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Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service would like to hear the public's views on 999 cover proposals for the next three years
MORE than 400 members of construction firm Stonewood Group’s staff and their families enjoyed games, music and food at an evening to celebrate its 50th anniversary.
Laura Muir coasted to gold in the final of the 1500metres at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday night to add to her bronze in the 800m. On paper, Muir was a class apart from the rest of the field and kicked at the bell for a solo time trial to the finish. It continued her strong summer having won bronze at the 1500m at the World Athletics Championships behind Faith Kipyegon, who opted to forego these Games in Birmingham.
China is extending threatening military exercises around Taiwan that have already disrupted shipping and air traffic, further fuelling concerns about potential conflict in the region. According to Moscow, the exercises include anti-submarine drills, apparently targeting US support for Taiwan in the event of a potential Chinese invasion. The Chinese military has said the exercises involving missile strikes, warplanes and ship movements crossing the midline of the Taiwan Strait dividing the sides were a response to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to the contested island last week.
The British pound was little changed against the dollar and euro on Monday as traders digested last week's Bank of England (BoE) decision and turned their focus to growth figures due on Friday that should give clues on the state of the economy. The data, expected to show a contraction during the quarter, will be released a week after the Bank of England (BoE) said it expects the United Kingdom to enter a recession in the fourth quarter this year and not emerge until 2024. The central bank's outlook was coupled with a half-point interest rate rise to 1.75%, a large increase by the BoE's standards but lower than those of some other global central banks, including the Federal Reserve and Bank of Canada.
Chad's transitional authorities and rebel groups have signed a peace agreement in Qatar ahead of a broad national reconciliation dialogue due to begin later this month.
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Raid may have been carried out as part of an ongoing investigation into the ex-president’s alleged theft of classified materials and included a search of his safe
Demonstrators lit fires near the Israeli Defense Force’s (IDF) Hawara checkpoint in Nablus, West Bank, on Sunday, August 7, in protest against Israeli attacks on Gaza.The IDF carried out strikes on areas in Gaza they said targeted Palestinian Islamic Jihad militants, as a part of what they called “Operation Breaking Dawn”.A ceasefire agreement was negotiated to take effect at 11:30 pm local time on Sunday according to local media reports.Footage posted by Quds News Network, who said the footage was taken at Nablus’ southern Hawara checkpoint on Sunday, shows people burning tires. Credit: Quds News Network via Storyful
The British-born singer died ‘peacefully’ at her ranch in Southern California on Monday morning, surrounded by family and friends.
The heatwave is expected to roll over into next week amid an unusually dry August
The Grand Canal boats to avoid, the best aperitivo and the perfect private island hotel for a long weekend in Venice.
‘Pro-impeachment Rep Jaime Herrera Beutler needs a miracle’
Small World Theatre is inviting members of the public to join in an international kite flying festival on Poppit Sands in a show of solidarity and togetherness.
The TV star poked fun at her holiday weight gain, but is on a mission to get back in shape.
A huge fire has broken out metres away from homes in Feltham, west London. Source: London Fire Brigade
Amber Escudero-Kontostathis remains ‘in a lot of pain but making progress every day’ after lethal lightning strike outside White House
The Bros star is one of the highlights of this year's line-up.
A four-year-old girl is feared missing after a terraced home in south London collapsed following an explosion, according to neighbours.
Home Secretary Priti Patel announced the deal in April.