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Spiders that hunt in packs ‘stay smaller in size’

Spiders that hunt in packs ‘stay smaller in size’

Spiders that hunt in packs ‘stay smaller in size’

Scientists at the University of Portsmouth compared spider sizes from a large number of social and non-social species.

London house prices increase at fastest rate since 2016

London house prices increase at fastest rate since 2016

London house prices increase at fastest rate since 2016

Property values in London increased by 4.7% annually in March to reach £486,000 on average, the Office for National Statistics said.

Healthcare assistant becomes 24th Filipino frontline worker to die with Covid-19

Healthcare assistant becomes 24th Filipino frontline worker to die with Covid-19

Healthcare assistant becomes 24th Filipino frontline worker to die with Covid-19

Carlos Sia died in the Worcester hospital where he had worked.

Union accuses airlines of exaggerating impact of pandemic to make job cuts

Union accuses airlines of exaggerating impact of pandemic to make job cuts

Union accuses airlines of exaggerating impact of pandemic to make job cuts

British Airways, Ryanair and Virgin Atlantic are among the airlines that have announced plans to make thousands of staff redundant.

‘Unproductive’ to blame scientists for Government decisions, says Buckland

‘Unproductive’ to blame scientists for Government decisions, says Buckland

‘Unproductive’ to blame scientists for Government decisions, says Buckland

The Justice Secretary was speaking after Cabinet colleague Therese Coffey tried to deflect criticism about key decisions.

Captain Tom Moore ‘overawed’ by news he will be knighted

Captain Tom Moore ‘overawed’ by news he will be knighted

Captain Tom Moore ‘overawed’ by news he will be knighted

The Second World War veteran raised almost £33 million by walking 100 laps of his garden before his 100th birthday on April 30.

Grandmother of four-year-old cancer sufferer told she might have to leave UK

Grandmother of four-year-old cancer sufferer told she might have to leave UK

Grandmother of four-year-old cancer sufferer told she might have to leave UK

The family of four-year-old Liam Scott still need to raise £89,000 so he can go to New York for a potentially life-saving vaccine.

Tourists welcome in Spain ‘as soon as possible’, with lockdown ‘lifted in June’

Tourists welcome in Spain ‘as soon as possible’, with lockdown ‘lifted in June’

Tourists welcome in Spain ‘as soon as possible’, with lockdown ‘lifted in June’

Foreign minister Arancha Gonzalez Laya said the country – popular with UK holidaymakers – will relax travel restrictions when it is safe to do so.

Rolls-Royce axing 9,000 jobs amid aviation crisis

Rolls-Royce axing 9,000 jobs amid aviation crisis

Rolls-Royce axing 9,000 jobs amid aviation crisis

The company said action is needed now to secure its long-term future, but the union Unite claimed it was ‘shameful opportunism’.

Buses to leave passengers at the side of the road to allow social distancing

Buses to leave passengers at the side of the road to allow social distancing

Buses to leave passengers at the side of the road to allow social distancing

A major bus operator will begin counting passengers on and off its services next week to ensure new capacity limits are not exceeded.

Serco apologises for sharing email addresses of contact-tracing recruits

Serco apologises for sharing email addresses of contact-tracing recruits

Serco apologises for sharing email addresses of contact-tracing recruits

The company is helping to sign up people to support efforts to track and trace cases of Covid-19 to help reduce the spread of the disease in the UK.

Three more held over drive-by shooting of law student

Three more held over drive-by shooting of law student

Three more held over drive-by shooting of law student

Aya Hachem was hit by one of several shots fired from a vehicle as she walked to a supermarket near her home in Blackburn, Lancashire, on Sunday.

Life on the inside: 10 tips to reinvent your career during lockdown

Life on the inside: 10 tips to reinvent your career during lockdown

Life on the inside: 10 tips to reinvent your career during lockdown

Those who have lost jobs, been placed on furlough or been given a new perspective on work may be considering a change in direction.

Astronomers see first direct evidence of a baby planet coming into existence

Astronomers see first direct evidence of a baby planet coming into existence

Astronomers see first direct evidence of a baby planet coming into existence

The new world is in the process of being formed 520 light years away from Earth.

M&S boss warns customer habits have been ‘changed forever’ by virus

M&S boss warns customer habits have been ‘changed forever’ by virus

M&S boss warns customer habits have been ‘changed forever’ by virus

Chief executive Steve Rowe said the ‘aftershocks of this will endure for the coming year and beyond’.

Rolls-Royce to cut at least 9,000 jobs amid aviation crisis

Rolls-Royce to cut at least 9,000 jobs amid aviation crisis

Rolls-Royce to cut at least 9,000 jobs amid aviation crisis

It said it expects the job losses from its global workforce of 52,000 as part of a ‘major reorganisation’ of the business to adapt to lower demand.

Inflation plunges to near four-year low in April

Inflation plunges to near four-year low in April

Inflation plunges to near four-year low in April

The Office for National Statistics said the rate of the Consumer Price Index fell to 0.8%, down from 1.5% in March.

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