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Month: July 2022

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EasyJet cant guarantee smooth experience for summer passengers

EasyJet boss Johan Lundgren has admitted he “can’t guarantee” passengers will not suffer more disruption this summer. The chief executive said the airline has introduced “a number of measures” to avoid a repeat of the chaos seen during the Easter and jubilee periods, when thousands of flights were cancelled. The summer holidays for most schools in England and Wales start this week. Schedule reductions across the airline industry will “help” […]

todayJuly 19, 2022 11


Double Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu retires aged 27

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todayJuly 19, 2022 4


Shapps admits rail network cannot cope with extreme heat as track hits 62C

The hottest railway track reached a scorching 62C on Monday, as the Transport Secretary admitted it will take decades to upgrade existing lines to be more resilient. Grant Shapps conceded the UK’s transport network cannot cope with the extreme heat, saying that the Victorian-era infrastructure “just wasn’t built to withstand this type of temperature”. On Monday, the temperature peaked at 38.1C in Santon Downham, Suffolk, making it the hottest day […]

todayJuly 19, 2022 3


Ryan Owens turns clock back at Commonwealth Games with individual sprint return

Olympic medallist Ryan Owens will turn back the clock at the Commonwealth Games when he returns to the individual sprint competition. Owens has put collective goals above individual glory in recent years, opting to put all his eggs in the team sprint basket – a decision that was rewarded with Olympic silver alongside Sir Jason Kenny and Jack Carlin in Tokyo last year. Given the distinct challenges of riding as […]

todayJuly 18, 2022 8


Government launches electricity market review after prices soar for households

The Government is considering changes which would allow households to draw energy from the grid at cheaper rates when demand is low or more is produced due to the weather as part of a major review into the UK electricity market. On Monday, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) launched a “transformational” review into the network amid scrutiny over energy security and pricing. After almost a year […]

todayJuly 18, 2022 36


Bison take to new Kent woodland home in scheme to curb climate and nature crises

Bison have been introduced into an ancient British woodland to help tackle the nature and climate crises, conservationists said. The release, led by Kent Wildlife Trust and the Wildwood Trust, forms part of a £1.12 million project to manage West Blean and Thornden Woods near Canterbury, Kent, funded by the People’s Postcode Lottery Dream Fund. European bison, the continent’s largest land mammal, are the closest living relative to ancient steppe […]

todayJuly 18, 2022 8


Mordaunt hits back at smears over transgender views

Tory leadership contender Penny Mordaunt has claimed she is the victim of “smears” following fresh claims about her views on transgender issues. The international trade minister rejected claims she had ever pursued a policy of self-identification for trans people seeking to legally change gender after press reports appeared to cast doubt on her earlier denials. In the first televised debate on Friday, Ms Mordaunt clashed with Liz Truss and Kemi […]

todayJuly 17, 2022 10


Nathan Ellis hails calming influence of Hampshire captain James Vince

Nathan Ellis hailed the calming influence of James Vince as Hampshire claimed the Vitality Blast title after beating Lancashire in a final filled with late drama. Hampshire were in raptures and the pyrotechnics began at Edgbaston as Ellis located the base of Richard Gleeson’s off-stump from the final delivery of Lancashire’s innings, only for a no-ball to be called. As the smoke in the night sky cleared, Vince gathered his […]

todayJuly 17, 2022 10


Warning over ferocious heat as temperatures set to soar

A health boss has warned the forecast for high temperatures could result in people dying while Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab said people should be resilient enough to “enjoy the sunshine”. College of Paramedics chief executive Tracy Nicholls said the “ferocious heat” the UK is predicted to experience over the next few days could have a detrimental effect on Britons. Scorching temperatures are predicted for Monday, with Peterborough expected to […]

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