Covid tiers: large parts of England in tier 3 restrictions after lockdown

November 26, 2020

Significant sections of England including much of the north and Midlands have been placed in the top tier of new coronavirus restrictions, the government has announced, potentially putting ministers on a collision course with Conservative MPs. Only three areas – Cornwall, the Isle of Wight and Isles of Scilly – are in the lowest level […]

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UK weather: heatwave to continue before ‘severe thunderstorms’ roll in

August 9, 2020

Many Britons are set to bask in another hot day, with temperatures well above 30C. The mercury looks set to reach as high as 35C on Sunday – with Kent, Sussex and parts of London being the most likely to see the warmest temperatures, according to Met Office forecaster Craig Snell. The Met Office has […]

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UK’s answer to Disneyland revealed in plans for major new theme park

July 28, 2020

Plans to build a long-awaited huge new theme park that has been dubbed the ‘UK’s Disneyland’ have taken a big step forward.  Designs for the £5 billion ’London Resort’ in Swanscombe, Kent, have been unveiled and people are being asked to have their say. It would be the first park of its kind in Europe […]

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‘Please don’t let me die’: Woman plummets off road bridge after car catches fire

July 18, 2020

A 24-year-old woman who fell to her death from a road bridge as she desperately tried to seek help for her burning car said ‘Please don’t let me die’ to her rescuers. Azra Kemal, 24, was driving down the A21 in Kent after a night out with friends at around 2.30 am on Thursday when […]

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