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Michelle ONeill Assembly election result ushers in new era

Michelle O'Neill says the result will usher in a new era for Northern Ireland The Assembly election result in Northern Ireland “ushers in a new era”, Sinn Fein vice president Michelle O’Neill has said. As counting continued into Saturday evening, the republican party appeared to be closing in on a historic victory by overtaking the DUP to become the largest party at Stormont. Shortly after 6pm on Saturday, 81 of […]

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Sir Keir Starmer confident that beergate did not breach lockdown rules

Durham Constabulary have launched an investigation into whether the Labour Party leader acted unlawfully Sir Keir Starmer said he is “confident” that he did not breach lockdown rules by having a beer and curry at a campaign event. The Labour leader spoke after Durham Constabulary confirmed it was investigating claims an evening event attended by the Labour leader with other senior party figures and activists last year might have broken […]

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Afghanistans Taliban leaders order women to wear burka in public

The UK's Foreign Office says the Taliban will have to live up to their obligations on women's rights if they want acceptance The Taliban will have to live up to their obligations on the rights of women if they want acceptance, the Foreign Office has said. It follows the announcement that Afghanistan’s Taliban leadership has ordered all Afghan women to wear the all-covering burka in public. An FCDO spokesperson said: […]

todayMay 7, 2022 5

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Plymouths first trans councillor hopes to dial down hate and division

Dylan Tippetts has said he hopes his election will “dial down hate and division” after becoming Plymouth’s first openly trans councillor. The 21-year-old is Labour’s first councillor in the city’s Compton Ward. Speaking to the PA news agency, Mr Tippetts said he is “still in shock”, adding: “I didn’t think I was going to win the seat last night. “If I can help someone realise that trans people are just […]

todayMay 6, 2022 5

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Above average temperatures set to continue but some rain ahead says Met office

Balmy weather in the south of England saw conditions come close to the hottest of the year so far, but the top temperature was missed by “a smidgen”. The mercury rose to 23.3C (73.9F) at St James’s Park in London on Friday, just shy of the 23.4C (74.1F) recorded on April 15 at the same location, the Met Office said. Warm conditions are expected to continue into the weekend in […]

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Sinn Fein DUP and Alliance leaders top polls in Stormont election

Michelle O’Neill has topped the poll for Sinn Fein in Mid-Ulster, becoming one of the first MLAs elected in what could be a historic Assembly election. Both Sinn Fein and the Alliance Party are expected to have a good day, with Alliance leader Naomi Long topping the poll in East Belfast to be re-elected on the first count. DUP leader Sir Jeffrey Donaldson was elected on the first count in […]

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Local election results Tories suffer heavy losses in London as Johnson faces grassroots backlash

The first results are in, with more expected throughout the day Boris Johnson faced a backlash from local Tory leaders as his party lost major London authorities to Labour and suffered setbacks across England. Sir Keir Starmer’s party further strengthened its grip on the capital, taking the totemic Tory authority in Wandsworth, making a significant breakthrough in Barnet and closing in on Westminster City Hall. As dozens of Tory councillors […]

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First results start coming in from Thursdays local elections

More than half of English councils are counting votes overnight Boris Johnson’s Tories are braced for losses in London as the first votes start being counted following elections across the UK. Council seats are up for grabs in Scotland, Wales and many parts of England, while Northern Ireland is electing its new assembly in what could be the most significant vote of them all, with Sinn Fein seeking to become […]

todayMay 6, 2022 5

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Suspected Channel people smuggling kingpin in court for extradition hearing

Hewa Rahimpur is suspected of being a leading figure in a network engaged in organising human trafficking via small boats A suspected “kingpin” of people-smuggling operations across the Channel has appeared in court for extradition proceedings. Iranian Hewa Rahimpur, 29, who was living in Ilford, is suspected of being a leading figure in a network engaged in organising human trafficking via small boats, Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard. He was arrested […]

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