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England’s woodland cover could be doubled, mapping suggests

England’s woodland cover could be doubled, mapping suggests

England’s woodland cover could be doubled, mapping suggests

24 November 2020

Friends of the Earth is urging the Government to support farmers and local councils to increase tree cover.


Woman ‘to make astonishing allegations about sexual abuse by Harvey Weinstein’

Woman ‘to make astonishing allegations about sexual abuse by Harvey Weinstein’

Woman ‘to make astonishing allegations about sexual abuse by Harvey Weinstein’

24 November 2020

She has brought employment tribunal claims in England against people and companies associated with the disgraced movie mogul.


No easing of coronavirus restrictions in Scotland despite decline in cases

No easing of coronavirus restrictions in Scotland despite decline in cases

No easing of coronavirus restrictions in Scotland despite decline in cases

24 November 2020

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has updated MSPs on the country’s tier system.


More Christmas cards to be sent this year because of Covid-19 – poll

More Christmas cards to be sent this year because of Covid-19 – poll

More Christmas cards to be sent this year because of Covid-19 – poll

24 November 2020

A YouGov survey commissioned by Royal Mail has shown 55% of people think sending Christmas cards is more important than ever amid the pandemic.


100 applications to cladding removal fund progressed to next stage – minister

100 applications to cladding removal fund progressed to next stage – minister

100 applications to cladding removal fund progressed to next stage – minister

24 November 2020

The Government was urged by MPs of all parties to act with ‘urgency’ on the matter.


Goofy guard dog Noodles wins comedy pet photo prize

Goofy guard dog Noodles wins comedy pet photo prize

Goofy guard dog Noodles wins comedy pet photo prize

24 November 2020

Elke Vogelsang’s picture of Noodles won the £3,000 top prize in the Mars Petcare Comedy Pet Photography Awards.


We should be getting back to normality by Easter, says Hancock

We should be getting back to normality by Easter, says Hancock

We should be getting back to normality by Easter, says Hancock

24 November 2020

There will be a shift to an emphasis on ‘personal responsibility’ rather than social distancing after Easter, the Health Secretary said,


Easing restrictions at Christmas will lead to Covid-19 spread – Mark Drakeford

Easing restrictions at Christmas will lead to Covid-19 spread – Mark Drakeford

Easing restrictions at Christmas will lead to Covid-19 spread – Mark Drakeford

24 November 2020

Mr Drakeford said any additional freedoms agreed between the UK Government and devolved administrations must be used responsibly.


PM must respond to ‘injustices’ after elderly protester held outside Parliament

PM must respond to ‘injustices’ after elderly protester held outside Parliament

PM must respond to ‘injustices’ after elderly protester held outside Parliament

24 November 2020

The campaigner was protesting about coronavirus restrictions.


England star Grealish smelt of ‘intoxicating liquor’ after crash, court told

England star Grealish smelt of ‘intoxicating liquor’ after crash, court told

England star Grealish smelt of ‘intoxicating liquor’ after crash, court told

24 November 2020

The footballer, who admitted careless driving, was also said to be ‘unsteady on his feet’ after the incident during the March lockdown.


Up to 73% of vehicles exceeded speed limit on 30mph roads during first lockdown

Up to 73% of vehicles exceeded speed limit on 30mph roads during first lockdown

Up to 73% of vehicles exceeded speed limit on 30mph roads during first lockdown

24 November 2020

This coincided with traffic dropping to around a quarter of normal levels.


‘No coincidence’ ejected migrants were among 39 later found dead, court told

‘No coincidence’ ejected migrants were among 39 later found dead, court told

‘No coincidence’ ejected migrants were among 39 later found dead, court told

24 November 2020

Christopher Kennedy, 24, is on trial at the Old Bailey accused of being a member of a people-smuggling ring.


The current streaming system threatens the future of music, warns Guy Garvey

The current streaming system threatens the future of music, warns Guy Garvey

The current streaming system threatens the future of music, warns Guy Garvey

24 November 2020

The musician called for a more equitable model.


Hancock: Greater Manchester row a factor in decision to scrap tier negotiations

Hancock: Greater Manchester row a factor in decision to scrap tier negotiations

Hancock: Greater Manchester row a factor in decision to scrap tier negotiations

24 November 2020

The Health Secretary said the wrangle over placing Greater Manchester in Tier 3 had been “bad for public health”.


House sales boost expected in early 2021 as stamp duty deadline approaches

House sales boost expected in early 2021 as stamp duty deadline approaches

House sales boost expected in early 2021 as stamp duty deadline approaches

24 November 2020

Zoopla predicts there will be a demand spike in January 2021, but said only some buyers will beat the deadline at the end of March.


There was enough information on coronavirus to act in January, says expert

There was enough information on coronavirus to act in January, says expert

There was enough information on coronavirus to act in January, says expert

24 November 2020

Sir Jeremy Farrar said that in a fast-moving epidemic, any delays mean playing catch-up later.


No reasonable jury would have convicted Lockerbie bomber, court told

No reasonable jury would have convicted Lockerbie bomber, court told

No reasonable jury would have convicted Lockerbie bomber, court told

24 November 2020

A third appeal against the conviction of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi over the 1988 atrocity is under way in Edinburgh.


National Lottery hits online sales milestone amid pandemic

National Lottery hits online sales milestone amid pandemic

National Lottery hits online sales milestone amid pandemic

24 November 2020

Camelot is facing competition to retain the lottery as the franchise is put up for tender.


Experiences of community mental health ‘consistently poor’, finds CQC survey

Experiences of community mental health ‘consistently poor’, finds CQC survey

Experiences of community mental health ‘consistently poor’, finds CQC survey

24 November 2020

Four in 10 people felt they had waited too long for treatment, according to research by the care regulator.


‘Jolly careful’ Christmas cards hit the shelves morning after Johnson’s speech

‘Jolly careful’ Christmas cards hit the shelves morning after Johnson’s speech

‘Jolly careful’ Christmas cards hit the shelves morning after Johnson’s speech

24 November 2020

Festive greetings card inspired by the Prime Minister’s warning during Monday’s briefing for the public to be ‘jolly careful’ are already on sale.


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