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Nicola Sturgeon and Boris Johnson’s rift to erupt as Scots lose £4billion over Brexit

SNP insiders claim the report gives Nicola Sturgeon ammunition for a second independence referendum, something Boris Johnson is vehemently against. The bombshell report from experts at Warwick University found people were left up to £9,000 worse off since the date of the controversial ...

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Furlough fraud: Reports rise to 7,000 - these are the new August rules

Furlough fraud has unfortunately been on the rise as unscrupulous employers attempt to exploit the scheme ended to help Britons. Furlough, or the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), was implemented by the government to help those who would have otherwise been out of work as a result of the ...

yesterday 21:17 open_in_new
Editorial: Fire-and-rehire is a symptom of a sick and unsustainable system

IF BRITISH AIRWAYS is planning to fire and rehire 30,000 employees on worse contracts, it is indeed guilty of “industrial thuggery” — but it is not alone. 

The Unite union has called out similar plans at British Gas owner Centrica. The tactic is not confined to the private sector: ...

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Government decisions on coronavirus 'shrouded with secrecy' top scientist warns as public ordered to go back to work

MAJOR decisions about coronavirus have been “shrouded with secrecy,” a leading scientist warned today as he called for more transparency over policies concerning the pandemic. 

Francis Crick Institute director Sir Paul Nurse said that the government should “treat the public as ...

yesterday 20:23 open_in_new
Andrea McLean husband: Who is Andrea married to?

Andrea McLean has become well-known for being a part of the Loose Women panel. While on the show, they discuss everything from parenting to romance.

Andrea and husband Nick Feeney have been married three years after they tied the knot back in 2017.

The couple is reported to have ...

yesterday 20:14 open_in_new
Why coronavirus cases in England might NOT be rising - despite warnings
CORONAVIRUS cases in England may not actually be rising and the recent spike could be down to another explanation, a leading professor has claimed, after the Government enforced more local lockdowns and warned a rise in infections could lead to a second deadly wave of COVID-19. ...
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UK reports second-highest COVID-19 cases since June

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s health ministry reported 938 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, the second-highest daily total since June, taking the cumulative number of positive test results to 305,623.

The most recent peak in cases came on July 29, when health ministry data show there ...

yesterday 19:35 open_in_new
Mick Jagger on the time he played with Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones BEFORE Led Zeppelin

They are some of the biggest stars of the classic rock era, but did you know that Mick Jagger jammed with Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones before they formed Led Zeppelin? Speaking on The Zoe Ball Breakfast Show, The Rolling Stones singer remembered: “Well, the thing was, very early on, ...

yesterday 19:11 open_in_new
Amanda Holden confession: Brutal reason behind ITV star's ban from daughter's school

Amanda Holden hit the headlines with a recreated vintage-style family photograph that showed similarities between youngest Hollie and the star’s grandmother. The ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ judge was on a staycation with her two daughters, when she posted the split photograph ...

yesterday 18:08 open_in_new
Germany, France and Italy NOT willing to help Britain in a crisis...but UK would help back

The poll was published by YouGov and revealed the "disdain" nations in Europe have for each other. One major finding was the reciprocity deficit between the UK and other European nations. UK citizens polled were more willing to give to their EU counterparts in times of ...

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Exclusive: Papers leaked before UK election in suspected Russian operation were hacked from ex-trade minister - sources

LONDON (Reuters) - Classified U.S.-UK trade documents leaked ahead of Britain’s 2019 election were stolen from the email account of former trade minister Liam Fox by suspected Russian hackers, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

The sources, who spoke on ...

yesterday 16:26 open_in_new
Vogue Williams baby: Spencer Matthews' heartbreaking confession as Gigi Margaux unveiled

Irish TV presenter Vogue Williams, 34, and Spencer Matthews, 31, welcomed a second arrival two years after they tied the knot in the ‘Made in Chelsea’ star’s Scottish estate. They met during her divorce from Westlife singer Bryan McFadden on Channel 4’s ‘The ...

yesterday 16:02 open_in_new
EU backs down: Brussels FINALLY willing to compromise to break Brexit deadlock

The European Union’s chief negotiator was said to be ready to soften demands for the UK to maintain the bloc’s state aid laws as the price for a free-trade agreement. He in understood to be ready to make the concession to prevent the UK-EU trade talks from collapsing. Sources said ...

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Princess Anne and Zara Tindall: 6 photos that show their special mother-daughter bond

Princess Anne, 69, will be 70 on August 15 and the dedicated royal shows no sign of slowing down. Not only is the Princess Royal one of the hardest-working members of the Royal Family but she is a talented equestrian and became the first-ever British royal to compete in the Olympic ...

yesterday 14:59 open_in_new
Jeremy Corbyn launches official complaint after House of Lords snub leaves him humiliated
JEREMY CORBYN has lodged an official complaint with Parliamentary officials after his nominations for peerages were overlooked while former Labour MPs who rebelled against his leadership were given seats in the House of Lords. ...
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Over-50s lockdown branded 'ageist' as shielding policy sparks furious backlash - 'Jog on!'

Reports suggest that people aged between 50 and 70 may be given “personalised risk ratings”, which would add a large number to the 2.2 million who were already told to shield. The strategy is based on data showing that older age groups are at much greater risk of death if they ...

yesterday 13:56 open_in_new
Royal Family warned: Monarchy tourism boost blasted as 'fake news' and 'fiction'

Republic campaigns for the Queen to be replaced with an elected, democratic head of state and the monarchy to be abolished . Graham Smith, the organisation's CEO told Express.co.uk the idea that the Royal Family is good for the British tourism industry is fake news.  

Mr ...

yesterday 12:53 open_in_new
Two weeks to live – coronavirus lockdown II is coming and this time it's all OUR fault
IF you were given two weeks to live what would you do? Take that trip to Machu-Picchu you'd always been promising yourself? Finally pluck up courage to ask that girl/boy you'd always fancied out? Go down your favourite pub shouting 'drinks are on me' and get royally drunk? Or maybe simply go spend quality time with your family? ...
yesterday 12:53 open_in_new
Ireland to be €16billion loser from EU coronavirus bailout –a staggering €3,400 per person

Finance minister Paschal Donohue confirmed Dublin would be one of the EU’s biggest losers from the €750billion pandemic recovery fund – dubbed Next Generation EU. The unprecedented package was concluded over four acrimonious days during the longest-ever single summit negotiation ...

yesterday 12:53 open_in_new
UK to roll out millions of rapid COVID tests after criticism

LONDON (Reuters) - Millions of COVID-19 tests able to detect the virus within 90 minutes will be rolled out in Britain, the country’s health minister said on Monday, after criticism there has not been enough testing especially in nursing homes.

Last week, one of Britain’s ...

yesterday 12:14 open_in_new
Social media has become the scourge of civilised society: What happened to good manners?

As a journalist, author and broadcaster who finds himself working in the white heat of current affairs daily, it pains me deeply to say this, but the level of debate in Britain – both in the mainstream media and on social media – has become debased and incendiary. People are ...

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