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Rescue bid under way to herd whale pod out to sea before military exercise

Rescue bid under way to herd whale pod out to sea before military exercise

Rescue bid under way to herd whale pod out to sea before military exercise

01 October 2020

Experts from the British Divers Marine Life Rescue have monitored the pod for the last month in and around the River Clyde.


University students should be allowed to return home from campus now, unions say

University students should be allowed to return home from campus now, unions say

University students should be allowed to return home from campus now, unions say

01 October 2020

National Union of Students warns that undergraduates ‘trapped in halls’ could exacerbate poor mental health issues.


Public urged to record waxcap fungi and help reveal ancient Welsh meadows

Public urged to record waxcap fungi and help reveal ancient Welsh meadows

Public urged to record waxcap fungi and help reveal ancient Welsh meadows

01 October 2020

The colourful autumnal fungi are a good indicator of lost fragments of grassland habitat.


Rees-Mogg: Review of Parliament’s art collection must not be subject to wokeism

Rees-Mogg: Review of Parliament’s art collection must not be subject to wokeism

Rees-Mogg: Review of Parliament’s art collection must not be subject to wokeism

01 October 2020

Any review must not ‘impose woke contemporary interpretations of history’, Tory MP Joy Morrissey said.


Bottom size matters: Large gluteus maximus key for sprint speed, study suggests

Bottom size matters: Large gluteus maximus key for sprint speed, study suggests

Bottom size matters: Large gluteus maximus key for sprint speed, study suggests

01 October 2020

Experts found that top sprinters, while being generally more muscular, had a very specific pattern to their muscularity.


Boy, 15, becomes youngest ever to sail solo around Britain

Boy, 15, becomes youngest ever to sail solo around Britain

Boy, 15, becomes youngest ever to sail solo around Britain

01 October 2020

Timothy Long smiled as he arrived back in port in Hampshire having completed his epic 11-week journey.


Middlesbrough prepared to defy Government over new Covid-19 rules, mayor says

Middlesbrough prepared to defy Government over new Covid-19 rules, mayor says

Middlesbrough prepared to defy Government over new Covid-19 rules, mayor says

01 October 2020

Andy Preston was furious that new restrictions went further than he wanted, after he lobbied the Government earlier this week.


Depression and anxiety in UK ‘tripled during lockdown peak’, research suggests

Depression and anxiety in UK ‘tripled during lockdown peak’, research suggests

Depression and anxiety in UK ‘tripled during lockdown peak’, research suggests

01 October 2020

Rates of depression, anxiety and insomnia among a sample of 1,006 people were significantly higher in April, the study found.


Harry tells of racial awakening as he celebrates Black History Month with Meghan

Harry tells of racial awakening as he celebrates Black History Month with Meghan

Harry tells of racial awakening as he celebrates Black History Month with Meghan

01 October 2020

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have launched their Black History Month next gen trailblazers.


Operational testing of Crossrail to begin at ‘earliest opportunity in 2021’

Operational testing of Crossrail to begin at ‘earliest opportunity in 2021’

Operational testing of Crossrail to begin at ‘earliest opportunity in 2021’

01 October 2020

Direct control of Crossrail has now been handed over to Transport for London, which will be the operator and maintainer of the railway.


Ocado sued by rival over claims of robot patent breach

Ocado sued by rival over claims of robot patent breach

Ocado sued by rival over claims of robot patent breach

01 October 2020

Norwegian business AutoStore is claiming the online grocer is using its own patented technology to grow its business.


Ex-head teacher jailed for 31 years after New Year’s Day ‘bloodbath’ murders

Ex-head teacher jailed for 31 years after New Year’s Day ‘bloodbath’ murders

Ex-head teacher jailed for 31 years after New Year’s Day ‘bloodbath’ murders

01 October 2020

Rhys Hancock killed Helen Hancock and Martin Griffiths before calling the police himself.


Minister announces plans for House of Commons week-long recess

Minister announces plans for House of Commons week-long recess

Minister announces plans for House of Commons week-long recess

01 October 2020

MPs would be unable to challenge ministers in the Commons during this period.


Scottish Government has not obstructed Alex Salmond inquiry – John Swinney

Scottish Government has not obstructed Alex Salmond inquiry – John Swinney

Scottish Government has not obstructed Alex Salmond inquiry – John Swinney

01 October 2020

The Deputy First Minister said ministers are committed to co-operating with the probe by a Holyrood committee.


Man who murdered woman and nephew in flat given 40-year minimum jail term

Man who murdered woman and nephew in flat given 40-year minimum jail term

Man who murdered woman and nephew in flat given 40-year minimum jail term

01 October 2020

Obina Ezeoke, 28, killed Annie Ekofo, 53, and psychology student Bervil Ekofo, 21, in a flat in East Finchley, north London, on September 15 2016.


Archbishop of Canterbury calls for extension of free school meals provision

Archbishop of Canterbury calls for extension of free school meals provision

Archbishop of Canterbury calls for extension of free school meals provision

01 October 2020

The Government is being urged to provide free school meals to every child whose family is on universal credit.


Black people ‘disproportionately represented among those owed homelessness help’

Black people ‘disproportionately represented among those owed homelessness help’

Black people ‘disproportionately represented among those owed homelessness help’

01 October 2020

Some 288,470 households were owed help from their local council during 2019-20, Government figures show.


Ex-head teacher facing lengthy jail term after New Year’s Day ‘bloodbath’

Ex-head teacher facing lengthy jail term after New Year’s Day ‘bloodbath’

Ex-head teacher facing lengthy jail term after New Year’s Day ‘bloodbath’

01 October 2020

Rhys Hancock killed Helen Hancock and Martin Griffiths before calling the police himself.


Loss of smell is highly reliable indicator of Covid-19 infection – study

Loss of smell is highly reliable indicator of Covid-19 infection – study

Loss of smell is highly reliable indicator of Covid-19 infection – study

01 October 2020

Loss of smell or taste should now be considered globally as a criterion for self-isolation, testing, and contact tracing, researchers say.


Internal Market Bill a ‘step too far’ and Lords may reject it, Labour peer warns

Internal Market Bill a ‘step too far’ and Lords may reject it, Labour peer warns

Internal Market Bill a ‘step too far’ and Lords may reject it, Labour peer warns

01 October 2020

Baroness Helena Kennedy said the legislation represents a ‘flagrant breach of international law’.


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