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Government failed to publish 504 Covid-19 contracts in time – High Court

Government failed to publish 504 Covid-19 contracts in time – High Court

Government failed to publish 504 Covid-19 contracts in time – High Court

The Good Law Project took legal action against the Department of Health and Social Care over the disclosure of contracts.

Pay offer a ‘kick in the teeth’ for nurses

Pay offer a ‘kick in the teeth’ for nurses

Pay offer a ‘kick in the teeth’ for nurses

Registered nurse Michelle Elliott said NHS staff deserved more than a ‘shout-out’ from the Prime Minister.

Nurses brand proposed £3.50-a-week pay rise ‘insulting’ and ‘hypocrisy’

Nurses brand proposed £3.50-a-week pay rise ‘insulting’ and ‘hypocrisy’

Nurses brand proposed £3.50-a-week pay rise ‘insulting’ and ‘hypocrisy’

One nurse said the pay offer showed that the Government places ‘no value in us whatsoever’.

Duke of Edinburgh moved back to King Edward VII’s Hospital after surgery

Duke of Edinburgh moved back to King Edward VII’s Hospital after surgery

Duke of Edinburgh moved back to King Edward VII’s Hospital after surgery

Philip underwent a successful procedure at St Bartholomew’s – just three months before his 100th birthday.

Government response to concerns on 5G and broadband targets inadequate, say MPs

Government response to concerns on 5G and broadband targets inadequate, say MPs

Government response to concerns on 5G and broadband targets inadequate, say MPs

DCMS Committee chairman Julian Knight has written to Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden on the issue.

NI Protocol undermines Good Friday Agreement – Jonathan Powell

NI Protocol undermines Good Friday Agreement – Jonathan Powell

NI Protocol undermines Good Friday Agreement – Jonathan Powell

Tony Blair’s ex-chief of staff asked why the DUP was so vocal in its opposition when it ‘did not make a fuss’ when the Protocol was agreed in 2019.

Contactless payment increase ‘could see rise in crime’

Contactless payment increase ‘could see rise in crime’

Contactless payment increase ‘could see rise in crime’

Concerns have been raised after the Government announced that the spending limit would rise to £100.

Nursing union sets up industrial action fund amid anger over 1% pay rise

Nursing union sets up industrial action fund amid anger over 1% pay rise

Nursing union sets up industrial action fund amid anger over 1% pay rise

The Royal College of Nursing said the move will launch the UK’s largest union strike fund overnight.

Waiters, bricklayers and air cabin crew ‘worst hit by pay cuts’ during pandemic

Waiters, bricklayers and air cabin crew ‘worst hit by pay cuts’ during pandemic

Waiters, bricklayers and air cabin crew ‘worst hit by pay cuts’ during pandemic

Carpenters and pest control officers are also likely to have seen a drop in wages.

Insect believed extinct in the UK discovered in Outer Hebrides garden

Insect believed extinct in the UK discovered in Outer Hebrides garden

Insect believed extinct in the UK discovered in Outer Hebrides garden

The Limnephilus Pati caddisfly had not been spotted in the United Kingdom for more than a century.

York Minster organ to be played again after ‘once-in-a-century’ refurbishment

York Minster organ to be played again after ‘once-in-a-century’ refurbishment

York Minster organ to be played again after ‘once-in-a-century’ refurbishment

The instrument dates from the early 1830s and has been out of action since 2018.

Teacher jailed for having sex with 15-year-old pupil

Teacher jailed for having sex with 15-year-old pupil

Teacher jailed for having sex with 15-year-old pupil

Kandice Barber had told the boy she would ‘bring him down with her’ if the relationship was discovered.

Queen owns corgis again as she welcomes two new puppies

Queen owns corgis again as she welcomes two new puppies

Queen owns corgis again as she welcomes two new puppies

The dogs were a gift amid troubled times for the monarchy.

Author of Harry and Meghan book ‘did not come across stories of bullying’

Author of Harry and Meghan book ‘did not come across stories of bullying’

Author of Harry and Meghan book ‘did not come across stories of bullying’

Buckingham Palace announced it is to investigate allegations of bullying made against Meghan by former royal staff.

Industrial action threat amid anger over 1% pay rise for NHS workers

Industrial action threat amid anger over 1% pay rise for NHS workers

Industrial action threat amid anger over 1% pay rise for NHS workers

Unite says it will consider all options as part of a campaign for a decent wage increase for its members in the health service.

Companies appeal against plans to slash household energy bills

Companies appeal against plans to slash household energy bills

Companies appeal against plans to slash household energy bills

Ofgem had proposed to cut returns for energy networks by around half.

Covid-19 mortality will continue to be substantial, but worst is over – expert

Covid-19 mortality will continue to be substantial, but worst is over – expert

Covid-19 mortality will continue to be substantial, but worst is over – expert

Andrew Hayward said he does not think new variants of Covid-19 will completely evade the protection offered by vaccines.

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