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Hard to imagine Brexit deal ‘sufficient for Scotland’ – Russell

Hard to imagine Brexit deal ‘sufficient for Scotland’ – Russell

Scotland’s Constitution Secretary described Brexit as ‘utter folly’.

Meghan’s praise for heroes who fed the hungry during pandemic

Meghan’s praise for heroes who fed the hungry during pandemic

It was the former Suits star’s first public appearance since she revealed she had suffered a miscarriage.

UK-EU trade deal still possible, Barnier says after talks extended

UK-EU trade deal still possible, Barnier says after talks extended

Boris Johnson and European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen agreed to ‘go the extra mile’ and allow talks to continue.

Man killed and two others injured following stabbing in Harrow

Man killed and two others injured following stabbing in Harrow

A murder investigation has been launched after a man his 20s died on Sunday evening.

Teenager charged with murder of 12-year-old boy

Teenager charged with murder of 12-year-old boy

The body of Roberts Buncis was found on Saturday in Fishtoft, near Boston, Lincolnshire Police said.

NHS workers star in portrait exhibition

NHS workers star in portrait exhibition

Artist Aliza Nisenbaum said she wanted to ‘pay tribute’ to key workers in the project, commissioned by the Tate Liverpool gallery.

Government to start talks over Sizewell C nuclear power station

Government to start talks over Sizewell C nuclear power station

The Suffolk power station could generate 3.2 gigawatts of electricity, enough to provide 7% of the UK’s energy demands.

Barnier to brief EU ambassadors as post-Brexit trade talks continue

Barnier to brief EU ambassadors as post-Brexit trade talks continue

Michel Barnier will deliver an update on the situation after the UK and EU agreed to continue talking.

Windrush compensation set for major boost

Windrush compensation set for major boost

Under changes to be announced by Home Secretary Priti Patel, the minimum payment for victims will be raised to £10,000 and the maximum to £100,000.

Family doctors in England to begin giving Covid-19 vaccinations

Family doctors in England to begin giving Covid-19 vaccinations

Vaccination centres will operate from existing doctors’ surgeries or community hubs in villages, towns and cities across the country.

What the papers say – December 14

What the papers say – December 14

The extension of talks between the UK and the EU dominates Monday’s newspapers.

John le Carre: The writer who opened a window on the secret world

John le Carre: The writer who opened a window on the secret world

Born as David Cornwell in Dorset in 1931, the Cold War author was brought up in a turmoil of insecurities.

Brexit talks could go on past Christmas as UK and EU vow to ‘go extra mile’

Brexit talks could go on past Christmas as UK and EU vow to ‘go extra mile’

A no-deal outcome was averted after Boris Johnson and his European counterpart agreed to continue negotiating.

London’s surge in Covid-19 cases deeply concerning, says mayor Sadiq Khan

London’s surge in Covid-19 cases deeply concerning, says mayor Sadiq Khan

Mr Khan said a compensation scheme for businesses was needed ahead of London being moved into Tier 3.

Cold War author John le Carre dies aged 89

Cold War author John le Carre dies aged 89

Among his 25 novels were acclaimed best-sellers including Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and The Spy Who Came In From The Cold.

Council asks schools in Greenwich to close as Covid-19 rates rise

Council asks schools in Greenwich to close as Covid-19 rates rise

Local authority leader Danny Thorpe said ‘immediate action’ was needed.

In Pictures: Festive scenes for Christmas shoppers

In Pictures: Festive scenes for Christmas shoppers

There was plenty of glitter and sparkle as people hit the shops in the run-up to Christmas.

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Two-thirds of all local areas have recorded a week-on-week rise in rates.

Rule change means more gay and bisexual men can give blood safely, NHS says

Rule change means more gay and bisexual men can give blood safely, NHS says

The Terrence Higgins Trust charity welcomed the news, saying the move will make for a ‘fairer blood donation system’ while also ensuring its safety.

DUP: Brexit talks extension should lead to tariff-free deal

DUP: Brexit talks extension should lead to tariff-free deal

Lord Nigel Dodds said the movement of goods from Great Britain to Northern Ireland should take place with a minimum of checks.

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