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TAX WARNING: Rishi Sunak hints at new covid recovery strategy - Amazon and Google targeted
CHANCELLOR Rishi Sunak has warned colleagues that the government "has to see things in the round" and think of the effect of restrictions on every person in the UK when tackling the pandemic.
today 22:47
Turkey and Poland added to quarantine list today in fresh blow for winter sun holidays
Turkey and Poland have been added to the England's quarantine list today in the latest update from Transport Secretary Grant Shapps. This is what you need to know.
yesterday 20:41
Sturgeon breaks silence in furious outburst at SNP MP with Covid-19 who broke rules
NICOLA STURGEON has branded Margaret Ferrier's actions "utterly indefensible" after the SNP MP travelled to and from Parliament with coronavirus in an extraordinary breach of the rules.
yesterday 20:41
Cuba Solidarity Campaign launches petition to award Cuba's doctors the Nobel Peace Prize

A PETITION calling for the Nobel Peace Prize to be awarded to Cuban medical workers combating coronavirus around the world has been launched by the Cuba Solidarity Campaign (CSC).

Initiated at an online meeting last night, the petition had attracted nearly 3,000 signatures as the Morning

yesterday 19:53
Credit card warning: APR’s set to set to rise following FCA rule changes – full details
CREDIT card rules have been updated once again by the FCA. The regulator confirmed credit card-holders and other debt-themed customers will continue to receive support beyond the payment freeze deadline of October 31 and while this will be welcome news for many, warnings of repercussions down the line have emerged.
yesterday 19:38
Gove explodes at 'BBC and SW1 bubble' in furious Brexit tirade - 'EU's NOT playing fair!'
MICHAEL Gove has lashed out at the Government's critics over the controversial Brexit Internal Market Bill.
yesterday 19:38
SNP MP with Covid-19 issues apology after ignoring guidelines and travelling to Parliament
AN SNP MP who has tested positive for coronavirus has been forced to apologise after travelling to the Parliament despite having symptoms.
yesterday 18:35
France celebrates legal action against UK...while facing 63 EU infringement claims
FRANCE is currently facing 63 legal challenges for allegedly flouting European Union rules - but celebrated the bloc's decision to take action against Britain over its Brexit plans.
yesterday 17:32
EU's legal action has fatal flaw: Legal expert exposes bloc’s huge mistake in Brexit move
THE EU has launched legal proceedings against the UK for breaking the terms of the Withdrawal Agreement, but a law professor has pointed out the legal action could be rendered meaningless.
yesterday 16:29
Julie Andrews: Mary Poppins star's 'most embarrassing moment' exposed
JULIE ANDREWS - the beloved actress who portrayed ‘Mary Poppins' - revealed her "most embarrassing moment" ahead of her 85th birthday.
yesterday 15:26
Meghan Markle and Harry speak out on links to UK after US move - 'No matter where we are'
MEGHAN MARKLE and Prince Harry said their commitment to causes close to their hearts and patronages based in the UK is unwavering despite their move to California.
yesterday 15:26
Gove fires 'personal' threat at EU on fishing as he shuts down Brexit deal sell-out fears
BREXITEER Michael Gove launched a scathing attack on the European Union over the UK's post-Brexit fishing rights, warning the Brussels bloc once again that the UK is ready to walk away "come what may" to regain control of its waters.
yesterday 14:23
Theatres turn red in campaign for Government support to save venues and jobs

The UK’s largest regional theatre and hundreds of other venues around the nation have held another day of action to highlight the threat the live entertainment industry is under from continued Covid restrictions.

