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  • Dame Helen Mirren backs calls for BBC to keep free licences

    Dame Helen Mirren, 73, threw her weight behind the campaign to save free licenses for Britain's over-75s, saying it was 'absolutely heartbreaking' that older people would lose their TV access.

    Mail Online
  • First gay couple to play Wimbledon doubles call for backing from the sport

    Alison van Uytvanck and Greet Minnen say support for same-sex relationships in tennis would help male players The first openly gay couple to team up in the doubles at Wimbledon have urged more people in the game to express their support for same-sex relationships, saying it would help more players – particularly men – to come out. Alison van Uytvanck and Greet Minnen, both from Belgium, have been partners off the court for three years, and on Tuesday played at Wimbledon together for the first...

    the Guardian
  • Trump strikes back as UK’s top envoy calls his White House ‘inept’

    US President Donald Trump hit back on Sunday and the UK launched an inquiry after leaked memos revealed Britain’s ambassador in the US had described the president and his White House as “inept” and “uniquely dysfunctional”. Trump said Ambassador Kim Darroch had “not served the UK well” and that he and his administration were “not [
  • UK foreign minister calls U.S. 'send her back' chanting deeply concerning: TV

    British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that chants at a President Trump rally of "send her back" were deeply concerning, Channel 5 reported.