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Home Secretary ponders extradition decision after tycoon loses High Court fight

Home Secretary ponders extradition decision after tycoon loses High Court fight

Home Secretary ponders extradition decision after tycoon loses High Court fight

Priti Patel is set to decide whether Mike Lynch should be extradited to the United States by the end of the week.

Boy, 11, sets record for most Harry Potter characters guessed from film quotes

Boy, 11, sets record for most Harry Potter characters guessed from film quotes

Boy, 11, sets record for most Harry Potter characters guessed from film quotes

Eli Chmelik read the first Harry Potter book aged six.

Girls’ private schools could strike for the first time over pensions

Girls’ private schools could strike for the first time over pensions

Girls’ private schools could strike for the first time over pensions

Teachers at schools run by the Girls’ Day School Trust could strike over pensions.

BBC boss: I don’t think it’s for one person to decide the funding model

BBC boss: I don’t think it’s for one person to decide the funding model

BBC boss: I don’t think it’s for one person to decide the funding model

The BBC’s director-general Tim Davie discussed the licence fee’s future at a House of Commons Public Accounts Committee.

Earliest known English report of rare weather phenomenon found in medieval text

Earliest known English report of rare weather phenomenon found in medieval text

Earliest known English report of rare weather phenomenon found in medieval text

Ball lightning is an unexplained sphere of light associated with thunderstorms.

Shoppers and commuters still asked to wear masks despite law change

Shoppers and commuters still asked to wear masks despite law change

Shoppers and commuters still asked to wear masks despite law change

Shoppers will still be asked to wear face coverings in some stores and the requirement will remain in place on London’s public transport network.

UK Foreign Office video on protocol criticised as ‘Trumpian propaganda’

UK Foreign Office video on protocol criticised as ‘Trumpian propaganda’

UK Foreign Office video on protocol criticised as ‘Trumpian propaganda’

Fine Gael TD Neale Richmond said the ‘absolutely ridiculous video’ would damage trust with the UK Government.

Jobseekers expected to widen search after one month or face benefits sanctions

Jobseekers expected to widen search after one month or face benefits sanctions

Jobseekers expected to widen search after one month or face benefits sanctions

The Government said statistics showed the demand for workers was there.

High energy bills blamed on company profits, Russia and growing global demand

High energy bills blamed on company profits, Russia and growing global demand

High energy bills blamed on company profits, Russia and growing global demand

Just 13% of people thought green levies were among the factors most to blame for rising bills, a poll found.

600 candles lit to remember victims of the Holocaust and other genocides

600 candles lit to remember victims of the Holocaust and other genocides

600 candles lit to remember victims of the Holocaust and other genocides

The event took place at York Minster’s Chapter House.

Johnson accuses EU of ‘insane and pettifogging’ approach to NI Protocol

Johnson accuses EU of ‘insane and pettifogging’ approach to NI Protocol

Johnson accuses EU of ‘insane and pettifogging’ approach to NI Protocol

The Prime Minister told MPs he never thought when negotiating the agreement that scores of businesses would stop supplying Northern Ireland.

BBC bosses comment on costly new EastEnders set

BBC bosses comment on costly new EastEnders set

BBC bosses comment on costly new EastEnders set

The BBC’s director-general Tim Davie addressed a House of Common’s Public Accounts Committee on Wednesday.

Rental prices increase at fastest rate on record, data suggests

Rental prices increase at fastest rate on record, data suggests

Rental prices increase at fastest rate on record, data suggests

Rightmove’s quarterly rental trends tracker has found that asking prices are rising at the fastest rate ever recorded.

Johnson’s wait for Gray’s report on partygate row continues

Johnson’s wait for Gray’s report on partygate row continues

Johnson’s wait for Gray’s report on partygate row continues

Boris Johnson’s leadership could hinge on the findings of Sue Gray’s report into alleged lockdown-busting parties in No 10.

Robot performs keyhole surgery on pig without human help for first time

Robot performs keyhole surgery on pig without human help for first time

Robot performs keyhole surgery on pig without human help for first time

Scientists said the machine excelled at the procedure which required a high level of repetitive motion and precision.

Shoppers at some supermarkets still asked to wear masks after obligation ends

Shoppers at some supermarkets still asked to wear masks after obligation ends

Shoppers at some supermarkets still asked to wear masks after obligation ends

Some stores will suggest customers continue to don a mask, with one large chain saying “safety remains our highest priority”.

Two thirds of teachers think climate change education ‘not meaningful’

Two thirds of teachers think climate change education ‘not meaningful’

Two thirds of teachers think climate change education ‘not meaningful’

The first student-led Bill on climate education is to have its second reading in the Commons on Friday

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