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John Hume’s body makes final journey home

John Hume’s body makes final journey home

The former SDLP leader and a key architect of the Good Friday Agreement died on Monday aged 83.

What restrictions does the Queen face under lockdown at Balmoral?

What restrictions does the Queen face under lockdown at Balmoral?

The monarch arrived at her Aberdeenshire estate on Tuesday.

Balmoral: The Queen’s summer retreat

Balmoral: The Queen’s summer retreat

The Queen is never happier than when she is at the rural estate in Aberdeenshire.

Queen and Philip arrive in Scotland for annual summer stay at Balmoral

Queen and Philip arrive in Scotland for annual summer stay at Balmoral

The monarch and the Duke of Edinburgh touched down at Aberdeen Airport on Tuesday afternoon.

PM confirms British nationals are among those caught up in Beirut blast

PM confirms British nationals are among those caught up in Beirut blast

The Lebanese Red Cross has said there are hundreds of casualties and a number of fatalities.

Dentists’ association targeted in ‘sophisticated’ cyber attack

Dentists’ association targeted in ‘sophisticated’ cyber attack

The British Dental Association said it was doing everything it could to get its systems ‘back up and running’.

Captain Sir Tom Moore encourages public to remember British soldiers on VJ Day

Captain Sir Tom Moore encourages public to remember British soldiers on VJ Day

The Royal British Legion is encouraging people to take part in a two-minute silence on Saturday August 15.

What do the latest coronavirus lockdown laws say?

What do the latest coronavirus lockdown laws say?

Areas of the north of England are affected by the rules.

Kate wears face mask for first time during charity visit

Kate wears face mask for first time during charity visit

The Duchess of Cambridge followed in the footsteps of the Duchess of Cornwall who wore a face covering during a recent visit to the National Gallery.

Boy inspired by Gareth Bale’s long hair will have first ever cut for charity

Boy inspired by Gareth Bale’s long hair will have first ever cut for charity

His mum Daisy Canny, said people know her son as ‘Reilly with the long hair’ and that it is ‘sort of his identity really’.

Family of killed Pc Andrew Harper welcomes jail term review

Family of killed Pc Andrew Harper welcomes jail term review

The 28-year-old newlywed died when he tried to stop three thieves fleeing after they stole a quad bike in Stanford Dingley, Berkshire.

Lockdown has given Helen Skelton a new ‘love and respect’ for TV technicians

Lockdown has given Helen Skelton a new ‘love and respect’ for TV technicians

Skelton was speaking as she returned to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

No further action against pair over house fire that killed four children

No further action against pair over house fire that killed four children

Four siblings died in the blaze in Stafford in February last year.

TfL launches journey planning app to help passengers avoid crowds

TfL launches journey planning app to help passengers avoid crowds

TfL Go provides real-time train times, information about when particular services are less busy, and offers alternative walking and cycling options.

Sainsbury’s signs legal agreement to protect staff from sexual harassment

Sainsbury’s signs legal agreement to protect staff from sexual harassment

The supermarket chain was ordered to pay damages to a former worker after a tribunal ruled a male colleague threatened to rape her.

Lockdown laws for parts of north of England come into force at midnight

Lockdown laws for parts of north of England come into force at midnight

The legislation underpinning the measures in Greater Manchester, parts of east Lancashire and West Yorkshire has been published.

Embryos could be vulnerable to Covid-19 in second week of pregnancy – study

Embryos could be vulnerable to Covid-19 in second week of pregnancy – study

Researchers say their findings indicate it may possible that coronavirus could affect the ability of the embryo to properly implant into the womb.

Owners warned to protect pets from hot weather after cat’s sunburnt ears removed

Owners warned to protect pets from hot weather after cat’s sunburnt ears removed

Kahlo was a stray on the streets of Tunbridge Wells, Kent, and recently gave birth to five kittens.

Ancient Viking waterway discovered in Orkney

Ancient Viking waterway discovered in Orkney

The route connects the North Atlantic with the Scapa Flow and crosses the Scottish archipelago’s mainland.

Bid to restore native wild oyster population receives £1.2m boost

Bid to restore native wild oyster population receives £1.2m boost

Scheme to create oyster nurseries and reefs is the biggest conservation project of its kind in the UK, the team behind it say.

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