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Putin promotes unscrupulous general to deputy defense minister

Mikhail Mizintsev, the ‘butcher’ general as Ukrainians call him, has been promoted by Vladimir Putin to the position of Deputy Minister of Defense.


Two teenagers charged with murdering boy outside school gates appear in court

Two teenagers charged with murdering boy outside school gates appear in court - Khayri McLean, 15, died in hospital after being stabbed near the entrance of North Huddersfield Trust School on Wednesday.


Man given £1,402 court bill for not cleaning up his overgrown garden

The man has been issued with a fine.


National Gallery announces ‘pay what you wish’ scheme amid cost-of-living crisis

National Gallery announces ‘pay what you wish’ scheme amid cost-of-living crisis - Visitors can pay as much or as little as they like with a £1 minimum fee for a new Lucian Freud exhibition.


Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield had full accreditation for Queen's lying in state

The pair are in the middle of a right storm.


Is this end for Vladimir Putin?


Anchor found off coast of Scotland ‘may date back to Roman times’

Anchor found off coast of Scotland ‘may date back to Roman times’ - The wrought iron artefact was discovered during a seabed survey off the coast of Suffolk.


Former January 6 committee staffer says texts show evidence of ‘attempted coup’ – live

Denver Riggleman tells 60 Minutes that texts from Mark Meadows amounted to a ‘roadmap to an attempted coup’


Flowers left for Her late Majesty the Queen to be composted

Flowers left for Her late Majesty the Queen to be composted.


Duke of Norfolk sentenced in private for driving offence due to ‘national security’

The public and press have been excluded from the sentencing of the Duke of Norfolk on grounds of national security as details of the coronation of King Charles III were to be discussed as part of his argument against losing his driving licence. The earl marshal, 65, who organised the Queen’s funeral and has a key role in the orchestration of the king’s coronation, pleaded guilty at Lavender Hill magistrates court on Monday to using his mobile...


Meghan Markle 'thought she would be the UK's Beyonce', claims new book

A new book written by royal expert Valentine Low has claimed that The Duchess of Sussex believed she would be the "Beyonce of the UK" according to inside sources


Doorbell Cam Catches Car's Close Call With Falling Tree Limb

Occurred on September 22, 2022 / Prairie Village, Kansas, USA: "Video was captured by Nest Doorbell. A thud, a whoosh, and a near miss."


Green Park: Shire horses transport flowers left for Queen in ‘fitting’ final tribute

Green Park: Shire horses transport flowers left for Queen in ‘fitting’ final tribute - Heath and Nobby pulled flatbed drays filled with bouquets laid in Green Park, to Kensington Gardens where the flowers will be turned into compost


Reeves says Kwarteng ‘fanned the flames’ for pound’s fall with unfunded tax cuts hints at weekend – UK politics live

Latest updates: shadow chancellor to give address at Labour party conference in Liverpool


Putin ‘deeply mourns’ death of 11 Russian schoolchildren, killed by gunman wearing swastika t-shirt

Putin ‘deeply mourns’ death of 11 Russian schoolchildren, killed by gunman wearing swastika t-shirt - Kremlin describes the incident as a terrorist act


Nightclubs are breathalysing people as they arrive to stop ‘pre-loading’

Durham Police said the initiative hopes to stop the culture of boozing heavily at home before going out.


Senior Tory claims MPs are already writing letters of no confidence in Liz Truss

An ex-minister claims Liz Truss is 'f*****' following last week's mini-budget, with MPs looking to bring her down over fears she will crash the economy.


World’s newest island appears in Pacific Ocean after eruption of underwater volcano

World’s newest island appears in Pacific Ocean after eruption of underwater volcano - Nasa says the lifespan of the new island may not be very long


Pensioner, 80, denies murdering his partner and their three-year-old son

William MacDowell, 80, denies murdering 36-year-old Renee MacRae and their son Andrew MacRae at a layby south of Inverness on November 12, 1976.


