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Fuel prices hit record highs AGAIN: Petrol reaches 167.7p a litre and diesel 181.1p as motoring groups warn the 'pain isn't over yet'
The average price of diesel yesterday was 181.14p per litre, up from 179.7p last week and 151.95p in late February before Russia's invasion of Ukraine, according to Government figures.
John McEnroe and Tim Henman clash in an awkward live TV debate over Wimbledon's ban on Russian players, with the three-time champion calling for a BOYCOTT if Novak Djokovic and Co believe the decision is a 'mistake'
Wimbledon will now effectively be an exhibition tournament after being stripped of its ranking points following its decision to ban Russian and Belarusian players.
Russian ships 'load up with stolen Ukrainian grain' in satellite images - amid warnings Europe faces 'huge migration problem' from Africa as Putin weaponizes food supplies
The Russian leader has been accused of deliberately weaponizing food supplies to cause global chaos, and has been targeting Ukrainian farms and production sites.
Adidas reveal the Champions League final ball - which will be auctioned for the UN Refugee Charity after the game - with 'peace' slogan for the war in Ukraine
Liverpool and Real Madrid face off in the European showpiece at the Stade de France, Paris on Saturday night. And on Tuesday, the German sportswear company unveiled the ball which will be used.
'It's a lose-lose situation for everyone': Novak Djokovic DISAGREES with Wimbledon's decision to ban Russian and Belarusian players as he supports ATP call to strip Grand Slam of ranking points - even though it threatens world No 1 status!
Djokovic called the All England Club's ban of players from Russia and Belarus over the invasion of Ukraine 'a mistake' and criticised Wimbledon organisers for their lack of communication.
Biden meets Modi in Tokyo and brings up Putin's 'brutal and unjustified invasion' of Ukraine - but Indian Prime Minister skirts the topic and instead talks about being a force for 'global peace' amid pressure to pull back from Moscow
President Biden and Indian PM Narendra Modi discussed Russia's 'brutal and unjustified invasion of Ukraine and the effect it has on the entire global world order' in a one-on-one meeting, he said.
'As if he wanted to go anyway?!' Morgan Freeman fans react to him being included on list of 1,000 US citizens banned from entering Russia
The Academy Award-winning actor, 84, was among the 963 people on the list released by the Kremlin Saturday.
Henry Kissinger tells Ukraine it should give Russia territory to try to find a peace deal - as Zelensky insists Putin has 'no interest in talking'
The former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger told the global elite that Ukraine should give Russia territory within the next two months and accept terms that fail to meet current war aims.
British warships could be sent in to protect freighters carrying crucial Ukrainian grain and break Putin's blockade of Black Sea ports that is threatening to cause a world food crisis
Lithuanian foreign minister Gabrielius Landsbergis said yesterday he had discussed the creation of such a 'protective corridor' from Odesa with British foreign secretary Liz Truss.
Video nasty: Russian PoW's film shows cruelty and chaos as bungled Ukraine invasion crumbles, writes IAN BIRRELL
IAN BIRRELL: A Russian tank officer who was captured after one month fighting in Ukraine was found to have been filming a home movie about the invasion on his mobile.
'Either we win or this will end badly for all of humanity': Putin's state TV stooges warn Russia will unleash nuclear war rather than accept defeat in Ukraine
Russia's state-backed media has become infamous for its anti-Ukrainian rants since the war broke out in February 24. The latest outburst was from RT's Margarita Simonyan.
Farewell to the hero father he will never meet: Two-month-old baby attends funeral of his Ukrainian pilot captain killed during combat mission
Pilot captain Serhiy Parkhomenko, 25, from the Ukrainian city of Vinnytsia, died whilst fighting in the Zaporizhzhia region in eastern Ukraine.
Thousands chant 'f*** the war' at a concert in St Petersburg as Putin faces backlash over Ukrainian invasion
Footage shared by a member of opposition leader Alexei Navalny's party shows concert-goers in Russia's second-largest city chanting 'f*** the war' in the latest sign of fury at Putin's invasion.
