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Russian strategy of blockading Ukrainian cities will fail – Zelensky

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Russian forces were blockading his country’s biggest cities to subjugate the population, but he warned the strategy would fail and Moscow would lose in the long run if it did not end its war. Mr Zelenskyy accused the Kremlin of deliberately creating ‘a humanitarian catastrophe’ …

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Attorney General pledges to put Russian war criminals ‘behind bars’

The Attorney General has pledged to put behind bars Russian soldiers convicted of war crimes in Ukraine. Writing in the Sunday Telegraph, Suella Braverman stressed the urgency of gathering evidence of Russia’s war crimes now. She added that she had just signed a joint statement with the Attorney General of …

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What the Newspapers Say – March 8

Fleeing civilians are once again splashed across the country’s newspapers after another failed ceasefire. The Guardian splash is Kiev’s response to Vladimir Putin’s offer of a humanitarian corridor to Russia. Front page of The Guardian, Tuesday March 8, 2022: Kiev rejects Putin’s offer to let people flee to Russia pic.twitter.com/PHOgPEZbmH …

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Don’t underestimate the West, Wallace tells Putin

Defense Secretary Ben Wallace has warned Vladimir Putin not to underestimate the West, as he said if the allies stick together he is sure the Russian leader will fail in his invasion of Ukraine. In an interview with the Sunday Telegraph, Mr Wallace said the West ‘must not be afraid …

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YouTube takes action against RT after access to Twitter was restricted in Russia

YouTube has announced it is taking action against Russian public broadcaster RT after access to Twitter was restricted in the country amid the invasion of Ukraine. In a statement on Saturday, a YouTube spokesperson said it was taking action against a number of accounts, including Russian channels affiliated with recent …

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Bournemouth officials back removing Covid restrictions

Residents of DORSET have reacted to the news that England will lift Covid restrictions this week. Under the new plan for ‘Living with Covid’, the legal requirement to self-isolate after testing positive for the virus will end on Thursday. Free lateral flow tests will also be removed from April 1. …

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Johnson’s new chief of staff promises ‘smaller state’ under party pressure

Boris Johnson’s new chief of staff has promised it is now a ‘priority to restore a smaller state’ as the Prime Minister struggles to keep the Tories on his side while facing questions from police investigating alleged breaches of the lockdown. Steve Barclay, who was given the role as part …

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Tesla submits request for former Ferndown Porsche site

Electric vehicle manufacturing giant Tesla has filed a planning application to take over a former Porsche garage in Ferndown. Tesla presented plans on January 19 to convert the New Road site, Ferndown, into a large showroom and service center with electric vehicle superchargers. If approved, the site would be the …

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What is the upgrade strategy?

Michael Gove has finally drawn up plans to “level” the country and reduce the great disparities facing the UK. But what are the details of the 330-plus-page white paper that was released by the Leveling Up Secretary on Wednesday. – What is upgrading? It was a key slogan of Boris …

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Boris Johnson ‘should be very worried’, warns former Tory leader

William Hague said the Prime Minister had a chance to deliver real change in response to Sue Gray’s report and squandered it. Writing in The Times, Mr Hague said the Prime Minister had plenty of time to draft a comprehensive and substantive response which gave his critics “pause to think” …

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Boris Johnson accused of abandoning his promise to increase broadband

The Prime Minister’s 2019 Tory manifesto pledged to bring ‘full fiber and gigabit broadband’ to every UK home and business by 2025 – but within months he quietly scrapped the plans . ( Image: Pool/AFP via Getty Images) Boris Johnson has been accused of abandoning his promise to boost broadband …

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Russian minister accepts invitation to meet Defense Secretary Ben Wallace

The Russian Defense Minister has accepted an invitation to meet British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace amid tensions over Ukraine, according to the PA news agency. Mr Wallace invited his Russian counterpart, Sergei Shoigu, to visit London to discuss mutual security earlier this week. Shoigu instead offered to meet in Moscow, …

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‘Disrespectful’ leak of Prime Minister’s statement on Covid investigated

The Scottish government has opened an investigation into the leaked Prime Minister’s statement on Covid-19. Details of the statement – where the 500-person cap on outdoor events was lifted, allowing fans to attend football matches and Six Nations – were reported hours before being released to MSPs. The leak angered …

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Dorset pig farmer shocked by falling prices for cull sows

A Dorset pig farmer is urging government and supermarkets to do more to support producers struggling with low prices and rising input costs. Robert Lasseter spoke out after revealing on Twitter that he sold seven sows for £ 4.51 each before Christmas – while before Brexit the animals were making …

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PM instructs ministers to draw up ‘robust’ workplace absence plans

Boris Johnson instructed ministers to develop ‘robust contingency plans’ for workplace absences, as the government has recognized that high levels of Covid could hit businesses hard in the coming weeks. Public sector leaders have been urged to prepare for the worst-case scenario, with up to a quarter of staff on …

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Spain officially declares the eruption of the Canary Islands volcano over

The eruption – which has been accompanied by frequent earthquakes – is the first in La Palma since 1971 Madrid, Spain: The eruption of a volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma that destroyed hundreds of homes and large swathes of farmland has ended, officials said more than three …

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Rules ‘Could Be Tightened After Christmas’ As Omicron Cases Multiply

Stricter restrictions may soon be introduced in the face of the rapidly spreading Omicron variant, after experts have warned that there are likely already hundreds of thousands of new infections every day. Stricter measures could be imposed after Boxing Day, according to an article in The Sun newspaper, which indicated …

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Covid-19 Briefing: Friday December 17, 2021

Guide for companies published The Scottish government has released new guidelines to help limit the rapid spread of the Omicron variant which went into effect from 00.01 today (Friday 17th December 2021). Businesses will now be legally required to take reasonable steps to minimize the transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), …

