Poisoned Relations: UK sanctions Russia over nerve agent attack
By France 24
18 March 2018 | 3:00 pm
This week saw the UK announce the largest expulsion of Russian diplomats since the Cold War. This was a repercussion following a nerve agent attack on British soil, believed to be commanded by Russia.
The European Union is investing billions in infrastructure in its effort to replace Russian fuels with liquefied natural gas. This could prove to be a dead end — both for taxpayers and for the climate.
We look at right-wing extremists targeting Moroccan supporters during celebrations in French cities after France's World Cup semi-final win. The sports pages are looking ahead to Sunday's final and focusing on one man in particular: Lionel Messi. In the British papers, there's sympathy for striking nurses and scorn for Harry and Meghan after part 2 of their Netflix series drops.
Efforts to send Russian circus performers and opera singers to the frontlines are unlikely to improve "fragile morale," the UK has said. Meanwhile, heating has been restored to frigid Kyiv. DW has the latest.
Border control workers at six major airports have walked off their jobs ahead of the Christmas holiday, disrupting thousands of passengers. France also faces similar strike action.
In his first Christmas Day message as monarch, King Charles III has hailed the "heartfelt solidarity" of people across the recession-hit UK struggling with a deepening cost of living crisis.
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Ukrainian authorities have reported missile strikes in Kyiv, Kharkiv and Lviv. Meanwhile, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov dismissed Kyiv's "peace formula."
Gary McKee ran a 26-mile test of endurance every day during 2022, raising over a million pounds for two charities. The father of three has worn out 22 pairs of sneakers in a single year.
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The Ukrainian capital has been targeted by Russian air strikes for the fifth consecutive night, with the city's mayor claiming Ukraine shot down 40 drones.
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