Latest data shows 23 places have signed to pledge respect, support, and fair treatment to the Armed Forces.
The covenant says those who serve in the Armed Forces, whether regular or reserve, those who have served in the past, and their families, should face no disadvantage compared to other citizens in the provision of public and commercial services.
Wales forward Gareth Bale has confirmed he is set to join Major League Soccer side Los Angeles FC when his contract with Real Madrid expires. The five-time Champions League winner is soon to be a free agent and is looking for a new club ahead of playing for Wales at the World Cup in Qatar, which starts in November.
A Republican congresswoman has called the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v Wade a “victory for white life” while praising former president Donald Trump for his role. Mary Miller, a representative from Illinois, made the controversial comments at a “Save America” rally on Saturday (25 June) where she shared the stage with Mr Trump. “President Trump, on behalf of all the Maga patriots in America, I want to thank you for the historic victory for white life in the Supreme Court yesterday,” Ms Miller said, to cheers from the audience.
Several strikes hit residential areas of Kyiv early on Sunday, June 26, officials and local outlets said, the first time in three weeks the Ukrainian capital has been targeted.Several wounded people were evacuated from a nine-story building in the city’s Shevchenkivskyi district, emergency services said.One death was confirmed by Suspilne News by the early afternoon.This video shows a damaged kindergarten in the Shevchenkivskyi district.Suspilne quoted an air force spokesman was saying Kyiv was hit by air-launched cruise missiles. Credit: Suspilne News via Storyful
Two by-election defeats, the resignation of his party chairman with the parting shot that Conservative grassroots "deserve better than this", and his colleagues back home openly discussing how to change party rules for another confidence vote - none of it seems to bother Boris Johnson. As MPs back in the UK talked - publicly and privately - about how voters had sent the Conservative Party and its prime minister a clear message that things needed to change, Mr Johnson appeared content to plough on as he is, urging his MPs to remember his "golden rule": "Focus on what we're doing, what we've been elected to do, to help take the country forward." The prime minister is renowned for hating to apologise, show contrition or admit culpability - characteristics that his admirers and detractors love and loathe in equal measures.
From superb golf courses to culinary main courses, this part of Scotlandharbours a wealth of holiday treats, with fabulous restaurants,beautiful beaches and exciting outdoor pursuits for all the family to enjoy.