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Environment Secretary: Cop26 climate conference should take place in person

Environment Secretary: Cop26 climate conference should take place in person

Environment Secretary: Cop26 climate conference should take place in person

18 April 2021

This year’s event had been postponed from November 2020 due to the pandemic.


Scientists urged to speed up Indian variant analysis amid travel ban calls

Scientists urged to speed up Indian variant analysis amid travel ban calls

Scientists urged to speed up Indian variant analysis amid travel ban calls

18 April 2021

George Eustice said the Government is keeping the decision on whether to add India to the so-called ‘red list’ under regular review.


Covid progress must not be risked by ‘lax’ foreign travel rules, Sturgeon warns

Covid progress must not be risked by ‘lax’ foreign travel rules, Sturgeon warns

Covid progress must not be risked by ‘lax’ foreign travel rules, Sturgeon warns

18 April 2021

Nicola Sturgeon said she was continuing to push the UK Government to take a tougher approach.


Welsh Tory leader says Wales should follow England’s end date for Covid rules

Welsh Tory leader says Wales should follow England’s end date for Covid rules

Welsh Tory leader says Wales should follow England’s end date for Covid rules

18 April 2021

Andrew RT Davies said the Welsh Government had taken ‘different approaches for the sake of being different’ to England.


Violence in west Belfast ‘worst since early 1970s’ – community worker

Violence in west Belfast ‘worst since early 1970s’ – community worker

Violence in west Belfast ‘worst since early 1970s’ – community worker

18 April 2021

Isaac Andrews recalled at one stage trying hold off crowds from an open peace wall gate.


Transparency on Government lobbying ‘quite robust’, says Cabinet minister

Transparency on Government lobbying ‘quite robust’, says Cabinet minister

Transparency on Government lobbying ‘quite robust’, says Cabinet minister

18 April 2021

Environment Secretary George Eustice defended the way the Government had handled approaches by David Cameron and Greensill Capital.


Czech police hunt men wanted over Salisbury Novichok attack

Czech police hunt men wanted over Salisbury Novichok attack

Czech police hunt men wanted over Salisbury Novichok attack

18 April 2021

The UK Government said it ‘stands in full support’ of the Czech Republic as authorities search for Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov.


Damian Lewis praises wife Helen McCrory who was ‘a meteor in our life’

Damian Lewis praises wife Helen McCrory who was ‘a meteor in our life’

Damian Lewis praises wife Helen McCrory who was ‘a meteor in our life’

18 April 2021

The actress, best known for playing powerful women such as Aunt Polly in the BBC gang drama Peaky Blinders, has died at the age of 52.


People with disabilities report ‘struggle’ to move around outdoor seating areas

People with disabilities report ‘struggle’ to move around outdoor seating areas

People with disabilities report ‘struggle’ to move around outdoor seating areas

18 April 2021

The easing of lockdown in England means hospitality businesses can now serve customers in outside areas.


John Kerry: Failing to tackle climate change would be ‘beyond catastrophic’

John Kerry: Failing to tackle climate change would be ‘beyond catastrophic’

John Kerry: Failing to tackle climate change would be ‘beyond catastrophic’

18 April 2021

The US climate envoy said the need to tackle the issue is ‘extremely urgent’.


Press focuses on lonely Queen beginning an uncertain new era

Press focuses on lonely Queen beginning an uncertain new era

Press focuses on lonely Queen beginning an uncertain new era

18 April 2021

British and foreign newspapers have saluted the monarch in their coverage of Prince Philip’s funeral.


What the papers say – April 18

What the papers say – April 18

What the papers say – April 18

18 April 2021

Coverage of the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral dominates the papers, along with more news on the Government’s growing ‘sleaze’ scandal.


Fans welcomed back to live sport in lockdown easing test case

Fans welcomed back to live sport in lockdown easing test case

Fans welcomed back to live sport in lockdown easing test case

17 April 2021

The FA Cup semi-final between Leicester City and Southampton will serve as a test event with 4,000 fans attending.


Royal family continue to grieve Philip’s death as national mourning ends

Royal family continue to grieve Philip’s death as national mourning ends

Royal family continue to grieve Philip’s death as national mourning ends

17 April 2021

After almost 70 years as head of state, the Queen will reign without her husband by her side.


PM warned that lobbying scandal could risk ‘red wall’ gains

PM warned that lobbying scandal could risk ‘red wall’ gains

PM warned that lobbying scandal could risk ‘red wall’ gains

17 April 2021

A senior Tory said Boris Johnson needed to ensure his Government was ‘more transparent’ than previous administrations.


Royals ‘have never appeared quite so emotional than at Philip’s funeral’

Royals ‘have never appeared quite so emotional than at Philip’s funeral’

Royals ‘have never appeared quite so emotional than at Philip’s funeral’

17 April 2021

Judi James said the royals appeared ‘surprised at how hard Philip’s death had hit them’ during the service on Saturday.


Funeral ‘typically Philip and all the better for it’ – royal author

Funeral ‘typically Philip and all the better for it’ – royal author

Funeral ‘typically Philip and all the better for it’ – royal author

17 April 2021

The duke perfected the order of service and proceedings years in advance.


Unique televised moment of coffin being lowered into the Royal Vault

Unique televised moment of coffin being lowered into the Royal Vault

Unique televised moment of coffin being lowered into the Royal Vault

17 April 2021

Philip’s coffin was moved beneath the Quire of St George’s Chapel by an electric motor.


Second World War veteran who fought alongside Philip watches funeral in uniform

Second World War veteran who fought alongside Philip watches funeral in uniform

Second World War veteran who fought alongside Philip watches funeral in uniform

17 April 2021

Malcolm Clerc, 94, served in the Royal Navy with the Duke of Edinburgh.


Queen could ‘step back’ from duties following Philip’s funeral – royal historian

Queen could ‘step back’ from duties following Philip’s funeral – royal historian

Queen could ‘step back’ from duties following Philip’s funeral – royal historian

17 April 2021

The Duke of Edinburgh’s passing could mark a ‘turning point’ in the future of the monarchy, it has been said.


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