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Ukrainian visa scheme branded a con by Liverpool charity

The manager of a Liverpool asylum organisation has branded the government’s Ukrainian visa scheme “a bit of a con”. The government announced the Ukrainian Family Scheme earlier this week and Michael Gove has confirmed “unlimited numbers” will be allowed to...
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People of Liverpool react to Ukraine invasion as Russian forces zone in

The situation in Ukraine escalated today to what officials are now calling a “full-scale” Russian invasion. In the early hours this morning, tanks, missiles and gunfire erupted across Ukraine’s cities, including the capital, Kyiv, after President Vladimir Putin announced a...
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‘There’s no justice’ – Liverpool reacts to George Floyd case

Local activists have spoken in support of the recent conviction of Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd last May. The murder of Mr Floyd in Minnesota, USA, captured the world’s attention after footage showed Derek Chauvin kneeling on...
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Liverpool team aims for land speed records this autumn

Nine Mechanical engineering students from the University of Liverpool 21-23, are attempting to break two International land speed records.
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Arrests made in operation on international human trafficking

A total of 24 arrests have been made after a Police Scotland-led operation targeting human trafficking. Raids were carried out at four premises in Aberdeen and Glasgow, five in England and 23 in Romania.

US Presidential rivals Trump and Biden clash over Covid-19 vaccine

Donald Trump and Joe Biden have been trading insults over each other's position on a vaccine for Covid-19. President Trump again hinted that a vaccine might be available before the November presidential election and accused his Democratic rivals of "reckless anti-vaccine rhetoric".