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Local election results Tories suffer heavy losses in London as Johnson faces grassroots backlash

The first results are in, with more expected throughout the day Boris Johnson faced a backlash from local Tory leaders as his party lost major London authorities to Labour and suffered setbacks across England. Sir Keir Starmer’s party further strengthened its grip on the capital, taking the totemic Tory authority in Wandsworth, making a significant breakthrough in Barnet and closing in on Westminster City Hall. As dozens of Tory councillors […]

todayMay 6, 2022 3


First results start coming in from Thursdays local elections

More than half of English councils are counting votes overnight Boris Johnson’s Tories are braced for losses in London as the first votes start being counted following elections across the UK. Council seats are up for grabs in Scotland, Wales and many parts of England, while Northern Ireland is electing its new assembly in what could be the most significant vote of them all, with Sinn Fein seeking to become […]

todayMay 6, 2022 4


Suspected Channel people smuggling kingpin in court for extradition hearing

Hewa Rahimpur is suspected of being a leading figure in a network engaged in organising human trafficking via small boats A suspected “kingpin” of people-smuggling operations across the Channel has appeared in court for extradition proceedings. Iranian Hewa Rahimpur, 29, who was living in Ilford, is suspected of being a leading figure in a network engaged in organising human trafficking via small boats, Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard. He was arrested […]

todayMay 5, 2022 3


Dolly Parton inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame despite initial resistance

The country music legend had said she'd not 'earned the right' Dolly Parton said she was “honoured and humbled” to accept her induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The country music legend initially resisted the honour, saying she felt she had not “earned the right” and would “respectfully bow out” of the process. But the organisation said the decision was up to voters to decide on the […]

todayMay 5, 2022 6


NHS urges doctors to delay retirement to help with backlog

They're being asked to continue working part-time or from home in 'virtual wards' Retiring doctors have been urged by NHS England to continue to work to help clear the country’s health backlogs. In a letter to hospital trusts, NHS urged for retiring and recently retired doctors to be asked to continue working part-time or from home in virtual wards. The letter, seen by the PA news agency, also suggested they […]

todayMay 5, 2022 8


Bank of England set to hike interest rates to 13 year high to tackle cost crunch

They're expected to go up to 1% this lunchtime Interest rates are expected to be hiked once again on Thursday to their highest level for 13 years as the Bank of England battles to cool rocketing inflation. The Bank’s policymakers are predicted to increase rates from 0.75% to 1% – a level not seen since early 2009 – and ramp up its forecasts for inflation as the Ukraine war compounds […]

todayMay 5, 2022 6


Super sub Kieffer Moore fires Bournemouth back into Premier League

They beat Nottingham Forest by 1 goal to nil Kieffer Moore came off the bench to score a £120million goal and fire Bournemouth back into the Premier League thanks to a 1-0 Championship victory at home to automatic-promotion rivals Nottingham Forest. Substitute Moore settled a tension-filled game with a neat finish from a superbly-worked free-kick to seal second place for Scott Parker’s men after two years in the second tier […]

todayMay 3, 2022 5


Covid 19 hospital admissions in England fall back below 1000

Average daily hospital admissions in England of people with Covid-19 have dropped below 1,000 for the first time in two months. The seven-day average stood at 950 admissions on May 1, NHS England figures show. This is down 25% on the previous week. Admissions are now less than half of what they were at the peak of the Omicron BA.2 wave of infections, when they hit an average of 2,116 […]

todayMay 3, 2022 7


Death of ex Wales footballer from dementia caused by heading the ball

A former international footballer died from dementia caused by him heading the ball repeatedly during his decades-long playing career, an inquest has found. Defender Keith Pontin, from Pontyclun, played centre half for Cardiff City between 1976 and 1983 and had more than 200 league appearances as well as being capped twice by Wales. He was diagnosed with early onset dementia in 2015 aged 59, and died at the Royal Glamorgan […]

todayMay 3, 2022 14