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Devastating impact of virus crisis on pay revealed

Devastating impact of virus crisis on pay revealed

Devastating impact of virus crisis on pay revealed

21 October 2020

The value of wage increases has ‘fallen to the floor’, say analysts.


Footballers fined for claiming to be from same household during pub visit

Footballers fined for claiming to be from same household during pub visit

Footballers fined for claiming to be from same household during pub visit

21 October 2020

Northumbria Police said the players had shown a ‘blatant disregard’ for the coronavirus regulations during their night out in South Tyneside.


Ministers under increased pressure to U-turn on free school meals

Ministers under increased pressure to U-turn on free school meals

Ministers under increased pressure to U-turn on free school meals

21 October 2020

Football star Marcus Rashford and Education Select Committee chairman Robert Halfon urged ministers to rethink.


Business leaders describe ‘pointless’ call with PM and Gove over Brexit

Business leaders describe ‘pointless’ call with PM and Gove over Brexit

Business leaders describe ‘pointless’ call with PM and Gove over Brexit

21 October 2020

The Government said it will support companies to get ready for January 1, when the transition period ends, but business leaders remain sceptical.


Barnier: EU-UK deal ‘within reach’ but both sides need to compromise

Barnier: EU-UK deal ‘within reach’ but both sides need to compromise

Barnier: EU-UK deal ‘within reach’ but both sides need to compromise

21 October 2020

Trade talks between the UK and EU are in limbo with time running out until the transition period expires on December 31.


Suicidal thoughts increased among UK population during lockdown, study finds

Suicidal thoughts increased among UK population during lockdown, study finds

Suicidal thoughts increased among UK population during lockdown, study finds

21 October 2020

The research looked at the impact of the initial phase of restrictions on people’s mental health.


Highways England to be rebranded as National Highways in ‘£7m switch’

Highways England to be rebranded as National Highways in ‘£7m switch’

Highways England to be rebranded as National Highways in ‘£7m switch’

21 October 2020

The change comes just five years after the organisation last underwent a rebrand.


South Yorkshire to be placed in Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions

South Yorkshire to be placed in Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions

South Yorkshire to be placed in Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions

21 October 2020

The measures will cover around 1.4 million people in Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield.


Government on brink of Tier 3 coronavirus curbs deal with Sheffield City Region

Government on brink of Tier 3 coronavirus curbs deal with Sheffield City Region

Government on brink of Tier 3 coronavirus curbs deal with Sheffield City Region

21 October 2020

Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick said there would be a statement from the Prime Minister and the region’s mayor Dan Jarvis later.


Met Police urged to withdraw ‘misleading and unlawful’ advice to pubs

Met Police urged to withdraw ‘misleading and unlawful’ advice to pubs

Met Police urged to withdraw ‘misleading and unlawful’ advice to pubs

21 October 2020

The letter, dated October 16, came the day before Tier 2 coronavirus restrictions banning households from mixing indoors came into force in London.


Treasury scraps multi-year spending review for 12-month Covid plan in November

Treasury scraps multi-year spending review for 12-month Covid plan in November

Treasury scraps multi-year spending review for 12-month Covid plan in November

21 October 2020

The Government said the review will focus on prioritising its economic response to the coronavirus crisis.


Sir David Attenborough warns of climate change threat from Covid-19

Sir David Attenborough warns of climate change threat from Covid-19

Sir David Attenborough warns of climate change threat from Covid-19

21 October 2020

The veteran broadcaster also praised teenager environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg for energising young people to fight climate change.


UK debt levels hit new highs not seen since 1960

UK debt levels hit new highs not seen since 1960

UK debt levels hit new highs not seen since 1960

21 October 2020

The latest ONS stats show the public sector borrowed £36.1 billion in September.


End of Eat Out to Help Out scheme pushes UK inflation higher

End of Eat Out to Help Out scheme pushes UK inflation higher

End of Eat Out to Help Out scheme pushes UK inflation higher

21 October 2020

The September inflation figure is used to calculate increases in state pensions, benefits and business rates.


Ex-mandarin says there are ‘legitimate’ questions over Covid response

Ex-mandarin says there are ‘legitimate’ questions over Covid response

Ex-mandarin says there are ‘legitimate’ questions over Covid response

21 October 2020

Lord Sedwill claimed not all the ‘exact measures’ were in place to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.


RRS Sir David Attenborough to leave shipyard

RRS Sir David Attenborough to leave shipyard

RRS Sir David Attenborough to leave shipyard

21 October 2020

The polar research vessel will begin trials ahead of going into service next year.


Scotland Yard begins Autumn Nights campaign

Scotland Yard begins Autumn Nights campaign

Scotland Yard begins Autumn Nights campaign

21 October 2020

The three-week operation comes at a time of year when crime rates usually increase.


Nicola Sturgeon to give update on Scotland’s temporary coronavirus restrictions

Nicola Sturgeon to give update on Scotland’s temporary coronavirus restrictions

Nicola Sturgeon to give update on Scotland’s temporary coronavirus restrictions

21 October 2020

The measures were brought in on October 9 but a decision could be made to extend these until the implementation of a tiered framework on November 2.


Zoo keepers hand rearing baby gorilla

Zoo keepers hand rearing baby gorilla

Zoo keepers hand rearing baby gorilla

21 October 2020

The gorilla is not getting enough milk from his mother Kala so keepers at Bristol Zoo took the decision to bottle feed him


Boris Johnson uses update to businesses to put brave face on Brexit

Boris Johnson uses update to businesses to put brave face on Brexit

Boris Johnson uses update to businesses to put brave face on Brexit

21 October 2020

The Prime Minister has insisted the UK will prosper outside the bloc regardless of how it leaves.


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