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Legislation to rip up parts of Northern Ireland Protocol to be laid within weeks

Legislation to rip up parts of Northern Ireland Protocol to be laid within weeks

Legislation to rip up parts of Northern Ireland Protocol to be laid within weeks

17 May 2022

The Bill will propose separate ‘green’ and ‘red’ lanes for goods travelling between Great Britain and Northern Ireland.


Boy, 16, arrested after teenage brothers die in bridge crash

Boy, 16, arrested after teenage brothers die in bridge crash

Boy, 16, arrested after teenage brothers die in bridge crash

17 May 2022

Luke Smith, 17, and his 13-year-old brother Lewis, from Peterborough, died in hospital from their injuries.


Police name three-year-old boy killed in dog attack

Police name three-year-old boy killed in dog attack

Police name three-year-old boy killed in dog attack

17 May 2022

Daniel John Twigg was taken to hospital after ambulance staff were called to a property in Milnrow, Rochdale, but died a short time later.


Nurse ‘scared’ by Sheku Bayoh fought to save his life in hospital, probe hears

Nurse ‘scared’ by Sheku Bayoh fought to save his life in hospital, probe hears

Nurse ‘scared’ by Sheku Bayoh fought to save his life in hospital, probe hears

17 May 2022

Sheku Bayoh died on Sunday May 3 2015 after he was detained by officers in Kirkcaldy, Fife.


Wayne Rooney spoke to Jamie Vardy about Rebekah Vardy during Euro 2016

Wayne Rooney spoke to Jamie Vardy about Rebekah Vardy during Euro 2016

Wayne Rooney spoke to Jamie Vardy about Rebekah Vardy during Euro 2016

17 May 2022

The former England player and captain said he was asked by a member of the Football Association staff to speak to Jamie Vardy.


National Action founder convicted of continuing to be a member after ban

National Action founder convicted of continuing to be a member after ban

National Action founder convicted of continuing to be a member after ban

17 May 2022

Alex Davies had set up a ‘continuity group’ after the fascist organisation was banned in 2016.


It is ‘crucial’ to keep people safe amid Taser rollout, Boris Johnson says

It is ‘crucial’ to keep people safe amid Taser rollout, Boris Johnson says

It is ‘crucial’ to keep people safe amid Taser rollout, Boris Johnson says

17 May 2022

The move has been criticised by Amnesty International UK, which said the move to arm volunteer officers will lead to more deaths.


Northern Ireland cannot be caught in game of chicken, Michelle O’Neill warns

Northern Ireland cannot be caught in game of chicken, Michelle O’Neill warns

Northern Ireland cannot be caught in game of chicken, Michelle O’Neill warns

17 May 2022

The DUP has refused to restore a powersharing government at Stormont until the protocol is radically altered.


Tech giants must be more transparent on online harms, campaigners say

Tech giants must be more transparent on online harms, campaigners say

Tech giants must be more transparent on online harms, campaigners say

17 May 2022

An open letter from a group of charities has called for the Government to amend the Online Safety Bill to compel more data sharing by tech firms.


Treasury ministers suggest no imminent new help to ease cost-of-living pressures

Treasury ministers suggest no imminent new help to ease cost-of-living pressures

Treasury ministers suggest no imminent new help to ease cost-of-living pressures

17 May 2022

Chief Secretary to the Treasury Simon Clarke said the Chancellor will bring forward measures ‘in a targeted way’.


‘Whitewash’ of Troubles crimes ‘won’t promote reconciliation’ – McCord

‘Whitewash’ of Troubles crimes ‘won’t promote reconciliation’ – McCord

‘Whitewash’ of Troubles crimes ‘won’t promote reconciliation’ – McCord

17 May 2022

Raymond McCord, whose son was killed by loyalists, described the Government’s proposals for dealing with the past as ‘disgusting’.


UK medic tells of devastation as he delivers aid in Ukraine

UK medic tells of devastation as he delivers aid in Ukraine

UK medic tells of devastation as he delivers aid in Ukraine

17 May 2022

Frontline aid charity UK-Med has just received £600,000 from the UK Government to provide humanitarian support to the war-torn country.


Jamie Oliver threatens Johnson with ‘Eton Mess’ protest over anti-obesity U-turn

Jamie Oliver threatens Johnson with ‘Eton Mess’ protest over anti-obesity U-turn

Jamie Oliver threatens Johnson with ‘Eton Mess’ protest over anti-obesity U-turn

17 May 2022

The celebrity chef called on the public to gather outside Downing Street on Friday with bowls of the dessert to demonstrate against the U-turns.


Drivers raised alert after seeing man with knife, Sheku Bayoh probe told

Drivers raised alert after seeing man with knife, Sheku Bayoh probe told

Drivers raised alert after seeing man with knife, Sheku Bayoh probe told

17 May 2022

An inquiry is taking place into the death of Mr Bayoh after he was detained by police in May 2015.


Woman, 21, stabbed to death in west London alleyway

Woman, 21, stabbed to death in west London alleyway

Woman, 21, stabbed to death in west London alleyway

17 May 2022

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the incident in South Ealing, police said.


‘Our voice of the North’ – TV world mourns writer Kay Mellor

‘Our voice of the North’ – TV world mourns writer Kay Mellor

‘Our voice of the North’ – TV world mourns writer Kay Mellor

17 May 2022

The screenwriter has died aged 71.


NI’s ‘unique’ protocol benefit of dual market access should be retained, Lewis

NI’s ‘unique’ protocol benefit of dual market access should be retained, Lewis

NI’s ‘unique’ protocol benefit of dual market access should be retained, Lewis

17 May 2022

The Northern Ireland Secretary said the region could have an unrivalled global position under a reformed protocol.


Queen beams in sunshine yellow for surprise visit to open Elizabeth line

Queen beams in sunshine yellow for surprise visit to open Elizabeth line

Queen beams in sunshine yellow for surprise visit to open Elizabeth line

17 May 2022

The monarch was shown how to use an Oyster card on a ticket machine when she joined the Earl of Wessex at Paddington Station.


UK to hit 26C on Tuesday on hottest day of year so far

UK to hit 26C on Tuesday on hottest day of year so far

UK to hit 26C on Tuesday on hottest day of year so far

17 May 2022

Parts of the country will be warmer than some Greek islands such as Santorini, Crete and Mykonos, and will even top Los Angeles in California.


Queen makes surprise visit to see the Elizabeth line at Paddington station

Queen makes surprise visit to see the Elizabeth line at Paddington station

Queen makes surprise visit to see the Elizabeth line at Paddington station

17 May 2022

The monarch is joining the Earl of Wessex at the official engagement on Tuesday despite facing ongoing mobility problems.


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