Wednesday, 21st February 2024


7 Jan
It's a pastry that's synonymous with the month of January in France. At the start of every year the "galette des rois", or king cake, fills bakeries across the country and there's one to suit everyone's taste. In this show, we find out more about the origins of this French culinary tradition which, contrary to popular belief, doesn't date back to the Three Kings but to the Saturnalia feasts in ancient Rome.
17 Dec
We look at reactions from the French press after MPs struck down the government's flagship immigration bill before it was even debated. Also: British PM Rishi Sunak faces a vote on his controversial bill to send asylum seekers to Rwanda. Plus: a house in rural New York holds the record for the most Christmas lights, but tourism is causing trouble for the quaint community.


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Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.
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The family of Alexei Navalny has reportedly been informed that his body will be withheld for two weeks. Hundreds have been arrested across Russia for honoring the country's most prominent opposition politician.
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The wife of Alexei Navalny fears that Russian authorities will not release her husband’s body to cover up his killing. According to toxicologist Marc-Michael Blum, however, it takes weeks if not months until traces of nerve agents are no longer detectable.
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Republicans in the US Congress are blocking a multi-billion-dollar military aid package that Ukraine urgently needs in its fight against Russia. Can Kyiv expect a release soon? At the Munich Security Conference, DW spoke with the former Commander of the US Army Europe, Ben Hodges.
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A court in the Russian capital ruled Tuesday to keep Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich in custody pending his trial on espionage charges that he denies.
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This weekend again saw thousands of Germans hit the streets to show opposition to far-right ideology as President Steinmeier praised civic engagement. Meanwhile, support for the AfD dipped slightly in the latest polls.