Theatre Royal Plymouth was among venues bathed in red light on the evening

yesterday 13:26
The ‘earliest warning’ sign of a heart attack may involve an activity - what to look for
HEART attack symptoms vary in intensity and time frame; with some appearing long before the event itself. The earliest warning sign may show up when doing an activity.
yesterday 13:20
Titanic bombshell: Discovery of letter shedding fresh light on 'trouble' before sinking
TITANIC's journey was given fresh insight after a letter was discovered detailing a harrowing moment just days before its sinking, where the author detailed the "trouble" they faced after leaving the port.
yesterday 13:20
China strikes back after US navy ‘steps up war preparations’ – ‘We’ll fight to the end’
CHINA-US tensions escalated once again after an American regiment's badge sparked outrage from Beijing.
yesterday 12:17
Woke ‘elite’ thought they knew better than the people – BIG MISTAKE, says MARCO LONGHI
I was born in Walsall but spent much of the first twenty years of my life in Rome as the son of an Italian airline worker and Walsall mother. In Italy I was always the "English guy" but over here I was always the "Italian guy". When I graduated, I worked in oil and gas which took me all over the world including to the US, UAE and Brazil.
yesterday 12:17
Met Office weather warnings: Danger to life alert as 125mm rain batters UK - Forecast
THE MET OFFICE has issued a series of warnings for this weekend as the meteorological service has cautioned of danger to life.
yesterday 12:17
Kim Jong-un orders citizens' handwriting be checked after 'down with party' graffiti found
NORTH Korea's furious leader Kim Jong-un has ordered handwriting tests on hundreds living near a marketplace where anti-Government graffiti was discovered - barely a week before celebrations to mark the 75th anniversary of the Korean Workers' Party.
yesterday 11:14
Spain turmoil: Leaders in Madrid ignore government order for complete lockdown of city
MADRID has rejected the Spanish government's plans to put the coronavirus hotspot into a partial lockdown, setting the stage for a political showdown in an area accounting for more than a third of Spain's new COVID-19 cases.
yesterday 10:11
Chadwick Boseman's final movie FIRST LOOK and release date: Heading for posthumous Oscar?
CHADWICK BOSEMAN's final movie Ma Rainey's Black Bottom has seen its first look pictures and release date announced, as the late star could be headed for a posthumous Oscar win.
yesterday 10:11
Andrew Marr sparks GMB viewers' fury as he defends 'fair minded' BBC - 'NO, Andrew!'
ANDREW MARR sparked the fury of ITV GMB viewers as he told Susanna Reid and Adil Ray the BBC is a "very important part of public life" and needs to be protected.
yesterday 10:11
EU to take legal action against UK for breach of international law - Brexit deal in chaos
BRUSSELS will formally open legal proceedings against Britain today over an alleged breach of the Withdrawal Agreement signed up to by Boris Johnson.
yesterday 10:11
BBC host skewers Jeremy Hunt over UK failure to prevent indirect COVID-19 deaths
BBC presenter Nick Robinson challenged Jeremy Hunt over the Government's inability to prevent the COVID-19 pandemic from affecting NHS treatments.
yesterday 09:08
BBC Breakfast row erupts as Eustice hits out at host Naga Munchetty taking 'cheap shots'
BBC BREAKFAST host Naga Munchetty admitted to taking "cheap shots" over the Government's fast-changing coronavirus rules as she grilled minister George Eustice on whether the laws were as simple as he claimed.
yesterday 09:08
Brexit boost: Expert reveals business support masterplan BETTER than EU's
TAXPAYERS' money could be washed down the drain unless the government implements a business support scheme to rival the EU's after Brexit, an expert has warned.
yesterday 08:05
Barnier on brink: Rattled EU chief under pressure from member states – Boris 'in control'
MICHEL Barnier is "rattled" and under increasing pressure from EU member states to soften his stance on fishing rights, a Brexit strategist has claimed.
yesterday 08:05
Paper tiger? EU roars in first rule-of-law report

The EU commission on Wednesday (30 September) published its first overview on the judiciary, media freedoms, corruption and checks and balances in EU member states.

The annual rule of law review highlighted shortcomings in various member states, and particularly criticised Poland, calling

yesterday 06:23
Prostate cancer symptoms: Eight warning signs of the disease all men need to know
PROSTATE cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in men in the UK. More than 40,000 new cases are diagnosed every year, with one in eight men diagnosed at some point in their lifetime. What are the main symptoms to spot?
yesterday 05:59
'False flag' bomb scares plot to scupper Bolivian election
Documents passed to the Morning Star allege far-right paramilitaries with links to the army are making contingency plans to forestall a win by Evo Morales's Movement Towards Socialism
yesterday 00:59
Daily News
Disabled woman made to leave Alton Towers rollercoaster by ‘rude’ staff

A woman has shared her anger after ‘rude’ staff at Alton Towers shouted ‘she can’t walk’ and turned her disabled sister away from a ride.

Becky Cheetham, 28, paid £40 to visit the theme park with her girlfriend Lucy and sister Hannah, 30, who has cerebral palsy. In an open

today 22:47
Driver dies while trying to break British land speed record

A driver has died while trying to break the British land speed record.

The motorist was involved in a ‘serious collision’ at Elvington Airfield, in York, at 4.30pm, officers said. They have not been named by police.

