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Around 30 people warned over contents of Sue Gray partygate report

Around 30 people warned over contents of Sue Gray partygate report

Around 30 people warned over contents of Sue Gray partygate report

20 May 2022

It is thought that most of the letters were sent out on Thursday, as police concluded their inquiry into lockdown breaches at the heart of Government.


Damaged cables spark delays on cross-border train services

Damaged cables spark delays on cross-border train services

Damaged cables spark delays on cross-border train services

20 May 2022

Trains between Scotland and England were delayed on Friday due to overhead cable damage at Carstairs.


Veteran amputee completes 2,000km charity cycle across the UK

Veteran amputee completes 2,000km charity cycle across the UK

Veteran amputee completes 2,000km charity cycle across the UK

20 May 2022

Stuart Croxford, from Cornwall, had his right leg amputated in 2014 after he was injured in an explosion in Afghanistan.


Nicola Sturgeon tests positive for Covid-19

Nicola Sturgeon tests positive for Covid-19

Nicola Sturgeon tests positive for Covid-19

20 May 2022

The First Minister said she had been experiencing ‘mild symptoms’ on Friday evening.


Bank Governor ‘mis-spoke’ with ‘apocalyptic’ food price warning, minister claims

Bank Governor ‘mis-spoke’ with ‘apocalyptic’ food price warning, minister claims

Bank Governor ‘mis-spoke’ with ‘apocalyptic’ food price warning, minister claims

20 May 2022

International trade minister Ranil Jayawardena says he ‘wouldn’t have used’ the language Andrew Bailey did to describe the rising cost of living.


John Shuttleworth gig in Peak District cave halted after fan is trapped in tree

John Shuttleworth gig in Peak District cave halted after fan is trapped in tree

John Shuttleworth gig in Peak District cave halted after fan is trapped in tree

20 May 2022

The man had been walking to the comedy event at Peak Cavern in Castleton when he slipped and fell.


Micheal Martin: Legacy proposals a ‘get out of jail’ card for ex-fighters

Micheal Martin: Legacy proposals a ‘get out of jail’ card for ex-fighters

Micheal Martin: Legacy proposals a ‘get out of jail’ card for ex-fighters

20 May 2022

The Taoiseach was also critical of what he labelled a “unilateral strain” within the British Government.


‘No pacts’ with Labour to beat Tories in upcoming by-elections, say Lib Dems

‘No pacts’ with Labour to beat Tories in upcoming by-elections, say Lib Dems

‘No pacts’ with Labour to beat Tories in upcoming by-elections, say Lib Dems

20 May 2022

Sir Ed Davey’s comments come after the Lib Dems’ deputy leader would not rule out a deal with Sir Keir Starmer’s party to defeat the Conservatives.


British ambassador rejects idea UK will never be ‘satisfied’ on protocol demands

British ambassador rejects idea UK will never be ‘satisfied’ on protocol demands

British ambassador rejects idea UK will never be ‘satisfied’ on protocol demands

20 May 2022

Paul Johnston said wrangling over the Northern Ireland Protocol has hit relations between Dublin and London.


Micheal Martin: No substitute for negotiated agreement over NI Protocol

Micheal Martin: No substitute for negotiated agreement over NI Protocol

Micheal Martin: No substitute for negotiated agreement over NI Protocol

20 May 2022

The Taoiseach was in Belfast for a series of meetings with party leaders.


Google new teachers to improve safeguarding, says Government

Google new teachers to improve safeguarding, says Government

Google new teachers to improve safeguarding, says Government

20 May 2022

Recruiters should their use professional judgement about information found online about shortlisted candidates, ministers suggested.


Boris Johnson says it is ‘magnifique’ father Stanley has French citizenship

Boris Johnson says it is ‘magnifique’ father Stanley has French citizenship

Boris Johnson says it is ‘magnifique’ father Stanley has French citizenship

20 May 2022

The Prime Minister’s father, a former MEP, said he is ‘absolutely delighted’ to have acquired the nationality.


Government staff work in corridors over desks shortage

Government staff work in corridors over desks shortage

Government staff work in corridors over desks shortage

20 May 2022

The news came after Department for Education staff were told to return to the office.


Supermarket tankers fill up on Russian diesel, Greenpeace claims

Supermarket tankers fill up on Russian diesel, Greenpeace claims

Supermarket tankers fill up on Russian diesel, Greenpeace claims

20 May 2022

Campaigners say a shipment arrived at the Navigator Terminals in Essex.


University discriminated against anxious student who killed herself – judge

University discriminated against anxious student who killed herself – judge

University discriminated against anxious student who killed herself – judge

20 May 2022

The University of Bristol must pay the parents of Natasha Abrahart £50,000 in damages for breaching its duties under the Equalities Act.


Wind and rain to hit UK but hopes are high for a warmer Jubilee weekend

Wind and rain to hit UK but hopes are high for a warmer Jubilee weekend

Wind and rain to hit UK but hopes are high for a warmer Jubilee weekend

20 May 2022

By next week rain will sweep across most of the country as a result of a strengthening of the jet stream.


Man cleared of killing father of four in park in case of ‘mistaken identity’

Man cleared of killing father of four in park in case of ‘mistaken identity’

Man cleared of killing father of four in park in case of ‘mistaken identity’

20 May 2022

Dean Edwards suffered ‘catastrophic injuries’ after being shot once through the back of the head as he walked through a park in south-east London.


Sturgeon: Brexit underlined ‘democratic deficit’ in UK

Sturgeon: Brexit underlined ‘democratic deficit’ in UK

Sturgeon: Brexit underlined ‘democratic deficit’ in UK

20 May 2022

The Scottish First Minister was speaking as she met Sinn Fein vice-president Michelle O’Neill in Edinburgh on Friday.


Cabinet Secretary blocked from giving evidence on partygate to committee

Cabinet Secretary blocked from giving evidence on partygate to committee

Cabinet Secretary blocked from giving evidence on partygate to committee

20 May 2022

The hearing was due to discuss the Downing Street parties, civil service appointments, and job cuts.


Ukrainian mother and six sons given keys to their new home

Ukrainian mother and six sons given keys to their new home

Ukrainian mother and six sons given keys to their new home

20 May 2022

The family was greeted in Chepstow by the local community, Archbishop of Cardiff George Stack and Monmouthshire MP David Davies.


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