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28th May 2023
# War in Ukraine
Massive Russian drone attack marks dawn of Kyiv Day in Ukrainian capital
A man was killed and woman injured when debris fell on a seven-storey non-residential building and started a fire
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# classic
Paddington wins 2,000 Guineas
More success for Aidan O’Brien in Curragh Classic.
Lidl's summer sale is now here.
Lidl has everything you need to enjoy the sun, all at great prices.
# Going Up
Luton promoted to the Premier League after penalty shootout win against Coventry
Fankaty Dabo’s penalty miss meant a famous 6-5 sudden-death shoot-out victory for the jubilant Hatters.
# Report
Saracens defy injuries to hold off Sale and win Premiership title
The match was briefly disrupted in the first half by protestors from climate action group Just Stop Oil.
# down to the wire
Bayern Munich win Bundesliga as Dortmund fall agonisingly short
Thrilling title race goes to the wire.
# Blow
Max Verstappen takes pole in Monaco as Lewis Hamilton struggles after crash
The seven-time world champion lost control of his Mercedes and ended up in the wall during practice.
# Champions
Chelsea pip Manchester United to WSL title on final day
Blues secure fourth crown in a row with 3-0 win away to Reading.
Meet 2023's National Enterprise award nominees
The 31 regional representatives are a diverse group, including Atlantic ocean seaweed cultivators and 'Netflix for AR' creators.
# Twickenham
Just Stop Oil protesters invade pitch and throw orange powder at rugby premiership final
Fans jeered the duo before cheering as stewards escorted them from the stadium.
# This Morning
ITV says it investigated 'rumours' of relationship between Phillip Schofield and colleague
The veteran TV presenter (61) resigned from the broadcaster yesterday.
# Faith
Ryan Mason ‘trusts the people making decisions’ at Spurs
Harry Kane’s future is in doubt, they have no permanent manager or director of football, and could miss out on Europe for the first time since the 2010.
# Optimistic
Biden 'hopeful' that US national debt deal 'very close'
The deadline for a deal was moved from 1 June to 5 June.
# Not again
Latest claims of Covid breaches 'load of absolute nonsense', Boris Johnson says
It was alleged that the former British prime minister’s friends visited Chequers despite restrictions.
WIN: Two tickets to Beyond The Pale festival in Wicklow - thanks to Absolut
Beyond The Pale is back again this year and you don’t want to miss this year’s incredible festival.
# Phillip Schofield
Phillip Schofield admits he had relationship with ‘younger male colleague’ at ITV
The former This Morning presenter said that the relationship was ‘unwise, but not illegal’.
# Northern Ireland
Talk of additional funding for Stormont 'significant', says Tánaiste
The Stormont parties have said they will need at least £1 billion of extra funding from the British government to manage budget pressures in a future Executive.
# Ceremony
‘A miracle’ no-one was killed in 2020 Donegal shooting spree, sergeant says
Sergeant Edward Griffin was among 11 recipients of a Scott Medal for bravery at a ceremony held in Dublin.
# gruelling
'It's been the hardest this season in 22 years' - Mikel Arteta on Premier League challenge
Arsenal boss warns his players it will be even tougher against Manchester City next season after losing title race.
# France
Climate protesters sprayed with tear gas at TotalEnergies shareholder meeting in Paris
The protest was mostly peaceful.
Want to make your home more energy efficient but not sure where to start? Here’s what you need to know
All of your home energy upgrade questions answered.
# Asos
Fast fashion firm Asos secures €86 million fundraising to support turnaround plan
It comes after Asos earlier this month revealed losses of more than €334 million for the half-year to February.
# Mitigation
Gambling addiction diagnosis reduced Ivan Toney’s suspension
The Bees forward was charged with 232 betting breaches last week and hit with an eight-month ban.
# Esther Rantzen
Broadcaster Esther Rantzen reveals her lung cancer has progressed to stage four
Rantzen said her ‘diagnosis of stage four lung cancer made me realise how very lucky I’ve been in my life.’
