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Brits say Prince Harry should be removed from line of succession

The majority of Brits think Prince Harry and his children should be removed from the line of succession, a new poll suggests. The exclusive Techne poll for the Express found 66 percent of respondents say the Duke of Sussex, Archie and Lilibet should not be in line to the throne. Just 18 percent said Prince […]

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Brits could see ski holidays ruined this year as lift strike

The half-term ski holidays could be ruined for British tourists this year as the French unions for seasonal and lift workers have announced a strike at the end of the month which could last until March. The unions have voted to close ski lifts in some of the most popular ski resorts in the Alps. […]

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Science

Brits to be paid £10 to stop using energy-guzzling appliances

National Grid will activate a Demand Flexibility Service for the second night to try and combat “tight” energy usage during peak hours. This will see people signed up to the scheme paid to boycott energy-guzzling appliances – all while reducing pressure on the grid during increasingly cold nights. This tightness in the UK’s energy supplies […]

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A third of Brits think they could solve real-life crime – thanks

A study of 2,000 adults has revealed the intrigue of the private eye profession, and the impact that crime dramas have on the public. Exactly half of those who watch crime dramas rate themselves as “armchair detectives”, picking apart clues and motives in TV shows. And 91 percent can’t resist regularly chiming in throughout a […]

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Science

Energy supply will be ‘tighter’ tonight but Brits can be paid to

Plummeting temperatures have forced National Grid’s electricity system operator (ESO) to request the warming up of three coal-fired power stations to help keep energy supplies secure. Meanwhile, a blackout-swerving scheme that pays households to limit consumption during peak hours is also being launched tonight. As the cold snap plunged Britain into subzero temperatures on Sunday, National Grid ESO ordered […]

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Brits helping Ukraine war effort by sponsoring personalised

Britons are helping with the war effort in Ukraine by paying for their own personalised rockets to be fired at the enemy. There have been almost 200 orders from Britain to the website Sign My Rocket, where customers can choose their own weapon including a MiG-29 fighter jet. People from around the world have been […]

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Brits living in cities say lack of green spaces is making them

CITY dwellers in the UK are disheartened by a lack of greenery in their area. A poll of 2,000 people who live in urban environments found two thirds want to see more botanical beauty where they live. 4 A poll of 2,000 people found the majority of Brits want more greenery in citiesCredit: SWNS 4 […]

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Finance

Gas boiler ban fury firms forced to sell heat pumps Brits can’t

The government is desperate to cut carbon emissions from our homes, as it battles to hit its 2050 net zero target to combat climate change. Our properties are responsible around one-sixth of all emissions, as the vast majority use fossil fuel gas boilers for heating. Ministers have been drawing up plans to persuade Britons to […]

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Sturgeon warned energy plans could backfire on millions of Brits

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been warned that her plan to accelerate the phase-out of oil and gas could come at a huge cost to millions of Britons, according to an industry trade body. Offshore Energies UK (OEUK) has warned that Scotland’s draft energy strategy could backfire as Britain will need gas for “decades […]

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Millions of Brits feel guilty for doing nothing while on holiday

But despite half admitting they feel refreshed at the end of a holiday where they have done little, 15 percent end up feeling guilty for putting their feet up. The results come as 26 percent acknowledge they are in need of a chilled holiday to recharge their batteries after a busy time. However, 61 percent […]