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‘Butcher of Aleppo’ sacked as Vladimir Putin shakes up Russian top command again

Russia’s top general in Ukraine appears to have been sacked over the slow pace of progress in the Donbas, amid reports that he was a drunk who had lost the confidence of Vladimir Putin. If confirmed, the dismissal of General Alexander Dvornikov, called the “Butcher of Aleppo” for his destruction of the Syrian city in 2015, would mark yet another ma...


What are UK abortion laws, and what is different in the US?

What are UK abortion laws, and what is different in the US? - A Supreme Court ruling is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half of US states.


Afghanistan's earthquake-hit people call for help amid devastation and trickle of aid

Every house in a village of nearly two dozen homes was reduced to rubble by Wednesday's earthquake in Afghanistan, it has emerged.


Iran and EU say Vienna nuke talks will resume in coming days

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The European Union and Iran agreed on Saturday to resume negotiations in Vienna in the coming days over Tehran's tattered nuclear deal with world powers. The agreement could help relieve tensions after the talks stalled for months, while Iran enriches uranium closer than ever to weapons-grade levels under decreasing international oversight. At a joint press conference with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian in...


Pictured: Police reveal images of men following assault near Victoria Coach Station

Pictured: Police reveal images of men following assault near Victoria Coach Station -


Train strike supporters gather in Nottingham as third day of action takes place

People in Nottingham continue to show support for RMT


AEW: Jungle Boy out of action with injury

It appears AEW’s injury problems are getting even worse, with more top talent getting injured in recent months. Top stars such as Kenny Omega, Adam Cole, Bryan Danielson and CM Punk are currently not medically cleared to wrestle, and it appears Jungle Boy is the latest addition on that list. According to Wrestling Observer’s daily […]


First picture of boy, 5, who died after mother left him in hot car on 38C day

First picture of boy, 5, who died after mother left him in hot car on 38C day - Trace Means died after he was left in the family’s Porsche SUV in sweltering Texas heat, while his mother went inside to prepare for his sister’s birthday party


'US has stamped out progress by taking away women's automatic right to abortion'

'By overturning the historic 1973 Roe v Wade ruling they have handed a victory to the bigots and snatched away an essential freedom from tens of millions of American women'


Ministers trumpet fresh education plan with £25m for new instruments

Ministers trumpet fresh education plan with £25m for new instruments - Funding for music hubs worth £79 million a year would also be guaranteed until 2025.


Frank Bruno appears at Nottingham's Victoria Centre in 'best day ever' for shoppers

He was meeting fans and signing copies of his new book


How TikTok is turning a generation of video addicts into a data goldmine

Q uestion: what do men and Excel have in common? Answer: they’re always automatically turning things into dates when they’re not. To younger people – that is, anyone under the age of 20 – Microsoft’s spreadsheet program, a tool as essential to accountants as saws are to carpenters, is the contemporary equivalent of mom jeans, handwritten thank-you notes and cravats: stuff that oldies care about. How come, then, that the hashtag #excel has had...


Father of murdered three-year-old charges through courtroom and attacks suspect

Father of murdered three-year-old charges through courtroom and attacks suspect -


Young Boy Gets Startled by Air Compressor

Occurred on June 18, 2022 / Powderly, Texas, USA: "My son, Ollie, was supposed to be on the porch of our house drawing with chalk. I had left my air compressor on the porch and Ollie decided to play with it. He managed to pull the pressure relief valve


Boris Johnson says speculation over his future is driving British people ‘nuts’

Boris Johnson has claimed questions over his premiership have been “settled” and speculation over his future is driving the British people “nuts”, as pressure piles on his leadership after the Tories’ double byelection defeat. The prime minister also warned Tory MPs considering further moves to unseat him to focus instead on the needs of the UK who are irritated by rows centred on Westminster. His comments came amid claims of new attempts from...


‘People will die’: Women react after Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade

‘People will die’: Women react after Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade -


Taliban call for release of frozen funds after deadly earthquake

By Charlotte Greenfield KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan's Taliban administration called on international governments on Saturday to roll back sanctions and lift a freeze on central bank assets following the earthquake that killed more than 1,000 people and left thousands homeless this week. The 6.1-magnitude quake that struck the east of the countr...


