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Car industry suffers weakest September in more than 20 years

Car industry suffers weakest September in more than 20 years

Car industry suffers weakest September in more than 20 years

05 October 2020

Some 328,041 new cars were registered in the UK in September compared with 343,255 during the same month in 2019.


Rishi Sunak to speak of ‘difficult trade-offs’ due to Covid crisis

Rishi Sunak to speak of ‘difficult trade-offs’ due to Covid crisis

Rishi Sunak to speak of ‘difficult trade-offs’ due to Covid crisis

05 October 2020

The Chancellor will tell the virtual Conservative Party conference he cannot save every job.


Derbyshire firefighters tackle second school blaze in three days

Derbyshire firefighters tackle second school blaze in three days

Derbyshire firefighters tackle second school blaze in three days

05 October 2020

The fire service was called to the incident at Ravensdale Infant School in Mickleover at 1.38am on Monday.


45,000 jobs hit as Cineworld shuts UK and US sites

45,000 jobs hit as Cineworld shuts UK and US sites

45,000 jobs hit as Cineworld shuts UK and US sites

05 October 2020

A total of 663 Cineworld, Regal and Picturehouse theatres will close temporarily.


Supreme Court president hopes for more diversity among justices

Supreme Court president hopes for more diversity among justices

Supreme Court president hopes for more diversity among justices

05 October 2020

All 12 current justices are white and only two are women.


Captain Sir Tom Moore to feature as guest host on upcoming podcast series

Captain Sir Tom Moore to feature as guest host on upcoming podcast series

Captain Sir Tom Moore to feature as guest host on upcoming podcast series

05 October 2020

The Originals podcast will also include interviews with a bodybuilder in his 80s and a 73-year-old skipping expert.


Graham Norton named most dangerous celebrity to search for online in the UK

Graham Norton named most dangerous celebrity to search for online in the UK

Graham Norton named most dangerous celebrity to search for online in the UK

05 October 2020

The TV and radio presenter topped a list by cybersecurity firm McAfee, ahead of Ricky Gervais and Tom Hardy.


Dozens of mammals could be susceptible to coronavirus, study suggests

Dozens of mammals could be susceptible to coronavirus, study suggests

Dozens of mammals could be susceptible to coronavirus, study suggests

05 October 2020

Researchers found that most birds, fish, and reptiles do not appear to be at risk of infection, but the majority of the mammals they reviewed are.


Four men face trial over people-smuggling plot linked to deaths of 39 migrants

Four men face trial over people-smuggling plot linked to deaths of 39 migrants

Four men face trial over people-smuggling plot linked to deaths of 39 migrants

05 October 2020

The bodies of the Vietnamese nationals were discovered inside a lorry container shortly after it arrived in Purfleet, Essex.


Hospital bosses concerned about NHS staff burnout ahead of winter

Hospital bosses concerned about NHS staff burnout ahead of winter

Hospital bosses concerned about NHS staff burnout ahead of winter

05 October 2020

Some 99% said they were either extremely or moderately concerned about the current level of burnout across the workforce.


What the papers say – October 5

What the papers say – October 5

What the papers say – October 5

05 October 2020

Donald Trump features on many newspaper fronts on Monday.


Sunak has ‘no regrets’ over Eat Out to Help Out after Covid spike claims

Sunak has ‘no regrets’ over Eat Out to Help Out after Covid spike claims

Sunak has ‘no regrets’ over Eat Out to Help Out after Covid spike claims

04 October 2020

The Chancellor is due to address the virtual Conservative Party conference on Monday.


Failure to record thousands of confirmed Covid-19 cases branded ‘shambolic’

Failure to record thousands of confirmed Covid-19 cases branded ‘shambolic’

Failure to record thousands of confirmed Covid-19 cases branded ‘shambolic’

04 October 2020

The blunder came as the total number of lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK passed 500,000.


Duke and Duchess of Cambridge applaud Aston Villa’s win over Liverpool

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge applaud Aston Villa’s win over Liverpool

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge applaud Aston Villa’s win over Liverpool

04 October 2020

The royal couple expressed their support for the club through their official Twitter account on Sunday.


Two arrested in connection with deaths of doctor and her teenage daughter

Two arrested in connection with deaths of doctor and her teenage daughter

Two arrested in connection with deaths of doctor and her teenage daughter

04 October 2020

Dr Saman Mir Sacharvi and Vian Mangrio were found dead inside their fire and smoke-damaged house in Burnley.


London Marathon organisers ‘delighted’ as thousands run in virtual event

London Marathon organisers ‘delighted’ as thousands run in virtual event

London Marathon organisers ‘delighted’ as thousands run in virtual event

04 October 2020

A round-up of runners’ stories from the virtual London Marathon, including those raising funds for Charity of the Year, Mencap.


Total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in UK passes 500,000

Total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in UK passes 500,000

Total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in UK passes 500,000

04 October 2020

Thousands of cases were not included in daily reports due to a technical issue with the Government’s Covid-19 dashboard.


Patel accused of ‘turning clock back 50 years’ with asylum reform plans

Patel accused of ‘turning clock back 50 years’ with asylum reform plans

Patel accused of ‘turning clock back 50 years’ with asylum reform plans

04 October 2020

Home Secretary Priti Patel accused ‘leftie lawyers’ of defending a failed system as she announced an overhaul in her Tory conference speech.


Pub fined £1,000 for wedding party that went on past midnight

Pub fined £1,000 for wedding party that went on past midnight

Pub fined £1,000 for wedding party that went on past midnight

04 October 2020

Police were called to reports of a lock-in and had a complaint about noise.


Caledonian Sleeper staff strike begins as union blasts lack of government action

Caledonian Sleeper staff strike begins as union blasts lack of government action

Caledonian Sleeper staff strike begins as union blasts lack of government action

04 October 2020

RMT union members began the first of two 48-hour walkouts from 5.30pm on Sunday as well as action short of a strike over a rest period dispute.


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