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candidate Truss because of statement on work morality in criticism

Wednesday  13:40,   17 august 2022

The most promising candidate for the successor of the outgoing British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Liz Truss, has come to criticism on the work morality in Great Britain. In a recording that was leaked to the "Guardian" newspaper, it can be heard >>>

Thames Water announce hosepipe ban for London and Thames Valley area to come into effect from 24 August

Wednesday  13:30,   17 august 2022

The water giant, the country's largest supplier, will bring in a temporary use ban for 15 million householdsThe water giant, the country’s largest supplier with 15 million customers across southern England, will bring in a temporary use ban... >>>

Monkeypox outbreak has plateaued but vaccine shortages possible – health chief

Wednesday  13:11,   17 august 2022

Dame Jenny Harries said there are now around 20 cases a day, compared to 35 two weeks ago.Dame Jenny Harries, chief executive of the UK Health Security Agency, said cases have decreased over the last few... >>>

'Danger to life' as thunderstorm warning issued for part of London and the South East

Wednesday  13:01,   17 august 2022

The two Conservative candidates vying to become the United Kingdom's next prime minister Tuesday reiterated their opposition to another referendum on Scottish independence, as they held their only campaign hustings event there. FRANCE 24's... >>>

'Danger to life' as thunderstorm warning issued for part of London and the South East

Wednesday  13:01,   17 august 2022

Thunderstorms and flooding could hit parts of London and the South East today, forecasters warn. © PA London and much of the South East could see thunderstorms. Pic: @themanwith1arse Power cuts are likely and some communities could be cut off if... >>>

Finger-jabbing Scottish nationalists yell 'scum', 'traitor' and 'liar' at BBC journalist James Cook

Wednesday  13:01,   17 august 2022

Scottish nationalists confronted BBC Scotland Editor James Cook outside a Conservative hustings in Perth last night, jabbing their fingers and shouting he is a 'scumbag' and a traitor to Scotland.A large crowd of protesters had gathered... >>>

Syrian refugee parents of seriously ill daughter, 6, battle at High Court over life support treatment

Wednesday  11:01,   17 august 2022

An English trial set up to help rebuild the population of the endangered hen harrier has cared for and released 13 chicks this year. Since the Government-led recovery plan was launched in 2016 and the Brood Management trial two years later, numbers... >>>

Syrian refugee parents of seriously ill daughter, 6, battle at High Court over life support treatment

Wednesday  11:00,   17 august 2022

The girl became seriously ill about four years ago after arriving in England and the condition meant she could no longer walk, sit or stand. Specialists at the trust say she should be disconnected from a ventilator and moved to a palliative care... >>>

Victims of infected blood scandal to be given £400m by October

Wednesday  10:51,   17 august 2022

The government will pay out £400m by October to thousands of people impacted by the so-called ‘infected blood scandal’ Up to 4,000 people will receive payments of £100,000 after contracting HIV and hepatitis C as a result of being given products... >>>

Holy Island will die' - Stark warning over government's proposed fishing ban

Wednesday  10:40,   17 august 2022

Defra is proposing to make the waters around the island a protected area that would see all fishing bannedCoun Colin Hardy, who represents Norham and Islandshires on Northumberland County Council, urged the Department of Food, Environment and Rural... >>>

Prince Harry reveals juicy stories about British court

Wednesday  10:40,   17 august 2022

Prince Harry reveals juicy stories about British... >>>

Teenage girl dies in water in another heatwave drowning

Wednesday  05:40,   17 august 2022

Police said it was 'a sad reminder of the dangers of entering open water, whatever the weather'.A girl’s body has been recovered from the water near Crowswood Drive, Stalybridge, near... >>>

'Absurd': Backlash after a man is appointed as Scotland's first period dignity officer

Wednesday  05:30,   17 august 2022

The appointment of a man as Scotland's first "period dignity officer" has provoked widespread criticism. © Other Jason Grant. Pic: Grainger Public Relations Critics say the job should have gone to a woman and former tennis star Martina... >>>

Cyclists raise £80,000 for ‘life-changing’ gardens at UK’s spinal injury centres

Wednesday  03:10,   17 august 2022

Cyclists raise £80,000 for ‘life-changing’ gardens at UK’s spinal injury centresHoratio’s Garden has so far enabled the installation of gardens at seven of the UK’s 11 spinal injury centres, offering patients the opportunity to recover from or... >>>

Why 536 CE was the worst year in history to be alive

Wednesday  00:31,   17 august 2022

The Black Death ravaged Europe in 1349, killing half of its population, but even still, historian Michael McCormick of Harvard University argues that 536 was the worst year in human history to be alive. Records from that year describe multiple... >>>