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Formula One has announced that next year’s Chinese Grand Prix will be cancelled. The race in Shanghai – due to take place on April 16 – has been scrapped amid ongoing coronavirus restrictions in the country. The sport is now facing a four-week hole in the 2023 calendar with the defunct round in China sandwiched […]

Samantha Dixon has held the constituency for Labour, following the resignation of Christian Matheson Labour has won the City of Chester by-election, retaining the seat and delivering a defeat to Rishi Sunak in his first electoral test as Prime Minister. Local councillor Samantha Dixon re-won the seat for Labour with a 10,974 vote majority, after the contest […]

The Cornish seaside town of St Ives has come out on top St Ives has been crowned Britain’s happiest place to live in an annual survey. The Cornish seaside town overtook Hexham in Northumberland to take this year’s top spot in Rightmove’s survey, having alternated with the market town for first place since 2019. Hexham […]

It’s the first Westminster by-election since Boris Johnson’s departure kicked off months of chaos Rishi Sunak is facing his first test at the ballot box as voters go to the polls to choose a new City of Chester MP. The contest will give both Labour and the Tories a glimpse into how voters are reacting […]

The Fleetwood Mac star has died at the age of 79 Former US president Bill Clinton was among the famous faces remembering “rock n roll icon” Christine McVie and her “legendary career”. Heavyweights from across the music industry including Duran Duran, Haim, Questlove and Sheryl Crow all posted online tributes to the Fleetwood Mac star following news […]

Lady Susan Hussey repeated asked British-born charity boss where she ‘really came from’ The Prince of Wales has backed the decision of his godmother Lady Susan Hussey to apologise and resign from the royal household after she repeatedly questioned a black British-born charity boss about where she “really came from”. The incident, which left the […]

Their aim is to get patients into beds more quickly and better manage demand More than 40 NHS “traffic control centres” have gone live across England with the aim of getting patients into beds more quickly and managing demand. The “winter war rooms” will use data to respond to pressures on the health system, with staff able […]

The Rolling Stones have announced a new greatest hits album filled with star-studded features including Lady Gaga, Bruce Springsteen and John Mayer. Due to be released on February 10 2023, GRRR Live! will capture the rock band’s 2012 show at Newark, New Jersey’s Prudential Center which was part of their 50th anniversary tour. Alongside global […]

Sir Rod Stewart has announced the death of his brother Bob, two months after the loss of his other brother, Don. The 77-year-old singer paid tribute on Instagram, sharing an image of a candle and the message “Rest in peace”. He wrote: “It’s with great sadness that I announce the loss of my brother Bob […]

A coroner has apologised to the families of 11 men who were killed in the Shoreham Airshow tragedy for their seven-year wait for answers. West Sussex senior coroner Penelope Schofield expressed her “deepest regret” that the ordeal endured by relatives of those who died had been “added to” by delays to the inquest. The victims […]


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