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A video has been viewed tens of thousands of times in Chinese-language social media posts alongside a claim it shows Shanghai residents celebrating the lifting of a weeks-long Covid lockdown that has paralysed China's largest city. In reality, the video featured in the posts was filmed in Yiwu city in China's eastern Zhejiang province. Shanghai authorities have announced a gradual reopening of businesses but as of May 17, it remains unclear when the lockdown will be fully lifted."Rehearsal scene
More than 200 Ukrainian soldiers are being evacuated from Azovstal steel plant in the city of Mariupol after weeks of resistance against the Russian invasion. For weeks, the soldiers were the last remaining pocket of resistance against the Russian advance in Mariupol, a strategically-important city on the north coast of the Sea of Azov.
A tiny Yorkshire village has raised hundreds for a disability care organisation.
The Good Wife star says she has wanted to write the new show for a long time
The Duke of Cambridge travelled to the United Arab Emirates to deliver condolences on behalf of the Queen and the royal family on the death of the country’s ruler Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The duke paid his respects during a meeting with the federation’s new president and ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Monday. William’s visit to the oil-rich emirate comes as presidents and prime ministers descend on the UAE from around the world.
The German Chancellor has been accused of indecision over the war in Ukraine.
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Researchers analysed the metabolism of bottlenose dolphins.
Host abruptly cut interview after guest used the expletive
Sweden’s ruling Social Democrats dropped their 73-year opposition to joining Nato on Sunday
Scenes outside the Calfiornia church tageted by shooting
A group of cartoonists from around the world assembled for the Cartooning for Peace initiative in Nairobi, Kenya, this month to raise awareness of the power of press cartoons in promoting democracy on the African continent. "We are in Kenya because we have a program with cartoons for peace we want to present, how we can bring peace with cartoons,” said French cartoonist Erick Traunt, speaking at a roundtable at the RFI Kiswahili offices in Nairobi.“Cartoons are a very powerful tool; and humor is
A SOUTHAMPTON school has issued a warning to its staff after a man was seen taking photographs nearby.
A hotel run by Raymond Blanc has been accused of "ecological vandalism" after razing a wildflower meadow.
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The remains of Brittanee Drexel were found in South Carolina last Wednesday, after she disappeared more than a decade ago. The 17-year-old New Yorker was last seen in 2009, while on Spring Break in Myrtle Beach. A 62-year-old suspect stands accused of her kidnapping and murder.
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LONDON (Reuters) -Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey said on Monday that the current surge in inflation was the central bank's biggest challenge since it gained independence in 1997, but denied that policymakers had been "asleep at the wheel". Bailey has been criticised for failing to act sooner on inflation by some lawmakers from the ruling Conservative Party, which is under public and political pressure over a cost-of-living crisis. While in December the BoE became the first major central bank to raise interest rates since the start of the pandemic, this did not stop a surge in inflation which hit 7.0% in March and is forecast to have reached a 40-year high of 9.1% in April.
Prosecutor Alison Morgan QC has made her closing speech at Canterbury Crown Court.