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HMS Montrose helps seize £15m of drugs in Gulf of Oman

HMS Montrose helps seize £15m of drugs in Gulf of Oman

HMS Montrose helps seize £15m of drugs in Gulf of Oman

23 January 2022

The operation, which involved the seizure of more than a tonne of drugs including heroin, lasted almost 10 hours.


Ireland raises concern about Russian naval exercises within its airspace

Ireland raises concern about Russian naval exercises within its airspace

Ireland raises concern about Russian naval exercises within its airspace

23 January 2022

The artillery drills 240km off Ireland’s south-west coast are due to take place at the start of February.


Fan charged after Aston Villa players hit by bottle thrown from crowd

Fan charged after Aston Villa players hit by bottle thrown from crowd

Fan charged after Aston Villa players hit by bottle thrown from crowd

23 January 2022

Roger Tweedle, of Walton, is accused of throwing a bottle that appeared to hit Villa players Lucas Digne and Matty Cash.


Man dies after being punched in the head at social club

Man dies after being punched in the head at social club

Man dies after being punched in the head at social club

23 January 2022

Greater Manchester Police said Paul Ologbose is thought to have been hit in the head once.


Vigil for girl who died from chronic asthma brought on by London’s polluted air

Vigil for girl who died from chronic asthma brought on by London’s polluted air

Vigil for girl who died from chronic asthma brought on by London’s polluted air

23 January 2022

The vigil was held for Ella on the eve of what would have been her 18th birthday.


Man charged after A1 accident which left woman in critical condition

Man charged after A1 accident which left woman in critical condition

Man charged after A1 accident which left woman in critical condition

23 January 2022

Durham Police said Hugh Raymond Holmes, from Spennymoor, has been accused of several motoring offences.


Tory MP says claim minister was sacked over Muslim faith ‘stinks’

Tory MP says claim minister was sacked over Muslim faith ‘stinks’

Tory MP says claim minister was sacked over Muslim faith ‘stinks’

23 January 2022

Michael Fabricant sparks anger after he suggests allegations by Nusrat Ghani were linked to moves to oust Boris Johnson.


Johnson under pressure to hold inquiry into MP’s ‘Muslimness’ sacking claim

Johnson under pressure to hold inquiry into MP’s ‘Muslimness’ sacking claim

Johnson under pressure to hold inquiry into MP’s ‘Muslimness’ sacking claim

23 January 2022

Nusrat Ghani said that when she spoke to the PM about her treatment she was told that he could not get involved.


Teenage boy fatally stabbed in Manchester named and fifth teenager arrested

Teenage boy fatally stabbed in Manchester named and fifth teenager arrested

Teenage boy fatally stabbed in Manchester named and fifth teenager arrested

23 January 2022

A 16-year-old who was fatally stabbed on Saturday has been named as Kennie Carter by Greater Manchester Police.


Welsh ports see 30% fall in traffic due to Brexit, says UK shipping boss

Welsh ports see 30% fall in traffic due to Brexit, says UK shipping boss

Welsh ports see 30% fall in traffic due to Brexit, says UK shipping boss

23 January 2022

Ian Davies, boss of Stena Line’s UK ports, said Holyhead and Fishguard have both been affected.


Number of seals born on Norfolk beach ‘up 25-fold in 20 years’

Number of seals born on Norfolk beach ‘up 25-fold in 20 years’

Number of seals born on Norfolk beach ‘up 25-fold in 20 years’

23 January 2022

This year’s count was called off due to high tides so the 2,500 figure is an ‘educated guess’.


Queen to spend few weeks at Sandringham after flying in from Windsor Castle

Queen to spend few weeks at Sandringham after flying in from Windsor Castle

Queen to spend few weeks at Sandringham after flying in from Windsor Castle

23 January 2022

On February 6, the Queen’s reign reaches the 70-year milestone.


Raab urges NHS staff to get mandatory jabs amid calls for deadline delay

Raab urges NHS staff to get mandatory jabs amid calls for deadline delay

Raab urges NHS staff to get mandatory jabs amid calls for deadline delay

23 January 2022

Dominic Raab played down suggestions the April 1 deadline could be postponed while NHS trusts have raised concerns over consequent staff shortages.


Calls for Islamophobia inquiry after Tory MP’s ‘Muslimness’ sacking claim

Calls for Islamophobia inquiry after Tory MP’s ‘Muslimness’ sacking claim

Calls for Islamophobia inquiry after Tory MP’s ‘Muslimness’ sacking claim

23 January 2022

Nusrat Ghani said she was informed that her faith was ‘making colleagues uncomfortable’ when she lost her job as a transport minister.


Shopping centre staff and customers ‘intimidated’ during anti-vax march

Shopping centre staff and customers ‘intimidated’ during anti-vax march

Shopping centre staff and customers ‘intimidated’ during anti-vax march

23 January 2022

Two men were arrested for allegedly illegally planning the march, police said.


Boris Johnson’s resignation inevitable, says Scottish Tory chief whip

Boris Johnson’s resignation inevitable, says Scottish Tory chief whip

Boris Johnson’s resignation inevitable, says Scottish Tory chief whip

23 January 2022

MSP Stephen Kerr said he does not believe the Prime Minister can survive the current pressure.


Four teenage boys arrested over fatal stabbing of 16-year-old

Four teenage boys arrested over fatal stabbing of 16-year-old

Four teenage boys arrested over fatal stabbing of 16-year-old

23 January 2022

Paramedics treated the boy at the scene in Manchester before he was taken to hospital where he died of his injuries.


Student nurse paints Covid-themed ‘Corona Lisa’ to raise money for charity

Student nurse paints Covid-themed ‘Corona Lisa’ to raise money for charity

Student nurse paints Covid-themed ‘Corona Lisa’ to raise money for charity

23 January 2022

It is the latest masterpiece to be given a pandemic twist by 21-year-old Chloe Slevin from Dublin.


‘Very significant’ risk of Russia invading Ukraine – Dominic Raab

‘Very significant’ risk of Russia invading Ukraine – Dominic Raab

‘Very significant’ risk of Russia invading Ukraine – Dominic Raab

23 January 2022

Liz Truss has said the Russian plotting showed the lengths to which the Kremlin was prepared to go to undermine the government in Kyiv.


Gordon Brown calls for public help to tackle Afghan humanitarian crisis

Gordon Brown calls for public help to tackle Afghan humanitarian crisis

Gordon Brown calls for public help to tackle Afghan humanitarian crisis

23 January 2022

The former prime minister has helped to launch a petition calling on the Government to convene a special conference on Afghanistan.


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