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Why were all trains not stopped after fatal Aberdeenshire derailment, union asks

Why were all trains not stopped after fatal Aberdeenshire derailment, union asks

Why were all trains not stopped after fatal Aberdeenshire derailment, union asks

24 August 2020

TSSA general secretary Manuel Cortes has written to the Rail Accident and Investigation Branch (RAIB) to raise concerns relating to the incident.


Zoom outage leaves users unable to make video calls

Zoom outage leaves users unable to make video calls

Zoom outage leaves users unable to make video calls

24 August 2020

The video conferencing platform said it was working on a fix for the issue.


Rare albino hedgehog recovering after rescue

Rare albino hedgehog recovering after rescue

Rare albino hedgehog recovering after rescue

24 August 2020

Jack Frost was treated at a hedgehog rescue centre after it was found on a road in Otley, West Yorkshire.


Most teachers think reopening schools in Northern Ireland is unsafe, says union

Most teachers think reopening schools in Northern Ireland is unsafe, says union

Most teachers think reopening schools in Northern Ireland is unsafe, says union

24 August 2020

The first youngsters returned to classes across Northern Ireland on Monday.


UK will get first access to Oxford vaccine, No 10 says

UK will get first access to Oxford vaccine, No 10 says

UK will get first access to Oxford vaccine, No 10 says

24 August 2020

The comments come after it emerged Donald Trump is considering granting emergency authorisation for it to be deployed in the US.


Kitten rescued from under car bonnet after 30-mile journey

Kitten rescued from under car bonnet after 30-mile journey

Kitten rescued from under car bonnet after 30-mile journey

24 August 2020

The seven-week-old male cat has been named Yaris.


Johnson: ‘Very small’ chance of children catching coronavirus in school

Johnson: ‘Very small’ chance of children catching coronavirus in school

Johnson: ‘Very small’ chance of children catching coronavirus in school

24 August 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is leading the Government’s efforts to persuade parents to send their children back to class.


First case of Covid-19 reinfection reported by researchers in Hong Kong

First case of Covid-19 reinfection reported by researchers in Hong Kong

First case of Covid-19 reinfection reported by researchers in Hong Kong

24 August 2020

The findings could have significant implications for the development of vaccines.


‘Agent provocateur’ involved in New IRA probe, lawyer contends

‘Agent provocateur’ involved in New IRA probe, lawyer contends

‘Agent provocateur’ involved in New IRA probe, lawyer contends

24 August 2020

The claim came as six people appeared before Belfast Magistrates’ Court accused of directing terrorism.


Women should avoid caffeine completely during pregnancy, study says

Women should avoid caffeine completely during pregnancy, study says

Women should avoid caffeine completely during pregnancy, study says

24 August 2020

Current guidance on safe limits of caffeine are not supported by the evidence, researchers said.


Virgin Atlantic launches free Covid-19 insurance cover for customers

Virgin Atlantic launches free Covid-19 insurance cover for customers

Virgin Atlantic launches free Covid-19 insurance cover for customers

24 August 2020

All existing and new bookings for travel until March 31 next year will have the cover automatically applied.


‘Dream come true’ for four-year-old as 150 bikers wish him happy birthday

‘Dream come true’ for four-year-old as 150 bikers wish him happy birthday

‘Dream come true’ for four-year-old as 150 bikers wish him happy birthday

24 August 2020

Jayden Walters, who has a rare condition, had his birthday wish granted when local bikers sang him happy birthday.


Fresh warning to holidaymakers with Storm Francis heading to UK

Fresh warning to holidaymakers with Storm Francis heading to UK

Fresh warning to holidaymakers with Storm Francis heading to UK

24 August 2020

Heavy rainfall and strong winds are expected to arrive in the west of England overnight.


European Commission president requests further details on Hogan golf dinner

European Commission president requests further details on Hogan golf dinner

European Commission president requests further details on Hogan golf dinner

24 August 2020

Pressure has been building on commissioner Phil Hogan to step down from the EU role.


PM ‘sorry for any distress’ caused after Government’s handling of exam results

PM ‘sorry for any distress’ caused after Government’s handling of exam results

PM ‘sorry for any distress’ caused after Government’s handling of exam results

24 August 2020

Boris Johnson defied calls to return amid the A-level results fiasco which left his education secretary Gavin Williamson hanging onto his job.


Jail for ‘brazen’ taxidermist who traded in endangered species

Jail for ‘brazen’ taxidermist who traded in endangered species

Jail for ‘brazen’ taxidermist who traded in endangered species

24 August 2020

Aaron Halstead operated a taxidermy business to fund his education.


Sea crash tragedy siblings found clinging to each other, mourners told

Sea crash tragedy siblings found clinging to each other, mourners told

Sea crash tragedy siblings found clinging to each other, mourners told

24 August 2020

John Mullan and his children Tomas and Amelia died after their car plunged into water at Lough Foyle last Thursday.


Worldwide Covid-19 vaccination rollout ‘in the interest of all countries’ – WHO

Worldwide Covid-19 vaccination rollout ‘in the interest of all countries’ – WHO

Worldwide Covid-19 vaccination rollout ‘in the interest of all countries’ – WHO

24 August 2020

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said ‘vaccine nationalism’ would only help the virus spread.


Santas taught how to make Christmas safe in year of pandemic

Santas taught how to make Christmas safe in year of pandemic

Santas taught how to make Christmas safe in year of pandemic

24 August 2020

The Santas were taught grotto management among other skills.


KFC to pause Finger Lickin’ Good slogan amid pandemic

KFC to pause Finger Lickin’ Good slogan amid pandemic

KFC to pause Finger Lickin’ Good slogan amid pandemic

24 August 2020

The company has released new images of its advertising posters with the well-known slogan blurred and pixelated.


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