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Over 500 e-scooters seized by police in one week during crackdown

National News June 24, 2021 at 8:29 pm

Hundreds of e-scooters have been seized in London in the past week as police launch a crackdown on the vehicles.

Mumford & Sons guitarist quits after ‘unintentional Twitter storm’ sparked ‘viral mob’

National News June 24, 2021 at 5:57 pm

Winston Marshall has quit Mumford & Sons, blaming his “difficult decision” on an “unintentional Twitter storm”.

Divisions in Batley and Spen are being stoked by a by-election that did not need to happen

National News June 24, 2021 at 4:13 pm

Will Sir Keir Starmer face the biggest crisis of his leadership to date if he loses the by-election in the West Yorkshire constituency of Batley and Spen next week? Maybe.

Brighton cat killings trial hears accused was ‘acting odd’ near scene of stabbing

National News June 24, 2021 at 4:06 pm

A man accused of fatally stabbing nine cats in Brighton was seen “acting really odd” near where one of the animals was attacked, his trial has heard.

Woman dies after being incorrectly excluded from cervical screening programme

National News June 24, 2021 at 3:32 pm

A woman has died following an error in Scotland’s cervical screening programme.

Double-jabbed visitors returning from amber list countries won’t have to isolate ‘later this summer’

National News June 24, 2021 at 2:51 pm

Fully vaccinated people in England will be able to travel to an amber list country without having to quarantine on their return “later this summer”, the government plans.

Double-jabbed visitors returning from amber list countries won’t have to isolate ‘later in the summer’

National News June 24, 2021 at 2:51 pm

Fully vaccinated people in England will be able to travel to an amber list country without having to quarantine on their return “later this summer”, the government plans.

UEFA abolishes away goals rule after more than half a century

National News June 24, 2021 at 2:27 pm

Europe’s football governing body UEFA has abolished the away goals rule for all of its club competitions from next season.

Spain’s Balearic islands, Malta, Madeira and some Caribbean islands added to travel green list

National News June 24, 2021 at 2:18 pm

Spain’s Balearic islands, Malta, Madeira, and some islands in the Caribbean – including Barbados – have been added to England’s travel green list, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced.

EE to charge customers for using mobile phones in EU from next year

National News June 24, 2021 at 1:42 pm

Mobile network EE is to charge customers for using their phone in Europe from next year.