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Novak Djokovic: Tennis star detained ahead of deportation appeal

Novak Djokovic: Tennis star detained ahead of deportation appeal   Novak Djokovic has been detained in Australia ahead of a court hearing that will determine whether the tennis star can stay in the country unvaccinated.   The Serbian faces deportation after his visa was cancelled for a second time, with the government labelling the 34-year-old a threat to the public.   His lawyers are appealing against what they called an […]

todayJanuary 15, 2022 1

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Amnesty: Policing Bill will ‘entrench racism’ in the force

Amnesty: Policing Bill will ‘entrench racism’ in the force THE POLICE bill going through parliament could harm black communities more than any other group, campaigners warn.   The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts (PCSC) Bill, is currently being debated in the House of Lords and is due to be passed this month.   But many leading campaigners believe the new bill will further marginalise black communities, attack freedom of expression […]

todayJanuary 14, 2022 1

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Dutch King Willem-Alexander retires coach amid slavery row

The Netherlands' King Willem-Alexander has announced that Dutch royals will cease using a historic golden carriage amid a debate over slavery links. Critics say that one side of the horse-drawn carriage, called De Gouden Koets, is decorated with an image that glorifies the country's colonial past. Out of use since 2015, the carriage has traditionally been used to carry Dutch monarchs to the opening of parliament. The move comes amid […]

todayJanuary 14, 2022 1

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COVID: Jonathan Van-Tam blows final whistle on time as England’s deputy chief medical officer

COVID: Jonathan Van-Tam blows final whistle on time as England's deputy chief medical officer Sir Jonathan - or JVT, as the prime minister likes to call him - became a household name during the COVID pandemic, known for his football analogies during the Downing Street news briefings. Professor Sir Jonathan Van-Tam is leaving his post as England's deputy chief medical officer, Sajid Javid has confirmed. Sir Jonathan, who was recently knighted, […]

todayJanuary 13, 2022 1

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COVID-19: Self-isolation period in England cut from seven days to five.

COVID-19: Self-isolation period in England cut from seven days to five, Sajid Javid announces The health secretary says data shows that around two-thirds of positive cases are no longer infectious by the end of day five and "we want to use the testing capacity that we've built up to help these people leave isolation safely". The isolation period in England for those who test positive for COVID will be reduced […]

todayJanuary 13, 2022 1

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Prince Andrew’s military affiliations and royal patronages returned to the Queen

Prince Andrew's military affiliations and royal patronages returned to the Queen Prince Andrew's roles will now be redistributed to other members of the Royal Family and not returned to The Duke of York as he focuses on his civil sex case. Prince Andrew has had all of his military titles and royal patronages taken away - and will no longer style himself "His Royal Highness". In a statement, Buckingham Palace […]

todayJanuary 13, 2022 1

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Ronnie Spector – Sadly passed away

12 January 2022 Ronnie Spector, the trail-blazing lead singer of the 1960s all-girl group the Ronettes, has died. The pop star found fame with hits such as Be My Baby, Baby I Love You and Walking in the Rain. A statement from her family said she passed away at age 78 "after a brief battle with cancer". Veronica Greenfield, known as Ronnie Spector, was an American singer who formed the […]

todayJanuary 12, 2022 2

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Sidney Poitier, first Black actor to win best actor Academy Award, dies at 94

The entertainment world mourns Sidney Poitier, the first black man to win best actor Oscar, after his death aged 94 One of Hollywood’s greatest actors, Sir Sidney Poitier, has died. He was 94 years old. Poitier starred in such films as In The Heat Of The Night, Blackboard Jungle, Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner, and They Call Me Mister Tibbs!. Poitier also directed Uptown Saturday Night and Let’s Do It Again—two films he also starred in alongside […]

todayJanuary 7, 2022 9

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Daily lateral flow testing for double-jabbed contacts of coronavirus cases to start on Tuesday

Daily testing for anyone double-jabbed who comes into contact with a COVID-19 case will start from Tuesday. Those fully vaccinated should take a daily lateral flow test for seven days to slow the spread of the virus, the government has said. Unvaccinated adults must continue to self-isolate for 10 days if they are a contact of someone with COVID, and anyone who tests positive or develops symptoms will need to self-isolate. People […]

todayDecember 12, 2021 2

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