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From the Archives, 1902: The king is crowned, long live the king

From the Archives, 1902: The king is crowned, long live the king

120 years ago, Edward VII was crowned the King of Great Britain and Ireland and all the British dominions beyond the seas in a lavish ceremony held at Westminster Abbey.

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La dolce vita might not cure COVID, but it sure felt like an antidote
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La dolce vita might not cure COVID, but it sure felt like an antidote

Cross-border human connection and conversation, as it turns out, are what we’ve been missing these past few years.

  • by Edwina Munns
‘Fake neutrality’: Amnesty report on Ukraine sparks furore, resignation

‘Fake neutrality’: Amnesty report on Ukraine sparks furore, resignation

A senior member of the human rights organisation has resigned over a report that accused Ukrainian forces of exposing civilians to Russian attacks.

Grave concerns of radiation disaster from ‘nuclear terrorism’ at Zaporizhzhia plant

Grave concerns of radiation disaster from ‘nuclear terrorism’ at Zaporizhzhia plant

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency says shelling at nuclear power plant raised the risk of a nuclear disaster.

  • by John Revill and David Ljunggren
So you hate cats? It turns out they like that

So you hate cats? It turns out they like that

Study reveals that felines are more likely to be attracted to people who are less interested in them.

  • by Joe Pinkstone
Rishi Sunak boasts of ‘undoing’ funding from Britain’s deprived areas, firestorm follows

Rishi Sunak boasts of ‘undoing’ funding from Britain’s deprived areas, firestorm follows

The backlash from across the political spectrum undermined his campaign’s push to present Sunak as the more electable leader of the Tories.

  • by Alex Wickham
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‘Act of terror’: Artillery shells hit power lines at Ukraine nuclear plant

‘Act of terror’: Artillery shells hit power lines at Ukraine nuclear plant

Earlier this week, the United Nations nuclear watchdog appealed for access to the plant, which Washington says Russia is using as a battlefield shield.

  • by Pavel Polityuk
WNBA star Brittney Griner sentenced to nine years’ jail in Russia

WNBA star Brittney Griner sentenced to nine years’ jail in Russia

Brittney Griner’s sentencing could pave the way for a high-profile prisoner swap between Russia and the United States.

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Hard times: UK faces 15-month recession and biggest drop in living standards in 60 years

Hard times: UK faces 15-month recession and biggest drop in living standards in 60 years

The decline of more than 5 per cent in household income in Britain would be the worst on record.

  • by Rob Harris
‘Dancing fire’: Tourists trek to see Iceland volcano eruption up close

‘Dancing fire’: Tourists trek to see Iceland volcano eruption up close

The Icelandic Meteorological Office has urged people to stay away from the area near Keflavik Airport, but some say the eruption is too beautiful to miss.

  • by Adela Suliman and Morgan Coates
Australia considers strengthening privacy laws after UK parliament shuts down TikTok account

Australia considers strengthening privacy laws after UK parliament shuts down TikTok account

The Department of Home Affairs is considering all options to address data use concerns about TikTok and other social media firms after the UK parliament closed its official account.

  • by Latika Bourke and Nick Bonyhady