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Transport for London secures £1.8bn bailout

Transport for London secures £1.8bn bailout

Transport for London secures £1.8bn bailout

01 November 2020

The agreement enables TfL to continue operating services until the financial year ends on April 5 2021.


How does the second lockdown differ from previous restrictions?

How does the second lockdown differ from previous restrictions?

How does the second lockdown differ from previous restrictions?

01 November 2020

The Premier League, outdoor exercise and educational settings will see greater freedoms that during the spring lockdown.


Catholic Church in England criticises Government over new lockdown

Catholic Church in England criticises Government over new lockdown

Catholic Church in England criticises Government over new lockdown

01 November 2020

Church leaders have called on Whitehall to explain their reasons for banning communal worship.


Lissie Harper describes ‘unshakable dedication’ to new law ahead of Patel summit

Lissie Harper describes ‘unshakable dedication’ to new law ahead of Patel summit

Lissie Harper describes ‘unshakable dedication’ to new law ahead of Patel summit

01 November 2020

Mrs Harper, widow of slain Pc Andrew Harper, wants to create a new law in his memory


Schools can book subsidised tuition for children worst hit by Covid-19 closures

Schools can book subsidised tuition for children worst hit by Covid-19 closures

Schools can book subsidised tuition for children worst hit by Covid-19 closures

01 November 2020

The multimillion-pound scheme will also see more than 180 mentors start to provide intensive catch-up support.


Search reveals more than 49,000 miles of paths missing from the map

Search reveals more than 49,000 miles of paths missing from the map

Search reveals more than 49,000 miles of paths missing from the map

01 November 2020

Citizen geography project in England and Wales helps with push to get historic paths on official maps before 2026 deadline.


Campaigners question if mammoth undercover policing inquiry can get to the truth

Campaigners question if mammoth undercover policing inquiry can get to the truth

Campaigners question if mammoth undercover policing inquiry can get to the truth

01 November 2020

To date, the inquiry has cost £29.7 million.


Ruling due in Johnny Depp’s blockbuster libel action against the Sun newspaper

Ruling due in Johnny Depp’s blockbuster libel action against the Sun newspaper

Ruling due in Johnny Depp’s blockbuster libel action against the Sun newspaper

01 November 2020

The Hollywood actor is suing the tabloid’s publisher, News Group Newspapers (NGN), and its executive editor, Dan Wootton.


Plans approved for Motherwell to become major Avanti West Coast calling point

Plans approved for Motherwell to become major Avanti West Coast calling point

Plans approved for Motherwell to become major Avanti West Coast calling point

01 November 2020

Nearly half of the hourly Glasgow-London services and the two-hourly Glasgow-Birmingham services can call at the station on the West Coast Main Line.


Key players in Johnny Depp’s libel action

Key players in Johnny Depp’s libel action

Key players in Johnny Depp’s libel action

01 November 2020

The actor married model Amber Heard in February 2015.


Pierce Brosnan pays tribute to Sir Sean Connery as Hollywood mourns ‘true great’

Pierce Brosnan pays tribute to Sir Sean Connery as Hollywood mourns ‘true great’

Pierce Brosnan pays tribute to Sir Sean Connery as Hollywood mourns ‘true great’

01 November 2020

The revered actor, seen by many as the definitive James Bond, died at the age of 90.


What the papers say – November 1

What the papers say – November 1

What the papers say – November 1

01 November 2020

England’s pandemic lockdown and the death of Sir Sean Connery feature prominently on the nation’s front pages.


Two arrested at illegal rave near Bristol as partygoers attack police

Two arrested at illegal rave near Bristol as partygoers attack police

Two arrested at illegal rave near Bristol as partygoers attack police

01 November 2020

There were no immediate details of any arrests.


England to enter lockdown as Boris Johnson faces criticism for not acting faster

England to enter lockdown as Boris Johnson faces criticism for not acting faster

England to enter lockdown as Boris Johnson faces criticism for not acting faster

01 November 2020

The Prime Minister warned that the virus is ‘spreading even faster than the reasonable worst case scenario of our scientific advisers’.


Weddings banned in winter lockdown, with funerals limited to 30 people

Weddings banned in winter lockdown, with funerals limited to 30 people

Weddings banned in winter lockdown, with funerals limited to 30 people

31 October 2020

Church leaders have reacted to Saturday’s announcement that most religious services will be banned from Thursday.


Firms urge Government to sort out test and trace system

Firms urge Government to sort out test and trace system

Firms urge Government to sort out test and trace system

31 October 2020

Extension of furlough scheme is welcomed but offers “short-term” relief, British Chambers of Commerce says


Extension of furlough scheme in England could have happened earlier, critics say

Extension of furlough scheme in England could have happened earlier, critics say

Extension of furlough scheme in England could have happened earlier, critics say

31 October 2020

It means that pubs, cafes, restaurants will shut except for takeaway and delivery services.


Travel firms warn of ‘complete shutdown’ with new rules

Travel firms warn of ‘complete shutdown’ with new rules

Travel firms warn of ‘complete shutdown’ with new rules

31 October 2020

Budget airline easyJet has called for ‘urgent’ support for the sector, similar to that which has been provided to hospitality.


Elderly and vulnerable to take ‘extra precautions’, but no shielding

Elderly and vulnerable to take ‘extra precautions’, but no shielding

Elderly and vulnerable to take ‘extra precautions’, but no shielding

31 October 2020

While some people classed as vulnerable have welcomed a second lockdown to tackle Covid-19, charities have warned the elderly will need extra support.


Further support for mortgage borrowers affected financially by coronavirus

Further support for mortgage borrowers affected financially by coronavirus

Further support for mortgage borrowers affected financially by coronavirus

31 October 2020

The Financial Conduct Authority will propose updates on Monday to its guidance on supporting mortgage borrowers.


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