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‘Stop clapping, start paying’: NHS workers demand better wages

‘Stop clapping, start paying’: NHS workers demand better wages

‘Stop clapping, start paying’: NHS workers demand better wages

12 September 2020

Nurses were excluded from the wage increase for around 900,000 public sector workers announced in July.


‘Nonsense’: Parents plead with Government to exempt children from ‘rule of six’

‘Nonsense’: Parents plead with Government to exempt children from ‘rule of six’

‘Nonsense’: Parents plead with Government to exempt children from ‘rule of six’

12 September 2020

A mother-of-six faces being unable to see any other adults, while one family has effectively been banned from seeing an ill 95-year-old relative.


Gove backs PM in warning Brussels could break up the UK without new Brexit Bill

Gove backs PM in warning Brussels could break up the UK without new Brexit Bill

Gove backs PM in warning Brussels could break up the UK without new Brexit Bill

12 September 2020

The Cabinet Office minister also insisted the Government could see off any Tory rebellion.


Sir Mo Farah victorious in Northern Ireland half marathon

Sir Mo Farah victorious in Northern Ireland half marathon

Sir Mo Farah victorious in Northern Ireland half marathon

12 September 2020

It was one of the first major sporting events following coronavirus lockdown and spectator numbers were significantly down.


Duke of Cambridge thanks football clubs and fans for support during pandemic

Duke of Cambridge thanks football clubs and fans for support during pandemic

Duke of Cambridge thanks football clubs and fans for support during pandemic

12 September 2020

William said rivalries had been set aside to help people in need.


Parents ‘deeply disappointed’ at no prosecutions over student’s death

Parents ‘deeply disappointed’ at no prosecutions over student’s death

Parents ‘deeply disappointed’ at no prosecutions over student’s death

12 September 2020

Olivia Burt, 20, was fatally injured when she was trapped under a metal barrier outside the Missoula venue in Durham in 2018.


UK ‘on the edge of losing control’ of coronavirus, scientist warns

UK ‘on the edge of losing control’ of coronavirus, scientist warns

UK ‘on the edge of losing control’ of coronavirus, scientist warns

12 September 2020

Concern has been raised ahead of the ‘rule of six’ restrictions coming into force on Monday.


Social media is a plague on politics, Tony Blair says

Social media is a plague on politics, Tony Blair says

Social media is a plague on politics, Tony Blair says

12 September 2020

The former prime minister spoke about the ‘divisive’ impact it could have in an interview with Ruth Davidson.


Coronavirus testing should be expanded to those without symptoms, says Blair

Coronavirus testing should be expanded to those without symptoms, says Blair

Coronavirus testing should be expanded to those without symptoms, says Blair

12 September 2020

The former prime minister spoke out when he was interviewed by Scottish Conservative Holyrood leader Ruth Davidson for her new LBC radio show.


Sunshine and torrential downpours forecast ahead of lockdown tightening

Sunshine and torrential downpours forecast ahead of lockdown tightening

Sunshine and torrential downpours forecast ahead of lockdown tightening

12 September 2020

Temperatures could reach as high as 31C early next week.


What the papers say – September 12

What the papers say – September 12

What the papers say – September 12

11 September 2020

Brexit developments and tighter coronavirus restrictions lead the Saturday papers.


Last Night of the Proms to finally take place after weeks of controversy

Last Night of the Proms to finally take place after weeks of controversy

Last Night of the Proms to finally take place after weeks of controversy

11 September 2020

The BBC made a U-turn so that Rule, Britannia! and Land Of Hope And Glory will be sung at the event.


Calls to resist ‘party weekend’ ahead of ‘rule of six’ on Monday

Calls to resist ‘party weekend’ ahead of ‘rule of six’ on Monday

Calls to resist ‘party weekend’ ahead of ‘rule of six’ on Monday

11 September 2020

A total of 3,539 new cases were recorded on Friday.


RSPCA selling badly drawn pet portraits to raise money for kitten incubator

RSPCA selling badly drawn pet portraits to raise money for kitten incubator

RSPCA selling badly drawn pet portraits to raise money for kitten incubator

11 September 2020

The charity’s Manchester and Salford branch hopes the pictures by their team members will help bridge a funding gap caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.


Brussels could ‘carve up’ UK if Tories reject controversial Brexit Bill, says PM

Brussels could ‘carve up’ UK if Tories reject controversial Brexit Bill, says PM

Brussels could ‘carve up’ UK if Tories reject controversial Brexit Bill, says PM

11 September 2020

The EU says the legislation is a serious breach of trust.


Which coronavirus restrictions have been imposed or eased, and where?

Which coronavirus restrictions have been imposed or eased, and where?

Which coronavirus restrictions have been imposed or eased, and where?

11 September 2020

Birmingham, Sandwell and Solihull are being made areas of national intervention.


Hundreds of migrants reach UK as yearly total tops 6,000

Hundreds of migrants reach UK as yearly total tops 6,000

Hundreds of migrants reach UK as yearly total tops 6,000

11 September 2020

More than 6,100 migrants have now succeeded in reaching the UK by small boat in 2020, data analysis by the PA news agency shows.


Anti-racism protests in UK as officers face court in US over George Floyd death

Anti-racism protests in UK as officers face court in US over George Floyd death

Anti-racism protests in UK as officers face court in US over George Floyd death

11 September 2020

Protesters said they are determined to show that previous Black Lives Matter demonstrations were not just ‘a moment’.


PM tries to drum up support for his controversial Brexit Bill amid Tory disquiet

PM tries to drum up support for his controversial Brexit Bill amid Tory disquiet

PM tries to drum up support for his controversial Brexit Bill amid Tory disquiet

11 September 2020

Boris Johnson hosted a conference call with backbenchers on Friday evening.


Charles opens community fridge to cut food waste

Charles opens community fridge to cut food waste

Charles opens community fridge to cut food waste

11 September 2020

It is the 100th fridge run by Hubbub’s Community Fridge Network.


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