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Automotive

‘Deeply disappointing’: Major parking laws scrapped as drivers ‘right to feel infuriated’

“The Government must stand up to these companies and get the code over the line so we finally have fair and transparent enforcement in the private parking sector.” The RAC had called on the Government to act after being contacted by drivers who felt the actions by parking companies were entirely unreasonable. Following the initial […]

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Showbiz

‘What an absolute waste!’ Top Gear fans slam BBC as presenters’ cars scrapped

In the latest episode of Top Gear, Paddy McGuinness, Freddie Flintoff and Chris Harris were on a mission to find second-hand cars for under £500. The trio then took the vehicles for a spin around a scrapyard before crushing them. However, the conclusion of the challenge left BBC viewers hitting out at the show. @Sweetwoo […]

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Travel

Flight cancellations IN FULL as more than 10,000 summer flights expected to be scrapped

FLIGHTS to and from the UK are being cancelled on a daily basis by several airlines, leaving holidaymakers unable to travel as planned. Europe-wide strikes have worsened airport chaos, with even more journeys expected to be disrupted throughout the summer. Here’s the latest list of airline strikes and cancellations in full. Source link

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World

Russia military conscription scrambles to address ‘manpower deficit’ as age limit scrapped

Russia: Expert discusses attempts to escape conscription Russia’s annual spring draft is underway, aiming to conscript around 130,000 men between the ages of 18 and 27 by July 15. The country’s Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu promised that none of the new recruits would be sent to Ukraine. In March he said in a TV address: […]

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Gaming

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3+4 remasters were planned, but scrapped

No less a source than Tony Hawk himself has confirmed that it “was the plan” to remaster Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3+4. Breaking millennial hearts everywhere, however, he says the skateboard games were cancelled after Vicarious Visions, the studio that made the well-received THPS 1+2 remakes, was merged into Blizzard in April. The legendary skater just dropped the […]

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Gaming

Among Us 2 was “only in planning mode” when it was scrapped

Among Us developer Innersloth has revealed a few of its Among Us 2 plans for the scrapped sequel, which was stabbed in the back in 2020 to take the original game “to the next level.” Those plans include the expansion of roles and items to pick up, but Innersloth admits that development didn’t get “very far […]

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Automotive

Electric car grants scrapped as petrol prices reach new high

The scrapping of the Plug-in Car Grant, for drivers buying an electric car under £32,000, was criticised by motoring groups. And it came as average petrol prices reached a new high of 185.4p a litre on Monday, up 6.9p in a week, according to data firm Experian. Transport minister Trudy Harrison said they wanted to […]

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Showbiz

Law and Order SVU theory: Stabler and Benson romance scrapped as fans spot key ‘bond’ clue

Then in 2011, things then took a sour turn, when Stabler unexpectedly handed his notice in after fatally shooting a teenage girl, who fired at her mother’s killers. As a result, he decided to take early retirement and left the force without saying goodbye to Benson, whose heart was shattered. As the series progressed, Benson […]

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Canada

Canada men’s soccer training session scrapped amid compensation talks | CBC Sports

A planned training session for Canada’s men’s soccer team was scrapped Friday amid ongoing discussions about player compensation. Whether a Saturday session will go ahead remains unclear. The team is in Vancouver ahead of a friendly match against Panama set for Sunday and a CONCACAF Nations League game against Curacao on June 9. Canada Soccer’s […]

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Science

Coalition scrapped recovery plans for 176 threatened species and habitats in one of its final acts

Recovery plans designed to prevent the extinction of almost 180 threatened species and habitats, including the Tasmanian devil, were scrapped by the Coalition in one of Sussan Ley’s final acts as environment minister. Last year, the Morrison government proposed removing the requirement for a legislated plan for 185 plants, animals and habitats, including several plans […]