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Capitol riots: Boris Johnson condemns Donald Trump for sparking events

Publishedduration1 day agomedia captionBoris Johnson: “I condemn encouraging people to behave in the disgraceful way they did in the Capitol”Donald Trump was “completely wrong” to cast doubt on the US election and encourage supporters to storm the Capitol, Boris Johnson has said.The UK prime minister said he “unreservedly condemns” the US president’s actions. Four people…

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Brexit barriers for the arts ‘heartbreaking’

By Teleri Glyn JonesBBC Wales NewsPublishedduration2 hours agoimage copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionNoFit State was founded in 1986Post-Brexit barriers facing the arts are “heartbreaking” and “confirm worst fears”, industry leaders have said. Extra paperwork, costs and uncertainty over future funding are causing concerns for those in the sector.The Welsh government said it was trying to “break down”…

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Were there hold-ups in first week after Brexit?

By Anthony ReubenBBC Reality CheckPublishedduration7 hours agoIt’s been a week since the UK ended its transition period and completed its separation from the European Union. British companies found themselves having to fill out customs forms to export to European countries, but we have not seen big queues on motorways in Kent that some feared. View…

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UK consultation launched over gene edited food

By Claire MarshallBBC NewsPublishedduration2 hours agoimage copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionGene editing allows the code of life to be rewrittenThe UK government has launched a public consultation on using gene editing to modify livestock and food crops.Gene editing alters the DNA of organisms and, until now, its use had been tightly restricted under EU law. Environment Secretary…

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Capitol siege: Trump’s words ‘directly led’ to violence, Patel says

Publishedduration1 hour agomedia captionPriti Patel says Donald Trump was wrong for not condemning the violenceDonald Trump’s comments “directly led” to his supporters storming Congress and clashing with police, Home Secretary Priti Patel has said. Four people have died after a pro-Trump mob stormed the building in a bid to overturn the election result.President Trump had…