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Swann urges more investment in health as latest Army hospital deployment ends

Swann urges more investment in health as latest Army hospital deployment ends

Swann urges more investment in health as latest Army hospital deployment ends

24 October 2021

Army medics have completed their third deployment in Northern Ireland since the Covid pandemic began.


Sunak set to keep fiscal squeeze in spite of boost from economic upgrades

Sunak set to keep fiscal squeeze in spite of boost from economic upgrades

Sunak set to keep fiscal squeeze in spite of boost from economic upgrades

24 October 2021

The Office for Budget Responsibility is set to revise down its estimate of long-term scarring to economy from the pandemic.


Pair sought after ‘I will kill you’ written in toothpaste on bathroom mirror

Pair sought after ‘I will kill you’ written in toothpaste on bathroom mirror

Pair sought after ‘I will kill you’ written in toothpaste on bathroom mirror

24 October 2021

Police are investigating the death threat in Nottingham, which also included a smiley face drawn on a shower screen.


Policing bill could undermine trust and ‘exacerbate violence’, ex-chiefs warn

Policing bill could undermine trust and ‘exacerbate violence’, ex-chiefs warn

Policing bill could undermine trust and ‘exacerbate violence’, ex-chiefs warn

24 October 2021

A group of former police leaders has written to Home Secretary Priti Patel.


£74 million plan to replace Border Force boats to tackle illegal migration

£74 million plan to replace Border Force boats to tackle illegal migration

£74 million plan to replace Border Force boats to tackle illegal migration

24 October 2021

The announcement was made ahead of Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s budget.


Government not sufficiently tackling skills gap needed for net zero, MPs say

Government not sufficiently tackling skills gap needed for net zero, MPs say

Government not sufficiently tackling skills gap needed for net zero, MPs say

24 October 2021

The politicians have called for a formal outline on how a skilled green workforce will deliver environmental goals.


Glasgow’s preparations intensify for Cop26

Glasgow’s preparations intensify for Cop26

Glasgow’s preparations intensify for Cop26

24 October 2021

The summit takes place from October 31 to November 12.


Third of small businesses eye work-from-home plans to save on energy bills

Third of small businesses eye work-from-home plans to save on energy bills

Third of small businesses eye work-from-home plans to save on energy bills

24 October 2021

Many small companies are worried about the impact of rising energy costs.


What the Cop26 climate summit in Glasgow could achieve

What the Cop26 climate summit in Glasgow could achieve

What the Cop26 climate summit in Glasgow could achieve

24 October 2021

There is no big ‘Paris Agreement’ style deal to secure in Glasgow, but the conference needs to deliver on a number of fronts.


MPs prepare for whistleblower’s revelations on inner workings of Facebook

MPs prepare for whistleblower’s revelations on inner workings of Facebook

MPs prepare for whistleblower’s revelations on inner workings of Facebook

24 October 2021

Former Facebook employee Frances Haugen will answer questions following the release of internal research documents she secretly copied.


Keeping the 1.5C target alive: What it means and why it matters

Keeping the 1.5C target alive: What it means and why it matters

Keeping the 1.5C target alive: What it means and why it matters

24 October 2021

Countries have previously committed to try and keep global temperature rises to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels.


London’s pollution charge zone for older vehicles becomes 18 times larger

London’s pollution charge zone for older vehicles becomes 18 times larger

London’s pollution charge zone for older vehicles becomes 18 times larger

24 October 2021

Small businesses in the capital have expressed concern about the impact of the charges.


How much will the Ulez scheme cost me?

How much will the Ulez scheme cost me?

How much will the Ulez scheme cost me?

24 October 2021

London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone was extended on Monday.


Feeling fearful about the future? What you can do to fight climate change

Feeling fearful about the future? What you can do to fight climate change

Feeling fearful about the future? What you can do to fight climate change

24 October 2021

Policy experts agree action by individuals can add up to big change.


What the papers say – October 24

What the papers say – October 24

What the papers say – October 24

24 October 2021

The budget, coronavirus and mince pies make the front pages.


Investment topping more than £20 billion announced ahead of Budget

Investment topping more than £20 billion announced ahead of Budget

Investment topping more than £20 billion announced ahead of Budget

23 October 2021

The Chancellor is also expected to preach the importance of having strong public finances.


Nation urged to get Covid-19 booster ‘to protect freedom and Christmas’

Nation urged to get Covid-19 booster ‘to protect freedom and Christmas’

Nation urged to get Covid-19 booster ‘to protect freedom and Christmas’

23 October 2021

The repeated calls for people to get jabbed comes as the Government resists calls for further measures to curb the spread of the virus.


Man arrested over Manchester Arena terror attack bailed

Man arrested over Manchester Arena terror attack bailed

Man arrested over Manchester Arena terror attack bailed

23 October 2021

He was detained on suspicion of engaging in the preparation of acts of terrorism/assisting others in acts of preparation under the Terrorism Act.


Tech companies need stronger regulation, Facebook executive says

Tech companies need stronger regulation, Facebook executive says

Tech companies need stronger regulation, Facebook executive says

23 October 2021

Monika Bickert, of Facebook, believes that ‘government regulation can establish standards all companies should meet’.


Defence Secretary must launch probe into possible cover-up of murder – Labour

Defence Secretary must launch probe into possible cover-up of murder – Labour

Defence Secretary must launch probe into possible cover-up of murder – Labour

23 October 2021

The body of 21-year-old Agnes Wanjiru was found two months after she disappeared in 2012.


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