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100 days Russia Ukraine war by the numbers

One hundred days into Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the war has brought the world a near-daily drumbeat of gut-wrenching scenes. Civilian corpses in the streets of Bucha; a blown-up theatre in Mariupol; the chaos at a Kramatorsk train station in the wake of a Russian missile strike. Those images tell just a part of the overall picture of Europe’s worst armed conflict in decades. Here is a look at some […]

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Ringo Starr receives honorary degree from Boston music school

Ringo Starr has finally made it to Boston to receive his honorary degree from the Berklee College of Music. The school originally announced that the Beatles drummer would receive a doctorate in music at commencement ceremonies in May, but Starr was unable to attend then and instead addressed the graduating class in a recorded statement. But with Starr and his All Starr Band in town for a show, the school […]

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California pub ensures British expats are not left out over Jubilee weekend

Bunting, afternoon tea and a Queen Elizabeth impersonator are among the things ensuring that British expats more than 5,000 miles from home do not miss out on the Platinum Jubilee celebrations. Ye Olde Kings Head, a traditional British pub in Santa Monica, California, is pulling out all the stops to ensure that those living stateside can get a “piece of the action” over the holiday weekend. Established in 1974, the […]

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Archbishop praises the Queen

Queen hailed for her stoic approach The Archbishop of Canterbury has praised the Queen for her “stoicism” at her husband’s funeral, adding that he wishes there were “more of us” who had “quite that sense of just going to do the right thing”. Reflecting on a photograph of the Queen alone at the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral in April last year, in compliance with Covid rules at the time, the […]

todayJune 2, 2022 18


Palestinian man killed

A 29 year old man killed at the Dheisheh refugee camp in West Bank Israeli forces have shot and killed a Palestinian in the West Bank, officials said. The Palestinian health ministry identified the man as Ayman Mheisen, 29. The Israeli military said forces operating in the Dheisheh refugee camp in the West Bank city of Bethlehem were pelted with rocks and explosive devices. The troops responded with live fire, […]

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Home Secretary tells Tory MPs to forget it

Ms Patel said writing letters of no-confidence in Boris Johnson was a “sideshow” Home Secretary Priti Patel has told Tory MPs pushing for the Prime Minister to resign to “forget it”. Ms Patel said writing letters of no-confidence in Boris Johnson was a “sideshow” and the party should be focused on “real challenges that we have to find solutions to”; Ms Patel also said she thought leadership rows should not […]

todayJune 2, 2022 13


Village celebrates jubilee with 104 royal related scarecrows

A village in Herefordshire is celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with a royal-themed scarecrow competition, crafting 104 figures so far to stand watch ahead of the weekend. Wellington Village Fun Week is a local event organised every two years, and has this year been taken over by jubilee celebrations. The week includes themed quizzes, picnics, fireworks and bingo, but many have also taken pride in designing life-sized Queens, Prince Philips, […]

todayJune 1, 2022 25


Man smashes world bungee jump record off Scottish bridge

A Frenchman has broken the world record for completing the most amount of bungee jumps in a 24-hour period. New Zealander Mike Heard was in top place after completing 430 leaps at Auckland Harbour Bridge in May 2017. But Francois-Marie Dibon, 44, from Paris, has smashed that figure, reaching the same number of jumps in just 10 hours. Having started his mammoth challenge at 10.10am on Tuesday, he completed his […]

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Mike Ashleys Frasers Group buys Missguided out of administration

Mike Ashley’s retail empire has snapped up troubled fast fashion brand Missguided in a rescue deal. The deal comes after Missguided collapsed into administration on Monday after suppliers accused the business of millions of pounds worth of outstanding payments. On Wednesday morning, Frasers Group, which also owns Sports Direct and House of Fraser, confirmed it has bought the intellectual property of the retailer and sister brand Mennace for around £20 […]

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