First Minister pressed on care home plight of woman, 94

A 94-year-old woman who faces being “evicted” from her care home is struggling with increasing anxiety as a result, Nicola Sturgeon has been told.

The elderly neighbours were found dead in the same village 18 months apart (Steve Parsons/PA)

Police granted extra time to quiz pair over teachers’ deaths

Detectives have been given extra time to question two men arrested on suspicion of the murder of two retired teachers who lived in the same village street.

Britain and France summit

Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron meet for talks on migrants and defence

Theresa May has welcomed President Emmanuel Macron for summit talks which will see Britain commit tens of millions of pounds to strengthen UK border controls in France.

Leading judges rejected the Attorney General's plea (Nick Ansell/PA)

Mother who admitted posting IS propaganda will not face jail after ruling by leading judges

Leading judges have rejected a bid to overturn a suspended sentence handed to a mother-of-five after she posted Islamic State propaganda on a Facebook group.

Lord Chancellor David Gauke arrives for his swearing-in ceremony (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

New Lord Chancellor tells judges he wants good outcome from Brexit negotiations

The new Lord Chancellor David Gauke has told senior judges he wants a “good outcome” for the legal profession from the ongoing Brexit negotiations.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle arrive for a visit at Cardiff Castle (Aaron Chown/PA)

Harry and Meghan delight fans at Cardiff Castle

Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle were given a rapturous welcome as they began a day trip to Cardiff.

The numbers of EU academics working at UK universities has risen in the last 10 years (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

EU academics at UK universities double in a decade

The number of EU academics working at UK universities has doubled in the last decade.

The Duke of Cambridge sporting his new haircut (Yui Mok/PA)

William’s short new haircut creates royal buzz

The Duke of Cambridge has showcased a new haircut – one of his shortest yet – as he visited a children’s hospital.

The agreement secures work for Airbus staff at its site in Wales (PA)

Wales work secured as Airbus clinch £11.5bn deal to sell A380s to Emirates

Work at Airbus’ Broughton site in North Wales has been secured after the manufacturer clinched a deal to sell up to 36 superjumbo planes to Emirates Airline.

Noel Conway, 68, who has won the first stage of his Court of Appeal challenge against an earlier ruling on assisted dying (Aaron Chown/PA)

Terminally ill deserve to be heard says right to die campaigner after appeal win

Motor neurone disease sufferer Noel Conway said the voices of the terminally ill “deserve to be heard” as he won the first stage of his Court of Appeal challenge to an earlier ruling on assisted dying.

Bombardier rally

Bombardier workers ‘won’t be collateral damage in trade war’ – Unite

Thousands of Bombardier workers in Northern Ireland will “flex their muscles” if a trade ruling goes against the aircraft manufacturer, a union leader has warned.

An Easyjet plane preparing to take off (Gareth Fuller/PA)

HIV positive man ‘elated’ at opportunity to become commercial pilot

An HIV positive man is “elated” he will be able to pursue his dream of training as a commercial pilot after aviation chiefs changed the rules.

Sinn Fein?s Northern Ireland Leader Michelle O?Neill speaking in the Great Hall in Stormont after Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley and Irish foreign affairs minister Simon Coveney announced a fresh round of political talks aimed at restoring powersharing (Brian Lawless/PA)

‘Last opportunity’ to save powersharing as new round of talks to begin next week

Northern Ireland’s political leaders have been given two weeks to save powersharing after the UK government announced a final bid to salvage the crisis-hit institutions.

Man shot dead in warehouse robbery bid

Suspect wanted over 2016 warehouse murder held by police in Pakistan

A 27-year-old man suspected of murdering a businessman in a warehouse robbery has been detained in Pakistan.

The Queen joined the Sandringham branch of the WI in 1943 (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Queen enjoys tea and cake during visit to Women’s Institute branch

The Queen has joined members of her local Women’s Institute for tea and cakes on her annual visit to the Sandringham branch.

There have been a significant rise in road tax evasion rates due to vehicles wrongly declared off the road (PA Images/ Ben Birchall)

12% of untaxed vehicles falsely declared off the road

The proportion of untaxed vehicles used by evaders and falsely declared as off the road in Northern Ireland has risen significantly, the authorities said.

Task force to help firms hit by Carillion crisis

Task force to help firms and workers hit by Carillion crisis

The Government is setting up a task force involving business and unions to support firms and workers affected by the collapse of Carillion, the Business Department has announced.

Online pleas were submitted in thousands of cases last year (Clara Molden/PA)

Online pleas submitted in 80,000 cases, figures show

Pleas were submitted on the internet in 80,000 criminal cases last year, the Government has revealed, as it unveiled plans for a fresh courts modernisation drive.

The working group will also improve and promote the existing guidance to staff relating to media access (Andrew Matthews/PA)

Courts service launches project to promote press access to courts

HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) has launched a team dedicated to promoting press coverage of courts.

Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley and Irish foreign affairs minister Simon Coveney speaking to the media at Stormont (Brian Lawless/PA)

Fresh Northern Ireland powersharing talks ‘must lead to deal in weeks’

A fresh round of talks to restore powersharing in Northern Ireland must find a solution in “weeks rather than months”, leaders have been warned.

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