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WORLD

Trump slams Facebook, Twitter and Google as ‘disgrace and embarrassment’ to US
Liz Cheney takes aim at Trump and McCarthy in new op-ed, as ex-president endorses Stefanik to replace her
South Carolina lawmakers vote to add firing squad to execution methods
Ivanka Trump gets second Covid vaccine shot
Two American tourists get life in prison for murder of policeman in Rome

UK

Henry VIII’s Mary Rose had a multinational crew, research suggests
Ministers ‘set to block prosecution of Northern Ireland veterans’
‘Ignored for too long’: Over 185,000 staff and students at universities across UK suffer ‘domestic abuse every year’
A town disillusioned: Labour facing historic Hartlepool defeat but little love felt for Tories
Who can help Starmer win back Labour votes in the north?

SPORTS

Chelsea beat Tottenham to close in on second straight WSL title
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane admits Chelsea ‘deserved’ to win Champions League semi-final
What time is the British and Irish Lions squad announcement?
Rory McIlroy slams golf’s proposed Super League as a ‘money grab’ as bans threatened for rebels
Thomas Tuchel hails ‘fantastic’ performance as Chelsea beat Real Madrid to reach Champions League final

BUSINESS

Virgin Money is still stuck uncomfortably in the middle and it shows
How Scratch Spirits is trying to put British rum on the map



TECH

SpaceX finally lands Starship SN15 after explosions, in huge step towards Mars
SpaceX launch - live: Starship SN15 launches and lands in critical flight over Texas
The fight between Facebook and Trump is just starting – and this decision will only make it more significant
‘A loser who will do anything for attention’: In the industry of online slander
Out-of-control Chinese rocket: Ask an expert anything about the tumbling Long March spacecraft

SCI

Science news in brief: From mysterious ocean-floor trails to photogenic birds
Stargazing in May: Is there life on Mercury?
Stem cells can create early human embryo structure, new study suggests


POLITICS

A town disillusioned: Labour facing historic Hartlepool defeat but little love felt for Tories
Who can help Starmer win back Labour votes in the north?
UK to send ships to Jersey amid fears over threat of blockade by French fishermen
Elections 2021 questions answered live by The Independent’s chief political commentator John Rentoul
Future of UK at stake as millions go to the polls

HEALTH

SpaceX finally lands Starship SN15 after explosions, in huge step towards Mars
SpaceX launch - live: Starship SN15 launches and lands in critical flight over Texas
Will Smith is documenting his fitness journey after revealing he is in ‘worst shape’ of his life
The fight between Facebook and Trump is just starting – and this decision will only make it more significant
‘A loser who will do anything for attention’: In the industry of online slander

ENTERTAIN

Tesla a joke: After an unrelenting year, Elon Musk is a tone-deaf choice to host SNL
Jessica Alba earns 2.6 million as wellness brand The Honest Company goes public
Bloods review: A magnificent paramedic comedy full of gallows humour
Tiffany Haddish reveals she donated eggs when she was 21: ‘I might got some kids out here in these streets’
Five Disney films that have aged the worst
 
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