Lancashire News

The royals wish Archie a happy second birthday

The Queen and Prince of Wales wished Archie Mountbatten-Windsor a happy second birthday. The royals posted to social media on Thursday morning, alongside images of Archie as a baby. The son of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex has spent much of his life in America with his parents. Meghan …

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New car sales down 13% from April to crisis average

New car sales last month were down about 13% from the April average before the pandemic, according to preliminary figures. Around 141,000 new cars were registered in the UK in April, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). That’s about a 30-fold increase from the same month …

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Indian government faces calls for new lockdown

The Indian government has faced calls for a strict lockdown to slow a devastating outbreak of new coronavirus cases. A New Delhi court will also decide whether to punish officials for failing to increase irregular oxygen supplies to overcrowded hospitals. With 382,315 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus, India’s total …

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