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I've Never Been To Notting Hill Carnival But It Still Fills Me With Pride

Friday  15:30,   23 august 2019
huffingtonpost.co.uk

Two weeks ago, I sat in a local park watching the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra perform ABBA while munching on a kebab, surrounded by families dressed up for Eid. I am no stranger to such mishmashes of cultures. As a 25-year-old, Jamaica-born,... >>>

Bake Off star Prue Leith vows 'I am not prepared to be a PR stunt' as she prepares to carry out a 'root and branch' hospital food review after listeria sandwich scandal

Friday  15:30,   23 august 2019
dailymail.co.uk

The TV chef told Good Morning Britain that her 'immediate reaction was no' when she was asked to take part, but said she was persuaded because the government 'really wants' to change hospital... >>>

Naidi Community Hall by Caukin Studio serves as a social hub for Fijians

Friday  15:30,   23 august 2019
dezeen

Architecture collective Caukin Studio has completed a wooden cultural hall for a small village in Fiji, replacing the previous structure that was destroyed by cyclones. The building provides local residents with a venue for weddings, funerals,... >>>

70 Firefighters Tackle Blaze At Flats Near Grenfell Tower

Friday  15:30,   23 august 2019
huffingtonpost.co.uk

A fire has broken out at a block of flats a short distance away from Grenfell Tower in west London. London Fire Brigade said it was called at 11.39am to a report of “smoke issuing” from a building on Darfield Way in Notting Hill. 10 fire engines and >>>

Fire breaks out on 12th floor of London building near Grenfell disaster

Friday  15:30,   23 august 2019
reuters

Fire breaks out on 12th floor of London building near Grenfell... >>>

Government told loyalists and IRA in 1990s that 'weapons may not be forensically tested', declassified files show

Friday  15:30,   23 august 2019
inews.co.uk

Paramilitary groups were told by officials that decommissioned weapons may not have forensic evidence taken, hindering investigations... >>>

Five states remember victims of WW2 'misery' pact

Friday  15:30,   23 august 2019
bbc

The Molotov-Ribbentrop pact doomed half of Europe for decades, say the Baltics, Poland and... >>>

August bank holiday: the roads to avoid

Friday  15:30,   23 august 2019
motoringresearch

It’s the August bank holiday weekend and that means one thing for motorists: traffic. Here's the what, when and where of the roads you need to avoid. The post August bank holiday: the roads to avoid appeared first on Motoring Research. >>>

How hot it will be where you live over the Bank Holiday weekend, according to the Met Office weather forecast

Friday  15:05,   23 august 2019
walesonline.co.uk

The Met Office has issued a heatwave warning - but it doesn't cover... >>>

Drink-driver told to 'slow down' by mates before he ploughed into Uber, killing himself and three friends

Friday  15:05,   23 august 2019
uk.news.yahoo

A 21-year-old drink-driver was told to slow down by his friends moments before he crashed,killing himself and three others. Caelan 'Meggy' Megson ploughed his red Seat Leon into an Uber while on the way to McDonald's after leaving a party in Leeds,... >>>

Foggy start to bank holiday weekend to turn to 33C heatwave

Friday  14:35,   23 august 2019
uk.news.yahoo

Early morning fog greetedbank holidaymotorists on Friday morning, but conditions were set to improve as a predicted heatwave set in. Temperatures ranged from 11C (52F) to 15C (59F) at 5.30am but are expected to rise to a maximum of 28C (82F) later... >>>

Thieves stole £1.75 MILLION worth of fuel from petrol stations, businesses and other cars last year - and 99% of crimes have gone unpunished

Friday  13:35,   23 august 2019
thisismoney.co.uk

Most worrying of all is that criminals are shown to a 99 per cent chance of getting away with the crime, with almost no fuel thefts resulting in a prosecution. © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Forecourt thefts: Criminals stole more than... >>>

Belfast Bank Holiday weather forecast predicts gloriously sunny weekend

Friday  13:10,   23 august 2019
belfastlive.co.uk

Time to make the most of the last of the summer... >>>

BREAKING: China says British Hong Kong consulate worker was jailed for 15 days for 'hiring prostitutes'

Friday  12:36,   23 august 2019
dailymail.co.uk

Chinese police have claimed that a worker at Britain's Hong Kong consulate was detained in Shenzhen for 'hiring prostitutes'. The news was revealed by state newspaper Global... >>>

Scotland weather: are summers getting wetter because of climate change?

Friday  12:36,   23 august 2019
scotsman

It’s been a particularly rainy summer this year, with Scotland having suffered flooding, landslides, power cuts and road and rail closures due to heavy rain in July and August. © Provided by Johnston Publishing Ltd But as climate change continues to >>>