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Thames and Stonehenge tunnel projects to benefit from £27.4bn package

Thames and Stonehenge tunnel projects to benefit from £27.4bn package

Thames and Stonehenge tunnel projects to benefit from £27.4bn package

21 August 2020

However the proposals for the world heritage site in Wiltshire are currently under review by the Secretary of State for Transport.


Overall R number for UK increases to 0.9-1.1

Overall R number for UK increases to 0.9-1.1

Overall R number for UK increases to 0.9-1.1

21 August 2020

The latest growth rate for the whole of the UK is between minus 3% and plus 1%.


Man who knifed mother and stepfather to death ordered to serve at least 36 years

Man who knifed mother and stepfather to death ordered to serve at least 36 years

Man who knifed mother and stepfather to death ordered to serve at least 36 years

21 August 2020

Anmol Chana was condemned in court for his complete lack of remorse.


AO World to recruit 650 staff after pandemic sparks sales growth

AO World to recruit 650 staff after pandemic sparks sales growth

AO World to recruit 650 staff after pandemic sparks sales growth

21 August 2020

The online technology retailer said the new employees will help to manage the sustained increase in demand seen in recent months.


Protesters demand Williamson be sacked over exams fiasco

Protesters demand Williamson be sacked over exams fiasco

Protesters demand Williamson be sacked over exams fiasco

21 August 2020

Dozens of people attended a demonstration outside Downing Street calling for the Education Secretary to go.


No socialising under tighter measures in parts of northern England

No socialising under tighter measures in parts of northern England

No socialising under tighter measures in parts of northern England

21 August 2020

They are also being advised to avoid using public transport unless it is essential.


Half of young people want a job in the green economy, survey finds

Half of young people want a job in the green economy, survey finds

Half of young people want a job in the green economy, survey finds

21 August 2020

The poll was published on the eve of Earth Overshoot Day.


Manchester Airport closes terminal a month after re-opening

Manchester Airport closes terminal a month after re-opening

Manchester Airport closes terminal a month after re-opening

21 August 2020

The UK’s third busiest airport has been hit by fall in passengers since the pandemic


Families still await answers five years after Shoreham Airshow tragedy

Families still await answers five years after Shoreham Airshow tragedy

Families still await answers five years after Shoreham Airshow tragedy

21 August 2020

Eleven people were killed when a Hawker Hunter plane exploded into a fireball on the A27 in West Sussex on August 22, 2015.


O’Neill to progress compensation scheme for Troubles victims after court ruling

O’Neill to progress compensation scheme for Troubles victims after court ruling

O’Neill to progress compensation scheme for Troubles victims after court ruling

21 August 2020

A High Court judge heavily criticised the Deputy First Minister’s failure to nominate a Stormont department to administer the scheme.


Teenager who fired rocket at Liver Building sentenced

Teenager who fired rocket at Liver Building sentenced

Teenager who fired rocket at Liver Building sentenced

21 August 2020

Liverpool Crown Court heard Matthew Egglesden was reported to police by his father.


Protecting high-risk people may help control Covid-19 outbreaks, study suggests

Protecting high-risk people may help control Covid-19 outbreaks, study suggests

Protecting high-risk people may help control Covid-19 outbreaks, study suggests

21 August 2020

The intention is to target links in potential transmission chains that lead to high-risk individuals.


Tooth decay in children costing the NHS more than £40m a year

Tooth decay in children costing the NHS more than £40m a year

Tooth decay in children costing the NHS more than £40m a year

21 August 2020

Local authorities fear the pandemic will make the problem worse as youngsters snack on sugary food and drinks while stuck at home.


Searches for flights to Portugal soar after quarantine lifted

Searches for flights to Portugal soar after quarantine lifted

Searches for flights to Portugal soar after quarantine lifted

21 August 2020

Passengers arriving in the UK from Portugal will no longer have to self-isolate from from 4am on Saturday.


Ministers warned bereaved families could lose compensation payments

Ministers warned bereaved families could lose compensation payments

Ministers warned bereaved families could lose compensation payments

21 August 2020

Labour said people whose loved ones died while working on the front line face a choice between losing access to benefits or receiving compensation.


MPs threaten Government with legal action over Russian interference in elections

MPs threaten Government with legal action over Russian interference in elections

MPs threaten Government with legal action over Russian interference in elections

21 August 2020

The Intelligence and Security Committee’s report published in July said the UK was ‘clearly a target’ for Russia’s political influence operations.


Harry and Meghan volunteer with local LA charity

Harry and Meghan volunteer with local LA charity

Harry and Meghan volunteer with local LA charity

21 August 2020

The couple handed out supplies at a drive-through facility.


Executive Office acting unlawfully in delaying victims’ payouts, judge rules

Executive Office acting unlawfully in delaying victims’ payouts, judge rules

Executive Office acting unlawfully in delaying victims’ payouts, judge rules

21 August 2020

Justice McAlinden singled out Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill as the reason for the delay.


Manufacturing remains ‘severely depressed’ as slow recovery starts

Manufacturing remains ‘severely depressed’ as slow recovery starts

Manufacturing remains ‘severely depressed’ as slow recovery starts

21 August 2020

The CBI’s latest industrial Trends Survey revealed that manufacturing output volumes tumbled by 46% in the three months to August.


Pc Andrew Harper’s killers to have sentences reviewed by Court of Appeal

Pc Andrew Harper’s killers to have sentences reviewed by Court of Appeal

Pc Andrew Harper’s killers to have sentences reviewed by Court of Appeal

21 August 2020

Attorney General Suella Braverman said such offenders should be ‘punished with the greatest severity’.


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