# russian invasion
Russian air attack on Kyiv repelled as missiles were 'intercepted and destroyed'
Ukrainian officials said the attack was launched from the Caspian sea, where Russian bombers are stationed.
# 6 january
Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes jailed for 18 years over Capitol riot
He was the first person to be sentenced having been convicted of seditious conspiracy over the 2021 insurrection.
# Portugal
Officers flatten excavation site and dig holes as Madeleine McCann searches conclude
Portuguese police confirmed the search concluded today and materials had been sent to Germany for testing.
Artisan bakers, zero waste pioneers, and agritech trailblazers are just some of the nominees for 2023’s National Enterprise awards
Local Enterprise Offices around the country have come together to celebrate and recognise various businesses innovating and performing exceptionally.
# Nakano
Three people, including two police, dead after attack by man with rifle and knife in Japan
A suspect with a rifle and knife was holed up inside a building, police and media reports added.
# Downing Street
Man arrested in London after car crashes into gates of Downing Street
Images on social media showed a vehicle crashed into the gates, surrounded by emergency vehicles.
# The North
King Charles III thanks Armagh for warm welcome on second day of visit to Northern Ireland
‘I do hope you have great success in the future,’ Charles told the crowd of people gathered in Market Theatre Square.
# LA
17-year-old boy falls to his death while climbing Los Angeles bridge for ‘social media broadcast’
The bridge opened last year and has quickly become a hotspot for social media stunts.
# US Capitol Riot
January 6 rioter who propped his feet on Nancy Pelosi's desk jailed for 4 years
Barnett, 63, testified he was “going with the flow” and struck a pose after news photographers told him to “act natural”.
Issue of impartiality at BBC is ‘almost unresolvable’, Gary Lineker says
The former England striker’s comments come as he received an award for his commitment to promoting human rights.
Tina Turner: The Queen of rock ‘n’ roll with a commanding stage presence
Turner was born Anna Mae Bullock on 26 November 1939 in Nutbush, Tennessee.
# Point made
Julio Enciso stunner against Man City earns Brighton Europa League place
The pulsating encounter was a fitting final home game of an unforgettable campaign for the record-breaking Seagulls.
# Wrap
Irish duo secure European football with Aberdeen while Jim Goodwin on brink of relegation
Hibernian also came from behind to defeat 10-man Celtic 4-2 at Easter Road and set up a final-day shootout with city rivals Hearts for fourth place.
# Jailed
Rapper Fetty Wap jailed for six years for his part in New York-based drug trafficking plot
He was arrested in 2021 on charges of participating in a conspiracy to smuggle large amounts of heroin, fentanyl and other drugs into the New York City area.
# just keep swimmin'
Basking shark swims under kayak in ‘surreal’ experience off coast of west Cork
Kayakers Louise Barker and Becky Hatchett were astonished when the ‘stunning creature’ approached them.
# Sudan
Fighting in Sudan has displaced more than 1.3 million people, says UN
Violence erupted in April after months of escalating tensions between rival generals Abdel-Fattah Burhan and Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo.
# Sanction
LaLiga president apologises for his reaction to Vinicius Junior’s racism allegations
Valencia have been ordered to close their south stand for five matches and received a fine of €45,000 – a punishment they called “totally disproportionate.”
# tiktok
UK teen given criminal behaviour order after entering home for TikTok ‘prank’
Bacari-Bronze O’Garro, 18, appeared at Thames Magistrates’ Court after he filmed himself entering a stranger’s living room.
# Madeleine McCann
Police in Portugal begin digging in woodland in fresh Madeleine McCann searches
Officers spent hours cutting back the undergrowth at Barragem do Arade today.
# Cardiff
Family of teenager killed in Wales crash appeal for peace after locals riot against police
Tensions spilled over into rioting which saw missiles and fireworks thrown at the police and cars set alight.
# hot meals
Providing school meals during holiday period may pose ‘logistical complications’, Varadkar says
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said that other extensions of the hot school meals programme would be prioritised first.