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Ellen Murphy: ‘What I love about the course is that it has attracted people from all the world’

After seven years working in technical and commercial roles in an automotive sector being reimagined in response to climate change, Ellen Murphy deci(...)

A general view of Wolverhampton Science Park where the Immensa Health laboratory is based. Photograph: Jacob King/PA Wire

Covid-19 testing operations at a private laboratory in central England have been suspended after tens of thousands of people were handed potentially f(...)

The Pandora Papers – which come from 14 offshore services firms from around the world – expose offshore dealings by the King of Jordan, the president of Kenya and, the prime minister of the Czech Republic and former British prime minister Tony Blair.

The hidden financial affairs of 35 current and former world leaders, more than 330 public officials in more than 90 countries and territories have bee(...)

Sunbathers enjoy the July heatwave  in Holywood on the shores of Belfast Lough  on Saturday. Photograph: Rebecca Black/PA Wire

The Met Office has issued its first-ever extreme heat warning for the UK, with temperatures possibly reaching 33 degrees Celsius in western areas ther(...)

 Health secretary Matt Hancock: Said Covid cases were now at their highest level since April 12th, with 3,180 reported in the UK on Wednesday. Photograph:   Rob Pinney/Getty Images

Up to three-quarters of new UK Covid cases are thought to be caused by the variant first detected in India, as the reported number more than doubled t(...)

First minister of Wales Mark Drakeford: Led Labour to its best result since 2011 with 30 seats, one short of an overall majority. Photograph: Matthew Horwood/Getty Images

ENGLAND The Conservatives made big gains in local council elections and captured the Westminster seat of Hartlepool from Labour in a byelection. Labo(...)

Conservative’s Jill Mortimer is declared winner in the Hartlepool parliamentary by-election at Mill House Leisure Centre in Hartlepool. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Boris Johnson has described the early election results in the UK as “very encouraging” after hopes of a Labour revival were dealt a crushing blow when(...)

Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon’s push for a second independence referendum means the stakes are high in the Holyrood contest. Photograph: Andy Buchanan/Pool/AFP via Getty

Polling stations have opened in England, Scotland and Wales for voters to cast their ballots in a set of elections which could shake up British politi(...)

Northern Ireland  has fallen further behind the rest of the UK since the 1998 peace accord, which many believed would bring an economic dividend.  Photograph Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images

The level of subvention Northern Ireland receives from the UK exchequer has become, like so many things in the North, politicised. It is regularly – a(...)

Members of the World Health Organisation (WHO) team investigating the origins of the Covid-19 coronavirus. Photograph: Hector Retamal/ AFP via Getty

World Health Organisation (WHO) experts have visited an animal disease centre in the Chinese city of Wuhan as part of their investigation into the ori(...)

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