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Virus variant identified in India could ‘catch out’ the vulnerable – expert

Virus variant identified in India could ‘catch out’ the vulnerable – expert

Virus variant identified in India could ‘catch out’ the vulnerable – expert

19 April 2021

Professor Danny Altmann, of Imperial College London, warned variants ‘do pose a threat’ and ‘we still have a very large vulnerable population’.


MP leading lobbying probe confident ‘meaningful change’ can be achieved

MP leading lobbying probe confident ‘meaningful change’ can be achieved

MP leading lobbying probe confident ‘meaningful change’ can be achieved

19 April 2021

Environment Secretary George Eustice has argued there are already ‘some quite robust systems’ in place around the practice.


Public back ban on damaging fishing in protected areas amid carbon warning

Public back ban on damaging fishing in protected areas amid carbon warning

Public back ban on damaging fishing in protected areas amid carbon warning

19 April 2021

Polling for Greenpeace shows 69% of people back a ban on bottom trawling, which risks releasing carbon from the seabed in protected areas.


What the papers say – April 19

What the papers say – April 19

What the papers say – April 19

19 April 2021

The front pages on Monday carry a mix of stories including the royals’ support of the Queen and the continuing Greensill scandal.


Marcus Rashford launches book club for disadvantaged children

Marcus Rashford launches book club for disadvantaged children

Marcus Rashford launches book club for disadvantaged children

19 April 2021

The footballer has previously campaigned for free school meals.


Retired police officers and solicitor to stand trial over Hillsborough

Retired police officers and solicitor to stand trial over Hillsborough

Retired police officers and solicitor to stand trial over Hillsborough

19 April 2021

The charges relate to the amendment of police officers’ statements following the disaster on April 15 1989.


Foreign registration scheme to be unveiled as part of effort to tackle spies

Foreign registration scheme to be unveiled as part of effort to tackle spies

Foreign registration scheme to be unveiled as part of effort to tackle spies

19 April 2021

The Times said the Prime Minister planned to make it a criminal offence not to declare work for a foreign government in the UK.


Boris Johnson condemns ‘very damaging’ European Super League

Boris Johnson condemns ‘very damaging’ European Super League

Boris Johnson condemns ‘very damaging’ European Super League

18 April 2021

Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham and Manchester City have signed up to the planned competition.


Mourning Queen to mark birthday without Philip for first time during reign

Mourning Queen to mark birthday without Philip for first time during reign

Mourning Queen to mark birthday without Philip for first time during reign

18 April 2021

The monarch will turn 95 on Wednesday, four days after Philip’s funeral.


Reducing poverty ‘best way’ to cut inner city crime, police chief says

Reducing poverty ‘best way’ to cut inner city crime, police chief says

Reducing poverty ‘best way’ to cut inner city crime, police chief says

18 April 2021

Andy Cooke, Chief Constable of Merseyside Police, said if he was given a £5bn budget to cut crime, most of it would be spent trying to tackle poverty.


‘Special’ former minister and Labour peer Frank Judd dies aged 86

‘Special’ former minister and Labour peer Frank Judd dies aged 86

‘Special’ former minister and Labour peer Frank Judd dies aged 86

18 April 2021

Party colleagues paid tribute to the ‘indefatigable’ ex-Oxfam chief.


Johnson condemns ‘very damaging’ European Super League proposal

Johnson condemns ‘very damaging’ European Super League proposal

Johnson condemns ‘very damaging’ European Super League proposal

18 April 2021

The PM said the rumoured breakaway clubs ‘must answer to their fans’ before pursuing the widely criticised idea.


Family pay tribute to ‘caring and kind’ teenager killed in stabbing

Family pay tribute to ‘caring and kind’ teenager killed in stabbing

Family pay tribute to ‘caring and kind’ teenager killed in stabbing

18 April 2021

Joshua Hall, 17, died in hospital following reports of a stabbing at a sports club in Gloucestershire.


Football fans speak of ‘surreal’ atmosphere at FA Cup semi-final

Football fans speak of ‘surreal’ atmosphere at FA Cup semi-final

Football fans speak of ‘surreal’ atmosphere at FA Cup semi-final

18 April 2021

An audience of 4,000 were present at the stadium in north-west London to witness the match between Leicester City and Southampton.


Sinn Fein leader apologises for IRA’s murder of Lord Mountbatten

Sinn Fein leader apologises for IRA’s murder of Lord Mountbatten

Sinn Fein leader apologises for IRA’s murder of Lord Mountbatten

18 April 2021

Mary Lou McDonald described the assassination of the Duke of Edinburgh’s uncle as ‘heartbreaking’.


101-year-old fundraiser to lead charity walk while fasting for Ramadan

101-year-old fundraiser to lead charity walk while fasting for Ramadan

101-year-old fundraiser to lead charity walk while fasting for Ramadan

18 April 2021

Dabirul Islam Choudhury was made an OBE after raising thousands for Covid-19 relief during Ramadan in 2020.


Cancer research ‘could be delayed by two years’ due to coronavirus pandemic

Cancer research ‘could be delayed by two years’ due to coronavirus pandemic

Cancer research ‘could be delayed by two years’ due to coronavirus pandemic

18 April 2021

The race to find new treatments has been limited by lockdown restrictions, the Institute of Cancer Research, London said.


Billionaire Issa brothers buy fast food chain Leon

Billionaire Issa brothers buy fast food chain Leon

Billionaire Issa brothers buy fast food chain Leon

18 April 2021

Mohsin Issa and Zuber Issa’s firm EG Group has bought more than 70 Leon restaurants across the UK and Europe.


Blossoms to headline gig without social distancing in pilot event

Blossoms to headline gig without social distancing in pilot event

Blossoms to headline gig without social distancing in pilot event

18 April 2021

The concert in Liverpool will be part of a scientific experiment.


In Pictures: Britons bask in spring sunshine

In Pictures: Britons bask in spring sunshine

In Pictures: Britons bask in spring sunshine

18 April 2021

The warm weather coincided with the first weekend of the latest relaxation of coronavirus lockdown measures in England.


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