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‘Game-changing’ quantum breakthrough paves way for safer online communication

‘Game-changing’ quantum breakthrough paves way for safer online communication

‘Game-changing’ quantum breakthrough paves way for safer online communication

02 September 2020

UK scientists say the system is more secure than the internet at present and can be rolled out cheaply.


Exposure to cadmium in the womb could be linked to asthma and allergies – study

Exposure to cadmium in the womb could be linked to asthma and allergies – study

Exposure to cadmium in the womb could be linked to asthma and allergies – study

02 September 2020

Researchers say their findings indicate the need for tight controls over the use and disposal of the metal.


New plea to stop young drivers carrying friends in cars

New plea to stop young drivers carrying friends in cars

New plea to stop young drivers carrying friends in cars

02 September 2020

Road safety charity Brake told the Commons Transport Select Committee that teenagers should be banned from having passengers.


UK is risking leaving EU without deal by refusing to compromise, warns Barnier

UK is risking leaving EU without deal by refusing to compromise, warns Barnier

UK is risking leaving EU without deal by refusing to compromise, warns Barnier

02 September 2020

Brussels’ chief negotiator said he is ‘worried and disappointed’ after his counterpart, David Frost, did not make any concessions to end the impasse.


Richard Leonard defies ‘disgruntled’ MSPs demanding his resignation

Richard Leonard defies ‘disgruntled’ MSPs demanding his resignation

Richard Leonard defies ‘disgruntled’ MSPs demanding his resignation

02 September 2020

Mr Leonard said he would lead Scottish Labour into next year’s Holyrood elections.


‘Police log more than 10,000 online child sex crimes in a year for first time’

‘Police log more than 10,000 online child sex crimes in a year for first time’

‘Police log more than 10,000 online child sex crimes in a year for first time’

02 September 2020

Records of online offences are up 16% on the previous year, data obtained by the NSPCC charity suggests.


Burberry wins £573,000 PPE contract following gowns donation to Government

Burberry wins £573,000 PPE contract following gowns donation to Government

Burberry wins £573,000 PPE contract following gowns donation to Government

02 September 2020

The fashion giant was praised for its donations early in the pandemic and continued to make equipment for NHS staff.


Blackford accuses Prime Minister’s team of ‘political smear’ over holiday row

Blackford accuses Prime Minister’s team of ‘political smear’ over holiday row

Blackford accuses Prime Minister’s team of ‘political smear’ over holiday row

02 September 2020

The SNP’s Westminster leader hit out at Boris Johnson’s office for putting his own family’s safety at risk.


Social networks ‘failed to remove 95% of anti-vaccine misinformation reported’

Social networks ‘failed to remove 95% of anti-vaccine misinformation reported’

Social networks ‘failed to remove 95% of anti-vaccine misinformation reported’

02 September 2020

Medics have sent a letter to the Government calling for legislation to prevent dangerous misinformation being spread online.


Mobile game to help with anxiety in children receives medical approval

Mobile game to help with anxiety in children receives medical approval

Mobile game to help with anxiety in children receives medical approval

02 September 2020

Lumi Nova is aimed at seven to 12-year-olds.


Johnson told to make another U-turn and extend furlough scheme to protect jobs

Johnson told to make another U-turn and extend furlough scheme to protect jobs

Johnson told to make another U-turn and extend furlough scheme to protect jobs

02 September 2020

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer insisted the Prime Minister must help sectors of the economy which ‘desperately’ need the scheme.


Three people charged in connection with human trafficking

Three people charged in connection with human trafficking

Three people charged in connection with human trafficking

02 September 2020

Police searched five properties in Glasgow and one in London as part of an investigation.


Bolton and Trafford virus restrictions to remain after surge in infection rates

Bolton and Trafford virus restrictions to remain after surge in infection rates

Bolton and Trafford virus restrictions to remain after surge in infection rates

02 September 2020

Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced the U-turn after a ‘significant change’ in infection rates in both areas in the last few days.


Priti Patel ‘supports’ plan for Harper’s Law, tragic Pc’s widow Lissie says

Priti Patel ‘supports’ plan for Harper’s Law, tragic Pc’s widow Lissie says

Priti Patel ‘supports’ plan for Harper’s Law, tragic Pc’s widow Lissie says

02 September 2020

Mrs Harper, 29, was speaking after a meeting with the Home Secretary and the Justice Secretary Robert Buckland QC at the Home Office on Wednesday.


Bay City Rollers musician Ian Mitchell dies aged 62

Bay City Rollers musician Ian Mitchell dies aged 62

Bay City Rollers musician Ian Mitchell dies aged 62

02 September 2020

Mitchell was 17 when he joined the tartan-clad band.


More than a third of police officers assaulted in past year, research shows

More than a third of police officers assaulted in past year, research shows

More than a third of police officers assaulted in past year, research shows

02 September 2020

About 34% said they were not satisfied with the personal safety training that they had received.


Johnson accused of ‘governing in hindsight’ as he faces MPs after summer break

Johnson accused of ‘governing in hindsight’ as he faces MPs after summer break

Johnson accused of ‘governing in hindsight’ as he faces MPs after summer break

02 September 2020

It came as Matt Hancock announced that coronavirus restrictions in Bolton and Trafford had been put back in place, hours after they were lifted.


Rule, Britannia! and Land Of Hope And Glory to be sung at Proms after BBC U-turn

Rule, Britannia! and Land Of Hope And Glory to be sung at Proms after BBC U-turn

Rule, Britannia! and Land Of Hope And Glory to be sung at Proms after BBC U-turn

02 September 2020

The broadcaster said ‘audiences will be free to sing along at home’.


Greece defends pandemic handling as England faces pressure over quarantine rules

Greece defends pandemic handling as England faces pressure over quarantine rules

Greece defends pandemic handling as England faces pressure over quarantine rules

02 September 2020

Rising coronavirus cases prompted the Scottish Government to announce travellers from Greece would have to self-isolate for 14 days from Thursday.


Extinction Rebellion protesters say they are ‘impossible’ for Johnson to ignore

Extinction Rebellion protesters say they are ‘impossible’ for Johnson to ignore

Extinction Rebellion protesters say they are ‘impossible’ for Johnson to ignore

02 September 2020

Demonstrators staged a second day of action, outside Parliament, as Boris Johnson went inside the House of Commons for Prime Minister’s Questions.


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