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Several dead in plane crash in Russia

At least 16 people were killed and six others injured after a light plane with 22 on board crashed near the town of Menzelinsk in Russia’s Republic of Tatarstan on Sunday, according to the local health ministry.

Report: One in six UK shoppers unable to buy goods

Nearly one in six Britons, around eight million, have been unable to buy essential food items in the last fortnight due to a shortage of products and a Brexit- as well as coronavirus-linked supply chain crisis, a survey suggests.

Austrian chancellor to resign amid scandal charges

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has announced he would resign amid a corruption probe. The 35-year-old politician and nine others have been placed under investigation on suspicion of bribery. He has denied all allegations.

Study: Metropolitan Police worst at solving violent crimes

The UK’s largest police force has ranked the worst in England and Wales for solving sexual and violent crimes, according to a new report.

Moscow to respond to NATO’s expulsion of Russian diplomats

Moscow will respond to a NATO decision to expel several Russian diplomats from Brussels, the Kremlin warns. NATO has announced that it was cutting the number of Russian Mission staff in Brussels from 20 to 10 people.

Austrian chancellor accused of bribery

In Austria, the Chancellor is accused of bribery and breach of trust. Police have attacked the offices of his party over the issue. The Chancellor has rejected the accusation politically motivated.

Report: Dubai ruler ordered hacking of former wife’s phone via Israeli spyware

A British court says the Dubai ruler had hacked the phone of his ex-wife and members of her legal team after Princess Haya fled to London amid a divorce case and custody battle. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum has used NSO Group’s controversial Pegasus spyware in an unlawful abuse of power, according to the high court judge.

Blinken says time running out to revive Iran nuclear deal

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has once again warned time was running out to restore the Iran nuclear deal. Tehran has stressed it's ready to restart talks to save the landmark agreement, but not under Washington pressure.

NATO to expel several Russian diplomats

NATO has decided to slash the size of the permanent Russian delegation at its headquarters in Brussels in response to alleged "malign activities".

Britons still wrestling with fuel shortage

At least 13 percent of petrol stations in and around London remain empty amid fuel crisis in the U.K., according to an industry boss.