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Next years Eurovision will be held in either Liverpool or Glasgow

The BBC have announced those cities have made it into the final two Liverpool and Glasgow are the two cities which remain in the competition to host the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest, the BBC has announced. They have been selected after Birmingham, Leeds, Newcastle, Sheffield and Manchester were removed from contention to host the music event in place of Ukraine. Announcing the news, Phil Harrold, the chairman of the BBC’s […]

todaySeptember 27, 2022 1

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Sir Keir Starmer promises to restore sense of collective hope after Tory turmoil

The Labour leader has been giving his keynote speech at the party's conference in Liverpool Sir Keir Starmer said he could make Britain “stand tall again”, promising a new state-owned energy firm to help create a “fairer, greener, more dynamic nation” if the Tories are ousted at the next election. He said Liz Truss’s Government should not be forgiven for the market turmoil unleashed since Friday’s mini-budget, and promised Labour would “restore […]

todaySeptember 27, 2022 2

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Preventable cancer cases on the rise charity says

Drinking, tanning and smoking are contributing to around 400 “preventable” cases of cancer every day in the UK, new estimates have suggested. The World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) has estimated that about 155,000 cases of cancer could be prevented every year if people led different lifestyles. It said that some 387,820 people were diagnosed with cancer in 2019/20, the latest figures available. However, people leading unhealthy lifestyles mean this figure […]

todaySeptember 27, 2022 2

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Sky News faces Ofcom probe after Chris Kaba protest mistaken for royal mourners

Ofcom has launched an investigation after Sky News incorrectly described protests against the death of Chris Kaba as crowds paying tribute to the Queen. The broadcasting watchdog said 598 viewers had complained after presenter Sarah-Jane Mee identified the crowd moving through central London as royal mourners. The event on Saturday September 10 saw hundreds turn out to support the family of Mr Kaba, who was shot dead by armed Metropolitan […]

todaySeptember 26, 2022 2

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Picket line college lecturers say strike is most significant they have taken

Striking college lecturers have said the industrial action is the most significant they have taken because of the cost-of-living crisis. About 4,000 members of the University and College Union (UCU) at 31 colleges in England will take up to 10 days of strike action over the coming weeks. The union said the level of industrial action being undertaken is unprecedented in England, with lecturers and other staff determined to picket […]

todaySeptember 26, 2022 1

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British banks to be tested against recessions worse than 2008 financial crisis

Britain’s biggest banks will be stress tested against scenarios more severe than the 2008 financial crisis, to see whether they can withstand inflation rocketing to 17% and interest rates hiked up to 6%. The Bank of England will put eight of the UK’s leading banks under a hypothetical scenario to determine how resilient the sector is against severe but plausible recessions. The stress tests will assess the impact of series […]

todaySeptember 26, 2022 2

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Strictly Come Dancing first live show sees viewing numbers fall

The first live show of the new series of Strictly Come Dancing was watched by an average of 6.8 million viewers, according to overnight ratings. This was a drop in viewing figures from 2021’s first live show which was watched by an average 7.9 million. Saturday marked the first competition night of the popular show with 15 couples battling it out on the dancefloor, which attracted a peak of 7.2 […]

todaySeptember 25, 2022 2

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RMTs Mick Lynch describes first meeting with Transport Secretary as positive

RMT general secretary Mick Lynch has described his first meeting with new Transport Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan as a “good meeting with a positive attitude”. Rail strikes are planned for October 1, 5, and 8, threatening travel chaos for passengers. Just days after stepping into her new role, Ms Trevelyan met Mr Lynch. Speaking to Sophy Ridge on Sky News on Sunday, Mr Lynch said that it was a “good meeting”. […]

todaySeptember 25, 2022 2

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Starmer It still feels impossible to imagine a Britain without the Queen

Sir Keir Starmer said it “still feels impossible to imagine a Britain without” the Queen, as the national anthem was sung without incident. The Labour leader opened his party’s conference in Liverpool with a tribute to the Queen, who died aged 96 following a 70-year reign. It was followed by a minute’s silence, which was impeccably observed in the hall, and God Save the King. Many in the hall were […]

todaySeptember 25, 2022 2

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