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War update: Ukraine repulses Russian attacks in three operational areas

Ukraine’s Armed Forces have stood their ground against the enemy offensive toward Sloviansk and Bakhmut, while in the Avdiivka area the Russians were forced to retreat, having suffered significant losses. That’s according to the latest update as of 18:00 Kyiv time, delivered by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Ukrinform reports. The […]

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Sunak’s remarks on shifting funds from ‘deprived urban areas’ spark outrage

Rishi Sunak, one of the Conservative leadership hopefuls, has sparked cross-party outrage after he was filmed telling party members in Tunbridge Wells how he had shifted money from “deprived urban areas” to fund projects in the Kent commuter belt. The former UK chancellor’s comments, made in a sun-drenched garden, appeared to cut across the government’s […]

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Automotive

‘Two areas of concern’ remain for electric car uptake as drivers ditch petrol and diesel

MAJOR changes need to be made to the UK’s electric car infrastructure to ensure that drivers have the confidence to switch, according to new research. Source link

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China lays down gauntlet over Taiwan as Xi ends cooperation with Biden in major areas

China acting ‘like a bully’ over Taiwan says expert The move came as Beijing conducted military drills surrounding Taiwan and followed sanctions being issued against US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her direct family members in response to the Democrat’s visit to the self-ruling island, a visit dubbed “vicious and provocative” by Xi Jinping’s office. […]

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Franklin Relic Hall display documents area’s early ties to Yellowstone

Franklin Relic Hall display documents area’s early ties to Yellowstone The Herald Journal Source link

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Finance

Liz Truss makes U-turn on cutting public sector pay in poorer UK areas

Liz Truss’s Tory leadership campaign suffered a serious setback on Tuesday when she was forced to abandon her plan to cut the pay of public sector workers living in poorer areas of Britain. The proposal drew ferocious cross-party criticism, including from Tories representing constituencies in the north and midlands, forcing the foreign secretary to ditch […]

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Ukraine forces rebuff Russian attempts to advance in several areas

The Ukrainian military repelled all offensive attempts by the Russian invaders toward Bakhmut, as well as assault operations in the Mineralne – Avdiivka direction. In the Kramatorsk direction, the enemy was decisively repulsed by Ukraine’s Armed Forces, being forced to retreat. That’s according to the press service of the Ukrainian Army’s General Staff, Ukrinform reports. […]

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Automotive

Cheapest petrol in the UK MAPPED: Top 5 areas where you pay nearly 10p LESS for petrol

Where is the most expensive petrol in the UK? Those searching for a petrol bargain may also want to avoid driving around the most expensive parts of the country. Several areas have average petrol prices nearly 10p more than the UK-wide average, exceeding 191p. The most expensive areas for petrol include: Luton: 191.5pMilton Keynes: 191.2pSutton: […]

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Live Updates: As Ukraine Outlines Devastation of Civilian Areas, U.S. Vows More Military Aid

The Razoni leaving the port of Odesa, Ukraine, on Monday.Credit…Oleksandr Gimanov/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images BRUSSELS — The first ship laden with grains to leave Ukraine’s Black Sea ports since the Russian invasion began in February was enjoying a smooth voyage on Tuesday and was expected to reach a Turkish port later in the day, […]

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Technology

$400M Plan Adds Broadband to Rural Areas

Carl Roath, left, a worker with the Mason County (Wash.) Public Utility District, pulls fiber optic cable off of a spool, as he works with a team to install broadband internet service to homes in a rural area surrounding Lake Christine near Belfair, Wash., on Aug. 4, 2021. Federal officials announced plans Thursday, July 28, […]