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Most remote workers reject monitoring software, study finds

Most remote workers reject monitoring software, study finds

Most remote workers reject monitoring software, study finds

28 March 2021

Nearly one in ten workers suspect they are being monitored while working from home without being informed.


British musician’s moon-themed song beamed to International Space Station

British musician’s moon-themed song beamed to International Space Station

British musician’s moon-themed song beamed to International Space Station

28 March 2021

Sally Robinson’s Moonlit Skies was sent into space after she made contact with American astronaut Scott Kelly.


More than 41,000 UK hospitality venues have outdoor space for April 12 reopening

More than 41,000 UK hospitality venues have outdoor space for April 12 reopening

More than 41,000 UK hospitality venues have outdoor space for April 12 reopening

28 March 2021

A new report revealed that 38.2% of licensed premises in the UK say they have space to trade outside.


Home working is here to stay and cities will change forever, says ex-Bank deputy

Home working is here to stay and cities will change forever, says ex-Bank deputy

Home working is here to stay and cities will change forever, says ex-Bank deputy

28 March 2021

The former Bank of England deputy governor Sir Charlie Bean has joined a raft of prominent figures in predicting a permanent shift to hybrid working.


NHS trusts abandon appeal for hospitals to receive rates relief

NHS trusts abandon appeal for hospitals to receive rates relief

NHS trusts abandon appeal for hospitals to receive rates relief

28 March 2021

The High Court ruled in 2019 that NHS hospitals could not be classed as charities – unlike private hospitals.


Piers Morgan: Cancel the cancel culture before it kills our culture

Piers Morgan: Cancel the cancel culture before it kills our culture

Piers Morgan: Cancel the cancel culture before it kills our culture

28 March 2021

The former GMB host has recounted the weeks since his departure for what he said was essentially disbelieving the Duchess of Sussex.


Salmond: Sturgeon is best First Minister candidate

Salmond: Sturgeon is best First Minister candidate

Salmond: Sturgeon is best First Minister candidate

28 March 2021

The backing comes after the launch of his new Alba Party.


Justice department urged to consider takeover of privately-run youth jail

Justice department urged to consider takeover of privately-run youth jail

Justice department urged to consider takeover of privately-run youth jail

28 March 2021

Inspectors found children at the Rainsbrook Secure Training Centre were locked in their cells for more than 23 hours for 14 days.


Paul McCartney repaid ‘debt’ over blanket years later, letter reveals

Paul McCartney repaid ‘debt’ over blanket years later, letter reveals

Paul McCartney repaid ‘debt’ over blanket years later, letter reveals

28 March 2021

McCartney and George Harrison went on a hitchhiking holiday and knocked on the door of a farmhouse belonging to the Brierley family in North Wales.


Uber launches new option enabling passengers to request electric cars in London

Uber launches new option enabling passengers to request electric cars in London

Uber launches new option enabling passengers to request electric cars in London

28 March 2021

Journeys must begin within London’s Zone 1 area but destinations are unrestricted.


Parole Board reviews of terrorists delayed amid pandemic

Parole Board reviews of terrorists delayed amid pandemic

Parole Board reviews of terrorists delayed amid pandemic

28 March 2021

Outbreaks of coronavirus in prisons have hampered some plans for hearings.


Innovative technologies to combat flooding in England through £150 million fund

Innovative technologies to combat flooding in England through £150 million fund

Innovative technologies to combat flooding in England through £150 million fund

28 March 2021

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has announced a £150 million funding package to be shared between 25 local schemes.


Campaigners call for ‘Shop Out to Help Out’ scheme

Campaigners call for ‘Shop Out to Help Out’ scheme

Campaigners call for ‘Shop Out to Help Out’ scheme

28 March 2021

The proposal involves offering customers 50% off the cost of goods at independent retailers up to a price of £10.


Mother calls for clarity on vaccines for extremely vulnerable children

Mother calls for clarity on vaccines for extremely vulnerable children

Mother calls for clarity on vaccines for extremely vulnerable children

28 March 2021

Isaac Sheard, 13, has Down Syndrome and other health problems but has now had his Covid jab after his mother battled a ‘brick wall’ of obstacles.


Exporters have temporarily halted sales to EU, says small business group

Exporters have temporarily halted sales to EU, says small business group

Exporters have temporarily halted sales to EU, says small business group

28 March 2021

Some smaller firms are said to have stopped selling into the EU permanently after new trading rules came into force at the start of this year.


The terror offenders cleared for release by Parole Board under new laws

The terror offenders cleared for release by Parole Board under new laws

The terror offenders cleared for release by Parole Board under new laws

28 March 2021

The legislation was introduced in February last year.


Why are images of the Prophet Mohammed offensive to Muslims?

Why are images of the Prophet Mohammed offensive to Muslims?

Why are images of the Prophet Mohammed offensive to Muslims?

28 March 2021

The Koran – the Islamic holy book – does not explicitly forbid creating images of the Prophet.


Petition in support of Batley Grammar School teacher reaches 50,000 signatures

Petition in support of Batley Grammar School teacher reaches 50,000 signatures

Petition in support of Batley Grammar School teacher reaches 50,000 signatures

28 March 2021

The teacher was suspended after showing students a caricature of the Prophet Mohammed.


What the papers say – March 28

What the papers say – March 28

What the papers say – March 28

28 March 2021

Exclusives about a former PM and cheery news on the coronavirus front are among an array of stories on the nation’s front pages.


England told to ‘hold its nerve’ ahead of easing of lockdown outdoors

England told to ‘hold its nerve’ ahead of easing of lockdown outdoors

England told to ‘hold its nerve’ ahead of easing of lockdown outdoors

28 March 2021

Boris Johnson said he is wary of the prospect of rising coronavirus infection rates.


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