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Wetherspoon sinks to first loss in 36 years over Covid-19

Wetherspoon sinks to first loss in 36 years over Covid-19

Wetherspoon sinks to first loss in 36 years over Covid-19

16 October 2020

The pub chain said the 10pm curfew, enforced table service and other restrictions continue to hold back sales.


Hatfield rail crash remembered 20 years on

Hatfield rail crash remembered 20 years on

Hatfield rail crash remembered 20 years on

16 October 2020

Four people were killed and 70 were injured in the accident on October 17 2000.


Grieving husband calls for maternity unit inquiry after woman’s death

Grieving husband calls for maternity unit inquiry after woman’s death

Grieving husband calls for maternity unit inquiry after woman’s death

16 October 2020

Ionel Pintilie’s wife Gabriela died after losing six litres of blood following the birth of their daughter at Basildon University Hospital in 2019.


CrossCountry handed new three-year deal to run train services

CrossCountry handed new three-year deal to run train services

CrossCountry handed new three-year deal to run train services

16 October 2020

The Department for Transport will take on the revenue and cost risk associated with the franchise.


Look out for signs of radicalisation, police urge ahead of terror sentencing

Look out for signs of radicalisation, police urge ahead of terror sentencing

Look out for signs of radicalisation, police urge ahead of terror sentencing

16 October 2020

Eighteen-year-old Harry Vaughan will be sentenced at the Old Bailey on Friday for 14 terrorism offences.


Twitter resolves widespread outage

Twitter resolves widespread outage

Twitter resolves widespread outage

16 October 2020

Thousands of people from the UK and across the world reported problems with the platform from around 10.30pm on Thursday.


What the papers say – October 16

What the papers say – October 16

What the papers say – October 16

15 October 2020

Confusion and rebellion over the Government’s latest lockdown measures leads most of the nation’s papers.


PM to reveal next move on trade talks as EU commits to further negotiations

PM to reveal next move on trade talks as EU commits to further negotiations

PM to reveal next move on trade talks as EU commits to further negotiations

15 October 2020

Boris Johnson had set the deadline of October 15 for reaching an agreement.


Tories warn of growing discontent amid row over Manchester restrictions

Tories warn of growing discontent amid row over Manchester restrictions

Tories warn of growing discontent amid row over Manchester restrictions

15 October 2020

One former minister said the vast majority of Tory MPs were against the current strategy.


Remdesivir has ‘little or no effect’ on Covid hospital patient mortality: WHO

Remdesivir has ‘little or no effect’ on Covid hospital patient mortality: WHO

Remdesivir has ‘little or no effect’ on Covid hospital patient mortality: WHO

15 October 2020

The drug is one of four being examined under the agency’s ongoing trials.


Twitter hit by widespread outage

Twitter hit by widespread outage

Twitter hit by widespread outage

15 October 2020

Thousands of people from the UK and across the world reported problems with the platform from around 10.30pm on Thursday.


Wedding venue owner faces £10,000 fine after allowing 100 guests at reception

Wedding venue owner faces £10,000 fine after allowing 100 guests at reception

Wedding venue owner faces £10,000 fine after allowing 100 guests at reception

15 October 2020

Bodyworn footage from the Met showed crowds of guests who were not social distancing or taking other steps to prevent transmission of the virus.


Commons to ban the sale of alcohol on site, Speaker announces

Commons to ban the sale of alcohol on site, Speaker announces

Commons to ban the sale of alcohol on site, Speaker announces

15 October 2020

Sir Lindsay Hoyle said the prohibition will apply if ‘food is served or not’.


Ignore politicians who have flouted virus rules, Khan urges Londoners

Ignore politicians who have flouted virus rules, Khan urges Londoners

Ignore politicians who have flouted virus rules, Khan urges Londoners

15 October 2020

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has asked Londoners to ‘do the right thing for our city’.


Pandemic has thrown spotlight on Welsh-UK relations, Mark Drakeford says

Pandemic has thrown spotlight on Welsh-UK relations, Mark Drakeford says

Pandemic has thrown spotlight on Welsh-UK relations, Mark Drakeford says

15 October 2020

Mr Drakeford had kinder words for UK Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer, saying he had found it “very easy” to build a relationship with him.


Foster ‘respectfully disagrees’ with doctors’ criticism of new NI restrictions

Foster ‘respectfully disagrees’ with doctors’ criticism of new NI restrictions

Foster ‘respectfully disagrees’ with doctors’ criticism of new NI restrictions

15 October 2020

The First Minister’s comment came after the BMA NI described the measures as ‘too little, too late’.


UK disappointed over ‘unusual’ EU stance on breaking trade deal deadlock

UK disappointed over ‘unusual’ EU stance on breaking trade deal deadlock

UK disappointed over ‘unusual’ EU stance on breaking trade deal deadlock

15 October 2020

Brussels has called on Britain to make the ‘necessary moves’ to ensure an agreement can be reached.


Top US doctor expects ‘more than one’ coronavirus vaccine by end of 2020

Top US doctor expects ‘more than one’ coronavirus vaccine by end of 2020

Top US doctor expects ‘more than one’ coronavirus vaccine by end of 2020

15 October 2020

Dr Anthony Fauci told a virtual summit that the country had ‘not yet seen the worst’ of effects caused by colder winter temperatures.


What are the latest changes to the UK’s travel quarantine list?

What are the latest changes to the UK’s travel quarantine list?

What are the latest changes to the UK’s travel quarantine list?

15 October 2020

Italy, San Marino and Vatican City State are being taken off the Government’s travel corridor list.


Starmer hit by resignations after rebellion among Labour MPs over ‘spy cops’ law

Starmer hit by resignations after rebellion among Labour MPs over ‘spy cops’ law

Starmer hit by resignations after rebellion among Labour MPs over ‘spy cops’ law

15 October 2020

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer had ordered his MPs to abstain on the third reading of the Covert Human Intelligence Sources Bill.


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