British Army plans to allow people with HIV to enlist in ‘momentous’ move

People with HIV are currently not able to join the armed forces, and anyone diagnosed while serving is no longer deemed 'fully fit'.
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Nasa shoots down Halle Berry’s latest sci-fi movie
The space agency thinks the idea of the moon crashing into Earth is a bit unrealistic.
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Prince Andrew demands trial by jury in civil sexual abuse case brought by Virginia Giuffre
The Duke of York has demanded a jury trial as he seeks to defend a civil sex case brought by Virginia Giuffre, according a legal document filed in the US.
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Coronation Street star Sean Ward homeless as anti-vaxx views leave him unemployable: ‘Work has dried up’
Sean is outspoken against the Covid vaccine and has attended protests.
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Patrick Mahomes’ wife under fire for spraying champagne on NFL fans
Brittany Matthews is seemingly never too far away from controversy, and her latest stunt didn't go over all too well with some social media users
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Convicted rapist from Hertfordshire scammed the National Lottery out of £2.5 million
Edward Putman, 56, of Kings Langley, was found guilty in October 2019 of using a forged National Lottery ticket to claim £2.5million.
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Inquest is shown footage of black man who died after being restrained by security guards
CCTV footage from the ExCel Centre in London showed Jason Lennon lying on the floor with three uniformed officers crouched over him as they attempted to give him CPR.
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ITV Coronation Street: Real life of Eileen Grimshaw actress Sue Cleaver - co-star ex, second career and sepsis scare
The soap star has been appearing on the cobbles for 22 years
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Top Corbynite Quits Labour's Ruling Body As Party Now 'Hostile Territory For Socialists'
A former Labour MP has blasted the party’s “lack of vision” under Keir Starmer as the Jeremy Corbyn supporter quit its governing body.Laura Pidcock, who lost her North West Durham seat in 2019, claimed the party has become “hostile territory for socialists” as she criticised former colleagues for “cheering” as a Tory MP last week defected to the Labour Party.Her resignation from the National Executive Committee (NEC) comes a day after a motion at a meeting of the ruling body to reinstate Corbyn as a party MP was defeated.The decision by Pidcock, seen as a successor to Corbyn as the torch-bearer for the Labour left, prompted many supporters to tweet “solidarity”. But the move reflects Starmer’s tightening grip on party machinery, and is unlikely to alarm the leadership.Today I resigned from the National Executive Committee of @UKLabour please read my full statement below or full text here: https://t.co/L3CGgbg0Jhpic.twitter.com/4ggYlkwsaH— Laura Pidcock (@LauraPidcock) January 26, 2022On Tuesday, as reported by HuffPost UK, a bid by left-wing Labour officials to readmit Corbyn as an MP was rejected by the NEC.Starmer removed the party whip from Corbyn — meaning he cannot sit and vote with the party he once led, and is currently an independent MP — following his reaction to the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s report into anti-Semitism in the party.The failed motion was considered at the “emotional” meeting, with one Corbyn supporter invoking the words of Martin Luther King when making their case.In a 800-word resignation letter published on Wednesday, Pidcock said she ran to be a member of the NEC as a “bridge from Corbynism” against the backdrop of Starmer’s “hypothetical” leadership.She added: “What has ensued is a barrage of top-down changes which is making it hostile territory for socialists, from those of us on the NEC, to those in CLPs (constituency Labour Party) across the country.”Pidcock went on: “What I have witnessed on the NEC has been immensely frustrating.“This leadership is devoid of ideas, lacking vision. I can’t and won’t negotiate with these people anymore.“The summit of their ideas are just small tweaks to the status quo. They challenge virtually nothing, but are noticeably determined when it comes to rule changes that alienate the left.“They have demoralised thousands of people who were awakened to politics for the first in their life. I am sure, this is part of their larger strategy.”Pidcock also condemned the former Tory MP Christian Wakeford joining Labour last week in frustration at Boris Johnson’s leadership.She said: “To be really honest, the cheering of a Tory MP crossing the floor in the House of Commons, an MP who has voted against everything we believe in, crystallised the deep unease.“What I immediately felt was pain for all of those who are forced to use food banks, all of those who are going through the punitive ‘social security’ system, for all of the amazing activists protesting against the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, including Gypsy and Traveller people, who are also at the heart of resisting the racism in this legislation — some of the many reasons why this whooping by elected representatives of my own party, on that day, was so inappropriate and jarring for so many.”Related...Leftwing Bid To Restore Labour Whip To Jeremy Corbyn DefeatedKeir Starmer Snubs Jeremy Corbyn In List Of Inspirational Labour LeadersTory MP Christian Wakeford Defects To Labour Amid Partygate Mutiny
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National Lottery results draw LIVE: Winning Lotto numbers on Wednesday, January 26
Results checker for Wednesday's UK Lotto and Thunderball - results and winning numbers for tonight's draw
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Prince Andrew officially denies sex abuse allegations for first time and demands trial
The Duke of York will finally respond to each of the points raised in Virginia Giuffre's initial law suit - five months after she lodged her civil sex case in New York
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Scientists invent method to recycle lithium-ion batteries used in electric cars
Ascend Elements, based in Westborough, Massachusetts, created a process that shreds used batteries and turns them into cathode shells that can be turned into new electric vehicle batteries.
