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Charles moved to tears by young man helped by Prince’s Trust

Charles moved to tears by young man helped by Prince’s Trust

Charles moved to tears by young man helped by Prince’s Trust

21 October 2021

The Prince’s Trust awards were presented virtually earlier in the year, so the event gave Charles the opportunity to recognise winners in person.


Tory MPs put pressure on Sunak to cut beer duty for pubs

Tory MPs put pressure on Sunak to cut beer duty for pubs

Tory MPs put pressure on Sunak to cut beer duty for pubs

21 October 2021

The campaign orchestrated by MP Richard Holden calls for the Chancellor not to increase alcohol duties.


Latest Covid-19 case rates for UK local authority areas

Latest Covid-19 case rates for UK local authority areas

Latest Covid-19 case rates for UK local authority areas

21 October 2021

Around four in five local areas are currently recording a rise in rates.


Mother of five-year-old boy found dead in river charged with murder

Mother of five-year-old boy found dead in river charged with murder

Mother of five-year-old boy found dead in river charged with murder

21 October 2021

Angharad Williamson has been charged with the murder of her son Logan Mwangi.


Gun dealer who shot dead his wife to be detained in mental health hospital

Gun dealer who shot dead his wife to be detained in mental health hospital

Gun dealer who shot dead his wife to be detained in mental health hospital

21 October 2021

Peter Hartshorne-Jones believed he had Covid-19 and complained his wife was not paying him enough attention.


Judi Love to miss upcoming Strictly Come Dancing show after positive Covid test

Judi Love to miss upcoming Strictly Come Dancing show after positive Covid test

Judi Love to miss upcoming Strictly Come Dancing show after positive Covid test

21 October 2021

Last week the comedian survived the dance-off.


Labour MP says party ‘absolute embarrassment’ over gender identity

Labour MP says party ‘absolute embarrassment’ over gender identity

Labour MP says party ‘absolute embarrassment’ over gender identity

21 October 2021

Rosie Duffield stayed away from last month’s conference over abuse after being labelled a transphobe.


Prosecutor ‘not told Port was suspected sex offender before ruling out charge’

Prosecutor ‘not told Port was suspected sex offender before ruling out charge’

Prosecutor ‘not told Port was suspected sex offender before ruling out charge’

21 October 2021

Senior Crown Prosecutor Andrew Held was asked to advise on charging Stephen Port, an inquest heard.


Plan to light up Belfast City Hall for NI centenary blocked by Sinn Fein

Plan to light up Belfast City Hall for NI centenary blocked by Sinn Fein

Plan to light up Belfast City Hall for NI centenary blocked by Sinn Fein

21 October 2021

Sinn Fein councillor Ciaran Beattie said the partition of Ireland is ‘nothing to celebrate’.


Boris Johnson hails ‘very moving’ church service to mark NI centenary

Boris Johnson hails ‘very moving’ church service to mark NI centenary

Boris Johnson hails ‘very moving’ church service to mark NI centenary

21 October 2021

Boris Johnson attended the service along with Irish Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney and Northern Ireland First Minister Paul Givan.


Boris Johnson wants to end ‘cycle of Troubles prosecutions with no new evidence’

Boris Johnson wants to end ‘cycle of Troubles prosecutions with no new evidence’

Boris Johnson wants to end ‘cycle of Troubles prosecutions with no new evidence’

21 October 2021

The Prime Minister was speaking days after the death of veteran Dennis Hutchings with Covid-19 while in Belfast for a court case.


Celebrities sign letter urging Johnson to ‘think again’ on asylum reforms

Celebrities sign letter urging Johnson to ‘think again’ on asylum reforms

Celebrities sign letter urging Johnson to ‘think again’ on asylum reforms

21 October 2021

Olivia Colman is among more than 40 public figures who have signed the letter to Boris Johnson.


Risk to MPs not clear, Commons Leader says

Risk to MPs not clear, Commons Leader says

Risk to MPs not clear, Commons Leader says

21 October 2021

The Home Secretary said on Wednesday that the threat level facing Members of Parliament is now deemed to be ‘substantial’.


Three-year green savings bonds launched by NS&I

Three-year green savings bonds launched by NS&I

Three-year green savings bonds launched by NS&I

21 October 2021

Savers aged 16 or over can take out the bonds, which pay a fixed annual rate of 0.65% over a three-year term.


Many double-vaccinated blood cancer patients vulnerable to Covid, study shows

Many double-vaccinated blood cancer patients vulnerable to Covid, study shows

Many double-vaccinated blood cancer patients vulnerable to Covid, study shows

21 October 2021

Data shows 57% of patients failed to develop antibodies after their second vaccination.


Ahoy there! Pirate ship with skeleton crew forms Halloween garden display

Ahoy there! Pirate ship with skeleton crew forms Halloween garden display

Ahoy there! Pirate ship with skeleton crew forms Halloween garden display

21 October 2021

Andrew Carvel spent a fortnight creating the boat at his home in Tamworth, Staffordshire.


Schools told not to teach contested views on ‘white privilege’ as fact

Schools told not to teach contested views on ‘white privilege’ as fact

Schools told not to teach contested views on ‘white privilege’ as fact

21 October 2021

It comes after a report from MPs claimed that such terminology may have contributed towards a ‘systemic neglect’ of white working-class pupils.


Navy remembers on 216th anniversary of Nelson’s greatest victory – and his death

Navy remembers on 216th anniversary of Nelson’s greatest victory – and his death

Navy remembers on 216th anniversary of Nelson’s greatest victory – and his death

21 October 2021

The Second Sea Lord led an annual ceremony aboard HMS Victory at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.


Boris Johnson rejects calls to activate Covid Plan B

Boris Johnson rejects calls to activate Covid Plan B

Boris Johnson rejects calls to activate Covid Plan B

21 October 2021

The Prime Minister said pressing ahead with booster jabs for the over-50s is the best way to combat the spread of the disease.


Northern Ireland Protocol problems need to be flushed out quickly, says PM

Northern Ireland Protocol problems need to be flushed out quickly, says PM

Northern Ireland Protocol problems need to be flushed out quickly, says PM

21 October 2021

Boris Johnson said the way the post-Brexit agreement is being interpreted is ‘not coherent’ with the principles of the 1998 Good Friday Agreement.


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