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Writer Armando Iannucci thrilled to receive honorary degree

Writer Armando Iannucci thrilled to receive honorary degree

Writer Armando Iannucci thrilled to receive honorary degree

13 June 2024

The ceremony took place at the University of St Andrews.


Labour pledges to ‘break down barriers to opportunity’ through education reforms

Labour pledges to ‘break down barriers to opportunity’ through education reforms

Labour pledges to ‘break down barriers to opportunity’ through education reforms

13 June 2024

It promised an additional 6,500 new ‘expert’ teachers in shortage subjects and more than 3,000 new primary school-based nurseries.


When to get your moles checked, after Kevin Jonas recovers from surgery

When to get your moles checked, after Kevin Jonas recovers from surgery

When to get your moles checked, after Kevin Jonas recovers from surgery

13 June 2024

Several skin experts shed some light on what signs to look out for.


Dear England writer will deliver MacTaggart lecture on ‘social injustice’ and TV

Dear England writer will deliver MacTaggart lecture on ‘social injustice’ and TV

Dear England writer will deliver MacTaggart lecture on ‘social injustice’ and TV

13 June 2024

James Graham’s television work includes Bafta-nominated crime show Sherwood and Emmy-nominated drama Brexit: The Uncivil War.


Dunn family accuse US government of obstructing inquest after coroner criticism

Dunn family accuse US government of obstructing inquest after coroner criticism

Dunn family accuse US government of obstructing inquest after coroner criticism

13 June 2024

The inquest into the 19-year-old’s death concluded on Thursday.


Labour’s social care pledges branded ‘plan for a plan’ and ‘broad promises’

Labour’s social care pledges branded ‘plan for a plan’ and ‘broad promises’

Labour’s social care pledges branded ‘plan for a plan’ and ‘broad promises’

13 June 2024

The party’s promises include creating a National Care Service and a Fair Pay Agreement for workers.


House of Lords to face ‘immediate modernisation’ under a Labour government

House of Lords to face ‘immediate modernisation’ under a Labour government

House of Lords to face ‘immediate modernisation’ under a Labour government

13 June 2024

The party added it remains committed to replacing the unelected chamber, but put no timeframe on the plan.


Business groups seek more tax reassurances as Labour targets economic growth

Business groups seek more tax reassurances as Labour targets economic growth

Business groups seek more tax reassurances as Labour targets economic growth

13 June 2024

The manifesto confirmed Labour would cap corporation tax at 25% until the next Parliament.


Pensions industry executive wins prestigious business award

Pensions industry executive wins prestigious business award

Pensions industry executive wins prestigious business award

13 June 2024

Tracy Blackwell, co-founder of the Pension Insurance Corporation, won the Veuve Clicquot Bold Woman Award.


Sunak aide admits ‘huge error of judgment’ betting on July election date

Sunak aide admits ‘huge error of judgment’ betting on July election date

Sunak aide admits ‘huge error of judgment’ betting on July election date

13 June 2024

Tory candidate Craig Williams declined to say whether he had placed the bet based on insider information.


How the timeline for banning new petrol and diesel cars has shifted

How the timeline for banning new petrol and diesel cars has shifted

How the timeline for banning new petrol and diesel cars has shifted

13 June 2024

Labour’s manifesto states that if the party wins the General Election, it will restore the 2030 phase-out date.


Labour pledges to retain triple lock and undertake pensions review

Labour pledges to retain triple lock and undertake pensions review

Labour pledges to retain triple lock and undertake pensions review

13 June 2024

The triple lock ‘presents a significant fiscal challenge that no party has been willing to fully address’, a pensions expert said.


Starmer promises ‘stability over chaos’ with cautious manifesto

Starmer promises ‘stability over chaos’ with cautious manifesto

Starmer promises ‘stability over chaos’ with cautious manifesto

13 June 2024

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer said it would not be easy to clean up the ‘mess the Conservatives have made’ if he wins power.


Labour to borrow £3.5bn a year to help fund green policies

Labour to borrow £3.5bn a year to help fund green policies

Labour to borrow £3.5bn a year to help fund green policies

13 June 2024

Extra borrowing will be ‘within fiscal rules’, the party says, and comes alongside a £1.2 billion windfall tax on oil and gas giants.


Initial inquiries into location of Zara Aleena’s murderer ‘closed prematurely’

Initial inquiries into location of Zara Aleena’s murderer ‘closed prematurely’

Initial inquiries into location of Zara Aleena’s murderer ‘closed prematurely’

13 June 2024

Jordan McSweeney was released from prison nine days before he killed the 35-year-old law graduate early on June 26 2022.


Swinney: It is regrettable Scots have turned to private care for chemotherapy

Swinney: It is regrettable Scots have turned to private care for chemotherapy

Swinney: It is regrettable Scots have turned to private care for chemotherapy

13 June 2024

Scottish Labour data estimates more than 1,000 rounds of cancer treatment were paid for privately last year.


UK announces new Russia sanctions as G7 summit kicks off

UK announces new Russia sanctions as G7 summit kicks off

UK announces new Russia sanctions as G7 summit kicks off

13 June 2024

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has also announced another £242 million in bilateral funding for Ukraine.


No new oil and gas licences and huge boost to renewables in Labour energy plans

No new oil and gas licences and huge boost to renewables in Labour energy plans

No new oil and gas licences and huge boost to renewables in Labour energy plans

13 June 2024

Environmental campaigners say more is needed to tackle the crisis.


Jurors hear from mother of premature baby allegedly attacked by Lucy Letby

Jurors hear from mother of premature baby allegedly attacked by Lucy Letby

Jurors hear from mother of premature baby allegedly attacked by Lucy Letby

13 June 2024

Letby, 34, is accused of attempting to murder the infant by displacing her breathing tube.


Childminder Karen Foster jailed for 12 years for shaking baby boy to death

Childminder Karen Foster jailed for 12 years for shaking baby boy to death

Childminder Karen Foster jailed for 12 years for shaking baby boy to death

13 June 2024

Karen Foster, 62, admitted the manslaughter of nine-month-old Harlow Collinge in March 2022.


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