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London flood: 60 firefighters scramble to contain 4ft deep water as 3.5m face hosepipe ban

The London Fire Brigade said eight fire engines and around 60 firefighters have been called to flooding on Hornsey Road in Islington, which is located next to the Emirates Stadium, the home of Arsenal Football Club. A 36-inch water main has burst with resulting flooding that is around four-foot deep. Several surrounding roads have been […]

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‘Eurozone collapse!’ Recession warning with ‘biggest financial crisis in its history’ near

Last week, the European Union faced a new crisis when it was revealed eurozone inflation had skyrocketed to a record high, piling yet more pressure on the ECB as surging prices show no sign of slowing. In July, eurozone inflation jumped to 8.9 percent, up from 8.6 percent in June and 8.1 percent in May. […]

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‘Betrayed pensioners’ Retirees to be 8p better off than in 2009 after triple lock decision

New analysis from the Labour Party of figures from the Bank of England has revealed a pension worth £6,930 thirteen years ago will only see a very marginal increase to £6,934 by next March. Based on prices in 2022, that is down by £462 on April this year as soaring inflation – which recently surged […]

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Ukraine LIVE: Russia mutiny as banner strewn across navy building: ‘Kremlin is the enemy!’

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency has issued a warning about shelling at a nuclear power plant in the country, with its military claiming Russian forces had attacked dozens of front-line towns. Fighting over the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in southern Ukraine, which was captured by Russian forces in the opening stage of the […]

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Finance

Pound drops on Bank of England interest rate decision as UK issued recession warning

Pound Sterling fell 0.2 percent to $1.2122 against the US dollar having traded 0.3 percent higher at $1.2184 just before the announcement from the Bank of England (BoE). Against the euro, the pound dropped even more, this time by 0.5 percent to 84.12 pence. The BoE has warned the UK is facing a recession after […]

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‘Beginning of his end’ Putin warned of catastrophe as Zelensky poised to win back key city

The focus of the war is predicted by many to switch from the east to the south over the coming days as Ukraine’s military ramps up efforts to liberate Kherson. Peter Dickinson, editor of the Atlantic Council’s UkraineAlert Service, warned in an article for the website the campaign to regain control of the “strategically vital” […]

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Footage emerges of moment 40 train carriages carrying Russian troops and ammo ‘blown up’

Ukraine’s army struck the train at Brylivka railway station travelling from Crimea on July 29, killing around 80 Russian soldiers and injuring a further 200. But now astonishing video of the moment the huge train was struck is circulating on social media, leading many to claim it was a huge victory for Ukraine in the […]

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UK

Meghan Markle ‘fears Harry will be lured back into Royal Family’ after Balmoral visit

“But after so much time away, she fears Harry will be lured back into the fold and want to return to the UK. “Meghan doesn’t doubt that Harry is committed to spending the rest of his life in America, but does have certain trepidation over how these types of visits can pull at his heartstrings. […]

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‘Euro is like the Titanic!’ EU blasted for ‘shooting itself in foot’ as huge crisis looms

Europe is desperately battling the dangerous possibility of a huge shortage of gas heading into the freezing winter months as fears soar Vladimir Putin will completely cut off supplies into the continent. The European Union has accused Russia of resorting to energy blackmail and claim the move is “politically motivated”, with gas supplies flowing through […]

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Lilia Valutyte murder: Police charge man after girl, 9, stabbed to death in town centre

Police arrested Deividas Skebas, 22, two days after the young girl was found dead after being stabbed in Fountain Lane in Boston at around 6.20pm on Thursday. Lincolnshire Police say the Lithuanian national has been charged with her suspected murder and is scheduled to appear at Lincoln Magistrates’ Court, on Monday. They said after a […]