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Month: April 2022

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Commonwealth Globe unveiled at Tower of London for Platinum Jubilee

A “Commonwealth of Nations Globe” featuring stones collected from the UK’s highest peaks has been unveiled at the Tower of London ahead of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations. The blue globe, which sits inside a silver crown on a blue and gold cushion, will become a centrepiece in a beacon-lighting ceremony, a key event taking place over the long June weekend to mark the monarch’s 70-year reign. The globe was […]

todayApril 14, 2022 10


Scotland Wales and Ukraine learn rearranged World Cup play off dates

It's set to make June a very busy month of football Scotland’s World Cup play-off semi-final at home to Ukraine has been rescheduled for June 1. The match had been due to take place in March but was postponed due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. FIFA announced the new date on Thursday afternoon. The sport’s world governing body also confirmed that the winners of that match would face Wales […]

todayApril 14, 2022 8


All four shortlisted Chelsea bidders have funds in place to make purchase

Russian-Israeli billionaire Roman Abramovich put Chelsea up for sale on March the 2nd It's understood that all four shortlisted bids to buy Chelsea will be entirely funded by cash. Steve Pagliuca’s bid for the Blues will match the other three competing offers in having no debt, a source close to the Boston Celtics co-owner’s consortium confirmed. “We have been consistent throughout that this will be a credible and compelling bid,” […]

todayApril 14, 2022 10


Changing food and drink products on offer can lead to leaner greener diets

That's according to the research, published in the BMJ C hanging the food and drink on offer in shops, restaurants and bars has the potential to improve diets, reduce inequalities and protect the environment, according to a study. So-called “availability interventions” such as replacing some confectionery items with fruit or nuts, sugary drinks with no or low sugar options, alcoholic with non-alcoholic drinks and meat-based with plant-based meals can lead […]

todayApril 13, 2022 7


Tory peer quits as justice minister over Downing Street partygate breaches

A Conservative peer has quit as justice minister over breaches of Covid regulations in Downing Street. A Conservative peer has quit as justice minister over breaches of Covid regulations in Downing Street. David Wolfson said in a letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson that he was quitting not only over the events themselves or the PM’s “own conduct”, but also “the official response to what took place”. Lord Wolfson said […]

todayApril 13, 2022 9


POs Pride of Kent remains detained after additional deficiencies found

A P&O Ferries vessel is to remain detained after “additional deficiencies” were found during a reinspection. A P&O Ferries vessel is to remain detained after “additional deficiencies” were found during a reinspection. The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) said there were issues with safety systems and crew documentation for the Pride of Kent, which has now been detained for more than a fortnight. P&O Ferries suspended most of its operations […]

todayApril 13, 2022 10


Thomas Tuchel upset with officials as Chelsea exit Champions League

Thomas Tuchel risked the wrath of UEFA by claiming referees lack the “courage” to give big decisions against Real Madrid. Chelsea boss Tuchel even admitted he could expect repercussions for criticising Polish referee Szymon Marciniak in the wake of the Blues’ 5-4 Champions League quarter-final exit. Chelsea toppled Madrid 3-2 at the Bernabeu Stadium in their last-eight second-leg but exited the tournament on aggregate and only after extra time in […]

todayApril 13, 2022 9


Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak to be fined over lockdown parties

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor Rishi Sunak have been told they will be fined as part of a police probe into allegations of lockdown parties held at Downing Street. The Metropolitan Police announced 30 additional fines on Tuesday in relation to Operation Hillman, which is looking into breaches of Covid-19 regulations at the top of Government. A No 10 spokeswoman said: “The Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer […]

todayApril 12, 2022 15


Frances OGrady quits the TUC after nine years

The general secretary of the Trade Unions Congress (TUC) is to step down after nine years at the helm. Frances O’Grady said she will leave her post at the end of the year, with a replacement elected at the TUC’s annual meeting in September. The trade union chief was first elected to the position in 2013, making her the first woman to hold the role in the organisation’s history. She […]

todayApril 12, 2022 11