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Boris Johnson critics face ‘blackmail’: Tory MP

Boris Johnson critics face ‘blackmail’: Tory MP

A Conservative member of Parliament said legislators calling for a challenge to Johnson’s leadership have faced “intimidation” and urged them to contact the police. 

  • by Jill Lawless

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Damning report finds former pope Benedict failed to act over Munich sex abuse

Damning report finds former pope Benedict failed to act over Munich sex abuse

Benedict failed to take action against clerics in four cases of alleged sexual abuse when he was archbishop of Munich, a report commissioned by the Catholic Church has found.

  • by Madeline Chambers
‘In the name of God, go’: Tory heavyweight stuns Boris Johnson

‘In the name of God, go’: Tory heavyweight stuns Boris Johnson

The British PM was told by a senior party figure and former Brexit minister to resign for the good of the country, plus one of his MPs defected to Labour.

  • by Latika Bourke
Britain’s ‘partygate’ scandal raises the bar for political hypocrisy

Britain’s ‘partygate’ scandal raises the bar for political hypocrisy

Prime Minister Boris Johnson blatantly broke his country’s lockdown rules and he should pay the price.

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Boris Johnson is on the outer, so who’s in for the Tory leadership?

Boris Johnson is on the outer, so who’s in for the Tory leadership?

The cool but rich chancellor of the exchequer. The Australia-loving foreign secretary. It’s a who’s who of possible Johnson replacements.

  • by Latika Bourke
Buckingham Palace deletes Prince Andrew’s social media profiles

Buckingham Palace deletes Prince Andrew’s social media profiles

His official duties are listed in the past tense, while further content detailing his work has been removed.

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Czech folk singer dies, son claims she intentionally caught COVID

Czech folk singer dies, son claims she intentionally caught COVID

Hana Horka, 57, was unvaccinated and had earlier posted that she was recovering after testing positive.

Unvaccinated Novak Djokovic bets on a COVID cure

Unvaccinated Novak Djokovic bets on a COVID cure

The Serbian superstar holds a majority stake in a Danish biotech firm aiming to develop a treatment to counter COVID-19.

  • by Nikolaj Skydsgaard
Russia wants to sow panic in Ukraine, Kiev warns

Russia wants to sow panic in Ukraine, Kiev warns

The United States and Russia dug in their heels on Wednesday over Russia’s military buildup on Ukraine’s border with no sign either will relent

  • by Pavel Polityuk
French actor Gaspard Ulliel, 37, dies after ski accident

French actor Gaspard Ulliel, 37, dies after ski accident

French actor Gaspard Ulliel died on Wednesday after a skiing accident in the Alps, according to his agent’s office. He was 37.

How to stop Putin starting a new war against Ukraine

How to stop Putin starting a new war against Ukraine

Smart diplomacy can still defuse this crisis but the US and its allies face a long, diplomatic struggle.

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