More than 50 Tory backbench MPs have written to the Prime Minister calling fora “clear road map” out of lockdown restrictions in northern England. In aletter, the group representing northern constituencies warned the pandemic isthreatening Boris Johnson’s election pledge to “level-up” the country. But whyis a road map out of lockdown important to northern politicians and what couldit involve?
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Business Minsiter Nadhim Zahawi has said seven areas across England are to receive millions of pounds worth of funding to invest in their local economies throughout the Covid pandemic.
The announcement comes as Conservative MPs called on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to set out a clear 'roadmap' to ending lockdown restrictions in the North. Report by Chinnianl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The Royal Navy’s aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has assembled with acarrier strike group for the first time. The 65,000 tonne warship is at thecentre of the group which is made up of a total of nine ships, 15 fighterjets, 11 helicopters and 3,000 personnel from the UK, US and the Netherlands.
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Indian Navy's decommissioned aircraft carrier Viraat on Saturday set sail for the last time, on way to Alang in Gujarat, where it will be broken down and sold as scrap. The aircraft carrier served the Indian Navy for 29 years before being decommissioned in March 2017. It had served in the UK's Royal Navy as HMS Hermes and was named INS Viraat after being inducted in the Indian Navy in 1987. There were attempts to convert 'Viraat' into a museum or a restaurant, but none of the plans fructified. Under the Indian flag, Viraat played a crucial role in military operations such as Operation Jupiter, Operation Parakram and Operation Vijay.
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Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has postponed its sailing fromPortsmouth Naval Base after a number of crew tested positive for Covid-19. The£3 billion warship was set to leave Portsmouth Historic Dockyard on Mondayafternoon for training exercises but the departure was put on hold at the lastmoment.
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