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Troubles victims must not be left without a voice, warns outgoing commissioner

Troubles victims must not be left without a voice, warns outgoing commissioner

Troubles victims must not be left without a voice, warns outgoing commissioner

25 August 2020

Judith Thompson spoke as she prepared to step down from the role after she was not reappointed to serve another term.


Ireland – EU trade commissioner ‘broke public health guidelines’

Ireland – EU trade commissioner ‘broke public health guidelines’

Ireland – EU trade commissioner ‘broke public health guidelines’

25 August 2020

Mr Hogan provided 20 pages of documents to the head of the European Commission after she requested further details of his trip to Ireland.


Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

25 August 2020

Numbers are falling in the areas recording the highest rates, including Pendle and Oldham.


Autistic children need time to adjust to face coverings in schools – charity

Autistic children need time to adjust to face coverings in schools – charity

Autistic children need time to adjust to face coverings in schools – charity

25 August 2020

Wearing one could feel suffocating and overwhelming for some pupils with autism, the National Autistic Society said.


Beavertown opens ‘London’s largest brewery’ with 150 new jobs

Beavertown opens ‘London’s largest brewery’ with 150 new jobs

Beavertown opens ‘London’s largest brewery’ with 150 new jobs

25 August 2020

The brewery has been funded using a £40 million minority investment in the business by Heineken in 2018.


Ministers ‘still have questions to answer despite Ofqual chief’s resignation’

Ministers ‘still have questions to answer despite Ofqual chief’s resignation’

Ministers ‘still have questions to answer despite Ofqual chief’s resignation’

25 August 2020

Sally Collier will be replaced by her predecessor Dame Glenys Stacey, the exams regulator said.


Woman in Nottingham was first to contract coronavirus in UK, researchers believe

Woman in Nottingham was first to contract coronavirus in UK, researchers believe

Woman in Nottingham was first to contract coronavirus in UK, researchers believe

25 August 2020

The 75-year-old, who died after falling ill, provided a sample on February 21 which later tested positive.


Potential ‘surge’ in asthma attacks when schools return – charity

Potential ‘surge’ in asthma attacks when schools return – charity

Potential ‘surge’ in asthma attacks when schools return – charity

25 August 2020

Asthma UK has called on parents to prepare children with asthma for the school return.


Johnson dismisses rumours he will quit due to ill health as absolute nonsense

Johnson dismisses rumours he will quit due to ill health as absolute nonsense

Johnson dismisses rumours he will quit due to ill health as absolute nonsense

25 August 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was seriously ill with coronavirus in April, said he was feeling better.


What are the rules on face coverings in UK schools?

What are the rules on face coverings in UK schools?

What are the rules on face coverings in UK schools?

25 August 2020

The Department for Education has announced that pupils in some English secondary schools will be required to wear masks.


Highest ever gusts of wind recorded in August as Storm Francis lashes UK

Highest ever gusts of wind recorded in August as Storm Francis lashes UK

Highest ever gusts of wind recorded in August as Storm Francis lashes UK

25 August 2020

An amber weather warning is in place until Tuesday night.


Virgin Atlantic reaches ‘significant milestone’ in securing future

Virgin Atlantic reaches ‘significant milestone’ in securing future

Virgin Atlantic reaches ‘significant milestone’ in securing future

25 August 2020

A vote by creditors was a key part of a court-sanctioned process being used by the airline to implement the deal.


If he can’t wear one he’s not going back: Parents join row over masks at schools

If he can’t wear one he’s not going back: Parents join row over masks at schools

If he can’t wear one he’s not going back: Parents join row over masks at schools

25 August 2020

Debra Kidd says her son Sam, 13, has been told he will have to remove his mask at school.


Rail services to be increased from September 7

Rail services to be increased from September 7

Rail services to be increased from September 7

25 August 2020

Services across Britain will be increased to around 90% of pre-coronavirus pandemic levels, the Rail Delivery Group said.


Advisory groups set up to help inform UK post-Brexit trade talks

Advisory groups set up to help inform UK post-Brexit trade talks

Advisory groups set up to help inform UK post-Brexit trade talks

25 August 2020

International Development Secretary Liz Truss said it is about bringing business closer to the negotiating table.


Five patients on NI cancer ward test positive for Covid-19

Five patients on NI cancer ward test positive for Covid-19

Five patients on NI cancer ward test positive for Covid-19

25 August 2020

It is the second cluster of infections at Craigavon Area Hospital in Co Armagh.


EU Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan publishes report on Ireland trip

EU Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan publishes report on Ireland trip

EU Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan publishes report on Ireland trip

25 August 2020

He provided the details to European Commission boss Ursula von der Leyen.


Town ‘like a disaster zone’ after river bursts its banks in NI

Town ‘like a disaster zone’ after river bursts its banks in NI

Town ‘like a disaster zone’ after river bursts its banks in NI

25 August 2020

A resident said the sea looked ‘angry’ as public representatives said the area in Co Down looked like a disaster zone.


More than 64 million meals claimed through Eat Out to Help Out scheme

More than 64 million meals claimed through Eat Out to Help Out scheme

More than 64 million meals claimed through Eat Out to Help Out scheme

25 August 2020

The Treasury said this represents a continued ‘upward trend’ in dining, after 10.5 million meals were claimed in the scheme’s first week.


Network Rail launches two task forces after Stonehaven crash

Network Rail launches two task forces after Stonehaven crash

Network Rail launches two task forces after Stonehaven crash

25 August 2020

They will consider the impact of heavy rainfall on the railway and the management of cuttings and embankments.


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