Curious minds: the biggest mysteries about space answered

Our experts answer your questions


Helen Gration pays emotional tribute to husband Harry after BBC Look North presenter's sudden death

'We love him and miss him totally'


No casualties after Russian rockets hits Kharkiv downtown

Kharkiv suffered heavy bombardment from the very start of the Russian invasion on February 24, which left much of the city of 1.5 million a wasteland of ruined buildings and debris. New Russian strikes began again on Tuesday.


Ireland’s Tailteann games: forgotten Gaelic ‘Olympics’ that shaped a democracy

In the summer of 1924, Ireland did something extraordinary: it hosted the biggest sporting event in the world that year – bigger, even, than the Paris Olympics. Thousands of competitors and tens of thousands of spectators packed venues around Dublin for an array of events encompassing not only athletics, swimming, horse racing, archery and other sports but also poetry, painting, dancing and sculpture. The inaugural Tailteann games – named after...


Spain calls deadly migrant rush an 'attack' on its territory

The Spanish prime minister on Saturday described a deadly migrant rush on the enclave of Melilla from Morocco as an attack on Spain's "territorial integrity", as human rights activists demanded an investigation.


European politicians duped into deepfake video calls with mayor of Kyiv

The mayors of several European capitals have been duped into holding video calls with a deepfake of their counterpart in Kyiv, Vitali Klitschko. The mayor of Berlin, Franziska Giffey, took part in a scheduled call on the Webex video conferencing platform on Friday with a person she said looked and sounded like Klitschko. “There were no signs that the video conference call wasn’t being held with a real person,” her office said in a statement. It...


Protesters gather as G7 leaders set to arrive in Germany

About 3,500 protesters gathered in Munich on Saturday as the Group of Seven leading economic powers prepared to hold their annual gathering in the Bavarian Alps in Germany, which holds the G7’s rotating presidency this year.


Mum slams school for letting ants crawl on lunch

Other parents have backed up the mum, saying they would be 'disgusted'


Labour MP Ian Byrne addresses Liverpool Lime Street station rally

People take part in a rally in support of the RMT strike at Liverpool Lime Street station. Liverpool West Derby Labour MP Ian Byrne addresses the crowd. He claims this is the moment to regain and to rebalance the scales of injustice.


Dame Deborah James’ mum shares pride as Tesco adds bowel cancer symptoms to loo roll packs

She has campaigned for the vital information to be printed on packaging.


'A health crisis that is set to deepen with at least 26 US states now expected to ban abortion'

2022-06-25 16:01 'A health crisis that is set to deepen with at least 26 US states now expected to ban abortion'


Boris Johnson claims voters were 'fed up hearing about things I stuffed up'

Boris Johnson has said that his party's double by-election defeat was a result of voters being "fed up hearing about things I stuffed up." The Liberal Democrats overturned a big Conservative majority to win the rural south-west England seat of Tiverton and Honiton, while the Labour Party reclaimed Wakefield in northern England from Mr Johnson's Tories.


Ryanair boss says British people ‘do not want to be baggage handlers’ amid staff shortages

Ryanair boss says British people ‘do not want to be baggage handlers’ amid staff shortages - Michael O’Leary also said the low-cost airline has been ‘completely unaffected’ by the issues that have impacted rivals


BBC's Amy Garcia in tribute to mentor Harry Gration who was her 'partner in crime'

Harry Gration passed away on Friday at the age of 71


Lewis Hamilton left "disgusted" by US Supreme Court ruling on abortion

F1 driver Lewis Hamilton has reacted after the US Supreme Court ruled there is no constitutional right to abortion in America, overturning the Roe v Wade case


Expect 3% per cent pay rise as minister insists we ‘can’t have excessive’ public sector hikes

Expect 3% per cent pay rise as minister insists we ‘can’t have excessive’ public sector hikes - Chief secretary to the Treasury says Cabinet colleagues will have to ‘stick within’ their spending review settlements


By-election defeats and Tory turmoil - none of it seems to bother a prime minister on the ropes

Two by-election defeats, the resignation of his party chairman with the parting shot that Conservative grassroots "deserve better than this", and his colleagues back home openly discussing how to change party rules for another confidence vote - none of it seems to bother Boris Johnson.


