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Lord Cameron says he wants Ukraine’s allies to “do more” to help defeat Russia and that together they “outmatch” President Vladimir Putin’s regime. Speaking to Sky News at a security conference in Munich, the foreign secretary said Ukraine’s partners outmatched Russia “25 to one” and that they’ve “got to make that difference count”. Lord Cameron
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Pontins discriminated against Travellers by drawing up a list of “undesirable” Irish surnames, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has found. The holiday camp operator committed “flagrant breaches of the Equality Act” according to the EHRC, which investigated after a whistleblower revealed the practice in 2020. Pontins, owned by Britannia Jinky Jersey Ltd, was
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DJ Steve Wright, a presenter on BBC radio stations, has died. Wright, who was 69, presented for BBC Radio 1 and Radio 2 for more than four decades. He was last on air on Sunday. His family confirmed his death “with deep sorrow and profound regret” in a statement on Tuesday. This breaking news story
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The Labour Party has withdrawn support for its candidate in the Rochdale by-election after receiving an official complaint over his “antisemitic” remarks. It is understood that Azhar Ali has also been suspended from the party pending an investigation. A Labour Party spokesperson said: “Following new information about further comments made by Azhar Ali coming to
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The King has made his first statement since being diagnosed with cancer, using it to give his “heartfelt thanks” to the public for their “comfort and encouragement”. In a message, written from Sandringham in Norfolk, King Charles said: “I would like to express my most heartfelt thanks for the many messages of support and good
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Police have started searching the River Thames for the body of chemical attack suspect Abdul Ezedi. The Metropolitan Police said boats were out searching by 9am and would shortly be approaching from the east of Chelsea Bridge. Detectives said on Friday they believed Azedi was dead after CCTV showed him leaning over the railings of
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The father of murdered transgender teenager Brianna Ghey has demanded an apology from Rishi Sunak, saying he was “disgusted” with the prime minister’s comments in the Commons today. Speaking to Sky News, Peter Spooner said Mr Sunak’s remarks during PMQs, which the schoolgirl’s mother Esther attended, were “degrading” and “absolutely dehumanising”. He said: “As the
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Rishi Sunak has been criticised for aiming a political jibe about transgender people at Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer – while Brianna Ghey’s mother Esther attended PMQs. In Prime Minister’s Questions, his weekly showdown with MPs and the leader of the opposition, Mr Sunak said the Labour leader had broken promises on “defining a woman”.
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