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Tesco boss calls for change in law after rise in abuse of staff

Tesco chief executive Ken Murphy has called for a change in the law to make abuse or violence towards retail workers an offence across the UK. Writing in the Mail on Sunday, Mr Murphy revealed the supermarket chain has offered body-worn cameras to members of staff who need them after seeing physical assaults rise by a third in a year. He said Tesco has invested £44 million in four years […]

todaySeptember 3, 2023

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School closures not a return to dark days of lockdowns says Gillian Keegan

Education Secretary Gillian Keegan has told parents the closure of classrooms due to fears over crumbling lightweight concrete is “not a return to the dark days of school lockdowns”. More than 100 schools and colleges have been told by the Department for Education to fully or partially shut buildings due to the presence of reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (Raac), following the collapse of a beam last week. Schools minister Nick […]

todaySeptember 3, 2023

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Committee to plan permanent memorial to the late Queen

Plans for a permanent memorial to the late Queen and a national legacy programme in her honour will be unveiled in 2026 to mark what would have been Elizabeth II’s centenary year. The Queen Elizabeth memorial committee will consider and recommend proposals for a “fitting tribute” to the nation’s longest-reigning monarch following her death in September 2022. It will be jointly supported by the UK Government and the Royal Household, […]

todaySeptember 3, 2023

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Time to see the job through on halving inflation Hunt says

Jeremy Hunt has renewed his commitment to halving inflation as families grapple with the cost-of-living crisis after figures suggested the UK economy recovered from the pandemic faster than expected. In a message aimed at reassurance ahead of the next fiscal event, the Chancellor acknowledged the lingering pressure on household budgets but insisted the Government’s plan to cut Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation is working. Labour said the comments were “completely […]

todaySeptember 2, 2023 2

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Clive Myrie Windrush scandal an utter disgrace that badly affected my family

Clive Myrie has spoken of how the Windrush scandal hit his family as he called the Home Office policy an “utter disgrace”. The newsreader, 59, talked in an upcoming book Everything Is Everything: A Memoir Of Love, Hate & Hope, about how his two half-brothers were affected. Born and raised in Bolton, Greater Manchester, Myrie grew up the son of Windrush generation parents from Jamaica. He claimed in extracts, published […]

todaySeptember 2, 2023 3

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Charles and Camilla join the Highland crowds at the annual Braemar Gathering

The King wore a new tartan for his visit to the Braemar Royal Highland Gathering, a short distance from his summer residence at Balmoral in Aberdeenshire. The King Charles III tartan, named after the monarch, is green, blue and red and was designed by the Scottish Tartans Authority earlier this year to mark the coronation. The King was accompanied by the Queen, wearing an outfit by Mr Roy, with his […]

todaySeptember 2, 2023 2

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HMS Prince of Wales sets off a year late for exercises in US

Hundreds of families and well-wishers have waved off the Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales as it set sail for exercises off the US – a year after it broke down a few miles into a similar trip across the Atlantic. The £3 billion warship suffered a broken propeller shaft after it sailed from Portsmouth Naval Base in August 2022 for a diplomatic mission to carry out exercises […]

todaySeptember 1, 2023 4

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They cannot appreciate dominance Max Verstappen shrugs off criticism

Max Verstappen has hit back at criticism of his dominance and set the target of remaining unbeaten for the final nine races of the season. The all-conquering Dutchman will become the first driver in history to win 10 consecutive races if he takes the chequered flag at the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday. Verstappen has been in imperious form this year, winning 11 of the 13 rounds staged as he closes in on […]

todaySeptember 1, 2023 3

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The Champions League draw has been made with five British sides in the hunt

Manchester United face Champions League group stage clashes with Harry Kane’s new club Bayern Munich this autumn, while Newcastle were handed an exceedingly tough task on their return to Europe’s top club competition. The Red Devils came back late on to beat Bayern in the 1999 final and complete the treble, but the German champions came out on top in the sides’ last Champions League encounter in the 2014 quarter-finals. […]

todayAugust 31, 2023 3

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