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Long-time leader Yoweri Museveni declared winner of Uganda's presidential election amid vote-rigging allegations

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More than two million people around the world have now died with Covid-19

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UK “will temporarily close all travel corridors from 0400 on Monday”

UK PM Boris Johnson says the move will “protect us against the risk of as yet unidentified new strains” of Covid

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UK to close all travel corridors from Monday to protect against risk of as yet unidentified new Covid strains, says PM

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Covid variant thought to have emerged in Brazil detected in UK and probably introduced "some time ago", leading scientist says

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The UK economy shrank by 2.6% in November as lockdown restrictions reduced economic activity, official figures show

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Travellers banned from arriving in UK from South America and Portugal from Friday, over concerns about Brazilian Covid variant

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Donald Trump becomes first president in US history to be impeached twice, and faces trial in Senate over Capitol riots

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UK records 1,564 deaths within 28 days of a positive Covid test – the highest daily figure since the start of the pandemic

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The US executes the first woman in 67 years – Lisa Montgomery, who was convicted of killing a pregnant woman, died by lethal injection

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Democrats introduce article of impeachment against Donald Trump, charging him with "incitement to insurrection"

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Khairi Saadallah handed whole-life jail term after stabbing three men to death in a Reading park in June 2020

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More than 80,000 people have died in the UK within 28 days of a positive Covid-19 test since the start of the pandemic

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The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh vaccinated against Covid-19 today, Buckingham Palace says

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Boeing 737 airliner with more than 50 people on board goes missing after take-off in Indonesia

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Twitter says it is permanently suspending Donald Trump's account 'due to the risk of further incitement of violence'

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UK records highest daily number of Covid deaths since the start of the pandemic - 1,325 deaths within 28 days of a positive test

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US President Donald Trump confirms he will not be attending the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden on 20 January

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"Major incident" declared in London by Mayor Sadiq Khan as Covid-19 cases continue to spread across the capital

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