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Minister announces probe into deaths at mental health unit

Minister announces probe into deaths at mental health unit

Minister announces probe into deaths at mental health unit

16 October 2020

Families of patients who have died at the Linden Centre, Essex, have been petitioning for a public inquiry.


In Video: Car that landed on tracks at Stirling station removed

In Video: Car that landed on tracks at Stirling station removed

In Video: Car that landed on tracks at Stirling station removed

16 October 2020

Two people were taken to hospital after the Renault Clio landed on the line on Wednesday.


Convicted terrorist killed two after string of failings, attack inquest told

Convicted terrorist killed two after string of failings, attack inquest told

Convicted terrorist killed two after string of failings, attack inquest told

16 October 2020

Usman Khan, 28, murdered Saskia Jones and Jack Merritt during a prisoner rehabilitation event near London Bridge last November.


Job losses: Major cuts since the start of the pandemic

Job losses: Major cuts since the start of the pandemic

Job losses: Major cuts since the start of the pandemic

16 October 2020

Job losses: Major cuts since the start of the pandemic.


Theresa May’s bid to ensure killer drivers face life in jail is blocked

Theresa May’s bid to ensure killer drivers face life in jail is blocked

Theresa May’s bid to ensure killer drivers face life in jail is blocked

16 October 2020

She had hoped to increase the maximum sentence for causing death by dangerous driving to life imprisonment.


Tory MP fears Christianity is ‘on the decline’ as his name drops in popularity

Tory MP fears Christianity is ‘on the decline’ as his name drops in popularity

Tory MP fears Christianity is ‘on the decline’ as his name drops in popularity

16 October 2020

Sir Christopher Chope made the remarks after learning his name was the 152nd most popular in England and Wales last year.


Majority of charities report shop workers have been abused by customers

Majority of charities report shop workers have been abused by customers

Majority of charities report shop workers have been abused by customers

16 October 2020

Several incidents highlighted involved shoppers being asked to comply with coronavirus safety measures.


DUP opposed extent of Northern Ireland’s new Covid-19 restrictions – minister

DUP opposed extent of Northern Ireland’s new Covid-19 restrictions – minister

DUP opposed extent of Northern Ireland’s new Covid-19 restrictions – minister

16 October 2020

Edwin Poots said he has ‘grave reservations’ about the intensified measures being introduced in the region.


Labour demands Government action to provide free schools meals during holidays

Labour demands Government action to provide free schools meals during holidays

Labour demands Government action to provide free schools meals during holidays

16 October 2020

It said if ministers do not agree to the move within 72 hours, it will force a vote on it by MPs.


Are half-term breaks in the UK permitted?

Are half-term breaks in the UK permitted?

Are half-term breaks in the UK permitted?

16 October 2020

Here’s a look at some of the latest coronavirus-related rules.


Business leaders warn of perils of no-deal Brexit

Business leaders warn of perils of no-deal Brexit

Business leaders warn of perils of no-deal Brexit

16 October 2020

Shoppers will pay a heavy price for leaving the EU without a trade deal, the food industry told the Government.


Prime Minister calls halt to trade talks with Brussels

Prime Minister calls halt to trade talks with Brussels

Prime Minister calls halt to trade talks with Brussels

16 October 2020

The Prime Minister says there is no prospect of a free trade agreement without a ‘fundamental change of approach’ from the EU.


Short, sharp lockdown considered to tackle virus in Wales – Mark Drakeford

Short, sharp lockdown considered to tackle virus in Wales – Mark Drakeford

Short, sharp lockdown considered to tackle virus in Wales – Mark Drakeford

16 October 2020

The nation’s First Minister said a circuit-breaker is being looked at ‘very carefully’ by his Government.


Wetherspoon boss urges Government to call time on 10pm pubs curfew

Wetherspoon boss urges Government to call time on 10pm pubs curfew

Wetherspoon boss urges Government to call time on 10pm pubs curfew

16 October 2020

Tim Martin has accused ministers of ‘shooting from the hip’ with Covid-19 regulations for licensed premises.


Sage warns there is ‘no clear evidence’ of change to pandemic

Sage warns there is ‘no clear evidence’ of change to pandemic

Sage warns there is ‘no clear evidence’ of change to pandemic

16 October 2020

The Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies said cases continue to grow exponentially.


Prevent team had no specific training on terror offenders, attack inquest told

Prevent team had no specific training on terror offenders, attack inquest told

Prevent team had no specific training on terror offenders, attack inquest told

16 October 2020

Convicted terrorist Usman Khan killed Cambridge University graduates Saskia Jones and Jack Merritt during a prisoner rehabilitation event.


A-star student became terrorist after ‘disappearing down internet rabbit hole’

A-star student became terrorist after ‘disappearing down internet rabbit hole’

A-star student became terrorist after ‘disappearing down internet rabbit hole’

16 October 2020

Former grammar school pupil Harry Vaughan was warned he faces a jail sentence after pleading guilty to 14 terror offences.


Sturgeon ‘frustrated and depressed’ by prospect of no-deal Brexit

Sturgeon ‘frustrated and depressed’ by prospect of no-deal Brexit

Sturgeon ‘frustrated and depressed’ by prospect of no-deal Brexit

16 October 2020

Scotland’s First Minister argued coronavirus should have ‘100% of our time and energy’.


Royal Navy investigating leak on board aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales

Royal Navy investigating leak on board aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales

Royal Navy investigating leak on board aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales

16 October 2020

It is the second time that the £3 billion warship has developed a leak.


North East people must ‘step up’ to avoid Tier 3, mayor says

North East people must ‘step up’ to avoid Tier 3, mayor says

North East people must ‘step up’ to avoid Tier 3, mayor says

16 October 2020

North of Tyne Mayor Jamie Driscoll said everyone can help to protect jobs, businesses and health.


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