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French fishermen to target Channel crossings in post-Brexit licence protest

French fishermen to target Channel crossings in post-Brexit licence protest

French fishermen to target Channel crossings in post-Brexit licence protest

26 November 2021

Downing Street urged the French authorities to ensure trade is not affected.


Minister Mims Davies reveals she was spiked twice

Minister Mims Davies reveals she was spiked twice

Minister Mims Davies reveals she was spiked twice

25 November 2021

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Employment said she had been spiked on two separate incidents – once in 2015 and again in 2019.


What do we know about the new Covid variant and how worried should we be?

What do we know about the new Covid variant and how worried should we be?

What do we know about the new Covid variant and how worried should we be?

25 November 2021

The B.1.1.529 variant has first been found in cases in parts of Africa and Asia.


Speaker lobbied by MPs not to change rules on babies in the Chamber

Speaker lobbied by MPs not to change rules on babies in the Chamber

Speaker lobbied by MPs not to change rules on babies in the Chamber

25 November 2021

Sir Lindsay Hoyle said other mothers in the Commons had asked him to keep the current rules preventing MPs bringing their babies into debates.


Johnson tells Macron joint UK-France patrols could curb migrant crossings

Johnson tells Macron joint UK-France patrols could curb migrant crossings

Johnson tells Macron joint UK-France patrols could curb migrant crossings

25 November 2021

Boris Johnson has written to Emmanuel Macron calling for Border Force officers or private contractors to be allowed to operate in northern France.


Six countries added to red list as UK sounds alarm over new Covid variant

Six countries added to red list as UK sounds alarm over new Covid variant

Six countries added to red list as UK sounds alarm over new Covid variant

25 November 2021

Scientists are said to be ‘deeply concerned’ about the B.1.1.529 variant.


Johnson writes to Macron with five-point plan to tackle migrant crisis

Johnson writes to Macron with five-point plan to tackle migrant crisis

Johnson writes to Macron with five-point plan to tackle migrant crisis

25 November 2021

The plan includes joint patrols to prevent boats from leaving France and a bilateral returns agreement.


Travellers from South Africa to be tested as UK sounds alarm over new variant

Travellers from South Africa to be tested as UK sounds alarm over new variant

Travellers from South Africa to be tested as UK sounds alarm over new variant

25 November 2021

Only 59 cases have been identified but scientists have expressed deep concern over the new variant.


Fiona Donohoe calls for police files into son Noah’s death to be released in full

Fiona Donohoe calls for police files into son Noah’s death to be released in full

Fiona Donohoe calls for police files into son Noah’s death to be released in full

25 November 2021

Fiona Donohoe spoke at a rally on what would have been her son’s 16th birthday.


Nearly half a million Europeans aged 60 and over saved by Covid-19 jabs – study

Nearly half a million Europeans aged 60 and over saved by Covid-19 jabs – study

Nearly half a million Europeans aged 60 and over saved by Covid-19 jabs – study

25 November 2021

Figures have been calculated by the World Health Organisation Regional Office for Europe and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.


Majestic wine chain reassures customers shelves ‘will remain full’ for Christmas

Majestic wine chain reassures customers shelves ‘will remain full’ for Christmas

Majestic wine chain reassures customers shelves ‘will remain full’ for Christmas

25 November 2021

The announcement comes after the Wine and Spirits Trade Association warned the HGV driver shortage could result in shortages.


Nearly £20 billion to be lost from Covid loan schemes

Nearly £20 billion to be lost from Covid loan schemes

Nearly £20 billion to be lost from Covid loan schemes

25 November 2021

Earlier estimates had set loss rates as high as £40 billion.


Chances of no sleeper terrorist among crossing migrants ‘nil’, Parliament told

Chances of no sleeper terrorist among crossing migrants ‘nil’, Parliament told

Chances of no sleeper terrorist among crossing migrants ‘nil’, Parliament told

25 November 2021

But security risk raised by Baroness Hoey is rejected by a refugee campaigner, who argued it was ‘damaging’ and ‘the most awful accusation to make’.


Ministers warned of ‘crisis in urgent and emergency care’

Ministers warned of ‘crisis in urgent and emergency care’

Ministers warned of ‘crisis in urgent and emergency care’

25 November 2021

The Royal College of Emergency Medicine’s president said ‘this is only the beginning of winter and of what may come’.


Liverpool taxi driver saw ‘little red light’ on bomb vest, witness claims

Liverpool taxi driver saw ‘little red light’ on bomb vest, witness claims

Liverpool taxi driver saw ‘little red light’ on bomb vest, witness claims

25 November 2021

Emad Al Swealmeen, 32, detonated a homemade bomb outside Liverpool Women’s Hospital just before 11am on November 14.


SNP’s ‘ambition and optimism’ will lead to independence, Keith Brown to say

SNP’s ‘ambition and optimism’ will lead to independence, Keith Brown to say

SNP’s ‘ambition and optimism’ will lead to independence, Keith Brown to say

25 November 2021

The SNP depute leader will open the party’s annual conference, which is taking place online.


Social networking websites launch features to encourage users to get boosters

Social networking websites launch features to encourage users to get boosters

Social networking websites launch features to encourage users to get boosters

25 November 2021

Facebook, Instagram and TikTok users can now add stickers to their profiles to show their vaccine status.


Nearly two-thirds of over-50s in some areas have had extra vaccine dose

Nearly two-thirds of over-50s in some areas have had extra vaccine dose

Nearly two-thirds of over-50s in some areas have had extra vaccine dose

25 November 2021

Hertsmere, Stratford-on-Avon and Harrow are top of the list.


Downing Street ‘disappointed’ by threat of French fisherman’s blockade

Downing Street ‘disappointed’ by threat of French fisherman’s blockade

Downing Street ‘disappointed’ by threat of French fisherman’s blockade

25 November 2021

Fishermen have said they will stage protests at the Tunnel and Channel ports in dispute over post-Brexit fishing rights.


Gunman ‘captured on CCTV shooting man in front of wife and two-year-old son’

Gunman ‘captured on CCTV shooting man in front of wife and two-year-old son’

Gunman ‘captured on CCTV shooting man in front of wife and two-year-old son’

25 November 2021

Anis Hemissi allegedly gunned down Flamur Beqiri outside his home in Battersea, south-west London, on Christmas Eve in 2019.


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