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Artist makes ink from clone of Newtons apple tree that fell in storm

An artist has made ink from a clone of Newton’s apple tree that was blown down by Storm Eunice in Cambridge last year. The fallen tree was a scion of the original apple tree which was said to have inspired Sir Isaac Newton to formulate his theory of gravity by watching an apple fall from it in the 1660s. The clone was planted at Cambridge University’s Botanic Garden in 1954 […]

todayOctober 16, 2023 1


Autumn holidays up 26 after washout summer

A holiday company has reported a surge in bookings for autumn breaks after the UK’s “washout” summer. On The Beach said bookings for holidays in October and November are up 26% compared with a year ago. Some 58% of UK adults are considering or definitely going on holiday in that period, a survey commissioned by the travel retailer suggested. Zoe Harris, chief customer officer at On The Beach, said: “We […]

todayOctober 16, 2023 1


Owen Farrell steers England into World Cup semi finals after Fiji fightback

Owen Farrell steered England into the semi-finals of the World Cup after Steve Borthwick’s side faced down a Fiji fightback in a dramatic 30-24 victory in Marseille. England appeared to be cruising into the next round when they led 24-10 heading into the final quarter thanks to tries by Manu Tuilagi and Joe Marchant and Farrell’s pinpoint kicking at Stade Velodrome. But their foundations shook when Peni Ravai went over […]

todayOctober 16, 2023 5


More foreign offenders to be sent home amid plans to ease prison pressures

The Government will pledge to send more foreign prisoners home, with ministers under pressure to act amid serious pressure on prison capacity. Justice Secretary Alex Chalk has already signalled plans to send fewer “low-level offenders” to prison, as he prepares to set out a range of reforms covering England and Wales later on Monday. The announcement will also see plans to bring forward legislation that would allow prisoners to be […]

todayOctober 16, 2023 1


Third celebrity eliminated from Strictly Come Dancing after dance off

Paralympic champion Jody Cundy said he had an “absolute blast” on Strictly Come Dancing as he became the third celebrity to be eliminated from the competition. The athlete, who celebrated his 45th birthday during Saturday’s live show, ended up in the dance-off against 40-year-old comedian Eddie Kadi after he failed to impress the judges with his salsa. His performance on Saturday to Bellini’s Samba de Janeiro with his partner Jowita […]

todayOctober 15, 2023 1


Sunak meets King of Jordan as Gaza offensive looms

Sunak meets King of Jordan as Gaza offensive looms Rishi Sunak is meeting King Abdullah of Jordan amid growing concern about the fate of Palestinians in Gaza as an Israeli invasion looms. The King has embarked on a European tour to “rally international support to stop the war on Gaza”, his office said, with stops also expected in Italy, Germany and France. It comes after the monarch met US Secretary […]

todayOctober 15, 2023 6


Argentina knock Wales out of Rugby World Cup

Argentina knock Wales out of Rugby World Cup Wales crashed out of the Rugby World Cup after Emiliano Boffelli inspired an Argentina fightback that saw them win a thrilling spectacle 29-17 at Stade Velodrome. Warren Gatland’s team had high hopes of reaching a third World Cup semi-final in the last four tournaments, but Argentina ripped up the form book after struggling to qualify from their pool. Wales led 10-0 through […]

todayOctober 14, 2023 2


Two charter flights leave Israel with British nationals

Two charter flights have now left Israel, as part of a UK Government effort to get British nationals out of the country amid the escalating conflict in the region. The Foreign Office confirmed that two flights had left the country, with further flights expected in the days ahead. One flight was a commercial charter flight, while an RAF A400M transport plane was also used. It is expected that the Ministry […]

todayOctober 14, 2023 7


Sir Mick Jagger on encouraging bandmates to produce Rolling Stones new album

Sir Mick Jagger has revealed he had to encourage his bandmates and label to record the new Rolling Stones album as no one had any “urgency” to make new music. Their new studio album Hackney Diamonds, which will be released on October 20, will be their first collection of original songs for 18 years, and the first since the death of drummer Charlie Watts in August 2021. The 12-track offering […]

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