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Government Confirms Financial Support For War Veterans

The Transport Secretary has confirmed military personnel and veterans will be able to access free train travel to attend remembrance services again this year. It was reported on Friday that the Government had revoked the offer, funded by the public purse in 2021, because the cost to the taxpayer would be “too great”. But it is understood neither Anne-Marie Trevelyan nor her ministers signed off on this, and the Secretary […]

todayOctober 9, 2022 11


Boris Johnson comeback cannot be ruled out says ally

A close ally of Boris Johnson believes a comeback for the former prime minister cannot be ruled out. Nadine Dorries, who served as culture secretary in Mr Johnson’s administration, told BBC One’s Sunday With Laura Kuenssberg programme: “I have been in politics a long time, I don’t rule anything out. “But I would say it is highly, extremely unlikely.” Nadhim Zahawi, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, was also asked […]

todayOctober 9, 2022 8


England drawn against Wembley final conquerors Italy in Euro 2024 qualifying

England have been drawn to face European champions Italy in qualification for Euro 2024. Italy beat Gareth Southgate’s team on penalties in the Euro 2020 final last summer and conquered them again 1-0 in the Nations League last month. The Three Lions will also face Ukraine, who they beat in the quarter-finals of Euro 2020, along with North Macedonia and Malta. Scotland, aiming to qualify for a second successive Euros, […]

todayOctober 9, 2022 9


Three killed as truck bombing damages Russian bridge to Crimea

An explosion has caused the partial collapse of a bridge linking Russia to the Crimean peninsula, damaging a key supply artery for the Kremlin’s faltering war effort in southern Ukraine. Russian authorities said a truck bomb caused the blast and that three people were killed. The speaker of Crimea’s Kremlin-backed regional parliament accused Ukraine of being behind the explosion, though Moscow did not apportion blame. Ukrainian officials have repeatedly threatened […]

todayOctober 8, 2022 15


A Eurovision covered in sequins with a message of peace planned for Liverpool

Liverpool will be covered in “sequins and glitter” to deliver a Eurovision Song Contest with a message of peace, organisers have said. The Merseyside city was chosen to host the 2023 contest on behalf of this year’s winners Ukraine and now has until May 13 to prepare for the grand final, which will be held at the 11,000-capacity M&S Bank Arena on Liverpool’s waterfront. Claire McColgan, director of Culture Liverpool, […]

todayOctober 8, 2022 11


Serial killer Peter Tobin unwilling to give up secrets before death police say

Serial killer Peter Tobin refused to give police details about the further murders they think he committed as they questioned him before his death. Tobin, 76, died on Saturday in the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh after becoming unwell at HMP Edinburgh where he was serving life sentences for three murders. But police have long suspected Tobin had more victims and hoped he would give up his secrets before he died […]

todayOctober 8, 2022 9


Liverpool to host Eurovision Song Contest in 2023

The final will take place on May the 13th Liverpool has been confirmed to host the Eurovision Song Contest next year. The international music show is being held in the UK after this year’s winner, Ukraine, was deemed unable to host because of the Russian invasion. The city faced Glasgow in the final run-off after a list of 20 candidates was whittled down by the BBC and European Broadcasting Union, […]

todayOctober 7, 2022 18


Sturgeon reveals no contact with Truss

Nicola Sturgeon says she has not heard from Prime Minister Liz Truss since she took office describing the PM's actions as "absurd." Ahead of the SNP conference, the Scottish First Minister said she has not had a call or meeting with Ms Truss since she entered Number 10 last month. There were conversations between the two when they met during events commemorating the death of the Queen, the First Minister said, but […]

todayOctober 7, 2022 13


President Biden says nuclear Armageddon risk highest since Cuban Missile Crisis

He says his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin is 'not joking' about using tactical nuclear weapons US President Joe Biden has said his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin is “not joking” about tactical nuclear weapons and the “Armageddon” risk is at its highest level since the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962. Russian officials have spoken of the possibility of using tactical nuclear weapons after suffering massive setbacks in the eight-month invasion of Ukraine. Speaking […]

todayOctober 7, 2022 11