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Pfizer chief executive Albert Bourla said the UK certification was a "historic moment in the fight against Covid-19".

Comment: Conservative opposition to Rishi Sunak's foreign aid cut has laid bare the distinctly unhumanitarian nature if its existence, writes Malia Bouattia.

The problem with <em>Boris</em> trying to 'save Christmas'

Aniqah Choudhri

The problem with Boris trying to 'save Christmas'

Comment: Boris Johnson's ploy to 'save Christmas' sets a dangerous double standard, and sends a clear message to the UK's minority religious communities, writes Aniqah Choudhri.

Don't cut foreign aid, Malala Yousafzai urges UK

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Don't cut foreign aid, Malala Yousafzai urges UK

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has called on the UK government not to go ahead with a planned cut to overseas aid.

UK to unveil 'largest military investment' in three decades

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UK to unveil 'largest military investment' in three decades

Boris Johnson is set to announce the largest investment in arms since the Cold War.

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Boris Johnson self-isolating after contact tested Covid-positive

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is self-isolating after someone he was in contact with tested positive for the Covid-19 virus, a spokesman said Sunday.

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Trump defies election loss, Biden ignores him

The formal process of Joe Biden's transition is being blocked by Donald Trump as he attempts to overturn the election results in court over ...

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World leaders congratulate Biden on 'historic' win

Leaders from across the world are embracing Joe Biden's win.

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How the world has reacted to US vote

From warnings to good wishes and mockery, governments around the world have reacted very differently to the hotly-contested US election race.

Heartless Tories leave working class children begging for crumbs

Malia Bouattia

Heartless Tories leave working class children begging for crumbs

Comment: The Tories' refusal to feed children in poverty is yet another example of their belligerent and cruel Covid-19 strategy, which serves ...

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Jeremy Corbyn suspended from Labour Party following anti-semitism probe

The veteran leftwinger has said he will challenge the 'political intervention' against him.

UK's Labour broke law under left-wing leader: anti-Semitism report

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UK's Labour broke law under left-wing leader: anti-Semitism report

The long-awaited report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission has found damning instances where Corbyn's former leadership team ...

Iraq's PM 'dancing with snakes' between US and Iran

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Iraq's PM 'dancing with snakes' between US and Iran

Prime Minister Kadhimi said Iraq is walking a tight rope between Iran and US, as relations deteriorate between the two countries.

Many thorny global situations hinge on US election outcome

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Many thorny global situations hinge on US election outcome

Donald Trump's election was a shock to the US and the international community. Here's how each presidency may affect the international community.

London hit-and-run being investigated as Islamophobic hate crime

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London hit-and-run being investigated as Islamophobic hate crime

Police are investigating a hit-and-run on a Muslim woman in east London as a hate crime, according to Islamophobia watchdog Tell MAMA.

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Two IS 'Beatles' brought to US to face charges

Two IS members dubbed the "Beatles" are to be brought to the United States on Wednesday to face charges.

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Trump hospitalised for coronavirus treatment, campaign grounded

Donald Trump announced he and his wife are self-isolating after they tested positive for covid-19

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Shock, sympathy, mockery: World reacts to Trump infection

World leaders and officials were quick to weigh in, and there was both sympathy and something approaching schadenfreude.

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Nearly half of Conservatives believe Islam is a 'threat'

A new poll has found almost 50 percent of Conservative Party members in the UK consider Islam to be a 'fundamental threat to British life'.

There is nothing unconscious about Tory bias

Malia Bouattia

There is nothing unconscious about Tory bias

Comment: No amount of 'unconscious bias' training will remedy a political class that defines itself through the exploitation and oppression of ...

Aniqah Choudhri

A shameful free pass for war crimes in Iraq

Comment: The 'Overseas Operations Bill' denies justice to victims of torture perpetrated by British armed forces, and contravenes international ...

Britain unveils law to protect soldiers from prosecutions

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Britain unveils law to protect soldiers from prosecutions

The British government unveiled plans to provide "stronger legal protections" for military personnel and veterans who could face war crimes ...

Biden and global Islamophobia

Laila Ujayli

Biden and global Islamophobia

Comment: Biden must prove his credentials counteracting Islamophobia within his own party, but also as a president who can confront a global ...

Amal Clooney quits UK envoy post over Brexit

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Amal Clooney quits UK envoy post over Brexit

Famous Lebanese-British human rights lawyer has made a stand against the British government over Brexit treaty.

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