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Buckingham Palace releases ethnic makeup of workforce

Buckingham Palace has for the first time released figures on the ethnic makeup of its staff, following the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s allegations...

Euro 2020: France, Germany, Portugal advance to final 16

Hungary exits proudly, as France top Group F and Germany and England are set to face off on next round.

Larger-than-life software mogul John McAfee dies in Spain by suicide, lawyer says

British-born US technology entrepreneur John McAfee died on Wednesday by suicide in a Barcelona prison after the Spanish high court authorised his extradition to the...

‘I want my life back’ Britney Spears tells US judge

Pop superstar wants to regain control of her finances and life decisions calling 13-year conservatorship 'abusive'.

Gibraltar holds referendum to ease strict abortion ban on Jun 24

About 23,000 Gibraltarians are called to vote on Thursday (Jun 24) in a referendum to ease one of the strictest abortion bans in the...

US to send 3 million Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine doses to Brazil

The United States on Thursday (Jun 23) will ship 3 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson one-shot COVID-19 vaccine to Brazil, the country...

International pressure on Russia to leave Syrian cross-border access open

The UN and a handful of countries pressured Russia on Wednesday (Jun 23) to continue allowing authorization of the only border crossing through which...

US sanctions Chinese solar firms for Uighur human rights abuses

Export restrictions target companies that produce raw materials used in Xinjiang's solar panel industry.

Brazil environment minister resigns amid investigation

Brazil's controversial environment minister, Ricardo Salles, announced his resignation on Wednesday (Jun 23), just over a month after the Supreme Court ordered an investigation...

Iran says US to lift oil sanctions, US says nothing agreed

Iran said on Wednesday (Jun 23) the United States had agreed to remove all sanctions on Iran's oil and shipping but Washington said "nothing...

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