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Queen and Philip to spend Christmas at Windsor Castle

Queen and Philip to spend Christmas at Windsor Castle

Queen and Philip to spend Christmas at Windsor Castle

01 December 2020

The head of state and her consort have not spent a Christmas at their Berkshire home since the mid-1980s.


Police investigate after graffiti daubed on Neolithic tomb

Police investigate after graffiti daubed on Neolithic tomb

Police investigate after graffiti daubed on Neolithic tomb

01 December 2020

The tomb dates back to about 3500 BC.


Johnson announces £1,000 for pubs in effort to win over rebels to his tiers plan

Johnson announces £1,000 for pubs in effort to win over rebels to his tiers plan

Johnson announces £1,000 for pubs in effort to win over rebels to his tiers plan

01 December 2020

The Prime Minister pledged extra cash for pubs forced to close in England but the trade dismissed the move and he still faces vocal Tory opposition.


Salmond accusers reluctant to go to police before being ‘sounded out’, MSPs told

Salmond accusers reluctant to go to police before being ‘sounded out’, MSPs told

Salmond accusers reluctant to go to police before being ‘sounded out’, MSPs told

01 December 2020

The Scottish Government’s head of people advice Judith Mackinnon has given evidence to the Holyrood committee looking into the botched investigation.


Thousands of non-essential stores to reopen in England

Thousands of non-essential stores to reopen in England

Thousands of non-essential stores to reopen in England

01 December 2020

Business leaders hope customers will return to their local stores in the final weeks before Christmas as the current lockdown ends on Wednesday.


Hundreds at risk of going missing this Christmas, warns charity

Hundreds at risk of going missing this Christmas, warns charity

Hundreds at risk of going missing this Christmas, warns charity

01 December 2020

The impacts of the pandemic have sparked a rise in the number of people thinking about disappearing, the charity Missing People said.


Government has ‘no plans’ to extend VAT cut for hospitality and tourism sectors

Government has ‘no plans’ to extend VAT cut for hospitality and tourism sectors

Government has ‘no plans’ to extend VAT cut for hospitality and tourism sectors

01 December 2020

Treasury minister John Glen insisted the measure introduced in July was ‘temporary’.


‘Serious disruption and delay’ risk at Channel due to Brexit readiness levels

‘Serious disruption and delay’ risk at Channel due to Brexit readiness levels

‘Serious disruption and delay’ risk at Channel due to Brexit readiness levels

01 December 2020

MPs warn that Government is ‘taking limited responsibility’ for preparedness as December 31 deadline looms.


Job losses: Major cuts since the start of the pandemic

Job losses: Major cuts since the start of the pandemic

Job losses: Major cuts since the start of the pandemic

01 December 2020

Debenhams said that 12,000 workers are at risk after the high street announced plans to enter liquidation.


Families of Hyde Park bomb victims seek damages to ‘mark society’s condemnation’

Families of Hyde Park bomb victims seek damages to ‘mark society’s condemnation’

Families of Hyde Park bomb victims seek damages to ‘mark society’s condemnation’

01 December 2020

Four Royal Household Cavalry men died in the July 1982 blast.


TV shows such as Peppa Pig teach children wrong lessons about pain – study

TV shows such as Peppa Pig teach children wrong lessons about pain – study

TV shows such as Peppa Pig teach children wrong lessons about pain – study

01 December 2020

Researchers say the popular shows too often portray pain as something arising only through violent acts or injury.


Woman who kept slave in cupboard under stairs to be reunited with daughter

Woman who kept slave in cupboard under stairs to be reunited with daughter

Woman who kept slave in cupboard under stairs to be reunited with daughter

01 December 2020

The woman is to be deported after being convicted of people trafficking and a judge says her eight-year-old daughter can return to Lithuania with her.


Tanning beds and sunbathing may be linked to greater endometriosis risk – study

Tanning beds and sunbathing may be linked to greater endometriosis risk – study

Tanning beds and sunbathing may be linked to greater endometriosis risk – study

01 December 2020

Researchers found that risk of endometriosis increased the more young women used tanning beds, got sunburnt or used sunscreen.


PM says get a Covid test before visiting elderly relatives at Christmas

PM says get a Covid test before visiting elderly relatives at Christmas

PM says get a Covid test before visiting elderly relatives at Christmas

01 December 2020

The head of operations has warned the full roll-out of rapid turnaround tests may take until ‘January and beyond’.


Vitamin supplements could be part of reducing Covid risk – researchers

Vitamin supplements could be part of reducing Covid risk – researchers

Vitamin supplements could be part of reducing Covid risk – researchers

01 December 2020

But the effect has only been noticed in women.


Businessman loses Court of Appeal challenge over Covid-19 rules

Businessman loses Court of Appeal challenge over Covid-19 rules

Businessman loses Court of Appeal challenge over Covid-19 rules

01 December 2020

Simon Dolan took his case to the Court of Appeal after a High Court judge refused permission for a full hearing of his challenge in July.


Virgin Media rolls out gigabit broadband to Wales

Virgin Media rolls out gigabit broadband to Wales

Virgin Media rolls out gigabit broadband to Wales

01 December 2020

The company says people will be able to receive speeds 18 times faster than the average connection speed in Cardiff.


Infected blood inquiry head criticises submission of document on day of evidence

Infected blood inquiry head criticises submission of document on day of evidence

Infected blood inquiry head criticises submission of document on day of evidence

01 December 2020

Professor Christopher Ludlam, who worked at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for four decades, appeared remotely to give evidence to the inquiry on Tuesday.


Covid-19 death toll passes 1,000 in Northern Ireland

Covid-19 death toll passes 1,000 in Northern Ireland

Covid-19 death toll passes 1,000 in Northern Ireland

01 December 2020

Health Minister Robin Swann described it as a ‘sad milestone’.


Haemophilia home therapy patients treated ‘in a bit of a crisis’, says professor

Haemophilia home therapy patients treated ‘in a bit of a crisis’, says professor

Haemophilia home therapy patients treated ‘in a bit of a crisis’, says professor

01 December 2020

Professor Christopher Ludlam appeared remotely to give evidence to the infected blood inquiry on Tuesday.


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