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UK confidence growing as nearly two thirds return to workplace after coronavirus lockdown
INCREASING numbers of workers are returning to their offices across the UK in a much needed tonic for the economy.
today 09:17
Turkey slams 'Napoleon' Macron for meddling in Greece tensions - 'Protecting what's ours'
TURKEY has warned Emmanuel Macron his interference in Ankara's dispute with Greece has only "prolonged" the tensions as Defence Minister Hulusi Akar insisted his country will continue to defend Turkish sovereignty.
today 09:17
Waitrose and Tesco recall food items over serious allergy fears - full list
FOOD products sold in Tesco and Waitrose have been recalled and a warning has been given to customers. This is the full list of products affected.
today 09:17
Kate Middleton latest: Duchess reunites with Sir Ben Ainslie to promote heartwarming cause
KATE, The Duchess of Cambridge joined British Olympic icon Sir Ben Ainslie to help promote the 1851 Trust, a charity which aims to get more young people involved with sailing and the wider maritime industry.
today 08:14
Brexit LIVE: Watch out Brussels! Raab masterminds US secret weapon in bitter trade battle
DOMINIC RAAB has urged the US to pile pressure onto the European Union into publicly ruling out a hard border on the island of Ireland as time runs out to agree a post-Brexit trade deal, after Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden lashed out at the UK's own position.
today 08:14
Commissioner: No one will like new EU migration pact

"No one will be satisfied" with the European Commission's new asylum and migration proposal due to be unveiled next Wednesday (23 September), home affairs commissioner Ylva Johansson told a group of journalists, including EUobserver, on Thursday (17 September).

But that, paradoxically, is

today 06:32
Queen Elizabeth II has 'shown her true feelings' towards Prince Harry in Instagram post
THE Queen has shown her true "feelings" towards Prince Harry through the photograph she posted in tribute to the Duke of Sussex for his 36th birthday, according to a royal commentator.
today 00:53
How to clean fruit and vegetables
FRUIT and vegetables NEED to be cleaned before they are eaten. Here's how to clean fruit and vegetables.
today 23:50
Woke on Hulu cast: Who is in the cast of Woke?
WOKE is a brand new comedy series which was released this month. So who is in the cast of the Hulu show?
today 22:47
Brussels fury: EU plans to RAMP UP Brexit demands after Boris's threats sparks panic
THE European Union could table new demands to prevent Britain from ripping up a future trade agreement after Boris Johnson's threat to breach last year's Brexit deal.
today 22:47
EU backs down: Barnier caves to Boris in N Ireland Brexit row after nuclear option threat
THE European Union has dropped its threat to blockade food exports to Northern Ireland after a huge trade row erupted with the bloc.
yesterday 20:41
Mortgage holders could save up to £5,000 by taking this action - here's how
MORTGAGE payers could be missing out on the opportunity to save significant sums of money by failing to take one action, new research has revealed.
yesterday 19:38
Elvis movie: Vernon and Gladys Presley RECAST after stars forced to drop out due to delay
ELVIS PRESLEY's movie biopic has seen its Vernon and Gladys Presley stars re-cast as the original actors were forced to drop out due to the production's delay.
yesterday 19:38
Editorial: Myriad problems remain amid ruling class division over Internal Market Bill

BORIS JOHNSON’S partial retreat over his latest wheeze — the rejigging of his Internal Market Bill, originally presented as the solution to the problems caused by British imperialism’s grip on its colonial dependency in the north-eastern bit of Ireland — is still not enough to get him

yesterday 18:50
Deportation flights hit turbulence
Patel's ‘ruin 1,000 lives by Christmas’ plan blocked
yesterday 18:50
Holiday entitlement calculator: How much holiday do YOU accrue per month?
NEARLY every employee in the UK is entitled to the same amount of holiday a year. How much holiday do YOU accrue per month?
yesterday 18:35
Queen news: How many countries have the Queen as head of state?
QUEEN ELIZABETH II succeeded her father to the British throne in 1952, and, in doing so, became head of state in a selection of other countries as well. Which countries have the Queen as head of state?
yesterday 17:32
Shark breakthrough: Stunning discovery may rewrite creature's origins in bombshell find
SHARKS' evolution could be rewritten after a stunning discovery linked the creature to a 380-million-year-old ancestor, scientists have claimed.
yesterday 16:29
Sadiq Khan chaos: Mayor begs Boris for huge £5bn bailout after London 'runs out of money'
SADIQ KHAN has been savaged for "running out of money again" after the Mayor of London looks set to "beg the Government" for another massive bailout.
yesterday 16:29
Ex-Barlinnie con says jail 'like a zombie horror film' as legal highs causing widespread psychiatric breakdowns

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A former prisoner at Glasgow's tough Barlinnie jail has said 'legal highs' have made the place like a horror film.

