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Sunak challenged over partygate by worker whose mother died during pandemic

Sunak challenged over partygate by worker whose mother died during pandemic

Sunak challenged over partygate by worker whose mother died during pandemic

30 May 2024

The Prime Minister apologised for ‘what was going on in Downing Street’ and then highlighted his role in implementing furlough.


National service could lead to renewed sense of pride in Britain, claims Sunak

National service could lead to renewed sense of pride in Britain, claims Sunak

National service could lead to renewed sense of pride in Britain, claims Sunak

30 May 2024

The Prime Minister said his plan for 18-year-olds to do mandatory military service or community work would ‘bring us closer together’.


Fact check: Former defence minister voiced support for national service plan

Fact check: Former defence minister voiced support for national service plan

Fact check: Former defence minister voiced support for national service plan

30 May 2024

Ben Wallace said national service is ‘perfectly normal in most of Northern Europe. Young people are better for it’.


‘Housing emergency’ blamed for lack of homeless accommodation during Swift shows

‘Housing emergency’ blamed for lack of homeless accommodation during Swift shows

‘Housing emergency’ blamed for lack of homeless accommodation during Swift shows

30 May 2024

Edinburgh City Council said a spike in demand for tourist accommodation in early June means it will struggle to find places for homeless families.


100-year-old woman receives medal for work on Second World War Spitfires

100-year-old woman receives medal for work on Second World War Spitfires

100-year-old woman receives medal for work on Second World War Spitfires

30 May 2024

Kathleen Clement was been given a replacement Loyal Service Medal for her efforts in the Second World War after her previous medal went missing.


Girl, 9, fighting for her life and three men hurt after Hackney shooting

Girl, 9, fighting for her life and three men hurt after Hackney shooting

Girl, 9, fighting for her life and three men hurt after Hackney shooting

30 May 2024

The child, who was having dinner with her family at the time, was injured along with three men.


Performance figures show Tories’ total failure on railways, says Labour

Performance figures show Tories’ total failure on railways, says Labour

Performance figures show Tories’ total failure on railways, says Labour

30 May 2024

Statistics show the equivalent of 3.8% of services on Britain’s railways were cancelled in the year to the end of March.


Labour attacks Tories for ‘allowing soldier numbers to slump below their target’

Labour attacks Tories for ‘allowing soldier numbers to slump below their target’

Labour attacks Tories for ‘allowing soldier numbers to slump below their target’

30 May 2024

Army numbers have fallen to below 73,000 for the first time, Government statistics revealed.


Fiona Beal jailed for life for killing partner and burying body in garden

Fiona Beal jailed for life for killing partner and burying body in garden

Fiona Beal jailed for life for killing partner and burying body in garden

30 May 2024

Nicholas Billingham’s partly mummified remains were discovered four-and-a-half months after he was last seen on November 1, 2021.


Jump in applications to vote since General Election announced

Jump in applications to vote since General Election announced

Jump in applications to vote since General Election announced

30 May 2024

All voters intending to cast a ballot will need to be registered and show a form of photo ID at the polling station.


Rayner backs Abbott to stand for Labour and denies ‘purge’ of left

Rayner backs Abbott to stand for Labour and denies ‘purge’ of left

Rayner backs Abbott to stand for Labour and denies ‘purge’ of left

30 May 2024

Deputy Labour leader Angela Rayner said there was no reason for Diane Abbott not to stand in the July 4 contest.


Green Party says it’s ‘on the up’ as it launches General Election campaign

Green Party says it’s ‘on the up’ as it launches General Election campaign

Green Party says it’s ‘on the up’ as it launches General Election campaign

30 May 2024

Co-leader Adrian Ramsay said the party is offering ‘real hope and real change’ to voters.


Tories are ignoring a ‘new street crime wave’, says Labour’s Cooper

Tories are ignoring a ‘new street crime wave’, says Labour’s Cooper

Tories are ignoring a ‘new street crime wave’, says Labour’s Cooper

30 May 2024

Yvette Cooper said a Sir Keir Starmer-led government will put 13,000 more police and police community support officers back into communities.


Farage has ‘no interest’ in Tory pact as Reform floats employer immigration tax

Farage has ‘no interest’ in Tory pact as Reform floats employer immigration tax

Farage has ‘no interest’ in Tory pact as Reform floats employer immigration tax

30 May 2024

Reform UK’s honorary president, who is not standing to be an MP at the General Election, said he felt ‘betrayed’ by the Conservatives.


Seats visited by party leaders on day eight: Key election data

Seats visited by party leaders on day eight: Key election data

Seats visited by party leaders on day eight: Key election data

30 May 2024

The Labour and Lib Dem leaders both visited target seats on Thursday morning.


Border Force officers at Heathrow to strike for three days in roster row

Border Force officers at Heathrow to strike for three days in roster row

Border Force officers at Heathrow to strike for three days in roster row

30 May 2024

The PCS union said more than 500 of its members working on passport control at terminals 2, 3, 4 and 5, are taking action from Friday.


Drama continues decline in popularity at GCSE and A-level in England – figures

Drama continues decline in popularity at GCSE and A-level in England – figures

Drama continues decline in popularity at GCSE and A-level in England – figures

30 May 2024

Provisional figures showed exam entries for drama A-level are down by 5.8% compared to last summer.


Angela Rayner felt her ‘wings had been clipped’ by police probe into house row

Angela Rayner felt her ‘wings had been clipped’ by police probe into house row

Angela Rayner felt her ‘wings had been clipped’ by police probe into house row

30 May 2024

The deputy Labour leader declared ‘I’m back’ on the campaign trail after police said they would take no further action.


Fiona Beal had the ‘courage’ to plead guilty to murder – defence barrister

Fiona Beal had the ‘courage’ to plead guilty to murder – defence barrister

Fiona Beal had the ‘courage’ to plead guilty to murder – defence barrister

30 May 2024

Beal, 50, admitted the murder of Nicholas Billingham, 42, at their Northampton home in November 2021.


Girl, 9, fighting for life after restaurant shooting

Girl, 9, fighting for life after restaurant shooting

Girl, 9, fighting for life after restaurant shooting

30 May 2024

The child, who was having dinner with her family at the time, was injured along with three men.


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