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Queen snub: Prince Charles' ex employee enters huge fight with palace officials over title
ONE of Prince Charles' former employees is in a legal fight with the Palace over using the name The Royal Butler.
today 04:47
Spacex latest: Nasa astronauts reveal Crew Dragon's NEXT adventures in space
CREW Dragon, the SpaceX-built capsule which ferried Nasa astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station and back, is ready for new missions.
today 02:41
Prince Philip to make special appearance on VJ Day after beginning Balmoral summer break
PRINCE PHILIP is going to play a key role in the tribute marking the anniversary of VJ Day later this month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced.
today 01:38
TV viewing surges during Britain's lockdown, led by streaming services

LONDON (Reuters) - Britons spent 40% of their waking day watching TV and online video at the height of the COVID-19 lockdown in April, including spending twice as long watching streaming services like Netflix, Disney+ and Amazon Prime Video, regulator Ofcom said.

Adults, who were advised

today 00:59
Beirut explosion: Boris Johnson confirms British nationals caught up in devastating blast
BORIS JOHNSON has confirmed British nationals were caught up in the aftermath of the huge Beirut explosion today.
today 00:35
Gordon Ramsay enraged by American cook who makes 'traditional' British fish and chips using root beer and a microwave

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An American woman has enraged Gordon Ramsay after posting a video of her making 'traditional' British fish and chips using root beer and a microwave.

The

today 23:35
Gordon Ramsay enraged by American cook who makes 'traditional' British fish and chips using root beer and a microwave

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An American woman has enraged Gordon Ramsay after posting a video of her making 'traditional' British fish and chips using root beer and a microwave.

The

today 23:35
Devastated family of PC Andrew Harper welcome sentence review for his killers

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The family of a police officer dragged to his death as he tried to stop three thieves has welcomed a review of the jail terms handed to his killers.

PC Andrew Harper's mother Debbie Adlam said the level

today 23:35
'It was like a nuclear bomb' Beirut rocked by mystery explosion as at least 50 killed and 3000 wounded in Lebanon's capital

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This is the shocking moment a massive explosion shakes Lebanon's capital Beirut with at least 50 people killed and 3,000 injured in the blast.

The afternoon blast shook several parts of the capital with

today 23:35
Not so fast Nicola! Sturgeon warned no guarantee EU would let independent Scotland join
NICOLA STURGEON is in for a nasty shock if she thinks she can seamlessly take an independent Scotland into the European Union, an think tank boss has warned.
today 23:32
Teenage Bounty Hunters Netflix release date, cast, trailer, plot: When will series be out?
TEENAGE BOUNTY HUNTERS has almost landed on Netflix. But when is the comedy's release date.
today 22:29
Fulham beat Brentford to join Leeds and West Brom in securing Premier League promotion
Fulham beat Brentford in the Championship play-off final on Tuesday night.
today 22:29
Meghan Markle dog: The sweet reason behind Harry and Meghan's rescue dog's name
MEGHAN MARKLE'S dog, which she shares with Prince Harry, entered the family before baby Archie was born in 2018, but the public hasn't known its name until now.
yesterday 21:26
Unite brands Co-op Insurance sale to 'known union-buster' an 'ethical betrayal'
Union says that jobs and Unite recognition in the workplace are at stake
yesterday 20:32
Sturgeon's there for the taking: Tories Ross and Davidson set out plan to crush SNP
DOUGLAS Ross, the man hoping to be elected leader of the Scottish Conservatives, has outlined his plan to defeat the SNP - and claimed First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's party was "there for the taking".
yesterday 19:20
UK heatwave forecast: 36C African heat flare to torch UK- Met Office issues health warning
UK HEATWAVES have become a regular feature of summer 2020, as the country has experienced frequent, elongated bursts of heat which pushed the mercury close to all-time highs. The Met Office has now issued a warning as an "African heat flare" prepares to blast the country.
yesterday 19:20
Chrishell Stause boyfriend: Is Chrishell dating anyone after Justin Hartley split?
CHRISHELL STAUSE is best known for starring on the popular Netflix show Selling Sunset, but is she dating again amid her split with ex-husband Justin Hartley?
yesterday 18:17
Piers Morgan lets rip in scathing attack on Trump’s coronavirus handling - ‘You’ve FAILED’
PIERS MORGAN has launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump, claiming the US President has "failed" in his handling of the coronavirus crisis which is continuing to sweep through the country.
yesterday 18:17
Michelle Obama in stunning ‘limited world vision’ confession
MICHELLE OBAMA opened up on how she struggled with a "limited vision" of the world as she grew up during the inaugural episode of her new podcast series.
yesterday 17:14
Beirut explosion: Huge blast in Lebanon leaves people 'covered in blood and glass' - video
A MASSIVE explosion has been captured on video in Lebanon leaving residents "covered in blood and glass".
yesterday 17:14
UK risks big second coronavirus wave if it reopens schools without more testing, study finds

