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News for the weekend of 2023 January 14-15

Dear Some View on the World reader,

Catch up on the stories that matter to you with our carefully selected articles, below.

Five unmissable stories

Prince Harry exclusive interview: ‘This is not about trying to collapse the monarchy, this is about trying to save them from themselves’.
‘Putin now faces his own 1917-style catastrophe’. Incompetence and Russia’s disregard for its soldiers’ lives will come back to haunt the Kremlin, argues Con Coughlin.
‘I did a ‘big shop’ at both Waitrose and Aldi – here’s who came out best for flavour’.

Iran executes Alireza Akbari

Alireza Akbari

Former top defence official and British national Alireza Akbari has been executed in Iran.

Writing on Saturday morning after Iranian state media announced the execution, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said he was “appalled”.

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On Saturday
Sir Keir Starmer has vowed to slash “mind-boggling” NHS bureaucracy, as he said the service must either “reform or die”.

Plus, Prince Harry has been labelled a “fool” for describing security arrangements in his tell-all memoir, Spare.

Headlines: Sunday’s essential news

‘Reform or die’ | Sir Keir has outlined a series of reforms that a Labour government would bring in to the NHS, which include allowing patients to bypass GPs to make self-referrals to specialists, as well as gradually turning family doctors into direct NHS employees. Writing in The Telegraph, Sir Keir said the situation for NHS patients is now “intolerable and dangerous” and “if we don’t get real about reform, the NHS will die.”

Around the world: Top stories

Comment and analysis

Take 5: Sunday features

What gripped our readers this week

Covid vaccines
Covid | Critics claim vaccines are causing heart problems – do they have any proof?

Gallery: Stars shine at Golden Globes

The Golden Globes were back on our screens and the ceremony hosted stars from both film and TV. Bold colours, sequins and modern takes on tailoring were the standout styles on the red carpet. Scroll through our gallery to see our fashion editors’ verdicts on the night’s winners.

Some of the bold looks seen on the red carpet of this year’s Golden Globes

Gardening: What to plant and tidy

Provided the ground is not frozen, this time of year is a good opportunity to plant bare-root roses. But the hard work does not stop there. From sowing radishes to cutting back herbaceous plants, Lia Leenertz has everything you can do in your garden right now to get ahead in January.

Judge lets violent road rage attacker roam free because ‘prisons are full’
Blue star Lee Ryan told black flight attendant ‘I want your chocolate children’ before assaulting her
Woman fined £400 for fly-tipping after picking up rubbish strewn on street
This is how often and how long you should walk for healthy blood pressure
Woman in her twenties killed and another injured in dog attack

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