Good evening. Eighteen people have been killed and a further 13 injured in a mass shooting in Maine, the state’s governor has confirmed.
Elsewhere, Rachel Reeves has been dubbed the “copy and paste shadow chancellor” after her new book was found to have lifted a number of passages from Wikipedia.
18 killed and 13 injured in Maine mass shooting
Eighteen people have been killed and a further 13 injured, the state’s governor has confirmed. “This is a dark day for Maine,” Janet Mills, the Governor of Maine, said at a press conference. “This city did not deserve this terrible assault on its citizens on its peace of mind. By a sense of security. No city does. No state. No people.” Lewiston police have issued an arrest warrant for , 40, and warn that he is “armed and dangerous”. Follow for live updates and read all we know about the suspect .
Rachel Reeves accused of lifting passages from Wikipedia for new book
Rachel Reeves has been dubbed the “copy and paste shadow chancellor” after her new book was found to include. The Women Who Made Modern Economics, a 288-page guide to “overlooked” female economists through the ages, was published by the Labour frontbencher on Thursday. But manual checks by the Financial Times found that more than 20 sections in without acknowledging the original sources.
Border Force sent to Egypt to help British citizens fleeing Gaza
UK Border Force officialsto help evacuate British citizens trapped in Gaza who manage to get across the border, Rishi Sunak has announced. The Prime Minister said about 200 British citizens in Gaza had been in touch with the Foreign Office ahead of . Click for all the latest updates on the conflict.
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Crime | A Conservative MP has reportedly been arrested following. The parliamentarian was interviewed by police in relation to the claim on Wednesday, according to reports. He was also said to have been questioned on suspicion of .