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Russian roulette for McDonald’s, Unilever and Renault
The flagship McDonald's on Pushkin Square in Moscow
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Russian roulette for McDonald’s, Unilever and Renault

McDonald’s exit from Russia will put pressure on other big companies
19 May 2022
What will happen to Ukraine’s captured Mariupol troops?
More than 260 soldiers have so far been evacuated to Russian-controlled territory
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What will happen to Ukraine’s captured Mariupol troops?

Russian MPs call for fighters evacuated from Azovstal steelworks to be put to death
18 May 2022
Ben Stokes: England’s new Test captain sets out his stall
Ben Stokes hitting a record-breaking 161 from 88 deliveries for Durham against Worcestershire
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Ben Stokes: England’s new Test captain sets out his stall

Stokes’s spectacular innings – his first since being appointed England skipper – bodes well
13 May 2022
Is Russia’s economy bouncing back?
Vladimir Putin and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu attend the Victory Day parade in Red Square
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Is Russia’s economy bouncing back?

Moscow has been ‘surprisingly resilient’ so far, but disaster may be around the corner
9 May 2022
How the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee is being celebrated
Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace
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How the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee is being celebrated

Planned events to mark royal anniversary include four-day bank holiday in June
29 Apr 2022
The Western weapons push to help Ukraine
A Ukrainian soldier on the frontline in Donbas
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The Western weapons push to help Ukraine

Officials call for rapid delivery of arms as Russia prepares to escalate battle for Donbas
29 Apr 2022
Bulb Energy: the troubled hunt for a buyer
Bulb Energy Ltd
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Bulb Energy: the troubled hunt for a buyer

Nearly six months on – amid mounting embarrassment and expense – the need to offload Bulb is becoming pressing
28 Apr 2022

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England’s wanted list: two head coaches and a Test captain
England all-rounder Ben Stokes
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England’s wanted list: two head coaches and a Test captain

Ben Stokes has reportedly agreed to take over from Joe Root as skipper
27 Apr 2022
Why Covid is threatening the world’s supply of iPhones
Health officials wearing PPE in streets of Shanghai
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Why Covid is threatening the world’s supply of iPhones

Chinese authorities working with key companies to resume production
19 Apr 2022
Hungary sides with Russia on gas payments
Vladimir Putin
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Hungary sides with Russia on gas payments

Vladimir Putin has gambled on a threat to cut energy supplies in response to sanctions
7 Apr 2022
Has Kyiv fought off Russia’s invasion?
Ukrainian soldiers stand guard
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Has Kyiv fought off Russia’s invasion?

Moscow says it is ‘drastically’ cutting back operations around the capital city
29 Mar 2022
How drones changed the face of Ukraine’s resistance
Ukrainian personnel push a TB2 drone during exercises in 2021
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How drones changed the face of Ukraine’s resistance

US to deliver ‘kamikaze’ Switchblade weapons to bolster Kyiv’s defence
18 Mar 2022
The latest Covid stats after isolation scrapped
A member of the public takes a Covid-19 test
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The latest Covid stats after isolation scrapped

Infections have doubled and hospitalisations are rising in all English regions
9 Mar 2022
The foreign fighters joining the war in Ukraine
French soldiers board a bus
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The foreign fighters joining the war in Ukraine

Vladimir Putin attempts to recruit Syrian mercenaries for attack on Kyiv
8 Mar 2022
Partygate and the leaked police questionnaire
Boris Johnson
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Partygate and the leaked police questionnaire

The leaked document could make Johnson the first sitting UK prime minister to be questioned under caution
23 Feb 2022
Is Ukraine cyberattack a precursor to Russian invasion?
Ukrainian troops on the frontline in Svitlodarsk, Ukraine
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Is Ukraine cyberattack a precursor to Russian invasion?

GCHQ helping Kyiv as Moscow blamed for strike on key infrastructure
17 Feb 2022
Why Elon Musk is facing claims of animal cruelty
Elon Musk speaks during the Satellite 2020 conference.
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Why Elon Musk is facing claims of animal cruelty

Billionaire’s technology firm forced to deny ‘cruel treatment of macaque monkeys’
16 Feb 2022
‘Window of peace’ opens in the Russia-Ukraine stand-off
Russian President Vladimir Putin
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‘Window of peace’ opens in the Russia-Ukraine stand-off

Joe Biden and Boris Johnson agree ‘not all hope lost’ after warnings Moscow could strike tomorrow
15 Feb 2022
England axe Anderson and Broad: a ‘seismic’ decision or ‘strong message’?
Is this the end for England bowlers James Anderson and Stuart Broad?
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England axe Anderson and Broad: a ‘seismic’ decision or ‘strong message’?

