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Month: December 2022

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King expresses deep sadness after death of former Pope Benedict

The King has praised former Pope Benedict XVI’s “constant efforts to promote peace and goodwill to all people” after his death aged 95. Charles expressed his “deep sadness” at Benedict’s death in a message to his successor Pope Francis, as the head of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, also paid tribute. Benedict became the second pontiff in […]

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Marcus Rashford gets the drop on Wolves with late winner for Manchester United

Marcus Rashford climbed off the bench and the naughty step to fire Manchester United to victory at Wolves. The striker, dropped by boss Erik ten Hag for disciplinary reasons, grabbed his 11th goal of the season to send United into the Premier League’s top four with a 1-0 win. Alejandro Garnacho had earlier wasted a golden chance, while David De Gea kept out Ruben Neves’ stunning free-kick at the other […]

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Sue Gray report finds Downing Street lockdown parties were a serious failure

A limited version of the report into No 10 and Whitehall parties during lockdown has criticised a “serious failure” to observe the high standards expected of those working at the heart of Government. Sue Gray’s findings were published online as Boris Johnson prepared to face MPs at 3.30pm as he fights to save his premiership. In a carefully-worded statement, the Cabinet Office said Ms Gray had provided an “update” on […]

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Irish president praises Pope Benedicts steadfast interest in Northern Ireland

Michael D Higgins has paid tribute to former Pope Benedict, who's died today at the age of 95 Irish President Michael D Higgins has led tributes to former Pope Benedict, praising his “steadfast interest in peace in Northern Ireland”. Mr Higgins said Catholics around the world will have learned “with sadness” of the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. The leader of the Catholic Church in Ireland, Eamon Martin, also said he was […]

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Former Pope Benedict XVI dies at the age of 95

In 2013 he became the first Pope in centuries to resign when he stepped down from the role The Vatican says Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the German theologian who will be remembered as the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died at the age of 95. A statement from Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni said: “With pain I inform that Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI died today at 9:34 in […]

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Highlights from the life of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

Some key points in the life and career of the former Pope, who's died today at the age of 95 Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died. Here are highlights from his life. April 16, 1927: Born Joseph Alois Ratzinger in Marktl am Inn, Germany, youngest of three children to Joseph and Maria Ratzinger. 1943-1945: Assistant in Germany’s anti-aircraft defence and infantry soldier; imprisoned in […]

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Tributes paid to great theologian Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI after his death

World leaders and senior religious figures have been remembering the former Pope, who's died at the age of 95 The head of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales has hailed Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI as “one of the great theologians of the 20th century” after his death aged 95. Cardinal Vincent Nichols praised Benedict’s “landmark” trip in 2010 when he became the second pope in history to visit the UK. The German […]

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Edinburghs Hogmanay celebrations return for first time in three years

Covid restrictions have cancelled the famous event for the past two years Thousands of people will attend Edinburgh’s traditional Hogmanay celebrations as they return for the first time in three years. The event was cancelled as a result of Covid-19 restrictions for the last two years. All events hosted in the capital to mark the traditional Hogmanay celebrations in Scotland were sold out, organisers confirmed. Celebrations kicked off on Friday evening with the night […]

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Veteran journalist and The View creator Barbara Walters dies aged 93

She was the first woman to become a TV news superstar in America Barbara Walters, who led the way as the first woman to become a TV news superstar during a career remarkable for its duration and variety, has died aged 93. The death was announced by her network ABC on air Friday night. “Barbara Walters passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by loved ones. She lived her life with no regrets. […]

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