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North of England mayors urge ministers to tackle rail misery
Five metro mayors meet transport secretary saying action needed to avoid ‘Christmas chaos’

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

30, Nov, 2022 @8:52 PM

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Gang leader tried to bribe Channel crossing victims’ relatives, court hears
Harem Ahmed Abwbaker is accused of being complicit in crossing that resulted in deaths of more than 20 people

Diane Taylor and agency

30, Nov, 2022 @7:59 PM

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Who is royal aide Lady Susan Hussey?
Former lady-in-waiting stepped down from palace role after incident in which she asked guest where she ‘really came from’

Nadeem Badshah

30, Nov, 2022 @7:35 PM

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Lawyers at Sheku Bayoh inquiry upbraided for watching football
Counsel for family of man who died in police custody complain to chair after sounds of match interrupt hearing

Matthew Weaver

30, Nov, 2022 @7:30 PM

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Lady Hussey’s racist remarks will take an already bruised palace two steps back
One can only imagine how many Commonwealth countries must view what allegedly passes for small talk at a reception

Caroline Davies

30, Nov, 2022 @7:09 PM

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‘Proud to serve’: the politician who swapped Stormont for a pub
Rachel Woods praised for defending importance of hospitality workers after taking pub job after losing seat

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

30, Nov, 2022 @6:56 PM

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Shoreham air crash: coroner apologises over long wait for inquest
Penelope Schofield expresses ‘deep regret’ that families of 11 men killed in 2015 disaster have had to wait so long

Jamie Grierson

30, Nov, 2022 @6:50 PM

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Officials slow to act on Covid contact-tracing warnings, leaked evidence says
Exclusive: Evidence to UK Covid inquiry describes missed chances to improve test-and-trace regime in early days of pandemic

Rowena Mason Whitehall editor

30, Nov, 2022 @6:08 PM

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Prince William’s godmother quits palace over comments to black charity boss
Former lady-in-waiting to queen issues apology after Ngozi Fulani questioned over where her ‘people’ came from

Caroline Davies and Hannah Summers

30, Nov, 2022 @4:18 PM

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London commuters face disruption as bus drivers plan seven days of strikes
Warnings of heavy road congestion, with action by Abellio and Metroline staff likely to coincide with rail stoppages

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

30, Nov, 2022 @12:37 PM

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Two boys stabbed and woman arrested after eight-hour standoff in Lincolnshire
Police arrested woman on suspicion of attempted murder after forcing entry into property

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

30, Nov, 2022 @11:21 AM

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Train problems mean northern mayor will Zoom in to talks on train problems
North of Tyne mayor says he cannot be sure trains would get him to Manchester for meeting with minister

Tobi Thomas

30, Nov, 2022 @10:21 AM

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