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Actor Geoffrey Palmer dies aged 93

Actor Geoffrey Palmer dies aged 93

Actor Geoffrey Palmer dies aged 93

06 November 2020

He is known for starring in sitcoms including As Time Goes By, The Fall and Butterflies.


Man in court over high-value burglaries, including Tamara Ecclestone’s home

Man in court over high-value burglaries, including Tamara Ecclestone’s home

Man in court over high-value burglaries, including Tamara Ecclestone’s home

06 November 2020

Alessandro Donati was arrested in Italy under a European Arrest Warrant in October and extradited to the UK via Heathrow Airport.


Biden edges closer to presidency by overtaking Trump in Georgia and Pennsylvania

Biden edges closer to presidency by overtaking Trump in Georgia and Pennsylvania

Biden edges closer to presidency by overtaking Trump in Georgia and Pennsylvania

06 November 2020

Victory in Pennsylvania would hand the presidency to Joe Biden.


British-Irish Council agrees ‘close co-operation’ on travel to tackle virus

British-Irish Council agrees ‘close co-operation’ on travel to tackle virus

British-Irish Council agrees ‘close co-operation’ on travel to tackle virus

06 November 2020

Leaders from Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales, England the Republic of Ireland joined the virtual summit on Friday.


Schools could be sending pupils home ‘too readily’ amid pandemic – Ofsted chief

Schools could be sending pupils home ‘too readily’ amid pandemic – Ofsted chief

Schools could be sending pupils home ‘too readily’ amid pandemic – Ofsted chief

06 November 2020

Parents of pupils with special needs have been told by schools that they cannot accommodate their children, Amanda Spielman says.


Hamish the polar bear settles in at new home

Hamish the polar bear settles in at new home

Hamish the polar bear settles in at new home

06 November 2020

Yorkshire Wildlife Park bosses hope he will become an ambassador for his species.


Michelle O’Neill: UK and Ireland need to align approach on tackling pandemic

Michelle O’Neill: UK and Ireland need to align approach on tackling pandemic

Michelle O’Neill: UK and Ireland need to align approach on tackling pandemic

06 November 2020

The Sinn Fein vice-president said the issue of travel between the countries is crucially important in the future.


‘Green prescriptions’ could undermine the benefits of spending time in nature

‘Green prescriptions’ could undermine the benefits of spending time in nature

‘Green prescriptions’ could undermine the benefits of spending time in nature

06 November 2020

Researchers found nature is associated with a number of benefits but only if people chose to visit these places themselves.


The secret’s out – most popular numbers picked by lottery players revealed

The secret’s out – most popular numbers picked by lottery players revealed

The secret’s out – most popular numbers picked by lottery players revealed

06 November 2020

The data was examined from the Lotto draw on October 31, but is typical of other draws.


Police arrest 190 protesters in London anti-lockdown march

Police arrest 190 protesters in London anti-lockdown march

Police arrest 190 protesters in London anti-lockdown march

06 November 2020

Officers had urged demonstrators to go home on the day tougher coronavirus restrictions came into force.


Online Harms Bill lacking clarity, industry warns

Online Harms Bill lacking clarity, industry warns

Online Harms Bill lacking clarity, industry warns

06 November 2020

Tech firms and other organisations have provided their thoughts on the proposed regulation.


Covid-19 infection rate appears to be slowing down – ONS

Covid-19 infection rate appears to be slowing down – ONS

Covid-19 infection rate appears to be slowing down – ONS

06 November 2020

When looking at new daily infections, the ONS said the rate across England appears to have ‘stabilised’ at around 50,000 per day.


Expert claims Covid passport backed by Zara Tindall ‘misuses antibody tests’

Expert claims Covid passport backed by Zara Tindall ‘misuses antibody tests’

Expert claims Covid passport backed by Zara Tindall ‘misuses antibody tests’

06 November 2020

The app was touted as a ‘game-changer’ to get fans back into stadiums and major sporting events.


Government criticised after errors emerge in key Covid-19 projections

Government criticised after errors emerge in key Covid-19 projections

Government criticised after errors emerge in key Covid-19 projections

06 November 2020

The top-end projection of more than 1,400 deaths a day by early December has been revised down to around 1,000.


Michael Stone eligible to apply for release from prison

Michael Stone eligible to apply for release from prison

Michael Stone eligible to apply for release from prison

06 November 2020

In 1988, Stone killed three people in a gun and grenade attack at Milltown Cemetery in Belfast.


Mass coronavirus testing scheme getting under way in Liverpool

Mass coronavirus testing scheme getting under way in Liverpool

Mass coronavirus testing scheme getting under way in Liverpool

06 November 2020

About 2,000 military personnel have been deployed to the city to help deliver the programme.


Biden edges closer to presidency by overtaking Trump in Georgia

Biden edges closer to presidency by overtaking Trump in Georgia

Biden edges closer to presidency by overtaking Trump in Georgia

06 November 2020

Joe Biden took a slender lead over Donald Trump with an estimated 98% of the ballots counted in the state.


Nursing union calls on Government to ‘be honest’ about NHS staffing challenges

Nursing union calls on Government to ‘be honest’ about NHS staffing challenges

Nursing union calls on Government to ‘be honest’ about NHS staffing challenges

06 November 2020

The health service in England has moved to its highest alert level, level four, to deal with Covid-19 cases.


Diana had ‘secret ambition’ to appear on Panorama, says former TV boss

Diana had ‘secret ambition’ to appear on Panorama, says former TV boss

Diana had ‘secret ambition’ to appear on Panorama, says former TV boss

06 November 2020

The BBC has said it will hold a new investigation into fresh allegations from Earl Spencer.


‘Team effort’: Surrey care home’s handmade poppy cascade marks Remembrance Day

‘Team effort’: Surrey care home’s handmade poppy cascade marks Remembrance Day

‘Team effort’: Surrey care home’s handmade poppy cascade marks Remembrance Day

06 November 2020

Residents and staff at Huntington & Langham Estate in Surrey have handcrafted a Remembrance Day art installation.


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