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Ringleader closes eyes in dock as court hears container victims’ final calls

Ringleader closes eyes in dock as court hears container victims’ final calls

Ringleader closes eyes in dock as court hears container victims’ final calls

07 January 2021

A sentencing hearing is under way for those convicted in relation to the deaths of 39 migrants in a lorry container.


HMRC issues record £24m money-laundering fine

HMRC issues record £24m money-laundering fine

HMRC issues record £24m money-laundering fine

07 January 2021

MT Global breached regulations between 2017 and 2019.


Scotland records 78 more coronavirus deaths in 24 hours

Scotland records 78 more coronavirus deaths in 24 hours

Scotland records 78 more coronavirus deaths in 24 hours

07 January 2021

The death toll under the measure of people who first tested positive for the virus within the previous 28 days is now 4,779.


In Pictures: NHS staff on the front line in fight against Covid-19

In Pictures: NHS staff on the front line in fight against Covid-19

In Pictures: NHS staff on the front line in fight against Covid-19

07 January 2021

The PA news agency has been granted rare behind-the-scenes access to St George’s Hospital in Tooting, south-west London.


Home Office should consider denying Trump entry, says Scottish Justice Secretary

Home Office should consider denying Trump entry, says Scottish Justice Secretary

Home Office should consider denying Trump entry, says Scottish Justice Secretary

07 January 2021

Regulations show that the Home Secretary can deny entry to someone who ‘is not conducive to the public good’.


Surgery had not received Oxford vaccine at time of Hancock visit

Surgery had not received Oxford vaccine at time of Hancock visit

Surgery had not received Oxford vaccine at time of Hancock visit

07 January 2021

Health Secretary Matt Hancock visited a GP surgery to promote the rollout of the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab – but they had yet to receive it.


Concern over disparities in remote learning provision for pupils

Concern over disparities in remote learning provision for pupils

Concern over disparities in remote learning provision for pupils

07 January 2021

The Children’s Commissioner for England said youngsters should have daily contact with teachers.


High street woes continue as restrictions drag footfall lower

High street woes continue as restrictions drag footfall lower

High street woes continue as restrictions drag footfall lower

07 January 2021

New data showed UK footfall across UK shopping destinations decreased by 46.1% in December.


Three teenagers appear in court charged with murder of autistic boy

Three teenagers appear in court charged with murder of autistic boy

Three teenagers appear in court charged with murder of autistic boy

07 January 2021

Oliver Stephens, known as Olly, died at the scene in Reading.


Construction sector ends 2020 on a high thanks to housebuilding boost

Construction sector ends 2020 on a high thanks to housebuilding boost

Construction sector ends 2020 on a high thanks to housebuilding boost

07 January 2021

Building firms began hiring for the first time in 21 months in December as housebuilding ramped up and halted projects were restarted.


Brexit paperwork ‘overwhelming’ in Northern Ireland

Brexit paperwork ‘overwhelming’ in Northern Ireland

Brexit paperwork ‘overwhelming’ in Northern Ireland

07 January 2021

The country is continuing to follow rules of the EU single market to avoid a hard Irish border and shifting checks on food standards to the Irish Sea.


‘There’s only so much you can see’ – hospital staff describe impact of pandemic

‘There’s only so much you can see’ – hospital staff describe impact of pandemic

‘There’s only so much you can see’ – hospital staff describe impact of pandemic

07 January 2021

NHS workers at St George’s Hospital in Tooting, London, explained the latest wave of coronavirus cases is damaging morale and mental health.


Behind-the-scenes access to hospital reveals Covid impact on staff and patients

Behind-the-scenes access to hospital reveals Covid impact on staff and patients

Behind-the-scenes access to hospital reveals Covid impact on staff and patients

07 January 2021

Staff at St George’s Hospital in Tooting, London, said they will continue to do their best despite soaring case numbers across the country.


Covid staff reveal ‘unpredictability’ of second wave as young patients fall ill

Covid staff reveal ‘unpredictability’ of second wave as young patients fall ill

Covid staff reveal ‘unpredictability’ of second wave as young patients fall ill

07 January 2021

Staff at St George’s Hospital in Tooting are treating patients in their 20s and 30s, many seriously ill.


Exhausted ICU staff will leave the NHS once pandemic is over, matron warns

Exhausted ICU staff will leave the NHS once pandemic is over, matron warns

Exhausted ICU staff will leave the NHS once pandemic is over, matron warns

07 January 2021

Lindsey Izard, who works in intensive care at St George’s Hospital in London, said staff are struggling with the massive pressures placed on them.


Patients rejected Pfizer vaccine to wait for ‘English’ jab, says doctor

Patients rejected Pfizer vaccine to wait for ‘English’ jab, says doctor

Patients rejected Pfizer vaccine to wait for ‘English’ jab, says doctor

07 January 2021

Paul Williams, who works in the North East of England, said it is an example of the consequences of nationalism.


British Gas engineers launch five-day strike in pay and conditions row

British Gas engineers launch five-day strike in pay and conditions row

British Gas engineers launch five-day strike in pay and conditions row

07 January 2021

The GMB union said some of its members were mounting socially distanced picket lines across the UK.


Timeline: Trump’s turbulent relationship with the UK

Timeline: Trump’s turbulent relationship with the UK

Timeline: Trump’s turbulent relationship with the UK

07 January 2021

Donald Trump’s unconventional and undiplomatic approach to international affairs has seen him clash frequently with UK leaders.


Baker behind vegan doughnut says plant-based baking is key new trend

Baker behind vegan doughnut says plant-based baking is key new trend

Baker behind vegan doughnut says plant-based baking is key new trend

07 January 2021

Tesco called it an ‘historic move’.


The conspiracy theories that led to the Capitol being stormed

The conspiracy theories that led to the Capitol being stormed

The conspiracy theories that led to the Capitol being stormed

07 January 2021

False claims of election theft are the latest in a long line of false claims spread by Donald Trump and his supporters.


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