Russia said Monday it had repelled "a large-scale offensive" by Ukrainian forces in Moscow-annexed Donetsk, as fighting intensified along their border. Russia's Ministry of Defence reported that on Sunday, in the south of Donetsk, "the enemy launched a large-scale offensive in five sectors of the front." Belgorod's governor said Sunday that fighting was ongoing near Novaya Tavolzhanka, and acknowledged pro-Ukrainian forces had taken Russians prisoner during cross-border clashes. "A sabotage group came in, there is combat in Novaya Tavolzhanka," Vyacheslav Gladkov said. They called on the governor to meet them in a church in Novaya Tavolzhanka on the Orthodox "Trinity" holiday.
June 05, 2023 17:36 UTC
The piece in Sunday's paper was written by four White House reporters and attempts to confront the issue of Biden's age - frequently cited as a top concern for voters ahead of 2024. Senator Ted Cruz's special communications advisor Steve Guest called the article 'embarrassing,' while media reporter Jon Nicosia called the piece 'slobbering' in its choice praise of Biden. The White House quickly released a statement that said the president had tripped over a sandbag on stage and was not injured in the fall. Mere hours later, Biden hit his head as he exited Marine One on his way back to the White House. Following Biden's most recent public fall, Jackson told Fox News' Sean Hannity that Biden's health is becoming a national security issue and said something has to be done.
June 05, 2023 17:17 UTC
The charity Missing People is concerned about media reports that some police forces could reduce their response to “low risk” missing people. Missing People is concerned that the police not investigating low risk missing incidents could leave thousands of people at higher risk of coming to harm. We are concerned that people could be defined as low risk when they may in fact not be. Missing People’s research has found that missing children recorded as “low risk” were at clear risk of exploitation and other harms before they went missing and during their missing incident. We support the approach to ensure missing people get the help they need, from the right professional, at the right time.
June 05, 2023 16:12 UTC
FIA Insights: How the FIA is helping to tackle plastic pollution from tyres through research and regulationThe 2023 edition of the World Environment Day aims to #BeatPlasticPollution. All FIA World Championships have seen a significant reduction in the number of tyres used in races,” he adds. The FIA Formula One World Championship and WEC were the two last FIA World Championships in which tyre warming was still allowed. Almost all non-confidential (commercial) tyres and 100% of confidential, non-commercial competition tyres used in FIA World Championships are returned to the manufacturer post-race. If successful such systems would significantly limit pollution from tyres used in motor sport and could potentially be replicated in mobility systems on a larger scale.
June 05, 2023 16:04 UTC
Former France international Karim Benzema has signed a contract with Saudi Arabian club Al-Ittihad after confirming his departure from Real Madrid. Benzema became available on a free transfer after voiding the one-year extension clause in his Madrid deal. Benzema received a significant wage offer to join Al-Ittihad, who recently won the title, beating Cristiano Ronaldo's former team Al-Nassr. A tourism ambassador for Saudi Arabia, Messi was suspended by PSG last month after an unauthorised visit to the country. Benzema, the reigning Ballon d’Or winner, won 25 major trophies during his 14 years with Real Madrid.
June 05, 2023 15:10 UTC
Advertisement Hide AdAdvertisement Hide AdOnly Matty Taylor (15no) of the remaining batsmen reached double figures as the Wakefield side were all out for 119. Shubham Sharma hit a century and took two wickets in Wakefield Thornes' cup tie win. Advertisement Hide AdAdvertisement Hide AdSharma smashed five sixes and 14 fours in a knock of 131 while Rhodes cracked 11 fours and a six in his 81 as the pair scored the bulk of the runs in a 286-6 score. Wakefield Thornes’ seconds climbed the YSPL Division One table with a convincing eight-wicket success against Sheffield United. Advertisement Hide AdAdvertisement Hide Ad
June 05, 2023 14:22 UTC
Lewis Hamilton expressed his appreciation for the way Mercedes performed at the Spanish Grand Prix. He described his car as the best he has driven in the past 18 months and claimed it could potentially challenge Red Bull. In his tribute to his team, Hamilton hinted that discussions about renewing his contract with Mercedes might conclude soon. Although the gap between Mercedes and Red Bull remains sizable, Mercedes managed to surpass Ferrari and Aston Martin, indicating a resurgence. He said he’s hopeful that his team can challenge Red Bull by the end of the year.
