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One dead after explosion at home in east London

One dead after explosion at home in east London

One dead after explosion at home in east London

01 November 2020

The incident occurred in Waddington Road, Newham, early on Sunday.


Second national lockdown a ‘real body blow’ for business, CBI chief says

Second national lockdown a ‘real body blow’ for business, CBI chief says

Second national lockdown a ‘real body blow’ for business, CBI chief says

01 November 2020

Dame Carolyn Fairbairn warned the Prime Minister’s relationship with business ‘could be a lot better’.


Labour’s Starmer urges Corbyn to ‘reflect’ on response to anti-Semitism report

Labour’s Starmer urges Corbyn to ‘reflect’ on response to anti-Semitism report

Labour’s Starmer urges Corbyn to ‘reflect’ on response to anti-Semitism report

01 November 2020

Sir Keir said he was ‘very disappointed’ in Mr Corbyn’s reaction, describing it as the ‘wrong response’, adding: ‘I haven’t spoken to him since.’


Lockdown a ‘bitter pill to swallow’ for low-Covid areas

Lockdown a ‘bitter pill to swallow’ for low-Covid areas

Lockdown a ‘bitter pill to swallow’ for low-Covid areas

01 November 2020

Leaders from the South West have called for increased funding from the Government.


Lockdown risks safety of Norfolk seal pups, charity warns

Lockdown risks safety of Norfolk seal pups, charity warns

Lockdown risks safety of Norfolk seal pups, charity warns

01 November 2020

It is feared wardens will be unable to keep people away from the pups.


Schools staying open could lead to longer lockdown, scientist warns

Schools staying open could lead to longer lockdown, scientist warns

Schools staying open could lead to longer lockdown, scientist warns

01 November 2020

Sir Mark Walport said: ‘It’s unlikely this time to come down quite as fast as it did during the first lockdown because we have got schools open.’


Key moments from Johnny Depp’s libel trial

Key moments from Johnny Depp’s libel trial

Key moments from Johnny Depp’s libel trial

01 November 2020

The actor’s action against The Sun newspaper gripped fans the world over.


Swinney cannot rule out new lockdown for Scotland despite ‘stronger situation’

Swinney cannot rule out new lockdown for Scotland despite ‘stronger situation’

Swinney cannot rule out new lockdown for Scotland despite ‘stronger situation’

01 November 2020

The Scottish Deputy First Minister said he could not rule out having to impose another national lockdown north of the border.


Minister denies being source of leak about second lockdown

Minister denies being source of leak about second lockdown

Minister denies being source of leak about second lockdown

01 November 2020

Michael Gove also said he does not know who did brief the media on the proposals.


Labour’s Starmer warns of human cost to ‘delay’ in new lockdown

Labour’s Starmer warns of human cost to ‘delay’ in new lockdown

Labour’s Starmer warns of human cost to ‘delay’ in new lockdown

01 November 2020

Sir Keir Starmer argued Boris Johnson’s Government had ‘promised so much and delivered so little’ on NHS Test and Trace.


Theatres group seeks ‘urgent clarification’ on whether rehearsals can continue

Theatres group seeks ‘urgent clarification’ on whether rehearsals can continue

Theatres group seeks ‘urgent clarification’ on whether rehearsals can continue

01 November 2020

A new national lockdown for England has thrown festive productions into doubt.


Vaccine could be marked safe soon, Sage scientist suggests

Vaccine could be marked safe soon, Sage scientist suggests

Vaccine could be marked safe soon, Sage scientist suggests

01 November 2020

Several vaccines are known to be in the final stages of testing.


Man charged with three murders after bodies found

Man charged with three murders after bodies found

Man charged with three murders after bodies found

01 November 2020

The bodies of Julie and David Williams and Nicole McGregor were found in separate locations last week.


Mayor claims victory in ‘killing off’ Government proposals in £1.8bn TfL bailout

Mayor claims victory in ‘killing off’ Government proposals in £1.8bn TfL bailout

Mayor claims victory in ‘killing off’ Government proposals in £1.8bn TfL bailout

01 November 2020

Sadiq Khan said the financial package is ‘not a perfect deal’ but will keep services running until March 2021.


EasyJet boss fears rival airlines will use state aid to ‘grab market share’

EasyJet boss fears rival airlines will use state aid to ‘grab market share’

EasyJet boss fears rival airlines will use state aid to ‘grab market share’

01 November 2020

Johan Lundgren called on the British Government to boost support for the UK’s aviation industry.


Emergency funding needed for care sector, Government told

Emergency funding needed for care sector, Government told

Emergency funding needed for care sector, Government told

01 November 2020

New alliance warns that the virus crisis has magnified problems that have existed for years.


England’s national lockdown could be extended, Cabinet minister admits

England’s national lockdown could be extended, Cabinet minister admits

England’s national lockdown could be extended, Cabinet minister admits

01 November 2020

Michael Gove said it would be ‘foolish’ to predict what would happen with the pandemic over the next four weeks.


Government accused of ‘contempt’ for North after furlough extension

Government accused of ‘contempt’ for North after furlough extension

Government accused of ‘contempt’ for North after furlough extension

01 November 2020

Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson said there was now a ‘crisis of confidence’ in relation to the Government.


Dive in shopping footfall expected during Christmas period

Dive in shopping footfall expected during Christmas period

Dive in shopping footfall expected during Christmas period

01 November 2020

A survey of 1,000 shoppers by Springboard also revealed that 63.5% of Brits intend to spend less on Christmas this year than last.


Independent bookshops join forces to rival Amazon

Independent bookshops join forces to rival Amazon

Independent bookshops join forces to rival Amazon

01 November 2020

The UK operation of Bookshop.org has been launched by former Etsy international boss Nicole Vanderbilt.


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