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Month: February 2022

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Britons with spouses in Ukraine praying for safety of loved ones

Britons with spouses in Ukraine have told of being “worried” and “frustrated” at being unable to see their loved ones as the prospect of a Russian invasion looms. Britons with spouses in Ukraine have told of being “worried” and “frustrated” at being unable to see their loved ones as the prospect of a Russian invasion looms. Thousands of Britons are being urged to leave the country immediately after the Foreign […]

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Influential TV producer Beryl Vertue dies aged 90

TV producer Beryl Vertue, whose company created the hit series Men Behaving Badly and Sherlock, has died aged 90. TV producer Beryl Vertue, whose company created the hit series Men Behaving Badly and Sherlock, has died aged 90. The influential media executive “passed away peacefully” on Saturday surrounded by family. Across her varied career, Vertue progressed from secretary to talent agent before establishing herself as an award-winning producer of TV […]

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NHS hospital doctor arrested on suspicion of sexual assault

An NHS hospital doctor has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault. An NHS hospital doctor has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault. The Sunday Times reported the arrest was for child sexual assault and followed complaints about the examinations of two girls aged seven and 15 at a hospital. Staffordshire Police confirmed there was an “ongoing” investigation into the actions of a 34-year-old West Midlands man who had […]

todayFebruary 13, 2022 13

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Little chance of progress over protocol before elections DUP leader warns

The chances of problems with the Northern Ireland Protocol being resolved before Stormont Assembly elections in May are “quite small”, DUP leader Sir Jeffrey Donaldson has said. Sir Jeffrey said there was “very little progress” in ongoing discussions between the UK Government and the EU. European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic and Foreign Secretary Liz Truss met in London on Friday as part of their attempt to break the deadlock over […]

todayFebruary 12, 2022 14

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Supermarket staples increased by 8 across Britains main grocery stores

Supermarket staples like pasta, tinned tomatoes and strawberry jam increased in price by around 8% in just one year. According to new figures, the overall price of a basket of 15 standard food items rose by £1.32. The data analysed by the BBC came from the retail research firm Assosia, which tracked the average cost of grocery items at Asda, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s and Tesco. The company recorded more than 17,000 […]

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No medal for Charlotte Bankes after fifth place in mixed team snowboard cross

Charlotte Bankes exited the Beijing Winter Olympics without a medal after finishing fifth in the mixed team snowboard-cross competition with team-mate Huw Nightingale at Genting Snow Park on Saturday. The 26-year-old Bankes arrived in the Chinese capital as reigning world champion and one of Britain’s best medal hopes but fluffed her lines in the individual event and was knocked out in the quarter-finals on Wednesday. Bankes also missed out in […]

todayFebruary 12, 2022 9

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Dating apps urge users to get booster jabs ahead of Valentines Day

So far, around 60% of eligible young people between the ages of 18 and 34 have been boosted Some of the UK’s leading dating apps have joined forces to encourage young people to get their Covid-19 booster vaccinations ahead of Valentine’s Day. Tinder, Match, OurTime, OkCupid, Hinge, Plenty of Fish and Grindr have all backed the Get Boosted Now campaign, and some will also offer users the chance to use […]

todayFebruary 11, 2022 13

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Labour MP has whip suspended over alleged racist comments to journalist

Neil Coyle is the MP for Bermondsey and Old Southwark A Labour MP has had the party whip suspended following allegations that he made racist comments to a journalist on the Parliamentary estate. Neil Coyle, the MP for Bermondsey and Old Southwark, has been accused of using offensive language in conversation with a reporter at Strangers’ Bar, who said it caused him to feel “uncomfortable in my place of work”. […]

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Prisoners will study for apprenticeships for first time

Inmates in open prisons will be able to apply for apprenticeships in sectors such as hospitality and construction Prisoners will be able to study for apprenticeships to keep them on “the straight and narrow”, the Government has announced. For the first time, the law change will allow inmates in open prisons to apply for apprenticeships in sectors such as hospitality and construction. “Currently prisoners are unable to take advantage of […]

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