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New law protects Scotland's shop staff from customer abuse

Tue, 19/01/2021 - 10:14pm
The Protection of Workers Bill will make it a new specific offence to assault, abuse or threaten Scottish retail staff.

Trump farewell: 'We did what we came here to do'

Tue, 19/01/2021 - 10:05pm
Donald Trump touted his achievements during his last formal address as president.

Brexit: Government considers scrapping some EU labour laws

Tue, 19/01/2021 - 9:51pm
Minister Kwasi Kwarteng confirms he will review rules after denying plans to dilute workers' rights.

West Ham win over West Brom has Moyes eyeing next level

Tue, 19/01/2021 - 9:36pm
David Moyes says he wants to take West Ham to the next level after they beat West Brom to move within two points of a Champions League place.

US: China 'committed genocide against Uighurs'

Tue, 19/01/2021 - 9:30pm
The declaration comes a day before the Trump administration hands over to President-elect Joe Biden.

Premier League to investigate Snodgrass omission from West Brom squad to face former club West Ham

Tue, 19/01/2021 - 9:25pm
Robert Snodgrass' omission from the West Brom squad beaten at West Ham on Tuesday is being investigated by the Premier League.

Covid-19: Mortician says deaths have taken a toll

Tue, 19/01/2021 - 8:20pm
Senior mortician Hannah Leahy says the level of Covid fatalities is taking its toll on staff the Royal London Hospital.

Six Nations 2021: Old Wales guard and new blood - assessing Wayne Pivac's options

Tue, 19/01/2021 - 7:30pm
Who to pick, who to drop and who to recall? Assessing the players Wales coach Wayne Pivac might name for the 2021 Six Nations.

Government narrowly sees off Tory revolt over anti-genocide trade deal law

Tue, 19/01/2021 - 7:26pm
The government narrowly sees off a Tory rebellion in Commons vote - but the issue is likely to return.

Covid: Woman given vaccination on 108th birthday

Tue, 19/01/2021 - 7:03pm
Marion Dawson from Renfrewshire is the third oldest person in Scotland to be given the vaccine.

Starbucks customer compensated over 'slanty' eyes drawing on cup

Tue, 19/01/2021 - 7:03pm
A Dublin branch of the chain is to pay €12,000 to Suchavadee Foley after an employee drew on her cup.

Covid: 105-year-old virus survivor celebrates birthday

Tue, 19/01/2021 - 6:56pm
Kathleen Wiltshire defied all expectations when she beat the virus in November last year.

UK and US fail to do mini-trade deal as Trump exits

Tue, 19/01/2021 - 6:46pm
US tariffs on Scotch whisky and cashmere remain in place as UK fails to reach deal with Washington.

Pink seesaws at US-Mexico wall win design award

Tue, 19/01/2021 - 6:37pm
The installation allowed children to play together from both sides of the US-Mexico border.

Epiphany: Orthodox Christians across Russia brave icy dip

Tue, 19/01/2021 - 6:22pm
Orthodox Christians, Putin among them, take an icy dip to commemorate a special day.

Football in Fortnite: New sport collaboration is 'just the start'

Tue, 19/01/2021 - 5:32pm
The game announces a collaboration with some of the world's biggest football clubs.

Covid-19: UK deaths hit new daily high and Scotland extends lockdown

Tue, 19/01/2021 - 5:30pm
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Tuesday evening.

NY Mets sack general manager Porter over unsolicited explicit text messages

Tue, 19/01/2021 - 5:15pm
The New York Mets sack general manager Jared Porter for sending unsolicited explicit text messages to a female reporter in 2016.

Covid: UK records new daily high of 1,610 deaths

Tue, 19/01/2021 - 4:38pm
The total number of deaths within 28 days of a positive test is now above 90,000.

Covid: Politicians drank on Senedd premises despite booze ban

Tue, 19/01/2021 - 4:27pm
A group of members drank alcohol on Welsh Parliament premises, days into a ban on its sale in pubs.