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'Bionic' pensioner, 89, is using lockdown to train for powerlifting competition

'Bionic' pensioner, 89, is using lockdown to train for powerlifting competition

3 minutes ago   |   The Mirror

Powerlifter Ted Brown who has won nine world, three European and 30 British titles in his 70-year career said: “I had a triple bypass, a hip replacement and a pacemaker, two...
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Coronavirus: Big-hearted DUP councillor serves up free sausages and burgers for pensioners during Codid-19 pandemic

Coronavirus: Big-hearted DUP councillor serves up free sausages and burgers for pensioners during Codid-19 pandemic

10 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Pensioners in a Co Down village have been tucking into free sausages and burgers thanks to a big-hearted councillor.
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'Small and simple' funeral for one of 13 pensioners who died at Scots care home

'Small and simple' funeral for one of 13 pensioners who died at Scots care home

1 day ago   |   Daily Record

The First Minister sent her condolences as two members of staff at the home tested positive for the virus.
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Pensioner, 71, struggling with lockdown stabbed wife to death then killed himself

Pensioner, 71, struggling with lockdown stabbed wife to death then killed himself

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

Alan Smith, 71, was found dead alongside his wife, Elsie, 71, at their home near Cambridge. Elsie was found with stab wounds on her neck and head but Smith's cause of death...
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April is the start of the tax year. How will the changes affect me?

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

From inheritance tax to junior Isas, the UK government is making adjustments Traditionally, the beginning of a new tax year brings changes to taxes, benefits and the cost of...
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Pensioner covers raider in Creosote who tried to burgle his house

Pensioner covers raider in Creosote who tried to burgle his house

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

The raiders attacked the pensioners at their home in Earlsdon, Coventry at 4.15pm on Friday, March 27 where they threatened an elderly woman who was rescued by her...
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Coronavirus: Anger at charges for ‘death prevention' cleaning service in Angus supported housing

1 day ago   |   The Courier

An Angus pensioner has slammed plans to increase service charges for vulnerable tenants at his supported housing accommodation due to extra cleaning during the coronavirus...
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Fittie residents ask exercisers to avoid sleepy seaside community over virus fears

1 day ago   |   Press and Journal

Residents of a north-east seaside community have urged people to avoid the area's narrow alleyways and quant paths to help prevent potential spread of coronavirus. The Fittie...
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'Appalling' thieves ransack pensioner's home after pretending neighbour had died of coronavirus

2 days ago   |   Evening Standard


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Pensioner pens a typed-out note for his neighbours after his wife dies of COVID-19

Pensioner pens a typed-out note for his neighbours after his wife dies of COVID-19

2 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Allen Pattrick, 75, from Reading, Berkshire, was left devastated when his wife Jennifer, 79, passed away on Tuesday. His granddaughter Ameera shared the letter he wrote on...
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'I'm not feeling like a family member': Liverpool staff dismayed by decision...

'I'm not feeling like a family member': Liverpool staff dismayed by decision to put them on furlough

A Liverpool staff member has expressed their disappointment following the club's controversial decision to furlough some of their non-playing workers in response to the... Read more ...

Keir Starmer appoints rival Lisa Nandy to top job but snubs Rebecca Long-Bailey

Keir Starmer appoints rival Lisa Nandy to top job but snubs Rebecca Long-Bailey

The new Labour leader has reshuffled the party's top team as he starts to make his mark. Out are Corbyn loyalists to be replaced by those on the soft left Read more ...

Coronavirus: Pulev pledges to donate half his purse from Joshua showdown to...

Coronavirus: Pulev pledges to donate half his purse from Joshua showdown to help fight pandemic

Kubrat Pulev will donate half of his purse from his potential world heavyweight title fight against Anthony Joshua to help medical workers fight the coronavirus. Read more ...

West Brom chief takes 100% pay cut but admits club have considered...

West Brom chief takes 100% pay cut but admits club have considered furloughing non-playing staff' 

West Brom chief executive Mark Jenkins will take a 100 per cent pay cut, with Baggies senior management team having also offered to take large reductions in their wages. Read more ...

Scotland's chief medic's TV apology after breaking own coronavirus rules

Scotland's chief medic's TV apology after breaking own coronavirus rules

Catherine Calderwood visited her family's second home in Fife, more than an hours travel from her primary home in Edinburgh, despite advising all Scots to stay home during the... Read more ...

Matt Hancock emotional as he says he's 'lost two people' to coronavirus

Matt Hancock emotional as he says he's 'lost two people' to coronavirus

Health Secretary Matt Hancock delivered this afternoon's press conference after the Department for Health and Social Care confirmed that the UK's Covid-19 death toll had risen... Read more ...

Tim Cahill picks Chelsea's Mason Mount as Premier League's most exciting...

Tim Cahill picks Chelsea's Mason Mount as Premier League's most exciting young player

Mount has been a breakout star for Chelsea this season Tim Cahill has identified Mason Mount as the Premier League 's most exciting young star. The Chelsea midfielder has... Read more ...

Champions League and Europa League could be CANCELLED if coronavirus...

Champions League and Europa League could be CANCELLED if coronavirus restrictions continue

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin says playing behind closed doors is a better option than scrapping the season, but warned European competitions could be abandoned. Read more ...

Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk picks Arsenal star to lead epic Premier League...

Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk picks Arsenal star to lead epic Premier League five-a-side team

Van Dijk's team would be dominated by City players Virgil van Dijk has selected his Premier League five-a-side and picked Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to lead the team. The... Read more ...

Lord Bath of Longleat dead: Tributes as politician and animal-lover dies of...

Lord Bath of Longleat dead: Tributes as politician and animal-lover dies of coronavirus

LONGLEAT SAFARI PARK owner Lord Bath has died at the age of 87 after testing positive for coronavirus. Read more ...