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Anger as social distancing keeps Grenfell victims from Inquiry

Victims of the Grenfell Tower fire have expressed anger at not being able to attend the inquiry into the disaster due to social-distancing measures.

The hearings into the blaze which killed 72 people in 2017 will resume on Monday, with limited attendance after being halted in mid-March as ...

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Politicians and arts industry react to support package

The Government’s £1.57-billion support package for the arts industry has been mostly well-received by those within the pandemic-ravaged sector.

The Tate, the Science Museum Group, the Natural History Museum, National Gallery and the Royal Shakespeare Company were among those ...

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Lewis Hamilton says taking knee ‘an important moment’ in fight for equality

Lewis Hamilton described “taking a knee” before Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix as an emotional and poignant chapter in his battle to make Formula One a more inclusive sport.

Hamilton, wearing a ‘Black Lives Matter’ T-shirt, was joined by 13 of his contemporaries ...

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Hairdressers to reopen in Northern Ireland on Monday

Hairdressers, barbers and beauty salons can open in Northern Ireland from Monday.

Stormont ministers agreed to further ease the coronavirus lockdown.

Hairdressers were busy redecorating and installing protective measures in the days leading up to reopening.

On Friday pubs which ...

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Anger as social distancing keeps Grenfell victims from Inquiry

Victims of the Grenfell Tower fire have expressed anger at not being able to attend the inquiry into the disaster due to social-distancing measures.

The hearings into the blaze which killed 72 people in 2017 will resume on Monday, with limited attendance after being halted in mid-March as ...

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Ghislaine Maxwell to appear in court on bail application

US prosecutors have asked a New York judge to schedule a court appearance on Friday for Ghislaine Maxwell, authorities said.

The British socialite has been accused by many women of helping procure underage sex partners for Jeffrey Epstein and was arrested last week in New ...

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What the papers say – July 6

The nation’s papers are dominated by the announcement of a £1.57 billion economic lifeline for Britain’s arts industry, which has been decimated by the coronavirus pandemic.

The Daily Express and Metro lead with the support package, which The Guardian reports ...

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Government spends big on traineeships to fight pandemic’s impact

More than £100 million is to be invested in traineeships for young people in response to the coronavirus crisis, the Government has said.

Businesses offering new traineeships in England will receive a £1,000 bonus per trainee under the £111 million ...

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Royal Mail launches fresh campaign to halt dog attacks

A postal worker has spoken of a “frightening” dog attack he suffered as the Royal Mail launched a fresh appeal to reduce the number of incidents.

There were almost 2,500 dog attacks on postmen and women last year, a slight fall on the previous 12 months, but still causing ...

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Government announces £1.57bn support package for the arts

The Government has announced a £1.57 billion support package to “protect” the future of Britain’s museums, galleries and theatres.

Independent cinemas, heritage sites and music venues are also eligible for the emergency grants and loans.

The show must go ...

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Sergio Ramos nets another winner as Real Madrid close in on title

Real Madrid remain four points clear of Barcelona at the top of LaLiga thanks to captain Sergio Ramos’ latest winner, this time at Athletic Bilbao.

The centre-back again proved the difference on Sunday in a case of deja vu for Real after they had also beaten Getafe 1-0 on Thursday ...

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Bryson DeChambeau wins sixth PGA Tour title at Rocket Mortgage Classic

Bryson DeChambeau held his nerve to clinch a three-shot victory at the Rocket Mortgage Classic after a final round of 65.

The American produced an explosive front nine before he stayed calm despite some tricky positions to finish strongly and take the plaudits on 23 under par for his sixth ...

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Bentley driver sees luxury vehicle towed away by police

A Bentley driver saw his £167,000 supercar towed away after refusing to hand over his keys to police.

Officers came across the luxury vehicle outside the Peaky Blinders-themed bar in Manchester city centre, left in what appeared to be a suspended parking bay.

Checks showed that ...

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Social care needs ‘huge amount of work’, says Starmer

The UK’s social care system “needs a huge amount of work” and has been “broken for a long time”, Sir Keir Starmer has said.

The Labour leader made the comments after he joined a nationwide clap to mark the NHS’s 72nd birthday.

He told the PA news ...

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Che Adams ends long wait for Premier League goal as Southampton shock Man City

Che Adams ended his long wait for a Premier League goal as he hit a stunning long-range effort to give Southampton victory over Manchester City.

The 23-year-old, signed from Birmingham last summer, brilliantly lobbed Ederson to give Saints a 1-0 lead they battled valiantly to ...

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Nikola Katic sidelined for ‘foreseeable future’ after injury

Rangers defender Nikola Katic faces a spell on the sidelines after suffering an injury in pre-season training.

The 23-year-old Croatian made 29 appearances for Steven Gerrard’s side last season, scoring three goals.

A statement on the club’s website read: “Rangers ...

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Pep Guardiola at a loss to explain Manchester City’s nine defeats this season

Pep Guardiola admits he finds it difficult to understand why his Manchester City side have lost nine Premier League games this season.

A superb long-range effort by Southampton striker Che Adams saw City slip to a 1-0 loss at St Mary’s on Sunday – the first time in over five ...

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Kenny McLean urges Norwich to show pride in final five games of the season

Kenny McLean says it’s important everyone at Norwich sticks together during the final five matches of the Premier League season.

The Canaries suffered a 1-0 defeat at home to Brighton on Saturday to put the Carrow Road club on the verge of relegation.

Daniel Farke’s men ...

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Jamie Vardy staying at club has cemented his Leicester legacy – Brendan Rodgers

Jamie Vardy’s decision to remain at Leicester has cemented his legacy at the club, according to manager Brendan Rodgers.

The striker turned down the chance to join Arsenal in the summer of 2016 just weeks after spearheading the Foxes Premier League title success.

On Saturday he ...

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Couple celebrate 67 years of marriage

A devoted couple are celebrating their 67th wedding anniversary after meeting for the first time on a summer holiday.

James and Catherine Curr of Wigton. known to family and friends as Jim and Kitty, were married on June 30, 1953 and have spent a lifetime raising their family. ...

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Couple celebrate 67 years of marriage

A devoted couple are celebrating their 67th wedding anniversary after meeting for the first time on a summer holiday.

James and Catherine Curr of Wigton. known to family and friends as Jim and Kitty, were married on June 30, 1953 and have spent a lifetime raising their family. ...

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