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Dowden blames EU for ‘letting down music’ in post-Brexit deal

Dowden blames EU for ‘letting down music’ in post-Brexit deal

Dowden blames EU for ‘letting down music’ in post-Brexit deal

13 January 2021

The UK’s post-Brexit travel rules do not guarantee visa-free travel for musicians.


New figures show stark effect of vaccine programme

New figures show stark effect of vaccine programme

New figures show stark effect of vaccine programme

13 January 2021

More data has emerged behind the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation’s priority list.


Alex Salmond turns down request to face Holyrood committee in person

Alex Salmond turns down request to face Holyrood committee in person

Alex Salmond turns down request to face Holyrood committee in person

13 January 2021

The former first minister’s lawyer said the meeting should not take place next week as planned given the current Covid restrictions.


320 jobs to go as Debenhams permanently shuts six more stores

320 jobs to go as Debenhams permanently shuts six more stores

320 jobs to go as Debenhams permanently shuts six more stores

13 January 2021

Its flagship Oxford Street shop will not reopen after administrators were unable to extend its lease.


Covid patient numbers in Wales ‘more than double from first wave’

Covid patient numbers in Wales ‘more than double from first wave’

Covid patient numbers in Wales ‘more than double from first wave’

13 January 2021

The chief executive of NHS Wales said ‘very difficult decisions’ would have to made about the balance of services the service provides.


Corbyn to take first step towards High Court battle with Labour over suspension

Corbyn to take first step towards High Court battle with Labour over suspension

Corbyn to take first step towards High Court battle with Labour over suspension

13 January 2021

He was suspended from Labour in October for claiming that the scale of anti-Semitism in the party was ‘dramatically overstated for political reasons’.


Fewer drivers give up daily car use during third lockdown

Fewer drivers give up daily car use during third lockdown

Fewer drivers give up daily car use during third lockdown

13 January 2021

Around 10% more cars were in daily use during the first week of the latest restrictions compared with the first lockdown.


The State failed you – Taoiseach apologises over Ireland’s mother and baby homes

The State failed you – Taoiseach apologises over Ireland’s mother and baby homes

The State failed you – Taoiseach apologises over Ireland’s mother and baby homes

13 January 2021

Micheal Martin spoke of the shame and stigma for survivors.


Homeless prioritised for Covid-19 vaccine in UK first

Homeless prioritised for Covid-19 vaccine in UK first

Homeless prioritised for Covid-19 vaccine in UK first

13 January 2021

Oldham Council and local GPs decided vulnerable homeless people should be in a priority group for the jab.


Covid police lead warns of ‘invisible enemy’ as he recovers from virus

Covid police lead warns of ‘invisible enemy’ as he recovers from virus

Covid police lead warns of ‘invisible enemy’ as he recovers from virus

13 January 2021

Assistant Chief Constable Dave Miller tested positive for coronavirus six weeks ago and still suffers from coughing fits and fatigue.


Woman fined after driving 100 miles for McDonald’s meal

Woman fined after driving 100 miles for McDonald’s meal

Woman fined after driving 100 miles for McDonald’s meal

13 January 2021

She drove from Lincolnshire for a McDonald’s meal with her sister in Scarborough.


Rail passengers urged to check journey times as timetables are cut

Rail passengers urged to check journey times as timetables are cut

Rail passengers urged to check journey times as timetables are cut

13 January 2021

People’s movements are currently limited due to lockdown.


Catholic Archbishop of Glasgow dies after contracting coronavirus

Catholic Archbishop of Glasgow dies after contracting coronavirus

Catholic Archbishop of Glasgow dies after contracting coronavirus

13 January 2021

Philip Tartaglia, 70, was previously the Bishop of Paisley.


Diluting UK human rights laws would threaten post-Brexit security, MPs told

Diluting UK human rights laws would threaten post-Brexit security, MPs told

Diluting UK human rights laws would threaten post-Brexit security, MPs told

13 January 2021

Extradition and data sharing arrangements are premised on both the UK and EU adhering to the European Convention on Human Rights, academics warn.


NHS in Wales under real pressure, health minister warns

NHS in Wales under real pressure, health minister warns

NHS in Wales under real pressure, health minister warns

13 January 2021

Vaughan Gething said the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic would be felt for years to come as the NHS worked to clear rising waiting lists.


Nicola Sturgeon outlines tightened coronavirus restrictions for Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon outlines tightened coronavirus restrictions for Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon outlines tightened coronavirus restrictions for Scotland

13 January 2021

Click and collect services are being limited, and customers are banned from entering hospitality services for takeaways.


Johnson forced to withdraw hypocrisy jibe aimed at Starmer during heated PMQs

Johnson forced to withdraw hypocrisy jibe aimed at Starmer during heated PMQs

Johnson forced to withdraw hypocrisy jibe aimed at Starmer during heated PMQs

13 January 2021

Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle forced the Prime Minister to withdraw the remark.


Johnson condemns ‘disgraceful’ free school meal offerings sent to families

Johnson condemns ‘disgraceful’ free school meal offerings sent to families

Johnson condemns ‘disgraceful’ free school meal offerings sent to families

13 January 2021

The Prime Minister said photos of low-value meals delivered during the lockdown were an ‘insult’ to parents.


Fears grow of increased pressure on care homes to accept Covid-19 patients

Fears grow of increased pressure on care homes to accept Covid-19 patients

Fears grow of increased pressure on care homes to accept Covid-19 patients

13 January 2021

Data shows a third of local authorities do not have a designated setting approved for the safe discharge of hospital patients.


Northern Ireland faces fresh shortages over Brexit deal, retailers warn

Northern Ireland faces fresh shortages over Brexit deal, retailers warn

Northern Ireland faces fresh shortages over Brexit deal, retailers warn

13 January 2021

The British Retail Consortium says there will be ‘significant disruption’ in the spring unless a solution is found.


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