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Jeremy Corbyn’s brother among arrests at anti-lockdown protests

Jeremy Corbyn’s brother among arrests at anti-lockdown protests

Jeremy Corbyn’s brother among arrests at anti-lockdown protests

Piers Corbyn claimed 5G technology and the coronavirus pandemic were linked.

In Pictures: Day-trippers head to beauty spots despite bid to deter them

In Pictures: Day-trippers head to beauty spots despite bid to deter them

In Pictures: Day-trippers head to beauty spots despite bid to deter them

Meanwhile in London there were protests against lockdown measures.

Senior BTP officer criticised over cross-border travel to family home

Senior BTP officer criticised over cross-border travel to family home

Senior BTP officer criticised over cross-border travel to family home

But the force said Chief Superintendent Eddie Wylie did not breach Covid-19 regulations.

PM’s father Stanley Johnson says UK on ‘right track’ over Covid-19

PM’s father Stanley Johnson says UK on ‘right track’ over Covid-19

PM’s father Stanley Johnson says UK on ‘right track’ over Covid-19

Mr Johnson fears he won’t be able to visit his Greek holiday home this year.

Fire at historic Tyne timber structure treated as arson

Fire at historic Tyne timber structure treated as arson

Fire at historic Tyne timber structure treated as arson

Dunston Staiths was built so Durham coal could be loaded onto ships in Gateshead, and had been restored after years of disrepair.

Massive fire hits Tyne timber structure

Massive fire hits Tyne timber structure

Massive fire hits Tyne timber structure

It is thought the blaze in Dunston Staiths was started deliberately.

Teaching unions to work with Government on re-opening of schools

Teaching unions to work with Government on re-opening of schools

Teaching unions to work with Government on re-opening of schools

The Children’s Commissioner for England has urged the two sides to ‘stop squabbling’ and get on with a phased re-opening from June 1.

Another council says schools will not re-open on June 1

Another council says schools will not re-open on June 1

Another council says schools will not re-open on June 1

Hartlepool Council has followed Liverpool City Council in saying it will not let schools partially re-open next month.

Clear testing strategy required rather than focus on targets, GPs warn

Clear testing strategy required rather than focus on targets, GPs warn

Clear testing strategy required rather than focus on targets, GPs warn

Professor Martin Marshall said there is a lack of confidence in the Government’s current strategy.

Wild white storks hatch in UK for first time in centuries

Wild white storks hatch in UK for first time in centuries

Wild white storks hatch in UK for first time in centuries

The first chick hatched at the Knepp Estate in West Sussex on May 6.

Battersea boss offers insight into how its dogs and cats are coping in lockdown

Battersea boss offers insight into how its dogs and cats are coping in lockdown

Battersea boss offers insight into how its dogs and cats are coping in lockdown

Rob Young said there have been some surprising benefits to restrictions as the charity has begun rehoming some of its animals.

What the papers say – May 16

What the papers say – May 16

What the papers say – May 16

Debate around the return to school leads many of Saturday’s papers.

Firefighters bring Barking blaze under control

Firefighters bring Barking blaze under control

Firefighters bring Barking blaze under control

Crews from Barking, East Ham, Dagenham, Plaistow, Ilford and surrounding fire stations also attended the scene.

HS2 bosses accused of being ‘blindsided by contact with reality’

HS2 bosses accused of being ‘blindsided by contact with reality’

HS2 bosses accused of being ‘blindsided by contact with reality’

Westminster’s Public Accounts Committee has urged the Government to give ‘regular, accurate and open updates’ on problems faced by the project.

Opposition MPs write to EU negotiator to seek Brexit talks extension

Opposition MPs write to EU negotiator to seek Brexit talks extension

Opposition MPs write to EU negotiator to seek Brexit talks extension

SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford and Liberal Democrat acting leader Sir Ed Davey are among those who have signed the letter to Michel Barnier.

National park visitors surge despite plea to ‘think carefully’ before travelling

National park visitors surge despite plea to ‘think carefully’ before travelling

National park visitors surge despite plea to ‘think carefully’ before travelling

Car parks were said to be full in one part of the Peak District National Park on Saturday morning.

Ministers and unions urged to end ‘squabbling’ over reopening schools

Ministers and unions urged to end ‘squabbling’ over reopening schools

Ministers and unions urged to end ‘squabbling’ over reopening schools

The Children’s Commissioner for England says children are suffering away from the classroom.

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