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Month: December 2022

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King expresses deep sadness after death of former Pope Benedict

The King has praised former Pope Benedict XVI’s “constant efforts to promote peace and goodwill to all people” after his death aged 95. Charles expressed his “deep sadness” at Benedict’s death in a message to his successor Pope Francis, as the head of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, also paid tribute. Benedict became the second pontiff in […]

todayDecember 31, 2022 1

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Marcus Rashford gets the drop on Wolves with late winner for Manchester United

Marcus Rashford climbed off the bench and the naughty step to fire Manchester United to victory at Wolves. The striker, dropped by boss Erik ten Hag for disciplinary reasons, grabbed his 11th goal of the season to send United into the Premier League’s top four with a 1-0 win. Alejandro Garnacho had earlier wasted a golden chance, while David De Gea kept out Ruben Neves’ stunning free-kick at the other […]

todayDecember 31, 2022 1

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Sue Gray report finds Downing Street lockdown parties were a serious failure

A limited version of the report into No 10 and Whitehall parties during lockdown has criticised a “serious failure” to observe the high standards expected of those working at the heart of Government. Sue Gray’s findings were published online as Boris Johnson prepared to face MPs at 3.30pm as he fights to save his premiership. In a carefully-worded statement, the Cabinet Office said Ms Gray had provided an “update” on […]

todayDecember 31, 2022 1

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Artist behind Beano favourites The Bash Street Kids made OBE

David Sutherland also created comic strips for Dennis the Menace from 1970 to 1998 An artist who has drawn for the Beano for 60 years has been recognised in the New Year Honours list. David Sutherland, an artist with Dundee-based DC Thomson, is made an OBE for services to illustration. Mr Sutherland, who was born in 1933, has been drawing The Bash Street Kids since 1962 and was responsible for […]

todayDecember 30, 2022 1

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British journalist sued by Abramovich over Putin claims made MBE

Catherine Belton is the author of Putin’s People A journalist who was sued by Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich over claims of his close relationship with Vladimir Putin has been made an MBE. Catherine Belton, the author of Putin’s People, has urged the Government to introduce a law to tackle strategic lawsuits against public participation (Slapps), which see wealthy individuals or organisations launch costly cases against critics. Ms Belton and HarperCollins […]

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Coastguard rescue officer awarded BEM in New Year Honours list

Martin Rayner signed up as an auxiliary coastguard in April 1980 A coastguard rescue officer who is retiring after more than 40 years of service has been awarded a British Empire Medal in the New Year Honours list. Martin Rayner signed up as an auxiliary coastguard in April 1980 and went on to play a key role in more than 2,000 rescues near the Isle of Wight. He volunteered with […]

todayDecember 30, 2022 1

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The footballing genius who pioneered the beautiful game

Pele famously described football as ‘o jogo bonito’ – the beautiful game – and arguably no individual did more to make it so. The Brazil great was always willing to attempt the extraordinary and in doing so he redefined what was possible on the pitch. Three moments from the 1970 World Cup finals in Mexico – widely regarded as Pele’s pinnacle – all ended with him being thwarted. There was […]

todayDecember 30, 2022 1

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Fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood has died at the age of 81

A statement confirmed she died on Thursday “peacefully, and surrounded by her family in Clapham, south London Dame Vivienne Westwood has died at the age of 81, her representatives have confirmed. The pioneering fashion designer made a name for herself on the fashion scene in the 1970s, with her androgynous designs, slogan t-shirts and irreverent attitude towards the establishment. Dame Vivienne died on Thursday “peacefully, and surrounded by her family […]

todayDecember 29, 2022 1

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Brazilian football legend Pele has died at the age of 82

The news has been confirmed on social media by his family. Brazilian great Pele has died at the age of 82, according to a statement from his family on social media.   He had a tumour removed from his colon in September 2021, was admitted to the Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein in Sao Paulo on November 29.   Pele burst on to the global scene as a 17-year-old at the […]

todayDecember 29, 2022 1

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