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Featherstone seek talks to replace Toronto in Super League for 2021

Featherstone seek talks to replace Toronto in Super League for 2021

Super League confirmed on Monday the Wolfpack’s participation agreement – the terms clubs must meet to play in the competition – has been… Read full article: Featherstone seek talks to replace Toron...→

New warship HMS Trent embarks for the Mediterranean to join Nato operation

New warship HMS Trent embarks for the Mediterranean to join Nato operation

Addressing the crew, HMS Trent’s commanding officer, Lieutenant Commander James Wallington-Smith said: “It is my distinct privilege and pleasure to stand here [...] Read full article: New warship HMS Trent embarks for the Me...→

Man posted revenge porn and smashed woman's car

A MAN who posted revenge porn and previously threatened to infect police officers with coronavirus has been jailed. Read full article: Man posted revenge porn and smashed woma...→

‘Positive discrimination’ call to boost recruitment of black police officers

‘Positive discrimination’ call to boost recruitment of black police officers

The National Black Police Association says fewer members of the community are attracted to a policing career. Read full article: ‘Positive discrimination’ call to boost ...→

Scottish Hospitals Inquiry opens with pledge to listen to affected families

Scottish Hospitals Inquiry opens with pledge to listen to affected families

The investigation focuses on the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow and Royal Hospital for Sick Children and Young People in Edinburgh. Read full article: Scottish Hospitals Inquiry opens with pl...→

One in 10 passengers breaking face covering rule

One in 10 passengers breaking face covering rule

Passengers caught not complying risk being fined £100 and removed from services. Read full article: One in 10 passengers breaking face cover...→

Downing Street acknowledges problems with care home coronavirus testing

Downing Street acknowledges problems with care home coronavirus testing

Health Secretary Matt Hancock suggested new tests, which can provide results in 90 minutes, could increase capacity. Read full article: Downing Street acknowledges problems wit...→

Fight on Bournemouth beach leads to arrest of Southampton teenager

Fight on Bournemouth beach leads to arrest of Southampton teenager

A TEENAGER from Southampton were arrested on Bournemouth beach after a fight broke out near the pier on Friday evening. Read full article: Fight on Bournemouth beach leads to arre...→

Chief Whip defends actions over rape-accused Tory MP

Chief Whip defends actions over rape-accused Tory MP

Mark Spencer said the party would assess the situation once a police investigation has been carried out. Read full article: Chief Whip defends actions over rape-acc...→

O'Sullivan: Un-Nooh made me look better than I was at the Crucible

O'Sullivan: Un-Nooh made me look better than I was at the Crucible

Theychaiya Un-Nooh was blown away by Ronnie O’Sullivan but the Rocket says the Thai was the architect of his own downfall. Read full article: O'Sullivan: Un-Nooh made me look better ...→

Robertson: 'accomplished' Wenbo an underachiever

Liang Wenbo crashed out of the World Championship and first round nemesis Neil Robertson says the world No.34 is an underachiever. Read full article: Robertson: 'accomplished' Wenbo an under...→

University of Roehampton launches Europe’s first esports scholarship for women

University of Roehampton launches Europe’s first esports scholarship for women

It follows the university’s existing esports scholarship – a UK first – which launched in 2018. Read full article: University of Roehampton launches Europe...→

Talking points ahead of Championship play-off final

Talking points ahead of Championship play-off final

The Bees (third) and the Cottagers (fourth) reached the Wembley showdown after strong, consistent campaigns. Read full article: Talking points ahead of Championship pla...→

Thousands remain evacuated from southern California wildfire

Thousands remain evacuated from southern California wildfire

Evacuation orders and advisories were issued for about 8,000 people in mountain, canyon and foothill neighbourhoods. Read full article: Thousands remain evacuated from southern...→

New Thai restaurant and cocktail bar to open after delays due to coronavirus

New Thai restaurant and cocktail bar to open after delays due to coronavirus

A NEW Thai restaurant and cocktail bar will open in Bournemouth on Friday August 7 after being delayed due to coronavirus. Read full article: New Thai restaurant and cocktail bar to ...→

Edinburgh International Festival goes digital as performers return to stage

Edinburgh International Festival goes digital as performers return to stage

Dance, theatre and musical shows will take place in closed venues across Edinburgh and be broadcast online. Read full article: Edinburgh International Festival goes di...→

