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Animal rights group holds turkeys protest in UK supermarket

Food shoppers intending to pick up food for a midweek meal were greeted with an unexpectedly sombre scene on Wednesday. Black-clad mourners lined the meat...

France shuts down amid nationwide strike over pension reforms

The Eiffel Tower shut down, France’s vaunted high-speed trains stood still and several thousand people protested in Paris as unions launched nationwide strikes over...

Landslide win for opposition in Hong Kong local elections ‘a revolution’

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy opposition won a stunning landslide victory in weekend local elections in a clear rebuke to city leader Carrie Lam over her...

Iraqi protester killed amid fresh clashes on Baghdad bridge

An anti-government protester in Iraq has died after suffering a direct hit to the head from a tear gas canister amid fresh clashes on...

Hong Kong student dies after fall during protest clash

A Hong Kong university student who fell off a parking garage after police fired tear gas during clashes with anti-government protesters has died. The death...

Hong Kong descends into chaos as protesters defy rally ban

Hong Kong streets descended into chaotic scenes following an unauthorised pro-democracy rally on Sunday, as protesters set up roadblocks and torched businesses, and police...

Hong Kong protesters don cartoon faces to defy mask ban

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have donned cartoon character masks as they formed a human chain across the semi-autonomous Chinese city, in defiance of...

Hong Kong’s chief executive forced to halt annual address amid protests

Furious pro-democracy politicians twice forced Hong Kong’s leader to stop delivering a speech laying out her policy objectives in chaotic scenes in the territory. Carrie...

Protesters move into Ecuador’s capital, causing president to move out

Thousands of indigenous people have converged on Ecuador’s capital as anti-government protests led the president to move out of Quito. The South American country of...

Extinction Rebellion campaigners bring colour and noise to heart of London

Westminster was awash with colour and buzzed to the sound of steel drums as climate change protesters from across the country once again brought...

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UK chief negotiator says any EU request for Brexit extension would be rejected

The UK’s chief negotiator has pledged that any request for an extension to the Brexit transition period from the EU will be rejected. David Frost...

French way of life to resume with restaurants reopening

The French way of life is set to largely resume next week, with most virus-related restrictions easing as the country prepares for the summer...

Boris Johnson announces UK lockdown easing amid Cummings row

Groups of up to six people will be allowed to meet outside provided they stay two metres apart as Boris Johnson announced a “cautious”...

Donald Trump to sign executive order curbing protections for social media

President Donald Trump is preparing to sign an executive order aimed at curbing liability protections for social media companies, two days after he lashed...

Boris Johnson stands by Cummings despite police statement on ‘minor’ lockdown breach

Boris Johnson is standing by his chief aide Dominic Cummings despite the police saying they would have taken action if they had stopped him...
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