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Sarah Green defeated Tory candidate Peter Fleet in the previously rock-sold Conservative seat.
Jason Kelk was admitted to hospital in March 2020. He remained there until Friday when he was taken to a hospice.
Israel has said it will give up to 1.4 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine to the Palestinian Authority to help boost its vaccination programme under a deal to share shots. Under the terms of the deal, announced by the office of new Israeli prime minister, Naftali Bennett, the PA will agree to give Israel a reciprocal number of Pfizer-BioNTech doses from one of its own shipments later this year. “Israel will transfer to the Palestinian Authority 1-1.4 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine,” said a statement from Bennett’s office.
The Queen Mother thought Charles and Diana's marriage was a 'terrible mistake'.
The government has promised to overhaul the way sexual crime investigations are conducted after victims, mostly women, complained of being digitally "strip searched", made to hand over phones, had their personal lives trawled over and their credibility questioned. The report details how the case is often damaged during the police investigation, ensuring the victim never sees justice. "Prosecutions and convictions for adult rape have also fallen, by 62% and 47% respectively since 2015/16."
Ben Nunn is quitting as the Labour leader’s director of communications.
We must rethink our approach to tackling the illegal wildlife trade in the wake of Covid-19 – it is key to preventing future pandemics
Donation to global vaccine programme may have helped pair avoid jail time
First Minister Mark Drakeford said the Delta strain of coronavirus is now the most dominant variant among new cases in Wales.
The singer is a passionate Scotland fan.
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Rebekah Vardy will ask a High Court judge to dismiss part of Coleen Rooney’s defence in their libel battle.
Footage shows a British Airways Boeing 787 after its nose collapsed at London’s Heathrow Airport this morning (June 18). The emergency services rushed to the aircraft, which was parked on the tarmac with the damaged landing gear under the cabin clearly visible. The incident reportedly happened while the plane was being loaded for a morning flight to Frankfurt, Germany, having flown in from Moscow two days ago. Some flight crew were reportedly inside the Boeing 787 Dreamliner at the time of the incident at the busiest airport in the UK.
The supermarket enjoyed a boost in sales in the UK, driven in part by a strong recovery in its wholesale division, Booker.
Billie Eilish’s boyfriend Matthew Tyler Vorce apologised Thursday (17 June) for using racist and homophobic slurs in years-old social media posts.
Moana star Auli’i Cravalho reflected on her momentous coming out, saying didn’t think it was “necessary” for her to publicly announce she’s bisexual.
Wales has postponed changes to coronavirus restrictions amid the spread of the Delta variant.
Mrs Vardy is suing for libel after claims she had leaked false stories about Mrs Rooney’s private life in October 2019.
The Liberal Democrat win in Chesham and Amersham is undoubtedly a famous by-election victory, seemingly from nowhere, with repercussions which will ricochet for a long time to come. The result is all the more painful for the Tories because they didn't see it coming. The media and the pundits all largely missed it, too, with one leading journalist saying he would eat his hat if the Tories lost.
International trade policy is back in British politicians' hands.