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Child among three dead after two-car crash near Worcester

Child among three dead after two-car crash near Worcester

Child among three dead after two-car crash near Worcester

23 February 2024

Two people from a second car were taken to hospital in Birmingham.


Man appears in court charged with murdering father-of-11 in Cardiff

Man appears in court charged with murdering father-of-11 in Cardiff

Man appears in court charged with murdering father-of-11 in Cardiff

23 February 2024

Mujeeb Rahman Hassani will next appear before Cardiff Crown Court in April.


Billion-pound rail plan for North Wales is ‘unprecedented’, says minister

Billion-pound rail plan for North Wales is ‘unprecedented’, says minister

Billion-pound rail plan for North Wales is ‘unprecedented’, says minister

23 February 2024

The Government plans to provide £1 billion to fund a major upgrade of the North Wales Main Line.


Single-use vapes to be banned in Scotland by April 2025

Single-use vapes to be banned in Scotland by April 2025

Single-use vapes to be banned in Scotland by April 2025

23 February 2024

The Scottish Government has published draft legislation to outlaw the products.


Shamima Begum loses appeal over removal of British citizenship

Shamima Begum loses appeal over removal of British citizenship

Shamima Begum loses appeal over removal of British citizenship

23 February 2024

Three judges gave their decision at a hearing on Friday.


Police ‘need powers to disperse threatening protests outside Parliament’

Police ‘need powers to disperse threatening protests outside Parliament’

Police ‘need powers to disperse threatening protests outside Parliament’

23 February 2024

The Government’s political violence tsar Lord Walney said ‘aggressive intimidation of MPs’ was being mistaken for a democratic expression.


What does Ofgem’s price cap mean for my energy bills?

What does Ofgem’s price cap mean for my energy bills?

What does Ofgem’s price cap mean for my energy bills?

23 February 2024

Lower wholesale prices have led to Ofgem dropping its price cap from April, which will bring some relief to households.


Cleverly backs Hoyle as almost 70 MPs sign call for Speaker to quit

Cleverly backs Hoyle as almost 70 MPs sign call for Speaker to quit

Cleverly backs Hoyle as almost 70 MPs sign call for Speaker to quit

23 February 2024

Sir Lindsay Hoyle gained the support of the senior Cabinet minister as he faced continued pressure to step down.


Ben Shephard: I can only cope with going to This Morning as GMB is not far away

Ben Shephard: I can only cope with going to This Morning as GMB is not far away

Ben Shephard: I can only cope with going to This Morning as GMB is not far away

23 February 2024

He is leaving Good Morning Britain to become a main presenter of This Morning, taking over with Cat Deeley.


Lucy Letby convictions appeal bid to be heard by judges in April

Lucy Letby convictions appeal bid to be heard by judges in April

Lucy Letby convictions appeal bid to be heard by judges in April

23 February 2024

The killer nurse was sentenced to 14 whole life orders after she was convicted of the murders of seven babies and the attempted murders of six others.


Standard Chartered to hand billions to shareholders as profits rise

Standard Chartered to hand billions to shareholders as profits rise

Standard Chartered to hand billions to shareholders as profits rise

23 February 2024

The company reported a pre-tax profit of 5.7 billion dollars (£4.5 billion) for 2023, up 22% against the previous year.


Household energy bills to fall to lowest point in two years from April 1

Household energy bills to fall to lowest point in two years from April 1

Household energy bills to fall to lowest point in two years from April 1

23 February 2024

Ofcom has announced its latest energy price cap.


‘Ukraine is not in the media any more’ – charity chief fears war being forgotten

‘Ukraine is not in the media any more’ – charity chief fears war being forgotten

‘Ukraine is not in the media any more’ – charity chief fears war being forgotten

23 February 2024

‘Do we really need to have rockets flying over our homes to understand how dangerous that is for the future of Europe?’ said Karol Swiacki.


Government urged to make extra payments to stop nursing staff leaving NHS

Government urged to make extra payments to stop nursing staff leaving NHS

Government urged to make extra payments to stop nursing staff leaving NHS

23 February 2024

The Royal College of Nursing said an extra payment must be made in addition to an above-inflation pay rise for NHS workers.


British military veterans to sleep outside in Kyiv for homeless Ukrainians

British military veterans to sleep outside in Kyiv for homeless Ukrainians

British military veterans to sleep outside in Kyiv for homeless Ukrainians

23 February 2024

Dan Kaine, Matt Hooper and Mike O’Halloran will sleep outside in Kyiv for two nights, coinciding with the second anniversary of the war in Ukraine.


Shamima Begum to discover outcome of appeal against citizenship removal

Shamima Begum to discover outcome of appeal against citizenship removal

Shamima Begum to discover outcome of appeal against citizenship removal

23 February 2024

Ms Begum travelled to Syria in 2015 at the age of 15 before her British citizenship was revoked on national security grounds four years later.


What the papers say – February 23

What the papers say – February 23

What the papers say – February 23

23 February 2024

A range of stories feature on the nation’s front pages on Friday.


Odysseus becomes first private spacecraft to land on the Moon

Odysseus becomes first private spacecraft to land on the Moon

Odysseus becomes first private spacecraft to land on the Moon

23 February 2024

The lunar lander touched down on the Moon’s south pole region at 23.23pm UK time.


Speaker still under pressure as almost 70 MPs sign call for him to quit

Speaker still under pressure as almost 70 MPs sign call for him to quit

Speaker still under pressure as almost 70 MPs sign call for him to quit

23 February 2024

Some Conservatives have sought to blame Sir Keir Starmer rather than Sir Lindsay Hoyle for chaotic scenes in the Commons on Wednesday.


ITV drama about infected blood scandal ‘could be harrowing story’

ITV drama about infected blood scandal ‘could be harrowing story’

ITV drama about infected blood scandal ‘could be harrowing story’

22 February 2024

ITV has given the go-ahead to a drama after the success of the channel’s series about Post Office workers.


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