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NHS clerical worker hailed as ‘caring, gentle, loving’ after Covid death

NHS clerical worker hailed as ‘caring, gentle, loving’ after Covid death

NHS clerical worker hailed as ‘caring, gentle, loving’ after Covid death

31 March 2021

David Trower, 67, had worked at NHS Lanarkshire since 1995.


Alex Salmond is focused on revenge, not recovery – Scottish Labour leader

Alex Salmond is focused on revenge, not recovery – Scottish Labour leader

Alex Salmond is focused on revenge, not recovery – Scottish Labour leader

31 March 2021

Scotland’s former first minister is leading the new Alba Party in the upcoming Holyrood election.


Countryside visitors urged to say hello, stick to footpaths and bin dog poo

Countryside visitors urged to say hello, stick to footpaths and bin dog poo

Countryside visitors urged to say hello, stick to footpaths and bin dog poo

31 March 2021

An update of the Countryside Code is being published on the 70th anniversary of the booklet’s first publication.


Pupils walk out in protest against ‘discriminatory school uniform policy’

Pupils walk out in protest against ‘discriminatory school uniform policy’

Pupils walk out in protest against ‘discriminatory school uniform policy’

31 March 2021

Students at the school in London left their classes over claims the policy discriminates against black and Muslim students.


‘Divisive’ review argues system no longer ‘rigged against ethnic minorities’

‘Divisive’ review argues system no longer ‘rigged against ethnic minorities’

‘Divisive’ review argues system no longer ‘rigged against ethnic minorities’

31 March 2021

The report was commissioned in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement.


Report rejects ‘common view’ that ethnic minorities have worse health outcomes

Report rejects ‘common view’ that ethnic minorities have worse health outcomes

Report rejects ‘common view’ that ethnic minorities have worse health outcomes

31 March 2021

The review claims that for some key health metrics, ethnic minority groups had better outcomes than the white population.


Treasures found in attics and cellars of Highland castle to be sold at auction

Treasures found in attics and cellars of Highland castle to be sold at auction

Treasures found in attics and cellars of Highland castle to be sold at auction

31 March 2021

Silverware, paintings, sculptures and vintage ski equipment was found during a ‘decluttering’ at Dunrobin Castle in Sutherland.


Cage fighter who beat his teacher ex to death jailed for life

Cage fighter who beat his teacher ex to death jailed for life

Cage fighter who beat his teacher ex to death jailed for life

31 March 2021

Paul Robson, 50, will serve a minimum of 35 years for the murder of his ex-partner Caroline Kayll, 47.


Over-50s and vulnerable urged to book Covid-19 jab and turn up for second dose

Over-50s and vulnerable urged to book Covid-19 jab and turn up for second dose

Over-50s and vulnerable urged to book Covid-19 jab and turn up for second dose

31 March 2021

The NHS is still on track to offer every adult in the UK a first dose by the end of July.


Ex-footballers withdraw pensions mis-selling claim against business consultant

Ex-footballers withdraw pensions mis-selling claim against business consultant

Ex-footballers withdraw pensions mis-selling claim against business consultant

31 March 2021

A judge heard that Robert Lee, Steve Stone, Warren Barton, John Beresford and Paul Kitson had withdrawn claims against Kevin Neal.


Commission chair accused of ‘putting positive spin on slavery and empire’

Commission chair accused of ‘putting positive spin on slavery and empire’

Commission chair accused of ‘putting positive spin on slavery and empire’

31 March 2021

Tony Sewell led the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities review.


Labour will make national security its top priority, says Nandy

Labour will make national security its top priority, says Nandy

Labour will make national security its top priority, says Nandy

31 March 2021

The shadow foreign secretary said a Labour government would seek to rebuild relations with the EU while confronting Russian aggression.


Fresh strike in deadlocked British Gas dispute

Fresh strike in deadlocked British Gas dispute

Fresh strike in deadlocked British Gas dispute

31 March 2021

Engineers will walk out for the 43rd time this year in the continuing row over pay and conditions.


In Pictures: Life’s a beach as Britons bask in balmy March weather

In Pictures: Life’s a beach as Britons bask in balmy March weather

In Pictures: Life’s a beach as Britons bask in balmy March weather

31 March 2021

The warm weather coincides with Monday’s easing of Covid rules, meaning groups of up to six, or two households, can socialise in parks and gardens.


Police injured and two arrested following disorder in Cardiff Bay

Police injured and two arrested following disorder in Cardiff Bay

Police injured and two arrested following disorder in Cardiff Bay

31 March 2021

South Wales Police said violence broke out after crowds of mostly young people gathered outside the Senedd building on Tuesday evening.


Queen’s tribute to Royal Australian Air Force’s ‘sacrifice’ at centenary event

Queen’s tribute to Royal Australian Air Force’s ‘sacrifice’ at centenary event

Queen’s tribute to Royal Australian Air Force’s ‘sacrifice’ at centenary event

31 March 2021

More than 350,000 men and women have served in the RAAF since its formation in 1921 with 11,100 losing their lives in service.


City’s parks closed after ‘appalling scenes’ of huge crowds and litter

City’s parks closed after ‘appalling scenes’ of huge crowds and litter

City’s parks closed after ‘appalling scenes’ of huge crowds and litter

31 March 2021

Councillor David Mellen said two of Nottingham’s parks were closed due to ‘the actions of a thoughtless minority’.


Uber to WeWork – the IPO flops that preceded Deliveroo

Uber to WeWork – the IPO flops that preceded Deliveroo

Uber to WeWork – the IPO flops that preceded Deliveroo

31 March 2021

The takeaway delivery company’s shares dropped heavily on their London debut.


Thomas Gainsborough’s earliest known self-portrait to be sold at auction

Thomas Gainsborough’s earliest known self-portrait to be sold at auction

Thomas Gainsborough’s earliest known self-portrait to be sold at auction

31 March 2021

The painter is thought to have produced the artwork at the age of 13.


Green Party pledges transformation through recovery plan

Green Party pledges transformation through recovery plan

Green Party pledges transformation through recovery plan

31 March 2021

The party pledged ‘revolution from the bottom up’ as part of its local elections campaign.


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