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Film and TV star Mark Strong will focus his efforts on supporting Ukrainian schools after being appointed as an ambassador of the United24 charity by President Volodymyr Zelensky. The Kingsman and Deep State star, 60, was thanked by the Ukrainian president for his “powerful support” of Ukraine following the Russian invasion in February 2022. During the online call, Strong told […]

A collectable 50p celebrating The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe book by CS Lewis has been unveiled by the Royal Mint. The coin is part of the Mint’s classic children’s literature series. The Mint’s craftspeople have reproduced in fine detail an original illustration of Mr Tumnus and Lucy walking through the snowy woods in […]

Angelina Jolie has said she feels “a bit down these days” and has not been herself “for a decade”. The Lara Croft: Tomb Raider actress, 48, spoke to Vogue about her family life and collaborative creative collective Atelier Jolie, which she says has been “therapeutic” for her. Opening up about her emotions, the actress admitted […]

Ryanair announced it has cut its winter flight schedule due to delays in the delivery of new Boeing 737 planes. It will reduce the number of aircraft it planned to base at several airports across Europe, including East Midlands Airport and Dublin Airport. The airline said it was due to receive 27 new Boeing aircraft between […]

Newcastle boss Eddie Howe saluted his supporting cast after seeing a much-changed team edge past Manchester City and into the Carabao Cup fourth round. Howe left out 10 of the men who started Sunday’s 8-0 Premier League romp at Sheffield United for Wednesday night’s clash with the treble winners, yet saw them emerge with a […]

Dan Wootton has been suspended from GB News following remarks made by Laurence Fox on the broadcaster’s show about a female journalist which have been described as “unacceptable, unjustifiable and indefensible”. Speaking on Tuesday during an appearance on Dan Wootton Tonight, actor-turned-politician Fox made a series of remarks about Ava Evans, the political correspondent for online news site Joe, including […]

The UK’s first drug consumption room for users to take illegal drugs under medical supervision has been approved. The £2.3 million facility is planned for Glasgow’s east end and will allow users to take their own illegal drugs in a hygienic environment with medical staff on hand. First proposed in 2016 following an HIV outbreak in the city, the development of drug consumption rooms has […]

Heinz has created a new sauce for the quarter of consumers who believe it acceptable to eat pasta with ketchup. The new Tomato Ketchup Pasta Sauce is the first of the brand’s pasta sauces to contain ketchup, which makes up 10% of the product alongside 84% tomato puree and other ingredients such as vinegar, olive […]

GB News has launched an investigation into “totally unacceptable” comments made by Laurence Fox about a female journalist during a broadcast. Fox made a series of remarks about Ava Evans, the political correspondent for online news site Joe, during an episode of Dan Wootton Tonight on Tuesday including describing her as a “little woman” and […]

Millie Bright said it was “mind-blowing” that VAR was not used in England’s 2-1 Nations League defeat against the Netherlands. Lieke Martens’ opener for the hosts would have been disallowed for offside if VAR had been in operation, as Danielle van de Donk took part in the build-up after returning from an offside position. But […]

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