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain risks a second wave of COVID-19 this winter twice as large as the initial outbreak if it reopens schools full-time without improving its test-and-trace system, according to a study published on Tuesday.

Schools in Britain closed in March during a national

yesterday 16:35
Window cleaning: Easy hack to get rid of streaks and leave windows sparkling
CLEANING windows can be a monotonous task but it is important for a clean home. Experts shared the best way to get rid of streaks and leave windows sparkling.
yesterday 16:11
Guy Verhofstadt wants Brussels to seize powers to manage UK's coronavirus response
ARCH-federalist Guy Verhofstadt has called for more powers to be handed to Brussels to deal with the coronavirus crisis - including over the UK.
yesterday 16:11
Zara Tindall and Princess Anne body language: Zara ‘brings out Anne’s wicked sense of fun'
ZARA TINDALL is extremely close to her mother Princess Anne and according to body language experts, she manages to bring out a side of her mother not everyone gets to see.
yesterday 15:08
Kate Middleton heartbreak over huge power imbalance when William is king
KATE, Duchess of Cambridge will be Queen Consort when Prince William is King. While the royal couple will share the same status they will not have equal powers.
yesterday 15:08
Stomach bloating: How much water do you drink every day? The amount to avoid trapped wind
STOMACH bloating may be caused by eating certain foods in your diet, or by eating too much in one go. You could lower your risk of developing trapped wind pain and tummy aches by simply drinking more water. How much fluids should you drink to prevent bloating pain?
yesterday 13:02
Pension inquiry: FCA urged to rectify ‘patronising' rules – what proposals may affect you?
PENSION freedom rules have come under scrutiny from the Work and Pensions committee in recent days. Last week, the committee launched an inquiry into pension freedoms with a focus on how they've created a catalyst for scams.
yesterday 13:02
Brexit POLL: Should Boris Johnson call Michel Barnier's bluff and force no deal? VOTE HERE
MICHEL BARNIER is confident Boris Johnson will not pursue a no deal Brexit from the EU, according to a secret conversation with a former MEP. As a result, Express.co.uk is asking whether you think the UK should call his bluff, and force a no deal exit at the end of the year? VOTE HERE
yesterday 11:59
UK risks twice-as-big second COVID wave without better testing, study finds

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain faces a second wave of COVID-19 this winter twice as widespread as the initial outbreak if it reopens schools without a more effective test-and-trace system in place, according to a study published on Tuesday.

Researchers from University College London and the

yesterday 10:17
Coronavirus shock: How Huawei could profit from a successful virus vaccine
HUAWEI may be able to profit from the coronavirus vaccine eventually released by Oxford University, new research has shown.
yesterday 09:53
Daily News
Call of Duty Modern Warfare Season 5 Battle Pass revealed in early patch notes
EARLY Call of Duty Modern Warfare patch notes have been released today for the launch of Season 5, including news on what the new Battle Pass will be like.
today 05:50
Negative interest rates could ‘spell disaster’ for pensions – BoE decision due tomorrow
PENSIONS, just like many financial assets, can be affected by changes in interest rates. The Bank of England will be announcing if they'll be making changes to the base rate tomorrow but they may have limited options.
today 05:50
Prince Harry humiliation: When a meeting with a fan went TERRIBLY - 'So unimpressed!'
PRINCE HARRY has always been a popular member of the Royal Family with royal fans across the world wishing for the chance to meet the Duke. However, meeting fans hasn't always gone to plan for the Duke of Sussex.
today 05:50
Germany second wave horror: Merkel faces growing pressure over 'very concerning' spike
CORONAVIRUS cases in Germany are beginning to rise again because citizens are not taking social distancing seriously any more, a health expert has warned.
today 05:50
Hull mum 'ashamed' to watch daughter play in park strewn with rubbish

The mum of two said the park was strewn with cigarette boxes, empty cans and traffic cones

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A "disgusted" Hull mum has hit out at the state of a Hull playground where her daughter was forced to

today 05:08
Woman's tragic death after drinking homemade gin at holiday park

Sarah Howson, 34, died at Westfield Country Park

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A woman tragically died during a weekend away with four friends at a popular East Yorkshire holiday park.

