Two Britons who nearly died fighting in Ukraine have told why they have returned to the war-torn country - and warn urgent help is needed on the frontline in the battle against Russia. Shareef Amin was seriously wounded by Russian fire after answering President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's call for foreigners to join the Ukrainian military in 2022. Fellow Briton Shaun Pinner was captured and tortured by Russian forces after fighting alongside Ukrainian troops in 2022.
Russia has pulled out of a long-standing fishing deal with the UK - and said Britons should "lose weight and get smarter". A 1956 agreement that allowed British boats to fish in the Barents Sea has been ripped up, in the latest sign of growing tensions between Moscow and the West. The fishing deal was signed by Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev, but Russian politicians have now claimed it was never in the national interest.
An Ohio mother who left her 16-month-old daughter home alone in a playpen for 10 days last summer while she went on vacation pleaded guilty on Thursday to aggravated murder. Kristel Candelario, 32, also pleaded guilty to child endangerment as part of a plea deal with Cuyahoga County prosecutors, who agreed to dismiss two murder counts and a felonious assault charge. Candelario now faces a life term when she's sentenced March 18.