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Charlie Duffield

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Past articles by Charlie:

Feliz Navidad meaning: What Christmas song lyrics mean and how to say ‘Merry Christmas’ in other languages

Feliz Navidad is a beloved holiday favorite for listeners around the world → Read More

Omicron print shop in Canterbury with Covid variant namesake says ‘we just want to make people smile’

Mark Fawcett-Jones said trade at his shop hasn’t been affected by the naming of the new Covid variant → Read More

Grenfell cladding scandal set to take another three and a half years to fix

The Liberal Democrats are demanding the Chancellor put the removal of the cladding at the heart of his Budget next week → Read More

Benefits of Covid jabs for children 5 and up 'outweigh the risks', says US regulator

On Tuesday a panel of experts is due to vote on whether to recommend that the FDA authorises the shots for children aged 5 to 11 years old → Read More

Petrol prices being 'artificially inflated' to record high, AA says

The Petrol Retailers Association warned on Wednesday that fuel price records are 'almost certain to be eclipsed' before the end of next week → Read More

Pilot hailed as 'hero' for avoiding harm after crashing into water at Bournemouth Air Festival

The pilot avoided crashing into boats or rocks, before helping to pull out the wingwalker who had been strapped to the plane during the display → Read More

Gordon Brown says Western 'stranglehold' on vaccine supplies is a moral outrage

70 per cent of adults have been immunised in the West, but only two per cent in Africa and low-income countries, leaving millions of their nurses and health workers unprotected → Read More

Prince Charles's former aide steps down from charity amid Saudi honour controversy

Michael Fawcett has stepped down as chief executive of The Prince's Foundation amid allegations he coordinated support for an honour to be given to Saudi businessman Mahfouz Marei Mubarak bin Mahfouz → Read More

Almost 50 shops per day closed down in the first half of 2021

City centres were hit the hardest, suffering a 4.3 per cent drop in the number of retail outlets → Read More

RAF flight nearly smashed into bus carrying refugees during Kabul evacuation, pilot reveals

An RAF pilot has revealed his plane came within metres of crashing into a bus full of Afghan refugees during the chaos of Kabul's evacuation → Read More

Jeremy Kyle says he was diagnosed with anxiety disorder after show was axed

'Critics will say I got a taste of my own medicine', the host said, as he spoke about the long-lasting impact of his show's cancellation on his mental health → Read More

Flu jabs face delays due to HGV driver shortage as NHS supply chain struggles

'Unforeseen challenges linked with road freight delays' have been blamed for late flu jab deliveries, which means many appointments will have to be rescheduled → Read More

Soccer Aid 2021: start time, how to watch this year's game and what to expect

Soccer Aid is an annual football game organised by the global charity UNICEF which pits an England XI against a World XI in a duel at an iconic stadium in the UK → Read More

UK National Insurance: Do pensioners pay? When you stop paying explained, and how National Insurance works

Downing Street has not denied reports of an increase of at least 1 per cent to national insurance contributions, to improve social care and tackle the NHS backlog → Read More

UK National Insurance: How much is national insurance? Who pays explained, and what NI pays for

The amount of National Insurance you pay depends on your employment status and how much you earn → Read More

Where was Dominic Raab? Accusations he was 'too busy' on Crete beach holiday for Afghanistan call explained

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has been accused of failing to ask Hanif Atmar for urgent assistance in evacuating Afghan interpreters - but Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said one phone call would not have made a difference → Read More

British hiker Esther Dingley's partner thanks 'hero' search teams, as police suspect she fell to death

He praised search and rescue units and both of the investigative teams for their relentless work → Read More

New Banksy artwork defaced by 'selfish and mindless' vandals just days after being unveiled

Residents in Lowestoft awoke on Sunday to the news that the new attraction had been daubed with white paint → Read More

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace says it is 'arrogant' to think UK alone could have stopped Taliban surge

The Defence Secretary said after the US announced its withdrawal he had tried, without success, to find other allies who would take their place - but the UK could not 'go it alone' → Read More

Afghanistan president set for surrender to Taliban as militants pledge 'peaceful' takeover of Kabul

The seizure of Jalalabad means the hardline Islamist group controls every major city except Kabul, which could fall within days → Read More