The source, who doesn't want to be named, was released

yesterday 15:29
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry warned: Queen could change 'Megxit' deal in next six months
MEGHAN MARKLE and Prince Harry's post-royal future still depends on one clause agreed during the Sandringham Summit, a royal expert noted.
yesterday 15:26
Boris sends EU extraordinary red alert warning - don't make any of these FIVE mistakes
BORIS JOHNSON has sent the EU an extraordinary Brexit warning after publishing his five red lines over his UK Internal Market Bill.
yesterday 14:23
Alex Scott confirmed as new A Question of Sport host after Sue Barker axed from role
ALEX SCOTT has been confirmed as the new host of A Question of Sport, just days after it was announced television veteran Sue Barker had been axed from the role by the BBC after 24 years.
yesterday 13:20
Liverpool lockdown: Is Liverpool going into lockdown?
LIVERPOOL is one of many places across the UK with rising coronavirus cases, sparking fears that the area could be put into a local lockdown.
yesterday 12:17
McDonalds Triple Cheeseburger price: How much is new item on the Saver Menu?
MCDONALD'S has launched a brand new menu item - the Triple Cheeseburger. So how much is the McDonald's Triple Cheeseburger?
yesterday 11:14
Ed Miliband confession: Labour leader's agonising two years after election drubbing
ED MILIBAND admitted to struggling to cope following his disastrous term as Labour leader, before he was thrust back into the spotlight when challenging Prime Minister Boris Johnson over his Brexit bill, unearthed accounts reveal.
yesterday 10:11
Xperia 5 II release: Sony's new phone brings Xperia 1 features at a cheaper price
SONY reveals its new Xperia 5 II and here's all you need to know including full specs, price and release date.
yesterday 09:08
Royal health worry: Heir-to-the-throne tested for coronavirus after going into quarantine
SPAIN'S heir-to-the-throne has been tested for coronavirus after going into quarantine.
yesterday 09:08
EU rejects Boris Johnson's Brexit Bill compromise – angry French claim move 'won’t work'
BRUSSELS is set to reject Boris Johnson's compromise on plans to rip up the Brexit deal if trade talks with the bloc collapse.
yesterday 09:08
Prince Charles has strict food demands that MUST be met on all royal visits abroad
PRINCE CHARLES has to travel with his own personal "breakfast box" on royal trips abroad, a former royal chef has revealed.
yesterday 08:05
Daily News
Fundraising endeavour for gutted Hull lad after beloved boxing club shuts

Finleigh Lenthall, 7, wanted to help raise funds for St Paul's Academy

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A boxing-mad seven-year-old has fought to raise money to help reopen his favourite club.

Finleigh Lenthall, of St Nicholas Avenue,

today 09:41
International Federation of Journalists warns against 'watering down' Australian plan to make Google and Facebook pay up

THE International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has expressed concern at Australian plans to water down proposals to make Google and Facebook pay for journalism.

Canberra’s fair trade regulator Rod Sims said he was dealing with the companies’ objections to the proposed

today 09:32
Palestinian campaigners object to UN claims normalisation treaties are an opportunity for new peace talks

UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres has called on Palestine and Israel to use the “opportunity” of Israel’s normalisation of relations with Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates to renew negotiations.

Mr Guterres has welcomed the US-brokered agreements, signed at a White House

today 09:32
World in Brief Friday September 18 2020

NIGERIA: Kaduna state Governor Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai has introduced “drastic penalties” for rapists following a surge in reported cases during the Covid-19 lockdown. The maximum penalty for raping someone over 14 has been increased from 21 years’ imprisonment to life behind bars and

today 09:32
FROSTY'S RAMBLINGS A blue-blooded ally in battling coronavirus
PETER FROST unveils some less well reported ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic
today 09:32
Richard Burgon calls for Dido Harding to be sacked and replaced with an expert

LABOUR MP Richard Burgon called for Baroness “Dido” Harding to be sacked as head of track and trace programme and replaced with an expert yesterday.

