The Independent - June 09, 2022
The Independent - June 09, 2022
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June 09, 2022
Ukraine’s vastly outgunned soldiers desert the front line
Grinding battle in east ‘demoralising’ forces, dossier reveals
Captured British fighters appear in separatist court
Two Britons captured by Russian forces appeared in a rebel court after having been accused of being mercenaries for the Ukrainian army. Aiden Aslin, 28, and Shaun Pinner, 48, are being held in a court in the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic.
Race to export millions of tonnes of grain in Ukraine
Businesses struggle to move vital supplies out of blockade
Teacher killed and children wounded after car ploughs into pedestrians in Berlin
A teacher was killed and 14 of her pupils were among the injured yesterday morning after a car ploughed into pedestrians in a central shopping district in Berlin.
Don’t reward disloyalty by placating rebels, PM told
Allies of Boris Johnson have warned him not to reward rebels as he begins a policy blitz designed to overcome deep rifts in his party over his leadership.
Irish PM says effort to tear up Protocol’s a ‘historic low’
Taoiseach Micheal Martin has said Britain’s plans to act unilaterally over the Northern Ireland Protocol would be “deeply damaging” and mark a “historic low point”.
Starmer’s plan: prop up PM by asking useless questions
I can only assume that Keir Starmer has a cunning plan. Knowing that Boris Johnson is in deep trouble, the Labour leader is desperately trying to keep him in place. There can be no other explanation for such a poor performance at Prime Minister’s Questions yesterday.
PM plans to allow housing benefits to fund mortgages
Boris Johnson will reportedly allow people to use their housing benefits to buy homes, as part of a set of policy announcements aimed at easing the housing crisis and ensuring his own habitation of Downing Street continues.
‘I won’t apologise’: Merkel defends handling of Russia
Former German chancellor Angela Merkel has said she has “nothing to apologise for” in her handling of Russia during her 16 years in offie. In her first major interview since leaving her post, Ms Merkel denied a suggestion that she and others appeased Russian president Vladimir Putin, which ultimately led to the Ukraine invasion.
Defenders help Scotland to easy victory over Armenia
Anthony Ralston and Scott McKenna bagged their first international goals as Scotland began their Nations League campaign with a comfortable 2-0 win over Armenia at rainsoaked Hampden Park.
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