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Scots physicists lead £10m project taking quantum technology ‘to another level’

Scots physicists lead £10m project taking quantum technology ‘to another level’

Scots physicists lead £10m project taking quantum technology ‘to another level’

17 September 2020

Fourteen organisations will use the properties of atoms and subatomic particles to increase the reliability of laser components and systems.


Deloitte fined £15m over auditing failures at Autonomy

Deloitte fined £15m over auditing failures at Autonomy

Deloitte fined £15m over auditing failures at Autonomy

17 September 2020

The Financial Reporting Council handed out the record fine, saying the Big Four accountancy firm lost objectivity and lacked integrity.


Spitfire takes to the skies with thank-you message for NHS

Spitfire takes to the skies with thank-you message for NHS

Spitfire takes to the skies with thank-you message for NHS

17 September 2020

The aircraft is flying over hospitals across Scotland on Thursday.


Nearly two thirds of adults travelling to work, says ONS

Nearly two thirds of adults travelling to work, says ONS

Nearly two thirds of adults travelling to work, says ONS

17 September 2020

Furlough is due to finish at the end of October.


Scott Hutchison could be alive if he had access to support services, mother says

Scott Hutchison could be alive if he had access to support services, mother says

Scott Hutchison could be alive if he had access to support services, mother says

17 September 2020

The singer killed himself in 2018, which led to his brothers and bandmates launching a charity aiming to raise awareness of mental health issues.


P&O Cruises cancels all 2020 sailings

P&O Cruises cancels all 2020 sailings

P&O Cruises cancels all 2020 sailings

17 September 2020

The UK’s largest cruise line said ‘evolving restrictions on travel’ had forced the move.


Migrant boats to be donated to charity

Migrant boats to be donated to charity

Migrant boats to be donated to charity

17 September 2020

A huge backlog of dinghies has built up in Dover as more and more people journey to the UK.


Kickboxer attempts marathon pulling a plane

Kickboxer attempts marathon pulling a plane

Kickboxer attempts marathon pulling a plane

17 September 2020

Carl Thomas must take less than 24 hours to complete the charity feat on an airfield.


Tory MP ordered to apologise after breaching paid advocacy rules

Tory MP ordered to apologise after breaching paid advocacy rules

Tory MP ordered to apologise after breaching paid advocacy rules

17 September 2020

The report by the parliamentary commissioner for standards also criticised David Morris’s conduct during the inquiry.


Appeal against cancellation of boat shows unsuccessful

Appeal against cancellation of boat shows unsuccessful

Appeal against cancellation of boat shows unsuccessful

17 September 2020

Organisers of the scaled-down Southampton event said council officers only asked for one change to the site set-up, but then ordered the cancellation.


Chancellor toasts marshmallows then gets grilled by primary school children

Chancellor toasts marshmallows then gets grilled by primary school children

Chancellor toasts marshmallows then gets grilled by primary school children

17 September 2020

Rishi Sunak admitted he felt the stress of his job and feared ‘getting it wrong’.


Councils condemned after handing out record number of ‘petty’ Asbos

Councils condemned after handing out record number of ‘petty’ Asbos

Councils condemned after handing out record number of ‘petty’ Asbos

17 September 2020

Covid marshals are the ‘latest incarnation of the yellow-jacketed busybody in public spaces’, according to the Manifesto Club.


John Lewis axes staff bonus for first time since 1953

John Lewis axes staff bonus for first time since 1953

John Lewis axes staff bonus for first time since 1953

17 September 2020

Dame Sharon White, chairman of the retail group, told partners on Thursday that the announcement ‘will come as a blow’.


PM contradicts Priti Patel by telling public not to snitch on neighbours

PM contradicts Priti Patel by telling public not to snitch on neighbours

PM contradicts Priti Patel by telling public not to snitch on neighbours

17 September 2020

New laws to restrict social gatherings to fewer than six people came into force on Monday.


Care providers to receive extra funding to reduce winter Covid transmissions

Care providers to receive extra funding to reduce winter Covid transmissions

Care providers to receive extra funding to reduce winter Covid transmissions

17 September 2020

The funds will help pay staff full wages when they are self-isolating and ensure carers work in only one home, to reduce the spread of infection.


Next raises profit outlook after sales boost, but remains wary over Christmas

Next raises profit outlook after sales boost, but remains wary over Christmas

Next raises profit outlook after sales boost, but remains wary over Christmas

17 September 2020

The fashion chain expects full-year underlying pre-tax profits of £300 million, up from £195 million predicted in July.


Co-op sales jump after pandemic drives ‘exceptional’ grocery demand

Co-op sales jump after pandemic drives ‘exceptional’ grocery demand

Co-op sales jump after pandemic drives ‘exceptional’ grocery demand

17 September 2020

The business said total revenues increased by 7.6% to £5.8 billion for the 26 weeks to July 4.


Chris Grayling handed £100,000 ports adviser position for seven hours a week

Chris Grayling handed £100,000 ports adviser position for seven hours a week

Chris Grayling handed £100,000 ports adviser position for seven hours a week

17 September 2020

The former transport secretary has been involved in a number of controversies during his time in politics.


What the papers say – September 17

What the papers say – September 17

What the papers say – September 17

17 September 2020

Thursday’s front pages are dominated by the latest on Covid-19 testing.


Do not snitch unless neighbours are having ‘Animal House parties’, Johnson says

Do not snitch unless neighbours are having ‘Animal House parties’, Johnson says

Do not snitch unless neighbours are having ‘Animal House parties’, Johnson says

17 September 2020

Any social gathering of more than six people, other than those going hunting or paintballing, in England is against the law.


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