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A record eight towns are being awarded city status as part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Doncaster, Dunfermline and Bangor are among those winning the civic honours.
Ryedale District Council is consulting residents about their travel habits, aiming to encourage more walking or cycling for shorter journeys.
Make your garden dazzle with these bright and beautiful solar lights
LONDON (Reuters) -Britain's vaccine advisers on Thursday said that an anticipated autumn COVID booster campaign would be aimed at people aged over 65, care home residents, frontline health and social care workers and all adults in a clinical risk group. Britain is offering a spring booster to the over-75s, care home residents and immunosuppressed people, and ministers have spoken openly of plans for a further booster campaign in the autumn. In interim advice, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) stopped short of recommending another shot for all adults, though said the advice would be reviewed and updated.
Exactly what's driving the UK's largest-ever outbreak of monkeypox is a mystery. In Africa it's usually spread by rodents - it doesn't transmit easily between people. Two of the cases live together, but there's no direct contact between the rest.
EasyJet has responded to calls from customers and airport bosses to offer a new destination from Southend.
The world’s best descend on the Alexander Stadium, which reopens ahead of this summer’s Commonwealth Games
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Saturday that he was disappointed in China's efforts to develop areas in the East China Sea, saying that it was "unacceptable." Speaking to reporters in the western city of Kyoto, he said that the government had lodged a complaint against China via diplomatic channels. The Japanese foreign ministry released a statement on Friday confirming an increase in Chinese efforts to develop natural resources in the East China Sea, including in areas that are west of the midpoint between Japan and China.
A court in India has dismissed a request to open locked rooms in the Taj Mahal in a search for Hindu idols in the 17th century wonder. On 12 May, Allahabad High Court threw out the petition of a politician from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), saying the reopening of 22 rooms – locked decades ago for security reasons – must be decided by historians.“It is not for the court to direct what subject needs to be researched or studied,” it ruled as BJP lawmaker Diyva Kumari added the Taj Mahal
There were a record 177 billionaires in the country, according to the Sunday Times Rich List.
The Prime Minister previously signalled plans to begin the controversial policy by the end of May.
THE Yes movement split over whether to join Nato if Scotland becomes independent has deepened, with the Greens accusing an alliance member of behaving as badly as Russia in Ukraine.
Tropical forests help to slow global heating but are also vulnerable to it
Health Secretary Sajid Javid said the support the UK has for Ukraine is "unwavering". He said Ukraine is in desperate need of medical supplies, with Vladimir Putin targeting healthcare facilities like maternity units, hospitals and ambulances.
Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy's barristers are giving their closing speeches in the final showdown.
Sergeant Vadim Shishimarin, 21, has pleaded guilty to shooting dead 62-year-old civilian Oleksandr Shelipov, and asked for 'forgiveness' from his widow in court.
THURROCK Council is facing a barrage of criticism over its “devastating” decision to close two Tilbury nurseries.
Analysis of the faeces found at the site of a prehistoric village near the monument has uncovered evidence of the eggs of parasitic worms.
OEUK chief executive Deirdre Michie said firms need to keep investing in oil and gas for security of energy supply and to back energy transition.