UK PM Rishi Sunak fined for seatbelt violation

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British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak was fined by police on Friday for failing to wear a seatbelt, dealing the Conservative leader a potentially embarrassing blow as he attempts to reverse his party’s misfortunes.

Lancashire Police said on Twitter: “We have today issued a 42-year-old man from London with a conditional offer of fixed penalty.” A fixed penalty means Sunak can pay a fine to avoid a court hearing.

Downing Street said in a statement Sunak “fully accepts this was a mistake and has apologized.” “He will, of course, comply with the fixed penalty,” the statement added.

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Man uses ‘intuition’ to win lottery six times

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To say Massachusetts resident Raymond Roberts Sr. is a lucky man would be an understatement.

Raymond Roberts Sr, a Vietnam war veteran walked into a liquor store in Massachusetts on a cold December day. 

He played the lottery, like he had been doing for over 20 years.

His intuition told him: don’t just buy one ticket, buy six. And don’t just use any numbers, use the exact same numbers on each ticket.

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Elizabeth Holmes gets 11 years in prison for Theranos fraud

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A California judge sentenced Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes to 11 years and 3 months in prison on Friday for for defrauding investors in her now-defunct blood-testing startup.

This is the end of a years-long saga that saw the celebrated startup founder become a cautionary tale of Silicon Valley’s “fake it ’til you make it” culture.

This ex-Silicon Valley celebrity claimed that their device could diagnose disease from just a few drops of blood samples.

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Chinese woman finds son alive 17 years after, relatives told her he was dead

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A Chinese mother discovered her newborn son is still alive 17 years after she had given up hope for his survival.

Zhang Caihong of Jiangsu province has recently found out that her son was stolen from her 17 years ago in 2005 by her cousin’s sister-in-law, as reported by the China Morning Post.

Zhang sent her newlyborn son to live with her cousin because she was afraid of her ex-husband and his family. Zhang found out from her cousin’s sister-in-law on the day of the birth that her son was born severely disabled.

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Cobra dies after 8-year-old boy bites it

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An eight-year-old boy in India put an end to the life of a poisonous cobra that had wrapped itself around his hand by biting it to death.

As reported by the New Indian Express, it happened last week in the village of Pandarpadh in the Indian state of Jashpur. While playing in the backyard, the 8-year-old Deepak was bitten on the hand by a poisonous cobra

“The snake got wrapped around my hand and bit me,” Deepak told the outlet. “I was in great pain. As the reptile didn’t budge when I tried to shake it off, I bit it hard twice. It all happened in a flash.”

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle not to celebrate Christmas with the royals: report says

He will publish his book in January

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Harry and Meghan Markle won’t spend Christmas with the royal family this year. Although King Charles will invite the couple to celebrate Christmas with the family, they have no plans to visit.

Meghan and Harry don’t have the best relationship with the royals, who aren’t impressed with Harry’s upcoming memoir. His memoir has sent shockwaves and will be published on January 10, 2023.

A source told the Mirror that this book could end Harry’s relationship with his family.

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Punjab jail inmates can now have sex with spouses

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Punjab is the first Indian state to legalize conjugal visits, and a 60-year-old convicted killer was the first to obtain this facility in Punjab Goindwal Jail, reports BBC Online.

Gurjeet Singh, who has been in Goindwal Jail in Tarn Taran for months, told the BBC he was “lonely and unhappy” in jail and that he felt “relief when I was permitted to see my wife in private”

Prison officials in Punjab said good-behaved inmates would be given two-hour visits every two months.

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Liz Truss becomes shortest-serving prime minister ever in British history

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Liz Truss has resigned as prime minister of the United Kingdom after a disastrous time in charge that lasted less than two months.

Her resignation on 20 October has made history, making Truss the shortest ever serving UK prime minister after being in power for just 44 days.

Truss gave her resignation speech outside Downing Street after a meeting with Sir Graham Brady.

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Woman on the run eight years after killing closest friends has been captured in South Africa

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After eight years on the run, a woman has been detained in South Africa on suspicion of killing two of her best friends in Ireland.