Two new tests created to diagnose coronavirus and flu in 90 minutes - how they work

Two new tests created to diagnose coronavirus and flu in 90 minutes - how they work

Two tests which can detect coronavirus and flu  – which promise results in 90 minutes – will be rolled out across hospitals, care homes and… Read full article: Two new tests created to diagnose corona...→

UK manufacturing hits 16-month high – survey

UK manufacturing hits 16-month high – survey

Manufacturers still have a ‘long and precarious’ road to travel, IHS warned. Read full article: UK manufacturing hits 16-month high – su...→

Man and woman found dead in car at country park

Man and woman found dead in car at country park

THE body of a man and a woman were found in a car parked at a Purbeck country park. Read full article: Man and woman found dead in car at count...→

TikTok planning London headquarters, according to reports

TikTok planning London headquarters, according to reports

The move comes amid continued claims from the US that the app has ties to the Chinese government. Read full article: TikTok planning London headquarters, acc...→

Douglas Ross promises plan for economy in first month of Tory leadership

Douglas Ross promises plan for economy in first month of Tory leadership

The Moray MP, who announced his candidacy for the party’s top job last week, criticised the Scottish Government for ‘ignoring economic… Read full article: Douglas Ross promises plan for economy i...→

Letter to the Editor: Retailers are going extinct

Letter to the Editor: Retailers are going extinct

I WRITE as a soon-to-be-extinct breed, a High Street retailer, to compliment the Council on their remarkable persistence in continuing to stifle the… Read full article: Letter to the Editor: Retailers are goin...→

Flats plans for former Bournemouth church site are finally approved on third bid

Flats plans for former Bournemouth church site are finally approved on third bid

A THIRD set of plans for the redevelopment of a former church site in Bournemouth town centre have been approved. Read full article: Flats plans for former Bournemouth churc...→

Key questions answered on coronavirus testing

Key questions answered on coronavirus testing

What are the different types of coronavirus tests and why is testing so important? Read full article: Key questions answered on coronavirus te...→

Painter and decorator died of alcohol intoxication

Painter and decorator died of alcohol intoxication

A MAN found dead in his bathroom by police died of alcohol intoxication, an inquest has heard. Read full article: Painter and decorator died of alcohol in...→

10-year-old fundraiser and his dog raise £540 for Stour Valley Dog Rescue

10-year-old fundraiser and his dog raise £540 for Stour Valley Dog Rescue

A 10-YEAR-OLD boy from Blandford has raised another £540 for a dog shelter in Blandford Forum by hosting a socially distance sponsored walk. Read full article: 10-year-old fundraiser and his dog raise...→

Fun at the fair for residents of The Lindsay Bupa Care Home

Fun at the fair for residents of The Lindsay Bupa Care Home

A CARE home in Poole made use of the sunny weather to host a lockdown version of their annual Summer Fete. Read full article: Fun at the fair for residents of The Lin...→

A big Bournemouth character who raised money for AFC Bournemouth dies suddenly

A big Bournemouth character who raised money for AFC Bournemouth dies suddenly

Tribute paid to the gregarious and generous Barry Kerslake - former entertainment secretary of Bournemouth Echo and Vice President members of AFC… Read full article: A big Bournemouth character who raised m...→

Duterte reimposes lockdowns as Philippines virus cases surge

Duterte reimposes lockdowns as Philippines virus cases surge

The move comes part to give medical workers a ‘time out’ as the country battles the coronavirus. Read full article: Duterte reimposes lockdowns as Philippin...→

Trump to act on TikTok and other Chinese software

Trump to act on TikTok and other Chinese software

The move is sparked by national security fears, and comes with Microsoft set to buy TikTok’s US operations. Read full article: Trump to act on TikTok and other Chinese...→

Tom Lewis keeps victory charge rolling in Memphis

Tom Lewis keeps victory charge rolling in Memphis

The Englishman backed up Saturday’s course record-equalling 61 by playing the front nine in 30. Read full article: Tom Lewis keeps victory charge rolling i...→

Smells of the countryside still tempting lockdown Brits

Smells of the countryside still tempting lockdown Brits

Seven in ten Brits have a bigger appreciation for the sights - and smells - of the great British countryside since lockdown. Read full article: Smells of the countryside still tempting...→

