Day: May 25, 2024

What the papers say – May 26 thumbnail

What the papers say – May 26

May 25, 2024

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Mandatory national service for 18-year-olds if Tories win, Sunak vows thumbnail

Mandatory national service for 18-year-olds if Tories win, Sunak vows

May 25, 2024

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SNP will stand against ‘twin threats’ of austerity and privatisation – Swinney thumbnail

SNP will stand against ‘twin threats’ of austerity and privatisation – Swinney

May 25, 2024

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The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas author: Don’t read novels for Holocaust facts

May 25, 2024

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Heavy downpours on the way with thunderstorms set to lash England and Wales thumbnail

Heavy downpours on the way with thunderstorms set to lash England and Wales

May 25, 2024

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London water tested for parasites after families suffer diarrhoea and vomiting thumbnail

London water tested for parasites after families suffer diarrhoea and vomiting

May 25, 2024

A London water supply has been sent for testing after residents as young as four-years-old have reported suffering with severe diarrhoea and vomiting. Families living in Beckenham, south east London have said they have been struck by stomach bug lasting for days at a time. One woman was so unwell she went to hospital with […]

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Tom Holland fans can’t cope with his divisive ‘footballer haircut’ thumbnail

Tom Holland fans can’t cope with his divisive ‘footballer haircut’

May 25, 2024

Tom Holland’s new haircut is causing quite the online commotion. The Spider-Man actor, 27, just opened his West End run of Romeo and Juliet, and fans are having a good chin wag all about it. But it’s not his acting that has got everyone talking – although he was dubbed ‘mesmerising’ by critics – but […]

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FTSE-100 housebuilder Persimmon weighs £1bn bid for rival Cala thumbnail

FTSE-100 housebuilder Persimmon weighs £1bn bid for rival Cala

May 25, 2024

One of Britain’s biggest housebuilders is exploring a £1bn takeover bid for Cala Group, a rival player in the sector which has been put up for sale. Sky News has learned that Persimmon, which has a market value of £4.74bn, is leaning towards submitting an offer for Cala ahead of a bid deadline next week. […]

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£161,000 for 20 days? Nick Candy bemoans One Hyde Park service charge thumbnail

£161,000 for 20 days? Nick Candy bemoans One Hyde Park service charge

May 25, 2024

The billionaire British property developer Nick Candy has said he only spends about 20 days a year in his £175m penthouse flat at One Hyde Park in London. Candy, 51, who developed the “superluxe” Knightsbridge apartment building overlooking the royal park and acquired one of the flats for himself, said it irritated him that he […]

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Woman dies after two stabbed on English beach

May 25, 2024

A woman has died after being stabbed on a beach in Bournemouth.  Dorset Police were called to reports of two women who had been stabbed on Durley Chine Beach at around 11.45pm on Friday. A 34-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene, while a 38-year-old was taken to hospital with serious injuries. Both of the […]

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