Analysis & Comment

Opinion | The Costs of a Long War in Ukraine

Send any friend a story As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share. By Ross Douthat Opinion Columnist The next phase of the Ukraine War, a new Russian offensive and a potential Ukrainian counteroffensive, seems all but inevitable for late winter or early spring. The […]

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US downs Chinese balloon, a flashpoint in US-China tensions – The Denver Post

By ZEKE MILLER, MICHAEL BALSAMO, COLLEEN LONG, AAMER MADHANI and LOLITA C. BALDOR (Associated Press) WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States on Saturday downed a suspected Chinese spy balloon off the Carolina coast on orders from President Joe Biden after it traversed sensitive military sites across North America, becoming the latest flashpoint in tensions between […]

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UK snow maps show ‘5cm per hour’ flurries and torrential rain storm this month

Bookmark Don’t miss a thing! Sign up to the Daily Star’s newsletter We have more newsletters Lovers beware as we're in for a cold snap on Valentine's Day later this month in the UK. Forecasters have predicted up to 5cm of snow per hour in some regions, while in others, torrential rain is set to […]

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Tory MP confirms ‘UK is at war with Russia’ sparking grim World War 3 fears

Bookmark Don’t miss a thing! Sign up to the Daily Star’s newsletter We have more newsletters Conservative Party MP Tobias Ellwood has said that the UK is "at war in Europe" and called for us to "face Russia directly", sparking World War Three fears. The Chairman of the Commons Defence Select Committee made the comments […]

Politics

Indian illegal migrants face ‘accelerated’ deportations under new deal

We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info About 250 Indians travelled across the Channel in small boats so far this year, the […]

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New rules would limit sugar in school meals for first time – The Denver Post

By JONEL ALECCIA U.S. agriculture officials on Friday proposed new nutrition standards for school meals, including the first limits on added sugars, with a focus on sweetened foods such as cereals, yogurt, flavored milk and breakfast pastries. The plan announced by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack also seeks to significantly decrease sodium in the meals served […]

Business

Used car prices drop, but buyers still facing sky high interest rates and tight inventory – The Denver Post

After more than a year of overheated prices, the used-car market cooled by several degrees in December. The trend brings some relief to car buyers. But inventories have yet to reach pre-pandemic levels, and consumers still miss the buying power they had in 2019. While experts say this year’s used-car market will continue to improve, […]

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Putin assembling half a million new war recruits to mark Ukraine anniversary

Russian president Vladimir Putin could be gearing up the Russian military for an anniversary offensive that would deploy 500,000 Russian troops. The 70-year-old despot is allegedly set to "gain the world's attention", in an eerie statement delivered earlier by the Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sergei Lavrov. His claims coincide with the upcoming anniversary of […]

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Groundhog Day 2023: Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow – The Denver Post

Rob Tornoe PHILADELPHIA — Temperatures are forecast to plunge across the Philadelphia region over the next few days, and Punxsutawney Phil expects more of the same for the next six weeks. The nation’s most popular marmot saw his shadow Thursday morning after leaving his burrow at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney. That means the country can […]

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HGTV’s “Rico to the Rescue” showcases Denver’s worst home renovations

Rico León has seen far more botched home renovation projects than the average Denverite. As a self-described “advocate for desperate families,” he has been helping locals navigate their worst construction nightmares by mediating with general contractors or taking on that role himself to help projects reach the finish line. Now anyone with access to HGTV […]