Christian not sacked by UK school for LGBTQ+ 'beliefs', tribunal hears
A secondary school headteacher has denied that a member of staff was suspended because she was a Christian who raised concerns about teaching young children about LGBTQ+ relationships, an tribunal has heard.
Coronavirus: Boris Johnson urges Britons to 'summon the discipline' to avoid second lockdown
Imperial College coronavirus vaccine 'could be approved by middle of next year'
Volunteers seem to be ‘responding well’ (Picture: AP)The coronavirus vaccine being developed by Imperial College London could be approved for use by the middle of next year, an expert has said.Professor Robin Shattock, who is leading the university’s Covid-19 vaccine effort, told the European Parliament trials are showing promising results.
Facebook says it may quit Europe over ban on sharing data with US
Facebook has warned that it may pull out of Europe if the Irish data protection commissioner enforces a ban on sharing data with the US, after a landmark ruling by the European court of justice found in July that there were insufficient safeguards against snooping by US intelligence agencies.
Couple who met on their balconies during lockdown planning to get married
Michele D’Alpaos, 38, and Paola Agnelli, 40, have been named the ‘Romeo and Juliet of lockdown’ after falling in love on their balconies (Picture: Instagram)A soon-to-be-married couple have been named ‘Italy’s modern-day Romeo and Juliet’ after falling in love from their balconies during lockdown.
National Trust says 93 of its properties have links to slavery and colonialism
Properties identified as having links to slavery and colonialism (Pictures: The National Trust)Nearly 100 properties including the former home of Winston Churchill have been identified as having links to ‘slavery and colonialism’ by the National Trust.A report commissioned by the charity has found 93 of the more than 300 historic buildings it looks after have links to deeply controversial aspects of Britain’s past.
Over 60 Percent Of Americans Say They Will Not Get A 1st Generation Coronavirus Vaccine
Sixty-one percent of Americans now say that they would not get a first generation coronavirus vaccine as soon as it available, an Axios-Ipsos poll shows.
Curfew on Scotland's pubs and restaurants confirmed by Nicola Sturgeon
There will also be a nationwide ban on household visits.
When will the new Winnie the Pooh 50p be released and how can you get one?
There are special edition Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, and Christopher Robin coins (Picture: Geoff Caddick/PA Wire)Following the enormous success of the Beatrix Potter 50p coins, the Royal Mint have collaborated with Disney to created a series of limited edition Winnie the Pooh coins.The coins depict the original and well-recognised illustrations by E.H. Shepard of British writer A.A. Milne’s iconic characters.
Coronavirus new restrictions: What you can and can't do - and the penalties for breaking the rules
From Monday 14, it became illegal for people in England to meet socially in groups of more than six, with a few exemptions. The aim of the new rules was to stop a second wave of coronavirus, following a rise in cases across the country.
Government drops self-identification plan for trans people
Plans for people to self-identify as a different gender without a medical diagnosis have been axed, two years after the government signalled the change.
Nicola Sturgeon announces nationwide house visiting ban in bid to control virus
Nicola Sturgeon has announced a national ban on visiting other people’s homes in a bid to stem the rise of coronavirus infections.