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Patel: police data loss will not mean criminals ‘getting away’ with offences

Patel: police data loss will not mean criminals ‘getting away’ with offences

Patel: police data loss will not mean criminals ‘getting away’ with offences

20 January 2021

The Home Secretary said it would take time for the scale of the problem to emerge.


Politicians drinking at Senedd is a ‘serious matter’, says ex-standards official

Politicians drinking at Senedd is a ‘serious matter’, says ex-standards official

Politicians drinking at Senedd is a ‘serious matter’, says ex-standards official

20 January 2021

Four men deny breaking Covid-19 rules and say they observed social distancing while drinking wine.


Boris Johnson looks ahead to close relationship with Joe Biden’s White House

Boris Johnson looks ahead to close relationship with Joe Biden’s White House

Boris Johnson looks ahead to close relationship with Joe Biden’s White House

20 January 2021

A new political era will dawn as Joe Biden takes office as president of the United States.


Identical twin among UK’s oldest loses battle against coronavirus aged 96

Identical twin among UK’s oldest loses battle against coronavirus aged 96

Identical twin among UK’s oldest loses battle against coronavirus aged 96

20 January 2021

Doris Hobday’s death was confirmed two days after her sister Lilian was discharged from hospital.


British Gas engineers launch fresh wave of strikes over pay and conditions

British Gas engineers launch fresh wave of strikes over pay and conditions

British Gas engineers launch fresh wave of strikes over pay and conditions

20 January 2021

GMB members will take seven days of industrial action, with no sign of a breakthrough in the dispute.


Life in lockdown: Everything you need to know about sleep

Life in lockdown: Everything you need to know about sleep

Life in lockdown: Everything you need to know about sleep

20 January 2021

Leading sleep expert Professor Mark Blagrove explains the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on our slumbers.


DUP minister Edwin Poots facing surgery after chance cancer diagnosis

DUP minister Edwin Poots facing surgery after chance cancer diagnosis

DUP minister Edwin Poots facing surgery after chance cancer diagnosis

20 January 2021

His operation to remove a kidney has been delayed due to the pandemic.


Clothing and transport costs pushed up inflation in December

Clothing and transport costs pushed up inflation in December

Clothing and transport costs pushed up inflation in December

20 January 2021

The Office for National Statistics said the rate of Consumer Price Index inflation increased to 0.6% in December from 0.3% in November.


Nine police officers fined for cafe meal in breach of Covid-19 regulations

Nine police officers fined for cafe meal in breach of Covid-19 regulations

Nine police officers fined for cafe meal in breach of Covid-19 regulations

20 January 2021

The Metropolitan Police officers were issued with fixed penalty notices of £200 each and told to ‘reflect’ on their choices.


Julian Assange misses out on pardon from Donald Trump

Julian Assange misses out on pardon from Donald Trump

Julian Assange misses out on pardon from Donald Trump

20 January 2021

Mr Assange’s partner Stella Moris had previously urged Mr Trump to pardon the Wikileaks founder.


Biden’s return to Paris climate accord raises hopes of boost to global action

Biden’s return to Paris climate accord raises hopes of boost to global action

Biden’s return to Paris climate accord raises hopes of boost to global action

20 January 2021

UK Government urged to turn the new momentum on tackling climate change into action ahead of the international Cop26 summit in Glasgow.


Tories risk a return to days of the ‘nasty party’ warns Casey

Tories risk a return to days of the ‘nasty party’ warns Casey

Tories risk a return to days of the ‘nasty party’ warns Casey

20 January 2021

Ex-government homelessness adviser says withdrawing the £20-a-week increase to Universal Credit is ‘too punitive’.


What the papers say – January 20

What the papers say – January 20

What the papers say – January 20

20 January 2021

The end of Donald Trump’s presidency leads Wednesday’s front pages.


Scientists warn Covid deaths will continue to rise after record daily toll

Scientists warn Covid deaths will continue to rise after record daily toll

Scientists warn Covid deaths will continue to rise after record daily toll

20 January 2021

Coronavirus infections continue to fall but experts say it will be some days before fatalities follow.


Storm Christoph ‘could bring two months of rain in under three days’

Storm Christoph ‘could bring two months of rain in under three days’

Storm Christoph ‘could bring two months of rain in under three days’

20 January 2021

More than 35 flood warnings are in place on Wednesday morning.


May slams Johnson for abandoning UK’s ‘global moral leadership’

May slams Johnson for abandoning UK’s ‘global moral leadership’

May slams Johnson for abandoning UK’s ‘global moral leadership’

19 January 2021

Former PM hits out at Donald Trump ‘whipping up’ the protesters who stormed the Capitol.


Johnson hails the inauguration of Biden as US president

Johnson hails the inauguration of Biden as US president

Johnson hails the inauguration of Biden as US president

19 January 2021

The Prime Minister says he looks forward to working closely with the new occupant of the White House.


Call for funding to address hospital maintenance after oxygen issues

Call for funding to address hospital maintenance after oxygen issues

Call for funding to address hospital maintenance after oxygen issues

19 January 2021

Concerns have been raised about piping used by hospitals.


Seafood exporters to claim up to £100,000 to cover Brexit losses

Seafood exporters to claim up to £100,000 to cover Brexit losses

Seafood exporters to claim up to £100,000 to cover Brexit losses

19 January 2021

The Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs confirmed that it was putting in place a £23 million compensation package.


Government survives Tory rebellion to defeat genocide clause in Trade Bill

Government survives Tory rebellion to defeat genocide clause in Trade Bill

Government survives Tory rebellion to defeat genocide clause in Trade Bill

19 January 2021

Conservative former ministers Nus Ghani and Sir Iain Duncan Smith led the bid to support the Lords amendment.


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