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Call for mural in empty church to be listed

Call for mural in empty church to be listed

Call for mural in empty church to be listed

19 August 2020

The Crucifixion by artist George Mayer-Marton was created on the wall of the Church of the Holy Rosary in Oldham.


British inventor scoops world record for fastest electric ice cream van

British inventor scoops world record for fastest electric ice cream van

British inventor scoops world record for fastest electric ice cream van

19 August 2020

Edd China achieved speeds of almost 74mph – breaking the motorway speed limit.


Meghan to join When All Women Vote online event

Meghan to join When All Women Vote online event

Meghan to join When All Women Vote online event

19 August 2020

It is part of efforts to encourage voting in this year’s US presidential election.


Competition watchdog ‘satisfied’ by StubHub changes after probe

Competition watchdog ‘satisfied’ by StubHub changes after probe

Competition watchdog ‘satisfied’ by StubHub changes after probe

19 August 2020

In January, the CMA warned the ticket-seller could face court action unless it made it took actions to clean up its site.


Staff ‘thrilled’ with baby gorilla born at Bristol Zoo

Staff ‘thrilled’ with baby gorilla born at Bristol Zoo

Staff ‘thrilled’ with baby gorilla born at Bristol Zoo

19 August 2020

Kala gave birth to a tiny western lowland gorilla.


Skin cancer deaths up 150% in UK since 1970s

Skin cancer deaths up 150% in UK since 1970s

Skin cancer deaths up 150% in UK since 1970s

19 August 2020

Cancer Research UK said death rates have risen significantly since the 1970s.


Households fear cost of returning to the office will hit finances – survey

Households fear cost of returning to the office will hit finances – survey

Households fear cost of returning to the office will hit finances – survey

19 August 2020

Workers believe they spent around £230 a month on average pre-lockdown on lunch and drinks, transport and discretionary shopping when in the office.


Wedding insurance firm reported for failing to pay out on cancellations

Wedding insurance firm reported for failing to pay out on cancellations

Wedding insurance firm reported for failing to pay out on cancellations

19 August 2020

A report by consumer watchdog Which? found UK General Insurance made promises on its website that misled customers.


Mother of Pc Andrew Harper brands appeal bid by killers a ‘kick in the stomach’

Mother of Pc Andrew Harper brands appeal bid by killers a ‘kick in the stomach’

Mother of Pc Andrew Harper brands appeal bid by killers a ‘kick in the stomach’

19 August 2020

Albert Bowers and Jessie Cole, both 18, have applied for permission to challenge their convictions and sentences.


Extinction Rebellion protesters fined for digging up Trinity College lawn

Extinction Rebellion protesters fined for digging up Trinity College lawn

Extinction Rebellion protesters fined for digging up Trinity College lawn

19 August 2020

The pair were among a group of around 22 people who took part in a demonstration in February against the college’s ‘ties with fossil fuel companies’.


Gender diversity in boardrooms improves financial performance, study suggests

Gender diversity in boardrooms improves financial performance, study suggests

Gender diversity in boardrooms improves financial performance, study suggests

19 August 2020

The research tracked the performance of companies from 2005 to 2016 to look for trends in the three years after a female director was appointed.


Universities ‘could face financially crippling’ losses after U-turn on A-levels

Universities ‘could face financially crippling’ losses after U-turn on A-levels

Universities ‘could face financially crippling’ losses after U-turn on A-levels

19 August 2020

The warning comes as Durham University offers a bursary to students who defer a amid the capacity issues.


Tributes to ‘music pioneer’ at singer Denise Johnson’s funeral

Tributes to ‘music pioneer’ at singer Denise Johnson’s funeral

Tributes to ‘music pioneer’ at singer Denise Johnson’s funeral

19 August 2020

More than 100 mourners stood outside Manchester Crematorium, while others watched the service online on a live-stream.


Britain braced for 75mph gusts as Storm Ellen sweeps in

Britain braced for 75mph gusts as Storm Ellen sweeps in

Britain braced for 75mph gusts as Storm Ellen sweeps in

19 August 2020

The most severe weather is forecast for the west of the country.


Johnson’s call to consider moving Parliament to York rejected

Johnson’s call to consider moving Parliament to York rejected

Johnson’s call to consider moving Parliament to York rejected

19 August 2020

A review of plans to repair the crumbling Palace of Westminster will not consider Boris Johnson’s suggestion of a move to Yorkshire.


‘GPs should routinely weigh patients whose condition may be linked to obesity’

‘GPs should routinely weigh patients whose condition may be linked to obesity’

‘GPs should routinely weigh patients whose condition may be linked to obesity’

19 August 2020

Councils are concerned that a fear of offending severely obese patients is contributing to rising social care costs.


Manchester Arena victims’ families describe ‘impossible’ grief

Manchester Arena victims’ families describe ‘impossible’ grief

Manchester Arena victims’ families describe ‘impossible’ grief

19 August 2020

Parents described their ordeals at the hands of plotter Hashem Abedi and his suicide bomber brother Salman.


Scottish independence support reaches record high of 55% in new poll

Scottish independence support reaches record high of 55% in new poll

Scottish independence support reaches record high of 55% in new poll

19 August 2020

Panelbase carried out the latest survey for the pro-independence organisation Business for Scotland.


No plans to make masks compulsory in workplaces, says Hancock

No plans to make masks compulsory in workplaces, says Hancock

No plans to make masks compulsory in workplaces, says Hancock

19 August 2020

The Health Secretary responded after French officials introduced plans to make face coverings compulsory in most workplaces.


Prevention of heart disease could start before birth, research suggests

Prevention of heart disease could start before birth, research suggests

Prevention of heart disease could start before birth, research suggests

19 August 2020

A study using sheep has found that a specialised antioxidant called MitoQ can prevent heart disease at its onset.


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