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Tory MP arrested on suspicion of rape

Tory MP arrested on suspicion of rape

Tory MP arrested on suspicion of rape

17 May 2022

The unnamed Conservative has been urged not to attend Parliament while under investigation.


Facebook says levels of harmful content taken down remain ‘consistent’

Facebook says levels of harmful content taken down remain ‘consistent’

Facebook says levels of harmful content taken down remain ‘consistent’

17 May 2022

Meta has published its latest community standards enforcement report detailing actioned content from across Facebook and Instagram.


Looking for savings on mobile bills ‘more important than ever’, Sky Mobile boss says

Looking for savings on mobile bills ‘more important than ever’, Sky Mobile boss says

Looking for savings on mobile bills ‘more important than ever’, Sky Mobile boss says

17 May 2022

Paul Sweeney said people should be able to stay connected without having to worry about the rising cost of living.


Government cannot look back with pride at release of Iran hostages, says Hunt

Government cannot look back with pride at release of Iran hostages, says Hunt

Government cannot look back with pride at release of Iran hostages, says Hunt

17 May 2022

Jeremy Hunt said that the length of time it took for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and Anoosheh Ashoori to be released was a ‘terrible injustice’.


Ukrainian refugees being sent to scenic beauty spots, says Clare TD

Ukrainian refugees being sent to scenic beauty spots, says Clare TD

Ukrainian refugees being sent to scenic beauty spots, says Clare TD

17 May 2022

The Irish Government has approved plans for a 400 euro monthly payment for households accommodating refugees from Ukraine.


Police officers confront Home Secretary over pay

Police officers confront Home Secretary over pay

Police officers confront Home Secretary over pay

17 May 2022

Priti Patel was asked if she would be able to “survive” on £1,200 or £1,400 a month.


Tribunal probes ‘attempt at intimidation’ in gender critical barrister case

Tribunal probes ‘attempt at intimidation’ in gender critical barrister case

Tribunal probes ‘attempt at intimidation’ in gender critical barrister case

17 May 2022

A tribunal hearing the case of a gender critical barrister is ‘collecting evidence’ after an ‘attempt at intimidation’ of one of its members.


Stormont parties divided over Truss legislation on NI Protocol

Stormont parties divided over Truss legislation on NI Protocol

Stormont parties divided over Truss legislation on NI Protocol

17 May 2022

The Alliance Party and SDLP expressed concerns while the UUP described a ‘step towards fixing the protocol in a pragmatic way’.


EU threatens to retaliate if UK overhauls Northern Ireland Protocol

EU threatens to retaliate if UK overhauls Northern Ireland Protocol

EU threatens to retaliate if UK overhauls Northern Ireland Protocol

17 May 2022

The response from the European Commission vice-president is likely to aggravate fears new legislation could spark a trade war with the bloc.


Key questions on the latest twist to the Irish Sea border saga

Key questions on the latest twist to the Irish Sea border saga

Key questions on the latest twist to the Irish Sea border saga

17 May 2022

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has announced that the UK Government will legislate to override elements of the post-Brexit trading arrangements.


PM says ‘we should be getting on’ with Crossrail 2

PM says ‘we should be getting on’ with Crossrail 2

PM says ‘we should be getting on’ with Crossrail 2

17 May 2022

The Prime Minister said the Government would back the proposed north-south rail link across London.


Andrew Neil: BBC licence fee will remain in place because it is ‘easy way out’

Andrew Neil: BBC licence fee will remain in place because it is ‘easy way out’

Andrew Neil: BBC licence fee will remain in place because it is ‘easy way out’

17 May 2022

The broadcaster appeared before a Lords Communications and Digital Committee session about the future funding of the BBC.


Inflation could force schools to shrink children’s meals, warns food boss

Inflation could force schools to shrink children’s meals, warns food boss

Inflation could force schools to shrink children’s meals, warns food boss

17 May 2022

Andrew Selley, chief executive of Bidfood, said schools might also use cheaper ingredients in a bid to counter rapidly rising food prices.


Changing Northern Ireland Protocol increases recession risk – Angus Robertson

Changing Northern Ireland Protocol increases recession risk – Angus Robertson

Changing Northern Ireland Protocol increases recession risk – Angus Robertson

17 May 2022

The Scottish Government’s Constitution Secretary said the changes would breach an international treaty.


Daughter of woman whose corpse was abused loses High Court inquiry fight

Daughter of woman whose corpse was abused loses High Court inquiry fight

Daughter of woman whose corpse was abused loses High Court inquiry fight

17 May 2022

Amanda Miah said arrangements for a public inquiry into the crimes of David Fuller infringed her human right to protection from degrading treatment.


UK records hottest day of year so far with temperatures of 27.5C

UK records hottest day of year so far with temperatures of 27.5C

UK records hottest day of year so far with temperatures of 27.5C

17 May 2022

The highest temperature was recorded at Heathrow in west London.


Stonewall condemns ‘sad’ homophobic abuse targeting footballer Jake Daniels

Stonewall condemns ‘sad’ homophobic abuse targeting footballer Jake Daniels

Stonewall condemns ‘sad’ homophobic abuse targeting footballer Jake Daniels

17 May 2022

The 17-year-old is the first Briton in the men’s professional game to come out publicly as gay since Justin Fashanu in 1990.


Rapist who killed woman found tied up in lake convicted 35 years later

Rapist who killed woman found tied up in lake convicted 35 years later

Rapist who killed woman found tied up in lake convicted 35 years later

17 May 2022

Prosecutors said ‘new compelling DNA evidence’ clearly linked Donald Robertson to the murder as well as to the rape of a 16-year-old years earlier.


Tandem royal honours at Windsor Castle for cycling’s golden couple

Tandem royal honours at Windsor Castle for cycling’s golden couple

Tandem royal honours at Windsor Castle for cycling’s golden couple

17 May 2022

Dame Laura Kenny and Sir Jason Kenny have won 12 Olympic cycling gold medals between them.


Woman convicted of murdering boy she wanted to adopt

Woman convicted of murdering boy she wanted to adopt

Woman convicted of murdering boy she wanted to adopt

17 May 2022

Leiland-James Corkill was placed with Laura Castle less than five months before his death from catastrophic head injuries.


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