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Billionaire Issa brothers buy fast food chain Leon

Billionaire Issa brothers buy fast food chain Leon

Billionaire Issa brothers buy fast food chain Leon

18 April 2021

Mohsin Issa and Zuber Issa’s firm EG Group has bought more than 70 Leon restaurants across the UK and Europe.


Blossoms to headline gig without social distancing in pilot event

Blossoms to headline gig without social distancing in pilot event

Blossoms to headline gig without social distancing in pilot event

18 April 2021

The concert in Liverpool will be part of a scientific experiment.


In Pictures: Britons bask in spring sunshine

In Pictures: Britons bask in spring sunshine

In Pictures: Britons bask in spring sunshine

18 April 2021

The warm weather coincided with the first weekend of the latest relaxation of coronavirus lockdown measures in England.


Patel urges tech companies to ‘live up to moral duty’ to keep children safe

Patel urges tech companies to ‘live up to moral duty’ to keep children safe

Patel urges tech companies to ‘live up to moral duty’ to keep children safe

18 April 2021

The NSPCC says that private messaging is the ‘frontline of child sexual abuse online’ and further discussion is needed on end-to-end encryption.


Huge patient care backlog ‘could take take up to five years to clear’

Huge patient care backlog ‘could take take up to five years to clear’

Huge patient care backlog ‘could take take up to five years to clear’

18 April 2021

According to recent data from NHS England, 4.7 million people were waiting to start treatment at the end of February.


PM urged to commit to road map’s reopening date for indoor hospitality

PM urged to commit to road map’s reopening date for indoor hospitality

PM urged to commit to road map’s reopening date for indoor hospitality

18 April 2021

Industry bosses warned two-thirds of pubs and restaurants were not able to reopen this week when only outdoor service was permitted in England.


Taoiseach warns of ‘very serious harm’ if people use Brexit to create dispute

Taoiseach warns of ‘very serious harm’ if people use Brexit to create dispute

Taoiseach warns of ‘very serious harm’ if people use Brexit to create dispute

18 April 2021

Micheal Martin said Brexit was one of the causes of the ‘terrible scenes’ of rioting in Belfast recently.


Sturgeon calls for four-nations Covid-19 inquiry this year

Sturgeon calls for four-nations Covid-19 inquiry this year

Sturgeon calls for four-nations Covid-19 inquiry this year

18 April 2021

Nicola Sturgeon said a UK-wide inquiry should also look at issues affecting each nation.


Labour to establish commission to aid the high street’s post-pandemic revival

Labour to establish commission to aid the high street’s post-pandemic revival

Labour to establish commission to aid the high street’s post-pandemic revival

18 April 2021

Shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds said the body would make recommendations to the party on how to support city and town centres.


Russian ambassador not spoken to Raab ‘in over a year’ amid tensions

Russian ambassador not spoken to Raab ‘in over a year’ amid tensions

Russian ambassador not spoken to Raab ‘in over a year’ amid tensions

18 April 2021

Andrey Kelin said he is ready to discuss issues with Dominic Raab.


Online NHS campaign to help men over 40 reduce risk of diabetes

Online NHS campaign to help men over 40 reduce risk of diabetes

Online NHS campaign to help men over 40 reduce risk of diabetes

18 April 2021

The campaign, which will use Facebook to reach millions of men, suggests lifestyle changes to help avoid the condition.


Environment Secretary: Cop26 climate conference should take place in person

Environment Secretary: Cop26 climate conference should take place in person

Environment Secretary: Cop26 climate conference should take place in person

18 April 2021

This year’s event had been postponed from November 2020 due to the pandemic.


Scientists urged to speed up Indian variant analysis amid travel ban calls

Scientists urged to speed up Indian variant analysis amid travel ban calls

Scientists urged to speed up Indian variant analysis amid travel ban calls

18 April 2021

George Eustice said the Government is keeping the decision on whether to add India to the so-called ‘red list’ under regular review.


Covid progress must not be risked by ‘lax’ foreign travel rules, Sturgeon warns

Covid progress must not be risked by ‘lax’ foreign travel rules, Sturgeon warns

Covid progress must not be risked by ‘lax’ foreign travel rules, Sturgeon warns

18 April 2021

Nicola Sturgeon said she was continuing to push the UK Government to take a tougher approach.


Welsh Tory leader says Wales should follow England’s end date for Covid rules

Welsh Tory leader says Wales should follow England’s end date for Covid rules

Welsh Tory leader says Wales should follow England’s end date for Covid rules

18 April 2021

Andrew RT Davies said the Welsh Government had taken ‘different approaches for the sake of being different’ to England.


Violence in west Belfast ‘worst since early 1970s’ – community worker

Violence in west Belfast ‘worst since early 1970s’ – community worker

Violence in west Belfast ‘worst since early 1970s’ – community worker

18 April 2021

Isaac Andrews recalled at one stage trying hold off crowds from an open peace wall gate.


Transparency on Government lobbying ‘quite robust’, says Cabinet minister

Transparency on Government lobbying ‘quite robust’, says Cabinet minister

Transparency on Government lobbying ‘quite robust’, says Cabinet minister

18 April 2021

Environment Secretary George Eustice defended the way the Government had handled approaches by David Cameron and Greensill Capital.


Czech police hunt men wanted over Salisbury Novichok attack

Czech police hunt men wanted over Salisbury Novichok attack

Czech police hunt men wanted over Salisbury Novichok attack

18 April 2021

The UK Government said it ‘stands in full support’ of the Czech Republic as authorities search for Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov.


Damian Lewis praises wife Helen McCrory who was ‘a meteor in our life’

Damian Lewis praises wife Helen McCrory who was ‘a meteor in our life’

Damian Lewis praises wife Helen McCrory who was ‘a meteor in our life’

18 April 2021

The actress, best known for playing powerful women such as Aunt Polly in the BBC gang drama Peaky Blinders, has died at the age of 52.


People with disabilities report ‘struggle’ to move around outdoor seating areas

People with disabilities report ‘struggle’ to move around outdoor seating areas

People with disabilities report ‘struggle’ to move around outdoor seating areas

18 April 2021

The easing of lockdown in England means hospitality businesses can now serve customers in outside areas.


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