JOHN HUME: FAMILY ASK MOURNERS TO LIGHT A CANDLE AT HOME

The body of John Hume, a key architect of the NI peace process, will be brought to Derry on Tuesday evening.

CALL FOR TIKTOK SECURITY CHECK BEFORE HQ DECISION

The owner of the short-form video app has London on a shortlist of possible locations.

 
 
 

TWITTER NEEDS TO ACT OVER RACIST ABUSE, SAYS DAVID LAMMY

The Labour MP got the backing of Home Secretary Priti Patel after receiving abuse over social media.

GOVERNMENT URGES POST-BREXIT DRUG STOCKPILES

Firms should have six weeks' worth of post-Brexit drug stockpiles by the end of 2020, the government says.

 
 
 

TRADE DOCUMENTS 'STOLEN' FROM LIAM FOX EMAIL ACCOUNT

The papers on UK-US trade talks were leaked ahead of the 2019 general election.

SIR PHILIP BARTON NAMED NEW FOREIGN OFFICE CHIEF

He will become the lead civil servant at the newly merged Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS IN SCOTLAND: STURGEON 'WOULD CONSIDER' CLOSING PUBS AGAIN

The first minister says shutting pubs and restaurants is an option she would take if the "delicate balance" was thrown off kilter.

CHIEF WHIP MARK SPENCER ON TORY MP RAPE CLAIMS

The government's chief whip says the Conservative Party must ensure nothing is done to "identify the victim".

 
 
 

DENIS MURRAY: JOHN HUME 'WAS A GIANT OF WORLD POLITICS'

Former BBC Ireland Correspondent Denis Murray picks out key moments in the life of one Northern Ireland's foremost political leaders.

HANCOCK ON 'BIG STEP FORWARD' IN CORONAVIRUS TESTING

The health secretary said up to 500,000 coronavirus tests could be carried out daily by the end of October.

 
 
 

DOUGLAS ROSS PROMISES ECONOMY PLAN 'IN FIRST MONTH'

Douglas Ross says his focus would be on the economy if he is elected leader of the Scottish Conservatives.

JOHN HUME: NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNER DIES AGED 83

The former SDLP leader helped create the climate that brought an end to the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

 
 
 

TORY CHIEF WHIP 'WAS TOLD ABOUT MP'S BEHAVIOUR'

The MP, who was accused of rape, is on bail until mid-August.

HUDDERSFIELD MP APOLOGISES FOR ALLEGED ANTI-SEMITIC TWEET

Labour's Barry Sheerman deleted the tweet and apologised "for the upset and offense I have caused".

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: ROBIN SWANN CALLS ON NI EXECUTIVE TO RECONSIDER FACE COVERINGS POLICY

The health minister says he's not convinced advice to wear face coverings in shops is being heeded.

EAT OUT TO HELP OUT: CORONAVIRUS SCHEME OFFERING UK DINERS 50% OFF BEGINS

The offer is valid at more than 72,000 eateries on Mondays to Wednesdays throughout August.

 
 
 

TORY MP NOT SUSPENDED OVER RAPE ALLEGATION ARREST WHILE INVESTIGATION ONGOING

The decision will be reviewed once the police investigation has concluded, the party says.

CORONAVIRUS: SCHOOLS WILL BE READY FOR SEPTEMBER - MINISTER

Reopening schools is a priority for the government and it will be safe, a cabinet minister says.

 
 
 

SCOTTISH CONSERVATIVES: DOUGLAS ROSS LAUNCHES LEADERSHIP BID

The Moray MP says holding the SNP to account over its record in government will be a priority if he's elected leader.

'AUTOMATIC' PERMISSION FOR NEW HOMES IN ENGLAND PLANNING SHAKE-UP

The housing secretary says “unlocking land” for development will create thousands of jobs.

 
 
 



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