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Shell to slash up to 9,000 jobs worldwide

Shell to slash up to 9,000 jobs worldwide

The oil giant said it will enforce the cuts by the end of 2022.

UK worst hit major economy despite less severe second-quarter contraction

UK worst hit major economy despite less severe second-quarter contraction

The ONS now estimates the UK economy contracted by 19.8% in the second quarter.

UK car makers ‘to face higher export tariffs as EC rejects components request’

UK car makers ‘to face higher export tariffs as EC rejects components request’

The European Commission reportedly rejected proposals for components from Japan and Turkey used on UK car production lines to be considered British.

Betting companies to monitor high-spending ‘VIP’ gamblers under new rules

Betting companies to monitor high-spending ‘VIP’ gamblers under new rules

The Gambling Commission has introduced new guidance for companies.

NZ Rugby pays tribute to murdered police Sergeant Matt Ratana

NZ Rugby pays tribute to murdered police Sergeant Matt Ratana

In a statement on Twitter, New Zealand Rugby said their thoughts were with Sgt Ratana’s family and friends.

What the papers say – September 30

What the papers say – September 30

The PM’s apology over confusing lockdown rules leads today’s front pages.

Downing Street hits 100th coronavirus press conference

Downing Street hits 100th coronavirus press conference

The Prime Minister will be back at the podium later today.

Johnson’s Brexit bill clears Commons as Theresa May stays away

Johnson’s Brexit bill clears Commons as Theresa May stays away

The former prime minister is among 21 Conservative MPs who did not vote for the UK Internal Market Bill at third reading.

I feel ‘liberated from all these opinions’ – Meghan hits back at critics

I feel ‘liberated from all these opinions’ – Meghan hits back at critics

The Duchess of Sussex quoted artist Georgia O’Keeffe at the Fortune Most Powerful Women virtual summit on Tuesday.

Boris Johnson to brief nation as coronavirus cases climb

Boris Johnson to brief nation as coronavirus cases climb

It comes amid reports a final decision is imminent on whether Merseyside will join the North East with tougher lockdown measures.

Johnson facing growing revolt over coronavirus rules

Johnson facing growing revolt over coronavirus rules

Tory backbenchers are demanding Parliament has greater say over the imposition of new restrictions on people’s lives.

Patel wanted to send migrants to remote Atlantic island, according to report

Patel wanted to send migrants to remote Atlantic island, according to report

The Home Secretary is said to have asked officials to look at plans for an asylum processing centre on Ascension Island.

10,000 hand-painted birds to mark lockdown at historic mansion

10,000 hand-painted birds to mark lockdown at historic mansion

Thousands of members of the public contributed to the art installation at Wentworth Woodhouse, in South Yorkshire.

Detectives offer £20,000 reward for information on children abducted by father

Detectives offer £20,000 reward for information on children abducted by father

Metropolitan Police officers are also searching for a new man in connection with the incident.

Endangered sharks born at Birmingham aquarium in ‘vital lifeline’ for species

Endangered sharks born at Birmingham aquarium in ‘vital lifeline’ for species

The blackchin guitarfish has been under threat by overfishing and pollution.

Boris Johnson pays tribute to late Kuwait ruler Sheikh Sabah

Boris Johnson pays tribute to late Kuwait ruler Sheikh Sabah

Condolence messages poured in for the ‘great humanitarian leader’ who has died aged 91.

I was in tears preparing for George Floyd speech – Meghan

I was in tears preparing for George Floyd speech – Meghan

The Duchess of Sussex spoke at the Fortune Most Powerful Women virtual summit on Tuesday.

MPs back controversial Brexit legislation despite ‘law-breaking’ concerns

MPs back controversial Brexit legislation despite ‘law-breaking’ concerns

The United Kingdom Internal Market Bill will undergo further scrutiny in the House of Lords after clearing the Commons.

Pubs and restaurants urge PM for more support to survive ‘bleakest of winters’

Pubs and restaurants urge PM for more support to survive ‘bleakest of winters’

More than 100 hospitality businesses have said recent restrictions have made the “fight to survive even harder”.

Experts warn Covid-19 data must improve as UK sees highest daily number of cases

Experts warn Covid-19 data must improve as UK sees highest daily number of cases

There have been a further 7,143 cases of coronavirus reported in the UK in the last 24 hours.

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