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Britons would run out of food by this Friday if the country was solely reliant on homegrown produce 

Britons would run out of food by this Friday if the nation was solely reliant on homegrown produce, according to new research.  Analysis by the National Farmers’ Union has found the proportion of the food that we consume that is produced in the UK has plummeted from 80 per cent in 1980 to just 64 […]

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Driver smashes into signpost after getting scared by a SPIDER inside his car 

A driver smashed his car into a road sign after he spotted a spider in his car and tried to remove it.  The driver was travelling in Wootton, Isle of Wight, when he got a fright over the little creature and ploughed through a road sign.  The man only suffered minor injuries but his gold […]

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Brit woman leads eight Cambodians with disabilities in a 250km bike ride to supply food

A British woman led eight Cambodians living with disabilities in a 250km bike ride across the country to raise money and deliver supplies to local food banks amid the coronavirus pandemic. Claire Wyatt, 24, helped her team cycle from the capital Phnom Penh to Siem Reap to bring food to those who were starving due […]

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Thousands more people may die of cancer after urgent hospital referrals plunged by 250,000

Thousands of people could die of cancer after the number of urgent hospital referrals plunged by 43 per cent during lockdown. As fewer patients see their GPs with cancer symptoms – before being referred to specialists for scans – the disease is being picked up too late, experts fear. GPs made 339,242 urgent referrals for people […]

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Desperate hunt for two teenage boys, 16 and 18, who vanished in the sea off Lancashire coast

A desperate search has resumed off the coast of Lancashire this morning to find two teenagers who went missing near a pier as a third remains in hospital. Police and coastguard crews launched a search to find a 16-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man who went missing close to St Annes Pier in Lytham St […]

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Sanitation Ministry, Zoomlion present vehicles to Interior Ministry

The Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources (MSWR), in partnership with waste management giant, Zoomlion Ghana Limited (ZGL), has donated three pick-ups to the Ministry of Interior. This gesture is to enable police personnel to monitor, move freely and enforce the environmental bye-laws in the capital, Accra, and other regional capitals in the country. Presentation […]

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Bright Akwetey promises to give NPP, NDC stiff competition if chosen as CPP flagbearer

Mr Bright Oblitei Akwetey, an Accra-based legal practitioner and a leading member of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP) has promised to match the flagbearers of the New Patriotic Party and National Democratic Congress in the race towards Election 2020. “I have over the period critically examined the CPP and deduced that the Party’s inability to […]

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Endurance swimmer, 35, sets off on record-breaking swimming attempt across the Channel

Endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel has completed her record-breaking 35th English Channel crossing, landing in Calais, France, just before 7am on Sunday.  The 35-year-old Australian has broken the men’s record for the number of crossings completed – which stood at 34 and was held by British athlete Kevin Murphy. The crossing took 10 hours and 40 […]

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Police issue warning over dangerously strong ‘Donald Trump’ shaped ecstasy pills

Police have issued a warning over Donald Trump-shaped ecstasy pills that are high-strength and dangerous.     A man in his 30s from Luton has been arrested on suspicion of supplying the orange tablets, which have been made to look like the US president’s head, said Bedfordshire Police.  Detective Sergeant Ryan Barnes said: ‘Criminals are constantly finding […]

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Infuriating optical illusion leaves the internet baffled

An infuriating new optical illusion is baffling the internet as the hypnotic graphic causes eyes to be deceived.  US educational site Optics4kids, shared a Moiré effect illustration that has gone viral as puzzlers struggle to figure out if the pinwheels are moving.  The Moire effect is created by straight or curved lines being strategically placed onto another set. […]

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Sex expert warns against policing what your partner does

A woman, who rocketed to fame after pretending to be a sex addict after the breakdown of her marriage, has advised against policing the behaviour of your partner in a relationship.  Nadia Bokody, from Australia, who boasts over 58,000 followers on Instagram from speaking candidly about sex and dating, has explained how dictating what your […]

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Tory MP arrested for raping House of Commons researcher can return to Parliament in two weeks’ time

A senior Tory MP arrested on suspicion of raping a House of Commons researcher can return to Parliament in two weeks’ time after he was re-bailed until November. The politician will then be questioned again as the Metropolitan Police continues its investigation. Scotland Yard confirmed last night the probe is being carried out by the Met Central […]

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COVID-19 has doubled plight of black girls – UNFPA Country Representative

Mr Niyi Ojuolape, the Country Representative for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), at the weekend said the outbreak of COVID-19 has doubled the plight of the ‘black girl’, especially in the developing world as their welfare was being overlooked. “Being a black girl is hard. Being a black girl in the West is harder, […]

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Ayawaso West Wougon MP donates relief items to fire victims at Shiashie

Mrs Lydia Seyram Alhassan, Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wougon, has donated relief items to the over 200 victims of the fire outbreak at Shiashie in her constituency. The inferno occurred at Shiashie Soweto, a slum, at around 2030 hours on Friday, August 14, destroying about 200 households. The MP donated food items, clothes, […]

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Cambridgeshire fire forces at least 80 people to be evacuated from their homes

