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UK PM accused of lying over sexual misconduct complaint
Government business manager was suspended last week, accused of groping two men. Also: Turkey promises to confiscate grain taken by Russian ship from Ukraine, five speech therapists on trial in Hong Kong over a children’s book, and we hear about the first battery made from sand.
Six dead in Chicago shooting
Highland Park police said the suspect appeared to target the parade's attendees at random with a high-powered rifle. Also: US releases result of Abu Akleh fatal bullet test, and how dangerous are "loot boxes" in video games?
Putin presses on after Lysychansk capture
Vladimir Putin ordered the attack to continue in Ukraine after Russia captured the city. Also: China has formally put a billionaire Canadian-Chinese tycoon on trial, more than five years after his alleged abduction in Hong Kong, and a 22-year-old Danish man appears in court in connection with the killing of three people at a shopping centre in Copenhagen.
Several dead in Copenhagen shopping mall shooting
A man is arrested by police who have not ruled out an act of terrorism. Also: Russians capture last Ukrainian stronghold in Luhansk, Sydney floods force thousands to flee homes and Wimbledon celebrates its Centre Court centenary.
Heavy fighting in Ukraine-held city of Lysychansk
Ukrainian forces say they are being pounded by Russian heavy artillery in Lysychansk and other cities. Also, Israel says it has intercepted three drones flown by the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah towards an offshore gas rig; and the Dutch university which has made a profit paying off hackers.
WHO calls for urgent action on monkeypox in Europe
It says cases have trebled to 4,500 in two weeks. Also: President Biden promises to protect women who need to cross state lines for an abortion, and victory for Ukraine in the war on borsch.