Home   News   National   Archive

National News

Cuts to Sure Start Children’s centres may lead to increased obesity, says report

Cuts to Sure Start Children’s centres may lead to increased obesity, says report

Cuts to Sure Start Children’s centres may lead to increased obesity, says report

21 June 2021

Researchers found a link between decreased funding because of austerity and a rise in obesity.


Drug ‘does not affect cognitive decline in those with Alzheimer’s mutation’

Drug ‘does not affect cognitive decline in those with Alzheimer’s mutation’

Drug ‘does not affect cognitive decline in those with Alzheimer’s mutation’

21 June 2021

However, research shows the experimental treatment does reduce markers of disease and curb neurodegeneration in the brain.


Cummings launches latest criticism of Whitehall

Cummings launches latest criticism of Whitehall

Cummings launches latest criticism of Whitehall

21 June 2021

The Prime Minister’s former chief aide hosted an online question and answer session, which subscribers were required to pay to access.


Call for people with asthma to receive Covid-19 booster vaccines

Call for people with asthma to receive Covid-19 booster vaccines

Call for people with asthma to receive Covid-19 booster vaccines

21 June 2021

Asthma UK says the Government should use the annual flu jab list to offer Covid vaccines to people with asthma.


PM issues warning on ‘difficult year for travel’

PM issues warning on ‘difficult year for travel’

PM issues warning on ‘difficult year for travel’

21 June 2021

He played down suggestions that restrictions on foreign holidays could be eased.


Amazon branded ‘obscene’ after investigation finds new items marked ‘destroy’

Amazon branded ‘obscene’ after investigation finds new items marked ‘destroy’

Amazon branded ‘obscene’ after investigation finds new items marked ‘destroy’

21 June 2021

A probe found that items including TVs and hairdryers were being marked for destruction at the company’s warehouse in Dunfermline.


Morrisons takeover approach: Who wants to buy the supermarket and why?

Morrisons takeover approach: Who wants to buy the supermarket and why?

Morrisons takeover approach: Who wants to buy the supermarket and why?

21 June 2021

The PA news agency examines some of the key questions after private equity firm CD&R launched a bid to buy the supermarket chain.


Johnson insists July 19 still looking good to mark lockdown ‘terminus point’

Johnson insists July 19 still looking good to mark lockdown ‘terminus point’

Johnson insists July 19 still looking good to mark lockdown ‘terminus point’

21 June 2021

He acknowledged rising cases and hospital admissions but insisted the Government was taking a cautious approach.


Cavalrymen ride through London to mark Waterloo anniversary

Cavalrymen ride through London to mark Waterloo anniversary

Cavalrymen ride through London to mark Waterloo anniversary

21 June 2021

The Waterloo Eagle first arrived in London 206 years ago, on June 21 1815, as proof of victory from the battlefront at Waterloo.


Sturgeon and Burnham in war of words over Covid travel ban

Sturgeon and Burnham in war of words over Covid travel ban

Sturgeon and Burnham in war of words over Covid travel ban

21 June 2021

The Greater Manchester mayor said he felt the First Minister’s comments ‘insulted’ people in his region.


Suits worn by Bond star Connery on screen to go under hammer

Suits worn by Bond star Connery on screen to go under hammer

Suits worn by Bond star Connery on screen to go under hammer

21 June 2021

The actor is believed to have worn one suit in The Untouchables and the other in either Five Days One Summer or Never Say Never Again.


Plea to scientists to help fight terror threats and future pandemics

Plea to scientists to help fight terror threats and future pandemics

Plea to scientists to help fight terror threats and future pandemics

21 June 2021

Doug Umbers, chief executive of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory at Porton Down, made the appeal.


Sturgeon receives second coronavirus vaccine dose

Sturgeon receives second coronavirus vaccine dose

Sturgeon receives second coronavirus vaccine dose

21 June 2021

Scotland’s First Minister urged those invited to take up appointments for Covid-19 vaccinations.


Police hunt for convicted dangerous driver who escaped from court dock

Police hunt for convicted dangerous driver who escaped from court dock

Police hunt for convicted dangerous driver who escaped from court dock

21 June 2021

Nathan Oloyowang, 22, ran out of Wood Green Crown Court while being sentenced.


Royal Mint 50p coin celebrates Team GB ahead of Tokyo Olympic Games

Royal Mint 50p coin celebrates Team GB ahead of Tokyo Olympic Games

Royal Mint 50p coin celebrates Team GB ahead of Tokyo Olympic Games

21 June 2021

The design of the coin celebrating the postponed Games features the 2020 graphic, while the obverse has 2021 as the year of production.


People going to Stonehenge for solstice ‘disappointing’, says English Heritage

People going to Stonehenge for solstice ‘disappointing’, says English Heritage

People going to Stonehenge for solstice ‘disappointing’, says English Heritage

21 June 2021

A virtual event was being held for the second year due to Covid-19 restrictions.


Amazon denies landfill claims after investigation finds items marked ‘destroy’

Amazon denies landfill claims after investigation finds items marked ‘destroy’

Amazon denies landfill claims after investigation finds items marked ‘destroy’

21 June 2021

A probe found that items including TVs and hairdryers were being marked for destruction at the company’s warehouse in Dunfermline.


Shortage of specialist learning disability nurses ‘may be putting lives at risk’

Shortage of specialist learning disability nurses ‘may be putting lives at risk’

Shortage of specialist learning disability nurses ‘may be putting lives at risk’

21 June 2021

Leading nurses have said that the lives of people with learning disabilities could be at risk due to shortages.


Sir Jeffrey Donaldson: Long-serving MP finally poised to take DUP crown

Sir Jeffrey Donaldson: Long-serving MP finally poised to take DUP crown

Sir Jeffrey Donaldson: Long-serving MP finally poised to take DUP crown

21 June 2021

The Lagan Valley MP is widely expected to become the next DUP leader following the resignation of Edwin Poots.


HS2 costs ‘rose by £1.7bn in past year’

HS2 costs ‘rose by £1.7bn in past year’

HS2 costs ‘rose by £1.7bn in past year’

21 June 2021

The high-speed railway project has suffered further cost pressures due to the coronavirus pandemic, it has been reported.


This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Learn More