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Manchester United star Marcus Rashford leads new child food poverty task force

Manchester United star Marcus Rashford leads new child food poverty task force

Manchester United star Marcus Rashford leads new child food poverty task force

31 August 2020

Rashford said the task force is endorsing three national food strategy policy recommendations.


Organisers of Brecon Beacons rave face hefty fines

Organisers of Brecon Beacons rave face hefty fines

Organisers of Brecon Beacons rave face hefty fines

31 August 2020

Multiple raves have been shutdown across the country this bank holiday weekend.


Putting Portugal back on quarantine list ‘would cause more chaos and hardship’

Putting Portugal back on quarantine list ‘would cause more chaos and hardship’

Putting Portugal back on quarantine list ‘would cause more chaos and hardship’

31 August 2020

Willie Walsh, boss of BA’s parent company, said the UK has ‘officially hung up the ‘Closed’ sign’.


Gavin Williamson: GCSE and A-level exams could be delayed next year

Gavin Williamson: GCSE and A-level exams could be delayed next year

Gavin Williamson: GCSE and A-level exams could be delayed next year

31 August 2020

His comments come after Labour called for a delay to next year’s exams.


10 days of climate change protests planned for central London

10 days of climate change protests planned for central London

10 days of climate change protests planned for central London

31 August 2020

Police have warned demonstrators that they could be arrested if they do not comply with conditions on Tuesday.


Abandoned kitten adopted after weekend hidden in police car’s engine

Abandoned kitten adopted after weekend hidden in police car’s engine

Abandoned kitten adopted after weekend hidden in police car’s engine

31 August 2020

The cat was left on the side of a road last week and then survived three days under the bonnet.


Aiden, Bella, Christoph: Storm names revealed for 2020-21

Aiden, Bella, Christoph: Storm names revealed for 2020-21

Aiden, Bella, Christoph: Storm names revealed for 2020-21

31 August 2020

Phoebe, Veronica and Wilson are also among the names.


Pupils worried about returning to school after lockdown, survey finds

Pupils worried about returning to school after lockdown, survey finds

Pupils worried about returning to school after lockdown, survey finds

31 August 2020

More than half of young people surveyed said they had previously been concerned about going back to school after a holiday because of bullying.


Body found in search for missing diplomat

Body found in search for missing diplomat

Body found in search for missing diplomat

31 August 2020

Richard Morris was the ambassador to Nepal between 2015 and November 2019 and accompanied the Duke of Sussex during his tour of the country in 2016.


Starmer: Williamson ‘must explain how he will make up for damage done to pupils’

Starmer: Williamson ‘must explain how he will make up for damage done to pupils’

Starmer: Williamson ‘must explain how he will make up for damage done to pupils’

31 August 2020

The Labour leader said the Education Secretary should face MPs.


Human remains ‘kept as relics’ during Bronze Age

Human remains ‘kept as relics’ during Bronze Age

Human remains ‘kept as relics’ during Bronze Age

31 August 2020

Radiocarbon dating and CT scanning was used to examine bones from 4,500 years ago.


Last day of summer brings chill to the air with autumn on its way

Last day of summer brings chill to the air with autumn on its way

Last day of summer brings chill to the air with autumn on its way

31 August 2020

The low temperatures of the bank holiday weekend ended a month of ‘extreme’ weather in the UK.


Boris Johnson under pressure from backbenches as MPs return to Westminster

Boris Johnson under pressure from backbenches as MPs return to Westminster

Boris Johnson under pressure from backbenches as MPs return to Westminster

31 August 2020

One Tory MP told PA that ‘we’d like to be in a Government that has the impression of being competent’.


Don’t exclude pupils who refuse to wear masks – Scotland’s education secretary

Don’t exclude pupils who refuse to wear masks – Scotland’s education secretary

Don’t exclude pupils who refuse to wear masks – Scotland’s education secretary

31 August 2020

Education Secretary John Swinney has said pupils should not be sent home for failing to wear face coverings in corridors.


Students return to classrooms as unions call for hiatus on school absence fines

Students return to classrooms as unions call for hiatus on school absence fines

Students return to classrooms as unions call for hiatus on school absence fines

31 August 2020

The Department for Education said fines for parents who refuse to send their children to England’s schools will only be used as a last resort’.


Sturgeon’s ‘national mission’ to create new, green jobs in wake of Covid-19

Sturgeon’s ‘national mission’ to create new, green jobs in wake of Covid-19

Sturgeon’s ‘national mission’ to create new, green jobs in wake of Covid-19

31 August 2020

The Scottish First Minister will set out the plans in her programme for government.


Ravers hold out in Wales despite threat of arrest

Ravers hold out in Wales despite threat of arrest

Ravers hold out in Wales despite threat of arrest

31 August 2020

Around 400 people remain at the site of an illegal rave in Banwen near the Brecon Beacons.


Harry Dunn’s family drop plan to sue US government in bid for ‘resolution’

Harry Dunn’s family drop plan to sue US government in bid for ‘resolution’

Harry Dunn’s family drop plan to sue US government in bid for ‘resolution’

31 August 2020

The teenager’s parents continue to proceed with their civil claim against suspect Anne Sacoolas.


Jeremy Corbyn tops poll for best prime minister Britain never had

Jeremy Corbyn tops poll for best prime minister Britain never had

Jeremy Corbyn tops poll for best prime minister Britain never had

31 August 2020

He beat his predecessors Ed Miliband and John Smith, as well as ex-Lib Dem leader Paddy Ashdown, and Conservative former chancellor Ken Clarke.


Men detained over Ryanair terror alert released without charge

Men detained over Ryanair terror alert released without charge

Men detained over Ryanair terror alert released without charge

31 August 2020

A suspicious object discovered in the toilet on the flight from Vienna to London was found to be a mobile phone, counter-terrorism police said.


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