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British govt’s £30bn emergency Covid-19 budget offers ‘meal deals’ & VAT cuts to get Britons spending

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled an abundance of eye-catching policies to kickstart the coronavirus-battered British economy, with money off restaurant meals and VAT slashed to encourage Britons to get back out and spend. Read Full Article at RT.com
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British govt’s £30bn emergency Covid-19 budget offers ‘meal deals’ & VAT cuts to get Britons spending

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled an abundance of eye-catching policies to kickstart the coronavirus-battered British economy, with money off restaurant meals and VAT slashed to encourage Britons to get back out and spend. Read Full Article at RT.com

20-meter crane collapses onto homes in east London, killing 1 (VIDEOS, PHOTO)

One person has died and four others received medical treatment after a 20-meter crane crashed on top of two terraced houses in Bow, east London, London Ambulance Service has said. Read Full Article at RT.com
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20-meter crane collapses onto homes in east London, killing 1 (VIDEOS, PHOTO)

One person has died and four others received medical treatment after a 20-meter crane crashed on top of two terraced houses in Bow, east London, London Ambulance Service has said. Read Full Article at RT.com

Met chief Cressida Dick apologizes to Team GB’s Bianca Williams over viral ‘stop and search’ incident

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick has apologized for “distress” caused during the stop and search of Team GB sprinter Bianca Williams and her partner Ricardo dos Santos, footage of which went viral. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Met chief Cressida Dick apologizes to Team GB’s Bianca Williams over viral ‘stop and search’ incident

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick has apologized for “distress” caused during the stop and search of Team GB sprinter Bianca Williams and her partner Ricardo dos Santos, footage of which went viral. Read Full Article at RT.com

Court artist's sketch of Johnny Depp appearing in the High Court is ridiculed on Twitter

It's the court case of the year - but the artist charged with depicting a realistic pencil drawing of Johnny Depp, 57, has found themselves the subject of ridicule on social media.
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Court artist's sketch of Johnny Depp appearing in the High Court is ridiculed on Twitter

It's the court case of the year - but the artist charged with depicting a realistic pencil drawing of Johnny Depp, 57, has found themselves the subject of ridicule on social media.

Government unveils new scheme designed to get young job hunters back into work

Chancellor Rishi Sunak said the £2billion fund will subsidise six-month work placements for people on Universal Credit aged between 16 and 24, who are deemed to be at risk of long-term unemployment.
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Government unveils new scheme designed to get young job hunters back into work

Chancellor Rishi Sunak said the £2billion fund will subsidise six-month work placements for people on Universal Credit aged between 16 and 24, who are deemed to be at risk of long-term unemployment.

Coronavirus UK: 126 new fatalities in preliminary death toll

Government figures show the rolling average of deaths now stands at 87 - 26 per cent lower than the figure of 118 registered last Wednesday, which was higher than the same day the week before.
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Coronavirus UK: 126 new fatalities in preliminary death toll

Government figures show the rolling average of deaths now stands at 87 - 26 per cent lower than the figure of 118 registered last Wednesday, which was higher than the same day the week before.

Hundreds of royal staff 'are being axed with up to 250 offered voluntary redundancy'

Up to 250 royal staff look set to lose their jobs this month as the Queen's finances continue to feel the impact of coronavirus crisis, with doubts over whether the Queen will return to London.
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Hundreds of royal staff 'are being axed with up to 250 offered voluntary redundancy'

Up to 250 royal staff look set to lose their jobs this month as the Queen's finances continue to feel the impact of coronavirus crisis, with doubts over whether the Queen will return to London.

Government's SAGE group's role in coronavirus will be 'downgraded'

Scientists said they were concerned that the JBC would end up being even less transparent than SAGE is, giving the public no insight into the science behind the Government's decisions.
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Government's SAGE group's role in coronavirus will be 'downgraded'

Scientists said they were concerned that the JBC would end up being even less transparent than SAGE is, giving the public no insight into the science behind the Government's decisions.

House buyers' joy as Rishi Sunak saves them up to £15,000 by freezing stamp duty in mini-budget

RIshi Sunak announced he would immediately raise the threshold on stamp duty to £500,000 until March 31 2021.
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House buyers' joy as Rishi Sunak saves them up to £15,000 by freezing stamp duty in mini-budget

RIshi Sunak announced he would immediately raise the threshold on stamp duty to £500,000 until March 31 2021.

Mini Budget 2020: 'Eat out to help out' discount plan launched

The Chancellor today unveiled an Eat Out To Help Out programme for Britons to enjoy 50 per cent discount at restaurants to help revive the struggling hospitality sector.
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Mini Budget 2020: 'Eat out to help out' discount plan launched

The Chancellor today unveiled an Eat Out To Help Out programme for Britons to enjoy 50 per cent discount at restaurants to help revive the struggling hospitality sector.

