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1. Brexit: What is the Northern Ireland Protocol?
- The Northern Ireland Protocol has been a source of tension since it came into force at the start of 2021.
- The Northern Ireland Protocol is a trading arrangement, negotiated during Brexit talks. It allows goods to be transported across the Irish land border without the need for checks.
- Disagreements over the protocol have stopped the Northern Ireland Assembly functioning.

2. Gun violence in the US and what the statistics tell us
- There have already been more than 70 mass shootings across the US so far this year, with California experiencing two of the most high-profile in January.
- Figures from the Gun Violence Archive shows that the number of mass shootings has gone up significantly in recent years.
- In each of the last three years there have been more than 600 mass shootings, almost two a day on average.

3. Dominic Raab says he would resign if bullying claims upheld
- Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab has said he would resign if an inquiry finds he has bullied civil servants.
- A senior lawyer is investigating eight complaints of bullying against Mr Raab, who was appointed deputy prime minister and justice secretary last October.
- When asked if he was a bully, Mr Raab replied "no", saying he had always "behaved professionally".

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