Kimberley Garner exudes elegance in white ensemble as she attends charity event for war-torn Ukraine during the Cannes Film Festival
The star-studded event hosted by Hollywood Domino aimed to raise much needed funds for the country following Russia's February invasion.
Baby-faced Russian tank commander, 21, is sentenced to LIFE for killing 62-year-old civilian in Ukraine invasion's first war crime trial
Vadim Shishimarin, a 21-year-old tank commander, had pleaded guilty to killing 62-year-old Oleksandr Shelipov in the northeastern Ukrainian village of Chupakhivka on February 28.
Russia 'has lost as many men in its three-month Ukrainian invasion as it did during entire NINE-YEAR war in Afghanistan due to poor tactics and leadership'
Poor tactics, limited air cover, a lack of flexibility, and a command approach reinforcing failure and repeating mistakes has led to the high casualty rate, said the UK Ministry of Defence.
Rowan Atkinson upsets Cotswolds neighbours with fireworks for his girlfriend's 40th birthday party after terrified pets ran away and locals feared 'military base was under attack'
Dogs ran away from their homes and cats were reportedly left 'spooked' during the event at the Lucknam Park hotel and spa near Chippenham on Saturday, organised for actress Louise Ford's 40th.
President Zelensky tells global elite gathered in Davos their annual meeting is pointless if dictators such as Putin with 'no interest in talking' are able to use brute force to get what they want
Talk will become pointless and brute force will once again rule the world unless Russia's invasion of Ukraine is defeated, President Volodymyr Zelensky has told the Davos summit.
Nephew of Sergei Shoigu's right-hand man in Russian defence ministry is killed by Ukrainian forces: Paratrooper commander becomes first relative of a senior Putin official to die during invasion
Captain Adam Khamkhoyev, 30, a paratrooper commander, was killed on Friday night in Ukraine and later buried in the southern Russian province of Ingushetia.
Russia will soon have 50 '14-storey high' Satan-2 nukes capable of reducing Western enemies into 'radioactive craters', Putin's space agency chief says in new threat
Dmitry Rogozin, the head of Russian space agency Roscosmos and a staunch Putin ally, showed off a crater caused by a Sarmat-2 missile test-launched without a nuclear warhead.
Gene-edited crop production in Britain will be sped up to tackle Ukraine food crisis brought on by Russian invasion
Russian blockades are preventing the export of key goods from the 'breadbasket of Europe', leading to rising food prices and shortages globally including a major threat of famine in Africa.
A bill banning use of symbols of the Russian invasion (pictured) has been passed in Ukraine.
ANDREW PIERCE: One might have expected Tory grandee Sir Edward Leigh to have publicly backed the Pope's criticism of the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church.
'It means everything... I want to die for these people': Emotional Oleksandr Zinchenko thanks Manchester City for their support during the Ukraine war and reveals he wants to take the trophy back to his homeland
The Ukraine international has been a key figure in City's latest success despite the emotional turmoil he has suffered since Russia's invasion of his homeland in February.
'I'm NOT a homewrecker': Ukrainian refugee, 22, who ran off with the British man, 29, who took her in blames his 'two-faced' wife and claims her 'constant suspicions pushed them closer together'
A Ukrainian refugee who embarked on a romance with her UK sponsor while staying with his family has denied being a 'homewrecker' and called the accusations 'b*****t'.
Public appearances by Vladimir Putin were 'staged' last week to mask an absence from duties, raising new speculation about his health, an opposition source claimed.
General Mark Milley warns cadets graduating from West Point to prepare for a global war between superpowers fighting with robotic tanks, ships and planes as brutal Ukraine war continues
During his address, General Mark Milley, chairman of the Army's Joint Chiefs of Staff, told graduates to prepare for the brewing conflict - which he said will change the way wars are fought.
Putin's TV appearances were 'staged' last week to mask his absence from duties amid growing rumours of health problems - while a hardline ally 'holds the Kremlin reins', opposition source claims
Public appearances by Vladimir Putin were 'staged' last week to mask an absence from duties, raising new speculation about his health, an opposition source claimed.
