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Stormont increases Covid fines and extends rules around where masks must be worn

Stormont increases Covid fines and extends rules around where masks must be worn

Stormont increases Covid fines and extends rules around where masks must be worn

08 October 2020

First Minister Arlene Foster and deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill cautioned there is just a narrow window to avert a serious second Covid wave.


Robert Jenrick does not rule out pub closures to combat coronavirus resurgence

Robert Jenrick does not rule out pub closures to combat coronavirus resurgence

Robert Jenrick does not rule out pub closures to combat coronavirus resurgence

08 October 2020

The Communities Secretary described the developing situation in the North as ‘fast and serious’.


Can UK patients get hold of the drugs given to Donald Trump?

Can UK patients get hold of the drugs given to Donald Trump?

Can UK patients get hold of the drugs given to Donald Trump?

08 October 2020

The US president has been treated with a cocktail of medicines to help him fight off Covid-19.


Boeing 747: BA’s Queen of the Skies depart from Heathrow in final flights

Boeing 747: BA’s Queen of the Skies depart from Heathrow in final flights

Boeing 747: BA’s Queen of the Skies depart from Heathrow in final flights

08 October 2020

More than 18,000 people watched the aircraft take off on BA’s livestream of the event.


TalkTalk mulls £1.1bn takeover bid from Toscafund

TalkTalk mulls £1.1bn takeover bid from Toscafund

TalkTalk mulls £1.1bn takeover bid from Toscafund

08 October 2020

TalkTalk reportedly rejected a £1.5 billion bid from Tosca in 2019.


Liverpool marks John Lennon’s birthday with launch of worldwide song contest

Liverpool marks John Lennon’s birthday with launch of worldwide song contest

Liverpool marks John Lennon’s birthday with launch of worldwide song contest

08 October 2020

The Liverpool International Song For Kindness Contest aims to find an anthem that will follow the example of the Lennon masterpiece Imagine.


Driver flees UK after guilty verdict over crash that killed veterinary nurse

Driver flees UK after guilty verdict over crash that killed veterinary nurse

Driver flees UK after guilty verdict over crash that killed veterinary nurse

08 October 2020

Vytautas Kiminius hit Rachel Radwell’s Fiesta head-on after taking a ‘racing line’ through a corner near Peterborough in November 2018.


Cap excessive salaries to save jobs during pandemic, urge think tanks

Cap excessive salaries to save jobs during pandemic, urge think tanks

Cap excessive salaries to save jobs during pandemic, urge think tanks

08 October 2020

Mass lay-offs would not be necessary during the current virus crisis if the very rich were paid a little less, say researchers.


HSS Hire cuts 300 jobs as Covid boosts technology push

HSS Hire cuts 300 jobs as Covid boosts technology push

HSS Hire cuts 300 jobs as Covid boosts technology push

08 October 2020

The business plans to close 134 branches.


EasyJet to nosedive into the red by up to £845m in first ever annual loss

EasyJet to nosedive into the red by up to £845m in first ever annual loss

EasyJet to nosedive into the red by up to £845m in first ever annual loss

08 October 2020

The group said it is braced for underlying pre-tax losses for the year to September 30 of between £815 million and £845 million.


‘Worrying trend’ as more intensive care beds in use

‘Worrying trend’ as more intensive care beds in use

‘Worrying trend’ as more intensive care beds in use

08 October 2020

A medical leader has urged people to stick to local lockdown measures.


Prince George saddened by Attenborough extinction documentary – William

Prince George saddened by Attenborough extinction documentary – William

Prince George saddened by Attenborough extinction documentary – William

08 October 2020

The Duke of Cambridge has launched his Earthshot Prize which aims to recognise ideas and technologies that can safeguard the planet


William hopes Earthshot Prize will ‘help repair the planet’

William hopes Earthshot Prize will ‘help repair the planet’

William hopes Earthshot Prize will ‘help repair the planet’

08 October 2020

Nominations for the prize open on November 1 with the first of the annual global award ceremonies to be held in London next year.


What the papers say – October 8

What the papers say – October 8

What the papers say – October 8

08 October 2020

Thursday’s papers are dominated by reaction to seemingly imminent tighter pandemic restrictions in the North.


BA’s Queen Of The Skies to make final flights from Heathrow

BA’s Queen Of The Skies to make final flights from Heathrow

BA’s Queen Of The Skies to make final flights from Heathrow

08 October 2020

The last two Heathrow-based Boeing 747 planes are set to depart at 8.30am on Thursday morning.


Queen Of The Skies: The history of the Boeing 747

Queen Of The Skies: The history of the Boeing 747

Queen Of The Skies: The history of the Boeing 747

08 October 2020

The hump-shaped planes were much bigger than existing airliners, holding around 550 passengers.


Draconid meteor shower set to dazzle night skies

Draconid meteor shower set to dazzle night skies

Draconid meteor shower set to dazzle night skies

08 October 2020

The shower is set to peak during the night of October 8.


Previously unseen photographs of John Lennon to go on show to mark 80th birthday

Previously unseen photographs of John Lennon to go on show to mark 80th birthday

Previously unseen photographs of John Lennon to go on show to mark 80th birthday

08 October 2020

The black and white photographs of The Beatles star were taken in 1974.


Donald Trump: ‘Very thankful’ for Boris Johnson’s support during Covid recovery

Donald Trump: ‘Very thankful’ for Boris Johnson’s support during Covid recovery

Donald Trump: ‘Very thankful’ for Boris Johnson’s support during Covid recovery

07 October 2020

The American leader spent three days in hospital before returning to the White House and downplaying the severity of the virus.


Pubs in northern England could be closed in new Covid crackdown

Pubs in northern England could be closed in new Covid crackdown

Pubs in northern England could be closed in new Covid crackdown

07 October 2020

Ministers are considering tighter restrictions as the number of infections continues to surge.


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