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Tech giants given 12 months to meet new child privacy protection rules

Tech giants given 12 months to meet new child privacy protection rules

Tech giants given 12 months to meet new child privacy protection rules

01 September 2020

Code forces firms to make young people a priority from the design up or face enforcement action, including fines.


Baby Sheeran: Lyra was 150th most popular girls’ name, but Antarctica is rare

Baby Sheeran: Lyra was 150th most popular girls’ name, but Antarctica is rare

Baby Sheeran: Lyra was 150th most popular girls’ name, but Antarctica is rare

01 September 2020

The name Lyra has links to music and astronomy, which the child’s second name is a tribute to the massive icy continent.


Ocado tackles ‘surge in demand’ as M&S delivery service launches

Ocado tackles ‘surge in demand’ as M&S delivery service launches

Ocado tackles ‘surge in demand’ as M&S delivery service launches

01 September 2020

Ocado said it had to cancel ‘a very small number of orders’ amid a jump in demand following the launch on Tuesday.


Gavin Williamson to face MPs over exams and school reopenings as pupils return

Gavin Williamson to face MPs over exams and school reopenings as pupils return

Gavin Williamson to face MPs over exams and school reopenings as pupils return

01 September 2020

It comes as a survey suggests one in six parents in England and Wales is seriously considering not sending their children back.


Lift Covid-19 restrictions to allow people to judge risk, says ex-Australian PM

Lift Covid-19 restrictions to allow people to judge risk, says ex-Australian PM

Lift Covid-19 restrictions to allow people to judge risk, says ex-Australian PM

01 September 2020

Tony Abbott declined to comment on reports that he has been appointed joint president of Britain’s relaunched Board of Trade.


Scientists study new theory linking hearing loss to dementia

Scientists study new theory linking hearing loss to dementia

Scientists study new theory linking hearing loss to dementia

01 September 2020

Experts from Newcastle University suggested a new area for research.


Man blinded by rubber bullet as a boy accepts soldier’s apology

Man blinded by rubber bullet as a boy accepts soldier’s apology

Man blinded by rubber bullet as a boy accepts soldier’s apology

01 September 2020

Charity chief Richard Moore, from Londonderry, and ex-Royal Artillery captain Charles Inness, from Scotland, have been friends for almost 15 years.


Men with larger waists more likely to die of prostate cancer – study

Men with larger waists more likely to die of prostate cancer – study

Men with larger waists more likely to die of prostate cancer – study

01 September 2020

Researchers found that those men in the top 25% for waist circumference were 35% more likely to die of prostate cancer.


Zandra Rhodes unveils colourful art installations in central London

Zandra Rhodes unveils colourful art installations in central London

Zandra Rhodes unveils colourful art installations in central London

01 September 2020

The artist has decorated the streets of Seven Dials.


Pensioner fails in bid to win review of decision to release daughter’s killer

Pensioner fails in bid to win review of decision to release daughter’s killer

Pensioner fails in bid to win review of decision to release daughter’s killer

01 September 2020

Marie McCourt argued that former pub landlord Ian Simms should not be freed from jail on licence until he revealed where Helen McCourt’s body is.


Northern Irish YouTuber joins Blue Peter presenting line-up

Northern Irish YouTuber joins Blue Peter presenting line-up

Northern Irish YouTuber joins Blue Peter presenting line-up

01 September 2020

Adam Beales said he was ‘humbled and ecstatic to be part of such a legendary production’.


From Munch to crunch – university worker recreates masterpieces on toast

From Munch to crunch – university worker recreates masterpieces on toast

From Munch to crunch – university worker recreates masterpieces on toast

01 September 2020

Admin worker Caroline Barnes of the University of Portsmouth has begun turning her daily lunches into works of art.


PM appoints Simon Case new Cabinet Secretary as civil service overhaul continues

PM appoints Simon Case new Cabinet Secretary as civil service overhaul continues

PM appoints Simon Case new Cabinet Secretary as civil service overhaul continues

01 September 2020

Mr Case is a a former private secretary to the Duke of Cambridge and was drafted into No 10 to assist with the coronavirus response.


Fantastic to see smiling faces, says primary school head

Fantastic to see smiling faces, says primary school head

Fantastic to see smiling faces, says primary school head

01 September 2020

Youngsters at Charles Dickens Primary School in Southwark, south London, returned to class on Tuesday, with a range of measures in place.


Two Pcs accused of gross incompetence over teenager’s domestic abuse claims

Two Pcs accused of gross incompetence over teenager’s domestic abuse claims

Two Pcs accused of gross incompetence over teenager’s domestic abuse claims

01 September 2020

Pcs Kerry Lynham and Sophie Dennis face a disciplinary hearing over claims of harassment made by Katrina Makunova in the weeks before her death.


New Cabinet Secretary will have to repair Civil Service trust, says predecessor

New Cabinet Secretary will have to repair Civil Service trust, says predecessor

New Cabinet Secretary will have to repair Civil Service trust, says predecessor

01 September 2020

Simon Case, a former private secretary to the Duke of Cambridge, is reportedly set to be named the UK’s new Cabinet Secretary.


Nearly 1,500 migrants made journey to UK in small boats during August

Nearly 1,500 migrants made journey to UK in small boats during August

Nearly 1,500 migrants made journey to UK in small boats during August

01 September 2020

Home Secretary Priti Patel has vowed to make the Channel route unviable.


Male suicide rate highest for two decades, new data shows

Male suicide rate highest for two decades, new data shows

Male suicide rate highest for two decades, new data shows

01 September 2020

ONS figures show 5,691 suicides were registered in England and Wales in 2019, with men accounting for around three-quarters of those deaths.


UK manufacturing production grows at fastest rate for six years in August

UK manufacturing production grows at fastest rate for six years in August

UK manufacturing production grows at fastest rate for six years in August

01 September 2020

The closely-followed IHS Markit/CIPS manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) recorded a score of 55.2 in August, from 53.3 in July.


Six months since first UK Covid death: timeline of key numbers

Six months since first UK Covid death: timeline of key numbers

Six months since first UK Covid death: timeline of key numbers

01 September 2020

Dates and statistics that chart the rise of the UK’s coronavirus death toll.


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