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The Indian Women’s team has won the inaugural edition of the Women’s U-19 T20 World Cup by beating England in the final at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom. The Shafali Verma-led side put on a comprehensive display in the final to beat England by a huge margin of 7 wickets. After winning the toss and bowling first, India restricted England to a total of just 68 as the bowlers put on a flawless display against a helpless English batting unit. India’s chase got off to a poor start as star openers Shefali Verma and Shweta Sehrawat were dismissed early. However, a…

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India created history by defeating England by seven wickets to win the first-ever U19 Women’s U19 T20 World Cup. India needed 14 overs to complete the 69-run chase while only losing three wickets. Earlier, India’s bowling attack, led by leg-spinner Parshavi Chopra and pace prodigy Titas Sadhu, put on an outstanding display to dismiss England for 68. Sadhu returned with amazing stats of 4-0-6-2, while Chopra again demonstrated her skill by scoring two for 13. Along with Mannat Kashyap (1/13), Shafali Verma (1/16), and Sonam Yadav (1/3) who each claimed one wicket, Archana Devi also claimed two for seventeen. Read…

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Gareth Southgate, the manager of England, stated that the criticism he experienced prior to the FIFA World Cup 2022 caused him to consider abandoning his position. In the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup, England was eliminated from the competition by France, 18 months after losing the Euro 2020 final to Italy on penalties at Wembley. The team was jeered off the pitch in June after losing to Hungary 4-0 at Molineux in the Nations League. This was just one bad performance among several that preceded the winter World Cup. The last thing you want as a manager is that…

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According to the latest reports, police initiated an investigation after a series of shots were fired at a car in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. The incident took place outside a house on Machon Bank in Nether Edge, in the south of the city, on Thursday night. Eight bullet holes were seen in the windscreen of a large black estate car. Police officers imposed a cordon which was guarded overnight. However, no one was injured and inquiries were ongoing. It is not known if the car was parked at the time the shooting took place. Read More News on Crime Watch…

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Iran strongly condemned new sanctions imposed by the EU and Britain on Tuesday and threatened retaliation, after the West increased pressure on Iran over its crackdown on protests. In a statement, Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Nasser Kanaani said, “The Islamic Republic will soon announce the list of new sanctions against the human rights violators of EU and England.” The European Union sanctioned more than 30 Iranian officials and organisations, including units of the powerful Revolutionary Guards, for a “brutal” crackdown on unrest and other human rights violations. The United States and Britain also imposed new sanctions on Iran, reflecting a…

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A series of fresh strikes by ambulance workers has been announced by @unitetheunion in an escalation of dispute over pay and staffing. The union said its members across England, Wales and Northern Ireland will stage 10 further strikes over the coming weeks, warning that additional dates could be announced soon. Unite’s ambulance workers are already set to walk out next Monday as the bitter row with the government remains deadlocked. Unite general secretary Sharon Graham said: “Rather than act to protect the NHS and negotiate an end to the dispute, the government has disgracefully chosen to demonise ambulance workers. “Ministers…

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PM Rishi Sunak has defended the latest round of levelling-up funding, which saw the richer South East of England region receive more than the poorer north-east. MP Chris Bryant has called the Tories’ levelling up fund “completely corrupt. View this post on Instagram A post shared by BNN United Kingdom (@bnnunitedkingdom) According to the prime minister, the north has received the most money per person. The government has also claimed that parts of the south are underdeveloped and require investment. UK Labour claimed that North East England was “one of the big losers” from an unfair funding model. The second…

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The University and College Union has announced that staff across 150 UK universities will strike on 1 February. At least 18 strike days are planned in February and March. The UCU said it would confirm the other 17 next week. A pay offer worth 4-5% made during talks with employers last week was called ‘insufficient’. However, the Universities and Colleges Employers’ Association has said the offer is actually worth up to 7%. UCU general secretary Jo Grady said staff would be walking out “alongside fellow trade unions”. National strikes by teachers in England and Wales are scheduled for 1 February,…

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Teachers in England and Wales have planned to strike for seven days in February and March over pay, the National Education Union (NEU) announced. Teaching members of the NEU in England and Wales, and support staff in Wales, have voted overwhelmingly to strike to correct “historic real-terms pay cuts”, the union said. The Department for Education (DfE) has offered a 5% pay rise to most teachers for the current school year, but the NEU is demanding a fully-funded above-inflation pay rise for teachers. Teacher strikes will happen both nationally and regionally, in schools as well as sixth-form colleges. Action will…

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About half a dozen fire departments battled a three-alarm fire Monday night at hunters grocery store in Wolfeboro New Hampshire with multiple reports seeing thick heavy smoke miles away. The Wolfeboro Police Department confirms that crews responded to Hunters Shop n’ Save, located at 60 S Main Street, for a fire. There was no immediate word on any injuries. According to Hunters website, it is a family-owned, independent grocery store offering “friendly, neighborhood service with supermarket prices,” located directly across from the marine on Lake Winnipesaukee in the heart of Wolfeboro. Read more news on Breaking News. Watch more BNN…

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