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EU left in dark over UK and US embassy staff evacuation from Ukraine 'No need for drama!'
A TOP EU chief admitted he was unsure of the reason the UK and US had evacuated embassy staff from Ukraine.
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Boris Johnson accused of having birthday bash in first lockdown as new ‘partygate’ claim hits PM
Boris Johnson had a birthday party in the first national lockdown in 2020, according to reports.
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Morocco XI vs Malawi: Predicted lineup, confirmed team news, injury and Covid latest for AFCON tie
Morocco are set to be without winger Ilias Chair for their last-16 clash with Malawi on Tuesday.
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Ambulance bosses apologise to pensioner after judge approves £1m payout
Lawyers representing the woman said there had been a delay in taking her to hospital six years ago when she developed a serious viral illness.
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Ambulance bosses apologise to pensioner after judge approves £1m payout
Lawyers representing the woman said there had been a delay in taking her to hospital six years ago when she developed a serious viral illness.
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Anthony Joshua denies he will step aside so Tyson Fury can fight Oleksandr Usyk
The former IBF, WBA and WBO champion has reportedly been offered £15m to step aside
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Former pope Benedict admits making false claim to child sexual abuse inquiry
Ex-pontiff blames editorial ‘oversight’ for previous statement he was absent from 1980 meeting over suspected paedophile priestThe former pope Benedict XVI has admitted providing false information to a German inquiry into clerical sexual abuse.Benedict, who resigned as the global leader of the Roman Catholic church in 2013, said on Monday that he had attended a meeting with local church officials in 1980 to discuss a suspected paedophile priest. He blamed a previous written statement to German investigators – in which he said he was absent from the meeting – on an editorial error. Continue reading...
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Food and drink shortages possible as UK support for CO2 industry ends
Producers say shoppers’ bills could rise as supply problems loom amid high gas prices British producers have raised fears of beer and burger shortages and higher prices for shoppers after the government said it would stop propping up the CO2 industry.A three-month deal to support the UK’s main producer of the gas, brought in as an emergency measure after a crisis in the autumn, ends next week and it is understood it will not be renewed. Continue reading...
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‘After the famine comes the feast’ – Pubs and clubs react to Covid rules easing
From Monday, table service and physical distancing measures are no longer required in venues serving alcohol.
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Social media figure gets home detention in Capitol riot case
A pro-Trump social media influencer who posted video of himself at the U.S. Capitol during last year’s riot has been sentenced to three months of home detention
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Referees leave football in droves because of horrific abuse -10,000 gone in five years
The scale of the exodus at the grassroots level has led to real fears elite football will be impacted by a shortage of referees, or a drop in quality, as the pool to choose from is drastically reduced.
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Boris Johnson had lockdown BIRTHDAY PARTY in Downing Street: Carrie hosted bash in state room
In another potential blow to the Prime Minister's authority, ITV claims he hosted a gathering partly organised by his wife Carrie in the Cabinet Room in No10 on June 19, to celebrate turning 56.
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Mother sparks debate over raising child vegan: ‘People tell us I was being selfish’
‘If she comes to me and says I don’t want to be vegan, then she doesn’t have to be vegan anymore,’ she claims
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National Insurance rise: What is the new rate and how will it affect me?
National insurance (NI) is set to rise for workers in April as families face a cost of living crisis.
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Celeb Dog whisperer reveals Denise Van Outen fed her dog with a silver spoon
Celebrity dog whisperer Graeme Hall was once asked to train Denise Van Outen's naughty canine, Tilly
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Joe Biden in ‘final stages’ of identifying military units to send near Ukraine over fears Russia will invade
'All this is happening not because of what we, Russia, are doing. This is happening because of what NATO, the US are doing'
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Biscuit World union effort rooted in West Virginia history
Workers at a franchise of Tudor's Biscuit World are hoping they will soon be members of West Virginia's first unionized fast-food restaurant
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No 10 ‘held birthday party for Boris Johnson during lockdown’
Downing Street says PM was at surprise bash for ‘less than 10 minutes’
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Peloton ‘did not agree’ to bike being used in Billions as character suffers heart attack – just weeks after And Just Like That death
Luckily it seems to just be a coincidence.
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A look at Watford’s turbulent managerial history under their current ownership
The club’s Italian owners, Gino Pozzo and his family, have gained a reputation for hiring and firing managers at will.
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Morocco vs Malawi: Prediction, kick off time, TV, live stream, team news, h2h results - AFCON preview
With giants falling left, right and centre, Morocco will believe that this is their year to end their Africa Cup of Nations drought.
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‘I’m over Covid’: Bill Maher says Americans shouldn’t obediently follow all doctors’ advice
That the medical establishment ‘never even attempted to get people to live a healthier lifestyle as a response to this pandemic is a giant scandal to me,’ HBO host says
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Persons of interest identified in Moab double murder but Brian Laundrie ruled out as suspect
‘They have told us that Brian and Gabby were not involved in our case. We have no reason to dispute that,’ father of murdered woman says
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Don’t rule out national insurance U-turn amid Tory cost of living jitters
Analysis: a behind-the-scenes battle is being fought on the scheduled 1.25 percentage point increaseAmid Boris Johnson’s recent travails, one Tory MP recounted how he, like many colleagues, was phoned by an ally of the prime minister seeking to shore up his support. Asked what changes No 10 should consider, the answer was immediate: scrap the planned national insurance rise and cut VAT on energy bills.“Boris’s people have been ringing up a lot of us to hear what we they think, and as I understand it, every single MP is basically telling them to get a grip with taxes and the cost of living,” the MP said. Continue reading...
