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Arundhati Roy, the Booker Prize-winning author, is facing prosecution in India for remarks she made about Kashmir in 2010. Delhi’s Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena, a Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s BJP party member, reportedly decided to pursue legal action. Arundhati Roy, a prominent figure, had made a significant statement during a panel discussion fourteen years ago, asserting that Kashmir is not an ‘integral’ part of India. This controversial remark has led to the authorities considering legal action against her. Roy, acclaimed for her novel “The God Of Small Things,” has been an outspoken critic of Prime Minister Modi’s policies. Her activism…

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Under German trademark laws, supporters of England and Scotland could face significant financial burdens, with fines potentially reaching up to £4,000 if caught wearing counterfeit football jerseys during this summer’s Euros. These regulations empower authorities to conduct spot checks, meaning fans who choose knock-off kits over authentic ones could be penalized. Merrick Haydon, Executive vice president of rEvolution’s UK branch, sympathized with fans while acknowledging the necessity of safeguarding official partnerships and rights holders. He highlighted the spike in counterfeit jersey sales during major tournaments like the Euros and World Cup, which are driven partly by the rising prices of…

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Millwall and Montenegro goalkeeper Matija Sarkic, a beloved figure in the football community, has tragically passed away at the age of 26, the club announced today. Sarkic, who last played just ten days ago in a friendly against Belgium for Montenegro, reportedly fell ill at his residence in Budva, Montenegro this morning, leaving a void that will be deeply felt by all who knew him. The Montenegro Football Association described Sarkic’s death as sudden and expressed deep sadness over the player’s loss in a statement. Championship side Millwall, where Sarkic had made 33 appearances since joining from Wolverhampton Wanderers last…

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A video circulating on social media depicts a police vehicle colliding with a cow, sending it skidding down the road. The car then approaches the animal again, appearing to trap its head. The Home Secretary has called for a “full, urgent explanation” after a police car was filmed deliberately driving into a cow twice. The video, which surfaced on social media this morning, shows the loose cow falling and skidding several meters down a road after being struck by the vehicle. As the cow attempts to get back on its feet, the car approaches for a second time. When two…

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A lack of cultural ties in Craven has prevented none of the 175 refugees who arrived in North Yorkshire via a government scheme from settling in the area. A lack of cultural connections in Craven has led to none of the 175 refugees who arrived in North Yorkshire through a government initiative settling in the area. The United Kingdom Resettlement Scheme (UKRS), established to offer a “safe and legal” pathway for refugees from war-torn regions to enter the UK, primarily welcomes individuals from Syria but also includes refugees from Iraq, Sudan, and South Sudan. However, it does not cover those…

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Council officials are preparing to take crucial steps in appointing an operator for Doncaster Sheffield Airport, with significant developments expected later this summer. In consultation with the Mayor, the City of Doncaster Council’s cabinet is set to grant delegated authority to the Director of Corporate Resources to select an operator who will receive preferred bidder status. This status will precede the finalization of a contract, which is anticipated later this year. Next week, on June 19, a significant briefing will be held for the cabinet, where the council’s engagement in a Public Procurement Process to find an operator with the…

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A man has been jailed for two years after officers acted on local intelligence to shut down a £150,000 cannabis factory in Doncaster. After a sergeant from Doncaster East Neighbourhood Policing Team (NPT) sent out an SYP Alert to residents informing them of the discovery of a separate cannabis grow, they received a response from a concerned member of the public regarding an industrial unit in Kirk Sandall. The team then investigated further by contacting other local businesses in the area before tasking a drone to fly over the unit and take pictures of the premises. With the evidence pointing…

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The RSPCA is preparing for a momentous 200th birthday celebration, and we are thrilled to invite you to attend this historic event in Doncaster this weekend. Animal enthusiasts and their furry friends are invited to join the festivities on Saturday, June 15, as the RSPCA commemorates its bicentennial with a unique birthday party. Events will be held across England and Wales, including a special celebration in Doncaster. We are excited to invite families from South Yorkshire to join in the fun at the RSPCA’s One Fun Day, a nationwide event held at various locations. The Doncaster, Rotherham, and District Branch…

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When the rain taps on our windows and outdoor plans seem dashed, entertaining the family without breaking the bank becomes a delightful challenge. Fear not! Our money-saving blog is here to unravel a treasure trove of free and engaging indoor activities across Yorkshire. Whether you’re seeking historical exploration, hands-on experiences, or a journey through the wonders of nature, we’ve curated a list of destinations that promise a day of fun without spending a penny. Join us as we navigate the fascinating world of museums, cultural hubs, and tropical rescues, turning rainy days into memorable and budget-friendly family outings. So, grab…

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Embarking on a memorable day out in Yorkshire doesn’t have to drain your wallet. With our guide to some of the best Free days out in the region, uncover many cost-free experiences. Picturesque parks and historical gems, explore Yorkshire’s diverse offerings without spending a penny. Parking charges may apply where on-street Parking is not available.  Please consider that Parking may be charged and on-street Parking may not be available nearby. Please check before travelling. We have listed the free days out first, followed by those that may have parking charges. The parking charges stated are a guide and are subject…

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