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Colleagues of pregnant nurse who died with Covid to give evidence at her inquest

Colleagues of pregnant nurse who died with Covid to give evidence at her inquest

Colleagues of pregnant nurse who died with Covid to give evidence at her inquest

30 September 2020

Mary Agyeiwaa Agyapong was initially discharged from hospital on April 5 before being readmitted two days later with coronavirus symptoms.


Woman admits embezzling £90,000 in cash from Crown Office

Woman admits embezzling £90,000 in cash from Crown Office

Woman admits embezzling £90,000 in cash from Crown Office

30 September 2020

Katherine Vaughan also took items including drugs, cigarette ends and sanitary pads while she worked for the prosecution service.


PM spared revolt as Speaker criticises ‘disregard’ for Parliament

PM spared revolt as Speaker criticises ‘disregard’ for Parliament

PM spared revolt as Speaker criticises ‘disregard’ for Parliament

30 September 2020

Boris Johnson was facing a rebellion on Wednesday from more than 50 Conservative backbench MPs.


Number of lockdown fines expected to rise despite half going unpaid

Number of lockdown fines expected to rise despite half going unpaid

Number of lockdown fines expected to rise despite half going unpaid

30 September 2020

Of 18,646 enforcement letters sent out in England and Wales, 9,428 resulting fines had been paid, while 9,413 had not, figures show.


New Covid-19 cases unlikely to hit 50,000 a day by mid-October, figures suggest

New Covid-19 cases unlikely to hit 50,000 a day by mid-October, figures suggest

New Covid-19 cases unlikely to hit 50,000 a day by mid-October, figures suggest

30 September 2020

If the Government’s projection was coming true, the UK would now be seeing around 12,000 new cases each day.


Scottish Government did not walk away from common framework talks, says minister

Scottish Government did not walk away from common framework talks, says minister

Scottish Government did not walk away from common framework talks, says minister

30 September 2020

UK small business minister Paul Scully had said Holyrood ministers refused to continue the negotiations.


Care homes ‘regularly waiting at least a week for coronavirus test results’

Care homes ‘regularly waiting at least a week for coronavirus test results’

Care homes ‘regularly waiting at least a week for coronavirus test results’

30 September 2020

The Department of Health and Social Care pledged in July that staff would be tested weekly, and residents monthly.


Baroness Floella Benjamin’s own Windrush story arrives on CBeebies

Baroness Floella Benjamin’s own Windrush story arrives on CBeebies

Baroness Floella Benjamin’s own Windrush story arrives on CBeebies

30 September 2020

The book will be read by David Olusoga and will mark the start of Black History Month.


None of the conditions met for negative rates, says Bank’s chief economist

None of the conditions met for negative rates, says Bank’s chief economist

None of the conditions met for negative rates, says Bank’s chief economist

30 September 2020

Andy Haldane said it was likely to be a ‘number of months’ before the Bank’s operational work into negative rates would be finished.


Queen’s condolences to Kuwait over death of Sheikh Sabah

Queen’s condolences to Kuwait over death of Sheikh Sabah

Queen’s condolences to Kuwait over death of Sheikh Sabah

30 September 2020

The monarch recalled the late emir’s state visit to the UK in 2012.


Ministers were warned in May that Covid loans could go to organised crime

Ministers were warned in May that Covid loans could go to organised crime

Ministers were warned in May that Covid loans could go to organised crime

30 September 2020

The risk of fraud in the bounce back loan scheme was ‘very high’, Business Secretary Alok Sharma was told.


It’s a bugs life: New stamps celebrate pollinating insects

It’s a bugs life: New stamps celebrate pollinating insects

It’s a bugs life: New stamps celebrate pollinating insects

30 September 2020

The set of six stamps features insects including the common carder bee, painted lady butterfly and longhorn beetle.


Delirium a key sign of coronavirus in frail, older people – study

Delirium a key sign of coronavirus in frail, older people – study

Delirium a key sign of coronavirus in frail, older people – study

30 September 2020

Researchers say doctors and carers should be aware of the condition as a possible early warning sign of Covid-19.


Great-great-grandmother crafts ‘Knittingale’ hospital to raise funds for NHS

Great-great-grandmother crafts ‘Knittingale’ hospital to raise funds for NHS

Great-great-grandmother crafts ‘Knittingale’ hospital to raise funds for NHS

30 September 2020

Margaret Seaman, 91, used 34 balls of wool to make the masterpiece.


Okapi gives birth to a ‘feisty young calf’ at London Zoo

Okapi gives birth to a ‘feisty young calf’ at London Zoo

Okapi gives birth to a ‘feisty young calf’ at London Zoo

30 September 2020

Oni the okapi has given birth to a healthy baby girl at ZSL London Zoo.


Third of UK population affected as more areas face restrictions

Third of UK population affected as more areas face restrictions

Third of UK population affected as more areas face restrictions

30 September 2020

Local lockdowns will be introduced in Denbighshire, Flintshire, Conwy and Wrexham from 6pm on Thursday.


Briton who swapped call centre job for astronomy now chasing the aurora

Briton who swapped call centre job for astronomy now chasing the aurora

Briton who swapped call centre job for astronomy now chasing the aurora

30 September 2020

Matt Robinson also offers stargazing advice to celebrities such as Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow.


Around 900 jobs to go as TSB closes 164 bank branches

Around 900 jobs to go as TSB closes 164 bank branches

Around 900 jobs to go as TSB closes 164 bank branches

30 September 2020

The Spanish-owned bank said a ‘significant shift in customer behaviour’ has driven the cuts.


Idea of sending asylum seekers to Ascension Island ‘logistical nightmare’

Idea of sending asylum seekers to Ascension Island ‘logistical nightmare’

Idea of sending asylum seekers to Ascension Island ‘logistical nightmare’

30 September 2020

The idea that asylum seekers could be transferred to the British overseas territory in the South Atlantic has been derided as ‘inhumane’ by critics.


Cabinet minister hints at concessions to calm growing revolt over Covid rules

Cabinet minister hints at concessions to calm growing revolt over Covid rules

Cabinet minister hints at concessions to calm growing revolt over Covid rules

30 September 2020

More than 50 Tory MPs have signalled their intent to rebel amid calls for a vote on future local and national lockdown measures.


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