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The main takeaways from Rishi Sunak’s Spring Statement Announcements

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has used his Spring Statement to announce plans to tackle the ongoing cost of living crisis.

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: The Story Behind The Recently Released British-Iranian

After nearly six years, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been freed from detention in Iran after a tireless campaign against her arrest.

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Why do we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?

St Patrick’s Day. A time commonly associated with gallons of Guinness, big hats and four-leaf clovers.

But why do celebrate?

Many of us in England partake St Patrick’s Day traditions, blissfully unaware why the Irish National Holiday holds so much significance to those who hail from the other side of the Irish Sea.

We explored the origins of this remarkable day, and discovered some rather unusual traditions…

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Six Nations Preview: Grand Slams and Grudge Matches the order of the weekend

After four rounds of nail-biting rugby, the Six Nations comes to a close this weekend and we are only slightly closer to finding a winner.

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#IWD2022: Muslim women fight for a seat at the table

By Isabella Jewell Pastel-pink infographics, inspirational tweets and accounts of workplace discrimination. International Women’s Day lit up social media feeds across the globe on Tuesday. But one charity in Manchester decided to take on a new spin in marking the day, due to what it said has been a historic lack of focus on the […]

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The UK’s last Covid rules and when they will each be lifted

Source: Wikimedia Commons, Marc Auledas By: Twinkle Dharmani Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his ‘Living with Covid’ plan on Monday (February 21), making England the first country to scrap all legal restrictions pertaining to Covid-19. The plan has various key aspects which are being implemented in three stages. Legal requirement to self-isolate on testing positive […]

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Boris Johnson grilled in PMQs over surging energy prices and new ‘partygate’ picture

Boris Johnson has faced criticism on fraud and the energy crisis as he clashed with Keir Starmer during PMQs.

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Novice runners smash target after target in gruelling 56-mile challenge

After the Darvell sisters Hannah, 21 and Leah, 24 faced the devastating news during March of the first lockdown that their mum had been diagnosed with cancer, the sisters immediately wanted to help out. The sisters were so thankful for the care that their mum received that they wanted to give back and pondered on […]

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Brits expected to SPLASH THE CASH on Black Friday deals

British consumers are expected to spend £7.5 billion over this weekend. And £5.76 billion will be spent online. Many British shoppers are splashing the cash ahead of Christmas and taking advantage of savings across everything from clothing to home appliances. With many non-essential shops closed across England due to the pandemic, record numbers of shoppers […]

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