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Month: February 2022

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Boris Johnson says Vladimir Putin is bent on full scale invasion of Ukraine

Vladimir Putin appears “bent on a full-scale invasion” of Ukraine, Boris Johnson warned as he vowed to swiftly introduce the “first barrage” of sanctions against Russia. The Prime Minister said on Tuesday that the Russian president had “completely torn up international law” and is seemingly intent on capturing the capital of Kyiv. Mr Johnson’s warnings came after Moscow ordered troops into two breakaway regions of eastern Ukraine, allegedly to carry […]

todayFebruary 22, 2022 10


Tyson Fury says rival Dillian Whyte has signed contract for world title showdown

Tyson Fury says Dillian Whyte has signed his side of the contract which paves the way for a world heavyweight title contest between the British rivals. Whyte, a mandatory challenger for the WBC title for several years, had until 6am on Tuesday to put pen to paper after Fury’s co-promoter Frank Warren won the purse bids with an offer of 41million US dollars (£30million). The 33-year-old Londoner is entitled to […]

todayFebruary 22, 2022 10


Boris Johnson says legal isolation for Covid to end in England from Thursday

The Prime Minister has also told MPs that free universal testing will end in April eople who test positive for coronavirus will no longer be legally required to isolate from Thursday, and free universal testing will end in April under Boris Johnson’s plan for “living with Covid”. The Prime Minister detailed the strategy for England to the Commons late on Monday afternoon after a Cabinet disagreement thought to centre on […]

todayFebruary 21, 2022 14


Exciting times for DukeBox UK!

What an exciting half-term we have coming up at DukeBox! New Schedule Starting NOW, the broadcasting schedule has been updated and revamped - take a look below to see what's new and what's changed: New Show This Wednesday (23/2/22) sees DukeBox Live at Lunch become part of the DukeBox Enrichment programme, as the team produce and present the Wednesday show going forwards with song requests and interviews from around Wellington […]

todayFebruary 21, 2022 49


New music entrepreneur Jamal Edwards dies aged 31

British entrepreneur Jamal Edwards has died at the age of 31, according to his manager. Edwards gained fame from setting up new music platform SBTV – helping to launch a string of UK music careers including Dave and Jessie J. His manager told the PA news agency that Edwards died on Sunday morning. In 2014, the then 24-year-old was awarded an MBE for his services to music. Edwards was a […]

todayFebruary 20, 2022 10


Rail services disrupted as train conductors take strike action

Rail services were disrupted on Sunday because of a strike by train conductors in a dispute over pay. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) at TransPennine Express walked out, with further stoppages planned in the coming weeks. The action led to a “significant” reduction in services, hitting travellers including fans going to the Leeds v Manchester United Premier League game. The union said the strike was solidly […]

todayFebruary 20, 2022 10


Johnson concedes sanctions may not be enough to prevent war in Ukraine

The Prime Minister has admitted that hard-hitting financial sanctions may not be enough to prevent Russian president Vladimir Putin from signing off an invasion of Ukraine. Boris Johnson warned that a Russian incursion across the border into Ukraine “could be the biggest war in Europe” since the Second World War, with casualties on both sides. The British leader, in comments made while at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday, said […]

todayFebruary 20, 2022 10


Donaldson DUP left devastated by death of MLA Christopher Stalford

The Democratic Unionist Party has been left “devastated” by the sudden death of Christopher Stalford, party leader Sir Jeffrey Donaldson has said. The DUP MLA, who died suddenly at the age of 39, was described as someone who was “very articulate” and had a great sense of humour. The south Belfast representative and father-of-four died suddenly over the weekend. Political representatives from across Northern Ireland have been paying tribute to […]

todayFebruary 20, 2022 16


England held goalless by organised Spain for second draw of Arnold Clark Cup

England were held to a goalless draw by an organised Spain side in the second round of fixtures in the Arnold Clark Cup. After a 1-1 draw against Canada in the opening round, England went into the game looking to make a mark against a Spain side built around a core of players from Champions League winners Barcelona. Sarina Wiegman made eight changes from the Canada clash and the Lionesses […]

todayFebruary 20, 2022 12