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Olivia Newton-John dies aged 73
She was the singing star who found her feet on Australian talent shows and went on to world fame as goody-two-shoes Sandra Dee in 'Grease'.


Exam results: pass rate drops from pandemic high in Scotland
They're the first students in the UK to get the results of traditional examinations since the summer of 2019. 


Ryan Giggs accused of physical and psychological abuse at trial
The former partner of the ex-Wales and Manchester United footballer Ryan Giggs has told a court "he really wanted to hurt me" after he'd allegedly headbutted her. 


Extreme amber heat warning issued by Met Office
As another heatwave looms for much of the UK in the coming days, the Met Office has issued a four-day Amber extreme heat warning. 


‘Staggering increase’ to disability energy helpline, says disability charity Scope
The cost of living crisis is hitting some particularly hard and tonight there are urgent calls for further targeted support for the most vulnerable.

Daily Mail

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 09:00:42 GMT
Mercury set to hit 93F today as Met Office issues amber extreme heat warning
Families enjoying their summer holidays will enjoy tropical temperatures from today as London is expected to reach 86F (30C) ahead of the Met Office's amber warning.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:54:40 GMT
Olivia Newton-John's incredible family: Her father was an MI5 agent and grandfather Max Born
Olivia Newton-John's father was an MI5 agent and Bletchley Park codebreaker, then an acclaimed educator.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:37:24 GMT
Should you fix your energy bills as price cap is tipped to hit £4,427?
If bills do continue to soar, some think a fixed tariff could perhaps shield them from further pain down the line. Money Mail asks the experts to help you work out if you stick or switch.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:06:31 GMT
Oxfordshire village becomes the first in Britain to run dry as half the UK now faces hosepipe ban
Northend, on the Buckinghamshire border, usually gets its water from the now dried-up Stokenchurch Reservoir - which has been effected by the scorching heatwave temperatures.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 07:42:44 GMT
Energy giants 'face tougher windfall tax within WEEKS'
Former Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced in May that the profits of companies such as BP will be subject to a 25 per cent charge to raise around £5billion a year - but this is set to be increased further.

Daily Star

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 07:58:03 +0000
Knife-wielding man shot dead by cops at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport
Police gunned down a man behaving aggressively with a knife at France's busiest airport, Charles de Gaulle in Paris where he was pronounced dead from his injuries

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 07:51:38 +0000
Met Office predicts exactly when latest heatwave will peak and issues sleep warning
While the temperatures of the incoming UK heatwave won't smash the records set just last month, warnings have been issued about the heat - with temperatures of 35C expected

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 06:33:33 +0000
'Shell-shocked' grandad, 76, 'turned away from Liverpool bar for being too old'
The veteran drinker was left utterly stunned after he was allegedly turned away from a popular Liverpool city centre bar by a bouncer who told him he was 'too old'

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 05:47:57 +0000
Creepy doll with bleeding eyes found by urban explorer in abandoned hospital
Kyle Urbex had been exploring the former East Fortune Hospital, now a derelict building in Scotland, which has remained empty since 1997, when he stumbled across the eerie find

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 05:39:52 +0000
Mattress company looking for professional ‘sleepers’ to take naps in public
The closing date for the positions with Casper is tomorrow (August 11) so make sure you apply now if you want to earn money for taking 40 winks and don't mind sharing your experiences on social media

Sky News

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 07:55:00 +0100
Energy bosses 'hauled in' for talks with government as household bills soar
Energy bosses have been "hauled in" before government to discuss what they are going to do with their rising profits as household bills soar, the education secretary has told Sky News.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:12:00 +0100
'Magnificent legacy': Beloved children's author behind The Snowman dies
Author and illustrator Raymond Briggs, best known for the 1978 classic The Snowman, has died aged 88.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 00:38:00 +0100
FBI search of Trump's home 'would make third-world dictator blush'
The anger of Donald Trump's supporters over the FBI raid on the former president's home shows no sign of abating with his spokesman saying it would "make a third-world dictator blush".

