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British home secretary Priti Patel vows crackdown after eco protesters shut down M25 motorway five times in a week

5 hours 6 min ago
The Home Secretary has vowed to crack down on "guerilla" activism after an environmental group shut down the M25 five times in just over a week.
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Police charge third suspect in Novichok poison attack

10 hours 38 min ago
British police have said they are charging a third Russian suspect in the 2018 nerve agent attack on a former Russian agent in England.
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Russia assassinated Litvinenko in London with poison, rules European Court of Human Rights

10 hours 38 min ago
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled yesterday that Russia was responsible for the 2006 killing of former KGB officer Alexander Litvinenko, who was poisoned in London with Polonium 210, a rare radioactive isotope.
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Petrol station employee shot dead by man who refused to wear facemask

Tue, 09/21/2021 - 22:09
Senior officials in Germany expressed shock Tuesday over the killing of a young petrol station employee who was shot dead at the weekend by a man opposed to the country's pandemic restrictions.
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Brexit falls flat: Britain’s soft drink makers have just days of carbon dioxide left

Tue, 09/21/2021 - 08:05
The British Soft Drinks Association has said manufacturers have "only a few days" of carbon dioxide left in reserve to produce beverages and can't import supplies from the European Union due to Brexit.
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‘Canaries are safe and volcano eruption is a great show,’ claims Spanish minister

Tue, 09/21/2021 - 02:30
The Canary Islands are safe to visit and a volcano eruption there is a “wonderful show”, Spanish tourism minister Reyes Maroto said yesterday, just hours after 5,000 people, including hundreds of tourists, had to be evacuated.
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Anaesthetist nearly killed his partner with drugs during exorcism rituals

Tue, 09/21/2021 - 02:30
A hospital anaesthetist who injected his partner with drugs during a series of exorcism ceremonies, leaving her close to death with multiple organ failure, has been jailed for 14-and-a-half years.
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Flashing images test could speed up dementia diagnosis

Tue, 09/21/2021 - 02:30
A pioneering EEG test could speed up the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s by up to five years, say researchers.
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Character of James Bond should not be played by a woman, says Craig

Tue, 09/21/2021 - 02:30
James Bond should not be played by a woman and writers should create female roles instead, Daniel Craig has said.
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5,500 people evacuated as lava from Canaries volcano flows towards coast

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 21:53
Lava flowing from Spain's Canary Islands' first volcanic eruption in 50 years has forced the evacuation of 5,500 people and destroyed around 100 houses but the streams were advancing slower than originally predicted, authorities said on Monday.
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Putin’s party expected to retain grip on power as election marred by reports of voter violations

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 02:30
Voting has ended in Russia’s parliamentary election and the country's elections commission says early results yesterday from a limited number of polling stations show the country’s Kremlin-loyal United Russia party in the lead.
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French demand compensation and may seek €250m after collapse of £72.8bn submarine deal

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 02:30
France has called for compensation after Australia scrapped a submarine contract with it in favour of a new alliance with Britain and the US – a first in an escalating diplomatic row between the four allies. The demand came after the Australian prime minister yesterday claimed France had long been aware of “grave concerns” about the deal.
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Volcano erupts on Canary Island of La Palma as villages evacuated

Sun, 09/19/2021 - 21:16
A volcano has erupted on the Spanish Canary Island of La Palma sending jets of lava and a plume of smoke and ash into the air from the Cumbre Vieja national park in the south of the island.
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MEPs accuse Russia of rigging EU gas prices

Sun, 09/19/2021 - 02:30
Russia has been accused of hiking gas prices in an attempt to undermine the EU’s economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Under-fire Andrew’s legal strategy of silence is ‘bad for royals’

Sun, 09/19/2021 - 02:30
British royal courtiers fear Prince Andrew is being failed by the strategy of his London-based legal team, amid growing concern that his “wall of silence” is increasingly damaging the British monarchy.
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Obituary: Charlotte Johnson Wahl, gifted painter and mother of the British prime minister who was known as the ‘genius’ of the family

Sun, 09/19/2021 - 02:30
Charlotte Johnson Wahl, who has died aged 79, was a gifted painter and the mother of British prime minister, Boris Johnson, and his siblings.
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Eccentric inventor Sinclair went from pocket calculator pioneer to revolutionising home computing

Sat, 09/18/2021 - 02:30
Clive Sinclair, the British inventor, who has died aged 81, achieved major early advances in personal computing but will also be remembered for the spectacular failure of his one-person electric vehicle, the C5.
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NHS trust wins bid to overturn puberty drug ruling

Sat, 09/18/2021 - 02:30
An NHS trust in England has won a Court of Appeal bid to overturn a landmark ruling over the use of puberty-blocking drugs for children with gender dysphoria.
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Navalny-linked app pulled from online stores as polls open throughout Russia

Sat, 09/18/2021 - 02:30
An app created by allies of imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny disappeared from Apple and Google stores yesterday as polls opened across Russia for three days of voting in a parliamentary election.
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Austria facing lawsuits over outbreak of Covid at Ischgl ski resort

Sat, 09/18/2021 - 02:30
A Vienna court yesterday heard the first of more than a dozen lawsuits being brought against Austria.
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