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Liverpool’s Cavern Club among organisations and venues to share £257m funding

Liverpool’s Cavern Club among organisations and venues to share £257m funding

Liverpool’s Cavern Club among organisations and venues to share £257m funding

11 October 2020

The Cavern Club, which launched the career of The Beatles, is currently closed down due to increasing coronavirus transmission rates in Liverpool.


Son of murdered banker says his family ‘deserve answers’

Son of murdered banker says his family ‘deserve answers’

Son of murdered banker says his family ‘deserve answers’

11 October 2020

Andrew Wilson spoke publicly about his father’s murder for the first time in an appeal for information.


This year’s top mince pies named as judges feast on supermarket Christmas food

This year’s top mince pies named as judges feast on supermarket Christmas food

This year’s top mince pies named as judges feast on supermarket Christmas food

11 October 2020

Tasters have been casting their verdicts after sampling the different Christmas food offerings from 13 supermarkets.


Questions over Government’s failure to account for £3bn spent on Covid contracts

Questions over Government’s failure to account for £3bn spent on Covid contracts

Questions over Government’s failure to account for £3bn spent on Covid contracts

11 October 2020

A legal action has been launched over a failure to disclose details of spending on pandemic-related contracts.


Jenrick admits councils are ‘bound to be better’ at contact tracing

Jenrick admits councils are ‘bound to be better’ at contact tracing

Jenrick admits councils are ‘bound to be better’ at contact tracing

11 October 2020

It comes amid concerns that the centralised NHS Test and Trace system is not performing effectively enough.


Jess Phillips warns of backlash over Government’s handling of pandemic

Jess Phillips warns of backlash over Government’s handling of pandemic

Jess Phillips warns of backlash over Government’s handling of pandemic

11 October 2020

The MP warned with more localised restrictions being introduced as cases of Covid-19 rise and economic fears, the country would become more divided.


Boris Johnson in telephone talks with Cabinet as new Covid regulations loom

Boris Johnson in telephone talks with Cabinet as new Covid regulations loom

Boris Johnson in telephone talks with Cabinet as new Covid regulations loom

11 October 2020

The move came as Northern leaders expressed anger at the way the Government is handling the situation.


Single-use plastic straws, cutlery and containers could be banned in Scotland

Single-use plastic straws, cutlery and containers could be banned in Scotland

Single-use plastic straws, cutlery and containers could be banned in Scotland

11 October 2020

The Scottish Government launched a consultation on whether to ban or restrict the sale and production of single-use plastic items.


Vue to shut some cinemas three days a week to reduce costs

Vue to shut some cinemas three days a week to reduce costs

Vue to shut some cinemas three days a week to reduce costs

11 October 2020

This comes after rival chain Cineworld announced it will temporarily close 127 Cineworld and Picturehouse sites in the UK.


Second national lockdown ‘a possibility’, leading scientist warns

Second national lockdown ‘a possibility’, leading scientist warns

Second national lockdown ‘a possibility’, leading scientist warns

11 October 2020

Professor Peter Horby said the country was in a ‘precarious position’.


Labour will have to say ‘enough is enough’ on Covid rules, says council leader

Labour will have to say ‘enough is enough’ on Covid rules, says council leader

Labour will have to say ‘enough is enough’ on Covid rules, says council leader

11 October 2020

Sir Richard Leese made the comments ahead of the introduction of new three-tier coronavirus rules.


Three in 10 school-aged children registered for free school meals – survey

Three in 10 school-aged children registered for free school meals – survey

Three in 10 school-aged children registered for free school meals – survey

11 October 2020

The Food Foundation said the ‘extremely high demand’ lays bare the socioeconomic consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic.


CBI: Government must trade its way to post-pandemic recovery

CBI: Government must trade its way to post-pandemic recovery

CBI: Government must trade its way to post-pandemic recovery

11 October 2020

Dame Carolyn Fairbairn will stress the importance of international diplomacy.


Fundraiser reaches final peak in deep sea diving suit challenge

Fundraiser reaches final peak in deep sea diving suit challenge

Fundraiser reaches final peak in deep sea diving suit challenge

11 October 2020

Tackling Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Mount Snowdon will be the 58-year-old’s final charity challenge.


‘Large gulf’ between northern leaders and Government over new Covid crackdown

‘Large gulf’ between northern leaders and Government over new Covid crackdown

‘Large gulf’ between northern leaders and Government over new Covid crackdown

11 October 2020

Mayors and council leaders have expressed anger about the economic impact of further restrictions.


Jenrick says he and minister approved funding for each other’s constituencies

Jenrick says he and minister approved funding for each other’s constituencies

Jenrick says he and minister approved funding for each other’s constituencies

11 October 2020

Labour has called for an investigation into Robert Jenrick’s conduct and how it was decided which towns were allocated funds.


‘Exhausted’ and ‘scared’ frontline staff fear impending second wave of Covid

‘Exhausted’ and ‘scared’ frontline staff fear impending second wave of Covid

‘Exhausted’ and ‘scared’ frontline staff fear impending second wave of Covid

11 October 2020

A major concern for health workers is the lack of reliable testing as the UK enters a second wave of the deadly disease.


Impromptu game of cricket breaks out on Peckham street after 10pm curfew

Impromptu game of cricket breaks out on Peckham street after 10pm curfew

Impromptu game of cricket breaks out on Peckham street after 10pm curfew

11 October 2020

A documentary maker who caught the game on video said it was a ‘moment of joy’ in the evening.


Margaret Ferrier should quit as MP over Covid breaches, insists Nicola Sturgeon

Margaret Ferrier should quit as MP over Covid breaches, insists Nicola Sturgeon

Margaret Ferrier should quit as MP over Covid breaches, insists Nicola Sturgeon

11 October 2020

The former SNP MP has said she will not resign despite backlash over her journeys between Glasgow and Westminster with Covid-19 symptoms.


TB jab could help fight against Covid-19

TB jab could help fight against Covid-19

TB jab could help fight against Covid-19

11 October 2020

The Bacillus Calmette–Guerin vaccine will be trialled globally to 10,000 people after the injection was found to stimulate the immune system.


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