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Queen’s official birthday to be marked by ‘small’ military ceremony

Queen’s official birthday to be marked by ‘small’ military ceremony

The traditional Trooping the Colour ceremony is not going ahead in its traditional format but a smaller military event is planned.

Compensation delay for Troubles’ victims ‘disappointing and frustrating’

Compensation delay for Troubles’ victims ‘disappointing and frustrating’

Legislation was passed at Westminster requiring a pension scheme to be up by the end of May.

PM accused of failing to accept Labour offer to help get pupils back to school

PM accused of failing to accept Labour offer to help get pupils back to school

Children across England have been returning to primary school this week,

Travelodge launches radical restructuring plan to save 10,000 jobs

Travelodge launches radical restructuring plan to save 10,000 jobs

The hotel group is set to file a Company’s Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) deal after heated talks with landlords.

Bank bosses told to prepare for ‘a number of outcomes’ including no-deal Brexit

Bank bosses told to prepare for ‘a number of outcomes’ including no-deal Brexit

The Bank of England comments follow reports that Governor Andrew Bailey has told banking executives to ramp-up no-deal planning.

Fewer heart attack patients seeking urgent care during Covid-19 outbreak – study

Fewer heart attack patients seeking urgent care during Covid-19 outbreak – study

The majority of hospital physicians and nurses reported a drop in patients with the most severe heart attacks attending hospital.

Thousands of people traced under new test and trace programme – Johnson

Thousands of people traced under new test and trace programme – Johnson

Some of the 25,000 contact tracers employed by the Government have told the media they have nothing to do, despite earning up to £27.75 an hour.

Scrappage scheme needed to boost high-tech recovery, Make UK says

Scrappage scheme needed to boost high-tech recovery, Make UK says

The Government could give £5,000 towards a new car, with industry contributing the trade-in value of an old model, a report says.

Three more arrested over murder of law student

Three more arrested over murder of law student

Aya Hachem, 19, was gunned down on a shopping trip near her home in Blackburn.

Coronavirus deaths in Scottish care homes outstrip hospital Covid-19 fatalities

Coronavirus deaths in Scottish care homes outstrip hospital Covid-19 fatalities

A total of 3,911 people had died with confirmed or suspected Covid-19 in Scotland as of May 31.

Johnson defends his response to coronavirus crisis as death toll passes 50,000

Johnson defends his response to coronavirus crisis as death toll passes 50,000

At Prime Minister’s Questions Boris Johnson said he was ‘very proud of our record’.

Shops reopening could distract children from school work, MPs told

Shops reopening could distract children from school work, MPs told

The Children’s Commissioner for England Anne Longfield was giving evidence to the Education Select Committee.

Death of man at medieval castle due to heart attack, police say

Death of man at medieval castle due to heart attack, police say

Police have revealed 66-year-old Charles Hilder collapsed and later died from a heart attack after confrontations with two boys.

Clean tech and climate policies ‘could cut fossil fuel profits by two thirds’

Clean tech and climate policies ‘could cut fossil fuel profits by two thirds’

The world is witnessing the ‘decline and fall of the fossil fuel industry’, analysts say.

Two in five primary schools in England did not reopen more widely – poll

Two in five primary schools in England did not reopen more widely – poll

The findings come as children have been returning to the classroom after lockdown measures were eased.

UK police chiefs ‘appalled and horrified’ after George Floyd death

UK police chiefs ‘appalled and horrified’ after George Floyd death

Chief constables from across the UK issued a joint statement saying they ‘stand alongside all those across the globe’ who were horrified by his death.

Man appears in court charged with murdering his wife and daughter

Man appears in court charged with murdering his wife and daughter

Marcin Zdun will next appear before Winchester Crown Court on Friday.

Total UK deaths involving Covid-19 passes 50,000

Total UK deaths involving Covid-19 passes 50,000

New figures from Scotland mean the death toll has passed another grim milestone.

Key questions answered on air bridges

Key questions answered on air bridges

Air bridges would be implemented on routes between countries deemed at low risk of spreading coronavirus.

Covid-19 lockdown could help stem HIV spread

Covid-19 lockdown could help stem HIV spread

Lockdown measures could help ‘break the chain’ of HIV transmissions, a charity said as it urged people to get tested.

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