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Half of primary schools in England reopen to more pupils

Half of primary schools in England reopen to more pupils

The figures show pupil attendance in the first week schools began admitting children in nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 6.

Blair calls for ‘digital IDs’ as Covid-19 lockdown eases

Blair calls for ‘digital IDs’ as Covid-19 lockdown eases

Ex-PM says industries like travel can only return to normal if people can prove their ‘disease status’.

Former Miss Hitler contestant jailed for membership of neo-Nazi terror group

Former Miss Hitler contestant jailed for membership of neo-Nazi terror group

Alice Cutter and her ex-partner Mark Jones were sentenced alongside Garry Jack and Connor Scothern.

Banksy makes suggestion of what should replace toppled Bristol statue

Banksy makes suggestion of what should replace toppled Bristol statue

The graffiti artist has publicly expressed his support for the Black Lives Matter movement.

Economists warn MPs over ‘really high unemployment’ due to virus

Economists warn MPs over ‘really high unemployment’ due to virus

Torsten Bell told ministers at the Government’s Treasury Committee that households should prepare for a ‘big labour market shock’.

Coronavirus outbreak’s impact on BAME communities to be assessed by experts

Coronavirus outbreak’s impact on BAME communities to be assessed by experts

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the establishment of the group as she revealed seven more patients have died with the disease.

Grenfell Inquiry plans to resume on July 6

Grenfell Inquiry plans to resume on July 6

The second phase of the investigation into the 2017 blaze was halted on March 16

What the latest figures tell us about Covid-19 deaths in the UK

What the latest figures tell us about Covid-19 deaths in the UK

The number of deaths involving Covid-19 in the UK is now just under 52,000.

Government must let London and Whipsnade Zoos reopen, ZSL urges

Government must let London and Whipsnade Zoos reopen, ZSL urges

If the zoos cannot reopen to visitors soon, they face permanent closure, ministers have been warned.

Andrew’s trust found in breach of Charity Commission rules

Andrew’s trust found in breach of Charity Commission rules

The Duke of York’s charitable body is to be wound up following a ruling by the Charity Commission.

Neo-Nazi terrorist group ‘diehards’ jailed for National Action membership

Neo-Nazi terrorist group ‘diehards’ jailed for National Action membership

Miss Hitler pageant entrant Alice Cutter and her ex-partner Mark Jones were sentenced alongside Garry Jack and Connor Scothern.

Council allowed public to take down ‘racist’ sculpture to avoid confrontation

Council allowed public to take down ‘racist’ sculpture to avoid confrontation

150 people with ladders gathered outside the pub sign in Ashbourne as it was taken down.

Three quarters of British universities fall in world rankings

Three quarters of British universities fall in world rankings

A total of 63 of the 84 UK institutions ranked in the QS World University Rankings have seen their positions drop

Archaeologists may have uncovered London’s earliest playhouse

Archaeologists may have uncovered London’s earliest playhouse

Experts say excavations in Whitechapel could be the Red Lion which marked the dawn of Elizabethan theatre.

Ministers urged to reconsider ditching plans to get all pupils back to school

Ministers urged to reconsider ditching plans to get all pupils back to school

The Government has been warned there could be an ‘epidemic of educational poverty’ if more is not done to help disadvantaged primary pupils.

Over 400 jobs saved in Everest windows rescue deal

Over 400 jobs saved in Everest windows rescue deal

More than 400 roles and 600 self-employed sales and installation jobs safeguarded, but 188 jobs axed after the sale to Better Capital.

Father of missing Louise Kerton wants Madeleine suspect questioned

Father of missing Louise Kerton wants Madeleine suspect questioned

The student nurse was last seen in Germany in July 2001.

Cunard scraps cruise sailings until November

Cunard scraps cruise sailings until November

The luxury British line had previously cancelled trips up to the end of July.

Minister forced to backtrack on care homes policy claims

Minister forced to backtrack on care homes policy claims

Helen Whately appeared to say the policies blamed for the high rate of Covid-19 deaths in care homes were based on scientific advice.

#Solidaritea: PG Tips and Yorkshire Tea show support for Black Lives Matter

#Solidaritea: PG Tips and Yorkshire Tea show support for Black Lives Matter

PG Tips said supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement can drink their teas “guilt-free”.

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