Home   News   National

National News

Sadiq Khan leads calls for ‘real change’ after George Floyd’s killer convicted

Sadiq Khan leads calls for ‘real change’ after George Floyd’s killer convicted

Sadiq Khan leads calls for ‘real change’ after George Floyd’s killer convicted

21 April 2021

The Prime Minister said he was ‘appalled by the death of George Floyd” as he welcomed the guilty verdicts against Derek Chauvin.


ESA astronaut set for launch on SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket

ESA astronaut set for launch on SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket

ESA astronaut set for launch on SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket

21 April 2021

Thomas Pesquet will be the first ESA astronaut to fly on a SpaceX Crew Dragon.


Latest phase of public inquiry into undercover policing set to begin

Latest phase of public inquiry into undercover policing set to begin

Latest phase of public inquiry into undercover policing set to begin

21 April 2021

The Undercover Policing Inquiry was set up in 2015 to look at the activities of two shadowy police units.


Vitamin D levels in Britons ‘increased by almost a third last summer’

Vitamin D levels in Britons ‘increased by almost a third last summer’

Vitamin D levels in Britons ‘increased by almost a third last summer’

21 April 2021

The rise could be due to the Covid-19 pandemic leading to millions of workers being furloughed, or working from home, according to the company.


European Super League to consider next steps after English clubs withdraw

European Super League to consider next steps after English clubs withdraw

European Super League to consider next steps after English clubs withdraw

21 April 2021

Boris Johnson had warned he was prepared to legislate to block the new league plans, accusing breakaway football clubs of forming ‘a kind of cartel’.


English clubs to quit European Super League following fan backlash

English clubs to quit European Super League following fan backlash

English clubs to quit European Super League following fan backlash

20 April 2021

Boris Johnson had previously warned he was prepared to legislate to block the new league plans.


UK-ticket holder scoops £59m EuroMillions jackpot

UK-ticket holder scoops £59m EuroMillions jackpot

UK-ticket holder scoops £59m EuroMillions jackpot

20 April 2021

The winning numbers were 5, 17, 28, 41 and 46 with the Lucky Star numbers 10 and 11.


All the key announcements Apple made at its spring event

All the key announcements Apple made at its spring event

All the key announcements Apple made at its spring event

20 April 2021

The technology firm unveiled new iPads, an iMac, a new iPhone 12 colour and its AirTag tracker accessories.


William and FA boss hold talks as European Super League row intensifies

William and FA boss hold talks as European Super League row intensifies

William and FA boss hold talks as European Super League row intensifies

20 April 2021

The duke is a keen Aston Villa supporter and on Monday tweeted how he shared ‘the concerns of fans’ over the controversial proposals.


Johnson urges others to ‘follow lead’ of clubs quitting European Super League

Johnson urges others to ‘follow lead’ of clubs quitting European Super League

Johnson urges others to ‘follow lead’ of clubs quitting European Super League

20 April 2021

There have also been reports that Spanish clubs Atletico Madrid and Barcelona were set to withdraw from the competition.


Johnson faces questions about ‘honesty and integrity’ amid Arcuri claims

Johnson faces questions about ‘honesty and integrity’ amid Arcuri claims

Johnson faces questions about ‘honesty and integrity’ amid Arcuri claims

20 April 2021

The Prime Minister was asked about his relationship with the American businesswoman during a live coronavirus briefing.


Plan for White House-style briefings scrapped despite £2.6m being spent on venue

Plan for White House-style briefings scrapped despite £2.6m being spent on venue

Plan for White House-style briefings scrapped despite £2.6m being spent on venue

20 April 2021

The hi-tech refurbishment of the venue in No 9 Downing Street was branded a ‘vanity project’ by Labour.


Covid Memorial Wall should become permanent if the public wants – Archbishop

Covid Memorial Wall should become permanent if the public wants – Archbishop

Covid Memorial Wall should become permanent if the public wants – Archbishop

20 April 2021

The Archbishop of Canterbury spoke with bereaved relatives adding tributes to the wall in central London along with other faith leaders on Tuesday.


Chelsea to quit European Super League after Johnson threatens to block plans

Chelsea to quit European Super League after Johnson threatens to block plans

Chelsea to quit European Super League after Johnson threatens to block plans

20 April 2021

It is understood the Blues are preparing documents to formally withdraw from the proposed competition.


Johnny Mercer claims he had ‘no choice’ but to quit as veterans minister

Johnny Mercer claims he had ‘no choice’ but to quit as veterans minister

Johnny Mercer claims he had ‘no choice’ but to quit as veterans minister

20 April 2021

The MP said the Government risks ‘damaging an already bruised veterans cohort further’ with the proposals.


Apple unveils new iPad Pro and iMac powered by its own chips

Apple unveils new iPad Pro and iMac powered by its own chips

Apple unveils new iPad Pro and iMac powered by its own chips

20 April 2021

The technology giant has continued to update its computers and tablets with its new M1 chip.


Johnny Mercer quits as veterans minister

Johnny Mercer quits as veterans minister

Johnny Mercer quits as veterans minister

20 April 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson thanked Mr Mercer for his service as a minister following his resignation on Tuesday.


Johnson threatens ‘legislative bomb’ to block proposed European Super League

Johnson threatens ‘legislative bomb’ to block proposed European Super League

Johnson threatens ‘legislative bomb’ to block proposed European Super League

20 April 2021

The Prime Minister accused the so-called Big Six of the Premier League of acting like a cartel.


Ethnic minority vaccine uptake has tripled since February – NHS

Ethnic minority vaccine uptake has tripled since February – NHS

Ethnic minority vaccine uptake has tripled since February – NHS

20 April 2021

But Dr Nikita Kanani warned ‘our job is not done’.


Ucas set to back plan for students to receive university offers after results

Ucas set to back plan for students to receive university offers after results

Ucas set to back plan for students to receive university offers after results

20 April 2021

The admissions body is due to publish its recommendations for reforming the higher education system later this week.


This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Learn More