Shopkeeper Rebrands His Store 'Morrisinghs' After Legal Threat Over 'Singhsbury's'

A pun-loving shopkeeper who says he was threatened with legal action after naming his store Singhsbury’s has rebranded – to Morrisinghs.  Jel Singh Nagra, who owns the convenience store in North Tyneside, claims that Sainsbury’s threatened to take him to court in 2012 on the grounds that the name of his shop was too similar to the supermarket giant’s branding.  ...

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BBC's Laura Kuenssberg Defended After Telegraph Suggests She's 'Most Divisive Woman On TV'

The BBC’s political editor Laura Kuenssberg has been defended by colleagues and a former adversary after the Telegraph’s front page asked if she was “the most divisive woman on TV today”. As the face of the avowedly neutral BBC’s politics coverage, Kuenssberg is attacked from all sides. Social media is usually awash with criticism alleging that she is either a ...

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Grammar School Plan Shelved, Justine Greening Quietly Reveals In Written Statement

Justine Greening has confirmed the plan to open a new generation of grammar schools is dead. The Education Secretary slipped out the announcement in a written answer today, dodging the opportunity to confirm the policy change in the Commons chamber. Unleashing a new wave of grammar schools was one of Theresa May’s flagship policies in the General Election campaign, but ...

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The Silent Cleansing Of Black Men From Society

Boris Johnson’s ‘car crash interview’ on Radio 4 about the why the Prime Minister’s flagship policies around burning injustices did not have more priority in the Queen’s speech was a sorely missed opportunity to highlight the issue of disproportionality in prisons. Disproportionality occurs in the context of ethnic minority representation in the criminal justice system in relation to their population ...

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Torture Survivors' Perspective Brings A Unique Expertise

Monday, 26 June, was the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. It’s not a high profile event – just one more day in a crowded calendar. For torture survivors like me however, it is an occasion to shine a spotlight on our experiences. This year marks the 30th anniversary since the UN Convention Against Torture came into ...

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I Changed My Name To Mary Poppins

I knew I wanted to be a nanny when I was six-years-old. My younger sister was born and I loved that feeling of loving a smaller being, of being responsible for something so helpless and precious, something that responds to your love and nurture. Watching a baby grow and learn, I was overwhelmed. I was hooked for life. Mum was ...

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This couple has been married for almost 70 years and they’re as loved up as ever

(Picture: Franklin Photography) Have you become jaded during your pursuit of romance? Tinder left you feeling like love just doesn’t exist? Don’t think it lasts once you’ve found it? If so, you need to take a look at Ollie and Donald King. Here’s how a chiropractor wants you to carry a car seat to save your back Because they’ve been married ...

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Everton set to beat Manchester United in race to sign Michael Keane from Burnley

Michael Keane is set to join Everton. (Getty Images) Everton are on the verge of beating Manchester United in the race to sign Michael Keane from Burnley, according to reports. The Sun claims that Ronald Koeman’s side are set to complete a £25 million deal for the 24-year-old ‘in the next few days’. Morata takes break from honeymoon to speed ...

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China planning ‘forest city’ with one million plants and 40,000 trees

China is planning a new forest city to be covered by one million plants and 40,000 trees (Picture: Stefano Boeri Architetti) China is planning a new ‘forest city’ that will be covered in one million plants and 40,000 trees. Work is expected to be complete on Liuzhou Forest City, located in the southern mountain area of Guangxi, by 2020 Video ...

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Girl’s ‘temporary’ black henna tattoo turns into oozing burn that could scar for life

Teigan got a black henna tattoo as a holiday treat (Picture: Mercury) This mum is warning parents of the dangers of black henna after her daughter’s ‘holiday treat’ turned into a blistered burn that could scar for life. Schoolgirl Teigan, 13, was thrilled when her mum Kirsty Koorts, 41, agreed to let her get a temporary henna tattoo on a ...

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