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Covid-19: 'No apology' from PM in Dyson row and summer surge warning

Wed, 21/04/2021 - 17:35
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Wednesday evening.

Dyson lobbying row: Boris Johnson makes 'no apology' for seeking ventilators

Wed, 21/04/2021 - 17:21
Sir Keir Starmer accuses Boris Johnson of being at the centre of government "sleaze" amid a fresh lobbying row.

Covid: 42 at cupcake factory hit by outbreak

Wed, 21/04/2021 - 16:51
The site employs more than 300 people making over a million cupcakes for supermarkets.

Son helped Russian billionaire father hide divorce money, judge rules

Wed, 21/04/2021 - 16:47
A judge says the Akhmedov family is "one of the unhappiest ever to have appeared in my courtroom".

Covid: Government scientist warns of summer surge in cases

Wed, 21/04/2021 - 16:29
The UK is still in a "vulnerable situation", one of the country's vaccine advisers says.

Shafiul Islam death: Men jailed over robbery killing

Wed, 21/04/2021 - 15:56
Euan Peters was convicted of murdering Shafiul Islam in a robbery while two others helped kill him.

European Super League: Why Johnson and Starmer dived into the row

Wed, 21/04/2021 - 15:47
Loads of people hated the European Super League. Here's why politicians did.

Swansea beach partygoers warned of police action

Wed, 21/04/2021 - 15:16
Officers will use section 35 dispersal orders in Swansea and adopt a "robust approach", police say.

Burnley cherry tree tribute to town's coronavirus dead

Wed, 21/04/2021 - 15:03
The trees will be planted in parks around Burnley to blossom each spring, marking the first lockdown.

Air pollution: 'All children have the right to breathe clean air'

Wed, 21/04/2021 - 14:46
Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah's mother says "all children have the right to breathe clean air".

Reopening: Gym-goers rack up millions of workouts post-lockdown

Wed, 21/04/2021 - 13:59
The PureGym and David Lloyd chains report huge numbers of visits after restrictions eased in England.

'The clock is ticking' for summer music festival season

Wed, 21/04/2021 - 13:30
Organisers say they're "running out of time" to save music festivals if the government doesn't help.

European Super League: Five things that lasted longer

Wed, 21/04/2021 - 13:22
As the plans for a new football league fall apart after just two days, here's what outlived them.

John Barnes on ESL: 'This is a power struggle between elite groups'

Wed, 21/04/2021 - 10:01
John Barnes says the withdrawal of six English teams from the ESL is not a victory for fans.

Rising fuel costs drive UK inflation to 0.7 in March

Wed, 21/04/2021 - 08:06
The cost of living rose to 0.7% in March, from 0.4% in February, as fuel, transport and clothes prices increased.

Queen will mark 95th birthday in low-key fashion

Wed, 21/04/2021 - 08:04
The monarch's birthday on Wednesday comes four days after the funeral of her husband, Prince Philip.

Covid-19: PM told Dyson he would 'fix' tax issue and the passport helping Denmark open up

Wed, 21/04/2021 - 07:56
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Wednesday morning.

European Super League: All six Premier League teams withdraw from competition

Wed, 21/04/2021 - 07:29
All six Premier League teams involved in the European Super League formally withdraw from the competition.

'Extreme anger' at neglect death care home report

Wed, 21/04/2021 - 06:06
James Delaney died after "a gross failure" to provide basic medical attention at Sapphire House.

Boris Johnson told Sir James Dyson by text he would 'fix' tax issue

Wed, 21/04/2021 - 05:59
The prime minister and businessman sent text messages over plans for ventilators during the pandemic.


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