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Odysseus becomes first private spacecraft to land on the Moon

Odysseus becomes first private spacecraft to land on the Moon

Odysseus becomes first private spacecraft to land on the Moon

23 February 2024

The lunar lander touched down on the Moon’s south pole region at 23.23pm UK time.


Speaker still under pressure as almost 70 MPs sign call for him to quit

Speaker still under pressure as almost 70 MPs sign call for him to quit

Speaker still under pressure as almost 70 MPs sign call for him to quit

23 February 2024

Some Conservatives have sought to blame Sir Keir Starmer rather than Sir Lindsay Hoyle for chaotic scenes in the Commons on Wednesday.


ITV drama about infected blood scandal ‘could be harrowing story’

ITV drama about infected blood scandal ‘could be harrowing story’

ITV drama about infected blood scandal ‘could be harrowing story’

22 February 2024

ITV has given the go-ahead to a drama after the success of the channel’s series about Post Office workers.


Post Office ‘bound’ to oppose half of subpostmasters’ appeals, CEO told minister

Post Office ‘bound’ to oppose half of subpostmasters’ appeals, CEO told minister

Post Office ‘bound’ to oppose half of subpostmasters’ appeals, CEO told minister

22 February 2024

Post Office boss Nick Read said lawyers had identified 369 convictions based on evidence unrelated to the faulty Horizon computer system.


Author Wendy Mitchell dies after years documenting dementia battle, family say

Author Wendy Mitchell dies after years documenting dementia battle, family say

Author Wendy Mitchell dies after years documenting dementia battle, family say

22 February 2024

The 68-year-old announced her own death in a posthumous blog post.


Apple hits out at Spotify over ongoing EU competition complaint

Apple hits out at Spotify over ongoing EU competition complaint

Apple hits out at Spotify over ongoing EU competition complaint

22 February 2024

Reports suggest the EU is ready to fine Apple as much as 500 million euros over the issue.


Truss says world ‘needs Republican in White House’ but does not mention Trump

Truss says world ‘needs Republican in White House’ but does not mention Trump

Truss says world ‘needs Republican in White House’ but does not mention Trump

22 February 2024

Liz Truss criticised ‘conservatives in name only’ during a speech to the right-wing Cpac conference near Washington DC.


Long ‘deeply disappointed’ as NI excluded from law to exonerate subpostmasters

Long ‘deeply disappointed’ as NI excluded from law to exonerate subpostmasters

Long ‘deeply disappointed’ as NI excluded from law to exonerate subpostmasters

22 February 2024

The justice minister said she will ‘urgently’ review options.


Schools closed and transport disrupted by ‘lively and active showers’

Schools closed and transport disrupted by ‘lively and active showers’

Schools closed and transport disrupted by ‘lively and active showers’

22 February 2024

The Environment Agency had 73 flood warnings and 274 flood alerts in place in England by Thursday evening.


Speaker’s role throughout history from beheadings to revolting MPs

Speaker’s role throughout history from beheadings to revolting MPs

Speaker’s role throughout history from beheadings to revolting MPs

22 February 2024

Current House of Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle is under pressure over how he handled the Gaza debate.


Interfaith charity confirms closure after Government funding withdrawn

Interfaith charity confirms closure after Government funding withdrawn

Interfaith charity confirms closure after Government funding withdrawn

22 February 2024

The Inter Faith Network was founded in 1987 and was described as having made a ‘very important contribution’ to the UK.


UK reaches deal with EU on stopping small boats crossing Channel

UK reaches deal with EU on stopping small boats crossing Channel

UK reaches deal with EU on stopping small boats crossing Channel

22 February 2024

The issue has been one of Rishi Sunak’s top priorities since becoming Prime Minister.


Youth convicted of manslaughter over stabbing of 17-year-old Khaled Saleh

Youth convicted of manslaughter over stabbing of 17-year-old Khaled Saleh

Youth convicted of manslaughter over stabbing of 17-year-old Khaled Saleh

22 February 2024

Khaled was attacked in Paddington Green, west London, on June 19 2023.


Food firms ‘harming children with unhealthy products and misleading advertising’

Food firms ‘harming children with unhealthy products and misleading advertising’

Food firms ‘harming children with unhealthy products and misleading advertising’

22 February 2024

Youth campaign group Bite Back believes the Government and food corporations have a collective responsibility for the health of young people.


More than 60 MPs call for Speaker to quit over Gaza vote

More than 60 MPs call for Speaker to quit over Gaza vote

More than 60 MPs call for Speaker to quit over Gaza vote

22 February 2024

Sir Lindsay Hoyle would be only the second Speaker forced out of the Commons in the last 300 years.


Scouts referred to police as inquest finds boy was unlawfully killed

Scouts referred to police as inquest finds boy was unlawfully killed

Scouts referred to police as inquest finds boy was unlawfully killed

22 February 2024

Ben Leonard, 16, died during a Scouts trip in 2018.


Police chief ‘horrified’ after officer viewed Nottingham attack footage

Police chief ‘horrified’ after officer viewed Nottingham attack footage

Police chief ‘horrified’ after officer viewed Nottingham attack footage

22 February 2024

Eleven members of staff viewed material relating to the case who did not have a legitimate reason to do so, Nottinghamshire Police have said.


Statistician found dead in dosshouse turned to drink after accident, trial told

Statistician found dead in dosshouse turned to drink after accident, trial told

Statistician found dead in dosshouse turned to drink after accident, trial told

22 February 2024

Ian Connell, 39, is on trial at Manchester Crown Court for the murder of Donald ‘Prentice’ Patience.


Mike Ashley ‘victim of abuse’ by US bank, High Court told

Mike Ashley ‘victim of abuse’ by US bank, High Court told

Mike Ashley ‘victim of abuse’ by US bank, High Court told

22 February 2024

Mr Ashley’s Frasers Group is suing American firm Morgan Stanley and Danish Saxo Bank over a margin call worth nearly one billion dollars.


New maximum online slots stakes ‘a landmark moment’ for gambling reform

New maximum online slots stakes ‘a landmark moment’ for gambling reform

New maximum online slots stakes ‘a landmark moment’ for gambling reform

22 February 2024

Under-25s are to face a maximum £2 stake, while adults aged 25 and over will see a £5 limit from September.


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