Sarah Howson, 34, passed away at the Westfield

today 05:08
Hull salon owner 'facing bankruptcy' after last minute lockdown change

The owner of Luxe Aesthetics slammed rules 'by men for men'

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A Hull salon owner has said she has lost £80,000 in revenue since the start of lockdown due to coronavirus.

Savannah Pearson, who owns Luxe

today 05:08
Gardening furloughed worker shocked to find bomb in bubble wrap

'What nut would wrap a bomb in bubble wrap?' he asked, after finding the device hidden in rubble

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Rich Grieves kept putting off the task of clearing the mound of rubble left at the bottom of his garden.

Now

today 05:08
Gardening furloughed worker shocked to find bomb in bubble wrap

'What nut would wrap a bomb in bubble wrap?' he asked, after finding the device hidden in rubble

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Rich Grieves kept putting off the task of clearing the mound of rubble left at the bottom of his garden.

Now

today 05:08
Industrial action 'a certainty' as owner of Scottish Gas demands staff accept changes to working conditions

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Scottish Gas workers have balloted for industrial action in a row that could lead to hundreds of staff going out on strike in a dispute over conditions.

Centrica, which owns the utilities giant, last month said it

today 04:50
Prince Andrew 'groped two girls in Jeffrey Epstein's study using his Spitting Image puppet'

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This opulent study in Jeffrey Epstein’s home is where Prince Andrew is claimed to have groped TWO of the paedophile’s victims using a latex puppet of himself.

After allegedly sexually molesting the pair,

today 04:50
Strictly winner Oti Mabuse says sessions with Scots teen Ellie Fergusson will help her retain crown

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Oti Mabuse reckons gruelling dance sessions with Scots teenager Ellie Fergusson in Edinburgh will take her a step closer to retaining her Strictly Come Dancing crown.

Ellie was 14 when Oti helped steer her

today 04:50
Hi-tech criminals could use 'burglar bots' to break into your home

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Criminals could use robot burglars to break into homes avoiding security systems and locked doors, scientists have warned.

The tiny “burglar bots” could enter through a cat flap or letter box and then

today 04:50
Trump Turnberry chiefs slammed for using virus as 'cover' for brutal job cuts

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Trump Turnberry is under attack from union RMT who claim hotel chiefs are using the coronavirus pandemic as a ‘cover’ for brutal job cuts.

