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HS2 protesters in court after emerging from Euston tunnels

HS2 protesters in court after emerging from Euston tunnels

They were charged with obstructing or disrupting a person engaged in a lawful activity.

Unions ‘disappointed’ over decision not to prioritise teachers for vaccine

Unions ‘disappointed’ over decision not to prioritise teachers for vaccine

One headteachers’ union said ruling out an occupation-based rollout for the vaccination programme due to complexity was ‘not good enough’.

Press was destroying my mental health and forced UK exit, says Harry

Press was destroying my mental health and forced UK exit, says Harry

The Duke of Sussex spoke candidly in an interview with James Corden as the pair took an open-top bus tour of Los Angeles.

Captain Sir Tom Moore’s funeral will be ‘quite spectacular’

Captain Sir Tom Moore’s funeral will be ‘quite spectacular’

Soldiers from the Yorkshire Regiment will honour Sir Tom at Saturday’s service.

Staveley lawyer surprised by outcome of Barclays case

Staveley lawyer surprised by outcome of Barclays case

Richard East said his client had been portrayed as a ‘reliable and honest witness’ in the judgment.

Pair face trial over allegedly organising rave in breach of Covid restrictions

Pair face trial over allegedly organising rave in breach of Covid restrictions

The case was one of 63 cases listed at City of London Magistrates’ Court on Friday involving the emergency pandemic legislation.

Businesswoman considers appeal after losing big-money court battle with Barclays

Businesswoman considers appeal after losing big-money court battle with Barclays

Amanda Staveley complained about the behaviour of bank bosses when negotiating investment deals during the 2008 financial crisis.

No 10 defends Civil Service after senior aide says system ‘arrogant and remote’

No 10 defends Civil Service after senior aide says system ‘arrogant and remote’

Baroness Finn, a key ally of Michael Gove, made the comments in an opinion article in the press.

I felt more like a prisoner, says traveller after quarantine hotel stay

I felt more like a prisoner, says traveller after quarantine hotel stay

Many guests leaving the Radisson Blu Edwardian near Heathrow complained about the conditions, the costs and being kept away from family members.

Salmond criticises Sturgeon and claims inquiry evidence ‘deliberately suppressed’

Salmond criticises Sturgeon and claims inquiry evidence ‘deliberately suppressed’

The former first minister is giving evidence to a Scottish Parliament inquiry.

Number 10 writes to trainee hairdresser who offered to cut Boris Johnson’s hair

Number 10 writes to trainee hairdresser who offered to cut Boris Johnson’s hair

Norfolk teenager Jack Jenkins invited the Prime Minister to be a hair model.

Age remains the rule as people 40-49 next in line for Covid-19 vaccines

Age remains the rule as people 40-49 next in line for Covid-19 vaccines

The Government is sticking with its vaccine policy and groups such as teachers and police officers will not be prioritised for the jab.

Rail minister announces plan to accelerate major projects

Rail minister announces plan to accelerate major projects

Rail Project Speed aims to halve the duration, and significantly reduce the costs, of rail infrastructure work.

Amanda Staveley loses High Court battle with Barclays

Businesswoman Amanda Staveley had made complaints about the behaviour of bosses at Barclays when negotiating investment deals in 2008.

Scottish Tories will have voice on PM’s union committee – Douglas Ross

Scottish Tories will have voice on PM’s union committee – Douglas Ross

He said he himself will be “feeding into” the new UK Cabinet body.

Alex Salmond arrives at Scottish Parliament ahead of evidence session to inquiry

Alex Salmond arrives at Scottish Parliament ahead of evidence session to inquiry

The former first minister made no statement as he entered Holyrood.

Events planned to mark 20th anniversary of worst rail crash of 21st century

Events planned to mark 20th anniversary of worst rail crash of 21st century

Ten men died in the Selby Rail Crash after two trains collided near the North Yorkshire village of Great Heck.

Executive politicking and dispute cost lives, says Swann

Executive politicking and dispute cost lives, says Swann

Robin Swann was speaking ahead of the one-year anniversary of the first coronavirus cases being confirmed in the region.

Six e-scooter riders charged with drink-driving

Six e-scooter riders charged with drink-driving

Some residents have already complained that the scheme, which was launched in parts of Newcastle upon Tyne last week, is a ‘free-for-all’.

Airport slots waiver extended throughout summer

Airport slots waiver extended throughout summer

Airlines are usually required to use 80% of slots at oversubscribed airports or risk them being taken away in the following year.

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