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Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been found guilty of inciting dissent and breaking Covid rules, in the first of a series of court cases against her. The UN's head of human rights has described the trial as a "sham". @lindseyhilsum reports. channel4.com/news/aung-san-s…
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“We’re quite concerned that Russia is preparing…very aggressive action against Ukraine.” US ambassador to NATO Julianne Smith tells @jonsnowc4 Joe Biden is to warn Russia of “economic consequences,” if it decides to take action. channel4.com/news/economic-c…
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“These are not people who are trying to...game the system.” Conservative MP and chair of the Commons Foreign Affairs committee Tom Tugendhat tells @jonsnowC4 the government owes a “duty of care” to Afghans fleeing the Taliban. channel4.com/news/we-owe-a-d…
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“This is likely to become the dominant strain not only here in Britain but across the world.” Prof Devi Sridhar tells @cathynewman “it’s a matter of weeks” until the Omicron Covid variant spreads around the world. channel4.com/news/omicron-li…
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"There’s nothing to stop us extending…the same type of services we offer to someone with diabetes." Dame Carol Black tells @jonsnowc4 “high quality treatment and recovery” is needed to reduce numbers of drug users and offenders. channel4.com/news/treat-peop…
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“This is the biggest crisis, not only of our time, of the history of New York City. We cannot let Covid back in the door again.” NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio announces that all workers in the city must be vaccinated starting from 27 December.
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"The whole nation is distraught at Arthur's tragic and horrific death." Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi announces an independent review into the death of six-year-old Arthur Labinjo-Hughes, who was tortured and killed by his father and stepmother.
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“Vaccinated people very, very rarely get admitted to hospital.” Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism editor Mia Malan says one hospital in South Africa has seen a “14-fold increase” in patients with the Omicron variant, but those admitted are “almost always unvaccinated”.
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Violence, conspiracy, insurgency on the streets of America. Millions around the world are buying into the conspiracy theory - and the death toll is rising. So what is QAnon?
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The prosecutors argue that Ghislaine Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein were partners in crime. Her lawyers say she’s being used as a scapegoat. On @C4TheFourcast, @jobrabkin reflects on the first week of this highly-anticipated trial. plnk.to/TheFourcast
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