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Liverpool streets to be considered for slavery memorials

Liverpool streets to be considered for slavery memorials

Liverpool streets to be considered for slavery memorials

22 August 2020

Plaques could be placed around the city to acknowledge its central role in slave trading.


Boris Johnson cuts short Scottish holiday after cottage pictures published

Boris Johnson cuts short Scottish holiday after cottage pictures published

Boris Johnson cuts short Scottish holiday after cottage pictures published

22 August 2020

The Prime Minister had been expected to return to Westminster next week.


New Covid-19 restrictions causing confusion, local leaders say

New Covid-19 restrictions causing confusion, local leaders say

New Covid-19 restrictions causing confusion, local leaders say

22 August 2020

People in Oldham, Pendle and Blackburn have been told not to socialise with anyone outside their household.


Man in hospital after attack by group ‘armed with baseball bats and knives’

Man in hospital after attack by group ‘armed with baseball bats and knives’

Man in hospital after attack by group ‘armed with baseball bats and knives’

22 August 2020

Police were called to reports of a stabbing in Walworth, south London, on Friday afternoon.


Scientist warns coronavirus will be ‘with us forever’

Scientist warns coronavirus will be ‘with us forever’

Scientist warns coronavirus will be ‘with us forever’

22 August 2020

Professor Sir Mark Walport also said it is ‘possible’ Covid-19 will get ‘out of control’ again.


Four men sought after cyclist killed in hit-and-run

Four men sought after cyclist killed in hit-and-run

Four men sought after cyclist killed in hit-and-run

22 August 2020

West Midlands Police are trying to trace four men who fled a grey BMW that hit Andell Goulbourne in Birmingham at the end of July.


What the papers say – August 22

What the papers say – August 22

What the papers say – August 22

22 August 2020

An England star’s arrest in Europe leads many of the Saturday papers.


Edinburgh International Culture Summit goes online

Edinburgh International Culture Summit goes online

Edinburgh International Culture Summit goes online

22 August 2020

The event will centre around the transformational power of the arts as a catalyst for change.


Fines up to £10,000 for organisers of raves introduced ahead of bank holiday

Fines up to £10,000 for organisers of raves introduced ahead of bank holiday

Fines up to £10,000 for organisers of raves introduced ahead of bank holiday

22 August 2020

Tougher measures targeting those breaching coronavirus regulations on large gatherings will come into effect on Friday.


Strong winds set to ease following disruption to coastal areas

Strong winds set to ease following disruption to coastal areas

Strong winds set to ease following disruption to coastal areas

21 August 2020

Conditions are set to be ‘breezy and blustery’ on Saturday, according to the Met Office.


Holidaymakers scramble to beat quarantine as new restrictions imposed in north

Holidaymakers scramble to beat quarantine as new restrictions imposed in north

Holidaymakers scramble to beat quarantine as new restrictions imposed in north

21 August 2020

Households in Oldham, Pendle and Blackburn are banned from mixing with people from other households.


UK holidaymakers in Croatia make late dash to beat quarantine deadline

UK holidaymakers in Croatia make late dash to beat quarantine deadline

UK holidaymakers in Croatia make late dash to beat quarantine deadline

21 August 2020

Travellers returning after 4am on Saturday will have to self-isolate for 14 days.


Police investigating New IRA charge two men with terrorism offences

Police investigating New IRA charge two men with terrorism offences

Police investigating New IRA charge two men with terrorism offences

21 August 2020

The accused are due to appear in court in Belfast on Saturday.


Student travel agency STA Travel ceases trading

Student travel agency STA Travel ceases trading

Student travel agency STA Travel ceases trading

21 August 2020

The travel agency specialises in package tours for backpackers and young people.


Apologies and anger during fall out from Irish golf society dinner

Apologies and anger during fall out from Irish golf society dinner

Apologies and anger during fall out from Irish golf society dinner

21 August 2020

Taoiseach Micheal Martin has criticised a ‘monumental error of judgment’ by those who attended.


Taoiseach: Golfing dinner a ‘monumental’ error of judgment

Taoiseach: Golfing dinner a ‘monumental’ error of judgment

Taoiseach: Golfing dinner a ‘monumental’ error of judgment

21 August 2020

Micheal Martin said his former agriculture minister Dara Calleary had done the right thing in resigning.


College fined £50,000 for polluting stream with slurry

College fined £50,000 for polluting stream with slurry

College fined £50,000 for polluting stream with slurry

21 August 2020

The waterway was visibly brown on top and smelt strongly, the Environment Agency said.


Coronavirus patient applauded as he leaves hospital after 110 days of treatment

Coronavirus patient applauded as he leaves hospital after 110 days of treatment

Coronavirus patient applauded as he leaves hospital after 110 days of treatment

21 August 2020

Mick Pickering, 65, was greeted by cheers and his wife Patsy.


Thousands of Btec students will receive results by end of next week amid delays

Thousands of Btec students will receive results by end of next week amid delays

Thousands of Btec students will receive results by end of next week amid delays

21 August 2020

Exam board Pearson has apologised for the ‘frustration’ and ‘uncertainty’ caused to pupils after last-minute changes.


Sushi chain Wasabi launches restructuring with ‘up to 12 stores at risk’

Sushi chain Wasabi launches restructuring with ‘up to 12 stores at risk’

Sushi chain Wasabi launches restructuring with ‘up to 12 stores at risk’

21 August 2020

Sources close to the process told the PA news agency that a ‘handful of stores’ could cease trading.


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