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Lorry partially submerged in harbour plunge

Lorry partially submerged in harbour plunge

Lorry partially submerged in harbour plunge

21 October 2021

The vehicle’s cab was left teetering on the edge of the dock in Bristol city centre.


FirstGroup reaches end of the line with Greyhound as it agrees £125m sale

FirstGroup reaches end of the line with Greyhound as it agrees £125m sale

FirstGroup reaches end of the line with Greyhound as it agrees £125m sale

21 October 2021

The sale to Germany’s FlixMobility comes after it first put the US long-distance coach arm up for sale in May 2019.


Pensioner walking from London to Glasgow to raise climate change awareness

Pensioner walking from London to Glasgow to raise climate change awareness

Pensioner walking from London to Glasgow to raise climate change awareness

21 October 2021

Pushpanath Krishnamurthy’s arrival in Scotland is set to coincide with Cop26.


Rational debate needed on gender identity, gay rights charity says

Rational debate needed on gender identity, gay rights charity says

Rational debate needed on gender identity, gay rights charity says

21 October 2021

The LGB Alliance said there is ‘much acrimony’ in conversations around the issue.


Fuel stocks recover after crisis

Fuel stocks recover after crisis

Fuel stocks recover after crisis

21 October 2021

Filling station storage tanks were an average of 45% full at the end of the day on Sunday.


Two-minute silence planned in community a week after death of MP Sir David Amess

Two-minute silence planned in community a week after death of MP Sir David Amess

Two-minute silence planned in community a week after death of MP Sir David Amess

21 October 2021

Sir David, 69, was attacked last Friday while carrying out duties in his Southend West constituency.


‘UK already probably close to 100,000 Covid infections a day’

‘UK already probably close to 100,000 Covid infections a day’

‘UK already probably close to 100,000 Covid infections a day’

21 October 2021

Health minister Edward Argar said the pressure on the NHS is ‘sustainable’ and now is not the time to trigger Plan B.


Pupils capture carbon dioxide in bottle to send world leaders at Cop26

Pupils capture carbon dioxide in bottle to send world leaders at Cop26

Pupils capture carbon dioxide in bottle to send world leaders at Cop26

21 October 2021

Scientists believe carbon capture on a massive scale is a vital response to climate change.


Boy, 14, charged with murder of five-year-old Logan Mwangi

Boy, 14, charged with murder of five-year-old Logan Mwangi

Boy, 14, charged with murder of five-year-old Logan Mwangi

21 October 2021

The youth is due to appear in court later.


Police investigate after laser shone at Royal Navy helicopter

Police investigate after laser shone at Royal Navy helicopter

Police investigate after laser shone at Royal Navy helicopter

21 October 2021

The incident happened while the aircraft was hovering over the sea off the Ayrshire coast.


MPs must be able to justify huge Parliament repair costs, says Rees-Mogg

MPs must be able to justify huge Parliament repair costs, says Rees-Mogg

MPs must be able to justify huge Parliament repair costs, says Rees-Mogg

21 October 2021

Surveyors have combed the 150-year-old building for issues while MPs have spent summer and conference season away from Parliament.


Marmite maker Unilever hikes prices amid ‘elevated’ cost inflation

Marmite maker Unilever hikes prices amid ‘elevated’ cost inflation

Marmite maker Unilever hikes prices amid ‘elevated’ cost inflation

21 October 2021

Alan Jope, chief executive officer of the company, held firm on the group’s profit guidance despite rising costs.


Barclays posts record profits after investment banking boost

Barclays posts record profits after investment banking boost

Barclays posts record profits after investment banking boost

21 October 2021

The lender reported a £2 billion pre-tax profit haul for the three months to September 30, nearly double the £1.1 billion seen a year ago.


Government borrowing reaches £319.9bn as rising inflation hits interest payments

Government borrowing reaches £319.9bn as rising inflation hits interest payments

Government borrowing reaches £319.9bn as rising inflation hits interest payments

21 October 2021

The Government’s interest payments bill was £4.8bn in September despite borrowing levels falling compared with a year earlier.


Police probe nightclub needle attack amid surge in ‘spiking’ reports

Police probe nightclub needle attack amid surge in ‘spiking’ reports

Police probe nightclub needle attack amid surge in ‘spiking’ reports

21 October 2021

Devon and Cornwall Police said a woman reported being assaulted in the Fever & Boutique nightclub in Exeter on October 16.


Flooding in southern England after Storm Aurore moves in

Flooding in southern England after Storm Aurore moves in

Flooding in southern England after Storm Aurore moves in

21 October 2021

Transport delays are possible for some areas after heavy rain and strong winds overnight.


Hancock and Huq unite in call to end abuse and threats towards politicians

Hancock and Huq unite in call to end abuse and threats towards politicians

Hancock and Huq unite in call to end abuse and threats towards politicians

21 October 2021

It followed the fatal stabbing of MP David Amess which ‘shocked parliament to its core’.


What the papers say – October 21

What the papers say – October 21

What the papers say – October 21

21 October 2021

Fears of a major resurgence of Covid-19 in Britain dominate the Thursday papers.


Church service in Armagh to mark Northern Ireland centenary

Church service in Armagh to mark Northern Ireland centenary

Church service in Armagh to mark Northern Ireland centenary

21 October 2021

The Queen had been due to attend as part of a two-day visit.


Mohamed Salah says Madame Tussauds waxwork is ‘a blessing’

Mohamed Salah says Madame Tussauds waxwork is ‘a blessing’

Mohamed Salah says Madame Tussauds waxwork is ‘a blessing’

21 October 2021

The Liverpool footballer has been immortalised at the London attraction.


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