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Protests held over easyJet base closures

Protests held over easyJet base closures

Protests held over easyJet base closures

20 August 2020

Unite has urged the Government to support workers in civil air transport.


Travellers urged to ‘keep tabs’ on quarantine list amid speculation over Croatia

Travellers urged to ‘keep tabs’ on quarantine list amid speculation over Croatia

Travellers urged to ‘keep tabs’ on quarantine list amid speculation over Croatia

20 August 2020

The Department for Transport said changes to the safe travel corridors list could be announced this week.


Probe into death of woman trapped under boat on river

Probe into death of woman trapped under boat on river

Probe into death of woman trapped under boat on river

20 August 2020

Norfolk Police said a woman in her 30s from London was pronounced dead in Great Yarmouth on Wednesday.


Arena bomber ‘should never see outside of a jail cell again’

Arena bomber ‘should never see outside of a jail cell again’

Arena bomber ‘should never see outside of a jail cell again’

20 August 2020

Hashem Abedi could not be given a whole life jail sentence because he was aged under 21 at the time of the atrocity in May 2017.


Wetherspoons customer uses Eat Out To Help Out scheme to help feed homeless

Wetherspoons customer uses Eat Out To Help Out scheme to help feed homeless

Wetherspoons customer uses Eat Out To Help Out scheme to help feed homeless

20 August 2020

Dominic Dietrich used the current discounts available from the scheme to feed several homeless people in Manchester.


Bomb plotter ‘may never be freed’ as judge hands him record 55-year jail term

Bomb plotter ‘may never be freed’ as judge hands him record 55-year jail term

Bomb plotter ‘may never be freed’ as judge hands him record 55-year jail term

20 August 2020

The judge was prevented from sentencing Hashem Abedi to a whole-life tariff – meaning he will die in prison – because he was under 21 at the time.


Bus giant Alexander Dennis plans 650 job cuts

Bus giant Alexander Dennis plans 650 job cuts

Bus giant Alexander Dennis plans 650 job cuts

20 August 2020

The company has blamed a fall in demand for new vehicles.


Helena Bonham Carter and Tobias Menzies reunite for poetry film

Helena Bonham Carter and Tobias Menzies reunite for poetry film

Helena Bonham Carter and Tobias Menzies reunite for poetry film

20 August 2020

It accompanies a new anthology of autumnal poems.


Btec students left in limbo after grades delayed by exam board

Btec students left in limbo after grades delayed by exam board

Btec students left in limbo after grades delayed by exam board

20 August 2020

Hundreds of thousands of students have been left unsure of their futures after examiner Pearson told schools and colleges not to release results.


Franco Manca owner hails Eat Out to Help Out sales surge

Franco Manca owner hails Eat Out to Help Out sales surge

Franco Manca owner hails Eat Out to Help Out sales surge

20 August 2020

Shares in the company jumped higher after it reported the boost from the Government’s discounting scheme.


Collection box at church where Lennon and McCartney first played to go on sale

Collection box at church where Lennon and McCartney first played to go on sale

Collection box at church where Lennon and McCartney first played to go on sale

20 August 2020

The hand-made wooden box has stood near the church entrance since 1929.


‘Night stalker’ given 37-year minimum term for murder and serial rapes

‘Night stalker’ given 37-year minimum term for murder and serial rapes

‘Night stalker’ given 37-year minimum term for murder and serial rapes

20 August 2020

Aman Vyas was brought to justice after being extradited from India.


Zoo keepers speak of joy after birth of baby gorilla

Zoo keepers speak of joy after birth of baby gorilla

Zoo keepers speak of joy after birth of baby gorilla

20 August 2020

Kala gave birth naturally on Wednesday at Bristol Zoo a year after she tragically lost her first born baby.


Storm Ellen clears away from UK but forecasters warn of 70mph winds

Storm Ellen clears away from UK but forecasters warn of 70mph winds

Storm Ellen clears away from UK but forecasters warn of 70mph winds

20 August 2020

The Met Office has issued weather warnings.


In Pictures: Celebrations as GCSE grades surge to record high

In Pictures: Celebrations as GCSE grades surge to record high

In Pictures: Celebrations as GCSE grades surge to record high

20 August 2020

Results were based on teachers’ estimates.


Farmer guilty over Tesco baby food blackmail plot

Farmer guilty over Tesco baby food blackmail plot

Farmer guilty over Tesco baby food blackmail plot

20 August 2020

Nigel Wright hatched a plot to get rich by deliberately contaminating jars of Heinz baby food between May 2018 and February 2020, a court heard.


Timeline: How the A-level and GCSE exam grading fiasco led to record results

Timeline: How the A-level and GCSE exam grading fiasco led to record results

Timeline: How the A-level and GCSE exam grading fiasco led to record results

20 August 2020

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson said on Saturday there would be no change in the way grades were awarded, but reversed the decision days later.


Julian Assange’s partner launches crowdfund campaign to fight extradition to US

Julian Assange’s partner launches crowdfund campaign to fight extradition to US

Julian Assange’s partner launches crowdfund campaign to fight extradition to US

20 August 2020

Stella Moris said the legal case is ‘a battle of David v Goliath’.


‘I am still scared’: Torture survivor who reached UK on rowing boat speaks out

‘I am still scared’: Torture survivor who reached UK on rowing boat speaks out

‘I am still scared’: Torture survivor who reached UK on rowing boat speaks out

20 August 2020

Jackson spoke about the hardships he has suffered and about his hopes for a life in the UK as he waits to hear about his asylum claim.


Breakthrough brain research could boost treatment of depression

Breakthrough brain research could boost treatment of depression

Breakthrough brain research could boost treatment of depression

20 August 2020

Scientists have identified a specific protein which plays a crucial role in the generation of brain neurons.


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