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BT signs deal with Nokia as fallout from Huawei 5G ban takes effect

BT signs deal with Nokia as fallout from Huawei 5G ban takes effect

BT signs deal with Nokia as fallout from Huawei 5G ban takes effect

29 September 2020

The move comes after the Government decided to ban the Chinese firm from having a role in the country’s 5G network.


Home-working to become permanent feature for Civil Service, says top mandarin

Home-working to become permanent feature for Civil Service, says top mandarin

Home-working to become permanent feature for Civil Service, says top mandarin

29 September 2020

Cabinet Office permanent secretary Alex Chisholm predicted there would be ‘fewer officials working in Whitehall’ after the pandemic.


Brexit: UK warned not to ‘play games’ in EU trade talks

Brexit: UK warned not to ‘play games’ in EU trade talks

Brexit: UK warned not to ‘play games’ in EU trade talks

29 September 2020

Both sides have continued to clash over the Government’s controversial UK Internal Market Bill.


Films to be shown outside in locations which inspired them in new festival

Films to be shown outside in locations which inspired them in new festival

Films to be shown outside in locations which inspired them in new festival

29 September 2020

It is hoped Trainspotting will be shown in Leith early next year.


Hospitality sector in Northern Ireland to face 11pm curfew

Hospitality sector in Northern Ireland to face 11pm curfew

Hospitality sector in Northern Ireland to face 11pm curfew

29 September 2020

It is later than the 10pm curfew in force across the rest of the UK, but earlier than 11.30pm for pubs and eateries in the Republic of Ireland.


Former Sainsbury’s boss to take on key NHS Test and Trace role

Former Sainsbury’s boss to take on key NHS Test and Trace role

Former Sainsbury’s boss to take on key NHS Test and Trace role

29 September 2020

Baroness Dido Harding, who runs NHS Test and Trace, said Mike Coupe had a ‘wealth of experience’.


Jet suit paramedic could save lives, says air ambulance service

Jet suit paramedic could save lives, says air ambulance service

Jet suit paramedic could save lives, says air ambulance service

29 September 2020

The system has been described as ‘awesome’.


Camilla warns older generation facing ‘blight of loneliness’

Camilla warns older generation facing ‘blight of loneliness’

Camilla warns older generation facing ‘blight of loneliness’

29 September 2020

The duchess, who is supporting Silver Sunday – the national day for celebrating older people – asked the nation to reconnect with elderly relatives.


Number of mortgage approvals made to home buyers highest since 2007

Number of mortgage approvals made to home buyers highest since 2007

Number of mortgage approvals made to home buyers highest since 2007

29 September 2020

Some 84,700 approvals for house purchase were recorded, marking the highest number since October 2007, the Bank of England said.


Teacher who alleged cheating at school ‘thrilled’ to be found not guilty

Teacher who alleged cheating at school ‘thrilled’ to be found not guilty

Teacher who alleged cheating at school ‘thrilled’ to be found not guilty

29 September 2020

Donna-Maria Thomas, 45, had been accused of snooping on her colleagues’ emails after a row over a cancelled holiday.


Competition watchdog turns the taps back on for water investors

Competition watchdog turns the taps back on for water investors

Competition watchdog turns the taps back on for water investors

29 September 2020

Companies were set to tighten their belts under Ofwat’s new rules.


Weekly coronavirus deaths in England and Wales rise above 100 – ONS

Weekly coronavirus deaths in England and Wales rise above 100 – ONS

Weekly coronavirus deaths in England and Wales rise above 100 – ONS

29 September 2020

Deaths involving Covid-19 rose 40.4% in a week, according to official data.


‘Let us out’: Isolating students hang window protest signs

‘Let us out’: Isolating students hang window protest signs

‘Let us out’: Isolating students hang window protest signs

29 September 2020

Students isolating in their university halls have hung signs calling for a refund of their tuition fees.


B&M to open up to 45 stores after sales surge during lockdown

B&M to open up to 45 stores after sales surge during lockdown

B&M to open up to 45 stores after sales surge during lockdown

29 September 2020

The company said it has been buoyed by a ‘strong’ first half of trading, as group revenues grew by 25.3% in the six months to September 26.


James Bulger killer Jon Venables denied parole

James Bulger killer Jon Venables denied parole

James Bulger killer Jon Venables denied parole

29 September 2020

Venables is currently serving a 40-month sentence.


In Pictures: Contest captures UK’s ‘ultimate sea view’

In Pictures: Contest captures UK’s ‘ultimate sea view’

In Pictures: Contest captures UK’s ‘ultimate sea view’

29 September 2020

Organisers said it was a record-breaking year for entries.


Four out of five offshore workers would consider leaving industry, survey finds

Four out of five offshore workers would consider leaving industry, survey finds

Four out of five offshore workers would consider leaving industry, survey finds

29 September 2020

Researchers surveyed 1,383 offshore oil and gas workers for the report published by Platform, Friends of the Earth Scotland and Greenpeace UK.


People eligible for flu jab urged to ‘sit tight’ if they have no appointment

People eligible for flu jab urged to ‘sit tight’ if they have no appointment

People eligible for flu jab urged to ‘sit tight’ if they have no appointment

29 September 2020

The Government is aiming to double its winter flu vaccination programme in England to 30 million people.


Wallace and Gromit ‘Moon Rocket’ hot air balloon takes to the skies

Wallace and Gromit ‘Moon Rocket’ hot air balloon takes to the skies

Wallace and Gromit ‘Moon Rocket’ hot air balloon takes to the skies

29 September 2020

The balloon supports Wallace and Gromit’s Grand Appeal, the dedicated charity for Bristol Children’s Hospital.


Corrie star and Hollywood actor among those supporting bedtime stories campaign

Corrie star and Hollywood actor among those supporting bedtime stories campaign

Corrie star and Hollywood actor among those supporting bedtime stories campaign

29 September 2020

Julie Hesmondhalgh, who played Hayley Cropper in the ITV soap, is reading the story of Rachel And The Rabbit Hole which discusses social media posts.


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