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Representatives from the BBC will meet with the Met Police today to discuss allegations that a top presenter paid a teenager £35,000 for explicit images. The corporation confirmed that an unnamed man has been suspended, as several top stars took to Twitter to deny their involvement. Joe Biden is in the UK today meeting Rishi Sunak and the King. In a 40-minute chat in the Downing Street garden, the President and PM discussed America’s decision to supply Ukraine with cluster bombs, as the UK is one of 123 signatories to an international treaty banning the production and use of the weapons. A 14th-century note requesting time off work has been identified as the only surviving handwriting of Geoffrey Chaucer. The message was long dismissed as the work of a clerk, as it was, in the words of one academic, “short, simply worded and carelessly written”.