Russia-Ukraine war latest: GCHQ head says some Russian soldiers ‘refusing to carry out orders’; White House says Putin ‘misled over Russian military performance’ – live

Britain’s spy service chief says there’s new intelligence some Russian soldiers are ‘sabotaging their own equipment’; White House says Russian president’s advisers ‘too afraid to tell him the truth’ as EU says he is surrounded by ‘yes men’

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Russia-Ukraine war latest: Russian troop withdrawal designed to ‘mislead’, says Ukrainian military – live

Ukraine’s general staff of the armed forces says movement of Russian units is merely ‘a rotation’; concern Putin might be using peace talks to play for time

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Russia-Ukraine war latest: Zelenskiy calls on west to supply planes, tanks; Biden says ‘butcher’ Putin cannot remain in power – live

The Ukrainian president has told Europe its own security is at stake while Joe Biden has pledged ‘further defence cooperation’ with Ukraine

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Russia-Ukraine war: Ukraine and Russia blame each other as Mariupol evacuation fails again – live

Hopes of establishing a humanitarian corridor out of besieged city of Mariupol dashed for second day running

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Russia-Ukraine war latest news: 40-mile-long Russian army convoy nears Kyiv, satellite images show – live updates

Convoy north of Ukraine capital has more doubled in length, images suggest; ICC prosecutor to open possible war crimes inquiry; Kharkiv civilians ‘massacred’, says mayor

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Russia-Ukraine latest: Putin orders nuclear deterrence forces on high alert; Zelenskiy says Ukrainian and Russian delegations to meet

Vladimir Putin said move came after aggressive statements by Nato countries; Ukrainian president says meeting comes with no preconditions

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UK Covid live: Van-Tam says AstraZeneca vaccine’s risk v benefit is finely balanced for younger people

Latest updates: deputy chief medical officer says benefits for older age groups clear, but adults under 30 should be offered an alternative to AstraZeneca jab

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Coronavirus live news: ‘Highly likely’ BioNTech vaccine works against new variant; Taiwan confirms first local case since April

BioNTech’s CEO says tests being run on mutant strain; US could require negative Covid-19 tests for passengers from Britain

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Coronavirus live news: Belgium PM warns country could go into second ‘complete lockdown’

Europe braces for second wave; Spain’s Covid-19 deaths could be 60% higher; global deaths near 650,000

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