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lbc.co.uk 1 hour ago
Novak Djokovic 'to sue Australian government for £3m' over deportation

Novak Djokovic 'to sue Australian government for £3m' over deportation

The world number one tennis star Novak Djokovic is said to be in talks with lawyers to sue the Australian government for more than £3 million over "ill treatme [...]

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lbc.co.uk 2 hours ago
Governance 'undermined' by No10 'survival' culture, Shad Chief Treasury Sec tells Shelagh Fogarty

Governance 'undermined' by No10 'survival' culture, Shad Chief Treasury Sec tells Shelagh Fogarty

"The governance of the country is now being undermined" by the culture of "survival" in Number 10, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury Pat McFadden has told [...]

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lbc.co.uk 3 hours ago
'Think about your kids': Brother's desperate phone call with Texas synagogue attacker

'Think about your kids': Brother's desperate phone call with Texas synagogue attacker

The younger brother of the Texas synagogue attacker Malik Akram can be heard pleading with his sibling to surrender and "think about his kids" in audio footage [...]

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lbc.co.uk 6 hours ago
Hundreds of dogs taken ill in Yorkshire as walkers given fresh warning to avoid beaches

Hundreds of dogs taken ill in Yorkshire as walkers given fresh warning to avoid beaches

Dog walkers have been urged to stay off beaches as case numbers of a mystery illness have continued to climb along the coast of Yorkshire, with vets still uncl [...]

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lbc.co.uk 7 hours ago
Miracle story of disabled Tongan man who survived in sea for 28 hours after tsunami

Miracle story of disabled Tongan man who survived in sea for 28 hours after tsunami

A disabled man who was swept out to sea by the Tongan tsunami drifted and swam between islands for more than 24 hours after the disaster struck.

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lbc.co.uk 9 hours ago
Face masks make people look more attractive, study finds

Face masks make people look more attractive, study finds

Face masks, particularly the surgical kind, have the added benefit of making people appear more attractive, a new study has found.

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lbc.co.uk 11 hours ago
Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyers file request for retrial

Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyers file request for retrial

Lawyers for British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell have filed documents requesting a retrial after she was found guilty of sex trafficking.

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lbc.co.uk 18 hours ago
Tonga: Fishermen protest in Peru after sea life 'massacred' by oil spill caused by eruption

Tonga: Fishermen protest in Peru after sea life 'massacred' by oil spill caused by eruption

Peruvian fisherman have staged protests after a tsunami caused by a volcanic eruption in Tonga has caused an oil spill on the coast of the South American count [...]

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lbc.co.uk 22 hours ago
Flights to US grounded as fears grow over 5G interference with aircraft equipment

Flights to US grounded as fears grow over 5G interference with aircraft equipment

Airlines across the world have rushed to cancel or change flights heading into the US amid ongoing concerns about the impact of 5G mobile phone technology on p [...]

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
Marvel's Moon Knight star Gaspard Ulliel dies in Alps skiing accident

Marvel's Moon Knight star Gaspard Ulliel dies in Alps skiing accident

Gaspard Ulliel, the French actor who was due to star in Marvel's upcoming series Moon Knight, has died in a skiing accident.

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
Defiant Boris vows to fight next election despite Tory plots and an MP's defection

Defiant Boris vows to fight next election despite Tory plots and an MP's defection

A defiant Boris Johnson has vowed to fight the next election despite mounting calls for him to resign over the partygate scandal.

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
James O'Brien dismantles caller who said Labour's red wall was lost over 'political correctness'

James O'Brien dismantles caller who said Labour's red wall was lost over 'political correctness'

James O'Brien dismantled this caller who claimed that Labour's red wall seats were lost in 2019 because of "political correctness" and cited a list of hearsay [...]

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
Prince Andrew deletes Duke of York Twitter account after being stripped of Royal titles

Prince Andrew deletes Duke of York Twitter account after being stripped of Royal titles

Prince Andrew's official Twitter account has been quietly deleted just a week after the scandal-hit royal was stripped of his military titles and Royal patrona [...]

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
Andy Burnham insists he is 'committed to Manchester' amid calls to run for Labour leader

Andy Burnham insists he is 'committed to Manchester' amid calls to run for Labour leader

Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has told LBC that he remains fully committed to Manchester, despite calls for him to instead run for Labour leader.

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
LIVE: Boris Johnson to face MPs as he fights for his job after car-crash interview

LIVE: Boris Johnson to face MPs as he fights for his job after car-crash interview

Boris Johnson will fight for his survival as PM today as he faces MPs in the House of Commons the day after a car crash interview where he said 'no-one told hi [...]

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
Cost of living crisis: Prices rise at fastest pace for 30 years

Cost of living crisis: Prices rise at fastest pace for 30 years

Britain's rate of inflation has shot up to its highest level for nearly 30 years as the cost-of-living crisis intensifies, according to official figures.

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
PM expected to scrap most Plan B measures as he fights to cling on to premiership

PM expected to scrap most Plan B measures as he fights to cling on to premiership

Boris Johnson is expected to announce an easing of England's coronavirus restrictions as he battles to hold on to his premiership.

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
Rikki Neave, 6, murdered by teenager who posed naked body in 'star shape', court hears

Rikki Neave, 6, murdered by teenager who posed naked body in 'star shape', court hears

A teenager strangled Rikki Neave, 6, in a "surprise attack" 27 years ago, stripping the clothes off his body and posing him in a "star shape" in woodland, a co [...]

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
Sue Gray will interview Dominic Cummings after explosive partygate claims, reports say

Sue Gray will interview Dominic Cummings after explosive partygate claims, reports say

Sue Gray will interview Dominic Cummings over his damning allegations about Boris Johnson as part of her investigation into the partygate scandal, according to [...]

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
Morrisons cuts sick pay for unvaccinated workers

Morrisons cuts sick pay for unvaccinated workers

Morrisons has confirmed it has cut the sick pay of workers who are unvaccinated against coronavirus.

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
Woman admits £10,000 Aldi wrecking spree during second lockdown

Woman admits £10,000 Aldi wrecking spree during second lockdown

A woman who smashed bottles of alcohol worth £10,000 during a five-minute rampage in Aldi has been fined thousands of pounds.

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
'Light at end of the tunnel' for UK in Covid fight says WHO, but expect a 'bumpy journey ahead'

'Light at end of the tunnel' for UK in Covid fight says WHO, but expect a 'bumpy journey ahead'

Leading health experts have said there is a "light at the end of the tunnel" in Britain's fight against coronavirus as hospitalisations fall for the sixth day [...]

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
Poignant moment tearful schoolchildren honour teacher Ashling Murphy at her funeral

Poignant moment tearful schoolchildren honour teacher Ashling Murphy at her funeral

Hundreds of people including young pupils of teacher Ashling Murphy gathered in a small village in Ireland on the day of her funeral, after her "senseless" kil [...]

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
All Covid laws 'could be scrapped by March' amid PM's 'Operation Red Meat'

All Covid laws 'could be scrapped by March' amid PM's 'Operation Red Meat'

The Government is said to be drawing up plans to scrap all Covid laws, including the requirement to self-isolate after a positive test, from as early as March.

