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Tory MP criticised for ‘primitives’ tweet on pro-Palestine protesters in clashes (Report)

Tory MP criticised for ‘primitives’ tweet on pro-Palestine protesters in clashes (Report)

Conservative MP Michael Fabricant has been criticised for describing pro-Palestine demonstrators clashing with police as “primitives”. Anti-racism campaign Hope Not Hate called for the Conservative Party to suspend the backbencher on Sunday, accusing him of “hateful...
Starmer promises all-new Labour manifesto and economic offer

Starmer promises all-new Labour manifesto and economic offer

Keir Starmer has said Labour will have a completely new blueprint for power not based on previous manifestos, as he told activists he would spend the summer making extended visits to places the party must...
Coronavirus: Localised lockdowns not ruled out in response to Indian variant of Covid, says Matt Hancock

Coronavirus: Localised lockdowns not ruled out in response to Indian variant of Covid, says...

Ministers have not ruled out a return to localised lockdowns in response to the upsurge in the Indian variant of Covid-19 in the UK, health secretary Matt Hancock has said. Mr Hancock told Sky News’s Sophy...
Harry and Meghan's latest new job and other working royals

Harry and Meghan’s latest new job and other working royals

Prince Harry has taken up a new job at a coaching and mental health business in California - and says he is "really excited" to start. The Duke of Sussex has been appointed chief impact officer...
Coronavirus: Anyone living in Bolton is invited for Covid jab before 5pm today

Coronavirus: Anyone living in Bolton is invited for Covid jab before 5pm today

People living in Bolton were told “anyone” could get the vaccine before 5pm on Saturday, as the area battles the spread of the Indian variant. Councillor Andy Morgan tweeted an invite to locals of all ages...
Martin Bashir quits BBC amid investigation into Diana interview (Report)

Martin Bashir quits BBC amid investigation into Diana interview (Report)

Martin Bashir today stepped down as the BBC’s religion editor amid an investigation into his famous interview with Princess Diana. The corporation has confirmed that Bashir, 58, one of the BBC’s most respected journalists known for...
Dame Cressida Dick admits the streets of London ‘are not safe for everyone all of the time’ (Report)

Dame Cressida Dick admits the streets of London ‘are not safe for everyone all...

Metropolitan Police commissioner Dame Cressida Dick has said this morning that the streets of the capital are “not safe for everyone all of the time”. Black communities and women and girls face inflated rates of violence,...
NI Protocol is ‘unlawful’ on a number of grounds, court challenge is told (Report)

NI Protocol is ‘unlawful’ on a number of grounds, court challenge is told (Report)

“The purpose of this Judicial Review challenge is to undo the great wrong which was done in the imposition, without consent, of arrangements which leave Northern Ireland as a rule taker of foreign laws –...
Coronavirus: Boris Johnson to hold a press conference at 5pm amid concerns about the Indian Covid variant

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson to hold a press conference at 5pm amid concerns about the...

Boris Johnson will host a Downing Street press conference amid concerns over new coronavirus variants. The Prime Minister will be joined by the medical director of primary care for NHS England, Dr Nikita Kanani, at 5pm,...
Greensill lobbying scandal: What are the key questions facing David Cameron?

Greensill lobbying scandal: What are the key questions facing David Cameron?

Former prime minister David Cameron is set to face a long afternoon of questions from MPs over his lobbying for a now-collapsed finance firm. The ex-premier is due to appear on Thursday before two separate...

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