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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…

Stanley Johnson becomes French to keep link with EU

Image source, BBC/Twofour/Amy BrowningBoris Johnson's father Stanley says he has become a French national, telling a Belgium news website he wanted to keep "a link" with the EU after Brexit.Mr Johnson, whose mother was French, told BFMTV getting citizenship was "something precious" and allowed him to "claim part of my identity"."I count myself once again…

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Exclusive-Top EU official backs multi-trillion plan to rebuild Ukraine

4/4 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Local residents walk past a burned building during Ukraine-Russia conflict in the southern port city of Mariupol, Ukraine April 4, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko 2/4 By Marc Jones BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A top European official has backed a multi-trillion-euro "Marshall"-style plan to rebuild Ukraine, pledging the firepower of the EU's lending…

U.S. household strength may prolong Fed’s inflation fight

© Reuters. A person pushes purchases in a shopping cart in a supermarket in Brooklyn, New York City, U.S., March 29, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly By Howard Schneider and Lindsay (NYSE:) Dunsmuir (Reuters) - The financial strength built up in U.S. households limited the damage from the coronavirus pandemic but may now be aggravating - and…

U.S. inflation simmers, worst of price gains likely behind

© Reuters. People carrying shopping bags walk inside the King of Prussia shopping mall, as shoppers show up early for the Black Friday sales, in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, U.S. November 26, 2021. REUTERS/Rachel Wisniewski By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer price growth slowed sharply in April as gasoline eased off record highs,…

George Carlin’s Bittersweet Melody

My father’s first serious girlfriend after he and my mother broke-up was a dream for my twin sister, younger brother, and me. Kaye lived just down the block from my grandparents on the Upper West Side, a genial, welcoming woman, and possessor of that enviable 1983 daily double: a VHS machine and cable TV (we…

Squid Game Season 2 Two Promises Bloody Clashes—With State Police

After a series of red lights, Squid Game, the massively successful Korean drama that took over Netflix in the second half of 2021, has officially received the green light for a second season. (No, Netflix employees were executed in this decision making process.) Netflix co-CEO and Chief Creative Officer Ted Sarandos made the announcement in…

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