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What is the Online Safety Bill and why are some people worried about it?

National News October 18, 2021 at 11:59 am

Following the murder of Sir David Amess and an arrest after another MP was emailed a death threat, senior figures in Westminster are decrying the abuse directed towards politicians over the internet.

Man who organised footballer Emiliano Sala’s flight admits one charge ahead of trial

National News October 18, 2021 at 11:33 am

A man due to stand trial on charges linked to the plane crash which killed Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala has pleaded guilty to one count.

Sir David Amess’s family visit church where he was murdered

National News October 18, 2021 at 11:28 am

Sir David Amess’s family have visited the church where the MP was murdered on Friday.

Infrared light therapy could help people living with dementia, scientists say

National News October 18, 2021 at 11:14 am

Scientists have said that infrared light therapy could potentially help people living with dementia.

US Capitol riot shows what happens when you ‘whip up a mob’, Speaker warns after MP’s murder

National News October 18, 2021 at 11:07 am

Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle has warned the US Capitol riots show what happens when you “whip up a mob” as he called for more respect after the murder of Sir David Amess.

Astronomers discover new phenomenon as white dwarf star switches ‘on and off’ in 30 minutes

National News October 18, 2021 at 10:36 am

Astronomers have discovered a new cosmic phenomenon in which a white dwarf star has been switching “off and on”, with its brightness dipping and strengthening in just 30 minutes.

COP26 organisers reject claims climate summit ‘mismanaged’ and run by ‘inexperienced’ staff

National News October 18, 2021 at 10:31 am

The organisers of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow have hit back at criticism that it has been “mismanaged”.

Most popular baby names of 2020 revealed

National News October 18, 2021 at 10:25 am

The most popular baby names in England and Wales in 2020 have been revealed by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Global shipping disruption could last ‘another 18 months’, UK boss warns

National News October 18, 2021 at 10:08 am

A global shipping services firm has told Sky News it could be another “18 months” before the industry weathers the sea of challenges causing massive disruption to the supply chain.

Man arrested for sending death threats to Labour MP on Qatar trip with Sir David Amess

National News October 18, 2021 at 9:15 am

A man has been arrested for making death threats against an MP who was on the same trip to Qatar as Sir David Amess to meet Afghan refugees.