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Post Office chairwoman ‘may have expected lawyer to manipulate probe’

Post Office chairwoman ‘may have expected lawyer to manipulate probe’

Post Office chairwoman ‘may have expected lawyer to manipulate probe’

23 April 2024

Susan Crichton, the Post Office’s general counsel before resigning in 2013, gave evidence on Tuesday.


Welsh speed limits could go back up by the end of the year

Welsh speed limits could go back up by the end of the year

Welsh speed limits could go back up by the end of the year

23 April 2024

Ken Skates, the Welsh transport minister, has announced the Welsh government will be revising its guidance on which roads must be 20mph.


Charities warn Bill to ban no-fault evictions ‘will fail’ if amendments backed

Charities warn Bill to ban no-fault evictions ‘will fail’ if amendments backed

Charities warn Bill to ban no-fault evictions ‘will fail’ if amendments backed

23 April 2024

There are calls for ministers to resist pressure from ‘vested interests’ ahead of key votes on the Renters (Reform) Bill on Wednesday.


Videos of science practicals replacing interactive work in schools – report

Videos of science practicals replacing interactive work in schools – report

Videos of science practicals replacing interactive work in schools – report

23 April 2024

The most common form of exposure to practical science among school pupils was through video, a survey has found.


Dame Esther Rantzen says she is not well enough to attend assisted dying debate

Dame Esther Rantzen says she is not well enough to attend assisted dying debate

Dame Esther Rantzen says she is not well enough to attend assisted dying debate

23 April 2024

MPs will debate assisted dying on Monday


PM says investments in weapons companies meet ethical criteria

PM says investments in weapons companies meet ethical criteria

PM says investments in weapons companies meet ethical criteria

23 April 2024

Rishi Sunak said the Government will seek to incentivise private sector investment by stating that defence investment counts towards ESG assessments.


Labour leader pledges to tackle rural crime after hearing about armed robbery

Labour leader pledges to tackle rural crime after hearing about armed robbery

Labour leader pledges to tackle rural crime after hearing about armed robbery

23 April 2024

Sir Keir Starmer set out Labour’s rural crime strategy as he toured a village in North Yorkshire.


Aviation bodies to rehearse flight disruption after air traffic control failure

Aviation bodies to rehearse flight disruption after air traffic control failure

Aviation bodies to rehearse flight disruption after air traffic control failure

23 April 2024

Martin Rolfe, chief executive of National Air Traffic Services, said the exercise will take place after the summer.


Welsh FM rules out independent probe into controversial campaign donation

Welsh FM rules out independent probe into controversial campaign donation

Welsh FM rules out independent probe into controversial campaign donation

23 April 2024

Vaughan Gething has insisted there was no conflict of interest in his campaign donations and they will not carry out an independent investigation.


Andrew Neil: Ofcom needs to grow a backbone over regulating GB News

Andrew Neil: Ofcom needs to grow a backbone over regulating GB News

Andrew Neil: Ofcom needs to grow a backbone over regulating GB News

23 April 2024

The former chairman of the channel said he would not have allowed politicians to present political programmes.


Rwanda policy ‘unworkable and morally repugnant’ – Yousaf

Rwanda policy ‘unworkable and morally repugnant’ – Yousaf

Rwanda policy ‘unworkable and morally repugnant’ – Yousaf

23 April 2024

The UK Government’s Rwanda Bill was passed by Westminster on Monday night.


King honours Kate with role for public service and support of the arts

King honours Kate with role for public service and support of the arts

King honours Kate with role for public service and support of the arts

23 April 2024

The princess has been appointed Royal Companion of The Order of the Companions of Honour, Buckingham Palace announced.


Disorder breaks out at St George’s Day event in Whitehall

Disorder breaks out at St George’s Day event in Whitehall

Disorder breaks out at St George’s Day event in Whitehall

23 April 2024

Mounted officers on horses had to intervene after a group broke through a police cordon before the event.


Man who denies murder says he ‘lost his mind’ when he knifed pensioner in street

Man who denies murder says he ‘lost his mind’ when he knifed pensioner in street

Man who denies murder says he ‘lost his mind’ when he knifed pensioner in street

23 April 2024

Asylum seeker Ahmed Alid is in the witness box on trial at Teesside Crown Court, where he denies murdering Terence Carney


‘Coercive’ man and friend jailed for life over murder of ex-girlfriend’s lover

‘Coercive’ man and friend jailed for life over murder of ex-girlfriend’s lover

‘Coercive’ man and friend jailed for life over murder of ex-girlfriend’s lover

23 April 2024

Kaydon Prior and Jason Curtis were sentenced to a minimum of 28 years and 22 years respectively for the murder of Harrison Tomkins.


Tech giants agree to child safety principles around generative AI

Tech giants agree to child safety principles around generative AI

Tech giants agree to child safety principles around generative AI

23 April 2024

Amazon, Google, Meta, Microsoft and OpenAI have signed up to the safety commitments, which are being led by child online safety organisations.


Parents choosing between utility bills or buying school shoes, charity boss says

Parents choosing between utility bills or buying school shoes, charity boss says

Parents choosing between utility bills or buying school shoes, charity boss says

23 April 2024

Camilla Bowry, who founded Sal’s Shoes – a charity that redistributes shoes to children in need – was made an OBE at Windsor Castle.


Post Office boss Nick Read ‘obsessed with his pay’, claims former HR director

Post Office boss Nick Read ‘obsessed with his pay’, claims former HR director

Post Office boss Nick Read ‘obsessed with his pay’, claims former HR director

23 April 2024

Jane Davies said chief executive Mr Read had embarked upon a ‘deliberate campaign to defame and ostracise’ her.


Lack of Government oversight has left student finance system open to fraud – MPs

Lack of Government oversight has left student finance system open to fraud – MPs

Lack of Government oversight has left student finance system open to fraud – MPs

23 April 2024

Franchised higher education providers create ‘risks’ for taxpayers and students, the Public Accounts Committee has said.


Deadline day to apply for emergency photo ID for May 2 elections

Deadline day to apply for emergency photo ID for May 2 elections

Deadline day to apply for emergency photo ID for May 2 elections

23 April 2024

Voters without the correct ID will be turned away from polling stations.


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