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At Prime Minister's Questions, one Conservative MP defected to Labour as another called on Boris Johnson to step down.View on euronews
As Iraq's Shiite leaders jostle to secure a majority in the newly-elected parliament, Sunni and Kurdish minorities have been caught up in a spate of warning grenade attacks, analysts say.
Morrisons’ cut in sick pay for unvaccinated workers is cruel. It needs to rethink. In the name of public health a growing list of big companies are passing the costs of Covid on to their employees
Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabić said on Tuesday that the Serbian government would not make any decisions without consulting the local communities first.View on euronews
Boris Johnson’s former senior adviser Dominic Cummings appeared before reporters outside his home on Wednesday morning. He spoke only to ask the assembled media to move away from his house while his wife and son walked to school. Regarding lockdown-breaking parties in Downing Street, Mr Cummings said, “If I say anything, I’ll say it later on.”.
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‘I was screaming and going to my neighbour’s to see if he can call 911 or help me or take out a gun’
A man died and two other people were seriously injured after they were "thrown" from a vehicle and trailer when a bridge collapsed. Police were called to a farm in the Moor Lane area of Roeburndale in Lancashire just before 4.30pm on Tuesday. Ambulance crews, the fire service and mountain rescue also attended the scene.
The trial of former Manchester United soccer player Ryan Giggs has been delayed to August 8 due to a lack of court space, the BBC reported after a hearing on Tuesday. The trial at Manchester Crown Court had been due to start on Jan. 24. Giggs, 48, has pleaded not guilty to all charges and remains on bail.
Nicola Sturgeon said she is “cautiously optimistic” about Scotland’s coronavirus situation ahead of a statement announcing possible changes to restrictions. The First Minister said the country is “in a better position than I feared we would be before Christmas”, but would not comment on whether she plans to follow Wales with a mass easing of Covid rules. Her comments came as the Scottish Tories called for the scrapping of most coronavirus restrictions, with the exception of face coverings.
Annual inflation was up at 5.4% in December, the highest value for almost 30 years.
It’s time for a thoroughly refreshing change
Officials said they planned to “explore” how they could make the century-old name “clearer” and avoid any unwanted connection with the disgraced Duke.
Britain's payments regulator on Tuesday fined five payments companies including Mastercard a total of 33 million pounds ($45.01 million) for cartel behaviour involving prepaid cards issued to vulnerable people on welfare benefits. Mastercard received the largest fine of 31.56 million pounds ($43.04 million). The other companies fined were allpay, Advanced Payment Solution, Prepaid Financial Services and Sulion.
The British man who was shot dead after taking four people hostage at a synagogue in Texas had been on the radar of MI5, Sky News understands. The Security Service began looking into Malik Faisal Akram, 44, in the second half of 2020 to assess whether he posed a security threat, a Whitehall source said. The so-called "short-lead investigation" into Akram by MI5, however, concluded that there was no "credible threat to national security at that time", the source said.
It has emerged that education minister Jean-Michel Blanquer was on holiday earlier this month when he announced new strict rules for French schools.View on euronews
Don’t let No 10 chaos distract us from damage to public services. The danger is that we won’t notice how institutions such as the NHS and BBC are being meddled with, writes Yvonne Williams
The man was among several others travelling in a vehicle which fell into a river on a farm in Lancashire.
LONDON (Reuters) -British Prime Minister Boris Johnson denied on Tuesday an accusation by his former adviser that he had lied to parliament about a lockdown party, saying nobody had warned him the "bring your own booze" gathering might contravene COVID-19 rules. Senior ministers have said people needed to wait for the conclusion of her inquiry.