Crimean War hero's family urged to come forward as medals are found

Descendants of Crimean War hero are urged to come forward as heirlooms are discovered in antique desk’s hidden compartment A stash of medals from the Crimean War were discovered in an antique desk They belong to Armourer Sergeant Edward Webb from the 93rd Sutherland Highlanders Regiment David Grant, 71, found the memorabilia while ‘tinkering with furniture’ in his loft  An appeal […]

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Is Big Brother Britain about to become the world's surveillance state?

Is Big Brother Britain about to become the world’s ultimate surveillance state? It looks like a street lamp, but this facial recognition camera was recently put up in Wandsworth and now there are more CCTV cameras per person in London than in Beijing Cameras made by a chinese-state affiliated company have been installed They are equipped with facial recognition and […]

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George Alagiah reveals he has 'tumour site' in his lower back

George Alagiah reveals he has ‘tumour site’ in his lower back and has spent last 18 months in ‘extreme pain’ as he opens up on eight year battle with bowel cancer Alagiah, 66, was first diagnosed with cancer in stage-four bowel cancer in 2014 But the cancer returned in 2017 and he had to undergo further treatment In 2020, he […]

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Heatwave sees gardeners grow avocados and pomegranates

Heatwave sees gardeners ditch British classics to grow more exotic fruit and veg like avocados and pomegranates Royal Horticultural Society said traditional plants are struggling in the heat The heatwave means watermelons, bananas and avocados are doing well 2022 has been the driest year since 1976 so far and has broken records It has been the joint hottest English summer […]

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Greenpeace drops limestone boulders onto seabed off coast of Cornwall

Greenpeace drops 18 limestone boulders onto seabed off coast of Cornwall in attempt to block ‘destructive industrial fishing’ Campaigners threw rocks into South West Deeps to prevent bottom-trawling  Marine Management Organisation (MMO) said the action was potentially illegal  More than half of industrial vessels in the area were from France Greenpeace dropped 18 limestone boulders on an area of seabed […]

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Anxious wait for Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak after Tory ballot closes

Tory leadership election is OVER! Ballot closes after party members cast their votes to choose between Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak as new PM with rivals now facing anxious wait until Monday lunchtime for result Tory leadership ballot closed at 5pm today to bring to an end eight-week contest Liz Truss widely expected to win but Rishi Sunak ally insists it’s […]

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