Wednesday morning UK news briefing: Texas primary school shooting leaves 19 children and two adults dead

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Nineteen children and two adults, including one teacher, have been killed after a teenage gunman opened fire in a primary school in rural Texas.Welcome to your early morning news briefing from The Telegraph - a round-up of the top stories we are covering today.Updated: 24th May 2022, 8:38 pm The Professional Fighters League [PFL] is coming to the UK for the first time this summer with two shows planned for London and Cardiff.Norway but the UK and Poland tended to rate worst on matters of trust and legitimacy.

The 18-year-old shooter, Salvador Ramos, entered Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, about 85 miles west of San Antonio, on Tuesday morning with a handgun and a rifle. "He shot and killed horrifically, incomprehensibly," said Greg Abbott, Texas' governor. 1. It has been reported that before entering the school the gunman also shot and injured his grandmother. PFL 3 The stars of PFL recently gathered in London to announce the good news This news comes just months after PFL announced an exclusive UK broadcast deal with Channel 4, which will carry all PFL content throughout the 2022 season. Ramos engaged in a firefight with Texas border patrol officers before running into the school and barricading himself inside. The 18-year-old shooter, Salvador Ramos, entered Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, about 85 miles west of San Antonio, on Tuesday morning with a handgun and a rifle. The Uvalde Police Department said the suspect was killed by responding officers just after 1pm. It is important to focus on rebuilding this perception, as it could affect the legitimacy of government and the public’s willingness to comply with the rules themselves.

He was reportedly a student at a nearby high school. 2. PFL has also partnered with Live Nation, the world’s largest music and entertainment promoter, to help continue its global expansion. A teacher is the first of the victims to be identified. It has emerged that Ramos messaged a woman he knew on Instagram hours before the attack saying: "I got lil secret I wanna tell you. The Treasury is finalising plans for a windfall tax on energy firms, which will be used to fund new support for those struggling most with the cost of living crunch." These were his last movements and what we know about the gunman behind the worst shooting at a primary school since the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting in Connecticut, in which 20 children and six staff were killed.”  The PFL format is different from any other promotion as its fighters take part in a regular season, playoffs, and championship fights. Joe Biden recalled how he had spoken at Sandy Hook as he addressed the nation at the White House and urged Americans to stand up to the gun lobby. 3.

Nick Allen analyses how America's never-ending gun nightmare is getting worse, and there seems little the President can do about it. Windfall tax in days as PM seeks to move past partygate Boris Johnson is this week poised to announce help for millions of households to pay their energy bills as he battles to move on from Sue Gray's partygate report. Mr Soros, the billionaire investor and advocate of European integration, said that the conflict had “shaken Europe to its core”, in a speech to the World Economic Forum in Davos. If a fighter finishes their bout in the first round, they are awarded three bonus points. The Treasury is finalising plans for a windfall tax on energy firms, which will be used to fund new support for those struggling most with the cost of living crunch. On Tuesday, it emerged the energy price cap is set to jump to £2,800 in the autumn, according to estimates from the regulator Ofgem – an increase of around £800. 4. The support is set to be unveiled in the wake of the report by Ms Gray, a senior civil servant, into lockdown-breaking parties in Downing Street. The fighter who accumulated the most points during their first two bouts is ranked number one and will face off against the fourth-ranked fighter who advanced with the least amount of points.

It is expected to be published today amid claims that Downing Street security guards warned staff that Covid lockdown-breaking parties were illegal but were laughed at and ignored by those in the press office. Prince William appeared to be only half joking when he put forward the idea to help tackle a problem with men who sometimes dismiss changes in their body until it is too late. Top Gun's girl: whatever happened to Kelly McGillis? Anyone with fond memories of Tom Cruise's first foray into the danger zone will find many familiar faces in Top Gun: Maverick. The sequel, finally arriving 36 years after the original, puts Cruise back in the pilot's seat, finds a new storyline for Val Kilmer's Iceman, and makes endless references to Anthony Edwards's deceased Goose. 5. This year’s season is already well underway with the first round of fights across six weight divisions complete ahead of PFL’s next show on June 17. But it may surprise you that one major character is missing in action: Cruise's love interest Kelly McGillis, who played civilian flight instructor Charlotte "Charlie" Blackwood. Helen O'Hara spoke to her to find out what happened. The RMT union announced on Tuesday evening that its 40,000 members, across Network Rail and 13 out of 15 train operators, had voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action in a dispute over pay and working conditions.

