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Day: December 7, 2019

The real story behind the rumours Queen was dead
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The real story behind the rumours Queen was dead

    Royal Navy military personnel have taken the blame for leaking WhatsApp message that sparked a rumour that the Queen had died. Officials have apologised for any misunderstanding after claims that HRH had passed away went viral. On Sunday 1 December, a screenshot from a WhatsApp group chat was posted on Facebook and Twitter. Inside the image was a conversation believed to be between individuals serving in the Royal Navy stating what equipment personnel would need for an exercise to do with the royal's passing. A user called Gibbo, wrote on the group chat: Queen's passed away this morning, heart attack, being announced 930 AM tomorrow (sic). The message also says: Channel dash 0800 tomorrow in full number 1s, in your black kit bag you need: 1 set of 3s 1 set of 4s ...
Who won debate: Johnson v Corbyn
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Who won debate: Johnson v Corbyn

    As we reach the final stages of this bad-tempered election campaign, littered with half-truths, divisive politics and fanciful pledges, is it any wonder that the two main protagonists cannot even look each other in the eye? The BBC leaders’ debate, likely to be the last TV campaign event before the polls open next Thursday, barring Andrew Neil doorstepping the Prime Minister this weekend, was a tetchy hour-long encounter between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn. Except for the first half hour they didn’t quite encounter each other, despite standing six feet apart on stage - instead they talked about their opponent in the manner of an estranged spouse at a marriage guidance session. “Mr Corbyn doesn’t know what his Brexit policy is,” said the Prime Minister without l...