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Nero exhibition to look at misogynistic treatment of women

Nero exhibition to look at misogynistic treatment of women

Nero exhibition to look at misogynistic treatment of women

22 April 2021

The British Museum is hoping to open its exhibition on Nero, who succeeded to the throne aged 16, next month.


Alcohol ads commonly appeal to under-age adolescents – study

Alcohol ads commonly appeal to under-age adolescents – study

Alcohol ads commonly appeal to under-age adolescents – study

22 April 2021

The findings have led the Institute of Alcohol Studies to call for UK policymakers to consider tighter alcohol advertising legislation.


Drugs used against ovarian cancer offer hope in tackling other forms of disease

Drugs used against ovarian cancer offer hope in tackling other forms of disease

Drugs used against ovarian cancer offer hope in tackling other forms of disease

22 April 2021

Scientists say PARP inhibitors could offer a new approach for treating cancers such as kidney, lung or bile duct.


Trapped ducklings rescued by community with ladle

Trapped ducklings rescued by community with ladle

Trapped ducklings rescued by community with ladle

22 April 2021

The young birds were found under a grate in Penkridge, Staffordshire.


Dominic Raab insists cuts to aid budget announced in ‘fully transparent way’

Dominic Raab insists cuts to aid budget announced in ‘fully transparent way’

Dominic Raab insists cuts to aid budget announced in ‘fully transparent way’

22 April 2021

Two hundred UK charities said that cuts to the foreign aid budget represented a ‘tragic blow’ for many of the world’s most at-risk communities.


US pledge to halve emissions by 2030 moves world closer to climate target

US pledge to halve emissions by 2030 moves world closer to climate target

US pledge to halve emissions by 2030 moves world closer to climate target

22 April 2021

Joe Biden is announcing the new target to cut emissions as he convenes a leaders’ summit aimed at driving greater climate ambition.


Brexit disruption to NI medicine supply lines would be unacceptable – minister

Brexit disruption to NI medicine supply lines would be unacceptable – minister

Brexit disruption to NI medicine supply lines would be unacceptable – minister

22 April 2021

Health Minister Robin Swann expressed concern the Northern Ireland Protocol could hit the supply of medicines and medical devices to the region.


Mike Ashley ordered to reinstate Jenners signs on Edinburgh landmark

Mike Ashley ordered to reinstate Jenners signs on Edinburgh landmark

Mike Ashley ordered to reinstate Jenners signs on Edinburgh landmark

22 April 2021

Some of the letters have been removed from the building on Princes Street.


Apology over failure to honour black and Asian troops who died for Empire

Apology over failure to honour black and Asian troops who died for Empire

Apology over failure to honour black and Asian troops who died for Empire

22 April 2021

An investigation found the Commonwealth War Graves Commission did not formally remember them in the same way as white comrades.


Work gets under way to protect paths on England’s highest mountain

Work gets under way to protect paths on England’s highest mountain

Work gets under way to protect paths on England’s highest mountain

22 April 2021

Footpath repair work is starting on five sections of path on the most popular route up to the summit of Scafell Pike in the Lake District.


Grandmother, 91, who had Pfizer jab first urges people to get second Covid dose

Grandmother, 91, who had Pfizer jab first urges people to get second Covid dose

Grandmother, 91, who had Pfizer jab first urges people to get second Covid dose

22 April 2021

Margaret Keenan – whose face has appeared in media around the world – also praised the ‘incredible’ NHS staff.


Man jailed for ‘abhorrent’ attack on transgender woman

Man jailed for ‘abhorrent’ attack on transgender woman

Man jailed for ‘abhorrent’ attack on transgender woman

22 April 2021

Neil Cleal also pleaded guilty to assaulting an emergency worker.


Prison chaplain: I may have been ‘conned’ by ‘remorseful’ Fishmongers’ attacker

Prison chaplain: I may have been ‘conned’ by ‘remorseful’ Fishmongers’ attacker

Prison chaplain: I may have been ‘conned’ by ‘remorseful’ Fishmongers’ attacker

22 April 2021

An inquest jury heard there was intelligence that Usman Khan was planning an attack and trying to radicalise other inmates before he was released.


Mayor stands by decision to withdraw staff from check duties at ports

Mayor stands by decision to withdraw staff from check duties at ports

Mayor stands by decision to withdraw staff from check duties at ports

22 April 2021

Peter Johnston said it came after a unanimous cross-party decision at Mid and East Antrim Council.


Claim received for £59m EuroMillions jackpot

Claim received for £59m EuroMillions jackpot

Claim received for £59m EuroMillions jackpot

22 April 2021

A UK ticket-holder has come forward to claim Tuesday’s jackpot prize.


Fall in number needing homelessness support after ‘no fault’ eviction notices

Fall in number needing homelessness support after ‘no fault’ eviction notices

Fall in number needing homelessness support after ‘no fault’ eviction notices

22 April 2021

The figures for the latest quarter are based on data provided by 308 out of 314 local authorities.


Don’t know your net zero from your NDCs? This climate jargon buster could help

Don’t know your net zero from your NDCs? This climate jargon buster could help

Don’t know your net zero from your NDCs? This climate jargon buster could help

22 April 2021

Some of the commonly used climate terms and what they mean.


Pizza Express to recruit 1,000 workers as restaurants reopen

Pizza Express to recruit 1,000 workers as restaurants reopen

Pizza Express to recruit 1,000 workers as restaurants reopen

22 April 2021

The hiring spree comes only six months after the chain said it would axe 1,300 roles across its 360 UK restaurants.


NHS needs ‘hybrid’ system that embraces virtual appointments – peers

NHS needs ‘hybrid’ system that embraces virtual appointments – peers

NHS needs ‘hybrid’ system that embraces virtual appointments – peers

22 April 2021

A new House of Lords report says ‘the future will be hybrid’ and services will need to be ‘provided both remotely and face to face’.


Coronavirus passports to be ready ‘as soon as possible’, say transport chiefs

Coronavirus passports to be ready ‘as soon as possible’, say transport chiefs

Coronavirus passports to be ready ‘as soon as possible’, say transport chiefs

22 April 2021

The scheme will enable holidaymakers to prove they have been vaccinated or recently tested.


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