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Medic reunited with colleague who saved husband’s life 21 years ago

Medic reunited with colleague who saved husband’s life 21 years ago

Medic reunited with colleague who saved husband’s life 21 years ago

08 February 2021

Ellie Taylor only realised Dave Townsend was the medic who saved her husband’s life while on shift together.


Relatives providing help ‘must be reunited with care home residents by March’

Relatives providing help ‘must be reunited with care home residents by March’

Relatives providing help ‘must be reunited with care home residents by March’

08 February 2021

Groups are calling for urgent action to reopen care homes for meaningful indoor visits, starting with relatives who provide essential care.


Government’s ‘poor handling of Brexit behind shellfish woes’

Government’s ‘poor handling of Brexit behind shellfish woes’

Government’s ‘poor handling of Brexit behind shellfish woes’

08 February 2021

Environment Secretary George Eustice said it should be possible to export shellfish to purification centres in the EU so they can be made ready to eat


DUP MP stands by comments amid race row over Songs Of Praise casting

DUP MP stands by comments amid race row over Songs Of Praise casting

DUP MP stands by comments amid race row over Songs Of Praise casting

08 February 2021

Gregory Campbell said he has nothing to apologise over after commenting on the number of black people in a gospel music segment.


App that listens to sound of cough could diagnose severe type of pneumonia

App that listens to sound of cough could diagnose severe type of pneumonia

App that listens to sound of cough could diagnose severe type of pneumonia

08 February 2021

Technology listens out for signs of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) from a person’s cough, alongside details of symptoms.


Anti-HS2 campaigners have breach of bail proceedings against them withdrawn

Anti-HS2 campaigners have breach of bail proceedings against them withdrawn

Anti-HS2 campaigners have breach of bail proceedings against them withdrawn

08 February 2021

At least four people are approaching two weeks spent beneath Euston Square Gardens as part of a protest.


TV Licence fee to increase to £159 from April

TV Licence fee to increase to £159 from April

TV Licence fee to increase to £159 from April

08 February 2021

The new fee has been set by the Government.


Large queues at surge testing centre in south Gloucestershire

Large queues at surge testing centre in south Gloucestershire

Large queues at surge testing centre in south Gloucestershire

08 February 2021

Last week it was announced that 11 cases of a mutated variant had been identified in the Bristol and south Gloucestershire area.


Northern Ireland Brexit agreement ‘not working at the moment’, says Gove

Northern Ireland Brexit agreement ‘not working at the moment’, says Gove

Northern Ireland Brexit agreement ‘not working at the moment’, says Gove

08 February 2021

Problems with the Northern Ireland Protocol can still be resolved, Michael Gove said ahead of a meeting with Brussels officials this week.


Pensioner murdered wife over lockdown fears, court hears

Pensioner murdered wife over lockdown fears, court hears

Pensioner murdered wife over lockdown fears, court hears

08 February 2021

Anthony Williams strangled his wife Ruth days into the first national lockdown over fears about Covid-19 and money, a jury was told.


Glenda Jackson: Theresa May was treated badly as PM because she is a woman

Glenda Jackson: Theresa May was treated badly as PM because she is a woman

Glenda Jackson: Theresa May was treated badly as PM because she is a woman

08 February 2021

The former Conservative leader was treated harshly by her own party, the opposition and the media, according to the actress and former MP.


Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

08 February 2021

Rutland in the East Midlands is currently recording the highest rate.


Patel insists border measures remain ‘under review’ amid quarantine concerns

Patel insists border measures remain ‘under review’ amid quarantine concerns

Patel insists border measures remain ‘under review’ amid quarantine concerns

08 February 2021

The shadow home secretary called the border policy ‘a gaping hole in our defences against the virus’.


MPs call for £20 Universal Credit uplift to be extended for at least a year

MPs call for £20 Universal Credit uplift to be extended for at least a year

MPs call for £20 Universal Credit uplift to be extended for at least a year

08 February 2021

The Government is facing increasing pressure to extend the extra support beyond March but has not yet said whether it will do so.


Researchers to look at issues affecting ethnic minority groups during Covid-19

Researchers to look at issues affecting ethnic minority groups during Covid-19

Researchers to look at issues affecting ethnic minority groups during Covid-19

08 February 2021

The aim is to understand how and why BAME communities have been hit so hard, both by the disease, and the consequences of the pandemic.


Apprentice Boys – NI Protocol ‘affront to democracy’

Apprentice Boys – NI Protocol ‘affront to democracy’

Apprentice Boys – NI Protocol ‘affront to democracy’

08 February 2021

Jobs will be lost and the cost of living will increase due to disruption caused by the post-Brexit trade arrangements, the institution predicted.


‘Concern’ over some social media material Molly Russell accessed before she died

‘Concern’ over some social media material Molly Russell accessed before she died

‘Concern’ over some social media material Molly Russell accessed before she died

08 February 2021

It came as the coroner called for progress in the investigation, saying: ‘Every day the inquest is delayed presents a potential risk to others.’


Retail sales slide in January as lockdown restrictions hammer stores

Retail sales slide in January as lockdown restrictions hammer stores

Retail sales slide in January as lockdown restrictions hammer stores

08 February 2021

The BRC-KPMG retail sales monitor for the month showed a slump in total sales.


NHS Covid-19 app has asked 1.7 million to isolate since September launch – DHSC

NHS Covid-19 app has asked 1.7 million to isolate since September launch – DHSC

NHS Covid-19 app has asked 1.7 million to isolate since September launch – DHSC

08 February 2021

Around 56% of people in England and Wales are estimated to have downloaded the app.


Tributes to ‘caring’ porter who died of Covid at hospital where he worked

Tributes to ‘caring’ porter who died of Covid at hospital where he worked

Tributes to ‘caring’ porter who died of Covid at hospital where he worked

08 February 2021

Colleagues said John Jackson took great pride in making ‘people’s most difficult times a little bit easier’.


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