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Sue Gray met PM to discuss photos being included in report

By Christy CooneyBBC NewsSenior civil servant Sue Gray met Boris Johnson to discuss publishing photos as part of her inquiry into Downing Street parties, the BBC has been told.A senior government source said the PM had told Ms Gray the decision was a matter for her, and the findings of her investigation were not discussed.…

Tornado in Germany injures 43 people, police say

By Joseph LeeBBC NewsMedia caption, Watch: A tornado leaves a trail of destruction in the western German city of PaderbornA tornado left 43 people injured as it "cut a path of destruction" through several towns in western Germany, police said.Officers in the city of Paderborn said the tornado ripped off roofs and debris was strewn…

HRT swaps to fix supply shortage for UK women

By Michelle RobertsDigital health editorImage source, Getty ImagesPharmacists are being given temporary power to make swaps to women's hormone replacement therapy prescriptions, amid ongoing shortages of some products in the UK.Products that may be substituted by a pharmacist without a new prescription from a doctor include some gels - Oestrogel and another called Sandrena.Ovestin cream…

Moldova should be equipped to Nato standard, says UK’s Truss

By Christy Cooney & Paul GribbenBBC NewsMoldova should be "equipped to Nato standard" to help it guard against the threat of a Russian invasion, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has said. Ms Truss told the Telegraph that talks were under way with allies about how to help smaller nations defend themselves.She said it was clear that,…

Monkeypox: Doctors concerned over impact on sexual health

By Philippa RoxbyHealth reporterImage source, Science Photo LibraryImage caption, Twenty cases of monkeypox have now been confirmed in the UKMonkeypox could have a "massive impact" on access to sexual health services, doctors have warned.Staff at clinics are already having to isolate if they have come into contact with anyone infected.In London, where most of the…

Star Wars: Millennium Falcon Pembrokeshire exhibition to open

By Aled ScourfieldBBC NewsMedia caption, The story of how the life-size Millennium Falcon was made is set to be shared.It is the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy and capable of completing the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs. What is less well known about the Millennium Falcon is it truly was the…

Seven treated for breathing problems at Birmingham Sainsbury’s

Media caption, Emergency services said they were working together to establish exactly what had happenedTwo people have been taken to hospital and five more treated after reporting breathing difficulties at a Sainsbury's.About 150 people evacuated the store, with several other premises within a 50m cordon also cleared.A cordon was placed around the store on Longbridge…

Spanish Grand Prix: Charles Leclerc heads Ferrari one-two in first practice

Leclerc leads the drivers' standings with 104 points after five racesChampionship leader Charles Leclerc headed a Ferrari one-two from Red Bull's Max Verstappen in first practice at the Spanish Grand Prix.Leclerc was 0.079 seconds quicker than team-mate Carlos Sainz, while Verstappen was 0.336secs off the pace but hit traffic on his fastest lap.A number of…

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