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Historic sites in danger of being lost forever added to heritage risk list

Historic sites in danger of being lost forever added to heritage risk list

Historic sites in danger of being lost forever added to heritage risk list

14 October 2020

Scores of heritage sites which have been saved from neglect, decay or inappropriate development have been removed from the register.


Two-week circuit-breaker in December would give people time to plan – scientists

Two-week circuit-breaker in December would give people time to plan – scientists

Two-week circuit-breaker in December would give people time to plan – scientists

14 October 2020

Professor Graham Medley, from Sage, said there was ‘mixed evidence’ that the current three-tier system would work.


Rent-a-reindeer business sees bookings crash as Christmas events cancelled

Rent-a-reindeer business sees bookings crash as Christmas events cancelled

Rent-a-reindeer business sees bookings crash as Christmas events cancelled

14 October 2020

George Richardson keeps one of England’s largest herds of the animals in fields in Cold Hesledon, County Durham.


Councils asked to identify ‘designated facilities’ for discharged patients

Councils asked to identify ‘designated facilities’ for discharged patients

Councils asked to identify ‘designated facilities’ for discharged patients

14 October 2020

Councils are being asked to identify accommodation that could meet current and future winter demand ‘as soon as possible’.


Arlene Foster announces extra Covid-19 restrictions

Arlene Foster announces extra Covid-19 restrictions

Arlene Foster announces extra Covid-19 restrictions

14 October 2020

Pubs and restaurants will close for four weeks, with the exception of takeaways and deliveries.


Culture Secretary denies ‘destruction’ of cultural sector amid pandemic

Culture Secretary denies ‘destruction’ of cultural sector amid pandemic

Culture Secretary denies ‘destruction’ of cultural sector amid pandemic

14 October 2020

Oliver Dowden was questioned by MPs on the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee.


Circuit-breaker would hit UK economy with Britain at ‘critical juncture’ – OECD

Circuit-breaker would hit UK economy with Britain at ‘critical juncture’ – OECD

Circuit-breaker would hit UK economy with Britain at ‘critical juncture’ – OECD

14 October 2020

The OECD said the outlook for the UK was ‘exceptionally uncertain’ amid a second wave of the pandemic and as the Brexit deadline looms.


Circuit-breaker lockdown: What does it mean and when could it happen?

Circuit-breaker lockdown: What does it mean and when could it happen?

Circuit-breaker lockdown: What does it mean and when could it happen?

14 October 2020

Some scientists say only universal restrictions will have any chance of curbing the second wave of coronavirus.


Homeworking increases cybersecurity risks, report warns

Homeworking increases cybersecurity risks, report warns

Homeworking increases cybersecurity risks, report warns

14 October 2020

It says many companies’ IT departments do not have the funding to adequately protect remote workers.


Stormont confirms ‘vitally important’ new coronavirus restrictions

Stormont confirms ‘vitally important’ new coronavirus restrictions

Stormont confirms ‘vitally important’ new coronavirus restrictions

14 October 2020

Pubs and restaurants will close for four weeks, with the exception of takeaways and deliveries, while schools will close on Monday for two weeks.


Toughest local measures could be extended as PM faces calls for circuit-breaker

Toughest local measures could be extended as PM faces calls for circuit-breaker

Toughest local measures could be extended as PM faces calls for circuit-breaker

14 October 2020

The Prime Minister’s new three-tier system of coronavirus restrictions for England have came into effect.


Commons Speaker warns MPs could become superspreaders

Commons Speaker warns MPs could become superspreaders

Commons Speaker warns MPs could become superspreaders

14 October 2020

Sir Lindsay Hoyle also lambasted MP Margaret Ferrier, who had the SNP whip withdrawn after travelling while awaiting the results of a Covid-19 test.


Government urged to provide ‘basic tools’ to help travel firms during Covid-19

Government urged to provide ‘basic tools’ to help travel firms during Covid-19

Government urged to provide ‘basic tools’ to help travel firms during Covid-19

14 October 2020

Travel trade organisation Abta called for a ‘targeted approach’ to travel advice and quarantine.


Bar owner condemns public complacency on Covid-19 amid fresh restrictions

Bar owner condemns public complacency on Covid-19 amid fresh restrictions

Bar owner condemns public complacency on Covid-19 amid fresh restrictions

14 October 2020

Pubs and restaurants are to close for four weeks, with the exception of takeaways and deliveries.


Community tribute to ‘delightful’ mum and three children killed in car crash

Community tribute to ‘delightful’ mum and three children killed in car crash

Community tribute to ‘delightful’ mum and three children killed in car crash

14 October 2020

Zoe Powell and three of her children were killed on Monday night, while her husband and infant daughter were hurt.


Crowds in Liverpool ahead of new measures shame the city, mayor says

Crowds in Liverpool ahead of new measures shame the city, mayor says

Crowds in Liverpool ahead of new measures shame the city, mayor says

14 October 2020

Footage on social media showed large numbers of young people dancing in the street outside bars.


Sturgeon should quit if she misled Holyrood on Salmond, says Lib Dem MSP

Sturgeon should quit if she misled Holyrood on Salmond, says Lib Dem MSP

Sturgeon should quit if she misled Holyrood on Salmond, says Lib Dem MSP

14 October 2020

The First Minister told the Scottish Parliament that the first she knew of allegations against Alex Salmond was April 2 2018.


Drug-related deaths in England and Wales remain at record high

Drug-related deaths in England and Wales remain at record high

Drug-related deaths in England and Wales remain at record high

14 October 2020

There were 4,393 deaths related to drug poisoning registered last year, according to official statistics.


Two teenager girls and a man dead after car hits tree

Two teenager girls and a man dead after car hits tree

Two teenager girls and a man dead after car hits tree

14 October 2020

Two other passengers are in a critical condition in hospital.


Concern over ‘excess’ heart problem deaths during coronavirus pandemic

Concern over ‘excess’ heart problem deaths during coronavirus pandemic

Concern over ‘excess’ heart problem deaths during coronavirus pandemic

14 October 2020

The British Heart Foundation has urged people to seek help if they have any troubling symptoms.


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