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
Holidaymakers 'ripped off' by Covid travel testing, former BA chief tells LBC

Holidaymakers 'ripped off' by Covid travel testing, former BA chief tells LBC

Holidaymakers have been "ripped off" by Covid travel testing, the former chief of British Airways told LBC this morning.

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
'Who should my listeners believe on partygate? The PM or Dominic Cummings?'

'Who should my listeners believe on partygate? The PM or Dominic Cummings?'

Nick Ferrari grilled Dominic Raab over conflicting claims from Boris Johnson and Dominic Cummings over No 10 parties.

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
Kill the Bill: Government plans to crack down on protests suffer defeat in Lords

Kill the Bill: Government plans to crack down on protests suffer defeat in Lords

The Government's controversial plans to crack down on disruptive protests have suffered a series of defeats in the House of Lords.

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
Labour demands answers to five key questions in Govt partygate scandal

Labour demands answers to five key questions in Govt partygate scandal

Labour has set out five questions it says the Prime Minister must answer in relation to the partygate scandal.

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
Partygate scandal: Dominic Cummings claims PM lied to Parliament

Partygate scandal: Dominic Cummings claims PM lied to Parliament

Dominic Cummings has, amid the partygate scandal, claimed that Boris Johnson lied to Parliament.

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lbc.co.uk 3 days ago
'Smiling' knifeman who went on stabbing rampage in Manchester handed hospital order

'Smiling' knifeman who went on stabbing rampage in Manchester handed hospital order

A knife-wielding assailant who randomly attacked five people in Manchester's Arndale shopping centre has been given an indefinite hospital order.

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lbc.co.uk 3 days ago
Anne Frank: Jewish businessman identified as 'prime suspect' in family's betrayal

Anne Frank: Jewish businessman identified as 'prime suspect' in family's betrayal

Anne Frank may have been betrayed by a prominent Jewish businessman who became an informant for the Nazis, a new investigation has claimed.

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lbc.co.uk 3 days ago
Navy to take command on Channel migrant rescues

Navy to take command on Channel migrant rescues

The Royal Navy will take charge of limiting the number of boats crossing the Channel in a move signed off by Boris Johnson.

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lbc.co.uk 3 days ago
Amazon scraps ban on Visa credit cards at last minute

Amazon scraps ban on Visa credit cards at last minute

Amazon has reversed a decision to ban customers from using UK Visa credit cards on its website.

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lbc.co.uk 3 days ago
'T-levels, not Tory Leader': Nadhim Zahawi explains TL lapel badge

'T-levels, not Tory Leader': Nadhim Zahawi explains TL lapel badge

On Monday morning Nick Ferrari interviewed Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi who was pictured wearing a curious badge, which left the public questioning what i [...]

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lbc.co.uk 3 days ago
'Boris said sorry, Keir should too': Zahawi blasts Labour leader as he defends PM over Partygate

'Boris said sorry, Keir should too': Zahawi blasts Labour leader as he defends PM over Partygate

Nadhim Zahawi has told LBC that Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer should apologise just as Boris Johnson did, after a clip surfaced of him having a beer on a brea [...]

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lbc.co.uk 3 days ago
Senior Met officers sacked after 'appalling' treatment of staff and misuse of force credit card

Senior Met officers sacked after 'appalling' treatment of staff and misuse of force credit card

Two senior Metropolitan Police officers have been dismissed for gross misconduct after they "abused their trusted positions" by treating junior members of staf [...]

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lbc.co.uk 4 days ago
Five-year-old British girl ‘killed by skier in Alps’ in horror crash

Five-year-old British girl ‘killed by skier in Alps’ in horror crash

A five-year-old British girl has reportedly been killed after being struck by a skier in the French Alps.

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lbc.co.uk 4 days ago
'He's making fools of every single Tory who comes on to defend him': MPs clash over PM

'He's making fools of every single Tory who comes on to defend him': MPs clash over PM

Chris Bryant has mocked Boris Johnson, telling him he "doesn't deserve to be Prime Minister" and is "making fools" of Conservative MPs.

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lbc.co.uk 4 days ago
Swarbrick On Sunday is live from LBC's Westminster studio from 10am and you can  [...]

Swarbrick On Sunday is live from LBC's Westminster studio from 10am and you can [...]

Swarbrick On Sunday is live from LBC's Westminster studio from 10am and you can watch it live here.

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lbc.co.uk 4 days ago
All 16 and 17-year-olds will be able to book a Covid booster jab from Monday

All 16 and 17-year-olds will be able to book a Covid booster jab from Monday

Up to 40,000 16 and 17-year-olds will able to book a Covid booster jab from Monday.

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lbc.co.uk 4 days ago
'Get those letters in': David Lammy urges Tory MPs to 'force' Boris Johnson out

'Get those letters in': David Lammy urges Tory MPs to 'force' Boris Johnson out

David Lammy urged Tory MPs to "put those letters in to the 1922 Committee" to force a leadership contest for Boris Johnson as the "country deserves better" tha [...]

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lbc.co.uk 5 days ago
'Kill the Bill' protests: Labour MP accuses Boris Johnson of 'turning UK into authoritarian state'

'Kill the Bill' protests: Labour MP accuses Boris Johnson of 'turning UK into authoritarian state'

"Kill the Bill" protests are underway across England as activists call on the House of Lords to reject the police, crime, sentencing and courts bill.

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lbc.co.uk 5 days ago
Andrew lawyers want to quiz accuser over 'false memories' amid calls to lose Duke of York title

Andrew lawyers want to quiz accuser over 'false memories' amid calls to lose Duke of York title

Prince Andrew's lawyers are set to argue that his accuser "may suffer from false memories", according to newly-released court documents.

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lbc.co.uk 5 days ago
Broken Boris 'mired in deception and deceit' says Starmer as PM fights to cling on to job

Broken Boris 'mired in deception and deceit' says Starmer as PM fights to cling on to job

The Conservatives are too busy fighting about "a broken spectacle of a Prime Minister mired in deceit and deception", Sir Keir Starmer has said.

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lbc.co.uk 5 days ago
Ghislaine Maxwell gets sentencing date despite juror's sex abuse revelations

Ghislaine Maxwell gets sentencing date despite juror's sex abuse revelations

Ghislaine Maxwell has been given a date for her sentencing despite a juror’s admission about being sexually abused as a child.

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lbc.co.uk 5 days ago
Virginia Giuffre seeks testimony from Prince Andrew's former assistant

Virginia Giuffre seeks testimony from Prince Andrew's former assistant

Prince Andrew's longtime accuser Virginia Giuffre is seeking testimony from two people - including the Duke of York's former assistant - according to court pap [...]

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lbc.co.uk 5 days ago
Eon apologises for sending socks to customers with advice to 'turn down heating'

Eon apologises for sending socks to customers with advice to 'turn down heating'

Energy giant Eon has apologised after sending socks to thousands of customers with advice to turn their heating down.

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lbc.co.uk 6 days ago
Banned Old Duke of York: City demands link to 'disgrace' Prince Andrew be severed

Banned Old Duke of York: City demands link to 'disgrace' Prince Andrew be severed

Calls for Prince Andrew to be stripped of his Duke of York title have grown as York's MP, councillors and residents demanded he lose it.

