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Four boys charged over homophobic attack on gay couple

25th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteFour boys aged between 15 and 17 have been charged with an aggravated hate crime over a homophobic attack on two women on a London bus. Melania Geymonat, 28, from Uruguay, and her American girlfriend Chris were on a night bus heading home to Camden, north London, on […]

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Commuters stranded for hours as UK endures hottest July day ever

25th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteHundreds of commuters were stranded on faulty trains for hours as the UK sweltered through its hottest July day ever. Temperatures reached 38.1C (100.58F) in Cambridge, the Met Office said, beating the previous record of 36.7C (98.06F) set at Heathrow in July 2015. Thousands of people flocked to […]

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Longest decline for high street since 2011 – CBI

25th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Retail sales in the UK have suffered their longest period of decline in eight years, according to a Confederation of British Industry (CBI) survey. The poll covering the year to July showed a fall for the third month in a row, the longest sustained downturn since 2011, […]

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Laughing May enjoys first 'day off' at Lord's cricket match

25th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Chris Robertson, news reporter Theresa May has been spotted laughing and looking relaxed as she enjoyed the cricket at Lord’s, a day after stepping down as PM. She was joined by former ministers and staff on her first day as a backbench MP in 17 years. […]

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John Leslie appears in court charged with sexual assault

25th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site TV presenter John Leslie has appeared in court charged with sexually assaulting a woman in London more than a decade ago. The former Blue Peter star is accused of committing the offence in Westminster in December 2008, when the complainant was aged 30. He appeared in the […]

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Business groups urge new PM to back Heathrow plan

25th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Mark Kleinman, City editor Boris Johnson is facing his first substantive challenge from Britain’s business community with a demand that he ditches his long-standing opposition to the expansion of Heathrow Airport. Sky News has learned that five major UK business groups, including the CBI and British […]

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The 1975, Foals and Dave among acts up for Mercury Prize

25th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Gemma Peplow, arts and entertainment reporter Foals, The 1975, Dave, Anna Calvi and Cate Le Bon are among the artists whose albums have been shortlisted for this year’s Mercury Prize. Other acts up for the prestigious award are Fontaines DC, black midi, IDLES, Little Simz, slowthai, […]

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UK warship to escort British ships through Strait of Hormuz

25th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Deborah Haynes, foreign affairs editor – exclusive The Royal Navy has been tasked with accompanying British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz to protect them from Iranian attack, Sky News has learnt. HMS Montrose, a Type 23 frigate, conducted the first accompanied mission overnight on Wednesday […]

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Two Britons killed in plane crash in French Alps

25th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteTwo British men have been killed in a light aircraft crash in southeastern France during a “trip of a lifetime”. Andrew Buck, 37, and an 18-year-old who has not been named were travelling in a leisure aircraft when it crashed in a valley near Larche, in the French […]

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'Sick' robbers jailed after holding knife to baby's throat

25th July 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteMembers of a gang who forced their way into a house and held a knife to a baby’s throat in Coventry, have been jailed for a total of 43 years. Cousins Joshua Juggan and Malik Ragnatt, alongside Daniel McKain and Gregory Crockett, tied two women to chairs and […]

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