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Many of Britain's stately homes are in crisis as public tours banned

Many of Britain's stately homes are in crisis as public tours banned

While owners of stately homes might not receive nor expect much sympathy for their plight in a pandemic that has affected so many, the financial impact of the [...] Read full article: Many of Britain's stately homes are in c...→

Many of Britain's stately homes are in crisis as public tours banned

Many of Britain's stately homes are in crisis as public tours banned

While owners of stately homes might not receive nor expect much sympathy for their plight in a pandemic that has affected so many, the financial impact of the [...] Read full article: Many of Britain's stately homes are in c...→

Micheál Martin says Britain must hold public inquiry into Pat Finucane murder

Micheál Martin says Britain must hold public inquiry into Pat Finucane murder

The British government “must” hold a public inquiry into the murder of Pat Finucane, Micheál Martin has said.The taoiseach told the Dáil that the Finucane fami [...] Read full article: Micheál Martin says Britain must hold pu...→

Scandal of 4,575 empty homes left to rot in city amid housing crisis

Scandal of 4,575 empty homes left to rot in city amid housing crisis

Birmingham City Council spent £33million on temporary accommodation for homeless families while working to bring vacant houses back into use Read full article: Scandal of 4,575 empty homes left to rot...→

Gas boilers to be banned in new-build homes within three years

Gas boilers to be banned in new-build homes within three years

GAS boilers are set to be banned in all new-build homes within three years, according to reports. The move to ban them in 2023, two years earlier than previous [...] Read full article: Gas boilers to be banned in new-build ho...→

Hull facing 'public health crisis' as Covid infection rates soar to highest in England

Hull facing 'public health crisis' as Covid infection rates soar to highest in England

Hull is facing a public health crisis after its seven-day rolling average of coronavirus cases hit the highest number in England, a local health chief has warn [...] Read full article: Hull facing 'public health crisis' as Co...→

Online junk food adverts could be BANNED in obesity crisis crackdown

Online junk food adverts could be BANNED in obesity crisis crackdown

The Government launched a consultation on plans to ban online ads for junk food as part of its efforts to tackle obesity. It comes after Boris Johnson launched [...] Read full article: Online junk food adverts could be BANNED...→

Britain is becoming a GoFundMe nation, with the public doing the government's job | Nesrine Malik

Britain is becoming a GoFundMe nation, with the public doing the government's job | Nesrine Malik

By all means step in to feed children or raise money for the NHS, but never forget that the Tories’ aim is to shrink the state, says the Guardian columnist Nes [...] Read full article: Britain is becoming a GoFundMe nation, w...→

Gas heating to be banned from new Edinburgh council homes amid of carbon neutral pledge

Gas heating to be banned from new Edinburgh council homes amid of carbon neutral pledge

NEW council homes being built in Scotland’s capital will be banned from having gas central heating as a key part of a pledge for Edinburgh to… Read full article: Gas heating to be banned from new Edinbu...→

The homes where trick or treating is allowed - and where it is banned

The homes where trick or treating is allowed - and where it is banned

Downing Street has suggested that trick or treating can take place this Halloween as long as the respective tier-related social distancing rules in each area a [...] Read full article: The homes where trick or treating is all...→

Britain couldn't eradicate Covid-19 even if it banned travel

Britain couldn't eradicate Covid-19 even if it banned travel

EXCLUSIVE: Professor Paul Hunter, an infectious disease specialist based at the University of East Anglia, insisted closing the borders would not have stopped [...] Read full article: Britain couldn't eradicate Covid-19 even...→

More than 8,000 unclaimed homes in Britain - and one of them could belong to you

More than 8,000 unclaimed homes in Britain - and one of them could belong to you

If someone dies without a will and no one claims their estate, it ends up on a specific government list. And it's not just relatives who can claim it. Here's h [...] Read full article: More than 8,000 unclaimed homes in Brita...→

"Britain faces tough winter with NHS in crisis and country divided"

NHS staff shortages, lack of beds, absence of regular Covid testing for staff and a government completely unprepared getting it wrong at every turn is what's i [...] Read full article: "Britain faces tough winter with NHS in ...→

Princess Diana ‘won over Britain —  but Harry and Meghan have struggled’ with public

