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Labour pledges to ‘clean up cronyism’ with insourcing plans

Labour pledges to ‘clean up cronyism’ with insourcing plans

Labour pledges to ‘clean up cronyism’ with insourcing plans

08 February 2021

Shadow Cabinet Office minister Rachel Reeves accused the Conservative Party of being ‘rife with conflicts of interest’.


Facebook to help users find out where and when they can get Covid-19 vaccine

Facebook to help users find out where and when they can get Covid-19 vaccine

Facebook to help users find out where and when they can get Covid-19 vaccine

08 February 2021

The social network has also expanded its Covid-19 topic ban list, to prevent people from being deterred about vaccinating.


Woman plans London Marathon fundraiser to celebrate ‘privilege’ of reaching 60

Woman plans London Marathon fundraiser to celebrate ‘privilege’ of reaching 60

Woman plans London Marathon fundraiser to celebrate ‘privilege’ of reaching 60

08 February 2021

Rebecca Marshall’s mother and two sisters died from cancer before they reached the age of 60.


Two men charged over Irish Sea border graffiti granted bail

Two men charged over Irish Sea border graffiti granted bail

Two men charged over Irish Sea border graffiti granted bail

08 February 2021

The alleged offences were committed in the Northern Ireland port town of Larne on Saturday evening.


NI Protocol ‘affront to democracy’ says Apprentice Boys

NI Protocol ‘affront to democracy’ says Apprentice Boys

NI Protocol ‘affront to democracy’ says Apprentice Boys

08 February 2021

Jobs will be lost and the cost of living will increase due to the post-Brexit arrangements, the loyal order warned.


Mission to Mars: Who is close to reaching the red planet and why?

Mission to Mars: Who is close to reaching the red planet and why?

Mission to Mars: Who is close to reaching the red planet and why?

08 February 2021

We take a look at attempts by the US, UAE and China to unlock the secrets of Mars.


Former Arcadia staff to launch legal battle over redundancies

Former Arcadia staff to launch legal battle over redundancies

Former Arcadia staff to launch legal battle over redundancies

08 February 2021

Just under 5,000 jobs are set to go.


UK set to be worst-hit G7 economy in first quarter, think tank says

UK set to be worst-hit G7 economy in first quarter, think tank says

UK set to be worst-hit G7 economy in first quarter, think tank says

08 February 2021

Gross domestic product (GDP) is only expected rise by 3.4% this year, compared to previous forecasts of a 5.9% jump, according to a new study.


Covid-19 case rates drop to pre-Christmas levels for all UK nations

Covid-19 case rates drop to pre-Christmas levels for all UK nations

Covid-19 case rates drop to pre-Christmas levels for all UK nations

08 February 2021

Wales is now at its lowest since early October.


Leaders ‘too slow’ to react to anti-vax messages

Leaders ‘too slow’ to react to anti-vax messages

Leaders ‘too slow’ to react to anti-vax messages

08 February 2021

A nursing leader said there is ‘a lot of work to do’ to dispel myths about the Covid-19 vaccine.


Covid-19 hospital patients ‘suffer post-traumatic stress disorder’

Covid-19 hospital patients ‘suffer post-traumatic stress disorder’

Covid-19 hospital patients ‘suffer post-traumatic stress disorder’

08 February 2021

A study found that 35% of those put on a ventilator experienced extensive PTSD symptoms.


People unable to access financial support to self-isolate – report

People unable to access financial support to self-isolate – report

People unable to access financial support to self-isolate – report

08 February 2021

Overall, 43% of those who said financial support would have been helpful said they had been unable to access this, the Red Cross found.


People turned back at border with Northern Ireland as new rules come into effect

People turned back at border with Northern Ireland as new rules come into effect

People turned back at border with Northern Ireland as new rules come into effect

08 February 2021

People living in Northern Ireland who cross the Irish border without a reasonable excuse face a 100 euro fine from Monday.


State of dentistry could mean cancer cases being missed – Healthwatch England

State of dentistry could mean cancer cases being missed – Healthwatch England

State of dentistry could mean cancer cases being missed – Healthwatch England

08 February 2021

The comments come after a report found NHS dental patients were told to ‘pay private fees’ if they want treatment.


Salmond complainers’ messages must stay private – SNP chief operating officer

Salmond complainers’ messages must stay private – SNP chief operating officer

Salmond complainers’ messages must stay private – SNP chief operating officer

08 February 2021

Sue Ruddick said the messages showed she had ‘reported to Police Scotland an act of physical aggression by Mr Salmond’.


In Pictures: UK shivers amid snow and ice

In Pictures: UK shivers amid snow and ice

In Pictures: UK shivers amid snow and ice

08 February 2021

The Met Office has issued severe amber snow warnings for London and south-east England.


Alexa responds to questions about Jackie Weaver’s authority

Alexa responds to questions about Jackie Weaver’s authority

Alexa responds to questions about Jackie Weaver’s authority

08 February 2021

Ms Weaver became a viral sensation after a chaotic parish council meeting went viral.


Britain’s youngest convicted terrorist avoids custody

Britain’s youngest convicted terrorist avoids custody

Britain’s youngest convicted terrorist avoids custody

08 February 2021

The boy, from south-east Cornwall, was aged just 13 when he got his hands on instructions for explosives.


NI climber abandons K2 summit attempt

NI climber abandons K2 summit attempt

NI climber abandons K2 summit attempt

08 February 2021

Three others from the expedition are still missing, presumed dead.


Schoolboy Olly Stephens died from stab wounds to the chest, inquest told

Schoolboy Olly Stephens died from stab wounds to the chest, inquest told

Schoolboy Olly Stephens died from stab wounds to the chest, inquest told

08 February 2021

The 13-year-old was stabbed to death in Reading on January 3.


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