UN urges UK to restart resettlement of refugees after family drowns in Channel

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The UK government needs to urgently restart its resettlement scheme after two young children and their parents died while trying to cross the Channel, the UN refugee agency’s UK Läs mer…

'Battle for Labour's soul': what the papers say about Jeremy Corbyn's suspension

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer’s suspension of his predecessor, Jeremy Corbyn, in response to the long-awaited report on an investigation into antisemitism in the party dominates the front pages Läs mer…

Coronavirus live news: Europe leaders told to 'act urgently' as global daily case records tumble

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Key events Show 8.15pm EDT20:15 Global daily case records tumble as over 500,000 cases reported for third time in a week 7.38pm EDT19:38 Summary Live feed Show 8.26pm EDT20:26 Läs mer…

Ecotricity founder to grow diamonds 'made entirely from the sky'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A British multi-millionaire and environmentalist has set out plans to create thousands of carats of carbon-negative, laboratory-grown diamonds every year “made entirely from the sky”. Dale Vince, the founder Läs mer…

Seven men bailed following suspected hijack of oil tanker

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Seven Nigerian men detained after British special services stormed an oil tanker off the Isle of Wight have been bailed, police have said. The raid was carried out by Läs mer…

West Midlands: double murder suspect may be connected with third death

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Detectives hunting for double-murder suspect Anthony Russell believe he could be connected with a third death. West Midlands police said they were trying to establish whether a body discovered Läs mer…

Labour in turmoil as Corbyn suspended in wake of antisemitism report

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Labour was plunged into turmoil after the party suspended Keir Starmer’s predecessor, Jeremy Corbyn, in the wake of a damning report into antisemitism that found the party responsible for Läs mer…

'Maybe we will reach the UK or maybe we will die in the sea,’ say asylum seekers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The loss of an Iranian family and their children in the Channel is renewing calls for a legal route to the UK The call came on Tuesday night in Läs mer…

Brexit talks making good progress, says Ursula Von der Leyen

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; European commission president says key issues are level playing field and fisheries Trade and security negotiations between the UK and the EU are making good progress, Ursula von der Läs mer…

UK police used more force in lockdown despite lower crime rates

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Police officers deploying the use of force against members of the public was higher at the height of lockdown than in the previous three months despite crime rates falling Läs mer…

Meghan privacy trial granted postponement until autumn 2021

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The privacy trial of the Duchess of Sussex against the Mail on Sunday over the newspaper’s publication of extracts of a letter to her father has been postponed for Läs mer…

Amazon hits trouble with Sweden launch over lewd translation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amazon’s launch of a Swedish retail site, its first in the Nordics, has caused embarrassment at the e-commerce company after a series of errors led to confusing, nonsensical and Läs mer…

2020 likely to be warmest year on record despite La Niña

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Climate crisis exacerbates extreme weather during natural events, say experts La Niña climate event is under way, heralding a colder and stormier winter than usual across the northern hemisphere, Läs mer…

Labour responsible for unlawful acts of discrimination and harassment, EHRC antisemitism report finds – politics live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Equality and Human Rights Commission report finds party is responsible for three breaches of the Equality Act Labour responsible for harassment and discrimination, EHRC finds 10.16am GMT The full Läs mer…

Family of missing Team GB runner appeal for help to find him

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Experienced fell runner Chris Smith, 43, missing in Perthshire hills since Tuesday The family of Chris Smith, an experienced fell runner and Team GB member who has gone missing Läs mer…

Furlough: how UK jobs market has fared during the pandemic

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The government’s coronavirus job retention scheme closes on Saturday, ending the first phase of the UK’s economic response to the pandemic. When the scheme was announced in March it Läs mer…

Legal action taken against PM over refusal to investigate Kremlin meddling

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A cross-party group of MPs and peers including a former national security adviser are taking legal action against Boris Johnson over his government’s refusal to order an inquiry into Läs mer…

Temporary, timely and targeted. Furlough has proved to be just one of these

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Temporary, timely and targeted. That was how Rishi Sunak described the government’s strategy for coping with the impact of Covid-19 when he gave his budget speech on 11 March. Läs mer…

Almost 300 asylum seekers have died trying to cross the Channel since 1999

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Almost 300 asylum seekers including 36 children have died trying to cross the Channel to the UK in the past 20 years, according to the first analysis to collate Läs mer…