A ‘severe’ fire has forced 80 people to be evacuated from their homes in Cambridgeshire.  Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) said they were called to a large blaze at Hyholmes, North Bretton, at 12.31am on Sunday. Crews discovered a substantial fire in a building in the Peterborough suburb which was affecting a gas mains […]

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Osofo Kyiri Abosom appoints Alhaji Abu Lukeman as running mate

Reverend Christian Kwabena Andrews, flagbearer and founder of Ghana Union Movement (GUM), has appointed Alhaji Abu Grant Lukman as his running mate for the 2020 December general elections. Rev Lenin B. K. Trotsky, Political Scientist of GUM, told the Ghana News Agency in an interview that Lukman came with vast experience and acumen from the […]

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Accra is choked, move capital – Awulah Serwah to gov’t

Eco-conscious Citizens Founder and Co-ordinator Awula Serwah has called for Ghana’s capital Accra to be moved to a fresh, well planned location. Her call comes on the back of the poor sanitation situation in Accra, as well as the pressure on lands and commercial activities. She noted that building an eco-friendly city, well-planned and structured […]

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Celebs love to paddleboard in exotic locations, but what’s it like for a beginner in Pembrokeshire?

First, there were a few sightings of Cindy Crawford, Kim Kardashian and Pippa Middleton all at it.   Then, suddenly, it morphed into the world’s fastest-growing watersport, with holidays and retreats dedicated to the phenomenon. Yes, stand-up paddleboarding (SUP), as it is known, has reached new heights, not least because it has been hailed as the […]

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Concerns of Weija Gbawe NDC executives will be resolved – Parliamentary candidate

The parliamentary candidate for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Weija Gbawe constituency, Cleland Ayaa Ayison, says he is hopeful a meeting with party executives will resolve the concerns that led to calls for his replacement. This follows a petition to the party’s National Executives, signed by some of some constituency executives for his […]

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Young girl recreates her grandma’s birthday with Barbies during stage four lockdown

A loving granddaughter who wasn’t able to celebrate her grandmother’s birthday because of the stage four coronavirus lockdown in Melbourne has found a unique way to throw a party. Nine-year-old Penelope Kumar was prepared for a nice afternoon lunch at a restaurant or the possibility of a small BBQ in honour of her grandma Kalliopi Roussos’ […]

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Top 10 Biggest Ghanaian soccer flops of all-time. Ex-Man Utd & Real Madrid starlets included

Whether it be for individuals or clubs, sometimes things happen, and despite intentions being right and honest, they don’t go to plan. At other times there is wanton mismanagement by players, unfavourable club policy, stomach-led player agents and other factors that all contribute to player failures. Similarly, sometimes footballers simply do not live up to […]

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Infernos will reduce if fire reports are released, implemented – Bureau of Public Safety

The Bureau of Public Safety wants the government to make public, findings of investigations on public safety to enable Ghanaians to learn from the recommendations. Executive Secretary of Bureau, Nana Yaw Akwadaa, who made the call says, such a move will forestall the recurring occurrence of disasters especially fire outbreaks in the country. His comments […]

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NDC would’ve contained Covid-19 within 21 days – Anaba

A former medical director of the Greater Accra Regional Hospital (Ridge), Dr. Thomas Anaba, believes a National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration would have managed the coronavirus pandemic far better than the current New Patriotic Party (NPP). Dr. Anaba, who is a staunch member of the opposition party, said the NDC would have established a well-equipped […]

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Sammy ‘The Bull’ Gravano is now a social media star promoting his own podcast

An infamous New York mobster who became arguably the most consequential turncoat in the history of organized crime is reinventing himself as a social media star, vowing to tell the full story of ‘our thing’.  Salvatore ‘Sammy the Bull’ Gravano, 75, became a government informant in 1991 and helped bring down 39 mobsters, including John Gotti, head […]

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Donald Trump’s brother dies in New York hospital one day after visit from the president 

Donald Trump‘s brother Robert, 71, has died in hospital just one day after the president visited him in hospital in New York.  The president said in a statement on Saturday night: ‘It is with heavy heart I share that my wonderful brother, Robert, peacefully passed away tonight.  ‘He was not just my brother, he was […]

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Pacific Islander family at centre of New Zealand’s coronavirus outbreak copping online abuse

The Pacific Islander family who sparked a second wave of coronavirus in New Zealand has been inundated with online abuse in recent days as a fresh outbreak of new infections grows.  New Zealand recorded 13 new cases on Sunday, five days after an Auckland family sparked a stage three lockdown across the city by testing […]

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Trump says he will ‘look very strongly’ at pardoning Edward Snowden after calling him a ‘traitor’

Donald Trump on Saturday said that he was ‘very strongly’ considering pardoning Edward Snowden – the former CIA employee who leaked highly classified information from the National Security Agency. In his strongest indication yet that the 37-year-old could be coming home from exile in Russia, Trump said at a press conference held at his Bedminster […]

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Left-handers at the cricket stump get more runs, spend longer at the crease and hit the ball further

Long praised as flamboyant or elegant, left-handed batsmen now have another reason to boast. Research has found they score more runs, spend longer at the crease and hit the ball further than their right-handed counterparts. Around 12 per cent of the population are left-handed but they comprise almost a third of cricketers. Some right-handers even […]

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