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More than one million Bounce Back Loans worth £30.9bn handed to small businesses

More than one million Bounce Back Loans worth £30.9bn handed to small businesses

More than one million Bounce Back Loans worth £30.9bn handed to small businesses

The Treasury also revealed that more than 53,500 Coronavirus Business Interruption Loans have now been approved.

Lammy labels police search footage of Team GB’s Bianca Williams as ‘shocking’

Lammy labels police search footage of Team GB’s Bianca Williams as ‘shocking’

Lammy labels police search footage of Team GB’s Bianca Williams as ‘shocking’

The shadow justice secretary said such incidents are ‘diminishing trust among black populations in the criminal justice system’.

Ambulance damaged after traffic cone thrown from motorway bridge

Ambulance damaged after traffic cone thrown from motorway bridge

Ambulance damaged after traffic cone thrown from motorway bridge

The vehicle was travelling on the M6 in Lancashire.

Virus likely to have brought forward deaths of elderly and vulnerable – ONS

Virus likely to have brought forward deaths of elderly and vulnerable – ONS

Virus likely to have brought forward deaths of elderly and vulnerable – ONS

More than 55,000 deaths involving Covid-19 have been recorded in the UK during the outbreak.

Johnny Depp arrives at High Court for start of libel case against The Sun

Johnny Depp arrives at High Court for start of libel case against The Sun

Johnny Depp arrives at High Court for start of libel case against The Sun

The Hollywood star’s ex-wife, Amber Heard, also attended, with both wearing scarves over their faces as they arrived at the High Court.

Face coverings: When should I wear one?

Face coverings: When should I wear one?

Face coverings: When should I wear one?

The president of the Royal Society has called for people to be required to wear a face covering when they leave their homes.

Osprey chicks to be named by public as genders revealed

Osprey chicks to be named by public as genders revealed

Osprey chicks to be named by public as genders revealed

Two males and a female hatched at Loch Arkaig Pine Forest in the Highlands about five weeks ago.

London Mayor and Met chief remember victims on 15th anniversary of July 7 blasts

London Mayor and Met chief remember victims on 15th anniversary of July 7 blasts

London Mayor and Met chief remember victims on 15th anniversary of July 7 blasts

Sadiq Khan and Dame Cressida Dick laid wreaths at the 7/7 memorial in Hyde Park on Tuesday morning.

Trust broken in funeral row ‘cannot be rebuilt without acknowledgement – Long

Trust broken in funeral row ‘cannot be rebuilt without acknowledgement – Long

Trust broken in funeral row ‘cannot be rebuilt without acknowledgement – Long

The justice minister was speaking as MLAs prepared to debate whether to urge deputy first minister Michelle O’Neill to apologise.

Former Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan due in court

Former Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan due in court

Former Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan due in court

His departure from the band was announced on Monday.

Everyone should wear a face covering in public, says Royal Society president

Everyone should wear a face covering in public, says Royal Society president

Everyone should wear a face covering in public, says Royal Society president

Professor Venki Ramakrishnan said not wearing masks outside the home should be considered as ‘anti-social’ as drink-driving.

PM’s care home comments branded ‘clumsy and cowardly’

PM’s care home comments branded ‘clumsy and cowardly’

PM’s care home comments branded ‘clumsy and cowardly’

Boris Johnson had commented that ‘too many’ care homes did not properly follow procedures during the pandemic.

Daily Mirror newspaper giant Reach cutting 550 jobs in cost-cutting overhaul

Daily Mirror newspaper giant Reach cutting 550 jobs in cost-cutting overhaul

Daily Mirror newspaper giant Reach cutting 550 jobs in cost-cutting overhaul

The national and regional media publisher said it was cutting about 12% of its workforce in moves to save £35 million a year.

National Trust calls for £5.5bn investment in urban green infrastructure

National Trust calls for £5.5bn investment in urban green infrastructure

National Trust calls for £5.5bn investment in urban green infrastructure

A study found more than 20 million Britons stand to benefit physically and mentally from access to quality green spaces.

What the papers say – July 7

What the papers say – July 7

What the papers say – July 7

The front pages are led by numerous stories including China defending itself over allegations of undue influence on the UK’s 5G network.

‘No doctor ever told me of the risks of valproate’

‘No doctor ever told me of the risks of valproate’

‘No doctor ever told me of the risks of valproate’

Susan Jamison said she was never told about the dangers of taking sodium valproate during pregnancy.

Michel Barnier travels to London for post-Brexit trade deal talks

Michel Barnier travels to London for post-Brexit trade deal talks

Michel Barnier travels to London for post-Brexit trade deal talks

Boris Johnson has been adamant he will not allow the discussions to drag on into the autumn.

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