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The former subpostmasters who went to prison for crimes they did not commit

The former subpostmasters who went to prison for crimes they did not commit

The former subpostmasters who went to prison for crimes they did not commit

23 April 2021

Some of the former subpostmasters who were cleared by the Court of Appeal on Friday served time in jail for crimes they were innocent of.


Cummings told PM flat revamp plans were unethical, foolish and possibly illegal

Cummings told PM flat revamp plans were unethical, foolish and possibly illegal

Cummings told PM flat revamp plans were unethical, foolish and possibly illegal

23 April 2021

Boris Johnson’s former aide said he would be ‘happy’ to tell the Cabinet Secretary or Electoral Commission what he knows about the matter.


TV doctor tells court he did not want to cause Arlene Foster ‘distress’

TV doctor tells court he did not want to cause Arlene Foster ‘distress’

TV doctor tells court he did not want to cause Arlene Foster ‘distress’

23 April 2021

Dr Jessen sent the tweet on December 23 2019.


Northern Ireland takes a stride out of lockdown

Northern Ireland takes a stride out of lockdown

Northern Ireland takes a stride out of lockdown

23 April 2021

Hairdressers reopened and driving lessons resumed on Friday.


Cleared subpostmasters say the fight will continue after Court of Appeal ruling

Cleared subpostmasters say the fight will continue after Court of Appeal ruling

Cleared subpostmasters say the fight will continue after Court of Appeal ruling

23 April 2021

One former subpostmasters whose conviction was overturned on Friday said: ‘We are not finished, not by a long way.’


‘Good character’ test for Windrush passport applications unlawful, judge rules

‘Good character’ test for Windrush passport applications unlawful, judge rules

‘Good character’ test for Windrush passport applications unlawful, judge rules

23 April 2021

Hubert Howard has posthumously won his case against the Home Office for refusing him citizenship based on his past convictions.


Cummings lashes out at Johnson over leak allegations

Cummings lashes out at Johnson over leak allegations

Cummings lashes out at Johnson over leak allegations

23 April 2021

The ex-No 10 adviser accused the Prime Minister of being responsible for false allegations about him in the media.


Baby fox named Sticky after being rescued from glue trap in Edinburgh

Baby fox named Sticky after being rescued from glue trap in Edinburgh

Baby fox named Sticky after being rescued from glue trap in Edinburgh

23 April 2021

Sticky the fox is now ‘happy and playful’ after being freed from a glue trap.


Turkey lifts ban on direct flights from UK in boost to holiday hopes

Turkey lifts ban on direct flights from UK in boost to holiday hopes

Turkey lifts ban on direct flights from UK in boost to holiday hopes

23 April 2021

Popular areas for visitors include Istanbul, Bodrum, Dalaman and Izmir.


Boris Johnson paid for Downing Street flat revamp out of his own pocket

Boris Johnson paid for Downing Street flat revamp out of his own pocket

Boris Johnson paid for Downing Street flat revamp out of his own pocket

23 April 2021

Normally, prime ministers receive an annual allowance of up to £30,000 to contribute to the costs of maintaining and furnishing the residency.


‘AstraZeneca jab gives significant benefit against hospital admission’

‘AstraZeneca jab gives significant benefit against hospital admission’

‘AstraZeneca jab gives significant benefit against hospital admission’

23 April 2021

Research suggests the benefits are spread across all age groups.


Trainspotting 2 actor asked for friend’s SIM card to be removed, court told

Trainspotting 2 actor asked for friend’s SIM card to be removed, court told

Trainspotting 2 actor asked for friend’s SIM card to be removed, court told

23 April 2021

Bradley Welsh, 48, was fatally shot at his flat in the west end of Edinburgh on April 17 2019.


Ponies detained at Belfast port due to Brexit paperwork errors released

Ponies detained at Belfast port due to Brexit paperwork errors released

Ponies detained at Belfast port due to Brexit paperwork errors released

23 April 2021

Stormont Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots criticised the NI Protocol as he visited the animals at their new home at a Co Down family farm.


Police name 49-year-old man killed after BMW driven at him

Police name 49-year-old man killed after BMW driven at him

Police name 49-year-old man killed after BMW driven at him

23 April 2021

A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder.


Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

23 April 2021

Doncaster continues to have the highest rate, with 214 new cases in the seven days to April 19.


Officers could face criminal action for sharing offensive material – watchdog

Officers could face criminal action for sharing offensive material – watchdog

Officers could face criminal action for sharing offensive material – watchdog

23 April 2021

IOPC director general Michael Lockwood said the public would be ‘appalled’ by some of the most serious examples the watchdog had seen.


Ryan Giggs charged with assault on ex-girlfriend

Ryan Giggs charged with assault on ex-girlfriend

Ryan Giggs charged with assault on ex-girlfriend

23 April 2021

He faces an additional charge of coercive and controlling behaviour between December 2017 and November 2020.


Ex-Post Office chief should be stripped of CBE over Horizon scandal, union says

Ex-Post Office chief should be stripped of CBE over Horizon scandal, union says

Ex-Post Office chief should be stripped of CBE over Horizon scandal, union says

23 April 2021

Paula Vennells, who was chief executive of the Post Office until 2019, was awarded a CBE for ‘services to the Post Office and to charity’.


Fishmongers’ jihadi would have been banned had intel been shared, inquest told

Fishmongers’ jihadi would have been banned had intel been shared, inquest told

Fishmongers’ jihadi would have been banned had intel been shared, inquest told

23 April 2021

Dr Ruth Armstrong, Learning Together co-founder, said Usman Khan would not have been invited to attend had security worries been shared.


Drakeford: India’s Covid surge should be considered before UK travel resumes

Drakeford: India’s Covid surge should be considered before UK travel resumes

Drakeford: India’s Covid surge should be considered before UK travel resumes

23 April 2021

The Welsh First Minister said Westminster should ensure ‘we don’t run the risk of opening up international travel too quickly on too broad a front’.


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