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Schools to keep children apart in year group ‘bubbles’ on full return in autumn

Schools to keep children apart in year group ‘bubbles’ on full return in autumn

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced plans for getting all pupils back after the summer break.

Independent travel agents call for Government clarity on foreign summer holidays

Independent travel agents call for Government clarity on foreign summer holidays

Small travel firms say they have struggled to cope with the uncertainty and speculation about how the industry will open up again.

North Wales site hardest hit by 1,700 Airbus job cuts

North Wales site hardest hit by 1,700 Airbus job cuts

More than 1,700 jobs are planned to be cut from two sites.

Teenager appears in court charged with murder of sisters in London park

Teenager appears in court charged with murder of sisters in London park

Danyal Hussein will appear at the Old Bailey on Monday.

HMS Queen Elizabeth back in home port as ‘fully trained’ aircraft carrier

HMS Queen Elizabeth back in home port as ‘fully trained’ aircraft carrier

Families of the crew were unable to give the £3 billion Navy ship the traditional quayside welcome at Portsmouth Naval Base.

Shapps beefs up enforcement powers to ensure passengers wear face coverings

Shapps beefs up enforcement powers to ensure passengers wear face coverings

The Transport Secretary said TfL, Network Rail and the British Transport Police will be ‘tightening up’ on ensuring they are worn during journeys.

GCSE exams could start later in 2021 amid Covid-19 disruption

GCSE exams could start later in 2021 amid Covid-19 disruption

Ofqual has launched a consultation on its plans for the exam series next summer.

Johnson and Sturgeon governments clash over air bridges

Johnson and Sturgeon governments clash over air bridges

Westminster and Holyrood are fighting a blame game over the failure to so far confirm which countries will be exempt from quarantine restrictions.

Encrypted phone system used by thousands of criminal ‘Mr Bigs’ taken down

Encrypted phone system used by thousands of criminal ‘Mr Bigs’ taken down

Authorities managed to access Encrochat, an encrypted platform used by 60,000 people worldwide.

Cheetah cubs emerge from their den for the first time

Cheetah cubs emerge from their den for the first time

The cubs have been named in honour of Captain Sir Tom Moore and the NHS.

PM’s father Stanley Johnson criticised for Greece trip amid pandemic

PM’s father Stanley Johnson criticised for Greece trip amid pandemic

The 79-year-old said he was visiting the country on ‘essential business trying to Covid-proof my property in view of the upcoming letting season’.

Nine infected in cross-border coronavirus cluster

Nine infected in cross-border coronavirus cluster

Scotland’s national clinical director Profesoor Jason Leitch said the outbreak should not be taken out of perspective.

‘Why haven’t I been asked?’: Children put Covid-19 questions to Boris Johnson

‘Why haven’t I been asked?’: Children put Covid-19 questions to Boris Johnson

Number 10 has declined to respond to young reporters who put their questions to the Prime Minister.

Johnny Depp’s libel claim against The Sun can go ahead next week

Johnny Depp’s libel claim against The Sun can go ahead next week

The 57-year-old actor is suing the tabloid’s publisher News Group Newspapers over an April 2018 article which referred to him as a wife beater.

In Pictures: Deep blue clean as aquarium prepares to reopen

In Pictures: Deep blue clean as aquarium prepares to reopen

Divers were making sure the insides of the shark and seal tanks were as spotless as the visitor areas.

BBC cutting around 450 jobs across England

BBC cutting around 450 jobs across England

It comes after the broadcaster announced cuts in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

MSP voices dismay at ‘sobering’ research warning of Gaelic’s demise

MSP voices dismay at ‘sobering’ research warning of Gaelic’s demise

The authors of a new report say the language ‘is in crisis’ and ‘the social use and transmission of Gaelic is at the point of collapse’.

Charles thanks Underground workers for keeping Tube services running

Charles thanks Underground workers for keeping Tube services running

The Prince of Wales visited a Transport for London training centre.

DUP calls for Michelle O’Neill to step aside over funeral attendance

DUP calls for Michelle O’Neill to step aside over funeral attendance

Sir Jeffrey Donaldson said Sinn Fein needs to take responsibility for the large gathering at the funeral of IRA veteran Bobby Storey.

Anne to appear in behind-the-scenes documentary about her life

Anne to appear in behind-the-scenes documentary about her life

The Princess Royal was filmed for more than a year for the ITV programme to celebrate her milestone birthday.

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