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Salmond inquiry pushes former first minister for written evidence

Salmond inquiry pushes former first minister for written evidence

Salmond inquiry pushes former first minister for written evidence

20 October 2020

Alex Salmond is scheduled to appear before the Committee on the Scottish Government Handling of Harassment Complaints in December.


Manchester students join rent strike over university’s Covid response

Manchester students join rent strike over university’s Covid response

Manchester students join rent strike over university’s Covid response

20 October 2020

Students from Manchester are the latest group to start withholding money from their university in protest over how they have been treated.


Burnham: Greater Manchester faces ‘punishing’ winter as coronavirus curbs loom

Burnham: Greater Manchester faces ‘punishing’ winter as coronavirus curbs loom

Burnham: Greater Manchester faces ‘punishing’ winter as coronavirus curbs loom

20 October 2020

Talks between the Government and Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham broke down without an agreement.


Call for urgent funding for children’s services amid ‘breaking point’ fears

Call for urgent funding for children’s services amid ‘breaking point’ fears

Call for urgent funding for children’s services amid ‘breaking point’ fears

20 October 2020

The warning came from the Children’s Services Funding Alliance.


Diana ‘told newspaper editor her marriage to Charles was hell from day one’

Diana ‘told newspaper editor her marriage to Charles was hell from day one’

Diana ‘told newspaper editor her marriage to Charles was hell from day one’

20 October 2020

Diana: The Truth Behind The Interview will be screened on Wednesday on Channel 4.


Jury deliberations to be held in portable cabins to keep justice system moving

Jury deliberations to be held in portable cabins to keep justice system moving

Jury deliberations to be held in portable cabins to keep justice system moving

20 October 2020

Temporary buildings have been set up at Bradford, Hull and Leeds.


Review urged over council tax decision involving site of Dominic Cummings’ trip

Review urged over council tax decision involving site of Dominic Cummings’ trip

Review urged over council tax decision involving site of Dominic Cummings’ trip

20 October 2020

Anger is growing about a decision not to charge backdated council tax on a property where he famously stayed in lockdown, it has been claimed.


Air pollution costs UK urbanites £900 a year – study

Air pollution costs UK urbanites £900 a year – study

Air pollution costs UK urbanites £900 a year – study

20 October 2020

The cost of UK air pollution amounts to nearly £19 billion in total.


Activists dump manure outside BP headquarters in Aberdeen

Activists dump manure outside BP headquarters in Aberdeen

Activists dump manure outside BP headquarters in Aberdeen

20 October 2020

A small number of campaigners from Extinction Rebellion Scotland began a third week of planned action by staging the stunt in Dyce on Tuesday.


HS2 dig at abandoned church finds graffiti linked to warding off evil spirits

HS2 dig at abandoned church finds graffiti linked to warding off evil spirits

HS2 dig at abandoned church finds graffiti linked to warding off evil spirits

20 October 2020

Historians believe witches’ marks were created to ward off evil spirits by trapping them in an endless line or maze.


Wales faces job losses without Treasury lockdown support, Drakeford says

Wales faces job losses without Treasury lockdown support, Drakeford says

Wales faces job losses without Treasury lockdown support, Drakeford says

20 October 2020

Wales is due to enter a two-week firebreak lockdown on Friday and all but essential retail will be closed.


Covid-19: Will Greater Manchester’s intensive care units be overwhelmed?

Covid-19: Will Greater Manchester’s intensive care units be overwhelmed?

Covid-19: Will Greater Manchester’s intensive care units be overwhelmed?

20 October 2020

Talks on new restrictions between the Government and civic leaders concluded without an agreement.


Reform history teaching to stop black children feeling inferior, MPs hear

Reform history teaching to stop black children feeling inferior, MPs hear

Reform history teaching to stop black children feeling inferior, MPs hear

20 October 2020

Calls also emerged to ‘decolonise’ history in Britain during a Commons debate on Black History Month.


‘Lost education’ could be addressed in grading for 2021 exams, minister suggests

‘Lost education’ could be addressed in grading for 2021 exams, minister suggests

‘Lost education’ could be addressed in grading for 2021 exams, minister suggests

20 October 2020

Nick Gibb is concerned about ‘unfairness and unevenness’ between pupils who have missed out on different amounts of schooling amid lockdowns.


Extremist who made Festival Hall ‘attack’ video found guilty of terrorism

Extremist who made Festival Hall ‘attack’ video found guilty of terrorism

Extremist who made Festival Hall ‘attack’ video found guilty of terrorism

20 October 2020

Shehroz Iqbal posted the mobile phone footage to a group of like-minded friends on WhatsApp in March.


Michel Barnier says ‘door remains open’ to resume stalled UK-EU trade talks

Michel Barnier says ‘door remains open’ to resume stalled UK-EU trade talks

Michel Barnier says ‘door remains open’ to resume stalled UK-EU trade talks

20 October 2020

The EU’s negotiator and the UK’s Lord Frost spoke on Tuesday but formal negotiations are yet to resume.


Up to 1,809 pubs hit by new Greater Manchester lockdown measures

Up to 1,809 pubs hit by new Greater Manchester lockdown measures

Up to 1,809 pubs hit by new Greater Manchester lockdown measures

20 October 2020

Tier 3 status in the Liverpool City region and Lancashire means nearly 4,000 pubs must adapt to the new rules.


Prison problems need urgent attention after coronavirus pandemic – report

Prison problems need urgent attention after coronavirus pandemic – report

Prison problems need urgent attention after coronavirus pandemic – report

20 October 2020

The claim was made in Peter Clarke’s last report as chief inspector of prisons.


Concern over ‘debilitating’ work stress for NHS staff

Concern over ‘debilitating’ work stress for NHS staff

Concern over ‘debilitating’ work stress for NHS staff

20 October 2020

Staff were experiencing high levels of stress even before the pandemic struck, one expert said.


Peers fire opening salvo in battle over ‘law-breaking’ Brexit legislation

Peers fire opening salvo in battle over ‘law-breaking’ Brexit legislation

Peers fire opening salvo in battle over ‘law-breaking’ Brexit legislation

20 October 2020

The House of Lords vowing to reject the disputed parts of the UK Internal Market Bill sets the scene for a legislative showdown.


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