The Guardian - 2M voters may lack photo ID needed to vote

The Guardian - 2M voters may lack photo ID needed to vote

Guardian Brief

The Guardian newspaper leads with more than 2m voters could miss out under a new UK bill that would mean photo ID will be required to be able to vote.

An inquest into the Ballymurphy shooting finds the 10 people killed in Belfast were innocent civilians. The paper covers the 2021 Brit awards, which saw Little Mix become the first all-woman winner of the British group.

Man City’s Premier League win is featured on the front page after Manchester United lose at Leicester. The paper reports more care home residents died of Covid in the second wave than the first in England and Wales.

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Guardians Headlines

More than 2m voters may lack photo ID required under new UK bill

The Guardian Newspaper criticises the government’s stance on the new voting bill, where IDs will be required by all voters. It was outlined in the Queen’s speech. Critics say it targets voters disproportionately, especially the older and homeless.

Ten people shot dead in Ballymurphy were innocent, inquest finds

In a long-awaited Ten people killed in Belfast during a British Army operation in 1971 were unarmed, innocent civilians and posed no threat to soldiers, an inquest in Northern Ireland has found.

Women dominate 2021 Brit awards as Dua Lipa tops winners

Women dominate the Brit awards a sharp contrast to 2020’s awards heavily male ceremony reversed with wins for Arlo Parks, Haim and Billie Eilish, as Little Mix become the first all-woman winner of the British group.

Manchester City win the Premier League after United lose to Leicester

After Manchester United lost 2-1 against Leicester, Guardiola’s side were crowned champions for the third time in four seasons Pep Guardiola said ‘This was the hardest one,’ said the victorious City’s manager.

Doctors in London report a fivefold increase in children swallowing magnets

A fivefold increase in children swallowing magnets suggested by doctors in London. Button batteries and magnets found in certain types of children’s toys associated with complications. Highlighting the need to have more regulation of children’s toys.

More care home residents died of Covid in the second wave than first in England and Wales

The latest Covid updates show 20,664 deaths from March to September 2020, and 21,677 from September to April, ONS data. Resulting from more care home deaths in England Wales.

Belgium to ease most restrictions in June; Americans offered free taxis to vaccination centres

Belgium to relax most measures in June with all restrictions phased out by September. 

The Netherlands expects to further relax coronavirus restrictions next week, giving the green light to sex workers and zoos so long as cases keep falling, prime minister Mark Rutte said Tuesday.

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