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Infect blood scandal campaigners say fight ‘not over yet’

Infect blood scandal campaigners say fight ‘not over yet’

Infect blood scandal campaigners say fight ‘not over yet’

19 May 2024

Hundreds of those affected by the scandal gathered at Westminster on Sunday afternoon to mark the end of the Infected Blood Inquiry.


King praises courage of allies on 80th anniversary of Battle of Monte Cassino

King praises courage of allies on 80th anniversary of Battle of Monte Cassino

King praises courage of allies on 80th anniversary of Battle of Monte Cassino

19 May 2024

Charles called for reflection on the courage of the men and women whose actions in central Italy enabled the landings in Normandy a few weeks later.


Robinson urges Heaton-Harris to meet ‘outstanding commitments’ before departure

Robinson urges Heaton-Harris to meet ‘outstanding commitments’ before departure

Robinson urges Heaton-Harris to meet ‘outstanding commitments’ before departure

19 May 2024

Northern Ireland Secretary Chris Heaton-Harris announced on Saturday that he would not be seeking re-election as an MP at the next general election.


All Brixham homes affected by parasite promised safe water ‘as soon as possible’

All Brixham homes affected by parasite promised safe water ‘as soon as possible’

All Brixham homes affected by parasite promised safe water ‘as soon as possible’

19 May 2024

About 2,500 households in Devon are being told by South West Water to continue boiling their tap water before drinking it.


Ireland will ‘recognise Palestinian statehood’ despite reports of diplomatic row

Ireland will ‘recognise Palestinian statehood’ despite reports of diplomatic row

Ireland will ‘recognise Palestinian statehood’ despite reports of diplomatic row

19 May 2024

Simon Harris spoke by phone with Israeli President Isaac Herzog on Friday.


Charity set up by Queen announces second series of reading podcast

Charity set up by Queen announces second series of reading podcast

Charity set up by Queen announces second series of reading podcast

19 May 2024

The first series of The Queen’s Reading Room Podcast was listened to in 158 countries.


Infected blood scandal has taken ‘far too long’ to resolve, says Shapps

Infected blood scandal has taken ‘far too long’ to resolve, says Shapps

Infected blood scandal has taken ‘far too long’ to resolve, says Shapps

19 May 2024

The long-awaited final report from Sir Brian Langstaff’s public inquiry will be published on Monday.


Sir Jim Ratcliffe: Keir Starmer will do ‘very good job’ as PM

Sir Jim Ratcliffe: Keir Starmer will do ‘very good job’ as PM

Sir Jim Ratcliffe: Keir Starmer will do ‘very good job’ as PM

19 May 2024

Sir Jim said the Conservatives have had ‘a good run’ but understands why people feel ‘it’s probably time for a change’.


Welby calls for end to ‘cruel’ two-child benefit cap in challenge to Labour

Welby calls for end to ‘cruel’ two-child benefit cap in challenge to Labour

Welby calls for end to ‘cruel’ two-child benefit cap in challenge to Labour

19 May 2024

Shadow health secretary Wes Streeting said Labour could not commit to scrapping the policy without knowing how it could be paid for.


Streeting fails to name Starmer’s six first steps for Labour government

Streeting fails to name Starmer’s six first steps for Labour government

Streeting fails to name Starmer’s six first steps for Labour government

19 May 2024

Shadow health secretary Wes Streeting admitted he ‘fluffed it’ after only getting five of the six.


‘I’m glad my brother isn’t alive to see what happened – he loved Treloar’s’

‘I’m glad my brother isn’t alive to see what happened – he loved Treloar’s’

‘I’m glad my brother isn’t alive to see what happened – he loved Treloar’s’

19 May 2024

Some 75 of the boys with haemophilia treated at Treloar’s College are now dead.


Number of migrants crossing Channel rises closes to 10,000 mark so far this year

Number of migrants crossing Channel rises closes to 10,000 mark so far this year

Number of migrants crossing Channel rises closes to 10,000 mark so far this year

19 May 2024

Two more small boats have been seen arriving on Sunday.


Government ‘worried’ about pro-Palestinian marches, Shapps says

Government ‘worried’ about pro-Palestinian marches, Shapps says

Government ‘worried’ about pro-Palestinian marches, Shapps says

19 May 2024

Grant Shapps said ministers backed police to take action if marches spill over into antisemitism and hate speech.


Starmer makes tandoori salmon on TV cookery show

Starmer makes tandoori salmon on TV cookery show

Starmer makes tandoori salmon on TV cookery show

19 May 2024

Sir Keir was invited to ‘cross the floor’ to the kitchen by the programme’s host.


We need to improve political discourse, says Lib Dem leader on therapy

We need to improve political discourse, says Lib Dem leader on therapy

We need to improve political discourse, says Lib Dem leader on therapy

19 May 2024

Alex Cole-Hamilton spoke of how his party has covered the cost of therapy as a result of abuse he has received.


One boy dead and second critical after getting into trouble in River Tyne

One boy dead and second critical after getting into trouble in River Tyne

One boy dead and second critical after getting into trouble in River Tyne

19 May 2024

A 14-year-old boy died after being found in the water at Ovingham, Northumberland, and a 13-year-old boy is critical after being rescued.


Shapps: Shortage of planes for D-Day commemoration underlines need for more cash

Shapps: Shortage of planes for D-Day commemoration underlines need for more cash

Shapps: Shortage of planes for D-Day commemoration underlines need for more cash

19 May 2024

The Defence Secretary said he had ‘no doubt’ that additional planes would be found for paratroopers to mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day.


Soap stars raise money for breast cancer charity wearing decorated bras

Soap stars raise money for breast cancer charity wearing decorated bras

Soap stars raise money for breast cancer charity wearing decorated bras

19 May 2024

EastEnders actors Harriet Thorpe and Natalie Cassidy were among the stars who took part in the walking event.


Shapps urges Western nations to allow their weapons to be used in Crimea

Shapps urges Western nations to allow their weapons to be used in Crimea

Shapps urges Western nations to allow their weapons to be used in Crimea

19 May 2024

The Defence Secretary suggested Vladimir Putin was ‘bluffing’ about Russia’s ability to wage a prolonged war.


Girl, 10, feels ‘proud’ after cutting off 13 inches of hair to make cancer wig

Girl, 10, feels ‘proud’ after cutting off 13 inches of hair to make cancer wig

Girl, 10, feels ‘proud’ after cutting off 13 inches of hair to make cancer wig

19 May 2024

The haircut took place on Saturday afternoon.


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