Warmongering Russian president Vladimir Putin will be shipped off to a sanatorium by the end of the year, a former MI6 chief predicts.
Cost-of-living crisis sparks boom in 'first time' shoplifters with supermarket bosses saying theft levels are 'off the charts'
Thefts have soared since the beginning of the year and are continuing to increase in the wake of price rises caused by the war in Ukraine which have left many consumers struggling.
Fifty experts from Syrian military who specialise in deadly barrel bombs that destroy anything within 800ft radius are drafted in to aid Russian forces in Ukraine invasion
The bombs have been used to devastating effect in the 10-year Syrian civil war (pictured), with evidence suggesting that Bashar al-Assad's forces using them to kill thousands of civilians.
'Putin will be gone by 2023': Ex MI6 chief Sir Richard Dearlove says the Russian president will be sent to a sanatorium to receive medical treatment amid claims he is losing his grip on power due to his ailing health
With persistent rumours of serious ill health for Putin, one method of 'moving things on' without need for a violent coup would be to place him in a long term hospital, Dearlove predicted.
Father-of-two, 29, is pictured with his Ukrainian refugee girlfriend: Security guard embraces lover after dumping his partner of ten years after 22-year-old came to live with them when she fled war-torn Lviv
Father-of-two Tony Garnett, 29, who dumped his partner of 10 years for his Ukrainian refugee girlfriend Sofiia, has been pictured with the 22-year-old after they moved into his parents' home.
'We refuse to leave Ukrainian soil': Singer who fled Kiev for the country's west with her ice hockey player husband says they can't find work and their life pre-war feels like 'a dream'
Sophia Khliabych-Petrova, 31, who goes by the stage name Sonya Kay, and her husband Oleg Petrov, an ice hockey player, told FEMAIL how she fled the capital 'within minutes' of Putin's invasion.
Biden will dine at top-rated restaurant Kochuon when he visit's Japan's prime minister in Tokyo - following on Obama's sushi pilgrimage and Trump's meal with Melania
President Joe Biden is set to dine out with Japanese Prime Minister Kishida on his visit to Tokyo, keeping up a tradition that Presidents Trump, Obama, and Bush have taken part in.
'Nobody takes my husband away from me': Ukraine's President Zelensky and his wife Olena are REUNITED nearly three months after she fled to a safehouse with their children when Putin invaded - and she tells TV chat that war has NOT changed him
Volodymyr Zelensky reunited with wife Olena in their first joint interview since the Russian invasion began on February 25. Olena said: 'He was a reliable man before and that he remains'
'This is how she repays me for giving her a home!' Anger of the jilted mother whose partner ran off with the Ukrainian refugee they let live with them
Lorna Garnett says she has been left heartbroken after her partner of ten years Tony decided he wanted to spend the rest of his life with Ukrainian refugee Sofiia Karkadym who was staying with them
Putin HAS 'had cancer' but 'has licked it' says Hollywood director Oliver Stone who spent years shadowing the Russian leader - after ex-MI6 spy described 'increasing disarray' in the Kremlin with President needing regular treatment DURING meetings
Director Oliver Stone was granted unprecedented access to the Russian President for a series of interviews between 2015 and 2017 and that he believes he had beaten cancer in the past.
Suspicious fire breaks out at Russian aerospace institute that develops fighter jets and rockets in latest blaze to hit the country amid fears of Ukrainian saboteur campaign
The fire began at a power substation supplying the institute, 43 miles southeast of Moscow, which has been crucial to the development of aircraft such as the Su-27, MiG-29, and MiG-31 fighters.
Biden SIGNS $40 billion Ukraine package after aide flies commercial from Washington to South Korea to deliver bill to president
Joe Biden signed the $40B aid package for Ukraine Saturday night from Seoul, with an aide flying a paper copy of the legislation to the president who was in the air Thursday when it passed the Senate.
