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Government accused of dodging scrutiny on Australia trade deal

The International Trade Committee has urged a delay in ratifying the deal The Government must hold off on ratifying a trade deal with Australia to allow greater scrutiny by MPs, a parliamentary committee has said. The International Trade Committee has urged a delay in ratifying the deal, which was heralded by the Government as the first negotiated from scratch since leaving the EU amid a promise that it would leave […]

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F1 and Mercedes condemn racism after Nelson Piquets slur of Lewis Hamilton

Formula One and Mercedes have condemned racist language used by former world champion Nelson Piquet towards Lewis Hamilton. Reports in Brazil claim an interview conducted following the 2021 British Grand Prix has surfaced in which Piquet, 69, uses a racial epithet. The Brazilian is reported to have been discussing a collision between Hamilton and his title-rival Max Verstappen which saw the Dutchman retire from the race. The comments have only […]

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Aldi reveals wish list and finders fee for new UK store locations

Aldi has revealed a wish list of new store locations across the UK and offered a finder’s fee for anyone who can help find suitable sites. The UK’s fifth largest supermarket has been on a rapid expansion drive in recent years, helping it grow its market share to a record 9%. The German discounter already has more than 960 stores across the UK and is looking for freehold town centre […]

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England aware of being in vulnerable stage against Australia Matt Proudfoot

Matt Proudfoot insists England have drawn on rugby league’s State of Origin series to highlight their own vulnerability despite heading into Saturday’s first Test against Australia in a position of dominance. Eddie Jones has won all eight matches against the Wallabies since becoming England head coach at the end of 2015, compiling an extraordinary record against the team he guided from 2001 to 2005. On Sunday Jones’ entire touring party […]

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Adele Roberts thanks doctor and NHS angels as she reveals she is cancer free

Radio 1 DJ Adele Roberts has thanked her doctor and NHS staff, describing them as “angels”, as she reveals she is free of cancer. Roberts, 43, had been suffering from bowel cancer, revealing in October that she was undergoing treatment and later having surgery to remove a tumour. In a post on Instagram, Roberts recalled her experience of hearing she was cancer-free as “the most beautiful sound I think I’ve […]

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Thousands arrive at Wimbledon for first full capacity tournament in three years

Thousands of tennis fans have begun pouring through the gates at Wimbledon as it returns at full capacity for the first time in three years. The Met Office has warned the expected 42,000 supporters to brace for rain showers over SW19 in the early afternoon – just as the first Centre Court games are set to begin. The world’s oldest tennis tournament was cancelled in 2020, for the first time […]

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Formula One racing towards 2030 net zero carbon target

Formula One says it is “racing towards” its target of making the sport net-zero carbon by 2030 following the announcement of new branding to promote the environmental drive from the British Grand Prix onwards. It was announced in 2019 that F1 was aiming for net-zero as efforts to improve sustainability were ramped up. That also includes a plan to have a 100 per cent sustainable fuel by 2026, when the […]

todayJune 27, 2022 15

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Russian Missiles target Kyiv

Russia has attacked the Ukrainian capital Kyiv for the first time in weeks, striking at least two residential buildings. Journalists in the city reported seeing rescue services battling flames and rescuing civilians in the early hours of Sunday, and Kyiv mayor Vitali Klitschko said two people were injured and a seven-year-old girl was pulled alive from the rubble. Ukrainian MP Oleksiy Goncharenko wrote on the Telegram messaging app that “according […]

todayJune 26, 2022 19

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Killer drivers to be jailed for life

Killer drivers will face up to life in prison under new sentencing rules coming into force this week. Judges will be able to hand down life sentences to dangerous drivers who kill and careless drivers who kill while under the influence of drink or drugs. The new sentencing regime far exceeds the previous maximum penalty of 14 years. The change comes into effect on Tuesday as a result of the […]

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