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Month: March 2022

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Boris Johnson drops plans to outlaw LGBT conversion therapy

Boris Johnson has dramatically dropped plans for the Government to ban so-called LGBT conversion therapy, it has been confirmed. A leaked Downing Street briefing paper seen by ITV News said “the PM has agreed we should not move forward with legislation” to outlaw the practice. In response, a Government spokesman said they had decided to look at how existing law could be applied more effectively as well as “other non-legislative […]

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Local News

Fundraising to make the dreams come true of an ex-Tesco worker given just 18 months to live

A loving family is pushing to make their aunt’s dreams come true after being given just 18 months to live.Davinia Lewis, 51, of Smith Avenue, North Lynn, was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of cancer this year after undergoing of tests.The diagnosis, which has taken Mrs Lewis over a decade to discover, was one of many as she has spent a lot of time in and out of […]

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Lewis Hamilton I have struggled mentally and emotionally for a long time

Lewis Hamilton has revealed he is “struggling mentally and emotionally” and said it is a “constant effort to keep going”. The seven-time Formula One world champion, who finished 10th at last Sunday’s Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, made the admission via a post on his Instagram story on Thursday. “It has been such a tough year already with everything that is happening around us,” said the 37-year-old. “Hard some days to […]

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Local Sport

Hockey junior award winners line up

Despite Covid hiatus of almost two years, numbers are increasing at Saturday morning sessions, with the Hockey Heroes programme being popular. Our West Norfolk sport news brought to you by the Lynn News, local and trusted, download the Lynn News app

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Rangers back out of controversial friendly with Celtic in Australia

Rangers have pulled out of the contentious Sydney Super Cup clash with Celtic after claiming the organisers were “unwilling to fulfil their commitments” to the Ibrox club. Fans of both Glasgow giants had protested against their clubs’ decision to sign up to play a friendly in Australia during the break in domestic football for the World Cup. Rangers have now announced they will not take part – three days before […]

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Its important to use my voice in the fight against knife crime says Idris Elba

Idris Elba has said he enjoys using his voice to raise awareness of the fight against knife crime and support those affected by it. Elba, 49, grew up in Hackney in east London and gained recognition for his roles in The Wire and Luther. Speaking on Loose Women, Elba revealed the “joy” he gets out of using his voice to campaign against knife crime and support those who have lost […]

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At least I didnt slap anybody for criticising my wife says Sunak

Rishi Sunak has said criticism of his wife is “very upsetting” as he jokingly compared himself to Will Smith in “having our wives attacked”. The Chancellor has come under pressure over his wife, Akshata Murthy, having a 0.91% stake in Infosys, a company founded by her father, which continues to operate in Russia. A statement from the company, which was founded by Ms Murthy’s billionaire father NR Narayana Murthy, is […]

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Police staff urged to reject insulting 21 pay offer

Police staff including 999 call handlers are being urged to reject a “pitiful and insulting” 2.1% pay offer. Unite said the proposed increase, over a 17-month period, would see the pay of some staff rise by just over £1 a day. The union is calling on its thousands of members in England and Wales (but not those in the Metropolitan Police) to reject the offer in a ballot in the […]

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