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Priti Patel's refugee plans blasted as 'unbelievable': 'Remember last time!'

Saturday  16:35,   16 april 2022

PRITI PATEL's handling of the Ukraine refugee crisis has been criticised by fellow Conservative MP Sir Roger Gale, as he told Express.co.uk the Home Office's bureaucracy is "unbelievable"The Home Secretary has come under fire this week over... >>>

Speed limiters 'could be introduced on all cars in UK' under new law

Saturday  16:35,   16 april 2022

The government could follow the EU's lead and demand all new vehicles are mechanically stopped from breaking speed limits.A consultation on a range of rules to reduce the engine power or set off alarms if drivers exceed the speed limit is... >>>

What the world did next after a global pandemic 100 years ago

Saturday  16:35,   16 april 2022

This is how the world bounced back after the Spanish Flu pandemic 100 years... >>>

Moscow bars Johnson and other UK ministers from entering Russia

Saturday  16:25,   16 april 2022

Former prime minister Theresa May has also been targeted by sanctions, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said.Russia’s Foreign Ministry announced the move that targets Boris Johnson, a number of British ministers and former prime minister Theresa... >>>

Urgent search for woman missing from North London hospital for 4 days

Saturday  14:10,   16 april 2022

Rita was last seen at a hospital in Edmonton When Rita was last seen, she was wearing a yellow top, black coat, trousers, black trainers and white soles. Police are growing increasingly concerned for her wellbeing. Police have asked anyone who has... >>>

Newcastle United join the race to sign Benfica striker Darwin Nunez

Saturday  14:10,   16 april 2022

Nunez is one of the most sought after players in world football, with the striker having scored 31 goals in 36 games for Benfica across all competitions this season. The 22-year-old is attracting interest from the likes of PSG, Barcelona, Arsenal,... >>>

Harry is comforted by Meghan at Invictus Games welcome event

Saturday  14:05,   16 april 2022

The Duchess of Sussex grasped Prince Harry's hand as he dropped his head during a welcome event at the US Embassy in The Hague on Friday.In a video montage published to Twitter by the US Invictus Team, the Duchess of Sussex grasped her husband's >>>

Scots health board funds translation of epilepsy guide to help Ukrainian refugees

Saturday  11:30,   16 april 2022

The pictorial guide provides support for people living with the conditionEpipicto is a pictorial guide first produced in 2019, and last month when the war in Ukraine began, translators got to work producing a Ukrainian and Polish version to support... >>>

Free-range egg producers in crisis as industry faces perfect storm of rising costs and deadly virus outbreak

Saturday  11:30,   16 april 2022

Farmers are now losing money on every egg laid by their hens , Mr Gooch warned. “The cost of living crisis that is affecting us as normal consumers is much worse for free range egg farms, which have a very small [profit] margin anyway,” he said. “We >>>

ICYMI: Ukraine, partygate and NY shooting - this week's five biggest stories, explained

Saturday  11:25,   16 april 2022

Some things to ruin your long weekend.‘What are your symptoms?’, the doctor... >>>

Bristol 29-35 Sale: Manu Tuilagi and Co into European quarter-final

Saturday  06:25,   16 april 2022

CHRIS FOY AT ASHTON GATE: Manu Tuilagi and the rest of Sale's formidable hit-men are off to Paris for a Heineken European Champions Cup quarter-final.The visitors' extreme physicality landed them in serious trouble at times in this last-16 tie.... >>>

'Shambolic' red tape preventing Ukraine refugees from being housed in UK, says woman waiting for family

Saturday  06:25,   16 april 2022

More than a month after the UK's Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme was launched, thousands of sponsors are still waiting to welcome Ukrainian nationals, amid reports of red tape and bureaucracy in the process. © Reuters Since the invasion of Ukraine... >>>

Nature groups in Kent aim to introduce 50 Chough birds into the area

Saturday  06:25,   16 april 2022

The chough, the only member of the crow family with bright red feet, legs and beaks, has been extinct from most of England for centuries - remaining only in myths and heraldry. Now the bird is the latest species in the UK to be ‘rewilded’. It is... >>>

Robert Jenrick hits out at red tape as first MP to host Ukrainians

Saturday  03:55,   16 april 2022

Robert Jenrick collected 40-year-old Mariia and her two children Khystyna, 11, and Bohdan, 15, from Stansted airport this week. They are now in his constituency home in Newark, Nottinghamshire. The former housing secretary, 40, said that he found it >>>

Patel says Rwanda plan a blueprint to follow despite reports of Home Office row

Saturday  03:50,   16 april 2022

The Cabinet minister is said to have been forced to overrule civil service concerns about the asylum proposal.The Home Secretary said Denmark could be among those to reproduce the UK Government’s “blueprint” after it signed a deal to transfer those... >>>