UK shatters record for its hottest day ever

People turn out to watch the sunrise at Cullercoats Bay, North Tyneside. Britons are set to melt on the hottest UK day on record as temperatures are predicted to hit 40C. Picture date: Tuesday July 19, 2022. Owen Humphreys | Pa Images | Getty Images LONDON — Britain recorded its hottest-ever day Tuesday, with temperatures … Read more

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Hopes rise that grain exports from Ukraine could resume as talks begin This aerial picture taken on July 7, 2022 shows a farmer harvesting wheat near Kramatosk in the Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine. ( Miguel Medina | AFP | Getty Images Ukraine’s foreign minister has expressed optimism that a deal to secure grain exports from Ukraine … Read more

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Russians shell Kharkiv, residents told to stay indoors to avoid ‘extreme’ danger Russian troops are shelling the city of Kharkiv with multiple launch rocket systems, with local residents being urged not to go outdoors amid “extremely dangerous” conditions. Kharkiv Regional Military Administration’s Head Oleh Synyehubov issued a warning on Telegram in which he said “Russian … Read more

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UK sets out protests against ‘barbaric treatment of children’ in Ukraine The UK has announced a new range of protests for “the barbaric treatment of children” in Ukraine. The measures include the sanctioning of Russian Children’s Rights Commissioner Maria Lvova-Belova for her alleged involvement in the forced transfer and adoption of Ukrainian children, the UK … Read more