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Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer self-isolating for third time

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer self-isolating for third time

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer self-isolating for third time

He is due to remain at home until Monday.

Boris Johnson faces Tory pressure over school closures

Boris Johnson faces Tory pressure over school closures

Boris Johnson faces Tory pressure over school closures

The Prime Minister has been urged to set out how he will reintroduce face-to-face teaching.

Baby tyrannosaurs were ‘size of Border Collie dog’ when taking first steps

Baby tyrannosaurs were ‘size of Border Collie dog’ when taking first steps

Baby tyrannosaurs were ‘size of Border Collie dog’ when taking first steps

The team examined fossilised remains of a tiny jaw bone and claw which suggests the T-Rex’s cousins were around three-feet long when they hatched.

Decision on Universal Credit £20-a-week uplift to be made soon, Coffey says

Decision on Universal Credit £20-a-week uplift to be made soon, Coffey says

Decision on Universal Credit £20-a-week uplift to be made soon, Coffey says

The uplift was originally announced last year to support struggling families through the Covid-19 crisis but it is due to expire at the end of March.

Mother admits killing disabled son in lockdown

Mother admits killing disabled son in lockdown

Mother admits killing disabled son in lockdown

A prosecutor said the manslaughter plea was acceptable to the Crown.

Five-fold increase in oxygen demand in hospitals – medic

Five-fold increase in oxygen demand in hospitals – medic

Five-fold increase in oxygen demand in hospitals – medic

With record numbers of Covid-19 patients in hospitals, some systems are struggling under pressure.

Asos in exclusive talks to buy Arcadia’s Topshop

Asos in exclusive talks to buy Arcadia’s Topshop

Asos in exclusive talks to buy Arcadia’s Topshop

The online fashion giant is also looking at Topman, Miss Selfridge and Arcadia’s HIIT brand, but stores are unlikely to survive.

Boohoo buys Debenhams brand and website for £55m – but stores to close

Boohoo buys Debenhams brand and website for £55m – but stores to close

Boohoo buys Debenhams brand and website for £55m – but stores to close

The online fashion retailer said the deal is a ‘fantastic opportunity’ to grow into beauty, sportswear and homeware for the first time.

Lee Rigby murderer fighting for life after Covid-19 diagnosis

Lee Rigby murderer fighting for life after Covid-19 diagnosis

Lee Rigby murderer fighting for life after Covid-19 diagnosis

Islamic terrorist Michael Adebowale has contracted coronavirus.

What the papers say – January 25

What the papers say – January 25

What the papers say – January 25

Many of Monday’s papers are led by the education implications of the pandemic.

Poor at greatest risk of injury in medieval Cambridge, study of skeletons shows

Poor at greatest risk of injury in medieval Cambridge, study of skeletons shows

Poor at greatest risk of injury in medieval Cambridge, study of skeletons shows

Researchers found that skeletal trauma was highest in a parish graveyard for ordinary working people.

Man to be sentenced for ‘disturbing’ murders of wife and pensioner

Man to be sentenced for ‘disturbing’ murders of wife and pensioner

Man to be sentenced for ‘disturbing’ murders of wife and pensioner

Brave passer-by Sandra Seagrave, 76, was killed after rushing to the aid of beloved schoolteacher Amy Appleton.

Four face court charged with criminal damage after toppling of Colston statue

Four face court charged with criminal damage after toppling of Colston statue

Four face court charged with criminal damage after toppling of Colston statue

The bronze memorial to the 17th century slave merchant was pulled down during a Black Lives Matter protest in June 2020.

Johnson faces Tory anger over continued school closures

Johnson faces Tory anger over continued school closures

Johnson faces Tory anger over continued school closures

Conservative MPs warned the Prime Minister that children are becoming the ‘forgotten victims’ of the pandemic.

Cold and bright conditions to give way to wind and rain

Cold and bright conditions to give way to wind and rain

Cold and bright conditions to give way to wind and rain

The Met Office said the risk of flooding will return as temperatures rise.

Work on unmanned combat aircraft to begin after £30m Government investment

Work on unmanned combat aircraft to begin after £30m Government investment

Work on unmanned combat aircraft to begin after £30m Government investment

The three-year contract to design and manufacture a prototype will support more than 100 jobs in Northern Ireland, the MoD said.

Government alters rules in bid to boost employment scheme for young people

Government alters rules in bid to boost employment scheme for young people

Government alters rules in bid to boost employment scheme for young people

The £2 billion scheme has created more than 120,000 jobs for 16-24 year olds so far.

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