A sparkly, colourful Pride parade returns to Dublin’s streets

Dublin’s Pride Parade has returned to the streets of the capital on Saturday for the first time since the pandemic began. The rainbow-clad spectacle featured young people, LGBT+ support groups, Ukrainian nationals, and the Irish premier all taking part.


18 dead in huge rush across border into Spanish enclave Melilla

18 dead in huge rush across border into Spanish enclave Melilla - Over 2,000 migrants stormed the border between the Moroccan city of Nador and Melilla


Sheila's Kitchen: The desolate former café off the A2 near Canterbury sat empty for years

The once popular stop-off for drivers shut down three years ago - but not a lot has been done with the building since


Passengers face disruption on third day of rail strikes

Passengers face disruption on third day of rail strikes - RMT members walked out on Saturday.


Ukraine news – live: Russia ‘fires six missiles at military base near Poland border’

Ukraine news – live: Russia ‘fires six missiles at military base near Poland border’ - Four missiles reportedly hit the Yavoriv base and the other two were destroyed


Boris tells Tory rebels to stop focusing on things he 'stuffed up'

He also insisted an 'endless churn' of allegations is 'driving people nuts'.


Woman on TikTok shares what it’s like to attend Glastonbury while 34 weeks pregnant

Woman on TikTok shares what it’s like to attend Glastonbury while 34 weeks pregnant - An inflatable footstool and foldable chair are key to remaining comfortable on a campsite


Jess Phillips spoke to Jo Cox’s family before meeting man who attacked office

Jess Phillips spoke to Jo Cox’s family before meeting man who attacked office - The Birmingham Yardley MP spoke at Glastonbury Festival.


Body of 16-year-old boy pulled from river after getting into difficulty

A man jumped into the river to try and save the boy.


Kid Claims to Not Like Burger King; Mom's Fib Reveals Otherwise

Occurred on June 6, 2022 / Sullivan, Indiana, USA: "This video is of my 5-year-old daughter, Jayne who has told me for years she didn't like Burger King food and had never tried it before but always swore she had and didn't like it. So we told her we we


Boris Johnson ‘planned £150,000 treehouse with bulletproof glass for son at Chequers’

Boris Johnson ‘planned £150,000 treehouse with bulletproof glass for son at Chequers’ - Security concerns reportedly raised over the Johnsons’ plans for Wilf just months after he was born


Joe Biden signs landmark gun safety bill into law, saying it will ‘save a lot of lives’

Joe Biden signs landmark gun safety bill into law, saying it will ‘save a lot of lives’ - Bipartisan Safer Communities Act marks first major gun reform bill in three decades


Voices: Oliver Dowden’s resignation is part of a plan to make Rishi Sunak prime minister

The resignation of the Conservative Party chair is more significant than both by-election defeats put together


‘We’re here, we’re queer, we won’t disappear’: People show solidarity with LGBT+ community in Oslo following deadly shooting

‘We’re here, we’re queer, we won’t disappear’: People show solidarity with LGBT+ community in Oslo following deadly shooting - A man suspected of going on a shooting rampage has been charged with terrorism


Supreme Court conservatives flex muscle in sweeping rulings

Supreme Court conservatives flex muscle in sweeping rulings - Sweeping Supreme Court rulings on guns and abortion this past week have sent an unmistakable message


Strategic city of Severodonetsk now under 'full Russian occupation'

Russian pranksters trick JK Rowling into ‘death curse missiles’ chat Watch: Failed Russian missile strikes its own launch site Putin's Severodonetsk victory comes at enormous cost ... but he won't care Volodymyr Zelensky makes surprise appearance at Glastonbury Listen to the latest episode of our daily Ukraine podcast Russian forces have now fully ...