In the headlines
Russia has released five British fighters captured in Ukraine as part of a prisoner swap brokered by Saudi Arabia. Shaun Pinner, one of two British volunteers who were previously sentenced to death by a Kremlin-backed court, says they escaped execution “by the skin of our teeth”. Donald Trump and three of his children are being sued for fraud by the state of New York. In the new case against them, the Trumps are accused of inflating the value of assets, such as listing a $220m Manhattan property at $524m, to secure better loans from banks. “It’s the art of the steal,” says Attorney General Letitia James. Unborn babies prefer carrots to kale, says The Guardian. Scans of foetuses after their mothers had eaten the vegetables found they were twice as likely to have a “crying expression” after the kale, and twice as likely to have a “laughter-like expression” after the carrot.