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It’s said to be consistent with a fall A body found in Tenerife matches the fingerprints of missing teenager Jay Slater and the cause of death is consistent with multiple injuries sustained during a fall in a rocky area, a Spanish court has said. The Canary Islands High Court of Justice confirmed the body was […]

The West faces a “deadly quartet” of Russia, China, Iran and North Korea, the head of the Government’s root-and-branch defence review has warned. Former Nato chief Lord Robertson of Port Ellen said the four states were “increasingly working together”. Vladimir Putin has relied on supplies from the states to wage his war in Ukraine, with […]

Vaughan Gething is quitting as Welsh First Minister after four members of his Government resigned and demanded he leave office. He said he had “taken the difficult decision to begin the process of stepping down as leader of the Welsh Labour Party and, as a result, First Minister” and will now discuss a timetable for […]

He says it is time for a “new chapter” for the national team. He announced his decision to quit in a statement issued by the Football Association on Tuesday morning, following the team’s defeat to Spain in the Euro 2024 final on Sunday night. “As a proud Englishman, it has been the honour of my […]

MvG win 10-6 at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens Michael van Gerwen won the first-round battle of the heavyweights at the World Matchplay as he sent rival Luke Littler packing. Three-time champion Van Gerwen got the worst draw possible against the teenage prodigy, who was unseeded going into the tournament owing to his recent arrival on the […]

London’s blue-chip index fell by 0.9% on the day The FTSE 100 slumped on Monday after a profit warning from luxury fashion house Burberry sparked a rout across several different sectors. The blue-chip index fell 70 points to end the day on 8,183, a 0.9% drop. Investors were spooked after Burberry warned of a 21% […]

It’s in a bid to protect the country from a “more dangerous and volatile world” Sir Keir Starmer has launched a review of the UK’s defence to protect the country from a “more dangerous and volatile world”. The Prime Minister said spending would be “responsibly increased” to bolster Britain’s “hollowed-out armed forces”. It comes after […]

It’s due to renovation work at Ibrox Rangers have confirmed plans for a temporary switch to Hampden. The Scottish FA and league boards have approved the plan for the Light Blues to play their opening home games at the national stadium while renovation works continue at Ibrox. A delayed shipment of steel from Asia has […]

The findings have been published in BMJ Public Health Children living in the most deprived areas are three times more likely to need rotten teeth removed in hospital, according to a study. Researchers said there was an urgent need for fairer access to dental services in order to tackle inequalities. The findings, published in BMJ […]

That’s according to the group, Hospice UK UK hospices are in crisis and their financial stability is at a critical point, leaders have warned. Hospice UK, which represents more than 200 hospices across the UK, said the sector’s finances are in their worst state for 20 years. At least a fifth of hospices have cut […]



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