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Covid 19 Omicron outbreak: MP Phil Twyford joins Prime Minister in testing positive for Covid

The Minister of State for Trade and Export Growth has tested positive for Covid-19 this morning. Phil Twyford tested positive from a RAT after beginning to feel symptomatic on Friday evening, and is displaying moderate symptoms, a spokesperson said. This comes after Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern also tested positive, having been symptomatic since Friday evening. […]

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UK weather: Brits to sizzle in 24C heat on warmest day of the year so far

UK weather: Warm temperatures forecast by Met Office We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The south east will see the warmest […]

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Levi Bellfield’s fiancée says serial killer ‘not monster’ and enjoys ‘cuddles’

The fiancée of Milly Dowler's twisted killer Levi Bellfield insists he's "not a monster" and says they "kiss and cuddle" in prison. It was revealed earlier this week that the 53-year-old serial killer had proposed to a female prison visitor, and that she'd said yes. The woman is reportedly a blonde in her 40s who […]

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Russian accused of killing civilian is first to face trial for war crimes

The war in Ukraine is far from over but the alleged war crimes trials have already begun as the first Russian soldier is brought to court. The Ukrainian court today held a preliminary hearing after a 21-year-old Russian soldier was charged with the murder of a 62-year-old Ukrainian civilian. The defendant, a Russian tank commander […]

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Ring doorbell murder suspect is cleared of charges as brother set for retrial

Don’t miss a thing! Sign up to the Daily Star’s newsletter A ring doorbell murder suspect has been cleared from court after a jury could not reach a verdict. Jordan Brophy was killed as he broke into a family home in Halewood, Merseyside by homeowner Karl Townsend and Jamie Cunningham. Brophy and three other men […]

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Eurovision vote bias scandal as Spain’s entry sparked controversial revote calls

Eurovision: Naga Munchetty questions fairness of contest We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Eurovision kicks off tomorrow night as the UK […]

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Ask Amy: Husband snoops on wife’s private writing – The Denver Post

Dear Amy: I’m asking you to weigh in. My husband thinks that it’s fair game to read my computer or phone screen over my shoulder, even when I’m clearly writing or viewing something private. I’ve asked him many times over the years not to do this, but he refuses to stop reading my screens. He […]

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Would-be thief busted stealing from community project in Auckland

An environmentalist working to restore a stand of native bush in Auckland caught a would-be thief in the act earlier this week after months of repeated thefts. Geoff Reid filmed his encounter with the man, which quickly turned violent when he confronted him attempting to remove water tanks used by volunteers at Okura Bush at […]

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Huge 8m shark circles kayakers for 30 minutes in quiet UK bay

Incredible footage shows a huge basking shark swimming just metres away from kayakers in a bay in Britain. Eilidh Beck was kayaking at Newtown Bay in Millport, Isle of Cumbrae, Scotland, on Sunday (May 8) when she spotted the approximately eight metre long animal in the water. Footage shows the shark's fin and tail sticking […]

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Putin’s successor ‘could be young mystery man’ who is one of few he trusts

There’s continuing speculation that Russian leader Vladimir Putin is suffering severe health problem as rumours over a potential successor now have eyes on a young mystery man he was close with at the Victory Day parade. He has appeared unsteady and weak in recent pubic appearances, and sparked further speculation when he missed an ice […]