Ex-soldier builds castle as 'escape' from PTSD
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Ex-soldier builds castle as 'escape' from PTSD
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The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has said it will investigate a drinking session marking the end of Australia's 4-0 Ashes series win at a hotel in Hobart which police were called to break up. Players and staff from both teams enjoyed a get together late on Sunday night - customary practice at the end of a tour - but their socialising proved too rowdy for someone outside the Crowne Plaza Hotel who complained after the boozy gathering spilled out on to an open air terrace. A video clip emerged showing England captain Joe Root, record wicket-taker James Anderson - who had not played in the final Test - and Australian trio Nathan Lyon, Alex Carey and Travis Head sitting quietly at a table filled with beer bottles.
Londoners will still be required to wear masks on the Underground and buses in the capital despite the easing of Plan B restrictions, Sadiq Khan has confirmed. Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Wednesday that working from home guidance would end immediately while remaining restrictions would be lifted from next week.
Britain's payments regulator on Tuesday fined five payments companies including Mastercard a total of 33 million pounds ($45.01 million) for cartel behaviour involving prepaid cards issued to vulnerable people on welfare benefits. Mastercard received the largest fine of 31.56 million pounds ($43.04 million). The other companies fined were allpay, Advanced Payment Solution, Prepaid Financial Services and Sulion.
‘In the name of God, go’: Tory fury spills over as Boris Johnson clings on. Former minister demands PM’s resignation in Commons, one Conservative MP defects and others clamour for concessions
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Inflation soars | Surging food bills helped drive inflation to its highest rate since the early 1990s, in a major blow for Boris Johnson as he battles to save his premiership. The annual rate of inflation climbed to 5.4pc from 5.1pc in November, according to the Office for National Statistics. Read what is behind the rise and how it is affecting salaries in real terms. This is the pay staff will need to demand to keep pace with the cost of living. Head down to Business for how to maximise your e
Man United's interim manager Ralf Rangnick gives status updates on Marcus Rashford, Cristiano Ronaldo and Paul Pogba ahead of his side's game against Brentford. Ronaldo and Rashford were pictured in training on Monday with Paul Pogba, who was not expected to return to the group until the end of the month. “Paul Pogba had his first day of training with the whole group yesterday and in the first training session he showed what kind of an extraordinary player he could be,” the interim United boss said.
The British man who was shot dead after taking four people hostage at a synagogue in Texas had been on the radar of MI5, Sky News understands. The Security Service began looking into Malik Faisal Akram, 44, in the second half of 2020 to assess whether he posed a security threat, a Whitehall source said. The so-called "short-lead investigation" into Akram by MI5, however, concluded that there was no "credible threat to national security at that time", the source said.
At Prime Minister's Questions, one Conservative MP defected to Labour as another called on Boris Johnson to step down.View on euronews
Transport for London said “significant progress” was made over Christmas and the “trial operations” phase, which began on November 20, saw upgrades to train and signalling software and tunnel fire safety schemes. A precise opening date has yet to be announced but TfL commissioner Andy Byford said he would not allow the line – which will be renamed the Elizabeth line when services start running – to open until he was sure it was reliable. Originally due to have been opened by the Queen in December 2018, Crossrail has gone billions over budget, with the total cost now in excess of £20 billion.
Annual inflation was up at 5.4% in December, the highest value for almost 30 years.
The long and now desperate fight to save Derby County is bogged down in legal and financial wranglings that are threatening to take one of England's oldest clubs out of existence. "It's a total mess," he told Sky News. "Had Derby FC not been there for me when I needed them most at that time, I don't know where I would be now."
Nigeria and Egypt claimed the last-16 places from Group D on Wednesday night with wins over Guinea Bissau and Sudan respectively. The two powerhouses were always expected to progress to the knockout stages of the 24-team tournament but it was always a question of who would achieved primacy.Nigeria answered the poser with an opening day 1-0 win over Egypt. Augustine Eguavoen's men followed that triumph wiith a 3-1 romp past Sudan on 15 January. And at the Stade Roumdé Adjia in Garoua, they became
The trial of former Manchester United soccer player Ryan Giggs has been delayed to August 8 due to a lack of court space, the BBC reported after a hearing on Tuesday. The trial at Manchester Crown Court had been due to start on Jan. 24. Giggs, 48, has pleaded not guilty to all charges and remains on bail.
A gamekeeper who organised pheasant shoots for the Royal Family is at the centre of an investigation into the collapse of a wooden bridge that killed a worker and left two others seriously injured.
A further 94,432 Covid cases have been recorded in the latest Government Covid figures. The Government also said a further 438 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19, bringing the total to 152,513. The number of cases represents a sharp decrease on last Tuesday’s figures where 120,821 cases were recorded.
NEW YORK (Reuters) -New York state's attorney general has accused Donald Trump's family business of repeatedly misrepresenting the value of its assets to obtain financial benefits, citing what it said was significant new evidence of possible fraud. The accusations by Attorney General Letitia James mark a substantial escalation of her civil probe into the Republican former U.S. president's business, the Trump Organization, and the roles of his adult children. They are part of her effort to force Donald Trump and his children Donald Trump Jr and Ivanka Trump to comply with her subpoenas to testify under oath, which the family has asked a judge to block https://www.reuters.com/legal/government/donald-trump-jr-ivanka-trump-subpoenaed-new-york-probe-2022-01-03.
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