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Tuesday evening news briefing: Labour suspends candidate in betting scandal row

Jun 26, 2024 IDOPRESS
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Evening Briefing: Today’s essential headlines

Princess Anne | The Princess Royal is “doing fine”,Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence,her husband,said after visiting her in hospital,describing her recovery as “slow but sure.”Cars | Vauxhall owner Stellantis threatens to stop making cars in UK over electric vehicles rowJulian Asange | WikiLeaks founder has ‘paid his dues’,ex-US intelligence boss saysRussia-Ukraine | War crimes warrant issued for Russian military chiefsHealth | Pregnant women and elderly to be offered RSV jab on NHSEconomy | Three big banks slash mortgage rates ahead of election

World: At least eight shot dead as Kenyan protesters storm parliament


At least eight people have been shot dead by police after hundreds of protesters stormed Kenya’s parliament. The demonstrators broke through police barricades on Tuesday and stormed the country’s parliament complex in Nairobi as politicians inside passed legislation to raise taxes.


Comment and analysis

Ambrose Evans-Pritchard | Emmanuel Macron has done more damage than Liz Truss ever didTom Harris | We should all be alarmed by a partisan police – the Met must not be seen to cosy up to LabourBen Wright | The Tories have abandoned the one thing that made them electablePetronella Wyatt | Forget Tacitus and Cicero,modern Italian men just want to be lazyJeremy Warner | Britain’s paltry savings are in Labour’s crosshairs

Feature of the day

How Queen Elizabeth’s act of defiance helped rebuild Britain’s relationship with Japan

Queen Elizabeth had no intention of travelling at 50mph inside a bulletproof car on her 1975 trip to Japan CREDIT: Nik Wheeler/Corbis via g Getty Images

As Japan’s state visit commences,we chart the rocky history between the two nations – and the late Queen’s ‘openness’ during her 1975 trip.


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Benjamin Sesko | The physical ‘freak’ wanted by Arsenal who now faces England

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