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Banking chief brought in to develop jobs guarantee for young Scots

1 minute ago   |   Belfast telegraph

A leading figure from the banking sector is being drafted in to develop plans for a jobs guarantee scheme for younger Scots, Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed.
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Voyager joins military response off Scotland after red, white and blue respray

1 minute ago   |   Belfast telegraph

A resprayed plane used to transport the Prime Minister and the royal family has been called out to support military aircraft in Scotland, the Ministry of Defence has said.
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Wales and Scotland hit out at UK Government's ‘shambolic' actions on quarantine

1 minute ago   |   Belfast telegraph

The UK Government's handling of the easing of quarantine restrictions for international arrivals has been “shambolic”, according to the devolved administrations in Scotland and...
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Verhofstadt told to 'keep his nose out' after attack on UK plan to end freedom of movement

Verhofstadt told to 'keep his nose out' after attack on UK plan to end freedom of movement

1 minute ago   |   Daily Express

GUY Verhofstadt has stirred up more rage among Brexiteers on social media after taking another swipe at Home Secretary Priti Patel over the Government's plans to end freedom of...
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Coronavirus: New COVID-19 infection rates in your region

Coronavirus: New COVID-19 infection rates in your region

3 minutes ago   |   Wessexfm

The latest R number - the average COVID-19 infection rate - across the UK is 0.7-0.9, but the numbers vary across the regions.
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Terrible week for UK plc as 15,000 jobs go in just 5 days

5 minutes ago   |   Evening Standard

This was a week to forget for the UK economy as 15,0000 jobs went in the space of just five days.
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Covid gave the Government extra powers, but our human rights are at stake if they don't let them go

Covid gave the Government extra powers, but our human rights are at stake if they don't let them go

5 minutes ago   |   Metro

Ministers claimed the measures in the Act were essential to cope with the pandemic, but the truth is that it goes far beyond proportionate action When the pandemic made its...
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Extinction Rebellion plan new disruption across UK to start in September

Extinction Rebellion plan new disruption across UK to start in September

5 minutes ago   |   Metro

XR plans to kick off its third phase of major disruption in two months' time Extinction Rebellion have announced plans for nationwide disruption in September including a...
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When will gyms reopen in the UK as lockdown rollbacks continue?

When will gyms reopen in the UK as lockdown rollbacks continue?

5 minutes ago   |   Metro

The weight is almost over... Speaking on LBC this morning, Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke about restarting the economy following the opening of pubs and restaurants this...
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Pubs can open from 6am on ‘Super Saturday' as lockdown restrictions ease

Pubs can open from 6am on ‘Super Saturday' as lockdown restrictions ease

5 minutes ago   |   Metro   |   3 articles

New regulations stop pubs from reopening at midnight Pubs in England can open from 6am tomorrow morning as drinkers return for ‘Super Saturday' after more than three months of...
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ECB breathe sigh of relief as all-rounder Sam Curran tests negative for...

ECB breathe sigh of relief as all-rounder Sam Curran tests negative for coronavirus ahead of Tests

Sam Curran felt unwell on Wednesday night after batting on the first evening of England's intra-squad warm-up and was instructed to self-isolate in his room at the on-site hotel. Read more ...

Jeremy Kyle guest Steve Dymond died of morphine overdose and heart trouble

Jeremy Kyle guest Steve Dymond died of morphine overdose and heart trouble

Steve Dymond was found dead at his home in Portsmouth in May 2019, and a pre-inquest hearing took place today as officials look into what happened Read more ...

Isis supporter smiles as she's jailed for life for plot to blow up St Paul's

Isis supporter smiles as she's jailed for life for plot to blow up St Paul's

Safiyya Shaikh was jailed for at least 14 years at the Old Bailey A would-be suicide bomber who plotted a terror attack at St Paul's Cathedral has been jailed for at least 14... Read more ...

Thiago Alcantara to Liverpool transfer being discussed in Bayern Munich...

Thiago Alcantara to Liverpool transfer being discussed in Bayern Munich dressing room

Bayern Munich players and staff believe Thiago Alcantara is heading to Liverpool in the upcoming transfer window. Read more ...

Revellers hit Northern Ireland pubs as they reopen after coronavirus lockdown

Revellers hit Northern Ireland pubs as they reopen after coronavirus lockdown

Despite the wet weather revellers hit Belfast's pubs and restaurants for the first time since March with their reopening after their coronavirus lockdown. Read more ...

Khabib Nurmagomedov's father and trainer Abdulmanap dies at the age of 57

Khabib Nurmagomedov's father and trainer Abdulmanap dies at the age of 57

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov has sadly passed away after a long battle with illness. Read more ...

Almost 20,000 Care Home Residents Have Died With Covid-19

Almost 20,000 Care Home Residents Have Died With Covid-19

Nearly 20,000 deaths of care home residents in England and Wales have involved Covid-19, new figures show. A total of 19,394 deaths that occurred between March 2 and June 12... Read more ...

PSNI deny Mary Lou McDonald claim that force involved in planning of Bobby...

PSNI deny Mary Lou McDonald claim that force involved in planning of Bobby Storey funeral

The PSNI has denied claims by Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald that the force was involved in the planning of the funeral for IRA veteran Bobby Storey. Read more ...

Terror charges are dropped against ex-British Army soldier who went to Syria...

Terror charges are dropped against ex-British Army soldier who went to Syria to fight against ISIS

Former paratrooper Daniel Burke , 33, from Manchester, had been in custody since December when he was detained in a port stop. Read more ...

Prince Andrew accused of deliberately avoiding FBI by Epstein victims' lawyer

Prince Andrew accused of deliberately avoiding FBI by Epstein victims' lawyer

Prince Andrew's lawyers deny a claim that he is ‘deliberately evading' authorities in the US over Jeffrey Epstein The lawyer for dozens of Jeffrey Epstein 's victims in the US... Read more ...