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Target Covid spending waste not public sector pay, Dodds urges Chancellor

Target Covid spending waste not public sector pay, Dodds urges Chancellor

Target Covid spending waste not public sector pay, Dodds urges Chancellor

23 November 2020

Rishi Sunak is due to announce the details of his spending review on Wednesday amid suggestions he could freeze public sector wages.


Passengers will be able to end quarantine with negative test after five days

Passengers will be able to end quarantine with negative test after five days

Passengers will be able to end quarantine with negative test after five days

23 November 2020

The travel industry welcomed the announcement but described it as ‘long overdue’.


Johnson sets out details of tougher tiers to replace England’s lockdown

Johnson sets out details of tougher tiers to replace England’s lockdown

Johnson sets out details of tougher tiers to replace England’s lockdown

23 November 2020

Boris Johnson’s new plan came as the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine showed promising results.


Countryfile launches initiative to plant 750,000 trees

Countryfile launches initiative to plant 750,000 trees

Countryfile launches initiative to plant 750,000 trees

23 November 2020

The projected has been named Plant Britain.


Huawei ban from UK networks to be cemented with new Bill

Huawei ban from UK networks to be cemented with new Bill

Huawei ban from UK networks to be cemented with new Bill

23 November 2020

The Telecommunications (Security) Bill would enshrine the Government’s ban on Huawei and other high-risk vendors in UK telecoms into law.


UK dependence on foreign satellites ‘risks threat of economic blackout’

UK dependence on foreign satellites ‘risks threat of economic blackout’

UK dependence on foreign satellites ‘risks threat of economic blackout’

23 November 2020

A report by UKspace to be published next week will express fears over civilian dependency on foreign satellite assets.


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

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

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

23 November 2020

Rates have risen in 14 of the 22 local authority areas.


Johnson voices opposition to pay rise for MPs

Johnson voices opposition to pay rise for MPs

Johnson voices opposition to pay rise for MPs

23 November 2020

The Prime Minister’s official spokesman says he does not believe the increase should go ahead ‘in the current circumstances’.


Outline of a Brexit deal can be done this week, Irish premier says

Outline of a Brexit deal can be done this week, Irish premier says

Outline of a Brexit deal can be done this week, Irish premier says

23 November 2020

Micheal Martin talked up the prospect of securing a deal after a positive briefing from European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.


UK to receive 19 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine ‘by end of the year’

UK to receive 19 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine ‘by end of the year’

UK to receive 19 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine ‘by end of the year’

23 November 2020

Tom Keith-Roach, president of AstraZeneca UK, said he was ‘thrilled beyond words’ by the new vaccine trial data.


How does the Oxford Covid-19 vaccine compare with others?

How does the Oxford Covid-19 vaccine compare with others?

How does the Oxford Covid-19 vaccine compare with others?

23 November 2020

The vaccine being developed by the University of Oxford is up to 90% effective in preventing coronavirus, according to early data.


William to British vaccine scientists: I’m so thrilled that you’ve cracked it

William to British vaccine scientists: I’m so thrilled that you’ve cracked it

William to British vaccine scientists: I’m so thrilled that you’ve cracked it

23 November 2020

The Oxford University and AstraZeneca vaccine is up to 90% effective and may be able to prevent onward transmission of coronavirus.


Wales may adopt tighter restrictions in ‘common approach’ with other UK nations

Wales may adopt tighter restrictions in ‘common approach’ with other UK nations

Wales may adopt tighter restrictions in ‘common approach’ with other UK nations

23 November 2020

Vaughan Gething said the measures would be considered as England comes to the end of its four-week lockdown.


Care system failing thousands of young people – Children’s Commissioner

Care system failing thousands of young people – Children’s Commissioner

Care system failing thousands of young people – Children’s Commissioner

23 November 2020

Anne Longfield says family services will be in ‘deep trouble’ without emergency funding in this week’s spending review.


Guidelines launched to flip gender stereotypes in school resources and exams

Guidelines launched to flip gender stereotypes in school resources and exams

Guidelines launched to flip gender stereotypes in school resources and exams

23 November 2020

Education company Pearson said it is making the first commitment of its kind to tackle gender bias.


Hospitality bosses warn new tiered measures will ‘ruin Christmas’ for firms

Hospitality bosses warn new tiered measures will ‘ruin Christmas’ for firms

Hospitality bosses warn new tiered measures will ‘ruin Christmas’ for firms

23 November 2020

Boris Johnson is expected to unveil restrictions with businesses in the new Tier 3 only allowed to offer takeaways.


Migrant deaths trial: Driver told to lift cigarettes, not people, court told

Migrant deaths trial: Driver told to lift cigarettes, not people, court told

Migrant deaths trial: Driver told to lift cigarettes, not people, court told

23 November 2020

Christopher Kennedy denies being involved in a people-smuggling plot.


Falklands hero’s medals to be sold at auction

Falklands hero’s medals to be sold at auction

Falklands hero’s medals to be sold at auction

23 November 2020

Sergeant John Meredith, who served with the Parachute Regiment, won the Distinguished Conduct Medal for his exploits during the Battle of Goose Green.


Individuals who join IS pose security risk ‘whatever their age’, court hears

Individuals who join IS pose security risk ‘whatever their age’, court hears

Individuals who join IS pose security risk ‘whatever their age’, court hears

23 November 2020

Shamima Begum was 15 when she and two other east London schoolgirls travelled to Syria.


The areas with the highest Covid-19 case rates in England

The areas with the highest Covid-19 case rates in England

The areas with the highest Covid-19 case rates in England

23 November 2020

South Thanet MP Craig Mackinlay said he received ‘no answers’ when he asked for an explanation as to why the borough’s case rate had increased.


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