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Nato sends 700 more troops to Kosovo to help quell violent protests

Nato has sent 700 more troops to Kosovo to help quell violent protests and has put another battalion on standby in case the riots spread, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has said. “We have decided to deploy 700 more troops from the operational reserve force for Western Balkans and to put an additional battalion of reserve forces on high readiness so they can also be deployed if needed. These are prudent steps,” […]

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Ireland plans to introduce essentially an outright ban on vapes being sold to children

A draft law that would “outright ban” vapes being sold to children is hoped to significantly reduce the number of young people who use them, a minister has said. Cabinet on Tuesday approved legislation that would ban e-cigarettes being sold to people aged under 18 at shops, and banned them from being sold from vending machines, mobile premises and events for children. It also plans to ban vapes being advertised […]

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Sailors honoured by King for symbolic role in Queens funeral procession

Royal Navy sailors given a symbolic role in Queen Elizabeth’s funeral procession have been recognised by the King – including a heavily pregnant sailor. Charles presented honours from the Royal Victorian Order (RVO) to around 150 sailors and officers who took part in the historic event or planned the Navy’s involvement, during an open air ceremony at Windsor Castle. Medical Assistant Paisley Chambers-Smith was awarded an RVO silver medal for […]

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Deadline looms for Covid inquiry reply after Johnson WhatsApp requests

Ministers are under pressure over whether to release unredacted WhatsApp messages and diaries belonging to Boris Johnson to the Covid-19 inquiry or risk sparking a further legal row. The Cabinet Office has until 4pm on May 30 to respond to the request or risk the prospect of legal action. It is so far resisted the request from Lady Hallett’s official inquiry, raising the possibility that ministers could seek to challenge […]

todayMay 29, 2023 4

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Retailers hit out at plans for voluntary price caps on some foods

The Government is facing a backlash from retailers over its plans to encourage supermarkets to impose voluntary price caps on food staples to help with the cost of living. Downing Street is understood to be drawing up proposals to advocate for charging the lowest possible amount for some basic products like bread and milk. But the British Retail Consortium (BRC) said the measures would not make a “jot of difference” […]

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Phillip Schofield denies claims of toxicity at This Morning

The 61 year old TV presenter is hitting back at critics of him and the show Phillip Schofield has said there is “no toxicity” at This Morning and “it’s the same handful of people with a grudge against me or the show who seem to have the loudest voice”. The veteran presenter, 61, resigned from the broadcaster on Friday and was dropped by his talent agency YMU after admitting to […]

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More play off penalty drama as Cumbrians promoted

Carlisle secured their return to Sky Bet League One for the first time in nine years after claiming a dramatic 5-4 penalty shootout victory against Stockport in the League Two play-off final. The two sides ended 120 minutes locked at 1-1 at a sun-drenched Wembley, before the Cumbrians prevailed thanks to perfect spot-kicks from Kristian Dennis, Jon Mellish, Ryan Edmondson, Owen Moxon and Taylor Charters. Ryan Rydel’s sole missed attempt for […]

todayMay 28, 2023 4

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Barclay backs Boris amid Tory loyalties split

Health Secretary Steve Barclay has insisted Boris Johnson has a “huge role to play” in politics and should remain an MP after the next general election. The backing comes after the former prime minister hit out at the Cabinet Office for handing over information to police relating to further potential lockdown breaches during his premiership. Mr Barclay, who was appointed Health Secretary by Mr Johnson after Sajid Javid dramatically quit […]

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Child killed in Welsh fire tragedy

A five-year-old girl has died after a house fire in Pembrokeshire. Alysia Salisbury was described as “a beautiful daughter and sister” in a tribute from her family released through Dyfed Powys Police. The force said it attended a property in the Pontyglasier area, near Crymych, just before 10pm on Saturday, but despite the efforts of the emergency services Alysia died at the scene. Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue […]

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