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Rich List: Ed Sheeran could become first British billionaire musician

Rich List: Ed Sheeran could become first British billionaire musician

Rich List: Ed Sheeran could become first British billionaire musician

20 May 2022

The singer places 10th on the annual rankings.


Two in hospital after ‘hazardous substances incident’ at supermarket

Two in hospital after ‘hazardous substances incident’ at supermarket

Two in hospital after ‘hazardous substances incident’ at supermarket

20 May 2022

Around 150 people were evacuated from the store.


‘UK’s youngest terrorist’, 14, avoids being locked up after admitting charges

‘UK’s youngest terrorist’, 14, avoids being locked up after admitting charges

‘UK’s youngest terrorist’, 14, avoids being locked up after admitting charges

20 May 2022

The boy shared extreme right-wing views online.


DfE looking ‘closely’ at rising food and energy costs faced by schools

DfE looking ‘closely’ at rising food and energy costs faced by schools

DfE looking ‘closely’ at rising food and energy costs faced by schools

20 May 2022

Nadhim Zahawi said money from the spending review could be used to alleviate the problem.


Central banks drove inflation by printing money, says former Bank boss King

Central banks drove inflation by printing money, says former Bank boss King

Central banks drove inflation by printing money, says former Bank boss King

20 May 2022

Mervyn King was governor of the Bank during the 2008 financial crisis.


Supermarkets push forward with curbs on unhealthy food despite Government delays

Supermarkets push forward with curbs on unhealthy food despite Government delays

Supermarkets push forward with curbs on unhealthy food despite Government delays

20 May 2022

Tesco said it will remove multi-buy promotions food which are high in fat, sugar or salt (HFSS products) by the end of October.


Police investigate altercation between Patrick Vieira and Everton fan

Police investigate altercation between Patrick Vieira and Everton fan

Police investigate altercation between Patrick Vieira and Everton fan

20 May 2022

Footage appeared to show the football manager aim a kick at a supporter after he was approached on the pitch at Goodison Park.


Covid-19 infections in UK at lowest level for five months

Covid-19 infections in UK at lowest level for five months

Covid-19 infections in UK at lowest level for five months

20 May 2022

Prevalence of the virus continues to decline in all four nations.


Police ‘no further ahead’ in death probe after baby found in canal a year ago

Police ‘no further ahead’ in death probe after baby found in canal a year ago

Police ‘no further ahead’ in death probe after baby found in canal a year ago

20 May 2022

The infant was likely to have been in the water for ‘several days’, West Midlands Police said.


Police officer shoulder-charged Sheku Bayoh during arrest, inquiry told

Police officer shoulder-charged Sheku Bayoh during arrest, inquiry told

Police officer shoulder-charged Sheku Bayoh during arrest, inquiry told

20 May 2022

Pc Craig Walker said he had seen the 31-year-old stamp on another officer.


Monkeypox: 20 cases now confirmed in the UK

Monkeypox: 20 cases now confirmed in the UK

Monkeypox: 20 cases now confirmed in the UK

20 May 2022

Sajid Javid has updated G7 health ministers on what is known about the spread of the virus.


Rise in possession claims by landlords after serving no-fault eviction notices

Rise in possession claims by landlords after serving no-fault eviction notices

Rise in possession claims by landlords after serving no-fault eviction notices

20 May 2022

Some 5,890 landlords started court proceedings against tenants between January and March after issuing them with a Section 21 notice, figures show.


Seven treated for breathing problems after incident at Sainsbury’s store

Seven treated for breathing problems after incident at Sainsbury’s store

Seven treated for breathing problems after incident at Sainsbury’s store

20 May 2022

Emergency services were called to the supermarket in Longbridge, south-west of Birmingham,


Oil and gas industries reject call for windfall tax

Oil and gas industries reject call for windfall tax

Oil and gas industries reject call for windfall tax

20 May 2022

OEUK chief executive Deirdre Michie said firms need to keep investing in oil and gas for security of energy supply and to back energy transition.


Author Anne Bronte was skilled rock collector, researchers reveal

Author Anne Bronte was skilled rock collector, researchers reveal

Author Anne Bronte was skilled rock collector, researchers reveal

20 May 2022

Analysis of specimens she had gathered shows they ‘took skill to recognise and collect’.


Mourners wearing purple pay respects to woman found dead in forest

Mourners wearing purple pay respects to woman found dead in forest

Mourners wearing purple pay respects to woman found dead in forest

20 May 2022

A cortege followed as a horse-drawn hearse arrived at the church for the funeral of Katie Kenyon.


Oysters may flourish once more in Belfast with restoration project

Oysters may flourish once more in Belfast with restoration project

Oysters may flourish once more in Belfast with restoration project

20 May 2022

Native oysters in the lough became extinct in 1903 but were rediscovered in 2020 and now a new nursery at Bangor Marina aims to boost numbers.


UK braces for a dampener as spell of warm weather comes to an end

UK braces for a dampener as spell of warm weather comes to an end

UK braces for a dampener as spell of warm weather comes to an end

20 May 2022

A weather front will bring showers from the West and cooler temperatures.


Parents spending £10,000 a year on childcare – report

Parents spending £10,000 a year on childcare – report

Parents spending £10,000 a year on childcare – report

20 May 2022

Parents with younger children are hardest-hit by a lack of Government support, says the IFS.


Failure to save the Congo Basin forest ‘would mean world loses climate fight’

Failure to save the Congo Basin forest ‘would mean world loses climate fight’

Failure to save the Congo Basin forest ‘would mean world loses climate fight’

20 May 2022

Officials in Gabon say sustainable forestry and conservation of the rainforest is storing carbon, helping wildlife and providing jobs.


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