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Rigid environment laws mean house building bans across country, Parliament told

Rigid environment laws mean house building bans across country, Parliament told

Rigid environment laws mean house building bans across country, Parliament told

19 April 2024

The Government is not on track to meet either its housing or environmental targets, according to peers from the Built Environment Committee.


Mother of murdered teenager praises people of Liverpool as she is made MBE

Mother of murdered teenager praises people of Liverpool as she is made MBE

Mother of murdered teenager praises people of Liverpool as she is made MBE

19 April 2024

Dr Gee Walker was honoured for services to diversity and racial injustice.


Post Office lawyer ‘takes no pride’ in working for company following scandal

Post Office lawyer ‘takes no pride’ in working for company following scandal

Post Office lawyer ‘takes no pride’ in working for company following scandal

19 April 2024

Rodric Williams said he was ‘truly sorry’ for being associated with the ‘greatest miscarriage of justice we’ve seen’.


Daniel Bedingfield on how car crash prompted touring break

Daniel Bedingfield on how car crash prompted touring break

Daniel Bedingfield on how car crash prompted touring break

19 April 2024

He said that he was lying in a hospital bed when he won the Brit for British male solo artist in February 2004.


MP ‘deeply saddened’ as Israeli twinning signs disappear from Bournemouth roads

MP ‘deeply saddened’ as Israeli twinning signs disappear from Bournemouth roads

MP ‘deeply saddened’ as Israeli twinning signs disappear from Bournemouth roads

19 April 2024

The local authority has pledged to replace them as soon as possible.


Sturgeon says it is ‘incredibly difficult’ after husband charged by police

Sturgeon says it is ‘incredibly difficult’ after husband charged by police

Sturgeon says it is ‘incredibly difficult’ after husband charged by police

19 April 2024

Former first minister Nicola Sturgeon spoke briefly to journalists after her husband Peter Murrell was charged by police investigating SNP finances.


Irish premier ‘eager to be in a position to apologise’ over Stardust tragedy

Irish premier ‘eager to be in a position to apologise’ over Stardust tragedy

Irish premier ‘eager to be in a position to apologise’ over Stardust tragedy

19 April 2024

Simon Harris said he hopes to meet with the families on Saturday.


Bloody Sunday families say PPS perjury decision an ‘affront to rule of law’

Bloody Sunday families say PPS perjury decision an ‘affront to rule of law’

Bloody Sunday families say PPS perjury decision an ‘affront to rule of law’

19 April 2024

Fifteen former soldiers investigated for perjury over Bloody Sunday will not face any charges.


Dr Feelgood reunited with their instruments after stolen van is recovered

Dr Feelgood reunited with their instruments after stolen van is recovered

Dr Feelgood reunited with their instruments after stolen van is recovered

19 April 2024

The band’s van, with much of their musical equipment, was stolen from Hockley, Essex, on Monday.


Asylum seeker denies pensioner murder and attempting to stab housemate to death

Asylum seeker denies pensioner murder and attempting to stab housemate to death

Asylum seeker denies pensioner murder and attempting to stab housemate to death

19 April 2024

Ahmed Alid, 45, has admitted stabbing Terence Carney and Javed Nouri, but says he did not intend to cause them serious harm.


Building society reforms ‘will support more working people to become homeowners’

Building society reforms ‘will support more working people to become homeowners’

Building society reforms ‘will support more working people to become homeowners’

19 April 2024

The Building Societies Act 1986 (Amendment) Bill aims to modernise societies by expanding their lending capacity.


Physically disabled will be affected by payment reforms, warns think tank

Physically disabled will be affected by payment reforms, warns think tank

Physically disabled will be affected by payment reforms, warns think tank

19 April 2024

The Prime Minister has said personal independence payment spending is forecast to rise by more than 50% over the next four years.


Met criticised over arrest threat to ‘openly Jewish’ man near pro-Palestine demo

Met criticised over arrest threat to ‘openly Jewish’ man near pro-Palestine demo

Met criticised over arrest threat to ‘openly Jewish’ man near pro-Palestine demo

19 April 2024

Gideon Falter, chief executive of the Campaign Against Antisemitism, was wearing a kippah skull cap when he was stopped from crossing the road.


Primary school teacher admits manslaughter of partner found buried in garden

Primary school teacher admits manslaughter of partner found buried in garden

Primary school teacher admits manslaughter of partner found buried in garden

19 April 2024

Fiona Beal, 50, admits she killed 42-year-old Nicholas Billingham but denies murder.


Hundreds of thousands of NHS patients ‘wait more than 28 days for scan results’

Hundreds of thousands of NHS patients ‘wait more than 28 days for scan results’

Hundreds of thousands of NHS patients ‘wait more than 28 days for scan results’

19 April 2024

Some 344,960 CT, MRI and other complex scans were not reported back within 28 days, data for 2023 suggests.


Salvator Rosa painting recovered in Romania after being stolen from Oxford

Salvator Rosa painting recovered in Romania after being stolen from Oxford

Salvator Rosa painting recovered in Romania after being stolen from Oxford

19 April 2024

Other stolen items Anthony Van Dyck’s A Soldier On Horseback and Annibale Carracci’s A Boy Drinking have not been recovered.


Just Stop Oil protesters found guilty of aggravated trespass at West End show

Just Stop Oil protesters found guilty of aggravated trespass at West End show

Just Stop Oil protesters found guilty of aggravated trespass at West End show

19 April 2024

A performance of Les Miserables was stopped when five activists locked themselves to the set at the Sondheim Theatre in October last year.


Tougher sentences for pet abduction move closer to becoming law

Tougher sentences for pet abduction move closer to becoming law

Tougher sentences for pet abduction move closer to becoming law

19 April 2024

The Pet Abduction Bill received an unopposed third reading.


Health charities and unions lead strong criticism of Sunak’s welfare reforms

Health charities and unions lead strong criticism of Sunak’s welfare reforms

Health charities and unions lead strong criticism of Sunak’s welfare reforms

19 April 2024

The Prime Minister announced a series of major changes to the welfare system in a speech on Friday.


Jim’ll Fix It fan guilty over home explosion

Jim’ll Fix It fan guilty over home explosion

Jim’ll Fix It fan guilty over home explosion

19 April 2024

Matthew Haydon suffered wounds to his chest and hands in a blast at the property in the Bedfordshire village of Sharnbrook on April 10 last year.


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