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On Cape Cod, the sea level has risen about a foot in the past century but that hasn’t stopped people moving in, <strong> Louise Boyle</strong> writes
The production company behind Tower Block Of Commons believes the Culture Secretary’s claims to be unfounded but said it will investigate the matter.
Pope Francis has expressed his spiritual closeness to Catholics in China and voiced hope that the church there operates in “freedom and tranquility
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.
Paul Zetter, who has died aged 98, led his family’s football pools business and was founder and chairman of the Sports Aid Foundation, which provided financial support for elite British athletes.
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was hit by a bin lorry in Cumbernauld.
Three rescued loggerhead turtles are released into the Mediterranean off the Tunisian coastal city of Sfax, one, named Marwa, with a tracking beacon glued to its shell to help researchers better protect the threatened species.
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.
Energy boss calls for more government help with ‘unprecedented’ fuel costs
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.”
JOHN Studholme (The Cumberland News, letters, May 13) states that ‘people are not happy (with Brexit)’ on the basis of a very small survey.
YORK City have sealed a return to the National League after a five-season absence from the fifth-tier of English football.
A spokesperson for Johnson said the PM also asked Erdogan on a call to work with Swedish, Finnish and NATO counterparts to address any concerns ahead of a leaders summit in Madrid next month, and said the UK stands ready to support. The UK PM and the Turkish president also agreed to work to unlock supply routes for Ukrainian grain stocks and alleviate rising global food prices, the Downing Street spokesperson added.
World leaders are descending on the Swiss mountain resort for the WEF's belated annual meeting. Here's what the 2022 event is likely to have in store.
Three people were taken to hospital when a section of the stands for spectators watching Trooping the Colour collapsed on Saturday.
Canada's chief public health officer has said that the spread of monkeypox around the world is "unusual" but the risk to Canadians is "low." "It’s unusual for the world to see [this] many cases reported in different countries outside of Africa," Dr Theresa Tam said. As of 19 May Canada has confirmed two cases of monkeypox.
Australia’s Prime Minister-elect Anthony Albanese is a politician molded by his humble start to life as the only child of a single mother who raised him on a pension in gritty inner-Sydney suburbia
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.
Monkeypox, which is related to the now eradicated smallpox virus, is endemic in parts of west and central Africa
Government stoushes with the civil service and Wagatha Christie feature on the front pages on Sunday.