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lbc.co.uk 6 days ago
Smiling Charles brushes off question about Andrew less than 24 hours after he was stripped of titles

Smiling Charles brushes off question about Andrew less than 24 hours after he was stripped of titles

Prince Charles brushed aside a question about his brother Andrew today hours after claims surfaced that Charles was instrumental in stripping him of his HRH an [...]

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lbc.co.uk 6 days ago
Extinction Rebellion trio cleared after clambering onto train and causing rush hour chaos

Extinction Rebellion trio cleared after clambering onto train and causing rush hour chaos

Three Extinction Rebellion protesters were cleared of obstructing the railway after climbing on top of a Docklands Light Railway train in East London.

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lbc.co.uk 6 days ago
Heartbroken Sinead O'Connor admitted to hospital a week after son's death

Heartbroken Sinead O'Connor admitted to hospital a week after son's death

Irish singer Sinead O'Connor has been taken to hospital after losing her 17-year-old son Shane last week.

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UK
lbc.co.uk 6 days ago
LBC Exclusive: Tesco Chairman says stores 'coping well' after Brexit

LBC Exclusive: Tesco Chairman says stores 'coping well' after Brexit

The Tesco Chairman has revealed to LBC the chain has suffered "no major problems" due to Brexit.

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lbc.co.uk 6 days ago
Minister refuses to confirm if taxpayers are funding Duke of York's security

Minister refuses to confirm if taxpayers are funding Duke of York's security

Security minister Damian Hinds has refused to confirm whether taxpayers would continue to fund the Duke of York's security arrangements.

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lbc.co.uk 6 days ago
Call Keir | 17/01 Watch from 9am

Call Keir | 17/01 Watch from 9am

14 January 2022, 06:56... The Labour leader will be live with Nick Ferrari from 9.00 on Monday morning in the latest of his monthly phone-ins on LBC.

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lbc.co.uk 6 days ago
No10 staff 'held two boozy parties' night before Queen mourned Prince Philip alone

No10 staff 'held two boozy parties' night before Queen mourned Prince Philip alone

Downing Street staff held two boozy parties the night before Prince Philip's funeral, where the Queen was forced to mourn her husband's death alone, it has bee [...]

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lbc.co.uk 6 days ago
Ski bookings surge as France relaxes travel restrictions for Brits

Ski bookings surge as France relaxes travel restrictions for Brits

Ski bookings to France have seen a huge spike as the country prepares to reopen its borders to British tourists on Friday.

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lbc.co.uk 7 days ago
Ex-Met standards boss defends lack of No10 party investigation

Ex-Met standards boss defends lack of No10 party investigation

Shelagh Fogarty clashed with former Met police standards boss Stephen Roberts over the force's lack of investigation into Downing Street's alleged lockdown par [...]

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lbc.co.uk 7 days ago
Teacher, 22, killed in unprovoked stranger attack while jogging along canal in Ireland

Teacher, 22, killed in unprovoked stranger attack while jogging along canal in Ireland

A 40-year-old man has been arrested after a fatal attack on a young woman who was out on an afternoon jog by a canal in Ireland.

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lbc.co.uk 7 days ago
'If the Everard vigil was BYOB, would the have Met ignored it?' LBC grills Khan on partygate

'If the Everard vigil was BYOB, would the have Met ignored it?' LBC grills Khan on partygate

This is the moment an LBC caller asked Sadiq Khan if police would have ignored the Sarah Everard vigil if it had been a BYOB party.

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lbc.co.uk 7 days ago
Beleaguered Boris cancels trip to vaccine centre after family member catches Covid

Beleaguered Boris cancels trip to vaccine centre after family member catches Covid

Under-fire Boris Johnson has cancelled a trip to a vaccine clinic after a member of his family tested positive for Covid.

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lbc.co.uk 7 days ago
M&S drops 'midget gems' name over fears it insults people with dwarfism

M&S drops 'midget gems' name over fears it insults people with dwarfism

Marks and Spencer has dropped the name "midget gems" to avoid causing offence to people with dwarfism.

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lbc.co.uk 7 days ago
Boris Johnson is 'poisoning the brand of the Conservative Party', Portillo says

Boris Johnson is 'poisoning the brand of the Conservative Party', Portillo says

Former Conservative MP Michael Portillo has branded Boris Johnson 'poisonous' in the wake of his partygate apology.

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lbc.co.uk 7 days ago
2021 was worst year on record for child sexual abuse online, watchdog finds

2021 was worst year on record for child sexual abuse online, watchdog finds

Last year was the worst year on record for child sexual abuse online following a "three-fold" increase in self-generated imagery of children aged seven to 10, [...]

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lbc.co.uk 7 days ago
How could No10 'partygate' end for under-fire Boris Johnson?

How could No10 'partygate' end for under-fire Boris Johnson?

Boris Johnson is facing mounting calls to resign after he was forced to issue a humiliating apology over his attendance to a lockdown-breaching drinks event at [...]

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lbc.co.uk 1 hour ago
Tommy Robinson faces investigation as £2million he owes creditors remains unpaid

Tommy Robinson faces investigation as £2million he owes creditors remains unpaid

People owed £2million by Tommy Robinson have appointed an independent insolvency expert to investigate the English Defence League founder.

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lbc.co.uk 2 hours ago
'We stand squarely behind Ukraine' in Russia stand-off, Boris Johnson warns Putin

'We stand squarely behind Ukraine' in Russia stand-off, Boris Johnson warns Putin

A Russian invasion into Ukraine would be a "disaster" for Moscow, Boris Johnson has warned after sending anti-tank missiles to the region.

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lbc.co.uk 4 hours ago
James O'Brien: PM is top of a pyramid 'infected' with his contempt for the rules

James O'Brien: PM is top of a pyramid 'infected' with his contempt for the rules

This was James O'Brien's blistering analysis of a government pyramid "entirely infected" with Boris Johnson's contempt for the rules.

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lbc.co.uk 6 hours ago
WFH end hailed as tens of thousands of commuters head back to the office

WFH end hailed as tens of thousands of commuters head back to the office

Commuters in England were heading back into offices in their thousands today after Boris Johnson decided to scrap work from home guidance with immediate effect [...]

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lbc.co.uk 8 hours ago
Shadow Chancellor: tax North Sea gas firms to help struggling families

Shadow Chancellor: tax North Sea gas firms to help struggling families

The Shadow Chancellor has explained Labour's plans to help families in Britain struggling with the soaring cost of living.

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lbc.co.uk 9 hours ago
'Hallelujah': New Asda Chairman Lord Rose hails WFH end and says 'forget about Covid'

'Hallelujah': New Asda Chairman Lord Rose hails WFH end and says 'forget about Covid'

The new chairman of Asda has welcomed the decision to axe working from home guidance in England, saying he cannot believe we have a "nation sitting at home" be [...]

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lbc.co.uk 21 hours ago
Urgent warning issued to dog owners after 'hundreds' of pups fall sick with mystery illness

Urgent warning issued to dog owners after 'hundreds' of pups fall sick with mystery illness

Veterinary experts have issued an urgent warning to all dog owners after "hundreds" of pets fall ill with a mystery illness.

