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Pingdemic leaves nurseries in ‘chaos' with many forced to suspend provision

5 minutes ago   |   The Independent

Exclusive: ‘There is very little point in exempting people from self-isolation if childcare isn't included,' says campaigner
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Labour pledge to give gig economy workers right to sick pay

11 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   2 articles

Labour has pledged to give gig economy workers the right to sick pay in its new employment rights charter.
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What the papers say - July 27

11 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Success for Team GB in Tokyo leads many of the Tuesday papers, while Government plans to tackle crime also feature among the headlines.
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UK floods are ‘sober reminder' of need for climate change fix , says Cop26 president

17 minutes ago   |   The Independent

Unseasonal deluge during London climate meeting failed to persuade some nations to end coal-burning
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UK adults worried about appearance when meeting up in person, poll suggests

17 minutes ago   |   The Independent

Just over a third of UK adults said they had become more self conscious about how they look since the pandemic began
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Covid-19 cases drop for sixth day - but hospital admissions rise

17 minutes ago   |   The Independent

Unexpected dip in Covid cases brings warnings that ‘19 July effect' is yet to be seen
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Met should investigate death of man days after he was handcuffed, watchdog says

19 minutes ago   |   Evening Standard

The man was taken to a north London hospital by ambulance where he died on Saturday evening.
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‘Fatigued' train driver with history of safety errors narrowly avoided crash

39 minutes ago   |   The Independent

The driver was later diagnosed with a sleep disorder that had been missed in his previous regular health assessments
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Brexit: EU publishes proposals to simplify NI Protocol

51 minutes ago   |   BBC

The UK government says plans on the transport of medicines, food and animals do not go far enough.
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Loch Lomond: Man tried in vain to save wife from drowning in loch tragedy that also claimed son and friend

57 minutes ago   |   The Independent

There have been 31 accidental deaths in open water, including rivers and coasts, in the past week
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