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Woman arrested over deaths of three children detained under Mental Health Act

Woman arrested over deaths of three children detained under Mental Health Act

Avon and Somerset Police said the woman, aged 42, was still receiving treatment for her injuries.

Sunak to address public from Downing Street about ‘need to protect’ democracy

Sunak to address public from Downing Street about ‘need to protect’ democracy

The Prime Minister is travelling back from Scotland to make the remarks on Friday evening.

Household Cavalry troopers compete to be named best turned out soldier

Household Cavalry troopers compete to be named best turned out soldier

The Princess Elizabeth Cup dates back to 1949.

Teaching union launches preliminary ballot over pay and strike action

Teaching union launches preliminary ballot over pay and strike action

The National Education Union ballot opens on Saturday and closes on March 28.

Sunak refuses to be drawn on funding for local authorities

Sunak refuses to be drawn on funding for local authorities

Council leaders have written to the Chancellor Jeremy Hunt urging him to provide more funding.

Pension funds to publicly disclose how much is invested in UK versus overseas

Pension funds to publicly disclose how much is invested in UK versus overseas

Requirements for defined contribution pension funds are currently inconsistent across the market, the Government said.

Ireland welcomes EU decision to continue UNRWA funding

Ireland welcomes EU decision to continue UNRWA funding

More than a dozen countries previously suspended funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees.

Sunak urges voters to ‘stick’ with Tories as he confirms 2024 General Election

Sunak urges voters to ‘stick’ with Tories as he confirms 2024 General Election

The Prime Minister said his party’s plan was ‘starting to deliver’ but said Labour would take the country ‘back to square one’.

Spotify accuses Apple of scare tactics over new EU competition rules

Spotify accuses Apple of scare tactics over new EU competition rules

The music streaming giant has accused the iPhone maker of not complying with the EU’s Digital Markets Act.

Three in 10 London pupils miss out on first choice of secondary school

Three in 10 London pupils miss out on first choice of secondary school

The number of applications for places at secondary schools in the capital has fallen, according to figures collated by London Councils.

Ex-Scotland rugby captain Stuart Hogg charged in connection with incident

Ex-Scotland rugby captain Stuart Hogg charged in connection with incident

The 31-year-old retired from Rugby Union last year.

Sunak hints spring Budget may contain further cut in national insurance

Sunak hints spring Budget may contain further cut in national insurance

The Prime Minister said national insurance was a ‘tax on work’ and cutting it was rewarding hard work.

Gove: More devolution will let North ‘truly take back control’

Gove: More devolution will let North ‘truly take back control’

The Levelling Up Secretary told the annual Convention of the North that the region would enjoy a ‘power surge’.

Cut to interest rates still ‘some way off’, says Bank of England economist

Cut to interest rates still ‘some way off’, says Bank of England economist

Huw Pill also said policymakers should not feel a ‘false sense of security’ if inflation falls below the 2% target rate.

Tories expect to make gains in Scotland at general election, says Sunak

Tories expect to make gains in Scotland at general election, says Sunak

The PM made his prediction despite the Tories slumping to their lowest rating in Scotland since Liz Truss’s premiership in a recent poll.

Couple killed by ‘pathologically jealous’ ex-partner ‘failed by police’ – family

Couple killed by ‘pathologically jealous’ ex-partner ‘failed by police’ – family

Marcus Osborne was given a whole life order for murdering Katie Higton and her new boyfriend Steven Harnett in a ‘ferocious’ attack in May last year.

Prince of Wales celebrates St David’s Day with schoolchildren

Prince of Wales celebrates St David’s Day with schoolchildren

William visited Ysgol yr Holl Saint, or All Saints School, in Gresford, Wrexham on Friday.

Confidential Leveson Inquiry documents can be disclosed in Harry legal action

Confidential Leveson Inquiry documents can be disclosed in Harry legal action

Harry, alongside a number of other high-profile people, is suing Associated Newspapers Limited over allegations of unlawful information gathering.

Eight police officers among 11 taken to hospital after fire at five-storey house

Eight police officers among 11 taken to hospital after fire at five-storey house

Emergency services were called to the scene in South Kensington just after midnight.

Three jailed for life for murder of woman they ‘treated like slave’

Three jailed for life for murder of woman they ‘treated like slave’

Shakira Spencer, 35, was tortured and starved by Ashana Studholme, Shaun Pendlebury and Lisa Richardson.

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