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Kamila Valieva bore no fault or negligence for positive drugs test

That's according to the Russian Anti-Doping Agency, RUSADA Kamila Valieva bore “no fault or negligence” for her positive drugs test that was made public during last year’s Winter Olympics in Beijing, according to the Russian Anti-Doping Agency, RUSADA. The result of RUSADA’s overdue investigation has been made public by the World Anti-Doping Agency, WADA, who expressed concern and have threatened to take the case to the Court of Arbitration for […]

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Sunak seeks to strengthen relationship with Sturgeon on Scotland trip

The Prime Minister and the Scottish First Minister will jointly announce millions in UK Government funding on Friday Rishi Sunak insisted Scotland’s NHS is benefiting from “extra investment” thanks to the UK Government, as he used a trip north of the border to highlight the benefits of staying in the UK. The Prime Minister, who was meeting Nicola Sturgeon for the second time since moving into Number 10 in October, […]

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Varadkar hopeful that deal over protocol can unlock Stormont stalemate

It follows talk with political parties in Belfast Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said he is hopeful that an agreement can be reached between the EU and the UK on the Northern Ireland Protocol which will unlock the Stormont stalemate. After meeting with political parties in Belfast, Mr Varadkar said protocol negotiations were “not in the proverbial tunnel yet” but said he would like to see a deal which was acceptable […]

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Sadiq Khan criticises denial and avoidance of Brexits immense damage

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is set to criticise the Government’s “denial and avoidance” of the “immense damage” Brexit is doing to the country. In a speech at London’s Mansion House Government dinner on Thursday, he will argue for a shift away from the current “unnecessarily hardline version” of Brexit towards greater alignment with Europe. The mayor is expected to say: “I simply can’t keep quiet about the immense damage […]

todayJanuary 12, 2023 11

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Jump of nearly 20 in amounts needed for minimum living standards in retirement

The annual income people will need for a minimum standard of living in retirement has jumped by nearly a fifth in the space of a year, according to an industry body. The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) regularly publishes retirement living standards, to give people an idea of the amounts they may potentially need in retirement, whether they are aiming for a minimum standard of living, a comfortable standard […]

todayJanuary 12, 2023 11

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Judd Trump battles back to beat Ryan Day in deciding frame at Masters

Trump won the tournament four years ago Former Masters champion Judd Trump fought back from the brink to keep alive his hopes of more Alexandra Palace success with a 6-5 first-round win over Ryan Day. Trump, a winner of the tournament four years ago, was 5-3 down but won the ninth frame on a re-spotted black and was able to navigate his way into the last eight following a 58-break […]

todayJanuary 11, 2023 11

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Boris Johnson says the Tories can recover at the ballot box

He was speaking at the Carlton Club where he was unveiling a portrait of himself in line with the club’s tradition of commissioning portraits of former Conservative premiers Boris Johnson has predicted the Conservative Party will recover from its recent troubles – as long as it sticks to the policy agenda he set out in office. The former prime minister urged supporters to get behind his policy programme – of […]

todayJanuary 10, 2023 13

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Terror police probe package contaminated with uranium seized at Heathrow

The package was discovered on December the 29th Border Force officers at Heathrow have seized material contaminated with uranium, and counter-terrorism police are investigating. Scotland Yard said: “We can confirm officers from the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command were contacted by Border Force colleagues at Heathrow after a very small amount of contaminated material was identified after routine screening within a package incoming to the UK on December 29, 2022.” Commander […]

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