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Divorced City worker sues elite dating service for 'distress and upset' after she failed to meet anybody despite being promised wealthy 'bachelors you dream of' for £12,600 sign-up fee

Monday  11:54,   25 june 2018

Divorcee Tereza Burki (pictured), who lives in Belgravia, central London, has taken Seventy Thirty to the High Court after failing to find love despite being promised 'bachelors you dream of'.Divorcee Tereza Burki, who lives in Belgravia,[...]
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Jeremy Corbyn Under Pressure From Local Labour Parties To Back Second Brexit Referendum

Monday  09:45,   25 june 2018

Jeremy Corbyn has come under renewed pressure from within Labour to back a second EU referendum. On Monday, a new campaign by grassroots party members, Labour for a People’s Vote, was launched to demand the party keep open the option of stopping[...]

Salisbury poison homes ‘to be bought by taxpayer in £1m deal’

Sunday  17:15,   24 june 2018

Sergei Skripal and police officer Nick Bailey will reportedly be compensated after their houses were contaminated in the March 4 nerve agent attack.The former Russian spy’s house, which is still the scene of an ongoing investigation, will be bought[...]

Potholes caused £70,000 of damage to emergency service vehicles

Sunday  11:15,   24 june 2018

A written-off fire service van was among 171 vehicles reported as damaged since 2015.Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said the van was driving round a corner when it “hit a bump in the road awkwardly and the vehicle veered into the other[...]

SAS: Who Dares Wins star, 40, who heard his wife viciously stabbed to death over the phone is to marry 'remarkable' woman who helped rebuild his life

Friday  15:28,   22 june 2018

Father-of-two Dan Cross heard his wife Nicola being attacked by schizophrenic Marcin Porczynski after he broke into the couple's home in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire.Father-of-two Dan Cross, 40, heard his wife Nicola being attacked[...]

First soldier to receive VC from Queen dies

Friday  13:50,   22 june 2018

The first soldier to receive a Victoria Cross from the newly crowned Queen in 1952, has died at the age of 90. Bill Speakman was awarded the VC - Britain's highest military honour - for his bravery in leading a military action during the Korea[...]

Fresh fears for UK elms as ‘first evidence’ of new pest confirmed

Friday  10:51,   22 june 2018

The zigzag elm sawfly creates a distinctive feeding trail on leaves which conjures up images of the Mark Of Zorro, experts said.The zigzag elm sawfly, originally found in Japan, feeds only on elm leaves and has been progressing steadily through[...]

Gosport nurse ‘forced out’ of job after raising concerns, says daughter

Friday  10:15,   22 june 2018

Penny Wilson says her mother Sylvia Giffin was bullied after voicing her concerns.Sylvia Giffin was among those who first raised concerns about the poor prescribing and administration of opioids at the Hampshire hospital nearly 30 years[...]

What the papers say – June 22

Friday  10:00,   22 june 2018

Theresa May is under pressure over Brexit and Heathrow.The Times reports that aerospace company Airbus is on the brink of becoming the first big manufacturer to pull investment from Britain in the wake of Theresa May’s stalled Brexit[...]

Murder of refugee by mental health patient was avoidable, review finds

Thursday  15:45,   21 june 2018

Kamil Ahmad was murdered by neighbour Jeffrey Barry in July 2016.Jeffrey Barry, 57, stabbed to death his neighbour Kamil Ahmad, 49, at their supported living flats on Wells Road in Bristol at about 2am on July 7[...]

Heatwave on way - with temperatures to hit 30C

Thursday  15:01,   21 june 2018

The UK is set to enjoy a mini heatwave next week, with temperatures predicted to reach up to 30C. After a record-breaking May, June is forecast to end in sizzling sunshine.While many will make the most of the tropical weather, people are being[...]

Jury rules Rashan Charles death 'an accident'

Thursday  11:41,   21 june 2018

An inquest into the death of a man who died after he was chased by police has been branded a farce by his family. A jury found the death of Rashan Charles was an accident following a justified use of force.Mr Charles, 20, died in hospital in the[...]

Take down! Dramatic moment have-a-go hero tackles 'thief who swiped £170 cash from woman at a Tesco ATM' in front of stunned city centre shoppers

Thursday  10:15,   21 june 2018

This is the moment a suspected thief was rugby tackled to the ground by a member of the public in Manchester after a woman claimed cash had been snatched from hand on a city centre street.A flying rugby tackle brought the 43-year-old man to the[...]

Theresa May sees off the Brexit rebels: After Grieve backs down, PM calls for unity to get the best deal for Britain

Thursday  10:00,   21 june 2018

Theresa May's flagship Brexit legislation was on course to become law last night, after rebel ringleader Dominic Grieve capitulated to the Government. A threatened Tory rebellion collapsed amid acrimony when Mr Grieve announced he would be[...]

Go figure: Stonehenge was built using Pythagoras' theorem of geometry 2,000 years BEFORE the Greek philosopher was born

Thursday  09:25,   21 june 2018

The authors of Megalith say that one of Stonehenge’s earliest incarnations, dating from 2750BC, includes a stone rectangle which forms a perfect Pythagorean triangle when split in half. © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The book [...]