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Experts hail double-drug therapy for lung cancer patients

Sunday  02:15,   17 april 2022

One patient who has first-hand experience of the remarkable effects of nivolumab is grandmother-of-three Norma McAra, 70, from Arbroath, pictured above.Trial results announced this month showed that patients given the immunotherapy medicine... >>>

Civil servants insisting on working from home are ruining this country

Sunday  02:15,   17 april 2022

It's time for the Civil Service to go back into the office so it can serve the country more efficiently, writes SIR GRAHAM BRADY. The 1922 committee chair argues it is in the nation's interests.By long tradition in Britain, civil servants... >>>

Fundraiser, 102, holds silence in support of Ukrainian refugees

Sunday  00:00,   17 april 2022

Fundraiser, 102, holds silence in support of Ukrainian refugeesDabirul Islam Choudhury, who was made an OBE for raising £420,000 after Captain Sir Tom Moore inspired him to walk laps of his garden in Bow, east London while fasting for Ramadan,... >>>

Brit, 48, from Watford fighting in Ukraine captured by Russian forces

Sunday  00:00,   17 april 2022

Shaun Pinner, 48, was paraded by Russian forces after he was captured and admitted fighting in Mariupol, UkraineIn a video, the prisoner of war spoke to the camera where he explained that he had been fighting with a regiment of the Ukrainian army.... >>>

ROB DRAPER: Liverpool reap benefits of their impressive recruitment

Saturday  23:55,   16 april 2022

ROB DRAPER AT WEMBLEY: Something had to give in an epic duel of such relentless intensity that it can even tire out even the observer.Like the prize fighter they are, Liverpool didn’t need asking twice. They battered City all over the ring in an... >>>

Molly-Mae Hague cuts a casual figure as she jets back from Belfast

Saturday  23:55,   16 april 2022

The 22-year-old cut a casual figure in a Nike jumper and a grey overcoat as she touched down in Manchester. It comes after Molly-Mae surprised fans by revealed she used to perform Irish dancing as a child, taking to Instagram to share a fun... >>>

10 of the world’s biggest man-made disasters

Saturday  21:40,   16 april 2022

Some of the biggest, most significant, and most harmful man-made disasters in human... >>>

Londoner among 9 eco-activists charged after 'demonstration' at oil rig

Saturday  21:40,   16 april 2022

Amy Pritchard, from Waltham Forest, is due to appear in Coventry Magistrates Court today along with 8 others They are all due to appear in Coventry Magistrates Court today. Just Stop Oil said that on Good Friday (April 15), a number of protesters... >>>

Nottinghamshire teenager admits setting fire to van after argument

Saturday  21:31,   16 april 2022

He was granted conditional bail to appear at Nottingham Crown Court for sentencing on May 16. Detective Sergeant Matt Dumbrell, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Arson can have catastrophic consequences which is why we treat incidents like this with >>>

Above-average temperatures expected on Easter Sunday

Saturday  21:25,   16 april 2022

According to the Met Office, the daytime average in the UK for April is highs of 13C.Forecasters have said temperatures are expected to reach highs of 19C (66.2F) and lower across England and Wales on Sunday, while Monday could see temperatures up... >>>

Building solar farms could cut bills and replace Russian gas faster than other sources of energy

Saturday  19:00,   16 april 2022

Solar power could cut bills and replace the need for Russian gas far more quickly than other sources of energy, the industry has told Sky News. © Sky Solar UK says it has enough panels ready to install that would provide more energy than the nuclear >>>

Brits soak up the sun as temperatures soar on Bank Holiday weekend

Saturday  19:00,   16 april 2022

Temperatures are pushing 20C across much of the country and it's expected to stay warm for tomorrow too.Warm weather confined to London and the South East on Friday is expected to spread across more of the country over the rest of the... >>>

Train passengers fume over ‘pathetic’ services hit by engineering works, strikes and staff shortages

Saturday  19:00,   16 april 2022

Operators said they have been hit by staff sickness on top of disruption caused by Network Rail engineering worksAvanti, the operator which runs the West Coast Main Line connecting six of the UK’s largest cities, blamed Covid-19 for adding to the... >>>

Lee Beevers, 26, charged after man found dead in Wakefield Road, Normanton

Saturday  18:55,   16 april 2022

Lee Beevers, 26 from Normanton has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving following the death on April 13 of Alan Tankard Lee Beevers, 26, from Normanton has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving, driving while... >>>

6 arrested in UK after oil tanker climate protest

Saturday  18:55,   16 april 2022

LONDON (AP) — Six people have been arrested after climate change activists climbed onto an oil tanker in central London to protest investments in fossil fuel, British police said Saturday. The Extinction Rebellion climate activism group said two... >>>