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Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed by a US drone strike on Sunday, Joe Biden has announced. The 71-year-old terrorist was hit when he stepped out on to a balcony at his safe house in Kabul, says the Daily Mail. The CIA used two precision “Ninja” missiles, which use “pop-out swords” to “mince” targets. A new poll has Liz Truss only five points ahead of Rishi Sunak among Tory members. Sunak’s camp says it shows a lot of people are still “making up their minds”. England’s Lionesses are the “Pride of the nation”, says the Daily Mirror, after thousands of fans packed Trafalgar Square to celebrate with the team yesterday. Sunday’s win was watched by 17.4m Britons; when England’s women last reached the Euros final, in 2009, just 1.4m tuned in.