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People in high-rise social housing ‘at significant risk of future fires’

People in high-rise social housing ‘at significant risk of future fires’

Danny Friedman QC made the comments at the Grenfell Tower Inquiry as it entered Phase 2, module 5 of the hearings.

Booster jab rollout: What you need to know

Booster jab rollout: What you need to know

Some 1.5 million people will be contacted and encouraged to arrange a top-up jab against Covid-19.

Seven-year-old boy missing overnight found hiding in loft at grandmother’s house

Seven-year-old boy missing overnight found hiding in loft at grandmother’s house

Carson Shephard had been staying with his grandmother in the town of New Cumnock, East Ayrshire.

Morrisons to ban plastic packaging on all bananas

Morrisons to ban plastic packaging on all bananas

The retail giant said it will be the first supermarket group to remove plastic bags from all bananas sold in its stores.

WWF teams up with energy giants at ScottishPower ahead of Cop26 summit

WWF teams up with energy giants at ScottishPower ahead of Cop26 summit

The two organisations will work together in a bid to accelerate UK efforts to reach net zero.

Parents have lost faith in hospital as safe place for children, inquiry hears

Parents have lost faith in hospital as safe place for children, inquiry hears

The Scottish Hospitals Inquiry opened on Monday.

University of Cambridge vice-chancellor to step down next year

University of Cambridge vice-chancellor to step down next year

Professor Stephen J Toope will leave the role after five years in office.

Distraught father leaves flowers at scene where four people found dead

Distraught father leaves flowers at scene where four people found dead

The bodies were found at a house in Killamarsh, near Sheffield.

Police urged to act quicker to halt M25 protests as dozens more arrested

Police urged to act quicker to halt M25 protests as dozens more arrested

‘I call on them to stop and the police to intervene’, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said.

Under-18s becoming pregnant down by a quarter during first national lockdown

Under-18s becoming pregnant down by a quarter during first national lockdown

There were 2,600 conceptions to under-18s between April and June 2020 in England and Wales, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Charles, Camilla, William and Kate’s date with 007 at No Time To Die premiere

Charles, Camilla, William and Kate’s date with 007 at No Time To Die premiere

The royal foursome will watch No Time To Die – the latest instalment of the Bond franchise – at the Royal Albert Hall.

Seven-year-old boy missing since Sunday evening found safe and well

Seven-year-old boy missing since Sunday evening found safe and well

Carson Shephard reported missing from New Cumnock, East Ayrshire.

Duffield seeks talks with Starmer to ‘clarify’ Labour’s stance on trans issues

Duffield seeks talks with Starmer to ‘clarify’ Labour’s stance on trans issues

Labour MP Rosie Duffield will not attend the party’s conference because of the abuse she has received.

People can be ‘fat but fit’ and less focus is needed on diets – experts

People can be ‘fat but fit’ and less focus is needed on diets – experts

Multiple studies have shown how people around the world have been trying to lose weight over the past 40 years, and yet obesity has continued to rise.

M25 protests ‘adding nothing’ to efforts to tackle climate change, says minister

M25 protests ‘adding nothing’ to efforts to tackle climate change, says minister

James Cleverly was the latest in a string of Government figures to criticise Insulate Britain.

Government ‘will not rest’ until Iran releases all imprisoned dual nationals

Government ‘will not rest’ until Iran releases all imprisoned dual nationals

Foreign Office minister James Cleverly said Foreign Secretary Liz Truss will raise a number of cases with her Iranian counterpart on Monday.

Tube extension shows London must ‘play its part’ in pandemic recovery – Khan

Tube extension shows London must ‘play its part’ in pandemic recovery – Khan

Northern line trains began serving two new stations in south London on Monday following the completion of a £1.1 billion project.

Gas price hikes: Will my energy bills rise?

Gas price hikes: Will my energy bills rise?

Prices of wholesale gas have surged 70% since August.

Aldi to trial first checkout-free supermarket

Aldi to trial first checkout-free supermarket

The discount supermarket chain said the store is in London but declined to give further details of the location of the trial site.

Outlook for small energy firms ‘looking bleak’ amid gas wholesale price rises

Outlook for small energy firms ‘looking bleak’ amid gas wholesale price rises

Foreign Office minister James Cleverly said the Government would prefer that companies stay afloat ‘organically’.

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