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A man has received a “fantastic” response to his ice cream van selling groceries to locals on the Isle of Skye, and has raised enough money to repair it after the van was damaged during Storm Isha. Andrew Feeney, 40, told the PA news agency he was inspired by the multi-purpose ice cream vans of […]

An 18-month visa extension scheme has been announced From early 2025 those in the UK under one of the Ukraine visa schemes will be able to apply to stay for another 18 months, the Home Office said. The first visas which granted three years leave in the UK under programmes such as Homes for Ukraine, […]

Mohamed Salah returned from injury to score Jurgen Klopp praised an “exceptional” Liverpool performance in defeating Brentford 4-1 at the Gtech Stadium to consolidate their position at the top of the Premier League. Mohamed Salah scored on his first appearance since returning from a hamstring tear picked up on duty at the Africa Cup of Nations, with […]

Over 200,000 people attended the demonstration in London The arrests were for a string of alleged offences, including inciting racial hatred, suspicion of support for a proscribed organisation in relation to a placard, and assaulting emergency workers. Protesters met at the south of Park Lane, holding banners calling for a “ceasefire now” and chanting “free, […]

Farmers in Kent are stationing their tractors in a supermarket car park to protest against cheap imports and “win over” the British public. Around 20 tractors are parked at Tesco Extra in Whitfield, near Dover, to raise awareness of the threat to food security in the UK, because of the “unfair” treatment of British farmers. […]

Gavin And Stacey star Rob Brydon has dismissed rumours that the British sitcom will be returning to screens, but said he would “love it if it were true”. Earlier in the week reports circulated online claiming that the cast would be filming a Christmas special over the summer, five years on from the dramatic cliff-hanger […]

Flood warnings are in place with heavy rain set to lash Britons during a weekend washout. All of England and Wales is covered by yellow Met Office rain alerts lasting from Saturday afternoon to Sunday evening, though Northern Ireland and Scotland will also be damp. They warn of possible flooding, travel disruption and power cuts, […]

The Foreign Secretary has urged China to use its influence to pressure Iran over Houthi attacks in the Red Sea in a meeting with the Chinese foreign minister. A statement from the Foreign Office (FCDO) said Lord David Cameron met with Wang Yi at the Munich Security Conference on Friday to “support constructive engagement” between […]

The Duke of Sussex is willing to step into a temporary royal role while his father undergoes cancer treatment, it has been reported. The Times newspaper reports Harry has told friends he would step into such a role while Charles is unwell. The duke and his father are said to have had several “warm exchanges” […]

Foreign Office officials have summoned the Russian Embassy amid anger in Western capitals over the death of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Foreign Secretary Lord Cameron said Russian President Vladimir Putin must be held accountable, as he warned that there should be “consequences” for the Moscow leader, of whom Mr Navalny was one of the […]

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