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Ukrainian fightback against Russia gains ground west of Kyiv – BBC News

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Ukrainian troops are counter-attacking Russian forces in some areas of the country, with reports that they have gained ground near the capital, Kyiv.

Local authorities in the town of Makariv, west of Kyiv, said Ukrainian flags were flying there once more.

A US defence spokesman said Ukrainians were also reversing momentum in some parts of the south.

In the small southern town of Voznesensk, Russian forces were pushed back and an armoured convoy destroyed.

And in Kherson, close to the Crimean peninsula and the first city to fall to Russia, Ukrainian forces are also trying to recapture territory.

However, the latest assessment from the UK Ministry of Defence says Russian troops in Ukraine are moving in from the north and south to “envelop Ukrainian forces in the east of the country”.

The note says “Russian forces are likely reorganising before resuming large-scale offensive operations”.

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Coronavirus: Russia closed its far-eastern border with China – BBC News

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The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak has risen to 170, and a confirmed case in Tibet means it has reached every region in mainland China.

Chinese health authorities said there were 7,711 confirmed cases in the country as of 29 January.

Infections have also spread to at least 15 other countries.

The World Health Organization (WHO) will meet on Thursday to again consider whether the virus constitutes a global health emergency.

“In the last few days the progress of the virus, especially in some countries, especially human-to-human transmission, worries us,” WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Wednesday.

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Biscuit tin sex secrets revealed – BBC News

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An illustrator has been explaining how he snuck “naughty” images on to biscuit tins of a leading manufacturer, which were distributed world-wide.

Mick Hill, from Whistable, Kent illustrated the tins for Berkshire-based Huntley and Palmers in the 1970s.

The artist who has been “keeping a low profile” since his prank was discovered, has been showing the BBC some of his handiwork,

Video journalist: Adam Paylor

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Should schools require pupils to wear masks? – BBC News

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“I can die if people do not have their masks on.”

Debates are taking place in the USA about whether children should wear masks in school.

Feelings are running high on both sides with anti mask protesters following and heckling those wearing masks.

Individual states have made different decisions on whether schools can mandate masks.

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Boris Johnson tests positive for Coronavirus as numbers infected rise – BBC News

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There’s been a big rise in the number of people in the UK who have died of coronavirus – 181 lost their lives in the past 24 hours and more than 6000 are being treated in hospital. The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the virus. In a video message he said he had mild symptoms and was working from home. The UK death toll has now reached 759 — in just three weeks. Sophie Raworth presents BBC News at Ten reports by Chief Political Correspondent Vicki Young and Medical Correspondent Fergus Walsh.

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Prince William pulls out of memorial service due to ‘personal matter’ | BBC News

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The Prince of Wales unexpectedly pulled out of attending the memorial service for the late former King Constantine of Greece on Tuesday morning.

Kensington Palace said this was because of a “personal matter”, which royal sources have indicated is no cause for alarm.

Queen Camilla lead members of the Royal Family at the service at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle.

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