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Climate action pledges could curb global warming to 2.1C, analysis shows

Climate action pledges could curb global warming to 2.1C, analysis shows

Climate action pledges could curb global warming to 2.1C, analysis shows

01 December 2020

If all governments meet their net zero emissions targets, it would bring the goal of limiting temperature rises to 1.5C within striking distance.


‘Del Boy biker’ adopted French accent in bid to avoid prosecution – police

‘Del Boy biker’ adopted French accent in bid to avoid prosecution – police

‘Del Boy biker’ adopted French accent in bid to avoid prosecution – police

01 December 2020

The biker was pulled over on the A27 at Lancing, West Sussex, on a bike with French registration plates.


Rise in weekly Covid-19 deaths slowing down, ONS figures show

Rise in weekly Covid-19 deaths slowing down, ONS figures show

Rise in weekly Covid-19 deaths slowing down, ONS figures show

01 December 2020

Deaths in the seven days to November 20 increased by 9% week on week.


Missing sailor rescued clinging to capsized boat 86 miles off coastline

Missing sailor rescued clinging to capsized boat 86 miles off coastline

Missing sailor rescued clinging to capsized boat 86 miles off coastline

01 December 2020

The Florida sailor had been at sea for two days when he was found by a container ship.


MPs: Nobody should fear speaking to our music streaming inquiry

MPs: Nobody should fear speaking to our music streaming inquiry

MPs: Nobody should fear speaking to our music streaming inquiry

01 December 2020

The Musicians’ Union and Ivors Academy have called streaming royalties ‘woefully insufficient’.


No plans for vaccine passport, says Gove

No plans for vaccine passport, says Gove

No plans for vaccine passport, says Gove

01 December 2020

It comes after new vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi suggested hospitality and other businesses could bar people who have not had a Covid-19 jab.


Under 16s can consent to puberty blockers if treatment understood, court rules

Under 16s can consent to puberty blockers if treatment understood, court rules

Under 16s can consent to puberty blockers if treatment understood, court rules

01 December 2020

Keira Bell brought legal action against the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust.


Finucane family to seek Joe Biden’s support for public inquiry campaign

Finucane family to seek Joe Biden’s support for public inquiry campaign

Finucane family to seek Joe Biden’s support for public inquiry campaign

01 December 2020

The UK Government has ruled out an immediate inquiry into the 1989 murder of Pat Finucane – a loyalist killing that involved collusion with the state.


Gove ‘has not seen secret dossier’ showing Covid impact as crunch vote looms

Gove ‘has not seen secret dossier’ showing Covid impact as crunch vote looms

Gove ‘has not seen secret dossier’ showing Covid impact as crunch vote looms

01 December 2020

MPs will vote on Tuesday on whether to approve a new tiered system of coronavirus controls for England.


Fight over fish still rages as Brexit talks ‘go to the wire’

Fight over fish still rages as Brexit talks ‘go to the wire’

Fight over fish still rages as Brexit talks ‘go to the wire’

01 December 2020

Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove tells EU ‘it takes two to tango’ as negotiations continue with transition period exit looming.


Manufacturing boosted by Brexit stockpiling, but consumer spending hits sector

Manufacturing boosted by Brexit stockpiling, but consumer spending hits sector

Manufacturing boosted by Brexit stockpiling, but consumer spending hits sector

01 December 2020

The closely-followed IHS Markit / CIPS Purchasing Managers’ Index hit 55.6 in November – anything above 50 is seen as a sector in growth.


Government left with Scotch egg on its face over ‘substantial meal’ confusion

Government left with Scotch egg on its face over ‘substantial meal’ confusion

Government left with Scotch egg on its face over ‘substantial meal’ confusion

01 December 2020

Michael Gove said a Scotch egg would count as a ‘substantial meal’ under England’s Tier 2 restrictions, having previously said it was a starter.


Norfolk’s Berney Arms named Britain’s least used railway station

Norfolk’s Berney Arms named Britain’s least used railway station

Norfolk’s Berney Arms named Britain’s least used railway station

01 December 2020

Just 42 passengers used the station between April 2019 and March 2020.


Arcadia’s collapse triggers high street bloodbath with 25,000 jobs on the line

Arcadia’s collapse triggers high street bloodbath with 25,000 jobs on the line

Arcadia’s collapse triggers high street bloodbath with 25,000 jobs on the line

01 December 2020

JD Sports has pulled out of talks with Debenhams after Arcadia called in administrators.


Britain at risk of ‘serious’ economic hit from no-deal Brexit, warns OECD

Britain at risk of ‘serious’ economic hit from no-deal Brexit, warns OECD

Britain at risk of ‘serious’ economic hit from no-deal Brexit, warns OECD

01 December 2020

The OECD is predicting UK gross domestic product will plunge by 11.2% in 2020.


Children with special educational needs ‘to suffer lasting harm’ from pandemic

Children with special educational needs ‘to suffer lasting harm’ from pandemic

Children with special educational needs ‘to suffer lasting harm’ from pandemic

01 December 2020

The watchdog has called on all schools ‘to make the effort’ to help pupils attend class.


Arcadia in administration: What comes next?

Arcadia in administration: What comes next?

Arcadia in administration: What comes next?

01 December 2020

The PA news agency takes a look at the key questions around the administration.


Scotch egg ‘starter’ rather than substantial meal, says Gove

Scotch egg ‘starter’ rather than substantial meal, says Gove

Scotch egg ‘starter’ rather than substantial meal, says Gove

01 December 2020

Michael Gove indicated that the sausagemeat-wrapped snack would not be enough on its own to allow people to drink in a Tier 2 pub.


Crossrail gets £825m more Government funding

Crossrail gets £825m more Government funding

Crossrail gets £825m more Government funding

01 December 2020

London’s new east-west railway is delayed and over budget.


Debenhams set to close all stores for good after starting liquidation process

Debenhams set to close all stores for good after starting liquidation process

Debenhams set to close all stores for good after starting liquidation process

01 December 2020

The department store chain has been in administration since April, after it entered insolvency for the second time in 12 months.


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