Bouremouth news

Balearic Islands added to Northern Ireland eco travel list

Travelers arriving to Northern Ireland from several popular holiday destinations, including the Balearic Islands, will no longer need to isolate themselves, the executive said. Popular Spanish islands include Ibiza, Menorca, and Mallorca. A number of other added hotspots have been added to Northern Ireland’s green list, such as Barbados, Bermuda, …

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The Southeast records a month of precipitation in one day

Parts of the southeast have experienced as much as a month of precipitation in one day, the Met Office said. Hampshire and Buckinghamshire have experienced heavy rain over the past 24 hours, while Bedfordshire has also experienced wet weather. Particularly affected areas were Otterbourne, which recorded 67mm of rain from …

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Platinum Skies supports Loneliness Awareness Week

A RETIRED real estate developer this week organized a series of events for its owners in recognition of Loneliness Awareness Week. Platinum Skies Dorset and Wiltshire Independent Living Communities owners over 55 have organized events in support of Loneliness Awareness Week. Activities included an afternoon wine tasting at Vista in …

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BIC vaccination center to close for cheerleading event

The county’s largest Covid vaccination center will suspend operations for a month from next week, to allow for a cheerleading event. Concerns were raised last month when health officials confirmed Bournemouth International Center (BIC) was set to stop giving coronavirus injections to allow the Future Cheer International Cheerleading competition to …

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Boys threatened in Poole knife theft

TWO school children were threatened with a knife during a robbery in broad daylight. Two boys from Bournemouth have been arrested for theft and are assisting officers in their investigations. Households in the Oakdale residential area where the incident occurred were asked to check their home video surveillance systems for …

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Tottenham in talks with ex-Roma boss Paulo Fonseca

Former Roma boss Paulo Fonseca has established himself as a serious candidate to succeed Tottenham. The Portuguese are said to be the first choice for new football manager Fabio Paratici and talks have taken place. Paratici’s arrival at Spurs is expected to be announced in the coming days after leaving …

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JP Morgan boss Jamie Dimon defends £ 22million package

THE boss of Bournemouth’s largest private employer, JP Morgan, has defended his salary of US $ 31.7million (£ 22.3million) for 2020. Jamie Dimon was among the heads of banks who appeared before U.S. senators to face criticism over their actions during the pandemic. Senate Banking Committee Chairman Sherrod Brown criticized …

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Usman Khan: Profile of a Killer

Usman Khan was deceived, deceptive and dangerous. And on a cold afternoon in November 2019, those three swirling character traits that had surfaced briefly but steadily throughout his adulthood combined in a deadly effect. Much was known and recorded about the deviant behavior of local terrorist Khan before that fateful …

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Navigation error sends NASA helicopter to Mars

A navigation timing error sent NASA’s small helicopter to Mars on a mad, unstable run – its first major problem since it took to the Martian skies last month. The experimental helicopter, named Ingenuity, managed to land safely, officials from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory reported. The problem occurred about a …

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EasyJet launches new routes from Bournemouth Airport

Low-cost airline easyJet is launching two new routes from Bournemouth Airport. The carrier’s inaugural flight to Belfast will take off on Wednesday, May 26, while its first to Edinburgh will depart on Thursday. The announcement comes as one of the airline’s UK bosses has said vaccine passports should not be …

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British ministers ‘have a shocking lack of knowledge about the Northern Ireland protocol’

British ministers have a “shocking” misunderstanding of Northern Ireland’s unique post-Brexit circumstances, a joint session of four Westminster committees has announced. The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee joined with the Northern Ireland, Scottish and Welsh Affairs Committees to hear testimony on the union capacity of the government. Minister Michael …

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David Cameron and Lex Greensill to appear before MPs

Former Prime Minister David Cameron and financier Lex Greensill are due to appear before MPs next week amid a lobbying controversy. Mr. Greensill will take questions from the Treasury Committee next Tuesday, and Mr. Cameron will follow on Thursday, as part of the Greensill Capital Lessons Investigation. Ties between Greensill, …

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Letter to the Editor: Sponsor a Nurse

As a Clinical Nurse Specialist on the Breast Cancer Now helpline, I hear daily how the pandemic is affecting those affected by breast cancer, whether it’s suspending or canceling treatments or wait longer for vital breast screening. Due to the disruption caused by the pandemic, Breast Cancer Now has estimated …

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What the Newspaper Say – May 7

The dispute in Jersey over fishing rights and positive economic developments are making headlines today. The sun applauds the navy when they see the demonstration around the main port of the Channel Island, St Helier, under the title “Take sprat” on the theme of fish. Tomorrow’s headline: Two Royal Navy …

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