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Met police faces legal action over ‘irrational’ handling of Partygate

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The Metropolitan police is facing legal action over the way it handled allegations of the prime minister breaking lockdown rules by attending parties in Downing Street, the Guardian has learned. The former Met police ...

UK finance ‘faces £340bn in losses’ without action on climate change

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UK banks and insurers will end up shouldering nearly £340bn worth of climate-related losses by 2050, unless action is taken to curb rising temperatures and sea levels, the Bank of England has warned. The numbers emerg...

Chilly weather grips South America as southern Europe faces exceptional heat

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It’s not the first time recently that chilly conditions have gripped parts of southern South America in the lead-up to the southern hemisphere winter. Over the past couple of days, an area of low pressure has position...

Boris Johnson faces backlash after pushing former Met chief for NCA role

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Boris Johnson’s attempt to appoint a former Metropolitan police commissioner into another senior police role has prompted a furious backlash from three high-profile victims of the VIP paedophile ring scandal. The wido...

Progressive v anti-abortion Democrat: Texas faces pivotal primary runoff

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Two nearly identical text boxes appear on the respective campaign websites for Henry Cuellar and Jessica Cisneros, the Democrats locked in a heated primary runoff to represent south Texas in Congress. Cuellar’s text b...

Taliban orders female Afghan TV presenters to cover faces on air

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Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers have ordered all female TV presenters to cover their faces on air, the country’s biggest media outlet has said. The order came in a statement from the Taliban’s virtue and vice ministry, t...

‘I thought the UK was a good country’: Sudan massacre refugee faces removal to Rwanda

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It took Mohammed more than three years and a journey of more than 5,000 miles to reach the UK after fleeing a massacre in his village in Sudan. Now, just over a week after arriving by kayak across the Channel, he is a...

Élisabeth Borne: France’s new PM faces immediate pressure to act on climate

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The new French prime minister, Élisabeth Borne, has immediately come under pressure from environmentalists on the left who warned “hopes were low” that she would drastically cut France’s carbon emissions or move fast ...

Man with severe learning disabilities faces being deported to Jamaica

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Urgent legal action has been launched to halt the deportation to Jamaica of a man with such severe learning disabiilties that a judge found he would “struggle to survive” if sent back to the country of his birth. The ...

Queensland floods: state faces further weather emergency with flooding alerts issued for Lockyer Valley

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Emergency flood alerts were issued for parts of south-east Queensland on Friday morning, as the state endures its sixth flooding event since December. The flood warning siren sounded in Grantham on Friday morning, as...

IVF treatment faces ‘clear and present danger’ from US anti-abortion effort

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In vitro fertilization treatment is facing a “clear and present danger” and could be a “casualty” of some of the proposed anti-abortion laws that are emerging across the US, according to an advocate of reproductive me...

French TV news presenter faces multiple allegations of sexual offences

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Twenty women have come forward to openly accuse one of France’s best-known television news presenters of sexual harassment and abuse – including rape – following an investigation by French journalists. Patrick Poivre ...

Philippines faces stark election choice – dictator’s son or human rights lawyer?

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Voters in the Philippines will go to the polls for a presidential election that pits frontrunner Ferdinand Marcos Jr, the son and namesake of the late dictator, against a human rights lawyer who has promised a transpa...

Keir Starmer faces police investigation over lockdown breach claims

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The Labour leader, Keir Starmer, is facing a formal investigation into claims he broke lockdown rules by having a beer and a takeaway meal with staff during election campaigning last year, after police said they had r...

A Native American faces teargas, baton charges and rubber bullets – Camille Seaman’s best photograph

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In the United States, there have been hundreds of treaties made with Native peoples and not one – not a single one – has ever been upheld. Reservations were created, and it was said: “This land will be yours for time ...

Priti Patel faces legal action from Ukrainians stuck in visa backlog

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The UK home secretary, Priti Patel, is facing mass legal action over delays that have left thousands of Ukrainians at risk of trauma and Russian bombs, or in limbo in eastern Europe. A class action lawsuit is being pr...

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