Following the gruesome murders of Anthony Keegan and Eoin O’Connor in 2014, Ruth Lawrence became the target of a massive manhunt.

But according to sources, South African police detained the 42-year-old on Tuesday in Pellissier, Bloemfontein.

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Hong Kong wants to lure tourists with free plane tickets

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In an effort to revive its Covid-hit tourism sector, Hong Kong says it would give away 500,000 airline tickets worth HK$2bn ($254.8m; £224.3m).

Several of the city’s coronavirus rules have recently been eased. However, major airlines are working hard to get their flight schedules back to where they were before the outbreak.

The situation in Ukraine has caused complications for British airline Virgin Atlantic, which announced on Wednesday that it will stop operating in Hong Kong.

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Indian doctor forced to abandon beloved pet jaguar in Ukraine

Andhra doctor wants his pet Jaguar and Panther rescued from ukraine

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An Indian-born physician who spent months hiding out in his war-torn Ukrainian home’s basement with his two favorite big cats claims he is now separated from them.

Now, He has approached the Indian government – in an unusual plea – to help rescue his pet jaguar and panther he left behind when he was forced out of the war zone.

After the war began earlier this year, Gidikumar Patil, who is single, had pledged he would not leave his home without his pets.

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UK bids adieu to the Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth II laid to rest after historic funeral attended by world leaders

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Queen Elizabeth II offered her services and devotion to the nation, and in return the country bid a heartfelt farewell to the late monarch on Monday.

Before Elizabeth was laid to rest at Windsor Castle, the entire United Kingdom came to a standstill for the state funeral.

Hundreds of thousands of well-wishers lined the route her hearse took from London, throwing flowers, cheering and clapping as it passed from the city to the English countryside that she so loved much.

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Prince William recall mother Princess Diana, following Queen’s coffin procession

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On September 15, the Prince of Wales and his wife Kate Middleton engaged in conversation with onlookers outside the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk. He told the mourners that seeing his late grandmother Queen Elizabeth’s coffin brought back memories of his mother Princess Diana’s funeral.

The Prince and Princess of Wales talked with throngs of mourners for nearly an hour while they observed floral tributes outside Sandringham Estate. The Queen’s coffin was followed by members of the royal family on Wednesday during the coffin procession.

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Prince Harry to wear military uniform to Queen’s Funeral

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Palace officials have reportedly had change of heart and Duke of Sussex can wear full military attire

The Duke of Sussex will wear his full military uniform when the queen’s grandchildren honour her memory by holding a vigil at her coffin.

In what is being called a dramatic u-turn, palace officials have informed Prince Harry that he can wear his military uniform at a final vigil.

This comes after Wednesday’s procession where Harry wore his morning suit instead of a uniform, despite serving in the British army for over 10 years.

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The Queen’s funeral will be on Monday, September 19

Full details announced

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The Queen’s funeral will take place at Westminster Abbey at 11.00am on Monday, September 19, royal aides confirmed yesterday.

Before that her body will be lying in state for four days at Westminster Hall, where thousands of people will have the chance to pay their respects. The Earl Marshal, the Duke of Norfolk, outlined plans for the next few days.

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Biden visits the British Embassy in DC and signs condolence book for Queen Elizabeth

We mourn for all of you. She was a great lady, says President Biden after writing in condolence book

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US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden paid a visit to the British Embassy in Washington, DC, to mark the death of Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday.

Biden and the first lady were greeted by British Ambassador Dame Karen Pierce and her husband at around 6 pm eastern time (2300GMT).

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Charles the new King of Britain

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Prince Charles has succeeded his mother Queen Elizabeth as ruler of the United Kingdom and 14 other nations after she passed away at 96, reports BBC.

The first decision of the new king’s reign was that he will be known as King Charles III.He could have chosen from any of his four names – Charles Philip Arthur George.

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Queen Elizabeth passes away at 96

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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-serving monarch in British history and the nation’s figurehead for seven decades, has breathed her last at the age of 96, Buckingham Palace has announced.

‘The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon,’ it said in a statement at 6:30pm (17:30 GMT).

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