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Space based solar farms could power millions of homes suggests Shapps

Space-based solar power could help tackle climate change, Grant Shapps said as he promised £4.3 million for research projects. The Energy Security Secretary said collecting solar power in space and beaming it wirelessly to Earth could generate round-the-clock electricity in all weathers. Speaking at London Tech Week, he said: “With the climate clock ticking, innovation has never been so important. “Half of the emissions reductions required to reach net zero by 2050 will have […]

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JPMorgan reaches settlement with victims of Jeffrey Epstein

JPMorgan Chase has reached a settlement in a US class action lawsuit with victims of financier Jeffrey Epstein. Epstein was arrested in 2019 on federal charges accusing him of paying under-age girls hundreds of dollars in cash for massages and then molesting them at his homes in Florida and New York. He was found dead in jail on August 10 of that year, aged 66. A medical examiner ruled his death a suicide. […]

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Two men charged over murder and disappearance of Chloe Mitchell

Two men have been charged over the murder and disappearance of Co Antrim woman Chloe Mitchell, the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) said. Detectives from PSNI’s Major Investigation Team have charged a 26-year-old man with murder and a 34-year-old man with assisting offenders. Both men are due to appear before Ballymena Magistrates’ Court on Monday morning. Ms Mitchell, 21, was last seen on CCTV in the early hours of […]

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Retaking tests costing learner drivers 454 million each year

Learner drivers in the UK are spending over £45.5 million on retaking tests each year, new research has suggested. Government driving data – reviewed by comparison site Go Compare – found 722,192 repeat driving test attempts were conducted between April 2021 and March 2022, with more than 50,000 drivers being on ‘at least’ their sixth attempt at the test. With each test costing £62.90, millions are spent on re-taking practical […]

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England duo to miss qualifiers

Jude Bellingham and Lewis Dunk have been ruled out of England’s Euro 2024 qualifiers against Malta and North Macedonia. Real Madrid-bound Bellingham is still suffering with the hamstring injury that ruled him out of Borussia Dortmund’s heart-breaking season finale, when they let slip the Bundesliga title by drawing 2-2 at home to Mainz. The midfielder will report to St George’s Park to receive further treatment, but will play not part […]

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Sturgeon arrested as Police continue SNP finances investigation

Nicola Sturgeon has been released without charge pending further investigation after being arrested as part of a police probe into the funding and finances of the SNP. Ms Sturgeon, 52, was the third senior SNP figure to be taken into custody after her husband Peter Murrell, the party’s former chief executive, and Colin Beattie, the party’s ex-treasurer. An investigation into the party’s finances has been ongoing since July 2021 after party […]

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Teenager charged with two counts of attempted murder after school attacks

Devon and Cornwall Police said a 16-year-old boy will appear at Exeter Magistrates’ Court on Monday morning over “violent assaults” on two boys and a man at a private school in Tiverton on Friday. The teenager is charged with two counts of attempted murder and one count of GBH with intent. The boys, who are both students at Blundell’s School, Tiverton, remain in hospital with one in critical condition and […]

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Thousands in Istanbul to see Manchester City battle Inter in Champions League Final

Erling Haaland admits the pressure is on as he prepares for Manchester City’s Champions League date with destiny. The Premier League winners face Inter Milan on Saturday night bidding to claim the European crown for the first time. Victory would not only end years of frustration and near-misses in pursuit of the continent’s top club prize but complete a glorious treble. City’s outstanding season, which has also included winning the […]

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