RMT say they’re ‘stepping up the fight’ as up to 80 jobs

today 04:50
Latest news from Great Britain
today 05:50 Call of Duty Modern Warfare Season 5 Battle Pass revealed in early patch notes
today 05:50 Negative interest rates could ‘spell disaster’ for pensions – BoE decision due tomorrow
today 05:50 Prince Harry humiliation: When a meeting with a fan went TERRIBLY - 'So unimpressed!'
today 05:50 Germany second wave horror: Merkel faces growing pressure over 'very concerning' spike
today 05:08 Hull mum 'ashamed' to watch daughter play in park strewn with rubbish
today 05:08 Woman's tragic death after drinking homemade gin at holiday park
today 05:08 Hull salon owner 'facing bankruptcy' after last minute lockdown change
today 05:08 Gardening furloughed worker shocked to find bomb in bubble wrap
today 05:08 Gardening furloughed worker shocked to find bomb in bubble wrap
today 04:50 Industrial action 'a certainty' as owner of Scottish Gas demands staff accept changes to working conditions
today 04:50 Prince Andrew 'groped two girls in Jeffrey Epstein's study using his Spitting Image puppet'
today 04:50 Strictly winner Oti Mabuse says sessions with Scots teen Ellie Fergusson will help her retain crown
today 04:50 Hi-tech criminals could use 'burglar bots' to break into your home
today 04:50 Trump Turnberry chiefs slammed for using virus as 'cover' for brutal job cuts
today 04:50 Coronavirus: Britons' use of streaming services and TV soared during peak of lockdown, says Ofcom Streaming services appear to have benefited from a captive audience, with many people off work in furlough.
today 04:50 John Hume: Family of former SDLP leader says streets of Derry should not be lined for funeral The Nobel Peace Prize winner, widely regarded as the architect of the Good Friday Agreement, died earlier this week, aged 83.
today 04:50 Coronavirus: Quarantine delay let up to 10,000 travellers bring COVID-19 to UK - senior MPs A committee says the UK was "almost unique in having no border checks" while other countries were "introducing stronger measures".
today 04:50 Coronavirus: Close pubs and shops before schools in any new lockdowns, children's commissioner says Keeping schools open should be the “absolute priority”, and they ought to be “first to open, last to close” in the future.
today 04:47 Arthritis warning: The healthy food item that could be making your symptoms worse
today 04:47 Parents warned of terrifying new outbreak of RARE disease amid second wave
today 04:47 Carol Kirkwood: BBC star discusses learning to deal with 'nasty' Twitter comments
today 04:47 Kim Jong-un SHOCK: North Korea’s leader has bizarre rule ‘to protect his faeces’
today 04:47 Met Office weather warning: Mid-week washout blitzed by 99F Mediterranean heat frenzy
today 04:47 Met Office weather warning: Mid-week washout blitzed by 99F Mediterranean heat frenzy
today 04:47 Queen snub: Prince Charles' ex employee enters huge fight with palace officials over title
today 02:41 Fortnite downtime: Epic Games Fortnite servers shutting down for new update
today 02:41 Labour civil war: Keir Starmer faces brutal vote of no confidence from Corbyn-supporters
today 02:41 FBG Duck dead at 26: US rapper 'shot by four gunmen' while out shopping
today 02:41 Lebanon explosion: Donald Trump furiously claims huge blast was 'a bomb of some kind'
today 02:41 Spacex latest: Nasa astronauts reveal Crew Dragon's NEXT adventures in space
today 02:02 Fine art and face masks: London's Victoria and Albert Museum reopens
today 01:38 Fortnite update 13.40 patch notes: Joy Ride cars release, server downtime news, bug fixes
today 01:38 Tens of thousands of women urged to check state pension as DWP refunds pensioner £9,000
today 01:38 Kate Middleton in TEARS at coronavirus horror as she steps out in mask for first time
today 01:38 Meghan Markle net worth: Duchess' staggering wealth without Royal Family revealed
today 01:38 Meghan Markle birthday: What the Duchess’ friends and family REALLY think of her
today 01:38 Prince Philip to make special appearance on VJ Day after beginning Balmoral summer break
today 00:59 Britain’s National Grid plans to test hydrogen heating for homes
today 00:59 Prince Philip and royals to lead UK's VJ Day commemorations
today 00:59 TV viewing surges during Britain's lockdown, led by streaming services
today 00:56 Why Tony Smith expects to upset some players when he names his Hull KR side
today 00:56 Why Tony Smith expects to upset some players when he names his Hull KR side
today 00:56 Welly and Polar Bear could be saved under rescue plan
today 00:56 Welly and Polar Bear could be saved under rescue plan
today 00:38 Fulham back in the Premier League after victory in football's richest game Promotion will mean an estimated £135 million for the west London club over the next three years.
today 00:35 Manchester coronavirus outbreak ‘is warning to complacent white middle class’
today 00:35 Pension: Tax repayments drop - this is the impact on savers 
today 00:35 Princess Anne engagement rings - gems from first and second husband and strikingly similar
today 00:35 SQA appeals process 2020: Can you appeal SQA exam results?
today 00:35 Lady Amelia Spencer engaged: Huge engagement ring value - massive diamond cost
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A Conservative MP has claimed that ethnic minority Britons, particularly Muslims, are not taking the coronavirus seriously. But the evidence is thin at best. 
yesterday 16:26
My lockdown habit of watching virtual Arsenal fixtures on Football Manager is insane. But so is watching Arsenal in real life. 
yesterday 15:23
A tweet by American news organisation CNN has led to another debate on trans-inclusive language in the UK. Here's why it matters. 
yesterday 15:23
From my time on the defence select committee, that Russian disinformation would be deployed in our elections and the referendum is no great shock, says Phil Wilson.
yesterday 15:23
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yesterday 14:20
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2020-08-03 20:23
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2020-08-02 12:53
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2020-08-02 12:53
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