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Vehicle safety concerns not acted upon - inquest
An armoured vehicle which rolled down a hill during a training exercise, killing an occupant, had long-standing safety concerns, an inquest heard.
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Condor Ferries scheduled to operate during the summer
Condor Ferries services from Guernsey and Jersey to St Malo are set to operate as scheduled this summer after strikes in France were suspended.
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Post Office apologizes following sub-postmaster data leak
The Post Office has apologised after it published the names and addresses of 555 postmasters prosecuted during the Horizon scandal.
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Consequences of prime minister losing seat in general election
Among several big General Election polls released yesterday, one predicted a particularly shocking result: Prime Minister Rishi Sunak losing his seat in North Yorkshire.
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How Brexit’s aftermath hindered climate action in Northern Ireland
Politicians shut down the Stormont Assembly for two years. Among the casualties: Northern Ireland’s hopes of greening its economy.
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Corruption is on the rise in Britain. Will ousting the Tories make a difference?
Labour is talking a good game on cleaning up Westminster as an election looms — but the U.K. has a long history of opposition parties promising the earth.
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Prisons in England and Wales will reach ’breaking point’ by July, governors warned
Heads of prisons say they will no longer be able to accept new inmates ‘very soon’ after 4 July election
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UK among wealthy countries not contributing their fair share to restore nature, report finds
Only two countries provide fair amount to compensate lower-income nations for biodiversity loss, with most paying less than half what they should, says ODI
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Children at King Charles’ former school suffered ’long periods of abuse’ amid an ’extremely violent culture’
Children who stayed at Gordonstoun school overnight were “exposed to risks of sexual, physical, and emotional abuse”, according to findings from the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry
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US sanctions target Dodik family network in Bosnia
The U.S. sanctioned on Tuesday two individuals and a network of companies that have been enriching Bosnian Serb nationalist leader Milorad Dodik and his family, saying he has robbed his own people for years while threatening their safety with his constant rhetoric about a secession of the Bosnian Serb controlled part of the country.
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Adulterated cooking oil floods Nigerian markets
The Nigerian government has raised alarm over the recent rise in contaminated palm oil into which middleman are allegedly adding dye, transformer oil or other harmful substances to increase their profit.
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Policing minister’s wife reported to CPS over allegations of corporate espionage
Elizabeth Philp denies allegations that she used trade secrets gained from former employer
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Woman who sued therapist for sexual assault awarded £217,000 in damages
Ella Janneh brought civil case against Michael Lousada after alleged rape during 2016 ‘body work’ session
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Sunak’s protection officer arrested over alleged bets on election timing
Officer arrested on Monday on suspicion of misconduct in public office, says Metropolitan police
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TSMC nears $1 trillion valuation as target upgrades boost rally
The bullish chorus on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. is growing even louder as a stock rally puts its market capitalization closer to the $1 trillion milestone.
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UK migrant boat crossings hit 19-month high, adding to pressure on Sunak
More than 800 asylum seekers arrived in Britain via small boats on Tuesday, the highest single-day figure since late 2022, adding to pressure on Prime Minister Rishi Sunak ahead of a July 4 national election.
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Israel warns of potential ’all-out war’ after Hezbollah releases video targeting military and civilian sites
Israel warned Hezbollah on Tuesday of the prospect of “all-out war” after the Lebanese militant group published a 9-minute video, purportedly taken by a drone, showing Israeli military and civilian locations in several Israeli cities.
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Putin says Russia and North Korea will help each other if attacked, taking ties to a ‘new level’
Vladimir Putin said Russia and North Korea have ramped up ties to a “new level,” pledging to help each other if either nation is attacked in a “breakthrough” new partnership announced during the Russian president’s rare visit to the reclusive state.
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Coventry dog attack: Seven-month-old baby dies after horror family pet mauling
The seven-month-old girl suffered catastrophic head injuries after being mauled by the dog, West Midlands Police said, as they were forced to "humanely destroy" the animal
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Teen killer who stabbed a 17-year-old boy on the dancefloor during end-of-term celebration is jailed for life
Yura Varybrus stabbed Charlie Cosser three times in the chest as around 100 teenagers celebrated the end of the school term - today he was named for the first time and sentenced to prison
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Just Stop Oil protesters spray Stonehenge with orange paint ahead of the summer solstice
Rishi Sunak condemns Stonehenge attack as ‘disgraceful act of vandalism’
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UK achieves 2 percent inflation target
The metric bolsters a beleaguered Conservative party that had made inflation a central issue ahead of the July 4 election.
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Rishi Sunak’s $7.2 million beach home in California serves as his escape hatch
The UK leader’s luxe penthouse and deep California ties have fueled speculation about where he could land if he winds up out of office.
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Constance Marten and Mark Gordon facing retrial for killing baby daughter
Aristocrat Constance Marten and boyfriend Mark Gordon face a retrial after an Old Bailey jury was unable to reach verdicts.
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Mystery deepens as smoking torso without head or limbs is discovered in British tourist hotspot
A charred torso with no arms or legs was discovered dumped at a Spanish holiday hotspot popular with Brits.