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Mother and baby homes report ‘reveals legacy of lifetime of trauma’

Mother and baby homes report ‘reveals legacy of lifetime of trauma’

Mother and baby homes report ‘reveals legacy of lifetime of trauma’

26 January 2021

Ministers in Northern Ireland are to establish a ‘victim-centred’ independent investigation.


Teenage boys more likely to struggle with remote learning than girls, MPs told

Teenage boys more likely to struggle with remote learning than girls, MPs told

Teenage boys more likely to struggle with remote learning than girls, MPs told

26 January 2021

Boys are more inclined to turn to gaming when studying at home does not work for them, the founder of a male mentoring service says.


Warning over Brexit-themed text message scam

Warning over Brexit-themed text message scam

Warning over Brexit-themed text message scam

26 January 2021

The message could lead to people’s bank accounts being stolen, an expert warned.


Asylum seekers ‘moved out of barracks at 15-minutes notice’

Asylum seekers ‘moved out of barracks at 15-minutes notice’

Asylum seekers ‘moved out of barracks at 15-minutes notice’

26 January 2021

Dozens of asylum seekers were moved out of Napier Barracks in Kent after dark over the weekend, the PA news agency has been told.


Conservative Party illegally collected voter ethnicity data, MPs told

Conservative Party illegally collected voter ethnicity data, MPs told

Conservative Party illegally collected voter ethnicity data, MPs told

26 January 2021

Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham told MPs the data collected on 10 million voters about their ethnic origin and religion was unacceptable.


Police chiefs ‘confident’ in UK’s Brexit security agreement

Police chiefs ‘confident’ in UK’s Brexit security agreement

Police chiefs ‘confident’ in UK’s Brexit security agreement

26 January 2021

Senior figures at the National Crime Agency and the National Police Chiefs’ Council spoke to peers.


Deaths involving Covid-19 in the UK pass 115,000

Deaths involving Covid-19 in the UK pass 115,000

Deaths involving Covid-19 in the UK pass 115,000

26 January 2021

The grim milestone of 100,000 deaths was passed on January 7.


BMA chief reflects on ‘unimaginable’ loss of life from Covid-19

BMA chief reflects on ‘unimaginable’ loss of life from Covid-19

BMA chief reflects on ‘unimaginable’ loss of life from Covid-19

26 January 2021

The chairman of the British Medical Association council said lessons must be learned to prevent more ‘excessive’ deaths from occurring.


Predictions of more suicides ‘seem’ to not be happening, says NHS boss

Predictions of more suicides ‘seem’ to not be happening, says NHS boss

Predictions of more suicides ‘seem’ to not be happening, says NHS boss

26 January 2021

Sir Simon Stevens was asked about the mental health implications of Covid-19 when he answered questions from the Health and Social Care Committee.


Sunak urges MPs to wait until Budget to learn of next Covid-19 support measures

Sunak urges MPs to wait until Budget to learn of next Covid-19 support measures

Sunak urges MPs to wait until Budget to learn of next Covid-19 support measures

26 January 2021

The Chancellor is facing a series of demands, including from the Conservative benches, to extend support to businesses and individuals.


Weather warnings over snow for parts of UK

Weather warnings over snow for parts of UK

Weather warnings over snow for parts of UK

26 January 2021

A yellow weather warning of snow for areas in Scotland, northern England and the Midlands came into force at 11am on Tuesday.


Sunak under fire after thanking mums for ‘juggling childcare and work’

Sunak under fire after thanking mums for ‘juggling childcare and work’

Sunak under fire after thanking mums for ‘juggling childcare and work’

26 January 2021

The Chancellor was responding to a question in the Commons about mothers who are working while dealing with childcare and home schooling.


Police break up baby shower attended by 20 people

Police break up baby shower attended by 20 people

Police break up baby shower attended by 20 people

26 January 2021

The two organisers, men aged 22 and 44, were both reported for breaking lockdown rules.


North Korea backed hackers targeting security researchers, Google claims

North Korea backed hackers targeting security researchers, Google claims

North Korea backed hackers targeting security researchers, Google claims

26 January 2021

Attackers would lure security researchers into collaborating via social media and a fake blog.


Coronavirus could become much more treatable in future – NHS chief

Coronavirus could become much more treatable in future – NHS chief

Coronavirus could become much more treatable in future – NHS chief

26 January 2021

Sir Simon Stevens told the Health and Social Care Committee that vaccines were being used as fast as they arrived in the NHS.


More than 25,000 Lidl workers to get ‘thank you’ bonus

More than 25,000 Lidl workers to get ‘thank you’ bonus

More than 25,000 Lidl workers to get ‘thank you’ bonus

26 January 2021

Frontline workers, including warehouse staff, will receive a £200 payment in their February pay packets with office staff getting a £100 bonus.


EU citizens in UK ‘prevented from voting in European Parliament elections’

EU citizens in UK ‘prevented from voting in European Parliament elections’

EU citizens in UK ‘prevented from voting in European Parliament elections’

26 January 2021

Campaign group the3million has taken legal action against the Cabinet Office.


Tory MP, aged 40, defends decision to accept Covid-19 jab

Tory MP, aged 40, defends decision to accept Covid-19 jab

Tory MP, aged 40, defends decision to accept Covid-19 jab

26 January 2021

Brendan Clarke-Smith, who represents Bassetlaw, said the dose he had was ‘left over’ from that day’s vaccine.


Britain’s biggest police force saw domestic killings rise in 2020

Britain’s biggest police force saw domestic killings rise in 2020

Britain’s biggest police force saw domestic killings rise in 2020

26 January 2021

Data from the Metropolitan Police show there were 22 domestic homicides in London last year, including 12 children.


Life in lockdown: How to celebrate a milestone birthday during the pandemic

Life in lockdown: How to celebrate a milestone birthday during the pandemic

Life in lockdown: How to celebrate a milestone birthday during the pandemic

26 January 2021

Mindset coach Ruth Kudzi says there are steps people can take to ensure they enjoy a lockdown special occasion.


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