Calls to delay school term as military to support student Covid testing

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The Joint General Secretaries of the National Education Union have written to the Prime Minister and the Secretary of State for Education asking for...

NHS back in the eye of the Covid storm

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NHS England's chief executive Sir Simon Stevens has paid tribute to nurses, doctors, therapists and countless other NHS workers who had overcome their "toughest...

Yorkshire Ambulance warning over 999 calls

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Yorkshire’s ambulance service is appealing to residents to think before calling 999 over the festive period. Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) is expecting a...

The queens message of hope at Christmas.

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In a difficult year, Queen Elizabeth paid tribute to the NHS from Windsor Castle. Her majesty has not been able to spend Christmas with her...

The UK & EU have agreed a trade deal

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Britain and the European Union have agreed on a trade deal finally. After months of negotiations, a deal was finally agreed on Christmas Eve. Prime Minister...

Government borrowing hits record £31.6 billion in November

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Government borrowing surged to a record £31.6 billion in November as efforts ramped up to support the economy through the second wave of the pandemic, official...

Travel implications for UK as new virus variant spreads across the South

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More countries are banning arrivals from the UK because of concerns at the spread of a new variant of coronavirus. On Sunday, France shut its...

Prime Minister refuses to rule out 3rd national lockdown

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has refused to rule out a third England lockdown after Christmas, saying the rates of Covid infection have increased very...

Staggered school return in January

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Secondary schools in England are to have a staggered return after the festive holidays, with online learning replacing classroom lessons. The Education Secretary Gavin Williamson...

Furlough scheme extended till April

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The furlough scheme has been extended until the end of April 2021 with the government continuing to contribute 80% towards wages. Mr Sunak also confirmed...