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MPs back extension of Covid 19 restrictions until July 19

MPs have approved the extension of coronavirus restrictions in England until July 19, after Boris Johnson faced pressure from members of his own party over the delay. The Prime Minister was spared a defeat as Labour backed plans for a four-week delay to the end of lockdown measures, aimed at buying more time for the vaccine programme. MPs voted 461 to 60, a majority of 401, on Wednesday to approve […]

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Wales take huge step towards Euro 2020 knockout stage with win over Turkey

Wales took a huge step towards the knockout stage of Euro 2020 by beating Turkey 2-0 in Baku. Aaron Ramsey struck close to half-time – his 17th international goal – and Connor Roberts sewed up victory in the final seconds after Gareth Bale had missed a penalty. The win takes Wales onto four points and leaves them in a healthy position heading into their final Group A fixture against Italy […]

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Ban urged of online anonymity to tackle abuse as Jo Cox remembered in Parliament

A ban has been urged of online anonymity to tackle cyber abuse as tributes were paid at Westminster to the “inspirational” MP Jo Cox on the fifth anniversary of her murder. The call to end the practice of nameless users came amid continuing concern over harassment and threats of violence faced by politicians on social media in the wake of the killing of the 41-year-old Labour MP, who was shot […]

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Government Criticised for Lack of Climate Action

Urgent action needed to ensure UK can cope with climate impacts, advisers warn The Government is failing to ensure the UK can cope with the worsening risks of rising temperatures and extreme weather, climate advisers have warned. Urgent action is needed to deal with the threat of overheating in homes, power cuts and damage to nature, crops and food supplies from already inevitable global warming, the Government’s advisory Climate Change […]

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Ariana Grande and James Corden celebrate end of US lockdowns in musical skit

Ariana Grande joined James Corden for one of her first TV appearances since getting married, celebrating the end of mass lockdowns in the US as California fully reopened its economy and New York lifted its remaining restrictions. The 27-year-old singer appeared in a skit on The Late Late Show in a pastiche of the song Good Morning Baltimore from the musical Hairspray, this time dubbed No Lockdowns Anymore. Grande tied […]

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Victim of paedophile Barry Bennell takes legal action against ex Butlins owners

A victim of paedophile Barry Bennell is taking legal action against the previous owners of Butlin’s after the football coach groomed him while working at a holiday park. David Lean, 53, met the former Crewe Alexandra coach when he visited the company’s resort in Pwllheli, north-west Wales, in 1979. Mr Lean, who was 11 at the time, attended Bennell’s daily soccer school during his week-long holiday and when he left […]

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Ministers will make Covid vaccines mandatory for care home staff

The Government has held a consultation into the controversial proposal as a measure to protect the most vulnerable from contracting Covid-19. Ministers are reportedly preparing to announce that care home workers will be required to have mandatory coronavirus vaccines. The Government has held a consultation into the controversial proposal as a measure to protect the most vulnerable from contracting Covid-19. Officials at the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) […]

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Judge approves Weinsteins extradition for California rape case

A New York judge has approved disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s extradition to California, where he faces additional sexual assault charges. Judge Kenneth Case said there was no reason to delay Weinstein’s transfer any longer, denying his lawyer’s request to keep him at a state prison near Buffalo — where he is serving a 23-year sentence for a rape conviction last year — until the start of jury selection in […]

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Met Police conducts a new forensic review of Daniel Morgans murder

The Metropolitan Police has insisted there is still a chance that the murder of Daniel Morgan could be solved, 34 years on. It is conducting a new forensic review of the 1987 killing and has reiterated appeals for anyone with information to come forward amid publicity of a damning report on the case. An independent report published on Tuesday highlighted two forensic opportunities for investigators. It recommended that the Met […]

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