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Covid-19: What is the UK’s exit strategy from lockdown?

Covid-19: What is the UK’s exit strategy from lockdown?

Covid-19: What is the UK’s exit strategy from lockdown?

The UK has started its third week in lockdown in an attempt to ‘flatten the curve’ of rising coronavirus cases.

Debenhams set to plunge into administration

Debenhams set to plunge into administration

Debenhams set to plunge into administration

The retailer added it is making preparations to open again once Government restrictions are lifted.

Sue Ryder charity ‘on brink of closure’

Sue Ryder charity ‘on brink of closure’

Sue Ryder charity ‘on brink of closure’

It will be forced to close its hospices within months without emergency funds.

VW installed ‘defeat devices’ in thousands of diesel cars, High Court rules

VW installed ‘defeat devices’ in thousands of diesel cars, High Court rules

VW installed ‘defeat devices’ in thousands of diesel cars, High Court rules

It is the court’s first major ruling on mass litigation over the emissions scandal.

Stormont health minister receives online threats

Stormont health minister receives online threats

Stormont health minister receives online threats

Robin Swann has been leading the Stormont ministerial Executive’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

HSBC UK says it remains open for business across its mortgage deposit range

HSBC UK says it remains open for business across its mortgage deposit range

HSBC UK says it remains open for business across its mortgage deposit range

The provider said its mortgage range across all deposit sizes is still available and open for applications.

Construction industry in ‘quicksand’ as staff lay-offs surge

Construction industry in ‘quicksand’ as staff lay-offs surge

Construction industry in ‘quicksand’ as staff lay-offs surge

Construction firms reported their fastest downturn in activity for almost 11 years amid measures to stop the spread of coronavirus.

Labour’s new shadow chancellor interrupted by daughter in live interview

Labour’s new shadow chancellor interrupted by daughter in live interview

Labour’s new shadow chancellor interrupted by daughter in live interview

Anneliese Dodds was promoted to the role by her party’s new leader Sir Keir Starmer.

‘Time to tell’ – Police call for information 20 years after girl goes missing

‘Time to tell’ – Police call for information 20 years after girl goes missing

‘Time to tell’ – Police call for information 20 years after girl goes missing

A murder probe was launched in 2003, three years after 14-year-old Sarah Benford went missing.

Sturgeon: Firing chief medical officer immediately may have been easier

Sturgeon: Firing chief medical officer immediately may have been easier

Sturgeon: Firing chief medical officer immediately may have been easier

Scotland’s First Minister said she had hoped Dr Catherine Calderwood could continue to advise her Government.

Boris Johnson remains ‘very much in charge’, says minister

Boris Johnson remains ‘very much in charge’, says minister

Boris Johnson remains ‘very much in charge’, says minister

The PM spent the night in hospital after being admitted as a ‘precautionary’ step for persistent Covid-19 symptoms.

Demand for new cars down 44% in March

Demand for new cars down 44% in March

Demand for new cars down 44% in March

Some 255,000 new cars were registered last month, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders .

Army helping convert hospital buildings on the Isle of Wight

Army helping convert hospital buildings on the Isle of Wight

Army helping convert hospital buildings on the Isle of Wight

Work by the Scots Guards will help create 200 extra beds for Covid-19 patients.

Tube drivers must be given protective gear, demands union

Tube drivers must be given protective gear, demands union

Tube drivers must be given protective gear, demands union

Aslef said its members working on the London Underground are risking their own safety to provide a service for essential workers.

WH Smith to raise cash to get it through Covid-19 crisis

WH Smith to raise cash to get it through Covid-19 crisis

WH Smith to raise cash to get it through Covid-19 crisis

The high street retailer said it has seen a ‘substantial downturn in economic activity’ as a result of the virus.

Domestic abuse calls up 25% in coronavirus lockdown – charity

Domestic abuse calls up 25% in coronavirus lockdown – charity

Domestic abuse calls up 25% in coronavirus lockdown – charity

Visits to the National Domestic Abuse Helpline website were up by around 150%.

Mirror, Express and Mail owners cut staff wages amid virus impact

Mirror, Express and Mail owners cut staff wages amid virus impact

Mirror, Express and Mail owners cut staff wages amid virus impact

The Daily Mail General Trust (DMGT) and Reach, which owns the Mirror and Express, have been heavily hit by advertising and circulation falls.

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