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Four in 10 contacts still not being reached through Test and Trace

Four in 10 contacts still not being reached through Test and Trace

Four in 10 contacts still not being reached through Test and Trace

19 November 2020

Figures also show a record 167,369 people tested positive for Covid-19 in England in the most recent week.


Coleen Rooney accused Rebekah Vardy of being ‘the villain’, High Court told

Coleen Rooney accused Rebekah Vardy of being ‘the villain’, High Court told

Coleen Rooney accused Rebekah Vardy of being ‘the villain’, High Court told

19 November 2020

Mrs Vardy has denied the accusations and is suing Mrs Rooney for libel.


Oil and gas industry ‘on the brink’ with thousands of jobs at risk, union warns

Oil and gas industry ‘on the brink’ with thousands of jobs at risk, union warns

Oil and gas industry ‘on the brink’ with thousands of jobs at risk, union warns

19 November 2020

RMT general secretary Mick Cash said government support is needed to protect livelihoods and the move to a net-zero carbon economy.


One in three hotels and restaurants fears it may not survive, survey finds

One in three hotels and restaurants fears it may not survive, survey finds

One in three hotels and restaurants fears it may not survive, survey finds

19 November 2020

The Office for National Statistics said 14% of all British businesses have little confidence they will last beyond the end of January.


Cineworld reportedly considering closures and rent cuts in restructuring move

Cineworld reportedly considering closures and rent cuts in restructuring move

Cineworld reportedly considering closures and rent cuts in restructuring move

19 November 2020

Shares in the company slid lower on Thursday morning after media reports that the chain was mulling a CVA.


Bid to save ancient wildwood lichen with move to new trees

Bid to save ancient wildwood lichen with move to new trees

Bid to save ancient wildwood lichen with move to new trees

19 November 2020

Efforts to help the rare lungwort lichen have seen it stapled and even glued to trees in Borrowdale in the Lake District.


Christmas lights designed by children help spread joy as nights draw in

Christmas lights designed by children help spread joy as nights draw in

Christmas lights designed by children help spread joy as nights draw in

19 November 2020

The display has added some sparkle to Newburgh in Fife and received praise from around the world.


GCHQ emphasised image over cost in search for NCSC headquarters, report finds

GCHQ emphasised image over cost in search for NCSC headquarters, report finds

GCHQ emphasised image over cost in search for NCSC headquarters, report finds

19 November 2020

The Intelligence and Security Committee said the cost of Nova South equates to more than “£21,000 per staff member per annum”.


Proportion of students awarded first-class degrees in England continues to rise

Proportion of students awarded first-class degrees in England continues to rise

Proportion of students awarded first-class degrees in England continues to rise

19 November 2020

Grade inflation remains ‘a significant and pressing issue’ in higher education, a watchdog has warned.


The UK’s aid budget – what you need to know

The UK’s aid budget – what you need to know

The UK’s aid budget – what you need to know

19 November 2020

Boris Johnson has promised a dramatic increase in defence spending but the aid budget appears to be in the sights of ministers looking to save cash.


Minister says Scottish independence would cause greater disruption than Brexit

Minister says Scottish independence would cause greater disruption than Brexit

Minister says Scottish independence would cause greater disruption than Brexit

19 November 2020

Conservative frontbencher Graham Stuart hit out at SNP MPs.


Coleen Rooney accused Rebekah Vardy of ‘clear betrayal of trust’, court hears

Coleen Rooney accused Rebekah Vardy of ‘clear betrayal of trust’, court hears

Coleen Rooney accused Rebekah Vardy of ‘clear betrayal of trust’, court hears

19 November 2020

Mrs Vardy has denied the accusations and is suing Mrs Rooney for damages for libel.


Gamers greeted by delays and online queues as retailers struggle with PS5 demand

Gamers greeted by delays and online queues as retailers struggle with PS5 demand

Gamers greeted by delays and online queues as retailers struggle with PS5 demand

19 November 2020

The new console went on sale in the UK on Thursday.


‘Stop ignoring us’ – Covid families project message to PM on to Parliament

‘Stop ignoring us’ – Covid families project message to PM on to Parliament

‘Stop ignoring us’ – Covid families project message to PM on to Parliament

19 November 2020

They want a public inquiry into the Government’s handling of the first wave of the virus.


Man questioned after arrest over 1974 Birmingham pub bombings

Man questioned after arrest over 1974 Birmingham pub bombings

Man questioned after arrest over 1974 Birmingham pub bombings

19 November 2020

It comes days before the 46th anniversary of the blasts which killed 21 people and injured 220.


Initial results from Oxford Covid-19 vaccine ‘encouraging’, say experts

Initial results from Oxford Covid-19 vaccine ‘encouraging’, say experts

Initial results from Oxford Covid-19 vaccine ‘encouraging’, say experts

19 November 2020

The vaccine has been shown to trigger a robust immune response in healthy adults aged 56 and above.


In Pictures: Tree-mendous start to Christmas preparations

In Pictures: Tree-mendous start to Christmas preparations

In Pictures: Tree-mendous start to Christmas preparations

19 November 2020

Workers at an Oxfordshire farm are felling and bagging hundreds of spruce trees ready for the festive period.


African anti-slavery campaigner honoured with blue plaque

African anti-slavery campaigner honoured with blue plaque

African anti-slavery campaigner honoured with blue plaque

19 November 2020

Ottobah Cugoano was kidnapped in 1770 while playing with other children in a field.


Labour in turmoil as Corbyn’s allies campaign for party whip to be restored

Labour in turmoil as Corbyn’s allies campaign for party whip to be restored

Labour in turmoil as Corbyn’s allies campaign for party whip to be restored

19 November 2020

Sir Keir Starmer blocked Jeremy Corbyn from sitting as a Labour MP despite the former leader’s suspension from the party being lifted.


Co-op membership programme delivers millions to charity

Co-op membership programme delivers millions to charity

Co-op membership programme delivers millions to charity

19 November 2020

The retail giant is pledging to double its community support to £30 million next year.


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