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‘Whitewash’ of Troubles crimes ‘won’t promote reconciliation’ – McCord

‘Whitewash’ of Troubles crimes ‘won’t promote reconciliation’ – McCord

‘Whitewash’ of Troubles crimes ‘won’t promote reconciliation’ – McCord

17 May 2022

Raymond McCord, whose son was killed by loyalists, described the Government’s proposals for dealing with the past as ‘disgusting’.


UK medic tells of devastation as he delivers aid in Ukraine

UK medic tells of devastation as he delivers aid in Ukraine

UK medic tells of devastation as he delivers aid in Ukraine

17 May 2022

Frontline aid charity UK-Med has just received £600,000 from the UK Government to provide humanitarian support to the war-torn country.


Jamie Oliver threatens Johnson with ‘Eton Mess’ protest over anti-obesity U-turn

Jamie Oliver threatens Johnson with ‘Eton Mess’ protest over anti-obesity U-turn

Jamie Oliver threatens Johnson with ‘Eton Mess’ protest over anti-obesity U-turn

17 May 2022

The celebrity chef called on the public to gather outside Downing Street on Friday with bowls of the dessert to demonstrate against the U-turns.


Drivers raised alert after seeing man with knife, Sheku Bayoh probe told

Drivers raised alert after seeing man with knife, Sheku Bayoh probe told

Drivers raised alert after seeing man with knife, Sheku Bayoh probe told

17 May 2022

An inquiry is taking place into the death of Mr Bayoh after he was detained by police in May 2015.


‘Our voice of the North’ – TV world mourns writer Kay Mellor

‘Our voice of the North’ – TV world mourns writer Kay Mellor

‘Our voice of the North’ – TV world mourns writer Kay Mellor

17 May 2022

The screenwriter has died aged 71.


NI’s ‘unique’ protocol benefit of dual market access should be retained, Lewis

NI’s ‘unique’ protocol benefit of dual market access should be retained, Lewis

NI’s ‘unique’ protocol benefit of dual market access should be retained, Lewis

17 May 2022

The Northern Ireland Secretary said the region could have an unrivalled global position under a reformed protocol.


Queen beams in sunshine yellow for surprise visit to open Elizabeth line

Queen beams in sunshine yellow for surprise visit to open Elizabeth line

Queen beams in sunshine yellow for surprise visit to open Elizabeth line

17 May 2022

The monarch was shown how to use an Oyster card on a ticket machine when she joined the Earl of Wessex at Paddington Station.


UK to hit 26C on Tuesday on hottest day of year so far

UK to hit 26C on Tuesday on hottest day of year so far

UK to hit 26C on Tuesday on hottest day of year so far

17 May 2022

Parts of the country will be warmer than some Greek islands such as Santorini, Crete and Mykonos, and will even top Los Angeles in California.


Queen makes surprise visit to see the Elizabeth line at Paddington station

Queen makes surprise visit to see the Elizabeth line at Paddington station

Queen makes surprise visit to see the Elizabeth line at Paddington station

17 May 2022

The monarch is joining the Earl of Wessex at the official engagement on Tuesday despite facing ongoing mobility problems.


Manchester City footballer Benjamin Mendy excused from pre-trial hearing

Manchester City footballer Benjamin Mendy excused from pre-trial hearing

Manchester City footballer Benjamin Mendy excused from pre-trial hearing

17 May 2022

Mendy, 27, of Prestbury, Cheshire, is accused of nine charges – including seven counts of rape – involving six alleged victims.


M&S chair and ex-Tory MP attacks ‘pointless’ EU proposals over NI protocol

M&S chair and ex-Tory MP attacks ‘pointless’ EU proposals over NI protocol

M&S chair and ex-Tory MP attacks ‘pointless’ EU proposals over NI protocol

17 May 2022

Archie Norman has accused the EU of making ‘highly bureaucratic’ proposals over the Northern Ireland protocol.


Covid-19 deaths fall as bank holiday affects registrations

Covid-19 deaths fall as bank holiday affects registrations

Covid-19 deaths fall as bank holiday affects registrations

17 May 2022

Fewer deaths were registered than would normally be the case.


Women’s rights campaigner and nature expert made life peers

Women’s rights campaigner and nature expert made life peers

Women’s rights campaigner and nature expert made life peers

17 May 2022

Shaista Gohir and Professor Katherine Willis will sit on the crossbenches, meaning they will not be affiliated with any party.


Food prices could jump by 10% this year, M&S chairman warns

Food prices could jump by 10% this year, M&S chairman warns

Food prices could jump by 10% this year, M&S chairman warns

17 May 2022

Archie Norman, who has chaired M&S since 2017 and was previously the boss of Asda, said food prices would increase further during the rest of 2022.


Lewis says Northern Ireland Protocol is ‘not working’ as Truss prepares to act

Lewis says Northern Ireland Protocol is ‘not working’ as Truss prepares to act

Lewis says Northern Ireland Protocol is ‘not working’ as Truss prepares to act

17 May 2022

The Foreign Secretary is set to announce a domestic law that would overwrite elements of the Brexit treaty with the European Union.


Study warns developed fossil fuel reserves will need to shut to meet 1.5C limit

Study warns developed fossil fuel reserves will need to shut to meet 1.5C limit

Study warns developed fossil fuel reserves will need to shut to meet 1.5C limit

17 May 2022

Nearly 40% of oil, gas and coal from existing and approved sites will need to stay in the ground to avoid dangerous warming, research says.


NHS trust due to face court after probe into two deaths

NHS trust due to face court after probe into two deaths

NHS trust due to face court after probe into two deaths

17 May 2022

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust faces an unlimited fine if convicted of any of the offences.


Charles and Camilla urged to address Canada’s treatment of First Nations people

Charles and Camilla urged to address Canada’s treatment of First Nations people

Charles and Camilla urged to address Canada’s treatment of First Nations people

17 May 2022

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall are beginning a three-day visit to the nation.


Channel crossings continue for a fourth consecutive day

Channel crossings continue for a fourth consecutive day

Channel crossings continue for a fourth consecutive day

17 May 2022

More than 600 migrants have arrived in the UK since Saturday.


Neo-Nazi group membership trial: Judge to accept majority verdict

Neo-Nazi group membership trial: Judge to accept majority verdict

Neo-Nazi group membership trial: Judge to accept majority verdict

17 May 2022

Alex Davies, 27, is on trial at Winchester Crown Court accused of belonging to a proscribed terrorist organisation.


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