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Standards committee drops attempt to limit time MPs spend on second jobs
Other rules around lobbying to be tightened up to avoid repeat of Owen Paterson scandal

Aubrey Allegretti

24, May, 2022 @10:52 PM

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Tory MP berates Home Office over plan to house asylum seekers in Yorkshire
Kevin Hollinrake insists opposition to scheme to accommodate 1,500 people at former RAF base is not about nimbyism or racism

Diane Taylor

24, May, 2022 @9:41 PM

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Sheku Bayoh inquiry: ex-officer says detainee had ‘superhuman strength’
Nicole Short describes her ‘terror’ as Bayoh, who later died in custody, came towards her in Kirkcaldy

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

24, May, 2022 @5:50 PM

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Ava White: a senseless death that shocked city of Liverpool
12-year-old went out with friends on night of Christmas lights switch-on and did not come home

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

24, May, 2022 @3:43 PM

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Boy, 14, guilty of murder of Liverpool schoolgirl Ava White
Teenager stabbed 12-year-old in neck in Snapchat video row on night she went to see Christmas lights

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

24, May, 2022 @3:38 PM

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Pressure mounts on Met to justify no fine for PM over No 10 leaving drinks
London mayor Sadiq Khan asks police force to explain to the public how decisions were reached

Vikram Dodd and Aubrey Allegretti

24, May, 2022 @2:54 PM

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Crossrail: Elizabeth line hailed as ‘fit for a Queen’ as it opens
After delays to tunnelled section under London, first trains run on time

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent, photographs by Jill Mead

24, May, 2022 @12:55 PM

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Sir Angus Grossart obituary
Prominent Scottish merchant banker who was a dedicated promoter of cultural life and the arts in his homeland

Brian Wilson

24, May, 2022 @12:36 PM

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Rwanda plan challenged over alleged failure to identify risks for LGBTQ+ refugees
Pre-action letter questions Home Office claims that east African country is ‘generally safe’

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

24, May, 2022 @11:13 AM

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Not up to black officers to solve police racism, says barrister as plan launched
Race action plan for England and Wales includes apology and history lessons on policing of black people

Emily Dugan

24, May, 2022 @10:38 AM

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‘I’ve never seen one in real life’: orchestra wows young audience in Great Yarmouth
BBC Concert Orchestra residency aims to inspire children and improve wellbeing in Norfolk town

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

24, May, 2022 @10:35 AM

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Wayne Couzens denies indecent exposure before killing of Sarah Everard
Former police officer pleads not guilty to four counts of exposure in weeks before murder

Ben Quinn

24, May, 2022 @10:30 AM

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