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Bolton food bank forced to move into cold and damp unit by council... and now has to pay RENT
"We can’t afford to pay rent - especially when it’s something many of our volunteers can’t even use"
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Prince Andrew demands trial by jury in civil sex case brought by Virginia Giuffre
The Duke of York has demanded a jury trial as he seeks to defend a civil sex case brought by Virginia Giuffre, according a legal document filed in the US.
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Prince Andrew ‘demands jury trial’ as he denies sex assault claims
The Duke of York has officially responded to a sex assault civil lawsuit brought by Virginia Giuffre, saying he rejects the accusations and wants to fight them in court.
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'What will they send next? Pillows?': Kyiv mayor Vitali Klitschko hits back at Berlin over helmets
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Piers Morgan compares trans swimmer to drugs cheat as TV host blasts "woke insanity"
Piers Morgan has reacted furiously to transgender swimmer Lia Thomas dominating the 100m and 200m freestyle races at an NCAA college swimming meet in America.
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BBC apologises as Ofcom launches probe into antisemitic bus attack report
The broadcaster said it has now amended a story on its news website from December.
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BBC apologises as Ofcom launches probe into antisemitic bus attack report
The broadcaster said it has now amended a story on its news website from December.
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Meat Loaf was ‘in weird f**king cult’ over Covid vaccine before death, Howard Stern claims
Meat Loaf died on January 20.
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Man City and Liverpool 'target' warned over move amid links
Manchester City are reportedly interested in PSV Eindhoven attacker Cody Gakpo.
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Member of Labour’s ruling body resigns after failure to restore whip to Corbyn
Former MP Laura Pidcock says welcoming of Tory defector Christian Wakeford ‘crystallised unease’ over current leadershipThe former Labour MP Laura Pidcock has resigned from the party’s ruling body, citing dismay at the continued suspension of Jeremy Corbyn and the defection of the Tory MP Christian Wakeford.Pidcock, once seen as a candidate for leader by the left of the party, lost her seat in North West Durham at the 2019 election but was elected to the party’s national executive committee (NEC) in the following year. Continue reading...
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British Columbia shooting: Four dead in one of the deadliest recent killings in Canada
Four people are dead after a shooting in British Columbia, making it one of the deadliest recent killings in Canada, according to local officials.
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Boris 'will beat Truss' and outmuscle 'lack of talent' in ranks of Labour and Tory party
BORIS JOHNSON is still the best Britain has to offer and would be odds-on favourite to win the next general election ahead of Liz Truss, it is suggested.
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Prince Andrew files legal papers DENYING all of Virginia Roberts's sex abuse allegations
BREAKING: Prince Andrew's legal team has filed legal papers in which the Royal denied all of Virginia Robert's sex abuse allegations as he prepares for a bitter court battle in the United States.
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Johnson’s wait for Gray’s report on partygate row continues
Boris Johnson’s leadership could hinge on the findings of Sue Gray’s report into alleged lockdown-busting parties in No 10.
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Frog regrows amputated leg after drug treatment
Nearly complete limb develops over 18 months, raising exciting possibilities for human patientsA frog has regrown a lost leg after being treated with a cocktail of drugs in a significant advance for regenerative medicine.The African clawed frog, which is naturally unable to regenerate its limbs, was treated with the drugs for just 24 hours and this prompted an 18-month period of regrowth of a functional leg. The demonstration raises the prospect that in the future drugs could be used to switch on similar untapped abilities for regeneration in human patients to restore tissues or organs lost to disease or injury. Continue reading...
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Emmerdale drops Aaron Dingle return bombshell as Liv finally lands court hearing
Wednesday's episode of Emmerdale saw Liv Flaherty celebrating as she finally had a court hearing to look forward to in regards to Ben Tucker's murder
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Emmerdale spoilers: New Woolpack owner finally confirmed in Ryan twist?
Irene has given Ryan access to her life insurance.
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Emmerdale spoilers: Drunk Mack rejected and pushed to the ground by Dawn
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Hollyoaks spoilers: Luke goes missing after meeting with attacker Stephen MacGregor
The long-serving character vanished without a trace.
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World’s oldest male gorilla Ozzie dies aged 61
The world’s oldest male gorilla Ozzie has died aged 61.
