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Coronavirus vaccine centre opens in historic cathedral

Coronavirus vaccine centre opens in historic cathedral

Coronavirus vaccine centre opens in historic cathedral

15 January 2021

Lichfield Cathedral welcomed its first vaccine patients on Friday.


In Pictures: Wintry weather brings floods and snow

In Pictures: Wintry weather brings floods and snow

In Pictures: Wintry weather brings floods and snow

15 January 2021

Freezing fog patches and plummeting temperatures saw an icy start to Friday.


Suspending kidney transplants will see organs wasted, says man on waiting list

Suspending kidney transplants will see organs wasted, says man on waiting list

Suspending kidney transplants will see organs wasted, says man on waiting list

15 January 2021

Ian Matthews has been waiting for a kidney for 18 months.


Grime artist Solo 45 has sentence for repeatedly raping four women increased

Grime artist Solo 45 has sentence for repeatedly raping four women increased

Grime artist Solo 45 has sentence for repeatedly raping four women increased

15 January 2021

His sentence was referred to the court by the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) under the unduly lenient sentencing scheme.


Shetland pony spotted pulling passengers in bin enjoying life in new home

Shetland pony spotted pulling passengers in bin enjoying life in new home

Shetland pony spotted pulling passengers in bin enjoying life in new home

15 January 2021

The small piebald pony was seen by police pulling two men in a makeshift trap in Middlewich, Cheshire.


Public warned over Covid-19 cons amid rising vaccine fraud reports

Public warned over Covid-19 cons amid rising vaccine fraud reports

Public warned over Covid-19 cons amid rising vaccine fraud reports

15 January 2021

Action Fraud says the number of reports is relatively low but has been rising in the last two months, particularly around scam text messages.


Lockerbie investigation continues despite failed Megrahi appeal – Lord Advocate

Lockerbie investigation continues despite failed Megrahi appeal – Lord Advocate

Lockerbie investigation continues despite failed Megrahi appeal – Lord Advocate

15 January 2021

James Wolffe QC said there are other suspects ‘under active investigation’.


Partnership between UK defence firm and India could boost Belfast plant

Partnership between UK defence firm and India could boost Belfast plant

Partnership between UK defence firm and India could boost Belfast plant

15 January 2021

Thales in Northern Ireland employs more than 500 people in the defence and space sectors.


Sentence increased for dissident republican convicted of police murder bid

Sentence increased for dissident republican convicted of police murder bid

Sentence increased for dissident republican convicted of police murder bid

15 January 2021

Belfast woman Christine Connor lost an appeal against convictions over pipe bomb attacks in May 2013.


EasyJet to refund holidays booked until last week of March

EasyJet to refund holidays booked until last week of March

EasyJet to refund holidays booked until last week of March

15 January 2021

Customers with a booking up to and including March 24 can change their booking or opt for a full refund, the firm has said.


Solicitors’ leaders warn two-week ‘pause’ of court work needed to stem infection

Solicitors’ leaders warn two-week ‘pause’ of court work needed to stem infection

Solicitors’ leaders warn two-week ‘pause’ of court work needed to stem infection

15 January 2021

The Law Society of England and Wales said protecting court workers and users from the virus is of the ‘utmost importance’.


Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

15 January 2021

Barking and Dagenham in London continues to have the highest rate in England.


EMA ‘hopeful’ Oxford/AstraZeneca jab will be given EU green light this month

EMA ‘hopeful’ Oxford/AstraZeneca jab will be given EU green light this month

EMA ‘hopeful’ Oxford/AstraZeneca jab will be given EU green light this month

15 January 2021

EMA head also said that she hopes Johnson & Johnson will seek EU approval for its Covid-19 jab next month.


Stricter rules for supermarkets in Wales to be introduced

Stricter rules for supermarkets in Wales to be introduced

Stricter rules for supermarkets in Wales to be introduced

15 January 2021

Tougher rules are being introduced for businesses in Wales to prevent the spread of the new strain of coronavirus.


Scottish Labour can occupy gap between independence ‘extremes’ – McConnell

Scottish Labour can occupy gap between independence ‘extremes’ – McConnell

Scottish Labour can occupy gap between independence ‘extremes’ – McConnell

15 January 2021

He said there is a ‘huge, yawning opportunity’ for the party following Richard Leonard’s resignation.


The 32-year investigation into the Lockerbie bombing

The 32-year investigation into the Lockerbie bombing

The 32-year investigation into the Lockerbie bombing

15 January 2021

A total of 270 people died in the atrocity on December 21, 1988.


Appeal against Lockerbie bomber’s conviction fails

Appeal against Lockerbie bomber’s conviction fails

Appeal against Lockerbie bomber’s conviction fails

15 January 2021

Ali al-Megrahi, the son of the late Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, lost his appeal against his father’s conviction for the 1988 atrocity.


Kate Green calls for Gavin Williamson to resign over free school meals row

Kate Green calls for Gavin Williamson to resign over free school meals row

Kate Green calls for Gavin Williamson to resign over free school meals row

15 January 2021

The shadow education secretary said the public has ‘run out of patience’ with Mr Williamson.


Jaeger to axe 233 staff and permanently shut all shops despite M&S deal

Jaeger to axe 233 staff and permanently shut all shops despite M&S deal

Jaeger to axe 233 staff and permanently shut all shops despite M&S deal

15 January 2021

Jaeger’s 63 stores and concession will be permanently closed after they were not bought by M&S.


One Brazilian coronavirus variant detected in UK before travel ban – virologist

One Brazilian coronavirus variant detected in UK before travel ban – virologist

One Brazilian coronavirus variant detected in UK before travel ban – virologist

15 January 2021

Professor Wendy Barclay said the variant may have been ‘introduced some time ago’.


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