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Equalities minister quits, citing ‘atmosphere of hostility’ for LGBT+ people

Equalities minister quits, citing ‘atmosphere of hostility’ for LGBT+ people

Equalities minister quits, citing ‘atmosphere of hostility’ for LGBT+ people

06 July 2022

It comes as he told MPs that “elements” of Parliament have issues with transgender people but it is not “on the whole” transphobic.


Sustainability of Russian attacks ‘challenging’ – Western officials

Sustainability of Russian attacks ‘challenging’ – Western officials

Sustainability of Russian attacks ‘challenging’ – Western officials

06 July 2022

One official said it remained ‘highly uncertain’ whether Russia would secure the limits of Donetsk Oblast this year.


British Airways to axe further 10,300 flights until end of October

British Airways to axe further 10,300 flights until end of October

British Airways to axe further 10,300 flights until end of October

06 July 2022

BA has been one of the worst affected carriers in terms of schedule disruption in recent months.


MI5 and FBI join forces to warn against threat posed by China

MI5 and FBI join forces to warn against threat posed by China

MI5 and FBI join forces to warn against threat posed by China

06 July 2022

Director general Ken McCallum said MI5 is running seven times as many probes into China as it was four years ago.


Zelensky thanks Ireland for its support as he meets Taoiseach in Kyiv

Zelensky thanks Ireland for its support as he meets Taoiseach in Kyiv

Zelensky thanks Ireland for its support as he meets Taoiseach in Kyiv

06 July 2022

Micheal Martin held talks with the Ukrainian president during a visit to the war-torn capital on Wednesday.


Thyroid problems linked to increased risk of dementia – study

Thyroid problems linked to increased risk of dementia – study

Thyroid problems linked to increased risk of dementia – study

06 July 2022

People with an under active thyroid later in life may have a greater chance of developing the condition, the research suggests.


Boris Johnson admits he met former KGB officer Lebedev without officials present

Boris Johnson admits he met former KGB officer Lebedev without officials present

Boris Johnson admits he met former KGB officer Lebedev without officials present

06 July 2022

The meeting occurred while Mr Johnson was foreign secretary.


New Chancellor must focus on support for poorest workers, say business leaders

New Chancellor must focus on support for poorest workers, say business leaders

New Chancellor must focus on support for poorest workers, say business leaders

06 July 2022

Paul Drechsler called on the new Chancellor to improve confidence by addressing the cost-of-living crisis head on.


E-scooter trials extended despite spike in pedestrian injuries

E-scooter trials extended despite spike in pedestrian injuries

E-scooter trials extended despite spike in pedestrian injuries

06 July 2022

Local authorities have the option of continuing pilot schemes for rental e-scooters until the end of May 2024.


Search for dormice and bats finds toads up trees

Search for dormice and bats finds toads up trees

Search for dormice and bats finds toads up trees

06 July 2022

The study concluded amphibians’ use of tree cavities and nests could be ‘substantial’.


Apple announces new security tool to combat spyware attacks

Apple announces new security tool to combat spyware attacks

Apple announces new security tool to combat spyware attacks

06 July 2022

Lockdown Mode has been designed to prevent targeted attacks from spyware such as the Pegasus software.


William and Kate join guests for Royal Charity Polo Cup

William and Kate join guests for Royal Charity Polo Cup

William and Kate join guests for Royal Charity Polo Cup

06 July 2022

The event is expected to raise £1 million for good causes.


Cameron Norrie’s girlfriend has ‘really good impact’ on player, coach says

Cameron Norrie’s girlfriend has ‘really good impact’ on player, coach says

Cameron Norrie’s girlfriend has ‘really good impact’ on player, coach says

06 July 2022

Argentinian Facundo Lugones said on Wednesday that the 26-year-old’s girlfriend Louise Jacobi has “made him mature a lot”.


Ministers resign as Boris Johnson struggles to keep grip on power

Ministers resign as Boris Johnson struggles to keep grip on power

Ministers resign as Boris Johnson struggles to keep grip on power

06 July 2022

The Prime Minister is determined to keep going but support was draining away from him on Wednesday.


Third Health Secretary since pandemic began ‘frustrating’ – Yousaf

Third Health Secretary since pandemic began ‘frustrating’ – Yousaf

Third Health Secretary since pandemic began ‘frustrating’ – Yousaf

06 July 2022

The Scottish Government’s Health Secretary said he had built up a ‘positive relationship’ with former UK counterpart Sajid Javid.


Pupils sing Happy Birthday to Camilla at opening of school library

Pupils sing Happy Birthday to Camilla at opening of school library

Pupils sing Happy Birthday to Camilla at opening of school library

06 July 2022

The Duchess of Cornwall visited Millbrook Primary School in Newport as part of her annual tour of Wales.


Boris Johnson must stand down as PM, insists Douglas Ross

Boris Johnson must stand down as PM, insists Douglas Ross

Boris Johnson must stand down as PM, insists Douglas Ross

06 July 2022

The Scottish Tory leader said Mr Johnson had lost the support of his colleagues and must step aside.


Teachers say Zahawi must not ‘interfere’ over pay

Teachers say Zahawi must not ‘interfere’ over pay

Teachers say Zahawi must not ‘interfere’ over pay

06 July 2022

The leader of the NASUWT teaching union said intervention by the new Chancellor would be ‘entirely inappropriate’.


Blackford brands Johnson ‘dead parrot’ and challenges him to call election

Blackford brands Johnson ‘dead parrot’ and challenges him to call election

Blackford brands Johnson ‘dead parrot’ and challenges him to call election

06 July 2022

Speaking at Prime Minister’s Questions, SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford told Boris Johnson ‘it really is over’.


UK must ensure Nato integration for Sweden and Finland ‘as swiftly as possible’

UK must ensure Nato integration for Sweden and Finland ‘as swiftly as possible’

UK must ensure Nato integration for Sweden and Finland ‘as swiftly as possible’

06 July 2022

Labour called on the Government to reboot defence plans and halt cuts to the Army.


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