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Russia responsible for killing Litvinenko, European court rules

Russia responsible for killing Litvinenko, European court rules

Russia responsible for killing Litvinenko, European court rules

21 September 2021

The decision was published on Tuesday.


Memory box charity calls for funding to continue helping people with dementia

Memory box charity calls for funding to continue helping people with dementia

Memory box charity calls for funding to continue helping people with dementia

21 September 2021

Thirty-five boxes are loaned out monthly by the Memory Box Project to homes, libraries and care homes.


UK’s wider Covid-19 death toll passes 160,000

UK’s wider Covid-19 death toll passes 160,000

UK’s wider Covid-19 death toll passes 160,000

21 September 2021

It has taken nearly six months for the total to climb from 150,000.


Giant ancestors of squid once littered sea floor in East Sussex, say scientists

Giant ancestors of squid once littered sea floor in East Sussex, say scientists

Giant ancestors of squid once littered sea floor in East Sussex, say scientists

21 September 2021

Giant ammonites once thrived on both sides of the Atlantic – in southern England and Mexico – before suffering the same fate as the dinosaurs.


Senior medic defends remote GP appointments, saying ‘pandemic isn’t over’

Senior medic defends remote GP appointments, saying ‘pandemic isn’t over’

Senior medic defends remote GP appointments, saying ‘pandemic isn’t over’

21 September 2021

GPs have come under fire in the media for not offering enough face-to-face appointments.


Tributes pour in for three children and mother found dead in house

Tributes pour in for three children and mother found dead in house

Tributes pour in for three children and mother found dead in house

21 September 2021

John Paul and Lacey Bennett, Connie Gent and Terri Harris were found at a property in Killamarsh, near Sheffield, on Sunday.


Timeline of events since the 2018 Salisbury Novichok poisonings

Timeline of events since the 2018 Salisbury Novichok poisonings

Timeline of events since the 2018 Salisbury Novichok poisonings

21 September 2021

Former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found unconscious on a park bench in Salisbury in March 2018.


Around 15m households face £178 energy bill hike as price cap rise predicted

Around 15m households face £178 energy bill hike as price cap rise predicted

Around 15m households face £178 energy bill hike as price cap rise predicted

21 September 2021

Experts at Cornwall Insight said that soaring as prices will be reflected in next summer’s energy price cap.


Third Russian spy accused of attempted murder over Salisbury Novichok attack

Third Russian spy accused of attempted murder over Salisbury Novichok attack

Third Russian spy accused of attempted murder over Salisbury Novichok attack

21 September 2021

Denis Sergeev, who used the alias Sergey Fedotov while in the UK, faces a string of charges including trying to kill ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal.


Businesses give back more than £1bn claimed through furlough scheme

Businesses give back more than £1bn claimed through furlough scheme

Businesses give back more than £1bn claimed through furlough scheme

21 September 2021

It takes the total returned to HM Revenue and Customs since July 2020 to £1.3 billion.


Surge in demand for US trips after White House announces end to travel ban

Surge in demand for US trips after White House announces end to travel ban

Surge in demand for US trips after White House announces end to travel ban

21 September 2021

Popular locations include New York, Orlando, Las Vegas, Miami, Los Angeles and Boston.


Police arrest 23 people after protesters block lanes on M25

Police arrest 23 people after protesters block lanes on M25

Police arrest 23 people after protesters block lanes on M25

21 September 2021

Police said they were called to junctions 9 and 10 of the motorway in Surrey on Tuesday morning.


Harry Dunn’s mother grateful son is ‘top of agenda’ as Truss raises case with US

Harry Dunn’s mother grateful son is ‘top of agenda’ as Truss raises case with US

Harry Dunn’s mother grateful son is ‘top of agenda’ as Truss raises case with US

21 September 2021

Mr Dunn was killed when a car crashed into his motorbike outside RAF Croughton in August 2019.


Father’s bid to find stem cell match as charity sees decline in potential donors

Father’s bid to find stem cell match as charity sees decline in potential donors

Father’s bid to find stem cell match as charity sees decline in potential donors

21 September 2021

Peter McCleave was told in 2017 that he needed to find a donor within seven years.


More than half of UK properties can access superfast internet, figures show

More than half of UK properties can access superfast internet, figures show

More than half of UK properties can access superfast internet, figures show

21 September 2021

A total of 50.2% of homes and businesses now have access to gigabit-capable broadband.


Kwarteng acknowledges risk of ‘difficult winter’ with bills rising and UC cut

Kwarteng acknowledges risk of ‘difficult winter’ with bills rising and UC cut

Kwarteng acknowledges risk of ‘difficult winter’ with bills rising and UC cut

21 September 2021

Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng insisted he was focused on helping ‘vulnerable’ customers heat their homes.


Government borrowing in August falls less than expected

Government borrowing in August falls less than expected

Government borrowing in August falls less than expected

21 September 2021

The ONS also revealed it predicts £20.9 billion of Government-backed Covid-19 loans will not be repaid.


‘Squalid’ military barracks used to house asylum seekers condemned one year on

‘Squalid’ military barracks used to house asylum seekers condemned one year on

‘Squalid’ military barracks used to house asylum seekers condemned one year on

21 September 2021

The first asylum seekers were moved onto the site on September 21, 2020, but the barracks is still being used twelve moths on.


Stagecoach and National Express in merger talks

Stagecoach and National Express in merger talks

Stagecoach and National Express in merger talks

21 September 2021

National Express would own around 75% of the combined group and Stagecoach shareholders around 25% under terms of the possible deal.


Muriel Gray steps down as Glasgow School of Art chairwoman

Muriel Gray steps down as Glasgow School of Art chairwoman

Muriel Gray steps down as Glasgow School of Art chairwoman

21 September 2021

Glasgow School of Art said it will announce an interim chairperson as soon as possible.


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