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Tesco responds to shareholder demands for healthier food sales

Tesco responds to shareholder demands for healthier food sales

Tesco responds to shareholder demands for healthier food sales

06 March 2021

The company announced it had committed to a ‘major new programme of reformulation’ to improve the health profile of its products by 2025.


Government accused of ‘snatching away’ promised NHS pay rise

Government accused of ‘snatching away’ promised NHS pay rise

Government accused of ‘snatching away’ promised NHS pay rise

06 March 2021

It comes amid growing anger at the 1% pay offer.


Guardian apology to Mairia Cahill over Greenslade article

Guardian apology to Mairia Cahill over Greenslade article

Guardian apology to Mairia Cahill over Greenslade article

05 March 2021

Mairia Cahill, a great-niece of prominent Belfast republican Joe Cahill, says she was sexually abused as a 16-year-old by an alleged IRA member.


Soldier dies after being injured in live fire training exercise in Wales

Soldier dies after being injured in live fire training exercise in Wales

Soldier dies after being injured in live fire training exercise in Wales

05 March 2021

The soldier’s next of kin have been informed.


16-year-old girl dies after ‘serious incident’ in South Wales

16-year-old girl dies after ‘serious incident’ in South Wales

16-year-old girl dies after ‘serious incident’ in South Wales

05 March 2021

The death of the teenager in Rhondda Cynon Taf was confirmed by South Wales Police.


Captain Tom tree initiative hits £100k at the end of ‘big week’ for family

Captain Tom tree initiative hits £100k at the end of ‘big week’ for family

Captain Tom tree initiative hits £100k at the end of ‘big week’ for family

05 March 2021

‘I just wanted people to be able to honour my father’s name with this idea of planting a tree that will last many lifetimes.’


Free rapid Covid tests now available for all businesses in England

Free rapid Covid tests now available for all businesses in England

Free rapid Covid tests now available for all businesses in England

05 March 2021

Businesses have until March 31 to register for the scheme, which will remain free until the end of June.


Team of 40 used ‘dogged determination’ to find mystery infected individual

Team of 40 used ‘dogged determination’ to find mystery infected individual

Team of 40 used ‘dogged determination’ to find mystery infected individual

05 March 2021

A public appeal was launched for the person to come forward after they left no contact details.


Meghan’s friends rally to her defence after bullying allegations

Meghan’s friends rally to her defence after bullying allegations

Meghan’s friends rally to her defence after bullying allegations

05 March 2021

The duchess’s pals take to social media to express their faith in her character.


Otter with fishing line round its middle rescued

Otter with fishing line round its middle rescued

Otter with fishing line round its middle rescued

05 March 2021

Wildlife charities have warned of the dangers litter can pose to animals and birds


Welsh Government have ‘not tried to set a ceiling’ on NHS pay rise, Gething says

Welsh Government have ‘not tried to set a ceiling’ on NHS pay rise, Gething says

Welsh Government have ‘not tried to set a ceiling’ on NHS pay rise, Gething says

05 March 2021

The BMA Cymru Wales confirmed that it had met with Mr Gething to discuss the issue on Friday.


Deaths from Covid-19 in the UK ‘fall 41% in a week’ – Matt Hancock

Deaths from Covid-19 in the UK ‘fall 41% in a week’ – Matt Hancock

Deaths from Covid-19 in the UK ‘fall 41% in a week’ – Matt Hancock

05 March 2021

Data shows the seven-day rolling average for UK deaths within 28 days of a positive test fell from 424 on February 17 to 248 on February 24.


Gordon Elliott’s training licence suspended over dead horse photo

Gordon Elliott’s training licence suspended over dead horse photo

Gordon Elliott’s training licence suspended over dead horse photo

05 March 2021

The authorities said he ‘acted in a manner which was prejudicial to the integrity, proper conduct and good reputation’.


John Swinney tells MSPs no minutes held of key legal meetings over Salmond case

John Swinney tells MSPs no minutes held of key legal meetings over Salmond case

John Swinney tells MSPs no minutes held of key legal meetings over Salmond case

05 March 2021

MSPs had asked to see meetings of minutes between the Scottish Government and its lawyers from November 2018.


Government defends 1% pay offer to NHS workers amid growing anger

Government defends 1% pay offer to NHS workers amid growing anger

Government defends 1% pay offer to NHS workers amid growing anger

05 March 2021

Unions are warning of industrial action in protest at the recommended wage rise.


UK must do its homework and implement outstanding protocol commitments – EU

UK must do its homework and implement outstanding protocol commitments – EU

UK must do its homework and implement outstanding protocol commitments – EU

05 March 2021

A European Commission spokesman said engagement to finding a resolution was still ongoing.


More than one million people in UK fully vaccinated against Covid-19

More than one million people in UK fully vaccinated against Covid-19

More than one million people in UK fully vaccinated against Covid-19

05 March 2021

Around 2% of adults are likely to have received both doses.


Woman convicted of murdering her partner for second time after retrial

Woman convicted of murdering her partner for second time after retrial

Woman convicted of murdering her partner for second time after retrial

05 March 2021

Emma-Jayne Magson was originally convicted of murder and jailed for a minimum of 17 years at Leicester Crown Court in November 2016.


Captain Tom trees initiative reaches £100k milestone in a week

Captain Tom trees initiative reaches £100k milestone in a week

Captain Tom trees initiative reaches £100k milestone in a week

05 March 2021

Sir Tom’s family selected two environmental charities to grow his “legacy forest” on their behalf.


Plane trailing ‘Resign Sturgeon’ banner flies over Holyrood in stunt

Plane trailing ‘Resign Sturgeon’ banner flies over Holyrood in stunt

Plane trailing ‘Resign Sturgeon’ banner flies over Holyrood in stunt

05 March 2021

Anti-independence campaigners crowdfunded to pay for the flight and for billboards in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen.


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