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More support urged for businesses hit by local lockdowns

More support urged for businesses hit by local lockdowns

More support urged for businesses hit by local lockdowns

The shadow chancellor urged the Government to take a more flexible approach.

What would happen if Facebook shut down? Scientists analyse data privacy risks

What would happen if Facebook shut down? Scientists analyse data privacy risks

What would happen if Facebook shut down? Scientists analyse data privacy risks

Although the biggest social network is unlikely to close, researchers look at the consequences should such an event ever happen.

How will exam grades be decided and how can students appeal?

How will exam grades be decided and how can students appeal?

How will exam grades be decided and how can students appeal?

Thousands of pupils will receive their A-level and GCSE results this month after exams were cancelled.

UK in talks with French officials in bid to curb migrant crossings

UK in talks with French officials in bid to curb migrant crossings

UK in talks with French officials in bid to curb migrant crossings

The immigration minister was due in Paris on Tuesday.

Thousands could enter jobs market in coming months, experts say

Thousands could enter jobs market in coming months, experts say

Thousands could enter jobs market in coming months, experts say

Unemployment levels have remained flat, even though hundreds of thousands have lost their jobs.

UK’s first Dutch-style roundabout faces night closures due to pre-opening crash

UK’s first Dutch-style roundabout faces night closures due to pre-opening crash

UK’s first Dutch-style roundabout faces night closures due to pre-opening crash

The design of the Cambridge roundabout played no part in the accident, the council said.

Police force use of facial recognition technology ruled unlawful

Police force use of facial recognition technology ruled unlawful

Police force use of facial recognition technology ruled unlawful

A civil rights campaigner had brought a legal challenge against South Wales Police.

Tributes paid to tragic mother who went into sea to save her son

Tributes paid to tragic mother who went into sea to save her son

Tributes paid to tragic mother who went into sea to save her son

The 37-year-old was caught in a suspected riptide at Waxham in Norfolk.

Government urged to increase ambition for renewables as costs fall

Government urged to increase ambition for renewables as costs fall

Government urged to increase ambition for renewables as costs fall

Increasing ambition to generate 65% of power from wind and solar by 2030 will not push up consumer costs, advisers have said.

Mixed emotions among pupils as schools return begins in Scotland

Mixed emotions among pupils as schools return begins in Scotland

Mixed emotions among pupils as schools return begins in Scotland

Pupils in the Scottish Borders are returning on Tuesday, as are some in Shetland on a phased basis.

Shielding parents ‘extremely scared’ as they prepare children for school return

Shielding parents ‘extremely scared’ as they prepare children for school return

Shielding parents ‘extremely scared’ as they prepare children for school return

Sophie Jones-Cooper said she wants her children to go back, but will need to enforce hygiene measures.

Small firms secure almost £35bn through bounce back loans

Small firms secure almost £35bn through bounce back loans

Small firms secure almost £35bn through bounce back loans

The Treasury revealed that 1.15 million claims to use the loan scheme were approved by August 9.

Fire service specialists probe cause of plastics factory blaze

Fire service specialists probe cause of plastics factory blaze

Fire service specialists probe cause of plastics factory blaze

West Midlands Ambulance Service has released drone footage of smoke billowing from the site.

Salmond inquiry ‘frustrated and disappointed’ at limited evidence

Salmond inquiry ‘frustrated and disappointed’ at limited evidence

Salmond inquiry ‘frustrated and disappointed’ at limited evidence

The Committee on the Scottish Government Handling of Harassment Complaints says more information is needed as a matter of urgency.

Stranded dolphin rescued after five-hour operation

Stranded dolphin rescued after five-hour operation

Stranded dolphin rescued after five-hour operation

The mammal was stuck in shallow water and was saved after being put into a boat and taken back out to sea.

P&O Cruises cancels all sailings until mid-November

P&O Cruises cancels all sailings until mid-November

P&O Cruises cancels all sailings until mid-November

The UK’s largest cruise line said this was due to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office advising people to avoid cruises.

Government defends test-and-trace service amid cuts to contact tracers

Government defends test-and-trace service amid cuts to contact tracers

Government defends test-and-trace service amid cuts to contact tracers

Labour said the service was nowhere near ‘world-beating’.

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