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Universities union bids for a ‘way out’ to avert fresh strikes

Universities union bids for a ‘way out’ to avert fresh strikes

Universities union bids for a ‘way out’ to avert fresh strikes

26 January 2022

UCU has said the reasons for pension cuts have ‘evaporated’.


Johnson insists ‘I am getting on with the job’ as he awaits partygate report

Johnson insists ‘I am getting on with the job’ as he awaits partygate report

Johnson insists ‘I am getting on with the job’ as he awaits partygate report

26 January 2022

Boris Johnson rejected calls to resign as Sir Keir Starmer said the police investigation into the partygate row was a ‘shameful spectacle’.


Public are very angry over MP second jobs – Commons standards tsar

Public are very angry over MP second jobs – Commons standards tsar

Public are very angry over MP second jobs – Commons standards tsar

26 January 2022

Kathryn Stone said it had been a ‘really challenging time’ after coming under-fire for her handling of a number of probes.


Creation of separate spiking offence ‘should be examined further’, MSPs told

Creation of separate spiking offence ‘should be examined further’, MSPs told

Creation of separate spiking offence ‘should be examined further’, MSPs told

26 January 2022

There is currently no standalone offence for spiking, either by placing something in a drink or by injection, in Scotland.


Ashling Murphy murder accused appears in court

Ashling Murphy murder accused appears in court

Ashling Murphy murder accused appears in court

26 January 2022

Aisling Murphy, 23, was attacked while out running along a canal near Tullamore.


British Museum hails ‘homecoming’ of world’s oldest map of the stars

British Museum hails ‘homecoming’ of world’s oldest map of the stars

British Museum hails ‘homecoming’ of world’s oldest map of the stars

26 January 2022

It forms part of The World Of Stonehenge exhibition at the British Museum.


Solution for tackling migrant crossings ‘not at sea’, MPs told

Solution for tackling migrant crossings ‘not at sea’, MPs told

Solution for tackling migrant crossings ‘not at sea’, MPs told

26 January 2022

The Prime Minister signed off plans for the military to take over command of the operation from Border Force.


Restaurant firm Corbin & King forced into administration

Restaurant firm Corbin & King forced into administration

Restaurant firm Corbin & King forced into administration

26 January 2022

Investment funds have since made cash refinancing offers to the administrators to keep the firms restaurants afloat.


Low vaccine take-up linked to greater risk of death among some ethnic groups

Low vaccine take-up linked to greater risk of death among some ethnic groups

Low vaccine take-up linked to greater risk of death among some ethnic groups

26 January 2022

It is the first time take-up has been linked in this way with estimates of mortality rates.


Mining for gold: six-year-olds’ ‘profound’ answers push teacher to viral stardom

Mining for gold: six-year-olds’ ‘profound’ answers push teacher to viral stardom

Mining for gold: six-year-olds’ ‘profound’ answers push teacher to viral stardom

26 January 2022

The questions have become a viral hit with over 138,000 Twitter followers avidly waiting to hear the student’s ‘humorous and profound’ answers.


Another round of CO2 shortages possible, food and drink industry warns

Another round of CO2 shortages possible, food and drink industry warns

Another round of CO2 shortages possible, food and drink industry warns

26 January 2022

A shortage developed in September after production was paused at two fertiliser factories in northern England.


Man denies fleecing investors of £2.8m to fund luxury lifestyle

Man denies fleecing investors of £2.8m to fund luxury lifestyle

Man denies fleecing investors of £2.8m to fund luxury lifestyle

26 January 2022

Jonathan Allard, 37, pleaded not guilty to all seven charges and will appear in crown court in February.


What are the rules around testing and can I catch Covid twice?

What are the rules around testing and can I catch Covid twice?

What are the rules around testing and can I catch Covid twice?

26 January 2022

If Covid tests stay positive, then isolation continues for a full 10 days.


Musician faces trial accused of murdering teenager Bobbi-Anne McLeod

Musician faces trial accused of murdering teenager Bobbi-Anne McLeod

Musician faces trial accused of murdering teenager Bobbi-Anne McLeod

26 January 2022

Cody Ackland, 24, made no plea when he faced Plymouth Crown Court on Wednesday.


Kate visits crisis support service Shout to mark one million text conversations

Kate visits crisis support service Shout to mark one million text conversations

Kate visits crisis support service Shout to mark one million text conversations

26 January 2022

Shout 85258 has seen demand jump by 140% since the start of the pandemic and is calling for more volunteers to help out.


Thousands sign petition supporting driver who hit knife attacker

Thousands sign petition supporting driver who hit knife attacker

Thousands sign petition supporting driver who hit knife attacker

26 January 2022

Relatives of Yasmin Chkaifi, who had two sons, have reportedly also praised the driver for attempting to stop the fatal attack.


Tycoon facing extradition to US loses latest round of legal fight

Tycoon facing extradition to US loses latest round of legal fight

Tycoon facing extradition to US loses latest round of legal fight

26 January 2022

Mike Lynch had mounted a High Court challenge against a deadline set by a judge during extradition proceedings.


Murder suspect caused deaths of mother and three children, court told

Murder suspect caused deaths of mother and three children, court told

Murder suspect caused deaths of mother and three children, court told

26 January 2022

Damien Bendall appeared at Derby Crown Court on Wednesday.


Carer who suffocated thief during citizen’s arrest cleared of manslaughter

Carer who suffocated thief during citizen’s arrest cleared of manslaughter

Carer who suffocated thief during citizen’s arrest cleared of manslaughter

26 January 2022

Nathan Smith knelt on Craig Wiltshire’s back for nine minutes but claimed he thought the victim was lying when he said he couldn’t breathe.


Nine in 10 young teenagers in UK likely to have Covid-19 antibodies

Nine in 10 young teenagers in UK likely to have Covid-19 antibodies

Nine in 10 young teenagers in UK likely to have Covid-19 antibodies

26 January 2022

The presence of antibodies suggests someone has had the infection in the past or has been vaccinated.


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