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PM: Country going through orgy of embarrassment over traditions and history

PM: Country going through orgy of embarrassment over traditions and history

PM: Country going through orgy of embarrassment over traditions and history

02 September 2020

The BBC has reversed its decision about singing traditional anthems at the Last Night Of The Proms.


Ministers ‘sound like Luddites’ trying to get workers back to offices – union

Ministers ‘sound like Luddites’ trying to get workers back to offices – union

Ministers ‘sound like Luddites’ trying to get workers back to offices – union

02 September 2020

Civil service union the FDA has criticised the Government’s approach.


PM warns ‘it will get tougher’ as Sunak pledges no ‘horror show of tax rises’

PM warns ‘it will get tougher’ as Sunak pledges no ‘horror show of tax rises’

PM warns ‘it will get tougher’ as Sunak pledges no ‘horror show of tax rises’

02 September 2020

The Prime Minister and his Chancellor sought to placate the 2019 intake of Tories.


NHS worker releases song about racially aggravated hit-and-run attack

NHS worker releases song about racially aggravated hit-and-run attack

NHS worker releases song about racially aggravated hit-and-run attack

02 September 2020

The 21-year-old wrote the track, entitled Soon I’ll Be Just Fine, days after the incident in Bristol in July.


Johnson and Starmer clash over IRA during PMQs

Johnson and Starmer clash over IRA during PMQs

Johnson and Starmer clash over IRA during PMQs

02 September 2020

Mr Johnson’s comments were cut off by Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle, who called for order.


Newly discovered molecule could play key role in treating osteoarthritis

Newly discovered molecule could play key role in treating osteoarthritis

Newly discovered molecule could play key role in treating osteoarthritis

02 September 2020

Researchers found the molecule provided long-lasting regeneration of bone and cartilage defects in animals.


Earth’s oxygen may have rusted the Moon for billions of years, scientists say

Earth’s oxygen may have rusted the Moon for billions of years, scientists say

Earth’s oxygen may have rusted the Moon for billions of years, scientists say

02 September 2020

Researchers think lunar haematite is formed through oxidation of lunar surface iron by the oxygen from the Earth’s upper atmosphere.


Retail footfall decline eases as Eat Out to Help Out ‘entices’ customers

Retail footfall decline eases as Eat Out to Help Out ‘entices’ customers

Retail footfall decline eases as Eat Out to Help Out ‘entices’ customers

02 September 2020

The monthly Springboard monitor revealed that footfall declined by 30.8% in August.


Patel and Buckland ‘really on board’ with Harper’s Law, says Pc’s widow

Patel and Buckland ‘really on board’ with Harper’s Law, says Pc’s widow

Patel and Buckland ‘really on board’ with Harper’s Law, says Pc’s widow

02 September 2020

Lissie Harper said the Home Secretary Priti Patel and Justice Secretary Robert Buckland QC ‘offered their support’ during a meeting on Wednesday.


Sunak warns of ‘difficult things’ ahead but no ‘horror show of tax rises’

Sunak warns of ‘difficult things’ ahead but no ‘horror show of tax rises’

Sunak warns of ‘difficult things’ ahead but no ‘horror show of tax rises’

02 September 2020

Rishi Sunak and Boris Johnson have tried to placate the new intake of Tory MPs.


‘How on earth have we come to this’ asks wife of man hacked to death by teens

‘How on earth have we come to this’ asks wife of man hacked to death by teens

‘How on earth have we come to this’ asks wife of man hacked to death by teens

02 September 2020

High on drugs, the killers slashed and chopped at their victim more than 100 times with a samurai sword as they tried to decapitate him.


‘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.


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