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Swayne told to apologise over anti-lockdown comments

Swayne told to apologise over anti-lockdown comments

Swayne told to apologise over anti-lockdown comments

28 January 2021

Cabinet minister Michael Gove said Tory MP Sir Desmond Swayne was ‘out of order’.


‘No interruption’ to UK vaccine supply amid EU row, says Gove

‘No interruption’ to UK vaccine supply amid EU row, says Gove

‘No interruption’ to UK vaccine supply amid EU row, says Gove

28 January 2021

The EU is facing supply shortages.


Lidl slumps to £25m loss after store expansion and hiring spree

Lidl slumps to £25m loss after store expansion and hiring spree

Lidl slumps to £25m loss after store expansion and hiring spree

28 January 2021

The German-owned discounter recorded a £25.2m pre-tax loss for the year to February 29 2020, just before the pandemic struck.


Large-scale manufacturing of coronavirus vaccine candidate begins in Scotland

Large-scale manufacturing of coronavirus vaccine candidate begins in Scotland

Large-scale manufacturing of coronavirus vaccine candidate begins in Scotland

28 January 2021

Some 60 million doses of the vaccine have been agreed by the UK Government, with the option to acquire a further 130 million if it is approved.


Gove insists Johnson’s mid-pandemic trip to Scotland is ‘absolutely essential’

Gove insists Johnson’s mid-pandemic trip to Scotland is ‘absolutely essential’

Gove insists Johnson’s mid-pandemic trip to Scotland is ‘absolutely essential’

28 January 2021

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has questioned whether the Prime Minister’s visit is necessary during the pandemic.


Transphobia should be treated with zero tolerance – Sturgeon

Transphobia should be treated with zero tolerance – Sturgeon

Transphobia should be treated with zero tolerance – Sturgeon

28 January 2021

Scotland’s First Minister spoke out after reports of people leaving the SNP.


One in three police officers ‘threatened with deliberate Covid-19 infection’

One in three police officers ‘threatened with deliberate Covid-19 infection’

One in three police officers ‘threatened with deliberate Covid-19 infection’

28 January 2021

Research suggests 32% of officers said someone who they believed to have Covid-19 had threatened to breathe or cough on them.


EasyJet to operate no more than 10% of flights

EasyJet to operate no more than 10% of flights

EasyJet to operate no more than 10% of flights

28 January 2021

The budget airline said its revenues plunged 88% at the end of last year.


Fresh appeal to release Scottish Sikh jailed in India

Fresh appeal to release Scottish Sikh jailed in India

Fresh appeal to release Scottish Sikh jailed in India

28 January 2021

Jagtar Singh Johal was arrested in November 2017 after travelling to the Punjab for his wedding.


Ex-church warden to appeal against conviction for murder of university lecturer

Ex-church warden to appeal against conviction for murder of university lecturer

Ex-church warden to appeal against conviction for murder of university lecturer

28 January 2021

Benjamin Field killed Peter Farquhar in order to inherit his house and money after driving him to think he was losing his mind.


George Cross awarded to Battle of Imjin River hero to be auctioned

George Cross awarded to Battle of Imjin River hero to be auctioned

George Cross awarded to Battle of Imjin River hero to be auctioned

28 January 2021

Lieutenant Terry Waters, 21, was awarded the George Cross after his death during the Korean War and the medal is tipped to sell for up to £180,000.


Boris Johnson must get G7 to back global Covid vaccine passport – Tony Blair

Boris Johnson must get G7 to back global Covid vaccine passport – Tony Blair

Boris Johnson must get G7 to back global Covid vaccine passport – Tony Blair

28 January 2021

‘It’s better to have common rules and a common verification system’, the ex-premier said.


What the papers say – January 28

What the papers say – January 28

What the papers say – January 28

28 January 2021

Many of the national papers cover the EU demanding access to AstraZeneca’s UK-made coronavirus vaccine.


Weather warnings in place as heavy snowfall expected to hit parts of UK

Weather warnings in place as heavy snowfall expected to hit parts of UK

Weather warnings in place as heavy snowfall expected to hit parts of UK

28 January 2021

Yellow weather warnings for ‘heavy snow’ have been issued by the Met Office, covering much of Scotland and parts of northern England.


Coronavirus infections at highest level since May, study warns

Coronavirus infections at highest level since May, study warns

Coronavirus infections at highest level since May, study warns

28 January 2021

The findings from Imperial College London’s React study show infections in England have flattened but are at the highest level recorded.


Black MPs share video message in bid to increase vaccine uptake

Black MPs share video message in bid to increase vaccine uptake

Black MPs share video message in bid to increase vaccine uptake

27 January 2021

Labour’s David Lammy talks of losing his uncle to the virus while Tory MP James Cleverly speaks of his cousin’s death with Covid-19.


Tory MP Swayne accused of spreading ‘dangerous misinformation’ about Covid

Tory MP Swayne accused of spreading ‘dangerous misinformation’ about Covid

Tory MP Swayne accused of spreading ‘dangerous misinformation’ about Covid

27 January 2021

Labour said reports Sir Desmond Swayne claimed coronavirus figures had been ‘manipulated’ were ‘extremely concerning’.


Apple marks Data Privacy Day with new transparency pledge

Apple marks Data Privacy Day with new transparency pledge

Apple marks Data Privacy Day with new transparency pledge

27 January 2021

The tech firm has revealed new privacy features to be released later this year and published a new guide on data tracking.


Grandparents warned Covid-19 rules still apply after first jab

Grandparents warned Covid-19 rules still apply after first jab

Grandparents warned Covid-19 rules still apply after first jab

27 January 2021

Professor Jonathan Van-Tam was taking questions from the public.


Charles urges people to use Holocaust remembrance to challenge ‘fake news’

Charles urges people to use Holocaust remembrance to challenge ‘fake news’

Charles urges people to use Holocaust remembrance to challenge ‘fake news’

27 January 2021

It came as people across the country placed a candle in their window to mark the horrors of genocide.


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