Virus cases linked to Staffordshire pub rise to 19 as 1,000 are tested

Virus cases linked to Staffordshire pub rise to 19 as 1,000 are tested

A mobile testing unit spent its last day in Stone on Sunday and the final test results are expected early next week. Read full article: Virus cases linked to Staffordshire pub ...→

Burglar trio who targeted homes of rich and famous had penchant for handbags

Jewellery and watches were taken in the raids, often along with the householders’ handbag collections. Read full article: Burglar trio who targeted homes of rich ...→

English literature and history GCSE exams will change in 2021 amid Covid-19

English literature and history GCSE exams will change in 2021 amid Covid-19

But school leaders’ unions say plans amount ‘only to tinkering at the edges’ and ‘do not go far enough’ Read full article: English literature and history GCSE exam...→

Pub reopens two days after closure due to coronavirus track and trace call

Pub reopens two days after closure due to coronavirus track and trace call

A PUB in the New Forest has reopened today following a sudden closure due to a call from the NHS track and trace coronavirus service. Read full article: Pub reopens two days after closure due t...→

Gerry Adams pays tribute to John Hume as a ‘giant in Irish politics’

Gerry Adams pays tribute to John Hume as a ‘giant in Irish politics’

The former Sinn Fein president described the peace process in Northern Ireland as Mr Hume’s ‘huge achievement’. Read full article: Gerry Adams pays tribute to John Hume as...→

Product recall: Sandwiches urgently recalled over fears of listeria in chicken

Product recall: Sandwiches urgently recalled over fears of listeria in chicken

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued an urgent recall for a number of sandwiches - following fears of a 'possible listeria contamination in… Read full article: Product recall: Sandwiches urgently reca...→

Downing Street defends appointment of new peers to ‘bloated’ House of Lords

Downing Street defends appointment of new peers to ‘bloated’ House of Lords

Boris Johnson’s dissolution honours list included 36 new peers despite efforts to slim down the upper chamber. Read full article: Downing Street defends appointment of ne...→

There might never be a silver bullet for Covid-19, says WHO chief

There might never be a silver bullet for Covid-19, says WHO chief

The remarks came following a meeting of the WHO-convened emergency committee of international experts on Friday. Read full article: There might never be a silver bullet for...→

Motherwell boss Stephen Robinson linked with Cherries job

Motherwell boss Stephen Robinson linked with Cherries job

MOTHERWELL boss Stephen Robinson is a contender to become Cherries’ new manager, according to the Press Association. Read full article: Motherwell boss Stephen Robinson linked ...→

Captain Sir Tom ‘delighted’ to be honorary colonel of Army training college

Captain Sir Tom ‘delighted’ to be honorary colonel of Army training college

The 100-year-old Second World War veteran visited the Army Foundation College in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. Read full article: Captain Sir Tom ‘delighted’ to be honora...→

Pirelli puncture probe detail will be of serious interest to Mercedes

Pirelli puncture probe detail will be of serious interest to Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton extended his championship lead to 30 points with edgy victory at Silverstone on Sunday. Read full article: Pirelli puncture probe detail will be of...→

O'Sullivan: UK life should be slower and more like Germany and Austria

O'Sullivan: UK life should be slower and more like Germany and Austria

Ronnie O’Sullivan reckons the UK’s way of life needs to be more attuned to that of Germany and Austria. Read full article: O'Sullivan: UK life should be slower and...→

Robertson compares O'Sullivan to Pep Guardiola's Manchester City!

Robertson compares O'Sullivan to Pep Guardiola's Manchester City!