In a statement, Motorsport UK said it had begun a full

today 22:47
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta hails 'superb' Liverpool win but makes honest Man City admission
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta was delighted with his side's win over Liverpool in the fourth round of the Carabao Cup but admits drawing holders Manchester City in the next round was not ideal.
today 22:47
BBC Weather: Dangerous Storm Alex to SMASH Europe with disruptive winds and 100mm of rain
BBC Weather has warned of heavy rain and dangerous and damaging winds as Storm Alex smashes the continent.
today 22:47
Brian May just said his favourite Queen song is by Freddie Mercury ‘It's strange, magical'
BRIAN MAY just revealed his favourite Queen song and it's one written by Freddie Mercury after he told the band about his AIDS diagnosis. Brian described it as "Strange, unique and magical."
today 22:47
EastEnders spoilers: Lucas Johnson’s return confirmed in epic Raymond ‘twist’
EASTENDERS fans can rejoice as Lucas Johnson's comeback has been announced by the BBC
today 22:47
'It’s NONSENSICAL' EU 'hypocrisy' over state aid and fishing exposed
BRUSSELS' demands to have access to UK fishing waters post-Brexit has been branded "nonsensical" in an angry attack on the European Union.
today 22:47
Prince William UNLIKELY to follow Prince Charles' footsteps when father becomes king
PRINCE WILLIAM is unlikely to adopt one key trait from Prince Charles when his father becomes king, according to a royal expert.
today 22:47
Brexiteer reveals why EU will not compromise in trade talks ‘They want to punish UK’
THE European Union is unlikely to compromise in trade talks with Britain as it fears Brexit being a success, according to Brexiteer Ben Habib.
today 22:47
Antiques Roadshow expert stunned as piece of art uncovered as fake but fetches huge sum
ANTIQUES ROADSHOW expert Alexandra Gill knew the painting she looked at was a fake, almost immediately. But that didn't stop her from uncovering its value.
today 22:47
Pupil at Gillshill Primary School tests positive for coronavirus

The Department of Education has said no further action is needed

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A pupil at a Hull school has tested positive for coronavirus.

Gillshill Primary School, in Cavendish Road, Sutton, confirmed the pupil has

today 22:08
Pupil at Gillshill Primary School tests positive for coronavirus

The Department of Education has said no further action is needed

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A pupil at a Hull school has tested positive for coronavirus.

Gillshill Primary School, in Cavendish Road, Sutton, confirmed the pupil has

today 22:08
Driver dies during land speed record attempt at Elvington Airfield

An investigation has been launched

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A person has died during a speed record attempt at Elvington Airfield.

An investigation has been launched following the fatal collision during the British land speed

today 22:08
Driver dies during land speed record attempt at Elvington Airfield

An investigation has been launched

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A person has died during a speed record attempt at Elvington Airfield.

An investigation has been launched following the fatal collision during the British land speed

today 22:08
Man convicted after 100mph motorway race killed his three-year-old son Muhammed had been racing a fellow Honda Civic driver when a blowout caused him to lose control.
Muhammed had been racing a fellow Honda Civic driver when a blowout caused him to lose control.
yesterday 21:47
Boris Johnson’s dad won’t be fined for shopping without face mask

Boris Johnson’s father will not be fined after being caught shopping without a face covering, police have announced.

Stanley Johnson said he was ‘extremely sorry’ after he was pictured defying coronavirus restrictions while buying a newspaper in a shop in Maida Vale, west London on

