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Boris Johnson condemned by Ken Clarke over ‘silly’ £200m flagship

Boris Johnson condemned by Ken Clarke over ‘silly’ £200m flagship

Boris Johnson condemned by Ken Clarke over ‘silly’ £200m flagship

22 June 2021

The new national flagship has been proposed as a successor to the Royal Yacht Britannia.


Supermarket sales fall from pandemic peak a year ago

Supermarket sales fall from pandemic peak a year ago

Supermarket sales fall from pandemic peak a year ago

22 June 2021

But sales remain £3 billion higher than during the same period two years ago, according to Kantar, with Aldi enjoying the spoils.


Government working on plans for quarantine-free travel – Hancock

Government working on plans for quarantine-free travel – Hancock

Government working on plans for quarantine-free travel – Hancock

22 June 2021

The amber travel list includes popular summer hotspots such as Spain, Italy, France and Greece.


Aston Martin takes legal action over hypercar deposits

Aston Martin takes legal action over hypercar deposits

Aston Martin takes legal action over hypercar deposits

22 June 2021

The luxury carmaker is suing a Swiss dealership over claims that deposits against its £2.5m Valkyrie hypercar were withheld.


Borrowing falls as economic recovery boosts tax revenues

Borrowing falls as economic recovery boosts tax revenues

Borrowing falls as economic recovery boosts tax revenues

22 June 2021

The ONS said government borrowing stood at £24.3 billion in May, down from £43.8 billion a year earlier at the height of the pandemic.


Negativity trumps positivity on social media, research suggests

Negativity trumps positivity on social media, research suggests

Negativity trumps positivity on social media, research suggests

22 June 2021

Posts about political opponents on Facebook attracted more than twice as many angry face emojis than heart-related emojis garnered on positive posts.


Tube to get full mobile phone coverage by the end of 2024

Tube to get full mobile phone coverage by the end of 2024

Tube to get full mobile phone coverage by the end of 2024

22 June 2021

The first stations will go live by the end of 2022.


Could Covid lead to a cut in the size of juries?

Could Covid lead to a cut in the size of juries?

Could Covid lead to a cut in the size of juries?

22 June 2021

The tradition of juries comprising 12 people is centuries old.


Strong pound keeps UK cities steady on global list of most costly places to live

Strong pound keeps UK cities steady on global list of most costly places to live

Strong pound keeps UK cities steady on global list of most costly places to live

22 June 2021

The list, compiled by Mercer, helps employers to calculate appropriate compensation packages for expatriate employees, based on living costs.


Channel 4 bosses to be quizzed on potential privatisation of the broadcaster

Channel 4 bosses to be quizzed on potential privatisation of the broadcaster

Channel 4 bosses to be quizzed on potential privatisation of the broadcaster

22 June 2021

Channel 4 chief executive Alex Mahon and chair Charles Gurassa will appear before the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee.


Channel 4 privatisation: How would it work?

Channel 4 privatisation: How would it work?

Channel 4 privatisation: How would it work?

22 June 2021

PA takes a look at the key questions on a possible privatisation for Channel 4


Sturgeon to set out life in lowest tier of coronavirus restrictions

Sturgeon to set out life in lowest tier of coronavirus restrictions

Sturgeon to set out life in lowest tier of coronavirus restrictions

22 June 2021

The First Minister is due to make an announcement at Holyrood on Tuesday as part of the latest review of the route map out of lockdown.


New Twitter prompt to offer support to online scam victims

New Twitter prompt to offer support to online scam victims

New Twitter prompt to offer support to online scam victims

22 June 2021

The tool is being deployed alongside Citizens Advice.


Cross-party group of MPs and peers to challenge PM over Russia report

Cross-party group of MPs and peers to challenge PM over Russia report

Cross-party group of MPs and peers to challenge PM over Russia report

22 June 2021

The case is thought to be the first time that sitting MPs or peers have taken legal action against the Government on the grounds of national security.


What the papers say – June 22

What the papers say – June 22

What the papers say – June 22

22 June 2021

Covid, summer holidays and Anne Robinson’s ‘war on woke’ lead Tuesday’s papers.


Reduced-sized juries could help clear court backlog – Lord Chief Justice

Reduced-sized juries could help clear court backlog – Lord Chief Justice

Reduced-sized juries could help clear court backlog – Lord Chief Justice

21 June 2021

In March last year, the crown court backlog stood at around 40,000, but was hit by court closures and the delays triggered by the pandemic.


Planning reforms necessary to make home ownership achievable – Jenrick

Planning reforms necessary to make home ownership achievable – Jenrick

Planning reforms necessary to make home ownership achievable – Jenrick

21 June 2021

The Housing Secretary is facing increasing pressure over a planned upheaval of the planning system.


Second arrest made after BBC journalist chased by protesters

Second arrest made after BBC journalist chased by protesters

Second arrest made after BBC journalist chased by protesters

21 June 2021

The Metropolitan Police said a 62-year-old man was arrested on Monday on suspicion of an offence contrary to Section 4A of the Public Order Act.


New NHS strategy to give patients more control over their health and care data

New NHS strategy to give patients more control over their health and care data

New NHS strategy to give patients more control over their health and care data

21 June 2021

People will be able to access their own medical information from different parts of the health system through various patient apps.


Northern Ireland Secretary will use abortion powers if no progress at Stormont

Northern Ireland Secretary will use abortion powers if no progress at Stormont

Northern Ireland Secretary will use abortion powers if no progress at Stormont

21 June 2021

The Government says it is ‘very distressing’ hundreds of women and girls still had to travel to the mainland for a termination


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