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Stormont ministers in new talks to break deadlock on coronavirus restrictions

Stormont ministers in new talks to break deadlock on coronavirus restrictions

Stormont ministers in new talks to break deadlock on coronavirus restrictions

The fourth meeting in four days comes after it emerged that businesses had been given the wrong deadline for the end of the current lockdown.

Heritage groups in thrall of ‘militant’ Black Lives Matter movement, claims MP

Heritage groups in thrall of ‘militant’ Black Lives Matter movement, claims MP

Heritage groups in thrall of ‘militant’ Black Lives Matter movement, claims MP

Sir John Hayes said charities like the National Trust are being ‘perverted by political posturing’.

Students could receive university offers after A-level results under proposals

Students could receive university offers after A-level results under proposals

Students could receive university offers after A-level results under proposals

A post-qualifications admissions system could be introduced by 2023/24 under plans unveiled by vice-chancellors.

Hero soldier sells medals for £140,000

Hero soldier sells medals for £140,000

Hero soldier sells medals for £140,000

Deacon Cutterham was awarded the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross for picking up and hurling away a Taliban grenade in Aghanistan in 2011.

PM remains ‘absolutely focused’ on coronavirus despite Lee Cain’s resignation, No 10 says

PM remains ‘absolutely focused’ on coronavirus despite Lee Cain’s resignation, No 10 says

PM remains ‘absolutely focused’ on coronavirus despite Lee Cain’s resignation, No 10 says

Dominic Cummings was said to be unhappy with how Lee Cain had been treated.

Hull ‘facing public health crisis’ as Covid-19 cases soar to highest in England

Hull ‘facing public health crisis’ as Covid-19 cases soar to highest in England

Hull ‘facing public health crisis’ as Covid-19 cases soar to highest in England

The city’s director of public health has urged residents to adhere to coronavirus restrictions.

Time in short supply as UK-EU negotiations seek to avoid ‘ruinous’ no-deal

Time in short supply as UK-EU negotiations seek to avoid ‘ruinous’ no-deal

Time in short supply as UK-EU negotiations seek to avoid ‘ruinous’ no-deal

Ireland’s leader, Micheal Martin, said failure to reach an agreement in UK-EU trade talks would be very damaging.

Tapi Carpets accuses rivals of breaching lockdown rules

Tapi Carpets accuses rivals of breaching lockdown rules

Tapi Carpets accuses rivals of breaching lockdown rules

The high street carpet and flooring retailer called on Carpetright and United Carpets to close its store in line with updated Government guidance.

Experts call for urgent action on global diabetes epidemic

Experts call for urgent action on global diabetes epidemic

Experts call for urgent action on global diabetes epidemic

Data suggests people with the condition have at least two times the increased risk of severe disease or death from Covid-19.

Nurse accused of murdering eight babies remanded in custody

Nurse accused of murdering eight babies remanded in custody

Nurse accused of murdering eight babies remanded in custody

Lucy Letby, 30, is alleged to have murdered five baby boys and three baby girls.

MPs working at home are not ‘shirking’, Tory former minister tells Rees-Mogg

MPs working at home are not ‘shirking’, Tory former minister tells Rees-Mogg

MPs working at home are not ‘shirking’, Tory former minister tells Rees-Mogg

Jacob Rees-Mogg said that there is a ‘careful balance’ to be struck, insisting that scrutiny of legislation is best done in person.

Record traffic for internet providers as gamers unpack new Xbox console

Record traffic for internet providers as gamers unpack new Xbox console

Record traffic for internet providers as gamers unpack new Xbox console

An influx of players downloading updates and new games on Tuesday are thought to be behind a surge in internet demand.

Exposure to misinformation ‘may see people make U-turn on Covid-19 vaccine’

Exposure to misinformation ‘may see people make U-turn on Covid-19 vaccine’

Exposure to misinformation ‘may see people make U-turn on Covid-19 vaccine’

Researchers say the study can help inform vaccination messaging and engagement strategies to mitigate the negative impacts of misinformation.

Trust in politicians running out as deadlock continues, business owner warns

Trust in politicians running out as deadlock continues, business owner warns

Trust in politicians running out as deadlock continues, business owner warns

Carly Bell, who runs the Bellaire beauty salon in Belfast, said an alternative to lockdown is needed.

Carrie Gracie criticises report on BBC equal pay

Carrie Gracie criticises report on BBC equal pay

Carrie Gracie criticises report on BBC equal pay

The Equality and Human Rights Commission said it is ‘very confident’ in its ‘robust findings’.

The NHS and care workers who have died during the coronavirus pandemic

The NHS and care workers who have died during the coronavirus pandemic

The NHS and care workers who have died during the coronavirus pandemic

At least 199 frontline health and care workers have died with Covid-19.

Just one in 10 vulnerable children attended school during lockdown, Peers hear

Just one in 10 vulnerable children attended school during lockdown, Peers hear

Just one in 10 vulnerable children attended school during lockdown, Peers hear

Schools should work more with mental health professionals, police liaison officers and youth workers to meet vulnerable children’s needs, Peers heard.

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