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Anatoly Chubais, the former privatisation tsar of post-Soviet Russia who quit his post as a Kremlin special envoy due to the war in Ukraine, has been discharged from a hospital in Italy after treatment, an Italian daily reported. Two sources close to Chubais, 67, told Reuters on Aug. 1 that he was in intensive care in Europe with a rare immune disorder. According to the sources, Chubais believed he was suffering from Guillain–Barre syndrome, a disease caused by the immune system damaging the peripheral nervous system.
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Campaigners visit Berkshire estate belonging to Richard Benyon, minister in charge of access to nature
Hiroshima is remembering the 77th anniversary of the atomic bombing as officials including the United Nations chief warn against nuclear weapons buildup and the world fears another attack amid Russia’s war on Ukraine
ONE year ago, we learned how Swindon unexpectedly became a small part of The Grand Tour's lockdown special.
Jack Keating has insisted that despite being spotted getting cosy with former 'Love Island' castmate Coco Lodge, the pair are not seeing each other.
The heatwave is expected to roll over into next week amid an unusually dry August
The Yeti Fire in northern California had spread to 7,721 acres and was 10 percent contained as of August 6, according to fire officials.Didi France-Poe recorded footage from her home on August 4, showing enormous plumes of smoke billowing over Seiad Valley.The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office announced that some residents subject to a mandatory evacuation were allowed to return home, but warned against complacency as the Yeti and McKinney fires were still burning. Credit: Didi France-Poe via Storyful
‘It probably won’t be cancer but catching it early can help save lives,’ says national clinical director for cancer
A motorcylist has been rushed to hospital after colliding with a car on Kilburn High Road. Police officers and the London Ambulance Service were called to the scene at 9.04am to reports of a collision involving a car and moped.
The preselection of religious conservative Moira Deeming shows the Victorian Liberals are out of touch with Melbourne’s west
A suspect in the shooting deaths of four people in Ohio has been arrested in Kansas
Former chancellor says he’s ‘particularly worried’ about policies that worsen crisis after protesters interrupt foreign secretary
Latest developments and updates from the conflict in Ukraine as grain ships leave the country. The hope is that the exports will help ease the global food crisis while bringing in much needed foreign currency.
Millions of households across the south of England could be hit with hosepipe bans within days after the Environment Secretary urged more water companies to introduce urgent restrictions.
Donald Trump vows to ‘keep men out of women’s sports’ and has Lia Thomas critic onstage in CPAC speechReuters
A thunderstorm brought heavy rain and moderate flooding to Howell Township, New Jersey, on the evening of Friday, August 5.The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning and a severe thunderstorm warning for the region on Friday, predicting heavy winds, possible hail, and accumulation of water on roads.John Napoli, a Howell resident, shared footage of intense rainfall that he said resembled a hurricane. According to his personal rainfall tracker, slightly over four inches of rain came down in his area and “significantly overflowed” a nearby stream.“Well this is one way to end a drought,” Napoli wrote on Twitter. Credit: John Napoli via Storyful
British tourists visiting Spain will be "roasted" under new energy-saving measures that bans air conditioning from being set lower than 27C in the summer, a tourism chief has warned. The country has approved a new set of rules that will also see heating not be allowed above 19C in winter. The measures will apply to offices, shops, bars, and restaurants as well as public transport systems and transport centres.
An Isle of Wight woman who loved teaching, art and poetry has died aged 88.
‘I protested a little – not too much,’ ‘Drop Dead Gorgeous’ star said