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1st Feb 2023

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5G towers set on fire in UK, Netherlands, Belgium

Dozens of cellphone towers and equipment boxes have been set aflame in Britain, apparently by people who believed 5G technology was helping to spread the coronavirus. In the Netherlands, sixteen 5G towers have been set on fire in the last two weeks. Saturday, the first cellphone tower in Belgium was burned in Pelt, near the Dutch border. Several of the burned towers appeared not have 5G technology on them.

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EU Commission wants drones for Bulgaria on Turkey border

The European Commission wants to shore up the land border between Bulgaria and Turkey with drones. "We can strengthen the border with management capabilities," European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen told MEPs.

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Europe is giving more aid to Ukraine than you think

'Europeans need to pull their weight in Ukraine. They should pony up more funds.' Such has been the chorus since the start of the war. The problem is the argument isn't borne out by the facts, at least not anymore.

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