Wednesday, Jan 19, 2022
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Why Prince Andrew's titles meant so much to him
BBC, 15 Jan 2022
Prince Andrew's military titles and royal patronages have been returned to the Queen, and he will stop using the style His Royal Highness in an official capacity, it has been announced.
All the Duke of York’s roles will be redistributed to other members of the Royal Family.
It also means he lost his military titles including Colonel of the Grenadier Guards - one of the most senior infantry regiments in the British army.
The Palace announcement comes as he faces a US civil action over sexual assault allegations - claims he has consistently denied.
The BBC's Dan Johnson explains why the duke's titles would have been important to him.
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Study: Covid-19 closures can harm kids’ mental health
CNN, 19 Jan 2022
A new study says that children and adolescents have experienced physical and mental health problems related to school closures and lockdowns during the coronavirus pandemic.
WH: Russia could 'at any point' attack Ukraine
AP, 19 Jan 2022
White House press secretary Jen Psaki underscored the urgency as tensions between the US and Russia continue to rise.
Over a dozen dead as coalition bombs Yemen after UAE attack
AFP, 19 Jan 2022
The Saudi-led coalition killed 14 people in air strikes on Yemen's rebel-held capital, a medical source said, after an attack by Huthi insurgents on the United Arab Emirates sen...
Judd: Biden more worried about ‘open-border pundits’ than US citizens
FOX, 19 Jan 2022
National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd on the Biden administration’s handling of the border crisis.
NYC Healthcare Workers On The 'Overwhelming Sense Of Burnout'
NBC, 19 Jan 2022
A recent survey showed that nearly one in five healthcare workers quit their jobs during the pandemic.
Why Western media loves a crazy North Korea story
BBC, 19 Jan 2022
North Korea and its leader Kim Jong-un are frequent subjects of news stories in Western media, which highlight the dictatorship’s strict control over everyday life, its brutal t...
LIVE: Pentagon briefing with spokesperson John Kirby
Reuters, 19 Jan 2022
Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby holds a news briefing. #Live #Reuters #News #Pentagon #UnitedStates
Mass murderer Anders Breivik asks Norway court for parole
Al Jazeera, 19 Jan 2022
A far-right mass murderer in Norway is asking the court to be released on parole.
Boris Johnson denies he lied about COVID-19 lockdown party
CA, 19 Jan 2022
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson denied on Tuesday an accusation by his former adviser that he had lied to Parliament about a lockdown party, saying nobody had warned him th...
Psaki, infrastructure coordinator Mitch Landrieu speak to reporters | full video
CBS, 19 Jan 2022
White House press secretary Jen Psaki and senior adviser and infrastructure coordinator Mitch Landrieu spoke to reporters on Tuesday about the implementation of the $1.2 trillio...
'Catastrophic' crisis? Airlines warn 5G technology might render aircrafts unusable
DW, 18 Jan 2022
Major US airlines are warning of an impending 'catastrophic' crisis when a new 5G service is deployed by telecom giants AT&T and Verizon on Wednesday.
Partygate: Sunak believes Boris Johnson is telling the truth
Sky, 18 Jan 2022
The Chancellor says he believes the Prime Minister over his account regarding alleged parties in Downing Street during lockdown.
At least 11 dead as coalition strikes Yemen after Abu Dhabi attack • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 18 Jan 2022
Eleven people were killed in coalition air strikes on #Yemen's #rebel-held capital #Sanaa, a witness and medical sources told AFP Tuesday, after the insurgents launched a rare a...
Deadly Drone Strikes on UAE Raise Gulf Tensions
Bloomberg, 18 Jan 2022
Torbjorn Soltvedt, principal MENA analyst at Verisk Maplecroft,
Anti-COVID Restrix Protesters Tussle With Police at Illegal Demo
RT, 18 Jan 2022
Protesters detained as scuffles erupt at massive illegal protest in Magdeburg against COVID measures #news #covid19 #worldevents ------------------------------------------------...
MOFA: China ready to provide support, assistance at Tonga's request
CGTN, 18 Jan 2022
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CD, 18 Jan 2022
Who will play at centre in the 2022 Six Nations? | Brian Moore's Full Contact Podcast
Telegraph, 18 Jan 2022
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Boxes of fireworks accidentally set off by car crash in China
SCMP, 18 Jan 2022
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube An impromptu fireworks display was seen in southern China’s Hunan province after a transport truc...
Martin Luther King family on voting rights: 'Do not celebrate. Legislate'
Guardian, 18 Jan 2022
The family of Martin Luther King Jr has called for the passage of a law to protect voters from racial discrimination, while the vice-president, Kamala Harris, said the right to ...