Neil Robertson says a semi-final clash against Ronnie O’Sullivan at this year’s World Championship would be like playing Manchester City behind… Read full article: Robertson compares O'Sullivan to Pep Gua...→

Islamic State group targets Afghanistan prison in attack killing 29

Islamic State group targets Afghanistan prison in attack killing 29

The incident began late on Sunday when an IS suicide bomber drove an explosive-laden vehicle into the entrance to the jail in Jalalabad. Read full article: Islamic State group targets Afghanistan ...→

'I sometimes find him a bit wild' - Former Dutch ace Kieft questions Ake's proposed Man City switch

'I sometimes find him a bit wild' - Former Dutch ace Kieft questions Ake's proposed Man City switch

FORMER Dutch international Wim Kieft has questioned Manchester City's decision to make a move for Nathan Ake, describing the Cherries defender as… Read full article: 'I sometimes find him a bit wild' - Form...→

British woman avoids death penalty as she is jailed for husband’s death

British woman avoids death penalty as she is jailed for husband’s death

Samantha Jones has been sentenced to 42 months in jail after pleading guilty to a lesser charge in Malaysia. Read full article: British woman avoids death penalty as sh...→

Third man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder of NHS worker

Third man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder of NHS worker

The three men arrested have since been released under investigation, Avon and Somerset Police said. Read full article: Third man arrested on suspicion of attem...→

Higgins calls for the Crucible to pump up the noise

Higgins calls for the Crucible to pump up the noise

John Higgins wants more fake crowd noise to be played at the Crucible to make this year’s World Championship more realistic. Read full article: Higgins calls for the Crucible to pump u...→

Khan ‘surprised’ over plans to use M25 to seal off London if Covid-19 surges

Khan ‘surprised’ over plans to use M25 to seal off London if Covid-19 surges

It was reported that the Government has run through options in the event of a second wave of coronavirus in the capital. Read full article: Khan ‘surprised’ over plans to use M25 t...→

Former SDLP leader John Hume dies at 83

Former SDLP leader John Hume dies at 83

Mr Hume was awarded the Nobel prize for his efforts to secure peace in Northern Ireland Read full article: Former SDLP leader John Hume dies at 83...→

Union accuses British Airways of ‘industrial thuggery’

Union accuses British Airways of ‘industrial thuggery’

Unite general secretary Len McCluskey says the airline was wrong to believe it could ‘walk all over’ its staff. Read full article: Union accuses British Airways of ‘indust...→

Cherries linked with loan move for Manchester United youngster Garner

Cherries linked with loan move for Manchester United youngster Garner

CHERRIES have reportedly set their sights on a season-long loan move for Manchester United youngster James Garner, according to The Sun. Read full article: Cherries linked with loan move for Manch...→

At least 21 dead as IS attack on Afghanistan prison rages on

At least 21 dead as IS attack on Afghanistan prison rages on

The incident began late on Sunday when an IS suicide bomber slammed his explosive-laden vehicle into the entrance to the jail in Jalalabad. Read full article: At least 21 dead as IS attack on Afghani...→

Man rescued after plunging from the cliff near popular holiday park

Man rescued after plunging from the cliff near popular holiday park

A PERSON who fell over the cliff near a popular holiday park was rescued by coastguards and police. Read full article: Man rescued after plunging from the clif...→

New Milton independent school nominated for national award

New Milton independent school nominated for national award

BALLARD School has been shortlisted for the Co-educational School of the Year in the annual Independent Schools Awards, run by Independent School… Read full article: New Milton independent school nominated ...→

Dorset teenager writes song for HealthBus Trust campaign

Dorset teenager writes song for HealthBus Trust campaign

A 14-YEAR-OLD Dorset girl has produced a song to aid a Bournemouth based charity which supports those who are homeless and vulnerable. Read full article: Dorset teenager writes song for HealthBu...→

'She has just kept going, rarely seeing a doctor, following no diet and eating what she wants'

'She has just kept going, rarely seeing a doctor, following no diet and eating what she wants'

THE nephew of Britain’s oldest person has spoken about his aunt’s independent spirit and hospitable nature. Read full article: 'She has just kept going, rarely seeing ...→

'A nightmare at an awful time': Hoteliers angry over road plans

'A nightmare at an awful time': Hoteliers angry over road plans

HOTELIERS have criticised BCP Council for not consulting them on plans to close part of a clifftop road in Bournemouth to through traffic. Read full article: 'A nightmare at an awful time': Hotelier...→

Jimmy’s launches iced coffee subscriptions online

Jimmy’s launches iced coffee subscriptions online

DORSET-based brand Jimmy’s has launched the UK’s only iced coffee subscription service. Read full article: Jimmy’s launches iced coffee subscriptio...→

Teenager, 18, dies while swimming at beauty spot

Teenager, 18, dies while swimming at beauty spot

The man got into difficulty at Linton Falls, on the River Wharfe, in North Yorkshire, as temperatures soared on Friday. Read full article: Teenager, 18, dies while swimming at bea...→

