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Past articles by Karl:

Does Russia removing some troops mean there won't be a war? Why 'retreat' doesn't end Ukraine invasion fears

Tom Tugendhat, chair of the Commons Foreign Affairs Committee, told i that we should not read too much into Moscow's announcement → Read More

Archbishop Desmond Tutu: anti-apartheid hero of South Africa dies aged 90

The cleric, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the apartheid, was 90 → Read More

Windrush 50-pence coin 'planned for 2023 to mark 75th anniversary of historic voyage'

Minutes of Government meeting reveal a Caribbean artist could create the design and it would be one of several projects to commemorate the ship's arrival in Britain → Read More

Keir Starmer’s speech in full: Labour leader sets out vision for Covid recovery ahead of 2021 Budget

Labour leader makes overtures to business - and offers Briton a stake with idea for new bond → Read More

Iceland apologises after senior manager compared Welsh language to clearing ‘severe catarrh’

In 2019, Keith Hann wrote: 'I’d like to say that I have never left England, but regular attendance at an office about 800 yards inside Wales sadly precludes this' → Read More

Captain Tom Moore dies: The Queen and others pay tribute to 'beacon of hope' after his death aged 100

The monarch sent private condolences to the family of the Second World War veteran → Read More

Captain Sir Tom Moore dies aged 100 from Covid-19, after becoming national hero with £33m raised for the NHS

The 100 laps he walked in his back garden became a focus of national hope during the early days of the pandemic → Read More

UK Covid deaths pass 100,000, according to ONS figures

The data, which tracks death certificates, is around 5,000 ahead of the Government's own figures - which note deaths 28 days after a positive test → Read More

Joe Biden inauguration: FBI vets 25,000 National Guard members to prevent insider attacks

Ultra-high security deployed in Washington DC 'green zone' ahead of transition of power on Wednesday → Read More

South African Covid variant: how tightening travel restrictions could help stop ‘worrying’ strain’s spread

The Government is finally considering tests before arrival in the UK - but experts have long been resistant → Read More

Brexit vote result: UK-EU trade deal passes 521-73 in House of Commons, clearing path for exit on schedule

Tories and Labour combine to sign off post-Brexit deal - with votes against mostly from opposition parties → Read More

Oxford-Astra Zeneca Covid-19 vaccine approved for use in the UK

The UK will receive 100 million doses of the jab, enough to vaccinate 50 million people → Read More

Brexit deal vote: The possible rebels to watch out for as UK-EU agreement looks set to pass in a day

Brexit vote a bigger political risk for Keir Starmer than Boris Johnson, with deal set to pass easily → Read More

Covid-19: Dover port stops freight traffic as Boris Johnson holds Cobra meeting amid fears over new strain

A temporary ban on vehicles arriving from Britain was imposed by France after news emerged of a new variant of coronavirus spreading quickly across in the UK → Read More

Emmanuel Macron: French President tests positive for Covid-19, going into self-isolation for a week

The French President attended the EU summit where leaders discussed Brexit on 11 December → Read More

Pfizer vaccine edges closer to release as final trial results show 95% effectiveness against Covid

The company will apply for emergency authorisation in the UK within days → Read More

Jeremy Corbyn makes pitch for Labour return with statement saying anti-Semitism concerns are not 'overstated'

The former leader says he supports Keir Starmer's response to the EHRC report in full → Read More

Americans insist their democracy is the envy of the world. It’s not – as the US election only confirms

The American system is rotten, and until they notice, it's not going to change → Read More

Vienna shooting: Austria investigates terror attack that left four dead as UK ‘stands ready to help’

Two men and two women died from their injuries late last night after the attack → Read More

What are the new lockdown rules? The Covid restrictions starting in England on Thursday, explained in full

The rules are not identical to ones imposed in March, with some aspects more strict and some less restrictive → Read More