£8.7bn written off by Government in relation to Covid pandemic PPE

Some £8.7 billion spent by the Government on personal protective equipment (PPE) during the pandemic has been written off, according to annual...

British Airways praises pilots after aborted Heathrow landing amid Storm Corrie

British Airways has praised its pilots after one of the company’s Airbus A321 airliners was forced to abort its landing at Heathrow...

Care home residents’ joy as visiting restrictions lifted

Care home residents are celebrating the lifting of restrictions on the number of visitors they can receive. From Monday,...

Oil prices rise almost 1% during in week ending Jan. 28

Heightened tensions in Eastern Europe continue to fuel supply concerns, especially in EU. Oil prices rose almost 1% during...

Azerbaijan’s oil fund places $1.1B deposit in Turkey’s central bank

The State Oil Fund of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) has placed a 1 billion euro ($1.1 billion) deposit account within the...

GCHQ tells businesses to bolster security over Russian cyberattack fears

UK firms are being urged to check their cyber defences by spy agency GCHQ amid concerns over potential Russian cyber attacks linked...

Unions say millions of frontline workers face ‘another year of wages gloom’

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has warned the staffing crisis in the care sector will worsen if the wages of health workers...

Government will continue to bring eligible Afghans to the UK ‘indefinitely’

The Armed Forces minister has said the UK will continue to bring Afghans to the UK “for as long as people who...

Prospective NHS chairman used private healthcare in 2021, MPs hear

The Government’s preferred candidate for chairman of NHS England has told MPs he used private healthcare last year for treatment.

French parliament ratifies Macron’s new COVID-19 measures

The French parliament ratified the government's latest COVID-19 measures, including a vaccine pass strongly opposed by anti-vaccine protestors. Lawmakers...

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Queen returns to Windsor after reaching Platinum Jubilee milestone

The Queen will begin her Platinum Jubilee year with a series of major events as the country gears up for celebrations to...

Police step in as Sir Keir Starmer targeted by mob near Parliament

Police had to bundle Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer into a car after a mob shouting “traitor” ambushed him near the Houses...

African Union summit reverses decision on Israel’s observer status

Decision to grant Israel an observer status drew protests from several countries, particularly Algeria, South Africa. The African Union...