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House prices shrug off Covid-19 worries to hit all-time high

House prices shrug off Covid-19 worries to hit all-time high

House prices shrug off Covid-19 worries to hit all-time high

02 September 2020

Property prices rose by 2% in August.


Steroids reduce risk of death in critically ill Covid-19 patients – study

Steroids reduce risk of death in critically ill Covid-19 patients – study

Steroids reduce risk of death in critically ill Covid-19 patients – study

02 September 2020

More than 1,700 patients from 12 countries were involved in seven trials.


Rare form of pancreatic cancer ‘could be targeted with immunotherapies’

Rare form of pancreatic cancer ‘could be targeted with immunotherapies’

Rare form of pancreatic cancer ‘could be targeted with immunotherapies’

02 September 2020

London’s Institute of Cancer Research has been carrying out the research.


Oxford named as best university in the world in global rankings

Oxford named as best university in the world in global rankings

Oxford named as best university in the world in global rankings

02 September 2020

Experts warned the UK risks losing its status as a ‘higher education superpower’ amid Brexit and Covid-19.


Lissie Harper to meet with Priti Patel over Harper’s Law campaign

Lissie Harper to meet with Priti Patel over Harper’s Law campaign

Lissie Harper to meet with Priti Patel over Harper’s Law campaign

02 September 2020

The 29-year-old widow will be in Westminster to make her case for a new law requiring life sentences for those who kill emergency services workers.


What the papers say – September 2

What the papers say – September 2

What the papers say – September 2

01 September 2020

The chance of a no-deal Brexit and a spending boost for British intelligence feature in the papers on Wednesday.


UK Government to be pressed over Greece quarantine as Wales and Scotland act

UK Government to be pressed over Greece quarantine as Wales and Scotland act

UK Government to be pressed over Greece quarantine as Wales and Scotland act

01 September 2020

Welsh health minister Vaughan Gething said he would be asking the UK Government for an urgent meeting.


Boris Johnson to face MPs’ wrath in return to Commons after series of U-turns

Boris Johnson to face MPs’ wrath in return to Commons after series of U-turns

Boris Johnson to face MPs’ wrath in return to Commons after series of U-turns

01 September 2020

He will face critics from both sides of the House on Wednesday during his first Prime Minister’s Questions since Parliament’s summer recess began.


Ofqual chair to be grilled by MPs amid continued exams confusion

Ofqual chair to be grilled by MPs amid continued exams confusion

Ofqual chair to be grilled by MPs amid continued exams confusion

01 September 2020

Roger Taylor will appear before the Commons education committee on Wednesday in the wake of the GCSE and A-levels fiasco.


Protests to resume in London despite dozens of arrests

Protests to resume in London despite dozens of arrests

Protests to resume in London despite dozens of arrests

01 September 2020

The Metropolitan Police said an officer was assaulted during protests on Tuesday.


Unilever to replace carbon from non-renewable fossil fuels in cleaning products

Unilever to replace carbon from non-renewable fossil fuels in cleaning products

Unilever to replace carbon from non-renewable fossil fuels in cleaning products

01 September 2020

By moving away from fossil fuel-derived chemicals in product formulations, the company will reduce its carbon footprint.


Scotland adds Greece to quarantine list: Here’s what it means for holidaymakers

Scotland adds Greece to quarantine list: Here’s what it means for holidaymakers

Scotland adds Greece to quarantine list: Here’s what it means for holidaymakers

01 September 2020

England is continuing to allow travellers to arrive from the Mediterranean country without having to go into quarantine.


UK negotiators told they must not ‘surrender’ to EU over fishing in Brexit talks

UK negotiators told they must not ‘surrender’ to EU over fishing in Brexit talks

UK negotiators told they must not ‘surrender’ to EU over fishing in Brexit talks

01 September 2020

MPs debated the Fisheries Bill at second reading, which enables the UK to become an independent coastal state post-Brexit.


Covid-19: England yet to add Greece to quarantine list as Scotland and Wales act

Covid-19: England yet to add Greece to quarantine list as Scotland and Wales act

Covid-19: England yet to add Greece to quarantine list as Scotland and Wales act

01 September 2020

The move came as holidaymakers scrambled to return from Portugal amid growing concerns restrictions could be reimposed.


Body found in search for missing teenager Seesha Dack

Body found in search for missing teenager Seesha Dack

Body found in search for missing teenager Seesha Dack

01 September 2020

A body was found near Tanners Bank in North Shields on Tuesday evening.


Holidaymakers returning to Wales from Zante asked to quarantine

Holidaymakers returning to Wales from Zante asked to quarantine

Holidaymakers returning to Wales from Zante asked to quarantine

01 September 2020

The Welsh Government said it had become concerned at a rise in clusters of Covid-19 linked to the Greek holiday island


Greece added to Scotland’s quarantine list

Greece added to Scotland’s quarantine list

Greece added to Scotland’s quarantine list

01 September 2020

The move follows a significant rise in cases being imported.


Restaurant spending increased by third on Government scheme days

Restaurant spending increased by third on Government scheme days

Restaurant spending increased by third on Government scheme days

01 September 2020

Data shows that Wednesdays saw the biggest increase during the scheme, as spending grew by 39.7%.


Grant indefinite leave to remain to health and social care staff, Lib Dem MP says

Grant indefinite leave to remain to health and social care staff, Lib Dem MP says

Grant indefinite leave to remain to health and social care staff, Lib Dem MP says

01 September 2020

Christine Jardine argued it would ‘celebrate the enormous contributions that people from all over the world make to our NHS’.


Williamson must take responsibility to ensure there is no ‘autumn of disaster’

Williamson must take responsibility to ensure there is no ‘autumn of disaster’

Williamson must take responsibility to ensure there is no ‘autumn of disaster’

01 September 2020

Chair of the education select committee and headteachers’ union call for students to be assessed in case of further exams disruption.


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