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Climate activists end overnight protest at Science Museum over fossil fuel sponsors

Climate activists end overnight protest at Science Museum over fossil fuel sponsors

Climate activists end overnight protest at Science Museum over fossil fuel sponsors

27 October 2021

Young demonstrators ‘occupied’ the museum for 18 hours and handed out leaflets to visitors about its sponsorship deals with oil companies.


Border poll would ‘polarise’ Northern Ireland’s communities

Border poll would ‘polarise’ Northern Ireland’s communities

Border poll would ‘polarise’ Northern Ireland’s communities

27 October 2021

Sir Jeffrey claimed that the majority of people in the province want to remain part of the UK.


Protester dressed as Boris Johnson sets fire to prop boat in Cop26 stunt

Protester dressed as Boris Johnson sets fire to prop boat in Cop26 stunt

Protester dressed as Boris Johnson sets fire to prop boat in Cop26 stunt

27 October 2021

Ocean Rebellion is an offshoot of climate change group Extinction Rebellion.


Judge who denied Assange extradition risked ‘rewarding fugitives for flight’

Judge who denied Assange extradition risked ‘rewarding fugitives for flight’

Judge who denied Assange extradition risked ‘rewarding fugitives for flight’

27 October 2021

The US has appealed against a decision to prevent Wikileaks’ founder Julian Assange from being extradited on mental health grounds


Starmer pulls out of Budget after testing positive for Covid

Starmer pulls out of Budget after testing positive for Covid

Starmer pulls out of Budget after testing positive for Covid

27 October 2021

Shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves will respond to the Chancellor’s Commons Statement for Labour.


Man’s death sparked probe into NHS use of private hospitals during pandemic

Man’s death sparked probe into NHS use of private hospitals during pandemic

Man’s death sparked probe into NHS use of private hospitals during pandemic

27 October 2021

Some independent providers were asked to take on more complex surgery than they were used to, according to a report.


Budget live: Chancellor sets out his spending plans

Budget live: Chancellor sets out his spending plans

Budget live: Chancellor sets out his spending plans

27 October 2021

Rishi Sunak outlines what the Treasury will be spending, and where the cash is coming from.


Sunak promises ‘stronger economy for the British people’ in his Budget

Sunak promises ‘stronger economy for the British people’ in his Budget

Sunak promises ‘stronger economy for the British people’ in his Budget

27 October 2021

Chancellor Rishi Sunak told Cabinet colleagues the Government’s ‘levelling up’ agenda would be a ‘golden thread’ through his plans.


Bloomsbury buoyed by early orders from bookshops to avoid Christmas disruption

Bloomsbury buoyed by early orders from bookshops to avoid Christmas disruption

Bloomsbury buoyed by early orders from bookshops to avoid Christmas disruption

27 October 2021

The publishing firm saw shares rise on Wednesday morning after announcing the positive trading update.


Dog walker recalls ‘peculiar’ churchyard discovery of Port victims

Dog walker recalls ‘peculiar’ churchyard discovery of Port victims

Dog walker recalls ‘peculiar’ churchyard discovery of Port victims

27 October 2021

Over 16 months, Stephen Port gave four young gay men fatal doses of the drug GHB and dumped their bodies near his flat in Barking, east London.


Record number of disadvantaged students in UK apply for most selective courses

Record number of disadvantaged students in UK apply for most selective courses

Record number of disadvantaged students in UK apply for most selective courses

27 October 2021

The number of people who have applied to study medicine courses has also increased during the pandemic.


Man suing Manchester City in Bennell case was excellent footballer, court told

Man suing Manchester City in Bennell case was excellent footballer, court told

Man suing Manchester City in Bennell case was excellent footballer, court told

27 October 2021

Ian Ackley had attracted the interest of Manchester United, Aston Villa and Sheffield United, Mr Justice Johnson was told


Nine in 10 UK adults likely to still have Covid-19 antibodies

Nine in 10 UK adults likely to still have Covid-19 antibodies

Nine in 10 UK adults likely to still have Covid-19 antibodies

27 October 2021

The presence of antibodies suggests someone has had the infection in the past or has been vaccinated.


Young people boycott nightclubs for ‘Girls Night In’ amid sharp rise in spiking

Young people boycott nightclubs for ‘Girls Night In’ amid sharp rise in spiking

Young people boycott nightclubs for ‘Girls Night In’ amid sharp rise in spiking

27 October 2021

Dozens of local Instagram pages have been created to spread the news of the Girls Night In movement, amassing thousands of followers.


Sunak prepares to deliver Budget for a ‘new economy’

Sunak prepares to deliver Budget for a ‘new economy’

Sunak prepares to deliver Budget for a ‘new economy’

27 October 2021

Chancellor Rishi Sunak will update MPs on his financial plans on Wednesday afternoon.


Insulate Britain protesters arrested in 16th day of road blocks

Insulate Britain protesters arrested in 16th day of road blocks

Insulate Britain protesters arrested in 16th day of road blocks

27 October 2021

The group targets the M25, A40 and the Dartford Crossing on Wednesday.


Heineken sales drop after Asian arm hit by lockdowns

Heineken sales drop after Asian arm hit by lockdowns

Heineken sales drop after Asian arm hit by lockdowns

27 October 2021

The Dutch firm, which also brews Birra Moretti and Amstel, said like-for-like volumes of beer sold dropped by 5.1% for the third quarter.


Inquest opened into death of MP Sir David Amess

Inquest opened into death of MP Sir David Amess

Inquest opened into death of MP Sir David Amess

27 October 2021

The hearing, which lasted less than five minutes, was told that the father of five died of ‘multiple stab wounds to the chest’.


Praise for minister who said agoraphobia stopped him being in pre-Budget photo

Praise for minister who said agoraphobia stopped him being in pre-Budget photo

Praise for minister who said agoraphobia stopped him being in pre-Budget photo

27 October 2021

Simon Clarke revealed that the condition meant he would not be in the traditional Downing Street line-up before Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s speech.


Doctors raise concerns about possible impact of mandatory jabs on NHS staffing

Doctors raise concerns about possible impact of mandatory jabs on NHS staffing

Doctors raise concerns about possible impact of mandatory jabs on NHS staffing

27 October 2021

Sajid Javid said on Monday he was ‘leaning towards’ making the jabs compulsory for staff in England.


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