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Band of brothers perform for father in hospital bed

Band of brothers perform for father in hospital bed

Band of brothers perform for father in hospital bed

16 September 2020

Gary Radley is being treated for motor neurone disease at Royal Papworth Hospital in Cambridge.


Children in more expensive homes ‘have fewer emotional and behavioural problems’

Children in more expensive homes ‘have fewer emotional and behavioural problems’

Children in more expensive homes ‘have fewer emotional and behavioural problems’

16 September 2020

Greater housing wealth is linked to children experiencing fewer difficulties, according to University College London research.


Bank to hold rates as economy rebounds, but long-term scarring fears mount

Bank to hold rates as economy rebounds, but long-term scarring fears mount

Bank to hold rates as economy rebounds, but long-term scarring fears mount

16 September 2020

Despite three months of growth, the economy is still 11.7% below pre-virus levels.


Government law officer offers resignation amid Brexit Bill row

Government law officer offers resignation amid Brexit Bill row

Government law officer offers resignation amid Brexit Bill row

16 September 2020

Lord Keen of Elie, the Advocate General for Scotland, was drawn into the dispute over the UK Internal Market Bill.


Speeds surged and delays plummeted on major roads when lockdown was introduced

Speeds surged and delays plummeted on major roads when lockdown was introduced

Speeds surged and delays plummeted on major roads when lockdown was introduced

16 September 2020

Department for Transport data shows that typical speeds on motorways and major A roads jumped from 59.9mph in April 2019 to 65.3mph 12 months later.


Exams could be held in public buildings in 2021 if social distancing is required

Exams could be held in public buildings in 2021 if social distancing is required

Exams could be held in public buildings in 2021 if social distancing is required

16 September 2020

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson is ‘actively considering’ pushing back next year’s exams to give pupils more time to catch-up.


Rayner has Johnson in her sights with grouse shooting jibe

Rayner has Johnson in her sights with grouse shooting jibe

Rayner has Johnson in her sights with grouse shooting jibe

16 September 2020

Labour’s Angela Rayner also took a swipe at Boris Johnson’s aide Dominic Cummings as she deputised at Prime Minister’s Questions.


Internal Market Bill could be bid to ‘erode’ Barnett formula, expert claims

Internal Market Bill could be bid to ‘erode’ Barnett formula, expert claims

Internal Market Bill could be bid to ‘erode’ Barnett formula, expert claims

16 September 2020

Professor David Bell gave evidence on the UK Government’s proposed legislation to MSPs on Holyrood’s Finance and Constitution Committee.


In Pictures: Gorillas enjoy the September sunshine at Bristol Zoo

In Pictures: Gorillas enjoy the September sunshine at Bristol Zoo

In Pictures: Gorillas enjoy the September sunshine at Bristol Zoo

16 September 2020

Parts of the UK have enjoyed a series of warm days.


Stop breaking your promises on coronavirus, Rayner tells Johnson

Stop breaking your promises on coronavirus, Rayner tells Johnson

Stop breaking your promises on coronavirus, Rayner tells Johnson

16 September 2020

The Labour deputy leader stood in for Sir Keir Starmer at Prime Minister’s Questions.


US informants not harmed by leaked documents, Assange extradition hearing told

US informants not harmed by leaked documents, Assange extradition hearing told

US informants not harmed by leaked documents, Assange extradition hearing told

16 September 2020

The WikiLeaks founder is wanted in the US to face 18 charges including breaching the country’s Espionage Act.


Manchester Arena bombing victim was ‘angel’ who helped terminally ill children

Manchester Arena bombing victim was ‘angel’ who helped terminally ill children

Manchester Arena bombing victim was ‘angel’ who helped terminally ill children

16 September 2020

Lisa Lees set up an organisation giving aromatherapy and massage treatment to ease the pain of dying youngsters.


Taoiseach: UK does not want to disrupt Ireland’s land bridge to Europe

Taoiseach: UK does not want to disrupt Ireland’s land bridge to Europe

Taoiseach: UK does not want to disrupt Ireland’s land bridge to Europe

16 September 2020

Many Irish hauliers see British ports like Dover and Holyhead as the quickest route to the continent.


Researchers discover new mass extinction that paved the way for dinosaurs

Researchers discover new mass extinction that paved the way for dinosaurs

Researchers discover new mass extinction that paved the way for dinosaurs

16 September 2020

The cause was most likely massive volcanic eruptions in the Wrangellia Province of western Canada, a new study suggests.


Local lockdown announced for Rhondda Cynon Taf following ‘rapid rise’ in cases

Local lockdown announced for Rhondda Cynon Taf following ‘rapid rise’ in cases

Local lockdown announced for Rhondda Cynon Taf following ‘rapid rise’ in cases

16 September 2020

The Welsh Government said ‘urgent action’ was needed to control and reduce the spread of the virus in the area.


Starmer misses PMQs after delay to child’s coronavirus test result

Starmer misses PMQs after delay to child’s coronavirus test result

Starmer misses PMQs after delay to child’s coronavirus test result

16 September 2020

Boris Johnson said he understood a negative test had been returned for Sir Keir’s child, adding: ‘I don’t know why he is not here.’


Half of workers never expect to return to a five-day office week – survey

Half of workers never expect to return to a five-day office week – survey

Half of workers never expect to return to a five-day office week – survey

16 September 2020

TalkTalk found that bosses and workers were overall more productive working from home, with 24% using the extra time to learn a new language.


Facebook announces launch of next-generation Oculus Quest VR headset

Facebook announces launch of next-generation Oculus Quest VR headset

Facebook announces launch of next-generation Oculus Quest VR headset

16 September 2020

New headset is lighter, features a higher resolution display and redesigned controllers.


Growing concerns over care homes as Johnson defends Covid-19 testing system

Growing concerns over care homes as Johnson defends Covid-19 testing system

Growing concerns over care homes as Johnson defends Covid-19 testing system

16 September 2020

Boris Johnson said ministers were ‘concerned’ about infection rates in care homes but insisted the testing system was as good as any in Europe.


Huge queues of lorries at Dover as Operation Stack activated

Huge queues of lorries at Dover as Operation Stack activated

Huge queues of lorries at Dover as Operation Stack activated

16 September 2020

Police have been checking all vehicles and passengers at the port, leading to delays.


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