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Prince Philip ex-aide on sex charges

published about 5 hours ago
Prince Philip ex-aide on sex charges
Benjamin Herman accused of indecent assault of a girl aged 12 when he was Philips personal assistant in 1970sThe former personal assistant of Prince Philip has been charged with sexually abusing a girl while he was working for the royal family in the 1970s, prosecutors have said.Benjamin Herman, now 79, was the personal assistant or equerry to the 93-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth from 1971 to 1974. Continue reading...

I thought my puppy would unite the world. I was so, so wrong

published about 7 hours ago
I thought my puppy would unite the world. I was so, so wrong
I never thought my new canine pal, a designer Goldendoodle, would drag me into a world of internet hate and teach me valuable lessons about life Continue reading...

Eastbourne's Victorian pier goes up in flame in pictures

published about 7 hours ago
Eastbourne's Victorian pier goes up in flame  in pictures
The 144-year-old Eastbourne pier, which survived the bombing of the second world war and a fire in 1970, suffered severe fire damage on Wednesday Continue reading...

Fifas Julio Grondona, second most powerful man in football, dies aged 82

published about 8 hours ago
Fifas Julio Grondona, second most powerful man in football, dies aged 82
Argentinian powerbroker was key ally of president Sepp Blatter Thorn in England FAs side, he called them liars and piratesJulio Grondona, the second-most powerful man in world football and an avowed enemy of the English, has died aged 82.Argentinas Grondona was Fifas senior vice-president, behind only president Sepp Blatter in the pecking order, and as chairman of the influential finance committee held the purse strings of the global organisation. Continue reading...

Keir Starmer bid to become Labour MP

published about 8 hours ago
Keir Starmer bid to become Labour MP
The former director of public prosecutions has said he hopes to seek election in the Holborn and St Pancras constituencyFormer Director of Public Prosecutions Sir Keir Starmer has confirmed he will put his name forward to stand as a parliamentary candidate for the Labour party.The human rights lawyer said he will seek selection in the Holborn and St Pancras constituency if the party does not run an all-woman shortlist. Continue reading...