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More women have come forward with allegations about their treatment by Russell Brand, says The Times, after four women alleged they had been raped or abused by the comedian between 2006 and 2013. Two of Brand’s former employers, the BBC and Channel 4, have launched investigations into the accusations, which he denies. Keir Starmer has pledged to rewrite Britain’s Brexit deal with the EU if he wins the next general election. The Labour leader says “almost everyone recognises” that the trade agreement, which was negotiated under Boris Johnson and is up for review in 2025, is “far too thin”. Wales has reduced speed limits in built-up areas from 30mph to 20mph. First Minister Mark Drakeford says the change will save 10 lives a year, but the leader of the Welsh Conservatives, Andrew Davies, calls it an “economy-stifling vanity project”.