Daily dose of Matt Also in the news: Today's other headlines Travel chaos looms | A nationwide rail strike has been voted through in a move that could see all trains cancelled after 7pm. The RMT union announced on Tuesday evening that its 40,000 members, across Network Rail and 13 out of 15 train operators, had voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action in a dispute over pay and working conditions. If you want to receive twice-daily briefings like this by email, sign up to the Front Page newsletter here. Read on for what could happen and why the vote was held. Around the world: Soros warns of Third World War George Soros has warned that the conflict in Ukraine could spiral into a Third World War that ends western civilisation.. Mr Soros, the billionaire investor and advocate of European integration, said that the conflict had "shaken Europe to its core" in a speech to the World Economic Forum in Davos.

The 91-year-old's comments come as the Russian offensive in the Donbas made significant gains on Tuesday, with Ukrainian officials saying the "fate of the country" could be decided in the ongoing battles. Roland Oliphant has this dispatch as medics persevere on the frontline. Comment and analysis Editor's choice Sport briefing: Boehly to provide £200m for transfers Todd Boehly is ready to hand Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel £200million to spend this summer with his takeover on the brink of completion after the Premier League announced he had passed its ownership checks. The Boehly-led consortium want to give Tuchel a clear signal they are serious about Chelsea making ground and catching Manchester City and Liverpool in the Premier League. Meanwhile, the All England Club are understood to have consulted lawyers over the rankings-points row which threatens to downgrade Wimbledon, the world's biggest tennis tournament, to mere exhibition status.

Business briefing: Bank told to ditch green obsession The Bank of England has been urged to "focus on the basics of monetary economics" instead of climate change after warning that the City is at risk of more than £340bn of losses from global warming. Threadneedle Street came under fire from economists and MPs for saying that banks must rapidly stop funding fossil fuel projects to prevent economic disaster and a jump in millions of consumers' insurance and mortgage costs. The warning, made as part of a long-planned report on climate change, came on the same day as regulators said household energy bills are likely to rise by another £800 in October. Read why critics said that an increasing interest in the green transition risks distracting the Bank. Tonight's dinner Hotdogs with sweet harissa onions and yoghurt | Spicy, fennel-flecked Italian sausage works well in this dish by Eleanor Steafel.

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Nineteen children and two adults, including one teacher, have been killed after a teenage gunman opened fire in a primary school in rural Texas.Welcome to your early morning news briefing from The Telegraph - a round-up of the top stories we are covering today.Updated: 24th May 2022, 8:38 pm The Professional Fighters League [PFL] is coming to the UK for the first time this summer with two shows planned for London and Cardiff.Norway but the UK and Poland tended to rate worst on matters of trust and legitimacy.

The 18-year-old shooter, Salvador Ramos, entered Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, about 85 miles west of San Antonio, on Tuesday morning with a handgun and a rifle. "He shot and killed horrifically, incomprehensibly," said Greg Abbott, Texas' governor. 1. It has been reported that before entering the school the gunman also shot and injured his grandmother. PFL 3 The stars of PFL recently gathered in London to announce the good news This news comes just months after PFL announced an exclusive UK broadcast deal with Channel 4, which will carry all PFL content throughout the 2022 season. Ramos engaged in a firefight with Texas border patrol officers before running into the school and barricading himself inside. The 18-year-old shooter, Salvador Ramos, entered Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, about 85 miles west of San Antonio, on Tuesday morning with a handgun and a rifle. The Uvalde Police Department said the suspect was killed by responding officers just after 1pm. It is important to focus on rebuilding this perception, as it could affect the legitimacy of government and the public’s willingness to comply with the rules themselves.

He was reportedly a student at a nearby high school. 2. PFL has also partnered with Live Nation, the world’s largest music and entertainment promoter, to help continue its global expansion. A teacher is the first of the victims to be identified. It has emerged that Ramos messaged a woman he knew on Instagram hours before the attack saying: "I got lil secret I wanna tell you. The Treasury is finalising plans for a windfall tax on energy firms, which will be used to fund new support for those struggling most with the cost of living crunch." These were his last movements and what we know about the gunman behind the worst shooting at a primary school since the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting in Connecticut, in which 20 children and six staff were killed.”  The PFL format is different from any other promotion as its fighters take part in a regular season, playoffs, and championship fights. Joe Biden recalled how he had spoken at Sandy Hook as he addressed the nation at the White House and urged Americans to stand up to the gun lobby. 3.

Nick Allen analyses how America's never-ending gun nightmare is getting worse, and there seems little the President can do about it. Windfall tax in days as PM seeks to move past partygate Boris Johnson is this week poised to announce help for millions of households to pay their energy bills as he battles to move on from Sue Gray's partygate report. Mr Soros, the billionaire investor and advocate of European integration, said that the conflict had “shaken Europe to its core”, in a speech to the World Economic Forum in Davos. If a fighter finishes their bout in the first round, they are awarded three bonus points. The Treasury is finalising plans for a windfall tax on energy firms, which will be used to fund new support for those struggling most with the cost of living crunch. On Tuesday, it emerged the energy price cap is set to jump to £2,800 in the autumn, according to estimates from the regulator Ofgem – an increase of around £800. 4. The support is set to be unveiled in the wake of the report by Ms Gray, a senior civil servant, into lockdown-breaking parties in Downing Street. The fighter who accumulated the most points during their first two bouts is ranked number one and will face off against the fourth-ranked fighter who advanced with the least amount of points.

