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Funeral held for slain British journo

Funeral held for slain British journo

Family members and friends paid their last respects on Sunday to British journalist Dom Phillips, who was murdered in the Amazon earlier this month along with Indigenous expert Bruno Pereira. Phillips' wife Alessandra Sampaio, siblings Sian and Gareth, and brother-in-law Paul Sherwood attended the 57-year-old's funeral in Niteroi near Rio de Janeiro.

UN: Legalisation of cannabis increases

UN: Legalisation of cannabis increases

The legalization of cannabis and COVID lockdowns appear to have increased its regular use, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime report finds.

UK-India Week: A winning partnership

UK-India Week: A winning partnership

According to official estimates, an FTA with India is expected to nearly double UK exports to India and massively boost jobs in both economies. A trade deal is expected to boost Britain's total trade by as much as £28 billion a year by 2035 and increase wages across different parts of the United Kingdom by £3 billion.

Monkeypox is not a global emergency

Monkeypox is not a global emergency

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has decided not to declare monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern. This may change in the future. However, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said he was "deeply concerned" about the evolving threat of monkeypox, which he said had reached more than 50 countries.