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Tory minister says fraud in government is rampant after ‘dramatic’ resignation

A Tory minister who quit in what has been described as “one of the most dramatic moments ever seen” in the House of Lords...

People trapped in vehicles as snow storm hits Istanbul

Rescue crews were forging ahead with efforts to clear major throughways in and around Istanbul that were clogged by a massive snow storm that...

Student kills one and wounds three in shooting at German university

A lone gunman opened fire during a packed lecture at Heidelberg University in south-western Germany and wounded four people – one of them fatally...

Former pope was at meeting where paedophile priest was discussed

Retired Pope Benedict XVI has acknowledged that he did attend a 1980 meeting at which the transfer of a paedophile priest to his then-diocese...

France bars unvaccinated from restaurants and sports venues

People who are not vaccinated against Covid-19 are no longer allowed in France’s restaurants, bars, tourist sites and sports venues unless they recently recovered...

Pakistan launches polio vaccination drive amid coronavirus surge

Pakistani authorities launched this year’s first nationwide anti-polio campaign even as coronavirus infections surge. About 150,000 health workers are taking part in the five-day, anti-polio...

Lockdown lifted in Chinese city as Beijing district residents undergo tests

Chinese authorities lifted a monthlong lockdown on the northern city of Xi’an and its 13 million residents as infections subside ahead of the opening...

Thousands protest across Europe at vaccine passports

Thousands of people in capital cities across Europe protested on Saturday against vaccine passports and other requirements governments have imposed in the hope of...

Water cannon and tear gas used at Covid-19 protests in Brussels

Police have fired water cannons and tear gas in Brussels to disperse protesters marching against Covid-19 vaccinations and restrictions. The protest drew tens of thousands...

New Zealand’s PM postpones wedding as she introduces tougher Covid rules

New Zealand’s prime minister Jacinda Ardern has been forced to postpone her own wedding due to the introduction of new Covid-19 restrictions. Ms Ardern said...

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