Kensington Palace hits out at ‘madness’ of conspiracy theories about Princess of Wales’s health

March 2, 2024

Kensington Palace has said the Princess of Wales is “doing well” and spoke about the “madness of social media” after theories spread online about her health. Official Royal channels have been reluctant to share details of Kate’s condition after she spent time in hospital at the beginning of this year for abdominal surgery.  It had […]

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Rishi Sunak says UK ‘must face down extremists undermining democracy’ saying forces ‘ trying to tear us apart’

March 2, 2024

Rishi Sunak has said UK democracy is being targeted amid the ongoing Israel-Gaza conflict, saying Britain’s streets had been hijacked by groups hostile to British values. Mr Sunak said in a Downing Street address that there were “forces here at home trying to tear us apart”, and criticised the victory of George Galloway in the […]

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15 alternative things to do in London that aren’t the same old tourist traps

March 2, 2024

London certainly isn’t short of attractions — but the obvious choices can be overcrowded and, let’s be honest, a little overpriced. Those looking for hidden gems off the tourist trail, simply need to know where to look. That’s because the capital is brimming with alternative activities – some of which won’t even cost you a […]

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On this day 2018: Katarina Johnson-Thompson wins World Indoors pentathlon gold

March 2, 2024

Sign up to our free sport newsletter for all the latest news on everything from cycling to boxing Sign up to our free sport email for all the latest news Great Britain’s Katarina Johnson-Thompson claimed her first global title on this day in 2018, winning the pentathlon at the World Indoor Championships in Birmingham. The […]

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How ‘no-go zone’ myth spread from fringes to mainstream UK politics

March 2, 2024

The claim by a former government minister earlier this week that parts of London and Birmingham with large Muslim populations are “no-go areas” has highlighted the enduring myth that there are UK neighbourhoods and towns unsafe for white people. Paul Scully, the MP for Sutton and Cheam in Greater London, later retracted his suggestion that […]

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‘Grief can destroy you – but it can be a powerful force for good’: Alex George on ending antidepressant shame

March 2, 2024

“I think in many ways it probably saved my life,” says Alex George, of the antidepressant medication he started taking following his younger brother’s suicide in 2020. “I think it’s important for people to understand that sometimes, you’ve got to do what you’ve got to do to get through.” George, or “Dr Alex” as he […]

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Three injured in Clapham after shots fired by moped rider being chased by police

March 1, 2024

For free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox sign up to our breaking news emails Sign up to our free breaking news emails Three people have been injured after shots were fired by a moped rider who was being chased by police in south London. Officers had been pursuing the moped […]

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Three people taken to hospital after shooting in south London

March 1, 2024

Three people have been taken to hospital after shots were fired by a moped rider in south London, the Metropolitan police said. Police were seen chasing the bike through Clapham after the incident on Friday afternoon. The firearm, believed to be a shotgun, was discharged from the vehicle in the Clapham Common area. Two people […]

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Prince Harry granted access to secret documents in phone hacking claim

March 1, 2024

Prince Harry has successfully secured the release of confidential documents from the Leveson Inquiry as part of his phone hacking case against the publishers of the Daily Mail. The decision permitting the Duke of Sussex to access the files was taken by Culture Secretary Lucy Frazer. Harry and six other high-profile claimants want to use […]

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Gunmen on moped opens fire in Clapham Common, injuring three

March 1, 2024

A gunman on a moped opened fire at London’s Clapham Common during a police chase. Three people have been injured, with one rushed to a hospital, while others were treated at the scene, the London Ambulance Service said. Multiple Metropolitan Police vans and cars can be seen outside the Tube station as the suspect remains […]

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