Wondering who benefited from the war in Afghanistan? They’ll be meeting in London next month.

Support us and go ad-free As the Taliban take over Kabul’s presidential palace, you’d be forgiven for wondering who it is that two decades of war and foreign occupation has benefited. In 2001, the US, UK, and their allies invaded Afghanistan. The invasion certainly hasn’t benefited the people of Afghanistan; since 2001, an estimated 47,245 …
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Boris Johnson escapes need to quarantine after meeting with Sajid Javid

Support us and go ad-free Boris Johnson has been contacted by NHS Test and Trace as a contact of someone who has tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19). But the prime minister will not be self-isolating, Downing Street has said. Instead, he will take part in a daily contact testing pilot which allows him to continue …
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“The Dead Are Arising”: New Biography on Malcolm X’s Childhood, Killing & Secret Meeting with KKK

We speak with the co-author of a major new biography of Malcolm X, “The Dead Are Arising,” which recently won the 2020 National Book Award for Nonfiction and offers a sweeping account of Malcolm X’s life by weaving together hundreds of interviews with Malcolm X’s family, friends, colleagues and enemies. The book is based on …
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"The Dead Are Arising": New Biography on Malcolm X's Childhood, Killing & Secret Meeting with KKK

We speak with the co-author of a major new biography of Malcolm X, “The Dead Are Arising,” which recently won the 2020 National Book Award for Nonfiction and offers a sweeping account of Malcolm X’s life by weaving together hundreds of interviews with Malcolm X’s family, friends, colleagues and enemies. The book is based on …
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Ministerial meeting to discuss key drugs issues

Building on the Drugs Summit held in Glasgow in February, the meeting brought together academics, experts and government ministers from across all four nations of the UK. Topics discussed included reducing drug deaths, treatment and recovery and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on illegal drug taking. There was also a focus on opportunities to …
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Detailed guide: Meeting people from outside your household

If you live in an area that is experiencing a local COVID-19 outbreak and where local lockdown measures have been imposed, different guidance and legislation will apply. Please consult the local lockdown restrictions guidance to see if any restrictions are in place in your area. The government recognises how difficult it has been for people …
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