His condemnation of the Tory NHS tsar came after official figures revealed that the number of Covid-19 tests being completed within 24

today 09:32
European Commission stands firm on its demands for Britain to abandon plans to override Brexit withdrawal agreement

BRUSSELS is insisting that Britain should abandon plans to override key elements of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement, after a compromise with Tory rebels was reached in Westminster.

PM Boris Johnson was forced to agree to table an amendment to his Internal Market Bill, giving MPs a vote on

today 09:32
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Latest jobless figures show Dumfries and Galloway faces a generation lost to the "scourge of unemployment"

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Dumfries and Galloway faces a generation lost to the “scourge of unemployment” if no action is taken to avert it.

That’s the claim of a politician as figures show the youth jobless toll

today 09:20
Dumfries Midsteeple Quarter group buy two disused former High Street Shops

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The Midsteeple Quarter has taken a major leap forward in their bid to breathe new life into Dumfries High Street.

With funding from South of Scotland Enterprise, the community benefit society

today 09:20
Dumfries primary school hit by coronavirus scare after false positive test

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A Dumfries school was this week at the centre of a Covid-19 scare.

Parents of pupils at Georgetown Primary and Nursery were notified on Wednesday that the facility had a confirmed case of the

today 09:20
Shawhead's John Bryden shares his memories in the latest edition of Galloway People

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Retired joiner John Bryden is a Shawhead man through and through.

He still lives in the wee village nestling in the rolling Galloway hills above Dumfries – and at the age of 83 has no

today 09:20
What do Castle Douglas shopkeepers make of Dumfries and Galloway Council's social distancing barriers?

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The council has put up barriers at two locations on Castle Douglas’ main shopping thoroughfare to help with physical distancing.

Their appearance has caused some controversy with some

today 09:20
Doting dad battered to death by ex-Army sergeant coke addict

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A cocaine addict battered his small-time dealer to death in a desperate last-ditch bid to clear his crippling debts.

Desperate former Army sergeant Daniel Shovelton owed £53,000 through his

today 09:20
These are the most scenic airports for take-offs and landings for 2020

Travelling the world might not have been an option for 2020, but that doesn’t mean we can’t stop adding places to our bucket list.

While take-off and landing might not be the most memorable parts of a trip, it certainly helps if they’re aesthetically pleasing – and the very best

today 09:17
Matt Hancock says second national lockdown is ‘last line of defence’

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Matt Hancock has refused to rule out a second national lockdown, saying the Government will do ‘whatever is necessary’ to protect the country.

