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Rebekah Vardy loses Wagatha Christie libel case against Coleen Rooney

Rebekah Vardy has lost the “Wagatha Christie” libel battle against Coleen Rooney over a viral social media post, after a High Court judge found it was “substantially true”. In the October 2019 post, Mrs Rooney, 36, said she had carried out a months-long “sting operation” and accused Mrs Vardy, 40, of leaking “false stories” about her private life to the press. The wife of former England star Wayne Rooney publicly […]

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Two people arrested after girl nine dies from suspected stab wound

Two people have been arrested as part of a murder investigation after a nine-year-old girl died from a suspected stab wound in Boston. Lincolnshire Police said officers were called to the scene in Fountain Lane at around 6.20pm on Thursday. The force said on Friday two people have been arrested following the “isolated incident”, which is being treated as murder. Police are not in a position to name the victim, […]

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Full time GPs in England at lowest level for five years

The proportion of GPs in England working full-time at local surgeries has fallen to the lowest level since current records began five years ago, figures show.   Nearly a quarter (23%) of qualified permanent GPs worked at least 37.5 hours a week in June 2022, down from almost a third (32%) in June 2017. The number of family doctors working full-time hours or more has dropped in the same period […]

todayJuly 28, 2022 3

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Johnson supremely confident Commonwealth Games will leave legacy

Boris Johnson has said he is “supremely confident” there will be a legacy from the £778 million of taxpayers’ money that has gone into the Commonwealth Games, which are being held as the country faces a cost-of-living crisis.   The Games open on Thursday, promising to be the biggest sporting festival in the UK since the London Olympics a decade ago. The event will open in Birmingham with the Prince […]

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Two hour queues at Dover ahead of extremely busy weekend

Holidaymakers faced two-hour queues at the Port of Dover on Thursday amid warnings that this weekend will be “extremely busy”.   Ferry operator DFDS urged passengers to “allow 120 minutes to complete the check-in process and border controls” at the Kent port. Demand for cross-Channel sailings is expected to surge in the coming days, leading to fears of more disruption. Tens of thousands of families saw the start of their […]

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Major queues return to Dover

Long delays returned to the Port of Dover on Wednesday morning. Ferry operator P&O Ferries warned passengers of “major queues” and to expect a two-hour wait to complete checks before they can board a ship. It comes after tens of thousands of families saw their holiday plans ruined last week due to miles of gridlocked traffic around the Kent port. This was blamed on a combination of French border control […]

todayJuly 27, 2022 3

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Sunak accused of U turn after pledge to cut VAT on energy bills

Rishi Sunak has been accused of making a U-turn on tax after pledging to cut VAT on energy bills if he becomes prime minister. On Tuesday, the former chancellor unveiled a new “winter plan” to tackle inflation and the cost-of-living crisis, which, his campaign team says, stands in contrast to the inflationary £55 billion of fiscal commitments Liz Truss has made. The Tory leadership hopeful plans to remove VAT from […]

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Travel chaos as thousands of rail workers strike over jobs pay and conditions

Rail passengers were suffering fresh travel chaos on Wednesday when thousands of workers walked out on strike, crippling services across the country. Disputes in the bitter row over jobs, pay, pensions and conditions are worsening, with more strikes in the coming days, and a wave of industrial action planned next month on the railways and London Underground. Only around one in five trains will run on Wednesday, on around half […]

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