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Science

EU humiliated as deadline for UK scientists to leave UK passes – staggering number stay

The bloc had issued an ultimatum to British scientists who were awarded grants as part of Horizon Europe, an £80billion research programme that grants scientists access to EU funds and collaboration with European researchers. Initially, the UK had negotiated its entry into the programme as part of a post-Brexit deal, promising to add £15billion to […]

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Travel

Legoland deal: Buy 3 annual passes, get 1 free

Legoland Florida is offering a “buy three, get one free” deal on two types of annual passes that allow entry into the Winter Haven theme park as well as the neighboring Peppa Pig Theme Park plus Orlando attractions Madame Tussauds and Sea Life. For the resort’s Awesomer Annual Pass, buying three tickets for $229.99 lands […]

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UK

Number of monkeypox infections in the UK passes 1000

The UK Health Security Agency had confirmed 1,076 infections as of Sunday and issued a warning to those attending summer events. Dr Sophia Makki, Incident director at UKHSA said cases were expected to rise further in the coming days and weeks. She said: “The monkeypox outbreak in the UK continues to grow, with over a […]

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Science

EU in crisis mode: SIX countries poised for blackouts after Russia’s ruble deadline passes

Germany, Austria, Czechia, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide support to one another amid the energy crisis. The deal will mean the member states will pre-coordinate a response to a worst-case scenario over serious fears that the lights might go out when demand soars and supplies dip further. Germany’s Vice-Chancellor […]

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Celebrities

Joe Swash passes out on boozy Ibiza stag do after Stacey Solomon breaks silence

Certainly enjoying his time before he walks down the aisle, Joe Swash has been celebrating his stag do with pals in Ibiza. Stacey’s father Dave also joined in on the trip, as well as TOWIE star Ricky Rayment. The presenter, 40, is set to marry Loose Women star Stacey Solomon, 32, very soon. Joe and […]

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Finance

Russian bond payment deadline passes

A deadline for payment on Russia’s foreign debt has passed, putting the country on course to default for the first time in almost a quarter-century after western countries blocked Moscow’s attempts to circumvent financial sanctions. About $100mn worth of interest on Russian government bonds came due on Sunday evening with no sign of payment, marking […]

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Business

Congress passes most significant gun reform bill in decades, sends it to Biden

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) delivers remarks as she joins fellow Democrats for a rally before voting on the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act in outside the U.S. Capitol on June 24, 2022 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images News | Getty Images Scrambling to respond to a recent spate of bloody […]

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Pets

Waukesha passes puppy mill ordinance to ban sale of dogs, other pets

WAUKESHA – The city has followed through on a plan to keep certain pets out of pet stores, a move aimed at curbing the market for breeders who ignore ethical standards. The Waukesha Common Council voted 10-2 on Tuesday to join several other state municipalities in restricting the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in retail pet stores. […]

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Health

Hurley descendant passes away

Howard E. Hurley Jr. MARQUETTE — A man who bore an important name in Marquette history has passed away. Howard E. Hurley, Jr., died on June 1 of natural causes at his home in downstate Trenton, just three days shy of his 98th birthday. He was the great-great-grandson of one of the pioneer families of […]

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Business

House passes sweeping gun bill to raise assault rifle purchase age to 21; plan faces long odds in the Senate

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks at a rally with gun violence prevention organizations, gun violence survivors and hundreds of gun safety supporters demanding gun legislation, ouside the United States Capitol in Washington, June 8, 2022. Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters The House on Wednesday passed a sweeping gun bill that would raise the […]