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Call to ban the sale of vapes and cigarettes near schools

Calls have been made to ban the sale of vapes and tobacco products in the vicinity of schools in a bid to “protect young people”. The step could work towards “educating a nicotine and tobacco-free generation”, according to The World Health Organisation (WHO). WHO said the “tobacco industry relentlessly targets young people”, with products such as single-use vapes made more affordable. A new guide by the organisation aims to support […]

todaySeptember 26, 2023 1

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Princess of Wales tours textile mill with family connection

The Princess of Wales has begun a tour of a heritage textile mill which has a close association with her family. Kate is visiting Yorkshire-based AW Hainsworth which held a royal warrant from the late Queen and bought a woollen manufacturer once owned by her father Michael Middleton’s relatives. The company made the scarlet tunics of the Guardsmen on duty during the coronations of both Queen Elizabeth II in 1953 and the King in May. It supplies textiles to a […]

todaySeptember 26, 2023 1

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UK music venues must and will close if tax relief expires charity says

Britain’s smaller music venues will collapse if a business tax relief measure is taken away next year, a charity representing the sector has warned the Chancellor. The Music Venue Trust (MVT) published an open letter to Jeremy Hunt urging him to extend the existing business rates relief for the retail, hospitality, and leisure sector next year. The measure means that eligible businesses in the sector can get 75% off their tax bill, capped at £110,000 per […]

todaySeptember 26, 2023 1

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Writers announce tentative agreement to end strike

It could bring an end to the industrial action which has been going on for nearly five months Union leaders and Hollywood studios reached a tentative agreement on Sunday to end the screenwriters’ strike after nearly five months. The Writers Guild of America (WGA) announced the deal with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP), the group which represents studios, streaming services and producers in negotiations. Announcing the deal […]

todaySeptember 25, 2023 1

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Met chief demands legal protections for officers amid armed police revolt

Dozens of armed officers have handed in their weapons after one of their colleagues was charged with murder Scotland Yard’s chief has demanded increased legal protections for officers after a revolt by armed police left the Army poised to fill in. Soldiers are on standby for armed police after scores of Metropolitan Police officers stood down from firearms duties following a murder charge against one of their colleagues. The force’s commissioner Sir […]

todaySeptember 25, 2023 2

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Actor Nigel Harman storms Strictly leaderboard in first live show of 2023

Actor Nigel Harman has topped the Strictly Come Dancing leaderboard after closing out the first live show of 2023 with a dramatic paso doble. Dressed as a circus ringmaster, the former EastEnders star finished his fierce routine to Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana by swirling a cape, landing him an impressive score of 32. Harman, 50, and his professional partner Katya Jones were among the 15 pairings who took to the dancefloor […]

todaySeptember 24, 2023 1

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Endangered male giraffe Sifa arrives at safari park

An endangered male giraffe has been welcomed into a Scottish safari park for the first time in 10 years. On Wednesday, Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park near Stirling introduced Sifa, a five-year-old Rothschild’s giraffe, to its grounds. The park estimates there are only about 2,000 Rothschild’s giraffes left in the wild. Sifa arrived at the park at about 8pm on Wednesday after travelling from Dublin Zoo. He is the […]

todaySeptember 24, 2023 1

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Max Verstappen on verge of title as Red Bull clinch constructors crown in Japan

Max Verstappen moved to within range of a hat-trick of world titles by returning to winning ways at the Japanese Grand Prix as Red Bull clinched the constructors’ championship. The Dutchman backed up his searing pace in qualifying by easing to victory by a massive 19.387 seconds a week on from seeing his record 10-race winning run ended in Singapore. Lando Norris finished second ahead of McLaren team-mate Oscar Piastri […]

todaySeptember 24, 2023

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Zelensky meets Sudanese official during technical stopover in Ireland

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has held a meeting with a senior official from Sudan during a “technical stopover” in Ireland. Mr Zelensky stopped at Shannon Airport on the west coast of Ireland as he returned to Europe from North America, where he addressed the UN Security Council in New York. He also met with US President Joe Biden at the White House, addressed the Canadian parliament in Ottawa, as well as talks with the […]

todaySeptember 23, 2023 1

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