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Prime minister Boris Johnson elbow greets a nurse at Westminster Abbey’s annual service for the Florence Nightingale Foundation, to mark nurses’ contribution to the community. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

A public inquiry into the British government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic will begin next spring, Boris Johnson has told MPs. Conducted unde(...)

The Queen’s Speech on Tuesday, setting out the British government priorities, was determinedly looking forward to the next election, casting Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party in its new interventionist-light, socially caring role. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/ AFP via Getty Images

‘My government will level up opportunities across all parts of the United Kingdom, ” Queen Elizabeth declared from her throne in the House of Lords,” (...)

Dua Lipa (centre R) performs during the Brit Awards 2021. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Dua Lipa was the top winner at the 2021 Brit Awards, and she called for Boris Johnson to approve “a fair pay rise” for frontline NHS staff as she pick(...)

Some 127 deportation orders were revoked between December 1st, 2020 and April 25th, 2021. Photograph: iStock

The Government has only issued five deportation orders so far this year while nearly 130 orders have been revoked since last December, according to da(...)

Britain’s transport secretary, Grant Shapps,  announces plans to allow travel to a ‘green list’ of destinations to enable summer holidays to go ahead. Photograph: Tolga Akmen-WPA Pool/Getty

Portugal and Israel are among a dozen countries which have been placed on England’s first ever “green list”, allowing people to go abroad from May 17t(...)

HSE chief executive Paul Reid at Dr Steevens’ Hospital for the weekly HSE operational update on the response to Covid-19. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

Almost a third of all adults in the State have received a Covid-19 vaccine, according to the latest HSE figures. As of Wednesday evening, 1.7 million(...)

Pelvic floor: it is starting to become clear that everyone could benefit from the exercises. Photograph: E+/iStock/Getty

If you want to know about the wonders of a healthy pelvic floor, you could do worse than look to Coco Berlin, who styles herself “Germany’s most famou(...)

The demand for puberty blockers has been growing in both the UK and here, and the demographics of those seeking the treatment has undergone significant change. Illustration: iStock

The debate in the UK about the use of puberty-blockers, an experimental treatment administered to children suffering from gender dysphoria, has in rec(...)

Mairead Liddy from Magheralin, Co Armagh, who was born in December 1921, the year the Northern Ireland state was established following partition. Photograph: Stephen Davison/Pacemaker Belfast

Even at almost 100 years old, Mairead Liddy remembers well the impact of partition on her family. Her parents owned a pub in Warrenpoint, Co Down, wh(...)

Consultant plastic surgeon Nora Nugent says that working in the NHS, things are sometimes “more structured with more formalised processes” than with the HSE.

Plastic surgery is sometimes misunderstood by those not involved in it, says Dr Nora Nugent. For the Tipperary native, a consultant plastic surgeon wi(...)

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