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Month: August 2022

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Witness recounts search for girl 11 who died after going missing at water park

A mother-of-two has recounted the desperate search for an 11-year-old girl who died after going missing at a water park in Windsor. Customers at Liquid Leisure near Datchet were told to shout the girl’s name as they looked for her after she got into difficulty on Saturday, the witness said. Emergency services including a helicopter, an ambulance and a search and rescue crew were called to the scene at around […]

todayAugust 7, 2022 13


Matt Hudson Smith misses out on gold as Muzala Samukonga stuns 400m favourite

Matt Hudson-Smith lost out on gold as Zambia’s Muzala Samukonga stunned the 400m favourite at the Commonwealth Games. The 27-year-old – on his home track – had to settle for silver as Samukonga made a late break in the final 50m to go from fifth to first. He ran 44.66 seconds with British record holder Hudson-Smith crossing the line in 44.81 seconds. He at least adds to the bronze he […]

todayAugust 7, 2022 24


Two men arrested after 300000 euro cannabis haul

Two men have been arrested after the seizure of cannabis worth 300,000 euro during searches in Co Tipperary and Co Carlow, the Garda said. The searches were carried out on Saturday as part of Operation Tara, an ongoing investigation into the activities of an organised crime group. Gardai said they stopped a vehicle on the M7 motorway at Lisatunny at 10.50am and found about 100,000 euro worth of suspected cannabis […]

todayAugust 7, 2022 19


Energy bills cap could hit about 4400 in January analysis shows

The cap on energy bills might soar by several hundred pounds more than nightmare forecasts predicted earlier this week, new analysis has shown. In a provisional forecast, experts at energy consultancy Auxilione predicted the price cap on energy bills could reach £3,687 in October – close to double today’s already record levels. In what is thought to be the worst outlook yet for the 24 million households whose bills are […]

todayAugust 6, 2022 33


Warning of NHS 111 delays after cyber attack causes computer system outage

People seeking medical help via the NHS 111 service have been warned of delays due to a “major” computer system outage caused by a cyber attack. The issue is affecting the system used to refer patients for care, including ambulances being dispatched, out-of-hours appointment bookings and emergency prescriptions. The “security issue” was identified at about 7am on Thursday, software and services provider Advanced said, and indicated it might not be […]

todayAugust 6, 2022 23


Mother of Archie Ive done everything I promised my little boy Id do

The mother of Archie Battersbee has said she has done everything she promised her son she would do as the family prepare for his life support to be withdrawn on Saturday morning. A last-ditch plea to the European Court of Human Rights to intervene in the case was rejected late on Friday, following a High Court ruling that he must remain at Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, east London. Archie’s […]

todayAugust 6, 2022 17


Vaccination advice for groups most at risk of monkeypox to be issued soon

The HSE is to issue advice on vaccination to groups who are most at risk from contracting monkeypox in the coming weeks, the head of Ireland’s national immunisation programmes has said. It follows on from calls made on Thursday to speed up the rollout of the smallpox vaccine to at-risk groups, after health authorities confirmed a further 12 cases of monkeypox, bringing the total cases confirmed to 97. The Irish […]

todayAugust 5, 2022 17


Neighbours asked to grass on hosepipe rule breakers

Gardeners are being encouraged to grass on their green-fingered neighbours if they spot them repeatedly breaching hosepipe bans. Rule-breakers face fines of up to £1,000 if taken to court, although water companies say they prefer “education over enforcement”. It comes as the first hosepipe bans – also known as temporary use bans (TUBs) – were introduced on Friday in parts of southern England, with further restrictions earmarked for the South […]

todayAugust 5, 2022 16


Man jailed for 19 years for stabbing burglar to death

A man who stabbed a burglar to death after seeing him break into his home on doorbell footage has been jailed for 19 years. A jury cleared Karl Townsend, 32, of murdering Jordan Brophy, 31, outside his home in Halewood, Merseyside, on October 29 last year but found him guilty of manslaughter. Sentencing him at Liverpool Crown Court on Friday, Judge Andrew Menary QC said: “Jordan Brophy was no angel, […]

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