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lbc.co.uk 22 hours ago
Extremist told to read Jane Austen to avoid prison gets jailed as judges overturn sentence

Extremist told to read Jane Austen to avoid prison gets jailed as judges overturn sentence

A former student described as a "white supremacist" who was convicted of a terror offence has been jailed, having previously been given the chance to dodge a t [...]

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
Mother charged with murdering two-month old baby in Essex

Mother charged with murdering two-month old baby in Essex

A mother and father have appeared in court today after being charged with the death of their two-month-old baby boy in Essex.

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
Macron blasts Britain as he blames London for migrant deaths in the Channel

Macron blasts Britain as he blames London for migrant deaths in the Channel

Emmanuel Macron has blamed Britain for migrant deaths in the Channel in a fierce attack at the European Parliament.

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
Caller says he knows Boris Johnson is a 'liar' and will support him 'no matter what'

Caller says he knows Boris Johnson is a 'liar' and will support him 'no matter what'

This is the moment a caller told LBC he knows Boris Johnson is a "liar" and that he will continue to support him "no matter what".

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
Boris Johnson ends WFH and face mask use in England from next Thursday

Boris Johnson ends WFH and face mask use in England from next Thursday

The Prime Minister scrapped Covid-19 Plan B in England, ditching the use of face masks in England from next Thursday and telling people to stop working from ho [...]

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
Ashling Murphy fought for her life with a set of keys, Irish police believe

Ashling Murphy fought for her life with a set of keys, Irish police believe

Teacher Ashling Murphy used a set of keys in a desperate bid to save her life, Irish police believe.

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
'He brings life to politics': Andy Burnham welcomes Gary Neville to the Labour team

'He brings life to politics': Andy Burnham welcomes Gary Neville to the Labour team

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has told LBC the new Labour supporter Gary Neville "brings a bit of life to politics", as he quipped that he had "to carr [...]

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
Boris 'deserves the benefit of the doubt' over partygate scandal, minister insists

Boris 'deserves the benefit of the doubt' over partygate scandal, minister insists

Boris Johnson deserves "the benefit of the doubt" amid the ongoing partygate scandal, armed forces minister James Heappey has told LBC.

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
Afghanistan: British troops to receive medal for heroism during Kabul evacuation

Afghanistan: British troops to receive medal for heroism during Kabul evacuation

British troops who helped during the Kabul evacuation in Afghanistan are set to receive a medal recognising their "heroism in the face of extreme adversity".

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
Brits urged to check on vulnerable as cold weather alert issued for UK

Brits urged to check on vulnerable as cold weather alert issued for UK

A cold weather alert has been issued as freezing temperatures and widespread frosts are set to hit parts of the UK this week.

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
Teenagers held in Manchester over Texas synagogue siege released without charge

Teenagers held in Manchester over Texas synagogue siege released without charge

Two teenagers who were arrested in Manchester as part of investigations into a hostage-taking at a synagogue in Texas have been released without charge, police [...]

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
Shelagh Fogarty's devastating takedown of Boris Johnson partygate denial

Shelagh Fogarty's devastating takedown of Boris Johnson partygate denial

This is Shelagh Fogarty's response to Boris Johnson saying that nobody warned him that a drinks party on May 20th 2020 was against Covid rules and that he woul [...]

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
Microsoft to buy Call of Duty gaming firm Activision Blizzard in £50bn deal

Microsoft to buy Call of Duty gaming firm Activision Blizzard in £50bn deal

Microsoft is buying gaming company Activision Blizzard in a £50bn deal, gaining access to blockbuster games like Call Of Duty and Candy Crush.

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
Scotland to lift all Omicron coronavirus restrictions from Monday

Scotland to lift all Omicron coronavirus restrictions from Monday

All of Scotland's coronavirus restrictions introduced in response to the Omicron variant will be brought to an end next Monday.

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
Govt criticised over new powers which allow magistrates to jail people for up to a year

Govt criticised over new powers which allow magistrates to jail people for up to a year

The Government has been criticised over plans to give magistrates more sentencing powers in a bid to tackle the backlog of cases in criminal courts.

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
James O'Brien: The spat between Cummings and the PM is like Albert Square

James O'Brien: The spat between Cummings and the PM is like Albert Square

Listeners are branding this James O'Brien’s best monologue yet as he sums up exactly what's going on in this country to distract from partygate.

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
Fresh humiliation as Prince Harry and Andrew ‘not eligible’ for Platinum Jubilee medal

Fresh humiliation as Prince Harry and Andrew ‘not eligible’ for Platinum Jubilee medal

Prince Andrew and Harry face being stripped of further prestigious roles ahead of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
Lords vote to make misogyny a hate crime as government suffers string of defeats

Lords vote to make misogyny a hate crime as government suffers string of defeats

The House of Lords has voted to make misogyny a hate crime in England and Wales as the Government suffered a string of defeats over its plans to crack down on [...]

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
UK sends troops and weapons to Ukraine amid fears of a Russian invasion

UK sends troops and weapons to Ukraine amid fears of a Russian invasion

The UK has sent troops and high-tech anti-tank weapons to Ukraine due to fears Russia is planning to invade.

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
Soaring energy bills will 'devastate' families as cost of living continues to squeeze

Soaring energy bills will 'devastate' families as cost of living continues to squeeze

Bills could swallow up half of the income of the poorest adults - after what they spend on housing - as energy bills rise and threaten to "devastate" families, [...]

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
Hostage in Texas synagogue stand-off 'threw chair at gunman' to escape

Hostage in Texas synagogue stand-off 'threw chair at gunman' to escape

A rabbi who was taken hostage at a synagogue in Texas says he was able to escape after throwing a chair at his captor.

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lbc.co.uk 3 days ago
Britain needs to be braced for more Chinese-style spy scandals, Priti Patel warns

Britain needs to be braced for more Chinese-style spy scandals, Priti Patel warns

The UK is expected to see more alerts about foreign interference with politics, the Home Secretary has warned, after MI5 uncovered a Chinese spy trying to infl [...]

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lbc.co.uk 3 days ago
Nadine Dorries confirms BBC licence fee will be frozen for next two years

Nadine Dorries confirms BBC licence fee will be frozen for next two years

The BBC licence fee will be frozen for the next two years, with the government claiming it's "time to ask" if the charge is still appropriate.

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lbc.co.uk 3 days ago
'God bless you Novak': Serbia welcomes back Djokovi after Australian visa row

'God bless you Novak': Serbia welcomes back Djokovi after Australian visa row

Serbia has welcomed back tennis star Novak Djokovic after he was deported from Australia, following a visa row over his vaccination status.

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lbc.co.uk 3 days ago
Britain to be hit by freezing fog and two days of travel chaos, Met Office warns

Britain to be hit by freezing fog and two days of travel chaos, Met Office warns

The Met Office has issued warnings for freezing fog across most of England and Wales, with an alert of up to two days of travel chaos.

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lbc.co.uk 3 days ago
'I've been taken for a fool': Lifetime Tory voter joins Labour amid partygate scandal

'I've been taken for a fool': Lifetime Tory voter joins Labour amid partygate scandal

This is the moment a Tory voter revealed to James O'Brien that he had abandoned the Conservatives and joined Labour due to the ongoing partygate scandal.

