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Diana's unique Ford Escort fetches $850,000 at auction

Diana's unique Ford Escort fetches $850,000 at auction

-- 2022-08-28 19:32:48

A Ford Escort RS Turbo Series 1 that was driven by the late Princess Diana fetched a whopping 724,500 pounds ($851,070) at an auction held at Britain's Silverstone racing circuit on Saturday. Silvers...

Ukraine on edge as shellfire resounds around Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

Ukraine on edge as shellfire resounds around Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

REUTERS 2022-08-28 13:28:43

Shellfire at the Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine fuelled fears of major disaster as both sides kept blaming the other, while Russian forces targeted towns on the far side...

People, who entered Russia from Ukraine after Feb 18, to get benefit payment

People, who entered Russia from Ukraine after Feb 18, to get benefit payment

-- 2022-08-27 23:06:52

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday signed a decree introducing financial benefits for people who left Ukrainian territory to come to Russia, including pensioners, pregnant women and disabled...

Russia, Ukraine accuse each other of shelling around nuclear plant

Russia, Ukraine accuse each other of shelling around nuclear plant

-- 2022-08-27 20:03:57

Moscow and Kyiv traded fresh accusations on Saturday of shelling around the Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine, which has been a focus of international concern that fighting...

How Ukraine turns cheap tablets into lethal weapons

How Ukraine turns cheap tablets into lethal weapons

-- 2022-08-27 16:14:39

Years before Russia invaded Ukraine, Oleksiy Savchenko helped develop one of the most lethal and inexpensive weapons now used by thousands of Ukrainian service members. In 2014, he was among the prot...

Russia can't stop war, even if Ukraine drops NATO hopes: Putin ally

Russia can't stop war, even if Ukraine drops NATO hopes: Putin ally

REUTERS 2022-08-27 13:34:00

A top ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that Moscow would not stop its military campaign in Ukraine even if Kyiv formally renounced its aspirations to join NATO. Former Presiden...

Fears of a radiation leak mount near Ukrainian nuclear plant

Fears of a radiation leak mount near Ukrainian nuclear plant

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-08-27 13:19:31

Authorities began distributing iodine tablets to residents near Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant Friday in case of a radiation leak, amid mounting fears that the fighting around the co...

Russia burns off gas as Europe's energy bills rocket

Russia burns off gas as Europe's energy bills rocket

-- 2022-08-26 20:03:22

As Europe's energy costs skyrocket, Russia is burning off large amounts of natural gas, according to analysis shared with BBC News. They say the plant, near the border with Finland, is burning an est...

Forget showering, it's eat or heat for shocked Europeans hit by energy crisis

Forget showering, it's eat or heat for shocked Europeans hit by energy crisis

-- 2022-08-26 19:51:02

No more ironing, limited oven use and showering at work – Europeans are trying to keep their energy use down but the bills keep climbing. As wholesale gas and electricity prices surge, millions...

Putin orders Russian military to increase its number of soldiers

Putin orders Russian military to increase its number of soldiers

-- 2022-08-26 17:52:27

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Thursday to increase the size of Russia's armed forces from 1.9 million to 2.04 million as the war in Ukraine enters its seventh month. Moscow has...

Turks frustrated by 'deliberate' increase in number of European visa rejections

Turks frustrated by 'deliberate' increase in number of European visa rejections

-- 2022-08-26 15:22:01

Turkish sports presenter Sinem Okten was surprised to see her visa application to Europe's Schengen area rejected twice, having visited often to cover matches and interview figures like Italian keeper...

France's Macron urges future with Algeria beyond 'painful' history

France's Macron urges future with Algeria beyond 'painful' history

REUTERS 2022-08-26 11:31:58

President Emmanuel Macron indicated France and Algeria should move beyond their "painful" shared history and look to the future on Thursday at the start of a three-day visit to the North African count...

Ukraine narrowly escapes nuclear catastrophe as plant loses power

Ukraine narrowly escapes nuclear catastrophe as plant loses power

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-08-26 11:26:37

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said the world narrowly avoided a radiation disaster as electricity to Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant was cut for hours due to Russian shelling in th...

Will Casemiro and Lisandro end back-line and midfield woes of Manchester United?

Will Casemiro and Lisandro end back-line and midfield woes of Manchester United?

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2022-08-25 15:05:25

Manchester United have long been suffering from subpar performances in the defensive compartment of the team.  With captain Harry Maguire often being out of form and not having a proper destroye...

Russian attack kills 22 civilians on Ukraine's Independence Day

Russian attack kills 22 civilians on Ukraine's Independence Day

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-08-25 10:03:24

A Russian missile attack killed 22 civilians and set a passenger train on fire in eastern Ukraine as the country marked its Independence Day under heavy shelling, officials in Kyiv said. President Vo...