Princess Diana ‘won over Britain — but Harry and Meghan have struggled’ with public

PRINCESS DIANA had already won over the hearts of the British public before her life on the royal frontline began to unravel - but Prince Harry and Meghan Mark [...] Read full article: Princess Diana ‘won over Britain — but ...→

Nicola Sturgeon coronavirus update as public backs Scot Gov’s handling of crisis

Nicola Sturgeon coronavirus update as public backs Scot Gov’s handling of crisis

A Survation survey of more than 2,000 Scots shows 67% believe the Scottish Government is competent, while 70% viewedBoris Johnson'sCabinet as not competent. Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon coronavirus update as pu...→

Rishi Sunak will reveal the Covid crisis' impact on public finances, says economist

Rishi Sunak will reveal the Covid crisis' impact on public finances, says economist

This is the moment an economist told LBC's Shelagh Fogarty that Rishi Sunak's spending review is set to reveal the scale of the impact the Covid crisis has had [...] Read full article: Rishi Sunak will reveal the Covid crisis...→

Boris Johnson's failure to solve social care crisis will be 'breach of public trust'

Boris Johnson's failure to solve social care crisis will be 'breach of public trust'

Mr Johnson declared on the steps of Downing Street, in his first speech as PM, that he would find a solution to the crisis in social care Read full article: Boris Johnson's failure to solve social ...→

Right wing think tank suggests public sector wage cut to pay for Covid-19 crisis

Right wing think tank suggests public sector wage cut to pay for Covid-19 crisis

The Centre for Policy Studies, founded by Margaret Thatcher herself, urged the Chancellor to crackdown on the wages of teachers, nurses and police officers Read full article: Right wing think tank suggests public se...→

Bird flu crisis in Europe: 25,000 chickens culled and eggs banned as panic erupts

Bird flu crisis in Europe: 25,000 chickens culled and eggs banned as panic erupts

THOUSANDS of hens in Europe have been culled due to outbreaks of bird flu, with France declaring its first case this week after other nations imposed tough res [...] Read full article: Bird flu crisis in Europe: 25,000 chicke...→

Danes banned from Britain over ‘mink Covid’ fears

Danes banned from Britain over ‘mink Covid’ fears

Britain closed its borders to travellers from Denmark yesterday because of fears that a new strain of the coronavirus could reduce the effectiveness of any vac [...] Read full article: Danes banned from Britain over ‘mink Cov...→

Sainsbury's boss warns public not to panic buy as families and couples banned

Sainsbury's boss warns public not to panic buy as families and couples banned

The supermarket has insisted there is enough to go around as it warned against panic buying, but at the same time, it asked that only one adult shops in-store [...] Read full article: Sainsbury's boss warns public not to pan...→

Coronavirus crisis: Second national lockdown to set Britain back by £1.8 BILLION each day

Coronavirus crisis: Second national lockdown to set Britain back by £1.8 BILLION each day

THE SECOND national lockdown is set to cost the UK £1.8billion each day and lead to a bleak Christmas high street this year, an expert has warned. Read full article: Coronavirus crisis: Second national lock...→

Cladding Crisis: Jenrick admits he's still not met people trapped in dangerous homes

Cladding Crisis: Jenrick admits he's still not met people trapped in dangerous homes

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick admits he has still not met with people trapped in homes with dangerous cladding - despite telling LBC he would do so by the e [...] Read full article: Cladding Crisis: Jenrick admits he's sti...→

Trick-or-treating banned at some homes this year - but allowed at others

Trick-or-treating banned at some homes this year - but allowed at others

Families in parts of England have got the green light to trick-or-treat after Boris Johnson's spokesman declared they should use 'common sense'. But there's a [...] Read full article: Trick-or-treating banned at some homes t...→

Workers to be banned from moving between care homes in bid to halt Covid spread

Workers to be banned from moving between care homes in bid to halt Covid spread

Government drawing up legislation making it illegal for homes to employ staff working in multiple places, Telegraph understands Read full article: Workers to be banned from moving between...→

How 3D printed homes could solve Britain's housing crisis

How 3D printed homes could solve Britain's housing crisis

Councillors are increasingly interested in the technology which can construct houses within as little as a day Read full article: How 3D printed homes could solve Britain...→

