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EasyJet has responded to calls from customers and airport bosses to offer a new destination from Southend.
A police force is reversing cuts made during austerity and reopening station front desks in a bid to improve trust and provide people in crisis with a refuge.
Animal lured with “a pile of grain, oil and pastries” before being killed, according to officials in the state
A woman who stripped off her clothes to reveal a message written on her body has crashed the Cannes Film Festival premiere of George Miller’s Three Thousand Years Of Longing.
Director Melly Still and conductor Robin Ticciati have done Ethel Smyth’s 1906 opera proud, with dynamic and intense performances from an excellent cast and chorus.
The production company behind Tower Block Of Commons believes the Culture Secretary’s claims to be unfounded but said it will investigate the matter.
Pressure is growing on Number 10 to explain a meeting between Sue Gray and Boris Johnson as it emerged an unnamed Downing Street official suggested the pair get together. Opposition MPs have demanded more details about the event, which took place some weeks ago and was made public last night by Sky News. Downing Street sources issued a statement which said the meeting had not been ordered by the PM personally.
Nadhim Zahawi clashed with BBC’s Joanne Coburn over the importance of knowing who called the meeting between the Prime Minister and the senior civil servant Sue Gray, ahead of the publishing of her report into the law-breaking parties at Number 10 and in Whitehall during the pandemic. Mr Zahawi said he has not asked No 10 who called the meeting between Boris Johnson and Sue Gray over the partygate report because he does not deem it necessary. Asked if he had called Downing Street for clarification over the matter, the Education Secretary told the BBC’s Sunday Morning programme: “I don’t need to because I don’t believe that having a meeting with your senior civil servant is material to the outcome. That civil servant is independent in their investigation and has the highest level of professionalism and integrity.”
A person has been taken to hospital after caravan fire which is being investigated.
Carpet bombing is indiscriminate - devastatingly destructive and utterly random. The town in eastern Ukraine's Donbas has seen its topography alter dramatically in the last 72 hours as the Russians intensify their assault on the region.
On the day Moscow claims to have taken control of Mariupol, a call has been made for Russia to be held financially responsible for "crimes it has committed" in Ukraine. President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called on allies to sign a multi-lateral agreement to push for it to happen - as "evil must be answered". Under such a multi-lateral agreement, he said, any Russian funds and property under the jurisdiction of partner countries must be seized or frozen, and then confiscated and channelled directed to a "specially created fund from which all victims of Russian aggression can receive appropriate compensation".
YORK City have sealed a return to the National League after a five-season absence from the fifth-tier of English football.
Viktor Ovsyannikov speaks out on his defence of a 21-year-old tank commander who shot and killed an unarmed civilian
JOHN Studholme (The Cumberland News, letters, May 13) states that ‘people are not happy (with Brexit)’ on the basis of a very small survey.
Undiplomatic remarks from Jean-Yves Le Drian follow war of words between nations over abandoned submarine deal
An Israeli court has sentenced six Palestinian inmates to five years in prison for tunneling out of their cell last year and escaping from a high-security facility
LIFEBOAT crews rushed to help the medical evacuation of a patient from Green Island.
Australians head to the polls on Saturday to vote in a national election that shows the Opposition ahead in opinion polls. The Labor Party is narrowly ahead of the ruling conservative coalition although a strong showing by climate-focused independents could lead to a hung parliament. Opposition leader Anthony Albanese's centre-left Labor Party is a favourite to win its first election since 2007.
The Taoiseach was also critical of what he labelled a “unilateral strain” within the British Government.
Government stoushes with the civil service and Wagatha Christie feature on the front pages on Sunday.