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Sir David Amess murder accused ‘began plotting to kill an MP two years ago’

Sir David Amess murder accused ‘began plotting to kill an MP two years ago’

Sir David Amess murder accused ‘began plotting to kill an MP two years ago’

21 October 2021

Ali Harbi Ali appeared in the dock at Westminster Magistrates’ Court accused of stabbing to death the Conservative MP for Southend West on Friday.


Coroner’s praise for student’s parents facing inquest delay

Coroner’s praise for student’s parents facing inquest delay

Coroner’s praise for student’s parents facing inquest delay

21 October 2021

Olivia Burt’s father said the nightmare of losing her 1,353 days ago was made worse by inquiry delays.


Parliamentary move to outlaw ‘fire and rehire’

Parliamentary move to outlaw ‘fire and rehire’

Parliamentary move to outlaw ‘fire and rehire’

21 October 2021

Labour and trade unions have urged the Government to support a Private Member’s Bill.


Charity calls for regulatory action over Channel 4’s lack of subtitles

Charity calls for regulatory action over Channel 4’s lack of subtitles

Charity calls for regulatory action over Channel 4’s lack of subtitles

21 October 2021

The broadcaster is facing technical issues after its output was repeatedly disrupted following a technical issue.


Cancer patients warned of ‘perfect storm’ of Covid and staff shortages

Cancer patients warned of ‘perfect storm’ of Covid and staff shortages

Cancer patients warned of ‘perfect storm’ of Covid and staff shortages

21 October 2021

Macmillan Cancer Support fears the effect of the winter flu season on the NHS and specialist cancer care when there is already a backlog of diagnosis.


Tributes paid to Scot who died ‘rescuing grandsons’ from the sea in Crete

Tributes paid to Scot who died ‘rescuing grandsons’ from the sea in Crete

Tributes paid to Scot who died ‘rescuing grandsons’ from the sea in Crete

21 October 2021

Jonathan Smith, 61, has been praised for his bravery.


Mourners gather to remember ‘unassuming’ and ‘most decent’ MP

Mourners gather to remember ‘unassuming’ and ‘most decent’ MP

Mourners gather to remember ‘unassuming’ and ‘most decent’ MP

21 October 2021

The funeral service for James Brokenshire was held in his constituency of Old Bexley and Sidcup in south-east London.


Half of A&Es and urgent care services ‘require improvement or are inadequate’

Half of A&Es and urgent care services ‘require improvement or are inadequate’

Half of A&Es and urgent care services ‘require improvement or are inadequate’

21 October 2021

The Care Quality Commission’s chief inspector of hospitals said hospitals and ambulances were seeing a ‘major increase in pressure’.


Ali Harbi Ali in court charged with terror murder of Sir David Amess

Ali Harbi Ali in court charged with terror murder of Sir David Amess

Ali Harbi Ali in court charged with terror murder of Sir David Amess

21 October 2021

The 25-year-old was remanded in custody.


Centenary service focuses on past and future

Centenary service focuses on past and future

Centenary service focuses on past and future

21 October 2021

Local schoolchildren played a prominent part in the cross-community service.


Top green energy suppliers revealed

Top green energy suppliers revealed

Top green energy suppliers revealed

21 October 2021

Consumer publication Which? has rated 33 suppliers of energy to UK homes.


Wife feared husband was going to hurt her, jury hears

Wife feared husband was going to hurt her, jury hears

Wife feared husband was going to hurt her, jury hears

21 October 2021

Penelope Jackson is accused of murdering her husband David following a row over serving bubble and squeak with a steak dinner.


Emiliano Sala death flight: Plane operator ‘badly affected’ by crash, court told

Emiliano Sala death flight: Plane operator ‘badly affected’ by crash, court told

Emiliano Sala death flight: Plane operator ‘badly affected’ by crash, court told

21 October 2021

David Henderson, 67, is on trial at Cardiff Crown Court accused of endangering the safety of an aircraft.


Government ‘confident’ there will be turkeys for Christmas

Government ‘confident’ there will be turkeys for Christmas

Government ‘confident’ there will be turkeys for Christmas

21 October 2021

The first of the 5,500 EU poultry workers given temporary visas are expected to arrive in the UK in early November.


SDLP leader urges those who snubbed centenary service to ‘look at what happened’

SDLP leader urges those who snubbed centenary service to ‘look at what happened’

SDLP leader urges those who snubbed centenary service to ‘look at what happened’

21 October 2021

Sinn Fein declined to attend the service of reflection at St Patrick’s Cathedral in Armagh.


Cop26 will see Covid cases spike and may lead to new restrictions, expert warns

Cop26 will see Covid cases spike and may lead to new restrictions, expert warns

Cop26 will see Covid cases spike and may lead to new restrictions, expert warns

21 October 2021

Professor Devi Sridhar said the UN climate conference in Glasgow is likely to increase pressure on the Scottish NHS.


Fraud-accused fire chief wanted ‘nice red Land Rover for 500 quid’, court told

Fraud-accused fire chief wanted ‘nice red Land Rover for 500 quid’, court told

Fraud-accused fire chief wanted ‘nice red Land Rover for 500 quid’, court told

21 October 2021

Former Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service boss Stewart Edgar denies fraudulently buying the vehicle in 2018.


‘Exhausted’ social care staff leaving for tourism and hospitality roles – CQC

‘Exhausted’ social care staff leaving for tourism and hospitality roles – CQC

‘Exhausted’ social care staff leaving for tourism and hospitality roles – CQC

21 October 2021

The care regulator said there is a genuine risk of a ‘tsunami of unmet need’ and many people not getting the care they ‘desperately need’.


Jacob Rees-Mogg and Sajid Javid at odds over mask-wearing in Commons

Jacob Rees-Mogg and Sajid Javid at odds over mask-wearing in Commons

Jacob Rees-Mogg and Sajid Javid at odds over mask-wearing in Commons

21 October 2021

The Commons Leader said Tories do not need to use face coverings because ‘we know each other’.


Pupils in deprived areas hit hardest by school funding changes, MPs warn

Pupils in deprived areas hit hardest by school funding changes, MPs warn

Pupils in deprived areas hit hardest by school funding changes, MPs warn

21 October 2021

More children with special educational needs are being left without support as the Department for Education ‘drags its feet’, the report says.


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