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Statue of Diana to be installed on her 60th birthday

Statue of Diana to be installed on her 60th birthday

Statue of Diana to be installed on her 60th birthday

28 August 2020

The artwork was commissioned by her sons William and Harry.


Honeymoon couple cut short Swiss Alps trip to beat quarantine deadline

Honeymoon couple cut short Swiss Alps trip to beat quarantine deadline

Honeymoon couple cut short Swiss Alps trip to beat quarantine deadline

28 August 2020

Another Briton returned home early after a visit to his family.


Minister insists there is a ‘limit’ to home working as return to offices pushed

Minister insists there is a ‘limit’ to home working as return to offices pushed

Minister insists there is a ‘limit’ to home working as return to offices pushed

28 August 2020

An unnamed Government source reportedly said those continuing to work from home could be more ‘vulnerable’ to redundancy.


New measures to support deployment of safe Covid-19 vaccines

New measures to support deployment of safe Covid-19 vaccines

New measures to support deployment of safe Covid-19 vaccines

28 August 2020

The measures will include expanding the trained workforce who can administer vaccines.


Banksy-funded rescue boat already saving refugees in Mediterranean

Banksy-funded rescue boat already saving refugees in Mediterranean

Banksy-funded rescue boat already saving refugees in Mediterranean

28 August 2020

The Louise Michel is covered in the artist’s work and has already been rescuing people encountering trouble on the seas.


Retired military dog honoured with medal after tackling al Qaida gunman

Retired military dog honoured with medal after tackling al Qaida gunman

Retired military dog honoured with medal after tackling al Qaida gunman

28 August 2020

Kuno is being awarded the Dickin Medal by animal charity the PDSA.


Johnson pays tribute to Japanese PM after abrupt resignation

Johnson pays tribute to Japanese PM after abrupt resignation

Johnson pays tribute to Japanese PM after abrupt resignation

28 August 2020

Shinzo Abe lastyear became the longest serving prime minister of Japan.


Safest possible environment key to getting children back to school – headteacher

Safest possible environment key to getting children back to school – headteacher

Safest possible environment key to getting children back to school – headteacher

28 August 2020

Schools are preparing for the new term next week.


New Lib Dem leader Davey confident party remains ‘robust’

New Lib Dem leader Davey confident party remains ‘robust’

New Lib Dem leader Davey confident party remains ‘robust’

28 August 2020

Sir Ed Davey admitted the party has ‘lost touch’ with voters.


Police body raises concern over ‘loopholes’ in powers to break up house parties

Police body raises concern over ‘loopholes’ in powers to break up house parties

Police body raises concern over ‘loopholes’ in powers to break up house parties

28 August 2020

The new legislation allows officers to disperse indoor gatherings with more than 15 people from one household.


Tourists in Czech Republic and Switzerland pay hundreds to beat quarantine

Tourists in Czech Republic and Switzerland pay hundreds to beat quarantine

Tourists in Czech Republic and Switzerland pay hundreds to beat quarantine

28 August 2020

Swiss International Air Lines is selling seats on a flight from Geneva to Heathrow departing on Friday afternoon for £321.


Nine out of 10 want to continue working from home, report says

Nine out of 10 want to continue working from home, report says

Nine out of 10 want to continue working from home, report says

28 August 2020

One academic said it ‘doesn’t make economic sense’ to prevent employees from choosing how they work in future.


Ghost town fears see Shapps push for end of ‘limited’ home working

Ghost town fears see Shapps push for end of ‘limited’ home working

Ghost town fears see Shapps push for end of ‘limited’ home working

28 August 2020

The Transport Secretary used interviews on Friday to encourage workers to head back to the office.


Gatwick expects up to five-year wait for air travel demand to recover

Gatwick expects up to five-year wait for air travel demand to recover

Gatwick expects up to five-year wait for air travel demand to recover

28 August 2020

Passenger numbers fell from 22.2 million to 7.5 million during the first six months of the year compared with the same period in 2019.


‘Current occupier’ of Kew Palace sent letter by TV Licensing

‘Current occupier’ of Kew Palace sent letter by TV Licensing

‘Current occupier’ of Kew Palace sent letter by TV Licensing

28 August 2020

The palace complex, on the banks of the River Thames in Richmond, dates from 1631.


St Kilda mailboat found in Norway 10 years after it was launched into ocean

St Kilda mailboat found in Norway 10 years after it was launched into ocean

St Kilda mailboat found in Norway 10 years after it was launched into ocean

28 August 2020

The last people living on the island were evacuated 90 years ago on August 29 1930.


Mailboats helped islanders communicate with outside world

Mailboats helped islanders communicate with outside world

Mailboats helped islanders communicate with outside world

28 August 2020

A journalist came up with the idea of creating mailboats in the 1870s when he became stranded on St Kilda.


Six in court accused of people-smuggling over migrants’ container deaths

Six in court accused of people-smuggling over migrants’ container deaths

Six in court accused of people-smuggling over migrants’ container deaths

28 August 2020

The bodies of 39 Vietnamese nationals were found on an industrial estate in Essex after the container arrived on a ferry from Europe in October 2019.


Falcons return to Stonehenge with public displays

Falcons return to Stonehenge with public displays

Falcons return to Stonehenge with public displays

28 August 2020

English Heritage is holding historic hawking and falconry events over the bank holiday weekend.


What the papers say – August 28

What the papers say – August 28

What the papers say – August 28

28 August 2020

A push towards office life leads many of the Friday papers.


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