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May 20 • 9 tweets • 3 min read
🚨 The world has just ten weeks' worth of wheat left after Ukraine war
Food supplies are being rocked by Russia's invasion of the 'breadbasket of Europe' 🧵👇 telegraph.co.uk/business/2022/…
⚠️The UN has been warned that global wheat inventories have fallen to their lowest level since 2008 as food supplies are rocked by a “one-in-a-generation occurrence”
May 20 • 8 tweets • 3 min read
🥦Are you obsessed with eating healthy?
👩⚕️More than a million GP consultations in the UK every day are about digestive symptoms -- and a new sufferer has emerged: the healthy eating fanatic.
🔴The renewed Russian offensive in Ukraine's Donbas has turned the eastern region into "hell", Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said
Follow the latest updates in our #ukraine liveblog here 👇 telegraph.co.uk/world-news/202…
Ukraine morning briefing
1⃣US missiles could end Putin's food blockade
2⃣Mariupol medic smuggles extraordinary video through 15 Russian checkpoints
3⃣'The Donbas is completely destroyed'
4⃣Russian shelling continues to claim innocent lives telegraph.co.uk/world-news/202…
May 19 • 9 tweets • 3 min read
🔴Sue Gray is demanding that key players in the partygate scandal are named in her report.
Ms Gray, the senior civil servant tasked with looking into claims of lockdown-breaking gatherings in Downing Street, is set to publish her full report next week
May 19 • 7 tweets • 2 min read
🐬Dolphins are using ‘coral clinics’ to treat skin infections.
Here’s how the marine mammals queue nose-to-tail and take turns to rub themselves against corals 🧵👇
🌊The strange phenomenon was first observed 13 years ago by biologists from the University of Zurich in the Red Sea off the Egyptian coast...
May 19 • 8 tweets • 2 min read
💍Marriages in places of worship have hit a record low, accounting for less than a fifth of all nuptials
Here's what the data shows 🧵👇
🔴The Office for National Statistics (ONS) released data on marriages in England and Wales in 2019, analysed by age, sex, previous marital status and civil or religious ceremony
May 19 • 8 tweets • 3 min read
'I went to war - and came back with a dog'
🐶As @SheridanDani reported from Ukraine, she fell in love with one of its forgotten victims – and decided to bring her home🧵👇 telegraph.co.uk/news/2022/05/1…
✍️"Paul and I had entered a blown-up house when he felt a scratching at his leg...
"He looked down and found a little dog, all red fur and big eyes, staring up at him"
May 19 • 7 tweets • 2 min read
🚨BREAKING: The Metropolitan Police have concluded their investigation into 'partygate', paving the way for the Sue Gray report to be released
🔴The force said they have handed out a total of 126 Fixed Penalty Notices during their inquiries into alleged breaches of Covid regulations at Downing Street and Whitehall
May 19 • 7 tweets • 2 min read
Vladimir Putin 'weaponising' world's food supplies
Western officials say the Kremlin is deliberately destroying farming equipment and grain stores in Ukraine
🔴The Kremlin is believed to be dismantling infrastructure needed for food production and blocking ports that are vital in shipping cereals out of the country, which is known as the “breadbasket of Europe”
May 19 • 12 tweets • 6 min read
🔴Russian officials worried over Mariupol abuses, according to US intel
Putin has taken personal control of Russia's faltering Donbas offensive
The Russian president is reportedly interfering in low-level tactical decisions usually made by much junior figures
📸MIKHAEL KLIMENTYEV/SPUTNIK/KREMLIN POOL/EPA-EFE
Thread 🧵⬇️ telegraph.co.uk/world-news/202…
🔴Vladimir Putin has taken personal control over Russia’s faltering efforts to capture Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region, a source said
May 17 • 9 tweets • 4 min read
🔴A Ukrainian military base was targeted in a Russian missile attack early on Tuesday morning as a series of loud explosions rocked the western city of Lviv
Follow all the latest updates on our liveblog here ⬇️ telegraph.co.uk/world-news/202…
➡️Oleksandr Danylyuk, a former Ukrainian national security chief and finance minister, currently serving as an officer in the Ukrainian army, has told BBC Radio 4's Today programme the situation at the Mariupol steelworks is Russia's takeover is purely "symbolic"
May 17 • 8 tweets • 3 min read
Bank of England warns of 'apocalyptic' global food shortage
Governor Andrew Bailey says he is 'helpless' in face of surging inflation
Thread 🧵👇 telegraph.co.uk/business/2022/…
🔴The Governor of the Bank of England has warned of “apocalyptic” global food price rises and said he is "helpless" in the face of surging inflation as the economy is battered by the war in Ukraine
May 16 • 6 tweets • 2 min read
Kenton Cool was once told he would never walk again unaided after shattering both his heels.
🗻Now he has scaled Mount Everest for a record-breaking 16th time, the highest number by a non-Sherpa
A record number of rental properties were let for more than the asking price in the first five weeks of this year amid a wave of bidding wars among tenants
May 16 • 7 tweets • 4 min read
🔴“Russia’s war in Ukraine is not going as Moscow had planned,”said Jens Stoltenberg.
"They failed to take Kyiv. They are pulling back from around Kharkiv. Their major offensive in Donbas has stalled."
Follow the latest updates on our liveblog here ⬇️ telegraph.co.uk/world-news/202…
Ukraine morning briefing:
1⃣Flood saves Ukrainian village from Russian occupation
2⃣Gas flowing back to homes after being cut off
3⃣Western sanctions block up to $18bn worth of Belarusian exports
4⃣Kalush residents overjoyed at band's Eurovision win telegraph.co.uk/world-news/202…
May 16 • 8 tweets • 3 min read
Boris Johnson: Northern Ireland Protocol stopping us tackling cost-of-living crisis
Prime Minister set to scrap parts of agreement that hamper state aid as he prepares to meet political leaders in Belfast
Thread 🧵⬇️ telegraph.co.uk/politics/2022/…
🔴Boris Johnson has warned that the Northern Ireland Protocol is holding Westminster back from helping with the cost-of-living crisis as he prepares to approve a law scrapping key parts of the agreement
May 15 • 11 tweets • 3 min read
🔴 Pro-Russian groups attempted to hack the Eurovision Song Contest broadcast, Italian police have revealed
Thread 🧵 👇 telegraph.co.uk/world-news/202…
➡️ During voting and the performances in Turin, the Italian police’s cybersecurity department blocked several cyber-attacks on network infrastructure.
The cyber-attacks were carried out by the "Killnet" hacker group and its affiliate "Legion”
May 15 • 12 tweets • 3 min read
❓Is lard about to make a comeback?
🧈 With the current cooking oil crisis, it’s time to rethink old-fashioned lard and dripping