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John Bercow tears up as MPs pay tribute at his final PMQs
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The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.
Rishi Sunak’s new youth job scheme attacked as ‘sticking plaster’ that will fail to prevent mass unemployment
‘The numbers don’t stack up to the scale of the challenge. There will still be large-scale youth unemployment’
Joan Hocquard: Oldest person in Britain dies aged 112
Joan Hocquard, who drove ambulances during World War Two, died at her home on Saturday.
Royal Mail seeks record number of Christmas temps
Royal Mail is looking to fill a record number of temporary seasonal jobs due to a surge in online shopping during the pandemic.
Britons reportedly overwhelm phone lines & website in rush to cancel TV licenses
It appears that so many people want to cancel their TV licenses in Britain that the BBC cannot cope with the outflow. However, some critics suggest the broadcaster is deliberate...
Shop bans local MP 'for life' after he voted against free school meals
A shop owner has banned his local MP ‘for life’ after the politician voted against extending free school meals for children over the holidays.
Baby dies after incorrectly inserted feeding tube pierced his heart
A baby died after a feeding tube was incorrectly inserted and pierced his heart, causing him to go into cardiac arrest and suffer brain damage.
7 different nicknames for London and what they actually mean
We've all heard of the Big Smoke, Square Mile and LDN but where did they originate from?
7 ways you can meet up with friends despite London’s Tier 2 lockdown
With the city now being classed as a Tier 2 high risk area, Londoners are adjusting to a new range of lockdown measures.
Fake negative COVID-19 tests are being sold in Britain
The UK began selling fake COVID-19 tests with negative results. The cost of such forged documents ranges from £ 50 to £ 150 (5-15 thousand rubles), the newspaper reported.
Britain's submarines are outnumbered by Russia in the North Atlantic
The terrifying surge by Russian subs into waters previously controlled by the Royal and US navies is part of a provocative new Cold War strategy by Moscow, say military experts.
Britain strikes back! UK launched SECRET cyber-attacks on Russia says ex-security chief
BRITAIN has hit back at Russia using covert cyber attacks in the past few years according to Lord Sedwill, the former cabinet secretary.
Black Lives Matter: Co-founder Alicia Garza on the future of the movement
BlackLivesMatter co-founder Alicia Garza talks to #Newsnight about the movement’s future, social justice and her debut book, The Purpose of Power.
Growing anger over government refusal to fund meals for vulnerable children
There's growing pressure on the government to reverse it’s decision, refusing to fund meals for disadvantaged children during school holidays.
UK: Dad protests in PANTS at Tesco over Wales 'non-essential' items rule
Chris Noden, 38, was stopped by security staff as he tried to push his trolley into the Tesco store in Newport, south Wales wearing just his boxers and a face mask.
Covid-19, Britain’s strategy
We deserve to know what Sage is saying
At the beginning of the Covid-19 crisis it was easy to see why the Prime Minister was so keen to be seen to ‘follow the science’. He had a pandemic plan, designed by past govern...
Gap exiting malls, to shutter 350 stores by 2024
Closings include 130 Banana Republic sites in North America
British Airways Suspends Flight Attendant Who Spent 14 Days in a Hong Kong Quarantine Camp
British Airways has suspended a young female flight attendant after she took to social media to compare Hong Kong’s COVID-19 quarantine facilities to a concentration camp.
U.K. audit reports billions stolen from job-aid programs
Criminal gangs may have received as much $2.6 billion from the U.K.'s rush to deliver wage support during the pandemic.
Sex ban for aid workers: Government warns overseas staff they face 'gross misconduct' if they are found to be in relationship with disaster zone victims
Britain's Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office has banned sexual relationships between staff and those receiving aid, based on 'inherently unequal power dynamics
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