Anti-racism protesters should volunteer in court, magistrates say

Anti-racism protesters should volunteer in court, magistrates say

Long-serving magistrates are hoping the growing scrutiny of policing and the justice system will inspire more young people to volunteer on the bench. Read full article: Anti-racism protesters should volunteer ...→

John Hume hailed as Ireland’s Martin Luther King

John Hume hailed as Ireland’s Martin Luther King

The former SDLP leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner died on Monday morning after a long battle with dementia Read full article: John Hume hailed as Ireland’s Martin Lut...→

TikTok ‘evaluating’ headquarters decision following reports of London move

TikTok ‘evaluating’ headquarters decision following reports of London move

Parent company ByteDance has confirmed it is considering moving the app’s headquarters outside of the US. Read full article: TikTok ‘evaluating’ headquarters decisio...→

Travel restrictions could be used to curb coronavirus spread – No 10

Travel restrictions could be used to curb coronavirus spread – No 10

Reports suggested the M25 could effectively become a border around London if there was a surge of cases in the capital. Read full article: Travel restrictions could be used to cur...→

Nobel prize celebrations sent signal about new Northern Ireland – Lord Trimble

Nobel prize celebrations sent signal about new Northern Ireland – Lord Trimble

The peer was awarded the prestigious honour alongside John Hume after the signing of the Good Friday Agreement in 1998. Read full article: Nobel prize celebrations sent signal abo...→

Bill Clinton recalls peace maker friend John Hume with the ‘twinkle in his eye’

Bill Clinton recalls peace maker friend John Hume with the ‘twinkle in his eye’

Mr Clinton and his wife Hillary paid tribute to Mr Hume as having created a brighter future for the children of Northern Ireland. Read full article: Bill Clinton recalls peace maker friend ...→

Drayton Manor theme park rescued from administration

Drayton Manor theme park rescued from administration

The Staffordshire venue will be taken out of the hands of the Bryan family for the first time in its 70-year history. Read full article: Drayton Manor theme park rescued from ad...→

Liverpool owner John W Henry: Reds’ success is a personal peak

Liverpool owner John W Henry: Reds’ success is a personal peak

Since June 2019 the Reds have won the Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, FIFA Club World Cup and the league title. Read full article: Liverpool owner John W Henry: Reds’ succ...→

Hays Travel to axe 878 jobs after thousands of holidays are cancelled

Hays Travel to axe 878 jobs after thousands of holidays are cancelled

Hays Travel is to cut up to 878 jobs out of a total workforce of 4,500 people, the firm announced. Read full article: Hays Travel to axe 878 jobs after thousa...→

Sir Philip Barton to head up Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

Sir Philip Barton to head up Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

Sir Philip, currently the High Commissioner to New Delhi, will take up his role as the permanent under-secretary of the new FCDO next month. Read full article: Sir Philip Barton to head up Foreign, Co...→

Trademark application over Land Rover shapes fails

Trademark application over Land Rover shapes fails

Jaguar Land Rover appealed after making unsuccessful trademark applications for the shapes of the Land Rover Defender 90 and Land Rover Defender 110. Read full article: Trademark application over Land Rover sh...→

Returning to the office: What you need to know

Returning to the office: What you need to know

Employers can now ask staff to return to the workplace even if they are able to work remotely – here’s a guide to the new rules. Read full article: Returning to the office: What you need t...→

Gilbert 'fuming with himself' after surprise World Championship exit

Gilbert 'fuming with himself' after surprise World Championship exit

David Gilbert fumed after a rusty performance saw him crash out of the World Championship at the first hurdle. Read full article: Gilbert 'fuming with himself' after surp...→

Maflin hopes win will have Norway kids swapping skis for snooker

Maflin hopes win will have Norway kids swapping skis for snooker

Kurt Maflin hopes his shock World Championship triumph will have Norwegian children swapping ski slopes for snooker cues. Read full article: Maflin hopes win will have Norway kids s...→

Employers can now decide if it is safe to be back in the workplace

Employers can now decide if it is safe to be back in the workplace

Bosses can now ask their staff to return, even if they are clinically vulnerable to Covid-19. Read full article: Employers can now decide if it is safe t...→

