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1. Tyre Nichols: Police unit is disbanded after death
- The Memphis Police Department has disbanded the so-called Scorpion special unit, whose officers are accused of murdering Tyre Nichols.
- Scorpion stands for "Street Crimes Operation to Restore Peace in Our Neighborhoods''. The unit is a 50-person team tasked with bringing down crime levels in particular areas.
- But now it is being abolished after its officers were seen beating Mr Nichols, 29, in the videos from 7 January.

2. Nadhim Zahawi committed a serious breach of ministerial code, says Sunak
- Nadhim Zahawi has been sacked as Tory Party chair after an inquiry by the PM's ethics adviser found he had failed to disclose that HMRC was investigating his tax affairs.
- The PM said Sir Laurie Magnus's inquiry made clear there had been a "serious breach of the ministerial code".
- Sir Laurie concluded that the MP had failed to be open about his finances.

3. Moscow Helsinki Group: Russia's oldest human rights organisation told to close
- A court in Russia has ordered the country's oldest human rights organisation to be closed down.
- The Moscow Helsinki Group (MHG) was founded in 1976 and reports annually on the human rights situation in Russia.
- However, the authorities have now said it does not have the correct registration.
- It is the latest in a series of closures targeting rights and opposition groups across Russia.

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