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Cabinet Secretary defends PM ‘marking own homework’ on flat renovation probe

Cabinet Secretary defends PM ‘marking own homework’ on flat renovation probe

Critics have suggested that Boris Johnson is the ‘judge and jury’ when it comes to his own behaviour under the current ethics system.

BBC journalist hopes reporting with daughter alongside her will inspire women

BBC journalist hopes reporting with daughter alongside her will inspire women

Reporter Anna Holligan said the pandemic means it is ‘no longer a taboo’ to have children around at work.

Indian variant uncertainty hits plans for updates on coronavirus restrictions

Indian variant uncertainty hits plans for updates on coronavirus restrictions

The next stage of England’s road map out of lockdown is due on June 21 but the spread of the variant of concern identified in India could hamper that.

Counter-terror police: We should have aired fears of Usman Khan’s London trip

Counter-terror police: We should have aired fears of Usman Khan’s London trip

Usman Khan killed Saskia Jones and Jack Merritt in London before he was shot dead by police on London Bridge.

Smiles and laughter as care home resident is reunited with great-granddaughter

Smiles and laughter as care home resident is reunited with great-granddaughter

Pat Tinner last saw 18-month-old Mya shortly before moving into the Sunrise of Bagshot care home in March 2020.

British Airways boss says amber list travel advice is ‘not clear’

British Airways boss says amber list travel advice is ‘not clear’

Chief executive Sean Doyle said there are ‘many reasons why people need to travel’.

Tourism and hospitality chiefs demand talks with Sturgeon on Glasgow rules

Tourism and hospitality chiefs demand talks with Sturgeon on Glasgow rules

Covid-19 outbreaks in Glasgow and Moray mean these areas remain in Level 3 restrictions while the rest of Scotland moved into Level 2 on Monday.

Jennifer Johnson’s lies to protect Russell Bishop were prosecutors’ nightmare

Jennifer Johnson’s lies to protect Russell Bishop were prosecutors’ nightmare

The Babes in the Wood killer’s ex-girlfriend lied at his famous 1987 trial, and the CPS has viewed it as ‘unfinished business’ ever since.

Babes in the Wood killer’s ex-girlfriend found guilty of perjury

Babes in the Wood killer’s ex-girlfriend found guilty of perjury

Jennifer Johnson, 55, was accused of having ‘significantly undermined’ the 1987 trial, which ended in Russell Bishop being acquitted of the murders.

Doug Beattie deemed elected as new leader of Ulster Unionist Party

Doug Beattie deemed elected as new leader of Ulster Unionist Party

The Upper Bann Assembly member was the only candidate to put his name forward to succeed Steve Aiken.

Covid-19 spikes in UK hotspots ‘driven by younger age groups’

Covid-19 spikes in UK hotspots ‘driven by younger age groups’

The rate of new cases in Bolton among those aged 10-19 is more than eight times the rate for people 60 and over.

Full inquest over boy’s death after lightning strike to be held in July

Full inquest over boy’s death after lightning strike to be held in July

Jordan Banks, nine, was seriously injured on playing fields in Blackpool.

Where were the homeworking hotspots in 2020?

Where were the homeworking hotspots in 2020?

Employees in London were more likely to work from home, while many areas in the North and Scotland saw much lower levels of homeworking.

Husband’s distress after dead wife’s wedding ring is stolen in hospital

Husband’s distress after dead wife’s wedding ring is stolen in hospital

Police have appealed for information.

Watchdog report finds ‘no police bias’ in handling of Bobby Storey funeral

Watchdog report finds ‘no police bias’ in handling of Bobby Storey funeral

A review says the PSNI ‘prioritised public security over enforcement of Covid-19 regulations’.

New Covid-19 vaccine study for pregnant women launches

New Covid-19 vaccine study for pregnant women launches

Experts hope to assess vaccine safety and whether protective antibodies are passed to babies.

Art lovers ‘bored of looking at computer screens’ as galleries reopen

Art lovers ‘bored of looking at computer screens’ as galleries reopen

Visitors queued outside the National Gallery in London.

Solar Orbiter records first footage of powerful eruptions on the sun

The events have the potential to trigger space weather that can interfere with satellites and power grids on Earth.

Jury sworn in for Croydon tram crash inquest

Jury sworn in for Croydon tram crash inquest

A minute’s silence was held for the victims on the first day at Croydon Town Hall.

Many Britons think parliaments should still work remotely after Covid, says poll

Many Britons think parliaments should still work remotely after Covid, says poll

A survey for the John Smith Centre at Glasgow University found 51% of people thought the current arrangements should continue.

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