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Little chance of progress over protocol before elections DUP leader warns

The chances of problems with the Northern Ireland Protocol being resolved before Stormont Assembly elections in May are “quite small”, DUP leader Sir Jeffrey Donaldson has said. Sir Jeffrey said there was “very little progress” in ongoing discussions between the UK Government and the EU. European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic and Foreign Secretary Liz Truss met in London on Friday as part of their attempt to break the deadlock over […]

todayFebruary 12, 2022 11


Supermarket staples increased by 8 across Britains main grocery stores

Supermarket staples like pasta, tinned tomatoes and strawberry jam increased in price by around 8% in just one year. According to new figures, the overall price of a basket of 15 standard food items rose by £1.32. The data analysed by the BBC came from the retail research firm Assosia, which tracked the average cost of grocery items at Asda, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s and Tesco. The company recorded more than 17,000 […]

todayFebruary 12, 2022 10


No medal for Charlotte Bankes after fifth place in mixed team snowboard cross

Charlotte Bankes exited the Beijing Winter Olympics without a medal after finishing fifth in the mixed team snowboard-cross competition with team-mate Huw Nightingale at Genting Snow Park on Saturday. The 26-year-old Bankes arrived in the Chinese capital as reigning world champion and one of Britain’s best medal hopes but fluffed her lines in the individual event and was knocked out in the quarter-finals on Wednesday. Bankes also missed out in […]

todayFebruary 12, 2022 5


Dating apps urge users to get booster jabs ahead of Valentines Day

So far, around 60% of eligible young people between the ages of 18 and 34 have been boosted Some of the UK’s leading dating apps have joined forces to encourage young people to get their Covid-19 booster vaccinations ahead of Valentine’s Day. Tinder, Match, OurTime, OkCupid, Hinge, Plenty of Fish and Grindr have all backed the Get Boosted Now campaign, and some will also offer users the chance to use […]

todayFebruary 11, 2022 10


Labour MP has whip suspended over alleged racist comments to journalist

Neil Coyle is the MP for Bermondsey and Old Southwark A Labour MP has had the party whip suspended following allegations that he made racist comments to a journalist on the Parliamentary estate. Neil Coyle, the MP for Bermondsey and Old Southwark, has been accused of using offensive language in conversation with a reporter at Strangers’ Bar, who said it caused him to feel “uncomfortable in my place of work”. […]

todayFebruary 11, 2022 7


Prisoners will study for apprenticeships for first time

Inmates in open prisons will be able to apply for apprenticeships in sectors such as hospitality and construction Prisoners will be able to study for apprenticeships to keep them on “the straight and narrow”, the Government has announced. For the first time, the law change will allow inmates in open prisons to apply for apprenticeships in sectors such as hospitality and construction. “Currently prisoners are unable to take advantage of […]

todayFebruary 11, 2022 7


Dame Cressida Dick Resigns

The Metropolitan Police has issued a statement following the resignation of it's Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick. She wrote: It is with huge sadness that following contact with the Mayor of London today, it is clear that the Mayor no longer has sufficient confidence in my leadership to continue. He has left me no choice but to step aside as Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service. At his request, I have […]

todayFebruary 10, 2022 12


Tom Daley knits red noses ahead of Comic Relief challenge

It's on 18th March Tom Daley has been seen knitting red noses on the end of a diving board ahead of his Red Nose Day challenge, where he will be tackling a four-day journey from London to Plymouth by foot, water, boat and bike. Daley, 27, took up knitting just before the first lockdown in March 2020 and has previously said the hobby comes as a welcome distraction when he […]

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Summit held to address desperate crisis facing pig industry

Protests were held in York today Pig farmers are in a “desperate” position – with culls of thousands of healthy animals and producers quitting the industry, they warned as a summit was held on the crisis. Farmers demonstrated outside a meeting in York on Thursday as industry representatives met with the Environment Department (Defra) about the problems facing the pig production sector. The National Pig Association (NPA) said the backlog […]

todayFebruary 10, 2022 7