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Liz Truss accepts Brexit contributed to shortages in Northern Ireland

Liz Truss accepts Brexit contributed to shortages in Northern Ireland

Liz Truss accepts Brexit contributed to shortages in Northern Ireland

20 January 2021

It put her at odds with Cabinet colleague Brandon Lewis.


People to be evacuated from homes as Storm Christoph flood risk intensifies

People to be evacuated from homes as Storm Christoph flood risk intensifies

People to be evacuated from homes as Storm Christoph flood risk intensifies

20 January 2021

Boris Johnson has urged residents to follow advice and evacuate when told to.


Call for daily figures on vaccine rollout to different ethnic groups

Call for daily figures on vaccine rollout to different ethnic groups

Call for daily figures on vaccine rollout to different ethnic groups

20 January 2021

Labour wants a communications strategy which reaches all communities and tackles disinformation.


‘There’s nothing wrong with being woke,’ declares Boris Johnson

‘There’s nothing wrong with being woke,’ declares Boris Johnson

‘There’s nothing wrong with being woke,’ declares Boris Johnson

20 January 2021

As recently as Sunday, Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick decried ‘town hall militants and woke worthies’.


PM urges people to heed Storm Christoph flood evacuation warnings

PM urges people to heed Storm Christoph flood evacuation warnings

PM urges people to heed Storm Christoph flood evacuation warnings

20 January 2021

Up to 3,000 properties in Greater Manchester could be affected by flooding, police have said.


Johnson defends border measures after Patel ‘overruled on March closure’

Johnson defends border measures after Patel ‘overruled on March closure’

Johnson defends border measures after Patel ‘overruled on March closure’

20 January 2021

Home Secretary Priti Patel revealed she had lobbied for tougher rules in March 2020.


Emiliano Sala’s family want ‘answers’ as they mark anniversary of his death

Emiliano Sala’s family want ‘answers’ as they mark anniversary of his death

Emiliano Sala’s family want ‘answers’ as they mark anniversary of his death

20 January 2021

The Argentinian footballer was killed when the plane he was travelling in crashed north of Guernsey on January 21 2019.


UK and French governments must work together to save Eurostar – MP

UK and French governments must work together to save Eurostar – MP

UK and French governments must work together to save Eurostar – MP

20 January 2021

Tory MP Huw Merriman said the cross-Channel train operator plays a vital role in enabling low-carbon international travel.


Queen sends private message to President Biden

Queen sends private message to President Biden

Queen sends private message to President Biden

20 January 2021

During the Queen’s 68-year reign there have now been 14 American presidents.


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

20 January 2021

Just one in 20 local areas have recorded a week-on-week rise in rates.


Calls for police to be vaccinated sooner as officer hospitalised with Covid-19

Calls for police to be vaccinated sooner as officer hospitalised with Covid-19

Calls for police to be vaccinated sooner as officer hospitalised with Covid-19

20 January 2021

Dorset Police have called on the Government to prioritise frontline police for the vaccine after one of their officers was hospitalised with Covid-19.


Joe Biden’s ancestral homes in Ireland celebrate inauguration

Joe Biden’s ancestral homes in Ireland celebrate inauguration

Joe Biden’s ancestral homes in Ireland celebrate inauguration

20 January 2021

The president’s heritage traces back to Ballina in Co Mayo and the Cooley Peninsula in Co Louth.


Hauliers ‘need financial aid for Irish Sea border’

Hauliers ‘need financial aid for Irish Sea border’

Hauliers ‘need financial aid for Irish Sea border’

20 January 2021

New customs declarations were taking 12 hours, when hauliers were promised it would take 30 seconds.


Less than 5% of smart motorway network has radar tech to spot stranded motorists

Less than 5% of smart motorway network has radar tech to spot stranded motorists

Less than 5% of smart motorway network has radar tech to spot stranded motorists

20 January 2021

Highways England has pledged to roll out the system on all motorway stretches where the hard shoulder has been converted to a permanent running lane.


Quarter of doctors seek mental health support during pandemic

Quarter of doctors seek mental health support during pandemic

Quarter of doctors seek mental health support during pandemic

20 January 2021

The pandemic has taken its toll on frontline workers.


PM expects politicians to follow Covid rules amid Senedd drinking row

PM expects politicians to follow Covid rules amid Senedd drinking row

PM expects politicians to follow Covid rules amid Senedd drinking row

20 January 2021

Three Senedd members were allegedly drinking together days after a pub alcohol ban was introduced in Wales.


UK records its deadliest day of the coronavirus pandemic

UK records its deadliest day of the coronavirus pandemic

UK records its deadliest day of the coronavirus pandemic

20 January 2021

January 12 saw the highest death toll in a single day so far, with 1,100 Covid-19 fatalities.


Salmond: I was disadvantaged in court by ‘reprehensible’ withholding of evidence

Salmond: I was disadvantaged in court by ‘reprehensible’ withholding of evidence

Salmond: I was disadvantaged in court by ‘reprehensible’ withholding of evidence

20 January 2021

The former first minister has suggested the Scottish Government could have been in contempt of court.


New record for most Covid-19 deaths to occur on a single day

New record for most Covid-19 deaths to occur on a single day

New record for most Covid-19 deaths to occur on a single day

20 January 2021

Figures show the previous record, set during the first wave of the virus, has now been broken.


Government not looking to extend grace periods limiting Brexit red tape – Lewis

Government not looking to extend grace periods limiting Brexit red tape – Lewis

Government not looking to extend grace periods limiting Brexit red tape – Lewis

20 January 2021

The Northern Ireland Secretary was questioned about the new arrangements governing the movement of goods from Great Britain into Northern Ireland.


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