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Bench unveiled for Sarah Everard anniversary as campaigners call for action on male violence

Women’s safety campaigners have said “more needs to be done” a year on from Sarah Everard’s murder as they joined local politicians to unveil a bench commemorating victims of male violence. Members of Reclaim Sutton’s Streets, an offshoot of the larger group Reclaim These Streets, demanded “fundamental change” as they spoke at the ribbon-cutting event in the town’s Trinity Square in south London. Nearly 100 people, including Mayor Trish Fivey, […]

todayMarch 5, 2022 8


Professor Sir Gregor Smith PA Media

IVF treatment for women who have not had the Covid vaccine can resume, Scotland’s chief medical officer has said. Professor Sir Gregor Smith said the decision to restart such treatment came after data emerged showing a reduced risk of severe disease among those who are unvaccinated, over the last four to six weeks. As a result he said fertility treatment for unvaccinated women could resume, as long as they were […]

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson pays tribute to efforts of the UK public supporting Ukraine in barbarous war with Russia

Boris Johnson has heaped praise on the response of the British public to the war in Ukraine as he reiterated his belief that Vladimir Putin would fail in his invasion of the country. The Prime Minister said it was “absolutely vital that Vladimir Putin understands that this hideous, barbarous assault cannot succeed and that he will fail”. In a video message on Twitter, Mr Johnson said: “I want to thank […]

todayMarch 5, 2022 6


Australia great Shane Warne dies aged 52

He took 708 test wickets, second only to Muttiah Muralitharan Australia great Shane Warne, one of the finest bowlers of all time who revived the art of leg-spin, has died aged 52 following a suspected heart attack. Warne – a larger-than-life character whose 708 Test wickets has only been surpassed by contemporary rival and fellow spinner Muttiah Muralitharan – could not be revived after being found unresponsive in his Thailand […]

todayMarch 4, 2022 6


Gavin Williamson twice sacked minister who oversaw exams fiasco knighted

Gavin Williamson, who was twice sacked as a Cabinet minister and oversaw the exams fiasco during the coronavirus pandemic, has been given a knighthood by Boris Johnson. Downing Street said on Thursday that the Queen has approved the honour for the Tory MP, who was widely criticised for a series of errors as education secretary. The Prime Minister sacked Mr Williamson from that role in September and he was previously […]

todayMarch 3, 2022 7


Richard Masters welcomes Roman Abramovichs decision to put Chelsea up for sale

Premier League chief executive Richard Masters has welcomed Roman Abramovich’s decision to put Chelsea up for sale and insisted a deal could be concluded “relatively quickly.” The Russian-Israeli billionaire has owned the Blues since 2003 and helped the club win 19 major trophies but his glittering reign at Stamford Bridge is close to an end. Abramovich announced on Wednesday he had made the “incredibly difficult decision” to put Chelsea up […]

todayMarch 3, 2022 7


Scotland records almost 10000 Covid 19 infections as 36 die with virus

Thirty-six Scots have died with coronavirus in the past 24 hours, figures have revealed, as another 9,491 cases were reported. There were 1,272 people in hospital on Wednesday with a recently confirmed case of Covid-19, Scottish Government statistics showed, with 16 in intensive care. Ten of these had been in intensive care for longer than 28 days. The latest figures showed 36 people had died within the past day with […]

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Kylie Minogue pays emotional tribute to Neighbours as soap axed after 37 years

Kylie Minogue has said she will be “forever grateful” for her time on Neighbours, after it was confirmed that the long-running Australian soap would stop production in June. It was announced that the daytime drama, which has been shown on UK television for more than 30 years, will end after it lost its key UK broadcaster partner and failed to find alternative funding. The popular show helped launch the careers […]

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Edinburgh University has more than 1m invested in sanctioned Russian bank

The University of Edinburgh has shares worth more than £1 million in a bank sanctioned after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, it has been revealed. As of January this year, records show the university has £1,109,251 in Sberbank stock, held via fund manager Baillie Gifford, which is based in the Scottish capital. The lender, Russia’s largest bank, has already caused tension at Holyrood in the last week as the Scottish Parliamentary […]

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