It is expected to be published today amid claims that Downing Street security guards warned staff that Covid lockdown-breaking parties were illegal but were laughed at and ignored by those in the press office. Prince William appeared to be only half joking when he put forward the idea to help tackle a problem with men who sometimes dismiss changes in their body until it is too late. Top Gun's girl: whatever happened to Kelly McGillis? Anyone with fond memories of Tom Cruise's first foray into the danger zone will find many familiar faces in Top Gun: Maverick. The sequel, finally arriving 36 years after the original, puts Cruise back in the pilot's seat, finds a new storyline for Val Kilmer's Iceman, and makes endless references to Anthony Edwards's deceased Goose. 5. This year’s season is already well underway with the first round of fights across six weight divisions complete ahead of PFL’s next show on June 17. But it may surprise you that one major character is missing in action: Cruise's love interest Kelly McGillis, who played civilian flight instructor Charlotte "Charlie" Blackwood. Helen O'Hara spoke to her to find out what happened. The RMT union announced on Tuesday evening that its 40,000 members, across Network Rail and 13 out of 15 train operators, had voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action in a dispute over pay and working conditions.

Daily dose of Matt Also in the news: Today's other headlines Travel chaos looms | A nationwide rail strike has been voted through in a move that could see all trains cancelled after 7pm. The RMT union announced on Tuesday evening that its 40,000 members, across Network Rail and 13 out of 15 train operators, had voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action in a dispute over pay and working conditions. If you want to receive twice-daily briefings like this by email, sign up to the Front Page newsletter here. Read on for what could happen and why the vote was held. Around the world: Soros warns of Third World War George Soros has warned that the conflict in Ukraine could spiral into a Third World War that ends western civilisation.. Mr Soros, the billionaire investor and advocate of European integration, said that the conflict had "shaken Europe to its core" in a speech to the World Economic Forum in Davos.

The 91-year-old's comments come as the Russian offensive in the Donbas made significant gains on Tuesday, with Ukrainian officials saying the "fate of the country" could be decided in the ongoing battles. Roland Oliphant has this dispatch as medics persevere on the frontline. Comment and analysis Editor's choice Sport briefing: Boehly to provide £200m for transfers Todd Boehly is ready to hand Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel £200million to spend this summer with his takeover on the brink of completion after the Premier League announced he had passed its ownership checks. The Boehly-led consortium want to give Tuchel a clear signal they are serious about Chelsea making ground and catching Manchester City and Liverpool in the Premier League. Meanwhile, the All England Club are understood to have consulted lawyers over the rankings-points row which threatens to downgrade Wimbledon, the world's biggest tennis tournament, to mere exhibition status.

Business briefing: Bank told to ditch green obsession The Bank of England has been urged to "focus on the basics of monetary economics" instead of climate change after warning that the City is at risk of more than £340bn of losses from global warming. Threadneedle Street came under fire from economists and MPs for saying that banks must rapidly stop funding fossil fuel projects to prevent economic disaster and a jump in millions of consumers' insurance and mortgage costs. The warning, made as part of a long-planned report on climate change, came on the same day as regulators said household energy bills are likely to rise by another £800 in October. Read why critics said that an increasing interest in the green transition risks distracting the Bank. Tonight's dinner Hotdogs with sweet harissa onions and yoghurt | Spicy, fennel-flecked Italian sausage works well in this dish by Eleanor Steafel.

See the recipe and try our Cookbook newsletter. Travel: The 10 most glorious European lakes There is a good reason why leisurely summer holidays are often referred to as "sun and sea" escapes. Beaches and coastlines are a common theme of our travels for relaxation. Lakes can provide the same combination of fine water and down-time, but they are rarely heralded in the same way. Our knowledge of them tends to be limited to the biggest and most celebrated examples.

Yet Europe is festooned with lovely water features beyond the Swiss Alps and northern Italy. Here are 10 of the best. And finally...

for this morning's downtime Summer style guide | Dressing up may be back but formality has loosened up everywhere. Lisa Armstrong details what to wear for every outdoor occasion, from Ascot to your Jubilee street party. If you want to receive twice-daily briefings like this by email, sign up to the Front Page newsletter here. For two-minute audio updates, try The Briefing - on podcasts, smart speakers and WhatsApp. .