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Next withdraws from bidding war for Sir Philip Green’s retail empire Arcadia

Next withdraws from bidding war for Sir Philip Green’s retail empire Arcadia

Next withdraws from bidding war for Sir Philip Green’s retail empire Arcadia

21 January 2021

High street retailer Next had been touted as the most likely buyer of Arcadia, which collapsed in December.


‘Morally reprehensible’ to jump vaccine queue, says NHS England doctor

‘Morally reprehensible’ to jump vaccine queue, says NHS England doctor

‘Morally reprehensible’ to jump vaccine queue, says NHS England doctor

21 January 2021

The comments follow reports that the system used for booking jabs for NHS staff is being shared online.


Pubs should stay shut until May due to Covid fears, scientists suggest

Pubs should stay shut until May due to Covid fears, scientists suggest

Pubs should stay shut until May due to Covid fears, scientists suggest

21 January 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces pressure from Tory backbenchers to set out how he will ease England’s lockdown.


Hospitals still in ‘precarious’ position, warns medic

Hospitals still in ‘precarious’ position, warns medic

Hospitals still in ‘precarious’ position, warns medic

21 January 2021

But there are some ‘early signs of hope’ in pressures easing on aspects of the health service, Dr Vin Diwakar said.


Care home residents evacuated after Storm Christoph flooding

Care home residents evacuated after Storm Christoph flooding

Care home residents evacuated after Storm Christoph flooding

21 January 2021

More than 160 flood warnings remain in place across England.


Ignore fake news about Covid-19 vaccine, says Angela Rippon after getting jab

Ignore fake news about Covid-19 vaccine, says Angela Rippon after getting jab

Ignore fake news about Covid-19 vaccine, says Angela Rippon after getting jab

21 January 2021

She said 50 years as a journalist had taught her the value of a vaccine against a ‘killer disease’.


Northern Ireland’s coronavirus lockdown extended for four weeks to March 5

Northern Ireland’s coronavirus lockdown extended for four weeks to March 5

Northern Ireland’s coronavirus lockdown extended for four weeks to March 5

21 January 2021

Restrictions may not ultimately be lifted until Easter.


House party fines increased to £800 in crackdown on illegal gatherings

House party fines increased to £800 in crackdown on illegal gatherings

House party fines increased to £800 in crackdown on illegal gatherings

21 January 2021

The fines currently stand at £200.


London lagging behind other regions in vaccinating over 80s, data shows

London lagging behind other regions in vaccinating over 80s, data shows

London lagging behind other regions in vaccinating over 80s, data shows

21 January 2021

The HSJ reported that the north-east and Yorkshire will have its vaccine supply cut to help other regions catch up.


Facebook asks its ‘supreme court’ to decide if Trump should remain suspended

Facebook asks its ‘supreme court’ to decide if Trump should remain suspended

Facebook asks its ‘supreme court’ to decide if Trump should remain suspended

21 January 2021

Former US president was suspended indefinitely for breaking rules during Capitol riots on January 6.


Tory MPs put pressure on PM to ignore calls for pubs to stay closed until May

Tory MPs put pressure on PM to ignore calls for pubs to stay closed until May

Tory MPs put pressure on PM to ignore calls for pubs to stay closed until May

21 January 2021

The Covid Recovery Group said ministers ‘must start easing restrictions’ by early March.


Police advised Government not to investigate harassment claims, MSPs told

Police advised Government not to investigate harassment claims, MSPs told

Police advised Government not to investigate harassment claims, MSPs told

21 January 2021

Deputy Chief Constable Fiona Taylor has been giving evidence to the Alex Salmond case inquiry at Holyrood.


Sophie filled with joy after father receives Covid jab

Sophie filled with joy after father receives Covid jab

Sophie filled with joy after father receives Covid jab

21 January 2021

The Countess of Wessex spoke about her father during a nursing conference.


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

21 January 2021

Knowsley, Slough and Sandwell continue to record the highest rates.


Migrant jailed after being spotted steering two dinghies across Channel

Migrant jailed after being spotted steering two dinghies across Channel

Migrant jailed after being spotted steering two dinghies across Channel

21 January 2021

Fouad Kakaei, who has fled persecution in Iran, has been jailed and faces possible deportation.


UK Government in diplomatic spat with EU over ambassador’s status

UK Government in diplomatic spat with EU over ambassador’s status

UK Government in diplomatic spat with EU over ambassador’s status

21 January 2021

Joao Vale de Almeida is the EU’s first ambassador to the UK but has not been give the same status as diplomats sent by foreign governments.


Facebook admission shows child safety not a top priority, NSPCC says

Facebook admission shows child safety not a top priority, NSPCC says

Facebook admission shows child safety not a top priority, NSPCC says

21 January 2021

Social network told MPs on Wednesday it expects a fall in reports of child sexual abuse once end-to-end encryption comes in.


Biddenden Maids biscuit sells for £100

Biddenden Maids biscuit sells for £100

Biddenden Maids biscuit sells for £100

21 January 2021

The 18th century biscuit was made to commemorate the philanthropy of a pair of conjoined twins and was sold at auction in Gloucestershire.


Northern Ireland coronavirus lockdown restrictions extended to March 5

Northern Ireland coronavirus lockdown restrictions extended to March 5

Northern Ireland coronavirus lockdown restrictions extended to March 5

21 January 2021

Stormont health minister Robin Swann proposed the step to help drive down case numbers.


Tractor driver filmed ‘using railway car park as personal sewer’

Tractor driver filmed ‘using railway car park as personal sewer’

Tractor driver filmed ‘using railway car park as personal sewer’

21 January 2021

A member of the public filmed the incident at Hartford station in Cheshire on Wednesday, as heavy rainfall caused widespread disruption to the county.


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