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‘Grave concern’ at UK actions on Troubles legacy, says Irish committee chairman

‘Grave concern’ at UK actions on Troubles legacy, says Irish committee chairman

‘Grave concern’ at UK actions on Troubles legacy, says Irish committee chairman

20 May 2022

The proposed legislation has been widely criticised by Northern Irish political parties, as well as victims’ campaigners and the Irish Government.


Vardy complained to husband of being ‘scapegoat’ at Euro 2016, texts reveal

Vardy complained to husband of being ‘scapegoat’ at Euro 2016, texts reveal

Vardy complained to husband of being ‘scapegoat’ at Euro 2016, texts reveal

20 May 2022

Rebekah Vardy told husband Jamie that news coverage made her ‘blood boil’, documents have shown.


What is monkeypox and how is it spread?

What is monkeypox and how is it spread?

What is monkeypox and how is it spread?

20 May 2022

Some 20 cases of monkeypox have been identified in the UK.


Nimco Ali says Boris Johnson not behind ‘pushback’ on fining street harassers

Nimco Ali says Boris Johnson not behind ‘pushback’ on fining street harassers

Nimco Ali says Boris Johnson not behind ‘pushback’ on fining street harassers

20 May 2022

No 10 said it was still considering how a ‘specific offence’ could be introduced to deal with wolf-whistling and catcalling.


Boris Johnson: I cannot ‘magic away’ cost-of-living crisis

Boris Johnson: I cannot ‘magic away’ cost-of-living crisis

Boris Johnson: I cannot ‘magic away’ cost-of-living crisis

20 May 2022

Meanwhile, Jacob Rees-Mogg voiced fresh opposition from within the Government to imposing a windfall tax on oil and gas giants.


PM: Government had to be flexible over delays to junk food offers ban

PM: Government had to be flexible over delays to junk food offers ban

PM: Government had to be flexible over delays to junk food offers ban

20 May 2022

Supermarket giants Tesco and Sainsbury’s have ignored the latest delay and committed to the original Government deadlines.


Mayor waging ‘war on poisonous air’ with plan to expand Ultra Low Emission Zone

Mayor waging ‘war on poisonous air’ with plan to expand Ultra Low Emission Zone

Mayor waging ‘war on poisonous air’ with plan to expand Ultra Low Emission Zone

20 May 2022

Sadiq Khan’s office estimated an additional 135,000 vehicles would be affected each day if the move goes ahead.


Policeman heard rib break while performing CPR on Sheku Bayoh, inquiry told

Policeman heard rib break while performing CPR on Sheku Bayoh, inquiry told

Policeman heard rib break while performing CPR on Sheku Bayoh, inquiry told

20 May 2022

Pc Craig Walker has been giving evidence into the inquiry into the 31-year-old’s death while being restrained by police.


Man guilty of attempted murder over ‘Terminator’ machete attack on Tube train

Man guilty of attempted murder over ‘Terminator’ machete attack on Tube train

Man guilty of attempted murder over ‘Terminator’ machete attack on Tube train

20 May 2022

Ricky Morgan launched an unprovoked attack on James Porritt, the Old Bailey heard.


Government was wrong on risk of Aids to blood scandal victims, inquiry told

Government was wrong on risk of Aids to blood scandal victims, inquiry told

Government was wrong on risk of Aids to blood scandal victims, inquiry told

20 May 2022

Lord John Patten said a leaflet to discourage people at high risk of contracting Aids from donating blood should have been distributed faster.


Calls for Home Office probe into handling of ‘abusive MI5 agent’ case

Calls for Home Office probe into handling of ‘abusive MI5 agent’ case

Calls for Home Office probe into handling of ‘abusive MI5 agent’ case

20 May 2022

The demands come after the BBC reported the man attacked his girlfriend with a machete and threatened to kill her.


Residents tell of pride over Bangor’s city status award to mark Platinum Jubilee

Residents tell of pride over Bangor’s city status award to mark Platinum Jubilee

Residents tell of pride over Bangor’s city status award to mark Platinum Jubilee

20 May 2022

Bangor in Co Down is one of eight places across the UK and beyond that triumphed in a competition to receive civic honours.


Cost of living fears just an ‘excuse’ to delay tackling obesity – Jamie Oliver

Cost of living fears just an ‘excuse’ to delay tackling obesity – Jamie Oliver

Cost of living fears just an ‘excuse’ to delay tackling obesity – Jamie Oliver

20 May 2022

The British chef presented an Eton Mess dessert to a crowd of around 200 supporters in the pouring rain outside Downing Street.


Nancy Pelosi comments slammed by DUP leader as ‘unhelpful’

Nancy Pelosi comments slammed by DUP leader as ‘unhelpful’

Nancy Pelosi comments slammed by DUP leader as ‘unhelpful’

20 May 2022

In a strongly-worded intervention, the US Speaker urged the UK and the EU to continue negotiations to uphold peace in Northern Ireland.


Simon Coveney urges British Government to get back to talks with EU

Simon Coveney urges British Government to get back to talks with EU

Simon Coveney urges British Government to get back to talks with EU

20 May 2022

The Irish Foreign Affairs Minister spoke following a meeting with UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss.


Friends to traverse length of UK on seven-person bike in record charity attempt

Friends to traverse length of UK on seven-person bike in record charity attempt

Friends to traverse length of UK on seven-person bike in record charity attempt

20 May 2022

The university friends are aiming to raise £50,000 for Cyclists Fighting Cancer.


Two boys with Ava White on night of killing had ‘Rambo-style knife’, court hears

Two boys with Ava White on night of killing had ‘Rambo-style knife’, court hears

Two boys with Ava White on night of killing had ‘Rambo-style knife’, court hears

20 May 2022

A boy denies murder and an alternative count of manslaughter.


Boris Johnson insists No 10 will not block names from Sue Gray report

Boris Johnson insists No 10 will not block names from Sue Gray report

Boris Johnson insists No 10 will not block names from Sue Gray report

20 May 2022

The Prime Minister said he was ‘very grateful’ for the Met Police’s investigation, which resulted in him being fined once for a lockdown breach.


DUP not interested in ‘sticking plaster’ approach to NI Protocol: Donaldson

DUP not interested in ‘sticking plaster’ approach to NI Protocol: Donaldson

DUP not interested in ‘sticking plaster’ approach to NI Protocol: Donaldson

20 May 2022

Taoiseach Micheal Martin is meeting political leaders in Belfast amid ongoing deadlock at Stormont.


Jacob Rees-Mogg warns against raiding ‘honey pot’ with oil and gas windfall tax

Jacob Rees-Mogg warns against raiding ‘honey pot’ with oil and gas windfall tax

Jacob Rees-Mogg warns against raiding ‘honey pot’ with oil and gas windfall tax

20 May 2022

Boris Johnson has not ruled out the move and Downing Street hinted that a decision would be coming ‘soon’.


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