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The lowdown on the Cambridges four properties as they relocate to Windsor

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are relocating to Windsor and now have four properties at their disposal. – Kensington Palace Apartment 1A Their central London home, Apartment 1A at Kensington Palace, used to belong to Princess Margaret, and will remain their official working residence. It was refurbished at a cost of £4.5 million to the taxpayer with a new roof and electrics, and the removal of asbestos. It has […]

todayAugust 22, 2022 16


Eight days of strike action commences at UKs biggest port

The first of an eight-day workers strike at the UK’s biggest container port begins on Sunday. Around 1,900 members of Unite at Felixstowe will walk out in a dispute over pay in the first strike to hit the port since 1989. It is the latest outbreak of industrial action to hit a growing number of sectors of the economy. Workers including crane drivers, machine operators and stevedores are taking action […]

todayAugust 21, 2022 17


Barristers balloted on escalating action to an all out strike

Barristers are voting on plans for an all-out strike next month as part of a row with the Government over jobs and pay. Members of the Criminal Bar Association (CBA) have been walking out on alternate weeks but are now being balloted on an indefinite, uninterrupted strike that would start on September 5. The ballot closes at midnight on Sunday, with the result expected on Monday. According to Ministry of […]

todayAugust 21, 2022 12


Liz Truss criticises too much talk of a recession as she talks up ambition

Tory leadership frontrunner Liz Truss has said there is “too much talk that there’s going to be a recession” as she insisted an economic slump is not inevitable. The Foreign Secretary suggested a “level of ambition” was needed to “change the orthodoxy” and avoid the outcome forecast by the Bank of England. Her optimism came after Conservative heavyweight Michael Gove warned that she was on a “holiday from reality” with […]

todayAugust 21, 2022 24


DCI Banks star Stephen Tompkinson to appear in court charged with inflicting GBH

He's set to appear at Newcastle Crown Court next month after denying the charge Actor Stephen Tompkinson will appear at Newcastle Crown Court charged with a single count of inflicting grievous bodily harm, the Crown Prosecution Service has confirmed. The 56-year-old, who is best known for starring as Inspector Alan Banks in crime drama series DCI Banks, is facing a trial after denying the allegation at Newcastle Magistrates Court on […]

todayAugust 20, 2022 18


Its the big boy Leah Williamson dreaming of adding World Cup to Euro 2022 win

The captain of the Lionesses is looking ahead to their next potential trophy England skipper Leah Williamson is dreaming of adding the World Cup to the Lionesses’ Euro 2022 success. A point against Austria in their penultimate qualifier next month will secure the Group D leaders’ passage to the finals in Australia and New Zealand in 2023, where Arsenal’s Williamson will hope once again to lift the trophy. Asked if […]

todayAugust 20, 2022 50


Jamie Oliver reveals deeply scary long Covid battle of wife Jools

He says she's been an 'absolute superstar' after suffering for two years Jamie Oliver has praised his wife Jools calling her “an absolute superstar” after suffering from long Covid for two years. The celebrity chef, 47, who rose to fame on cookery show The Naked Chef, said his childrenswear designer wife had been “really affected” by the virus. He told the Daily Mail Weekend magazine: “She’s had bad Covid and […]

todayAugust 20, 2022 55


Manchester Uniteds Sir Alex Ferguson in court to defend Ryan Giggs

Sir Alex Ferguson has told a court he never saw Ryan Giggs lose his temper as he gave evidence defending his ex-player. The former Manchester United manager, 80, spoke about his relationship at the club with Giggs, who is on trial charged with assaulting his ex-girlfriend Kate Greville. Sir Alex told Manchester Crown Court on Friday that Giggs had a “fantastic temperament”, adding: “To have a career as long as […]

todayAugust 19, 2022 39


Archie Battersbees mother seeks meeting with Health Secretary to discuss system

A woman who lost a High Court life-support fight centred on her brain-damaged 12-year-old son wants to meet Health Secretary Steve Barclay to discuss the implications of the case. Hollie Dance has written to Mr Barclay and wants a “public inquiry” into the “operation of this system” and a “change of the law”, following Archie Battersbee’s death. Ms Dance says, in her letter, that “similar cases” are subject to “severe […]

todayAugust 19, 2022 24