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Levels of climate-warming greenhouse gases in atmosphere reach record highs

Levels of climate-warming greenhouse gases in atmosphere reach record highs

Levels of climate-warming greenhouse gases in atmosphere reach record highs

25 October 2021

On the current rate at which carbon dioxide and other gases are building up in the atmosphere, the world will see temperature rises well beyond 1.5C.


Plaque commemorates Britain’s first black train driver

Plaque commemorates Britain’s first black train driver

Plaque commemorates Britain’s first black train driver

25 October 2021

Wilston Samuel Jackson had a long and successful career on the railway, including driving famous locomotive Flying Scotsman.


Tesco website and app working again following suspected hack

Tesco website and app working again following suspected hack

Tesco website and app working again following suspected hack

24 October 2021

The supermarket giant said the problem was due to an attempt to ‘interfere’ with its systems.


Starmer demands fast-track exclusion orders to protect schools from anti-vaxxers

Starmer demands fast-track exclusion orders to protect schools from anti-vaxxers

Starmer demands fast-track exclusion orders to protect schools from anti-vaxxers

24 October 2021

The Labour leader said it was ‘sickening’ that protesters had demonstrated outside schools.


Get Covid-19 booster jab, urges health chief as ‘winter is coming’

Get Covid-19 booster jab, urges health chief as ‘winter is coming’

Get Covid-19 booster jab, urges health chief as ‘winter is coming’

24 October 2021

NHS England said more than five million people have received their booster.


NHS and transport funding prioritised in pre-Budget announcements topping £30bn

NHS and transport funding prioritised in pre-Budget announcements topping £30bn

NHS and transport funding prioritised in pre-Budget announcements topping £30bn

24 October 2021

Spending has been detailed in numerous announcements over the weekend.


Plan to regenerate brownfield sites to deliver hundreds of thousands of homes

Plan to regenerate brownfield sites to deliver hundreds of thousands of homes

Plan to regenerate brownfield sites to deliver hundreds of thousands of homes

24 October 2021

The planning system will also be subject to a digital overhaul.


Budget to include £2.6 billion for special educational needs and disabilities

Budget to include £2.6 billion for special educational needs and disabilities

Budget to include £2.6 billion for special educational needs and disabilities

24 October 2021

The Chancellor is set to almost triple this year’s capital funding for the most disadvantaged young people through specialised educational support.


West of England’s metro mayor launches mask-wearing campaign

West of England’s metro mayor launches mask-wearing campaign

West of England’s metro mayor launches mask-wearing campaign

24 October 2021

Dan Norris’s campaign comes as cases have soared in south-west England.


Radio 1 DJ Adele Roberts has bowel cancer

Radio 1 DJ Adele Roberts has bowel cancer

Radio 1 DJ Adele Roberts has bowel cancer

24 October 2021

The 42-year-old said ‘so far the outlook is positive’ and she is to have surgery to remove a tumour on Monday.


Insulate Britain pledges to restart road-blocking protests

Insulate Britain pledges to restart road-blocking protests

Insulate Britain pledges to restart road-blocking protests

24 October 2021

The group, which wants all homes to be insulated by 2030, said it would suspend its campaign until October 25.


£2.4bn ‘tax bombshell’ to hit small and medium-sized businesses, say Lib Dems

£2.4bn ‘tax bombshell’ to hit small and medium-sized businesses, say Lib Dems

£2.4bn ‘tax bombshell’ to hit small and medium-sized businesses, say Lib Dems

24 October 2021

The Liberal Democrats called on the Chancellor to cut small and medium-sized businesses’ employer contributions.


Growing trend to alter British history without ‘due process’, report warns

Growing trend to alter British history without ‘due process’, report warns

Growing trend to alter British history without ‘due process’, report warns

24 October 2021

A new report sets out guidelines for institutions coming under pressure to make changes.


Nicola Sturgeon to urge ‘credible action’ on climate change from world leaders

Nicola Sturgeon to urge ‘credible action’ on climate change from world leaders

Nicola Sturgeon to urge ‘credible action’ on climate change from world leaders

24 October 2021

The First Minister will say that Scotland will act as a ‘bridge’ for dialogues at the Cop26 summit.


Those living in poverty hit harder by energy bills, Labour analysis shows

Those living in poverty hit harder by energy bills, Labour analysis shows

Those living in poverty hit harder by energy bills, Labour analysis shows

24 October 2021

On average, those living in poverty paid more, Labour said.


Ed Sheeran tests positive for Covid-19 a week before album release

Ed Sheeran tests positive for Covid-19 a week before album release

Ed Sheeran tests positive for Covid-19 a week before album release

24 October 2021

He shared a statement with fans on social media.


Husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe goes on hunger strike for second time

Husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe goes on hunger strike for second time

Husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe goes on hunger strike for second time

24 October 2021

The Government’s approach to her case has been described as ‘clearly not working’.


Budget: What has already been announced?

Budget: What has already been announced?

Budget: What has already been announced?

24 October 2021

A number of announcements have already been confirmed by the Treasury.


Neighbour heard ‘shouts and screams’ at scene of suspected double murder

Neighbour heard ‘shouts and screams’ at scene of suspected double murder

Neighbour heard ‘shouts and screams’ at scene of suspected double murder

24 October 2021

Police were called to an address in Brentwood on Sunday morning, where they found three injured people, including two teenage boys who later died.


Chancellor warned not to ignore intercity transport connections

Chancellor warned not to ignore intercity transport connections

Chancellor warned not to ignore intercity transport connections

24 October 2021

Metro mayors have welcomed billions of pounds of investment for transport but fear it may lead to cutbacks on bigger plans.


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