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Netherlands: Rioters torch vehicles in Rotterdam over plans for new Covid-19 measures
Police fired warning shots, injuring an unknown number of people, as riots broke out on Friday night in downtown Rotterdam.
The demonstration was against plans by the Dutch government to restrict access for unvaccinated people to some venues.
Riot police used a water cannon in an attempt to disperse the hundreds of rioters.
Protesters lit fires, flares and fireworks during the demonstration, and the authorities were forced to close the city's main railway station.
Johnson battles on two fronts as Brexit protocol returns to haunt him
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson heads to Northern Ireland on Monday to try to break political deadlock in the UK territory which also threatens to bring to a head differenc...
Priti Patel accused of ‘power grab’ over new policing proposals
Exclusive: chief constables and commissioners criticise plans to make it easier for home secretary to intervene
Tory MPs to grill Bank of England governor over high inflation
Andrew Bailey’s appearance at select committee will come amid work from chancellor to find new ways to ease cost of living
Met investigating video appearing to show man struck on head by officers
Footage seemingly shows protester being hit five times by police as they attempt to arrest him in east London
Boris Johnson poised to give green light to bill on Northern Ireland protocol
Prime minister gambling move will restart stalled talks as he flies to Belfast for crunch meetings
Government’s £500m support scheme failing Britain’s poorest households
Ministers’ much-touted HSF programme criticised as local authorities run out of funding months too early
Ireland says UK risks sending message it will break treaties in Brexit row
Foreign minister criticises ‘sabre-rattling’ from UK amid signs British rhetoric is softening over Northern Ireland protocol
Jeremy Hunt ‘ignored’ NHS staff shortages while health secretary
Health unions say Tory leadership hopeful, now highlighting labour crisis, failed to take action in his ministerial role
Russia likely to have lost third of its Ukraine invasion force, says UK
Ministry of Defence says Putin’s campaign in the east has lost momentum and has failed to make big gains in past month
Boris Johnson to arrive in Northern Ireland amid crisis over protocol
Boris Johnson is due to visit Northern Ireland on Monday in a bid to encourage the restoration of its government.
Queen attends Platinum Jubilee equestrian extravaganza
The Queen has attended the final night of an equestrian extravaganza show to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee.
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