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June 20, 2018 9:22 AM Council flying LGBTQ+ rainbow flag

Thurrock Council is flying the rainbow flag at the Civic Offices to celebrate Essex Pride. The flag raising ceremony – which took place on Friday June 15 – brought together Barbara Rice, mayor of Thurrock, residents and members of Thurrock Council staff including the LGBT+ Network. Following an inspiring speech by the mayor, the rainbow flag was raised 25

June 19, 2018 11:44 AM Quiet please! French fighter jets adjust schedule to avoid exam disruption

Military base commander Cedric Gaudilliere said take-off and landing procedures had been adjusted so as not to bother students. Cedric Gaudilliere, commander at the air base near Mont-de-Marsan, in southwest France, said the decision was made to help the 3,773 students sitting their exams nearby, and other bases will be following similar procedures 36

June 15, 2018 4:05 PM Homeless man who picked up marathon runner's lost number to complete the race himself and claim finisher's medal admits fraud

The homeless man who cheated in the London Marathon to be snapped kissing a finisher's medal wearing someone else's number has admitted fraud. A MailOnline exclusive revealed Stanislaw Skupian crossed the finish line after snatching Jake Halliday’s lost number from the floor. The 38-year-old was pictured at the end of the 26.2-mile circuit celebrating 32

June 9, 2018 2:19 AM Pride of Sikh among bearskins on parade

A SIKH Coldstream Guardsman, the first to wear a turban on parade during Trooping the Colour, says he hopes it will be seen as a “change in history”. Guardsman Charanpreet Singh Lall will be among more than 1,000 soldiers taking part in the Queen’s birthday parade in Horse Guards Parade, London, today. The 22-year-old, from Leicester, will wear a black 57

June 8, 2018 9:40 PM Love Actually star Keira Knightley awarded OBE

Keira Knightley has been named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours and will receive an OBE for her services to drama and charity. The royal honour comes more than 15 years after the twice Oscar-nominated film star scored her breakthrough role as a football-loving teenager in Bend It Like Beckham. Since then, Knightley, 33, has gone on to star in several 103

June 8, 2018 1:42 PM Special cadet honour at 21-gun salute in York

A 21-GUN salute in York tomorrow will mark the Queen's official birthday. There will be a special turnout of cadets from the North of England to mark the occasion and the award of the Cadet Forces Commission for the first time. Before the salute, the Deputy Commander of 4th Infantry Brigade, Colonel Andrew Hadfield, from Catterick Garrison, will be joined 25

June 6, 2018 9:00 AM Pride organisers expect best yet

ORGANISERS of this year’s York Pride festival expect it to be the biggest and best yet. Charity York Pride holds a summer festival each year, and this year it will take place on Saturday. The festival will once again feature a parade, which is expected to attract thousands of people, including representatives from the British Army, the Royal Navy and the Royal 47

June 5, 2018 4:16 PM Taylor Swift Shows Her Support For The LGBTQ+ Community With Powerful Speech

Taylor Swift has vocalised her support for the LGBTQ+ community after giving a speech in honour of Pride Month at one of the recent dates on her Reputation tour. The singer made a two-night stop in Chicago over the weekend and took the opportunity on Saturday to give a moving speech to her fans about self-acceptance and honesty. Let's get checking out a bunch 56

June 4, 2018 5:56 PM Zoo keeper sends lions scampering away in fear as he breaks up a fight in the pride using just his SLIPPER

A zoo keeper sent a dominant male lion scampering away in fear - using just his slipper. In the highly amusing video, owner Oleg Zubkov breaks up a scrap between the pride of lions at his park in Ukraine. In the footage, filmed at Tagan safari park in the Crimea, the big cats are seen picking on one of the group's smaller females. Oleg notices the dominant 21

May 12, 2018 6:15 PM OutKast reunion as Big Boi’s son graduates from high school

OutKast duo Big Boi and Andre 3000 were reunited as the former’s son graduated from high school. Big Boi, real name Antwan Andre Patton, posted a photograph on his Instagram page of himself, Andre 3000 (real name Andre Benjamin) and his son, Bamboo. Alongside the picture, he wrote: “Bamboo Got that Paper work !!! @woodwardacademy class of 2018 !!! #WithHonors 51