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Financial watchdog failed to properly regulate collapsed mini-bond scheme

Financial watchdog failed to properly regulate collapsed mini-bond scheme

Financial watchdog failed to properly regulate collapsed mini-bond scheme

The FCA apologised over the failures with London Capital & Finance that left 11,600 mostly small-time investors facing losses of £237m.

Jacob Rees-Mogg condemns SNP MP over ‘childish’ Brexit protest

Jacob Rees-Mogg condemns SNP MP over ‘childish’ Brexit protest

Jacob Rees-Mogg condemns SNP MP over ‘childish’ Brexit protest

As proceedings on the UK Internal Market Bill came to a conclusion, Mr Hendry shouted ‘this is an outrage’ and refused to resume his seat.

British Airways axes more than 15 long-haul routes

British Airways axes more than 15 long-haul routes

British Airways axes more than 15 long-haul routes

Destinations dropped by the airline include Sydney, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and the Seychelles.

Labour’s fully independent complaints process expected in late 2021

Labour’s fully independent complaints process expected in late 2021

Labour’s fully independent complaints process expected in late 2021

Jeremy Corbyn was suspended from the party after claiming anti-Semitism had been ‘dramatically overstated for political reasons’.

Trump administration trying to secure mini trade deal with UK, says US

Trump administration trying to secure mini trade deal with UK, says US

Trump administration trying to secure mini trade deal with UK, says US

Trade representative Robert Lighthizer suggested tariffs on Scotch whisky could be reduced if a post-Brexit pact is successful.

Covid-19 ‘amplifying children’s disadvantages across UK’

Covid-19 ‘amplifying children’s disadvantages across UK’

Covid-19 ‘amplifying children’s disadvantages across UK’

Children’s commissioners from Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland have written a joint report to the United Nations.

Study tracks elephant tusks from 16th century shipwreck

Study tracks elephant tusks from 16th century shipwreck

Study tracks elephant tusks from 16th century shipwreck

In 1533 the Bom Jesus – a Portuguese trading vessel – sank off the coast of Africa near present-day Namibia.

Furlough scheme and coronavirus business support loans extended

Furlough scheme and coronavirus business support loans extended

Furlough scheme and coronavirus business support loans extended

Chancellor Rishi Sunak said the announcements would enable firms to plan ahead.

Council tax hikes of 5% await families under Government’s plans, Labour warns

Council tax hikes of 5% await families under Government’s plans, Labour warns

Council tax hikes of 5% await families under Government’s plans, Labour warns

Shadow communities secretary Steve Reed warned local authorities are facing a ‘vast’ funding gap which will ‘inevitably’ lead to job losses and cuts.

Political system incentivises politicians to focus more on Twitter – Cummings

Political system incentivises politicians to focus more on Twitter – Cummings

Political system incentivises politicians to focus more on Twitter – Cummings

The former chief adviser to the Prime Minister said politicians should worry more about nuclear accidents than gossip column stories about their dogs.

Lords report warns against complacency around AI technology

Lords report warns against complacency around AI technology

Lords report warns against complacency around AI technology

It calls for better co-ordination of artificial intelligence policy.

Six-week lockdown to start in Northern Ireland from Boxing Day

Six-week lockdown to start in Northern Ireland from Boxing Day

Six-week lockdown to start in Northern Ireland from Boxing Day

It is understood the Stormont Executive has agreed to close all non-essential retail, close contact services and restrict hospitality to takeaways.

Charles admits he is ‘way down the list’ for Covid-19 vaccine

Charles admits he is ‘way down the list’ for Covid-19 vaccine

Charles admits he is ‘way down the list’ for Covid-19 vaccine

The Prince of Wales also acknowledged that people of colour are more adversely affected by the virus.

Covid-19 patient levels in eastern England higher than first-wave peak

Covid-19 patient levels in eastern England higher than first-wave peak

Covid-19 patient levels in eastern England higher than first-wave peak

Other regions are very close to setting new records.

Tier changes in England: At-a-glance

Tier changes in England: At-a-glance

Tier changes in England: At-a-glance

More than two-thirds of the population will be in Tier 3 from Saturday.

Secondary school pupils to have staggered return in first week of January

Secondary school pupils to have staggered return in first week of January

Secondary school pupils to have staggered return in first week of January

Education unions have criticised the Government for making a last-minute announcement just hours before the end of term.

Scot who vowed to ‘revolutionise the wheelchair’ wins one million dollar backing

Scot who vowed to ‘revolutionise the wheelchair’ wins one million dollar backing

Scot who vowed to ‘revolutionise the wheelchair’ wins one million dollar backing

Andrew Slorance’s intelligent wheelchair triumphed over competition from around the globe.

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