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Video: Man Rams Lamborghini Into Thief Who Stole His Rolex At Gunpoint

The outlet said that Lamborghini driver was approached by the thief on a motorcycle while he had stopped the vehicle at a traffic light. He forcefully took the lavish timepiece and tried to run away from the scene.

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Labour urged to focus on Midlands in plan for new towns

Planning experts are considering areas near Nottingham, Stafford and Northampton for housebuilding driveLabour’s plan for new towns looks likely to focus on the Midlands as much as England’s overcrowded south-east, with planners already considering areas near Nottingham, Stafford and Northampton, the Guardian understands.Close to the M1 and M6 motorways, some of the locations have the advantage of being in areas of Labour local political control, giving Keir Starmer’s government a better chance of delivering on its promise to have the first homes built by the end of a first Labour term. Continue reading...

Russia Jails Hypersonic Scientist For 14 Years On Treason Charges

Elderly Russian physicist Anatoly Maslov was sentenced on Tuesday to 14 years in a penal colony for treason, the latest of a string of cases against experts working on the science that underpins Russia's development of hypersonic missiles.

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Outbreak of severe thunderstorms predicted for large areas of the US

Storms will hit in the midwest and western Great Lakes after eight people died following severe weather in Texas over the weekendAfter a deadly storm in Houston over the weekend in which eight people died, 25 million Americans are bracing for more severe weather across the country.A National Weather Service notice said that an outbreak of severe thunderstorms was predicted on Tuesday over large swaths of the midwest and western Great Lakes, with the greatest threat expected over Iowa and certain parts of nearby states. Continue reading...

Ursula von der Leyen, Nicolas Schmit, Anders Vistisen and Sandro Gozi debate economy – as it happened

European leaders participate in debate hosted by Bruegel and the Financial TimesKarl Nehammer, the Austrian chancellor, hosted the British prime minister, Rishi Sunak.“The leaders committed to implementing stronger frameworks to deal with migration, and that new innovative solutions are crucial to this end,” Nehammer said. Continue reading...