from: BBC News Durham University counters criticism it is “badly failing” students, saying it is keeping them safe.
bookmark_borderOwen Paterson: Minister defends U-turn over MP’s conduct probe
from: BBC News Cabinet minister Nadhim Zahawi admits a government plan to overhaul MPs’ standards was a “mistake”.
bookmark_borderKyrie Irving Defends Decision on Vaccine After Being Benched
bookmark_borderNicki Minaj defends Jesy Nelson in ‘blackfishing’ row
bookmark_borderGas prices: Kwasi Kwarteng defends government handling of energy crisis
from: BBC News Suppliers want to review the price cap on energy bills as gas prices hit record highs.
bookmark_borderAukus: Australia defends role in security pact amid French condemnation
The PM defends ending the multi-billion dollar agreement in favour of a new pact with the US and UK.
bookmark_borderUS general defends ‘secret’ phone calls with China
Gen Mark Milley allegedly phoned Beijing to “reassure” them amid concern about President Trump. from: BBC News
bookmark_borderPentagon Defends Deadly Drone Strike in Kabul
A New York Times investigation, with video analysis and interviews at the site, has cast doubt on the U.S. military’s account.
From: New York Times
bookmark_borderCovid: No 10 defends booster jabs and Houseparty app to close
from: BBC News Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Friday evening.
bookmark_border‘Purists will say it’s ridiculous, but boxing is evolving’ – Haye, 40, defends comeback
from: BBC News David Haye believes “boxing is evolving” for the better as he prepares to make his comeback aged 40.
bookmark_borderMinister defends social care bill reform wait
Helen Whately admits the changes to the system are “a little way off” but says it is a big reform.
bookmark_borderAfghanistan: Joe Biden defends US pull-out as Taliban claim victory
Staying in Afghanistan was not an option, the US president says, as Taliban militants celebrate. from: BBC News
bookmark_borderBiden Defends His Decision in Afghanistan
bookmark_borderBiden defends pulling US troops out before all Americans evacuated
Joe Biden defends his decision to pull US troops out of Afghanistan before all Americans were evacuated. from: BBC News
bookmark_borderBiden Defends Afghanistan Evacuation as Thousands Besiege Kabul Airport
The president cited “significant progress’’ in getting Americans out of Afghanistan. But Afghans linked to U.S. troops and other Western groups fear being left behind.
From: New York Times
bookmark_borderDominic Raab defends lack of Afghan interpreter call
from: BBC News The UK foreign secretary is facing calls to quit over his handling of evacuations.
bookmark_borderBefore the fall of Kabul, Biden defends his decision to leave Afghanistan.
bookmark_borderBlinken Says Taliban Moved Faster Than Expected, Defends Removal of Troops
bookmark_border‘If we are wrong, prove it’ – Guardiola defends Man City spending
bookmark_borderJohnny Depp: San Sebastian Film Festival defends honorary award
The San Sebastian Film Festival reacts to claims that it is disrespecting domestic abuse survivors.