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Chris Pincher: PM 'bitterly regrets' appointing MP after complaint

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 18:20
Two cabinet ministers resign after Boris Johnson admits making a "mistake" over Pincher's appointment.

Chris Pincher: It was a mistake to appoint him - PM

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 18:00
The PM says a complaint was made against Chris Pincher in the Foreign Office three years ago.

Lurpak says butter price up to give farmers fair deal

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 17:54
The brand explains price rises after photos of security tagged butter were spread across Twitter.

Lord Advocate would not sign off indyref2 bill without ruling

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 17:28
Court papers reveal Dorothy Bain did not have enough confidence about the legality of the referendum bill.

Jermaine Baker: Fatal shooting of unarmed man lawful but Met criticised

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 17:28
Jermaine Baker was shot dead by an officer during an attempt to free an inmate from a prison van.

Respite care: 'Burnt-out' mum says respite shortage affecting her family

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 17:21
Roisin McMackin says her daughter has complex needs but has never received any respite care.

Shadika Patel: Man murdered mother taking lockdown food to sons

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 17:11
James Sinclair killed Shadika Patel, who he did not know, in March 2020 and tried to kill another woman.

Sats results: Standards slip in Year 6 tests

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 16:49
59% of pupils met the expected standard in reading, writing and maths, down from 65% before Covid.

UK reinstates warning against travel to Sri Lanka

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 16:32
Britons are warned against all but essential travel as the country faces a severe economic crisis.

Premier League player questioned over two more rape claims against a different woman

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 16:04
A player arrested in north London on Monday on suspicion of rape has been questioned over two further rape allegations.

Weekend burst of exercise can be enough to stay fit

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 16:02
Weekend warriors who cram rather than space out their exercise quota do just fine, a study suggests.

Covid Wales: All hospitals ask for masks as cases rise

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 15:52
One hospital also goes further by reinstating a temporary ban on visits to patients.

Scott Mills' Radio 1 replacements announced as show moves to Salford

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 15:28
Dean McCullough and Vicky Hawkesworth will present their new afternoon show from Salford.

Danny Humble: Teenagers guilty over Cramlington killing

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 14:18
Danny Humble, 35, died after his neck was stamped on during the attack by the group last year.

Oldham doctor jailed for killing patient in botched procedure

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 13:21
Isyaka Mamman, thought to be 85, used the wrong needle and inserted it into his patient's heart sac.

Edward Meenan: Three men jailed over father-of-nine's death

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 13:21
Edward Meenan's mother Nancy says she will never be the same again but she does not hate her son's killers.

Mona Hammond: Trailblazing EastEnders actress dies aged 91

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 12:16
She was best known for playing Blossom Jackson in the soap, as well as championing black theatre talent.

Chris Mason: Can people believe what No 10 is saying?

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 10:28
There is increasing exasperation, from the cabinet down, of the inability of No 10 to focus on the business of government.

Boy in sequined prom dress ‘living his best life’

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 06:24
Korben "living his best life", photographed by his proud mum, has gained praise around the world.

NHS trials using drones to deliver chemotherapy drugs

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 02:24
A pilot scheme will courier chemotherapy drugs from Portsmouth to the Isle of Wight, NHS England says.


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