Legal proceedings start today to move Travellers from unauthorised site near play park

Legal proceedings start today to move Travellers from unauthorised site near play park

LEGAL proceedings will begin today in a bid to move Travellers on from an unauthorised encampment next to a children's playground in Bournemouth. Read full article: Legal proceedings start today to move Tr...→

Temperatures set to soar by the weekend after a mixed spell of weather

Temperatures set to soar by the weekend after a mixed spell of weather

Met Office forecaster Bonnie Diamond said: “At the minute and with high confidence, we are expecting 34C to 36C by Friday and Saturday.” Read full article: Temperatures set to soar by the weekend ...→

New 90-minute tests for Covid-19 and flu ‘hugely beneficial’ in winter fight

New 90-minute tests for Covid-19 and flu ‘hugely beneficial’ in winter fight

The swab and DNA tests will help clinicians differentiate between Covid-19 and other seasonal illnesses, the Department of Health said. Read full article: New 90-minute tests for Covid-19 and flu...→

Stevens swaps potting for pints in lockdown

Stevens swaps potting for pints in lockdown

Matthew Stevens reckons too much drinking and not enough snooker caused his first round World Championship exit. Read full article: Stevens swaps potting for pints in lockd...→

Retired Pope Benedict ‘ill after visit to Germany’

Retired Pope Benedict ‘ill after visit to Germany’

The 93-year-old former pontiff is reported to have been suffering from a facial infection after visiting his dying brother in Regensburg, Bavaria. Read full article: Retired Pope Benedict ‘ill after visit t...→

Covid-19 decision-making ‘shrouded in secrecy’ – top scientist

Covid-19 decision-making ‘shrouded in secrecy’ – top scientist

Sir Paul Nurse, the director of the Francis Crick Institute, said the decision-making process should be more transparent. Read full article: Covid-19 decision-making ‘shrouded in se...→

Isaias nears hurricane strength as it crawls towards Carolinas

Isaias nears hurricane strength as it crawls towards Carolinas

Officials dealing with surging cases of the coronavirus in Florida were keeping a close watch on the storm. Read full article: Isaias nears hurricane strength as it cr...→

Hospital awarded £62.5million to expand key services - but first it will build multi-storey car park

Hospital awarded £62.5million to expand key services - but first it will build multi-storey car park

Dorset County Hospital has secured more than £60m of Government funding to expand key clinical services on its Dorchester site - and it will get… Read full article: Hospital awarded £62.5million to expand ...→

“I can honestly say I have never been so scared: Paddleboarder is swept out to sea

“I can honestly say I have never been so scared": Paddleboarder is swept out to sea

A PADDLEBOARDER has told how she was almost swept to her death by a strong offshore wind that left her stranded at sea. Read full article: “I can honestly say I have never been so...→

Lush plans more shifts as social distancing cuts the number of staff it can have in factories

Lush plans more shifts as social distancing cuts the number of staff it can have in factories

POOLE’S cosmetics maker Lush says it will have room for 300 fewer workers in its factories after implementing social distancing. Read full article: Lush plans more shifts as social distanc...→

Bournemouth musical theatre society cancel Saturday Night Fever shows

Bournemouth musical theatre society cancel Saturday Night Fever shows

BOURNEMOUTH and Boscombe Light Opera Company have announced the cancellation of their upcoming production of Saturday Night Fever, planned for… Read full article: Bournemouth musical theatre society canc...→

'I will give you the ******* virus': Spitter's vile threat to shop staff

'I will give you the ******* virus': Spitter's vile threat to shop staff

A WOMAN who spat at Bournemouth shop staff and threatened to give them coronavirus was warned that should she appear back in court for similar… Read full article: 'I will give you the ******* virus': Spi...→

Two people at same address have domestic violence orders made against each other

Two people at same address have domestic violence orders made against each other

TWO people who live at the same address have had domestic violence protection orders granted against each other. Read full article: Two people at same address have domestic...→

LV= finds the better-off are suffering less in coronavirus crisis

NEARLY a third of consumers are worried about their finances – but the better-off are less likely to have felt the pinch in the coronavirus crisis. Read full article: LV= finds the better-off are suffering l...→

