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Home Office contractor vows ‘full investigation’ in Israel birth certificate row

Home Office contractor vows ‘full investigation’ in Israel birth certificate row

Home Office contractor vows ‘full investigation’ in Israel birth certificate row

22 February 2024

Sopra Steria said it was treating the incident with ‘the utmost seriousness’.


Sinn Fein says it is open to reform on ability to block powersharing at Stormont

Sinn Fein says it is open to reform on ability to block powersharing at Stormont

Sinn Fein says it is open to reform on ability to block powersharing at Stormont

22 February 2024

Conor Murphy said the veto was a ‘continued problem’.


Sharp rise in anti-Muslim hatred in UK ‘with women bearing brunt’

Sharp rise in anti-Muslim hatred in UK ‘with women bearing brunt’

Sharp rise in anti-Muslim hatred in UK ‘with women bearing brunt’

22 February 2024

In almost two-thirds of cases women were the target of attacks.


Church of England recognises ‘mixed motives’ of asylum seeker conversions

Church of England recognises ‘mixed motives’ of asylum seeker conversions

Church of England recognises ‘mixed motives’ of asylum seeker conversions

22 February 2024

The issue is in the spotlight after the case of alkali attack suspect Abdul Ezedi, who challenged his asylum refusal after converting to Christianity.


Camilla presents universities and colleges with excellence awards

Camilla presents universities and colleges with excellence awards

Camilla presents universities and colleges with excellence awards

22 February 2024

Centres of learning from across the country were recognised for their work including in cancer research.


Europe’s largest quay cranes arrive in UK to service mega vessels

Europe’s largest quay cranes arrive in UK to service mega vessels

Europe’s largest quay cranes arrive in UK to service mega vessels

22 February 2024

The cranes, weighing more than 2,000 tonnes, were offloaded at DP World London Gateway on Wednesday.


Unions and Government urged to redouble efforts and end doctors’ dispute

Unions and Government urged to redouble efforts and end doctors’ dispute

Unions and Government urged to redouble efforts and end doctors’ dispute

22 February 2024

It comes ahead of another junior doctors strike, which begins on Saturday.


Heavy downpours on ‘saturated ground’ disrupt travel and close schools

Heavy downpours on ‘saturated ground’ disrupt travel and close schools

Heavy downpours on ‘saturated ground’ disrupt travel and close schools

22 February 2024

The Met Office has issued four yellow weather warnings for heavy rain and high winds.


Ukrainian Catholic church in UK marks ‘tragic’ two-year anniversary of invasion

Ukrainian Catholic church in UK marks ‘tragic’ two-year anniversary of invasion

Ukrainian Catholic church in UK marks ‘tragic’ two-year anniversary of invasion

22 February 2024

Bishop Kenneth Nowakowski said the anniversary was a ‘sad’ date but that the Ukrainian community in the UK had ‘not felt abandoned’.


Commons Speaker’s position appears untenable after Gaza vote chaos – Yousaf

Commons Speaker’s position appears untenable after Gaza vote chaos – Yousaf

Commons Speaker’s position appears untenable after Gaza vote chaos – Yousaf

22 February 2024

As the SNP called for a no confidence vote in Sir Lindsay Hoyle, Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross also said trust has been ‘eroded’.


Five Nato warships call in at UK port ahead of largest exercise since Cold War

Five Nato warships call in at UK port ahead of largest exercise since Cold War

Five Nato warships call in at UK port ahead of largest exercise since Cold War

22 February 2024

Standing Nato Maritime Group One was visiting the Hampshire port before taking part in further drills as part of Exercise Steadfast Defender.


Robin Windsor’s family thank fans for ‘outpouring of love and celebration’

Robin Windsor’s family thank fans for ‘outpouring of love and celebration’

Robin Windsor’s family thank fans for ‘outpouring of love and celebration’

22 February 2024

In a statement, they also asked for an end to speculation about the dancer’s death.


Wife of horror crash victim says ‘everyone who knew him loved him’

Wife of horror crash victim says ‘everyone who knew him loved him’

Wife of horror crash victim says ‘everyone who knew him loved him’

22 February 2024

Hizar Hanif was pronounced dead at the scene of a muti-vehicle collision which West Midlands Mayor Andy Street said was a ‘needless’ tragedy


Welby: More questions should have been asked about Vennells’ role in church

Welby: More questions should have been asked about Vennells’ role in church

Welby: More questions should have been asked about Vennells’ role in church

22 February 2024

The Archbishop of Canterbury was speaking after reports that the Post Office chief had almost been made the Bishop of London in 2017.


What has happened in the car finance market and will customers be compensated?

What has happened in the car finance market and will customers be compensated?

What has happened in the car finance market and will customers be compensated?

22 February 2024

Lloyds has revealed a provision worth £450 million to cover potential costs relating to the issue.


Largest class A drugs haul worth £450 million found in banana shipment at port

Largest class A drugs haul worth £450 million found in banana shipment at port

Largest class A drugs haul worth £450 million found in banana shipment at port

22 February 2024

The NCA has said the illicit drugs were heading to the Port of Hamburg in Germany for onward delivery.


Civil service faces capacity issues when examining new EU laws, committee told

Civil service faces capacity issues when examining new EU laws, committee told

Civil service faces capacity issues when examining new EU laws, committee told

22 February 2024

Under post-Brexit trading rules, aspects of EU law still apply in Northern Ireland.


Pilot bailed out moments before plane crashed into flats

Pilot bailed out moments before plane crashed into flats

Pilot bailed out moments before plane crashed into flats

22 February 2024

The plane’s canopy broke up without warning during the flight above Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire, a report said.


MPs concerned that risk of homelessness among Ukrainians in UK likely to rise

MPs concerned that risk of homelessness among Ukrainians in UK likely to rise

MPs concerned that risk of homelessness among Ukrainians in UK likely to rise

22 February 2024

A committee has asked the Government why it does not have an ‘accurate picture’ of homelessness among people on the Homes for Ukraine scheme.


Commons Speaker apologises for Gaza vote chaos as Starmer denies pressuring him

Commons Speaker apologises for Gaza vote chaos as Starmer denies pressuring him

Commons Speaker apologises for Gaza vote chaos as Starmer denies pressuring him

22 February 2024

Downing Street repeatedly refused to say whether Rishi Sunak has confidence in Sir Lindsay Hoyle.


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