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Simon Coveney says he ‘deeply regrets’ Truss legislation to disapply parts of protocol

Simon Coveney says he ‘deeply regrets’ Truss legislation to disapply parts of protocol

Simon Coveney says he ‘deeply regrets’ Truss legislation to disapply parts of protocol

17 May 2022

The Minister for Foreign Affairs said this course of action by the British government was ‘of great concern’.


Walking With The Wounded to light Jubilee beacons on UK’s four highest peaks

Walking With The Wounded to light Jubilee beacons on UK’s four highest peaks

Walking With The Wounded to light Jubilee beacons on UK’s four highest peaks

17 May 2022

The beacons will be set ablaze on Scafell Pike, Mount Snowdon, Ben Nevis and Slieve Donard on June 2.


Ex-footballer Joey Beauchamp took own life following battle with depression

Ex-footballer Joey Beauchamp took own life following battle with depression

Ex-footballer Joey Beauchamp took own life following battle with depression

17 May 2022

Mr Beauchamp, who made more than 400 appearances for Oxford United, died in February after turning down support from mental health services.


Gold medal-winning curler quits full-time sport after success in Beijing

Gold medal-winning curler quits full-time sport after success in Beijing

Gold medal-winning curler quits full-time sport after success in Beijing

17 May 2022

Vicky Wright now plans to focus on her family and her work as a nurse.


Inquest hears of three-hour delay in logging teenager’s disappearance

Inquest hears of three-hour delay in logging teenager’s disappearance

Inquest hears of three-hour delay in logging teenager’s disappearance

17 May 2022

A Dorset Police control room supervisor said a missing person report should have been made the first time the teenager’s worried aunt rang the force.


Apple announces new accessibility tools for people with disabilities

Apple announces new accessibility tools for people with disabilities

Apple announces new accessibility tools for people with disabilities

17 May 2022

New features for the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac are to be released later this year.


Inflation set to hit all-time high as energy bills soared in April

Inflation set to hit all-time high as energy bills soared in April

Inflation set to hit all-time high as energy bills soared in April

17 May 2022

Consumer price index inflation is thought to have reached 9.1% in April, with official figures out on Wednesday.


Four acts chosen to perform at Beatle’s childhood home

Four acts chosen to perform at Beatle’s childhood home

Four acts chosen to perform at Beatle’s childhood home

17 May 2022

The house in Forthlin Road, Allerton, Liverpool, where some of the Fab Four’s most famous songs were written, is being opened to aspiring artists.


Chancellor Rishi Sunak backs continued Bank of England independence

Chancellor Rishi Sunak backs continued Bank of England independence

Chancellor Rishi Sunak backs continued Bank of England independence

17 May 2022

Mel Stride called on Rishi Sunak to give a ‘categoric assurance’ that there are ‘no plans’ to ‘restrain the independence’ of the Bank of England.


Accused boy said he was playing video games at time Ava was stabbed, court told

Accused boy said he was playing video games at time Ava was stabbed, court told

Accused boy said he was playing video games at time Ava was stabbed, court told

17 May 2022

The court heard transcripts of police interviews with the 14-year-old defendant.


Towie star in ‘depths of despair’ after cosmetic surgery ‘went wrong’

Towie star in ‘depths of despair’ after cosmetic surgery ‘went wrong’

Towie star in ‘depths of despair’ after cosmetic surgery ‘went wrong’

17 May 2022

Charlie King suffers from body dysmorphia.


DUP pledge ‘graduated and cautious’ response to Government protocol move

DUP pledge ‘graduated and cautious’ response to Government protocol move

DUP pledge ‘graduated and cautious’ response to Government protocol move

17 May 2022

The party has refused to re-enter a power-sharing administration in Belfast without major changes to the post-Brexit trading arrangements.


William sends message of support to Blackpool’s Jake Daniels

William sends message of support to Blackpool’s Jake Daniels

William sends message of support to Blackpool’s Jake Daniels

17 May 2022

The duke, president of the FA, said he hopes Daniels’ announcement will give others the confidence to talk openly about their sexuality.


Poorest households face ‘postcode lottery’ for £150 energy rebate, says charity

Poorest households face ‘postcode lottery’ for £150 energy rebate, says charity

Poorest households face ‘postcode lottery’ for £150 energy rebate, says charity

17 May 2022

Adam Scorer, chief executive of the NEA, described the Government’s response as ‘wholly inadequate so far’.


Fuel giants urged to pass on tax savings as diesel price hits record high

Fuel giants urged to pass on tax savings as diesel price hits record high

Fuel giants urged to pass on tax savings as diesel price hits record high

17 May 2022

Downing Street said the public expects retailers to pass on the 5p a litre duty cut announced in March.


Bank of England’s Bailey under pressure from Government over food price warning

Bank of England’s Bailey under pressure from Government over food price warning

Bank of England’s Bailey under pressure from Government over food price warning

17 May 2022

The Bank’s Governor Andrew Bailey said he is “sorry for being apocalyptic” but the impact of the war in Ukraine on food prices is a “major concern”.


Wayne Rooney: Coleen is a different mother and wife since Vardy ‘sting’ row

Wayne Rooney: Coleen is a different mother and wife since Vardy ‘sting’ row

Wayne Rooney: Coleen is a different mother and wife since Vardy ‘sting’ row

17 May 2022

The former England captain gave evidence at the Royal Courts of Justice on Tuesday.


Diseased dolphins use muscles as energy source to survive, study suggests

Diseased dolphins use muscles as energy source to survive, study suggests

Diseased dolphins use muscles as energy source to survive, study suggests

17 May 2022

Researchers analysed the metabolism of bottlenose dolphins.


Woman whose mother’s corpse was abused by murderer embroiled in inquiry fight

Woman whose mother’s corpse was abused by murderer embroiled in inquiry fight

Woman whose mother’s corpse was abused by murderer embroiled in inquiry fight

17 May 2022

Amanda Miah on Tuesday complained to a High Court judge that the scope of a public inquiry into the crimes of David Fuller was too narrow.


UK Government should not go it alone on Troubles legacy plan, Taoiseach warns

UK Government should not go it alone on Troubles legacy plan, Taoiseach warns

UK Government should not go it alone on Troubles legacy plan, Taoiseach warns

17 May 2022

Micheal Martin said an inclusive process was required to establish mechanisms to deal with the legacy of the conflict.


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