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Taxpayers could face bigger bills after waste management merger, CMA warns

Taxpayers could face bigger bills after waste management merger, CMA warns

Taxpayers could face bigger bills after waste management merger, CMA warns

07 December 2021

The UK competition watchdog said the Veolia and Suez deal could lead to a loss of competition in the supply of key waste and recycling services.


Average UK house price ‘increased by £1,691 per month during pandemic’

Average UK house price ‘increased by £1,691 per month during pandemic’

Average UK house price ‘increased by £1,691 per month during pandemic’

07 December 2021

Property values hit a new record high of £272,992 on average in November, Halifax said.


Warnings about Arthur Labinjo-Hughes ignored, says grandfather

Warnings about Arthur Labinjo-Hughes ignored, says grandfather

Warnings about Arthur Labinjo-Hughes ignored, says grandfather

07 December 2021

Peter Halcrow, Arthur’s maternal grandfather, said warnings had been issued by the little boy’s other grandparents.


Matt Hancock to call for dyslexia screening for all primary school children

Matt Hancock to call for dyslexia screening for all primary school children

Matt Hancock to call for dyslexia screening for all primary school children

07 December 2021

Mr Hancock was not diagnosed with dyslexia until after he went to Oxford University.


Molecule in fish ‘plays role in protecting and improving cognitive function’

Molecule in fish ‘plays role in protecting and improving cognitive function’

Molecule in fish ‘plays role in protecting and improving cognitive function’

07 December 2021

Researchers argue that the findings have implications for dietary interventions in humans that target the gut-brain connection.


One year from UK’s first Covid-19 jab, how many are still unvaccinated?

One year from UK’s first Covid-19 jab, how many are still unvaccinated?

One year from UK’s first Covid-19 jab, how many are still unvaccinated?

07 December 2021

Nearly one in four young adults have yet to receive any vaccine.


What the papers say – December 7

What the papers say – December 7

What the papers say – December 7

07 December 2021

Several front pages feature a whistleblower’s claims that the UK government failed Afghans after the Taliban swept to power.


New rules for travellers aim to slow down transmission of Omicron

New rules for travellers aim to slow down transmission of Omicron

New rules for travellers aim to slow down transmission of Omicron

07 December 2021

The Health Secretary acknowledged the changes would cause disruption.


Storm Barra to batter UK with disruptive winds, heavy rain and snow

Storm Barra to batter UK with disruptive winds, heavy rain and snow

Storm Barra to batter UK with disruptive winds, heavy rain and snow

07 December 2021

It comes as communities continue to deal with the fallout of Storm Arwen, with some homes still without power.


Epstein ‘wired more than 30 million dollars to Maxwell over eight years’

Epstein ‘wired more than 30 million dollars to Maxwell over eight years’

Epstein ‘wired more than 30 million dollars to Maxwell over eight years’

06 December 2021

Documents revealed the British socialite spent 7.4 million dollars on a green helicopter.


Whistleblower lifts lid on failures which ‘betrayed’ Afghans who helped UK

Whistleblower lifts lid on failures which ‘betrayed’ Afghans who helped UK

Whistleblower lifts lid on failures which ‘betrayed’ Afghans who helped UK

06 December 2021

In the evidence, the Foreign Office official said then Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab had not grasped the situation.


Brother demands US lives up to duty of care for Ghislaine Maxwell

Brother demands US lives up to duty of care for Ghislaine Maxwell

Brother demands US lives up to duty of care for Ghislaine Maxwell

06 December 2021

Kevin Maxwell was speaking outside a Federal court in the Southern District of New York on Monday.


UK will use ‘all economic and diplomatic tools’ if Putin invades Ukraine

UK will use ‘all economic and diplomatic tools’ if Putin invades Ukraine

UK will use ‘all economic and diplomatic tools’ if Putin invades Ukraine

06 December 2021

The Prime Minister agreed his position with leaders from across Europe and the US.


Man drove at 122mph after going to Wales for a haircut during lockdown

Man drove at 122mph after going to Wales for a haircut during lockdown

Man drove at 122mph after going to Wales for a haircut during lockdown

06 December 2021

Robert White has been disqualified from driving after being caught speeding while under the influence of drugs.


Viagra may be useful treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, study suggests

Viagra may be useful treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, study suggests

Viagra may be useful treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, study suggests

06 December 2021

Viagra was originally designed as a heart drug, but doctors also found it improved blood flow to the penis.


Rape victims say they are ‘belittled’ as number of withdrawn reports rises

Rape victims say they are ‘belittled’ as number of withdrawn reports rises

Rape victims say they are ‘belittled’ as number of withdrawn reports rises

06 December 2021

The London Rape Review has found that just 1% of people who reported a rape in the city saw their case reach trial.


Homes cut off by Storm Arwen to be reconnected by tomorrow, PM says

Homes cut off by Storm Arwen to be reconnected by tomorrow, PM says

Homes cut off by Storm Arwen to be reconnected by tomorrow, PM says

06 December 2021

Boris Johnson said he had spoken to the boss of Northern Powergrid on Monday.


Tesco confident it can ‘deliver Christmas’ despite industrial action by unions

Tesco confident it can ‘deliver Christmas’ despite industrial action by unions

Tesco confident it can ‘deliver Christmas’ despite industrial action by unions

06 December 2021

Usdaw said the dispute involves 5,000 members at several warehouses across the country.


Opposition question over alleged No 10 party not serious, says Javid

Opposition question over alleged No 10 party not serious, says Javid

Opposition question over alleged No 10 party not serious, says Javid

06 December 2021

It has been reported that two events took place in No 10 last year in the run-up to the festive season.


MLAs vote against proposed ban on hunting with dogs in Northern Ireland

MLAs vote against proposed ban on hunting with dogs in Northern Ireland

MLAs vote against proposed ban on hunting with dogs in Northern Ireland

06 December 2021

The region remains the only part of the UK where hunting wild mammals with dogs is still permitted.


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