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Injured woman receives £800,000 compensation to buy suitable home

Injured woman receives £800,000 compensation to buy suitable home

Injured woman receives £800,000 compensation to buy suitable home

09 October 2020

Charlotte Swift lost part of her leg after a motorway crash in 2013.


Welsh First Minister responds after Trump retweets criticism of lockdown plans

Welsh First Minister responds after Trump retweets criticism of lockdown plans

Welsh First Minister responds after Trump retweets criticism of lockdown plans

09 October 2020

First Minister Mark Drakeford was asked to comment on Donald Trump’s retweet of a post by a Fox News presenter regarding lockdowns in Wales.


Stained glass artist’s ‘surprise’ at MBE honour

Stained glass artist’s ‘surprise’ at MBE honour

Stained glass artist’s ‘surprise’ at MBE honour

09 October 2020

Stephen Clare, from Wells, Somerset, is regarded as one of the world’s leading stained glass craftsmen.


Second pub lockdown leaves staff ‘absolutely broken’

Second pub lockdown leaves staff ‘absolutely broken’

Second pub lockdown leaves staff ‘absolutely broken’

09 October 2020

Karina Bowlby, who owns The Fat Pheasant near Edinburgh, says the hospitality industry has been ‘made a bit of a scapegoat’.


Scientists at Public Health Wales honoured for efforts during Covid-19 crisis

Scientists at Public Health Wales honoured for efforts during Covid-19 crisis

Scientists at Public Health Wales honoured for efforts during Covid-19 crisis

09 October 2020

The laboratory in Cardiff was the second in the UK to be able to test for coronavirus.


Headteacher of ‘strictest school in country’ made CBE

Headteacher of ‘strictest school in country’ made CBE

Headteacher of ‘strictest school in country’ made CBE

09 October 2020

Katharine Birbalsingh, founder and head of Michaela Community School, said the honour is a tribute to all her staff.


Are half-term breaks in the UK permitted?

Are half-term breaks in the UK permitted?

Are half-term breaks in the UK permitted?

09 October 2020

The PA news agency looks at some of the rules which anyone planning a staycation must consider.


Job losses: Major cuts since the start of the pandemic

Job losses: Major cuts since the start of the pandemic

Job losses: Major cuts since the start of the pandemic

09 October 2020

Edinburgh Woollen Mill called in administrators on Friday.


Parents hope baby’s death not in vain as NHS trust charged

Parents hope baby’s death not in vain as NHS trust charged

Parents hope baby’s death not in vain as NHS trust charged

09 October 2020

Harry Richford died seven days after his emergency delivery at the Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital in Margate.


Queen speaks to eye specialists to mark World Sight Day

Queen speaks to eye specialists to mark World Sight Day

Queen speaks to eye specialists to mark World Sight Day

09 October 2020

The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust has been helping to tackle sight problems among citizens across the Commonwealth.


Nicola Sturgeon: I hate every aspect of unavoidable decisions on Covid-19 rules

Nicola Sturgeon: I hate every aspect of unavoidable decisions on Covid-19 rules

Nicola Sturgeon: I hate every aspect of unavoidable decisions on Covid-19 rules

09 October 2020

The First Minister said there is no alternative to imposing tough new measures.


Peers hit out at ‘totally stupid’ Covid-19 rules and public blame game

Peers hit out at ‘totally stupid’ Covid-19 rules and public blame game

Peers hit out at ‘totally stupid’ Covid-19 rules and public blame game

09 October 2020

Ministers also faced calls to publish evidence behind restrictions imposed on England.


Help! Scared kitten named after John Lennon

Help! Scared kitten named after John Lennon

Help! Scared kitten named after John Lennon

09 October 2020

The four-week-old ginger tabby was found alone and trembling on Thursday on John Lennon Drive in Liverpool.


Government to pay two thirds of employees’ wages if businesses forced to shut

Government to pay two thirds of employees’ wages if businesses forced to shut

Government to pay two thirds of employees’ wages if businesses forced to shut

09 October 2020

Businesses will be able to claim the grant when they are subject to restrictions and employees are off work for at least seven consecutive days.


Some northern leaders set to oppose restrictions on hospitality

Some northern leaders set to oppose restrictions on hospitality

Some northern leaders set to oppose restrictions on hospitality

09 October 2020

New restrictions are expected which could see pubs and restaurants in areas of northern England temporarily closed.


Sir Paul McCartney and Sir Ringo Starr remember John Lennon

Sir Paul McCartney and Sir Ringo Starr remember John Lennon

Sir Paul McCartney and Sir Ringo Starr remember John Lennon

09 October 2020

The musician was born on October 9 1940.


Gavin & Stacey proposal cliffhanger could be resolved, says writer Ruth Jones

Gavin & Stacey proposal cliffhanger could be resolved, says writer Ruth Jones

Gavin & Stacey proposal cliffhanger could be resolved, says writer Ruth Jones

09 October 2020

Last year’s one-off Christmas special finished with Ruth Jones’s character Nessa proposing to Smithy, played by James Corden.


Terrorist in prison officer attack on deradicalisation scheme

Terrorist in prison officer attack on deradicalisation scheme

Terrorist in prison officer attack on deradicalisation scheme

09 October 2020

Brusthom Ziamani was jailed for life over the attack at HMP Whitemoor.


Knife-killer ordered to serve at least 17 years for murder of teenage footballer

Knife-killer ordered to serve at least 17 years for murder of teenage footballer

Knife-killer ordered to serve at least 17 years for murder of teenage footballer

09 October 2020

Sukhbir Phull, who refused to give evidence, was told he had shown no remorse.


Peer bemoans people who sneeze or cough in other people’s faces

Peer bemoans people who sneeze or cough in other people’s faces

Peer bemoans people who sneeze or cough in other people’s faces

09 October 2020

Lord McColl of Dulwich asked what advice is being given about sneezing and coughing.


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