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Month: January 2022

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Star Hobsons mother could have eight year jail sentence increased

The eight-year jail sentence handed to Frankie Smith for causing or allowing the death of her toddler daughter Star Hobson has been referred to the Court of Appeal by the Attorney General. Suella Braverman said the case was “tragic and extremely upsetting” and she believes Smith’s sentence was “unduly lenient”. But she said she could not recommend any increase to the sentence imposed on Savannah Brockhill, Smith’s former partner who […]

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Johnson faces Tory calls to quit over bring your own booze event in lockdown

Boris Johnson faced calls to quit from senior Tories after he apologised for attending a “bring your own booze” gathering in the garden of No 10 during England’s first lockdown. The Prime Minister insisted he believed it had been a “work event” and Downing Street said he had never been sent an email encouraging staff to bring a bottle and “make the most of the lovely weather”. But in a […]

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Dukes accuser can have day in court as judge rules civil sex case will proceed

The Duke of York can be tried over allegations he sexually assaulted Virginia Giuffre when she was underage after a US judge ruled her civil lawsuit can proceed. Judge Lewis A Kaplan’s decision is a huge blow for Andrew, whose lawyer argued earlier this month the case should be thrown out as Ms Giuffre had waived her right to pursue the duke by signing a confidential settlement with disgraced financier […]

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Boris Johnson is set to appear before MPs and PMQs at 12pm today, with pressures from the people for him to resign. This followed after photos were released of the alleged parties the government had, in a full lockdown. An investigation has been launched into a number of the alleged events that took place in Whitehall and Downing Street.The inquiry for this is being led by senior civil servant Sue […]

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Just Eat orders jumped a third in 2021

Fast food delivery giant Just Eat saw orders jump by a third in 2021 as the pandemic kept up demand for eating at home. The group said its total orders surged to 1.1 billion last year, with 274 million taken alone in the final three months, though this was lower than expected in financial markets. Just Eat revealed its sales by gross transaction value (GTV) rose to 28.2 billion […]

todayJanuary 12, 2022 22


Simon Cowell engaged to Lauren Silverman

Simon Cowell is engaged to his long-term partner, Lauren Silverman, it has been confirmed. Representatives for The X Factor judge and music mogul confirmed the news to the PA News Agency. The 62-year-old is believed to have popped the question on Christmas Eve during their recent holiday in Barbados, according to reports. American publication People quoted a source as saying: “They are both super happy. They’ve been together a long […]

todayJanuary 12, 2022 25


Horizon scandal Post Office offers compensation to 777 of 2500 postmasters

The Post Office has offered compensation to 777 of the 2,500 postmasters who applied for compensation over a 20-year scandal that saw some of them serve prison sentences. Its chief executive, Nick Read, told MPs on Tuesday that he hopes that lawyers and staff working on the case can make offers to the all but a handful of the claimants by the end of the year. But he warned that […]

todayJanuary 11, 2022 17


Christmas jumper proves hit for Lidl as festive sales rise

Strong demand for Lidl’s Christmas jumper has helped the discount supermarket chain notch up record numbers of festive shoppers and a hike in sales. The firm posted a 2.6% year-on-year rise in UK sales over the four weeks to December 26 – up 21% when compared with pre-pandemic levels two years earlier. Lidl said its Christmas jumpers were the fastest-selling item in its so-called Middle of Lidl aisle, with around […]

todayJanuary 11, 2022 19


Daniel Craig said he knew there was no going back after accepting Bond role

Daniel Craig has said he knew there would be “no going back” after accepting the role as James Bond. The 007 actor said he knew the character would “change his life” and the idea had been “very scary”. Speaking to the Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast, he said he had joked with a friend about regretting turning down the part if he did not take it. “I did it knowing […]

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