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Survivors and relatives of people who died in infected blood scandal sue Hampshire school
Claimants say school failed in its duty of care
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ISS astronaut demonstrates how to use a TREADMILL in space
Matthias Maurer, a German astronaut of the European Space Agency (ESA), can be seen fixed to a harness and bungie to simulate the experience of jogging on Earth.
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Former ministers not sufficiently clear on anti-corruption rules, watchdog warns
Lord Pickles made the intervention after ruling former health minister Steve Brine had breached the rules.
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Former ministers not sufficiently clear on anti-corruption rules, watchdog warns
Lord Pickles made the intervention after ruling former health minister Steve Brine had breached the rules.
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Murdered Louise Smith, 16, ‘not supported fully’ by police after ‘rape by peer’
Louise Smith, 16, was not given enough support when police said it would take ‘no further action’ after she reported being raped, a review has found.
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Murdered Louise Smith, 16, ‘not supported fully’ by police after ‘rape by peer’
Louise Smith, 16, was not given enough support when police said it would take ‘no further action’ after she reported being raped, a review has found.
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Gary Neville identifies change of mood at Manchester United under Ralf Rangnick
Manchester United have now had ten games under the stewardship of the experienced German coach.
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Ex-NHS worker left waiting 24 hours in A&E overnight after suffering stroke symptoms
Edna Butler, 80, from Boston, Lincolnshire, was forced to wait 24 hours in her local A&E after she experienced stroke-like symptoms over the weekend
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Thierry Mugler's iconic career and glowing tributes after shock death aged 73
Fashion designer Thierry Mugler has designed clothes for the likes of Lady Gaga, Diana Ross, Beyonce and more
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Inside the Atlanta bedroom where British scientist was shot dead by a stray bullet
DailyMail.com visited the Atlanta apartment that should have been British scientist Dr. Matthew Willson's haven for the next three months, but instead turned into the scene of his violent death.
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Mum called police after ex-partner threatened to 'put her head on a stick' but GMP took days to respond... just eleven days later he stabbed her to death
Regan Tierney, 27, was murdered by her former partner, Daniel Patten, 31 at her home in Salford in June 2019
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Carrie ‘threw Boris a surprise birthday party during first lockdown’
Interior designer Lulu Lytle, who was renovating the Number 10 flat at the time, was reportedly among up to 30 guests in the Cabinet Room.
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Sundance doc looks at man behind the modern bulletproof vest
Richard Davis was a bankrupt pizzeria owner when he got the idea for a bulletproof vest in 1969 Michigan
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Tory ex-minister rapped by watchdog after Mirror reveals second job 'rulebreaking'
The Sunday Mirror revealed ex-health minister Steve Brine had taken a second job with drug firm Sigma without first consulting revolving door watchdog ACOBA
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Hypnotherapist, 59, drowned after slipping 40ft from Lover's Leap cliff on Dartmoor, inquest hears
Michael Crudge, 59, was out on the moor with his wife last August when he climbed to the top of the landmark on private land at Poundsgate, Devon, before slipping and falling 40 feet into the river below.
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Boris Johnson 'had lockdown birthday party' when indoor gatherings were banned
Carrie Johnson presented her husband with a birthday cake and led staff to sing Happy Birthday for the Prime Minister
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Claudio Ranieri sacking takes 2021-22 Premier League manager exit tally to eight
Defeat to Norwich ended the Italian’s Watford reign after just 14 matches in all competitions.
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Donald Trump’s niece says he will turn on Ivanka eventually
Mary Trump predicts split between Trump, Ivanka over 6 January
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Lyons set to announce ‘remedies’ for those unable to spend high street vouchers
Around 1.4 million £100 spend local cards were sent to householders in Northern Ireland but some people missed out.
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Review: Killer gives the Florida Keys condo lifestyle a try
In “Mermaid Confidential,” Tim Dorsey’s 25th slapstick-noir novel featuring obsessive-compulsive serial killer Serge Storms, the anti-hero tries condo life in the Florida Keys
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Ronnie Scott’s musical instrument amnesty – in pictures
Ronnie Scott’s jazz club in Soho, central London, has hosted a musical instrument amnesty for celebrities and the public to donate their forlorn flutes, untouched ukuleles and surplus saxophones. All instruments will be serviced before being distributed across the UK and beyond to those less able to receive musical education Continue reading...
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Podcast host sparks backlash after claiming he would leave wife if she ‘lets herself go’ after childbirth
‘The difference between men and boys,’ one viewer writes
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Family torn apart by Puppet Master conman vow to 'never give up' on their mum
Britain's most notorious fraudster Robert Hendy-Freegard's life as a conman is looked at in Netflix docuseries The Puppet Master: Hunting the Ultimate Conman
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