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Payouts made to 12% of Windrush compensation claimants

Payouts made to 12% of Windrush compensation claimants

Figures were published by the Home Office on Thursday.

Worse pandemics to come without action to curb harm to nature, report warns

Worse pandemics to come without action to curb harm to nature, report warns

Deforestation, trade in wild species and agricultural expansion are all driving increased risk of diseases spreading from wildlife, experts say.

Travellers from Germany, Cyprus and Lithuania at risk of UK quarantine

Travellers from Germany, Cyprus and Lithuania at risk of UK quarantine

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps is expected to announce the weekly adjustment to the Government’s travel corridors list at 5pm on Thursday.

Covid-19 app updated to improve accuracy and stop alarming ‘ghost’ notifications

Covid-19 app updated to improve accuracy and stop alarming ‘ghost’ notifications

Work is also underway so that the system will communicate with contact tracing apps from Scotland, Northern Ireland, Jersey and Gibraltar.

Jeremy Corbyn suspended as Labour endures ‘day of shame’ over anti-Semitism

Jeremy Corbyn suspended as Labour endures ‘day of shame’ over anti-Semitism

The former leader had claimed anti-Semitism in the party had been ‘dramatically overstated’.

£10,000 fine after up to 50 guests turned up to ‘reckless’ christening party

£10,000 fine after up to 50 guests turned up to ‘reckless’ christening party

The do in Wolverhampton boasted hired marquees, DJ decks and live musicians.

Most Scots to face Level 3 in new five-tier coronavirus restrictions

Most Scots to face Level 3 in new five-tier coronavirus restrictions

Areas in the central belt, Dundee and Ayrshire will face the measures from November 2.

Labour failed Jewish people and public, Chief Rabbi says of anti-Semitism report

Labour failed Jewish people and public, Chief Rabbi says of anti-Semitism report

Ephraim Mirvis said the report was a ‘historic nadir for the Labour Party’.

Starmer under pressure to take action against Corbyn after anti-Semitism report

Starmer under pressure to take action against Corbyn after anti-Semitism report

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer admitted the report’s findings marked a ‘day of shame’.

BBC warns staff over social media use

BBC warns staff over social media use

The corporation has published new impartiality guidance.

Calls grow for national lockdown in England as Covid cases rise to 96,000 a day

Calls grow for national lockdown in England as Covid cases rise to 96,000 a day

With Nottinghamshire due to enter Tier 3 on Friday, 8.7 million people across the country will be living under the highest level of controls.

Trial of Duchess of Sussex’s privacy claim against Mail on Sunday postponed

Trial of Duchess of Sussex’s privacy claim against Mail on Sunday postponed

Meghan, 39, is suing the newspaper’s publisher Associated Newspapers Ltd over an article which reproduced parts of a letter to her estranged father.

Key points from the human rights watchdog’s Labour anti-Semitism report

Key points from the human rights watchdog’s Labour anti-Semitism report

The dossier highlighted serious failures in the party’s handling of the problem.

France suspected terror attack ‘barbaric’ – Prime Minister

France suspected terror attack ‘barbaric’ – Prime Minister

The suspect is thought to have been acting alone.

What the human rights watchdog says Labour needs to do to tackle anti-Semitism

What the human rights watchdog says Labour needs to do to tackle anti-Semitism

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says the party will accept all recommendations.

West Midlands could move to Tier 3 by next week if virus rates rise continues

West Midlands could move to Tier 3 by next week if virus rates rise continues

Birmingham City Council’s leader said the change to the highest level of restrictions is ‘inevitable at some stage’.

Pret a Manger distances itself from founder after lockdown comments prompt anger

Pret a Manger distances itself from founder after lockdown comments prompt anger

Julian Metcalfe urged the Government not to introduce another lockdown to save a ‘few thousand lives’.

Mother jailed after going to pub while daughter lay dying

Mother jailed after going to pub while daughter lay dying

Sharon Goldie pleaded guilty to wilfully ill treating and neglecting 13-year-old Robyn Goldie.

‘Day of shame’ for Labour after watchog finds it broke law over anti-Semitism

‘Day of shame’ for Labour after watchog finds it broke law over anti-Semitism

A devastating report by the Equality and Human RIghts Commission laid bare the failings in the party under Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership.

Ex-Tory MP Ross Thomson considers legal action over sexual misconduct ‘smear’

Ex-Tory MP Ross Thomson considers legal action over sexual misconduct ‘smear’

The Conservative has been cleared by the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards over allegations made by then-Labour MP Paul Sweeney.

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