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    North Derbyshire Radio

Month: April 2022

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Boris Johnson promises additional military aid in call to Volodymyr Zelensky

Downing Street say the Prime Minister offered Mr Zelensky the UK’s “continued economic and humanitarian support” Boris Johnson has promised to provide additional military aid to Ukraine as President Volodymyr Zelensky told him what was needed to defend his country against Russian forces. In a call on Saturday afternoon, the Prime Minister offered Mr Zelensky the UK’s “continued economic and humanitarian support”, a Downing Street spokesperson said. Mr Johnson is […]

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UK Government must act to avoid widespread rail strikes says Scottish minister

There's a ballot underway with the RMT Union which will decide whether its members strike over jobs, pay and working conditions A Scottish minister has written to the UK Government urging it to do more to avoid a widespread strike by rail workers. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union are being balloted for strikes over jobs, pay and working conditions, while the Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association (TSSA) […]

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Headteachers vote for Zahawi to intervene over gay author school visit

It's after a diocese banned a gay author from visiting a Catholic school Headteachers have voted for Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi to investigate the diocese which banned a gay author from visiting a Catholic school. Simon James Green was due to visit the John Fisher School in Sutton when the Archdiocese of Southwark intervened days beforehand to stop the visit from going ahead. At the NAHT school leaders’ conference in […]

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Torvill and Dean to be honoured by the Ice Theatre of New York

The 1984 Olympic champions will be recognised during the 35th anniversary of the ice theatre. Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean, considered the trailblazers of modern ice dance, will be honoured on May 9 by the Ice Theatre of New York. The 1984 Olympic champions whose free dance to Ravel’s Bolero stretched far beyond the rigid parameters of their sport — and altered it forever — will be recognised during the […]

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Neil Parish Resigns As Conservative MP over Porn Allegations

Tory Neil Parish will resign as MP for Tiverton and Honiton as he is investigated for allegedly watching porn in the Commons chamber, a statement from his local Conservative association said. Conservative MP Neil Parish has bowed to pressure to say he will resign after admitting to watching pornography in the House of Commons chamber. The 65-year-old farmer admitted to the BBC on Saturday that he watched adult material twice […]

todayApril 30, 2022 3

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Body found in search for missing mother Katie Kenyon

Police searching for missing mother-of-two Katie Kenyon have found the body of a woman. Ms Kenyon, 33, from Padiham, Burnley, was last seen at around 9.30am on Friday April 22, when it is thought she travelled in a silver Ford Transit van which left Burnley towards the Bolton-by-Bowland area of Lancashire. Lancashire Police said officers made the discovery of a body on Friday night in an area of the Forest […]

todayApril 30, 2022 3

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Duchess of Cornwall joins Mary Berry to reveal prize winning pudding

The Duchess of Cornwall has joined Dame Mary Berry to announce the winning recipe of the competition to design a Platinum Pudding dedicated to the Queen. The competition, a collaboration between royal grocer Fortnum & Mason and the Big Jubilee Lunch, forms part of the celebrations in honour of the Queen’s 70 years on the throne. The results will be unveiled during an hour-long BBC One programme, The Jubilee Pudding: […]

todayApril 30, 2022 3

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Almost 600 Ukrainian refugees granted visas to enter to Northern Ireland

Almost 600 Ukrainian refugees have received visas to enter to Northern Ireland. The total number of refugees who have arrived in the region is not currently known, with many arriving at Dublin Airport and crossing the land border. However, some 598 visas have been issued to applicants sponsored by Northern Ireland residents under the Homes for Ukraine scheme. The figures, up to April 26, show most (95) visa sponsors are […]

todayApril 30, 2022 3

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Tory MP Neil Parish suggests he opened pornography in the Commons by mistake

The Conservative under investigation for allegedly watching pornography on his phone in the Commons chamber suggested he may have opened it accidentally as he rejected calls to stand down as an MP immediately. Neil Parish said he would be continuing his “duties” as an MP for Tiverton and Honiton, in Devon, and as the chair of a select committee while “cooperating fully” with investigators after he had the Tory whip […]

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