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UK in touch with US about treatment of journalists covering Floyd protests

The UK has contacted the Trump administration over the way journalists have been treated while covering the protests in the wake of George Floyd’s...

Vladimir Putin lambasts billionaire over oil spill in Arctic region

Russian President Vladimir Putin chastised the billionaire owner of a nickel giant for negligence over a massive fuel oil spill that has inflicted huge...

Madeleine McCann suspect probed over second missing child

The new suspect in the Madeleine McCann case is being investigated over the disappearance of a five-year-old girl in Germany. The 43-year-old German national, who...

Turkish-backed Libyan government retakes another key town from faction

Forces allied with the UN-supported government in Libya said they retook another key western town from rival forces, another blow illustrating how Turkey’s support...

Brazil death toll hits new high for third straight day

Brazil reported 1,473 more Covid-19 deaths on Thursday, the biggest 24-hour increase in the country’s death toll since the outbreak began. The figure equated to...

France will not hold Bastille Day parade amid Covid-19 crisis

French troops will not march on the Champs-Elysees avenue on Bastille Day this year. The French presidency says the traditional military parade will be replaced...

Johnson urges world leaders to focus ‘collective ingenuity’ on Covid-19 vaccine hunt

Boris Johnson has urged world leaders to join together and focus their “collective ingenuity” on the search for a coronavirus vaccine that is affordable...

European Central Bank increases support to countries ravaged by pandemic

The European Central Bank has boosted its pandemic emergency support programme by 600 billion euros to 1.35 trillion euros in an effort to keep...

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu slams West Bank settlers for anti-Trump remarks

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has harshly criticised Jewish West Bank settler leaders for disparaging President Donald Trump over what they perceive to be...

Hong Kong legislature outlaws insults to China’s national anthem

Hong Kong’s legislature approved a contentious bill that makes it illegal to insult the Chinese national anthem. The legislation was approved after pro-democracy opposition politicians...

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UK in touch with US about treatment of journalists covering Floyd protests

The UK has contacted the Trump administration over the way journalists have been treated while covering the protests in the wake of George Floyd’s...

Juan Mata still finds it ‘surreal’ to play for Manchester United

Juan Mata admits he finds it “surreal” to play for Manchester United and is still excited at the prospect of winning trophies at the...

Jobs boost for US as lockdown easing sees millions back at work

The US unemployment rate fell unexpectedly in May to 13.3%, still on a par with what the nation witnessed during the Great Depression, as...

Vladimir Putin lambasts billionaire over oil spill in Arctic region

Russian President Vladimir Putin chastised the billionaire owner of a nickel giant for negligence over a massive fuel oil spill that has inflicted huge...

Comedian Leigh Francis apologises for playing black celebrities on Bo’ Selecta

Comedian Leigh Francis has issued a tearful apology for portraying black celebrities on sketch show Bo’ Selecta. The comic played stars including king of pop...
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