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UK accuses Russia of plotting to install pro-Kremlin leader to head Ukraine’s government amid invasion fears

Britain has accused Russia of a shadowy plot to install a pro-Kremlin government in Kyiv as Moscow weighs up a further invasion of Ukraine.In a highly-unusual move that appeared to be based on specially declassified intelligence, the Foreign Office alleged that a former Ukrainian MP was "being considered as a potential candidate" as a new leader in what would be a significant escalation of the crisis. President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is […]

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UK News

Chief whip denies claims he told MP she was ‘sacked as a minister because of her Muslim faith’

The chief whip has said an MP's claims that she was sacked as a minister because of her Muslim faith are "completely false".Nusrat Ghani, the 49-year-old MP for Wealden in East Sussex, was sacked as transport minister in a February 2020 re-shuffle. Ms Ghani said she was told by a whip, who she did not identify, that her "Muslimness was raised as an issue" at a meeting in Downing Street. […]

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‘Not the right way forward’: Royal College of GPs urges delay to compulsory COVID-19 vaccines for NHS staff

Forcing health staff to have a coronavirus vaccine should be delayed to prevent workforce shortages, the Royal College of GPs has said.Frontline employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with two jabs by 1 April, meaning they must have had their first vaccine dose by 3 February. Ahead of the deadline, NHS workers held protests in London and other cities across the country in opposition to the compulsory vaccination policy. […]

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‘An apology means nothing now’: Woman was raped as a child after going to police station to report sex attack

A woman has revealed her battle for justice following being repeatedly raped as a 12-year-old after being picked up by two men from a police station where she had gone to report a sex attack.Her ordeal is part of an upcoming review into child sexual exploitation in Oldham, Greater Manchester.Sophie (not her real name) told Sky News that the assault in 2006 left her severely traumatised and she now suffers […]

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British tourist hacked to death and friend seriously hurt in sickle attack in Thailand

A British tourist was killed and his friend badly injured in an alleged sickle attack by a man in Thailand.The deadly assault happened in the early hours of Saturday in Kanchanaburi, central Thailand, according to media reports. Police called to the rented house in the Muang District at around 3.55am local time found the victim outside lying face down in a pool of blood with knife wounds to his neck.His […]

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I tried ‘Sheffield’s best Chinese takeaway’ and was left underwhelmed

You can’t beat a good Chinese takeaway.For me, it’s the best of the bunch when it comes to gorging on fast food and choosing where to order from is always a dilemma. Having only recently moved into a new flat in Sheffield, I’m still unfamiliar with the restaurants around me and which ones are being raved about. For the latest Sheffield news, click here Being the millennial (or Gen Z) […]

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World News

Afghan musician to play at benefit concert and says ‘people are afraid to perform’ after Taliban takeover

Classical musician Homayoun Sakhi was born in Kabul and plays the Rubab, the national instrument from Afghanistan.This weekend it'll be heard on stage when he performs at a benefit concert in London but for those living in Afghanistan it is a sound they no longer get to hear. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player 2:28 Afghan musicians are bringing the music of their ancestors to London […]

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Inside a long COVID clinic as patient who was ‘fit and healthy’ can now ‘barely do anything’

"Look me - I'm shaking," Laura Swarbrick says as she waits for her appointment.Even getting to today's long COVID clinic has been an unbelievable struggle for the 28-year-old. Last summer, Ms Swarbrick was in the Royal Preston Hospital's intensive care ward being treated for COVID-19.She was there for nine weeks and the experience left her with crippling anxiety and depression."Coming back to the same place that I saw so many […]

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