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Sue Gray report: ‘I wish I’d taken a fine to be with my dying husband’

Supplied"I wish I hadn't followed the rules, I'd have taken the fine," Sara said, adding she would have given anything to spend more time with her dying husband. She told BBC Radio 5 Live she followed the rules because she thought the gover..

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Sue Gray report: Drunken No 10 party culture in lockdown laid bare

This video can not be played To play this video you need to enable JavaScript in your browser.Staff partied in Downing Street while the rest of the UK was in lockdown with the approval of their bosses, according to Sue Gray's report. The senior ..

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Sue Gray halted inquiry into party at Boris Johnson’s flat

Getty ImagesThe senior official investigating lockdown parties in Downing Street said she was only able to collect "limited" evidence about an event in the prime minister's flat. Sue Gray's report said she stopped her inquiry into the gathe..

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Trooping the Colour: Spectators injured at rehearsal

@drelrond123Five people were injured, two seriously, when parts of two spectator stands collapsed at a Trooping the Colour rehearsal at Horse Guards Parade in central London. The Army said one stand gave way just before 11:00 BST and part of a second..

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Spain eases Covid entry rules for UK travellers

ReutersUK citizens who have not had a coronavirus jab can now travel to Spain by showing a negative PCR or antigen test on arrival. The Spanish government confirmed that non-vaccinated travellers from outside the EU can enter the country from Saturda..

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PM urged to explain Sue Gray partygate meeting

PA MediaOpposition parties are calling for the prime minister to explain a meeting with Sue Gray over her report into the partygate saga. It has emerged the civil servant and Boris Johnson met several weeks ago - but there are conflicting accounts of..

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Half of new nurses and midwives come from abroad

Science Photo LibraryNearly half of the new nurses and midwives registered to work in the UK in the past year have come from abroad. The total - more than 23,000 - is a record high and comes as the UK has struggled to increase the number of home-grow..

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Conservative MP arrested on suspicion of rape

ReutersAn unnamed Conservative MP has been arrested on suspicion of rape and sexual assault. The Metropolitan Police confirmed a man was in custody over allegations dating back to between 2002 and 2009. The Conservative Party said he had been asked b..

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Rangers in Seville: Police say 100,000 fans expected

PA MediaPolice in Spain estimate that up to 100,000 Rangers fans will be in Seville for Wednesday's Europa League final. They said they expected them to be joined in the city by about 50,000 Eintracht Frankfurt fans. The capacity of the Estadio ..

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Junk food: Ministers to delay ban on multi-buy deals

Getty ImagesThe government is to delay a ban on multi-buy deals for junk food and pre-watershed TV advertising as families struggle with the cost of living. The Department of Health said the plans will be deferred for a year while officials assess th..

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Deborah James made a dame by William at her home

Deborah JamesPodcaster Deborah James has had her damehood conferred by Prince William at her family home. The 40-year-old host of the BBC's You, Me and the Big C said on Instagram she was "utterly honoured" he had joined her for afternoon tea an..

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NI Election 2022: Prime minister to visit NI as DUP blocks assembly

ANDY RAIN/EPABoris Johnson will visit Northern Ireland on Monday amid a power-sharing crisis sparked by rising tensions over post-Brexit trading arrangements, Sinn Féin's Michelle O'Neill has said. It comes as the DUP blocked the election o..

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