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Hundreds of thousands of social care staff not vaccinated, figures suggest

Hundreds of thousands of social care staff not vaccinated, figures suggest

Hundreds of thousands of social care staff not vaccinated, figures suggest

04 March 2021

There may be 444,683 social care staff who have not been vaccinated or whose jab has not yet been reported.


Foster accuses Coveney of ignoring NI unionists

Foster accuses Coveney of ignoring NI unionists

Foster accuses Coveney of ignoring NI unionists

04 March 2021

NI’s First Minister criticised the Irish Foreign Minister for suggesting the EU could no longer trust the UK as a negotiating partner.


Designs of next generation Tube trains unveiled

Designs of next generation Tube trains unveiled

Designs of next generation Tube trains unveiled

04 March 2021

The Inspiro London trains feature more space, air-conditioning, walk-through carriages and improved accessibility.


Lungs like noise-cancelling headphones help frogs hear mates, study shows

Lungs like noise-cancelling headphones help frogs hear mates, study shows

Lungs like noise-cancelling headphones help frogs hear mates, study shows

04 March 2021

Scientists believe they have tuned into how female frogs find suitors from the same species amid the noise of other frogs.


Government’s ‘substantial’ payout to civil servant after Patel bullying claims

Government’s ‘substantial’ payout to civil servant after Patel bullying claims

Government’s ‘substantial’ payout to civil servant after Patel bullying claims

04 March 2021

Sir Philip Rutnam is reported to have accepted a six-figure sum.


Surge testing for two more areas to suppress South African variant

Surge testing for two more areas to suppress South African variant

Surge testing for two more areas to suppress South African variant

04 March 2021

People living within the targeted areas are ‘strongly encouraged’ to take a Covid-19 test when offered


Property developer set fire to couple’s new home in ‘selfish and vindictive act’

Property developer set fire to couple’s new home in ‘selfish and vindictive act’

Property developer set fire to couple’s new home in ‘selfish and vindictive act’

04 March 2021

Matthew Green, of North Pickenham Road, Swaffham, admitted arson at an earlier hearing at Norwich Crown Court


Mark Drakeford warns that the United Kingdom ‘is over’

Mark Drakeford warns that the United Kingdom ‘is over’

Mark Drakeford warns that the United Kingdom ‘is over’

04 March 2021

The First Minister of Wales also said Boris Johnson was not ‘playing his part’ to preserve the union.


Leukaemia sufferer housed at Napier Barracks during Covid outbreak – inspectors

Leukaemia sufferer housed at Napier Barracks during Covid outbreak – inspectors

Leukaemia sufferer housed at Napier Barracks during Covid outbreak – inspectors

04 March 2021

Health experts who visited the military site found that proper social distancing was impossible in the packed dormitories, according to a report.


Lib Dems offer better choice than SNP-Tory squabbling – Davey

Lib Dems offer better choice than SNP-Tory squabbling – Davey

Lib Dems offer better choice than SNP-Tory squabbling – Davey

04 March 2021

The UK party leader is to address the Scottish Liberal Democrats online conference.


First doses of vaccine for people 65 and over, by England local authority

First doses of vaccine for people 65 and over, by England local authority

First doses of vaccine for people 65 and over, by England local authority

04 March 2021

Around one in three people aged 65 and over in some parts of London have yet to have their first jab.


Sky’s no longer the limit for UK spaceflights, says Shapps

Sky’s no longer the limit for UK spaceflights, says Shapps

Sky’s no longer the limit for UK spaceflights, says Shapps

04 March 2021

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced the UK’s space industry is ‘a giant leap for growth and prosperity for the whole of Great Britain’.


Sturgeon must quit if she breached ministerial code, demands Tory leader Ross

Sturgeon must quit if she breached ministerial code, demands Tory leader Ross

Sturgeon must quit if she breached ministerial code, demands Tory leader Ross

04 March 2021

Douglas Ross said he believes there is ‘damning’ evidence the First Minister breached the ministerial code despite her denials.


Children, adults and authors celebrate ‘more important than ever’ World Book Day

Children, adults and authors celebrate ‘more important than ever’ World Book Day

Children, adults and authors celebrate ‘more important than ever’ World Book Day

04 March 2021

Despite many being stuck at home, thousands of children dressed as their favourite literary characters.


New care home guidance says visiting not conditional on being vaccinated

New care home guidance says visiting not conditional on being vaccinated

New care home guidance says visiting not conditional on being vaccinated

04 March 2021

All residents will be able to receive indoor visits from a nominated person from Monday and some will be able to receive care from a loved one.


MP apologises as builders disrupt virtual Commons contribution

MP apologises as builders disrupt virtual Commons contribution

MP apologises as builders disrupt virtual Commons contribution

04 March 2021

Labour’s Nadia Whittome said she was “really sorry” for the background noise caused by “building work” going on in her house.


Protocol issues can be resolved with goodwill and common sense, insists PM

Protocol issues can be resolved with goodwill and common sense, insists PM

Protocol issues can be resolved with goodwill and common sense, insists PM

04 March 2021

The EU is considering legal action against the UK over its latest protocol move, while paramilitaries have pulled support for the peace deal.


Artwork on former prison confirmed as Banksy

Artwork on former prison confirmed as Banksy

Artwork on former prison confirmed as Banksy

04 March 2021

The artwork, on the red brick wall of the former Reading Prison, shows an inmate escaping lockdown.


Former Home Office boss settles tribunal claim against Government

Former Home Office boss settles tribunal claim against Government

Former Home Office boss settles tribunal claim against Government

04 March 2021

The department’s ex-permanent secretary began proceedings against Home Secretary Priti Patel last year after quitting his post.


Artwork embodying ‘deeply social nature of humans’ wins painting prize

Artwork embodying ‘deeply social nature of humans’ wins painting prize

Artwork embodying ‘deeply social nature of humans’ wins painting prize

04 March 2021

The Common by Kathryn Maple was announced as the winner of the John Moores Painting Prize 2020.


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