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'Stand with Caleb': Lisburn mum takes campaign for new law to protect post-19 SEN pupils to Stormont

Alma White believes legislation needs to be put in place for special educational needs children leaving education.

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Government’s housing policy needs ‘radical reset’ – Housing Commission

A report from the Housing Commission said the Government’s housing policy needs a “radical” reset, and has called for a ramping up of the state’s housing supply.

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‘Hidden army of talent’ among Britons on benefits could plug labour market gaps

Out-of-work Britons are to be offered places on “skills bootcamps” as part of a Government bid to plug gaps in the labour market which were previously filled by overseas workers.

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Germany’s foreign minister visits Kyiv as Ukraine battles Russian offensive

Germany’s foreign minister is visiting Kyiv in the latest public display of support for Ukraine by its Western partners.

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Three men in court charged with rape of a woman, voyeurism and sexual assault of another

The court heard the alleged victim in the case has since died

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Army personnel feel ‘let down’ after MoD cyber attack

Army personnel who may have had their details hacked in a cyber attack on the Ministry of Defence (MoD) feel “let down” and fear losing their jobs, a law firm has said.

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What is clear air turbulence and how did it affect the Singapore Airlines flight?

A passenger has died aboard Singapore Airlines flight SQ321 after the flight from London Heathrow to Singapore encountered severe turbulence....

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‘Other dominoes will fall’ if Israel undermined, says Gove

Organisers of pro-Palestine protests should “reflect on what those marches have enabled”, Michael Gove said as he warned that rising antisemitism threatened to cause a “profound breach in the West’s collective defence”.

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Boy, nine, died of sepsis after ‘miscommunication’ between hospital staff

There was “miscommunication” between medical staff when a young boy was sent home and died of sepsis days later, an inquest has heard.

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Vennells ‘aware of disturbing cases a year before company halted prosecutions’

Paula Vennells described potential wrongful convictions of subpostmasters as “very disturbing” more than a year before the company halted prosecutions, in an email which surfaced the day before her evidence to the Horizon IT inquiry.

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Calls for people with gym or yoga memberships to get tax rebates

The Government has been urged to give tax breaks to those who try to be physically active, to encourage people to stay healthy.

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Antrim masseur goes on trial accused of sexually assaulting two male clients

A sports masseur has gone on trial accused of sexually assaulting two male clients.

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Syrian President Bashar Assad’s wife, Asma Assad, diagnosed with leukaemia

Syrian first lady Asma Assad has been diagnosed with leukaemia, the office of President Bashar Assad has announced.

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Met Office issues yellow warnings of thunderstorms and heavy rains

The Met Office has advised of the possibility of flooding and travel disruption as it issues yellow warnings for thunderstorms and rain for much of England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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MP calls for water firm to give up shareholder dividends

An MP has called on the owners of a water company embroiled in a parasitic outbreak in Devon affecting thousands of residents and businesses to relinquish dividend payments to shareholders.

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First infected blood payouts before the end of the year – Government

The first full compensation payments to victims of the infected blood scandal will be made before the end of the year, ministers have confirmed.

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Charity files legal action against Home Office over Rwanda policy

Charity Asylum Aid has filed legal action against the Home Office over its Rwanda policy.

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Woman who allegedly took one-year-old child from Belfast shopping centre denied bail

A woman has been remanded into custody accused of abducting a one-year-old child at a busy west Belfast shopping centre.

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Police called as escaped horses gallop around Tandragee

Police in Armagh said it's not every call that requires an emergency response - as they dealt with a number of escaped horses on Tuesday morning.

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French President Emmanuel Macron to visit violence-hit New Caledonia

French President Emmanuel Macron is making a surprise trip to riot-hit New Caledonia.