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lbc.co.uk 3 days ago
Sir Keir: MP Barry Gardiner doesn't appear to have done anything wrong in spy scandal

Sir Keir: MP Barry Gardiner doesn't appear to have done anything wrong in spy scandal

Sir Keir Starmer today said MP Barry Gardiner had 'explained his position' and did everything in accordance with the rules after it emerged he had taken money [...]

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lbc.co.uk 3 days ago
British woman missing after being washed away in Tonga tsunami

British woman missing after being washed away in Tonga tsunami

A search is under way for a British woman who was swept away when a devastating tsunami struck the island of Tonga.

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lbc.co.uk 3 days ago
FBI name Texas synagogue hostage taker as British Malik Faisal Akram

FBI name Texas synagogue hostage taker as British Malik Faisal Akram

The FBI have named the man who was shot dead in Texas after taking four people hostage, as British Citizen, Malik Faisal Akram.

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lbc.co.uk 4 days ago
Tom Swarbrick grills Tory MP on 'technicality' allowing No.10 party

Tom Swarbrick grills Tory MP on 'technicality' allowing No.10 party

Cabinet minister Simon Clarke was cornered over the technicality alluded to by the Prime Minister that would've made the "bring your own booze" party in May 20 [...]

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lbc.co.uk 4 days ago
'Calling bullying inquiry a kangaroo court would be an insult to kangaroos', John Bercow says

'Calling bullying inquiry a kangaroo court would be an insult to kangaroos', John Bercow says

Ex-Commons speaker John Bercow has hit back at an inquiry into bullying allegations against him, saying that to "call it a kangaroo court would be a very, very [...]

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lbc.co.uk 4 days ago
Andrew Castle fumes at 'sinister' and 'heavily politicised' Djokovic ruling

Andrew Castle fumes at 'sinister' and 'heavily politicised' Djokovic ruling

The cancellation of Novak Djokovic's visa makes 'freedom of speech a thing of the past' in Australia, Andrew Castle declares.

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lbc.co.uk 4 days ago
Texas synagogue hostage taker demanding scientist's release dies after 'loud bangs and gunfire'

Texas synagogue hostage taker demanding scientist's release dies after 'loud bangs and gunfire'

A hostage-taker has been shot dead after he held people at a Texas synagogue and demanded the release of Pakistani scientist jailed for trying to kill US soldi [...]

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lbc.co.uk 4 days ago
PM’s wife apologises for 'lapse of judgement' after partying with pals during lockdown

PM’s wife apologises for 'lapse of judgement' after partying with pals during lockdown

The Prime Minister's wife has apologised after pictures emerged of Mrs Johnson breaking lockdown rules at a West End club.

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lbc.co.uk 4 days ago
Tsunami warning issued for USA after underwater volcano erupts in Tonga

Tsunami warning issued for USA after underwater volcano erupts in Tonga

A Tsunami warning has been issued for the West Coast of the United States after a giant underwater volcano erupted near Tonga.

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lbc.co.uk 5 days ago

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lbc.co.uk 5 days ago
I abhor the Covid parties but will stay loyal to Boris, Tory MP says

I abhor the Covid parties but will stay loyal to Boris, Tory MP says

Senior Conservative MP Colonel Bob Stewart tells LBC he 'abhors' the partygate scandal, but will remain 'loyal' to Boris Johnson.

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lbc.co.uk 5 days ago
Fabricant: Boris Johnson should stay 'for good' despite partygate

Fabricant: Boris Johnson should stay 'for good' despite partygate

This Tory MP insists the PM should stay in Downing Street 'probably for good' despite public outcry over partygate.

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lbc.co.uk 5 days ago
Boris 'launches Operation Save Big Dog' and will scrap Plan B to cling on to power

Boris 'launches Operation Save Big Dog' and will scrap Plan B to cling on to power

Boris Johnson is set to scrap Plan B measures as he launches an operation to save his job – dubbed "Save Big Dog", according to reports.

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lbc.co.uk 5 days ago
When were they not partying? No10 accused of holding 'wine-time Fridays' throughout Covid

When were they not partying? No10 accused of holding 'wine-time Fridays' throughout Covid

Boris Johnson has been accused of encouraging his No10 aides to "let off steam" at weekly "wine-time Fridays" in Downing Street throughout the coronavirus pand [...]

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lbc.co.uk 5 days ago
'This is a work event': Boris Johnson lookalikes hold 'party' outside Downing Street

'This is a work event': Boris Johnson lookalikes hold 'party' outside Downing Street

Dozens of people dressed as Prime Minister Boris Johnson gathered outside Downing Street for an impromptu street 'party' as the "partygate" scandal rumbles on.

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lbc.co.uk 6 days ago
Partygate scandal: 'I will never vote Conservative again,' passionate caller says

Partygate scandal: 'I will never vote Conservative again,' passionate caller says

This is the moment, amid the partygate scandal, that a lifelong Conservative voter told LBC she would never vote for the Tories again.

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lbc.co.uk 6 days ago
Head of Covid taskforce Kate Josephs apologises for 'boozy' leaving party

Head of Covid taskforce Kate Josephs apologises for 'boozy' leaving party

The former head of the Cabinet Office Covid Taskforce which devised lockdown restrictions, has apologised for holding a leaving do on 17 December 2020 during l [...]

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lbc.co.uk 6 days ago
Migrant dies as rescue teams find stranded boat in Channel

Migrant dies as rescue teams find stranded boat in Channel

A migrant has died after apparently trying to make the perilous Channel crossing from France to the UK.

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lbc.co.uk 6 days ago
James O'Brien's damning verdict on No10 staff holding parties while Queen mourned

James O'Brien's damning verdict on No10 staff holding parties while Queen mourned

This was James O'Brien's damning verdict of parties held at No10 while the Queen mourned Prince Philip.

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lbc.co.uk 6 days ago
Eco activists vows to do 'whatever it takes' after being freed from jail

Eco activists vows to do 'whatever it takes' after being freed from jail

A freed Insulate Britain activist has insisted her time behind bars only "increased my resolve" and will do whatever it takes to achieve her aims.

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lbc.co.uk 6 days ago
Spy scandal: China accuses UK of 'smears and intimidation'

Spy scandal: China accuses UK of 'smears and intimidation'

The Chinese Embassy has branded accusations that a suspected agent was active in Parliament as a "trick of smearing and intimidation".

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lbc.co.uk 6 days ago
English cricket warned it could lose public funding if it fails to tackle 'deep-seated racism'

English cricket warned it could lose public funding if it fails to tackle 'deep-seated racism'

English cricket has been urged to "clean up its act" on tackling "deep-seated racism" in the sport to avoid having its public funding cut by the government.

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lbc.co.uk 6 days ago
Met will not probe No10 parties unless Sue Gray inquiry finds evidence of criminality

Met will not probe No10 parties unless Sue Gray inquiry finds evidence of criminality

The Metropolitan Police has confirmed it will not investigate the alleged lockdown-breaching parties at Downing Street unless the Sue Gray inquiry finds eviden [...]

