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Month: August 2022

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Two arrested on suspicion of arson after barbecue blaze

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire at Bawsey Country Park earlier today (Sunday).Emergency services were called to the area around 11.40am after a disposable BBQ was thrown into woodland, causing a small fire.The men were detained at the scene by an off-duty police officer while other members of the public helped to extinguish the fire before emergency services arrived. The fire spread across a […]

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William Shatner says space trip hit home how society is gambling with planet

Star Trek’s William Shatner has said his trip to space emphasised to him how society is “gambling” with the planet. Last October, the 91-year-old became the oldest person to travel to space after he blasted off in a rocket built by Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin space travel company. Shatner, who is best known as Captain James T Kirk of the USS Enterprise, revealed that he filmed the voyage for an […]

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Call to Tory leadership contenders to protect vulnerable as bills soar

The two remaining Tory leadership contenders are facing a call to more than double the level of Government support to low-income families to avert a cost-of-living crisis “catastrophe” over the winter. Seventy charities and community organisations have signed an open letter to Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak warning families on benefits face a £1,600 shortfall over the coming months, despite receiving £1,200 in the last Government support package. In the […]

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Teenage boy dies after going into the sea at Skegness

His body was recovered at around 11.30pm last night, say Lincolnshire Police A teenage boy has died after going into the sea at Skegness. Lincolnshire Police said emergency services were called to the scene at around 6.15pm on Saturday after receiving a report that a child under 16 was “in the water”. A search was carried out by police and the coastguard and the boy’s body was recovered at around […]

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Boris Johnson announces dementia mission in memory of Dame Barbara Windsor

He's pledging an additional £95 million in research funding Boris Johnson is launching a new “national mission” to tackle dementia in memory of the late Carry On and EastEnders star, Dame Barbara Windsor. The Prime Minister said the Government would commit an additional £95 million in research funding, meeting a manifesto commitment to double funding into seeking treatments for the disease to £160 million by 2024. He issued an appeal […]

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Manchester United battered by brilliant Brentford to spark full blown crisis

The Red Devils start Sunday at the bottom of the Premier League table Manchester United plumbed new depths after a 4-0 capitulation at Brentford sent Erik ten Hag’s side into full-blown crisis mode after just two games of the season. Through a mixture of catastrophic defensive ineptitude and Brentford opportunism, the Red Devils found themselves four down at half-time. Goalkeeper David De Gea gifted the first two to Josh Dasilva […]

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Labour to call for energy price cap freeze this autumn

Sir Keir Starmer is expected to request that it be kept at the current level of £1,971 Labour will on Monday call for the energy price cap to be frozen at its current level of £1,971 as UK households struggle to pay their bills. The move to block an expected increase to £3,300 in October is expected to put further pressure on the two Tory leadership contenders. A think-tank has […]

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