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Archbishop praises the Queen

Queen hailed for her stoic approach The Archbishop of Canterbury has praised the Queen for her “stoicism” at her husband’s funeral, adding that he wishes there were “more of us” who had “quite that sense of just going to do the right thing”. Reflecting on a photograph of the Queen alone at the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral in April last year, in compliance with Covid rules at the time, the […]

todayJune 2, 2022 6


Palestinian man killed

A 29 year old man killed at the Dheisheh refugee camp in West Bank Israeli forces have shot and killed a Palestinian in the West Bank, officials said. The Palestinian health ministry identified the man as Ayman Mheisen, 29. The Israeli military said forces operating in the Dheisheh refugee camp in the West Bank city of Bethlehem were pelted with rocks and explosive devices. The troops responded with live fire, […]

todayJune 2, 2022 8


Home Secretary tells Tory MPs to forget it

Ms Patel said writing letters of no-confidence in Boris Johnson was a “sideshow” Home Secretary Priti Patel has told Tory MPs pushing for the Prime Minister to resign to “forget it”. Ms Patel said writing letters of no-confidence in Boris Johnson was a “sideshow” and the party should be focused on “real challenges that we have to find solutions to”; Ms Patel also said she thought leadership rows should not […]

todayJune 2, 2022 5


Village celebrates jubilee with 104 royal related scarecrows

A village in Herefordshire is celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with a royal-themed scarecrow competition, crafting 104 figures so far to stand watch ahead of the weekend. Wellington Village Fun Week is a local event organised every two years, and has this year been taken over by jubilee celebrations. The week includes themed quizzes, picnics, fireworks and bingo, but many have also taken pride in designing life-sized Queens, Prince Philips, […]

todayJune 1, 2022 8


Man smashes world bungee jump record off Scottish bridge

A Frenchman has broken the world record for completing the most amount of bungee jumps in a 24-hour period. New Zealander Mike Heard was in top place after completing 430 leaps at Auckland Harbour Bridge in May 2017. But Francois-Marie Dibon, 44, from Paris, has smashed that figure, reaching the same number of jumps in just 10 hours. Having started his mammoth challenge at 10.10am on Tuesday, he completed his […]

todayJune 1, 2022 4


Mike Ashleys Frasers Group buys Missguided out of administration

Mike Ashley’s retail empire has snapped up troubled fast fashion brand Missguided in a rescue deal. The deal comes after Missguided collapsed into administration on Monday after suppliers accused the business of millions of pounds worth of outstanding payments. On Wednesday morning, Frasers Group, which also owns Sports Direct and House of Fraser, confirmed it has bought the intellectual property of the retailer and sister brand Mennace for around £20 […]

todayJune 1, 2022 4


Dame Emma Thompson inspired by VA founders dog to pen Christmas tale

Dame Emma Thompson said her mind “ran amok with ideas” when she heard the real-life tale of the founder of the V&A Museum and his trusty hound, inspiring her to pen a heartwarming children’s Christmas book. The Oscar-winning actress said it is an “utter joy” to have teamed up with best-selling illustrator Axel Scheffler in creating Jim’s Spectacular Christmas. The story is based on the real-life dog belonging to Sir […]

todayMay 31, 2022 4


Camilla crowns volunteers Platinum Champions in Jubilee awards

The Duchess of Cornwall has crowned nearly 500 volunteers “Platinum Champions”, calling them “the backbone of our country”. Camilla headed a star-studded judging panel which included Alex Jones, Felicity Kendal, Gethin Jones, Myleene Klass, Ade Adepitan, Tom Read Wilson and Gyles Brandreth to select the nation’s most outstanding volunteers to mark the Queen’s Jubilee. Among the winners are Brad Gartland, who set up a local male mental health support group […]

todayMay 31, 2022 10


People skipping meals and cooking less often to cope with surging living costs

Nearly six in 10 (57%) households have had to make adjustments to cover the cost of essentials in the past month, according to Which? Measures have included cutting back on essentials, borrowing from family and friends, taking out loans or credit cards, dipping into savings or overdrafts, or selling items. This is a significant increase compared with the 38% who had to make adjustments in May 2021. About two million […]

todayMay 31, 2022 5