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Virgin Galactic reopens ticket sales for commercial spaceflights

Virgin Galactic reopens ticket sales for commercial spaceflights

Virgin Galactic reopens ticket sales for commercial spaceflights

06 August 2021

Tickets are available in single seats as well as multi and full-flight packages.


Galloway ‘confident’ about by-election legal challenge despite deadline passing

Galloway ‘confident’ about by-election legal challenge despite deadline passing

Galloway ‘confident’ about by-election legal challenge despite deadline passing

06 August 2021

The former MP said he had ‘multiple grounds’ to overturn the result after the outcome was announced.


Perseid meteor shower to light up the night sky next week

Perseid meteor shower to light up the night sky next week

Perseid meteor shower to light up the night sky next week

06 August 2021

It is predicted the peak of the Perseid meteor shower will be on the night of August 12.


What the papers say – August 6

What the papers say – August 6

What the papers say – August 6

06 August 2021

The nation’s papers are led by the Government urging young people to get jabbed.


Welsh nightclubs to reopen amid major easing in Covid restrictions

Welsh nightclubs to reopen amid major easing in Covid restrictions

Welsh nightclubs to reopen amid major easing in Covid restrictions

05 August 2021

First Minister Mark Drakeford stressed that it ‘does not mean the end of restrictions and a free-for-all’.


Ministers must stop ‘obsession’ with exams, says former Government catch-up tsar

Ministers must stop ‘obsession’ with exams, says former Government catch-up tsar

Ministers must stop ‘obsession’ with exams, says former Government catch-up tsar

05 August 2021

Sir Kevan Collins warned of widening inequalities in education.


Covid vaccines mandatory for care home staff from November 11

Covid vaccines mandatory for care home staff from November 11

Covid vaccines mandatory for care home staff from November 11

05 August 2021

The Government has published guidance to help managers with the policy change.


Starmer to relaunch leadership as he urges members to ‘get real’ about rows

Starmer to relaunch leadership as he urges members to ‘get real’ about rows

Starmer to relaunch leadership as he urges members to ‘get real’ about rows

05 August 2021

Sir Keir told the Financial Times he would ‘turn the Labour Party inside out’.


PM’s comments on Thatcher pit closures condemned by Sturgeon and Starmer

PM’s comments on Thatcher pit closures condemned by Sturgeon and Starmer

PM’s comments on Thatcher pit closures condemned by Sturgeon and Starmer

05 August 2021

Mr Johnson made the comments towards the end of a two-day trip to Scotland.


Nightclubs to promote vaccine to young people

Nightclubs to promote vaccine to young people

Nightclubs to promote vaccine to young people

05 August 2021

Heaven in London will host a pop-up vaccine event on Sunday.


Government announces extra places on medical and dentistry courses

Government announces extra places on medical and dentistry courses

Government announces extra places on medical and dentistry courses

05 August 2021

Applications to study medicine and dentistry have increased by 20% this year compared to last.


Johnson urges ‘patience’ over travel but is told he needs to move quicker

Johnson urges ‘patience’ over travel but is told he needs to move quicker

Johnson urges ‘patience’ over travel but is told he needs to move quicker

05 August 2021

PM said he wanted to see visitors back in the UK and holidays abroad but there was a balance with Covid risk.


Johnson insists Cambo oil and gas field contracts cannot be torn up

Johnson insists Cambo oil and gas field contracts cannot be torn up

Johnson insists Cambo oil and gas field contracts cannot be torn up

05 August 2021

Boris Johnson said there was a proper process to go through as he faced calls to block the development, to the west of the Shetland Islands.


Apple announces new safety tools to detect child sexual abuse content on iCloud

Apple announces new safety tools to detect child sexual abuse content on iCloud

Apple announces new safety tools to detect child sexual abuse content on iCloud

05 August 2021

The new tools will be introduced, in the US first, later this year.


Covid restrictions set to ease as Wales moves to alert Level 0

Covid restrictions set to ease as Wales moves to alert Level 0

Covid restrictions set to ease as Wales moves to alert Level 0

05 August 2021

Face masks will continue to be required in most indoor public places, including on public transport, in shops and in healthcare settings.


Sadiq Khan accused of a ‘money-grab’ over planned 23% jump in road fines

Sadiq Khan accused of a ‘money-grab’ over planned 23% jump in road fines

Sadiq Khan accused of a ‘money-grab’ over planned 23% jump in road fines

05 August 2021

The RAC described Transport for London’s proposal as ‘unnecessary’.


PM speaks of ‘anxiety’ over calls for drug consumption room in Scotland

PM speaks of ‘anxiety’ over calls for drug consumption room in Scotland

PM speaks of ‘anxiety’ over calls for drug consumption room in Scotland

05 August 2021

Boris Johnson said he feared such a facility might encourage greater use of illegal drugs.


Troubles victims unite in opposition to Government legacy proposals

Troubles victims unite in opposition to Government legacy proposals

Troubles victims unite in opposition to Government legacy proposals

05 August 2021

Raymond McCord said, following a gathering in Belfast, he is confident of the support of Irish politicians and the US administration is being lobbied.


Five defendants face trial after denying murder of 14-year-old boy

Five defendants face trial after denying murder of 14-year-old boy

Five defendants face trial after denying murder of 14-year-old boy

05 August 2021

Dea-John Reid died in the Kingstanding area of Birmingham from a stab wound.


Live events to be covered by Government-backed £750m insurance scheme

Live events to be covered by Government-backed £750m insurance scheme

Live events to be covered by Government-backed £750m insurance scheme

05 August 2021

Live events organisers had found it difficult to secure insurance against outbreaks.


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