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Hancock: Greater Manchester row a factor in decision to scrap tier negotiations

Hancock: Greater Manchester row a factor in decision to scrap tier negotiations

Hancock: Greater Manchester row a factor in decision to scrap tier negotiations

24 November 2020

The Health Secretary said the wrangle over placing Greater Manchester in Tier 3 had been “bad for public health”.


House sales boost expected in early 2021 as stamp duty deadline approaches

House sales boost expected in early 2021 as stamp duty deadline approaches

House sales boost expected in early 2021 as stamp duty deadline approaches

24 November 2020

Zoopla predicts there will be a demand spike in January 2021, but said only some buyers will beat the deadline at the end of March.


There was enough information on coronavirus to act in January, says expert

There was enough information on coronavirus to act in January, says expert

There was enough information on coronavirus to act in January, says expert

24 November 2020

Sir Jeremy Farrar said that in a fast-moving epidemic, any delays mean playing catch-up later.


No reasonable jury would have convicted Lockerbie bomber, court told

No reasonable jury would have convicted Lockerbie bomber, court told

No reasonable jury would have convicted Lockerbie bomber, court told

24 November 2020

A third appeal against the conviction of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi over the 1988 atrocity is under way in Edinburgh.


National Lottery hits online sales milestone amid pandemic

National Lottery hits online sales milestone amid pandemic

National Lottery hits online sales milestone amid pandemic

24 November 2020

Camelot is facing competition to retain the lottery as the franchise is put up for tender.


Experiences of community mental health ‘consistently poor’, finds CQC survey

Experiences of community mental health ‘consistently poor’, finds CQC survey

Experiences of community mental health ‘consistently poor’, finds CQC survey

24 November 2020

Four in 10 people felt they had waited too long for treatment, according to research by the care regulator.


‘Jolly careful’ Christmas cards hit the shelves morning after Johnson’s speech

‘Jolly careful’ Christmas cards hit the shelves morning after Johnson’s speech

‘Jolly careful’ Christmas cards hit the shelves morning after Johnson’s speech

24 November 2020

Festive greetings card inspired by the Prime Minister’s warning during Monday’s briefing for the public to be ‘jolly careful’ are already on sale.


Nearly three-quarters of secondary schools have pupils at home self-isolating

Nearly three-quarters of secondary schools have pupils at home self-isolating

Nearly three-quarters of secondary schools have pupils at home self-isolating

24 November 2020

More than one in five secondary school students were absent from class last week amid the pandemic, figures show.


Councils get powers to close businesses that are not Covid-secure

Councils get powers to close businesses that are not Covid-secure

Councils get powers to close businesses that are not Covid-secure

24 November 2020

The Government’s Coronavirus Winter Plan said a ‘small number’ of businesses are operating in an unsafe way.


Nadine Shah: Streaming revenue not enough to keep the wolf from the door

Nadine Shah: Streaming revenue not enough to keep the wolf from the door

Nadine Shah: Streaming revenue not enough to keep the wolf from the door

24 November 2020

The musician was giving evidence to an inquiry into the revenue model.


Harry Dunn: Why did the High Court rule the suspect had diplomatic immunity?

Harry Dunn: Why did the High Court rule the suspect had diplomatic immunity?

Harry Dunn: Why did the High Court rule the suspect had diplomatic immunity?

24 November 2020

Judges ruled against the teenager’s parents on Tuesday.


Vaccines and tiers – all your questions answered

Vaccines and tiers – all your questions answered

Vaccines and tiers – all your questions answered

24 November 2020

England will return to a regional tiered system of restrictions from December 2.


Half of teens ‘unable to stop worrying’ at times during Covid-19 pandemic

Half of teens ‘unable to stop worrying’ at times during Covid-19 pandemic

Half of teens ‘unable to stop worrying’ at times during Covid-19 pandemic

24 November 2020

The majority of young people have also felt alone, worried and believe the virus will damage their future, a study found.


One in five North Sea oil companies ‘expect redundancies in 2021’

One in five North Sea oil companies ‘expect redundancies in 2021’

One in five North Sea oil companies ‘expect redundancies in 2021’

24 November 2020

A survey by Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce, the Fraser of Allander Institute and KPMG found half of contractors lost staff in 2020.


‘Peculiar’ Britons should stop going to work when sick, says Hancock

‘Peculiar’ Britons should stop going to work when sick, says Hancock

‘Peculiar’ Britons should stop going to work when sick, says Hancock

24 November 2020

The Health Secretary said that after the coronavirus pandemic he would like diagnostic facilities to be used for other illnesses.


Vaccine will boost economy but no-deal Brexit threatens outlook, warns Haskel

Vaccine will boost economy but no-deal Brexit threatens outlook, warns Haskel

Vaccine will boost economy but no-deal Brexit threatens outlook, warns Haskel

24 November 2020

Bank of England policymaker Jonathan Haskel said the MPC still has ‘plenty that we can do’ to help the UK economy.


Automotive industry ‘risks £55bn loss’ under WTO tariffs

Automotive industry ‘risks £55bn loss’ under WTO tariffs

Automotive industry ‘risks £55bn loss’ under WTO tariffs

24 November 2020

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders urged the Government to ‘stretch every sinew’ in its Brexit trade negotiations with the EU.


Footballer Jack Grealish pleads guilty to March lockdown careless driving charge

Footballer Jack Grealish pleads guilty to March lockdown careless driving charge

Footballer Jack Grealish pleads guilty to March lockdown careless driving charge

24 November 2020

The Aston Villa and England star also admitted a separate careless driving charge in connection with an incident last month.


The NHS and care workers who have died during the coronavirus pandemic

The NHS and care workers who have died during the coronavirus pandemic

The NHS and care workers who have died during the coronavirus pandemic

24 November 2020

At least 201 frontline health and care workers have been identified after dying with coronavirus.


Monty Don joins calls for ban on peat in compost by 2025

Monty Don joins calls for ban on peat in compost by 2025

Monty Don joins calls for ban on peat in compost by 2025

24 November 2020

Environmental groups have warned that the continuing use of peat undermines nature and climate goals.


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