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JCB to recruit 400 extra staff as construction equipment market rebounds

JCB to recruit 400 extra staff as construction equipment market rebounds

JCB to recruit 400 extra staff as construction equipment market rebounds

27 January 2021

Additional agency employees will be taken on in jobs including assembly, welding and fork lift truck driving.


Life in lockdown: How to practise mindfulness in the pandemic

Life in lockdown: How to practise mindfulness in the pandemic

Life in lockdown: How to practise mindfulness in the pandemic

27 January 2021

Try some vitamin N (for nature), a digital detox and bringing the outdoors indoors.


We did everything we could to protect people’s lives, minister says

We did everything we could to protect people’s lives, minister says

We did everything we could to protect people’s lives, minister says

27 January 2021

Home Secretary Priti Patel is expected to announce a limited plan forcing arrivals from Covid-19 hotspots to quarantine in hotels.


In Pictures: A year of coronavirus

In Pictures: A year of coronavirus

In Pictures: A year of coronavirus

27 January 2021

Key moments from the pandemic.


Hinkley Point C nuclear power station delayed and costs rise

Hinkley Point C nuclear power station delayed and costs rise

Hinkley Point C nuclear power station delayed and costs rise

27 January 2021

EDF, the energy giant behind the project, said it will now cost between £22 billion and £23 billion.


What the papers say – January 27

What the papers say – January 27

What the papers say – January 27

27 January 2021

A sombre statistic about the human toll of the pandemic dominates the front pages on Wednesday.


Coronavirus: What have we learned in the past year?

Coronavirus: What have we learned in the past year?

Coronavirus: What have we learned in the past year?

27 January 2021

From treatments to vaccines, we know a lot more about Covid-19 now than we did back in January 2020.


Public hailed as ‘heroic’ for adapting to life in a pandemic

Public hailed as ‘heroic’ for adapting to life in a pandemic

Public hailed as ‘heroic’ for adapting to life in a pandemic

27 January 2021

Restrictions imposed almost a year ago changed the face of everyday life in the UK.


Another ‘Disease X’ could be around the corner, expert suggests

Another ‘Disease X’ could be around the corner, expert suggests

Another ‘Disease X’ could be around the corner, expert suggests

27 January 2021

Professor Mark Woolhouse said it is difficult to tell when such a disease may emerge.


Johnson strikes a different tone 12 months on from first UK Covid case

Johnson strikes a different tone 12 months on from first UK Covid case

Johnson strikes a different tone 12 months on from first UK Covid case

27 January 2021

The UK has one of the highest coronavirus death tolls in the world but the vaccine programme offers hope.


A year of the coronavirus pandemic: Scientific breakthroughs that bring hope

A year of the coronavirus pandemic: Scientific breakthroughs that bring hope

A year of the coronavirus pandemic: Scientific breakthroughs that bring hope

27 January 2021

A look back at key dates when the biggest scientific achievements were shared with the world.


Covid-19: How survival rates have improved

Covid-19: How survival rates have improved

Covid-19: How survival rates have improved

27 January 2021

People admitted to intensive care are less likely to die now than they were at the start of the pandemic.


Sentencing hearing to take place for teenager who admitted harassing Ian Wright

Sentencing hearing to take place for teenager who admitted harassing Ian Wright

Sentencing hearing to take place for teenager who admitted harassing Ian Wright

27 January 2021

Patrick O’Brien, 18, admitted to harassing the former Premier League star and sending him messages that were grossly offensive, obscene and menacing.


NI approach to pandemic should be less inward-looking, virologist says

NI approach to pandemic should be less inward-looking, virologist says

NI approach to pandemic should be less inward-looking, virologist says

27 January 2021

The race between different countries to deliver vaccines should recognise that people will have to travel and trade, Dr Lindsay Broadbent added.


UK to avoid double-dip recession amid ‘brighter’ outlook, says think tank

UK to avoid double-dip recession amid ‘brighter’ outlook, says think tank

UK to avoid double-dip recession amid ‘brighter’ outlook, says think tank

27 January 2021

The EY Item Club predicts the economy will now bounce back next year thanks to the vaccine rollout and Brexit deal.


Existing drug could treat ‘aggressive’ triple-negative breast cancer – study

Existing drug could treat ‘aggressive’ triple-negative breast cancer – study

Existing drug could treat ‘aggressive’ triple-negative breast cancer – study

27 January 2021

The already approved drug could be used to treat more aggressive forms of breast cancer that don’t always respond to traditional chemotherapy.


Milestones in the rise of the UK’s Covid-19 death toll

Milestones in the rise of the UK’s Covid-19 death toll

Milestones in the rise of the UK’s Covid-19 death toll

27 January 2021

There were 23 consecutive days in April 2020 when more than 1,000 deaths took place.


Bailiffs move in on HS2 protesters occupying tunnel under central London park

Bailiffs move in on HS2 protesters occupying tunnel under central London park

Bailiffs move in on HS2 protesters occupying tunnel under central London park

27 January 2021

HS2 Rebellion said an ‘illegal eviction’ of the camp began shortly before 5am on Wednesday.


Catholic archbishop asks for forgiveness as he apologises to survivors of homes

Catholic archbishop asks for forgiveness as he apologises to survivors of homes

Catholic archbishop asks for forgiveness as he apologises to survivors of homes

27 January 2021

Women claimed they were subjected to labour like scrubbing floors during the final stages of pregnancy and were described as ‘fallen’ and stigmatised.


Prime Minister ‘deeply sorry’ but expert warns UK could see 50,000 more deaths

Prime Minister ‘deeply sorry’ but expert warns UK could see 50,000 more deaths

Prime Minister ‘deeply sorry’ but expert warns UK could see 50,000 more deaths

27 January 2021

The Prime Minister offered his ‘deepest condolences’ to those whose relatives have died from Covid-19.


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