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Volodymyr Zelensky will fly to the G7 summit in Hiroshima this weekend to try to secure fighter jets for Ukraine. Touching down in Japan yesterday, Rishi Sunak announced a fresh wave of sanctions against Russia banning diamond, aluminium and nickel imports from the country. “Is this the start of the great AI jobs bloodbath?” asks the Daily Mail, after BT announced it will replace 10,000 of its employees with artificial intelligence. It’s part of wider plans for the telecoms giant to offload more than 40% of its global workforce by 2030 due to rising labour costs. Cambridge University is hosting hide-and-seek and Lego-building sessions to help stressed-out students switch off during exam season. Other “wellbeing support” includes origami classes, free spider plants and “cuddly study buddies” – in the form of soft knitted animals – that can be borrowed from libraries.