October 26, Wednesday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1.Britain has a new leader. Rishi Sunak has officially been appointed prime minister. He is pledging to restore public trust in politics. Rishi Sunak went to Buckingham Palace on Tuesday to meet King Charles, who invited him to form the next government. It is the first time the new king has appointed a leader.
2.Ukraine’s state nuclear power company—Energoatom–says Russian troops occupying the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in the country’s south have been doing unauthorized construction work.
3.New British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak spoke with Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy by phone on Tuesday, and informed him of London’s continued support for Kyiv.