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Brexit could cut volume of goods shipped to Ireland by retailers, hauliers warn

Brexit could cut volume of goods shipped to Ireland by retailers, hauliers warn

Brexit could cut volume of goods shipped to Ireland by retailers, hauliers warn

12 December 2020

The Road Haulage Association said it is ‘crazy’ the situation around customs checks remains unclear.


One in three exposed to coronavirus anti-vax messages, study suggests

One in three exposed to coronavirus anti-vax messages, study suggests

One in three exposed to coronavirus anti-vax messages, study suggests

12 December 2020

A belief in wider conspiracy theories was also found to be higher among those who get most of their information from social media.


No-deal Brexit ‘could cost Scottish food and drink industry £2bn’

No-deal Brexit ‘could cost Scottish food and drink industry £2bn’

No-deal Brexit ‘could cost Scottish food and drink industry £2bn’

12 December 2020

Industry leader James Withers has warned some companies might be pushed out of business.


How could a no-deal Brexit affect UK healthcare?

How could a no-deal Brexit affect UK healthcare?

How could a no-deal Brexit affect UK healthcare?

12 December 2020

Medicine stockpiling, social care and health insurance are among the contentious issues.


Apple boss to urge world leaders to work together for ‘carbon neutral economy’

Apple boss to urge world leaders to work together for ‘carbon neutral economy’

Apple boss to urge world leaders to work together for ‘carbon neutral economy’

12 December 2020

Tim Cook will deliver his message to the UN Climate Ambition Summit.


Boy fatally stabbed in London was ‘a nice young man’, neighbour says

Boy fatally stabbed in London was ‘a nice young man’, neighbour says

Boy fatally stabbed in London was ‘a nice young man’, neighbour says

12 December 2020

A 17-year-old is fighting for his life after being stabbed and attacked with acid in a separate act of violence.


Community coronavirus testing to be rolled out in Tier 3 areas

Community coronavirus testing to be rolled out in Tier 3 areas

Community coronavirus testing to be rolled out in Tier 3 areas

12 December 2020

The move comes amid the Government’s Covid winter plan.


Trade talks enter final 48 hours as UK threatens to deploy no-deal gun boats

Trade talks enter final 48 hours as UK threatens to deploy no-deal gun boats

Trade talks enter final 48 hours as UK threatens to deploy no-deal gun boats

12 December 2020

Four Royal Navy patrol vessels have been put on standby to guard British fishing waters if there is no agreement with the EU.


Navy boats on standby to patrol UK waters as no-deal preparations stepped up

Navy boats on standby to patrol UK waters as no-deal preparations stepped up

Navy boats on standby to patrol UK waters as no-deal preparations stepped up

11 December 2020

Both the UK and EU have warned that no-deal looks more likely than an agreement.


French ticketholder wins £175m EuroMillions jackpot

French ticketholder wins £175m EuroMillions jackpot

French ticketholder wins £175m EuroMillions jackpot

11 December 2020

It is the largest ever EuroMillions jackpot.


Fifteen-year-old boy dies and 17-year-old fighting for life after separate acts of violence in London

Fifteen-year-old boy dies and 17-year-old fighting for life after separate acts of violence in London

Fifteen-year-old boy dies and 17-year-old fighting for life after separate acts of violence in London

11 December 2020

There have been no arrests in either case.


Judge refuses bid to suspend Level 3 restrictions for Edinburgh

Judge refuses bid to suspend Level 3 restrictions for Edinburgh

Judge refuses bid to suspend Level 3 restrictions for Edinburgh

11 December 2020

Lord Ericht passed a judicial review on Friday after hospitality businesses in the city warned of the further impact the measures could have.


Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

11 December 2020

Rates are up in 179 local areas while 135 areas have seen a fall.


Rapid coronavirus test missed more than half of cases, data suggests

Rapid coronavirus test missed more than half of cases, data suggests

Rapid coronavirus test missed more than half of cases, data suggests

11 December 2020

The tests were piloted in a mass rollout in Liverpool.


Scientists to trial combination of Oxford-AstraZeneca and Russian vaccines

Scientists to trial combination of Oxford-AstraZeneca and Russian vaccines

Scientists to trial combination of Oxford-AstraZeneca and Russian vaccines

11 December 2020

Sputnik V is currently being made available to Russians in high-risk groups.


PM will fail on election promise if there is a no-deal Brexit – Starmer

PM will fail on election promise if there is a no-deal Brexit – Starmer

PM will fail on election promise if there is a no-deal Brexit – Starmer

11 December 2020

Boris Johnson has warned that it is ‘very, very likely’ the negotiations with the EU will end without an agreement.


Police seek to speak to second driver following north-east London crash

Police seek to speak to second driver following north-east London crash

Police seek to speak to second driver following north-east London crash

11 December 2020

A car struck several pedestrians in Stamford Hill on Friday morning.


William praises ‘national treasure’ Dame Barbara during panto outing with family

William praises ‘national treasure’ Dame Barbara during panto outing with family

William praises ‘national treasure’ Dame Barbara during panto outing with family

11 December 2020

The trip to see Pantoland was the Cambridges’ first red carpet engagement as a family of five.


Russian tycoon’s son did not think he ‘owned’ Rolls-Royce he bought for £346,000

Russian tycoon’s son did not think he ‘owned’ Rolls-Royce he bought for £346,000

Russian tycoon’s son did not think he ‘owned’ Rolls-Royce he bought for £346,000

11 December 2020

Temur Akhmedov had not originally disclosed the Rolls-Royce, or two Mercedes G Wagons, as ‘assets’, Mrs Justice Knowles heard.


Empire honour titles offensive and divisive, says shadow education secretary

Empire honour titles offensive and divisive, says shadow education secretary

Empire honour titles offensive and divisive, says shadow education secretary

11 December 2020

Kate Green MP was made an Order of the British Empire in 2005 before becoming an MP.


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