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McDonald’s robber who demanded chicken nuggets jailed

A man who raided a McDonald’s brandishing a fake gun and demanding nuggets has been jailed, after fleeing with a McMuffin and cash from the till. Rudi Batten, 22, threatened staff at the Yate branch on 8 February demanding cash and chicken nuggets. He was...

Google rejigs remote working as its reopens offices

Google is changing its work-from-home policy as it looks to get more people back into its US offices. The tech firm will only allow employees to work from home for more than 14 days a year if they apply for it. Google will continue it...

Suez Canal reopens after giant stranded ship is freed

Traffic has resumed in Egypt’s Suez Canal after a stranded container ship blocking it for nearly a week was finally freed by salvage crews. Tug boats honked their horns in celebration as the 400m-long (1,300ft) Ever Given was dislodged on Monday with the help of...

Covid-19: World leaders call for international pandemic treaty

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has joined more than 20 world leaders in calling for a new global settlement to help the world prepare for future pandemics. In an article for newspapers around the world, leaders including President Macron of France and German chancellor Angela Merkel...

New York Governor Cuomo faces fresh claims of sexual harassment

A second former aide has come forward with accusations of sexual harassment against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Charlotte Bennett, a health policy adviser to Mr Cuomo until November, told The New York Times that he had harassed her last year. Mr Cuomo has denied any inappropriate...