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Pro-Palestine activists occupied the AV Engines factory's rooftop on Tuesday, smashing windows and covering walls in red paint.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to start unwinding England's third and - he hopes - final coronavirus lockdown, as a quickening UK-wide inoculation drive relieves pressure on hard-hit hospitals.

Iraq sees record Covid-19 cases as new lockdown begins

Iraq sees record Covid-19 cases as new lockdown begins

Iraq has been among the countries hardest-hit by coronavirus in the Middle East, with more than 660,000 reported cases and over 13,200 deaths.

Williamson's 'free speech champion' is a contradiction in terms

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Williamson's 'free speech champion' is a contradiction in terms

Comment: The education secretary has done more than enough to harm UK academia, the last thing we need is a Tory envoy policing free speech, ...

Rights watchdog blasts UK government for neglecting migrants

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Rights watchdog blasts UK government for neglecting migrants

The Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor says the hunger strike reflects a wider problem facing asylum seekers in the UK.

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UN to seek information on missing Dubai princess

Following recently released footage, the UN is to question the UAE about the fate of Princess Latifa.

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'Boycott Beijing Olympics' over 'Muslim genocide', British MPs demand

Senior UK politicians have urged British athletes to boycott next year's Winter Olympics in Beijing in response to a 'genocide' against Uighurs ...

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UK pays tribute after death of hero 'Captain Tom'

Captain Tom was a symbol of hope for people across the world suffering in a global pandemic [Getty]

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Man fighting for life after stabbing outside UK mosque

The 35-year-old man was taken to hospital by emergency services after the targeted on Saturday afternoon. It is not believed to be a hate crime.

Extinction Rebellion, Palestinian rights activists blockade Israeli arms factory

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Extinction Rebellion, Palestinian rights activists blockade Israeli arms factory

XR activists and Palestine Action have teamed up in an effort to close a controversial Israeli arms factory in Oldham.

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Muslim boy, 4, referred to Prevent 'after discussing Fortnite'

The boy – from west-central England – was referred to the Prevent scheme in September 2019 after speaking about a game of Fortnite at ...

UK slammed over appointment of 'anti-Muslim' Prevent strategy reviewer

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UK slammed over appointment of 'anti-Muslim' Prevent strategy reviewer

British Muslim groups have described William Shawcross' appointment as a further blow to meaningful progress on the government's ...

UK imams mobilise to counter Coronavirus vaccine disinformation

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UK imams mobilise to counter Coronavirus vaccine disinformation

Islamic religious leaders in the UK are coming together to tackle false information about the coronavirus vaccine.

Debunking the myth of 'Asian grooming gangs' isn't enough

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Debunking the myth of 'Asian grooming gangs' isn't enough

Comment: The Home Office has finally admitted most child grooming gangs are made up of white men, but for British Muslims the damage has already ...

Meagre food ration parcels make for a Dickensian reality

Malia Bouattia

Meagre food ration parcels make for a Dickensian reality

Comment: The shameful food parcels handed out to needy parents show once again how a privatised pandemic response puts profit over people, ...

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Jordan's King Abdullah gets Covid-19 jab

Jordan's King Abdullah and some of his family members have been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus

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Asylum seekers protest conditions in UK military camp

Asylum seekers in a camp in Kent are peacefully protesting abysmal conditions.

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WHO rules out Covid herd immunity this year

Scientists at the World Health Organization warned that mass vaccinations would not bring about herd immunity to the coronavirus this year, even ...

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UK vows to offer Covid-19 vaccine to all adults

The UK's Health Secretary Matt Hancock on Sunday vowed to offer the Covid-19 vaccine to all adults in the country by autumn.

New UK coronavirus variant found in Bangladesh, Israel

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New UK coronavirus variant found in Bangladesh, Israel

Both Bangladesh and Israel this week announced that the new coronavirus variant from the UK has hit their countries.

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Israel announces third nationwide virus lockdown

Israelis will now be banned from travelling more than a kilometre away from their houses.

Israel bans UK, Danish, South Africa visitors over Covid

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Israel bans UK, Danish, South Africa visitors over Covid

Israel on Sunday said it was barring entry to foreign citizens travelling from Britain, Denmark and South Africa after a new strain of ...

Flights banned as new UK virus 'out of control'

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Flights banned as new UK virus 'out of control'

European countries banned flights from the UK as the British government warned that a new strain of the virus was "out of control".

Rita Ora flouts Covid-19 lockdown rules for Cairo gig

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Rita Ora flouts Covid-19 lockdown rules for Cairo gig

The 30-year-old singer flew by private jet to Cairo on November 21 to perform at an event, where Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi was ...

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