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Comment: Today, just as in the 80s, communities of colour are being driven to protest, only to be met with a government that denies the painfully obvious, writes Malia Bouattia.

Boris Johnson confirmed pubs and restaurants could reopen to serve outdoors in a week's time, as Covid restrictions are lifted, but sounded a note of caution on international travel resuming.

US climate envoy attends UAE Climate Dialogue

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US climate envoy attends UAE Climate Dialogue

The United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate attended the regional climate dialogue, where MENA countries re-committed to the Paris Agreement.

Who are Libya's new leaders?

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Who are Libya's new leaders?

The long read: Jalel Harchaoui dissects the fluid alliances and histories behind the new characters on Libya's political scene, as the country ...

Muslim MSP Anas Sarwar elected new Scottish Labour leader

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Muslim MSP Anas Sarwar elected new Scottish Labour leader

Anas Sarwar has become the first ethnic minority leader of a major political party in the UK.

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Film review: Limbo

Film review: The sophomore feature by Scottish writer-director Ben Sharrock lives up its title, portraying the purgatorial existence of asylum seekers living on a remote Scottish island, writes Hanna Flint.

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UK's PM eyes end to lockdown amid vaccine success

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to start unwinding England's third and - he hopes - final coronavirus lockdown, as a quickening UK-wide ...

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Johnson, Biden discuss 'deepening alliance': PM's office

Johnson congratulated Biden on his inauguration and "the two leaders looked forward to deepening the close alliance between our nations".

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Scottish court upholds Lockerbie bomber's conviction

The Lockerbie bombing is alleged to be a retaliation for the downing of an Iranian passenger jet by a US Navy missile in July 1988 that killed ...

UK vows to offer Covid-19 vaccine to all adults

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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.

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Brexit becomes reality as UK quits EU single market

While the EU tariff- and quota-free trade deal averted potential business chaos in the immediate future, the divorce will play out in many ...

Virus mutes New Year's revelries as 2020 ends

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Virus mutes New Year's revelries as 2020 ends

As midnight rolled from Asia to the Middle East, Europe, Africa and the Americas, the New Year's experience mirrored national responses to the ...

Pope hopes to visit South Sudan, Lebanon

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Pope hopes to visit South Sudan, Lebanon

Pope Francis told the countries' leaders to do more to bring peace and stability to their nations.

British man accused of planning terrorist acts in Aberdeen

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British man accused of planning terrorist acts in Aberdeen

Smith is also accused of possessing and making explosive substances, as well as holding material which advanced "anti-Muslim, Neo-Nazi and other ...

US charges Libyan 'bombmaker' over 1988 Lockerbie flight attack

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US charges Libyan 'bombmaker' over 1988 Lockerbie flight attack

The attack killed 259 who were on the aircraft, including 190 Americans, as well as 11 people on the ground.

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US to unseal charges against Lockerbie bombing suspect: reports

Abu Agila Mohammad Masud, reportedly held by Libyan authorities, is set to be charged by the US, according to local media.

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5,000-year-old Great Pyramid artefact found in Scotland

The fragment of cedar wood has been found to date back 5,000 years to the building of the pyramid at Giza.

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Lockerbie bombing appeal ends, judges mull ruling

Scotland's most senior judge said the panel would issue a written opinion 'as soon as it possibly can'.

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Lockerbie bomber appeal set to start in Scotland

Megrahi was the only person convicted of bombing Pan Am Flight 103, which was blown up over the Scottish town of Lockerbie in 1988.

Scottish judge rules Lockerbie bombing documents to stay secret

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Scottish judge rules Lockerbie bombing documents to stay secret

Lawyers believe the intelligence documents are central to appealing the conviction of Libyan Abdelbaset al-Megrahi.

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World markets rally as markets shrug off election limbo

The world watches with baited breath as the US elections slowly draw to a close.

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.

British lawyer admits staging vandalism to frame pro-Palestine group

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British lawyer admits staging vandalism to frame pro-Palestine group

Matthew Berlow has confessed to helping fake an anti-Semitic graffiti attack on his own home in order to defame the Scottish Palestine ...

'Blood paint' smeared on path of Israel team bus

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'Blood paint' smeared on path of Israel team bus

The protest act came ahead of an evening pro-Palestine demonstration, organised in response to calls to boycott the nations league match between ...

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