Dad hounded by debt collectors after driving in bus lane 7 months ago

Paul Foulkes visited Greater Manchester with his family to watch a Disney On Ice show but inadvertently drove through a bus lane.


Home Office to reopen immigration detention centres with £399m deal

The Home Office plans to open two immigration detention centres to detain 1,000 male asylum seekers in a scheme which is projected to cost £399m. The home secretary, Suella Braverman, has indicated she will take an even harder line on immigration than her predecessor, Priti Patel, and plans to increase the use of detention. The government currently operates seven immigration detention centres along with some short-term holding centres in various...


Instagram posts seen by Molly Russell were 'safe', app's wellbeing boss says

Instagram content viewed by teenager Molly Russell before she took her own life was safe, the social media site's head of health and wellbeing has told a court.


Ofcom to investigate Sky News after Chris Kaba protest misidentified as royal mourners

The demonstration saw hundreds of people take to the streets after Mr Kaba was shot dead by armed Metropolitan Police officers


Duke of Norfolk tries to avoid driving ban claiming he needs licence to organise King Charles’s coronation

The peer will oversee preparations for King Charles's coronation


China distances itself from Russia and calls for peace in Ukraine


Ed Miliband mocks ’19th century’ Rees-Mogg and accuses him of ‘climate denial’

Ed Miliband mocks ’19th century’ Rees-Mogg and accuses him of ‘climate denial’ - The shadow climate change secretary criticised the Government’s decision to open the door for fracking.


Father-of-one, 47, hit with £70 parking fine as he visited his dying wife in hospital

Brian Foote, 47, went to see Nahruma Ahmed, 46, who had leukaemia, after she collapsed while waiting for blood tests at Manchester Royal Infirmary on June 20.


Reeves sharpens economic dividing lines with vision of medium-sized state

Reeves sharpens economic dividing lines with vision of medium-sized state - The shadow chancellor again sought to reassure businesses that Labour would work with them in government.


Nasa ready to crash £300m spacecraft into an asteroid

Nasa will on Monday night deliberately smash a £300 million spacecraft into an asteroid in a first-of-its-kind experiment to try and alter the course of a space rock. In the movies Armageddon and Deep Impact, astronauts save the world by flying to an asteroid and a comet, respectively, and blowing them up with nuclear bombs, thus saving the world. ...


Bid to allow Jeremy Corbyn to stand as Labour candidate again is defeated

Bid to allow Jeremy Corbyn to stand as Labour candidate again is defeated - Conference rejects rule change while former leader is suspended from parliamentary party over antisemitism stance


Bank of England ‘considering emergency statement’ this afternoon after pound hits record low against dollar

Bank of England ‘considering emergency statement’ this afternoon after pound hits record low against dollar - Speculation is growing that the Bank may need to increase rates by as much as one percentage point to 3.25% to steady the pound


Russia-Ukraine war: Russian conscripts being sent straight to front, Kyiv says; UK sanctions Russians linked to ‘sham referendums’ – live

Untrained conscripts being sent directly to Ukraine frontline, Kyiv claims; UK announces new package of sanctions


Giorgia Meloni's victory puts Italy on a collision course with the EU

Giorgia Meloni will forge alliances with other eurosceptic Right-wing governments to strengthen Italy’s hand in her upcoming battles with Brussels. Ms Meloni, who is set to become Italy’s first female prime minister after elections on Sunday, is on a collision course with the EU. Her economic policies will require renegotiation of Italy’s pandemic ...


Far-right leaders in Europe celebrate expected Brothers of Italy election win

News that a coalition led by the Brothers of Italy is poised to win power in Italy has prompted praise from other European far-right parties, warnings from political moderates – and an expression of profound alarm from the leading Italian writer Roberto Saviano. With full results from the election due later on Monday, projections based on a partial vote count showed Giorgia Meloni’s nationalist party appeared well positioned to give Italy its...


