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News for Jul 01, 2022

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Western leaders, including Boris Johnson, would look ‘disgusting’ topless, says Putin -- The Independent

Putin says Boris Johnson topless would be a ‘disgusting sight’

Outline: (what is this?) boris, johnson, jogging

Tone: (what is this?) + positive

Discussion: (what is this?) + Putin, + Boris, - Russia, -- UK

Western leaders would look 'disgusting' topless, says Vladimir Putin -- euronews

“I don’t know how they wanted to get undressed, above or below the waist,” Putin said. “But I think it would be a disgusting sight in any case."

Outline:  putin, bare, chested

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  - Putin, Boris Johnson, Joe, Lord

Putin says G7 leaders undressing would be a 'disgusting sight' – video -- The Guardian

Outline:  g7, leaders, undressing

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  - Putin, Boris, Trump, Carrie

Halifax says pronoun badge critics can close accounts -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  halifax, saying, pronouns

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  + Halifax, ++ Gemma, ++ John, ++ Twitter

Uniformed police not welcome at Pride in London, say organisers -- The Guardian

Outline:  police, welcome, pride

Tone:  ++ v. positive

Discussion:  Tatchell, Steve Bray, London, Oslo

Scottish civil servants warned of ‘farts’ in the workplace -- The Telegraph

Women who question transgender ideology have been branded ‘farts’ as part of equalities training offered to civil servants in Nicola Sturgeon’s government, it has emerged

Outline:  feminists, hate, trans

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  Scotland

Kinzinger slams fellow Republican Boebert and warns of ‘Christian Taliban’ -- The Guardian

Outline:  christian, taliban

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  -- America, - Taliban, ± SCOTUS, - Republicans

World's oldest Methodist church to allow gay marriage -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  methodist, church

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  -- Bible, Adam, Adam Steve, Christ

MPs should not bring babies into Commons chamber, review says -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  mps, bring, babies

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  + US, -- Stella Creasy, ++ UK, ++ MPs

MPs should not bring babies into Commons, says cross-party review -- The Guardian

Outline:  mps, brought, babies

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  ± Boris, Stella Creasey, Carrie, Bernadette Devlin

Banning babies from parliament shows just how out of touch Westminster is | Stella Creasy -- The Guardian

Outline:  banning, babies, parliament

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  Stella, Johnson, UK, Creasy

Family of Captain Sir Tom Moore face formal inquiry into charity setup -- The Guardian

Outline:  moore, trustee, charity

Tone:  ++ v. positive

Discussion:  + Tom, ++ NHS, ± Starmer, BBC

Inquiry begins into Captain Tom Foundation charity -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  tom, foundation, charity

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  + Captain Tom, + NHS, ++ Barbados, -- Johnson

Barristers offered 15 per cent hike in fees, but strikes will go ahead -- The Independent

Barristers offered 15% hike in fees just days after striking for better pay

Outline:  barristers, receive, fees

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  Andrew Roberts, Robert Tombs, Robert Jackson, Bruce

Former SNP MP Natalie McGarry jailed for embezzling £25,000 -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  snp, mcgarry, mp

Tone:  ++ v. positive

Discussion:  - SNP, ++ Sturgeon, Scotland, Pakistan

Ike Ekweremadu: Nigerian senator remanded over UK organ-harvesting plot -- BBC News (UK)

Nigerian senator appears in London court for second time charged with arranging to bring a child to UK for organ donation

Outline:  ekweremadu, nigerian, senator

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  ± UK, Nigeria, Britain

Queen makes third public appearance in four days -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  visit, scotland, monarch

Tone:  ++ v. positive

Discussion:  ± Andrew, Scotland, Johnson, Paul Mccartney

Buckingham Palace spending tops £100 million as repair work is ramped up -- ITV News

The largest bill for the Royal Train was a £46,442 rail fare for when the Queen went to Scotland last June

Outline:  buckingham, palace, spending

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  ± UK, ++ Andrew, + Meghan, ++ Buckingham Palace

Prince Charles had 'very emotional' first meeting with Lilibet, says royal source -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  prince, charles, emotional

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  Harry, Prince Charles, California, Diana

Russia accuses Norway of Arctic blockade and threatens reprisals -- euronews

There are new tensions between Russia and Norway, and it has nothing to do with the border the two countries share. It involves a territory that’s actually in the middle of the Arctic Ocean

Outline:  norway, arctic, blockade

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  -- Russia, - Ukraine, - Putin, + Norway

Britons captured in Ukraine must not face death penalty, European court tells Russia -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  britons, captured, ukraine

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  -- Russia, + Putin, -- UK, -- Europe

Boris Johnson is Ukraine’s favourite foreign leader (but don’t tell France and Germany) -- The Telegraph

Boris Johnson’s favourability among Ukrainians is almost as high as Volodymyr Zelensky’s, a poll has revealed

Outline:  boris, johnson, ukraine

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  + Ukraine, - Boris, Mr Johnson, Putin

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