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Inhaled steroid to be trialled as a potential at-home treatment for coronavirus

Inhaled steroid to be trialled as a potential at-home treatment for coronavirus

Inhaled steroid to be trialled as a potential at-home treatment for coronavirus

26 November 2020

Researchers will look at budesonide as part of the Principle trial being led by the University of Oxford.


Cornwall welcomes being placed under Tier 1 restrictions from next week

Cornwall welcomes being placed under Tier 1 restrictions from next week

Cornwall welcomes being placed under Tier 1 restrictions from next week

26 November 2020

Cornwall is the only part of mainland England under Tier 1 restrictions.


Sturgeon warns Spending Review could herald ‘new age of austerity’

Sturgeon warns Spending Review could herald ‘new age of austerity’

Sturgeon warns Spending Review could herald ‘new age of austerity’

26 November 2020

Scotland’s First Minister said the Chancellor’s decisions will hit public-sector workers and those on low incomes.


Foreign Secretary defends aid cut and outlines priorities in ‘British interests’

Foreign Secretary defends aid cut and outlines priorities in ‘British interests’

Foreign Secretary defends aid cut and outlines priorities in ‘British interests’

26 November 2020

Dominic Raab expressed regret at the move but said it was necessary in the current economic climate.


Microscopic coronavirus sculpture to be auctioned for charity

Microscopic coronavirus sculpture to be auctioned for charity

Microscopic coronavirus sculpture to be auctioned for charity

26 November 2020

One of Willard Wigan’s artworks depicts an NHS nurse.


Leicester ‘angry’ with Tier 3 announcement after 150 days of lockdown

Leicester ‘angry’ with Tier 3 announcement after 150 days of lockdown

Leicester ‘angry’ with Tier 3 announcement after 150 days of lockdown

26 November 2020

The city has faced coronavirus regulations since June.


Johnson appoints ex-Treasury official as No 10 chief of staff

Johnson appoints ex-Treasury official as No 10 chief of staff

Johnson appoints ex-Treasury official as No 10 chief of staff

26 November 2020

Dan Rosenfield served as principal private secretary to chancellors Alistair Darling and George Osborne.


M&S staff given Boxing Day holiday in management U-turn

M&S staff given Boxing Day holiday in management U-turn

M&S staff given Boxing Day holiday in management U-turn

26 November 2020

More than 200 stores, a call centre and warehouse will now close on December 26 after bosses had a change of heart.


Companies face ‘suspended animation’ in wait for vaccine

Companies face ‘suspended animation’ in wait for vaccine

Companies face ‘suspended animation’ in wait for vaccine

26 November 2020

Thousands of jobs have been lost in the hospitality sector this year.


Number of households subject to benefits cap doubles in six months, figures show

Number of households subject to benefits cap doubles in six months, figures show

Number of households subject to benefits cap doubles in six months, figures show

26 November 2020

There were 168,400 households subject to the cap on benefits as of August 2020, the Department for Work and Pensions said.


Tier 3 restrictions in Bristol will ‘further decimate hospitality sector’

Tier 3 restrictions in Bristol will ‘further decimate hospitality sector’

Tier 3 restrictions in Bristol will ‘further decimate hospitality sector’

26 November 2020

The city was previously under Tier 1 restriction.


Fishmongers’ Hall terror attack victim’s family to sue the Government

Fishmongers’ Hall terror attack victim’s family to sue the Government

Fishmongers’ Hall terror attack victim’s family to sue the Government

26 November 2020

The solicitor for Jack Merritt’s family said they had to issue proceedings after the Government refused a ‘standstill agreement’.


Migrant deaths trial accused: ‘I should have minded my own business’

Migrant deaths trial accused: ‘I should have minded my own business’

Migrant deaths trial accused: ‘I should have minded my own business’

26 November 2020

Valentin Calota, 38, told the Old Bailey he unwittingly took a load of people from Essex to London on October 18 last year.


Judge says 10-year-old girl’s death remains mystery four years on

Judge says 10-year-old girl’s death remains mystery four years on

Judge says 10-year-old girl’s death remains mystery four years on

26 November 2020

Sir Mark Hedley, who oversaw a trial in the Family Division of the High Court, criticised the police inquiry.


Tech giants face new competition regime to tackle data and advertising dominance

Tech giants face new competition regime to tackle data and advertising dominance

Tech giants face new competition regime to tackle data and advertising dominance

26 November 2020

It comes as a report warned that news publishers face an ‘existential threat’ from dominant tech giants.


North East leaders urge people to obey rules so Tier 3 restrictions can be eased

North East leaders urge people to obey rules so Tier 3 restrictions can be eased

North East leaders urge people to obey rules so Tier 3 restrictions can be eased

26 November 2020

The whole of the North East of England has been placed in the tightest restrictions as cases still remain worryingly high.


Question marks as Government’s lockdown postcode checker crashes upon launch

Question marks as Government’s lockdown postcode checker crashes upon launch

Question marks as Government’s lockdown postcode checker crashes upon launch

26 November 2020

The Government was criticised for launching a postcode checker that didn’t work, before another error saw information littered with question marks.


Tier 3 areas warn of ‘devastating’ impact on businesses without more cash

Tier 3 areas warn of ‘devastating’ impact on businesses without more cash

Tier 3 areas warn of ‘devastating’ impact on businesses without more cash

26 November 2020

Local leaders say the Government must do more to prevent pubs and restaurants going under as the rules take effect.


Online retailers prepare for ‘biggest Black Friday’ as stores stay shut

Online retailers prepare for ‘biggest Black Friday’ as stores stay shut

Online retailers prepare for ‘biggest Black Friday’ as stores stay shut

26 November 2020

Retail analysts have, however, warned that total sales on Black Friday could be lower than previous years.


Air passenger arrivals plunged 82% in October

Air passenger arrivals plunged 82% in October

Air passenger arrivals plunged 82% in October

26 November 2020

Some 1.7 million people entered the UK on flights last month, compared to 9.8 million in October 2019.


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