Postie pushed off ladder trying to climb into woman's bedroom to steal knickers

The judge described him as having a 'compulsion' to take underwear.


Artisans in Action: Jennifer Chance, illustrator and painter

Artist, painter and illustrator, Jennifer Chance, takes inspiration from the nature, wildlife, flora and fauna in her Shropshire garden. With nothing but a stool, her pad and set of painting tools, Jennifer can loose complete track of time whilst outside illustrating. Jennifer is a Country Living Artisan and you can often find her selling her wares at our Fairs. She also collaborated with Homebase to create a set of beautiful mugs for our CL Homeware Collection. A true gem from our little black book of artisans. Here, Jennifer talks us through her process...


Shawn Mendes reveals secret

Shawn Mendes reveals secret


UK airport that operates TUI flights to close after suffering financial problems

Nearly 3,000 jobs could be at risk after it was announced the running of the airport was no longer financially 'viable'.


Russia school shooting leaves 13 dead, including children

The death toll has risen to 13 people, including seven children, after a shooting at a school in the city of Izhevsk in central Russia, investigators said Monday (September 26).


Gangster struck down in swift retribution for birthday party attack, court told

Gangster struck down in swift retribution for birthday party attack, court told - Salem Koudou, 19, was stabbed 32 times after he was chased by up to 15 people intent on revenge in Brixton, south London, jurors heard.


At least three dead and four missing in a shipwreck in the Galapagos Islands

At least three people have died and four others are missing in a shipwreck in the Galapagos archipelago in Ecuador, according to local authorities. The boat, with a capacity of […]


TikTok could face £27m fine for failing to protect children’s privacy

TikTok is facing the prospect of a £27m fine for failing to protect the privacy of children, the UK’s data watchdog has said. An investigation conducted by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) found the video-sharing app may have breached data protection law between May 2018 and July 2020. The ICO issued TikTok with a “notice of intent”, a precursor to handing down a potential fine, which could be up to £27m. If TikTok were to be fined...


Putin «releases» Russia’s permanent representative to the EU from his duties

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Monday to «release» Russia’s permanent representative to the European Union, Vladimir Chizhov, and to the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) in Brussels […]


Pc accused of Dalian Atkinson assault ‘terrified’ after taser failed

Pc accused of Dalian Atkinson assault ‘terrified’ after taser failed - West Mercia Police officer Mary Ellen Bettley-Smith denies unlawfully assaulting the ex-footballer with a police baton prior to his death in 2016.


Rishi Sunak predicted Truss's plans would be a disaster for UK's economy

‘There will be a run on sterling. The gilts market will be in freefall. And the FTSE will tumble as global investors take fright and sell off every form of British asset.'


Lord Sheikh, the Conservative Party’s first Muslim peer and a force in the insurance industry in the City – obituary

Lord Sheikh, who has died aged 81, was the first Muslim Conservative peer, appointed by Michael Howard in 2006, having built a successful insurance business in the City after his family were expelled from Uganda. Mohamed Sheikh arrived in Britain in 1962, 10 years before Idi Amin forced Uganda’s Asian business community to leave the country. By the...


Hurricane Ian - live: Storm strengthens to Category 1 as Florida governor set to speak

Hurricane Ian - live: Storm strengthens to Category 1 as Florida governor set to speak - Follow live updates on extreme weather event


EU – Brussels will review the veto on bottom fishing in protected areas if supported by scientific data

The Commissioner for the Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, Virginijus Sinkevicius, has replied to Spain, France and Ireland that he will review the decision to ban bottom fishing in marine protected […]


Furious Tory MPs hit out at chancellor after they are invited to a meeting to discuss his budget

Furious Tory MPs hit out at chancellor after they are invited to a meeting to discuss his budget - ‘Chancellors have resigned for less’, says one MP amid turmoil in markets


Police actions in releasing offender contributed to double murder, coroner rules

Sean Hegarty and another man killed Caron Smyth and Finbar McGrillen in Belfast in December 2013.