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Mortuary abuser: Killer David Fuller, who sexually assaulted the bodies of more than 100 women and girls, gets a longer sentence

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David Fuller, 68, is already serving a life sentence for the sex murders of Wendy Knell, 25, and Caroline Pearce, 20, in two separate attacks in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, in 1987.After being linked to the murders in 2020, police discovered systematic sexual abuse of the corpses of women aged between nine and 100 at the now closed Kent and...

Banned from the World Cup in Qatar, Russian football suffers from isolation and apathy

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St. PETERSBURG — Four years after achieving global soccer glory as hosts of the 2018 World Cup, Russia's exclusion from international competition following its invasion of Ukraine has led to lower standards in domestic matches, fan apathy and a mass exodus of foreign players. The Brussels Bar, a sports bar in Russia's second-largest city, has been showing World Cup...

A planning application for a new leisure center at Portsmouth’s Bransbury Park is expected to be submitted next year

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"It's taken longer than planned because we need to make sure we have a finished project that meets the budget," he said in response to a question from councilor George Fielding at a full council meeting on Tuesday (December 6). "This is driven by a variety of factors, not least the increase in borrowing costs following Liz Truss...

A Farlington church is planting 18 trees to celebrate National Tree Planting Week

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On December 3, parishioners gathered to plant native trees donated to them by the Tree Council. Among the trees planted were birch, rowan, hazel and hawthorn. Miriam Sampson, who leads the Eco Church team at the parish, said: “We have already established a wildflower area on our church land and as these trees grow they will help clean...

Putin denies the Kremlin’s plans to launch a nuclear first strike against Ukraine

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Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that the threat of a nuclear conflict in Ukraine was still growing, but stressed that Moscow did not intend to launch a pre-emptive strike amid fears that nuclear weapons could be used in Ukraine. "Such a threat, of course, is growing," the Russian leader said during a televised meeting of the Kremlin's Human...

Langford Road house collapse: Neighbors report ‘terrible cracks’ in their homes before crash leaves two people in hospital

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Policefire and ambulance services were called to Langford Road after a terraced building collapsed at around 8.30am this morning. Police and gas engineers at the scene said they do not believe a gas explosion was the cause of the collapse, but investigations are continuing. She added: “Another neighbor said there were big cracks in their wall this morning after...

Langford Road home traffic: Civil engineers and utility companies work to make home safe

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The council's structural engineers are working with utilities and emergency services to ensure the safety of affected properties, and a recreation center has been set up to provide temporary shelter and social support for those displaced.The council said: "We expect residents to be able to return home later today following emergency utility works." Anyone unable to return to...

Time magazine named the Ukrainian Zelenskiy the man of the year

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On Wednesday, Time magazine named President Volodymyr Zelensky and the "spirit of Ukraine" its 2022 Person of the Year for the country's resistance to the Russian invasion. Calling Zelensky's decision to stay in Kiev and unite his country amid the ongoing war "defining," Time editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal said this year's decision was "the most accurate in memory." Since the invasion of...

Waspi women campaigning has secured support from Portsmouth City Council

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Councilors unanimously agreed to back a Labor motion calling on the government to prepare an "immediate compensation package" and backed the Women Against State Pension Inequality (Waspi) campaign at a full council meeting on Tuesday. A similar motion was adopted in 2016."Successive governments of all colors have failed to deal with the burden of inequality that has fallen...

Russia denies links to German “terrorist” groups during dawn raids

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The Russian embassy in Berlin on Wednesday denied maintaining links to far-right terror groups in Germany after a Russian woman was among 25 people arrested in a series of police raids on suspicion of plotting to overthrow the government. "The Russian Embassy in Germany would like to make it clear that Russian diplomatic and consular missions in Germany do not...