10 UK Cottages to book now … for a stay later this year | Travel

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Holiday rental companies are among the many businesses facing losses since the UK went into lockdown last week. Some hosts saw a surge in interest at the start of the coronavirus outbreak, as international travel restrictions and flight cancellations were imposed, but sales are now falling dramatically. In a bid …

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Russian claim against Ofcom dismissed

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Image copyrightGetty Images A High Court justice has dismissed a Russian news service’s complaint that a £200,000 fine imposed by Ofcom last year was disproportionate. The court endorsed the media watchdog’s decision to fine RT, formerly Russia Today, for “a serious breach” of its impartiality rules. The regulator said RT’s …

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Man drowns in Cheshire trying to save dog from river

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Image copyrightAFP A 21-year-old man has died after going into a river to rescue his dog. The man and a woman entered the River Weaver near Weir Street, in Northwich, Cheshire, after one of the dogs they were walking fell into the water. The woman, aged 20, was found hanging …

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