Russia stops gas supplies to Finland: Putin turns off the taps after months of sabre-rattling following Helsinki's announcement it will join NATO
Russian energy giant Gazprom said it had 'completely stopped gas deliveries' as it had not received ruble payments from Finland's state-owned energy company Gasum
Raleigh International - the gap year charity that sent Prince William and Kate volunteering in Chile as teenagers - goes bust as Covid cancellations mount
Gap year charity Raleigh International which sent Wills and Kate to work on projects in Chile in their teens has collapsed. The company said its finances were hit hard by the pandemic and travel rules.
'I don't have any personnel announcements ... and certainly not about me': Pentagon spokesman John Kirby smoothly pats down questions about his rumored move to a top communications position in Biden's White House
Pentagon spokesman John Kirby dismissed questions about his future on Friday, saying he had no personnel announcements to make, after reports that he will move to the White House.
Putin ally says the Ukraine war is a REHEARSAL for a bigger conflict between Russia and NATO and a 'learning experience'
Alexei Fenenko, an associate professor at Moscow State University's school of world politics and a research fellow at the Institute of International Security Studies, made the incredible claim yesterday
Biden's 'disinformation Mary Poppins' blames DISINFORMATION for her resignation and claims critics 'want to put our national security behind their own personal political ambitions'
Nina Jankowicz told CNN Thursday night that the heavily criticized board was a victim of politics are previously saying she and her family were given death threats during her tenure.
What I mean to say, Comrade… Russian colonel who dared to criticise Putin's Ukraine invasion on state TV changes his tune days later to hail Russia's military might
Mikhail Khodaryonok, a former air defence commander, took to the stage yesterday where boasted about the strength of Russia's military, contradicting statements he made just days ago
'I didn't want to kill, but that's what happened': Russian tank commander who murdered an innocent Ukrainian grandfather says 'I'm truly sorry' as his defence lawyer insists he is not guilty of war crimes
'I believe that (Vadim) Shishimarin is not guilty of the crime that he is accused of. I ask you to acquit my client,' lawyer Viktor Ovsyannikov told the court. 'His actions were aimed at saving lives'
'It's meaningless to hope for victory': Top Russian ex-spy turned influencer warns Putin's offensive in Eastern Ukraine is going 'very bad', troops will suffer 'huge losses' while their leadership leaves 'much to be desired'
Igor Girkin, an ex-FSB agent who led fighting in Donbas in 2014, says there is no path to victory for Russia's forces currently fighting in the region, who are incurring 'huge' losses for little gain.
Putin's eldest daughter 'defends his stance on Ukraine, gay rights and the West in online rants posted on university website using a secret account'
Maria Vorontsova, 37, the president's eldest daughter from his first marriage, was running the social media account called 'Maria V' defending Putin according to reports.
White House aide will shuttle $40billion Ukraine bill to Asia where Biden will sign it to get critical support to the country's military 'expeditiously' after the package clears the Senate with 11 Republicans voting against it
President Joe Biden will sign a $40 billion bill to provide aid to Ukraine, after it passed the Senate 86-11 Thursday. All those voting against were Republicans.
China's watching YOU: Beijing-made CCTV cameras can recognise faces, eavesdrop on conversation and judge a person's mood. Worst of all? There are tens of thousands of them lining Britain's streets, writes ROSS CLARK
ROSS CLARK: Last month,the Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner, wrote to Michael Gove to warn him about the dominance of Chinese CCTV equipment in Britain.
Boris Johnson holds talks with Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelensky as the Prime Minister bids to get global grain supply chain moving again as fears of a famine grow
Boris Johnson yesterday held talks with Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky on moving grain out of Ukraine amid warnings some countries could face famine.
Baby-faced Russian tank commander who murdered an innocent Ukrainian grandfather could walk FREE in prisoner swap - after he's pictured smirking in the dock
Sergeant Vadim Shishimarin, 21, hung his head and begged for 'forgiveness' when he was cross-examined by the widow of Oleksandr Shelypov, 62, whom he shot in the head.
Senate PASSES bill to send $40billion in aid to Ukraine: 11 Republicans vote against legislation now heading to Biden's desk
In a largely bipartisan vote the Senate passed a bill Thursday to provide $40 billion more in aid to Ukraine as the war with Russia stretches on into its fourth month.
