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Coronavirus: Scotland to enter next phase of lockdown easing

Thu, 09/07/2020 - 00:09
Nicola Sturgeon is to confirm the move to "phase three" of her route map out of lockdown.

Nurse and midwife numbers jump by record amount

Thu, 09/07/2020 - 00:09
There are 18,000 more registered than a year ago, but some fear the pandemic could hit recruitment.

Black Lives Matter: What is systemic racism? Kids’ questions answered

Thu, 09/07/2020 - 00:08
A politician, historian and academic answer kids' questions on Black Lives Matter.

Coronavirus: How stand-up comedians are adapting to online gigs

Thu, 09/07/2020 - 00:03
With many live entertainment venues still closed in the UK, comedians open up about performing online.

Care homes face staffing 'black hole' with new immigration bill

Thu, 09/07/2020 - 00:01
Health and social care leaders warn the prime minister about the impact of the new immigration bill.

Burger King boss warns of UK job cuts

Wed, 08/07/2020 - 23:13
The UK boss of the fast food giant said the chain could cut between 5% and 10% of its staff.

Comedy clubs get serious with plea for emergency arts funding

Wed, 08/07/2020 - 22:01
Clubs call for government help after a survey suggests they face closure without financial support.

Sir Mark Sedwill: UK's top civil servant to receive £250,000 payout

Wed, 08/07/2020 - 21:28
Boris Johnson agreed the pension contribution for Sir Mark Sedwill, ahead of his exit in September.

West Dulwich murder probe after man stabbed to death

Wed, 08/07/2020 - 21:20
A man, thought to be 18 years old, has died after he was found with stab injuries in south London.

Rishi Sunak: Three things to know from chancellor's speech

Wed, 08/07/2020 - 17:31
The BBC's Nick Eardley gives the lowdown on Rishi Sunak's economic plan after the Covid-19 lockdown.

Bow crane collapse: Four injured and people trapped

Wed, 08/07/2020 - 17:05
The 20m (65ft) crane crashed on to a development and houses in east London just before 14:40 BST.

Coronavirus: The animals abandoned during lockdown

Wed, 08/07/2020 - 16:30
The RSPCA voices fears that more pets will be rejected in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak cuts VAT in emergency plan to save jobs

Wed, 08/07/2020 - 16:27
Firms will also get a bonus to keep furloughed staff, as part of a £30bn plan to stop mass unemployment.

Chancellor gives diners 50% off on eating out

Wed, 08/07/2020 - 16:15
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled an "eat out to help out" discount as part of wider measures.

Coronavirus: '£500m extra for Welsh Government' from chancellor

Wed, 08/07/2020 - 16:06
The Welsh Government will get half a billion pounds from the Treasury, the UK government says.

Coronavirus: Scotland retains quarantine measures for Spanish travel

Wed, 08/07/2020 - 15:58
Spain has been omitted from a list of "air bridge" destinations for Scotland due to concerns about coronavirus.

PC Andrew Harper murder trial: Murder accused 'was scared so set up film alibi'

Wed, 08/07/2020 - 15:42
Henry Long had claimed to be watching a Fast and Furious film about illegal car chases and racing.

Johnny Depp denies slapping ex-wife for laughing at his tattoos

Wed, 08/07/2020 - 15:34
The Hollywood star is giving evidence during the second day of his libel action against the Sun.

Grenfell Tower inquiry: Lead fire consultant 'ignored' cladding email

Wed, 08/07/2020 - 15:27
Terry Ashton said he did not read information sent to him because he was not the "primary recipient".

Dubai drug raid: 'No reason' to hold Liverpool flight attendant

Wed, 08/07/2020 - 15:05
Derrin Crawford's family say the 23-year-old tested negative for drugs but is still in jail.

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