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Saturday February 25th, 2023 day edition

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Kyiv | Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Friday (Saturday AEDT) that he plans to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping but did not say when such a meeting might take place.

“I plan to meet Xi Jinping and believe this will be beneficial for our countries and for security in the world,” he told a news conference in Kyiv on the first anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky speaks to the media during a press conference in Kyiv.

Zelenskiy had earlier reiterated that he would not hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Earlier on Friday China called for a comprehensive ceasefire in Ukraine as part of a 12-point peace plan.

On the first anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Moscow’s ally China urged both sides to agree to a gradual de-escalation, warned against the use of nuclear weapons and said conflict benefited no one. »

BBC News Says Presenters Can Relax Formal Dress Code As “Sweaty & Dirty” Look Is More Trustworthy

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EXCLUSIVE: BBC News presenters have been told that they can relax their formal dress code in the pursuit of more authentic reporting as the broadcaster seeks to reinvent its 24-hour news channel.

One source said dress code changes were already happening on screen, pointing to weather presenter Tomasz Schafernaker wearing a jacket and T-shirt on at least one occasion.

The BBC News channel will have a team of eight journalists who will serve as both correspondents and studio presenters. »

Florida school employee was knocked unconscious after teen's Nintendo Switch was taken away

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A 6-foot-6 Florida high-schooler pummeled a female school employee, leaving her unconscious after she confiscated his Nintendo Switch, according to police and video surveillance of the attack.

The attack happened Tuesday at Matanzas High School in Palm Coast, according to the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office.

“The student stated that he was upset because the victim took his Nintendo Switch away from him during class,” the sheriff's office statement said. »