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Government staff work in corridors over desks shortage

Government staff work in corridors over desks shortage

Government staff work in corridors over desks shortage

20 May 2022

The news came after Department for Education staff were told to return to the office.


Supermarket tankers fill up on Russian diesel, Greenpeace claims

Supermarket tankers fill up on Russian diesel, Greenpeace claims

Supermarket tankers fill up on Russian diesel, Greenpeace claims

20 May 2022

Campaigners say a shipment arrived at the Navigator Terminals in Essex.


University discriminated against anxious student who killed herself – judge

University discriminated against anxious student who killed herself – judge

University discriminated against anxious student who killed herself – judge

20 May 2022

The University of Bristol must pay the parents of Natasha Abrahart £50,000 in damages for breaching its duties under the Equalities Act.


Wind and rain to hit UK but hopes are high for a warmer Jubilee weekend

Wind and rain to hit UK but hopes are high for a warmer Jubilee weekend

Wind and rain to hit UK but hopes are high for a warmer Jubilee weekend

20 May 2022

By next week rain will sweep across most of the country as a result of a strengthening of the jet stream.


Man cleared of killing father of four in park in case of ‘mistaken identity’

Man cleared of killing father of four in park in case of ‘mistaken identity’

Man cleared of killing father of four in park in case of ‘mistaken identity’

20 May 2022

Dean Edwards suffered ‘catastrophic injuries’ after being shot once through the back of the head as he walked through a park in south-east London.


Sturgeon: Brexit underlined ‘democratic deficit’ in UK

Sturgeon: Brexit underlined ‘democratic deficit’ in UK

Sturgeon: Brexit underlined ‘democratic deficit’ in UK

20 May 2022

The Scottish First Minister was speaking as she met Sinn Fein vice-president Michelle O’Neill in Edinburgh on Friday.


Cabinet Secretary blocked from giving evidence on partygate to committee

Cabinet Secretary blocked from giving evidence on partygate to committee

Cabinet Secretary blocked from giving evidence on partygate to committee

20 May 2022

The hearing was due to discuss the Downing Street parties, civil service appointments, and job cuts.


Ukrainian mother and six sons given keys to their new home

Ukrainian mother and six sons given keys to their new home

Ukrainian mother and six sons given keys to their new home

20 May 2022

The family was greeted in Chepstow by the local community, Archbishop of Cardiff George Stack and Monmouthshire MP David Davies.


‘Grave concern’ at UK actions on Troubles legacy, says Irish committee chairman

‘Grave concern’ at UK actions on Troubles legacy, says Irish committee chairman

‘Grave concern’ at UK actions on Troubles legacy, says Irish committee chairman

20 May 2022

The proposed legislation has been widely criticised by Northern Irish political parties, as well as victims’ campaigners and the Irish Government.


Vardy complained to husband of being ‘scapegoat’ at Euro 2016, texts reveal

Vardy complained to husband of being ‘scapegoat’ at Euro 2016, texts reveal

Vardy complained to husband of being ‘scapegoat’ at Euro 2016, texts reveal

20 May 2022

Rebekah Vardy told husband Jamie that news coverage made her ‘blood boil’, documents have shown.


Payouts for bereavement, illness and injury claims reach £18.6m per day

Payouts for bereavement, illness and injury claims reach £18.6m per day

Payouts for bereavement, illness and injury claims reach £18.6m per day

20 May 2022

A record £6.8 billion was paid out in individual and group life insurance, income protection and critical illness claims in 2021.


What is monkeypox and how is it spread?

What is monkeypox and how is it spread?

What is monkeypox and how is it spread?

20 May 2022

Some 20 cases of monkeypox have been identified in the UK.


Nimco Ali says Boris Johnson not behind ‘pushback’ on fining street harassers

Nimco Ali says Boris Johnson not behind ‘pushback’ on fining street harassers

Nimco Ali says Boris Johnson not behind ‘pushback’ on fining street harassers

20 May 2022

No 10 said it was still considering how a ‘specific offence’ could be introduced to deal with wolf-whistling and catcalling.


Boris Johnson: I cannot ‘magic away’ cost-of-living crisis

Boris Johnson: I cannot ‘magic away’ cost-of-living crisis

Boris Johnson: I cannot ‘magic away’ cost-of-living crisis

20 May 2022

Meanwhile, Jacob Rees-Mogg voiced fresh opposition from within the Government to imposing a windfall tax on oil and gas giants.


PM: Government had to be flexible over delays to junk food offers ban

PM: Government had to be flexible over delays to junk food offers ban

PM: Government had to be flexible over delays to junk food offers ban

20 May 2022

Supermarket giants Tesco and Sainsbury’s have ignored the latest delay and committed to the original Government deadlines.


Mayor waging ‘war on poisonous air’ with plan to expand Ultra Low Emission Zone

Mayor waging ‘war on poisonous air’ with plan to expand Ultra Low Emission Zone

Mayor waging ‘war on poisonous air’ with plan to expand Ultra Low Emission Zone

20 May 2022

Sadiq Khan’s office estimated an additional 135,000 vehicles would be affected each day if the move goes ahead.


Policeman heard rib break while performing CPR on Sheku Bayoh, inquiry told

Policeman heard rib break while performing CPR on Sheku Bayoh, inquiry told

Policeman heard rib break while performing CPR on Sheku Bayoh, inquiry told

20 May 2022

Pc Craig Walker has been giving evidence into the inquiry into the 31-year-old’s death while being restrained by police.


Man guilty of attempted murder over ‘Terminator’ machete attack on Tube train

Man guilty of attempted murder over ‘Terminator’ machete attack on Tube train

Man guilty of attempted murder over ‘Terminator’ machete attack on Tube train

20 May 2022

Ricky Morgan launched an unprovoked attack on James Porritt, the Old Bailey heard.


Government was wrong on risk of Aids to blood scandal victims, inquiry told

Government was wrong on risk of Aids to blood scandal victims, inquiry told

Government was wrong on risk of Aids to blood scandal victims, inquiry told

20 May 2022

Lord John Patten said a leaflet to discourage people at high risk of contracting Aids from donating blood should have been distributed faster.


Calls for Home Office probe into handling of ‘abusive MI5 agent’ case

Calls for Home Office probe into handling of ‘abusive MI5 agent’ case

Calls for Home Office probe into handling of ‘abusive MI5 agent’ case

20 May 2022

The demands come after the BBC reported the man attacked his girlfriend with a machete and threatened to kill her.


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