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Month: June 2022

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Tory deputy chief whip quits after drunken incident

The Government deputy chief whip has resigned following a drunken incident in which he “embarrassed myself and other people”. Chris Pincher, who was responsible for maintaining discipline among Tory MPs, apologised to Boris Johnson, saying it had been “the honour of my life” to have served in the Government. The Sun reported that he stood down after assaulting two fellow guests at the Carlton Club – a Tory Party private […]

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Lewis Hamilton Bernie Ecclestones comments on Putin will put us back decades

Lewis Hamilton has hit out at former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone, warning that his praise for Vladimir Putin will “put us back decades”. The racing driver urged broadcasters to shun the 91-year-old and said that someone who supported “killing” people should not be given a platform. Interviewed on ITV’s Good Morning Britain on Thursday, Mr Ecclestone described the Russian president as a “first-class person” and appeared to downplay his invasion […]

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Max Verstappen insists it is wrong to expel Nelson Piquet from Formula One

World champion Max Verstappen insists Nelson Piquet is not racist and believes it is wrong to expel him from Formula One. Verstappen, whose girlfriend Kelly Piquet is the Brazilian triple world champion’s daughter, also claimed the offensive remarks – which have overshadowed the build-up to this weekend’s British Grand Prix – have been blown out of proportion. Piquet, 69, issued an apology to Hamilton on Wednesday, but said the term […]

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I cried Wimbledon fans react to Boulter win after death of her grandmother

Wimbledon fans broke down in tears and roared in support for Katie Boulter as she won her second-round singles game two days after her grandmother died. The 25-year-old Leicester-born player said she was “shaking” after the biggest triumph of her career, and dedicated the win to her grandmother. Her mother, Sue Boulter, was also seen beaming with pride as she watched her daughter triumph over the Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova […]

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Viewers get first look at EastEnders new drag queen character

EastEnders has offered viewers a glimpse at the first drag queen character to feature on the soap. Matthew Morrison will debut as Felix Baker, also known by his stage name Tara Misu, in scenes airing this summer. The younger son of Mitch’s estranged brother Avery (Omar Lye-Fook), Baker will arrive in the Square prompting conflict and new storylines. He will make his entrance alongside Avery and Finlay (Ashley Byam), his […]

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The Queen jokes with Duke of Buccleuch at Reddendo parade in Scotland

The Queen shared a joke with the Duke of Buccleuch at the Palace of Holyroodhouse on Thursday afternoon as she was presented with a gift from the historic Reddendo parade. Traditionally, monarchs are presented with two arrows from the Queen’s Body Guard for Scotland Archers. She was presented with a striking glass sculpture designed by Colin Reid, which she joked with the Duke of Buccleuch was “much better” than two […]

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BT workers vote to strike over pay

BT workers have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strikes in a dispute over pay. Members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) at BT and Openreach overwhelmingly backed industrial action. General secretary Dave Ward said BT was facing the first national strike since the company was privatised in the 1980s. Mr Ward said it was the first time a group of call centre workers had voted for industrial action. A vote […]

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Lewis Hamilton queries role of older voices in F1 after Nelson Piquet comment

Lewis Hamilton has questioned “why we are giving the older voices a platform” following former Formula One world champion Nelson Piquet’s alleged racist slur against the British driver. The 69-year-old Brazilian apologised “wholeheartedly” but insisted the word he used had been mistranslated. Hamilton, speaking ahead of this weekend’s British Grand Prix, said: “I don’t know why we are giving the older voices a platform. “We are looking to go somewhere […]

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