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Five million people from UK to spend festive period abroad

Around five million UK holidaymakers are expected to take a foreign trip over the Christmas and New Year period. Travel trade organisation Abta, which produced the estimate, said Friday will be the busiest day for departures, while Christmas Day will be the quietest. Its members are reporting strong demand for the Canary Islands, southern Spain, Turkey, Portugal and Egypt. Millions of people will be jetting off for the festive period […]

todayDecember 18, 2022 17


Defence chief says troops are not spare capacity as ministers draft strike cover

The Chief of the Defence Staff has said the military is “busy” and should not be treated as “spare capacity” as ministers prepare to deploy 1,200 troops to cover for striking public sector staff this winter. The armed forces need to focus on their “primary role”, and it would be “slightly perilous” to treat them as the “ultimate backstop” for incidents such as major industrial action, Admiral Sir Tony Radakin […]

todayDecember 18, 2022 16


Thousands without water and 100 properties flooded after mains burst in London

Dozens of residents have been evacuated after a burst water main flooded a London street and left thousands without water. London Fire Brigade (LFB) said eight fire engines and around 60 firefighters were called to Belsize Road in Camden at 2.50am on Saturday morning after a 42-inch water main burst, causing flooding to a depth of half a metre across an area of around 800 metres. The fire service said […]

todayDecember 17, 2022 14


Luka Modric helps Croatia to third place at Qatar World Cup

Luka Modric exited football’s biggest stage with a bronze medal after captaining Croatia to victory over Morocco in the World Cup third-place play-off. The Real Madrid midfielder, 37, has yet to call time on his international career but this was likely to be his last World Cup appearance as the 2018 runners-up took third spot in Qatar following a 2-1 win at Khalifa International Stadium. If Modric is about to […]

todayDecember 17, 2022 16


Missed opportunity for England but optimism remains high heading into Euro 2024

Another impressive tournament display, another missed opportunity for England. Gareth Southgate’s men promised much in Qatar but fell short in their quest for glory as issues from the spot proved an all too familiar problem at this World Cup. It was a single penalty rather than a shootout that cost them this time as captain Harry Kane found the Al Bayt Stadium stands rather than the back of France’s net […]

todayDecember 17, 2022 13


Tony Hudgells mother disappointed after failed bid to delay abusers release

Tony Hudgell’s adoptive mother said she is “disappointed” after a bid to delay the release of his abusive birth mother from prison was found unlawful by a High Court judge. Jody Simpson, 29, and her partner Anthony Smith Both were both jailed for 10 years in 2018 after torturing the little boy, now aged eight, so badly that he needed both legs amputating. Simpson had been due for release on […]

todayDecember 17, 2022 9


Queens former lady in waiting apologies to charity boss for asking where she was really from

Lady Susan Hussey has met Ngozi Fulani at Buckingham Palace today Lady Susan Hussey, who asked a black British charity boss where she “really came from” during a Buckingham Palace reception, has apologised in person to the executive, Buckingham Palace has said. Ngozi Fulani, founder of the charity Sistah Space, expressed shock at her treatment by Lady Susan, the late Queen’s lady in waiting, and said she had suffered “horrific […]

todayDecember 16, 2022 7


Gianni Infantino describes Qatar 2022 as greatest ever World Cup

The FIFA President has been speaking ahead of the final of the tournament this weekend Gianni Infantino called Qatar 2022 “the best World Cup ever” as the FIFA president sidestepped the subject of compensating migrant workers. The curtain comes down on the first ever winter edition of the competition on Sunday as Lionel Messi looks to inspire Argentina to victory against reigning champions France. Qatar was controversially awarded the World […]

todayDecember 16, 2022 6


Covid 19 infections rising again across most of UK

But they're still well below levels reached earlier this year Covid-19 infections are rising in most parts of the UK but are still well below levels reached earlier this year, figures suggest. In England, infections are estimated to have climbed above one million for the first time since the end of October, while Scotland and Wales have both seen an increase. The trend in Northern Ireland is uncertain and there […]

todayDecember 16, 2022 5