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Ketanji Brown Jackson: five things you may not know
US Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is sworn-in during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee
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Ketanji Brown Jackson: five things you may not know

The nominated judge met Matt Damon at Harvard and knits to relieve stress
22 Mar 2022
Olena Zelenska: from screenwriter to Ukraine’s first lady
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Olena Zelenska: from screenwriter to Ukraine’s first lady

Wife of Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelenskyy famously opposed his 2019 presidential bid
10 Mar 2022
Who are the Russian oligarchs facing UK sanctions?
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Who are the Russian oligarchs facing UK sanctions?

Boris Johnson has announced measures against a string of Kremlin-linked billionaires
4 Mar 2022
Inside the world of Shirley Hughes
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Inside the world of Shirley Hughes

Children’s author and illustrator dies at age of 94
3 Mar 2022
Volodymyr Zelenskyy: from comedian to war-time leader
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy
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Volodymyr Zelenskyy: from comedian to war-time leader

The one-time actor turned Ukrainian president is winning global plaudits for his brave leadership
3 Mar 2022
Steven Bartlett: from dropout to millionaire
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Steven Bartlett: from dropout to millionaire

The 29-year-old businessman behind The Diary of a CEO podcast is worth around £50m
2 Mar 2022
Ron DeSantis: the governor tipped to be ‘President Trump 2.0’
Ron DeSantis and Donald Trump during the former’s Florida governor campaign
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Ron DeSantis: the governor tipped to be ‘President Trump 2.0’

Frontrunner for Republican candidacy lays out his credentials at conservative conference
25 Feb 2022
The controversies of Molly-Mae Hague
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The controversies of Molly-Mae Hague

The influencer and entrepreneur has put a few noses out of joint during her short career
25 Feb 2022
The power of two: Christopher and Tammy Kane
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The power of two: Christopher and Tammy Kane

With their work the Kane siblings continue to surprise and enchant
25 Feb 2022
Timex’s Giorgio Galli on his eponymous timepiece
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Timex’s Giorgio Galli on his eponymous timepiece

Everyone’s talking about the streamlined automatic that costs less than £500
22 Feb 2022
Jean-Luc Brunel: the Jeffrey Epstein trafficking suspect found dead
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Jean-Luc Brunel: the Jeffrey Epstein trafficking suspect found dead

Modelling agent and associate of billionaire paedophile thought to have hanged himself in Paris cell
21 Feb 2022
Kamila Valieva: tears, outrage and a distressing conclusion
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Kamila Valieva: tears, outrage and a distressing conclusion

After the doping scandal, Russia’s 15-year-old skating prodigy crumbled in her final event
18 Feb 2022
Michael Fawcett: friend to Prince Charles behind cash-for-honours inquiry
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Michael Fawcett: friend to Prince Charles behind cash-for-honours inquiry

Former aide so ‘indispensable’ to Prince of Wales that he would ‘squeeze Charles’s toothpaste’
17 Feb 2022
Who are the Tory Net Zero Scrutiny Group?
Former chair of the European Research Group Steve Baker is a known member
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Who are the Tory Net Zero Scrutiny Group?

The Conservative rebels blame government’s green policies for cost of living crisis
16 Feb 2022
The conspiracy theorists cashing in on YouTube
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The conspiracy theorists cashing in on YouTube

One anti-vaccination campaigner nets £500,000 a year from advertising on video platform
14 Feb 2022
Cressida Dick: the scandal-hit chief stepping down from Met Police
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Cressida Dick: the scandal-hit chief stepping down from Met Police

Commissioner resigns amid allegations she failed to stem culture of misogyny and racism
11 Feb 2022
John Major’s track record on Tory scandals
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John Major’s track record on Tory scandals

Former PM’s government was rocked by affairs and the cash-for-questions saga
11 Feb 2022
How Joe Rogan became the world’s most famous podcaster
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How Joe Rogan became the world’s most famous podcaster

Spotify’s biggest star has courted plenty of controversy – and attracted millions of listeners
9 Feb 2022
Rishi Sunak: the prime minister in waiting? 
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Rishi Sunak: the prime minister in waiting? 

