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Frank Bough was a veteran BBC presenter before scandal ruined his career

Frank Bough was a veteran BBC presenter before scandal ruined his career

The veteran broadcaster enjoyed a long career at the BBC and was well known for hosting programmes such as Grandstand and Breakfast Time.

Tory MP’s office garden covered in empty plates in school meals protest

Tory MP’s office garden covered in empty plates in school meals protest

Dozens of plates with protest messages were deposited at the Southend West Tory headquarters.

Rehabilitated seals returned to the wild in rare triple release

Rehabilitated seals returned to the wild in rare triple release

Tarquin, Ozzy and Barnabus made their way back to nature at Whitley Bay.

Two Popes actor hails Francis after endorsement of same-sex civil unions

Two Popes actor hails Francis after endorsement of same-sex civil unions

Jonathan Pryce heaped praise on Pope Francis after winning best actor at the Welsh Bafta awards for portraying the pontiff

Former BBC presenter Frank Bough dies aged 87

Former BBC presenter Frank Bough dies aged 87

A family friend told the broadcaster that the presenter died on Wednesday in a care home.

Seven detained after armed forces gain control of oil tanker in Channel

Seven detained after armed forces gain control of oil tanker in Channel

Concerns were raised with police over the welfare of the ship’s crew shortly after 10am on Sunday.

Military assistance requested over tanker stowaway incident

Military assistance requested over tanker stowaway incident

According to maritime tracking websites, the Nave Andromeda had sailed from Lagos, Nigeria, on October 5.

Supermarkets have ‘discretion’ over non-essential item ban – First Minister

Supermarkets have ‘discretion’ over non-essential item ban – First Minister

The Welsh Government is to discuss the ban with supermarkets on Monday.

The stowaways who ran amok on a container vessel in 2018

The stowaways who ran amok on a container vessel in 2018

The captain discovered the group on the lower deck ramp close to where the propellers are.

Hospital food can be delicious, says Prue Leith after leading review

Hospital food can be delicious, says Prue Leith after leading review

The Government has said it will establish an expert group of NHS caterers, dietitians and nurses to decide on next steps.

Commons chamber to mark 70 years since post-war reconstruction

Commons chamber to mark 70 years since post-war reconstruction

A series of incendiary bombs were dropped on the chamber over two nights in May 1941.

Johnson faces growing Tory revolt over free school meals

Johnson faces growing Tory revolt over free school meals

Senior Conservatives say they could vote against the Government as support for Marcus Rashford’s campaign grows.

Fees for rearranging advance rail journeys disrupted by Covid-19 to be scrapped

Fees for rearranging advance rail journeys disrupted by Covid-19 to be scrapped

The Department for Transport said the measures ensure passengers affected by changing restrictions will not be left out of pocket.

Police dealing with vessel incident amid tanker hijacking bid reports

Police dealing with vessel incident amid tanker hijacking bid reports

The Liberian-registered Nave Andromeda crude oil tanker is involved, Isle of Wight Radio said.

Pandemic heroes among those honoured at Pride of Britain Awards

Pandemic heroes among those honoured at Pride of Britain Awards

Marcus Rashford, Captain Sir Tom Moore and NHS frontline workers are recognised.

Lewis dismisses concerns over Biden presidency amid Brexit fears

Lewis dismisses concerns over Biden presidency amid Brexit fears

The Northern Ireland Secretary insisted Britain would continue to work closely with the US, whoever won the election.

Two men killed in crash in Chertsey

Two men killed in crash in Chertsey

Both those who died were in their 20s.

Government resists demands to sack NHS Test and Trace chief

Government resists demands to sack NHS Test and Trace chief

Labour said the position of Baroness Harding is ‘untenable’ as a senior Tory called for a military commander to be put in charge.

Government plans for dealing with Troubles cases ‘unilateral and unhelpful’

Government plans for dealing with Troubles cases ‘unilateral and unhelpful’

MPs from the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee condemned the Government’s lack of consultation.

Effectiveness of coronavirus vaccine could be known before end of year – Fauci

Effectiveness of coronavirus vaccine could be known before end of year – Fauci

The US’s top infectious disease specialist said such knowledge could arrive by the end of November or beginning of December.

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