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Conservative candidate Anna Firth has won the Southend West by-election triggered by the killing of Sir David Amess. Essex-born barrister Ms Firth won 12,792 votes. Conservative MP Sir David was fatally stabbed at a constituency surgery at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, on 15 October. Image: The by-election was triggered after death of Sir
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US intelligence accusing Russia of planning a fake attack to justify an invasion of Ukraine is “shocking evidence of Moscow’s aggression”, Liz Truss has warned. The foreign secretary tweeted: “This is clear and shocking evidence of Russia’s unprovoked aggression and underhand activity to destabilise Ukraine. “This bellicose intent towards a sovereign democratic country is completely
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11:48 AM GMT Tom Curry has been named as England captain for their opening Six Nations match against Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday. Curry takes over from the injured Courtney Lawes, while Joe Marchant has returned to the side on the left wing after completing COVID-19 isolation protocols. 2 Related Curry, 23, is the youngest
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Stockholm-based Candela’s hydrofoil electric boats are renowned for their ability to efficiently fly across the surface of the water. Now they’re flying even further around the world as the company continues its international expansion. The Oceania region is the latest to gain access to these flying boats, where this spring they’ll be coming to New
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US special forces have killed the leader of Islamic State during a raid in Syria. Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi was among 13 people who died in a two-hour gun battle at a house in the rebel-held province of Idlib. There were no US military casualties. “I will deliver remarks to the American people later this
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RAF Typhoon fighters have been launched against aircraft “approaching the UK area of interest” for the second day in a row. They were again dispatched from RAF Lossiemouth in Moray, with support from a Voyager air-to-air refuelling tanker based at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire. An RAF spokesperson said: “Quick Reaction Alert Typhoon fighters from
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