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Union fury over proposed 1% pay rise for NHS staff

Union fury over proposed 1% pay rise for NHS staff

Union fury over proposed 1% pay rise for NHS staff

Ministers say the whole economy is under ‘huge pressure’ as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Scientists track new Covid variant as surge testing is expanded

Scientists track new Covid variant as surge testing is expanded

Scientists track new Covid variant as surge testing is expanded

Fresh Covid-19 variants regularly emerge and experts conduct frequent analysis to determine which are of concern or not.

UK confirms extension of grace period for parcels crossing Irish Sea

UK confirms extension of grace period for parcels crossing Irish Sea

UK confirms extension of grace period for parcels crossing Irish Sea

The British Government has defended its unilateral decision to continue Irish Sea border grace periods until October as the minimum step necessary.

US president ‘maintains unequivocal support for Belfast Agreement’

US president ‘maintains unequivocal support for Belfast Agreement’

US president ‘maintains unequivocal support for Belfast Agreement’

Joe Biden’s spokeswoman said it has been the bedrock of peace, stability and prosperity for all the people of Northern Ireland.

Quotes of the day: Boris feels ‘full of beans’

Quotes of the day: Boris feels ‘full of beans’

Quotes of the day: Boris feels ‘full of beans’

The PM feels ‘more energetic’ after losing a bit of weight.

Newly published legal advice appears to contradict Salmond claim

Newly published legal advice appears to contradict Salmond claim

Newly published legal advice appears to contradict Salmond claim

The documents related to the botched investigation into allegations of sexual harassment by the former First Minister.

New coronavirus variant under investigation in UK

New coronavirus variant under investigation in UK

New coronavirus variant under investigation in UK

The variant, which is understood to have originated in the UK, was designated a ‘variant under investigation’ on February 24.

Union labels 1% pay rise suggestion for NHS workers ‘some kind of joke’

Union labels 1% pay rise suggestion for NHS workers ‘some kind of joke’

Union labels 1% pay rise suggestion for NHS workers ‘some kind of joke’

Shadow health secretary Jonathan Ashworth said the suggestion was the ‘ultimate kick in the teeth to our NHS heroes who have done so much’.

Low point for royal family as troubles bring back memories of War of the Waleses

Low point for royal family as troubles bring back memories of War of the Waleses

Low point for royal family as troubles bring back memories of War of the Waleses

Harry and Meghan have quit the working monarchy and filmed a two-hour tell-all sit down interview with Oprah Winfrey.

Profiles of key figures from the bullying allegations levelled at Meghan

Profiles of key figures from the bullying allegations levelled at Meghan

Profiles of key figures from the bullying allegations levelled at Meghan

The duchess is said to be ‘saddened’ by the the allegations.

Khan launches London mayor re-election bid calling for ‘1945-style recovery’

Khan launches London mayor re-election bid calling for ‘1945-style recovery’

Khan launches London mayor re-election bid calling for ‘1945-style recovery’

The Labour incumbent said that ‘jobs, jobs, jobs’ for Londoners affected by the coronavirus crisis will be a top priority if he is re-elected.

Protocol move needed to avoid empty food shelves in NI – Lewis

Protocol move needed to avoid empty food shelves in NI – Lewis

Protocol move needed to avoid empty food shelves in NI – Lewis

The Northern Ireland Secretary denied the move to extend protocol grace periods had escalated tensions in the region.

Latest UK Covid-19 vaccine figures, by nation and age group

Latest UK Covid-19 vaccine figures, by nation and age group

Latest UK Covid-19 vaccine figures, by nation and age group

Nearly 40% of adults in the UK are estimated to have had their first dose.

Foster hopes for ‘definitive answer’ next week on schools reopening

Foster hopes for ‘definitive answer’ next week on schools reopening

Foster hopes for ‘definitive answer’ next week on schools reopening

Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill said as soon as the Executive can give more certainty over exiting lockdown, they will.

O’Neill accuses Government of ‘extreme bad faith’ over NI Protocol

O’Neill accuses Government of ‘extreme bad faith’ over NI Protocol

O’Neill accuses Government of ‘extreme bad faith’ over NI Protocol

While the deputy First Minister criticised the unilateral decision to extend a protocol grace period, First Minister Arlene Foster defended the move.

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Just 13 out of 315 local areas are currently recording a week-on-week rise in rates.

Hundreds of thousands of social care staff not vaccinated, figures suggest

Hundreds of thousands of social care staff not vaccinated, figures suggest

Hundreds of thousands of social care staff not vaccinated, figures suggest

There may be 444,683 social care staff who have not been vaccinated or whose jab has not yet been reported.

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