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Priti Patel’s asylum plans ‘pose serious threat’ to rule of law, warns Law Society

In damning indictment of Home Office’s proposed immigration overhaul, solicitors body warns reforms would ‘make a mockery of British fair play’ and risk ‘overturning’ principle that everyone is equal Priti Patel’s immigration plans pose a “serious threat” to the rule of law and undermine access to justice, the Law Society has warned.

independent.co.uk ,  29min 0
Priti Patel’s asylum plans ‘pose serious threat’ to rule of law, warns Law Society

Local election results 2021: Check who won where you live in England

See how people voted near where you live in the local council elections Local elections have taken place across England on May 6, as voters chose local councillors, mayors and police and crime commissioners, as new Parliaments are being elected in Wales and Scotland.A by-election will also take place in Hartlepool to select a new Member of Parliament.

manchestereveningnews.co.uk ,  47min 0
Local election results 2021: Check who won where you live in England

Polls for Senedd election close ahead of Friday count

Voting in the 2021 Welsh Parliament election has closed with people having to wait until Friday to find out which party is in pole position to form the next government.Polls opened at 7am on Thursday and closed at 10pm in the first election since the legislature was renamed from the National Assembly of Wales and the first to allow 16 and 17-year-olds to vote.

standard.co.uk ,  49min 0
Polls for Senedd election close ahead of Friday count

Massive queues and hour-long waits at polling stations on election day

Voters were reassured that their ballot would still count if they joined a queue before the 10pm cut-off There were lengthy queues at polling stations on Thursday with some voters waiting for over an hour to cast their ballot.People in Wales went to the polls today to elect a new Welsh Government, as well as regional Police and Crime Commissioners, but many found themselves in lines that snaked down the street from polling stations as the day and night wore on.

walesonline.co.uk ,  49min 0
Massive queues and hour-long waits at polling stations on election day

Sadiq Khan net worth: London Mayor's huge fortune shared as election polls close

SADIQ KHAN is the current Mayor of London and is the Labour candidate in local elections, which took place today.How much money has he earned?Sadiq Khan has served as the mayor of London since 2016.He is the current Labour candidate with hopes of being reelected in the elections which took place today.

express.co.uk ,  1h 5
Sadiq Khan net worth: London Mayor's huge fortune shared as election polls close

Polls close across UK as count gets underway

Polling stations around the UK have closed, after millions took to the ballot box to decide who represents them across a number of elections.On what was been dubbed Super Thursday, polling stations opened at 7am across Great Britain in the largest test of political opinion outside a general election, with the future of the Labour Party and the state of the Union among the issues at play.

lbc.co.uk ,  1h 0
Polls close across UK as count gets underway

Polling stations close after 'Super Thursday' elections

Polling stations have closed for voters to cast their ballots following a bumper set of elections across Great Britain dubbed 'Super Thursday'.The fate of the United Kingdom was a key issue in Wales and Scotland as voters headed to the polls, with the future of the Labour Party tested across the country.

itv.com ,  1h 0
Polling stations close after 'Super Thursday' elections

Zander Fagerson feared his hopes of a British & Irish Lions call-up had disappeared with red card against Wales

Zander Fagerson thought his red card against Wales had put paid to his hopes of a Lions call-up so when his name was one of the 37 read out in a live TV broadcast of the squad announcement the big prop was as shocked as he was delighted.A video posted on Twitter by the Glasgow Warriors media team captures the moment perfectly as Fagerson, surrounded by his club-mates, hears the news at Scotstoun.

scotsman.com ,  1h 0
Zander Fagerson feared his hopes of a British & Irish Lions call-up had disappeared with red card against Wales

Covid vaccine rates lower among ethnic minorities and disabled people

Black Caribbean people in the UK are more than seven times less likely to have received a Covid jab, analysis of health data shows.Vaccine uptake rates for citizens across various demographics have been calculated by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).Older black adults remain the ethnic group least likely to have received a coronavirus jab, with around three in 10 not yet vaccinated.

metro.co.uk ,  2h 0
Covid vaccine rates lower among ethnic minorities and disabled people

