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Embassy will remain open for essential work despite ‘growing threat’ from Russia, Foreign Office despite
LONDON (Reuters) -Britain on Saturday accused the Kremlin of seeking to install a pro-Russian leader in Ukraine, and said Russian intelligence officers had been in contact with a number of former Ukrainian politicians as part of plans for an invasion. The British foreign ministry declined to provide evidence to back its accusations, which came at a time of high tensions between Russia and the West over Russia's massing of troops near its border with Ukraine. Moscow has insisted it has no plans to invade.
The DUP had accused Sinn Fein of ‘intolerance and disrespect’ over a decision to prevent a tree being planted on the Stormont estate
Hippos can communicate with one another and tell the difference between the honking sounds of their friends, neighbours and strangers, a study has found.
A fire that broke out in the early hours of the morning has caused "considerable damage" to part of the Wolverhampton Wanderers football stadium. Security officers alerted West Midlands Fire Service to the blaze at the Molineux Stadium shortly before 2am on Sunday. The fire broke out in the Sir Jack Hayward Suite bar area and impacted a number of nearby areas in the Billy Wright Stand.
A south London business owner has been fined more than £8,500 after selling a skin lightening cream which could cause severe burns. Adetola Amao, the owner of New Hair London in Woolwich, was fined a total of £8,515.50 by Bexley Magistrates’ Court after she sold the illegal skin lightening cream to an undercover trading standards officer in the midst of lockdown. The sting, which took place on February 18 last year, then led to 105 cosmetic products being seized from the shop a week later.
For "Hawk", Russia declared war against Europe already seven years ago, when it first threatened Ukraine and invaded and annexed the Crimean peninsula. Since then, the war never really ended, at least not online. In Lithuania, Russia’s neighbour and the first Soviet republic to declare its independence from the bloc in 1990, an online army of volunteers take to the internet every day to fight the constant stream of Russian fake news and propaganda. During the day, he works normal hours, at a nor
Your desk is as you left it — organised chaos. Whisper it quietly: London is back. With people wanting a relaxing journey and keen to avoid overcrowded carriages, the rail operators must urgently ramp up capacity in recognition of the returning workforce.
The actor playing Harry Potter has been fired from the Broadway production of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” following a complaint by a co-star about his conduct
By its end in 1987, the once mighty A-Team was a shadow of its former self.
Line of Duty's Adrian Dunbar's daughter has shared a picture of the Ted Hastings actor with his granddaughter, who's wearing an adorable AC-12 onesie
Calories on menus ‘may not be helpful’ in drive against obesity. Campaigners say compulsory menu labelling could put too much emphasis on calorie counting
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met Muslim lawmaker Nusrat Ghani after she was fired from a ministerial position in 2020 regarding claims of Islamophobia and he later invited her to make a formal complaint, his office said on Sunday. Ghani, 49, who lost her job as a junior transport minister in February 2020, told the Sunday Times that a "whip" - an enforcer of parliamentary discipline - said her "Muslimness" had been raised as an issue in her sacking.
New coronavirus infections in Russia have reached an all-time high, the third consecutive daily record as the highly contagious omicron variant spreads through the country
Number of seals born on Norfolk beach ‘up 25-fold in 20 years’
A group of lab monkeys who escaped from a lorry crash in the US state of Pennsylvania have now been found after an urgent hunt by the authorities. Several of the monkeys had escaped when a lorry carrying a trailer of 100 of them crashed on Friday. The spokeswoman, Kristen Nordlund, said three of the monkeys were dead after being “humanely” euthanised, but did not elaborate on why they were euthanised or how the other monkeys came to be found.
COP26 president Alok Sharma MP has told Sky News that extracting more gas from the North Sea is not a "realistic" strategy for bringing down energy prices for UK consumers. MPs who have established a 'Net Zero Scrutiny Group' have been calling for the government to allow more drilling in the North Sea, arguing that it would be beneficial in terms of security and cost. "The idea that you will suddenly change things, and that will impact the price of wholesale gas internationally, I don't think that is realistic."
Michael Cohen claims Trump told him Don Jr should go to jail over Ivanka
"Yes I’m hopeful, I’m hoping for some kind of an understanding of each other," says Afghan women's right activist Mahbouba Seraj after taking part in talks with a Taliban delegation in Norway. The Taliban have promised a softer rule than their last stint in power between 1996 and 2001 when women were banned from leaving the house without a male chaperone and forced to wear the all-covering burqa.
Twenty years after he planned the controversial barrier between Israel and Palestinians, Dany Tirza is developing a security tool that requires no cement: body cameras with facial recognition technology.