Britain imported no fuel from Russia in June

Britain imported no fuel from Russia in June

-- 2022-08-24 20:48:19

Britain imported no fuel from Russia in June for the first time since records began 25 years ago, as sanctions on Moscow in response to its invasion of Ukraine helped drive a 97 per cent fall in impor...

Ukrainian marks Independence Day amid fears of new attacks

Ukrainian marks Independence Day amid fears of new attacks

-- 2022-08-24 18:14:39

Ukrainians revelled in a surreal display of burnt-out Russian tanks and armour laid out this week as war trophies in central Kyiv to mark the 31st anniversary of independence, but fears of fresh Russi...

‘Died for Russia’: Daughter of Putin ally hailed as ‘martyr’

‘Died for Russia’: Daughter of Putin ally hailed as ‘martyr’

-- 2022-08-24 16:22:08

Hundreds of people bade farewell to Darya Dugina, the daughter of a prominent right-wing political thinker in Russia, at her funeral after she was killed in a car bombing, hailing her as a martyr, rep...

Zelenskiy says Ukraine was 'reborn' when Russia invaded

Zelenskiy says Ukraine was 'reborn' when Russia invaded

REUTERS 2022-08-24 14:15:09

President Volodymyr Zelenskiy told Ukrainians on Wednesday in an emotional speech to mark 31 years of independence that Ukraine was reborn when Russia invaded on Feb 24 and would recapture annexed Cri...

Manchester United have a long way to go to find their mojo

Manchester United have a long way to go to find their mojo

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2022-08-24 14:02:25

The 2017-2018 season is famous in English football for Manchester City’s glorious 100 points league campaign. However, everyone forgets that Manchester United ended the season with 81 points. G...

Zelensky vows to restore Ukrainian rule in Russia-annexed Crimea

Zelensky vows to restore Ukrainian rule in Russia-annexed Crimea

-- 2022-08-23 19:24:25

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky vowed on Tuesday to restore Ukrainian rule over Russia-annexed Crimea, a move that he said would help re-establish "world law and order". He told an internation...

Finnish PM apologises for party picture

Finnish PM apologises for party picture

-- 2022-08-23 19:03:09

Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin on Tuesday apologised for a picture that emerged from a private party she had thrown at her official residence in July, following a public stir over her partying in...

Netherlands announces $80m aid package for Ukraine  

Netherlands announces $80m aid package for Ukraine  

-- 2022-08-23 18:19:46

The Netherlands has decided to provide Ukraine with an additional aid package worth about 80 million euros ($80 million), the Dutch Defense Ministry said in a statement.  On Monday, Dutch Defens...

US urges its citizens to leave Ukraine as new Russian attacks feared

US urges its citizens to leave Ukraine as new Russian attacks feared

-- 2022-08-23 16:17:58

The US Embassy in Kyiv, warning of an increased possibility of Russian military strikes on Ukraine in the coming days around Ukrainian independence day, has again urged US citizens to leave if they ca...

Finland PM tests negative for drugs after party video uproar

Finland PM tests negative for drugs after party video uproar

-- 2022-08-23 15:33:40

Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin tested negative after a drug test she took following the publication of video footage that showed her partying with friends. Marin’s urine sample was tested f...

Blood, treasure and chaos: the cost of Russia's war in Ukraine

Blood, treasure and chaos: the cost of Russia's war in Ukraine

-- 2022-08-23 11:43:12

Russia's Feb 24 invasion of Ukraine has left tens of thousands of dead, displaced millions and sown economic strife across the world, Reuters reports. Following are the main impacts of the war as it...

Europe braces for more cuts in Russian oil and gas exports

Europe braces for more cuts in Russian oil and gas exports

REUTERS 2022-08-23 10:12:07

Europe faces fresh disruption to energy supplies due to damage to a pipeline system bringing oil from Kazakhstan through Russia that was reported by the pipeline operator on Monday, adding to concerns...

Russia accuses Ukraine of killing ultra-nationalist's daughter

Russia accuses Ukraine of killing ultra-nationalist's daughter

-- 2022-08-22 19:08:19

Russia's Federal Security Service on Monday accused Ukraine's secret services of killing Darya Dugina, the daughter of a Russian ultra-nationalist, Russian news agencies reported. Dugina, whose fathe...

Russia accuses Ukraine of poisoning some soldiers

Russia accuses Ukraine of poisoning some soldiers

-- 2022-08-21 20:51:23

Russia's defence ministry accused Ukraine on Saturday of poisoning some of its servicemen in the Russian-controlled part of Ukraine's southeastern region of Zaporizhzhia in late July. An adviser to U...

Europe's drought exposes World War II ships, ancient stones

Europe's drought exposes World War II ships, ancient stones

-- 2022-08-21 18:12:05

Weeks of baking drought across Europe have seen water levels in rivers and lakes fall to levels few can remember, exposing long-submerged treasures - and some unwanted hazards. In Spain, suffering it...