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Canadian police made arrests and cleared protesters and vehicles that had blocked a vital trade route on the border with the US for six days, before it was announced the bridge will reopen to traffic later on Sunday. The “Freedom Convoy” protests, originally started in Canada’s capital Ottawa by truckers opposed to a vaccinate-or-quarantine mandate
The Metropolitan Police is investigating death threats against Sir Keir Starmer following Boris Johnson’s use of the discredited claim that the Labour leader failed to prosecute Jimmy Savile when he was director of public prosecutions. The force confirmed that on Friday it received a third party report relating to allegations of malicious communications made against
In this article SPWR TTE-FR Construction workers install SunPower tiles on homes in San Ramon, Calif. Robert Nickelsberg | Getty Images TotalEnergies is buying SunPower‘s commercial and industrial business, the two companies announced Wednesday evening. The $250 million deal includes $190 million cash up front, plus another $60 million to be paid if an extension
More than 140 Republican and conservative leaders, including several former members of Congress and government officials, have signed a statement condemning the Republican National Committee’s censure of Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger. Among the signatories are former officials in the Donald Trump and George W. Bush administrations, several former members of the House or
Members of NATO will not tolerate the “bullying” of Ukraine by Russia but still seek a diplomatic solution amid rising tensions at the border, Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis has said. Speaking on Sky News’ Trevor Phillips On Sunday, Mr Lewis said the “threats” Russia is directing at Ukraine are “inappropriate”, adding that the UK
Jack Monroe has praised Asda for cutting the cost of products in its Smartprice range – and making them more widely available. The poverty campaigner had gone viral last month after writing a Twitter thread to warn official inflation figures “grossly underestimated” the impact that the cost-of-living crisis was having on Britons with low incomes.
The defence secretary has warned it is “highly likely” that Vladimir Putin will order an attack on Ukraine, despite ongoing talks to avert a war. Ben Wallace also said there is a “whiff of Munich in the air” – an apparent reference to the agreement that allowed the German annexation of the Sudetenland in 1938,