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Covid travel to be raised as Boris Johnson meets Angela Merkel at Chequers

Covid travel to be raised as Boris Johnson meets Angela Merkel at Chequers

Covid travel to be raised as Boris Johnson meets Angela Merkel at Chequers

01 July 2021

The German leader is expected to address a virtual meeting of the Cabinet as part of the visit.


Labour braced for long night as votes are counted in Batley and Spen

Labour braced for long night as votes are counted in Batley and Spen

Labour braced for long night as votes are counted in Batley and Spen

01 July 2021

Sir Keir Starmer’s party faces a battle to retain the seat in the face of a strong Tory challenge and George Galloway targeting Labour support.


Labour faces anxious wait as polls close in crucial Batley and Spen by-election

Labour faces anxious wait as polls close in crucial Batley and Spen by-election

Labour faces anxious wait as polls close in crucial Batley and Spen by-election

01 July 2021

Sir Keir Starmer’s leadership could be dealt a severe blow if the party loses the Batley and Spen seat.


NHS planning for Covid booster jab programme from September to December

NHS planning for Covid booster jab programme from September to December

NHS planning for Covid booster jab programme from September to December

01 July 2021

Experts advising the Government have published interim guidance setting out the priority list for who should get a third jab.


Proud William and Harry shrug off falling-out to welcome guests at statue event

Proud William and Harry shrug off falling-out to welcome guests at statue event

Proud William and Harry shrug off falling-out to welcome guests at statue event

01 July 2021

In the grounds of the palace where they grew up the mood was light and celebratory.


Queen beams while watching Royal Windsor Horse Show for first time since 2019

Queen beams while watching Royal Windsor Horse Show for first time since 2019

Queen beams while watching Royal Windsor Horse Show for first time since 2019

01 July 2021

The monarch, 95, wore teal-coloured clothing, a necklace and round sunglasses on the first day of the competition.


Twitter troll to pay six-figure sum to TV and radio star Stephen Nolan

Twitter troll to pay six-figure sum to TV and radio star Stephen Nolan

Twitter troll to pay six-figure sum to TV and radio star Stephen Nolan

01 July 2021

Mr Nolan, who presents regular shows on BBC Radio Ulster and Radio 5 Live, tracked down the individual who was behind the online campaign.


PM admits he uses vehicles powered by ‘hydrocarbons’ as Queen opts for hybrid

PM admits he uses vehicles powered by ‘hydrocarbons’ as Queen opts for hybrid

PM admits he uses vehicles powered by ‘hydrocarbons’ as Queen opts for hybrid

01 July 2021

Boris Johnson pledged to improve his own transport as soon as possible.


Palace gardener recalls Diana jogging and singing Abba songs

Palace gardener recalls Diana jogging and singing Abba songs

Palace gardener recalls Diana jogging and singing Abba songs

01 July 2021

Graham Dillamore is now deputy head of gardens and estates at Historic Royal Palaces.


Mirrored body language shows deep bonds between William and Harry, says expert

Mirrored body language shows deep bonds between William and Harry, says expert

Mirrored body language shows deep bonds between William and Harry, says expert

01 July 2021

Body language expert Judi James said the brothers showed subliminal bonding as they unveiled a statue of their mother.


NI Executive gives green light for return of live music

NI Executive gives green light for return of live music

NI Executive gives green light for return of live music

01 July 2021

Ministers gave the nod to a number of planned relaxations of Covid-19 rules.


Gym Group to raise £31m to fund 40 new site openings

Gym Group to raise £31m to fund 40 new site openings

Gym Group to raise £31m to fund 40 new site openings

01 July 2021

Bosses said the cash injection will be funded by a placing of new shares.


At least nine in 10 over-50s in most areas of England are fully vaccinated

At least nine in 10 over-50s in most areas of England are fully vaccinated

At least nine in 10 over-50s in most areas of England are fully vaccinated

01 July 2021

London continues to lag behind the rest of the nation, however.


One in four older adult care home staff not fully vaccinated – NHS England

One in four older adult care home staff not fully vaccinated – NHS England

One in four older adult care home staff not fully vaccinated – NHS England

01 July 2021

In London, the figure was estimated to be close to one in three.


Boris Johnson to host Angela Merkel at Chequers

Boris Johnson to host Angela Merkel at Chequers

Boris Johnson to host Angela Merkel at Chequers

01 July 2021

It will be her final visit to the UK ahead of stepping down as German Chancellor later this year.


Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

01 July 2021

Hyndburn, Newcastle upon Tyne and Blackburn with Darwen are recording the highest rates.


William and Harry ‘collaborated’ with sculptor by sharing memories of Diana

William and Harry ‘collaborated’ with sculptor by sharing memories of Diana

William and Harry ‘collaborated’ with sculptor by sharing memories of Diana

01 July 2021

Ian Rank-Broadley said of the dukes: ‘I could say the sculpture belongs to them as well – they helped make it.’


William and Harry with smiles on their faces an encouraging sign – royal author

William and Harry with smiles on their faces an encouraging sign – royal author

William and Harry with smiles on their faces an encouraging sign – royal author

01 July 2021

Penny Junor suggested the pair have some way to go before their rift is fully resolved.


Met Office: June was warmer and sunnier than average – despite downpours

Met Office: June was warmer and sunnier than average – despite downpours

Met Office: June was warmer and sunnier than average – despite downpours

01 July 2021

The Met Office said that the mean temperature for June was 14.2C, more than 1C warmer than the long-term average for the UK.


Cop26 must ensure fair transition to net-zero for whole world, says Sturgeon

Cop26 must ensure fair transition to net-zero for whole world, says Sturgeon

Cop26 must ensure fair transition to net-zero for whole world, says Sturgeon

01 July 2021

Scotland’s First Minister said the summit ‘represents the world’s best chance’ to limit climate change.


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