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First vaccine doses in England for people 70 and over, by local authority

First vaccine doses in England for people 70 and over, by local authority

First vaccine doses in England for people 70 and over, by local authority

25 February 2021

Around one in three people aged 70 and over in some parts of London have yet to have their first jab.


MP warns of spike in child protection referrals as children head back to school

MP warns of spike in child protection referrals as children head back to school

MP warns of spike in child protection referrals as children head back to school

25 February 2021

Conservative MP Dr Caroline Johnson said she has seen more children with psychiatric problems admitted to wards during the pandemic.


Life in lockdown: How to beat burnout

Life in lockdown: How to beat burnout

Life in lockdown: How to beat burnout

25 February 2021

One of the most important things you can do is try to get the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep per night, experts say.


Vauxhall factory could close if deal not reached on electric car production

Vauxhall factory could close if deal not reached on electric car production

Vauxhall factory could close if deal not reached on electric car production

25 February 2021

It is understood the company is seeking financial incentives to go ahead with plans for its Ellesmere Port site in Cheshire.


Van-Tam outed as model railway enthusiast

Van-Tam outed as model railway enthusiast

Van-Tam outed as model railway enthusiast

25 February 2021

England’s deputy chief medical officer previously compared the easing of lockdown restrictions to waiting for a crowded train.


Coronavirus alert level lowered as threat to NHS recedes

Coronavirus alert level lowered as threat to NHS recedes

Coronavirus alert level lowered as threat to NHS recedes

25 February 2021

The UK’s top medics agreed to the move but they warn transmission rates, deaths and the pressure on hospitals remains high.


Bring Treasury North to Darlington, mayor tells Chancellor

Bring Treasury North to Darlington, mayor tells Chancellor

Bring Treasury North to Darlington, mayor tells Chancellor

25 February 2021

The Chancellor is expected to announce hundreds of jobs will be relocated from London in the Treasury North project.


Captain Sir Tom Moore would love legacy forest, says his daughter

Captain Sir Tom Moore would love legacy forest, says his daughter

Captain Sir Tom Moore would love legacy forest, says his daughter

25 February 2021

Trees for Tom is a collaboration between two leading environmental charities chosen by the Second World War veteran’s family.


Shut down – crack den so busy it split queue in two

Shut down – crack den so busy it split queue in two

Shut down – crack den so busy it split queue in two

25 February 2021

The house in Middlesbrough has now been boarded up.


Sturgeon has no regrets about allowing Salmond complaints to be investigated

Sturgeon has no regrets about allowing Salmond complaints to be investigated

Sturgeon has no regrets about allowing Salmond complaints to be investigated

25 February 2021

Nicola Sturgeon said she did not regret ‘not sweeping the complaints under the carpet’ despite the ‘difficulties’ the case has caused.


Freshwater Five families ‘hopeful’ as cocaine plot convictions appeal nears end

Freshwater Five families ‘hopeful’ as cocaine plot convictions appeal nears end

Freshwater Five families ‘hopeful’ as cocaine plot convictions appeal nears end

25 February 2021

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Johnson: No ‘wiggle room’ in road map with Covid cases still high

Johnson: No ‘wiggle room’ in road map with Covid cases still high

Johnson: No ‘wiggle room’ in road map with Covid cases still high

25 February 2021

The Prime Minister said he planned to stick with the plans laid out this week.


Surge testing in Ealing and Redbridge aims to suppress South African variant

Surge testing in Ealing and Redbridge aims to suppress South African variant

Surge testing in Ealing and Redbridge aims to suppress South African variant

25 February 2021

People are being urged to come forward for testing regardless of whether they have symptons.


Car production falls again in January, SMMT reports

Car production falls again in January, SMMT reports

Car production falls again in January, SMMT reports

25 February 2021

It was the 17th consecutive month of decline in the number of cars built in the UK.


Final round of applause at funeral of Scottish entertainer Sydney Devine

Final round of applause at funeral of Scottish entertainer Sydney Devine

Final round of applause at funeral of Scottish entertainer Sydney Devine

25 February 2021

The showman sold millions of records throughout his long career.


Council to write to Home Office calling for closure of asylum centre at barracks

Council to write to Home Office calling for closure of asylum centre at barracks

Council to write to Home Office calling for closure of asylum centre at barracks

25 February 2021

Folkestone & Hythe District Council held a vote confirming its objections to the Kent site which has been described as ‘not fit for purpose’.


Pubs able to serve takeaway drinks when beer gardens reopen from April 12

Pubs able to serve takeaway drinks when beer gardens reopen from April 12

Pubs able to serve takeaway drinks when beer gardens reopen from April 12

25 February 2021

Licensed venues have received a ‘lifeline’ with the news that pubs have got the green light to serve takeaway drinks in the road map out of lockdown.


Npower takes down app after customer data breach

Npower takes down app after customer data breach

Npower takes down app after customer data breach

25 February 2021

The energy firm is yet to confirm how many customers may have been affected.


Tory MPs warned they could lose party whip if they rebel over Budget

Tory MPs warned they could lose party whip if they rebel over Budget

Tory MPs warned they could lose party whip if they rebel over Budget

25 February 2021

The warning came as Boris Johnson was urged to tell the public about the damage the coronavirus pandemic has caused to the economy.


Man who named women in Alex Salmond trial jailed for six months

Man who named women in Alex Salmond trial jailed for six months

Man who named women in Alex Salmond trial jailed for six months

25 February 2021

Judges said Clive Thomson carried out a ‘blatant and deliberate’ breach of a contempt of court order.


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