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Gething’s position in the balance as ministers quit Welsh Government

Gething’s position in the balance as ministers quit Welsh Government

Gething’s position in the balance as ministers quit Welsh Government

16 July 2024

The First Minister faced calls to quit from four ministers as they resigned from his administration in Cardiff.


‘Devolution revolution’ does not mean ‘instant sugar rush’ for economy – Rayner

‘Devolution revolution’ does not mean ‘instant sugar rush’ for economy – Rayner

‘Devolution revolution’ does not mean ‘instant sugar rush’ for economy – Rayner

16 July 2024

Local Government Secretary Angela Rayner also said increased devolution measures are not a tactic to shift responsibility for tax rises.


Profile: Who is the First Minister of Wales Vaughan Gething?

Profile: Who is the First Minister of Wales Vaughan Gething?

Profile: Who is the First Minister of Wales Vaughan Gething?

16 July 2024

Vaughan Gething made history in March when he became the first black leader of any European country.


Rayner hits back at Trump running mate’s claims UK is ‘Islamist’ country

Rayner hits back at Trump running mate’s claims UK is ‘Islamist’ country

Rayner hits back at Trump running mate’s claims UK is ‘Islamist’ country

16 July 2024

Angela Rayner told ITV JD Vance had said ‘quite a lot of fruity things in the past’.


Migrant Channel crossings since Labour election victory top 1,000

Migrant Channel crossings since Labour election victory top 1,000

Migrant Channel crossings since Labour election victory top 1,000

16 July 2024

More than 400 people made the journey on Monday in seven boats, Home Office figures show.


Protests over housing of asylum seekers were hijacked by thugs – Irish premier

Protests over housing of asylum seekers were hijacked by thugs – Irish premier

Protests over housing of asylum seekers were hijacked by thugs – Irish premier

16 July 2024

Rioters clashed with Garda at a disused factory designated as accommodation for asylum seekers in Coolock, north Dublin, on Monday.


Four Welsh ministers quit and call for First Minister to stand down

Four Welsh ministers quit and call for First Minister to stand down

Four Welsh ministers quit and call for First Minister to stand down

16 July 2024

Mick Antoniw, Julie James, Lesley Griffiths and Jeremy Miles said Vaughan Gething cannot continue in the top job.


We should have more Commons cats to take care of rodents, suggests Hoyle

We should have more Commons cats to take care of rodents, suggests Hoyle

We should have more Commons cats to take care of rodents, suggests Hoyle

16 July 2024

The animal-loving Commons Speaker has welcomed Clem, a three-year-old stray, to the family – to join ‘head mouser’ Attlee.


Girl, 17, died of suspected overdose and 21 taken to hospital after music event

Girl, 17, died of suspected overdose and 21 taken to hospital after music event

Girl, 17, died of suspected overdose and 21 taken to hospital after music event

16 July 2024

Dreamland amusement park in Kent faces a licensing review after the day festival where 22 young people were hospitalised following the gig.


Jay Slater’s friend in tribute to ‘happiest person in the room’ after body find

Jay Slater’s friend in tribute to ‘happiest person in the room’ after body find

Jay Slater’s friend in tribute to ‘happiest person in the room’ after body find

16 July 2024

The charity LBT Global said remains were discovered with the 19-year-old’s clothes and possessions on Monday.


Fact check: MP’s murderer was Islamic State supporter

Fact check: MP’s murderer was Islamic State supporter

Fact check: MP’s murderer was Islamic State supporter

16 July 2024

The man who was convicted of killing Sir David Amess supported the so-called Islamic State terror group.


Family lose three children in ‘devastating’ house fire in east London

Family lose three children in ‘devastating’ house fire in east London

Family lose three children in ‘devastating’ house fire in east London

16 July 2024

The Metropolitan Police said there is no evidence to suggest the blaze was suspicious.


Russia, China, Iran and North Korea are ‘deadly quartet’ – defence review chief

Russia, China, Iran and North Korea are ‘deadly quartet’ – defence review chief

Russia, China, Iran and North Korea are ‘deadly quartet’ – defence review chief

16 July 2024

Former Nato secretary general Lord Robertson said the UK and allies had to be able to confront the states which were increasingly co-operating.


All 11 water firms in England and Wales face probe over sewage spills – Ofwat

All 11 water firms in England and Wales face probe over sewage spills – Ofwat

All 11 water firms in England and Wales face probe over sewage spills – Ofwat

16 July 2024

The water regulator it showed ‘how concerned we are about the sector’s environmental performance’.


MP critics should stand at election rather than use ‘bovver boy’ tactics – Hoyle

MP critics should stand at election rather than use ‘bovver boy’ tactics – Hoyle

MP critics should stand at election rather than use ‘bovver boy’ tactics – Hoyle

16 July 2024

The Commons Speaker is exploring the possibility of establishing a Speaker’s conference to assess security matters for politicians.


Electric vehicle breakdowns from running out of power at record low – AA

Electric vehicle breakdowns from running out of power at record low – AA

Electric vehicle breakdowns from running out of power at record low – AA

16 July 2024

The AA said most drivers who switch to electric motoring ‘will not look back’.


Royal Mail bidder vows to maintain six-day service

Royal Mail bidder vows to maintain six-day service

Royal Mail bidder vows to maintain six-day service

16 July 2024

Royal Mail is obligated to deliver first-class post six days a week, to all UK addresses under a ‘one-price-goes-anywhere’ basis.


King and Queen set for day two of Channel Islands trip with a visit to Guernsey

King and Queen set for day two of Channel Islands trip with a visit to Guernsey

King and Queen set for day two of Channel Islands trip with a visit to Guernsey

16 July 2024

Charles and Camilla will attend a special sitting of the States of Deliberation, Guernsey’s Parliament.


Falling inflation, football and fake tan shape grocery spending, figures show

Falling inflation, football and fake tan shape grocery spending, figures show

Falling inflation, football and fake tan shape grocery spending, figures show

16 July 2024

Grocery price inflation continued its fall to 1.6%, down from June’s 2.1% and its lowest figure since September 2021, according to analysts Kantar.


What the papers say – July 16

What the papers say – July 16

What the papers say – July 16

16 July 2024

The papers continue to feature fallout from the attempted assassination of Donald Trump.


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