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Wellington Zoo euthanises two lions due to health issues

Two elderly lionesses at Wellington Zoo have been euthanised today due to health issues. The zoo has now been left with no lions after Djane and Zahra were euthanised. Both lions had been closely monitored by animal care and veterinary staff over the past 18 months due to age-related health concerns, however Djane’s health recently […]

Politics

Brexit: Boris Johnson says he’ll consider triggering Article 16 of Northern Ireland Protocol

Boris Johnson has vowed to “do everything we need to do” – including an attempt to override post-Brexit arrangements with the EU – in order to “ensure there is no barrier down the Irish Sea”. Having held talks with Northern Ireland’s First Minister Arlene Foster on Wednesday morning, the prime minister later raised the prospect […]

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Lionel Messi says he is staying at Barcelona

Lionel Messi has said he is staying at Barcelona. The Argentinian forward, regarded by many as the best footballer of all time, had expressed a desire to leave the Spanish club in recent days. The 33-year-old has been with the Catalan side since he was 13 but handed in a shock transfer request last week. […]

Politics

Trump says he will renew effort to end DACA protections

WASHINGTON — Undeterred by this week’s Supreme Court ruling, President Donald Trump said Friday he will renew his effort to end legal protections for hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the United States as children. Trump denounced the high court’s ruling that the administration improperly ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in […]