Coronavirus live news: France second wave likely ‘harder and more deadly’ says Macron; global daily cases pass 500,000

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Key events Show 8.28pm EDT20:28 Remote Marshall Islands records its first coronavirus cases 8.05pm EDT20:05 Global daily cases pass 500,000 7.53pm EDT19:53 Summary Live feed Show 8.28pm EDT20:28 Remote Läs mer…

Covid pressure on health visitors puts generation of babies at risk, charities say

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A generation of babies born during the Covid-19 pandemic may be at risk because they and their parents are not being fully supported by health visitors in the weeks Läs mer…

Covid testing: does Operation Moonshot have a shot at success?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Operation Moonshot, the government’s mass testing mission to screen millions of asymptomatic people every week, is having a bumpy lift-off. The project only emerged because of a leak last Läs mer…

Covid testing: does Operation Moonshot have a shot at success?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Operation Moonshot, the government’s mass testing mission to screen millions of asymptomatic people every week, is having a bumpy lift-off. The project only emerged because of a leak last Läs mer…

UK weather: torrential rain could cause 'dangerous' flooding this week

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Torrential downpours could result in “dangerous” flooding across the UK this week, the Met Office has warned. Forecasters say large waves, heavy rain, strong gales and potential river flooding Läs mer…

Economists call for extension of UK's furlough scheme to save businesses

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; With scheme due to end on Saturday, Rishi Sunak is under pressure to extend protection measures Economists have urged the chancellor to extend the furlough scheme and ramp up Läs mer…

Two British teenagers killed parasailing in Greece, say authorities

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Two British teenagers have been killed and a third seriously injured in a parasailing incident on the Greek island of Rhodes, authorities have said. “A 13-year-old girl and a Läs mer…

Nottinghamshire to ban some alcohol sales after 9pm under tier 3 Covid rules

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Nottinghamshire will be placed under tier 3 coronavirus measures from Friday, it was confirmed on Wednesday night, with a series of extra rules including the UK’s first virus-related ban Läs mer…

Joe Rogan hosts Alex Jones on Spotify podcast despite ban

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Joe Rogan, Spotify’s biggest podcast star, has left the platform in an awkward position after conducting a lengthy interview with Alex Jones, the conspiracy theorist banned by Swedish streaming Läs mer…

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to stand trial on fresh charges in Iran next week

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian woman sentenced to five years imprisonment in Iran in 2016, has been told she will stand trial on fresh charges next Monday. Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who was Läs mer…

Four Iranians who died crossing Channel were part of same family

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Four Iranians who died trying to cross the Channel on Tuesday morning were members of one family from the north-western city of Sardasht, the Guardian has learned. Rasul Iran Läs mer…

Police spying inquiry to examine targeting of UK black justice groups

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Judge will hear evidence on undercover operations against campaigns such as Stephen Lawrence Secrets and lies: untangling the UK ‘spy cops’ scandal A public inquiry into undercover policing is Läs mer…

Police spying inquiry to examine targeting of UK black justice groups

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Judge will hear evidence on undercover operations against campaigns such as Stephen Lawrence Secrets and lies: untangling the UK ‘spy cops’ scandal A public inquiry into undercover policing is Läs mer…

Historic Book of Lismore returning to Ireland after centuries in British hands

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A 15th-century medieval manuscript, one of the “great books of Ireland”, is returning home almost 400 years after it was captured in a siege. The Book of Lismore, which Läs mer…

Tracey Emin reveals she has been treated for cancer

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Artist says she is in remission after operation in the summer but has to wear a stoma bag Tracey Emin has revealed she was diagnosed with cancer earlier this Läs mer…

UK coronavirus live: calls grow for UK-wide lockdown as death toll rises

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Key events Show 5.46am EDT05:46 Number of Covid patients in hospitals could reach 25,000 within weeks 5.40am EDT05:40 National lockdown ’not appropriate’, says environment secretary 5.31am EDT05:31 Calls grow Läs mer…

Covid hospital cases in UK ‘could pass spring peak in November’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The number of coronavirus patients in UK hospitals could pass the spring peak by the end of November without further lockdown measures, a leading government scientific adviser has warned. Läs mer…

Heathrow overtaken as Europe's largest airport by Charles de Gaulle

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; London airport hits out over Covid testing, with passenger numbers below Paris rival Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Heathrow has lost its crown as Europe’s Läs mer…