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Apprentice Boys' annual Relief of Derry Parade to take place

Sat, 13/08/2022 - 06:46
The Relief of Derry parade marks the anniversary of the ending of the siege of the city in 1689.

The Papers: Stabbing of Sir Salman, and drought 'will shrink crops'

Sat, 13/08/2022 - 06:25
The attack on author Salman Rushdie in New York and fears that a lack of water will harm UK harvests lead the papers.

Welsh Secretary Robert Buckland switches his support from Sunak to Truss

Sat, 13/08/2022 - 05:41
Robert Buckland tells a national newspaper Liz Truss is "the right person to take the country forward”.

Who is Salman Rushdie? The writer who emerged from hiding

Sat, 13/08/2022 - 05:29
Rushdie suffered years of Islamist death threats after writing The Satanic Verses in 1988.

Climate change: Drought highlights dangers for electricity supplies

Sat, 13/08/2022 - 05:16
Dry conditions in the UK and Europe are stress on facilities including nuclear, say experts.

Some antidepressants may make heatwave challenging

Sat, 13/08/2022 - 04:50
Some types of mental health medication may make it difficult for the body to regulate temperature.

My son with schizophrenia was 'unlawfully deported' to Jamaica

Sat, 13/08/2022 - 04:00
Eric Hall has 28 convictions but his family says he was not well enough to be put on a Home Office plane to Jamaica.

UK heatwave: Five common myths debunked

Sat, 13/08/2022 - 01:53
Bad information and myths about UK heatwave circulate on social media, we debunk them

Train strikes: Passengers warned of more disruption as drivers walk out

Sat, 13/08/2022 - 01:04
Some rail operators will run no services at all, as 6,500 train drivers walk out in a dispute over pay.

Edinburgh Fringe: The doctors having a laugh about the NHS

Sat, 13/08/2022 - 00:37
Medics are seeing the funny side of hospital work in stand-up comedy shows at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Ibiza: The birth of the 'party island'

Sat, 13/08/2022 - 00:02
In June 1973, the nightclub Pacha opened in Ibiza and it changed the island forever.

'I got told off for playing football'

Sat, 13/08/2022 - 00:01
Sue Foulkes says she was in trouble for playing the sport, which was banned in the UK for women.

Salman Rushdie: Author in surgery after being stabbed on stage

Fri, 12/08/2022 - 21:40
The author, 75, has suffered years of Islamist death threats since writing The Satanic Verses.

Women's Ballon d'Or: England's Millie Bright, Beth Mead and Lucy Bronze nominated for 2022 prize

Fri, 12/08/2022 - 20:59
England Euro 2022 winners Millie Bright, Beth Mead and Lucy Bronze are nominated for the women's Ballon d'Or but Lionel Messi, the seven-time men's winner, misses out.

Extreme heat 'making us sick', say homeless in Bristol

Fri, 12/08/2022 - 20:57
Charity workers in Bristol are handing out water, advice and sun protection to those in need.

Plymouth shooting: Community marks 12 months since tragedy

Fri, 12/08/2022 - 19:35
On 12 August 2021, five people were killed and two were injured in the shooting in Keyham.

Rejected Consett incinerator would only create nine jobs, inquiry hears

Fri, 12/08/2022 - 19:20
Developer Project Genesis is appealing against a decision to refuse planning permission.

Cardiff drag queen's story event greeted by rival protests

Fri, 12/08/2022 - 19:11
The children's story-telling tour ends in Cardiff with police outside the city's main library.

How to protect your skin in the heat

Fri, 12/08/2022 - 18:04
Dermatologist Adeline Kikam on coping with conditions that can develop in rising temperatures.

Bridgerton: How musical by TikTok stars became so controversial

Fri, 12/08/2022 - 17:42
An unofficial Bridgerton musical cancels a planned London show after Netflix intervenes.


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