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UK's best-selling car set to be British-made for first time in 24YEARS

Monday  17:20,   05 december 2022

The Nissan Qashqai has moved 4,500 units clear of the Vauxhall Corsa at the top of the sales charts with one month remaining. The last time a UK-made car was the best seller was back in 1998.The Sunderland-built Nissan Qashqai SUV was the most... >>>

Failed asylum seeker who went on the run for 10 years turns up again on a dinghy in the Channel

Monday  17:20,   05 december 2022

Aziz Akakhel, 32, had already failed two earlier attempts to claim UK asylum when he was rescued by Border Force officers from a dinghy in the English Channel on October 29.Aziz Akakhel, 32, was rescued by Border Force officers from a small... >>>

British Airways just made a big change to in-flight entertainment for long-haul flights

Monday  17:20,   05 december 2022

British Airways celebrated its partnership with Paramount+ with a special event at Heathrow Terminal 5, where workers dressed up in Trekky costumes and were styled by movie make up artists . The Starfleet cadre made its way through the airport to... >>>

Royal Christmas cards through the years

Monday  17:00,   05 december 2022

The tradition of issuing an official Christmas card and photo goes back many years. While the British royal family has indeed done it for many decades, other royal families have also published official Christmas cards. Curious to see which pictures... >>>

Liz Truss confirms she will stand as MP again months after being ousted as PM

Monday  16:50,   05 december 2022

Liz Truss has confirmed that she will stand for election as an MP again , just months after she was ousted from her role as Prime Minister. A spokesperson for the former Prime Minister confirmed the news this morning. This comes ahead of tonight's... >>>

Search for missing Johannesburg worshippers as flood death toll reaches 14

Monday  16:50,   05 december 2022

Rescue teams resumed search operations on Monday with at least three people still missing. Twelve bodies were recovered on Sunday in addition to the two bodies recovered on Saturday, Johannesburg Emergency Services spokesman Robert Mulaudzi... >>>

Family of mother who died after eating Pret sandwich back coroner's call over serious allergic reactions

Monday  16:50,   05 december 2022

The family of an allergy sufferer who died after eating a Pret a Manger sandwich have backed a coroner's call for a system of recording serious cases of anaphylactic shock. © PA Celia Marsh died in 2017 after eating a wrap from a Pret a Manger... >>>

Burglars raided Raheem Sterling’s home for jewellery and watches while no-one was home, police say

Monday  16:50,   05 december 2022

Thieves raided the footballer’s Surrey mansion and stole “a number of items” that were later discovered, Surrey Police saidIt comes after the England star on Sunday returned to the UK from the World Cup in Qatar to comfort his family, who have been... >>>

Mum desperate for answers after daughter's naked body found dumped in field

Monday  14:10,   05 december 2022

Julie Finley's body was discovered by a cyclist along the side of a road after her killer made no attempt to conceal her remains.Halliwell, 58, murdered Becky Godden-Edwards, 20, in January 2007 and buried her body in a... >>>

Belfast-based artist wins acclaim for mural in tribute to displaced Ukrainians

Monday  14:10,   05 december 2022

The artwork by Ernic, aka Eoin McGinn, is one of 12 that has been showcased in Graffiti Art Magazine’s guide to Urban Contemporary Art 2022.Emic, aka Eoin McGinn, painted a sunflower in tribute to Ukrainians displaced due to the invasion by... >>>

Mother fights to get two-year-old son back from Algeria

Monday  14:01,   05 december 2022

Samira Addou has taken legal action against her son Yanis’s father, Siddali Bennabi.Lawyers representing Samira Addou have appealed for help reuniting her with her son Yanis Bennabi, who was born in Feltham, west London, days before the start of the >>>

Boy, 16, released on bail following the death of a girl who took a pill at Exeter club

Monday  14:01,   05 december 2022

Officers went to Move nightclub (pictured) in Exeter at about 12.30am on Saturday after the girl fell ill, Devon and Cornwall Police said. She was taken to Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital but later diedPolice had held the teenager on suspicion of... >>>

Troops on stand-by as ministers prepare for strikes across public services

Monday  14:01,   05 december 2022

Tory Party chairman Nadim Zahawi sparked union anger when he said industrial action was ‘exactly what Putin wants to see’.The Cabinet Office said that about 2,000 military personnel, civil servants and other volunteers from across government have... >>>

More Tory MPs expected to announce exit from politics this week

Monday  11:40,   05 december 2022

Today is the deadline for Tory MPs to confirm if they will stand at the next election, with more expected to announce their exit from frontline politics over the next week. A growing number of Conservative MPs have announced their intention to step... >>>

Ice box Britain: UK set for coldest night of winter so far

Monday  11:40,   05 december 2022

A blast of Arctic air is on its way, bringing with it heavy frosts and the first snow showers of the winter - with forecasters warning that the chilly weather could last for more than a week. Snow is set to fall in the North East from Wednesday,... >>>