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Horror at the Faroes dolphin slaughter is only human – but it risks hypocrisy

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Witnessing the mass movement of wild animals can seem to be a rebuttal of the disastrous news we hear, daily, of our natural environment. We know they are threatened, in their very choreography, but in the sight of th...

Poland’s government risks fines for flouting European court order

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Poland’s nationalist government risks daily fines for flouting a European court order, after EU authorities in Brussels urged financial penalties over what are seen as threats to judicial independence. The European Co...

Lord Frost: Irish Sea row risks damaging UK-EU relations long term

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The UK will not “sweep away” the controversial Northern Ireland Brexit protocol, despite renewed calls for its abolition by the Democratic Unionist party, the Brexit minister, Lord Frost, has said. Egter, Frost rene...

Watchdog warns UK banks of Afghanistan financial crime risks

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The UK’s financial watchdog is warning banks to review their potential exposure to financial crime in Afghanistan amid fears of resurgent terrorist activity in the country following the withdrawal of foreign troops. H...

Biden’s ‘over the horizon’ counter-terrorism strategy comes with new risks

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Joe Biden has said the US will maintain an “over the horizon” counter-terrorism capability to neutralise the threat posed by Islamist extremist groups in Afghanistan. With no troops on the ground, no intelligence-gath...

Female ‘hotshot’ firefighters want action on reproductive health risks

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Sofia Huston panted heavily as she pushed to close the gap between herself and the colleague in front. Clad in bright yellow heavy-duty uniforms, hard hats and gloves, the crew trudged up “Cardiac Hill”, a grueling te...

Biden has a better handle on economics than Trump – but there are still risks

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About half a year into Joe Biden’s presidency, it is time to consider how his administration’s economic doctrine compares with that of Donald Trump and previous Democratic and Republican administrations. The paradox i...

Record funding for flood defences in England as climate crisis worsens risks

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The government will spend a record £5.2bn on reducing flooding in England over the next six years, as the climate crisis increases the risk to homes and businesses. The Environment Agency will spend £860m next year to...

Lack of quarantine at England’s borders ‘risks havoc of Covid variants’

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Opening England’s borders to let millions of people arriving from the US and Europe avoid quarantine could risk importations of new Covid variants that might wreak havoc with unlocking domestic restrictions, ministers...

Government disability strategy risks becoming a ‘car crash’, says Tory peer

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The launch of the government’s long-awaited disability strategy risks becoming a car crash if ministers do not do more to listen to the views of people with disabilities before releasing it, a Conservative peer has sa...

Prime minister risks major rebellion over Covid jab passports, say Tory MPs

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Conservative MPs believe Boris Johnson faces a major rebellion over Covid vaccine passports but could be supported by Labour, who were on Tuesday night wavering over whether to back them. Tory MPs opposed to the plan ...

The Guardian view on spyware sales: the proliferation risks are real

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The Israeli surveillance company NSO Group has created, developed and sold hacking software, known as Pegasus, that covertly allows access to mobile devices. Once it gains access, via hitherto unknown flaws in everyda...

Train operators face calls to publish research on Covid risks

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Train operators have been urged to release research showing the risk of contracting Covid on trains, with the chances now believed to be substantially higher than the figure publicised by the rail industry last year. ...

Covid outbreak among vaccinated Vegas hospital workers underscores Delta risks

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An outbreak of Covid-19 among vaccinated staffers at a Las Vegas hospital has highlighted the risks posed by the Delta variant in the US, as Nevada struggles with rising Covid cases and stagnating vaccination rates. ...

The Guardian view on Covid risks: shielders need shields

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The ill-judged gamble of the government’s current pandemic policy will create losers as well as winners. Anyone lucky enough to escape infection or recover from illness quickly, while benefiting from looser restrictio...

‘Growing risks’: Hong Kong pro-democracy group scales down

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One of Hong Kong’s most established pro-democracy civic organisations has said it is letting go its paid staff and halving the size of its steering committee after Beijing stepped up its crackdown on opposition activi...

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