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Judge who denied Assange extradition risked ‘rewarding fugitives for flight’

Judge who denied Assange extradition risked ‘rewarding fugitives for flight’

Judge who denied Assange extradition risked ‘rewarding fugitives for flight’

27 October 2021

The US has appealed against a decision to prevent Wikileaks’ founder Julian Assange from being extradited on mental health grounds


Starmer pulls out of Budget after testing positive for Covid

Starmer pulls out of Budget after testing positive for Covid

Starmer pulls out of Budget after testing positive for Covid

27 October 2021

Shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves will respond to the Chancellor’s Commons Statement for Labour.


Budget live: Chancellor sets out his spending plans

Budget live: Chancellor sets out his spending plans

Budget live: Chancellor sets out his spending plans

27 October 2021

Rishi Sunak outlines what the Treasury will be spending, and where the cash is coming from.


Sunak promises ‘stronger economy for the British people’ in his Budget

Sunak promises ‘stronger economy for the British people’ in his Budget

Sunak promises ‘stronger economy for the British people’ in his Budget

27 October 2021

Chancellor Rishi Sunak told Cabinet colleagues the Government’s ‘levelling up’ agenda would be a ‘golden thread’ through his plans.


Bloomsbury buoyed by early orders from bookshops to avoid Christmas disruption

Bloomsbury buoyed by early orders from bookshops to avoid Christmas disruption

Bloomsbury buoyed by early orders from bookshops to avoid Christmas disruption

27 October 2021

The publishing firm saw shares rise on Wednesday morning after announcing the positive trading update.


Dog walker recalls ‘peculiar’ churchyard discovery of Port victims

Dog walker recalls ‘peculiar’ churchyard discovery of Port victims

Dog walker recalls ‘peculiar’ churchyard discovery of Port victims

27 October 2021

Over 16 months, Stephen Port gave four young gay men fatal doses of the drug GHB and dumped their bodies near his flat in Barking, east London.


Man suing Manchester City in Bennell case was excellent footballer, court told

Man suing Manchester City in Bennell case was excellent footballer, court told

Man suing Manchester City in Bennell case was excellent footballer, court told

27 October 2021

Ian Ackley had attracted the interest of Manchester United, Aston Villa and Sheffield United, Mr Justice Johnson was told


Nine in 10 UK adults likely to still have Covid-19 antibodies

Nine in 10 UK adults likely to still have Covid-19 antibodies

Nine in 10 UK adults likely to still have Covid-19 antibodies

27 October 2021

The presence of antibodies suggests someone has had the infection in the past or has been vaccinated.


Young people boycott nightclubs for ‘Girls Night In’ amid sharp rise in spiking

Young people boycott nightclubs for ‘Girls Night In’ amid sharp rise in spiking

Young people boycott nightclubs for ‘Girls Night In’ amid sharp rise in spiking

27 October 2021

Dozens of local Instagram pages have been created to spread the news of the Girls Night In movement, amassing thousands of followers.


Sunak prepares to deliver Budget for a ‘new economy’

Sunak prepares to deliver Budget for a ‘new economy’

Sunak prepares to deliver Budget for a ‘new economy’

27 October 2021

Chancellor Rishi Sunak will update MPs on his financial plans on Wednesday afternoon.


Insulate Britain protesters arrested in 16th day of road blocks

Insulate Britain protesters arrested in 16th day of road blocks

Insulate Britain protesters arrested in 16th day of road blocks

27 October 2021

The group targets the M25, A40 and the Dartford Crossing on Wednesday.


Heineken sales drop after Asian arm hit by lockdowns

Heineken sales drop after Asian arm hit by lockdowns

Heineken sales drop after Asian arm hit by lockdowns

27 October 2021

The Dutch firm, which also brews Birra Moretti and Amstel, said like-for-like volumes of beer sold dropped by 5.1% for the third quarter.


Inquest opened into death of MP Sir David Amess

Inquest opened into death of MP Sir David Amess

Inquest opened into death of MP Sir David Amess

27 October 2021

The hearing, which lasted less than five minutes, was told that the father of five died of ‘multiple stab wounds to the chest’.


Praise for minister who said agoraphobia stopped him being in pre-Budget photo

Praise for minister who said agoraphobia stopped him being in pre-Budget photo

Praise for minister who said agoraphobia stopped him being in pre-Budget photo

27 October 2021

Simon Clarke revealed that the condition meant he would not be in the traditional Downing Street line-up before Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s speech.


Doctors raise concerns about possible impact of mandatory jabs on NHS staffing

Doctors raise concerns about possible impact of mandatory jabs on NHS staffing

Doctors raise concerns about possible impact of mandatory jabs on NHS staffing

27 October 2021

Sajid Javid said on Monday he was ‘leaning towards’ making the jabs compulsory for staff in England.


Jury out in trial of man who organised flight that killed footballer Sala

Jury out in trial of man who organised flight that killed footballer Sala

Jury out in trial of man who organised flight that killed footballer Sala

27 October 2021

David Henderson, 67, of Hotham in the East Riding of Yorkshire, is charged with endangering the safety of an aircraft.


Plea for no political messaging at funeral of Dennis Hutchings

Plea for no political messaging at funeral of Dennis Hutchings

Plea for no political messaging at funeral of Dennis Hutchings

27 October 2021

The former soldier died in Belfast after contracting Covid-19 while in the city on trial over a Troubles death.


Wetherspoons slashes some drinks to 99p despite rising pub costs

Wetherspoons slashes some drinks to 99p despite rising pub costs

Wetherspoons slashes some drinks to 99p despite rising pub costs

27 October 2021

The company said its 671 pubs across England will sell three alcoholic drinks for 99p each.


Met officer who murdered Sarah Everard lodges appeal against whole-life sentence

Met officer who murdered Sarah Everard lodges appeal against whole-life sentence

Met officer who murdered Sarah Everard lodges appeal against whole-life sentence

27 October 2021

Ms Everard’s family had said after Wayne Couzens was sentenced that knowing he would be in prison forever ‘brings some relief’.


Time running out to avoid rail strikes during Cop26, union warns

Time running out to avoid rail strikes during Cop26, union warns

Time running out to avoid rail strikes during Cop26, union warns

27 October 2021

The RMT is involved in a pay dispute with ScotRail and is threatening walkouts for the duration of the climate change talks in Glasgow.


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