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Month: April 2022

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Piers Morgan says Good Morning Britain exit over Meghan comments was a farce

Piers Morgan says his departure from ITV over comments about the Duchess of Sussex was a “farce” as he prepares to launch fledgling news channel TalkTV. The channel will launch with shows from Morgan, Sharon Osbourne and Tom Newton Dunn on Monday April 25. Former tabloid editor Morgan left ITV after storming off the set of Good Morning Britain when he said he did not believe Meghan’s claims from her […]

todayApril 18, 2022 15


Thousands of Covid vaccinators take up permanent roles in NHS

Thousands of people who joined the Covid-19 vaccination programme have taken up permanent roles in the NHS. New figures from the health service show 11,483 people who helped deliver coronavirus jabs have started a career in the NHS. Amanda Pritchard, chief executive of the NHS, said: “Not only did these people help deliver the most successful NHS vaccination programme in history, protecting the public against the virus at speed, they […]

todayApril 18, 2022 31


Johnson expected to urge MPs to move on from partygate

Boris Johnson goes into a new week ready to defend his premiership again as he prepares to insist to MPs there are bigger issues to focus on than the partygate saga. Despite being fined by the Metropolitan Police for his birthday bash held in the Cabinet room in June 2020, while coronavirus restrictions were in place, the Prime Minister is expected to tell MPs on Tuesday that this should not […]

todayApril 18, 2022 26


Two people climb Marble Arch amid protests against fossil fuels

Two people have scaled a London landmark to hang a banner as protests against fossil fuels continued for a seventh day. A man and a woman climbed up two pillars on Marble Arch in central London to hoist a green banner, which was about 10 metres wide and read “End fossil fuels now”, shortly before 6pm on Saturday. The action was part of demonstrations carried out by campaign group Extinction […]

todayApril 16, 2022 17


Moscow bans Johnson and Cabinet ministers from Russia

Boris Johnson and other British Cabinet ministers have been placed on a Kremlin blacklist and banned from entering Russia in response to sanctions against the country, reports suggest. The Prime Minister, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, Defence Secretary Ben Wallace, Justice Secretary Dominic Raab, and former PM Theresa May are believed to be among those on the list, according to the Russian news agency Tass. Russia’s foreign ministry said in a […]

todayApril 16, 2022 22


Fundraiser 102 holds silence in support of Ukrainian refugees

A 102-year-old man who raised thousands of pounds for Covid-19 relief during the pandemic has held a minute’s silence at his home alongside refugees from Ukraine. Dabirul Islam Choudhury, who was made an OBE for raising £420,000 after Captain Sir Tom Moore inspired him to walk laps of his garden in Bow, east London while fasting for Ramadan, welcomed Ukrainian refugees to his home on Saturday. Mr Choudhury, who is […]

todayApril 16, 2022 19


Holidaymakers planning trip of a lifetime as currency sales surge

That's according to the Post Office Some holidaymakers appear to be planning the trip of a lifetime amid a surge in currency sales, according to the Post Office. The Post Office is seeing signs of “pent-up demand”, potentially reflecting people gearing up to travel abroad for the first time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Its latest travel money holiday index showed sales growth in a range of currencies […]

todayApril 16, 2022 18


Householders warned over energy rebate scam

The warning comes as scammers are calling requesting bank details Criminals are cold-calling householders asking for bank details to receive the Government’s £150 energy rebate, councils have warned. The Government announced the rebate support earlier this year in response to soaring energy bills, with payments administered by local authorities for all households in council tax bands A to D. Councils have urged residents to be alert to the scam, stressing […]

todayApril 16, 2022 15


Cost of a UK home by the sea soars

That's according to new data from the Halifax The average price of a home by the sea has jumped by more than £22,000, with coastal property values boosted by the switch to home working during the pandemic, according to a report. Lending giant Halifax said the average value of a British seaside property rose to £287,087 last year, up 8% or £22,082 from 2020. Sandbanks in Dorset was the most […]

todayApril 16, 2022 15