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Patel backs Rwanda plan as more than 900 migrants cross Channel in four days

Patel backs Rwanda plan as more than 900 migrants cross Channel in four days

Patel backs Rwanda plan as more than 900 migrants cross Channel in four days

18 May 2022

The Home Secretary said work was taking place ‘right now’ on plans to deport people to Rwanda.


William pays tribute to ‘resilience’ of submariners as he unveils new memorial

William pays tribute to ‘resilience’ of submariners as he unveils new memorial

William pays tribute to ‘resilience’ of submariners as he unveils new memorial

18 May 2022

The Duke of Cambridge gave a short speech at the National Memorial Arboretum on Wednesday.


Rare early likeness of Jonathan Swift sells for £81,250

Rare early likeness of Jonathan Swift sells for £81,250

Rare early likeness of Jonathan Swift sells for £81,250

18 May 2022

The painting came to auction for the first time in two centuries.


Pupils to complete mental health ‘check-ins’

Pupils to complete mental health ‘check-ins’

Pupils to complete mental health ‘check-ins’

18 May 2022

The programme hopes to reduce teenage suicide risk through an early warning system for high-risk pupils.


Tenant who stabbed landlords to death during lockdown guilty of double murder

Tenant who stabbed landlords to death during lockdown guilty of double murder

Tenant who stabbed landlords to death during lockdown guilty of double murder

18 May 2022

Police found the couple lying in a ‘bloodbath’ at the property, the Old Bailey was told.


Michelle O’Neill calls for clarity on criteria for calling Irish unity poll

Michelle O’Neill calls for clarity on criteria for calling Irish unity poll

Michelle O’Neill calls for clarity on criteria for calling Irish unity poll

18 May 2022

Ireland’s deputy premier Leo Varadkar has suggested a role for the Stormont Assembly in determining whether to hold a future referendum.


Sturgeon sends best wishes to Rangers ahead of Europa League final clash

Sturgeon sends best wishes to Rangers ahead of Europa League final clash

Sturgeon sends best wishes to Rangers ahead of Europa League final clash

18 May 2022

Up to 100,000 Rangers fans are expected in Seville for the game.


City regulator will have new powers to help protect cash access

City regulator will have new powers to help protect cash access

City regulator will have new powers to help protect cash access

18 May 2022

Banks will be subject to Financial Conduct Authority powers to ensure cash withdrawal and deposit facilities are available in communities.


Boris Johnson ‘shocked’ to learn of rape allegation against Tory MP

Boris Johnson ‘shocked’ to learn of rape allegation against Tory MP

Boris Johnson ‘shocked’ to learn of rape allegation against Tory MP

18 May 2022

Labour is calling for the Conservative whip to be suspended from the politician following his arrest.


Tory MP urges Boris Johnson to stop plans for asylum processing centre

Tory MP urges Boris Johnson to stop plans for asylum processing centre

Tory MP urges Boris Johnson to stop plans for asylum processing centre

18 May 2022

Kevin Hollinrake said the plans ‘will devastate the community’.


Crown courts ‘struggling’ to find enough judges and lawyers to deal with backlog

Crown courts ‘struggling’ to find enough judges and lawyers to deal with backlog

Crown courts ‘struggling’ to find enough judges and lawyers to deal with backlog

18 May 2022

The Lord Chief Justice’s comments come as watchdogs expressed concerns that the criminal justice system is operating at unacceptable levels.


NHS checks for prostate cancer hit all-time high

NHS checks for prostate cancer hit all-time high

NHS checks for prostate cancer hit all-time high

18 May 2022

Some 550,000 people checked their risk of developing the disease online during the six weeks of a campaign.


Sir Nick Clegg says the metaverse is coming ‘one way or another’

Sir Nick Clegg says the metaverse is coming ‘one way or another’

Sir Nick Clegg says the metaverse is coming ‘one way or another’

18 May 2022

The former deputy prime minister, now an executive at Facebook’s parent firm Meta, has written an essay on the metaverse.


Holyrood and Westminster governments compounding cost-of-living crisis – Labour

Holyrood and Westminster governments compounding cost-of-living crisis – Labour

Holyrood and Westminster governments compounding cost-of-living crisis – Labour

18 May 2022

The SNP defended its record of ‘mitigating’ cuts north of the border and accused the Scotland Office of not ‘lifting a finger’ to help Scots.


Minister says UK deportation flight removes seven despite 112 expected onboard

Minister says UK deportation flight removes seven despite 112 expected onboard

Minister says UK deportation flight removes seven despite 112 expected onboard

18 May 2022

The Government blamed immigration law firms and MPs for the low number on the Wednesday morning flight to Jamaica.


NHS trust fined £1.3m over safety failings linked to deaths of two patients

NHS trust fined £1.3m over safety failings linked to deaths of two patients

NHS trust fined £1.3m over safety failings linked to deaths of two patients

18 May 2022

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust offered its sincere apologies to the families of Max Dingle, 83, and 31-year-old Mohammed Ismael Zaman.


Records and memorabilia of late DJ John Peel will be auctioned off next month

Records and memorabilia of late DJ John Peel will be auctioned off next month

Records and memorabilia of late DJ John Peel will be auctioned off next month

18 May 2022

The auction will take place on June 14.


Family of teenager stabbed to death gets judicial review into inquest findings

Family of teenager stabbed to death gets judicial review into inquest findings

Family of teenager stabbed to death gets judicial review into inquest findings

18 May 2022

The decision was hailed by Yousef Makki’s family as a step in the right direction.


Independent food banks ‘desperately worried’ following ‘alarming’ inflation rise

Independent food banks ‘desperately worried’ following ‘alarming’ inflation rise

Independent food banks ‘desperately worried’ following ‘alarming’ inflation rise

18 May 2022

Providers are supporting growing cohort of first-time food bank users, people struggling while in work, and an increasing number of children.


‘Super’ nature reserve created across 15,000 acres of wetland, heath and coast

‘Super’ nature reserve created across 15,000 acres of wetland, heath and coast

‘Super’ nature reserve created across 15,000 acres of wetland, heath and coast

18 May 2022

The ‘very large’ National Nature Reserve in Somerset aims to protect habitats and wildlife including bitterns, avocets and insects.


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