Labour claims £15million of taxpayers cash has been handed to one of Vladimir Putin's 'closest allies' to put his firm's eco-friendly buses on British streets despite UK targeting regime with sanctions over Ukraine war
Shadow transport minister Sam Tarry said the Government has awarded £15 million to electric bus manufacturer Arrival, founded and run by Denis Sverdlov.
High ranking Russian politician is caught trying to illegally cross into the US at Mexico border after criticizing Putin's disastrous invasion of Ukraine
Russian politician Viktor Kamenshchikov was recently apprehended for illegally crossing the United States-Mexico border, the country's state news agency RIA-Novosti reported Thursday.
Putin's top security officials believe 'the war is lost' and a coup is a realistic possibility, Russia analyst says
Christo Grozev, a Russia expert, says FSB and GRU elites with access to enough information to know the truth of what is happening in Ukraine are already preparing for the possibility of a coup.
'Warm wishes to the Russian occupiers!' Ukrainian troops paint flowers and messages on missiles…before firing a volley of them at Putin's forces
Kyiv's troops decorated the missiles with warm messages for World Embroidery Day, known locally as Vyshyvanka, which takes place in Ukraine on May 21.
EXCLUSIVE: New doubts emerge over Anthony Joshua's rematch with Oleksandr Usyk as Eddie Hearn faces moving the fight back EVEN FURTHER from its original April date with no contract signed yet
JEFF POWELL: Finite confirmation of Joshua's bid to regain the multiple belts he lost to former undisputed world cruiser weight champion in a huge upset last year has been delayed again.
Biden's 'disinformation Mary Poppins' says she received death threats, people said her family should be 'sent to Russia and killed' and rejects claims she's a 'partisan actor' following her resignation after just three weeks
Jankowicz revealed that she just recalled 'one or two days' in recent weeks that she 'didn't report a violent threat' and said her critics 'need to learn how to be adults in the room.'
Is the world going to run out of grain? Apocalyptic warnings that 'millions will starve' as thousands of tonnes are blockaded in Ukraine and India bans exports after heatwave (and it's pushing prices up in the UK and US too)
Ukraine and Russia together produce almost a third of the world's wheat and barley and half of its sunflower oil, with global leaders desperate to export grain held in Ukrainian ports.
Russian soldier who executed civilian, 62, begs for forgiveness at Ukrainian trial as victim's widow condemns Putin's invasion by asking the killer: 'Did you come here to protect me from my husband you killed?'
Vadim Shishimarin, 21, a former tank sergeant in the Russian army, was today confronted in court by Kateryna Shelypova - whose husband Oleksandr he killed with a shot to the head on February 28.
'Culture of cover-ups and scape-goating' among Russia's top brass has crippled Putin's invasion of Ukraine as 'distracted' generals focus on saving their own skin rather than winning, MoD says
Russian commanders are hesitant to seize the initiative and are deferring decision because they are afraid of being blamed for mistakes, the UK says, which has hobbled Putin's invasion of Ukraine.
Putin's daughter is dating Zelensky! Vlad's Katerina is revealed to be in a relationship with ballet star who shares the same name as Ukraine's president
Vladimir Putin's daughter Katerina Tikhonova, 35, reportedly has a daughter with 52-year-old Igor Zelensky, who is a leading Russian professional ballet dancer and top director.
George W. Bush is mocked for blasting Russia's 'wholly unjustified and brutal invasion of IRAQ'... before correcting himself to say Ukraine in Texas speech
Bush made the embarrassing gaffe in a speech at his presidential center in Dallas, where he spoke about the importance of fair elections and slammed Russia's autocratic system.
US confirms it has REOPENED the embassy in Kyiv after three months as Ukrainians on the front line fire howitzers with the message 'From America With Love' at Russian targets
Diplomats raised the Stars and Stripes over the U.S. embassy in Kyiv on Wednesday, signaling that it was open for business again after shutting down three months ago before Russia invaded Ukraine.
