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Liverpool’s anti-COVID measures protest gets violent
Several protesters were pepper-sprayed and arrested amid scuffles that erupted at the demonstration against the new anti-COVID restrictions in Liverpool, UK.
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Are the super-rich skipping the vaccine queue?
The super-rich are skipping the queue and jetting abroad for their Covid jab. So are we heading for a vaccine apartheid? Kate Wills reports
It’s time to radically rethink the future of London’s offices
From flexi-working to corporate culture, our first Recovery Board debate examined how Covid has put workplace revolution on the agenda. Let’s make a change, says Jim Armitage
Budget 2021: Rishi Sunak to inject £126m to boost traineeship scheme
Chancellor Rishi Sunak is set to announce a £126m boost for traineeships in England in his Budget on Wednesday.
Kim and Kanye cite 'irreconcilable differences' as reason for split
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are divorcing after six years of marriage, with the official paperwork citing ‘irreconcilable differences’ as the reason behind their split.
Home Office calls out Nigel Farage for 'incorrect' Covid migrant claims
Nigel Farage has been left red-faced after the Home Office called him out over a tweet claiming 12 migrants tested positive for coronavirus when they arrived at Dover.
Pupils' families in England to be tested for Covid twice a week
Free rapid tests to be provided to households under plans to reopen schools from 8 March
More than 50,000 people call for inquiry into use of Queen's consent
Tens of thousands sign petition to investigate mechanism that allows Queen to vet draft laws
Rishi Sunak indicates furlough scheme could remain beyond April
Ahead of Wednesday’s budget, UK chancellor says he would ‘do whatever it took’ to support workers
British Sikh 'tortured' in India after arrest must be freed, say MPs
Nearly 140 parliamentarians warn trumped-up charges could result in death penalty for Jagtar Singh Johal
Security consultant hired by Foreign Office linked to string of hacking complaints
Lawyers for Stuart Page say no findings of hacking or misuse of private information made against him
US activists condemn Boris Johnson’s voter ID plan, accuse him of copying Trump
As Boris Johnson prepares to introduce voter ID laws in the UK, US activist groups such as the ACLU have spoken out against the proposal, comparing its proponents to Donald Trum...
Rogue landlord told to pay back £739,000 over illegal London housing
Brent council says multi-tenant properties run by Mohammed Mehdi Ali some of the worst it has seen
After infighting rocks SNP, majority no longer support Scottish independence, poll shows
With the Scottish National Party’s current and former leaders at each other’s throats, a new poll shows the public evenly split on the independence question. The poll is the fir...
Quarantine hotel ‘inmates’ are told to stop smoking and buy nicotine patches after party in car park
As many as 15 guests have been placed under additional lockdown while undergoing their mandatory stay at a quarantine hotel in the UK, after they were caught smoking and drinkin...
No tax rises immediately, says shadow chancellor
Labour's Anneliese Dodds tells the BBC's Andrew Marr there should be no immediate tax rise on businesses.
Budget: Rishi Sunak promises help as Covid restrictions ease
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has said he "is preparing a Budget that provides support for people" as Covid lockdown rules are eased.
BBC condemns abuse of Six Nations reporter
The BBC has strongly condemned the online abuse experienced by reporter Sonja McLaughlan after the live broadcast of Wales' 40-24 Six Nations win over England in Cardiff.
The challenge of being gay and an MI6 spy
Earlier this month the chief of MI6 issued a public apology for the historic treatment of LGBT employees. Until 1991, there was a ban on openly gay staff serving inside the inte...
Sunak: 'Shock to economy won't be fixed overnight'
The Chancellor says he wants to level with people about the economic challenges ahead.
New York Governor Accused Of Sexual Harassment By Second Woman
A second ex-employee of powerful New York state Governor Andrew Cuomo has accused him of sexual harassment, charges the governor denied on Saturday.
Prince Harry Revealed The Media "Destroyed" His and Meghan Markle's Mental Health And That's Why They "Stepped Back" From Royal Family
"I did what any husband and father would do - I was like, 'I need to get my family out of here,'" Prince Harry said in his first interview since confirming he and Meghan wouldn'...
Six million accidental savers 'created by Covid crisis'
More than six million people have become "accidental savers" during the pandemic by keeping jobs while facing fewer outgoings, a report has said.
Covid: How this Indian firm is vaccinating the world
As pharmaceutical giants ramp-up production in the race to vaccinate the world, one firm has shot into the lead.
Cryptocurrencies: Why Nigeria is a global leader in Bitcoin trade
More cryptocurrency trading goes on in Nigeria than almost anywhere else in the world, reflecting a loss of faith in more traditional forms of investment, as Ijeoma Ndukwe reports.
Bruno Mars’s First Clothing Line Channels His Alter Ego
Bruno Mars-who once famously sang, “Got Chucks on with Saint Laurent”-says fashion brands have been knocking on his door to collaborate for years.
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