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High street retailers pay 755% more in rates than online rivals – research

High street retailers pay 755% more in rates than online rivals – research

High street retailers pay 755% more in rates than online rivals – research

22 May 2022

It comes after the Government closed its consultation into a potential online sales tax.


Government will not rule out windfall tax despite opposition from ministers

Government will not rule out windfall tax despite opposition from ministers

Government will not rule out windfall tax despite opposition from ministers

22 May 2022

Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi has said the Cabinet is considering ‘all the options’ to combat the cost-of-living crisis.


Mayor Andy Burnham leads anniversary tributes to Manchester Arena attack victims

Mayor Andy Burnham leads anniversary tributes to Manchester Arena attack victims

Mayor Andy Burnham leads anniversary tributes to Manchester Arena attack victims

22 May 2022

Remembrance services will also take place at the Glade of Light Memorial by the cathedral in the city centre.


Cabinet minister insists he does not know who called Johnson-Gray meeting

Cabinet minister insists he does not know who called Johnson-Gray meeting

Cabinet minister insists he does not know who called Johnson-Gray meeting

22 May 2022

The Prime Minister is facing pressure to ‘urgently explain’ why the talks took place.


Sir Keir Starmer has got further to go on policy overhaul, suggests Labour MP

Sir Keir Starmer has got further to go on policy overhaul, suggests Labour MP

Sir Keir Starmer has got further to go on policy overhaul, suggests Labour MP

22 May 2022

Pat McFadden said the party needed a change of direction after four election losses in a row.


Naomi Long says UK Government has used Northern Ireland as ‘bit of a play thing’

Naomi Long says UK Government has used Northern Ireland as ‘bit of a play thing’

Naomi Long says UK Government has used Northern Ireland as ‘bit of a play thing’

22 May 2022

The Alliance Party leader said that Northern Ireland ‘is a useful lever’ for the Conservative Party, but that this was ‘damaging’ devolution.


Major review calls for windfall tax on biggest private children’s home providers

Major review calls for windfall tax on biggest private children’s home providers

Major review calls for windfall tax on biggest private children’s home providers

22 May 2022

The Independent Review of Children’s Social Care is calling for a ‘radical reset’ to improve the lives of children in care and their families.


Doctor warns of rising monkeypox transmission with ‘more cases every day’

Doctor warns of rising monkeypox transmission with ‘more cases every day’

Doctor warns of rising monkeypox transmission with ‘more cases every day’

22 May 2022

Dr Susan Hopkins, of the UK Health Security Agency, said updated figures for the weekend will be released on Monday.


Nadhim Zahawi: Department for Education could suffer job cuts of 40%

Nadhim Zahawi: Department for Education could suffer job cuts of 40%

Nadhim Zahawi: Department for Education could suffer job cuts of 40%

22 May 2022

The Education Secretary said he was looking at ‘all options’ to save money.


Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi recalls being bullied at school

Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi recalls being bullied at school

Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi recalls being bullied at school

22 May 2022

The Education Secretary referred to his experiences after describing the case of 11-year-old Raheem Bailey as ‘sickening’.


Chelsea Flower Show returns to May slot with bee garden and jubilee displays

Chelsea Flower Show returns to May slot with bee garden and jubilee displays

Chelsea Flower Show returns to May slot with bee garden and jubilee displays

22 May 2022

Royals and celebrities get a first look at the world famous show on Monday, which is back at its traditional time of year after the pandemic.


Insurance giant delves 70 years back into archives to mark Platinum Jubilee

Insurance giant delves 70 years back into archives to mark Platinum Jubilee

Insurance giant delves 70 years back into archives to mark Platinum Jubilee

22 May 2022

Televisions were seen as luxuries and cattle and horses were more common on UK roads, Aviva said.


Lewis and Javid oppose using windfall tax to battle cost-of-living crisis

Lewis and Javid oppose using windfall tax to battle cost-of-living crisis

Lewis and Javid oppose using windfall tax to battle cost-of-living crisis

22 May 2022

The Government is under pressure to bring in a one-off levy on corporations which have benefited from globally high oil and gas prices.


What the papers say – May 22

What the papers say – May 22

What the papers say – May 22

22 May 2022

Government stoushes with the civil service and Wagatha Christie feature on the front pages on Sunday.


Thousands of runners to mark five-year anniversary of Manchester Arena bombing

Thousands of runners to mark five-year anniversary of Manchester Arena bombing

Thousands of runners to mark five-year anniversary of Manchester Arena bombing

22 May 2022

Survivors of the attack, Mayor Andy Burnham and Coronation Street actors are among those taking part in the Great Manchester Run.


Tory MP claims sex offender Imran Ahmad Khan ‘did not get fair trial’

Tory MP claims sex offender Imran Ahmad Khan ‘did not get fair trial’

Tory MP claims sex offender Imran Ahmad Khan ‘did not get fair trial’

22 May 2022

Crispin Blunt admits he did not attend the whole trial or hear the witness evidence in court.


Net zero could help communities lacking investment, think tank says

Net zero could help communities lacking investment, think tank says

Net zero could help communities lacking investment, think tank says

22 May 2022

The Resolution Foundation said the drive to net zero would channel investment to parts of the country that have been left behind.


London dogs at greater risk of heatstroke, study suggests

London dogs at greater risk of heatstroke, study suggests

London dogs at greater risk of heatstroke, study suggests

22 May 2022

Experts are warning dog owners to be vigilant about symptoms as the days get warmer.


William’s 40th birthday to be marked with £5 coin featuring his portrait

William’s 40th birthday to be marked with £5 coin featuring his portrait

William’s 40th birthday to be marked with £5 coin featuring his portrait

22 May 2022

It is the first time the Duke of Cambridge, who is second in line to the throne, will appear alone on an official coin struck by the Royal Mint.


Government considers plans for minimum staffing requirement during rail strikes

Government considers plans for minimum staffing requirement during rail strikes

Government considers plans for minimum staffing requirement during rail strikes

21 May 2022

Grant Shapps said ministers are looking at drawing up laws which would make industrial action illegal unless a certain number of staff work.


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