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Madeleine McCann mystery deepens as suspect's disturbing wish unveiled in secret messages
MADELEINE MCCANN'S suspected kidnapper allegedly told an online confidant that he wanted to "capture something small and use it for days" in shocking messages that have now come to light.
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Jason Mamoa living in a van parked in a pal's yard after his split from Lisa Bonet
Just weeks after his shock announcement that he and Lisa Bonet are set to divorce, Aquaman actor Jason Mamoa has been snapped living out of his luxury camper van parker on a pal's drive
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Ministers criticised for not tackling London’s reputation as money-laundering hub
Minister called to Commons to explain current status of economic crime billThe government was forced to deny claims that it had scrapped a crucial economic crime bill on Wednesday, as MPs from across the house rounded on ministers for failing to tackle the UK capital’s “Londongrad” reputation as a money-laundering hub used by Russian oligarchs, criminals and kleptocrats.The scathing comments in the House of Commons follow the shock resignation of junior minster Lord Agnew on Monday, who revealed in his departing letter that the government had only last week made a “foolish” decision to kill off the bill during the next parliamentary year. Continue reading...
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Kurdish forces retake prison from Islamic State after six-day siege
The attack on the Kurdish-run prison in Syria was the jihadists’ most high-profile stand since 2019Up to 2,000 Islamic State inmates who had overrun a Syrian prison have surrendered to their Kurdish captors, ending a six-day siege that marked the terror group’s most dramatic stand since the collapse of its so called caliphate nearly three years ago.The peaceful finale to the standoff on Wednesday was at odds with its bloody beginnings when up to 100 extremists tried to storm the facility in the northern city of Hasakah and free those jailed inside. The raid on Thursday night, which was led by two suicide bombers, led to days of intense clashes, which claimed the lives of close to 40 members of the Syrian Democratic Forces and about 30 jihadists, and forced more than 50,000 civilians to flee. Continue reading...
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Goop has released its 2022 Valentine’s Day gift guide and it includes everything from vibrators to loungewear
Guide includes gifts for those who celebrate the holiday, as well as those who just want to celebrate themselves
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Democrats eye swift confirmation of Biden high court pick
Senate Democrats have played defense for the last three Supreme Court vacancies
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Prince Andrew officially responds to sex abuse claims – Duke of York demands trial by jury
PRINCE Andrew has demanded a trial by jury as his ongoing civil law suit with Virginia Giuffre took its latest twist this evening.
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Blur's Damon Albarn 'too old-fashioned' for social media drama as Taylor Swift slams him
Singing sensation Taylor Swift has criticised Damon Albarn, lead singer of Blur and later of Gorillaz, after he said that she doesn't write her own music
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Public are very angry over MP second jobs – Commons standards tsar
Kathryn Stone said it had been a ‘really challenging time’ after coming under-fire for her handling of a number of probes.
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Stabbing victim told friend ‘he will kill me’ two years before attack
Yasmin Chkaifi, 43, murdered by abusive ex-husband Leon McCaskre in Maida Vale on Monday A woman stabbed to death by her abusive ex-husband in west London told a friend she was scared “he will kill me” two years before Monday’s knife attack.Yasmin Chkaifi, 43, was murdered by Leon McCaskre in front of horrified onlookers in Chippenham Road, Maida Vale, who himself died after being hit by a car. Continue reading...
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Mohamed Salah scores Egypt's winner as Eric Bailly's dire penalty costs Ivory Coast at AFCON
IVORY COAST 0-0 EGYPT (Pens 4-5): Liverpool will have to wait a while longer for the return of their talismanic forward after Egypt toppled the Ivory Coast in their Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 clash
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Prince Andrew to demand jury trial in Virginia Giuffre sexual assault case
Virginia Giuffre alleges she was forced to have sex with Prince Andrew when she was 17 years old
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Supermarket law change will affect anyone who shops at ASDA, Aldi, Lidl, Morrisons, Tesco, M&S or Sainsbury's
Not all supermarkets agree with the new law
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Girls’ private schools could strike for the first time over pensions
Teachers at schools run by the Girls’ Day School Trust could strike over pensions
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Norfolk 'murder': Dad charged with killing teenage daughter in quiet cul-de-sac pictured
Nigel Malt, 44, of Lynn Road, King's Lynn, is accused of murdering 19-year-old Lauren Malt in a Norfolk cul-de-sac and appeared at Norwich Magistrates' Court speaking only to confirm his name, address and date of birth
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MPs disagree over Bloody Sunday as calls emerge for army regiment apology
Thirteen civil rights protesters were shot dead by British soldiers on January 30 1972.
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Boris prepares thousands of troops to thwart imminent Russian invasion– war fears escalate
ADDITIONAL MILITARY forces could be sent to Eastern Europe by the UK in face of the escalating Russia-Ukraine crisis.
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