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Liz Truss has promised there will be “no new taxes” if she becomes PM on Monday. Speaking at the final hustings before voting closes tomorrow, she also promised to look into scrapping the current 70mph speed limit on motorways. Canadian PM Justin Trudeau says he’ll “follow up” on claims that one of his country’s spies smuggled Shamima Begum into Syria in 2015. Mohammed al-Rashed reportedly spirited the then 15-year-old and two other London schoolgirls across the border from Turkey to join Islamic State. Campaigners in India are hooking men up to period cramp simulators in a bid to normalise conversations around menstruation. They say women “don’t even flinch” when the machine is ramped up to pain level nine out of 10, whereas men “find it hard to make it past four”.