Charles urged to put aside feud and call grandson Archie on his second birthday

PRINCE CHARLES has been urged to put aside his feud with Prince Harry and call his grandson, Archie, to wish him a happy birthday by royal fans.Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's son celebrated his second birthday today and members of the Royal Family took to social media to wish Archie a happy birthday.

express.co.uk ,  2h 0
Charles urged to put aside feud and call grandson Archie on his second birthday

Alun Wyn Jones: Candidates to captain Lions probably reached double figures

Alun Wyn Jones believes the number of captaincy candidates for this summer’s British and Irish Lions’ tour to South Africa reached “probably double figures”.And Jones acclaimed the leadership quality of England lock Maro Itoje, who was widely thought to be his main rival for Lions captaincy duties.

belfasttelegraph.co.uk ,  3h 0
Alun Wyn Jones: Candidates to captain Lions probably reached double figures

Election results 2021: When will we know the results? Full list

ELECTION Day is here as Brits everywhere have headed out to the polling station to exercise their democratic right to vote.But when will we know the results?Express.co.uk has compiled a full list of when results for each election will be available.Elections in the UK are happening this year after being postponed in 2020 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

express.co.uk ,  3h 0
Election results 2021: When will we know the results? Full list

How to find the key 2021 election results in your area - and when they are announced

Devolved governments, local councils, police commissioners and mayors are up for election, with almost 48 million people in England, Scotland and Wales eligible to vote.However,the Covid-19 pandemic means we’ll have to wait a little while longer than usual after polling stations close before we know the results of the various votes.

inews.co.uk ,  3h 3
How to find the key 2021 election results in your area - and when they are announced

Drunken thugs jailed for hurling homophobic slurs and death threats at shop worker

Two men have been convicted for a vile “unprovoked attack” on a shop worker who was threatened with homophobic abuse.Nathan Jones, 34, and Shaun Aston, 26, spat the slurs “f****t” and “batty boy” at the victim on 27 February as he worked at the One Stop Shop in Cardiff, Wales.

pinknews.co.uk ,  3h 0
Drunken thugs jailed for hurling homophobic slurs and death threats at shop worker

Deaths from alcohol misuse in England and Wales hit 20-year high in 2020

Deaths directly attributable to alcohol misuse rose dramatically to reach a 20-year high in England and Wales as coronavirus took hold last year, possibly driven by increased consumption by higher-risk drinkers, official data shows.There were 7,423 alcohol-specific deaths in 2020, up 20% on the previous year and the highest annual death toll since records began in 2001, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said.

theguardian.com ,  4h 0
Deaths from alcohol misuse in England and Wales hit 20-year high in 2020

Aaron Ramsey: Former Arsenal ace faces race against time to be fit for Euro 2020

Aaron Ramsey is hoping for an injury-free period ahead of Euro 2020.Former Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey says he hopes he will be fit to feature for Wales at Euro 2020, having missed the last two international breaks through injury.The Juventus star has not played for Wales since they drew 0-0 with Ireland in October last year.

express.co.uk ,  4h 1
Aaron Ramsey: Former Arsenal ace faces race against time to be fit for Euro 2020

Alun Wyn stung by personal criticism from 'players nowhere near as good as him'

Alun Wyn took criticism of his performances personally during the autumn, according to his big mate and former Wales and Ospreys colleague Adam Jones Wales and Lions legend Adam Jones believes criticism aimed at his big mate Alun Wyn Jones during the autumn fired up the Welsh skipper and spurred him on.

walesonline.co.uk ,  5h 0
Alun Wyn stung by personal criticism from 'players nowhere near as good as him'

Ant and Dec launch media 'passion project' with the Prince's Trust

The media industry can be a tough one to break into, particularly if you live outside of London.Now, the North East's biggest TV stars have set their sights on making that a thing of the past.Ant and Dec have joined forces with the Prince's Trust to help remove barriers and help the next generation of talent to break through.

itv.com ,  5h 0
Ant and Dec launch media 'passion project' with the Prince's Trust