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Church of England’s past links with slavery a ‘source of shame’

Church of England’s past links with slavery a ‘source of shame’

Church of England’s past links with slavery a ‘source of shame’

The Bank of England also condemned ‘inexcusable’ links that its former governors and directors had with the slave trade.

Dame Vera Lynn’s daughter recalls her ‘wonderful life’ during TV tribute

Dame Vera Lynn’s daughter recalls her ‘wonderful life’ during TV tribute

Dame Vera Lynn’s daughter recalls her ‘wonderful life’ during TV tribute

She helped raise British spirits during the Blitz and became known as the Forces’ Sweetheart.

Macron and PM discuss economic recovery during visit to mark historic broadcast

Macron and PM discuss economic recovery during visit to mark historic broadcast

Macron and PM discuss economic recovery during visit to mark historic broadcast

Emmanuel Macron gave a speech thanking London for giving his Second World War countrymen and women a voice and platform to fight Nazi tyranny.

Police release 35 images in relation to violence at London protests

Police release 35 images in relation to violence at London protests

Police release 35 images in relation to violence at London protests

Commander Bas Javid appealed to the public for their help to identify people.

Two-metre rule may not be reduced for schools in England before September

Two-metre rule may not be reduced for schools in England before September

Two-metre rule may not be reduced for schools in England before September

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has indicated the restriction would not be reduced in time for all schools in England to reopen this summer.

Bank of England condemns ‘inexcusable’ slave trade links of its former leaders

Bank of England condemns ‘inexcusable’ slave trade links of its former leaders

Bank of England condemns ‘inexcusable’ slave trade links of its former leaders

Insurance giant Lloyd’s of London and pub chain Greene King say they will devote large sums of money to projects assisting minorities.

Wales set to reopen non-essential shops from Monday

Wales set to reopen non-essential shops from Monday

Wales set to reopen non-essential shops from Monday

Health minister Vaughan Gething has said he does not want to see a repeat of scenes in England where people were pictured standing close together.

Five times tech did not go as planned for the Government

Five times tech did not go as planned for the Government

Five times tech did not go as planned for the Government

The failure of the coronavirus contact tracing app is not the first time the Government has changed course on tech-related matters.

Brexit will not change trade between NI and rest of UK, ministers say

Brexit will not change trade between NI and rest of UK, ministers say

Brexit will not change trade between NI and rest of UK, ministers say

Michael Gove and Brandon Lewis were speaking to the Commons Northern Ireland Committee.

Covid-19 contact tracing app switched to Apple-Google model

Covid-19 contact tracing app switched to Apple-Google model

Covid-19 contact tracing app switched to Apple-Google model

No date has been set for the rollout of the app, despite Matt Hancock having previously said it would be available in mid-May.

Police van has tyres slashed in broad daylight while on emergency call

Police van has tyres slashed in broad daylight while on emergency call

Police van has tyres slashed in broad daylight while on emergency call

The Derbyshire Police vehicle is now out of action.

In Pictures: Spectacular flypast welcomes Emmanuel Macron to London

In Pictures: Spectacular flypast welcomes Emmanuel Macron to London

In Pictures: Spectacular flypast welcomes Emmanuel Macron to London

The French President was visiting the UK to mark 80 years since the famous wartime broadcast by General Charles de Gaulle.

Concerns over changes to EU settlement scheme data publications

Concerns over changes to EU settlement scheme data publications

Concerns over changes to EU settlement scheme data publications

The Home Office has faced criticism over the decision.

Wales’ test and trace launch ‘disastrous’, expert claims

Wales’ test and trace launch ‘disastrous’, expert claims

Wales’ test and trace launch ‘disastrous’, expert claims

Sir David King called waiting until June to launch the scheme ‘irresponsible’.

Warning issued over Covid-19 home testing scam

Warning issued over Covid-19 home testing scam

Warning issued over Covid-19 home testing scam

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute has found evidence of bogus texts from criminals attempting to gain access to homes.

Thuggery will no longer be tolerated, police say

Thuggery will no longer be tolerated, police say

Thuggery will no longer be tolerated, police say

At least six people were arrested on Wednesday following scenes labelled ‘disgraceful’ by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

Prisoner sent death threats to Boris Johnson, Theresa May and female Labour MPs

Prisoner sent death threats to Boris Johnson, Theresa May and female Labour MPs

Prisoner sent death threats to Boris Johnson, Theresa May and female Labour MPs

Rakeem Malik threatened to car-bomb Labour’s Rosie Cooper and Jess Phillips.

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