The

today 09:17
Apple Watch 6 and Apple Watch SE launch today and here's our first look review
THE new Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE are now on sale and here's our early thoughts on whether they are worth your hard-earned cash.
today 09:17
Latest news from Great Britain
today 09:41 Fundraising endeavour for gutted Hull lad after beloved boxing club shuts
today 09:32 International Federation of Journalists warns against 'watering down' Australian plan to make Google and Facebook pay up
today 09:32 Palestinian campaigners object to UN claims normalisation treaties are an opportunity for new peace talks
today 09:32 World in Brief Friday September 18 2020
today 09:32 FROSTY'S RAMBLINGS A blue-blooded ally in battling coronavirus
today 09:32 Richard Burgon calls for Dido Harding to be sacked and replaced with an expert
today 09:32 European Commission stands firm on its demands for Britain to abandon plans to override Brexit withdrawal agreement
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today 09:20 Latest jobless figures show Dumfries and Galloway faces a generation lost to the "scourge of unemployment"
today 09:20 Dumfries Midsteeple Quarter group buy two disused former High Street Shops
today 09:20 Dumfries primary school hit by coronavirus scare after false positive test
today 09:20 Shawhead's John Bryden shares his memories in the latest edition of Galloway People
today 09:20 What do Castle Douglas shopkeepers make of Dumfries and Galloway Council's social distancing barriers?
today 09:20 Doting dad battered to death by ex-Army sergeant coke addict
today 09:17 These are the most scenic airports for take-offs and landings for 2020
today 09:17 Matt Hancock says second national lockdown is ‘last line of defence’
today 09:17 Apple Watch 6 and Apple Watch SE launch today and here's our first look review
today 09:17 Remoaner Ex SNP Europe spokesman BEGS for second referendum in huge anti-Brexit rant
today 09:17 Just ordered a new Galaxy Watch? This is not the news you wanted to hear
today 09:17 Boris Johnson warned US deal LOST if UK fails to face 'political reality' - 'Not a threat'
today 09:17 Happy New Year in Hebrew: How to wish someone a happy Rosh Hashanah in Hebrew
today 09:17 iOS 14 is out: 9 of the best new features available on your iPhone
today 09:17 High blood pressure: The hidden ingredient you need to look out for
today 09:17 Test and Trace: When should I get a covid test?
today 09:17 Spain holidays: Benidorm could welcome back Britons in months with 'bubble island' status
today 09:17 UFOs seen near Nellis Air Force Base which is home to aliens, conspiracy theorist claims
today 09:17 Lancashire lockdown: Towns at risk of new restrictions today - List in FULL
today 09:17 Travel quarantine: Can you do one shop when you return from a quarantine country?
today 09:17 Kate Middleton’s ‘unique’ and ‘composed’ parenting mixes traditional and modern techniques
today 09:17 Naga Munchetty snaps at Charlie Stayt as he ignores BBC co-host: 'Wasn't what I asked!'
today 09:17 COVID restrictions are turning the UK into East Germany, says FREDERICK FORSYTH
today 09:17 China's fighter jets buzz enemy territory in huge escalation - Taiwan scrambles bombers
today 09:17 UK confidence growing as nearly two thirds return to workplace after coronavirus lockdown
today 09:17 Turkey slams 'Napoleon' Macron for meddling in Greece tensions - 'Protecting what's ours'
today 09:17 Waitrose and Tesco recall food items over serious allergy fears - full list
today 09:05 Share tips of the week
today 08:38 Parents are the ones now catching Covid - what will happen next
today 08:38 10 ‘Humbelievable' Healthcare jobs you can apply for right now
today 08:38 Study says wearing glasses could cut your risk of catching Covid-19
today 08:38 'Livelihood up in smoke' as huge blaze rips through farmland
today 08:38 'Livelihood up in smoke' as huge blaze rips through farmland
today 08:17 Coronavirus: Police appeal after NHS worker left unconscious after bus attack 'triggered by face masks' The victim, 63, was repeatedly punched before having his head stamped on five times in the "totally unwarranted violent assault".
today 08:17 Coronavirus: Health Secretary Matt Hancock won't rule out second national lockdown
today 08:14 National lockdown ‘could be announced in next week’ as cases surge
today 08:14 Brits enjoy final night out in the North before 10pm pub curfew starts
today 08:14 One Direction: Niall Horan on why he 'DIDN'T write much music' in former band
today 08:14 EU poised to 'legitimise despotic regime in dreadful error of judgement'
today 08:14 Joe Biden's tie to Ireland threatens to destroy UK's post-Brexit dream: 'Dublin's my soul'
today 08:14 Nicola Sturgeon's 'dangerous' Scottish independence strategy exposed by economist
Editorials
The US professor warns that the climate crisis, the threat of nuclear war and rising authoritarianism mean the risk of human extinction has never been greater. 
yesterday 18:53
As Dominic Raab visits Washington to allay concerns about the Internal Market Bill, he will see quite how deep a stake the US has in the Irish peace process.
yesterday 11:32
The Archbishop of Canterbury condemns an “addiction to centralisation”.
2020-09-16 23:53
The formation of female identity in the Neapolitan quartet and The Lying Life of Adults.   
2020-09-16 17:35
The shift in favour of the Scottish Yes side is now the most prolonged in polling history.
2020-09-16 12:20
Ed Miliband's strident turn at the despatch box suggests the opposition could do more to seize the upper hand.
2020-09-16 12:20
Young people may be cavalier about coronavirus, but long Covid, a chronic, ongoing form of the disease, doesn't discriminate by age.
2020-09-16 12:20
Find out why the time for defence diversification is now – KATE HUDSON invites readers to join a top panel of speakers at the CND’s online fringe event
2020-09-15 21:35
From Harry Potter to wellness to astrology, Tara Isabella Burton argues that young people are not abandoning faith but reinventing it to suit their own lifestyles.
2020-09-15 20:35
In a year of reckoning with racial injustice, the shortlist demonstrates the publishing industry’s commitment to do better.
2020-09-15 20:35
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