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UK military shipments arrive in Ukraine amid heightened tensions on Russian border
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A lawmaker quit Boris Johnson's Conservative Party on Wednesday to join the opposition, describing the British prime minister's behaviour over lockdown parties as "disgraceful" and fuelling a rebellion against his premiership. Christian Wakeford, who represents the Bury South constituency in northern England, said Johnson's policies were doing nothing to help the people he represents and that he was joining the main opposition Labour Party. Wakeford was one of several lawmakers elected for the first time in 2019 who has expressed concerns over Johnson.
A federal appeals court has found that two California counties violated the Constitution’s right to bear arms when they shut down gun and ammunition stores in 2020 as nonessential businesses during the coronavirus pandemic
Households have been warned the significant increase in the cost of living is likely to get much worse.
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A prominent “Red Wall” Tory MP dismissed on Thursday as “bonkers” that she was leading a coup against Boris Johnson but suggested his future was still in doubt. Dehenna Davison, MP for Bishop Auckland, a seat the Conservatives had never won before 2019, stressed she was “incredibly angry” about the Downing Street parties and the Prime Minister’s response.
On January 18, Russian officials said that additional troops would be deployed to Belarus for major war games. ABC News reports that the deployment further bolsters Russian military assets near Ukraine amid concerns by the West of a possible invasion.
An 11-month-old girl is in critical but stable condition after suffering a gunshot wound to the face from a stray bullet fired on a Bronx street on January 19.Footage shows the suspected shooter running from Valentine Avenue onto East 198th Street before turning around and running back onto Valentine Avenue. A police statement said two shots were fired, one which entered a vehicle and struck the infant.The NYPD released the footage and appealed to the public for help in identifying the suspect, who was believed to be chasing another individual when the shots were fired. Credit: NYPD via Storyful
Prince William is asked 'Do you support Prince Andrew?' by reporter
Bidding for the 'Stone III' sale closes on Wednesday evening and can be followed online.View on euronews
The lane in Harrow, London, is only marginally longer than a double decker bus.
A small but mighty icebreaking boat was in action on Maine’s Penobscot River as part of a program to support Northeastern communities through the winter months.Footage posted by the US Coast Guard Sector Northern New England shows the USCGC Tackle breaking ice on the Penobscot River as part of OPRENEW. Ice can be heard cracking and breaking as the boat moves down the river.Operation Reliable Energy for Northeast Winters (OPRENEW) is an annual Coast Guard program that supports communities in the Northeastern United States. Goals include helping prevent loss of life on the water and making sure communities have fuel, food, and medical supplies. Credit: US Coast Guard Sector Northern New England via Storyful
More than 100 millionaires say current tax systems are “not fair” and increasing wealth taxes would help resolve inequalities made dramatically worse by the Covid-19 health crisis Millionaires from around the world have signed an open letter asking governments to tax them at higher rates.The letter was published online Wednesday, mid-way through Davos, the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting being held virtually this year.The signatories of the letter –which was the result of a joint initiativ
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Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabić said on Tuesday that the Serbian government would not make any decisions without consulting the local communities first.View on euronews
Don’t let No 10 chaos distract us from damage to public services. The danger is that we won’t notice how institutions such as the NHS and BBC are being meddled with, writes Yvonne Williams
Keir Starmer welcomes defected Tory MP Christian Wakeford to Labour
Annual inflation was up at 5.4% in December, the highest value for almost 30 years.