Month: August 2023

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Missed out on tickets to Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour? Here’s how you can still watch it

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Missed out on tickets to Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour? Here’s how you can still watch it

Attention Swifties - Taylor Swift has announced her Eras Tour will be released in cinemas as a concert film. So far only plans for the US release have been revealed. "The Eras Tour has been the most meaningful, electric experience of my life so far and I'm overjoyed to tell you that it'll be coming to the big screen soon," the star wrote on her social media accounts."Starting Oct 13th you'll […]

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Police van driver who followed boys shortly before fatal crash faces criminal investigation

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Police van driver who followed boys shortly before fatal crash faces criminal investigation

The driver of a police van which was seen on CCTV following two boys on an e-bike shortly before they died in a fatal collision is facing a criminal investigation.The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) said the driver of the vehicle was now being "criminally investigated for dangerous driving".The driver, along with the passenger in the van, had previously been served with a gross misconduct notice.Kyrees Sullivan, 16, and […]

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Body found in search for poet who went missing from Shambala festival

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Body found in search for poet who went missing from Shambala festival

A body has been found in the search for missing poet Gboyega Odubanjo, police have said.Mr Odubanjo, 27, was meant to do a reading at the Shambala festival in Kelmarsh, Northamptonshire, on Sunday - but never arrived for his performance. He was last seen at the festival at around 4am on Saturday.While formal identification has yet to take place, the man's family have been informed and are being supported by […]

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Renowned conductor to get ‘specialist help’ after ‘punching singer’ at concert

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Renowned conductor to get ‘specialist help’ after ‘punching singer’ at concert

Sir John Eliot Gardiner, a classical conductor, has said he is "heartbroken to have caused so much distress" after allegedly punching a musician during a show in France. The incident happened in La Cote-Saint-Andre in France, where the Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique and Monteverdi Choir had just performed Berlioz's Les Troyens. Bass singer William Thomas had left the podium in the wrong direction.Sir John has already withdrawn from the BBC […]

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Turtle washed up on UK beach flown over 4,000 miles to its home

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Turtle washed up on UK beach flown over 4,000 miles to its home

A turtle has been flown to Texas after being washed up on a beach over 4,000 miles away from home.Tally the turtle was left stranded on the beach in Flintshire, North Wales, in 2021. She made the 22-hour journey by air to the US on Wednesday to be released from there into her native waters in the Gulf of Mexico.The turtle had spent 20 months of rehabilitation at Anglesey Sea […]

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Prince Harry says he ‘unravelled’ after tour of Afghanistan triggered trauma of losing his mum

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Prince Harry says he ‘unravelled’ after tour of Afghanistan triggered trauma of losing his mum

The Duke of Sussex has told of an "unravelling" after he returned from his tour of Afghanistan that triggered the "trauma" of losing his mother aged 12.In his Heart of Invictus docuseries released on Netflix on Wednesday, Harry said his "biggest struggle" was "no one around me could really help". "I didn't have that support structure, that network or that expert advice to identify actually what was going on with […]

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Man accused of selling poison to people at risk of self-harm faces 12 new charges

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Man accused of selling poison to people at risk of self-harm faces 12 new charges

A man accused of selling lethal substances on the internet to people at risk of self-harm is facing 12 additional charges.Kenneth Law had initially been charged with two counts of counselling or aiding suicide in Canada - but detectives say this has now risen to 14.An international investigation is under way after it emerged he had sent at least 1,200 packages to 40 countries - including the UK, Italy, Australia, […]

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Military announce coup in Gabon after presidential election

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Military announce coup in Gabon after presidential election

A group of senior military officers have announced a coup in Gabon following the country's presidential election result. They appeared on the national TV channel Gabon 24 declaring they were seizing power following President Ali Bongo's victory. Nearly a dozen soldiers said they represented all security and defence forces in the Central African nation, adding that election results were cancelled, all borders were closed until further notice, and state institutions […]

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Property sales ‘fall to lowest level in a decade’

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Property sales ‘fall to lowest level in a decade’

The number of house and flat sales in the UK this year is set to be the lowest in a decade, according to new figures from a leading property website.Zoopla's monthly house price index, which tracks the number of homes sold subject to contract, found levels were down a fifth so far compared to 2022. It forecast that sales will be the lowest since 2012 by the end of the […]

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