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Month: June 2022

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Camilla to appear in first episode of Gyles Brandreths new Commonwealth podcast

The Duchess of Cornwall and Dame Joanna Lumley will appear in the first episode of a new Commonwealth-themed podcast. The Commonwealth Poetry Podcast, hosted by award-winning podcaster Gyles Brandreth and his daughter Aphra, will be released fortnightly in 54 half-hour episodes over the next two years, starting on Sunday. With different guests in each episode, the podcast will explore the poetry, heritage and people of each of the 54 countries […]

todayJune 12, 2022 13


France votes in parliamentary election in vital test for Macron

French residents are voting in a parliamentary election as President Emmanuel Macron seeks to secure his majority while under growing threat from a leftist coalition. More than 6,000 candidates, ranging in age from 18 to 92, are running for 577 seats in the National Assembly in the first round of the election. Those who receive the most votes will advance to the decisive second round on June 19. Following Mr […]

todayJune 12, 2022 7


Ambulance workers stage demo over increasing pressures as call outs surge

Ambulance calls in England have increased by almost six million in the past decade, according to new research. The GMB union said there were 7.9 million call-outs in the 2009/10 financial year, rising to 14 million in 2021/22. Ambulance workers are staging a demonstration on Sunday outside the GMB’s annual congress in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, to highlight the pressures they are facing. The union said more than 1,000 ambulance workers […]

todayJune 12, 2022 4


Average fuel price hits 5 a gallon in US

The average price for a gallon of petrol in America has topped 5 US dollars (£4.05) for the first time ever. Car club AAA said while the average price on Saturday is 5 dollars, motorists in some parts of the country, especially California, are paying far above that. The national average price has jumped 19 cents (15p) in the past week, and it is up 1.93 US dollars (£1.56) from […]

todayJune 11, 2022 11


Uneasy peace settles on Kyiv as war rages elsewhere

With war raging on fronts to the east and south, the summer of 2022 is proving bitter for the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv. The sun shines but sadness and grim determination reign. The peace is deceptive, because it is shorn of peace of mind. Canoodling couples cannot be sure that their kisses will not be their last as more soldiers head to the fronts; flitting swallows nest as people made homeless […]

todayJune 11, 2022 11


Three charged with murdering father found dead in woodland

Three people have been charged with the murder of a father-of-one whose remains were found in woodland in 2019. Mohammed Shah Subhani, known as Shah, was reported missing on May 7, 2019 when he failed to return to his home in Hounslow, west London. The 27-year-old’s remains were found in woodland in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, on December 19, 2019. Amraj Poonia, 26, of Farmfield Drive, Horley; Raneel Poonia, 25, of Whitehouse […]

todayJune 11, 2022 13


Absence of Tiger Woods means Phil Mickelson can take advantage at Brookline

Another major, another chance for one player to make history by winning the US Open to complete a career grand slam. The attempts of Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth to join golf’s most exclusive club, at the Masters and US PGA respectively, were somewhat overshadowed by the presence of Tiger Woods – but that will not be the case at Brookline. Woods withdrew from the year’s third major in order […]

todayJune 10, 2022 11


Liz Truss to discuss Britons death sentences with Ukraine counterpart

The Foreign Secretary will raise the case of two Britons sentenced to death for fighting Russian forces when she speaks with her Ukrainian counterpart on Friday. Aiden Aslin, 28, and Shaun Pinner, 48, were convicted of taking action towards violent seizure of power at a court in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic. Liz Truss has called it a “sham judgement” and insisted it has “absolutely no legitimacy”. She will speak […]

todayJune 10, 2022 7


High Court to hear urgent bid to block deportation flight to Rwanda

An urgent bid to block a deportation flight to Rwanda under the Government’s controversial policy to remove asylum seekers to the east African nation will be heard at the High Court. Legal challenges have been issued on behalf of a number of people who have received notification they will be removed on a flight due to leave the UK on Tuesday June 14. Alongside those are challenges to the policy […]

todayJune 10, 2022 16