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Month: January 2022

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UKs oldest working cinema to reopen after pandemic forced its closure

The UK’s oldest working cinema is reopening under new ownership nearly two years after the pandemic forced its closure. The 112-year-old Electric Cinema in Birmingham is preparing to open doors to its two screens once again, after it closed in March 2020. It was built in 1897 as a music hall but became a cinema in late 1909. Its new owner, Kevin Markwick, said: “It’s a lovely place to sit […]

todayJanuary 18, 2022 1

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Daniel Radcliffe to star in Weird Al Yankovic biopic

Daniel Radcliffe is set to star in an upcoming biopic about US musical parody sensation Weird Al Yankovic. The film will follow the life and career of the comedian who rose to fame with comical spoof versions of classic songs. Yankovic said he was “thrilled” to be portrayed by the Harry Potter star. “When my last movie UHF came out in 1989, I made a solemn vow to my fans […]

todayJanuary 18, 2022 1

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Johnsons public apology to Queen over No 10 parties on eve of Philips funeral

Boris Johnson has publicly apologised to the Queen and the country over events in Downing Street on the eve of the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral. Two parties were held in No 10 at a time of national mourning and with England under restrictions banning indoor mixing of households. The Prime Minister, who was at Chequers at the time of the parties in April 2021, appeared emotional when he was asked […]

todayJanuary 18, 2022 1

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Senior Met officers dismissed after appalling behaviour to junior staff

Two senior Metropolitan Police officers have been dismissed for gross misconduct after “appalling” behaviour towards junior members of staff. Two senior Metropolitan Police officers have been dismissed for gross misconduct after “appalling” behaviour towards junior members of staff. Chief Superintendent Paul Martin and Chief Inspector Davinder Kandohla were both found to have breached Standards of Professional Behaviour at the conclusion of a misconduct hearing on Sunday. The Met said an […]

todayJanuary 16, 2022 2

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Bercow criticises unjust process after being found to have bullied staff

John Bercow has called the Commons standards investigation process “grievously unjust” after revealing he has been found guilty of bullying allegations. John Bercow has called the Commons standards investigation process “grievously unjust” after revealing he has been found guilty of bullying allegations. The former Commons speaker told the Sunday Times that he has been found guilty on 21 counts out of 35 by parliamentary standards commissioner Kathryn Stone, in a […]

todayJanuary 16, 2022 2

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Sixteen and 17 year olds eligible for booster doses from Monday

About 40,000 teenagers will be eligible for their top-up dose when the national booking service opens at the start of the week Sixteen and 17-year-olds will able to get a Covid booster jab from Monday. About 40,000 teenagers will be eligible for their top-up dose when the national booking service opens at the start of the week in the latest phase of the vaccine programme. Previously, boosters were only recommended […]

todayJanuary 16, 2022 2

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Former city minister Lord Myners dies aged 73

Lord Myners, who led some of the UK’s best-known businesses and helped shape Gordon Brown’s response to the 2008 financial crisis as his city minister, has died at the age of 73. Lord Myners, who led some of the UK’s best-known businesses and helped shape Gordon Brown’s response to the 2008 financial crisis as his city minister, has died at the age of 73. The crossbench peer died in the […]

todayJanuary 16, 2022 4

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No 10 parties understandable but not excusable says Sir Tony Blair

Former prime minister Sir Tony Blair has said he could “understand how” rule-breaking parties in No 10 could happen, but that they were still inexcusable. Former prime minister Sir Tony Blair has said he could “understand how” rule-breaking parties in No 10 could happen, but that they were still inexcusable. Sir Tony, who occupied Downing Street for a decade, said he did not want to “get into questions of resignation […]

todayJanuary 16, 2022 4

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Rafael Benitez sacked as Everton manager after less than seven months at helm

Everton have sacked manager Rafael Benitez after just over six months in charge. Everton have sacked manager Rafael Benitez after just over six months in charge. Saturday’s 2-1 defeat at bottom club Norwich was a ninth loss in 13 Premier League matches, with the Toffees winning just once during that spell, and left the club just six points above the relegation zone. It was the Canaries’ first league win for […]

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