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Today’s top headlines from The Telegraph

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1. Deadly outbreak of youngsters’s hepatitis linked to lockdown

Lockdown and social distancing have been linked to a “worrying” surge of hepatitis circumstances in younger youngsters.

Officials mentioned a scarcity of publicity to frequent infections throughout youngsters’s “formative” years, owing to pandemic measures, could also be fuelling a worldwide outbreak in circumstances of the lethal liver illness. Read the complete story.

2. Elon Musk buys Twitter for $44bn

Elon Musk has received his $44bn (£35bn) takeover battle for Twitter after the social community dropped its opposition to the Tesla billionaire’s bid.

Mr Musk, the world’s richest particular person, promised to “make Twitter better than ever” and defend Twitter because the “digital town square where matters vital to the future of humanity are debated”. Read the complete story.

3. ‘You’ll assist us discover others’: Ukrainian rape sufferer ordered to assist Russian troops hunt for girls

Anna, a Ukrainian lady, was raped by a 19-year-old Russian soldier in her village close to Borodyanka, north of Kyiv. 

She informed The Telegraph she was marched round her village by the troopers serving to them discover different ladies, whereas any males who protested have been killed. Ukraine is forming specialist rape investigation groups in occupied areas. Read the complete story.

4. GPs to vote on shortening their working day by two and a half hours

Doctors are to vote on scaling again their hours. Currently, GP practices are presupposed to be open from 8am till 6.30pm each day.

But medical doctors attending the British Medical Association’s convention of native committees subsequent month are to vote on slicing again commonplace hours by two and half hours. Read the complete story.

5. Shadow cupboard warns Sir Keir Starmer to not lose sight of value of dwelling disaster

Sir Keir Starmer has been confronted by his shadow cupboard over failing to achieve sufficient floor on the price of dwelling disaster amid concern that he dangers turning into waylaid by “partygate”.

The Labour chief is known to have been challenged by Lisa Nandy, the shadow levelling up secretary, at the latest shadow cupboard meeting. Read the complete story.

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