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Weekly registered Covid-19 deaths drop 15% – ONS

Weekly registered Covid-19 deaths drop 15% – ONS

Weekly registered Covid-19 deaths drop 15% – ONS

Some 666 deaths registered in the week ending October 8 mentioned Covid-19 on the death certificate, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Petrol prices close to record high

Petrol prices close to record high

Petrol prices close to record high

The average price of a litre of petrol on Monday was 139.46p.

It is ‘critical’ that booster jabs are accelerated – Neil Ferguson

It is ‘critical’ that booster jabs are accelerated – Neil Ferguson

It is ‘critical’ that booster jabs are accelerated – Neil Ferguson

Covid-19 cases in the UK are at their highest level for almost three months.

Queen exclaims ‘Ah there you are’ as governor-general appears on call

Queen exclaims ‘Ah there you are’ as governor-general appears on call

Queen exclaims ‘Ah there you are’ as governor-general appears on call

The monarch held a virtual audience with Dame Cindy Kiro, who has been appointed to the role in New Zealand.

I will not sue to see grandchildren, says Meghan’s father Thomas Markle

I will not sue to see grandchildren, says Meghan’s father Thomas Markle

I will not sue to see grandchildren, says Meghan’s father Thomas Markle

Mr Markle said he would love to see his grandchildren Archie and Lilibet, but feared being branded a ‘stalker’.

PPS defends decision to bring Dennis Hutchings to trial

PPS defends decision to bring Dennis Hutchings to trial

PPS defends decision to bring Dennis Hutchings to trial

The decision comes following the death of the Army veteran from Cornwall at the Mater Hospital in Belfast after contracting Covid-19.

Johnsons ‘needed friend at No 10 at Christmas to help with childcare challenges’

Johnsons ‘needed friend at No 10 at Christmas to help with childcare challenges’

Johnsons ‘needed friend at No 10 at Christmas to help with childcare challenges’

Cabinet minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan said it was ‘absolutely the right thing’ for them to have son Wilfred’s godmother, Nimco Ali, at No 10.

Music streaming market facing competition inquiry

Music streaming market facing competition inquiry

Music streaming market facing competition inquiry

The Competition and Markets Authority has said it will carry out a market study of the sector.

Asda in recruitment drive for 15,000 Christmas workers

Asda in recruitment drive for 15,000 Christmas workers

Asda in recruitment drive for 15,000 Christmas workers

About 500 jobs will be based in depots and 1,500 will be home delivery roles, with the remainder being in stores across the UK.

Plan to allow Heathrow to raise passenger charges

Plan to allow Heathrow to raise passenger charges

Plan to allow Heathrow to raise passenger charges

The aviation regulator is consulting on increasing the cap on the airport’s price per passenger from £22 last year to between £24.50 and £34.40.

‘Race against time’ to help hundreds of LGBTQ+ Afghans escape the Taliban

‘Race against time’ to help hundreds of LGBTQ+ Afghans escape the Taliban

‘Race against time’ to help hundreds of LGBTQ+ Afghans escape the Taliban

Nemat Sadat is aiming to raise 500,000 US dollars (£367,000) to help save over 500 Afghans at risk under Taliban rule.

Teenager to face court over death of 14-year-old found at railway station

Teenager to face court over death of 14-year-old found at railway station

Teenager to face court over death of 14-year-old found at railway station

Jason McLaughlin was found seriously injured at High Street railway station on Saturday afternoon and was later pronounced dead in hospital.

Queen and senior royals to host business leaders at Windsor Castle

Queen and senior royals to host business leaders at Windsor Castle

Queen and senior royals to host business leaders at Windsor Castle

The reception comes ahead of the royal family’s attendance at events in Glasgow for the UN Climate Change conference in November.

Inquiry report into Lord Janner allegation responses due out today

Inquiry report into Lord Janner allegation responses due out today

Inquiry report into Lord Janner allegation responses due out today

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse will publish its findings after 14 days of hearings last year.

What the papers say – October 19

What the papers say – October 19

What the papers say – October 19

The continuing aftermath from the murder of Sir David Amess dominates the nation’s front pages.

Normal business to resume in Commons after day of tributes to Sir David Amess

Normal business to resume in Commons after day of tributes to Sir David Amess

Normal business to resume in Commons after day of tributes to Sir David Amess

Southend will be granted city status in recognition of the MP’s decades-long campaign for the seaside town to be given the honour.

Two adults and two children in hospital after explosion damages houses in Ayr

Two adults and two children in hospital after explosion damages houses in Ayr

Two adults and two children in hospital after explosion damages houses in Ayr

Residents have been evacuated from an area in Kincaidston following the blast.

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