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1st Feb 2023

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Truss still leads in next UK PM polling

Liz Truss is leading in the polls to become the next prime minister of the United Kingdom. The YouGov/Sky News poll, published on Thursday, shows Truss with a 32-point lead over rival contender Rishi Sunak. Some 66 percent of the conservative party members back her, as opposed to 34 percent for Sunak. The same poll two weeks ago gave her a 38-point lead. The result is due in September.

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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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