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lbc.co.uk 7 days ago
Prince Andrew seen leaving Windsor home after judge said sex assault lawsuit should proceed

Prince Andrew seen leaving Windsor home after judge said sex assault lawsuit should proceed

Prince Andrew broke his cover in Windsor this morning following a bombshell court ruling that will allow a civil sex case against him to proceed.

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lbc.co.uk 7 days ago
Sadiq Khan refuses ambulance driver's pleas to scrap congestion charge for key workers

Sadiq Khan refuses ambulance driver's pleas to scrap congestion charge for key workers

Sadiq Khan has turned down an ambulance driver's pleas to scrap the congestion charge for emergency services in London.

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lbc.co.uk 7 days ago
Train chaos for commuters after train derails on London-bound line

Train chaos for commuters after train derails on London-bound line

Commuters travelling to and from London St Pancras International faced travel disruption on Thursday morning after a freight train derailed in Kent.

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lbc.co.uk 7 days ago
Jonathan Van-Tam to step down as deputy chief medical officer

Jonathan Van-Tam to step down as deputy chief medical officer

Professor Sir Jonathan Van-Tam is set to step down as England's deputy chief medical officer.

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lbc.co.uk 7 days ago
Queen's Platinum Jubilee: When is it and how will it be celebrated?

Queen's Platinum Jubilee: When is it and how will it be celebrated?

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee is set to take place in 2022 - find out when it will be celebrated and what events are taking place to mark the historic occasion.

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lbc.co.uk 7 days ago
Djokovic in Australian Open draw but no decision on whether he will be deported

Djokovic in Australian Open draw but no decision on whether he will be deported

Novak Djokovic has been included in the first round of the Australian Open despite still waiting to hear whether or not he can remain in the country.

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lbc.co.uk 7 days ago
Energy crisis: Elderly left 'too scared to use oven' amid soaring gas prices, charity warns

Energy crisis: Elderly left 'too scared to use oven' amid soaring gas prices, charity warns

The "astronomical hike" in energy prices will have a "devastating impact" on the elderly, with some left too scared to use their oven, a charity has warned.

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lbc.co.uk 1 hour ago
Labour Party is 'full of people that don't like this country', claims Tory MP

Labour Party is 'full of people that don't like this country', claims Tory MP

The Labour Party is "full of people that don't like this country", Tory MP Andrew Rosindell has claimed.

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lbc.co.uk 3 hours ago
Pope Benedict 'failed to act' in four child sexual abuse cases, report finds

Pope Benedict 'failed to act' in four child sexual abuse cases, report finds

Retired Pope Benedict XVI failed to act over four cases of child abuse, a new German report has found.

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lbc.co.uk 6 hours ago
Man arrested over murder of woman, 86, after couple attacked in Derbyshire home

Man arrested over murder of woman, 86, after couple attacked in Derbyshire home

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering an 86-year-old woman in a "horrendous" attack in her home in Derbyshire which also left her husband with crit [...]

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lbc.co.uk 7 hours ago
No 10 accused of blackmail by Tory who urges MPs to report cases to police

No 10 accused of blackmail by Tory who urges MPs to report cases to police

Tory MP William Wragg has accused the Government of blackmail and intimidation over the treatment of Conservative backbenchers calling for Boris Johnson to qui [...]

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lbc.co.uk 9 hours ago
Two men arrested in Birmingham and Machester over Texas synagogue attack

Two men arrested in Birmingham and Machester over Texas synagogue attack

Two men have been arrested in Birmingham and Manchester over the Texas synagogue attack by British hostage-taker Malik Faisal Akram.

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lbc.co.uk 10 hours ago
Nick Ferrari: It is shameful that Christian Wakeford defected to Labour with no by-election

Nick Ferrari: It is shameful that Christian Wakeford defected to Labour with no by-election

After one Tory MP defected to Labour amid the ongoing partygate saga, Nick Ferrari hit out at the hypocrisy of the move branding it '"shameful".

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lbc.co.uk 17 hours ago
Govt has 'no plan' and 'no ideas' for how to fix UK's future, says Blair

Govt has 'no plan' and 'no ideas' for how to fix UK's future, says Blair

Sir Tony Blair has launched a blistering attack on Boris Johnson's Government, accusing it of having "no plan" to tackle the big issues facing the UK.

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lbc.co.uk 21 hours ago
1922 Committee could cut time between no-confidence votes as PM sweats over future

1922 Committee could cut time between no-confidence votes as PM sweats over future

The Conservative backbench 1922 Committee is considering cutting the minimum time between votes of no-confidence from a year to six months, in a move that coul [...]

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lbc.co.uk 23 hours ago
Cross Question 19/01: Watch in full

Cross Question 19/01: Watch in full

19 January 2022, 17:59... On this Wednesday's edition of the agenda-setting debate show, Iain Dale is joined by:

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
Trafficking ringleader jailed in Belgium over Essex lorry deaths

Trafficking ringleader jailed in Belgium over Essex lorry deaths

The Vietnamese ringleader of the gang responsible for the deaths of 39 people found in a lorry in south-east England has been jailed for 15 years.

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
Lindsay Hoyle caught on mic muttering 'what a day' after stormy PMQs

Lindsay Hoyle caught on mic muttering 'what a day' after stormy PMQs

The Speaker of the Commons Sir Lindsay Hoyle was caught muttering "what a day" to an aide following an action-packed Prime Minister's Questions.

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
Tim Martin and Wetherspoon's blast No10 'hypocrisy' and say staff should have been let in pubs

Tim Martin and Wetherspoon's blast No10 'hypocrisy' and say staff should have been let in pubs

Downing Street staff should have been allowed to go to pubs instead of party in the garden, Tim Martin and his Wetherspoon's chain has said - as he accused Gov [...]

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
Bury South MP Christian Wakeford defects to Labour

Bury South MP Christian Wakeford defects to Labour

Bury South MP Christian Wakeford has defected from the Conservatives to Labour.

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
Britain's 12 most wanted fugitives hiding in Spain including suspected hitmen and drug smugglers

Britain's 12 most wanted fugitives hiding in Spain including suspected hitmen and drug smugglers

Details have been released of 12 of the UK's most wanted fugitives who are believed to be hiding in Spain over crimes including murder, drive-by shootings and [...]

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UK
lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
Isn’t it time to go Boris? Andy Burnham tells LBC ‘I don’t see how the PM can survive’

Isn’t it time to go Boris? Andy Burnham tells LBC ‘I don’t see how the PM can survive’

Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has told LBC he cannot see a future for Boris Johnson as PM as he battles to survive the partygate scandal.

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
Prince Andrew’s links to Epstein and Maxwell ‘horrifically ill-advised,' minister tells LBC

Prince Andrew’s links to Epstein and Maxwell ‘horrifically ill-advised,' minister tells LBC

A minister today told LBC Prince Andrew's association with billionaire paedophile Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell were "horrifically ill-advised."

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
UK Foreign Office in 'crisis mode' as Russian invasion of Ukraine could be days away

UK Foreign Office in 'crisis mode' as Russian invasion of Ukraine could be days away

The Foreign Office is reportedly in "crisis mode" over fears that Russian troops could be days away from invading Ukraine and conquering the capital Kiev.

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
Call Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham | Watch LIVE from 9am

Call Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham | Watch LIVE from 9am

Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham takes your calls with Nick Ferrari on Wednesday morning. Watch live from 9am.

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lbc.co.uk 1 day ago
Man 'kept as slave' in Carlisle shed for 40 years in 'harrowing' crime

Man 'kept as slave' in Carlisle shed for 40 years in 'harrowing' crime

A Cumbrian man has admitted keeping a vulnerable victim as a "slave" in a shed for 40 years in a "harrowing" human trafficking crime.

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
'Morally inept' uni sex case NDAs must be scrapped, Minister demands

'Morally inept' uni sex case NDAs must be scrapped, Minister demands

It is 'absolutely crucial' that universities abolish the practice of using NDAs in the aftermath of sex abuse cases, a Conservative Minister has told LBC.

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
Cross Question with Iain Dale 18/01 | Watch in full

Cross Question with Iain Dale 18/01 | Watch in full

18 January 2022, 15:39... On this Tuesday's edition of the agenda-setting debate show, Iain Dale is joined by:

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
Shameless mass killer Anders Brevik gives Nazi salute as he applies for early release

Shameless mass killer Anders Brevik gives Nazi salute as he applies for early release

Far-right terrorist Anders Behring Brevik gave a Nazi salute and brandished sings bearing white supremacist slogans as he appeared in a Norweigan court in an u [...]

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
Shaken PM refuses to rule out resigning over No10 drinks party during lockdown

Shaken PM refuses to rule out resigning over No10 drinks party during lockdown

Boris Johnson has refused to rule out that he will step down as Prime Minister as he "categorically denied" being warned the No10 drinks party broke lockdown r [...]

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
Brit who took people hostage at Texas synagogue was 'known to MI5'

Brit who took people hostage at Texas synagogue was 'known to MI5'

A British man who took four people hostage at a synagogue in Texas was known to MI5 but was assessed as posing no threat.

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
'We would not storm migrant boats': Navy rejects plan to push back people crossing Channel

'We would not storm migrant boats': Navy rejects plan to push back people crossing Channel

The Royal Navy is pushing back against plans from the Home Secretary for it to take command of pushing back migrants trying to reach the UK across the Channel.

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
Tonga eruption: leaked military photos pictures show 'catastrophic' damage

Tonga eruption: leaked military photos pictures show 'catastrophic' damage

A series of leaked military photos have shown for the first time the scale of destruction caused by the volcanic eruption in Tonga.

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
Dominic Raab tells LBC: Insulate Britain protests aren’t peaceful, they are sabotage

Dominic Raab tells LBC: Insulate Britain protests aren’t peaceful, they are sabotage

Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab sparked a major row about the right to protest today after describing the actions of Insulate Britain protesters as 'sabotag [...]

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
Drivers could be charged per mile in London under Khan's new climate crackdown

Drivers could be charged per mile in London under Khan's new climate crackdown

Drivers in London could be slapped with more charges under plans being considered by Sadiq Khan to reduce car use in the capital - including a charge per mile [...]

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lbc.co.uk 2 days ago
Met police officer admits sending 'graphic sexual pictures and videos' to 15-year-old boy

Met police officer admits sending 'graphic sexual pictures and videos' to 15-year-old boy

A Metropolitan Police officer has admitted sending sexual messages to a 15-year old boy on social media.

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lbc.co.uk 3 days ago
Caller tells LBC he was a Conservative 'up until Boris Johnson took over'

Caller tells LBC he was a Conservative 'up until Boris Johnson took over'

This is the moment an Eddie Mair caller said he was a Conservative "up until Boris Johnson took over".

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lbc.co.uk 3 days ago
UK to trial four day working week with around 30 companies taking part in pilot

UK to trial four day working week with around 30 companies taking part in pilot

As many as 30 companies are set to take part in a new pilot scheme which will see employees work just four days in a week.

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UK
lbc.co.uk 3 days ago
Navy will tell PM to 'get stuffed' on Channel plans, veteran tells James O'Brien

Navy will tell PM to 'get stuffed' on Channel plans, veteran tells James O'Brien

Royal Navy servicepeople 'want no part' in the PM's plan to use sailors to stop Channel crossings as part of Operation Red Meat, this veteran tells LBC.

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lbc.co.uk 3 days ago
Credit Suisse boss Antonio Horta-Osorio resigns after breaching Covid rules

Credit Suisse boss Antonio Horta-Osorio resigns after breaching Covid rules

The former boss of Lloyds Banking Group has stepped down as chairman of Credit Suisse after an internal investigation found he broke Covid rules.

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lbc.co.uk 3 days ago
Urgent search for teen Marnie Clayton last seen leaving Windsor nightclub

Urgent search for teen Marnie Clayton last seen leaving Windsor nightclub

Police have launched an urgent search to trace teenager Marnie Clayton, who was last seen leaving a nightclub in Windsor in the small hours of Sunday morning.

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UK
lbc.co.uk 3 days ago
Keir fights back over Partygate: Tories are trying to drag us ‘into the gutter’

Keir fights back over Partygate: Tories are trying to drag us ‘into the gutter’

Sir Keir Starmer today rejected calls to apologise for the 'impression given' by a picture of him drinking a beer with colleagues during lockdown.

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lbc.co.uk 3 days ago
Two teens held in Manchester after Brit hostage taker killed by FBI in Texas synagogue

Two teens held in Manchester after Brit hostage taker killed by FBI in Texas synagogue

Two teenagers from Manchester have been arrested after a British hostage taker was killed by FBI in a Texas synagogue.

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lbc.co.uk 3 days ago
Rachel Johnson breaks silence on PM's attendance at garden party

Rachel Johnson breaks silence on PM's attendance at garden party

Rachel Johnson told listeners the appearance by her brother the Prime Minister at Downing Street's "bring your own booze" party during May 2020 "would have bee [...]

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lbc.co.uk 4 days ago
Gavin Williamson 'lined up for a knighthood' as PM tries to buy his silence

Gavin Williamson 'lined up for a knighthood' as PM tries to buy his silence

Gavin Williamson is being lined up to receive a Knighthood as the Prime Minister fights to keep his position as leader to the Conservative party, it has been r [...]

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lbc.co.uk 4 days ago
Streeting: 'No comparison' between No.10 partygate and Starmer beer photo

Streeting: 'No comparison' between No.10 partygate and Starmer beer photo

The Shadow Health Secretary says attempts to implicate Labour in partygate with an image of Keir Starmer drinking a beer 'won't wash' with the public.

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lbc.co.uk 4 days ago
Lib Dems table motion of no confidence in Boris Johnson

Lib Dems table motion of no confidence in Boris Johnson

A no confidence motion in Boris Johnson has been tabled by the Liberal Democrats after weeks of "partygate" allegations.

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lbc.co.uk 4 days ago
Boris 'to launch blitz of sackings and populist policies' to keep job as 'Save Big Dog' starts

Boris 'to launch blitz of sackings and populist policies' to keep job as 'Save Big Dog' starts

Boris Johnson is preparing to cull figures in his inner circle over the partygate affair as he desperately tries to cling on to his job, reports say.

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lbc.co.uk 4 days ago
Djokovic to be booted out of Australia after failing to overturn visa cancellation

Djokovic to be booted out of Australia after failing to overturn visa cancellation

Novak Djokovic has failed in his bid to stay in Australia and compete after judges threw out his appeal against his visa's cancellation.

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lbc.co.uk 4 days ago
Prince Harry files claim after Home Office reject Duke's offer to pay for UK police protection

Prince Harry files claim after Home Office reject Duke's offer to pay for UK police protection

The Duke of Sussex has applied for a judicial review of a Home Office decision not to allow him to personally pay for police protection for himself and his fam [...]

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lbc.co.uk 4 days ago
Labour call for probe into No 10 party 'cover up' allegations

Labour call for probe into No 10 party 'cover up' allegations

The leader of the Labour Party has called for Boris Johnson to resign as a matter of "national interest" amid claims Number 10 staff were asked to delete evide [...]

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lbc.co.uk 5 days ago
Russia accused of plotting 'false flag' attacks and framing Ukraine for pretext to invasion

Russia accused of plotting 'false flag' attacks and framing Ukraine for pretext to invasion

Russia has been accused of putting together a "false flag" operation to give it a reason for invading Ukraine - and spark Europe's latest war.

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Tonga: Rush to safety as tsunami waves engulf coast after undersea volcano erupts

Tonga: Rush to safety as tsunami waves engulf coast after undersea volcano erupts

An undersea volcano's eruption has led to a tsunami warning in Tonga as online footage showed waves crash into the coast.

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lbc.co.uk 5 days ago
London woman fined £12k for hosting birthday bash day after No10 partied

London woman fined £12k for hosting birthday bash day after No10 partied

A London woman was fined £12,000 for throwing a lockdown-busting birthday bash last year, just hours after two parties were held in Downing Street.

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lbc.co.uk 5 days ago
'Watershed moment': Hundreds attend vigils in memory of 'beautiful' teacher Ashling Murphy

'Watershed moment': Hundreds attend vigils in memory of 'beautiful' teacher Ashling Murphy

Vigils have been held across Ireland after the "senseless" killing of 23-year-old teacher Ashling Murphy, who was fatally attacked while jogging along a canal.

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lbc.co.uk 5 days ago
More babies admitted to hospital amid Omicron wave but most cases are mild, scientists say

More babies admitted to hospital amid Omicron wave but most cases are mild, scientists say

The proportion of infants in hospital with coronavirus has increased with the Omicron wave but most cases are mild, scientists have said.

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lbc.co.uk 6 days ago
Gary Neville joins Labour party as he refuses to rule out running for Manchester mayor

Gary Neville joins Labour party as he refuses to rule out running for Manchester mayor

Football pundit Gary Neville has joined the Labour Party, also refusing to rule out running for Manchester mayor.

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lbc.co.uk 6 days ago
Harry Dunn's alleged killer won't face court next week

Harry Dunn's alleged killer won't face court next week

Harry Dunn's alleged killer will no longer face a court hearing scheduled for next week, to enable "ongoing discussions" with the Crown Prosecution Service to [...]

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lbc.co.uk 6 days ago
Tearful funeral worker regrets enforcing Covid rules while No10 partied

Tearful funeral worker regrets enforcing Covid rules while No10 partied

This was the heartbreaking call from a crematorium worker who felt like "an idiot" for stopping bereaved family members from attending cremations as the govern [...]

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lbc.co.uk 6 days ago
Govt issues warning for outdoor exercise as pollution alert issued in London

Govt issues warning for outdoor exercise as pollution alert issued in London

The Government has issued a warning for Londoners wanting to exercise outside on Friday after a high pollution alert was sent out.

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lbc.co.uk 6 days ago
Minister's 'shock' over No10 party before Philip funeral as Boris' ex-PR chief apologises

Minister's 'shock' over No10 party before Philip funeral as Boris' ex-PR chief apologises

Security minister Damian Hinds has told LBC he was "shocked" by the revelation that there were two more Downing Street parties the evening before Prince Philip [...]

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lbc.co.uk 6 days ago
Australia cancels Novak Djokovic's visa on 'health grounds'

Australia cancels Novak Djokovic's visa on 'health grounds'

The Australian immigration minister has cancelled Novak Djokovic's visa on health grounds.

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lbc.co.uk 6 days ago
Sadiq Khan sets sights on third mayoral term and 'doesn't want' Starmer's job

Sadiq Khan sets sights on third mayoral term and 'doesn't want' Starmer's job

Sadiq Khan has told LBC he's looking forward to standing for another term as Mayor of London as he admitted he "doesn't want" Sir Keir Starmer's job.

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lbc.co.uk 6 days ago
Spy storm MP Barry Gardiner denies being made a ‘useful idiot’ by China

Spy storm MP Barry Gardiner denies being made a ‘useful idiot’ by China

The former Labour minister who received hundreds of thousands of pounds from a suspected Chinese government spy says he has not been made a "useful idiot" by C [...]

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lbc.co.uk 7 days ago
'Potentially hazardous' asteroid to pass by Earth next week

'Potentially hazardous' asteroid to pass by Earth next week

A massive asteroid described as "potentially hazardous" by Nasa is set to make a close pass by Earth next week

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lbc.co.uk 7 days ago
Chinese spy working with MP 'to subvert' UK Parliament, MI5 warns

Chinese spy working with MP 'to subvert' UK Parliament, MI5 warns

A Chinese spy has been "active" in Parliament, MI5 has warned MPs.

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lbc.co.uk 7 days ago
Self-isolation for fully-vaccinated people with Covid slashed from seven days to five

Self-isolation for fully-vaccinated people with Covid slashed from seven days to five

The self-isolation period for fully-vaccinated people who test positive for Covid is to be cut from seven days to five, the Health Secretary Sajid Javid has an [...]

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lbc.co.uk 7 days ago
'Blatant lying': Sadiq Khan slams Boris over partygate scandal

'Blatant lying': Sadiq Khan slams Boris over partygate scandal

Sadiq Khan has slammed Boris Johnson for his "blatant lying" over the partygate scandal.

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lbc.co.uk 7 days ago
'Boris is the best leader for Britain': Minister defends PM despite Tory calls for him to go

'Boris is the best leader for Britain': Minister defends PM despite Tory calls for him to go

Brandon Lewis has backed under-fire Boris Johnson, insisting he is the best leader for the country despite fury over the 'partygate' scandal.

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lbc.co.uk 7 days ago
Northern Line closure: When is it and what stops will be affected?

Northern Line closure: When is it and what stops will be affected?

Next week a section of the Northern Line will begin a months-long closure. Here's everything you need to know about it.

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lbc.co.uk 7 days ago
Ronnie Spector, lead singer of the Ronettes and 1960s icon, dies aged 78

Ronnie Spector, lead singer of the Ronettes and 1960s icon, dies aged 78

Ronnie Spector, lead singer of the Ronettes and the soaring voice behind hits like "Be My Baby", has died at the age of 78 after a "brief cancer battle".

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lbc.co.uk 7 days ago

Manchester police detective jailed for trying to arrange vile sex acts with girl, 8

A serving detective in Manchester who tried to arrange for the abuse of an eight-year-old girl has been jailed after he was unmasked as a paedophile.

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