Traffic light system rating countries, watch list and new quarantine rules raise hopes of international travel from 17 May Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Hopes are rising for foreign holidays to be permitted from May, with […]
A week of violence has continued in Northern Ireland, as gangs of youths clashed again with police in Belfast. A line of heavily armored riot officers was pelted with stones, and responded with water cannon. Video footage shot on Thursday […]
Gangs of youths gathered near the scene of Wednesday night’s violence and hurled stones and fireworks at police Rioters have been blasted with a water cannon by police as unrest stirred on the streets of Northern Ireland once again. After […]
A murder inquiry has been launched after one of the UK’s richest men has been stabbed to death at his mansion in southwest England, while a woman reported to be his wife has been left in critical condition. Sir Richard […]
We spoke to Naomi Long of the Alliance Party, who is the minister of justice in the Northern Ireland Executive. She believes a broad range of issues including Brexit, the pandemic, irresponsible crowds and criminal gangs are driving the violence […]
Eleven more anti-coup protesters are reported to have been killed by security forces in Myanmar – more than 600 people have died so far in the crackdown. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has condemned what he called the “bullying actions” of […]
Warning: This report contains descriptions of sexual assault and violence The women living in fear in the countryside who are campaigning for change.
A pharmacist whose brother died of a rare blood clot after receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine says she “strongly believes” people should continue to have the jab. Dr Alison Astles said her brother Neil had been “extraordinarily unlucky” – and has urged […]
The government has reassured young people who won’t now be offered the AstraZeneca jab that there will be more than enough alternative ones to go around. The latest 24-hour government figures show 99,000 people received their first dose of the […]
Treasury releases messages sent by chancellor to former PM and says Cameron phoned junior ministers Rishi Sunak has been accused of trying to smooth the way for Greensill Capital to gain special access to emergency Covid loans after the release […]