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Rachel Reeves: Sunak’s help for families is just poor imitation of Sure Start

Rachel Reeves: Sunak’s help for families is just poor imitation of Sure Start

Rachel Reeves: Sunak’s help for families is just poor imitation of Sure Start

24 October 2021

The shadow chancellor said ripping up Labour’s flagship programme was ‘an act of criminality’.


Coronavirus: Plan B needed now but Plan A must also be bolstered, says Labour

Coronavirus: Plan B needed now but Plan A must also be bolstered, says Labour

Coronavirus: Plan B needed now but Plan A must also be bolstered, says Labour

24 October 2021

It comes after confusion over Labour’s position earlier in the week.


Mum vows to bring cancer vaccine to UK after boy’s treatment in New York

Mum vows to bring cancer vaccine to UK after boy’s treatment in New York

Mum vows to bring cancer vaccine to UK after boy’s treatment in New York

24 October 2021

Liam Scott is cancer free after his family raised £232,000 for him to fly to New York for a cancer-vaccine not currently available in the UK.


Very difficult to put figure on cost of transitioning to net zero – Sunak

Very difficult to put figure on cost of transitioning to net zero – Sunak

Very difficult to put figure on cost of transitioning to net zero – Sunak

24 October 2021

The Chancellor said good progress was being made on reaching targets to limit global warming ahead of Cop26.


Missing people chat service launched after demand rises during pandemic

Missing people chat service launched after demand rises during pandemic

Missing people chat service launched after demand rises during pandemic

24 October 2021

An increasing number of people helped by the charity are being assessed as being at serious risk, it said.


Rishi Sunak reveals his Budget warm-up: A Twix and a can of Sprite

Rishi Sunak reveals his Budget warm-up: A Twix and a can of Sprite

Rishi Sunak reveals his Budget warm-up: A Twix and a can of Sprite

24 October 2021

The Chancellor said he was unlikely to be able to squeeze in an early-morning workout on his Peloton bike.


Government needs ‘very different’ Covid-19 message, warns vaccine adviser

Government needs ‘very different’ Covid-19 message, warns vaccine adviser

Government needs ‘very different’ Covid-19 message, warns vaccine adviser

24 October 2021

Professor Adam Finn said the vaccination programme will not be enough to bring the current coronavirus numbers under control.


Eight held in murder probe after deaths of two boys

Eight held in murder probe after deaths of two boys

Eight held in murder probe after deaths of two boys

24 October 2021

The teenagers died in Brentwood, Essex, in the early hours of Sunday.


Chancellor rejects Rashford’s calls to continue free school holiday meals

Chancellor rejects Rashford’s calls to continue free school holiday meals

Chancellor rejects Rashford’s calls to continue free school holiday meals

24 October 2021

England footballer Marcus Rashford joined with food industry bosses to call for the extension.


Vaccination programme ‘not enough to control spread of Covid-19’

Vaccination programme ‘not enough to control spread of Covid-19’

Vaccination programme ‘not enough to control spread of Covid-19’

24 October 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has resisted pleas from health leaders for tighter restrictions despite the rising number of cases.


Budget will focus on shoring up British economy after shock of coronavirus

Budget will focus on shoring up British economy after shock of coronavirus

Budget will focus on shoring up British economy after shock of coronavirus

24 October 2021

Rishi Sunak said there was a move away from the reactionary measures to the pandemic that marked his first two budgets as Chancellor.


Picasso masterpieces sell for £80m at Las Vegas auction

Picasso masterpieces sell for £80m at Las Vegas auction

Picasso masterpieces sell for £80m at Las Vegas auction

24 October 2021

The pieces were previously displayed in the Bellagio hotel’s Picasso restaurant.


Corporal hails Covid-19 hospital work as one of his most rewarding deployments

Corporal hails Covid-19 hospital work as one of his most rewarding deployments

Corporal hails Covid-19 hospital work as one of his most rewarding deployments

24 October 2021

Half of the military medics deployed at the Ulster Hospital were under the age of 21.


Swann urges more investment in health as latest Army hospital deployment ends

Swann urges more investment in health as latest Army hospital deployment ends

Swann urges more investment in health as latest Army hospital deployment ends

24 October 2021

Army medics have completed their third deployment in Northern Ireland since the Covid pandemic began.


Sunak set to keep fiscal squeeze in spite of boost from economic upgrades

Sunak set to keep fiscal squeeze in spite of boost from economic upgrades

Sunak set to keep fiscal squeeze in spite of boost from economic upgrades

24 October 2021

The Office for Budget Responsibility is set to revise down its estimate of long-term scarring to economy from the pandemic.


Pair sought after ‘I will kill you’ written in toothpaste on bathroom mirror

Pair sought after ‘I will kill you’ written in toothpaste on bathroom mirror

Pair sought after ‘I will kill you’ written in toothpaste on bathroom mirror

24 October 2021

Police are investigating the death threat in Nottingham, which also included a smiley face drawn on a shower screen.


Policing bill could undermine trust and ‘exacerbate violence’, ex-chiefs warn

Policing bill could undermine trust and ‘exacerbate violence’, ex-chiefs warn

Policing bill could undermine trust and ‘exacerbate violence’, ex-chiefs warn

24 October 2021

A group of former police leaders has written to Home Secretary Priti Patel.


£74 million plan to replace Border Force boats to tackle illegal migration

£74 million plan to replace Border Force boats to tackle illegal migration

£74 million plan to replace Border Force boats to tackle illegal migration

24 October 2021

The announcement was made ahead of Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s budget.


Government not sufficiently tackling skills gap needed for net zero, MPs say

Government not sufficiently tackling skills gap needed for net zero, MPs say

Government not sufficiently tackling skills gap needed for net zero, MPs say

24 October 2021

The politicians have called for a formal outline on how a skilled green workforce will deliver environmental goals.


Glasgow’s preparations intensify for Cop26

Glasgow’s preparations intensify for Cop26

Glasgow’s preparations intensify for Cop26

24 October 2021

The summit takes place from October 31 to November 12.


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