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Man sought by police after ‘vicious’ attack on woman walking with son, five

Man sought by police after ‘vicious’ attack on woman walking with son, five

Man sought by police after ‘vicious’ attack on woman walking with son, five

30 August 2020

Greater Manchester Police were called on Saturday following reports of a stabbing in Withington.


Johnson faces Tory disquiet as Parliament set to return

Johnson faces Tory disquiet as Parliament set to return

Johnson faces Tory disquiet as Parliament set to return

30 August 2020

An opinion poll has put the Conservatives and Labour neck and neck at 40% each.


Reopening universities could spark second coronavirus wave, academics warn

Reopening universities could spark second coronavirus wave, academics warn

Reopening universities could spark second coronavirus wave, academics warn

30 August 2020

Up to one million students are expected to move around Britain this month as educational institutions open their gates.


Influencers paid taxpayer funds to promote struggling Test and Trace scheme

Influencers paid taxpayer funds to promote struggling Test and Trace scheme

Influencers paid taxpayer funds to promote struggling Test and Trace scheme

30 August 2020

Love Island’s Shaughna Phillips and Chris Hughes posted advertisements for testing but did not observe social distancing in other recent posts.


What the papers say – August 30

What the papers say – August 30

What the papers say – August 30

30 August 2020

The papers are led by the promise of a Covid-19 vaccine and Treasury plans to manage the cost of the pandemic.


Scans could explain differing heart disease risk for men and women

Scans could explain differing heart disease risk for men and women

Scans could explain differing heart disease risk for men and women

30 August 2020

Experts have used a new heart-specific image analysis ‘toolkit’ called CMR radiomics.


Teachers raise concerns about schools reopening in survey ahead of return

Teachers raise concerns about schools reopening in survey ahead of return

Teachers raise concerns about schools reopening in survey ahead of return

30 August 2020

Nearly 6,000 school staff in England responded to the online survey, which took place at the end of last term.


Consultation launched on plan to ban pavement parking across England

Consultation launched on plan to ban pavement parking across England

Consultation launched on plan to ban pavement parking across England

30 August 2020

The practice is banned in London but elsewhere in the country it is only prohibited for lorries.


Mince pies and Christmas puddings due to start hitting the shelves

Mince pies and Christmas puddings due to start hitting the shelves

Mince pies and Christmas puddings due to start hitting the shelves

30 August 2020

Party food items and more Christmas treats are expected to hit Tesco stores in the coming weeks.


Equipment seized and fines issued amid new rules about illegal gatherings

Equipment seized and fines issued amid new rules about illegal gatherings

Equipment seized and fines issued amid new rules about illegal gatherings

30 August 2020

Under the new measures, which came into force on Friday, organisers of unlicensed events will be hit with £10,000 fines.


Treasury eyeing tax hikes of £20 billion, according to reports

Treasury eyeing tax hikes of £20 billion, according to reports

Treasury eyeing tax hikes of £20 billion, according to reports

29 August 2020

The Sunday Times said ministers are looking at raising capital gains tax and corporation tax in the November Budget.


Staying away from school risks children’s life chances, warns Williamson

Staying away from school risks children’s life chances, warns Williamson

Staying away from school risks children’s life chances, warns Williamson

29 August 2020

Gavin Williamson acknowledged that parents may have concerns about their children attending school for the first time since March.


Man in his 70s arrested as hundreds attend anti-lockdown protest in London

Man in his 70s arrested as hundreds attend anti-lockdown protest in London

Man in his 70s arrested as hundreds attend anti-lockdown protest in London

29 August 2020

Under new changes to regulations, those attending a gathering of more than 30 people may be committing a criminal offence.


Three arrested in Brighton following day of nationwide environment protests

Three arrested in Brighton following day of nationwide environment protests

Three arrested in Brighton following day of nationwide environment protests

29 August 2020

Specialist officers were called after protesters scaled the West Beach cafe on the seafront, as Extinction Rebellion events took place around the UK.


Barack Obama remembers ‘blessed’ actor Chadwick Boseman following death aged 43

Barack Obama remembers ‘blessed’ actor Chadwick Boseman following death aged 43

Barack Obama remembers ‘blessed’ actor Chadwick Boseman following death aged 43

29 August 2020

The Black Panther actor died at home surrounded by his loved ones, including wife Taylor Simone Ledward, his family said.


Blue singer Lee Ryan banned from driving after caught speeding twice

Blue singer Lee Ryan banned from driving after caught speeding twice

Blue singer Lee Ryan banned from driving after caught speeding twice

29 August 2020

Chair of the bench Richard Standen told the court Ryan had been given credit for pleading guilty.


13th arrest made in hunt for father who took sons from foster home

13th arrest made in hunt for father who took sons from foster home

13th arrest made in hunt for father who took sons from foster home

29 August 2020

The 31-year-old man was arrested in east London on Saturday as police continue to seek the whereabouts of Imran Safi, 26, and his sons.


More than 200 people transferred from Banksy-funded refugee rescue boat

More than 200 people transferred from Banksy-funded refugee rescue boat

More than 200 people transferred from Banksy-funded refugee rescue boat

29 August 2020

Some of the ‘most vulnerable survivors’ were taken off the Louise Michel vessel more than 12 hours after the ship’s leaders said it called for help.


In Pictures: Extinction Rebellion protesters target airport expansion

In Pictures: Extinction Rebellion protesters target airport expansion

In Pictures: Extinction Rebellion protesters target airport expansion

29 August 2020

Demonstrations will be held across the bank holiday weekend.


Hospital bed sheets artwork unveiled as tribute to coronavirus victims

Hospital bed sheets artwork unveiled as tribute to coronavirus victims

Hospital bed sheets artwork unveiled as tribute to coronavirus victims

29 August 2020

In Memoriam, a space ‘for quiet reflection’, will go on tour.


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