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President Zelensky has denounced the “absurd” decision not to give Ukraine a firm timeline for joining Nato. Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says the country’s future is in the defence alliance, but not until certain “democratic and security sector reforms” are made. Jeremy Vine has called on the BBC presenter at the centre of the explicit photos row to “come forward now” to stop his colleagues being falsely accused. The Sun has published more allegations against the still-unnamed star, including that he broke lockdown rules to meet a 23-year-old. A handwritten note found under a sofa belonging to Aretha Franklin can be used as her legal will, a Michigan jury has ruled. The 2014 document, which the soul singer signed with a smiley face, takes precedence over an earlier-dated draft discovered in a locked cabinet at her Detroit home.