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Nottingham facing lockdown after surge in Covid-19 cases

Nottingham facing lockdown after surge in Covid-19 cases

Nottingham facing lockdown after surge in Covid-19 cases

06 October 2020

The rise comes amid an outbreak at the University of Nottingham.


80% back bereavement standard to help families close loved ones’ accounts – poll

80% back bereavement standard to help families close loved ones’ accounts – poll

80% back bereavement standard to help families close loved ones’ accounts – poll

06 October 2020

An industry-wide standard would require service providers to treat grieving families more compassionately and simplify end-of-life admin.


Rare orange lobster rescued by fishmonger and rehomed in Blackpool aquarium

Rare orange lobster rescued by fishmonger and rehomed in Blackpool aquarium

Rare orange lobster rescued by fishmonger and rehomed in Blackpool aquarium

06 October 2020

The chances of the lobster being orange were one in 30 million, according to Sea Life Blackpool.


Financial help must not trail imposition of local restrictions, ministers warned

Financial help must not trail imposition of local restrictions, ministers warned

Financial help must not trail imposition of local restrictions, ministers warned

06 October 2020

Shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds issued the warning to Treasury minister Steve Barclay in the Commons on Tuesday.


Bipolar drug probe launched by UK competition watchdog

Bipolar drug probe launched by UK competition watchdog

Bipolar drug probe launched by UK competition watchdog

06 October 2020

The CMA is investigating whether Essential Pharma may have abused its dominant position by proposing to withdraw the supply lithium drug Priadel.


Spread of coronavirus mapped in hospitals to ‘break the chain’ of transmission

Spread of coronavirus mapped in hospitals to ‘break the chain’ of transmission

Spread of coronavirus mapped in hospitals to ‘break the chain’ of transmission

06 October 2020

The study could help the NHS reduce transmission by determining if an individual caught the virus from someone else in the same hospital.


Pilot accused of lying about experience to land British Airways job

Pilot accused of lying about experience to land British Airways job

Pilot accused of lying about experience to land British Airways job

06 October 2020

The case has been adjourned to another date.


Anglican Church ‘must learn lessons’ after ‘shocking’ child abuse report

Anglican Church ‘must learn lessons’ after ‘shocking’ child abuse report

Anglican Church ‘must learn lessons’ after ‘shocking’ child abuse report

06 October 2020

An inquiry found that the Church of England failed to protect children and young people from predators, preferring instead to protect its reputation.


‘Wonderful surprise’: Orangutan born at zoo after negative pregnancy test

‘Wonderful surprise’: Orangutan born at zoo after negative pregnancy test

‘Wonderful surprise’: Orangutan born at zoo after negative pregnancy test

06 October 2020

The surprise new baby is ‘bright, alert and suckling well’, according to keepers at Chester Zoo.


Covid-19 will wipe 11% off demand for new planes over next decade – Boeing

Covid-19 will wipe 11% off demand for new planes over next decade – Boeing

Covid-19 will wipe 11% off demand for new planes over next decade – Boeing

06 October 2020

The American aerospace group is forecasting that 18,350 commercial planes will be needed between 2020 and 2029.


Johnson sketches out vision of post-Covid Britain in address to Tory conference

Johnson sketches out vision of post-Covid Britain in address to Tory conference

Johnson sketches out vision of post-Covid Britain in address to Tory conference

06 October 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said there was ‘no alternative’ to the current coronavirus restrictions but a brighter future was in prospect.


Minister fails to rule out people having to pay for ‘Moonshot’ Covid tests

Minister fails to rule out people having to pay for ‘Moonshot’ Covid tests

Minister fails to rule out people having to pay for ‘Moonshot’ Covid tests

06 October 2020

Labour has warned against any introduction of a ‘two-tier system’ for Covid testing.


G4S awarded £300m contract to run new mega-jail

G4S awarded £300m contract to run new mega-jail

G4S awarded £300m contract to run new mega-jail

06 October 2020

The security company will manage HMP Five Wells, in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, for 10 years.


Seven things we learned from Boris Johnson’s conference speech

Seven things we learned from Boris Johnson’s conference speech

Seven things we learned from Boris Johnson’s conference speech

06 October 2020

The Prime Minister fielded a number of topics in his address to the faithful.


Kate on campus with university students in Derby

Kate on campus with university students in Derby

Kate on campus with university students in Derby

06 October 2020

The Duchess of Cambridge heard how undergraduates are coping during the pandemic.


Self-disinfecting door pads to help care home fight virus threat

Self-disinfecting door pads to help care home fight virus threat

Self-disinfecting door pads to help care home fight virus threat

06 October 2020

Vida Grange care home, in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, is installing Surfaceskins pads on its doors to help stop the spread of germs and bacteria.


Number of state schools not fully open rises due to Covid-19 cases

Number of state schools not fully open rises due to Covid-19 cases

Number of state schools not fully open rises due to Covid-19 cases

06 October 2020

But more pupils are attending than a week earlier, Department for Education figures suggest.


‘Concrete action’ needed to tackle racism in the NHS

‘Concrete action’ needed to tackle racism in the NHS

‘Concrete action’ needed to tackle racism in the NHS

06 October 2020

‘Now is the time for us to focus on race equality and equity’, said the Royal College of Midwives.


New coronavirus restrictions will not be another lockdown, Sturgeon says

New coronavirus restrictions will not be another lockdown, Sturgeon says

New coronavirus restrictions will not be another lockdown, Sturgeon says

06 October 2020

The First Minister’s daily briefing came ahead of a statement to parliament tomorrow on coronavirus restrictions.


Pregnant woman waited a week for Test and Trace call after catching Covid-19

Pregnant woman waited a week for Test and Trace call after catching Covid-19

Pregnant woman waited a week for Test and Trace call after catching Covid-19

06 October 2020

Mother-to-be Sally Fazeli had already finished self-isolating by the time she received the call – which included tips on how to self-isolate.


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