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International Criminal Court seeks arrest warrant for Netanyahu and Hamas chiefs

It's in connection with their actions during the seven-month war. Karim Khan said that he believes Mr Netanyahu; his defence minister, Yoav Gallant; and three Hamas leaders: Yehya Sinwar, Mohammed Deif and Ismail Haniyeh; are responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Gaza Strip and Israel. Speaking of the Israeli actions, Mr Khan said in a statement that “the effects of the use of starvation as a method […]

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Schauffele: Major win

Schauffele: Major win "got rid of chip on shoulder" When Xander Schauffele carded a record-equalling 62 in the opening round of the 106th US PGA Championship, the jokes soon followed. “Schauffele staking his claim for 2nd place” read a typical post on social media, one of many variations on a theme which took aim at Schauffele’s reputation for failing to convert leads into victories. Three days later it was Schauffele […]

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Blood Scandal: Children used as ‘objects for research’

Children were used as “objects for research” while the risks of contracting hepatitis and HIV were ignored at a specialist school where boys were treated for haemophilia, the final report of the Infected Blood Inquiry has found. Of the pupils that attended the Lord Mayor Treloar College in the 1970s and 80s, “very few escaped being infected” and of the 122 pupils with haemophilia that attended the school between 1970 […]

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Inquiry: Blood scandal was covered up and could have been avoided

The infected blood scandal “could largely have been avoided” and there was a “pervasive” cover-up to hide the truth, an inquiry into the biggest treatment disaster in the NHS has concluded. Deliberate attempts were made to conceal the disaster, including evidence of Whitehall officials destroying documents, the Infected Blood Inquiry found. Patients were knowingly exposed to unacceptable risks of infection, the probe found. The 2,527-page report documents a “catalogue of […]

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Zayn Malik to read CBeebies Bedtime Story

Former One Direction star Zayn Malik will read a CBeebies Bedtime Story, the BBC has announced. The Bradford-born singer, 31, is reciting Music Is In Everything by actor and singer Ziggy Marley, the son of reggae musician Bob Marley. Illustrated by Ag Jatkowska, the picture book is an ode to power and song. Malik said: “I chose this book because I love Bob Marley, and because music and reading are […]

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Camilla

Camilla "wanted to be French heroine" The Queen has told how she yearned as a young girl to be a beautiful French woman who ends up in the court of the 17th century Sun King, Louis XIV. Camilla, who was crowned Queen last year alongside her husband the King, recalled the first grown up book she ever read, as she appeared on the new season of The Queen’s Reading Room […]

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Attenborough inspiration park becomes nature reserve

A piece of countryside which inspired Sir David Attenborough when he was a child and is home to kingfishers, rare spiders and ancient fossils is to become a protected nature reserve. Bradgate Park and nearby Swithland Wood in Leicestershire will form a combined 439-hectare national nature reserve, Natural England announced on Monday. Naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough, who first visited the park as a child, said he has fond […]

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Employers taking longer to fill vacancies

Employers are taking longer to fill vacancies, with an average of 39 days before a new staff member is hired, new research suggests. The figure has increased by over three days since March amid a fall in vacancies, said jobs site Adzuna. The number of advertised vacancies fell by almost 1% last month compared to March, to 854,000, and by almost a fifth on a year ago, said the report. […]

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Iranian President dies in helicopter crash

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, a hard-line protege of the country’s supreme leader, has died aged 63. Mr Raisi helped oversee the mass executions of thousands in 1988 and later led the country as it enriched uranium near weapons-grade levels and launched a major drone-and-missile attack on Israel. His death, along with Iran’s foreign minister and other officials in a helicopter crash on Sunday in northwestern Iran, came as Iran struggles […]

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