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Funding shortfall ‘blockage’ for redevelopment of Casement as Euros venue: Lyons

Funding shortfall ‘blockage’ for redevelopment of Casement as Euros venue: Lyons

Funding shortfall ‘blockage’ for redevelopment of Casement as Euros venue: Lyons

18 April 2024

The Stormont Communities Minister said he is seeking clarity with funding partners, including the UK Government.


Labour calls for police probe into claims MP Mark Menzies misused campaign funds

Labour calls for police probe into claims MP Mark Menzies misused campaign funds

Labour calls for police probe into claims MP Mark Menzies misused campaign funds

18 April 2024

The Fylde MP is alleged to have used donor funds to cover medical expenses and pay off ‘bad people’ holding him hostage.


Scottish Health Secretary backs move to pause prescription of puberty blockers

Scottish Health Secretary backs move to pause prescription of puberty blockers

Scottish Health Secretary backs move to pause prescription of puberty blockers

18 April 2024

Patients currently in receipt of the treatments in Scotland will continue to receive them.


Newsreader Martine Croxall to take BBC to employment tribunal

Newsreader Martine Croxall to take BBC to employment tribunal

Newsreader Martine Croxall to take BBC to employment tribunal

18 April 2024

The legal action is listed to begin on May 1.


Give children nicotine gum or patches to help quit vaping, say health officials

Give children nicotine gum or patches to help quit vaping, say health officials

Give children nicotine gum or patches to help quit vaping, say health officials

18 April 2024

A report by Public Health Wales has said that vaping should be seen as a ‘dependency issue’ with children needing help to quit.


Scottish health boards pause prescription of puberty blockers

Scottish health boards pause prescription of puberty blockers

Scottish health boards pause prescription of puberty blockers

18 April 2024

The decision comes in the wake of publication of the Cass Review.


Trial date set for woman accused of murdering baby found in woodland in 1998

Trial date set for woman accused of murdering baby found in woodland in 1998

Trial date set for woman accused of murdering baby found in woodland in 1998

18 April 2024

Joanne Sharkey is accused of murdering ‘Callum’, who was discovered close to the Gulliver’s World theme park in Warrington 26 years ago.


Conservative support falls to new record low for second consecutive month

Conservative support falls to new record low for second consecutive month

Conservative support falls to new record low for second consecutive month

18 April 2024

More than half the adults questioned in an Ipsos survey said the general election should take place before the end of the summer.


Man to face murder trial over death of retired postmistress in 2013

Man to face murder trial over death of retired postmistress in 2013

Man to face murder trial over death of retired postmistress in 2013

18 April 2024

Una Crown, 86, was found dead at her home in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, in January 2013.


Whipless MPs total rises to 18 after Mark Menzies suspended by Tories

Whipless MPs total rises to 18 after Mark Menzies suspended by Tories

Whipless MPs total rises to 18 after Mark Menzies suspended by Tories

18 April 2024

A total of 38 MPs have sat as Independents at some point during the current Parliament.


Three-quarters of public fear misinformation will affect UK elections – report

Three-quarters of public fear misinformation will affect UK elections – report

Three-quarters of public fear misinformation will affect UK elections – report

18 April 2024

A study from tech giant Adobe examined fears around misinformation and deepfakes.


Sales rise at Dunelm but spending ‘remains under pressure’

Sales rise at Dunelm but spending ‘remains under pressure’

Sales rise at Dunelm but spending ‘remains under pressure’

18 April 2024

The retailer told investors on Thursday that sales grew by 3% to £435 million over the 13 weeks to March 30.


Grant Shapps does not deny RAF could be used for Rwanda deportation flights

Grant Shapps does not deny RAF could be used for Rwanda deportation flights

Grant Shapps does not deny RAF could be used for Rwanda deportation flights

18 April 2024

The Defence Secretary said ministers will do ‘whatever we need to do’ to fly asylum seekers to the east African nation.


Fatal accident inquiry to be held into death of pedestrian hit by tram

Fatal accident inquiry to be held into death of pedestrian hit by tram

Fatal accident inquiry to be held into death of pedestrian hit by tram

18 April 2024

Edinburgh Trams Limited was last year fined £240,000 over the incident.


Concord agrees £1.1bn deal to buy music rights fund Hipgnosis

Concord agrees £1.1bn deal to buy music rights fund Hipgnosis

Concord agrees £1.1bn deal to buy music rights fund Hipgnosis

18 April 2024

The board of the fund, which owns the back catalogues for artists including Justin Bieber and Shakira, has backed the 93.2 per share deal.


Man aiming for Rubik’s Cube London Marathon record to mark 50 years of puzzle

Man aiming for Rubik’s Cube London Marathon record to mark 50 years of puzzle

Man aiming for Rubik’s Cube London Marathon record to mark 50 years of puzzle

18 April 2024

George Scholey hopes to achieve the Guinness World Record for most rotating puzzle cubes solved while running a marathon, currently standing at 420.


Scottish Government to set out climate change plans after report warning

Scottish Government to set out climate change plans after report warning

Scottish Government to set out climate change plans after report warning

18 April 2024

Scotland Net-Zero Secretary Màiri McAllan will give an update to the Scottish Parliament.


EasyJet cuts winter losses by more than £50 million

EasyJet cuts winter losses by more than £50 million

EasyJet cuts winter losses by more than £50 million

18 April 2024

The airline said it expects its headline loss before tax for the six months to the end of March to be up to £360 million.


UK must bolster economic defences, Deputy PM to warn

UK must bolster economic defences, Deputy PM to warn

UK must bolster economic defences, Deputy PM to warn

18 April 2024

Oliver Dowden is expected to set out plans to improve the UK’s ability to handle shocks to its economic security.


MP Mark Menzies loses Tory whip as party investigates claims he misused funds

MP Mark Menzies loses Tory whip as party investigates claims he misused funds

MP Mark Menzies loses Tory whip as party investigates claims he misused funds

18 April 2024

The Fylde MP is alleged to have used campaign funds to pay off ‘bad people’ and cover medical expenses.


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