A flock of 150 sheep have been mobilised to maintain the greenery surrounding the ruins of the ancient city of Pompeii as part of a sustainable agricultural initiative for the archaeological site.
<strong>Feed the Future: </strong>The Independent is calling for more children to be eligible for free school meals
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Twelve people were killed in e-scooter accidents in the year to June 2022, three times the previous year.
Ken Murphy, chief executive of the supermarket giant, said he believes Government energy support launched in October has ‘helped’.
Awaab Ishak’s family say they have no confidence in the board of Rochdale Boroughwide Housing
Martin Lewis has warned shoppers not to buy something on Black Friday “just because it’s half price”. The MoneySavingExpert suggested buying more than you initially intended to means you are wasting 100 per cent of your money. “If you were going to buy it anyway and it’s half price, great, you’ve saved 50 per cent,” Lewis said on his BBC podcast.
LECTURERS at the University of Oxford went on strike today in a dispute over pay, pensions and contracts.
Proceeds will go towards homelessness charity Centrepoint’s Independent Living Programme, which aims to provide genuinely affordable housing for young people
Chris Heaton-Harris said the department needed to take action to live within its budget.
A KEEN photographer from Herefordshire has captured amazing pictures of parachutes at Shobdon Airfield, near Leominster.
Research suggests looking after grandchildren regularly may help prevent loneliness and improve wellbeing
More than 500 Brits who went to Cape Verde have instructed lawyers to investigate their trips after they all became ill.
Daily politics briefing for November 26, as an independent review finds the London Fire Brigade is institutionally misogynist and racist.
A drag artist originally from Douglasville, Georgia, shared footage of the moment when he turned his father into a drag queen, to help him “understand me better”.In the emotional video, published by Blake Mitchell, father and son can be seen bonding over a makeup session in which the elder Mitchell becomes “a southern belle”. Additional footage shows Mitchell doing a piece to camera as his stage character, Mary Lou Pearl, and an interview with his father, Bobby.Mitchell told Storyful that he and his father “have had a tough relationship in the past around my queer identity.” He continued, “He struggled a lot to understand when I started doing drag and was very critical of me. It led to many disagreements and tough conversations between us.”In the video, Micthell’s father said that the idea was on his “bucket list”. As for his son, he said that when his father asked him to put him in drag for the video, “it was a huge turning point in our relationship”.“It meant so much to me that he took this uncomfortable step to try and understand me better,” Mitchell said, adding that he and his father have grown much closer since.“And now I have a new drag sister,” Mitchell added. Credit: Blake Mitchell via Storyful
Isle of Wight travel disruption is expected throughout this afternoon, with cross-Solent travel providers cancelling services.
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A man who died after staying at the Manston migrant processing centre in Kent did have diphtheria, the Home Office has confirmed. A government spokesperson said initial local hospital tests were false negatives, and follow-ups showed that diphtheria may have been the cause of the man's illness. Post-mortem examinations are ongoing, meaning the official cause of death cannot yet be confirmed.
Hundreds of spectators lined the streets of New York City on Thursday as colourful, high-flying balloons helped usher in the holiday season at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.