What the papers say – August 3

What the papers say – August 3

A new 90-minute Covid-19 test features among the stories on Monday’s front pages. Read full article: What the papers say – August 3...→

Greater Manchester declares major incident after rise in Covid-19 transmission

Greater Manchester declares major incident after rise in Covid-19 transmission

It follows the Government decision to impose further lockdown restrictions on parts of the North West on Thursday. Read full article: Greater Manchester declares major incide...→

Featherstone seek talks to replace Toronto in Super League for 2021

Featherstone seek talks to replace Toronto in Super League for 2021

Super League confirmed on Monday the Wolfpack’s participation agreement – the terms clubs must meet to play in the competition – has been… Read full article: Featherstone seek talks to replace Toron...→

John Hume hailed as Ireland’s Martin Luther King

John Hume hailed as Ireland’s Martin Luther King

The former SDLP leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner died on Monday morning after a long battle with dementia Read full article: John Hume hailed as Ireland’s Martin Lut...→

TikTok ‘evaluating’ headquarters decision following reports of London move

TikTok ‘evaluating’ headquarters decision following reports of London move

Parent company ByteDance has confirmed it is considering moving the app’s headquarters outside of the US. Read full article: TikTok ‘evaluating’ headquarters decisio...→

English literature and history GCSE exams will change in 2021 amid Covid-19

English literature and history GCSE exams will change in 2021 amid Covid-19

But school leaders’ unions say plans amount ‘only to tinkering at the edges’ and ‘do not go far enough’ Read full article: English literature and history GCSE exam...→

Nobel prize celebrations sent signal about new Northern Ireland – Lord Trimble

Nobel prize celebrations sent signal about new Northern Ireland – Lord Trimble

The peer was awarded the prestigious honour alongside John Hume after the signing of the Good Friday Agreement in 1998. Read full article: Nobel prize celebrations sent signal abo...→

‘Positive discrimination’ call to boost recruitment of black police officers

‘Positive discrimination’ call to boost recruitment of black police officers

The National Black Police Association says fewer members of the community are attracted to a policing career. Read full article: ‘Positive discrimination’ call to boost ...→

One in 10 passengers breaking face covering rule

One in 10 passengers breaking face covering rule

Passengers caught not complying risk being fined £100 and removed from services. Read full article: One in 10 passengers breaking face cover...→

Drayton Manor theme park rescued from administration

Drayton Manor theme park rescued from administration

The Staffordshire venue will be taken out of the hands of the Bryan family for the first time in its 70-year history. Read full article: Drayton Manor theme park rescued from ad...→

Gerry Adams pays tribute to John Hume as a ‘giant in Irish politics’

Gerry Adams pays tribute to John Hume as a ‘giant in Irish politics’

The former Sinn Fein president described the peace process in Northern Ireland as Mr Hume’s ‘huge achievement’. Read full article: Gerry Adams pays tribute to John Hume as...→

Fight on Bournemouth beach leads to arrest of Southampton teenager

Fight on Bournemouth beach leads to arrest of Southampton teenager

A TEENAGER from Southampton were arrested on Bournemouth beach after a fight broke out near the pier on Friday evening. Read full article: Fight on Bournemouth beach leads to arre...→

Sir Philip Barton to head up Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

Sir Philip Barton to head up Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

Sir Philip, currently the High Commissioner to New Delhi, will take up his role as the permanent under-secretary of the new FCDO next month. Read full article: Sir Philip Barton to head up Foreign, Co...→

Product recall: Sandwiches urgently recalled over fears of listeria in chicken

Product recall: Sandwiches urgently recalled over fears of listeria in chicken

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued an urgent recall for a number of sandwiches - following fears of a 'possible listeria contamination in… Read full article: Product recall: Sandwiches urgently reca...→

Trademark application over Land Rover shapes fails

Trademark application over Land Rover shapes fails

Jaguar Land Rover appealed after making unsuccessful trademark applications for the shapes of the Land Rover Defender 90 and Land Rover Defender 110. Read full article: Trademark application over Land Rover sh...→

Downing Street defends appointment of new peers to ‘bloated’ House of Lords

Downing Street defends appointment of new peers to ‘bloated’ House of Lords

Boris Johnson’s dissolution honours list included 36 new peers despite efforts to slim down the upper chamber. Read full article: Downing Street defends appointment of ne...→

