Day: July 4, 2020

Ghislaine Maxwell ‘sat on Buckingham Palace throne during tour arranged by Prince Andrew’

July 4, 2020

Jeffrey Epstein’s ex-girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell sat on a throne during a private tour of Buckingham Palace organised by the Duke of York, it has been reported. A photo obtained by the Telegraph appears to show the British socialite reclining on the seat beside actor Keven Spacey in 2002. The paper said that the pair were […]

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'Super Saturday': Traffic chaos on the motorways as millions make first post-lockdown getaway

July 4, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates A fleet of caravans choked traffic on the M5 this morning as millions of motorists tried to make a “Super Saturday” getaway. As lockdown restriction were eased across England, allowing overnight stays and meals out in pubs and restaurants, […]

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Lockdown milestones: From Tiger King and the Dominic Cummings saga, to *that* Imagine video

July 4, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates The UK has been on lockdown since March 23 – and during that time we’ve had major news events, binge-worthy TV shows and questionable celebrity stunts. But as lockdown begins to ease and people start to return to normal, […]

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Super Saturday LIVE: Brits flock to pubs for first time since March and queue for haircut as coronavirus lockdown eased

July 4, 2020

News › UK In what Boris Johnson has hailed “the biggest step yet on the road to recovery”, bars, restaurants, cafes and salons will all welcome back customers today Close The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Brits have flocked to pubs in England for the […]

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Welsh banned from travelling more than five miles to pubs in England on Super Saturday

July 4, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Welsh people fancying a pint on “Super Saturday” can only travel to England if they live within five miles of the border. First Minister Mark Drakeford said that while those living very close to England may be able to […]

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Seven police officers injured after ‘bottles and bricks thrown’ at illegal street party

July 4, 2020

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Seven police officers have been injured after breaking up another illegal lockdown street party last night. Video footage shows huge crowds in White City, west London, chasing police carrying shields at the unlicensed music event. The Metropolitan […]

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'Many' UK Jeffrey Epstein victims yet to come forward, says compensation fund lawyer

July 4, 2020

There are multiple British victims of the paedophile Jeffrey Epstein that have not yet come forward, a US lawyer for a compensation fund has said. The former friend of the Duke of York spent time in London in the 1990s, when he allegedly abused underage girls as young as 14. Last August, the disgraced American […]

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Seven police injured while breaking up illegal music event in west London

July 4, 2020

Seven officers have been injured after police interrupted an unlicensed music event in west London. Police were called to White City on Friday evening following reports of a number of people gathered at an estate. A number of items were thrown at police when they attempted to engage the group, forcing the officers to retreat. […]

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Honk, wipe and flash! Drive-ins open up for the summer

July 4, 2020

Dom Joly says performing to a stadium full of windscreens is weird. “If somebody told me 20 years ago when I started Trigger Happy TV that one day I would come out to a motorway car park and shout ‘Good evening Brent Cross’ to a bunch of people sitting in their cars! I don’t know […]

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Why mothers are bearing the economic brunt of the coronavirus crisis

July 4, 2020

Deborah Haynes has travelled to war zones and interviewed prime ministers, but this week Sky’s foreign affairs editor also gave us a glimpse into the juggle faced by many working parents during lockdown. As she was conducting a live interview from home, her son walked in and requested “two biscuits” (an impressive act of negotiation, […]

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