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A group of senior Tory MPs has set out proposals for taking advantage of life outside EU regulations.
Marcus Fysh has criticised the government for extending lockdown measures
Labour leader welled up while discussing the death of his mother
Ireland will double the quarantine period for unvaccinated or partially vaccinated arrivals from Britain to 10 days but still plans to allow people to move more freely between the two countries from mid-July, Transport Minister Eamon Ryan said. The change is due to the rapid spread of the more infectious Delta variant in Britain, which delayed plans to lift most remaining COVID-19 restrictions there by a month on Monday. "It is just to reflect concern about the Delta variant and to try and hold back the development of that variant here as much as we can and give us time to get vaccines out to give us cover against it," Ryan told reporters on Tuesday.
Footage shared on social media showed Newsnight political editor Nicholas Watt chased and harrassed by a mob of demonstrators.
Hungary's parliament approved a government proposal on Tuesday to donate state-owned land to a planned Chinese university in Budapest, despite opposition criticism and a recent protest that accused the government of cosying up to Beijing. Opponents of nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban fear the planned $2 billion campus could undermine the quality of higher education and help Beijing increase its influence in Hungary and the European Union.
The captain and crew of the Ryanair passenger jet "hijacked" by the Belarus regime were pressured to confess on camera that they voluntarily diverted to Minsk, the airline’s boss Michael O'Leary has revealed. Mr O'Leary said a number of unidentified people boarded the aircraft carrying video cameras after the plane was intercepted and forced to land in the Belarus capital under the pretext of a fictitious bomb threat. He told MPs on the transport committee on Tuesday that they "repeatedly attemp
The results of the treatment were ‘not statistically significant’ said the drugmaker
Mark Drakeford was asked about the proposed levy during a sitting of the Welsh Parliament.
Home Secretary Priti Patel has said an independent report accusing the Metropolitan Police of “institutional corruption” over the Daniel Morgan murder case is “deeply alarming”. “This is one of the most devastating episodes in the history of the Metropolitan Police,” she told MPs in the House of Commons on Tuesday.
Mainland Scotland will not move down to the lowest level of Covid restrictions for at least five weeks, Nicola Sturgeon has disclosed as she delayed once more the easing of lockdown. The First Minister said her original plan for the country to move to Level 0 of her five-tier system on June 28 would be postponed by three weeks so more people could be vaccinated. However, her official spokesman later confirmed the new July 19 target - the same date chosen by Boris Johnson to lift all restrictions
Fox contributor mocked for being among ‘the most un-self-aware people to walk the planet’
A trip down memory lane as bosses bring back Janine
Dramatic courtroom clash as judge says evidence for charges against Tevin Biles-Thomas is ‘insufficient’
Dispute comes after Boris Johnson claimed EU leaders need to ‘get into their heads’ that province is part of UK
Ireland expects that Britain's approach to Brexit talks with the European Union are likely to change and improve following pressure exerted by international partners at the Group of Seven summit at the weekend, Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said. Ever since the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union in 2016, the two sides have been trying to work out how to deal with post-Brexit trade and the British province, which has a land border with EU member Ireland. Tensions between British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Union leaders on the issue, which some worry has the potential to escalate into a full-scale trade war, overshadowed the G7 summit at the weekend.
The couple said they have paid the full amount back.
With Afghan troops in retreat and soon to lose vital American air support, Taliban commanders are voicing exuberance about quickly seizing full control of the country and re-establishing their version of an Islamic state.
Vaccine passports on the NHS app will automatically include a user's "natural immunity" to Covid for six months after contracting the virus without the need for an antibody test under a new trial. The scheme will see 180-day natural immunity certificates issued to people taking part in the Government's latest large event trials who have tested positive for Covid this year, even if they have not had an antibody test. Officials hope the scheme could eventually expand the number of people who could
Human remains have been found in London in the search for 20-year-old suspected murder victim Agnes Akom. Metropolitan Police officers discovered the remains in Neasden Recreation Park near Cricklewood in northwest London. Hungarian national Ms Akom, also known as "Dora", had been living in the UK for three years.