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Kickboxer denies ‘organised hit’ on man shot on doorstep in front of family

Kickboxer denies ‘organised hit’ on man shot on doorstep in front of family

Kickboxer denies ‘organised hit’ on man shot on doorstep in front of family

27 August 2020

Anis Fouad Hemissi allegedly gunned down Flamur Beqiri on Christmas Eve.


Tourists urged to plan visits ahead of bank holiday weekend

Tourists urged to plan visits ahead of bank holiday weekend

Tourists urged to plan visits ahead of bank holiday weekend

27 August 2020

The Devon and Cornwall and Dorset police forces are warning of increased demand on their officers following an increase in visitors this summer.


Drink-drive crashes up 3% in 12 months

Drink-drive crashes up 3% in 12 months

Drink-drive crashes up 3% in 12 months

27 August 2020

An estimated 5,890 accidents involved at least one driver who was over the alcohol limit in 2018, the Department for Transport said.


Hancock defends isolation payments as council leader calls them a slap in face

Hancock defends isolation payments as council leader calls them a slap in face

Hancock defends isolation payments as council leader calls them a slap in face

27 August 2020

The Government has confirmed payments of up to £182 will be given to people in areas with high incidences of Covid-19.


Rolls slumps to record £5.4bn loss amid Covid-19 crisis

Rolls slumps to record £5.4bn loss amid Covid-19 crisis

Rolls slumps to record £5.4bn loss amid Covid-19 crisis

27 August 2020

The engine maker has already axed about 4,000 jobs since May under the biggest ever shake-up of its civil aerospace arm.


Army veteran closes in on ‘mind-blowing’ £500,000 fundraising target

Army veteran closes in on ‘mind-blowing’ £500,000 fundraising target

Army veteran closes in on ‘mind-blowing’ £500,000 fundraising target

27 August 2020

Royal Engineers veteran Steve Craddock, 62, is Help For Heroes’ biggest individual fundraiser.


British Gas pays £1.7m over top-up blunder that threatened vulnerable in winter

British Gas pays £1.7m over top-up blunder that threatened vulnerable in winter

British Gas pays £1.7m over top-up blunder that threatened vulnerable in winter

27 August 2020

The penalty includes £1.48 million for affected pre-payment customers.


Workers escape unhurt after fire on diesel freight train

Workers escape unhurt after fire on diesel freight train

Workers escape unhurt after fire on diesel freight train

27 August 2020

Police declared a major incident and knocked on the doors of houses in an 800m exclusion zone at Llangennech to ask residents to evacuate.


Diesel train fire leads to evacuations in south Wales

Diesel train fire leads to evacuations in south Wales

Diesel train fire leads to evacuations in south Wales

27 August 2020

Residents were able to return to their homes after 5am.


What the papers say – August 27

What the papers say – August 27

What the papers say – August 27

27 August 2020

Coronavirus and the Prime Minister’s views on exam grade problems lead Thursday’s papers.


Key events following the death of Harry Dunn one year ago

Key events following the death of Harry Dunn one year ago

Key events following the death of Harry Dunn one year ago

27 August 2020

The motorcyclist died in a collision outside RAF Croughton.


Harry Dunn’s mother vows to continue fight for justice on anniversary of death

Harry Dunn’s mother vows to continue fight for justice on anniversary of death

Harry Dunn’s mother vows to continue fight for justice on anniversary of death

27 August 2020

Charlotte Charles said she would not stop campaigning until she had achieved justice for her son.


EU trade commissioner made correct decision to quit – Irish government

EU trade commissioner made correct decision to quit – Irish government

EU trade commissioner made correct decision to quit – Irish government

27 August 2020

Phil Hogan had been expected to play a key role in negotiating the bloc’s arrangements with Britain after Brexit.


Train fire causes residents in south Wales to evacuate homes

Train fire causes residents in south Wales to evacuate homes

Train fire causes residents in south Wales to evacuate homes

27 August 2020

Emergency services were called on Wednesday evening.


Meghan praises ‘masculine feminist’ Harry

Meghan praises ‘masculine feminist’ Harry

Meghan praises ‘masculine feminist’ Harry

26 August 2020

The duchess and the activist had a backyard chat about voting and feminism.


Liberal Democrats to unveil new leader

Liberal Democrats to unveil new leader

Liberal Democrats to unveil new leader

26 August 2020

The winning candidate is due to be announced at 11.30am on Thursday at a virtual event in central London.


Local lockdown meeting as Government confirms payment scheme for self-isolation

Local lockdown meeting as Government confirms payment scheme for self-isolation

Local lockdown meeting as Government confirms payment scheme for self-isolation

26 August 2020

A meeting of the Joint Biosecurity Centre will take place.


Big Phil Hogan, ‘Ireland’s man’ during EU Brexit negotiations

Big Phil Hogan, ‘Ireland’s man’ during EU Brexit negotiations

Big Phil Hogan, ‘Ireland’s man’ during EU Brexit negotiations

26 August 2020

He said the importance of the bloc as a global leader was paramount.


Former EU commissioner outlined his movements around Ireland

Former EU commissioner outlined his movements around Ireland

Former EU commissioner outlined his movements around Ireland

26 August 2020

Phil Hogan faced incessant scrutiny over why he did not observe 14 days quarantine after arriving from abroad.


EU trade commissioner resigns after golf dinner controversy

EU trade commissioner resigns after golf dinner controversy

EU trade commissioner resigns after golf dinner controversy

26 August 2020

Phil Hogan attended the event in the west of Ireland last week with more than 80 present, despite the pandemic.


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