The former first minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, was arrested on Sunday, Boris Johnson’s exit from UK parliament will have consequences for the Conservative Party. Plus, former US president Donald Trump’s most recent indictment could have implications on his 2024 run for president.

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Nicola Sturgeon arrested in probe into SNP finances

Johnson quits parliament in protest at MPs’ ‘kangaroo court’

Trump indictment’s sharp details seen as ‘daunting for the defence’

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