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Work more or get better paid jobs to afford rising prices says minister

People struggling during the cost-of-living crisis should consider taking on more hours at work or moving to a better-paid job, a Government minister has said. Rachel Maclean, safeguarding minister in the Home Office, admitted the idea would not work for all households, but said the solution for some people could be to look for additional work. The comments come against a backdrop of soaring inflation, rising energy bills and high […]

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Ryanair boss warns of holiday prices hikes and airport delays

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has warned flight prices will be higher this summer due to soaring demand for European holidays and said getting through airports would be “challenging” for passengers. Holidaymakers should brace for prices to rise by a “high single-digit per cent” over the peak season as demand for breaks on European beach resorts rebounds thanks to the lifting of pandemic travel restrictions, he told BBC Radio 4’s Today […]

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Harry Styles finds new direction on CBeebies Bedtime Stories

Harry Styles will be swapping the stage for a storybook as he became the latest star to sign up to read a CBeebies Bedtime Story. The One Direction and now solo singer, 28, will read Jess Hitchman’s In Every House, On Every Street, which is illustrated by Lili la Baleine. The story is described as a “heart-warming celebration of homes and the different families that live in them”. Styles’ story […]

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Thatcher statue lowered into place despite egg throwing threats

A statue of Baroness Margaret Thatcher has been lowered into place in her home town despite past threats of “egg throwing”. In February 2019, a planning committee unanimously voted in favour of the £300,000 statue – which was originally intended for Parliament Square in Westminster. Despite its unveiling being delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the statue was erected on a 10ft-high granite plinth in Baroness Thatcher’s home town of […]

todayMay 15, 2022 1

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Ukraine triumphs in Eurovision Song Contest with UKs Sam Ryder second

Ukraine has won the Eurovision Song Contest with folk-rap group Kalush Orchestra. The act have been the frontrunners since Russia’s invasion – which prompted organisers to ban the country from competing. The country joined the contest in 2003 and its three wins make it one of the most successful of the newer competitor countries – having triumphed in 2004 and 2016. Receiving the coveted trophy, Kalush Orchestra said: “Thank you […]

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More than 70 aircraft to take part in six minute Platinum Jubilee flypast

A six-minute flypast of more than 70 aircraft will complete the Queen’s birthday parade as part of Platinum Jubilee celebrations. Dozens of aircraft from the Royal Navy, the Army and Royal Air Force will soar over Buckingham Palace on Thursday June 2, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said. The Queen is expected to watch the flypast from the palace balcony with other members of the royal family. The monarch has […]

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Prescribe fitness classes to more obese and inactive people

That's according to new analysis from the District Councils’ Network More people who are obese and inactive should be prescribed exercise classes at local leisure centres, according to councils. New analysis from the District Councils’ Network (DCN), which commissioned experts at the University of East Anglia, suggests nearly a third of people currently do less than 30 minutes of physical activity per week. The report found that if GPs prescribed […]

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Princely sums paid for properties in streets with royal related names

That's according to analysis by Savills The prestige of living in a street with a name which has royal associations can help to generate a princely sum for homeowners, research suggests. Streets with names including words such as queen and crown often have homes worth higher than the average house price at £323,196, according to Savills. The property firm carried out the analysis to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations. […]

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Duke of Cambridge presents Deborah James with damehood at family home

The 40-year-old, known online as Bowel Babe, was honoured for her “tireless campaigning” to raise awareness of bowel cancer The Duke of Cambridge has presented podcast host Deborah James with a damehood at her family home. The 40-year-old, known online as Bowel Babe, was honoured for her “tireless campaigning” to raise awareness of bowel cancer. Dame Deborah posted pictures of William with herself and her family on Instagram and said […]

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