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What the papers say – October 11

What the papers say – October 11

What the papers say – October 11

11 October 2020

Potential legal action over looming lockdown restrictions for the north of England leads Sunday’s papers.


Business leaders see air travel as ‘key to future prospects’ – survey

Business leaders see air travel as ‘key to future prospects’ – survey

Business leaders see air travel as ‘key to future prospects’ – survey

11 October 2020

Arrivals in the UK from many countries must self-isolate for 14 days.


Margaret Ferrier says she will not resign over coronavirus breaches

Margaret Ferrier says she will not resign over coronavirus breaches

Margaret Ferrier says she will not resign over coronavirus breaches

11 October 2020

Nicola Sturgeon and Ian Blackford have been among those calling on Ms Ferrier to stand down.


Millions could be banned from mixing under new Covid rules

Millions could be banned from mixing under new Covid rules

Millions could be banned from mixing under new Covid rules

10 October 2020

The measures are expected to force pubs and restaurants shut across the north of England.


Fijian soldiers perform for Charles marking 50th anniversary of independence

Fijian soldiers perform for Charles marking 50th anniversary of independence

Fijian soldiers perform for Charles marking 50th anniversary of independence

10 October 2020

Charles was presented with a whale tooth, known as a Tabua – a sacred Fijian cultural relic.


Country can avoid history repeating itself over Covid, medical expert says

Country can avoid history repeating itself over Covid, medical expert says

Country can avoid history repeating itself over Covid, medical expert says

10 October 2020

Professor Jonathan Van-Tam said the country has much better testing capabilities and better treatments than during the first wave.


There is no choice but to succeed over climate change, William warns

There is no choice but to succeed over climate change, William warns

There is no choice but to succeed over climate change, William warns

10 October 2020

The future king gave the address under the canopy of an oak tree in the castle grounds, where royals have lived for more than 900 years.


Dessert inspires winning dish at virtual World Porridge Making Championships

Dessert inspires winning dish at virtual World Porridge Making Championships

Dessert inspires winning dish at virtual World Porridge Making Championships

10 October 2020

The virtual version of the annual event included entries from Lithuania, Canada and Germany.


Seven residents die at coronavirus-hit care home

Seven residents die at coronavirus-hit care home

Seven residents die at coronavirus-hit care home

10 October 2020

The outbreak at Redmill Care Home in West Lothian was announced on Tuesday.


Harry and Meghan tell of ‘almost unsurvivable’ abuse on mental health podcast

Harry and Meghan tell of ‘almost unsurvivable’ abuse on mental health podcast

Harry and Meghan tell of ‘almost unsurvivable’ abuse on mental health podcast

10 October 2020

The duchess said the Covid-19 pandemic, which has closed schools around the world, has meant more time online for many.


Charity fundraisers around the country honoured by the Queen

Charity fundraisers around the country honoured by the Queen

Charity fundraisers around the country honoured by the Queen

10 October 2020

Fundraisers young and old who completed walks, climbs and pub quizzes have been honoured.


Joe Wicks on his MBE: ‘It’s my proudest achievement and I feel honoured’

Joe Wicks on his MBE: ‘It’s my proudest achievement and I feel honoured’

Joe Wicks on his MBE: ‘It’s my proudest achievement and I feel honoured’

10 October 2020

Wicks is known as The Body Coach.


Johnson holds telephone talks with Macron as Brexit deadline looms

Johnson holds telephone talks with Macron as Brexit deadline looms

Johnson holds telephone talks with Macron as Brexit deadline looms

10 October 2020

The Prime Minister says he will ‘explore every avenue’ but is prepared to leave the transition period on Australian-style terms if no deal is reached.


Northern leaders call for more cash to cope with looming lockdowns

Northern leaders call for more cash to cope with looming lockdowns

Northern leaders call for more cash to cope with looming lockdowns

10 October 2020

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham said accepting Rishi Sunak’s financial package would be to ‘surrender’ people to hardship.


Starmer says Labour Party needs to regain lost trust in Scotland

Starmer says Labour Party needs to regain lost trust in Scotland

Starmer says Labour Party needs to regain lost trust in Scotland

10 October 2020

The Labour leader was speaking at the Co-operative Party’s virtual conference.


Facebook made 94% of all child sex abuse image reports by tech firms last year

Facebook made 94% of all child sex abuse image reports by tech firms last year

Facebook made 94% of all child sex abuse image reports by tech firms last year

10 October 2020

Law enforcement agencies fear a move towards end-to-end encryption will have a devastating impact on their ability to protect children online.


Record levels believe Scotland would now vote for independence, poll shows

Record levels believe Scotland would now vote for independence, poll shows

Record levels believe Scotland would now vote for independence, poll shows

10 October 2020

A poll found 64% believe Scotland would vote to leave the UK , while 13% of 2014 No voters now back independence.


Northern leaders criticise plans to close pubs as part of tougher restrictions

Northern leaders criticise plans to close pubs as part of tougher restrictions

Northern leaders criticise plans to close pubs as part of tougher restrictions

10 October 2020

It comes as Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to outline a new three-tiered system of restrictions on Monday.


Last orders? How hospitality rules might be changing across the across the UK

Last orders? How hospitality rules might be changing across the across the UK

Last orders? How hospitality rules might be changing across the across the UK

10 October 2020

The Prime Minister is expected to announce more localised restrictions on Monday.


Reality television shows have lost their ‘naturalness’, says Ben Fogle

Reality television shows have lost their ‘naturalness’, says Ben Fogle

Reality television shows have lost their ‘naturalness’, says Ben Fogle

10 October 2020

The TV presenter and explorer became one of the first stars of the genre when he appeared in Castaway 2000.


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