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- 5th First Minister of Scotland and Leader of the Scottish National Party
Nicola Sturgeon receives her booster jab
Nicola Sturgeon receives her booster jab
Carol Vorderman has opened up about how a family rift kept her from visiting her native Wales for years
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office is not trying to block the publication of an inquiry by a senior civil servant into a series of COVID-19 lockdown-breaking gatherings at his official residence, his spokesman said on Tuesday. Some media have reported that the opening of a police investigation into the allegations would delay a report by civil servant Sue Gray, suggesting a delay might buy time for the prime minister. The spokesman said Gray's team was discussing with the police whether she could still release her report in full after parts of it had been passed to them for their investigation, adding Johnson's office was not involved in those discussions.
The Chuckery Farm on Bell Lane, Altham, is launching ‘Chicken Chats’ once a week from 18 April.
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Roy Hodgson: A look at the career of Watford's new manager
A MAJOR facelift resulted in this little slice of greenery being created in Blackburn in 1973.
COPS seized a car parked on a Glasgow street claiming it had no insurance.
Two-thirds of people who have recently been infected with the Omicron variant say they have had Covid-19 before. The latest findings from Imperial College’s React-1 study found 64.6 per cent of respondents said they had been re-infected with coronavirus. Meanwhile, the study authors have warned that coronavirus cases circulating among schoolchildren since returning to classrooms after the Christmas break could drive up hospitalisations in adults.
Emma Thompson is the latest A-Lister to slam plastic surgery, as the British star recently termed the practice a form of collective psychosis.
If Covid tests stay positive, then isolation continues for a full 10 days.
<strong>Exclusive:</strong> Dossier of events nationwide claims people and animals put at risk and no road-closure permits were issued
A US-based casino operator on Tuesday announced plans to develop a multi-billion-dollar resort off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, a Muslim state in the Gulf where gambling is prohibited.
Weapons sent by the United States arrived at Ukraine’s Boryspil International Airport on January 25, RFE/RL reported.The shipment weighed approximately 80 tons, according to the Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov.US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said, “Our delivery of defensive security assistance to Ukraine today will bolster Ukraine’s defenses in the face of Russian aggression.”This footage was published by RFE/RL, and includes comments from the acting US ambassador to the Ukraine, Kristina Kvien, and Ukrainian Deputy Defense Minister Rostyslav Zamlynskiy. Kvien said, “If President Putin decides to make this reckless choice, we will provide additional defensive material to the Ukrainians above and beyond what we have already sent.”Zamlynskiy thanked the United States for its “support in our fight to defend our sovereignty and independence.” Credit: RFE/RL via Storyful
Neil Young demands Spotify remove his music over Joe Rogan vaccine misinformation. ‘They can have Rogan or Young. Not both,’ writes musician in an open letter to his management that has since been taken down from his website
Britain urged its European allies on Tuesday to have sanctions ready to go if Russia invades Ukraine and said Western unity was vital to deter Moscow. NATO said on Monday it was putting forces on standby and reinforcing eastern Europe with more ships and fighter jets in response to a Russian troop build-up near Ukraine. "We have a hard-hitting package of sanctions ready to go and what I think it would be fair to say is we want to see our European friends ready to deploy that package as soon as there should be any incursion at all by Russia into Ukraine," British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in a statement to parliament.
US-backed Kurdish forces tightened the noose Tuesday around armed jihadists hunkering down inside a Syrian prison, with both sides facing a bloodbath or talks to end the five-day-old standoff.
Thailand has become the first country in Asia to approve the de facto decriminalisation of marijuana - giving people the green light to grow the plant at home. The country first legalised the use of marijuana in 2018 for medical use and research, but now the Narcotics Control Board has dropped it from its list of controlled drugs. People can grow cannabis plants at home under the new rule, but must notify their local government first, health minister Anutin Charnvirakul said.
The Italian-flagged tanker Mare Doricum was offloading crude at the Repsol refinery in Ventanilla, 30 kilometers (19 miles) north of Lima, when it spilled 6,000 barrels into the ocean
Middlesex County Cricket Club chair Mike O'Farrell answered questions from the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee in the House of Commons about the lack of diversity in cricket on Tuesday. During his evidence, he claimed that football and rugby are "much more attractive to the African-Caribbean community" and the South Asian community "prefer to go into other educational fields"; comments that went unchallenged by members of the committee.
More than 1,300 reports of needle spiking have been made to police forces in less than six months.