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 07:43:00 +0100
Domino's falls in Italy after failing to win over ancestral home of pizza
Domino's has closed the last of its 29 stores in Italy, marking the end of an ambitious plan to launch American pizza in the culinary dish's ancestral home.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 01:39:00 +0100
Trapped beluga whale 'may die' during rescue
An operation to move a beluga whale trapped in the River Seine since Friday has begun.

UK BBC

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 06:46:13 GMT
People fall behind on energy bills before huge rise
Six million UK households owe over £200 to energy suppliers, according to a survey.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:38:47 GMT
Raymond Briggs: The Snowman illustrator dies at 88
The author-illustrator's family said he "was much loved and will be deeply missed".

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 02:19:53 GMT
Wildlife under stress as dry spell shrinks rivers
Most of the world's chalk streams are in southern and eastern England and are under particular strain.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:23:00 GMT
UK heatwave: Four-day extreme heat warning for parts of UK
The Met Office says temperatures will be below July's record highs - but this heatwave will last longer.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 06:55:24 GMT
Driving tests: More than half a million learners still waiting for a date
Young people like 18-year-old Eloise says it could be another year before they pass their test.

UK Daily Express

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 09:20:00 +0100
Body found in lake after huge search operation for man in his 20s
A BODY has been found in a country park lake after a huge search operation for a young man who went missing yesterday.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:49:00 +0100
Sturgeon's abysmal handling of Scotland's NHS laid bare in new data: 'Perpetual crisis'
FEWER than two thirds of arrivals in Scottish A&Es are now seen within four hours on a regular basis, as over a thousand a week wait longer than 12 hours, causing many to accuse the SNP and Nicola Sturgeon of a failure to act.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 09:43:00 +0100
Fury as vegan activists call for famous Pork Pie roundabout to be renamed
FURIOUS locals have slammed calls from animal rights activists to rename a famous city roundabout in a bid to promote veganism.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:01:00 +0100
Girl, 13, ‘raped in woodland’ as police arrest boy, 16, over Sheffield attack
A 16-YEAR-OLD boy has been arrested after a 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped in a woodland.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 07:34:00 +0100
M25 CHAOS: Rush hour hell as Dartford Crossing lanes CLOSED after huge crash– 50min delays
The A282 towards the M25 has fallen into chaos following a multi-vehicle collision.

UK Independent

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:56:26 GMT
Cost of living – live: Martin Lewis attacks Liz Truss on 'cataclysmic' energy crisis
Tory leadership frontrunner’s plans ‘a sticking plaster on a gaping wound,’ warns MoneySavingExpert founder

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:51:25 GMT
Government ‘will knock some heads together’ in crisis talks with energy bosses
Education Secretary James Cleverly confirmed the meeting as he sought to downplay concerns over energy blackouts this winter.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:49:48 GMT
Martin Lewis warns of ‘catastrophe’ over soaring energy bills ‘on scale of pandemic’
‘It is awful, what is coming’

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:45:00 GMT
Migrant took British citizenship test record 118 times in just two years as system ‘failing’
Exclusive: The ‘Life in the UK’ test costs £50 each time it is taken - but there is supposed to be a limit on how often it can be submitted

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:35:42 GMT
Liz Truss caught on hot mic apologising for attacking media during Tory leadership hustings
Leadership hopeful hit out at press for second time in less than a week

UK Telegraph

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:57:24 GMT
Ryan Giggs trial live: Ex-girlfriend Kate Greville to face cross-examination

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:08:59 GMT
Raymond Briggs: The Snowman author dies aged 88

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:01:11 GMT
Student loan interest rates cut amid cost of living crisis

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 07:28:21 GMT
Hosepipe ban UK: Is there a ban in your area and what are the rules for watering your garden?

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 07:26:48 GMT
We could have done a better job holding water companies to account, admits former Ofwat boss

UK Times

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