Stamp duty cut: How much it saves on the average home near you

Rightmove saw a 22 per cent rise in traffic within 30 minutes of the so-called mini-Budget, in which the Chancellor increased the initial stamp duty threshold to £500,000
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Stamp duty cut: How much it saves on the average home near you

Rightmove saw a 22 per cent rise in traffic within 30 minutes of the so-called mini-Budget, in which the Chancellor increased the initial stamp duty threshold to £500,000

Mini Budget 2020: £3bn drive for 'green' buildings and 140k jobs

Chancellor Rishi Sunak insisted he wanted to see a 'green recovery with concern for the environment at its heart' as he confirmed the plans in the Commons.
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Mini Budget 2020: £3bn drive for 'green' buildings and 140k jobs

Chancellor Rishi Sunak insisted he wanted to see a 'green recovery with concern for the environment at its heart' as he confirmed the plans in the Commons.

Report finds UK enabled ‘unlawful’ Saudi-led naval blockade of Yemen, as London resumes arms sales to Riyadh

The United Kingdom has been providing naval training to members of the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen, skills which may have been used to impose a widely condemned embargo on the war-torn country, according to a new report. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Report finds UK enabled ‘unlawful’ Saudi-led naval blockade of Yemen, as London resumes arms sales to Riyadh

The United Kingdom has been providing naval training to members of the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen, skills which may have been used to impose a widely condemned embargo on the war-torn country, according to a new report. Read Full Article at RT.com

BoJo's constituency hospital closes to emergencies after Covid-19 outbreak

British PM Boris Johnson’s local constituency hospital in London has closed to Accident and Emergencies (A&E) after a number of NHS staff tested positive for the deadly coronavirus. Read Full Article at RT.com
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BoJo's constituency hospital closes to emergencies after Covid-19 outbreak

British PM Boris Johnson’s local constituency hospital in London has closed to Accident and Emergencies (A&E) after a number of NHS staff tested positive for the deadly coronavirus. Read Full Article at RT.com

Charlie Elphicke accuser weeps as she tells court the ex-Conservative MP 'groped her breast'

The woman, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, said it felt like Elphicke was 'racing' her around his home in central London, in 2007.
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Charlie Elphicke accuser weeps as she tells court the ex-Conservative MP 'groped her breast'

The woman, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, said it felt like Elphicke was 'racing' her around his home in central London, in 2007.

Harrowing video shows 'abducte'd British teenager being bundled into a car in Libya

The dramatic footage shows the teenager screaming for help before being shoved into the passenger seat of a battered Mercedes as her mother, from Wiltshire, pleaded for mercy.
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Harrowing video shows 'abducte'd British teenager being bundled into a car in Libya

The dramatic footage shows the teenager screaming for help before being shoved into the passenger seat of a battered Mercedes as her mother, from Wiltshire, pleaded for mercy.

Prince Andrew agonising over whether he should condemn Ghislaine Maxwell

The Duke of York has so far declined to comment after Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested and charged for grooming underage girls and sex trafficking them for Jeffrey Epstein.
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Prince Andrew agonising over whether he should condemn Ghislaine Maxwell

The Duke of York has so far declined to comment after Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested and charged for grooming underage girls and sex trafficking them for Jeffrey Epstein.

The £4bn cost of shut schools: Parents struggle to cope with childcare

Families are losing an average of £36 per week from their household income as they struggle to cope with increased childcare demands, while some parents are losing in excess of £300.
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The £4bn cost of shut schools: Parents struggle to cope with childcare

Families are losing an average of £36 per week from their household income as they struggle to cope with increased childcare demands, while some parents are losing in excess of £300.

Twins born in London and who have never left the UK are facing deportation to different countries

Darrell Roberts, 24, has been issued a deportation notice by the Home Office. Meanwhile his twin brother Darren has been told by prison staff he will likely be dispatched to Grenada.
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Twins born in London and who have never left the UK are facing deportation to different countries

Darrell Roberts, 24, has been issued a deportation notice by the Home Office. Meanwhile his twin brother Darren has been told by prison staff he will likely be dispatched to Grenada.

Refusing to wear a face mask should be as taboo as drink driving, experts say

Professor Sir Venki Ramakrishnan, president of the Royal Society, said that not wearing a mask should be seen in the same way that drink driving and not wearing a set belt are viewed.
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Refusing to wear a face mask should be as taboo as drink driving, experts say

Professor Sir Venki Ramakrishnan, president of the Royal Society, said that not wearing a mask should be seen in the same way that drink driving and not wearing a set belt are viewed.

Tourist is stranded at Manila Airport for more than 100 days

Roman Tromifov (pictured) has been stuck in the departures hall of Manila International Airport since he arrived from Bangkok on March 20.
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Tourist is stranded at Manila Airport for more than 100 days

Roman Tromifov (pictured) has been stuck in the departures hall of Manila International Airport since he arrived from Bangkok on March 20.

Government could pay 300,000 young people in Rishi Sunak's £2bn plan to prevent unemployment rise

Wednesday's mini-Budget will see Chancellor Rishi Sunak put jobs at the heart of his £2billion scheme to prevent a surge in youth unemployment, and reveal how Britain will boost the economy.
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Government could pay 300,000 young people in Rishi Sunak's £2bn plan to prevent unemployment rise

Wednesday's mini-Budget will see Chancellor Rishi Sunak put jobs at the heart of his £2billion scheme to prevent a surge in youth unemployment, and reveal how Britain will boost the economy.

