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Russia-Ukraine war latest: ‘heavy battles’ taking place in Sievierodonetsk; Zelenskiy to address EU leaders – live | Ukraine

Two killed as Russian troops enter outskirts of Sievierodonetsk, mayor says Two civilians have been killed and five wounded by shelling as Russian troops entered the outskirts of the Ukrainian city of Sievierodonetsk, Luhansk...

Beijing man sends 5,000 people into quarantine after breaking Covid isolation | China

A Beijing man is under criminal investigation after he skipped out on mandated home isolation, prompting authorities to send his more than 5,000 neighbours into home or government quarantine. The actions by the man,...

Ukrainian MP urges west to supply long-range rockets or risk Russian victory | Ukraine

A Ukrainian MP visiting Britain has urged the west to supply long-range rockets to her country – and warned without further military help her country risked deadlock or defeat in its war against Russia....

Crash site found after plane goes missing over Nepal with 22 onboard | Nepal

Nepal’s army says it has located the crash site of a plane that went missing on Sunday with 22 people onboard. “Search and rescue troops have physically located the plane crash site,” army spokesperson...

Ronnie Hawkins, rock’n’roll legend who mentored The Band, dies aged 87 | Music

Ronnie Hawkins, the Arkansas-born rock’n’roll legend who mentored the young Canadian and American musicians later known as the Band, has died. Hawkins, described in tributes as the most important rock’n’roller in Canadian history, died...

Top British diplomat’s husband pokes fun at New Zealand’s ‘crappiest fountain’ | New Zealand

The husband of New Zealand’s British high commissioner has announced his loathing of the Wellington bucket fountain, a well-known and polarising water feature that graces the centre of the nation’s capital. Toby Fisher, husband...

Russia-Ukraine war: what we know on day 96 of the invasion | Russia

Officials in eastern Ukraine say Russian shelling of Sievierodonetsk has been so intense that it has not been possible to assess casualties and damage, as Moscow closes in on the largest city still held...

Medical research stalled as NHS focuses on small number of trials, experts say | Medical research

Government efforts to focus NHS resources on a smaller number of well-designed clinical trials could inadvertently be contributing to a backlog of stalled medical research, and result in some important trials being scrapped, researchers...

Australia news live updates: big push to count remaining votes in three seats in doubt; Nationals spill leadership | Australia news

Anthony Albanese has wasted no time attending the theatre as prime minister. He’s also been taking the C1 plated car for a spin through Sydney’s inner west. Spotted the prime minister’s C1 plated car...

DoJ launches investigation into police response to Uvalde school shooting | Texas school shooting

The US government on Sunday announced a federal investigation into the police response to the mass shooting at a Texas school five days ago as anger mounted over why armed officers waited more than...