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France to force EDF to take €8.4bn hit with energy bill cap

The French government will force EDF, the state energy giant, to take an €8.4bn (£7bn) financial hit to protect households from rocketing energy costs...

British Vogue hails new era with nine African models on cover

British Vogue has hailed a new era that spotlights African fashion. The magazine’s February issue features nine dark-skinned models of African heritage on its...

Facebook owner to ‘assess feasibility’ of hate speech study in Ethiopia

The owner of Facebook and Instagram has said it will “assess the feasibility” of conducting an independent human rights study related to its work...

Djokovic’s fans at home vent fury – but Serbian politicians tone rhetoric down

Novak Djokovic’s supporters in Serbia have reacted furiously to Australia’s decision to cancel the world tennis No 1’s visa for a second time, but...

US claims Russia planning ‘false-flag’ operation to justify Ukraine invasion

The US has alleged Russia has already positioned saboteurs in Ukraine to carry out a “false flag” operation to use as a pretext for...

Ashling Murphy: vigils to be held across Ireland for teacher killed going for run

Vigils are to be held in Ireland after the “senseless” killing of a 23-year-old teacher, with echoes of the national reckoning that was sparked...

Italian police object to being sent pink face masks to wear on duty

Fashion-conscious Italian police are in revolt after receiving batches of pink face masks to wear on duty, arguing that the “eccentric” colour is ill-matched...

Election battle lines set as Macron pits himself against France’s unvaccinated

Emmanuel Macron is facing growing political divisions over Covid rules in the run-up to the spring presidential election, after his proposed vaccine pass was...

Brexit: there’s ‘a deal to be done’ over Northern Ireland, says Liz Truss

Liz Truss, the foreign secretary, said there was “a deal to be done” over the post-Brexit arrangements for Northern Ireland after “constructive talks” with...

Dogecoin value soars after Elon Musk says it will be accepted for Tesla goods

Dogecoin, the cryptocurrency with a shiba inu dog meme, soared in value by 15% on Friday after the billionaire Elon Musk said it could...
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Eagles RB Sanders to play 3 weeks after surgery

play3:06 PM ETTim McManusESPN Staff Writer PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia Eagles running back Miles Sanders will play in Sunday's wild-card playoff game against the Tampa...
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New technology gives new tools “to those who want to do harm”, warns EU’s counter-terrorism chief

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Egypt and Liverpool fans hope for their own Mo Salah happy resolutions

Kresimir Rezic turning the tables in the Saudi Pro League as he pulls off a miracle at Damac RIYADH: The Saudi Pro League is no...