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Western governments accuse Lukashenko of luring the migrants to his country to spark a border crisis with the EU in revenge for sanctions, which he denies.
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Dozens of Million Women Rise supporters gathered outside Scotland Yard in central London on Thursday afternoon.
Thomas Tuchel is convinced Romelu Lukaku will still be a game-changing signing for Chelsea – despite the European champions thriving in his absence. Chelsea have powered on in the Premier League and Europe despite their club record £97.5million striker being side-lined with an ankle injury for the past month. An unbeaten run in all competitions has included thumping wins against Norwich and Juventus – but Tuchel is adamant the return of Lukaku cannot come soon enough.
Home Secretary Priti Patel has said that there is "no quick fix" to the migrant crisis. Making a statement to MPs on the "tragic drownings" in the Channel, Ms Patel added: "What happened yesterday was a dreadful shock, it was not a surprise but it is also a reminder of how vulnerable people are put at peril when in the hands of criminal gangs.”.
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A new river of lava started spewing out of the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Canary Island of La Palma this week. The molten rock that is devouring everything in its path has reportedly entered a cemetery and a solar power station.
France's popular, government-regulated tax-free savings account scheme, known as the "Livret A", is likely to raise interest rates in February after recording the biggest deposit outflow since 2014.
The Royal Ballet has changed an Arabian dance in its production of The Nutcracker. The company said it was reimagining the “harem” scene in the Tchaikovsky original to ensure that it remained “fresh and inclusive... to a broad audience”. During Tuesday’s opening of the altered production only two dancers performed the scene, instead of the usual three female dancers and one male over worries that its harem overtones would offend.
Commons Leader Jacob Rees-Mogg said ‘no tickets have been booked’ for UK ministers to attend the Winter games.
Lithuania may close border crossing points with Belarus if migrants continue to be smuggled into its territory on trucks, Interior Minister Agne Bilotaite said on Friday. The Lithuanian border guard service said Belarus had refused to take them back. The European Union has accused Belarus of flying in thousands of people from the Middle East and pushing them to cross into the bloc in retaliation for EU sanctions imposed over President Alexander Lukashenko's crushing of protests against his disputed re-election last year.
ITV has scrapped plans for a live broadcast of I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! Presenters Ant and Dec were due to broadcast live from Gwrych Castle in North Wales tonight but instead will pre-record segments that will be played later. ITV said this is part of "precautionary measures" being put in place.
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A baby charmed staff at an optician’s in Pedreiras, Brazil, recently, as a smile spread across his face when he had a pair of glasses put on.The little boy, Levi, was diagnosed with short-sightedness and astigmatism, a condition that causes blurred vision, at the age of four months, Jushanna de Sousa Oliveira, who recorded this video at the store, told Storyful.“I was moved by his happiness,” de Sousa Oliveira said.“That the world could be seen better by him, this is our biggest reward as a company that works with health,” she added. Credit: Jushanna de Sousa Oliveira via Storyful