First Kill 16.9 V1
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First Kill 16.9 V1
The effects of the hot dry weather could be with us for months to come, even if the Government has not yet declared a drought.
Pruning apple trees now encourages a fine, ripe crop and possibly the same again next year. By pruning trained and small to medium-sized trees in summer you’ll keep them tidy and make harvesting much easier.
With energy bills set to soar, it is not only the Tories who have been accused of being "missing in action".
Emma Thompson believes that intimacy coordinators are ‘fantastically important’ in contrast to Sean Bean’s previous comments
Storms are now expected to hit across Scotland from 9am on Sunday, with the heavy rain continuing into Monday, the Met Office forecasts.
At least one person killed in explosions at airbase
Volodymyr Zelensky has said that Russia is using the Zaporizhzhya plant as “unconcealed nuclear blackmail” in a video address on Thursday, 11 August. “What is happening now around the Zaporizhzhya NPP is one of the biggest crimes of the terrorist state,” the Ukrainian president said in reference to Russia. Zelensky said that “Russia has once again gone through another floor in the world history of terrorism.”
Tyson Fury has announced his second retirement from boxing after failing to entice Derek Chisora into a trilogy fight. The 34-year-old revealed he would step back into the ring and had publicly revealed he was keen to face Chisora, who he has twice beaten before. Fury turned 34 on Friday and posted a message on social media saying: "Massive thanks to everyone who had an input in my career over the years & after long hard conversations (I’ve finally) decided to walk away & on my 34th birthday I say Bon voyage."
Julia Garner stars in a disturbing fictionalisation of Weinstein’s crimes, while an exceptional Elisabeth Moss gives us the best version of HG Wells’s sci-fi classic ever
The Tory leadership contender also insisted he is not out of the race, as many members are yet to make up their minds.
Letter: The government hasn’t revealed its strategy beyond the 12-month period, says Caroline Heffer
As counting was underway in Kenya’s presidential election, a video clip surfaced online claiming to show the country’s electoral body declaring victory for William Ruto, one of the two key contenders. However, the claim is false; the footage dates back to the 2017 election, and it has been manipulated to replace the audio. As of Thursday, Kenya was still tallying votes, with an official result expected no later than August 16. On August 11, 2022, this Facebook post shared a video of Wafula Chebu
The number of people in England waiting to start routine hospital treatment has risen to the highest level since records began 15 years ago, while victims of crime are facing long delays for their cases to be heard in court. As Conservative Party members chose a new leader to succeed Prime Minister Boris Johnson this summer, the problems his successor will have to deal with are stacking up. Last month, 6.7 million people were waiting to start treatment in Britain's state-run National Health Service (NHS), the highest number since records began in August 2007, new data released on Thursday showed.
A Wizz Air plane was captured landing eye-poppingly close to a crowd of spectators standing along a beach near Greece’s quirky Skiathos Airport on August 5, viral video shows.Footage filmed by pilot Demetrios Gregoriou shows the spectacular moment when the large aircraft, flying in from Naples, spooked tourists watching the low landing steps from the runway.In one moment, the aircraft is seen flying a few feet from a photographer’s head seconds before it lands.According to reports, the runway at Skiathos Airport is just 1,628 meters long, meaning pilots need to approach the landing much lower than at other airports. According to Euronews, the airport attracts planespotters “hoping to get closeup pictures of aircraft as they approach over the beach. It has become a go-to destination for those looking to get as close as possible to these jets as they land.” Credit: Demetrios Gregoriou via Storyful
With Scotland recording the biggest increase in home working of all the UK regions during the first quarter of this year, one recruitment expert is warning of a growing divide between the “haves” and “have-nots” of hybrid employment.
Hundreds of arrangements with family members or hosts have broken down, or accommodation has been unsuitable or unavailable.
Last August 12, Jake Davison killed his mother, Maxine Davison, 51, after a row and then shot four others dead in a 12-minute attack.
The actor and filmmaker played Remy "Thirteen" Hadley on the medical-drama television series House
Extradition proceedings for an alleged US fugitive who is said to have faked his own death to escape sex charges have been delayed for another week after he instructed a new solicitor.
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