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1605, 2022

Former British number one Laura Robson announces retirement from tennis

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Former teen star Laura Robson has announced her retirement from tennis following three hip operations. The 28-year-old was thrust into the spotlight aged 14 when she won the girls’ title at Wimbledon and she peaked in the top 30 while still a teenager but has been hampered by injury for most of the last decade.…

1605, 2022

Work more or get better paid jobs to afford rising prices says minister

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People struggling during the cost-of-living crisis should consider taking on more hours at work or moving to a better-paid job, a Government minister has said. Rachel Maclean, safeguarding minister in the Home Office, admitted the idea would not work for all households, but said the solution for some people could be to look for additional…

1605, 2022

Harry Styles finds new direction on CBeebies Bedtime Stories

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Harry Styles will be swapping the stage for a storybook as he became the latest star to sign up to read a CBeebies Bedtime Story. The One Direction and now solo singer, 28, will read Jess Hitchman’s In Every House, On Every Street, which is illustrated by Lili la Baleine. The story is described as…

1605, 2022

Ryanair boss warns of holiday prices hikes and airport delays

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Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has warned flight prices will be higher this summer due to soaring demand for European holidays and said getting through airports would be “challenging” for passengers. Holidaymakers should brace for prices to rise by a “high single-digit per cent” over the peak season as demand for breaks on European beach resorts…

1605, 2022

Cap on energy bills could be reviewed four times a year under Ofgem plans

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The price cap on household energy bills could be reviewed every three months under new plans mooted by Ofgem on Monday. The energy regulator said that it might insert two new reviews a year, one in January and another in July. It would help pass on savings from a potential fall in gas prices to…

1605, 2022

Sturgeon to warn of catastrophic consequences of failure on Cop commitments

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Failure to meet the climate change targets agreed at the Cop26 summit in Glasgow would be “catastrophic”, Nicola Sturgeon will warn. Six months on from the global conference, the First Minister will say that the “world looks very different” in the wake of the Russian attack on Ukraine. She will describe the invasion as “brutal,…

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