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There is “no indication” that the missile which struck Poland yesterday, killing two, was the result of a “deliberate attack” by Russia, Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg has said. It was “very likely” caused by Ukrainian air defences trying to target incoming Russian rockets, according to Polish President Andrzej Duda. Donald Trump has launched his 2024 presidential bid. In an hour-long speech at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, the twice-impeached president claimed he would introduce the death penalty for drug dealers and launch a mission to plant the American flag on Mars. “To paraphrase Voltaire after he attended an orgy,” says National Review, “once was an experiment, twice would be perverse.” Nasa has successfully launched the most powerful space rocket in history. Artemis 1 took off from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida this morning, beginning its 25-day journey to the moon and back.