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In Pictures: Father and son team tackle towering challenge

In Pictures: Father and son team tackle towering challenge

In Pictures: Father and son team tackle towering challenge

27 August 2020

Chris Milford, 72, and son Sam, have been working at the very top of Norwich Cathedral.


Switzerland, Jamaica and Czech Republic removed from quarantine-free list

Switzerland, Jamaica and Czech Republic removed from quarantine-free list

Switzerland, Jamaica and Czech Republic removed from quarantine-free list

27 August 2020

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced that travellers arriving in England from those countries after 4am on Saturday will need to self-isolate.


Insect repellent maker urges buyers not to use products as Covid-19 protection

Insect repellent maker urges buyers not to use products as Covid-19 protection

Insect repellent maker urges buyers not to use products as Covid-19 protection

27 August 2020

Scotmas Group has seen a surge in customer interest since the UK Government published a report suggesting the products could help.


Pret a Manger axes 2,800 roles after completing restructure

Pret a Manger axes 2,800 roles after completing restructure

Pret a Manger axes 2,800 roles after completing restructure

27 August 2020

The high street chain said last month that it was planning a shake-up which would result in the closure of 30 sites.


Man admits training dogs to fight wild animals

Man admits training dogs to fight wild animals

Man admits training dogs to fight wild animals

27 August 2020

Martin Davidson, 23, from Fife, was given a five-year ban on owning dogs.


New studies aim to answer key questions about immunity and Covid-19

New studies aim to answer key questions about immunity and Covid-19

New studies aim to answer key questions about immunity and Covid-19

27 August 2020

The research aims to develop better tests to define immunity and to study the body’s immune response to the virus.


Hunterston B power station to begin decommissioning by 2022

Hunterston B power station to begin decommissioning by 2022

Hunterston B power station to begin decommissioning by 2022

27 August 2020

The Office for Nuclear Regulation has also given site operator EDF Energy permission for Reactor 3 to return to service for approximately six months.


IVF success rates impacted by lockdown, study concludes

IVF success rates impacted by lockdown, study concludes

IVF success rates impacted by lockdown, study concludes

27 August 2020

Analysis shows there is likely to be a drop of 0.5% in the live birth rate following IVF treatment.


‘They’ll be in wetsuits, not bikinis’ – town excited to host I’m A Celebrity

‘They’ll be in wetsuits, not bikinis’ – town excited to host I’m A Celebrity

‘They’ll be in wetsuits, not bikinis’ – town excited to host I’m A Celebrity

27 August 2020

A large crane could be seen in the grey skies above the Gwrych Castle in Abergele.


Lottery players could get £5 for matching just two numbers under new rules

Lottery players could get £5 for matching just two numbers under new rules

Lottery players could get £5 for matching just two numbers under new rules

27 August 2020

The mass cash payouts will apply to certain ‘must be won’ draws after the jackpot rolls over five times and no-one matches all six main numbers.


Thunderstorms warning issued ahead of bank holiday weekend

Thunderstorms warning issued ahead of bank holiday weekend

Thunderstorms warning issued ahead of bank holiday weekend

27 August 2020

Temperatures are expected to be a little below average for the time of year.


Proms conductor: I played no role in decisions over traditional songs

Proms conductor: I played no role in decisions over traditional songs

Proms conductor: I played no role in decisions over traditional songs

27 August 2020

The BBC decided to strip lyrics from traditional Last Night of the Proms favourites such as Land Of Hope And Glory.


Some restaurants extend eating out discount to September as state support ends

Some restaurants extend eating out discount to September as state support ends

Some restaurants extend eating out discount to September as state support ends

27 August 2020

Pizza Hut, Bill’s and Pizza Pilgrims are among restaurants to say they will continue with the 50% discount next month.


Third of mobile owners ‘still overpaying out-of-contract despite pledge’

Third of mobile owners ‘still overpaying out-of-contract despite pledge’

Third of mobile owners ‘still overpaying out-of-contract despite pledge’

27 August 2020

Which? wants regulator Ofcom to review whether mobile providers are truly treating their customers fairly when it comes to mobile contracts.


Manhunt after father abducts three young boys from foster home

Manhunt after father abducts three young boys from foster home

Manhunt after father abducts three young boys from foster home

27 August 2020

Bilal Safi, Mohammed Ebrar Safi, and Mohammed Yaseen Safi were taken from their home in Coulsdon last Thursday.


Children with sight loss need support in socially distanced schools – charity

Children with sight loss need support in socially distanced schools – charity

Children with sight loss need support in socially distanced schools – charity

27 August 2020

Guide Dogs has been working with a number of youngsters to help them return to school.


LCF investors’ wait to drag into 2021 as thousands still trapped

LCF investors’ wait to drag into 2021 as thousands still trapped

LCF investors’ wait to drag into 2021 as thousands still trapped

27 August 2020

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has paid out another £6.5 million in the last month


Psychological response during Covid-19 pandemic and the Blitz compared in study

Psychological response during Covid-19 pandemic and the Blitz compared in study

Psychological response during Covid-19 pandemic and the Blitz compared in study

27 August 2020

The research suggests a key similarity between the two situations was the failure to learn from comparable events overseas.


More migrants reach UK as Home Office accused of ‘assault on rule of law’

More migrants reach UK as Home Office accused of ‘assault on rule of law’

More migrants reach UK as Home Office accused of ‘assault on rule of law’

27 August 2020

Multiple migrant boats are believed to have crossed the English Channel following many days of bad weather caused by Storm Francis.


Humans of Covid-19: Online project shares stories of frontline workers

Humans of Covid-19: Online project shares stories of frontline workers

Humans of Covid-19: Online project shares stories of frontline workers

27 August 2020

The Instagram account was inspired by a similar online project called ‘Humans of New York’.


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