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Brianna Ghey’s teenage killers will be named in court after judge’s ruling

Murderers of teenager Brianna Ghey will be named by the media when they are sentenced, a judge has ruled. Mrs Justice Yip ordered the press can identify the teens responsible for the “frenzied and ferocious” attack on Brianna, 16, stabbed with a hunting knife 28 times in her head, neck, chest and back after being […]

Prince Andrew’s investment firm receives ‘mysterious’ £210,000 donation

A company set up to manage Prince Andrew’s private investments secured £210,000 worth of funding by an anonymous donor. The donation was received in the form of non-redeemable shares. Urramoor Limited has been previously described as the “private investment office of HRH Duke of York”. It is owned by Urramoor Trust which was established by […]

Horror as boy, 4, knifed to death in home as woman arrested

A four-year-old boy has been stabbed to death in a home in London, police have confirmed. Officers rushed to the scene in Montague Road, Hackney, at around 10.50pm on Wednesday, December 20 following a call raising concerns for the welfare of a child. Once inside they found the youngster suffering from stab wounds and rushed him […]

Amazon delivery driver lifts lid on nightmare at Christmas

Amazon delivery drivers have lifted the lid on the pressures of working over the Christmas period, with almost nine out of 10 branding the targets they face unmanageable, according to a survey published today. And 86 percent of those questioned fear the stress puts themselves and others at risk of harm – with one employee […]

Prince William and Harry’s Christmas Eve tradition that came to an abrupt end

Prince William and Prince Harry, once close brothers, used to share a fun but now sadly forgotten Christmas Eve tradition. Every year, they would kick off their festive season at Sandringham by participating in a charity football match with friends and estate staff. The royal brothers would usually be on opposing teams for the game, […]

UK honey makers blast EU for ‘discriminating’ against them with petty new law

British honey producers have blasted petty new EU laws which they claim are “overzealous” and discriminatory towards them. The European Parliament has demanded changes to EU labelling rules for honey as part of a swathe of updates to their “breakfast directives”. At present, UK and EU honey laws are in sync as neither has been […]

King Charles sneaks bizarre Christmas gifts into staff’s lockers

Royal family Christmas: Insider reveals type of presents they give King Charles has a quirky Christmas tradition of giving his staff unusual presents, according to a former employee. Grant Harrold, who worked as a butler for Charles for seven years, revealed that the King would leave these “bizarre” gifts in their lockers each festive season. […]

BBC locked in antisemitism row after exec hugged pro-Palestine protester

The BBC has become locked in an antisemitism row after a Palestinian film maker was allowed to “rant” at a film festival and was then hugged by one of the national broadcaster’s executives. Emma Hindley, commissioning editor for the BBC’s Storyville, was supporting Mohammed Almughanni’s film Son of the Streets at the International Documentary Film […]

Royal Family’s Christmas set to be ‘tinged with sadness’ this year

The Royal Family’s Christmas is set to be “tinged with sadness” as the family prepare to travel to Sandringham. King Charles and Queen Camilla are set to be joined by extended family in Norfolk later this week, with the whole family reuniting to enjoy the festive season. Despite this, the family will likely be feeling […]