'Let him rot in prison': Grieving Ukrainian widow, 61, stares down baby-faced Russian soldier, 21, who shot grandfather, 62, four times in the head during war crimes trial
Baby-faced Russian tank commander Vadim Shishimarin, 21, who shot a Ukrainian grandfather dead was stared down in court yesterday by his victim's widow - who said he should 'rot in jail'.
Gas stations in Washington reprogram pumps to prepare for $10-a-gallon fuel as Bidenflation sends average price soaring to $4.57 - almost twice the $2.41 during Trump's final month
A gas station chain is reprogramming its pumps in Washington state to accommodate $10-a-gallon fuel prices as the average price of gasoline across the country soars to $4.57.
EXCLUSIVE: 'It's one of the largest and most dangerous animal rescue efforts in history.' How one UK army vet's grassroots mission to save abandoned pets in war-torn Ukraine has expanded into a wider operation including BEARS, wolves, and chimps
British Army veteran, Tom, 34, has been on a mission to save abandoned and misplaced animals in war-torn Ukraine with his rescue group, Breaking the Chains, since Russia's invasion earlier this year.
Ukraine football legend Andriy Shevchenko becomes the first ambassador of a charity created by Volodymyr Zelenskyy to help with war effort following Russian invasion... as he returns to Kiev to meet the president
The former Chelsea, AC Milan and Dynamo Kiev striker will be an ambassador of the charity, which provides support in areas including defence and demining, medical aid and infrastructure.
Putin unleashes the Terminators: Russia's much-vaunted war vehicles are finally deployed as Ukraine continues to obliterate invading tanks with the help of British missiles
Video shows the much-vaunted 'Terminator' armoured vehicles, which are designed to support infantry units fighting in urban areas, in the Donbas region in eastern Ukraine.
Formula One will NOT replace the axed Russian Grand Prix after scrapping it when Putin invaded Ukraine... with bosses wary of causing a logistical nightmare for teams and settling on a 22-race season
The race, due to be held in Sochi in September, was scrapped back in February as a result of Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine. In March, F1 also cancelled its contract with the Russian Grand Prix.
Russian soldier is the first to plead guilty to war crimes in Ukraine: Victim's wife looks on as sergeant, 21, admits shooting her 62-year-old husband in the head
Vadim Shishimarin, 21, answered 'yes' when asked by prosecutors at a Kyiv court whether he was guilty on charges of war crimes shooting 62-year-old Oleksandr Shelypov in the head on February 28.
Russia considers leaving the WHO and World Trade Organisation as Putin continues to isolate his nation from the West
Russia's foreign ministry has sent a list of global bodies to parliament with orders to cut ties with any organisation 'damaging our country' including the WHO and WTO, local media has reported.
Russia admits losing TWO officers in day - including a colonel who was sent into the field to replace one killed earlier by Ukraine
Lieutenant-Colonel Denis Sukhanov, 41, and Colonel Denis Kozlov, 40, have both been confirmed killed in Ukraine on the same day, as Kyiv's troops continue to inflict heavy losses on Putin's officers.
Russian gymnast is banned from competing for a year after wearing 'Z' war symbol while collecting World Cup medal alongside his Ukrainian rival
Ivan Kuliak, 20, wore the symbol - which has come to represent support for Putin's war on Ukraine - while receiving a bronze medal in the parallel bars in Qatar in March.
Ignorant Putin is leading Russia to destruction, writes ex-Yeltsin defence official ALEXANDER TEMERKO
Vladimir Putin is trapped by all the myths of military power that underpin his legitimacy; the main ideological foundation of the Russian state, writes ALEXANDER TEMERKO.
Russia accused of 'double crossing' Ukraine over deal to free fighters trapped in Azovstal steelworks
Moscow had agreed to exchange hundreds of members of the Azov Regiment - the Ukrainian unit holed up in the Soviet-era steel mill - in a prisoner swap earlier this week.
EXCLUSIVE: Ukrainian woman who covered Russian ambassador in fake blood during WWII ceremony in Poland is forced to flee Warsaw after police warned her of 'serious' death threats
Journalist Iryna Zemliana said that within hours of covering ambassador Sergei Andreev in fake blood at a ceremony in Warsaw, she had been inundated with threats on social media.