COMEDY CLUBS GET SERIOUS WITH PLEA FOR EMERGENCY ARTS FUNDING

Half of UK comedy clubs will face permanent closure without financial support, a survey suggests.

SIR MARK SEDWILL: UK'S TOP CIVIL SERVANT TO RECEIVE £250,000 PAY OUT

Boris Johnson agreed the compensation payment to Sir Mark Sedwill, ahead of his exit in September.

 
 
 

RISHI SUNAK: THREE TAKEAWAYS FROM THE CHANCELLOR'S SPEECH

The BBC's Nick Eardley gives the lowdown on Rishi Sunak's economic plan after the Covid-19 lockdown.

PMQS: BLACKFORD AND JOHNSON ON JOB FURLOUGH SCHEME

The PM rules out extending the furlough scheme beyond October, saying it leaves people in "suspended animation".

 
 
 

PMQS: STARMER AND JOHNSON ON FREE PARKING FOR NHS STAFF

Boris Johnson says parking for NHS workers is "free now" after facing questions at PMQs about hospital car parking charges.

PMQS: JOHNSON AND STARMER CLASH OVER BLAME FOR CARE HOME VIRUS DEATHS

Sir Keir Starmer says PM 'rubbed salt in the wounds" of staff by saying some did not follow procedures.

 
 
 

SUMMER STATEMENT: KEY POINTS AT A GLANCE

Rishi Sunak announced his plans to help the economy recover. Here's what you need to know.

WHAT IS VAT AND HOW DOES IT WORK?

Rishi Sunak is cutting VAT on hospitality and tourism, but how does the tax work?

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE FURLOUGH SCHEME ENDS?

Nine million people have accessed the scheme, which now allows furloughed workers to come back part-time.

PMQS: MCMORRIN AND JOHNSON FACTORY ON ‘MODEM SLAVERY'

Labour's Anna McMorrin presses the PM on claims some workers in clothing factories in the UK are paid just £3.50 an hour.

 
 
 

CHANCELLOR GIVES DINERS 50% OFF ON EATING OUT

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled an "eat out to help out" discount as part of wider measures.

CORONAVIRUS: 'IF YOU STAND BY YOUR WORKERS, WE WILL STAND BY YOU'

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces a new policy to reward businesses who bring workers back from furlough.

 
 
 

CHANCELLOR RISHI SUNAK UNVEILS 'JOB RETENTION BONUS'

Employers will get £1,000 per worker retained after furlough scheme ends, Rishi Sunak announces.

CORONAVIRUS: HOW HAVE NURSERIES COPIED DURING LOCKDOWN?

Nurseries have not been able to offer as many spaces during the coronavirus pandemic, although fewer children have needed places.

 
 
 

BREXIT: UK SET TO NOMINATE LIAM FOX TO LEAD WORLD TRADE ORGANISATION

The pro-Brexit MP was sacked as international trade secretary when Boris Johnson took over as PM.

'I FELL THROUGH THE GAP WITH THE FURLOUGH SCHEME'

Young people share their worries with the BBC of entering the job market after coronavirus.

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: HOW ARE OTHER ECONOMIES DEALING WITH THE DOWNTURN?

As the UK chancellor gives his latest update, how are other economies tackling the coronavirus downturn?

CORONAVIRUS: SCOTTISH FINANCE SECRETARY MAKES FRESH CALL FOR NEW POWERS

Kate Forbes wants to be allowed to switch capital funding to day-to-day revenue to help deal with the economic impact of coronavirus.

 
 
 

ROBUST PLAN FOR PPE 'MUST BE IN PLACE FOR WINTER'

There must be no shortages in protective gear if the UK faces a second wave of coronavirus, say MPs.

NEW GOVERNMENT UNIT TO TAKE OVER COVID RESPONSE

There are questions over whether the Joint Biosecurity Centre has the expertise needed for the job.

 
 
 



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