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Economic recovery slows in August despite Eat Out scheme

Economic recovery slows in August despite Eat Out scheme

Economic recovery slows in August despite Eat Out scheme

09 October 2020

ONS figures estimate that GDP was up by 2.1% during the month.


Babies being born without wisdom teeth due to rapid evolution, scientists say

Babies being born without wisdom teeth due to rapid evolution, scientists say

Babies being born without wisdom teeth due to rapid evolution, scientists say

09 October 2020

A study has found that humans are evolving at a faster rate than at any point in the past 250 years.


What the papers say – October 9

What the papers say – October 9

What the papers say – October 9

09 October 2020

Imminent lockdowns across the North dominate the front pages.


Crews called to terrace fire in north-west London

Crews called to terrace fire in north-west London

Crews called to terrace fire in north-west London

09 October 2020

Half of the first floor and part of the roof of the house was alight.


Strictly’s Winkleman says BBC ‘getting there’ on closing gender pay gap

Strictly’s Winkleman says BBC ‘getting there’ on closing gender pay gap

Strictly’s Winkleman says BBC ‘getting there’ on closing gender pay gap

09 October 2020

Claudia Winkleman said she welcomed the publication of stars’ salaries and Strictly Come Dancing was having the first same-sex couple taking part.


Justice Minister Naomi Long reveals probable Covid diagnosis

Justice Minister Naomi Long reveals probable Covid diagnosis

Justice Minister Naomi Long reveals probable Covid diagnosis

09 October 2020

The politician was taken to hospital in March after complaining of chest pains and a high temperature.


Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross acts as assistant referee at Wembley

Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross acts as assistant referee at Wembley

Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross acts as assistant referee at Wembley

08 October 2020

The politician has said he will quit his role as a football official if he becomes first minister after the 2021 Holyrood election.


New restrictions come in for Scotland’s pubs, bars, restaurants and cafes

New restrictions come in for Scotland’s pubs, bars, restaurants and cafes

New restrictions come in for Scotland’s pubs, bars, restaurants and cafes

08 October 2020

The temporary measures were announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon earlier this week to help curb the spread of coronavirus.


John Lennon at 80: Events held to mark musical legend’s birthday

John Lennon at 80: Events held to mark musical legend’s birthday

John Lennon at 80: Events held to mark musical legend’s birthday

08 October 2020

The musician was born on October 9 1940.


John Lennon at 80: His life in pictures

John Lennon at 80: His life in pictures

John Lennon at 80: His life in pictures

08 October 2020

The musician died in New York in 1980.


New shielding plan considered for coronavirus hotspots as cases rise

New shielding plan considered for coronavirus hotspots as cases rise

New shielding plan considered for coronavirus hotspots as cases rise

08 October 2020

A further 17,540 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus were reported on Thursday.


Man charged with doctor and daughter double murder

Man charged with doctor and daughter double murder

Man charged with doctor and daughter double murder

08 October 2020

Dr Sacharvi was found to have been assaulted and died from pressure to her neck, police said.


News agency apologises over alleged drone pictures – Meghan and Harry’s lawyer

News agency apologises over alleged drone pictures – Meghan and Harry’s lawyer

News agency apologises over alleged drone pictures – Meghan and Harry’s lawyer

08 October 2020

The couple launched legal action in Los Angeles in July claiming an individual had photographed their son Archie at their home during lockdown.


Gordon Ramsay and Dame Emma Thompson back NHS cancer campaign

Gordon Ramsay and Dame Emma Thompson back NHS cancer campaign

Gordon Ramsay and Dame Emma Thompson back NHS cancer campaign

08 October 2020

The NHS’s Help Us Help You access campaign will use TV adverts, billboards and social media to urge people to speak to their GP if they are worried.


Lord McConnell: House of Lords membership is international embarrassment for UK

Lord McConnell: House of Lords membership is international embarrassment for UK

Lord McConnell: House of Lords membership is international embarrassment for UK

08 October 2020

Lord McConnell, who was made a peer in 2010, also said he finds it ‘regularly embarrassing to be a member of a house that has now over 800 members’.


Rare Harry Potter first edition could fetch up to £50,000 at auction, says expert

Rare Harry Potter first edition could fetch up to £50,000 at auction, says expert

Rare Harry Potter first edition could fetch up to £50,000 at auction, says expert

08 October 2020

The book was bought by a British ex-pat who wanted to teach his children English by reading them the story at bedtime.


Camilla praises volunteers as she serves lunch to pensioners

Camilla praises volunteers as she serves lunch to pensioners

Camilla praises volunteers as she serves lunch to pensioners

08 October 2020

The Duchess of Cornwall was visiting a lunch club in Hertfordshire in her role as patron of the Royal Voluntary Service.


Fundraiser completes second peak wearing deep-sea diving suit

Fundraiser completes second peak wearing deep-sea diving suit

Fundraiser completes second peak wearing deep-sea diving suit

08 October 2020

Tackling Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Mount Snowdon will be the 58-year-old’s final charity challenge.


British Gas retreat in jobs dispute, says GMB

British Gas retreat in jobs dispute, says GMB

British Gas retreat in jobs dispute, says GMB

08 October 2020

The threat of industrial action has been eased after the company delays a ‘fire and rehire’ plan, according to the GMB union.


Coronavirus is holding gun to Boris Johnson’s head, Sage scientist says

Coronavirus is holding gun to Boris Johnson’s head, Sage scientist says

Coronavirus is holding gun to Boris Johnson’s head, Sage scientist says

08 October 2020

Professor John Edmunds also warned that the health service in the north of England is at risk of being stretched.


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