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Azeem Rafiq to be quizzed on racism allegations at Yorkshire

The Yorkshire racism scandal reaches parliament on Tuesday morning as Azeem Rafiq appears before MPs. The county’s former spinner said it is “time for truths” on Monday as he prepared for the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) select committee hearing in Westminster. Protected by parliamentary privilege, Rafiq will be able to comment on all aspects of his wide-ranging allegations of institutional racism at Yorkshire without fear of legal reprisal. […]

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Vodafone sales boosted as travelling brings in roaming fees

Telecoms giant Vodafone has revealed a recovery in mobile phone sales since the pandemic, with increased customer loyalty across Europe. In the UK, revenues jumped 6% to 3.2 billion euros (£2.7 billion) in the six months to the end of September, although part of this jump was due to a favourable exchange rate. Customers also started travelling again, boosting Vodafone’s bottom line through roaming charges and visitor revenues to the […]

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Terror suspect killed in hospital taxi explosion named

A suspected terrorist who blew himself up with a homemade bomb outside a hospital for women and babies has been named as Emad Al Swealmeen. The 32-year-old died after the device exploded in a taxi outside the Women’s Hospital in Liverpool shortly before 11am on Remembrance Sunday. The driver of the cab, named locally as David Perry, survived the incident and has since been discharged from hospital. Four men arrested […]

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Englands Maro Itoje in running for world player of the year

He's named on a four-strong shortlist England lock Maro Itoje has been nominated for world player of the year. The 27-year-old Saracens forward features on a four-strong shortlist announced by World Rugby alongside France scrum-half Antoine Dupont, Australia captain Michael Hooper and his Wallabies colleague Samu Kerevi. Itoje, who won his 50th England cap in Saturday’s victory over Australia at Twickenham, was nominated for the prestigious award in 2016 and […]

todayNovember 15, 2021 16

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Over 40s called for Covid 19 booster in bid to save Christmas

So far, some 12.6 million people have had a third Covid-19 jab Health officials have warned of a “bumpy few months ahead” as they extended the Covid-19 booster programme to include healthy adults over the age of 40. Ministers across the UK have accepted a recommendation from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) that the booster programme should be extended to include people aged 40 to 49. Second […]

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Liverpool hospital blast declared terrorist attack but motive unclear

It happened just before 11am on Sunday The Remembrance Sunday car explosion outside a Liverpool hospital has been declared a terrorist attack but the motive is unclear, police have said. Assistant Chief Constable Russ Jackson from Counter-Terrorism North West said the man who died in the blast brought a homemade bomb with him into a taxi and asked to be taken to Liverpool Women’s Hospital. He was picked up in […]

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Queen has sprained back and will miss Remembrance Sunday service at Cenotaph

The Queen has sprained her back and is not able to attend the Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph. Buckingham Palace said the 95-year-old monarch made the decision on Sunday morning “with great regret” and is “disappointed” to miss the event. It is understood the Queen’s back sprain is unrelated to her doctor’s recent advice to rest. Buckingham Palace said: “The Queen, having sprained her back, has decided this morning […]

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Steam railway lights up for festive spectacular

A classic steam railway which includes a bridge that features in the Harry Potter movies is being lit up with thousands of lights in a festive display. A classic steam railway which includes a bridge that features in the Harry Potter movies is being lit up with thousands of lights in a festive display. The Watercress Line, which runs from Alton to Alresford in Hampshire, is hosting the Steam Illuminations […]

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Former health secretary Matt Hancock approached about writing book on pandemic

Former health secretary Matt Hancock has been “approached” about writing a book about his pandemic experience but the Tory MP has not decided whether to take up the offer. Former health secretary Matt Hancock has been “approached” about writing a book about his pandemic experience but the Tory MP has not decided whether to take up the offer. A spokeswoman for Mr Hancock, who resigned in June after admitting to […]

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