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Decisive action needed on childhood obesity rates, says Labour

Decisive action needed on childhood obesity rates, says Labour

Decisive action needed on childhood obesity rates, says Labour

The party said research suggests the coronavirus lockdown has worsened the ‘obesity crisis’.

The fight here ends with me: Stephen Lawrence’s brother urges action over racism

The fight here ends with me: Stephen Lawrence’s brother urges action over racism

The fight here ends with me: Stephen Lawrence’s brother urges action over racism

Stephen Lawrence was murdered in a racist attack in 1993.

What Covid-19 lockdown measures have been eased in Leicester?

What Covid-19 lockdown measures have been eased in Leicester?

What Covid-19 lockdown measures have been eased in Leicester?

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has relaxed some of the restrictions.

Early support for children in England ‘disjointed’, commissioner finds

Early support for children in England ‘disjointed’, commissioner finds

Early support for children in England ‘disjointed’, commissioner finds

The Children’s Commissioner for England is publishing a report on Friday looking at the provision of early years services for one to five-year-olds.

Labour MP steps down from front bench citing ‘torrent of online hate’

Labour MP steps down from front bench citing ‘torrent of online hate’

Labour MP steps down from front bench citing ‘torrent of online hate’

Lloyd Russell-Moyle’s departure from the shadow cabinet is the latest exit of an ally of former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

NI clerics can conduct same-sex marriages if supported by church leaders

NI clerics can conduct same-sex marriages if supported by church leaders

NI clerics can conduct same-sex marriages if supported by church leaders

It will not be possible to compel churches or individual ministers to provide the ceremony.

Leicester mayor hits out at ‘political’ decision to keep city-wide restrictions

Leicester mayor hits out at ‘political’ decision to keep city-wide restrictions

Leicester mayor hits out at ‘political’ decision to keep city-wide restrictions

Sir Peter Soulsby was joined by the city’s three MPs in reacting to details of eased lockdown.

Skye care home worker retests positive for coronavirus

Skye care home worker retests positive for coronavirus

Skye care home worker retests positive for coronavirus

NHS Highland confirmed the worker at the Home Farm care home in Portree had been advised to isolate following the positive test.

Hancock claims lockdown ‘truly started’ seven days before PM’s announcement

Hancock claims lockdown ‘truly started’ seven days before PM’s announcement

Hancock claims lockdown ‘truly started’ seven days before PM’s announcement

The Health Secretary was responding to Labour questions about a delay in implementing recommendations.

Covid-19: PM to announce NHS funding to protect against possible second wave

Covid-19: PM to announce NHS funding to protect against possible second wave

Covid-19: PM to announce NHS funding to protect against possible second wave

Boris Johnson will also set a new target for testing.

Refugee in age row who stopped eating can make own decisions – judge

Refugee in age row who stopped eating can make own decisions – judge

Refugee in age row who stopped eating can make own decisions – judge

Mr Justice Hayden has decided against authorising medics to provide the man with nutrition and hydration by artificial means.

Johnny Depp’s former partners say ‘wife beater’ allegations are ‘outrageous’

Johnny Depp’s former partners say ‘wife beater’ allegations are ‘outrageous’

Johnny Depp’s former partners say ‘wife beater’ allegations are ‘outrageous’

Winona Ryder and Vanessa Paradis both say the actor was ‘never violent or abusive’ to them.

Russia’s previous links to major cyber attacks

Russia’s previous links to major cyber attacks

Russia’s previous links to major cyber attacks

The NCSC’s revelation that Russian-linked hackers had targeted coronavirus vaccine research is not the first time the country has been under scrutiny.

Justice being put in the ‘reduced’ section at the supermarket, lawyers claim

Justice being put in the ‘reduced’ section at the supermarket, lawyers claim

Justice being put in the ‘reduced’ section at the supermarket, lawyers claim

The Bar Council looked at Government expenditure in a report.

More than 240 buildings still at least part-covered in Grenfell-style cladding

More than 240 buildings still at least part-covered in Grenfell-style cladding

More than 240 buildings still at least part-covered in Grenfell-style cladding

More than 240 buildings in England are still at least part-covered in flammable cladding similar to that which was wrapped around Grenfell Tower, according to Government figures.In total, 246 high-rise buildings still have aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding on them in some capacity, more than three years after the tower block blaze which killed 72 …

More than 1,600 jobs at risk at casino owner Genting

More than 1,600 jobs at risk at casino owner Genting

More than 1,600 jobs at risk at casino owner Genting

Genting has earmarked its Margate, Torquay and Bristol sites for possible permanent closure.

Leicester lockdown restrictions eased – but hospitality sector remains closed

Leicester lockdown restrictions eased – but hospitality sector remains closed

Leicester lockdown restrictions eased – but hospitality sector remains closed

The Health Secretary also kept restrictions on social gatherings and travel in place.

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