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Transport Secretary Grant Shapps Gets Current Train Timetables Completely Wrong

Grant Shapps made an embarrassing blunder on BBC Breakfast over train timesGrant Shapps has been heavily criticised after he mistakenly said there were more direct trains running between London and Manchester amid ongoing strikes.Walkouts among 40,000 rail workers on Thursday and Saturday, along with London Underground strikes on... go to Article >

Keir Starmer Swerves Questions On Strike Stance As Barristers Vote For Further Walkouts

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Keir Starmer has said Labour needs to move away from being a “party of protest” and instead act like a “government in waiting”.Keir Starmer has dodged questions over whether Labour MPs should be allowed to join picket lines as more workers prepare... read more

Grant Shapps picks fight over trains on live TV and gets his facts completely wrong

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It was less a car crash and more a train crash interview for Transport Secretary Grant Shapps - as the Tory incorrectly insisted there were four trains an hour from London to Manchester read more

The Guardian view on cheap train travel: a lesson from Germany | Editorial

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While the British rail industry is subjected to managed decline post-Covid, other countries are taking a more imaginative approachThe decision by one of the country’s main train operators to reduce services on the west coast mainline offers the... read more

See The Latest Photos As Hurricane Ian Slams Into Florida

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A photo shows a view from Fort Myers, Florida, on Wednesday amid Hurricane Ian.Hurricane Ian battered Florida on Wednesday, making landfall as a Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds near 150 mph and what the National Hurricane Center... read more

Elton John Fondly Remembers Private Moment He Danced With The Queen

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Queen Elizabeth II meeting Sir Elton John backstage at The Diamond Jubilee Concert outside Buckingham Palace in 2012Sir Elton John has recalled the private moment he danced with the Queen at Windsor Castle. The singer shared his “joyous and... read more

The Queen's Funeral – In Photos

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The Mall ahead of the funeral procession of Queen Elizabeth II.Observers around the world are watching Queen Elizabeth’s funeral at Westminster Abbey on Monday, as mourners pay their final respects to the late monarch.The Queen died on September 8... read more

Strictly Come Dancing's Motsi Mabuse Gets Real About Her Relationship With Fellow Judges

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Motsi MabuseStrictly Come Dancing judge Motsi Mabuse has admitted she and her co-stars aren’t exactly the best of pals away from the show.Motsi has been part of the Strictly family since 2019, when she took over from Darcey Bussell as a member of... read more

What Is A Period Of National Mourning? Everything You Need To Know

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Queen Elizabeth II smiles in the salon at Sandringham House.Queen Elizabeth II, the UK’s longest-serving monarch, died at Balmoral on Thursday aged 96.She came to the throne in 1952 and during her 70-year reign witnessed enormous social change.Her... read more

Queen Elizabeth's Most Memorable On-Screen Appearances: From James Bond To Paddington Bear

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The Queen with Daniel Craig and Paddington BearPeople have been fondly looking back at some of Queen Elizabeth II’s most memorable on-screen appearances, following her death at the age of 96.On Thursday evening, Buckingham Palace confirmed that... read more

Education Minister Who Gave Crowd Middle Finger Is Re-Appointed By Liz Truss

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Liz Truss and Andrea Jenkyns during the Tory leadership contest.An education minister who gave the middle finger to a crowd outside Downing Street has been re-appointed to her job by Liz Truss.Andrea Jenkyns claimed she was responding to a “baying... read more

Jade Goody's Son Bobby Says Mum Would Be 'Proud' Of EastEnders Role

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Bobby Brazier as Freddie Slater in EastEndersBobby Brazier has said his late mum Jade Goody would be “proud” of him joining the cast of EastEnders. The 19-year-old made his acting debut on Tuesday night as he arrived in the BBC soap as Freddie... read more