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British Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls honoured in brick form at Legoland

British Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls honoured in brick form at Legoland

British Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls honoured in brick form at Legoland

19 July 2024

A new display puts Lego athletes Tom Daley and Hannah Cockroft alongside Parisian landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower.


Foreign Secretary Lammy signals no blanket ban on arms sales to Israel

Foreign Secretary Lammy signals no blanket ban on arms sales to Israel

Foreign Secretary Lammy signals no blanket ban on arms sales to Israel

19 July 2024

But David Lammy said he would consider issues relating to any offensive weapons used in Gaza.


Teenager locked up for life for towpath murder of young weapons dealer

Teenager locked up for life for towpath murder of young weapons dealer

Teenager locked up for life for towpath murder of young weapons dealer

19 July 2024

Elijah Gokool-Mely attacked Victor Lee near the Grand Union Canal in Willesden Junction, west London.


US tourists pay thousands for new flights after travel home axed in IT outage

US tourists pay thousands for new flights after travel home axed in IT outage

US tourists pay thousands for new flights after travel home axed in IT outage

19 July 2024

Stephanie Thompson said she could not reach either of the airlines she had booked her cancelled flights with so rebooked herself.


IT outage: Holidaymakers urged to check insurance policies for disruption cover

IT outage: Holidaymakers urged to check insurance policies for disruption cover

IT outage: Holidaymakers urged to check insurance policies for disruption cover

19 July 2024

Cover levels, conditions and exclusions can vary between travel insurance providers.


Manhunt launched after prisoner absconds from London hospital

Manhunt launched after prisoner absconds from London hospital

Manhunt launched after prisoner absconds from London hospital

19 July 2024

Graham Gomm, 63, has been on remand for burglary offences at HMP Wormwood Scrubs but fled after being taken to Hammersmith Hospital.


Councillor demands arrests over Leeds riot as locals fear more disorder

Councillor demands arrests over Leeds riot as locals fear more disorder

Councillor demands arrests over Leeds riot as locals fear more disorder

19 July 2024

A bus was set on fire and a police car was overturned as residents in Harehills were warned to stay at home on Thursday night.


Four-nation summit needed now to tackle child poverty, says Flynn

Four-nation summit needed now to tackle child poverty, says Flynn

Four-nation summit needed now to tackle child poverty, says Flynn

19 July 2024

The SNP Westminster leader said the new UK Government must not delay action.


Global IT outage: What happened and when will it be fixed?

Global IT outage: What happened and when will it be fixed?

Global IT outage: What happened and when will it be fixed?

19 July 2024

Cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike has confirmed it is the source of the issue.


Mass IT outage shows how exposed services are, says expert

Mass IT outage shows how exposed services are, says expert

Mass IT outage shows how exposed services are, says expert

19 July 2024

The incident has affected trains, planes, the NHS and media organisations.


Penguin chicks ‘growing fast’ after arrival in safari park colony

Penguin chicks ‘growing fast’ after arrival in safari park colony

Penguin chicks ‘growing fast’ after arrival in safari park colony

19 July 2024

Bubba and Rossco were born at Blair Drummond in June, two months after Nugget’s arrival.


Teenage killer accused of ‘stalking’ by victim hours before fatally stabbing her

Teenage killer accused of ‘stalking’ by victim hours before fatally stabbing her

Teenage killer accused of ‘stalking’ by victim hours before fatally stabbing her

19 July 2024

Holly Newton was repeatedly stabbed by a boy who admits manslaughter, but denies her murder in Hexham, Northumberland last year.


Paula Vennells told government that subpostmasters ‘had fingers in the till’

Paula Vennells told government that subpostmasters ‘had fingers in the till’

Paula Vennells told government that subpostmasters ‘had fingers in the till’

19 July 2024

Former postal affairs minister Jo Swinson gave evidence to the Horizon IT inquiry on Friday.


Vaughan Gething ‘much, much better person’ than portrayed, former FM says

Vaughan Gething ‘much, much better person’ than portrayed, former FM says

Vaughan Gething ‘much, much better person’ than portrayed, former FM says

19 July 2024

Mark Drakeford was speaking on BBC Walescast on Thursday evening.


Government recommits to funding UNRWA as David Lammy praises ‘life-saving work’

Government recommits to funding UNRWA as David Lammy praises ‘life-saving work’

Government recommits to funding UNRWA as David Lammy praises ‘life-saving work’

19 July 2024

The Government will overturn the suspension of UK funding for the UN agency for Palestine.


Whitehall crisis officials working on IT outage, Cabinet minister says

Whitehall crisis officials working on IT outage, Cabinet minister says

Whitehall crisis officials working on IT outage, Cabinet minister says

19 July 2024

The Government response is being co-ordinated through the Cobra system that handles matters of national emergency or major disruption.


Two more men charged in connection with delivery driver’s murder

Two more men charged in connection with delivery driver’s murder

Two more men charged in connection with delivery driver’s murder

19 July 2024

Aurman Singh, 23, was attacked and killed as he made a delivery in Shrewsbury last year.


CrowdStrike ‘actively working’ to fix flaw that sparked global IT outage

CrowdStrike ‘actively working’ to fix flaw that sparked global IT outage

CrowdStrike ‘actively working’ to fix flaw that sparked global IT outage

19 July 2024

Chief executive George Kurtz said the incident was caused by a software defect and not a security incident.


Zelensky appeals for permission to strike Russian targets in Cabinet address

Zelensky appeals for permission to strike Russian targets in Cabinet address

Zelensky appeals for permission to strike Russian targets in Cabinet address

19 July 2024

The Ukrainian President used a historic address to ask Sir Keir Starmer to ‘show your leadership’ and help with Kyiv’s ‘long-range capability’.


Competition watchdog clears Nationwide’s £2.9bn Virgin Money takeover

Competition watchdog clears Nationwide’s £2.9bn Virgin Money takeover

Competition watchdog clears Nationwide’s £2.9bn Virgin Money takeover

19 July 2024

The CMA said there is not a ‘realistic prospect of a substantial lessening of competition’ from the deal.


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