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It is too early for second national lockdown, ministers warned

It is too early for second national lockdown, ministers warned

It is too early for second national lockdown, ministers warned

20 September 2020

Professor Carl Heneghan, of Oxford University, also said there is no evidence of a second wave of coronavirus yet.


Home working productivity surge leads TalkTalk to reassess offices

Home working productivity surge leads TalkTalk to reassess offices

Home working productivity surge leads TalkTalk to reassess offices

20 September 2020

Chief executive Tristia Harrison said staff will be able to work more flexibly and believes the nine-to-five office day is dead.


Man with ‘life-changing injuries’ among five hurt in Plymouth stabbing attack

Man with ‘life-changing injuries’ among five hurt in Plymouth stabbing attack

Man with ‘life-changing injuries’ among five hurt in Plymouth stabbing attack

20 September 2020

Devon and Cornwall Police responded to reports of multiple stabbings.


Visitors flock to Blackpool ahead of Lancashire local lockdown

Visitors flock to Blackpool ahead of Lancashire local lockdown

Visitors flock to Blackpool ahead of Lancashire local lockdown

20 September 2020

The resort will not be subject to the incoming restrictions.


Employers return more than £200m in furlough cash

Employers return more than £200m in furlough cash

Employers return more than £200m in furlough cash

20 September 2020

More than 80,000 businesses have returned money to the Government.


University town residents fear Covid-19 spikes as students return, poll finds

University town residents fear Covid-19 spikes as students return, poll finds

University town residents fear Covid-19 spikes as students return, poll finds

20 September 2020

Research was carried out across England for the University and College Union.


Westminster Abbey service to mark 80th anniversary of Battle of Britain

Westminster Abbey service to mark 80th anniversary of Battle of Britain

Westminster Abbey service to mark 80th anniversary of Battle of Britain

20 September 2020

It will be the first major service to take place at the venue since March.


Thousands fined for breaking ‘unclear’ lockdown rules, MPs warn

Thousands fined for breaking ‘unclear’ lockdown rules, MPs warn

Thousands fined for breaking ‘unclear’ lockdown rules, MPs warn

20 September 2020

The Joint Committee on Human Rights said it was ‘unacceptable’ that ‘many thousands’ were receiving fixed penalty notices with no means of redress.


UK-US travel restrictions will cost £11bn in 2020 – report

UK-US travel restrictions will cost £11bn in 2020 – report

UK-US travel restrictions will cost £11bn in 2020 – report

20 September 2020

A report on the economic impact of the reduction in transatlantic travel was commissioned by leading aviation industry firms.


Counsellors and psychologists vital for Covid-19 rehab, says expert

Counsellors and psychologists vital for Covid-19 rehab, says expert

Counsellors and psychologists vital for Covid-19 rehab, says expert

20 September 2020

Dr Michael Beckles, consultant respiratory and general physician, has seen a number of patients suffering from persistent symptoms.


‘Rush hour returns’ after schools reopen

‘Rush hour returns’ after schools reopen

‘Rush hour returns’ after schools reopen

20 September 2020

Traffic during the peak drop-off period between 8am and 9am is back to pre-pandemic levels.


Manufacturing forecast to contract by 10% due to virus crisis

Manufacturing forecast to contract by 10% due to virus crisis

Manufacturing forecast to contract by 10% due to virus crisis

20 September 2020

A no-deal Brexit would further damage investment prospects, research suggests.


What the papers say – September 20

What the papers say – September 20

What the papers say – September 20

20 September 2020

The announcement of tougher punishments for self-isolation breaches dominates the nation’s papers.


Khan presses for new Covid controls for London as infections rise

Khan presses for new Covid controls for London as infections rise

Khan presses for new Covid controls for London as infections rise

19 September 2020

London mayor considers a return to working from home as new modelling shows capital just days behind Northern hotspots.


Sir Keir Starmer: Put children ‘at the front of the queue’ for Covid tests

Sir Keir Starmer: Put children ‘at the front of the queue’ for Covid tests

Sir Keir Starmer: Put children ‘at the front of the queue’ for Covid tests

19 September 2020

The Labour leader says pupils should not be ‘robbed of an education’ due to a shortage of tests.


Self-isolate or face a fine of up to £10,000, warns Johnson

Self-isolate or face a fine of up to £10,000, warns Johnson

Self-isolate or face a fine of up to £10,000, warns Johnson

19 September 2020

The Prime Minister announces a new legal duty on people in England with Covid -19 to self-isolate.


Britons to bask in 26C heat to finish weekend as police Covid warnings continue

Britons to bask in 26C heat to finish weekend as police Covid warnings continue

Britons to bask in 26C heat to finish weekend as police Covid warnings continue

19 September 2020

Sunday is expected to be warm and sunny with police officers urging people not to gather in groups of more than six.


Police condemn ‘unacceptable’ outbreaks of hostility at anti-vax protest

Police condemn ‘unacceptable’ outbreaks of hostility at anti-vax protest

Police condemn ‘unacceptable’ outbreaks of hostility at anti-vax protest

19 September 2020

The London landmark was cleared of protesters after 5pm.


Doctors call for stronger Covid-19 measures to avoid national lockdown

Doctors call for stronger Covid-19 measures to avoid national lockdown

Doctors call for stronger Covid-19 measures to avoid national lockdown

19 September 2020

The BMA said recent coronavirus restrictions have been inadequate.


Meghan pays tribute to ‘woman of brilliance’ Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Meghan pays tribute to ‘woman of brilliance’ Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Meghan pays tribute to ‘woman of brilliance’ Ruth Bader Ginsburg

19 September 2020

The Duchess of Sussex said the liberal judge and feminist icon has been an inspiration to her since she was a girl.


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