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Small boats arrivals in 2021 now stand at more than double the figure for the whole of 2020, when 8,417 people crossed the Dover Strait.
The social media guru for Italy's Matteo Salvini said on Monday he had quit his post, key to building the far-right leader's popularity, following media reports that he was under a narcotics investigation. Luca Morisi, 48, widely considered to have had a crucial role in cultivating Salvini's "man of the people" image, denied committing any crime but said "the personal matter that concerns me represents a serious fall as a man". Morisi defined Salvini's public profile with an endless flow of social media posts showing the so-called "Captain" in a range of activities, from eating Nutella chocolate spread for breakfast to lambasting migrants.
Rachel Roddy’s recipe for broad bean favata with courgettes and tomatoesPureed broad beans topped with garlicky courgettes and tomatoes – and the solution to an old mystery Rachel Roddy’s broad bean favata with courgettes and tomatoes. Photograph: Rachel Roddy/The Guardian
Scientists studied a period 230 million years ago when the world underwent major environmental changes.
The new Education Secretary has said he will not “stand back” and allow pupils to miss school as a result of Covid, as he encouraged children to get the vaccine.
Covid has wiped out years of progress on life expectancy, finds studyPandemic behind biggest fall in life expectancy in western Europe since second world war, say researchers The study analysed data from 29 countries and found 27 had experienced reductions in life expectancy. Photograph: Jorge Mantilla/NurPhoto/Rex/Shutterstock
The Guardian view on Starmer’s Labour: time to take on the ToriesThe Labour leader must know his party faces existential implications if it suffers a historic fifth election defeat Sir Keir Starmer in Brighton for the Labour party conference. ‘Sir Keir needs a message that is both combative and hopeful.’ Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters
‘It’s called leadership’, says ex-head of civil contingencies
State Department spokesman Ned Price has tested positive for COVID-19 and will be self-quarantining for the next 10 days
A demoralising defeat but the British fighter refused to be downbeat afterwards
Jesy hailed her former bandmates as being "like sisters", but has spoken out about difficulties she faced in the group.
007 producer Barbara Broccoli says James Bond should always be male
Arsenal fan Sir Keir Starmer watched the closing minutes of the game against arch rivals Tottenham Hotspur.
US records largest annual increase in murders in six decadesNational murder rate rises nearly 30%, with figure increasing across all regions and from small towns to cities The increase in murders does not erase safety gains since 1991. Photograph: Jay Paul/Reuters
Five-year-old regrets first rollercoaster ride
A statue depicting a woman from a famous 19th century poem wearing a transparent dress has triggered a sexism row in Italy. The bronze statue by Emanuele Stifano was unveiled on Saturday in Sapri, in the southern province of Salerno. It is a tribute to La Spigolatrice di Sapri (The Gleaner of Sapri), written by the poet Luigi Mercantini in 1857.
UK’s exit from EU ‘no doubt will have been a factor’, transport secretary concedes
Home and Away's Nikau Parata worries about his ex-girlfriend Bella Nixon on UK screens next week as she prepares to give up on her dreams.
Germany braces for a period of political unpredictability after the Social Democrats Party narrowly wins a general election but faces a rival claim to power from outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative camp.
Rising infections among children could have been avoided if the vaccine rollout for 12- to 15-year-olds had been started before the reopening of schools, say scientists