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UK accused of putting Tamil refugees at risk in Indian Ocean
MoD personnel escorted refugees away from Diego Garcia in boat with no record of having radio or lifesaving equipment, lawyers say

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

16, Oct, 2022 @12:22 PM

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French election: why did Le Pen do so well in overseas territories?
Analysis: Far-right candidate finished far ahead of Emmanuel Macron in Guadeloupe, Martinique and Réunion

Jon Henley in Paris

25, Apr, 2022 @12:42 PM

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‘Covid cases are up – 6,000 miles from Paris.’ France baffled by UK quarantine change
Officials say rising Beta variant figures are from Réunion island

Kim Willsher and Mark Townsend

18, Jul, 2021 @8:45 AM

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Portugal dropped from safe travel corridor list as Covid cases rise
Hungary, French Polynesia and Réunion also removed, but arrivals from Sweden will no longer have to quarantine

Simon Murphy Political correspondent

10, Sep, 2020 @6:00 PM

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Réunion amateurs earn historic Coupe de France upset after 9,000km trip
JS Saint-Pierroise have become only the second team from a French overseas department to reach the Coupe de France’s last 32

Will Unwin

04, Jan, 2020 @4:41 PM

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Hand of missing Scottish tourist found in shark off coast of Réunion
Wife identifies wedding ring of man who disappeared while snorkelling at the weekend

Haroon Siddique and agency

07, Nov, 2019 @12:25 PM

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Surf champion Kelly Slater calls for daily shark cull on Réunion
France accused of not doing enough to counter threat of aggressive bull sharks after eighth person in six years is killed

Robert Booth

24, Feb, 2017 @4:36 PM

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The world’s powers have to resolve their remnants of empire | Martin Kettle
The territories controlled by Britain, France, Russia and the US, among others, still have the potential to spark global crises. We need an islands and enclaves treaty

Martin Kettle

23, Dec, 2016 @7:30 AM

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‘I felt abandoned’: children stolen by France try to find their past, 50 years on
For decades, children from Réunion island in the Indian Ocean were removed to repopulate rural areas of France

Vidhi Doshi

22, Oct, 2016 @11:05 PM

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MH370: head of search says 'very likely' plane will be found by July
Martin Dolan, head of the Australian authority scouring the Indian ocean, is confident aircraft will be located

Elle Hunt in Sydney

07, Mar, 2016 @3:05 AM

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Shark attacks hit record high in 2015, global tally shows
International Shark Attack File notes 98 unprovoked shark attacks – including six fatalities – with US, Australia and South Africa witnessing highest numbers

Staff and agencies

09, Feb, 2016 @12:11 AM

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MH370: Australia believes it is looking in the right place
Analysis confirms ‘highest probability’ search is on the right track, as deputy PM Warren Truss says three-quarters of ‘hot spot’ area has been scoured

Ben Doherty

03, Dec, 2015 @12:31 AM

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