Chancellor’s attempts to distance himself from PM and ‘partygate’ row suggest he has ‘eye on the prize’
8 Feb 2022
How much power does Carrie Johnson wield?
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How much power does Carrie Johnson wield?

New biography claims UK’s ‘first lady’ has meddled in PM’s decisions since 2019
7 Feb 2022
Ri Sol Ju: everything we know about Kim Jong Un’s wife
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Ri Sol Ju: everything we know about Kim Jong Un’s wife

North Korean ‘first lady’ made a rare appearance at an art performance in Pyongyang
2 Feb 2022
Tom Tugendhat: former soldier turns PM hopeful
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Tom Tugendhat: former soldier turns PM hopeful

Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee won praise for his ‘electrifying address’ on Afghanistan last year
31 Jan 2022
Australia expects: Barty eyes history at Melbourne slam
Ashleigh Barty celebrates her Australian Open semi-final victory over Madison Keys
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Australia expects: Barty eyes history at Melbourne slam

Home favourite will face Danielle Collins in the Australian Open final 
27 Jan 2022
Vicky McClure: from Dorothy Perkins to Line of Duty
Line of Duty and Trigger Point star Vicky McClure
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Vicky McClure: from Dorothy Perkins to Line of Duty

The popular actor is back on our screens in new ITV crime drama Trigger Point 
27 Jan 2022
Putin’s choice of ‘puppet’ to lead Ukraine
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Putin’s choice of ‘puppet’ to lead Ukraine

Media magnate threatens legal action after being named in plot to install pro-Kremlin government in Kiev
24 Jan 2022
Sue Gray: the Whitehall ‘sleazebuster’ investigating No. 10 lockdown parties
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Sue Gray: the Whitehall ‘sleazebuster’ investigating No. 10 lockdown parties

Senior mandarin rumoured to have email ‘confirming objections’ to No. 10 party
21 Jan 2022
Stephen Graham: Britain’s most ‘reliably excellent’ actor
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Stephen Graham: Britain’s most ‘reliably excellent’ actor

From Snatch to The Irishman, the Liverpudlian’s résumé is filled with blockbuster roles 
19 Jan 2022
Penny Mordaunt: the ‘dark horse candidate’ to become next Tory leader
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Penny Mordaunt: the ‘dark horse candidate’ to become next Tory leader

The trade minister and staunch Brexiteer is a favourite to replace embattled Boris Johnson
18 Jan 2022
Virat Kohli and Joe Root: a tale of two cricket captains
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Virat Kohli and Joe Root: a tale of two cricket captains

One has stood down as his country’s Test skipper while the other wants to fight on
18 Jan 2022
Christine Lee: the Chinese spy with links to a Labour MP
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Christine Lee: the Chinese spy with links to a Labour MP

Solicitor suspected of ‘political interference’ has long ties to UK establishment
14 Jan 2022
Lewis Hamilton’s future: could he retire from F1? 
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Lewis Hamilton’s future: could he retire from F1? 

It remains ‘unclear’ if the seven-time world champion will be on the grid in 2022
11 Jan 2022
David Sassoli: the European parliament president dead at 65
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David Sassoli: the European parliament president dead at 65

Journalist turned senior EU figure passed away after brief hospitalisation
11 Jan 2022
Inside the world of Prince Andrew
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Inside the world of Prince Andrew

Once a Falklands war hero, the Duke of York’s associations with Jeffrey Epstein may have damaged his reputation beyond repair
5 Jan 2022
People of 2021: from Gareth Southgate to Angela Merkel
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People of 2021: from Gareth Southgate to Angela Merkel

The politicians, sporting stars and celebrities who made headlines this year
28 Dec 2021
Famous for 15 minutes: the fleeting stars of 2021
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Famous for 15 minutes: the fleeting stars of 2021

From Jackie Weaver to Pen Farthing, the people who momentarily captured the country’s attention
27 Dec 2021
Liz Truss: ‘last true Tory’ with an eye on No. 10
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Liz Truss: ‘last true Tory’ with an eye on No. 10

Foreign secretary has ‘edged into pole position’ in race to become Boris Johnson’s successor
23 Dec 2021
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