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    Ending the Russo-Ukrainian War: How will peace be achieved?

    Mike Wong  During the Russo-Ukrainian War there were attempts for a ceasefire and a peace agreement, but these were never enacted, with both the Russian Federation and Ukraine refusing to concede territory. As events including the Russian withdrawal from Kiev and Ukraine’s successful counteroffensive in Kharkiv Oblast continued, Russia...
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    Berlin Goes Topless

    City authorities in Berlin have allowed topless swimming for everyone at public pools, “because it establishes equal rights for all Berliners”. The decision comes after a woman, whose identity has not been revealed, complained after being ejected from a public pool for sunbathing topless in December 2022. Another woman...
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    Nottingham was named the 18th most dangerous place to live

    Jessica Couchman  According to official statistics and new data from the Office for National Statistics, it was revealed that Nottinghamshire was named the 18th most dangerous place to live in the UK.  Whilst local residents have made it apparent that this figure came as a surprise, it appears that...