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Elephant Man city statue plan faces ‘freak show’ criticism

Image copyright PA Image caption Joseph Merrick became a celebrity in Victorian London, even being visited by a royal Prejudice has hampered attempts to build a statue to the Elephant Man, his biographer has claimed. Jo Vigor-Mungovin, who traced Joseph Merrick’s grave, has been trying to raise the estimated £100,000 cost for a monument in his native Leicester. But progress ...

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Frank Skinner: ‘I’m all for a bit of moral menace’

Image copyright Ellis O’Brien/Avalon Image caption Frank Skinner played ukulele at the Queen’s 92nd birthday celebrations in 2018 “The edge of inappropriate is the spiritual home of the best stand-up comedy,” proclaims Frank Skinner in the programme notes for his new West End show, Showbiz. It’s also, he jokes, “the name of my country house in Gloucestershire”. The 62-year-old, who ...

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Liverpool v Manchester United: Liverpool could dominate like United did – Jermaine Jenas

Sir Alex Ferguson won 13 Premier League titles while in charge of Manchester United Liverpool could dominate English football like Manchester United did in the 1990s and 2000s, says former England midfielder Jermaine Jenas. Premier League leaders Liverpool play United at Anfield on Sunday with Jurgen Klopp’s side 27 points ahead of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team, who are fifth. “The ...

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ashkok chavan: अशोक चव्हाण ने पूछा- संजय राउत की सावरकर पर टिप्पणी ही है शिवसेना का आधिकारिक पक्ष – ashkok chavan asked if sanjay raut comment on savarkar is official stand of shiv sena

अशोक चव्हाण मुंबई महाराष्ट्र के लोक निर्माण मंत्री एवं कांग्रेस के वरिष्ठ नेता अशोक चव्हाण ने शनिवार को शिवसेना से जानना चाहा कि विनायक दामोदर सावरकर को लेकर की गई शिवसेना सांसद संजय राउत की टिप्पणी ही क्या पार्टी का आधिकारिक पक्ष है। पूर्व मुख्यमंत्री ने कहा कि मुद्दे पर कांग्रेस का पक्ष साफ है लेकिन यह स्पष्ट नहीं है ...

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Pratap Sarangi: देश के विभाजन के पाप का प्रायश्चित है नागरिकता कानूनः प्रताप सारंगी – union minister pratap sarangi slammed congress over caa in surat

Published By Raghavendra Shukla | नवभारतटाइम्स.कॉम | Updated: 19 Jan 2020, 04:57:00 AM IST प्रताप सारंगी हाइलाइट्स प्रताप सारंगी ने शनिवार को नागरिकता संशोधन ऐक्ट को लेकर कांग्रेस पर निशाना साधा कहा, सीएए लागू करना देश के विभाजन के पाप का प्रायश्चित है, जो कांग्रेस ने किया था सारंगी बोले, जिन्हें वंदे मातरम स्वीकार नहीं है उनको देश में रहने ...

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Boy, 10, stabbed in Leicester street while out with mother

Image copyright Google Image caption Belper Street was cordoned off while police carried out inquiries A 10-year-old boy has been stabbed in the street while out with his mother. They were approached by a man in Belper Street, Leicester, at about 17:20 GMT on Saturday, who stabbed the boy and then ran off, police said. A member of the public ...

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Delhi assembly election: दिल्ली विधानसभा चुनावः दर्जन भर सीटें रोककर कांग्रेस ने बनाया सस्पेंस – congress has made suspense by not declaring candidates of some seats

रणनीति के तहत रोकी 16 सीटें नई दिल्ली दिल्ली विधानसभा चुनाव के मद्देनजर कांग्रेस ने जिन 16 सीटों पर अभी उम्मीदवारों के नामों का ऐलान नहीं किया, उनमें से करीब आधा दर्जन सीटों को उसने एक रणनीति के तहत ही रोका हुआ है, जबकि चार सीटें उसने राष्ट्रीय जनता दल को देने का फैसला किया है। बाकी कुछ सीटें ऐसी ...

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New Liberal Democrat leader in place by mid-July

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Jo Swinson resigned as party leader after losing her seat in the 2019 general election The Liberal Democrats have announced they will have a new party leader in place by the middle of July. Ex-leader Jo Swinson resigned after losing her East Dunbartonshire seat at the general election in December. The party’s federal board ...

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