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Stormont pays out more than £2m a year for non-existent long haul flights

Stormont pays out more than £2m a year for non-existent long haul flights

Stormont pays out more than £2m a year for non-existent long haul flights

The cash is being returned to the Treasury each financial year despite the service between Belfast and New York ending almost two years ago.

Nextdoor and Barclays launch Get Local scheme to boost businesses

Nextdoor and Barclays launch Get Local scheme to boost businesses

Nextdoor and Barclays launch Get Local scheme to boost businesses

The neighbourhood app is to allow local businesses to promote new opening times, delivery options and special offers for free twice a month.

Mother describes trauma of losing baby during Covid-19 lockdown

Mother describes trauma of losing baby during Covid-19 lockdown

Mother describes trauma of losing baby during Covid-19 lockdown

Faye Mceniry, from Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, was unable to have visitors, forcing her to cope without friends and family.

Rail passengers urged to avoid non-essential travel after journey planning spike

Rail passengers urged to avoid non-essential travel after journey planning spike

Rail passengers urged to avoid non-essential travel after journey planning spike

Train services will increase from around 50% of normal frequencies to 70% from Monday.

Oldest postmaster marks 60 years in charge at age of 92

Oldest postmaster marks 60 years in charge at age of 92

Oldest postmaster marks 60 years in charge at age of 92

Kay White serves customers at the branch in Shropshire, alongside her niece Ann Madeley, 74.

Average of 148,000 people in England had coronavirus between April 27 and May 10

Average of 148,000 people in England had coronavirus between April 27 and May 10

Average of 148,000 people in England had coronavirus between April 27 and May 10

The estimate is based on swab tests performed on 10,705 people in 5,276 households.

Life on the inside: 10 top tips for working parents

Life on the inside: 10 top tips for working parents

Life on the inside: 10 top tips for working parents

Having a routine and planning for boredom are among the suggestions made.

Sculpture paying tribute to health workers proves popular with passers-by

Sculpture paying tribute to health workers proves popular with passers-by

Sculpture paying tribute to health workers proves popular with passers-by

Wings and Scrubs in a West Midlands park depicts a winged medical worker as a gesture of thanks, creator Luke Perry said.

Andrew’s accuser warns Epstein’s alleged associates in new Neflix series

Andrew’s accuser warns Epstein’s alleged associates in new Neflix series

Andrew’s accuser warns Epstein’s alleged associates in new Neflix series

Virginia Giuffre features in a four-part series called Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich.

Archaeologists unearth largest ever Pictish site perched on hill

Archaeologists unearth largest ever Pictish site perched on hill

Archaeologists unearth largest ever Pictish site perched on hill

Scientists date the settlement at Tap O’ Noth in Aberdeenshire to between the fifth and sixth centuries.

Majority of Scots confident Holyrood ministers can prevent second wave – survey

Majority of Scots confident Holyrood ministers can prevent second wave – survey

Majority of Scots confident Holyrood ministers can prevent second wave – survey

The findings are among the preliminary results from the UK-wide CovidLife survey launched by the University of Edinburgh.

Only a matter of time before fatality in footballer raids, says security adviser

Only a matter of time before fatality in footballer raids, says security adviser

Only a matter of time before fatality in footballer raids, says security adviser

Many players give away too much information and become a ‘challenge’ to would-be robbers, said security adviser Alex Bomberg.

Government borrowing to hit almost £300bn this year, says OBR

Government borrowing to hit almost £300bn this year, says OBR

Government borrowing to hit almost £300bn this year, says OBR

The Office for Budget Responsibility has increased its borrowing predictions to account for the furlough extension to October.

Nicola Sturgeon confirms Covid-19 death toll after positive test now above 2,000

Nicola Sturgeon confirms Covid-19 death toll after positive test now above 2,000

Nicola Sturgeon confirms Covid-19 death toll after positive test now above 2,000

The First Minister was speaking during her daily briefing on the pandemic.

Zoom executive says security questions are normal speed bumps for growing apps

Zoom executive says security questions are normal speed bumps for growing apps

Zoom executive says security questions are normal speed bumps for growing apps

The video calling app’s chief information officer Harry Moseley said the company was focused on constantly improving its service as new users joined.

Wait of up to 21 days for coronavirus test results at care home, peer warns

Wait of up to 21 days for coronavirus test results at care home, peer warns

Wait of up to 21 days for coronavirus test results at care home, peer warns

Ministers were also told some care home organisations are not getting any test results back.

Brussels launches legal action against UK over free movement ‘failure’

Brussels launches legal action against UK over free movement ‘failure’

Brussels launches legal action against UK over free movement ‘failure’

According to the infringement decision, the UK has failed to ‘comply with EU law on the free movement of EU citizens and their family members’.

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