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Over 30,000 non-Covid-19 excess deaths at home in England and Wales since March

Over 30,000 non-Covid-19 excess deaths at home in England and Wales since March

Over 30,000 non-Covid-19 excess deaths at home in England and Wales since March

24 November 2020

Nearly half of the deaths have been registered since the start of July.


‘Amazing’ nurse dies with Covid-19 after leaving Caribbean to join NHS

‘Amazing’ nurse dies with Covid-19 after leaving Caribbean to join NHS

‘Amazing’ nurse dies with Covid-19 after leaving Caribbean to join NHS

24 November 2020

Hannah Jackson moved from Dominica to ‘progress in her career and fulfil a life experience’.


Harry Dunn parents challenge diplomatic immunity ruling on ‘strong legal advice’

Harry Dunn parents challenge diplomatic immunity ruling on ‘strong legal advice’

Harry Dunn parents challenge diplomatic immunity ruling on ‘strong legal advice’

24 November 2020

High Court judges accepted the Foreign Office’s position in their decision handed down on Tuesday.


Plans to ease coronavirus restrictions for Christmas across UK being considered

Plans to ease coronavirus restrictions for Christmas across UK being considered

Plans to ease coronavirus restrictions for Christmas across UK being considered

24 November 2020

A meeting on Tuesday afternoon will bring together the UK Government and leaders from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.


Members of Labour’s NEC stage walkout over election of veteran MP as chairwoman

Members of Labour’s NEC stage walkout over election of veteran MP as chairwoman

Members of Labour’s NEC stage walkout over election of veteran MP as chairwoman

24 November 2020

A dozen members of the NEC said the ‘longstanding protocol’ of the vice chair being elected as chair was not being followed.


Gomez singer Tom Gray claims streaming payments to artists are ‘pretty horrific’

Gomez singer Tom Gray claims streaming payments to artists are ‘pretty horrific’

Gomez singer Tom Gray claims streaming payments to artists are ‘pretty horrific’

24 November 2020

He spoke during a DCMS Committee inquiry into the effect of streaming on the music industry.


Father recovering from snakebite horror reunited with dog

Father recovering from snakebite horror reunited with dog

Father recovering from snakebite horror reunited with dog

24 November 2020

Ian Jones is blind and using a wheelchair since the incident in north-west India.


UK spent £10bn extra in inflated PPE prices due to ‘inadequate’ stockpile – NAO

UK spent £10bn extra in inflated PPE prices due to ‘inadequate’ stockpile – NAO

UK spent £10bn extra in inflated PPE prices due to ‘inadequate’ stockpile – NAO

24 November 2020

Officials paid ‘very high prices given the very unusual market conditions’, the report said.


The Spending Review: what you need to know

The Spending Review: what you need to know

The Spending Review: what you need to know

24 November 2020

How generous can Rishi Sunak be on Wednesday given the rising cost of coronavirus?


Third appeal against Lockerbie bombing verdict begins

Third appeal against Lockerbie bombing verdict begins

Third appeal against Lockerbie bombing verdict begins

24 November 2020

Abdelbaset al-Megrahi was jailed for life but released from prison on compassionate grounds while terminally ill with cancer.


NHS could save millions after CMA reaches deal to keep bipolar drug in the UK

NHS could save millions after CMA reaches deal to keep bipolar drug in the UK

NHS could save millions after CMA reaches deal to keep bipolar drug in the UK

24 November 2020

The Competition and Markets Authority has been probing whether Essential Pharma broke competition law by deciding to pull Priadel from the market.


P&O Cruises extends suspension of sailings until April 2021

P&O Cruises extends suspension of sailings until April 2021

P&O Cruises extends suspension of sailings until April 2021

24 November 2020

The UK’s largest cruise line said the decision was taken because of ‘current uncertainty around European ports of call’.


Transport Secretary urges people to consider avoiding Christmas travel

Transport Secretary urges people to consider avoiding Christmas travel

Transport Secretary urges people to consider avoiding Christmas travel

24 November 2020

Grants Shapps said there are ‘limitations’ with the rail network.


Harry Dunn’s parents lose High Court battle with Foreign Office

Harry Dunn’s parents lose High Court battle with Foreign Office

Harry Dunn’s parents lose High Court battle with Foreign Office

24 November 2020

Judges said the teenager’s alleged killer, Anne Sacoolas, ‘enjoyed immunity from UK criminal jurisdiction’.


Weekly registered coronavirus deaths pass 2,000 for first time since May – ONS

Weekly registered coronavirus deaths pass 2,000 for first time since May – ONS

Weekly registered coronavirus deaths pass 2,000 for first time since May – ONS

24 November 2020

There were 2,466 deaths involving Covid-19 registered in the week ending November 13 in England and Wales.


Lockerbie bomber’s third appeal against conviction due to begin

Lockerbie bomber’s third appeal against conviction due to begin

Lockerbie bomber’s third appeal against conviction due to begin

24 November 2020

Former Libyan intelligence officer Abdelbaset al-Megrahi died in 2012.


Metal monolith discovered in Utah sparks mystery

Metal monolith discovered in Utah sparks mystery

Metal monolith discovered in Utah sparks mystery

24 November 2020

The object was discovered by local officials who were counting sheep from a helicopter.


Jeremy Kyle told tragic guest ‘he would not trust him with a chocolate button’

Jeremy Kyle told tragic guest ‘he would not trust him with a chocolate button’

Jeremy Kyle told tragic guest ‘he would not trust him with a chocolate button’

24 November 2020

The ITV presenter was accused of ‘humiliating’ Steve Dymond, who died seven days after the show was recorded.


Pets At Home boss reveals ‘baby boom’ in new owners

Pets At Home boss reveals ‘baby boom’ in new owners

Pets At Home boss reveals ‘baby boom’ in new owners

24 November 2020

Households are taking advantage of working from home, the company said.


AA asks for extra time to avoid takeover talks breakdown

AA asks for extra time to avoid takeover talks breakdown

AA asks for extra time to avoid takeover talks breakdown

24 November 2020

The company is asking for an extra 24 hours in the hopes of seeing a ‘non-binding’ offer made formal.


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