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Boris Johnson condemns depraved Russian attack on maternity hospital

Boris Johnson has condemned a reported Russian strike on a Ukrainian hospital as “depraved” as he vowed to step up support to the beleaguered Ukrainian military. Ukrainian officials reported that the maternity and children’s hospital in the besieged port city of Mariupol was severely damaged in the attack. President Volodymyr Zelensky condemned the strike as an “atrocity” and reiterated his call to Western nations to impose a no-fly zone. In […]

todayMarch 9, 2022 20


Andy Burnhams move to bring bus services under public control not unlawful

Andy Burnham’s decision to reform bus services to bring them under public control in Greater Manchester was not unlawful, a High Court judge has found in a ruling against two bus companies. In March 2021, the mayor of the region made the decision to implement the Greater Manchester Franchising Scheme after consultations and a recommendation from the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA). Bus companies Stagecoach Manchester and Rotala, the two […]

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Chernobyl power cut could see complete failure of programme to make it safe

A British nuclear materials expert has warned that the reported cutting of power to the Chernobyl site could see the “complete failure” of the £1.25 billion programme to make the site safe. Professor Claire Corkhill, who is Chair in Nuclear Material Degradation in the University of Sheffield’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering, was speaking after Ukrainian authorities said the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster had been knocked […]

todayMarch 9, 2022 22


Liverpool reach last eight of Champions League despite rare Anfield loss

Liverpool suffered their first Anfield defeat in a year after a 1-0 defeat to 10-man Inter Milan but still progressed to the quarter-finals of the Champions League courtesy of their two-goal first-leg advantage. Lautaro Martinez’s 61st-minute goal had given the visitors a chance of overturning the deficit but Alexis Sanchez’s red card for a second bookable offence less than two minutes later blew a hole in their hopes. Liverpool, who […]

todayMarch 8, 2022 24


Online Safety Bill will require social media platforms to stop scam adverts

Social media sites and search engines will be legally required to prevent paid-for scam adverts from appearing on their platforms as part of updated proposals for new online safety laws. Under the current draft of the Online Safety Bill, platforms will have a duty of care to protect users from fraud committed by other users, but the proposals have now been updated to also bring fraudulent paid-for adverts that appear […]

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Zelensky gives Churchillian address to MPs as UK announces Russian oil ban

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky invoked British war leader Sir Winston Churchill in an emotional address to MPs, vowing to fight invading Russian troops in the air, sea and on the streets. In a speech to the House of Commons that was greeted before and after by standing ovations, Mr Zelensky repeated his call for a no-fly zone to be established by the West, begging for the UK to “make sure […]

todayMarch 8, 2022 15


Ed Sheeran denies he borrows ideas from unknown songwriters in copyright trial

Ed Sheeran has denied he “borrows” ideas from unknown songwriters without acknowledgement, during a High Court trial over the copyright of his hit song Shape Of You. The singer began giving live evidence on Monday as part of his legal battle with two songwriters, Sami Chokri and Ross O’Donoghue, who allege Mr Sheeran’s 2017 song rips off parts of their track Oh Why – something he denies. On Friday, at […]

todayMarch 7, 2022 7


Ricky Ponting vows to ensure cricket legacy of teacher Shane Warne continues

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting plans to ensure Shane Warne’s legacy lives on through the new generation of cricketers by passing on the things he learned from the spin great. Warne died in Thailand on Friday at the age of 52 after suffering a suspected heart attack. The former leg-spinner took 708 Test wickets, the second-highest ever, in 145 Tests and is generally considered one of the best players in […]

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Cabbies stop searching for passengers due to soaring fuel costs

Cabbies in London are queuing at ranks rather than driving in search of passengers because of spiralling diesel costs. Steve McNamara, general secretary of the Licensed Taxi Drivers Association, said “extortionate” fuel prices are having a major impact on the drivers of the 10,000 diesel-powered black cabs on the capital’s roads. Latest figures from data firm Experian Catalist show the average cost of a litre of the fuel has reached […]

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