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Britain will build its first new coal mine in 30 years, after the government overruled the objections of climate campaigners. The vast majority of the coal from the Cumbria site will be used for steelmaking, but most of it will be exported because it is too high in sulphur for domestic producers. German police have arrested 25 people in connection with an “armed far-right terror plot”, says Metro. The group planned to storm parliament in Berlin and install Heinrich XIII, an aristocrat descended from east German princes, as head of state. They’re “bang to reichs”. The first currency bearing a portrait of King Charles entered circulation this morning. Nearly five million Carolean 50p coins will be given out as change via Post Office branches this month.