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January 10, 2019 3:14 PM Phil the pheasant a 'terror' to Norwich residents

A pheasant has staked his claim to a quiet street on a city housing estate. Named Phil by residents of Costessey in Norwich, he considers the area his territory and guards it fiercely. "Pheasants, like many wild animals are a territorial species and males will defend their territory - particularly during the mating season," the RSPCA said. It added 20

December 31, 2018 12:39 AM Philip Hammond 'HOLDS BACK' vital Brexit funding in catastrophic blow for UK

SENIOR cabinet officials have accused the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, of stopping the necessary funding required to prepare the UK for Brexit. The Housing Secretary, James Brokenshire, has complained to the Treasury, saying his department has only received half of what was required to prepare local councils for Brexit. Mr Brokenshire's department only received 22

December 19, 2018 12:01 AM Sports Personality 2018: Lewis Hamilton 'used wrong words'

Lewis Hamilton has sought to explain a remark at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year (Spoty) awards in which he apparently insulted his hometown. The F1 ace, who hails from Stevenage, said it had been his dream to "get out of the slums". His comment sparked outrage on social media from fans and residents of the Hertfordshire town. Speaking earlier 30

December 18, 2018 3:35 PM Iain Duncan Smith launches SCATHING attack on 'worried' Verhofstadt – 'NOT crowing today'

BREXITEER MP Iain Duncan Smith lashed out at Guy Verhofstadt saying he is “not crowing today” and is “actually worried rather than being on top”. Iain Duncan Smith believes Guy Verhofstadt is actually “worried” and not “on top” after the Belgian Prime Minister tweeted about those who support a no-deal Brexit being “totally irresponsible”. Mr Duncan Smith 30

December 18, 2018 10:07 AM Lewis Hamilton faces backlash after Sports Personality of the Year 'SLUMS' remark

LEWIS HAMILTON faces a backlash after calling Stevenage a “slum” at the Sports Personality of the Year 2018 Awards on Sunday night. The racing driver quickly came under fire from fans and residents of Stevenage, who took to Twitter to blast the comments. “Lewis Hamilton said Stevenage is a slum — unbelievable, but then I suppose it is compared to Monaco 82

December 3, 2018 5:13 PM Mike Ashley calls for online tax to save the High Street

Mike Ashley has called for a new tax on online retailers to help revive ailing town centres. The Sports Direct owner told MPs that the "internet is killing the High Street". His answer is taxing all retailers that make more than 20% of their turnover online - and not just online-only operators. Mr Ashley said a tax would hit his own £400m online operation 46

November 20, 2018 12:35 PM Anne Hegerty: I’m A Celebrity 2018 star left ‘almost homeless’ before ITV’s The Chase

ANNE HEGERTY, who is a contestant on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! 2018, worked as a proofreader before her time on The Chase, but struggled to keep up with her bills and rent. I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! 2018 Anne Hagerty, 60, who was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome - a form of Autism - at the age of 45, said it was difficult to juggle 31

October 24, 2018 10:32 AM Slough named best place to work in the UK

The Berkshire town, famous for being the location of The Office, has scooped the title two years in a row. The Berkshire town retained its position based on the cost of housing, the ease of finding a job and employee satisfaction. Slough was also said to have relatively high salaries and job vacancies. Others in the top five were Gloucester, Cambridge 28

October 23, 2018 12:23 PM Italy ferry port fire: Huge blaze breaks out in Savona government building

A MASSIVE fire entirely engulfed a newly-built government skyscraper in the Italian harbour city of Savona, where more than 40 people were working. Emergency services rushed to the scene shortly after 1pm BST (2pm local time) to assist people who managed to ran out of the building, housing the staff of the Port Authority. "Numerous" fire brigades are attempting 26

October 19, 2018 4:31 PM Macron revolt: Parliament passes plan for £1,300 tax break to home a refugee

THE French will be able to claim a “solidarity” tax break in exchange for opening their home to a refugee under a controversial new measure adopted by the nation’s parliament. Far-right chief Marine Le Pen also excoriated the move, saying in a Twitter post that the Macron administration “sparked outrage every day”. In a statement published the next day, Mrs Le Pen, a fierce 26