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Just Stop Oil protesters have been arrested for failing to move out of the road in Parliament Square in their latest slow march. The group said 10 supporters, including a wheelchair-dependent, retired cook and members of Christian Climate Action, were detained by police on Wednesday. They were among a larger group of 56 activists who […]

Walkouts are taking place today, on Friday and on Saturday Rail passengers will suffer fresh travel disruption in the next few days because of more strikes in long-running disputes over pay, jobs and conditions. Train companies are warning that services will be “severely reduced” because of industrial action by drivers and other workers. Members of the drivers’ union […]

She’ll make the announcement at a grassroots club in Birmingham England boss Sarina Wiegman names her squad for this summer’s World Cup on Wednesday with injuries having been the major talking point in the build-up to the announcement. Lionesses captain Leah Williamson has been ruled out of the tournament in Australia and New Zealand that gets under […]

Phillip Schofield has been axed as an ambassador for the Prince’s Trust as the charity says it is “no longer appropriate” to work with him. Schofield, 61, resigned from ITV on Friday and was dropped by his talent agency YMU after admitting to an “unwise but not illegal” affair with a younger male colleague. The […]

Nato has sent 700 more troops to Kosovo to help quell violent protests and has put another battalion on standby in case the riots spread, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has said. “We have decided to deploy 700 more troops from the operational reserve force for Western Balkans and to put an additional battalion of reserve forces […]

A draft law that would “outright ban” vapes being sold to children is hoped to significantly reduce the number of young people who use them, a minister has said. Cabinet on Tuesday approved legislation that would ban e-cigarettes being sold to people aged under 18 at shops, and banned them from being sold from vending […]

Royal Navy sailors given a symbolic role in Queen Elizabeth’s funeral procession have been recognised by the King – including a heavily pregnant sailor. Charles presented honours from the Royal Victorian Order (RVO) to around 150 sailors and officers who took part in the historic event or planned the Navy’s involvement, during an open air […]

Royal Blood singer Mike Kerr has come under fire for branding the crowd “pathetic” and departing the show with his middle fingers in the air after performing at BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend. The British rock duo performed on the main stage of the festival in Dundee on Sunday afternoon in a slot between pop stars Niall Horan […]

The pop superstar told fans “I love you” as she kicked off the first of five nights at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium Beyonce said “I can’t believe this is my job” as she dazzled on the first London night of her Renaissance world tour. The pop superstar told fans “I love you” as she opened the […]

The government is planning to close a loophole allowing companies to give free vape samples to kids A new Government crackdown on vape marketing will prevent the “unacceptable” targeting of children and young people, Rishi Sunak has said. Ministers have pledged to close a loophole allowing retailers to give free samples of vapes to children in England, amid concerns […]

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