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Scottish council chief says cuts and tax rises 'inevitable'

Wed, 19/01/2022 - 17:25
Cosla chief Alison Evison says councils face having to cut services and hike taxes to balance the books.

Christian Wakeford: Decision took many sleepless nights

Wed, 19/01/2022 - 17:16
The former Tory says his defection to Labour took "many months" of thought.

Working-from home guidance shift 'may not save my shop'

Wed, 19/01/2022 - 17:13
End of work-from-home guidance a boost for hospitality, while nightclubs welcome scrapping of covid passes.

Ben John: Extremist ordered to read books is jailed

Wed, 19/01/2022 - 17:12
Ben John, who was told to read Austen and Shakespeare, has his original suspended sentence quashed.

What high inflation means - in 90 seconds

Wed, 19/01/2022 - 17:08
The BBC's consumer affairs correspondent, Colletta Smith, breaks it down.

D-Day veteran Harry Read dies aged 97

Wed, 19/01/2022 - 16:57
The family of D-Day veteran Harry Read, who parachuted into Normandy, pays tribute.

Christian Wakeford: Bury residents react to Tory MP's defection to Labour

Wed, 19/01/2022 - 16:53
Bury residents react after one of their MPs Christian Wakeford defects from the Tories to Labour.

Covid: England rule changes at-a-glance and search begins for absent pupils

Wed, 19/01/2022 - 16:49
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Wednesday evening.

In the name of God go, David Davis tells Boris Johnson

Wed, 19/01/2022 - 16:47
The former cabinet minister joins calls for Boris Johnson to stand down, as a Tory MP defects to Labour.

LGBT military ban: 'I was marched off RAF site for being gay'

Wed, 19/01/2022 - 15:56
A man who was discharged from the military for being gay tells how it inspired his fight for change.

Roeburndale bridge collapse: Man dies and several injured

Wed, 19/01/2022 - 15:55
The man was among 11 people in a vehicle and trailer that fell into a river, police say.

Duke of York Stakes at York Racecourse to be renamed

Wed, 19/01/2022 - 15:50
York Racecourse confirms it has applied to rebrand its prestigious Duke of York Stakes competition.

Covid in schools: Inquiry launched to find 100,000 pupils absent in England

Wed, 19/01/2022 - 15:14
England's children's commissioner says she will "go out and find" those not on school rolls.

Surging food prices push inflation to 30-year high

Wed, 19/01/2022 - 14:53
The UK's cost of living surged by 5.4% in the 12 months to December, hitting its highest level since 1992.

Kyrell Matthews: Recordings reveal toddler being hit, murder trial told

Wed, 19/01/2022 - 14:34
Kyrell Matthews, aged two, was found in cardiac arrest and died at a house in south London in 2019.

PM announces end to Plan B Covid measures

Wed, 19/01/2022 - 13:34
Various restrictions in England, including the recommendation to work from home, will be lifted.

Drinks row: Tory MP Stephen Crabb says PM's apology may not be enough

Wed, 19/01/2022 - 13:33
Stephen Crabb says reports of rule breaking left him 'genuinely let down'.

Tory MP David Davis to PM: In the name of God, go

Wed, 19/01/2022 - 13:12
The veteran Conservative backbencher has dramatically called for Boris Johnson to resign.

Starmer: PM's party defences 'absurd and unbelievable'

Wed, 19/01/2022 - 12:58
Boris Johnson faces increasing pressure over events held at No 10 during lockdown.

Ashling Murphy: Further arrest in murder investigation

Wed, 19/01/2022 - 12:34
Irish police are questioning a man about withholding information over the killing of Ashling Murphy.

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