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France to restrict travel from UK due to Omicron Covid wave

Live Updates: Follow the latest news on Covid-19 Omicron variant France will impose “considerably stricter” travel restrictions on passengers arriving from the UK amid fears of the new Omicron Covid-19 variant. The government said British travelers must have a compelling reason for their trip which could not be tourism or …

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Early indications Omicron is more transmissible than Delta, PM tells ministers

Boris Johnson told ministers that the Omicron variant of the coronavirus appears to be “more transmissible” than Delta. The Prime Minister briefed his cabinet on the latest situation on Tuesday, as a scientist warned that cases of the Omicron variant in the UK are expected to soon be higher than …

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Johnson vows to break down ‘county line’ drug gangs

Boris Johnson pledges to dismantle 2,000 drug gangs from ‘county lines’ as part of a £ 300million campaign to rid the country’s streets of illegal drugs. The government is to define its 10-year drug strategy for England and Wales, with police crackdown to cut off the supply of class A …

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Solomon Islands leader blames unrest on foreign powers

Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare blamed foreign interference on his government’s decision to transfer alliances from Taiwan to Beijing over the anti-government protests, arson and looting that have ravaged the capital Honiara in recent days . But critics also blamed the unrest on complaints about a lack of government …

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What will Fumio Kishida do? by Koichi Hamada

To be as constructive as prime minister as he has been as foreign minister, Japan’s new leader will need to overcome bureaucratic resistance and clearly articulate his political goals and strategy to achieve them. Unless he does, he is unlikely to stay in power for long. TOKYO – A month …

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Japanese Prime Minister Kishida, strengthened by electoral victory, presents big political plans

By Ju-min Park, Antoni Slodkowski and Kiyoshi Takenaka TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, reinvigorated by a surprisingly strong election victory, announced on Monday that he would pursue defense policies aimed at deterring China, tackling climate change and accelerating recovery from the pandemic. Kishida’s conservative Liberal Democrats (LDP) …

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What the Newspaper Say – October 19

The fallout after the murder of Sir David Amess tops most Tuesday newspapers, including calls to end online hate, counterterrorism measures and the fulfillment of the late MP’s hopes to have it declared Southend as a city. The Daily mail splashes with a CCTV photo of Ali Harbi Ali walking …

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UPDATE: Liberal Carman Kerr elected in Annapolis

THE STORY CONTINUES WITH THESE SALTWIRE VIDEOS MIDDLETON, NS – Carman Kerr was also close in his previous job to being a non-elected MLA.Now he has taken the next step.The Liberal candidate was elected on August 17 in Annapolis, defeating Progressive Conservative candidate Jennifer Ehrenfeld-Poole by 1,478 votes.Kerr worked as …

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What the Newspaper Say – August 23

Boris Johnson’s long-awaited appeal to Joe Biden to extend his deadline for grace flights from Kabul amid strained US-UK relations made headlines on Monday. The Prime Minister will plead with US President Joe Biden tomorrow at the virtual summit of G7 leaders to leave US troops at Kabul airport beyond …

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No plans for a vaccine passport in Wales, says PM

The Welsh government has “no plans” to introduce compulsory vaccination certificates for sites, Prime Minister Mark Drakeford said. At a press conference on Friday to announce that Wales will move to level 0 alert from Saturday, Mr Drakeford said he would continue to ‘assess’ whether the so-called vaccine passports are …

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Thai police use tear gas against anti-government protesters

Thai police on Sunday used tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannons to disperse hundreds of anti-government protesters who staged a rally in Bangkok, despite coronavirus restrictions banning gatherings of more than five people. Protesters demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha’s government, insisting the monarchy and military budget …

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Balearic Islands added to Northern Ireland eco travel list

Travelers arriving to Northern Ireland from several popular holiday destinations, including the Balearic Islands, will no longer need to isolate themselves, the executive said. Popular Spanish islands include Ibiza, Menorca, and Mallorca. A number of other added hotspots have been added to Northern Ireland’s green list, such as Barbados, Bermuda, …

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Dorset MPs back Tory rebellion against extended lockdown

FOUR MPs from the Daily Echo area were part of a large Tory rebellion against extending lockdown restrictions to four weeks. South Dorset MP Richard Drax, Poole MP Robert Syms, Christchurch MP Chris Chope and New Forest West MP Desmond Swayne all voted against the government yesterday. West Dorset MP …

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Business reaction as ‘Freedom Day’ is delayed

Businesses today voiced disappointment as Prime Minister Boris Johnson delayed “Freedom Day” by at least four weeks. At a press conference last night, Mr Johnson revealed that the plan to lift all Covid restrictions on June 21 will be pushed back to July 19. The announcement means a number of …

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Latest coronavirus: cases, deaths and vaccinations in Dorset

NEARLY 900,000 jabs have been given across Dorset, according to the latest figures. The number of coronavirus cases and deaths also remained low in Dorset throughout the past month. The most recent government data shows that no deaths from the coronavirus have yet been reported since May 3 in Dorset. …

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David Cameron and Lex Greensill to appear before MPs

Former Prime Minister David Cameron and financier Lex Greensill are due to appear before MPs next week amid a lobbying controversy. Mr. Greensill will take questions from the Treasury Committee next Tuesday, and Mr. Cameron will follow on Thursday, as part of the Greensill Capital Lessons Investigation. Ties between Greensill, …

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Boris Johnson | Zoom Fintech

Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson (born June 19, 1964) is actually a British politician, author and former journalist who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom as well as leader of the Conservative Party after 2019. He was Foreign Minister from 2016 to 2018. and Mayor of London from …

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