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The Supreme Court has ruled that the government’s plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda is unlawful. Britain’s highest court found that there was a “real risk” deportees would subsequently be returned to their home countries, where they could face persecution and inhumane treatment, in breach of the European Convention on Human Rights. Israeli forces have entered Gaza’s largest hospital. Israel has accused Hamas of running a command centre in tunnels underneath al-Shifa, a claim backed by US intelligence. UN humanitarian chief Martin Griffiths says he is “appalled” by the military operation, adding: “Hospitals are not battlegrounds.” UK inflation has dropped sharply to 4.6%, the lowest figure for nearly two years. The fall is largely due to cheaper energy, with the price of gas now almost a third less than it was 12 months ago.