News in Network – The stories that mattered to us today.
We thought we’d outline the 5 stories from today that resonated with us, and tell you why.
1. Ian Blackford: Indyref2 could happen ‘as early as late 2021’
News in Network – Scotland independence referendum could take place “as early as late 2021″, said Ian Blackford.
Blackford said he wanted to see that referendum happen “as quickly as is practically possible”.
2. Arlene Foster accuses EU of ignoring peace deal
News in Network – Northern Ireland’s First Minister Arlene Foster has said the EU is only “interested” in protecting itself rather than the Belfast peace agreement.
Foster further lashed out at the EU’s intention to take legal action against the UK government over border checks row.
3. EU threatens LEGAL proceedings in Northern Ireland row
News in Network – Brussels has warned it will soon launch legal action after the UK unilaterally delayed implementation of part of the Brexit deal pertaining to Northern Ireland.
The EU accused the UK of breaching the Brexit withdrawal agreement by extending a grace period for Irish border checks.
4. Asthma patients TURNED AWAY for Covid vaccine
News in Network – People with severe asthma are being refused Covid vaccines by their physicians, according to Asthma UK.
Only those who have previously been admitted to hospital in the last year can get their jab.
5. London named ‘MOST DESIRABLE’ city to work in
News in Network – London was crowned as the most desirable city to work in despite issues that emerged after Brexit and the Covid-19 pandemic.
London turned out to be the most popular city for workers from countries with historic and linguistic connections to the UK.
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