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Three people have died following a crash on the A1 near Stamford in Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire Police has said. The male victims, aged 34, 25 and 38, died at the scene following the crash on the northbound carriageway near Wothorpe just before 1am on Sunday. Two people were taken to hospital with serious injuries. The collision
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Prince Andrew has been accused of “victim blaming” and “gaslighting” after his lawyers asked for Virginia Giuffre’s mental health records – including confidential notes from her counselling sessions. The Duke of York’s legal team want to question Ms Giuffre’s psychologist Dr Judith Lightfoot about her “alleged emotional and psychological harm and damages”. His lawyers have
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The head of the taskforce responsible for leading the government’s COVID-19 response held an office leaving bash at a time when indoor socialising was banned, it has been revealed. Kate Josephs, the former director general of the Cabinet Office’s COVID taskforce, said she was “truly sorry” for the gathering on 17 December 2020. She also
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Number 10 has apologised to the Queen over two parties held in Downing Street on the eve of Prince Philip’s funeral. The prime minister’s spokesperson said it was “deeply regrettable that this took place at a time of national mourning”. Earlier on Friday, the prime minister’s former director of communications apologised “unreservedly” for one of
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Prince Andrew has had all of his military titles and royal patronages taken away – and will no longer style himself “His Royal Highness”. In a statement, Buckingham Palace said: “With The Queen’s approval and agreement, The Duke of York’s military affiliations and Royal patronages have been returned to The Queen. Please use Chrome browser
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Sir Keir Starmer has told Boris Johnson to “stop lying” and “come clean” following the emergence of allegations that he and his wife Carrie were among around 40 people to attend a drinks event in the Downing Street garden during the UK’s first national COVID lockdown. Accusing the PM of “deflections and distractions”, the Labour
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Boris Johnson can run from the latest “partygate” allegations, but he can’t hide. This is no longer about junior and middle-ranking Number 10 officials breaking COVID rules but about the prime minister’s own personal conduct. From the moment Mr Jonson failed to deny that he attended the now notorious “bring your own booze” party in
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