Today’s Telegraph Headlines
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1. Boris Johnson faces another clash with the judges over Brexit
Boris Johnson is bracing for a second explosive confrontation with Parliament and the courts over Brexit as he demands a new deal with the EU that would free Northern Ireland from the scrutiny of European judges.
Downing Street braces for a major clash with the House of Lords and the Supreme Court as early as next month, with senior officials drawing up plans to unilaterally suspend parts of the Northern Ireland protocol if Brussels refuses to make “significant changes “to the current agreement. . Read the full story.
2. Covid-19 may have evolved nine years ago in a Chinese miner, according to an American expert
The origins of the Covid-19 pandemic are still unknown, with many scientists now openly discussing whether the virus was conceived or whether it leaked from a laboratory in Wuhan.
But a new theory gives an entirely different explanation. Read the full story.
3. Nicole Kidman spies on the “hacked phone of the lawyer who campaigned to free Princess Latifa” lookalike
A spy described as a Nicole Kidman lookalike allegedly hacked a human rights lawyer’s cell phone with Pegasus software after tracking him for a day in London, The Telegraph reveals.
David Haigh last year became the first Briton to see his iPhone targeted by Israeli military-grade spyware, according to an Amnesty International forensic analysis published two months ago. Read the full story.
4. Met Police “Ordered Child Abuse Detectives to Warn Innocents of Hitting Targets”
Former detectives from the Metropolitan Police Child Abuse Investigation Team alleged that they were ordered to warn innocent people from achieving targets, as one of them claims that his boss told him to fake evidence.
A number of police officers who have since left the force have broken ranks to reveal to The Telegraph that one of Scotland Yard’s most sensitive units is ‘broken’ and children could therefore be in danger. Read the full story.
5. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will not return to the UK for a party in honor of Princess Diana
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will not be traveling to Britain to attend a party honoring Diana, Princess of Wales, the Telegraph can confirm.
The Sussexes and their children Archie and Lili will not be at the celebration, which will see 100 guests gather at Kensington Palace. Read the full story.
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