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Birmingham: Casualties reported after house destroyed in explosion

52% Right coverage: 21 sources
Emergency services and utility companies are at the scene of the explosion. Evacuations are taking place and residents have been told to leave the area immediately. West Midlands Police said there have been reports of casualties but the number and the severity of the people's injuries are currently unknown.See the Story
US & Canada · New York

Trans skateboarder beats 13-year-old girl to win NYC contest

100% Right coverage: 17 sources
A 29-year-old transgender woman beat a 13-year-old girl to take home the top prize in a skateboarding contest in New York City, reigniting the debate over whether new inclusivity pushes create an unfair advantage in women’s sports. See the Story
Europe · London

Prince Charles faces inquiry into sheikh’s €3m charity cash

69% Right coverage: 13 sources
The Prince of Wales faces the prospect of a Charity Commission investigation after accepting a suitcase of cash from a controversial Middle Eastern politician. Charles received three separate bundles of notes, totalling £3 million. There is no suggestion that the payments were illegal.See the Story
Europe · Birmingham

Woman found dead at scene of house destroyed in gas explosion

50% Left coverage: 10 sources
Woman found dead after suspected gas explosion in Kingstanding, Birmingham. West Midlands Fire Service said: "We're very sad to confirm that a woman has been found dead at the scene of last night's explosion" Our thoughts and sympathies are with everyone affected," they said.See the Story
Europe · London

Justice Secretary Dominic Raab says criminal barrister strikes are 'regrettable' as first walkout begins

43% Left coverage: 7 sources
Criminal barristers will stage court walkouts for several days from today, a move which the justice secretary has described as "regrettable". See the Story
Sexual Assault

Jill Dando 'may have been killed by mafia hitman who shot wrong BBC journalist'

67% Left coverage: 6 sources
The extraordinary claim is made in documents filed as part of a French investigation.See the Story
Europe

Wimbledon kicks off with capacity crowds for first time in three years

Coverage: 4 sources
Full-capacity crowds descend on Wimbledon for first time in three years. Novak Djokovic will begin the defence of his 2021 title. Rafael Nadal will make his return to the hallowed grass courts having not played at Wimbledon since 2019. Eyes will also be on British player Emma Raducanu after she made history last summer as the first qualifier to win the US Open.See the Story
Vladimir Putin

Putin will die within 2 years as he battles 'grave' illnesses, spy chief says

67% Right coverage: 3 sources
Major General Kyrylo Budanov said Kiev spies who infiltrated the Kremlin made the claims based on ‘human intelligence’ Putin’s health has been subject to fierce rumour for months, escalating after he was pictured gripping a table during a meeting with defence minister Sergei Shoigu.See the Story
Twitter

Laurence Fox banned from Twitter for posting LGBTQ+ swastika

Coverage: 4 sources
Laurence Fox was temporarily suspended from Twitter after creating a swastika from the LGBTQ+ Progress Pride flag. His account was later unblocked after he replaced the image with what appears to be a Pride figurine. Many have criticised his decision to change his profile picture to the swastika imitation just days after a shooting at an LGBTQ+ nightclub in Oslo.See the Story
Europe

Doctors mull strike action over ‘30% real-terms pay cut since 2008’

Coverage: 2 sources
BMA members point to recent union success in forcing pay increasesSee the Story
Boris Johnson

Boris told to reverse defence cuts as army head says Britain must be ready to fight and win

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Boris Johnson has been told to reverse defence cuts as the head of the British Army said it must be ready to "fight and win" to stop a larger war with Russia.See the Story

Iain Dale takes on caller who has 'no sympathy' for barristers' strike

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Iain Dale challenges this caller who claims he has "no sympathy" for the criminal barristers striking because legal aid doesn't "usually lead to the best representation" anyway.See the Story

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