More than 26million Brits banned from meeting in pubs and homes from Saturday

More than 26million Brits banned from meeting in pubs and homes from Saturday

Health secretary Matt Hancock announced London, Essex, Elmbridge, Barrow & Furness, York, North East Derbyshire, Erewash will be moved to Tier 2 lockdown restr [...] Read full article: More than 26million Brits banned from me...→

Poll shows public backs Scottish government’s handling of Covid crisis

Poll shows public backs Scottish government’s handling of Covid crisis

Survey shows 67% believe Nicola Sturgeon’s SNP Government is competent, while 70% viewed Boris Johnson's Tory regime in London as not competent. Read full article: Poll shows public backs Scottish governm...→

The public sector saved Britain. So why are MPs who broke us getting a raise?

The public sector saved Britain. So why are MPs who broke us getting a raise?

MPs are in line for a £3,300 pay rise in the same week the Chancellor is due to freeze public sector pay. And no, it's not as 'independent' as they'd like you [...] Read full article: The public sector saved Britain. So why ...→

'Government blunders let down care homes during the coronavirus crisis'

'Government blunders let down care homes during the coronavirus crisis'

Of the many failures by this Government during the Covid crisis none has been more grievous and appalling than the failure to protect care homes Read full article: 'Government blunders let down care homes...→

Most popular homes for sale in Britain November 2020

Most popular homes for sale in Britain November 2020

The most viewed homes for sale on property website Zoopla include a static caravan costing £44,995 in West Sussex rather than the usual mega mansion. Read full article: Most popular homes for sale in Britain N...→

Letters: The risk fireworks pose to children demand they be banned from public sale

Letters: The risk fireworks pose to children demand they be banned from public sale

WE, quite correctly, have tight safety standard for children’s toys to minimise the risk of a toy injuring a child. Yet we allow the sale of… Read full article: Letters: The risk fireworks pose to chil...→

Halloween homes for sale in Britain including this Hogwarts flat

Halloween homes for sale in Britain including this Hogwarts flat

The spooky homes also include a converted church with a hot tub in the garden surrounded by tomb stones, and an ultra-modern home called Ghost House. Read full article: Halloween homes for sale in Britain incl...→

Lockdown Britain is unprepared for the coming mental health crisis 

Lockdown Britain is unprepared for the coming mental health crisis 

Locking millions away over the winter, unable to do what makes life worth living, will spark an epidemic of depression and anxiety Read full article: Lockdown Britain is unprepared for the c...→

Abortion has been effectively banned in Poland - and Britain isn't safe either

Abortion has been effectively banned in Poland - and Britain isn't safe either

As a Polish court makes terminations in case of foetal abnormality illegal, Ann Furedi explains the wider impact Read full article: Abortion has been effectively banned in ...→

Jonny McCambridge: The words seldom said during the public health crisis...I don’t know

Recently I have been reading the biography of the esteemed American mathematician John Nash Jnr. My appreciation of the book (which inspired the Oscar winning [...] Read full article: Jonny McCambridge: The words seldom said...→

Britain on brink of opioid addiction crisis as painkiller prescriptions rocket

Britain on brink of opioid addiction crisis as painkiller prescriptions rocket

BRITAIN could be on the brink of an opioid-addiction crisis, experts have warned. It comes after new research found prescriptions for the powerful painkiller c [...] Read full article: Britain on brink of opioid addiction cri...→

Public banned from cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday due to covid

Public banned from cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday due to covid

The public has been told to stay away from this year's Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph due to Covid-19 fears. Read full article: Public banned from cenotaph on Remembran...→

Public sector pay grows 4.1 per cent amid coronavirus crisis

Public sector pay grows 4.1 per cent amid coronavirus crisis

The annual rate for regular pay in the public sector for June-August was 4.1 per cent as the private sector flatlined, recording zero change. Read full article: Public sector pay grows 4.1 per cent ami...→

Britain to be plunged into darkness in 9 years as experts warn of energy crisis

Britain to be plunged into darkness in 9 years as experts warn of energy crisis

EXCLUSIVE: Energy chiefs have warned Boris Johnson that unless he takes charge of energy policy soon, we will struggle to power homes, businesses and hospitals [...] Read full article: Britain to be plunged into darkness in 9...→

