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France’s divided leftwing candidates called on to back ‘people’s primary’

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A group of political activists will make one desperate last attempt this month to save the bitterly divided French left from an electoral catastrophe in the presidential election with a “people’s primary” to designate...

Pro-Beijing candidates sweep Hong Kong ‘patriots’-only elections

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Pro-Beijing candidates will occupy nearly every seat in Hong Kong’s new legislature, after party loyalists swept the first elections under a revamp by Beijing ensuring that only “patriots” could run for office. The el...

Chile: candidates battle for moderate votes as presidential race nears end

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Chile’s presidential race is hurtling towards its conclusion with the two remaining candidates battling to secure moderate votes in a deeply divided political landscape. Far-right candidate José Antonio Kast secured a...

Chilean presidential candidate’s father was member of Nazi party

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The German-born father of Chilean presidential candidate José Antonio Kast was a member of the Nazi party, according to a recently unearthed document – revelations that appear at odds with the far-right candidate’s ow...

Swart kandidate vir die Amerikaanse Senaat verpletter fondsinsamelingsrekords vir 2022 middeltermyn

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Afro-Amerikaanse kandidate wat vir die Amerikaanse Senaat gehardloop het, het die afgelope drie maande veldtog-fondsinsamelingsrekords verpletter, hoop om 'n liggaam te transformeer wat oorweldigend wit bly. Daar was net 11 Bl...

Germany coalition candidates united on lowering voting age to 16

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The three parties on track to form Germany’s next coalition government have been locked in tense negotiations over the future of Europe’s powerhouse. But regarding one seemingly radical issue, they are united – loweri...

Eight candidates for the next UK city of culture announced

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Armagh City, Bradford, County Durham and Stirling are among the eight places in the UK longlisted to become the next city of culture, after a record of 20 bids. Cornwall, Derby, Southampton, and Wrexham County Borough...

Hard-left and far-right presidential candidates meet in French TV ‘cockfight’

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Two men; two completely different visions for France. In a debate that lasted more than two hours, the hard-left presidential candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon and the hard-right Éric Zemmour, expected to be a presidential...

Dragons, Nazis and Putin: children put German candidates through wringer

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When Germany elects a new government on 26 September the average voter age may be over 50, but a week and a half before polling day it is children who are asking the hard questions of the candidates who want to fill A...

Peru election: supporters of rival candidates throng streets amid dispute over result

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Supporters of Peru’s rival presidential candidates – socialist Pedro Castillo and rightwinger Keiko Fujimori – have taken to the streets amid uncertainty over a legal challenge to the outcome of the closely contested ...

New York mayoral candidates clash on policing in Democratic debate

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The New York City mayoral race exploded into life on Wednesday night, as the Democratic primary debate saw candidates clash over whether to rein in or bolster the city’s beleaguered police force, and the two centrist ...

‘Huge incentives to kill’: Mexico crime groups target election candidates

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Tuesday started off like any other day on the campaign trail for José Alberto Alonso, a union leader running for mayor in the Mexican beach resort of Acapulco: he kissed his family goodbye, boarded his Nissan Extreme ...

Jofra Archer back in the mix as England cast eye over Test candidates

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Next week Chris Silverwood names his first England Test squad as both the head coach and sole selector, adding an extra frisson to the six County Championship fixtures that begin on Thursday and, touch wood, are the l...

Far-right candidates perform dismally across UK elections

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Anti-fascist campaigners have been celebrating a dismal performance by far-right candidates in elections around the UK, from Scotland to council polls in England. Their disastrous showing was also attributed to what t...

Nepomniachtchi nears Candidates title and tilt at Carlsen’s world chess crown

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Ian Nepomniachtchi is in sight of the result of his life, as the 30-year-old Russian champion leads the Candidates in Ekaterinburg, one full point ahead of a trio of Western rivals, with four rounds to go. The jackpot...

Magnus Carlsen’s wait for challenger almost over as Candidates returns

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The Covid-hit Candidates will resume in Ekaterinburg on Monday, a full year after the eight-player tournament to decide the official challenger for Magnus Carlsen’s global crown was unceremoniously and tantalisingly h...