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What are the different Covid-19 restrictions affecting many UK towns and cities?

What are the different Covid-19 restrictions affecting many UK towns and cities?

What are the different Covid-19 restrictions affecting many UK towns and cities?

29 September 2020

A raft of rules have been brought in by the Government in an effort to curb the spread of coronavirus.


Malta backtracks over return of Prince George’s shark tooth

Malta backtracks over return of Prince George’s shark tooth

Malta backtracks over return of Prince George’s shark tooth

29 September 2020

Prince George was presented with the ancient tooth by Sir David Attenborough.


Online Harms Bill must pass NSPCC tests to properly protect children, charity says

Online Harms Bill must pass NSPCC tests to properly protect children, charity says

Online Harms Bill must pass NSPCC tests to properly protect children, charity says

29 September 2020

It has warned the Government any social media regulation will fail to protect young people online if it does not meet the six tests created.


Trial to explore if drug used for inflammatory conditions can treat Covid-19

Trial to explore if drug used for inflammatory conditions can treat Covid-19

Trial to explore if drug used for inflammatory conditions can treat Covid-19

29 September 2020

The trial of anti-tumour necrosis factor (anti-TNF) drug adalimumab will enrol up to 750 patients from community care settings.


Boris Johnson apologises for lack of clarity over new North East restrictions

Boris Johnson apologises for lack of clarity over new North East restrictions

Boris Johnson apologises for lack of clarity over new North East restrictions

29 September 2020

Labour claimed the Prime Minister did not understand new lockdown rules for the North East, due to start at midnight.


Students may have to self-isolate to return home for Christmas

Students may have to self-isolate to return home for Christmas

Students may have to self-isolate to return home for Christmas

29 September 2020

Some students are currently in lockdown at their universities.


Johnson urges potential Tory rebels to back his Covid-19 laws for ‘liberation’

Johnson urges potential Tory rebels to back his Covid-19 laws for ‘liberation’

Johnson urges potential Tory rebels to back his Covid-19 laws for ‘liberation’

29 September 2020

52 Tory MPs have suggested they will rebel against the Government.


Johnson: Rapid change in economy will mean huge numbers need to switch jobs

Johnson: Rapid change in economy will mean huge numbers need to switch jobs

Johnson: Rapid change in economy will mean huge numbers need to switch jobs

29 September 2020

The Prime Minister has set out plans to help people change careers and learn new skills.


UK has shortage in butchers, bricklayers and welders, report warns

UK has shortage in butchers, bricklayers and welders, report warns

UK has shortage in butchers, bricklayers and welders, report warns

29 September 2020

Unfilled vacancies are rising, according to the Migration Advisory Committee.


Calls for higher carer wages to ease pressure on sector after Brexit

Calls for higher carer wages to ease pressure on sector after Brexit

Calls for higher carer wages to ease pressure on sector after Brexit

29 September 2020

The Migration Advisory Committee published its report on Tuesday.


Beekeeping in cities could do more harm than good to wildlife, report warns

Beekeeping in cities could do more harm than good to wildlife, report warns

Beekeeping in cities could do more harm than good to wildlife, report warns

29 September 2020

A study from Kew also calls for diverse tree species to be used in urban areas to help them thrive and deliver benefits to people.


Business Secretary confirms judge to lead Horizon scandal review

Business Secretary confirms judge to lead Horizon scandal review

Business Secretary confirms judge to lead Horizon scandal review

29 September 2020

Hundreds of postmasters were wrongly accused of false accounting and theft after problems with the defective Horizon IT system.


No way out of Supermax jail unless ‘almost dying’, Assange extradition case told

No way out of Supermax jail unless ‘almost dying’, Assange extradition case told

No way out of Supermax jail unless ‘almost dying’, Assange extradition case told

29 September 2020

The court heard evidence about the spartan conditions for inmates in the US penal system.


Students have ‘flourished’ after alpacas brought to school in Wales

Students have ‘flourished’ after alpacas brought to school in Wales

Students have ‘flourished’ after alpacas brought to school in Wales

29 September 2020

A herd of four alpacas has been brought to a school in Penarth, Wales, joining a dog and several chickens.


Two-fifths of world’s plant species at risk of extinction, report warns

Two-fifths of world’s plant species at risk of extinction, report warns

Two-fifths of world’s plant species at risk of extinction, report warns

29 September 2020

People are failing to tap into the potential plants and fungi have for tackling key problems such as food security and climate change, Kew says.


Kate named as joint president of The Scout Association

Kate named as joint president of The Scout Association

Kate named as joint president of The Scout Association

29 September 2020

The Duchess of Cambridge was also given a Silver Wolf Award – the youth movement’s highest honour.


No further former soldiers to be prosecuted over Bloody Sunday shootings

No further former soldiers to be prosecuted over Bloody Sunday shootings

No further former soldiers to be prosecuted over Bloody Sunday shootings

29 September 2020

The Public Prosecution Service made the announcement following a ten-month review of the decision last year to pursue charges against Soldier F.


Thousands of ventilators to treat Covid-19 sitting idle – report

Thousands of ventilators to treat Covid-19 sitting idle – report

Thousands of ventilators to treat Covid-19 sitting idle – report

29 September 2020

The Government has so far spent £569 million on ventilator programmes.


Job cuts loom at Greggs as end of furlough scheme nears

Job cuts loom at Greggs as end of furlough scheme nears

Job cuts loom at Greggs as end of furlough scheme nears

29 September 2020

The Newcastle-based business said it is in talks with staff over cutting employee hours ‘to minimise the risk of job losses’.


BT signs deal with Nokia as fallout from Huawei 5G ban takes effect

BT signs deal with Nokia as fallout from Huawei 5G ban takes effect

BT signs deal with Nokia as fallout from Huawei 5G ban takes effect

29 September 2020

The move comes after the Government decided to ban the Chinese firm from having a role in the country’s 5G network.


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