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Gary Lineker and Armando Iannucci support the BBC, while Nadine Dorries is accused of slashing the licence fee to save the Prime Minister. As its stars spoke out against plans to abolish the license fee, one BBC insider said the Government was ‘throwing us under the bus to distract from the PM’s difficulties.’ After the Culture Secretary announced that the BBC licence fee would be abolished in 2027 and the broadcaster’s funding would be frozen for the next two years, BBC officials accused Nadine Dorries of sacrificing the broadcaster to save Boris Johnson’s premiership. As Ms Dorries announced a review…

The request for Virginia Giuffre’s mental health records is not “victim blaming,” according to a source. Ms Giuffre has accused the Duke of sexual abuse, and the Duke’s legal team claims she brought up the issue of mental health, and that it is legitimate to challenge her. A source close to Prince Andrew has rebutted claims that his legal team is “victim blaming” Virginia Giuffre ahead of a civil trial to hear her sexual assault allegations against him. Legal experts have accused the Duke of “victim blaming” after his lawyers demanded Ms Giuffre’s mental health records and notes from counselling…

A brand new £250,000 Ferrari 488 was left a burned-out wreck in a crash that killed the driver the same night he bought it, according to photos. HORROR photos show the fiery aftermath of a driver crashing his brand-new £250,000 Ferrari into a tree on the night he purchased it. Tzortzis Monoyios, a 45-year-old Greek businessman, was killed at the scene of the horrific crash in Voula, a suburb of Athens. The man, who owns two clothing stores on the Greek island of Mykonos, had only recently purchased the powerful sports car and had driven only 3km (2 miles) before…

After a stillborn baby was delivered in a prison toilet, calls for pregnant women to be exempt from jail were made. It comes after a pregnant woman serving an eight-month sentence gave birth to a stillborn baby in a prison toilet. After a woman delivered her baby stillborn in a prison toilet, campaigners have renewed their calls for pregnant women to be exempt from prison sentences. According to new research, pregnant women are being sentenced to prison for non-violent crimes, with some being sentenced just weeks before their due date. Experts have called for the abolition of prison sentences for…

After a Brit was shot dead and four hostages were released, the FBI named the gunman as Malik Faisal Akram. The FBI has identified the man who kidnapped four people at a Texas synagogue as Malik Faisal Akram, a British citizen. After storming the temple and demanding to speak with convicted terrorist Aafia Siddiqui, the deceased suspect held members of Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in Colleyville hostage for nearly 12 hours. According to the Star Telegram, FBI officials believe Akram, 44, acted alone at this time. Evidence from the synagogue investigation is still being processed by the FBI’s Evidence Response…

Australia deports Djokovic due to his lack of vaccinations, claiming that the decision will “keep Australians safe.” MELBOURNE, Australia — Novak Djokovic was deported from Australia on Sunday after losing a bid to remain in the country to defend his Australian Open title despite not having received the COVID-19 vaccine. Before leaving for Dubai, a masked Djokovic was photographed in a Melbourne airport lounge with two government officials in black uniforms. It’s unclear where he’ll go next. Spain, Monaco, or his home country of Serbia, where he has a near-iconic status and would almost certainly be greeted as a hero,…

Winter storm rips through the South, heading for the mid-Atlantic. ATLANTA — On Sunday, a dangerous winter storm combining high winds and ice swept through parts of the US Southeast, knocking out power, downing trees and fences, and coating roads in a treacherous icy glaze. In Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida, tens of thousands of customers were without power. According to the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center, more than an inch of snow fell per hour in some parts of the Carolinas, Georgia, Tennessee, and Virginia. In some parts of the South, the storm was making flying…

The latest hostages are from a Colleyville synagogue, and the rabbi expresses his gratitude for being alive as the hostages are freed and the gunman is killed. Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker said he is “grateful to be alive” after all hostages were rescued from a synagogue hostage situation near Fort Worth, Texas, on Saturday. Rabbi Cytron-Walker was one of the hostages, and he took to Facebook to thank law enforcement and first responders, as well as the thoughts and prayers of the public. He wrote, “I am thankful that we made it out.” “I’m glad I’m still alive.” An FBI official…

Two rail workers near Glasgow have been hailed as heroes for their life-saving actions. When a member of the public approached ScotRail employees Paul McElroy and Stephen Walsh, concerned about the welfare of a friend, they intervened. After rescuing someone from a potentially life-threatening situation, two rail workers have been hailed as heroes. When a member of the public approached them, concerned about the welfare of a friend, Paul McElroy and Stephen Walsh, both station staff at Dalmuir, intervened. While Paul consoled the individual and worked to determine where their friend was on the network, Stephen quickly called the control…

Before he died, a British father-of-two found stabbed to death in Bali was ‘hallucinating’ and’scared,’ according to his girlfriend. According to his girlfriend, a British father who was stabbed to death in Bali was “hallucinating” and “scared” before he died. Matt Harper, 48, of Gloucester, died of knife wounds at his home on the Indonesian island, prompting police to launch an investigation. Emmy Pakpahan, his Indonesian-born girlfriend, was questioned by cops and is still under investigation. Cops are investigating his death, but the current working theory is that it was a “suicide” in which he stabbed himself multiple times. But…

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