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Jude Law amongst crowd greeting refugee puppet

Tue, 19/10/2021 - 21:21
The giant puppet of a nine-year-old Syrian refugee arrived in Folkestone, on the south coast of the UK.

Iraq war: Abuse claims against soldiers close with no prosecutions

Tue, 19/10/2021 - 20:56
While some allegations against British troops are credible, others are not, defence secretary says.

Covid: No 10 'keeping a close eye' on rising cases

Tue, 19/10/2021 - 19:42
But Boris Johnson says the rollout of a Plan B to control the virus in England has not been discussed.

Duchess of Cambridge warns addiction can happen to anyone

Tue, 19/10/2021 - 19:31
The Duchess of Cambridge warns of the "devastating impact" of the pandemic on addiction rates.

Queen declines Oldie of the Year award

Tue, 19/10/2021 - 18:58
At 95, she does not meet the criteria because "you are only as old as you feel", the palace says.

Michael Gove: No 10 condemns anti-lockdown protesters over confrontation

Tue, 19/10/2021 - 18:37
Housing Secretary Michael Gove is filmed being harangued by anti-lockdown protesters near his office.

Net zero announcement: Obstacles facing the UK government's plans

Tue, 19/10/2021 - 18:35
Potential hazards for ministers include sceptical Tory MPs and voters worried about rising bills.

David Amess: CCTV shows man believed to be suspect Ali Harbi Ali

Tue, 19/10/2021 - 17:41
Footage gathered from a shop shows a man believed to be the suspect on the morning of the attack.

Covid-19 in the UK: How many coronavirus cases are there in my area?

Tue, 19/10/2021 - 17:19
Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.

Net zero announcement: UK sets out plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions

Tue, 19/10/2021 - 16:58
The government reveals its long-awaited strategy days before global leaders meet for COP26 in Glasgow.

Lord Janner: Police shut down MP child abuse investigations - report

Tue, 19/10/2021 - 14:47
An inquiry finds police seemed "reluctant to investigate" claims against former MP Lord Janner.

Sir David Amess: What does city status mean for Southend?

Tue, 19/10/2021 - 13:12
Southend is to become a city in honour of Sir David Amess, but what will it mean for people there?

Covid-19: New mutation of Delta variant under close watch in UK

Tue, 19/10/2021 - 12:11
Scientists are studying it to better understand how much of a threat it may pose.

Covid-19: Face coverings compulsory in NI for autumn/ winter

Tue, 19/10/2021 - 11:55
The legal requirement is part of the executive's winter Covid contingency plans, outlined on Tuesday.

Boris Johnson defends UK switching to green power by 2035

Tue, 19/10/2021 - 11:51
The PM defends plans to move entirely to green power generation by 2035, saying that it is propelled by "consumer choice".

Sir David Amess: The lesser-known concerns of the Southend West MP

Tue, 19/10/2021 - 11:20
Hospice care, post offices and women's mental health are among the causes championed by the MP.

Covid in Scotland: Face mask rules to remain in Scottish schools

Tue, 19/10/2021 - 10:40
It means secondary pupils must continue to cover their faces even when seated in the classroom.

Manchester Arena Inquiry: Bomber's brother leaves UK before hearing

Tue, 19/10/2021 - 10:30
Manchester Arena bomber's brother Ismail Abedi was ordered to appear as a witness at the inquiry.

Four in hospital after explosion destroys homes in Ayr

Tue, 19/10/2021 - 10:27
Two adults and two children are taken to hospital after four homes are caught up in an explosion in Ayrshire.

Channel 4 subtitles and other services not likely to return until mid-November

Tue, 19/10/2021 - 10:27
A catastrophic fault knocked out subtitles, signing and audio description more than three weeks ago.

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