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Philip expected to stay in hospital into next week

Philip expected to stay in hospital into next week

Philip expected to stay in hospital into next week

19 February 2021

The Duke of Edinburgh is said to be in ‘good spirits’.


Wales becomes first UK nation to vaccinate one third of adult population

Wales becomes first UK nation to vaccinate one third of adult population

Wales becomes first UK nation to vaccinate one third of adult population

19 February 2021

First Minister Mark Drakeford praised the ‘enormous efforts’ of those involved in the vaccination programme.


Three men remanded in custody over east Belfast gathering

Three men remanded in custody over east Belfast gathering

Three men remanded in custody over east Belfast gathering

19 February 2021

Stephen Matthews, 58, David Matthews, 34, and Derek Lammey, 56, of Spring Place are due to appear before court again on March 19.


Union steps up campaign for Government to support Eurostar

Union steps up campaign for Government to support Eurostar

Union steps up campaign for Government to support Eurostar

19 February 2021

Ministers have been urged to intervene to prevent the cross-Channel rail service ‘going to the wall’.


‘Reckless’ full reopening of schools could risk Covid-19 spike, unions warn

‘Reckless’ full reopening of schools could risk Covid-19 spike, unions warn

‘Reckless’ full reopening of schools could risk Covid-19 spike, unions warn

19 February 2021

The Prime Minister should opt for a ‘phased return’ of students to classrooms over a period of time, a coalition of education organisations say.


Government welcomes draft EU decision on post-Brexit data flow

Government welcomes draft EU decision on post-Brexit data flow

Government welcomes draft EU decision on post-Brexit data flow

19 February 2021

The European Commission has published draft decisions supporting the continued free flow of data between the UK and the European Union.


‘I think you need to mute’, PM tells Angela Merkel at G7 virtual meeting

‘I think you need to mute’, PM tells Angela Merkel at G7 virtual meeting

‘I think you need to mute’, PM tells Angela Merkel at G7 virtual meeting

19 February 2021

Germany’s chancellor forgot to put herself on mute and could be heard in the background of the Prime Minister’s opening remarks.


GP vows to call every patient who refuses Covid jab to combat vaccine hesitancy

GP vows to call every patient who refuses Covid jab to combat vaccine hesitancy

GP vows to call every patient who refuses Covid jab to combat vaccine hesitancy

19 February 2021

Dr Farzana Hussain says the issue is ‘personal’ to her and that she has already successfully changed the minds of some of her older patients.


MPs claim pensioner’s jail term for killing wife in lockdown ‘unduly lenient’

MPs claim pensioner’s jail term for killing wife in lockdown ‘unduly lenient’

MPs claim pensioner’s jail term for killing wife in lockdown ‘unduly lenient’

19 February 2021

Anthony Williams, 70, admitted choking to death his wife Ruth, 67, at their home in south Wales on March 28 last year after he ‘snapped’.


Woman, 61, killed in house collapse named

Woman, 61, killed in house collapse named

Woman, 61, killed in house collapse named

19 February 2021

Investigations into the cause of the incident are continuing.


‘Unwelcome news’ as Ulster Bank to begin phased withdrawal from Irish market

‘Unwelcome news’ as Ulster Bank to begin phased withdrawal from Irish market

‘Unwelcome news’ as Ulster Bank to begin phased withdrawal from Irish market

19 February 2021

NatWest confirmed on Friday that Ulster Bank is to begin a phased withdrawal from Ireland.


One Supreme Court justice delivered an 18,500-word Uber ruling

One Supreme Court justice delivered an 18,500-word Uber ruling

One Supreme Court justice delivered an 18,500-word Uber ruling

19 February 2021

Other judges said they agreed with Lord Leggatt.


Harry faces heartbreak over loss of patronages and military roles

Harry faces heartbreak over loss of patronages and military roles

Harry faces heartbreak over loss of patronages and military roles

19 February 2021

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex quit as senior royals on March 31 2020.


Man who died after going overboard from fishing vessel identified

Man who died after going overboard from fishing vessel identified

Man who died after going overboard from fishing vessel identified

19 February 2021

Edison Joseph Carrera Lacaste, 45, from the Philippines, died following the incident off Shetland early on Thursday.


Cocaine worth up to £184m found in banana shipment

Cocaine worth up to £184m found in banana shipment

Cocaine worth up to £184m found in banana shipment

19 February 2021

The National Crime Agency said the seizure is one of the largest ever in the UK.


Harry and Meghan stripped of patronages they were ‘committed’ to supporting

Harry and Meghan stripped of patronages they were ‘committed’ to supporting

Harry and Meghan stripped of patronages they were ‘committed’ to supporting

19 February 2021

The decision came after the 12-month review of the Sussexes stepping down as senior working royals.


Tests find no coronavirus on London’s Tubes or buses

Tests find no coronavirus on London’s Tubes or buses

Tests find no coronavirus on London’s Tubes or buses

19 February 2021

Samples are taken from station concourses and commonly touched surfaces such as ticket machines and escalator handles.


PM tells G7 ‘no point’ in national vaccine rollouts if poor nations left behind

PM tells G7 ‘no point’ in national vaccine rollouts if poor nations left behind

PM tells G7 ‘no point’ in national vaccine rollouts if poor nations left behind

19 February 2021

Boris Johnson is leading the international meeting virtually from Downing Street.


Harry and Meghan ‘crossed red line’ by walking away from monarchy – biographer

Harry and Meghan ‘crossed red line’ by walking away from monarchy – biographer

Harry and Meghan ‘crossed red line’ by walking away from monarchy – biographer

19 February 2021

Angela Levin said the Queen was a ‘patient woman’ but that she was ‘devoted to her sense of duty’ and the protection of the royal family.


William thanks Western Isles health staff during phone call with nurse

William thanks Western Isles health staff during phone call with nurse

William thanks Western Isles health staff during phone call with nurse

19 February 2021

The Duke of Cambridge discussed working during the pandemic with Barra charge nurse Frances MacNeil.


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