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Tory MPs call for greater ‘debate and scrutiny’ of Covid-19 restrictions

Tory MPs call for greater ‘debate and scrutiny’ of Covid-19 restrictions

Tory MPs call for greater ‘debate and scrutiny’ of Covid-19 restrictions

21 September 2020

Health Secretary Matt Hancock told MPs ‘the more scrutiny, the better’.


Sunny weather about to come to an end

Sunny weather about to come to an end

Sunny weather about to come to an end

21 September 2020

The Met Office says there could a 10C change in the maximum temperature over the next few days.


Three fishermen saved by RNLI in dramatic rescue

Three fishermen saved by RNLI in dramatic rescue

Three fishermen saved by RNLI in dramatic rescue

21 September 2020

Footage shows the men clinging on to their capsized boat and being hauled to safety.


Charles challenges 2050 target to cut carbon emissions

Charles challenges 2050 target to cut carbon emissions

Charles challenges 2050 target to cut carbon emissions

21 September 2020

The Prince of Wales tells virtual delegates of Climate Week a financial recovery plan is need to help people, nature and the planet.


Ribena to test out paper straws on cartons in plastic packaging fight

Ribena to test out paper straws on cartons in plastic packaging fight

Ribena to test out paper straws on cartons in plastic packaging fight

21 September 2020

Move aims to prevent up to 16 tonnes of plastic being produced a year.


Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

21 September 2020

In Bolton, 565 new cases were recorded in the seven days to September 18 – the equivalent of 196.5 per 100,000 people.


What vaccine candidates has the UK secured access to?

What vaccine candidates has the UK secured access to?

What vaccine candidates has the UK secured access to?

21 September 2020

Across the world there are more than 240 vaccine candidates, with more than 40 in clinical trials.


Students arrive at ‘quiet’ campuses as freshers’ events and lectures held online

Students arrive at ‘quiet’ campuses as freshers’ events and lectures held online

Students arrive at ‘quiet’ campuses as freshers’ events and lectures held online

21 September 2020

A University of Exeter leader wants undergraduates to socialise on safe spaces on campus rather than in the city.


Panic-buying recommences in supermarkets as second lockdown speculation mounts

Panic-buying recommences in supermarkets as second lockdown speculation mounts

Panic-buying recommences in supermarkets as second lockdown speculation mounts

21 September 2020

Scenes similar to the start of lockdown were spotted at some supermarkets on Monday.


What national lockdown options are the Cabinet likely to consider?

What national lockdown options are the Cabinet likely to consider?

What national lockdown options are the Cabinet likely to consider?

21 September 2020

The Prime Minister is rumoured to be preparing to unveil further national lockdown measures on Tuesday.


Airbus unveils concepts for world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft

Airbus unveils concepts for world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft

Airbus unveils concepts for world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft

21 September 2020

The European plane-maker claimed the hydrogen-fuelled aircraft could enter service by 2035.


Coronavirus contact tracing app: How it works and other key questions answered

Coronavirus contact tracing app: How it works and other key questions answered

Coronavirus contact tracing app: How it works and other key questions answered

21 September 2020

The NHS Covid-19 app for England and Wales is expected to launch this week after months of delay.


Child exploitation ‘under-reported’ and ‘happening in plain sight’, inquiry told

Child exploitation ‘under-reported’ and ‘happening in plain sight’, inquiry told

Child exploitation ‘under-reported’ and ‘happening in plain sight’, inquiry told

21 September 2020

The latest strand of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse heard evidence of young victims, including one who had a gun pulled on her.


School worker speaks of shock at dismissal over Facebook posts

School worker speaks of shock at dismissal over Facebook posts

School worker speaks of shock at dismissal over Facebook posts

21 September 2020

Kristie Higgs is taking her former employer to an employment tribunal after she was sacked from her job at a school


Bandage-like material that can mend broken bones developed by researchers

Bandage-like material that can mend broken bones developed by researchers

Bandage-like material that can mend broken bones developed by researchers

21 September 2020

The new method improves repair and may change how broken bones are treated, scientists say.


FCA has ‘painful lessons’ to learn, says outgoing boss

FCA has ‘painful lessons’ to learn, says outgoing boss

FCA has ‘painful lessons’ to learn, says outgoing boss

21 September 2020

Several reviews are set to be published later this year.


Sir David Attenborough: The time for pure national interests is over

Sir David Attenborough: The time for pure national interests is over

Sir David Attenborough: The time for pure national interests is over

21 September 2020

He said that being wasteful is the ‘real demon, the real sin’.


France and Spain show rising Covid cases lead to deaths, says Vallance

France and Spain show rising Covid cases lead to deaths, says Vallance

France and Spain show rising Covid cases lead to deaths, says Vallance

21 September 2020

There were 14,389 new cases in Spain on Friday and 90 deaths, while in France there had been 13,498 new cases on Sunday and 25 deaths, figures show.


Boy diagnosed with rare cancer prepares for first day at school

Boy diagnosed with rare cancer prepares for first day at school

Boy diagnosed with rare cancer prepares for first day at school

21 September 2020

Alec Carpenter, aged four and from Stowmarket in Suffolk, was diagnosed with neuroblastoma in 2016.


Government ‘driving horse and cart through Good Friday Agreement’

Government ‘driving horse and cart through Good Friday Agreement’

Government ‘driving horse and cart through Good Friday Agreement’

21 September 2020

Sinn Fein claimed the Internal Market Bill would ‘light a bonfire’ under hard-won peace process rights and the Northern Ireland protocol.


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