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Tory MPs urged to back targeted extension of furlough scheme

Tory MPs urged to back targeted extension of furlough scheme

Tory MPs urged to back targeted extension of furlough scheme

08 September 2020

Shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds said the ‘one-size-fits-all withdrawal of wage support across the entire economy’ will threaten jobs.


Green parking spaces proposed to boost EV demand

Green parking spaces proposed to boost EV demand

Green parking spaces proposed to boost EV demand

08 September 2020

Pure electric vehicles took a 4% share of the new car market during the first eight months of the year.


Lord Sugar says criticism of Government over Covid-19 response is ‘unfair’

Lord Sugar says criticism of Government over Covid-19 response is ‘unfair’

Lord Sugar says criticism of Government over Covid-19 response is ‘unfair’

08 September 2020

He also told PA he believes the Government’s next move should be to demand that workers should return to offices.


Patel: We must stand firm against the guerrilla tactics of Extinction Rebellion

Patel: We must stand firm against the guerrilla tactics of Extinction Rebellion

Patel: We must stand firm against the guerrilla tactics of Extinction Rebellion

08 September 2020

Priti Patel described the climate demonstrators as an ’emerging threat’.


Get EU trade deal secured and return focus to pandemic, Starmer tells ministers

Get EU trade deal secured and return focus to pandemic, Starmer tells ministers

Get EU trade deal secured and return focus to pandemic, Starmer tells ministers

08 September 2020

The Labour leader also said the Government’s admission it could break international law over Brexit was ‘wrong’.


Lockdown in Caerphilly area should serve as ‘wake-up call’, health minister says

Lockdown in Caerphilly area should serve as ‘wake-up call’, health minister says

Lockdown in Caerphilly area should serve as ‘wake-up call’, health minister says

08 September 2020

The lockdown restrictions will come into force from 6pm on Tuesday.


Turbulent final day for Willie Walsh as investors protest over pay deal

Turbulent final day for Willie Walsh as investors protest over pay deal

Turbulent final day for Willie Walsh as investors protest over pay deal

08 September 2020

Nearly 30% of shareholders failed to back IAG’s remuneration report.


Hospital in Boris Johnson’s constituency ordered to improve amid Covid outbreak

Hospital in Boris Johnson’s constituency ordered to improve amid Covid outbreak

Hospital in Boris Johnson’s constituency ordered to improve amid Covid outbreak

08 September 2020

Concerns were raised over Hillingdon Hospital after a number of staff contracted Covid-19.


Grocer Iceland hires 3,000 new workers as online business booms

Grocer Iceland hires 3,000 new workers as online business booms

Grocer Iceland hires 3,000 new workers as online business booms

08 September 2020

The grocer has seen a 300% uptick in online orders since April.


Footballer scores FA Cup winner and league hat-trick after huge weight loss

Footballer scores FA Cup winner and league hat-trick after huge weight loss

Footballer scores FA Cup winner and league hat-trick after huge weight loss

08 September 2020

‘I feel like I’ve been in a movie if I’m honest,’ said Kieran Amos.


Amazon paid £293m direct to UK taxman last year

Amazon paid £293m direct to UK taxman last year

Amazon paid £293m direct to UK taxman last year

08 September 2020

The retail giant said employer taxes such as national insurance contributions made up the biggest proportion of the figure.


Government pours £210bn into effort to fight Covid-19

Government pours £210bn into effort to fight Covid-19

Government pours £210bn into effort to fight Covid-19

08 September 2020

Many of the initiatives focus on protecting the economy.


Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: The British-Iranian mother jailed in Tehran

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: The British-Iranian mother jailed in Tehran

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: The British-Iranian mother jailed in Tehran

08 September 2020

She was arrested in 2016 during a holiday visit to show her baby daughter Gabriella to her parents.


Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Key dates in British Iranian mother’s time in jail

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Key dates in British Iranian mother’s time in jail

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Key dates in British Iranian mother’s time in jail

08 September 2020

The mother of one was detained in 2016.


Lessons learned from ‘frantic, difficult months’ creating Covid app – NHSX boss

Lessons learned from ‘frantic, difficult months’ creating Covid app – NHSX boss

Lessons learned from ‘frantic, difficult months’ creating Covid app – NHSX boss

08 September 2020

A contact tracing app for England is still yet to launch, after the first version was scrapped in favour of an Apple-Google framework.


Birmingham could be hit with tough new Covid-19 controls after cases rocket

Birmingham could be hit with tough new Covid-19 controls after cases rocket

Birmingham could be hit with tough new Covid-19 controls after cases rocket

08 September 2020

The city’s infection rate has rocketed with the region’s mayor saying restrictions were now ‘very, very likely’.


Universities with high tuition fees offering online courses may face ‘hard time’

Universities with high tuition fees offering online courses may face ‘hard time’

Universities with high tuition fees offering online courses may face ‘hard time’

08 September 2020

Institutions must ensure students have social experiences and ‘one-on-one connections’ with academics, a global expert said.


Children as young as six ‘regularly decide for themselves what content to watch’

Children as young as six ‘regularly decide for themselves what content to watch’

Children as young as six ‘regularly decide for themselves what content to watch’

08 September 2020

Research from the BBFC suggests children are regularly deciding on what content to watch without input from their parents.


Salmond threatens legal case to get government to release court papers to MSPs

Salmond threatens legal case to get government to release court papers to MSPs

Salmond threatens legal case to get government to release court papers to MSPs

08 September 2020

Alex Salmond has offered to go to court to help obtain the documents, sought by MSPs probing the government’s handling of complaints against him.


Aircraft carrier stays in port for another day following Covid-19 outbreak

Aircraft carrier stays in port for another day following Covid-19 outbreak

Aircraft carrier stays in port for another day following Covid-19 outbreak

08 September 2020

Fewer than 10 crew members of HMS Queen Elizabeth have tested positive.


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