Ukraine-Russia live news: US to send $450m more in military aid | Russia-Ukraine war News

The United States is sending $450 million more in military aid to Ukraine, including another four High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS). The Kremlin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov says Russia is carefully recording the use of each Western-supplied weapon to ensure Ukraine fulfils its promise of not launching an attack into Russia. President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says … Read more

US Marshals release age-progressed images of men who escape from Alcatraz Island prison in 1962

Sixty years after three men infamously dug their way out of the maximum security prison at Alcatraz Island off the coast of the San Francisco-Bay Area, United States Marshals on Monday released age-progressed images of the escaped convicts. Clarence Anglin, John Anglin and Frank Morris remain wanted fugitives for their June 11, 1962 escape from … Read more

Russia-Ukraine live updates: Russian reserves heading to Luhansk | Russia-Ukraine war News

Governor of Luhansk says Moscow is sending a large number of reserve troops to Severodonetsk. Russia is renewing its efforts to advance south of Ukraine’s eastern city of Izyum, British defence ministry says. The United Nations estimates more than 10,000 civilians, including hundreds of children, have now been killed or injured in the war in … Read more

Russia-Ukraine live news: Macron praises Ukrainian ‘heroism’ | Russia-Ukraine war News

French President Emmanuel Macron praises Ukrainian “heroism” as he visits war-damaged Irpin, a suburb of the capital Kyiv, along with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi. The European leaders’ visit comes as heavy fighting continues in the eastern city of Severodonetsk where battles are being “fought for every house,” a local … Read more

Ukraine-Russia live news: Kyiv calls for anti-missile systems | News

Ukraine’s forces are finding it more difficult to hold off Russian troops in the key eastern city of Severodonetsk, as Moscow’s army continues to pound the city with artillery, the governor of Luhansk says. Russia has urged Ukrainian fighters sheltering in the Severodonetsk Azot chemical plant to surrender. The Russian army claimed it would establish … Read more

Qatar World Cup 2022 qualifier: Peru v Australia – As it happened | Football News

Australia qualify for the 2022 World Cup following 5-4 penalty shootout win over Peru. Australia have reached a fifth consecutive World Cup. Substitute goalkeeper Redmayne the hero for Australia with two key penalty saves. Luis Advincula and Alex Valera miss spot-kicks for Peru. This blog is now closed. Thankyou for joining us on this epic … Read more

Russia-Ukraine live news: Severodonetsk razed ‘square by square’ | Russia-Ukraine war News

Amnesty International says Russia’s killing of hundreds of civilians in Kharkiv, many using cluster bombs, amounts to war crimes. Russian forces are destroying the key city of Severodonetsk “square by square” and gaining ground due to a significant advantage in artillery, the Luhansk governor says. An arms research institute says the risk of nuclear war … Read more

Russia-Ukraine live news: Moscow says Ukraine must de-mine ports | Russia-Ukraine war News

Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov says Ukraine must de-mine its Black Sea ports for grain exports to resume amid fears of a global food crisis. As Russian troops press for complete control of Severodonetsk, a strategically important eastern city, a Ukrainian official says Kyiv’s forces may have to pull back to “stronger positions”. Ukraine’s prime … Read more