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Johnson faces calls for ‘circuit breaker’ national lockdown

Johnson faces calls for ‘circuit breaker’ national lockdown

Johnson faces calls for ‘circuit breaker’ national lockdown

07 October 2020

Boris Johnson was also challenged about the lack of impact local measures are having on the spread of Covid-19 cases.


800 jobs to go as Greene King shuts dozens of pubs as restrictions hit trade

800 jobs to go as Greene King shuts dozens of pubs as restrictions hit trade

800 jobs to go as Greene King shuts dozens of pubs as restrictions hit trade

07 October 2020

The company said it will keep 79 of its sites closed for the time being, with around one third like to be shut permanently.


Government’s voluntary sugar reduction plan heading for failure

Government’s voluntary sugar reduction plan heading for failure

Government’s voluntary sugar reduction plan heading for failure

07 October 2020

Puddings have got sweeter and sugar consumption per person is unchanged.


Christian school worker loses sacking claim in LGBT teaching row

Christian school worker loses sacking claim in LGBT teaching row

Christian school worker loses sacking claim in LGBT teaching row

07 October 2020

An employment tribunal rejected Kristie Higgs’s claim that she was sacked by Farmor’s School in Gloucestershire because she was a Christian.


A ‘failure of politics’ if UK pushed through Brexit Bill – Irish minister

A ‘failure of politics’ if UK pushed through Brexit Bill – Irish minister

A ‘failure of politics’ if UK pushed through Brexit Bill – Irish minister

07 October 2020

Simon Coveney believes the Internal Market Bill is a negotiating tactic that has backfired.


Scot who saved Jewish pupils from Nazis must never be forgotten – Princess Royal

Scot who saved Jewish pupils from Nazis must never be forgotten – Princess Royal

Scot who saved Jewish pupils from Nazis must never be forgotten – Princess Royal

07 October 2020

Jane Haining sheltered schoolgirls for more than four years before she was arrested, and she died at Auschwitz.


Mike Ashley silent as Frasers holds shareholder vote on £100m staff bonus

Mike Ashley silent as Frasers holds shareholder vote on £100m staff bonus

Mike Ashley silent as Frasers holds shareholder vote on £100m staff bonus

07 October 2020

A major shareholder advisory group also called for investors to vote against the tycoon’s re-election.


Sturgeon took three days to reveal legal action by Alex Salmond was likely

Sturgeon took three days to reveal legal action by Alex Salmond was likely

Sturgeon took three days to reveal legal action by Alex Salmond was likely

07 October 2020

The First Minister also said she had had a ‘lingering concern” that allegations against her predecessor could materialise at some stage.


Homeless lives will be lost without action to protect rough sleepers – coalition

Homeless lives will be lost without action to protect rough sleepers – coalition

Homeless lives will be lost without action to protect rough sleepers – coalition

07 October 2020

Homeless people face the ‘double threat’ of coronavirus and cold weather this winter, health and homeless organisations say.


William and Kate back at Buckingham Palace to welcome Ukraine’s president

William and Kate back at Buckingham Palace to welcome Ukraine’s president

William and Kate back at Buckingham Palace to welcome Ukraine’s president

07 October 2020

It is the first time the central London royal residence has been used for a royal engagement since lockdown.


Train named in honour of D-Day hero Harry Billinge

Train named in honour of D-Day hero Harry Billinge

Train named in honour of D-Day hero Harry Billinge

07 October 2020

The former Royal Engineer was just 18 when he stormed a beach in Normandy on June 6 1944.


Scottish Labour launches petition to oust Margaret Ferrier

Scottish Labour launches petition to oust Margaret Ferrier

Scottish Labour launches petition to oust Margaret Ferrier

07 October 2020

Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard described Ms Ferrier as a ‘lame duck MP’.


Plan to expand Manchester’s HS2 stations to boost connections

Plan to expand Manchester’s HS2 stations to boost connections

Plan to expand Manchester’s HS2 stations to boost connections

07 October 2020

HS2 Ltd plans to increase the number of high-speed railway platforms to be built at Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly.


Children not capable of giving informed consent to puberty blockers, court told

Children not capable of giving informed consent to puberty blockers, court told

Children not capable of giving informed consent to puberty blockers, court told

07 October 2020

A case has been brought against the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust, which runs the UK’s only gender identity development service for children.


Man accused over migrant deaths admits being part of people-smuggling plot

Man accused over migrant deaths admits being part of people-smuggling plot

Man accused over migrant deaths admits being part of people-smuggling plot

07 October 2020

Gheorghe Nica pleaded guilty to conspiracy.


Outlander beauty spot to undergo £2.7m revamp to improve access

Outlander beauty spot to undergo £2.7m revamp to improve access

Outlander beauty spot to undergo £2.7m revamp to improve access

07 October 2020

A path network and visitor centre will be created at the Finnich Glen near Loch Lomond.


Hiring jumps in September after reopening of economy

Hiring jumps in September after reopening of economy

Hiring jumps in September after reopening of economy

07 October 2020

The latest KPMG and REC report on jobs found there was an increase in the number of people placed in permanent and temporary jobs.


Nationwide ‘circuit breaker’ should be considered, says Sage scientist

Nationwide ‘circuit breaker’ should be considered, says Sage scientist

Nationwide ‘circuit breaker’ should be considered, says Sage scientist

07 October 2020

It comes amid warnings from leaders of northern cities that the local lockdown restrictions are ‘not working’, confusing and ‘counter-productive’.


Queen returns to Windsor Castle while Philip stays on at Sandringham

Queen returns to Windsor Castle while Philip stays on at Sandringham

Queen returns to Windsor Castle while Philip stays on at Sandringham

07 October 2020

The royal court has moved to the Berkshire royal residence, the Court Circular shows.


William launches Earthshot Prize to inspire solutions for environmental problems

William launches Earthshot Prize to inspire solutions for environmental problems

William launches Earthshot Prize to inspire solutions for environmental problems

07 October 2020

The Duke of Cambridge has been working on his project for two years with his Royal Foundation.


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