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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday he had no intention of resigning over a series of lockdown-breaking gatherings at his Downing Street office and residence, pledging to get on with the job. Johnson answered questions from MPs during a combative Prime Minister's Questions session ahead of the release of an official report into allegations of partying during lockdown that could threaten his future as prime minister.
18 Nov
British PM Johnson under pressure over corruption scandal at weekly questions
10 Oct
Nearly two dozen WHO employees have been accused of sexual abuse during an Ebola outbreak in Congo. The organization's main donors, including the US and EU, have called for accountability.
6 Oct
Pope Francis expresses his personal shame and that of the Church at the sexual abuse of children by French Catholic clergy, and offers the victims his prayers, after the scale of the problem was laid bare in a devastating report. An independent commission revealed earlier this week that French Catholic clergy sexually abused around 216,000 minors over seven decades since 1950, calling the scandal a "massive phenomenon" that was covered up by a "veil of silence".
8 Sep
Michael Fawcett has stepped aside to allow a probe into allegations that he offered to help secure a knighthood and British citizenship for a wealthy Saudi businessman.
2 Jul 2021
Brazilians protest in front of Brasilia's National Congress in support of a fresh bid launched by opposition lawmakers to impeach President Jair Bolsonaro, after more allegations broke of corruption in acquiring coronavirus vaccines to tackle a pandemic he is accused of having criminally mishandled.
3 Mar 2021
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman says that the 'Barcagate' scandal "is not good for the image of the club," but that for him former club president Josep Maria Bartomeu, who was arrested over the scandal, "has always been an exceptional person."
1 Mar 2021
Demonstrators in Buenos Aires protest against a scandal that allowed people to receive Covid-19 vaccinations if they had government connections. Argentina's former health minister Gines Gonzalez Garcia resigned over a week ago after it emerged he had helped acquaintances cut in line to receive a Covid-19 vaccine.
24 Jan 2021
The publication of a book accusing a top academic of sexually assaulting his stepson has triggered a huge debate about incest and child abuse in France. Thousands of victims have shared their experiences.
24 Jan 2021
We take a look at how the French press is saying Pfizer-BioNtech may have worked the system to their advantage when it comes to how many vaccines they’ve delivered. We also look at some fun tidbits from the US inauguration, denials the Japan Olympics will be pushed, and how French roosters’ cock-a-doodle-doos have become a little more protected.
8 Dec 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.⁣
30 Oct 2020
Goldman's Malaysia unit pleaded guilty in a US court for violations of American bribery law. It's the largest fine ever in a US corruption case. The parent company pleaded not guilty.

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