, the Tories seek an endless fight with Europe | Fintan O’Toole
The EU’s proposals on the Northern Ireland protocol offered what business leaders wanted, but the prime minister prefers failure and grievance

Fintan O’Toole

17, Oct, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Suez taught us our future lay in Europe. So will Brexit
Britain’s two great self-inflicted crises of the postwar era point to a conclusion that voters may soon rediscover for themselves

William Keegan

17, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The Observer view on a united approach by the EU and UK to the refugee crisis | Observer editorial
As human misery mounts at Europe’s borders, a compassionate, joined-up solution to migration is required

Observer editorial

17, Oct, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Macron and the ‘French Trump’ trap Gaullism’s heirs in a political vice
With just months to go before presidential polls, the centre-right Les Républicains, under pressure from both flanks, are scrambling for a suitable candidate

Kim Willsher in Paris

17, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Female Spanish thriller writer Carmen Mola revealed to be three men
Trio step out from behind pseudonym marketed as ‘Spain’s Elena Ferrante’ to accept €1m prize

Emma Graham-Harrison and Sam Jones

16, Oct, 2021 @10:37 PM

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Perfidious Albion: why French faith in Boris Johnson has nosedived
Analysis: Emmanuel Macron’s government thinks UK wishes to use France to keep Brexit alive in British politics

Patrick Wintour, Diplomatic editor

16, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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How Covid spread fear of globalisation and threatens a new world order
From China backtracking on coal to Britain’s ‘chicken king’ calling for a rethink of food production, the virus has accelerated nationalist impulses towards autarky

Martin Farrer

15, Oct, 2021 @11:39 PM

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