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Sunday, October 17, 2021

Sir David Amess: Fun, friendly and always outspoken

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The Tory MP was a backbencher of the old school who fought for the causes he cared about.

Sir David Amess: How a tragic day unfolded

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How constituents and authorities reacted to the tragic killing of Sir David Amess.

Pablo Escobar: Colombia sterilises drug lord’s hippos

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Twenty-four of more than 80 hippos are sterilised after scientists warn of the environmental impact.

Looted cockerel to be returned to Nigeria

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The Benin bronze, known as an "okukor", was given to Jesus College in Cambridge in 1905.

Afghanistan: US offers to pay relatives of Kabul drone attack victims

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Ten people were mistakenly killed by the US military in a drone strike on the Afghan capital.

Squid Game: The rise of Korean drama addiction

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Finished Squid Game? Here's a quick lowdown on other K-dramas for new converts.

Week in pictures: 9 – 15 October 2021

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A selection of powerful images from all over the globe, taken this week.

Viewpoint: Why Ethiopia’s Tigray region is starving, but no famine declared

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Despite mass starvation in northern Ethiopia, aid officials are not calling the situation a famine.

Shipping disruption: Why are so many queuing to get to the US?

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A surge in demand for toys and sports equipment has contributed to logjams at US ports.

Texas abortion law: Biden administration to request block on abortion ban

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The president's administration will ask the Supreme Court to block a restrictive Texas abortion law.

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