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Royal Mail to trial hydrogen dual fuel van

Royal Mail to trial hydrogen dual fuel van

Royal Mail to trial hydrogen dual fuel van

It is the first time in 10 years that a hydrogen-powered vehicle has been introduced into Royal Mail’s fleet.

What the papers say – November 29

What the papers say – November 29

What the papers say – November 29

The PM’s battle to appease Tory MPs over Covid restrictions features prominently on the nation’s front pages.

The Crown viewers could mistake fiction for fact, Culture Secretary fears

The Crown viewers could mistake fiction for fact, Culture Secretary fears

The Crown viewers could mistake fiction for fact, Culture Secretary fears

Oliver Dowden’s remarks come after similar comments from Earl Spencer, the brother of Diana, Princess of Wales.

PM warns of disastrous consequences for NHS without new coronavirus restrictions

PM warns of disastrous consequences for NHS without new coronavirus restrictions

PM warns of disastrous consequences for NHS without new coronavirus restrictions

The Prime Minister has angered some of his party with a plan to impose stringent restrictions across much of England when the national lockdown ends.

More ‘serious threats’ against journalists by paramilitaries condemned

More ‘serious threats’ against journalists by paramilitaries condemned

More ‘serious threats’ against journalists by paramilitaries condemned

The breakaway South East Antrim UDA (Ulster Defence Association) was being linked to that threat.

RAF jets scrambled to intercept Russian aircraft over North Sea

RAF jets scrambled to intercept Russian aircraft over North Sea

RAF jets scrambled to intercept Russian aircraft over North Sea

The Typhoons were launched from RAF Lossiemouth in Scotland after two Russian Tu-142 Bear F planes were detected near UK airspace.

UK secures 2m more Moderna vaccine doses

UK secures 2m more Moderna vaccine doses

UK secures 2m more Moderna vaccine doses

Interim data suggests the jab is highly effective in preventing people getting ill and may work across all age groups.

UK tells EU to bring ‘fresh thinking’ to Brexit talks and concede on fishing

UK tells EU to bring ‘fresh thinking’ to Brexit talks and concede on fishing

UK tells EU to bring ‘fresh thinking’ to Brexit talks and concede on fishing

A source close to the negotiations said: ‘We hope that the EU will come with some fresh thinking because what we’ve seen so far doesn’t cut it.’

Mass virus testing plan for students ‘flawed’, warns universities union

Mass virus testing plan for students ‘flawed’, warns universities union

Mass virus testing plan for students ‘flawed’, warns universities union

The University and College Union said plans appear to have been ‘rushed’ and raised concerns around the accuracy of tests.

Johnson writes to Tory MPs in bid to quell rebellion over coronavirus tiers

Johnson writes to Tory MPs in bid to quell rebellion over coronavirus tiers

Johnson writes to Tory MPs in bid to quell rebellion over coronavirus tiers

The PM said the regulations would contain a sunset clause – or expiry date – of February 3, with MPs offered the chance to vote to extend them.

More than 150 arrested amid anti-lockdown protests in London

More than 150 arrested amid anti-lockdown protests in London

More than 150 arrested amid anti-lockdown protests in London

Police said arrests were made for offences including breaching coronavirus regulations, assaulting a police officer and possession of drugs.

Cardiff police stop 110 vehicles in first day of operation

Cardiff police stop 110 vehicles in first day of operation

Cardiff police stop 110 vehicles in first day of operation

South Wales Police were given extra powers to perform random vehicle checks and fine drivers from Friday until 5pm on Sunday.

Channel migrants reaching UK on more than one in three days

Channel migrants reaching UK on more than one in three days

Channel migrants reaching UK on more than one in three days

The number arriving each day is heavily weather-dependent.

UK and France sign agreement to curb migrant crossings in English Channel

UK and France sign agreement to curb migrant crossings in English Channel

UK and France sign agreement to curb migrant crossings in English Channel

Priti Patel and her French counterpart agreed to double the number of French police officers patrolling a 150km stretch of coastline.

Duchess of Cambridge jokes about handling her children’s tantrums

Duchess of Cambridge jokes about handling her children’s tantrums

Duchess of Cambridge jokes about handling her children’s tantrums

The duchess answered questions from her social media followers via video message on Saturday.

Migrant crossings: A timeline of key events and issues in 2020

Migrant crossings: A timeline of key events and issues in 2020

Migrant crossings: A timeline of key events and issues in 2020

Following Home Secretary Priti Patel’s announcement, the PA news agency recaps some of the biggest developments around migrant crossings in 2020.

Will the royals gather for their annual Boxing Day shoot?

Will the royals gather for their annual Boxing Day shoot?

Will the royals gather for their annual Boxing Day shoot?

The Queen and her family often engage in outdoor pursuits on December 26.

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