June 05, 2023 13:58 UTC
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak arrives for the European Political Community Summit at the Mimi Castle in Bulboaca, Moldova, Thursday, June 1, 2023. Denmark has purchased dozens of American-made F-16s since the 1970s and has indicated it is open to the possibility of providing Ukraine with some. Britain strongly advocated for a coalition to supply Ukraine with fighter planes, and says it will support Ukraine getting the F-16s it wants. There's a question on both sides of the Atlantic: How much will it actually take to sustain Ukraine?" Denmark's Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen speaks with the media as she arrives for an EU summit at the European Council building in Brussels, March 23, 2023.
June 05, 2023 13:57 UTC
Saturday's defeat leaves them bottom of the standings on 37 points, already 11 points adrift of Wokingham 2nds in second bottom. Having opted to bat after winning the toss, the hosts were dismissed for 170 in the 44th over. In Division 2A, Marlow suffered their first defeat of the season, losing by 96 runs at home to second placed Harefield 2nds. Bottom club Hurst lost by 65 runs to Binfield while Slough 2nds got the better of Sonning by 84 runs. In Division 4B Farnham Royal beat Farnham Common by seven wickets after Common made just 85 with the bat.
June 05, 2023 13:47 UTC
To ensure the safety of concert-goers, road closures will be put in place over the next two days. Roads affected include King Edward VII Avenue, Museum Avenue, City Hall Road, College Road and Gorsedd Gardens Road. Cowbridge Road East from its junction with Cathedral Road to its junction with Westgate Street. Tudor Street from its junction with Clare Road to its junction with Wood Street (access for residents and traders will be permitted via Fitzhammon Embankment). Plantagenet Street and Beauchamp Street from their junctions with Despenser Place to their junctions with Tudor Street (access for residents and traders will be permitted).
June 05, 2023 13:36 UTC
In football there’s a saying that great footballers don’t make great managers. But there’s one who’s certainly proving to be an exception. Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has secured his spot in the halls of the football greats – first as a player and now as a manager too. The Spaniard has plenty to be proud of. Not only has his team clinched the English Premier League title for a record fifth time under his leadership, they’re set up for a potential treble if they’re successful in the upcoming Uefa Champions League and FA Cup finals.
June 05, 2023 12:37 UTC
(Alliance News) - According to the Sunday Times, Asos PLC received a takeover approach from a Turkish company backed by China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd late last year. The deal would have valued Asos at more than GBP1 billion. "Takeover interest often emerges when a broken company lays out a recovery plan and there are early signs it is working. That goes to show its recovery plan is still in the very early stages and that it remains vulnerable to further takeover interest while the share price remains in the doldrums," he said. Asos will drop out of the FTSE 250 index from Monday, June 19, having been demoted at the quarterly review last week.
June 05, 2023 11:46 UTC
A new business group has been launched with corporate giants such as BP and Heathrow among its members ahead of a D-Day crunch vote on the future of the scandal-hit Confederation of British Industry (CBI). Aviva was the first major business to cut ties with the group, with dozens of the biggest names in British business soon following suit. Baroness Lane Fox told Times Radio that business needs to be represented “coherently and well”. “We need to make sure the needs of business people are represented – not because of corporate greed – 30% of people in this country work in business. “We must make sure, whatever happens to the CBI, the BCC continues to represent business coherently and well.”
June 05, 2023 11:17 UTC
Energy resilience warning to industryWith grid instability and energy security continuing to prove challenging to industry across Europe, a new report is highlighting solutions for high energy users to navigate a complex energy market and avoid downtime from grid resilience issues. As rising costs resulting from Europe’s energy crisis begin to settle, the report, titled Race to Resilience, indicates that ongoing energy instability means power supply remains a major concern for energy intense industries at risk of shortfalls. According to Aggreko, high energy users across Europe are in a precarious position in terms of future energy supply and security, particularly as investment in capacity for renewables for the grid is increased. Rason concluded: “The development of new technologies has paved a way to resilience through a more autonomous, smarter and greener energy model. The solutions put forward in Aggreko’s latest report therefore aim to light the path towards new energy models for Europe’s biggest industries.”To download the free Race to Resilience report click here.
June 05, 2023 09:52 UTC
Good morning, it's Roland here with today's small-cap report. The RNS feed is pretty quiet today, so I've taken a look at a few smaller and lesser-covered stocks. We aim to review trading updates & results of the day and offer our opinions on them as possible candidates for further research if they interest you. We stick to companies that have issued news on the day, with market caps up to about £700m. Red - means we see significant, or serious problems, so anyone looking at the share needs to be aware of the high risk.
June 05, 2023 09:31 UTC