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Top civil servant asked to reappear before Salmond inquiry

Top civil servant asked to reappear before Salmond inquiry

Top civil servant asked to reappear before Salmond inquiry

28 August 2020

Permanent Secretary Leslie Evans has been invited to appear before the Holyrood committee inquiry on September 8 along with the Lord Advocate.


Lockdown Q&A: Where are restrictions being lifted?

Lockdown Q&A: Where are restrictions being lifted?

Lockdown Q&A: Where are restrictions being lifted?

28 August 2020

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said they were seeing the positive results of their local approach.


Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

28 August 2020

Oldham and Pendle are among the areas continuing to show a drop in numbers.


More than a million people set to mix again after Covid-19 restrictions lifted

More than a million people set to mix again after Covid-19 restrictions lifted

More than a million people set to mix again after Covid-19 restrictions lifted

28 August 2020

The decision came after local political leaders submitted their recommendations to the Government’s Joint Biosecurity Centre.


Security stepped up at Scottish Parliament ahead of climate protests

Security stepped up at Scottish Parliament ahead of climate protests

Security stepped up at Scottish Parliament ahead of climate protests

28 August 2020

Police told staff at Holyrood there were plans to ‘disrupt access to legislatures across the UK’.


‘No evidence’ to suggest anyone else involved in Noah Donohoe death – coroner

‘No evidence’ to suggest anyone else involved in Noah Donohoe death – coroner

‘No evidence’ to suggest anyone else involved in Noah Donohoe death – coroner

28 August 2020

Coroner Joe McCrisken told a second preliminary hearing that he wanted to ‘set fact against fiction’ in response to speculation.


Ministers face backlash over messaging campaign calling time on home working

Ministers face backlash over messaging campaign calling time on home working

Ministers face backlash over messaging campaign calling time on home working

28 August 2020

Scotland First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she would not ‘intimidate people back to work’.


Motorists prosecuted for offences caught on dashcam

Motorists prosecuted for offences caught on dashcam

Motorists prosecuted for offences caught on dashcam

28 August 2020

Dorset Police has released video of some of the examples of incidents caught on dashcams and submitted to the force as evidence of bad driving


Casinos in Wales set to reopen

Casinos in Wales set to reopen

Casinos in Wales set to reopen

28 August 2020

Preparations are under way for the four casinos in Wales to open their doors for the first time since March on Saturday.


Flood warning as thunderstorms and heavy downpours forecast

Flood warning as thunderstorms and heavy downpours forecast

Flood warning as thunderstorms and heavy downpours forecast

28 August 2020

A flood and yellow weather warning for heavy rain has been issued over Friday evening.


£4.5m haul seized after neighbourhood police officers sniff out cannabis factory

£4.5m haul seized after neighbourhood police officers sniff out cannabis factory

£4.5m haul seized after neighbourhood police officers sniff out cannabis factory

28 August 2020

The discovery in Lancashire is thought to be one of the biggest drugs seizures in the county.


Bank of England not out of firepower, says governor Andrew Bailey

Bank of England not out of firepower, says governor Andrew Bailey

Bank of England not out of firepower, says governor Andrew Bailey

28 August 2020

Andrew Bailey told traders that the bank has more ammunition left and that major bond-buying drives are more effective following major crises.


Haulier admits manslaughter over deaths of migrants in Essex

Haulier admits manslaughter over deaths of migrants in Essex

Haulier admits manslaughter over deaths of migrants in Essex

28 August 2020

Ronan Hughes, 40, of Co Armagh entered the plea on Friday at the Old Bailey.


‘World’s most expensive sheep’ sells for £367,500

‘World’s most expensive sheep’ sells for £367,500

‘World’s most expensive sheep’ sells for £367,500

28 August 2020

Double Diamond was sold at the Scottish National Texel Sale.


Travel changes mar Briton’s Czech wedding as 30 guests race to beat quarantine

Travel changes mar Briton’s Czech wedding as 30 guests race to beat quarantine

Travel changes mar Briton’s Czech wedding as 30 guests race to beat quarantine

28 August 2020

Oliver said he is ’emotionally exhausted’ by the rule change, which requires travellers to self-isolate for 14 days.


Second World War medal unearthed at auction 20 years after being stolen

Second World War medal unearthed at auction 20 years after being stolen

Second World War medal unearthed at auction 20 years after being stolen

28 August 2020

RAF Sergeant Arthur Moy was awarded the Distinguished Flying Medal by King George VI in September 1943.


Coronavirus reproduction number unchanged from last week

Coronavirus reproduction number unchanged from last week

Coronavirus reproduction number unchanged from last week

28 August 2020

The latest growth rate for the whole of the UK is between minus 2% and plus 1% per day.


Woman who lost three relatives in Troubles backs call for recognition payment

Woman who lost three relatives in Troubles backs call for recognition payment

Woman who lost three relatives in Troubles backs call for recognition payment

28 August 2020

Two of Lorna McCollum’s sons were killed by terrorists in Northern Ireland as well as her mother-in-law, before her husband died of a heart attack.


What safety measures are needed to get people back in the workplace?

What safety measures are needed to get people back in the workplace?

What safety measures are needed to get people back in the workplace?

28 August 2020

The Government wants to encourage more Britons to go back to their place of work.


Covid-19 household restrictions eased in Burnley and Hyndburn

Covid-19 household restrictions eased in Burnley and Hyndburn

Covid-19 household restrictions eased in Burnley and Hyndburn

28 August 2020

Officials in the county revealed the latest weekly guidance ahead of an expected official announcement.


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