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Bruce Buck to step down as Chelsea chairman

Bruce Buck is stepping down as chairman of Chelsea after almost 20 years in the role. Buck, who will leave his post at the end of this month, will continue to be involved in the club as a senior advisor. The news follows the completion of the Todd Boehly-led consortium’s takeover of Chelsea at the end of May. Buck said on chelseafc.com: “I am proud to have helped Chelsea realise […]

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Man Utd chief executive Richard Arnold meets with disgruntled fans at local pub

Manchester United chief executive Richard Arnold met disgruntled fans in a pub to address concerns about the future of the club. Supporters had been planning a protest outside Arnold’s home amid ongoing unrest about the ownership of the Glazer family. The CEO, who replaced Ed Woodward earlier this year, bought drinks for the group and discussed a range of topics, including the owners and United’s pursuit of Barcelona midfielder Frenkie […]

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Worlds largest cargo ship arrives in UK port

The world’s largest cargo ship has arrived in the UK. The vessel, called the Ever Ace, holds the record for the most containers loaded on to a single ship. It arrived at the Port of Felixstowe in Suffolk, the biggest and busiest container port in Britain, on Sunday morning. The 1,300ft (400m) ship is capable of holding 23,992 standard containers. The vessel, which is operated by Taiwanese shipping company Evergreen […]

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Ukrainian family moved to tears by fundraiser to help diabetic daughter

A family who escaped the war in Ukraine were moved to tears after a British man raised more than £5,000 to help their diabetic daughter. John Rice, 56, who is from Northampton but has lived in Slovakia for a decade, opened up his home to the family after they were forced to flee their home in Chernihiv, northern Ukraine. Mr Rice set up a GoFundMe page to cover the cost […]

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John Boyega unveils waxwork at Madame Tussauds in London

John Boyega feels “lucky to be celebrated” after he unveiled his red carpet-inspired waxwork at Madame Tussauds. The actor, who found international fame for his role as Finn in the Star Wars sequel trilogy films, was honoured with a likeliness at the London tourist attraction on Friday. The 30-year-old figure stands in an outfit, designed by his sister Grace, which reflects his love of tailoring and West African heritage. He […]

todayJune 18, 2022 28

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Rail and Tube strikes to go ahead after talks fail to resolve dispute

Union leaders have confirmed that next week’s rail and Tube strikes will go ahead after talks failed to resolve a bitter row over pay, jobs and conditions. The Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) said it had held discussions in the past few weeks at senior levels with Network Rail, train operators and London Underground. General secretary Mick Lynch said: “Despite the best efforts of our negotiators no viable settlements […]

todayJune 18, 2022 17

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Ukraine banner attached to chapel at University of Cambridges Kings College

A banner in support of Ukraine has been tied between the two spires on King’s College Chapel at the University of Cambridge. The sign reads “Slava Ukraini”, which roughly translates to “Glory to Ukraine” and also features a Ukrainian flag. Students and Cambridge locals took to social media on Friday morning to document the emergence of the banner which is hung across the top of the 80-foot building in the […]

todayJune 18, 2022 21

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Health workers employed by private company vote to strike over pay and holidays

Health workers employed by a private company have voted to strike in a dispute over pay and holidays. Unison said its members working for OCS at Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Trust, including porters, caterers and cleaners, had overwhelmingly backed action. The 50 staff work for the healthcare facilities firm at eight NHS sites across Lancashire. They are asking for the same sick pay and annual holiday as staff directly […]

todayJune 17, 2022 22

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Unite calls for profit restraint amid surging inflation

A leading trade union is calling for “profit restraint” rather than holding down workers’ pay after claiming that company profits were responsible for almost 60% of the rise in inflation in just six months. Unite claimed that company bosses were driving inflation, not “hard-pressed workers”. The union said its analysis of the FTSE 350 showed profit margins for the UK’s biggest listed companies were 73% higher in 2021 than pre-pandemic […]

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