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Cameron will respond ‘positively’ to any request for Greensill evidence

National News April 15, 2021 at 3:31 am

David Cameron will respond “positively” to any request to give evidence to inquiries into the Greensill affair, according to his spokesman.

Royals expected to wear suits at duke’s funeral after U-turn on military uniform

National News April 15, 2021 at 2:02 am

Members of the Royal Family will break with tradition and not wear military uniform at the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral.

Psychedelic compound in magic mushrooms ‘promising’ for treating depression

National News April 15, 2021 at 1:04 am

The active ingredient in magic mushrooms that gives them their psychedelic effect might be as good as, in not better than a leading drug used to treat depression, a new study suggests.

Gypsy travellers call for apology over ‘experiment’ to ‘demolish’ their culture

National News April 14, 2021 at 11:38 pm

Gypsy travellers have criticised the Scottish government for its refusal to apologise for a so-called ‘tinker experiment’ that blighted thousands of lives.

Disappearing Women: Artist paints portraits of all women killed by men in Britain in 2020

National News April 14, 2021 at 10:48 pm

A British artist has started a campaign to “remember and honour” every single woman killed by a man in Britain last year by painting their portrait.

CowCredits: Firm behind low methane cattle feed launches CO2 offsetting scheme

National News April 14, 2021 at 10:02 pm

A British-Swiss firm behind cattle food which reduces a cow’s methane emissions by 30% has begun selling carbon credits to allow companies to offset their CO2 footprint.

I’m a Celebrity ‘sped up Gwrych Castle repairs by two years’

BBC Wales News April 14, 2021 at 9:55 pm

As Gwrych Castle reopens to the public, the legacy of the ITV show can be seen in renovation work.

Cleaning the air in offices, school and hospitals key to fighting coronavirus

National News April 14, 2021 at 9:22 pm

Fighting airborne transmission is key to any future attempts to reduce the transmission of COVID-19, a BMJ editorial has said.

Elite UK universities named on ‘rape culture’ website

National News April 14, 2021 at 8:48 pm

More than 80 UK universities have been named on a website where students have been posting about sexual harassment, abuse, misogyny and assault.

British troops to withdraw from Afghanistan alongside NATO and the US

National News April 14, 2021 at 8:00 pm

British troops will begin their withdrawal from Afghanistan next month alongside other NATO allies.