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  • UK minister says Boris Johnson ‘not a clown’
    UK minister says Boris Johnson ‘not a clown’
    A UK government minister has blamed the “pantomime season” and upcoming French election for “unhelpful” remarks allegedly made by President Emmanuel Macron about the British prime minister.
    Dec 2, 2021 16:01
  • Tributes paid to ‘inspirational’ Scottish women’s rugby star after sudden death aged 26
    Tributes paid to ‘inspirational’ Scottish women’s rugby star after sudden death aged 26
    The world of rugby has been mourning Scottish women’s international Siobhan Cattigan after her death at the age of 26.
    Dec 2, 2021 15:02
  • Regulator rules on Santa’s Covid passport ad
    Regulator rules on Santa’s Covid passport ad
    The UK’s advertisement regulator has concluded that a depiction of Santa Claus showing his vaccination status in Tesco’s Christmas ad does not break rules as it is likely to be seen as a “humorous reference” to travel rules.
    Dec 2, 2021 15:01
  • Pub visitors want ‘The Black Bitch’ to stay
    Pub visitors want ‘The Black Bitch’ to stay
    The Greene King chain has announced plans to rename a Scottish pub from “The Black Bitch” to “The Black Hound” in keeping with contemporary sensitivities, but locals say they don’t want to lose the historic name.
    Dec 2, 2021 12:35
  • ‘Trigger’ for AstraZeneca jab blood clots discovered
    ‘Trigger’ for AstraZeneca jab blood clots discovered
    A British-American team of scientists claims to have found the “trigger” behind clot formation in certain patients immunized with the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine.
    Dec 2, 2021 10:36
  • Two Premier League matches hit by medical emergencies on same night
    Two Premier League matches hit by medical emergencies on same night
    The Premier League match between Watford and Chelsea and the meeting between Southampton and Leicester both had to be halted due to medical emergencies in the crowd on Wednesday night.
    Dec 2, 2021 06:45
  • France wants EU help in handling UK
    France wants EU help in handling UK
    The European Union should take measures against the UK in case the dialogue on fishing rights between Paris and London brings “no fruits” by the December 10 deadline, French minister Clement Beaune said.
    Dec 1, 2021 13:44
  • Premier League star fights off bat-wielding thug during robbery attempt (VIDEO)
    Premier League star fights off bat-wielding thug during robbery attempt (VIDEO)
    Arsenal defender Gabriel fought off a thug wielding a baseball bat in an attempted robbery at his home in north London, new footage has revealed.
    Dec 1, 2021 07:05
  • Most popular names among British newborns revealed
    Most popular names among British newborns revealed
    Muhammad has kept its position as the most common name for newborn boys in the UK in 2021, but unisex names are becoming increasingly popular, a prominent parenting website’s data reveals.
    Nov 30, 2021 13:57