yesterday 21:44
Latest news from Great Britain
today 22:50 Coronavirus: Major UK testing company broke health and safety laws at height of pandemic The breaches raise questions about the role played by gig economy workers in the testing supply chain.
today 22:50 Autistic teen who was locked up 24/7 now loves hair dye, gardening and fishing one year on Beth, 19, has been moved to an open plan unit with bespoke care after her desperate situation was highlighted by Sky News.
today 22:47 Disabled woman made to leave Alton Towers rollercoaster by ‘rude’ staff
today 22:47 Driver dies while trying to break British land speed record
today 22:47 Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta hails 'superb' Liverpool win but makes honest Man City admission
today 22:47 BBC Weather: Dangerous Storm Alex to SMASH Europe with disruptive winds and 100mm of rain
today 22:47 Brian May just said his favourite Queen song is by Freddie Mercury ‘It's strange, magical'
today 22:47 EastEnders spoilers: Lucas Johnson’s return confirmed in epic Raymond ‘twist’
today 22:47 'It’s NONSENSICAL' EU 'hypocrisy' over state aid and fishing exposed
today 22:47 Prince William UNLIKELY to follow Prince Charles' footsteps when father becomes king
today 22:47 Brexiteer reveals why EU will not compromise in trade talks ‘They want to punish UK’
today 22:47 Antiques Roadshow expert stunned as piece of art uncovered as fake but fetches huge sum
today 22:47 TAX WARNING: Rishi Sunak hints at new covid recovery strategy - Amazon and Google targeted
today 22:08 Pupil at Gillshill Primary School tests positive for coronavirus
today 22:08 Pupil at Gillshill Primary School tests positive for coronavirus
today 22:08 Driver dies during land speed record attempt at Elvington Airfield
today 22:08 Driver dies during land speed record attempt at Elvington Airfield
yesterday 21:47 Man convicted after 100mph motorway race killed his three-year-old son Muhammed had been racing a fellow Honda Civic driver when a blowout caused him to lose control.
yesterday 21:44 Boris Johnson’s dad won’t be fined for shopping without face mask
yesterday 21:44 Camilla heartbreak: Why Kate Middleton will be Queen but Camilla won’t
yesterday 21:44 Apple Maps update is coming to your iPhone today with Google Maps-rivalling features
yesterday 21:44 UK coronavirus cases: New areas added to watchlist - are cases on the rise in your area?
yesterday 21:44 Liverpool player ratings vs Arsenal: Three stars struggle as Adrian, Jota, Grujic get 7s
yesterday 21:44 TUI cancels cruises for 2021 as major change announced for TUI ships next year
yesterday 21:44 Parkinson’s disease: Constant sound in ear could be an early warning sign
yesterday 21:44 Royal wedding news: Another royal duo marry in secret just months after Princess Beatrice
yesterday 21:44 Full Moon horoscope tonight: What will Thursday’s Harvest Full Moon in Aries mean for you?
yesterday 21:44 How to sleep: The different sleep stages and experts’ top tips for better sleep
yesterday 21:44 Martin Lewis shares update on £10,000 voucher scheme to spend on property - expert tip
yesterday 21:44 Brexit must have 'consequences': Eurocrat's punishment pledge if UK deviates from EU rules
yesterday 21:44 Melania Trump humiliated: FLOTUS confuses public in bizarre video 'The **** is happening!'
yesterday 21:44 Anti-EU sentiment growing? Poll shows dramatic shift in Italy’s view of Brexit
yesterday 21:05 Fears 69 new homes would be 'step too far' for East Yorkshire village
yesterday 21:05 Fears 69 new homes would be 'step too far' for East Yorkshire village
yesterday 21:05 First look inside revamped city centre bar re-opening this Friday
yesterday 21:05 First look inside revamped city centre bar re-opening this Friday
yesterday 20:56 Men’s Football In-form Dominic Calvert-Lewin represents Everton’s best chance of silverware in the League Cup
yesterday 20:44 Hatton Garden heist member ordered to repay almost £6m or have sentence extended 'Basil' was responsible for disabling the building's security system and climbing into the vault to loot the safety deposit boxes.
yesterday 20:44 Ex-headteacher Rhys Hancock jailed for 'bloodbath' killing of estranged wife and lover When police caught him at the murder scene, he told them: "I'm hardly going to deny it - look at me."
yesterday 20:41 Prince Harry had ‘awakening’ on racial issues when he met Meghan
yesterday 20:41 Weekend of heavy rain and 65mph winds ahead as Storm Alex batters UK
yesterday 20:41 John Lennon's sons Julian and Sean remember 'tragic' FINAL conversation with Beatles star
yesterday 20:41 How to live longer: A juice known to slow down the ageing process to boost longevity
yesterday 20:41 Liverpool 0-0 Arsenal LIVE: Carabao Cup updates from Anfield - Minamino hits crossbar
yesterday 20:41 UK quarantine list update: Will Italy and Greece be added to quarantine list?
yesterday 20:41 Martin Lewis advises savers on ‘the safest possible place’ for their savings - what to do
yesterday 20:41 Meghan Markle's body language is 'protective' over 'anxious' Prince Harry in latest speech
yesterday 20:41 Paratrooper uses Sharpe theme to lambast Government over soldier prosecutions
yesterday 20:41 Archaeology breakthrough: Researchers discover treasure-trove of ancient Australian art
yesterday 20:41 EU’s legal action ‘irrelevant’ as Brexit expert exposes real reason for Brussels' move
Editorials
The New Statesman’s recommendations for the best new reads to enjoy as the nights draw in. 
yesterday 17:52
The Democratic candidate’s commitment to the Good Friday Agreement is a matter of principle, not electoral politics.   
yesterday 09:26
The New Statesman’s World Review podcast with Jeremy Cliffe and Emily Tamkin.  
2020-09-30 17:36
The US president’s call for the fascist Proud Boys movement to “stand back and stand by” was a deliberate threat to voters.
2020-09-30 17:36
The US president said the problem of violent extremism was almost entirely a left-wing one. 
2020-09-30 12:20
It was fight night. Did we learn anything?
2020-09-30 07:05

THE World Peace Council has called for an immediate ceasefire following a second day of fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

And Iranian peace campaigners said that Turkey had reportedly transferred jihadists from Syria to fight for Azerbaijan in the conflict, echoing its intervention

2020-09-29 22:38
On the eve of the first presidential debate, nine states are within a three-point margin of error for the leading candidate.
2020-09-29 19:32
Today’s dark times may not be a temporary state of affairs but the beginning of a dangerous new era.
2020-09-29 13:14
The latest bout of fighting over the disputed territory has the potential to draw in outside actors, such as Turkey.
2020-09-29 13:14
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