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Government asked for ‘urgent’ clarification after £10,000 super-fines suspension

Government asked for ‘urgent’ clarification after £10,000 super-fines suspension

Government asked for ‘urgent’ clarification after £10,000 super-fines suspension

West Midlands Police stopped handing out the fines a week ago after new national guidance was issued.

William hails mine-free Falklands

William hails mine-free Falklands

William hails mine-free Falklands

Thousands of mines were laid during the conflict as Argentine forces occupied the islands.

Man denies sending tweet linking Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf to terrorism

Man denies sending tweet linking Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf to terrorism

Man denies sending tweet linking Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf to terrorism

The online message was posted the day after the Paris terror attacks in November 2015.

Digital prescriptions boost ‘reduces potentially deadly medication errors’

Digital prescriptions boost ‘reduces potentially deadly medication errors’

Digital prescriptions boost ‘reduces potentially deadly medication errors’

Plans are under way to eliminate paper prescribing in hospitals and introduce digital prescribing across the entire health service by 2024.

PM tests negative for coronavirus but remains in self-isolation

PM tests negative for coronavirus but remains in self-isolation

PM tests negative for coronavirus but remains in self-isolation

Boris Johnson took a lateral flow test as part of a pilot scheme after coming into contact with a Tory MP who has the virus.

More than half of teachers have worked with homeless children, survey finds

More than half of teachers have worked with homeless children, survey finds

More than half of teachers have worked with homeless children, survey finds

Pupils are arriving at school hungry, tired and in dirty clothing while others are missing class altogether, according to Shelter.

Majority of coronavirus fines unpaid in some parts of England, data suggests

Majority of coronavirus fines unpaid in some parts of England, data suggests

Majority of coronavirus fines unpaid in some parts of England, data suggests

Nine forces saw 60% or more of the penalties go unpaid within 28 days between March 27 and September 21.

Minister: Government may extend scrutiny window for trade deals beyond January 1

Minister: Government may extend scrutiny window for trade deals beyond January 1

Minister: Government may extend scrutiny window for trade deals beyond January 1

Shadow international trade secretary Emily Thornberry questioned how the Government will get the remaining 15 agreements over the line by Christmas.

Younger teenagers being drawn in by right-wing extremism

Younger teenagers being drawn in by right-wing extremism

Younger teenagers being drawn in by right-wing extremism

Right wing extremism is increasingly taking up the workload of Neil Basu, the Head of UK counter-terrorism policing.

Briefings coming out of No 10 ‘detrimental to good government’ – Lord Sedwill

Briefings coming out of No 10 ‘detrimental to good government’ – Lord Sedwill

Briefings coming out of No 10 ‘detrimental to good government’ – Lord Sedwill

The ex-cabinet secretary criticised the off-the-record comments to newspapers surrounding the departure of two of Boris Johnson’s senior aides.

British Airways to trial Covid-19 tests on passengers

British Airways to trial Covid-19 tests on passengers

British Airways to trial Covid-19 tests on passengers

Passengers will be tested 72 hours before departure, on arrival at Heathrow and three days later.

Health minister attempts to calm Commons heckling with ‘children’ cry

Health minister attempts to calm Commons heckling with ‘children’ cry

Health minister attempts to calm Commons heckling with ‘children’ cry

Labour’s Dr Rosena Allin-Khan had raised concerns over the prospect of “profiteering” by Conservative Party donors.

Nearly two in three secondary schools have pupils at home self-isolating

Nearly two in three secondary schools have pupils at home self-isolating

Nearly two in three secondary schools have pupils at home self-isolating

Pupil attendance has dropped as more students are sent away from class over potential contact with coronavirus, figures suggest.

Medics are at risk of burnout amid demands of the pandemic, warns expert

Medics are at risk of burnout amid demands of the pandemic, warns expert

Medics are at risk of burnout amid demands of the pandemic, warns expert

Leading doctors said that many are considering a change in career after the pandemic is over.

Health Secretary to consider proposal for district-based Covid-19 restrictions

Health Secretary to consider proposal for district-based Covid-19 restrictions

Health Secretary to consider proposal for district-based Covid-19 restrictions

Matt Hancock faced calls to adopt a different approach to help protect more of the economy.

Dolly Parton credited with helping Moderna vaccine after million dollar donation

Dolly Parton credited with helping Moderna vaccine after million dollar donation

Dolly Parton credited with helping Moderna vaccine after million dollar donation

The country singer’s funding may have helped produce a 94.5% effective coronavirus vaccine.

Grenfell insulation certificate copied ‘deliberate and dishonest’ description

Grenfell insulation certificate copied ‘deliberate and dishonest’ description

Grenfell insulation certificate copied ‘deliberate and dishonest’ description

A national control body lifted a word-for-word description of Celotex’s Rs5000 insulation suggested by a product manager, the probe heard.

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