Hooray, it's a stamp duty holiday! Rishi Sunak's tax cut will give flagging homes market a boost

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is set to axe stamp duty on most homes on Wednesday in a temporary move designed to boost the flagging housing market and which could save buyers thousands.
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Hooray, it's a stamp duty holiday! Rishi Sunak's tax cut will give flagging homes market a boost

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is set to axe stamp duty on most homes on Wednesday in a temporary move designed to boost the flagging housing market and which could save buyers thousands.

China furious at 'conspiracy theories' after dossier's spy claims

Diplomat Charles Parton , who spent 13 years of his 37-year career in China, made public his involvement in the dossier on Huawei amid calls for the company to be axed from Britain's 5G network.
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China furious at 'conspiracy theories' after dossier's spy claims

Diplomat Charles Parton , who spent 13 years of his 37-year career in China, made public his involvement in the dossier on Huawei amid calls for the company to be axed from Britain's 5G network.

Sand artist who created giant masterpieces in Britain dies of heart attack while swimming in sea

Marc Treanor, a sand artist from Wales who created several pieces of large artwork on beaches, died after suffering a heart attack in the sea near a beach he loved in Cornwall last week. 
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Sand artist who created giant masterpieces in Britain dies of heart attack while swimming in sea

Marc Treanor, a sand artist from Wales who created several pieces of large artwork on beaches, died after suffering a heart attack in the sea near a beach he loved in Cornwall last week. 

Johnny Depp 'had tried every drug known to man' by age 14

The Pirates of the Caribbean actor, 58, was speaking during the first day of an explosive libel trial in London involving his estranged wife Amber Heard in which he denied ever hitting her.
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Johnny Depp 'had tried every drug known to man' by age 14

The Pirates of the Caribbean actor, 58, was speaking during the first day of an explosive libel trial in London involving his estranged wife Amber Heard in which he denied ever hitting her.

Travellers invade Prince Charles' 'designer village' of Poundbury

A large dump truck was seen offloading what appeared to be garden waste in Poundbury - the Prince of Wales' estate - sparking fears it is being used as a dumping ground.
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Travellers invade Prince Charles' 'designer village' of Poundbury

A large dump truck was seen offloading what appeared to be garden waste in Poundbury - the Prince of Wales' estate - sparking fears it is being used as a dumping ground.

Paris Jackson opens up about her struggles with self image and how she'd 'cut and burn' herself 

In a new installment of her Facebook Watch series, Paris, 22, talks about her struggles with self image and harming herself during her lowest points suffering from depression.
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Paris Jackson opens up about her struggles with self image and how she'd 'cut and burn' herself 

In a new installment of her Facebook Watch series, Paris, 22, talks about her struggles with self image and harming herself during her lowest points suffering from depression.

Married woman, 32, tricked lover, 18 with baby scans off eBay

Mother-of-three Sarah Dowson, 32, from Basingstoke, Hampshire, sent the deceiving scan pictures to the boy's mother, who subsequently helped raise the child as her grandson.
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Married woman, 32, tricked lover, 18 with baby scans off eBay

Mother-of-three Sarah Dowson, 32, from Basingstoke, Hampshire, sent the deceiving scan pictures to the boy's mother, who subsequently helped raise the child as her grandson.

Coronavirus US: Cases rise in 40 states though death rate falls

Coronavirus infections are now on the rise in 40 states across the US as Sunbelt states like Texas, Arizona and California continue to report record hospitalizations and cases.
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Coronavirus US: Cases rise in 40 states though death rate falls

Coronavirus infections are now on the rise in 40 states across the US as Sunbelt states like Texas, Arizona and California continue to report record hospitalizations and cases.

Jamaica's High Commissioner urges the Commonwealth to confront 'the elephant in the room'

High Commissioner Seth George Ramocan said that Commonwealth countries needed to have an 'open discussion' with the UK about the history of slavery and look at reparations.
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Jamaica's High Commissioner urges the Commonwealth to confront 'the elephant in the room'

High Commissioner Seth George Ramocan said that Commonwealth countries needed to have an 'open discussion' with the UK about the history of slavery and look at reparations.

Grenfell Tower inquiry is urged to be 'on the right side of history' and not 'ignore' race

The Grenfell Next of Kin group has called for an inquiry to investigate the extent to which institutional racism was a factor in the tragedy of June 2017. Four of 75 victims were visitors.
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Grenfell Tower inquiry is urged to be 'on the right side of history' and not 'ignore' race

The Grenfell Next of Kin group has called for an inquiry to investigate the extent to which institutional racism was a factor in the tragedy of June 2017. Four of 75 victims were visitors.

British officials WILL consider telling people to wear face coverings in public, Matt Hancock says

In the House of Commons in London today, Mr Hancock said he would also consider creating badges for people to wear if they had a condition which meant they don't have to wear a mask.
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British officials WILL consider telling people to wear face coverings in public, Matt Hancock says

In the House of Commons in London today, Mr Hancock said he would also consider creating badges for people to wear if they had a condition which meant they don't have to wear a mask.

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