England’s two leading wicket-takers have been left out of the West Indies tour 
9 Feb 2022
‘Trumpian politics’: Tories turn on Boris over Savile remarks
Boris Johnson
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‘Trumpian politics’: Tories turn on Boris over Savile remarks

Prime minister faces fresh calls to apologise to Keir Starmer after Labour leader faces angry mob
8 Feb 2022
What’s happening in Northern Ireland
Paul Givan
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What’s happening in Northern Ireland

Resignation of first minister plunges devolved government into ‘turmoil’
4 Feb 2022
Rishi Sunak ‘takes swipe’ at Boris Johnson
Rishi Sunak
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Rishi Sunak ‘takes swipe’ at Boris Johnson

The chancellor distanced himself from PM over false Starmer accusation
4 Feb 2022
‘Black Thursday’ for Brits as energy bills and interest rates soar 
Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak
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‘Black Thursday’ for Brits as energy bills and interest rates soar 

Rishi Sunak pledges support after cost of living ‘double whammy’ hits millions
3 Feb 2022
The witness list for Prince Andrew’s trial
Prince Andrew
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The witness list for Prince Andrew’s trial

Judge requests testimonies from four people including the duke’s former aide and Virginia Roberts Giuffre’s husband
2 Feb 2022
Africa Cup of Nations: eight killed after stampede in Cameroon
The scene of the stampede at Olembe Stadium in Yaoundé, Cameroon 
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Africa Cup of Nations: eight killed after stampede in Cameroon

Many people also injured in the crush outside of Yaoundé’s Olembe Stadium
25 Jan 2022
Covid-19 face mask stand-off splits postal bosses and workers
A production line manufacturing N95 masks
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Covid-19 face mask stand-off splits postal bosses and workers

Canada Post reconsidering ban on staff wearing N95 masks following outcry
24 Jan 2022
Government’s plan for ‘new chapter’ of Covid
Sajid Javid
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Government’s plan for ‘new chapter’ of Covid

Sajid Javid hails ‘important milestone’ in the fight against coronavirus as Plan B rules are dropped
20 Jan 2022
What next for Tonga after deadly volcano eruption?
Aerial footage provided by the New Zealand Defence Force shows heavy ash across Tonga
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What next for Tonga after deadly volcano eruption?

Thick layers of ash hamper relief effort as scale of damage emerges
19 Jan 2022
Djokovic visa saga: game, set, match to Australian immigration?
Novak Djokovic takes a break from training at Melbourne Park
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Djokovic visa saga: game, set, match to Australian immigration?

Defending champion’s visa is re-cancelled by the country’s immigration minister
14 Jan 2022
Beijing’s ‘zero-Covid’ policy: a dangerous dead end?
Medical workers administering Covid tests in China
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Beijing’s ‘zero-Covid’ policy: a dangerous dead end?

The situation is potentially disastrous – particularly with the lunar New Year celebrations next month
13 Jan 2022
What are the rules on cutting sick pay for unvaccinated staff?
Ikea social distancing sign
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What are the rules on cutting sick pay for unvaccinated staff?

Ikea joins growing list of firms axing sick pay entitlement for employees who haven’t had Covid jabs
12 Jan 2022
Back on court: what next for Novak Djokovic in Australia?
Novak Djokovic with his team in Melbourne
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Back on court: what next for Novak Djokovic in Australia?

World No.1 won his appeal but could still face more visa issues
10 Jan 2022
Ghislaine Maxwell trial: will jurors’ sex abuse revelations lead to a retrial?
Ghislaine Maxwell
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Ghislaine Maxwell trial: will jurors’ sex abuse revelations lead to a retrial?

Lawyers for former socialite say judge ‘can and should order’ new hearing
7 Jan 2022
Djokovic’s next big battle: fighting deportation from Australia
Novak Djokovic is a nine-time Australian Open champion
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Djokovic’s next big battle: fighting deportation from Australia

Serb’s visa is cancelled and his appeal has been adjourned until Monday
6 Jan 2022
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