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Lulu makes a shout for Glasgow to land Eurovision

Lulu makes a shout for Glasgow to land Eurovision

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Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, Cheryl Baker won Eurovision with Bucks Fizz in 1981, thanks to their pop hit Making Your Mind UpFormer Eurovision-winner Cheryl Baker has suggested Cardiff could be the best place to host Eurovision 2023.It comes after organisers announced the contest would not be held in Ukraine, which won this year's event
Amazon Prime subscription price raised by £1 a month

Amazon Prime subscription price raised by £1 a month

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Image source, Getty ImagesAmazon is to raise the price of its Prime service for UK customers due to higher operating costs.From September, monthly subscriptions will go up £1 to £8.99 and annual membership will rise from £79 to £95.Amazon said the price rise, its first in the UK since 2014, was partly due to inflation
‘If you think energy bills are bad now, worse is to come’

‘If you think energy bills are bad now, worse is to come’

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By Kevin PeacheyPersonal finance correspondent, BBC NewsImage source, Getty ImagesMinisters must offer bigger cost-of-living support payments as energy bills are expected to soar further this winter, a committee of MPs has said.Financial help for the vulnerable and poor needed to be "updated" to reflect higher bills in October, they said.Witnesses told the Business Committee: "If
Japan’s police to take measures after wild monkey rampages

Japan’s police to take measures after wild monkey rampages

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Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, Authorities are still figuring out if one rogue animal or a gang of perpetrators are behind the attacks.Japanese police are turning to tranquiliser guns in an attempt to stem the tide of wild monkey attacks that have been terrorising residents.In recent weeks, 42 people have been reported injured in Yamaguchi
Archie Battersbee: Parents lose appeal over life support

Archie Battersbee: Parents lose appeal over life support

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Image source, Hollie DanceImage caption, Parents Hollie Dance (pictured) and Paul Battersbee lost two High Court hearings to get continued life support treatment for their son ArchieThe parents of a 12-year-old boy have lost an appeal against a decision to allow life support treatment to end.Archie Battersbee was found unconscious at home in Southend, Essex
Eurovision: UK to host next year’s Song Contest

Eurovision: UK to host next year’s Song Contest

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Image source, PA MediaImage caption, The UK's Sam Ryder was pictured in a pink Kalush Orchestra hat, in a nod to this year's Ukrainian winnersThe UK will host the Eurovision Song Contest next year after organisers decided it could not be held in winning country Ukraine due to the ongoing war.Oleh Psiuk, the lead singer
Paddy Pimblett gives men’s mental health appeal after losing friend

Paddy Pimblett gives men’s mental health appeal after losing friend

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MMA fighter Paddy Pimblett makes an emotional plea regarding the importance of men's mental health after a friend took his own life in the build up to his UFC London victory. Pictures courtesy of BT Sport. If you have been affected by the issues raised in this interview, help and support is available via BBC
Ukraine conflict: How are drones being used?

Ukraine conflict: How are drones being used?

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Image source, Getty ImagesUkraine may have used kamikaze drones in the recent attacks on Russia's bases in Crimea, according to a military expert. If so, it marks another way in which drones are being deployed in the Ukraine war - to hit targets behind enemy lines. Thousands of drones are being used in the conflict
Tour de France: Jonas Vingegaard crowned champion as Jasper Philipsen wins in Paris

Tour de France: Jonas Vingegaard crowned champion as Jasper Philipsen wins in Paris

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Jonas Vingegaard finished second to Tadej Pogacar in 2021Denmark's Jonas Vingegaard secured his first Tour de France victory as Jasper Philipsen of Belgium won the sprint on the final stage in Paris.Philipsen was an easy winner on the Champs-Elysees while Vingegaard, 25, finished alongside his Jumbo-Visma team-mates after three weeks of racing.He beat last year's
Surrey ‘major incident’ declared as grass fire ignites

Surrey ‘major incident’ declared as grass fire ignites

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Media caption, Watch: Grass fires break out in Surrey and LondonFirefighters are to stay overnight to monitor the aftermath of a large grass fire at a Surrey beauty spot. At least eight hectares of land were affected by the blaze that started around midday at Hankley Common near Farnham on Sunday. A major incident was