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What the papers say – October 6

What the papers say – October 6

What the papers say – October 6

05 October 2020

Pandemic problems in the UK and across the Atlantic dominate Tuesday’s papers.


Green energy surge will see every home powered by wind farms – Johnson

Green energy surge will see every home powered by wind farms – Johnson

Green energy surge will see every home powered by wind farms – Johnson

05 October 2020

The Prime Minister will use his address to the Tory conference to announce a £160 million boost for ‘clean energy’ initiative.


Trump’s White House event was dangerous, says US virus expert Anthony Fauci

Trump’s White House event was dangerous, says US virus expert Anthony Fauci

Trump’s White House event was dangerous, says US virus expert Anthony Fauci

05 October 2020

The event to celebrate the nomination of a Supreme Court justice may be a focus of the spread of Covid-19.


Sweets eaten by pupils who fell ill contained cannabis ingredient – police

Sweets eaten by pupils who fell ill contained cannabis ingredient – police

Sweets eaten by pupils who fell ill contained cannabis ingredient – police

05 October 2020

Thirteen teenagers were taken to hospital from La Sainte Union Catholic School in Highgate, north London.


Johnson has ‘uphill challenge’ to win over more Scots, says senior Tory

Johnson has ‘uphill challenge’ to win over more Scots, says senior Tory

Johnson has ‘uphill challenge’ to win over more Scots, says senior Tory

05 October 2020

Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross pointed to poll ratings.


HMS Queen Elizabeth heads carrier strike group for first time

HMS Queen Elizabeth heads carrier strike group for first time

HMS Queen Elizabeth heads carrier strike group for first time

05 October 2020

The group has gathered for exercises in the North Sea.


Instagram’s 10th anniversary: The highs and lows

Instagram’s 10th anniversary: The highs and lows

Instagram’s 10th anniversary: The highs and lows

05 October 2020

We look back at some of the biggest moments in Instagram’s 10-year history.


Minister: Security legislation does not offer undercover agents licence to kill

Minister: Security legislation does not offer undercover agents licence to kill

Minister: Security legislation does not offer undercover agents licence to kill

05 October 2020

MPs have raised concerns over the Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill.


Covid-19 should be trigger for wind power boost and green jobs – Johnson

Covid-19 should be trigger for wind power boost and green jobs – Johnson

Covid-19 should be trigger for wind power boost and green jobs – Johnson

05 October 2020

The Prime Minister will use his address to the Tory conference to announce a £160 million boost for ‘clean energy’.


Lack of new films pose massive problem for cinemas, owner warns

Lack of new films pose massive problem for cinemas, owner warns

Lack of new films pose massive problem for cinemas, owner warns

05 October 2020

Film companies who are pushing back release dates are ‘shortsighted’, Tyrone Walker-Hebborn said.


Flagship immigration legislation suffers heavy defeats in Lords

Flagship immigration legislation suffers heavy defeats in Lords

Flagship immigration legislation suffers heavy defeats in Lords

05 October 2020

The setbacks for the executive in the upper chamber raises the prospect of a legislative tussle with the elected Commons.


Two in three girls know hardly anything about periods before they start – survey

Two in three girls know hardly anything about periods before they start – survey

Two in three girls know hardly anything about periods before they start – survey

05 October 2020

Dame Jacqueline Wilson and actor Jodie Whittaker have teamed up to help combat the taboo around periods.


Minister seeks to downplay ‘whitewash’ fears over Horizon scandal inquiry

Minister seeks to downplay ‘whitewash’ fears over Horizon scandal inquiry

Minister seeks to downplay ‘whitewash’ fears over Horizon scandal inquiry

05 October 2020

Conservative and Labour MPs were among those who pressed for the voices of sub-postmasters to be heard.


‘Seismic shift’ towards digital chat app among NHS staff during pandemic

‘Seismic shift’ towards digital chat app among NHS staff during pandemic

‘Seismic shift’ towards digital chat app among NHS staff during pandemic

05 October 2020

Microsoft Teams was rolled out across the NHS in March


Government to reject Nphet advice to move to level five restrictions

Government to reject Nphet advice to move to level five restrictions

Government to reject Nphet advice to move to level five restrictions

05 October 2020

It is understood the Government will instead move the whole country to level three.


Coronavirus cases data issues should never have happened – Hancock

Coronavirus cases data issues should never have happened – Hancock

Coronavirus cases data issues should never have happened – Hancock

05 October 2020

The incident is believed to have been caused by the transfer of data by Public Health England from labs to NHS Test and Trace.


Westminster security committee urges ‘overhaul’ of NI’s justice system

Westminster security committee urges ‘overhaul’ of NI’s justice system

Westminster security committee urges ‘overhaul’ of NI’s justice system

05 October 2020

A report by the Intelligence and Security Committee warned terrorism has not gone away, and dissident republicans remain ‘capable of serious damage’.


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

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

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

05 October 2020

Manchester, Liverpool and Nottingham are among the areas where the rate has soared.


Sturgeon calls under-fire MP ‘Margaret Covid’ again in second briefing slip

Sturgeon calls under-fire MP ‘Margaret Covid’ again in second briefing slip

Sturgeon calls under-fire MP ‘Margaret Covid’ again in second briefing slip

05 October 2020

Margaret Ferrier has not responded to calls for her to step down as an MP.


Expert warned over students’ return weeks before deaths of four young people

Expert warned over students’ return weeks before deaths of four young people

Expert warned over students’ return weeks before deaths of four young people

05 October 2020

Four young people died within hours of each other in the North East after apparently taking illegal drugs.


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