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Hemsby cliff-top homes demolition starts

[ad_1] Image caption Demolition has begun at the site where eight other properties are also at risk of collapse The demolition has begun of five homes at risk of falling into the sea after storms battered the Norfolk coast. The chalets have been teetering on the edge of the clifftop, in Hemsby, since last Saturday, […]

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Gove vows to end Sheffield tree-felling

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMichael Gove spoke to the BBC’s Dino Sofos Environment Secretary Michael Gove has accused Sheffield City Council of “environmental vandalism” and promised to do “anything required” to end its controversial tree-felling programme. Thousands of trees, assessed as dead, dying, diseased, damaging or dangerous, have been cut […]

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Ambulance abuse note woman evicted from Tunstall home

[ad_1] Image copyright West Midlands Ambulance Service Image caption Kirsty Sharman was fined after she admitted to writing the abusive note A “neighbour from hell” who left an abusive note on an ambulance while paramedics treated a woman next door has been evicted from her house. Kirsty Sharman, 26, put the note on the ambulance […]

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Zut alors! The row over UK passports

[ad_1] Jayde Pearson looks at the row over the post-Brexit UK passport… which could be made in France. Under EU procurement rules, the Home Office was required to throw open the bidding process to European firms. It said a winning bid had been chosen and the new deal could save taxpayers £100m-£120m. [ad_2] Source link

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Rare female pharaoh artwork found at Swansea University

[ad_1] Image copyright Swansea University Image caption Hatshepsut was the fifth pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty (circa 1478-1458 BC) An Egyptian artwork that had languished in storage for over forty years has been identified as an extremely rare depiction of one of Egypt’s few female pharaohs. The relief sculpture was discovered at Swansea University’s Egypt […]

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Kiko Matthews breaks Atlantic rowing record

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption Kiko Matthews finished the 3000 mile solo journey from Gran Canaria in 49 days, breaking the previous record of 56 days A brain tumour survivor has smashed the world record for the fastest transatlantic crossing by a female rower. Kiko Matthews, 36, rowed the 21ft-long Soma of Essex for […]