In the headlines
Today marks both Ukraine’s Independence Day and the six-month anniversary of Russia’s invasion. The country is “bracing” itself for a fresh round of Russian attacks to mark the occasion, says The Guardian, including on the capital Kyiv. Police hunting the killer of nine-year-old Olivia Pratt-Korbel have been given the name of a suspect by two different sources, says BBC News. The girl was shot dead in her Liverpool home on Monday night after a masked gunman chased a man into her house and opened fire “indiscriminately”. Doppelgängers don’t just look alike, says The Times – they are alike. A study of 16 unrelated “virtual twins” found that each pair not only shared genetic traits, but were also more likely to both be smokers or non-smokers, left- or right-handed, and short- or normal-sighted.