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‘Dramatic’ number of concerns raised about Scottish Government ministers

‘Dramatic’ number of concerns raised about Scottish Government ministers

‘Dramatic’ number of concerns raised about Scottish Government ministers

01 September 2020

The FDA union said there had only been a ‘handful’ raised about other governments in the same time.


Boris Johnson insists Government has not been blown off course as MPs return

Boris Johnson insists Government has not been blown off course as MPs return

Boris Johnson insists Government has not been blown off course as MPs return

01 September 2020

Many Tory backbenchers are frustrated by the Government’s handling of the coronavirus crisis and recent U-turns.


Harry and Meghan mark anniversary of Diana’s death with gardening session

Harry and Meghan mark anniversary of Diana’s death with gardening session

Harry and Meghan mark anniversary of Diana’s death with gardening session

01 September 2020

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex visited a programme run by the Assistance League of Los Angeles.


PM says ‘huge numbers’ returning to the office amid push to end home working

PM says ‘huge numbers’ returning to the office amid push to end home working

PM says ‘huge numbers’ returning to the office amid push to end home working

01 September 2020

Downing Street said the public could expect more civil servants to be travelling into work again.


Instagram alcohol ad promoted by Love Island finalist ‘did not target children’

Instagram alcohol ad promoted by Love Island finalist ‘did not target children’

Instagram alcohol ad promoted by Love Island finalist ‘did not target children’

01 September 2020

The ASA received a complaint over an ad featuring Luke Mabbott promoting a VK drink.


Mother’s dismay at failure to overturn decision to release daughter’s killer

Mother’s dismay at failure to overturn decision to release daughter’s killer

Mother’s dismay at failure to overturn decision to release daughter’s killer

01 September 2020

Marie McCourt has argued for a law change and insists Ian Simms should not have been freed before revealing where Helen McCourt’s body is hidden.


Trade deal with EU still possible but ‘not easy to achieve’ – Number 10

Trade deal with EU still possible but ‘not easy to achieve’ – Number 10

Trade deal with EU still possible but ‘not easy to achieve’ – Number 10

01 September 2020

Informal Brexit talks between negotiators David Frost and Michel Barnier were taking place in London on Tuesday.


In Pictures: Now wash your hands and back to school

In Pictures: Now wash your hands and back to school

In Pictures: Now wash your hands and back to school

01 September 2020

For some children it was their first time back in the classroom for six months.


Boris Johnson joins LinkedIn a week after denying Downing Street departure

Boris Johnson joins LinkedIn a week after denying Downing Street departure

Boris Johnson joins LinkedIn a week after denying Downing Street departure

01 September 2020

The PM said he was joining the platform to ‘connect more directly’ with British businesses.


Mastodons travelled north when climate changed, study finds

Mastodons travelled north when climate changed, study finds

Mastodons travelled north when climate changed, study finds

01 September 2020

The animals were among the largest living land animals on Earth at the time.


Fatal crash claimed fifth victim after survivor took his own life, inquiry hears

Fatal crash claimed fifth victim after survivor took his own life, inquiry hears

Fatal crash claimed fifth victim after survivor took his own life, inquiry hears

01 September 2020

Four people died when the Super Puma L2 helicopter ditched on the approach to Sumburgh Airport, Shetland, in 2013.


Same-sex religious weddings now available in Northern Ireland

Same-sex religious weddings now available in Northern Ireland

Same-sex religious weddings now available in Northern Ireland

01 September 2020

Amnesty International welcomed the change in the law, but called on government to allow couples with civil unions to convert them to marriages.


What are the child protection measures tech firms must follow by next year?

What are the child protection measures tech firms must follow by next year?

What are the child protection measures tech firms must follow by next year?

01 September 2020

Companies have 12 months to ensure they adhere to the data regulator’s Age Appropriate Design Code.


Sheep farmers could profit from letting land return to forest, study suggests

Sheep farmers could profit from letting land return to forest, study suggests

Sheep farmers could profit from letting land return to forest, study suggests

01 September 2020

Most sheep farming in the UK is not profitable without subsidies, according to research from the University of Sheffield.


‘Gorgeous’ one-eyed cat adopted by partially-sighted owner

‘Gorgeous’ one-eyed cat adopted by partially-sighted owner

‘Gorgeous’ one-eyed cat adopted by partially-sighted owner

01 September 2020

Eleven-year-old George found a new home after Kate and her family from West Yorkshire’fell in love’ with him.


Tax rises and VAT changes will be needed to pay off deficit, experts tell MPs

Tax rises and VAT changes will be needed to pay off deficit, experts tell MPs

Tax rises and VAT changes will be needed to pay off deficit, experts tell MPs

01 September 2020

Economists told the Treasury Select Committee the Government must explain how they plan to reduce the £2 trillion debt without hurting growth.


Latest Covid-19 rates in Pendle, Oldham and other key areas

Latest Covid-19 rates in Pendle, Oldham and other key areas

Latest Covid-19 rates in Pendle, Oldham and other key areas

01 September 2020

Numbers are rising in Trafford and Bolton, but are well down in Leicester.


Shop prices fall further but Brexit pressure looms – research

Shop prices fall further but Brexit pressure looms – research

Shop prices fall further but Brexit pressure looms – research

01 September 2020

The latest monthly BRC-Nielsen shop price index revealed that prices at retailers fell by 1.6% for August.


Former Rangers FC chief Charles Green ‘should never have been prosecuted’

Former Rangers FC chief Charles Green ‘should never have been prosecuted’

Former Rangers FC chief Charles Green ‘should never have been prosecuted’

01 September 2020

The 67-year-old will receive damages as well as an apology from Lord Advocate James Wolffe after the ‘damaging, traumatic and stressful life event’.


School ‘will be ready’ for any GCSE changes as pupils go back to class

School ‘will be ready’ for any GCSE changes as pupils go back to class

School ‘will be ready’ for any GCSE changes as pupils go back to class

01 September 2020

The Education Secretary is considering pushing back next year’s GCSE and A-level exams.


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