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Tory rebels are growing “increasingly confident” of forcing another government U-turn, says the I newspaper, this time on raising benefits in line with inflation. Former Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries, previously a strong supporter of Liz Truss, warned that the Tories face “wipeout” at the next election if they continue “lurching to the right”. Russia no longer has the “ability or willpower” to defend key positions in Ukraine, a senior US military official tells The Daily Telegraph. Ukrainian troops are regaining ground so fast, there’s now a “very real possibility” they could recapture Crimea. Netflix has reportedly pushed back against Harry and Meghan after the couple tried to have chunks of their forthcoming docuseries edited out. One possible reason, says Page Six, is to remove a few “truth bombs”. It’s said that King Charles III is waiting to see the show before deciding whether their children should become Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet.