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July 19, 2018 2:23 PM M20 for weekend for bridge demolition

Four miles of the M20 will be closed next weekend as Highways England demolishes a bridge in Aylesford. Both carriageways will be closed between junction four and junction six from Friday, July 27 until the early hours of Monday, July 30. The closure, which is in place for the demolition of Teapot Lane footbridge, is set to affect anyone travelling through 5

July 19, 2018 4:14 AM Column: It's been great to see flags flown in pride

We’ve seen England flags and Union flags flown with pride rather than as a symbol of thuggish, racist acts of violence against immigrants or opponents. Where once the cross of St George was appropriated by fascists, racists and football hooligans, it is becoming, once more, a symbol of pride. Flags are fascinating. They are at once a threat and a comfort 5

July 18, 2018 11:30 AM Norovirus UK warning: How you can AVOID mutating infection

THE only way to avoid norovirus is to avoid “everyday life” a leading health expert has warned as he said the virus “mutates rapidly”. Dr Peter Cowling says norovirus is specially designed to evade our immune system, but it leaves no lasting effects. The UK has been hit by a norovirus outbreak with dozens of cases recorded in Gloucestershire, Cornwall 5

July 18, 2018 8:00 AM Expo South East 2018 will be held in Sussex for the first time at the South of England Event Centre in Ardingly

Carole Black from South East Construction Expo said: “Sussex really is leading the way with its exciting construction projects in Brighton and Hove and across East and West Sussex, so it is great to be able to hold the Construction Expo South East 2018 here. “The UK’s construction output stands at more than £110 billion per annum, accounts for ten per cent of employment 1

July 18, 2018 3:38 AM Royal snub! Did the Queen try to anger Donald Trump with her jewellery during UK visit?

THE QUEEN has been accused of deliberately snubbing Donald Trump during his trip to the UK by an eagle-eyed Royal fan who suggested the monarch deliberately chose to wear jewellery likely to upset the Republican firebrand. A Twitter user named Julie noticed the Queen’s subtle choice of jewellery on the day the US President landed in the UK. She said: “Arrival 12

July 16, 2018 9:15 AM World Cup 2018: Tube station named Gareth Southgate

A London Underground station has been temporarily named after England's football manager. Southgate Tube station was rebranded Gareth Southgate station from Monday morning for 48 hours, after the squad finished fourth in the World Cup. It was England's best result since 1990 when they also lost in the semi-final. "We're delighted to be able to show our appreciation 11

July 16, 2018 12:54 AM Roadworks speed limit could rise

DRIVERS could be allowed to travel at higher speeds through motorway roadworks – but it may only be on Sundays. Speed limits could be increased from 50mph to 60mph when there is less activity by road workers. Highways England, the Government-owned company responsible for managing the country’s motorways and A roads, said its plans were aimed at reducing 12

July 15, 2018 11:52 PM Footballers coming home to airport fan ban row

HUNDREDS of fans tried to defy a ban on welcoming home the England squad yesterday as they touched down in Birmingham after finishing fourth in the World Cup. They cheered from behind barbed wire at the perimeter fence, and from on top of a nearby multi-storey car park, despite appeals from airport authorities to stay away. In keeping with the low-key 8

July 15, 2018 10:36 AM Seasons Scaffolding decided to celebrate England's World Cup heroics in a colourful way

But as England headed into their final game against Belgium on Saturday which they lost 2-0, the scaffolding company added our opponent’s colours to the eight-storey block of flats. Steve Eason, director of Seasons Scaffolding, said: “We still had third place and a bronze medal to play for, which I think a lot of people were forgetting. “They have done us proud 11

July 14, 2018 2:18 PM 100 Women: 'I was a World Cup honey shot'

It's known as the "honey shot" - when a conventionally attractive woman is picked out of the crowd by cameras at a sporting event. The issue has come under scrutiny during this World Cup and Fifa has said broadcasters have got to stop zooming in on "hot women". It happened to Natalia Betancourt at the 2014 World Cup game between Colombia and Brazil 27