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Weather conditions ignite explosion of colour in gardens: RHS

Weather conditions ignite explosion of colour in gardens: RHS

Early blooms such as lilies, rhododendrons, irises, roses and hydrangeas have been abundant.

Trial to tackle internet blackouts on trains

Trial to tackle internet blackouts on trains

The Government has announced £200,000 will be invested into developing the technology.

William and Kate’s foundation awards £1.8m to support frontline workers

William and Kate’s foundation awards £1.8m to support frontline workers

The couple’s Royal Foundation Covid-19 Response Fund is helping a range of projects.

Do not buy face masks for babies and young children, Public Health England warns

Do not buy face masks for babies and young children, Public Health England warns

Children aged under 11 are exempt.

Face coverings mandatory but some stores say they will not challenge customers

Face coverings mandatory but some stores say they will not challenge customers

The new laws come into force from Friday and people who do not obey the rules could be fined £100.

Falling tree crushes three pedestrians in east London

Falling tree crushes three pedestrians in east London

Three people were taken to hospital after the tree collapse in Leyton.

Leicester lockdown to be partially eased but area ‘not out of the woods’

Leicester lockdown to be partially eased but area ‘not out of the woods’

On Friday, some measures will be eased in Leicester City and the Borough of Oadby and Wigston.

Face coverings encouraged in English courts from Monday July 27

Face coverings encouraged in English courts from Monday July 27

The rules, which come into effect from Monday July 27, are being imposed to minimise the risk of coronavirus in HMCTS buildings.

Around 80 firefighters tackle ‘huge’ blaze in west London

Around 80 firefighters tackle ‘huge’ blaze in west London

The London Fire Brigade said the blaze was affecting a bakery and restaurant.

Crossrail opening delayed further due to coronavirus pandemic

Crossrail opening delayed further due to coronavirus pandemic

The board of the troubled railway said the impact of Covid-19 had ‘made the existing pressures more acute’.

Hotels, cinemas and museums on list of latest relaxed measures in Wales

Hotels, cinemas and museums on list of latest relaxed measures in Wales

First Minister Mark Drakeford has eased restrictions.

Green Party urged to ‘stick with’ leader Eamon Ryan after narrow re-election win

Green Party urged to ‘stick with’ leader Eamon Ryan after narrow re-election win

The Green Party leader beat his rival Catherine Martin by only 48 votes.

Face coverings guidance branded ‘last minute’ and ‘long overdue’

Face coverings guidance branded ‘last minute’ and ‘long overdue’

The British Retail Consortium, UKHospitality and British Medical Association criticised the delay in guidance published a day before new laws come in.

Doctor Who star joins Premier League players for children’s hospice fundraiser

Doctor Who star joins Premier League players for children’s hospice fundraiser

Peter Capaldi and first team players from Tottenham Hotspur are hoping to help raise £500,000 for Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice in London.

Johnny Depp on 24-hour ‘bender’ when he went to Keith Richards set, court told

Johnny Depp on 24-hour ‘bender’ when he went to Keith Richards set, court told

The claim was made in court by Amber Heard.

NI Covid-19 contact-tracing phone app to be launched next week

NI Covid-19 contact-tracing phone app to be launched next week

The software’s use will be voluntary.

Eamon Ryan re-elected leader of Ireland’s Greens

Eamon Ryan re-elected leader of Ireland’s Greens

He won 994 votes to challenger Catherine Martin’s 946 in the internal party ballot.

Johnson sees future beyond ‘devastating’ coronavirus as he marks year in No 10

Johnson sees future beyond ‘devastating’ coronavirus as he marks year in No 10

Boris Johnson said the country must ‘build back better’ after the virus which has cost tens of thousands of lives and wrecked the economy.

UK Government guarantees £3.7bn funding for devolved administrations

UK Government guarantees £3.7bn funding for devolved administrations

Chief Secretary to the Treasury Steve Barclay made the announcement ahead of a visit to Edinburgh.

‘Rough sex’ killer could be freed less than two years into sentence, says MP

‘Rough sex’ killer could be freed less than two years into sentence, says MP

Natalie Connolly was left injured and bleeding at the bottom of the stairs by her partner John Broadhurst.

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