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China-Taiwan LIVE: Island prepares ‘combat readiness’ as 22 military planes enter airspace

The Taiwanese defence ministry claimed yesterday that almost two dozen Chinese Air Force plans entered Taiwan’s air defence zone, with all 22 aircraft crossing the Taiwan Strait median line. The defence ministry said China’s military exercises were highly provocative, “whether it was launching ballistic missiles or deliberately crossing the median line of the strait”. It […]

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UK

Royal Family LIVE: Queen SNUBS Harry in shock message as monarch heaps praise on William

Meghan Markle’s loyal fanbase, self dubbed the ‘Sussex squad’, have taken to social media to celebrate the duchesses birthday today. The much loved royal was praised on Twitter for her service and for being a role model to her legions of fans. Twitter user @magalidmathias1 said in a heartfelt message to the Duchess: “You told […]

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Finance

Interest rates LIVE: Shock as BoE poised for BIGGEST interest rate hike in 27 years

Laura Suter, head of personal finance at AJ Bell, explained: “With the leap in inflation in May, better-than-expected UK growth figures and some pretty bullish comments from a number of the rate-setting committee, an interest rate rise feels inevitable. “What’s more, we’re odds-on to see the biggest increase in interest rates since 1995 as it’s […]

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Ukraine LIVE: Putin and Lukashenko ‘deserve’ strikes argues politician – urges Moscow hit

Former governor of now occupied Luhansk Oblast George Tuka said: “I would very much like our American partners to stop tying us hand and foot with the demand not to shell the territory of Russia. In my opinion, the task of preventive strikes on military facilities located on the territory of both Russia and Belarus […]

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UK

Royal Family LIVE: Meghan and Harry’s Netflix nightmare as William faces ‘intense battle’

Prince Harry’s foray into television since his exit from frontline royal life has received mixed reviews. The couple have multiple projects about their lives in the works, but the Duke of Sussex’s upcoming book could be a gut-punch the Royal Family doesn’t need. Commentator Guy Martin told Forbes: “On the surface, at least, there is […]

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Ukraine LIVE: Russia told RETREAT NOW or be ‘annihilated’ as troops surround stronghold

Kyiv’s troops have destroyed the Antonovsky bridge using HIMARS rockets supplied by the USA. The event begins Ukraine’s attempt to retake the Donbas city from the Russians after it was recently captured. The destruction of the bridge over the Dnipro River is a huge blow to President Vladimir Putin’s troops bringing supplies and reinforcements. A […]

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Ukraine LIVE: Putin sends own soldiers to gulag-style ‘torture pits’ for REFUSING to fight

Ukraine has “destroyed” command center of Russia’s 11th Guards Air Assault Brigade, as well as an enemy ammunition depot near Piatykhatky. UKRinform reports: “Over the past day, Ukraine’s aviation has struck enemy deployment sites seven times, namely six strong points, ammunition and military equipment clusters, and a command center in Kherson Region’s Beryslav District and Kherson […]

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UK

Royal Family LIVE: ‘Not subtle at all!’ Harry slammed as heavy-handed Duke sparks row

Royal pundits have clashed over whether Prince Harry was right to offer his opinion on political matters during his keynote speech to the UN. The Duke of Sussex drew criticism after slamming the US Supreme Court on its ruling to remove constitutional rights to abortion by repealing the landmark Roe v Wade legislation. Royal Commentator Kristen Meinzer […]

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Ukraine LIVE: Putin hatches terrifying new plot to wipe entire regions from map

Russia is closing in on Ukraine’s second biggest power plant, British military intelligence has said. Yesterday the Governor of Ukraine’s Mykolaiv region Vitaly Kim said Russian forces have used air defence missiles to strike energy infrastructure and facilities. The British Ministry of Defence (MoD) said Russia is using air defence missiles indiscriminately and with little […]

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Royal Family LIVE: Harry sent ‘dire’ three-word warning and told to halt public speeches

Tim Davie, BBC director-general, said in the aftermath of this morning’s events: “The BBC has agreed to pay substantial damages to Mrs Pettifer and I would like to take this opportunity to apologise publicly to her, to the Prince of Wales, and to the Dukes of Cambridge and Sussex, for the way in which Princess […]