Chief Whip defends actions over rape-accused Tory MP

Chief Whip defends actions over rape-accused Tory MP

Mark Spencer said the party would assess the situation once a police investigation has been carried out. Read full article: Chief Whip defends actions over rape-acc...→

Returning to the office: What you need to know

Returning to the office: What you need to know

Employers can now ask staff to return to the workplace even if they are able to work remotely – here’s a guide to the new rules. Read full article: Returning to the office: What you need t...→

Motherwell boss Stephen Robinson linked with Cherries job

Motherwell boss Stephen Robinson linked with Cherries job

MOTHERWELL boss Stephen Robinson is a contender to become Cherries’ new manager, according to the Press Association. Read full article: Motherwell boss Stephen Robinson linked ...→

Pirelli puncture probe detail will be of serious interest to Mercedes

Pirelli puncture probe detail will be of serious interest to Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton extended his championship lead to 30 points with edgy victory at Silverstone on Sunday. Read full article: Pirelli puncture probe detail will be of...→

Gilbert 'fuming with himself' after surprise World Championship exit

Gilbert 'fuming with himself' after surprise World Championship exit

David Gilbert fumed after a rusty performance saw him crash out of the World Championship at the first hurdle. Read full article: Gilbert 'fuming with himself' after surp...→

Robertson: 'accomplished' Wenbo an underachiever

Liang Wenbo crashed out of the World Championship and first round nemesis Neil Robertson says the world No.34 is an underachiever. Read full article: Robertson: 'accomplished' Wenbo an under...→

Employers can now decide if it is safe to be back in the workplace

Employers can now decide if it is safe to be back in the workplace

Bosses can now ask their staff to return, even if they are clinically vulnerable to Covid-19. Read full article: Employers can now decide if it is safe t...→

'I sometimes find him a bit wild' - Former Dutch ace Kieft questions Ake's proposed Man City switch

'I sometimes find him a bit wild' - Former Dutch ace Kieft questions Ake's proposed Man City switch

FORMER Dutch international Wim Kieft has questioned Manchester City's decision to make a move for Nathan Ake, describing the Cherries defender as… Read full article: 'I sometimes find him a bit wild' - Form...→

Talking points ahead of Championship play-off final

Talking points ahead of Championship play-off final

The Bees (third) and the Cottagers (fourth) reached the Wembley showdown after strong, consistent campaigns. Read full article: Talking points ahead of Championship pla...→

Legal proceedings start today to move Travellers from unauthorised site near play park

Legal proceedings start today to move Travellers from unauthorised site near play park

LEGAL proceedings will begin today in a bid to move Travellers on from an unauthorised encampment next to a children's playground in Bournemouth. Read full article: Legal proceedings start today to move Tr...→

Edinburgh International Festival goes digital as performers return to stage

Edinburgh International Festival goes digital as performers return to stage

Dance, theatre and musical shows will take place in closed venues across Edinburgh and be broadcast online. Read full article: Edinburgh International Festival goes di...→

British woman avoids death penalty as she is jailed for husband’s death

British woman avoids death penalty as she is jailed for husband’s death

Samantha Jones has been sentenced to 42 months in jail after pleading guilty to a lesser charge in Malaysia. Read full article: British woman avoids death penalty as sh...→

Third man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder of NHS worker

Third man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder of NHS worker

The three men arrested have since been released under investigation, Avon and Somerset Police said. Read full article: Third man arrested on suspicion of attem...→

New 90-minute tests for Covid-19 and flu ‘hugely beneficial’ in winter fight

New 90-minute tests for Covid-19 and flu ‘hugely beneficial’ in winter fight

The swab and DNA tests will help clinicians differentiate between Covid-19 and other seasonal illnesses, the Department of Health said. Read full article: New 90-minute tests for Covid-19 and flu...→

Higgins calls for the Crucible to pump up the noise

Higgins calls for the Crucible to pump up the noise

John Higgins wants more fake crowd noise to be played at the Crucible to make this year’s World Championship more realistic. Read full article: Higgins calls for the Crucible to pump u...→

Man and woman found dead in car at country park

Man and woman found dead in car at country park

THE body of a man and a woman were found in a car parked at a Purbeck country park. Read full article: Man and woman found dead in car at count...→