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Biden to Green Lights Drone Tracking Tech

[SOURCE: https://www.theverge.com/2022/4/25/23041869/white-house-biden-admin-counter-drone-legislation-plan-tracking] A White House plan asks Congress to ‘expand the set of tools and actors who can protect against’ drones President Biden’s administration called for Congress’s help in letting more law enforcement agencies access […]

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Ukraine War

[SOURCE: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2022/04/27/ukraine-war-news-russia-latest-weapons-attacks-kyiv-putin/] A Russian ammunition depot near the border with Ukraine caught fire overnight, as local authorities said a series of blasts had struck three Russian provinces on the border. Vyacheslav Gladkov, Belgorod regional governor, […]

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Updates on UK Crime

[SOURCE: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-61182345] Spiking victims are too often brushed off as having had “one too many” which means the crime is under-reported, an investigation by MPs has found. A belief that police in England and Wales […]

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UK Cost of Living

[SOURCE: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-59814598] Millions of families are facing a “year of the squeeze” in 2022, a think tank has warned. The Resolution Foundation predicts higher energy bills, stagnant wages and tax rises could leave households with […]

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Croydon Council Labour Group Fined

[SOURCE: https://theeyeofmedia.com/croydon-labour-council-group-fined-14k-after-leader-plotted-to-break-the-law-on-election-funds/] A Croydon Council’s Labour group have been fined £14k by the Electoral Commission, after the council’s, leader planned to break the strict laws on election spending ahead of October 7’s borough-wide referendum over […]

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Boris Johnson Party Gate Fines

[SOURCE: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2022/04/20/how-much-boris-johnson-fined-partygate-lockdown-parties/] As Boris Johnson apologises to MPs over his ‘partygate’ fine, what are the legal and criminal consequences of the lockdown parties? Boris Johnson is facing increasing pressure to resign after he was fined […]

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HRT Shortage UK

[SOURCE: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/apr/26/hrt-women-uk-shortages-hormone-replacement-therapy-menopause] Hormone replacement therapy can be life-changing during menopause. The new ‘HRT tsar’ must resolve the supply crisis Describing hormone replacement therapy (HRT) as a “lifestyle drug” is ignorant, ill-informed and hugely depressing for […]

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China Covid 2022 Rising

[SOURCE: https://www.reuters.com/world/china/growing-defiance-covid-curbs-china-brings-wave-arrests-2022-04-15/] BEIJING, April 15 (Reuters) – Sun Jian, a 37-year-old master’s degree student in the Chinese city of Yantai, for months staged a solo campaign against his university’s COVID-19 prevention measures, including blistering criticism […]

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Ukraine War: Updates

[SOURCE: https://edition.cnn.com/europe/live-news/russia-ukraine-war-news-04-26-22/h_00a98b717cd6e75e68560de76d2703dc] Despite Russia’s repeated denials they were responsible for any carnage in Bucha, Russian military vehicles and forces were seen on a Bucha street near civilian bodies, new drone video obtained exclusively by CNN […]