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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 […]

todayMarch 3, 2022 11


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 […]

todayMarch 3, 2022 6


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 […]

todayMarch 3, 2022 8


Russia batters Ukraine as both sides say they are ready for more talks

Russia has renewed its assault on Ukraine’s second-largest city in a pounding that lit up the skyline with balls of fire over populated areas, even as both sides said they are ready to resume talks aimed at stopping the new devastating war in Europe. The escalation of attacks on crowded cities followed an initial round of talks between outgunned Ukraine and nuclear power Russia on Monday that resulted in only […]

todayMarch 2, 2022 7


Petrol prices hit new record high

Fuel prices have hit a new record high as the cost of oil soars due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Figures from data firm Experian Catalist show the average cost of a litre of petrol at UK forecourts was 151.67p on Tuesday, up from 151.16p on Monday. The average cost of a litre of diesel is also at a record high, reaching 155.23p. RAC fuel spokesman Simon Williams warned prices […]

todayMarch 2, 2022 12


Johnson Putins abhorrent actions in Ukraine could be war crimes

Boris Johnson accused Vladimir Putin of committing war crimes as he condemned “abhorrent” attacks on the citizens of Ukraine. The UK fears the Russian leader will unleash even greater force against Kyiv and other Ukrainian cities in the coming days. The Prime Minister spoke to Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday morning, promising further support and weapons for the forces resisting Russia’s military. Strikes that damaged the Babi Yar Holocaust […]

todayMarch 2, 2022 7


Train passengers in England and Wales set to see fare rises from today

They are braced for largest spike in fares since 2013 Train passengers in England and Wales will be hit with the largest fare rises in nearly a decade from today. Campaign group Railfuture accused the UK Government of “stoking the fire of the cost of living crisis” by enabling an increase in ticket prices of up to 3.8%. The cap on fare rises in England and Wales matches the Retail […]

todayMarch 1, 2022 6


UEFA and FIFA suspend Russia from all competitions

The decision affects tournaments including the Champions League, and the World Cup Russia have been suspended from all UEFA and FIFA competitions, including the World Cup play-offs, the governing bodies have announced. Continental bosses UEFA and global governors FIFA have made the joint decision on a temporary expulsion for Russia from all club and national fixtures. Both UEFA and FIFA have removed Russia from all fixtures until “football can again […]

todayFebruary 28, 2022 7


UK ramps up Russia sanctions as Johnson warns Putin of colossal mistake

Liz Truss says all Russian banks would be hit with a full asset freeze within days Britain has announced new sanctions against Russian banks to heap pressure on Vladimir Putin over his invasion of Ukraine, as Downing Street eyed the possibility that economic pressure could bring down the Russian president’s regime. Boris Johnson said Mr Putin had made a “colossal mistake” in invading Ukraine, and praised the country for its […]

todayFebruary 28, 2022 6