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Day: March 7, 2018

Royal wedding budget doubled
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Royal wedding budget doubled

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have reportedly DOUBLED the budget for their upcoming wedding. The nuptials, on May 19, are one of the most talked about events in the world right now. A source close to Meghan has said that a total of £400,000 has been spent on beauty and fashion for the former Suits star's big day, with the majority of it going on the dress. An insider told Look magazine: "Meghan is like any other bride preparing for her dream day. The wedding dress has been the biggest expense, and the budget has now doubled from what it originally was. It's also reported that Meghan has spent a fortune on post-wedding celebrations. The source added: Then there's the honeymoon, which is £120,000 but that is her gift to Harry. After announcing her engagement to ...
Saudi prince controversial visit to the UK
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Saudi prince controversial visit to the UK

    Saudi's Crown Prince is meeting with Theresa May during a controversial visit which has sparked protests. Mohammed bin Salman, known as MBS, posed with the Prime Minister outside 10 Downing Street on Wednesday afternoon ahead of talks between the pair. His visit to Number 10 came after lunch with the Queen at Buckingham Palace. Others used the hashtag #SaudiPrinceNotWelcome hashtag on social media to express their opposition to his visit. :: Who is Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman? Citing anti-terrorism co-operation between the UK and Saudi Arabia, Mrs May told MPs the link between the two countries is "historic, important and has saved the lives of potentially hundreds of people in this country". She added: "Their involvement in Yemen came at the request of the...
Leaked EU report says May is double cherry picking Brexit
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Leaked EU report says May is double cherry picking Brexit

    The Brussels analysis of the prime minister’s address, issued to representatives of all 27 member states, described her intervention as a change in tone, but not in substance, warning that all the UK’s red lines remained. And while it said the prime minister had promised clarity on Britain’s hopes for a future trading relationship, it branded the model she proposed as unworkable and double cherry-picking. It also claimed there had been zero progress when it came to ideas for customs cooperation. Like with PM May’s previous speeches, she addressed more her domestic audience, trying to bridge the gaps between the two poles of the debate on Brexit in the UK, the paper concluded. While the speech was long on aspirations, it was short on workable solutions that would re...
Man sent to morgue buy wakes up and then dies during funeral preparations
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Man sent to morgue buy wakes up and then dies during funeral preparations

    A Chinese, who has been identified as Chen, reportedly assumed her husband, who was suffering from terminal stomach cancer for several months, was dead after she found him in a limp state. Without really checking properly or even consulting a doctor, she sent the body to the morgue. The husband in question, who has been identified by the local media as Huang, from Shiyan, spent his final hours in a morgue, where people were in the process of preparing him for his funeral. It was only when the morgue cosmetologist was getting him ready that he noticed Huang’s mouth and fingers twitching slightly. Seeing this movement, the workers at the mortuary immediately called for medical help. While speaking to the Shiyan Evening News, a mortuary worker Ren said, It’s easy fo...
Manchester bus crash: 14 hurt as double deckers collide
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Manchester bus crash: 14 hurt as double deckers collide

    Two double decker buses have crashed injuring 14 people in Manchester city centre. Police, ambulances and the fire service rushed to the scene just after 7.30am. It is understood one of the bus doors was jammed shut and some passengers were trapped inside for a brief period. The two vehicles were involved in a smash at the junction of Aytoun Street and Minshull Street, outside the Holiday Inn hotel. The fire service said 14 people are being treated at the scene for minor injuries, the Manchester Evening News reports. Part of the junction has been taped off while an investigation takes place and drivers are being warned of delays. We are assisting the North West Ambulance Service and treating a number of casualties, as well as making the scene safe. There is a co...