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U.K McDonald’s plan to install rapid electric vehicle charging points

McDonald’s has said that they are planning to install charging points at new drive-thru restaurants The chain is partnering up with a firm who specializes in the technology. Charging points are to be installed in existing restaurants where possible. As the UK pushes to be more ‘green’ such options will become more important to customers. […]

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Cambridge council approves £1 billion Huawei facility as it faces uncertain UK future

On Thursday Huawei (Chinese telecom company) received approval to build a research facility in the United Kingdom. This comes as the telecom company is being scrutinized for their involvement in the country’s 5G networks. The UK has been reviewing the security of the company just months after Boris Johnson shrugged off US grievances and granted […]

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A ‘Major Incident’ declared after thousands rush down to beaches in Southern England

As the record for the highest temperature of the year so far is beaten again, places like Sandbanks and Bournemouth have been heavily hit with crowds. Regardless of warnings to avoid such areas, illegal parking and gridlocks were reported, as sunbathers headed down to the coastal areas The local council leader was apparently appalled by […]

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Plans for a national tutoring programme to support students who have fallen behind since the pandemic

Since the pandemic, many pupils have fallen behind on their studies, and the government now plans to offer focused tuition as a catch-up plan. Schools in England are to receive funding for a national tutoring programme which could run for up to three years. It will use both paid and voluntary tutors. Teachers are said […]

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Nurse calls for greater accountability after police ask for an unwarranted search, and left her petrified

In April 2019, Nurse Neomi Bennett, 47, and her passenger had just finished chatting on the roadside, when her car was suddenly surrounded by police. Apparently one of the officers said that he thought her windows were illegally tinted and told her that she was going to be detained in order for them to carry […]

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Over 1 million children in the UK need access to reliable internet at home, or it may cause damage to their education

A cross-party group of MPs and former ministers has said that the government must ensure that over 1 million children have access to reliable internet at home, or it may cause damage to their education. A bill will be presented to Parliament this week, as it is said that there is currently a huge divide […]

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Alleged rape, suspected drug death and three stabbings as people attend illegal raves in England

Six thousand people attended two illegal raves in Greater Manchester on Saturday Police tried to shut down mass gatherings on Saturday night, and were reportedly met with violence, being attacked with objects as they tried to do their jobs. The police were investigating the rape of an 18-year-old girl at a rave in Trafford where […]

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London fashion week goes digital!

London was the first of the four major fashion capitals to stage a fully digital fashion week. The schedule featured no catwalk shows and no parties! With new ideas about how to get around social distancing rules, the usual spectacle was been replaced with films, virtual showrooms, podcasts, playlists, live-streamed panel discussions and even a […]

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Continuing to fight for animal rights in Spain

SUE and Rod Weeding moved to Spain from England in 2001, aiming to slip into an easy sunshine-and-relaxation retirement. But all that changed in 2008 with Luceiro, a two-year-old stallion they found locked in a filthy and dark stable, his left eye badly injured and rotting, hurling himself repeatedly against the bars of his stall […]

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Commanders under fire on Costa Blanca for World Cup riot police order

DEMANDS have been made that those responsible for ordering the riot police attack in Benidorm during the World Cup be relieved of their post. The Provincial Committee of the Unified Police Union (SUP) have called for those who co-ordinated the disastrous events seen in Calle Gerona to be removed. The attack by the officers on […]

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“Faster than cooking asparagus”

IT’S an expression credited to the Roman Emperor Augustus, implying swiftness, he also created the ‘asparagus fleet’ to bring the vegetable to Rome swiftly. Clearly an asparagus aficionado. Some claim asparagus is an aphrodisiac – others certainly claim that it has medicinal qualities. The Greek physician Galen named it as a beneficial herb. His treatise […]

A brotherhood not a cult
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A brotherhood not a cult

DURING the Civil War, Spaniards who were discovered to be Freemasons were executed and Freemasonry was officially illegal here from 1939 until 1979. British visitors and settlers in Andalucia in particular who had been masons in the UK hankered after the fellowship and brotherhood and therefore started to set up their own lodges and welcomed […]

British mother-of-three passes away in Benidorm
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British mother-of-three passes away in Benidorm

A British mother-of-three who was left in a coma after suffering a bleed on her brain while on holiday in Benidorm passed away earlier this week. Donna Proudfoot from County Durham, England was enjoying a long weekend in the Costa Blanca capital to celebrate her 50th birthday with her husband and other family members earlier […]

British mother-of-three passes away in Benidorm
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British mother-of-three passes away in Benidorm

A British mother-of-three who was left in a coma after suffering a bleed on her brain while on holiday in Benidorm passed away earlier this week. Donna Proudfoot from County Durham, England was enjoying a long weekend in the Costa Blanca capital to celebrate her 50th birthday with her husband and other family members earlier […]