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British MP’s son saves fellow volunteer while under fire in Ukraine

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The son of a Conservative MP has told how he helped save a fellow British volunteer fighter in Ukraine while under heavy Russian gunfire after he was injured by a landmine. Ben Grant arrived in Ukraine in March, when ...

Australian man killed in Ukraine while providing humanitarian aid

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An Australian man has died while providing humanitarian aid in war-torn Ukraine, the prime minister has confirmed. Michael O’Neill, 47, was killed on Wednesday, leaving behind three children as well as five siblings. ...

While Boris Johnson partied, I helped a child put on PPE to see his dying dad

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Nine in the room, if you include the photographer. Eight glasses held high, a table strewn with bottles. Not a mask to be seen, not a hint of social distancing. They’re standing mere breaths apart. And there, holding ...

‘She has been horribly isolated’: friends say Sue Gray was deliberately ostracised while investigating Partygate

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For the past five months, senior civil servant Sue Gray has been holed up in a nondescript office at No 70 Whitehall, along with a handful of young officials. Despite the size of her task investigating Partygate she h...

Red Bull fume over ‘clone’ Aston Martin while Alonso rages at F1 stewards

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Formula One opened the European leg of the season in sweltering temperatures and an appropriately heated and fractious atmosphere in the paddock. Fernando Alonso launched a scathing attack on the FIA, the sport’s gove...

‘Please tell me he hasn’t gone to hospital’: Morrison the bulldozer knocks over a child while playing soccer

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Scott Morrison has lived up to his self-applied moniker of “bulldozer” by crashing into a young child while playing football on the campaign trail in Tasmania. The prime minister had the mid-match collision with the u...

Bailey sets alarm bells ringing while barely mentioning the B-word

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The noises coming out of No 10 ahead of the prime minister’s visit to Northern Ireland had been rather more conciliatory. Obviously, there was no admission from Boris Johnson that he had actually negotiated and signed...

Jeremy Hunt ‘ignored’ NHS staff shortages while health secretary

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Jeremy Hunt has been accused of ignoring serious NHS staff shortages for years and driving medics out of the profession while health secretary after he intervened this weekend to warn of a workforce crisis. Promoting ...

Chess: Carlsen wins Titled Tuesday while Alireza Firouzja is erratic

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Magnus Carlsen has not competed on chess.com for more than a year, since the website is in direct competition with chess24.com, which is owned by the Play Magnus Group. So it was a shock when the world champion appear...

Tony awards 2022: A Strange Loop leads the nominees, while British talents are lauded

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British talents have reaped a phenomenal array of nominations for this year’s Tony awards in New York. Simon Russell Beale, Adrian Lester and Adam Godley, the three lead actors of The Lehman Trilogy, will all compete ...

Everton re-energised while Leeds look limp – Football Weekly

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Max Rushden is joined by Jonathan Wilson, Robyn Cowen and Jonathan Liew after a weekend of Premier League football that saw Leeds’s relegation worries deepen How to listen to...

Stormont candidate ‘grabbed by throat’ while canvassing

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A Stormont candidate was grabbed by the throat in a terrifying “sectarian and misogynistic” attack while out canvassing. Hannah Kenny, standing for the People Before Profit party, said the assault took place last Satu...

Victoria’s government quietly prepares an election budget while attention is diverted

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With all eyes fixed on the federal election campaign, you’d be forgiven for nearly forgetting Victoria’s treasurer, Tim Pallas, is set to hand down a state budget in a couple of days. So far, all we know is that healt...

Chess: Poland’s Duda wins in Oslo while tired Carlsen fades at the finish

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An overambitious schedule, a heavy cold and mental fatigue finally caught up with Magnus Carlsen at the Oslo Esports Cup this week. The world champion had won the previous two legs of the online Meltwater Champions To...

McKinsey denies illegally hiding work for opioid-maker Purdue Pharma while advising FDA

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The head of the influential and secretive consulting firm McKinsey & Company has denied the company illegally hid work for Purdue Pharma, the drug-maker that kickstarted the opioid epidemic, while also advising fo...

‘Birthing while Black’ is a national crisis for the US. Here’s what Black lawmakers want to do about it

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When Alma Adams’s daughter complained of abdominal pain during a difficult pregnancy, her doctor overlooked her cries for help. The North Carolina congresswoman’s daughter had to undergo a last-minute caesarean sectio...

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