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Kurt Zouma summonsed to appear before court over alleged abuse of pet cat

Kurt Zouma has been summonsed to appear before court in relation to a video which emerged in February of him allegedly kicking and slapping his cat. The West Ham defender will appear at Thames Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday alongside his brother Yoan for a first hearing. The pair are being prosecuted under the Animal Welfare Act. Yoan Zouma is alleged to have filmed the incident and is accused of aiding, […]

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Tribute paid to father and daughter killed in Cumbria blaze

A tribute has been paid to a father and daughter who died in a house fire in Cumbria. Paul “Archie” Scott, 58, and Mia Carole Scott, 14, died in the blaze in Distington, south of Workington, at 4.47am on Sunday. In a statement, the headteacher at Mia’s school said that she had an “infectious sense of humour”. “The whole school community is shocked at this incredibly sad news and we […]

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The Queenmobile Queen uses buggy to visit Chelsea Flower Show

The Queen has arrived at the Chelsea Flower Show in a buggy, opting to use the mode of transport at the event for the first time for her comfort. The 96-year-old monarch, who has mobility problems, adapted her traditional visit to see the floral and gardening extravaganza on Monday – the day before it opens to the public She is touring about 10 gardens, but this time was transported around […]

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Education Secretary rejects push for Oxbridge to increase state admissions

Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi has pushed back against the idea elite universities like Oxford and Cambridge should “tilt the system” to accept more pupils from state schools. Cambridge University vice-chancellor Professor Stephen Toope recently told private schools to accept they will get fewer students into Oxbridge in the future. Professor Toope said the university would be “welcoming others” rather than telling students from private schools “we don’t want you”. Mr […]

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Licence fee paying public must be heard and seen in consultation BBC boss

The forthcoming consultation into the future funding of the BBC should ensure the licence fee-paying public is “heard and seen” and outline a “clear set of principles” for the broadcaster, its director-general has said. Tim Davie told the Lords Communications and Digital Committee that the BBC would be putting proposals forward in the coming weeks that set out the “principles and consultation” it thinks should be central to the discussion. […]

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Number of monkeypox cases in England rises to 56

The number of confirmed cases of monkeypox in England has more than doubled to 56. The figure, released by the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) on Monday, increased from the previously confirmed 20 cases. Scotland confirmed its first case on Monday, and Northern Ireland’s Public Health Agency said there are currently no confirmed cases of the virus in their region. Health officials said that while the current outbreak is “significant […]

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Pictures show Boris Johnson raising glass during lockdown leaving party

Boris Johnson can be seen raising a glass at a leaving party in Downing Street during the second lockdown. ITV News obtained four images showing the Prime Minister with a drink in his hand while stood behind a table littered with wine bottles and food. The broadcaster said the pictures were taken at the November 13 2020 leaving party for then-director of communications Lee Cain. Eight days earlier, Mr Johnson […]

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Ex Tory MP jailed for 18 months for sexually assaulting 15 year old boy

Disgraced former Tory MP Imran Ahmad Khan has been jailed for 18 months for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy. Khan, 48, was expelled from the Conservative Party and resigned, triggering a by-election in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, after he was found guilty last month following a trial. The jury heard how he forced the then teenager to drink gin and tonic and asked him to watch pornography, before the attack at […]

todayMay 23, 2022

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Drunken louts jailed for murdering taxi driver in burger row

Two “drunken, entitled louts” have been jailed for life for the murder of a “selfless” taxi driver. Ali Asghar, 39, suffered catastrophic head injuries in a brutal attack after he challenged one of his passengers about eating a chicken burger and chips in his vehicle. He was punched in the head by Connor McPartland, 20, and Martin Treacy, 18, and then kicked while he lay defenceless on the ground. He […]

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