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A 47-year-old man has been charged with terrorism offences including making or possessing explosives following a raid on a property in Surrey. Asad Bhatti was arrested after officers from Counter Terrorism Policing South East (CTPSE) carried out a search in Redhill on 8 January. He has now been charged with two counts of possessing an
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Downing Street has declined to criticise US President Joe Biden for removing a bust of Winston Churchill from the Oval Office – despite Boris Johnson having previously criticised “part-Kenyan” Barack Obama for not displaying it. As is customary for new presidents, Mr Biden has put his own stamp on the presidential office in the White
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Sir Van Morrison is launching legal action against a ban on indoor gigs due to the coronavirus pandemic. The veteran singer-songwriter, who is from Belfast, is starting judicial review proceedings against regulations prohibiting live music in licensed venues in Northern Ireland. It comes after the star was accused of sending a “dangerous” message last year
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An online system for booking COVID vaccine appointments has been criticised after claims ineligible people have been using it to “queue-jump” and receive the jab. The Swiftqueue website is being used by numerous NHS trusts to allow health and social care workers and over-70s to sign up for coronavirus vaccinations. Live COVID news from UK
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Thousands of bereaved relatives have urged the British and Irish governments to open full investigations into the decades of violence known as The Troubles. Some 3,500 relatives have written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Irish premier Micheal Martin urging them to implement a 2014 agreement that included setting up an independent team of detectives
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