Liz Truss with Ben Wallace, photographed at a desk in front of the Ukraine and Union flags.

Truss hits back at Kremlin; Shapps bans Russian ships from UK ports

Foreign secretary Liz Truss has fired back at Kremlin claims her rhetoric and actions led to Vladimir Putin’s order to escalate nuclear operations. The Russian leader instructed his “deterrent forces” – including nuclear weapons – to a “special mode of combat duty” because of “aggressive statements” by the West. The foreign secretary told MPs that […]

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Air purifiers in every classroom in England would cost half the price of new royal yacht; ‘inevitable’ schools will be hit by omicron as PM says no new restrictions before NYE

Schools in England could fit air purifiers in every classroom – “which scientists and campaigners say would significantly reduce the spread of Covid” – for less than half the cost of the new royal yacht. Boris Johnson’s £200-£250 million “pet project” to replace the royal yacht Britannia (decommissioned in 1997) with a new ship, is […]

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Counter-terrorism command lead investigation into killing of Sir David Amess MP – Patel orders immediate police security review

Specialist counter-terrorism police officers are leading the investigation of the killing of Conservative MP, Sir David Amess who was stabbed to death at his constituency surgery on Friday (October 15). The 69-year-old father of five was attacked at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex and died at the scene. A 25-year-old man was immediately arrested […]

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