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Big decisions needed on green growth as UK lags behind rivals CBI chief

The UK is lagging behind international rivals on green growth, the chief of the Confederation of British Industry will warn, as he urges the Government to take “big decisions” to boost the economy. Tony Danker will call on Chancellor Jeremy Hunt not to “shy away from the hard decisions that can reverse the UK’s trajectory” of falling investment in his spring budget. In a speech at University College London on […]

todayJanuary 23, 2023 10

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Buckingham Palace reveals details about Kings coronation weekend

There'll be a balcony appearance at the palace, and a star-studded concert at Windsor Castle A balcony appearance at Buckingham Palace, a concert featuring global stars and a day of volunteering will all form part of celebrations for the King’s coronation. The palace has revealed new details on plans for events that will take place over the coronation weekend from Saturday May 6 to Monday May 8. The coronation of the King and Queen Consort […]

todayJanuary 22, 2023 11

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Fog warning but UK over the worst say experts

Forecasters have issued a further weather warning for fog this weekend – but said the UK is “over the worst” of the cold snap. The Met Office said parts of England will be hit by difficult driving conditions while freezing temperatures could see untreated surfaces become slippery. The yellow weather warning will be in place between 2am and 11am on Sunday, with Yorkshire down to East Anglia expected to see […]

todayJanuary 21, 2023 9

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Early stalemate in Premier League

Liverpool’s goalless draw with Chelsea – only their second in 80 league meetings – was as unsurprising as it was disappointing as two struggling sides failed to rise to the occasion. For the last decade such a result between the two would often have been viewed as satisfactory but this was a missed opportunity for both and was a poor return on Jurgen Klopp’s 1,000th game as a manager. Both […]

todayJanuary 21, 2023 9

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Teaching strikes will happen after talks break down

A series of strikes by teachers is set to go ahead after talks failed to achieve a breakthrough in a dispute over pay. A series of strikes by teachers is set to go ahead after talks failed to achieve a breakthrough in a dispute over pay. Teaching union leaders spent six hours with officials at the Department for Education but the row remains unresolved. Mary Bousted, joint general secretary of the National […]

todayJanuary 20, 2023 13

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Police fine PM for seat belt violation

The Prime Minister has accepted a fine from police for failing to wear a seatbelt while filming a social media clip in the back of a moving car. Rishi Sunak was issued with a fixed penalty notice by Lancashire Constabulary after he was spotted not wearing his seatbelt in an Instagram video he filmed to promote levelling-up funding during a visit to Lancashire. Downing Street said Mr Sunak “fully accepts […]

todayJanuary 20, 2023 11

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Actor Julian Sands phone shows movement the day he was reported missing

He was reported missing in the Baldy Bowl area on Friday evening The phone belonging to British actor Julian Sands appears to show he was on the move heading into a mountainous area in southern California on the day he was reported missing. Sands, 65, was reported missing during a hiking trip in the Baldy Bowl area of the San Gabriel mountains on Friday, as searches by local authorities continue […]

todayJanuary 20, 2023 7

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Increase in job adverts reported by recruitment agencies

That's according to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation Recruitment agencies have reported an increase in job adverts, especially for police officers, domestic workers and staff in the leisure industry. The number of adverts was 1.53 million in the first week of January, including 184,000 new ones, an increase of 1.5% on the previous week, said the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Job adverts went above 1.5 million in mid-December and […]

todayJanuary 20, 2023 13

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Around one million UK homes have lost all their pandemic price gains

That's according to the property website, Zoopla Around one million homes across the UK have now had all the gains in value made during the coronavirus pandemic wiped out in recent months, according to calculations by a property website. Using its own valuation estimates, Zoopla looked at increases in property values since February 2022 and compared this with how prices have performed in the past six months, as the market […]

todayJanuary 20, 2023 8

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