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Zaporizhzhia: Russian strikes forced nuclear reactor closure, operator says

The owner of the Ukrainian nuclear power station in Zaporizhzhia claims that Russian military strikes caused “severe damage” to several areas of the facility, forcing the shutdown of one reactor.

Evergrande gets $818m as football stadium land deal cancelled

Chinese real estate behemoth Evergrande, which is heavily indebted, claims it will collect $818 million after terminating a deal to purchase land rights for a new football stadium. The...

AMTD Digital: How a small Hong Kong firm’s shares soared

A little-known Hong Kong company recently saw an apparent random increase in stock market valuation. Last month, AMTD Digital made its New York debut with a share price of...

Polio: Virus found in wastewater of New York City suburb

The polio virus was found in a New York City suburb’s wastewater a month before a case was discovered in July, according to health officials. The instance, which is...

Los Angeles 2028 Paralympics: Record application for sport inclusion

For the Los Angeles 2028 Paralympic programme, a record 33 para-sports have submitted applications. Along with the 22 sports listed in the Paris 2024 programme, applicants for arm wrestling,...

Using single-use plastic bags has decreased by 20% since the 10p charge

Since a 10p fee went into effect last year, the government of England claims that the use of single-use plastic bags has dropped by 20%. The 5p charge was...

Will Smith says he has ‘reached out’ to Chris Rock about Oscars slap

Will Smith claims he “reached out” to Chris Rock after punching him at the Oscars, but the comedian has said he is “not ready to discuss.” At the Academy...

US makes huge interest rate rise to tame soaring prices

To contain rising prices in the greatest economy in the world, the US central bank has announced yet another abnormally large interest rate increase. The Federal Reserve announced a...

IMF: UK set for slowest growth of G7 countries in 2023

The International Monetary Fund has cautioned that the UK is likely to experience the weakest growth among the G7’s biggest nations in 2019. In comparison to its April forecast...

Myanmar executions: US urges China to condemn Myanmar

Following the death of four pro-democracy campaigners by the military junta, the US has encouraged China to exert further pressure on Myanmar. A spokeswoman for the State Department claimed...