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Budget 2021: Rishi Sunak defends tax threshold freeze as 'a fair way to help solve the problems that we need to'
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has defended his tax changes in yesterday's budget as "a fair way to help solve the problems that we need to".
COVID-19: Italy and EU block Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine shipment to Australia as shortages row escalates
Italy and the European Commission have blocked a shipment of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine destined for Australia.
Brexit: European Parliament declines to fix date of EU-UK trade deal vote amid new row over Northern Ireland Protocol
The European Parliament has declined to set a date to ratify the Brexit trade deal following a row over the UK's action in relation to arrangements for Northern Ireland.
Third time is not a charm: SpaceX's rocket lands but then explodes
SpaceX's rocket has exploded just minutes after the Starship's first successful landing.
Thai navy sailors brave choppy seas to rescue four cats from sinking ship on fire in Andaman Sea
A Thai navy sailor braved choppy seas to rescue four cats abandoned on a sinking ship on fire in the Andaman Sea.
Sir Philip Rutnam: Former top Home Office civil servant settles employment tribunal claim against government
A former top civil servant at the Home Office has settled his employment tribunal claim against the government.
Budget 2021: Chancellor accused of 'not levelling with people' over plans
Rishi Sunak "isn't really levelling with people" about painful cuts that will be needed to repair the public finances, according to budget analysis by a respected economic think-tank.
Myanmar coup: Footage of protest brutality leads to calls for stronger international response
Footage of a brutal crackdown on protests against a coup in Myanmar has unleashed outrage and calls for a stronger international response.
Dominic Raab: 'Worrying' number of children and teenagers recruited to terrorist groups during lockdown
A "worrying" number of children and teenagers are being recruited to terrorist groups during the coronavirus lockdown, the foreign secretary has told MPs.
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, has had 'successful procedure' for pre-existing heart condition, palace says
Prince Philip has had a "successful procedure" for a pre-existing heart condition.
COVID-19: 'Light at the end of the tunnel' as pubs and bars announce outdoor area reopening plans
Wetherspoons will open patios, beer gardens and rooftop gardens at 394 of its pubs in England from 12 April as COVID-19 restrictions ease, the pub chain has announced.
Moonflower: Rare cactus from Amazon flowers for first time in UK - and for one night only
A rare cactus from the Amazon rainforest has flowered for the first time in the UK - and for one night only.
Banksy: Artist admits escaping inmate artwork on former Reading Prison wall is his
Banksy has confirmed a painting of an inmate escaping from a former jail that once housed playwright Oscar Wilde is his work.
Myanmar: Bloodiest day since coup as '38 killed' in military crackdown
Another 38 people have been killed in Myanmar as the military tries to quell demonstrations by pro-democracy campaigners against last month's coup, the United Nations said.
Followers of 'doomsday cult' QAnon believe Donald Trump will retake power today
Their messiah is no longer in power, but some followers of the QAnon conspiracy theory believe that Donald Trump will return to the throne today.
Nigerian school kidnapping: Security forces open fire as violence mars safe return of 279 girls
Security forces opened fire as violence marred the safe return of 279 Nigerian girls who were kidnapped by bandits from their school.
Nicola Sturgeon vows to 'get on with the job' as she awaits Alex Salmond inquiry ruling
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has vowed to "get on with the job" after answering eight hours' of questions over her government's handling of harassment claims against her predecessor Alex Salmond.
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