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Philip Rutnam: £340k payout to official after Priti Patel bullying claims
The government has settled with former civil servant Sir Philip Rutnam over his claim for unfair dismissal.
Home Office calls out Nigel Farage for 'incorrect' Covid migrant claims
Nigel Farage has been left red-faced after the Home Office called him out over a tweet claiming 12 migrants tested positive for coronavirus when they arrived at Dover.
Britain risks creating new Guantánamo in Syria, says rights group
Charity Reprieve criticises government’s ‘abdication of responsibility’ over Shamima Begum
Shamima Begum ruling sets dangerous precedent, say legal experts
Analysis: decision not to allow Begum back into UK seems to give complete discretion to home secretary
Shamima Begum loses court battle over UK citizenship
Begum, who fled as a schoolgirl to join Isis in Syria, will not be able to re-enter UK to fight case in person
Why Britain's anti-immigration politicians are opening the doors to thousands of Hong Kongers
Eighteen months ago, Malcolm was at the vanguard of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement.
High Court urged to overturn PM's decision to stand by Priti Patel
The High Court must overturn Boris Johnson's decision that Home Secretary Priti Patel did not breach government rules on behaviour, a union says.
Isn’t it strange how some Black Lives Matter activists become overtly racist when Priti Patel says she won’t take the knee?
For an organisation supposedly built around respect for others, supporters of BLM in the UK are very quick to take offence and launch vile insults at those who disagree with them – most notably the ballsy home secretary.
Matt Hancock hopes Covid will become treatable disease by end of 2021
UK launches push to overcome vaccine reluctance amid concern over uptake rate in some communities
Priti Patel promises crackdown on pet thieves as eight dachshunds stolen
Priti Patel has pledged to ‘go after’ thieves who steal and sell-on people’s pets amid a spike in these kinds of crimes during lockdown.
PM and Patel back Met chief after Home Sec fails to support her
Senior Met officer apologises for child abuse inquiry failings and denies ‘cover up’
Covid: Why hasn't the UK banned all international flights?
From next week, travellers entering the UK from "high risk" countries will have to quarantine in a hotel in a bid to fight new, potentially more resistant coronavirus variants.
Church of England launches investigation after clergyman calls fans of WWII hero Captain Tom a ‘CULT OF WHITE BRITISH NATIONALISM’
The Church of England is investigating one of its clergymen after he posted a Twitter message smearing fans of WWII veteran Captain Tom Moore, who died this week of Covid-19, as being part of a “cult of white British nationalism.”
Hotel quarantine for ‘red list’ countries imposed from February 15
Brits arriving in the UK from countries on the travel ban “red list” will be forced to quarantine in a Government-approved hotel from February 15, it has been announced.
London's Neasden Temple Starts New Covid Vaccination Centre
UK Home Secretary Priti Patel paid a visit to the centre, on the premises of Swaminarayan School opposite the temple, and hailed the local community's "heroic effort" which will help save lives.
UK stands firm over special visa for Hong Kong residents
The UK will not "look the other way" on Hong Kongers with British National (Overseas) status, No 10 says, amid a row with China over a new visa.
Covid-19: UAE among countries added to UK's travel ban list
The UAE, Burundi and Rwanda have been added to the "red list" of countries from where travel to the UK is banned.
Covid: Would-be travellers must prove journey is essential
People wishing to travel out of the UK will first be required to declare their reason for travel and prove it is essential, the home secretary has said.
Covid-19 has killed 100,000 people in the UK. Experts say the government is still getting it wrong
In March last year, the UK government said it was hopeful the country could cap its coronavirus deaths at 20,000. It was a bleak target to set, but one the nation came to begrudgingly accept.
Police shut down ultra-Orthodox Jewish wedding with 150 guests
Police in London shut down an ultra-Orthodox Jewish wedding with approximately 150 guests on Thursday. The organizer faces a £10,000 ($13,700) fine for breaking England's coronavirus lockdown, according to police.
Boris refuses to rule out extending lockdown until summer
Boris Johnson has hinted that lockdown could last until the summer.
Assaults on emergency workers most common Covid crime
Assaults on emergency workers made up more than a quarter of Covid-related crimes prosecuted during the first six months of the pandemic, figures show.
Covid: £800 house party fines to be introduced in England
Fines of £800 for anyone attending a house party of more than 15 people will be introduced in England from next week, under new Covid measures.
Covid vaccine: Priti Patel 'working to get jabs to front-line roles'
Ministers are working to ensure police and other front-line workers are moved up the priority list for the Covid vaccine, the home secretary has said.
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