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Budget 2021: Public sector workers set for pay rise, says Sunak
Mon, 25 Oct 2021 21:31:32 GMT
The chancellor will use his Budget on Wednesday to confirm that the "pay pause" is being lifted.
Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman: Met Police to apologise to family of murdered sisters
Mon, 25 Oct 2021 20:57:16 GMT
Met Police Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick says the force could have saved "immeasurable pain".
Recycling plastics does not work, says Boris Johnson
Mon, 25 Oct 2021 18:10:22 GMT
The Recycling Association responds by saying Boris Johnson has "completely lost the plastic plot".
Insulate Britain: New injunction after rush hour protest
Mon, 25 Oct 2021 20:34:56 GMT
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps says the court order covers the "entire strategic road network".
Climate change: Pledge of $100bn annual aid slips to 2023
Mon, 25 Oct 2021 13:55:55 GMT
A key pledge on climate funding has still not been met, and the money is not sure to be there before 2023.
Sir David Amess: Priest quits social media over MP last rites abuse
Mon, 25 Oct 2021 11:20:06 GMT
Fr Jeffrey Woolnough was unable to deliver the sacrament to Sir David Amess at crime scene.
Frances Haugen says Facebook is 'making hate worse'
Mon, 25 Oct 2021 18:40:49 GMT
Frances Haugen, who leaked thousands of documents, is appearing before MPs working on online safety.
Prince Charles Middle East trip for religious tolerance
Mon, 25 Oct 2021 15:12:49 GMT
The Prince of Wales will visit Jordan and Egypt on first royal tour since the start of the pandemic.
Birmingham man tried to kill baby with poisoned milk bottle
Mon, 25 Oct 2021 18:01:12 GMT
Detectives say Jamar Bailey searched online for "how to kill a newborn".
Tory MPs defend votes after uproar over sewage proposals
Mon, 25 Oct 2021 17:11:36 GMT
Conservative MPs are facing a backlash on social media after rejecting tougher sewage protections in the Environment Bill.
'Constantly cleaning' teenager becomes celebrity car washer
Mon, 25 Oct 2021 17:05:38 GMT
Zykiah went from washing family cars to cleaning for Gary Neville, Molly-Mae Hague and Scott McTominay.
Peak District photographer captures 'one in a million' rainbow shot
Mon, 25 Oct 2021 12:41:20 GMT
The picture is widely praised online after the photographer posted it on social media.
Covid in Scotland: Hundreds refused entry in vaccine passport 'chaos'
Mon, 25 Oct 2021 09:39:38 GMT
The Scottish Hospitality Group says the first weekend of enforcement of the scheme was an "unmitigated disaster".
Covid: Protect schools from anti-vax protests - Starmer
Mon, 25 Oct 2021 14:38:36 GMT
Councils should be able to use exclusion zones to stop the protests outside schools, Labour says.
Budget 2021: NHS in England to receive £5.9bn to cut waiting lists
Mon, 25 Oct 2021 09:44:20 GMT
The new money is welcomed by health leaders, but they warn it will not solve staff shortages.
Covid: When can I get my Covid booster jab?
Mon, 25 Oct 2021 09:49:17 GMT
More than five million people in England have been offered a booster jab.
Covid: Labour calls for Plan B measures in England
Sun, 24 Oct 2021 16:24:06 GMT
But the chancellor says the data does not suggest "immediately" moving to government's back-up plan.
Covid in Scotland: Half of 12-15 year olds receive vaccine first dose
Fri, 22 Oct 2021 18:29:20 GMT
More than 50% of the youngest age group eligible for vaccination have come forward for a jab.
Government should tell obese to eat less, says ex-minister Lord Robathan
Thu, 21 Oct 2021 12:19:22 GMT
Tory peer Lord Robathan says the government's anti-obesity drive is not working - but a minister defends it.
Tory MPs don't need masks as they know each other, says Rees-Mogg
Thu, 21 Oct 2021 21:51:43 GMT
The Commons leader says maskless Tory MPs are in line with official guidance as they know each other.