Majority in Britain want care services brought into public hands, survey finds

Majority in Britain want care services brought into public hands, survey finds

ALMOST two-thirds of the British public want to see care services brought into public hands, a new survey found today. ... In a poll commissioned by public-own [...] Read full article: Majority in Britain want care services b...→

Micheál Martin says Britain must hold public inquiry into Pat Finucane murder

Micheál Martin says Britain must hold public inquiry into Pat Finucane murder

The British government “must” hold a public inquiry into the murder of Pat Finucane, Micheál Martin has said.The taoiseach told the Dáil that the Finucane fami [...] Read full article: Micheál Martin says Britain must hold pu...→

The public sector saved Britain. So why are MPs who broke us getting a raise?

The public sector saved Britain. So why are MPs who broke us getting a raise?

MPs are in line for a £3,300 pay rise in the same week the Chancellor is due to freeze public sector pay. And no, it's not as 'independent' as they'd like you [...] Read full article: The public sector saved Britain. So why ...→

Boris Johnson's failure to solve social care crisis will be 'breach of public trust'

Boris Johnson's failure to solve social care crisis will be 'breach of public trust'

Mr Johnson declared on the steps of Downing Street, in his first speech as PM, that he would find a solution to the crisis in social care Read full article: Boris Johnson's failure to solve social ...→

'Government blunders let down care homes during the coronavirus crisis'

'Government blunders let down care homes during the coronavirus crisis'

Of the many failures by this Government during the Covid crisis none has been more grievous and appalling than the failure to protect care homes Read full article: 'Government blunders let down care homes...→

Bird flu crisis in Europe: 25,000 chickens culled and eggs banned as panic erupts

Bird flu crisis in Europe: 25,000 chickens culled and eggs banned as panic erupts

THOUSANDS of hens in Europe have been culled due to outbreaks of bird flu, with France declaring its first case this week after other nations imposed tough res [...] Read full article: Bird flu crisis in Europe: 25,000 chicke...→

Hull facing 'public health crisis' as Covid infection rates soar to highest in England

Hull facing 'public health crisis' as Covid infection rates soar to highest in England

Hull is facing a public health crisis after its seven-day rolling average of coronavirus cases hit the highest number in England, a local health chief has warn [...] Read full article: Hull facing 'public health crisis' as Co...→

Most popular homes for sale in Britain November 2020

Most popular homes for sale in Britain November 2020

The most viewed homes for sale on property website Zoopla include a static caravan costing £44,995 in West Sussex rather than the usual mega mansion. Read full article: Most popular homes for sale in Britain N...→

Danes banned from Britain over ‘mink Covid’ fears

Danes banned from Britain over ‘mink Covid’ fears

Britain closed its borders to travellers from Denmark yesterday because of fears that a new strain of the coronavirus could reduce the effectiveness of any vac [...] Read full article: Danes banned from Britain over ‘mink Cov...→

Coronavirus crisis: Second national lockdown to set Britain back by £1.8 BILLION each day

Coronavirus crisis: Second national lockdown to set Britain back by £1.8 BILLION each day

THE SECOND national lockdown is set to cost the UK £1.8billion each day and lead to a bleak Christmas high street this year, an expert has warned. Read full article: Coronavirus crisis: Second national lock...→

Gas heating to be banned from new Edinburgh council homes amid of carbon neutral pledge

Gas heating to be banned from new Edinburgh council homes amid of carbon neutral pledge

NEW council homes being built in Scotland’s capital will be banned from having gas central heating as a key part of a pledge for Edinburgh to… Read full article: Gas heating to be banned from new Edinbu...→

Lockdown Britain is unprepared for the coming mental health crisis 

Lockdown Britain is unprepared for the coming mental health crisis 

Locking millions away over the winter, unable to do what makes life worth living, will spark an epidemic of depression and anxiety Read full article: Lockdown Britain is unprepared for the c...→

Trick-or-treating banned at some homes this year - but allowed at others

Trick-or-treating banned at some homes this year - but allowed at others

Families in parts of England have got the green light to trick-or-treat after Boris Johnson's spokesman declared they should use 'common sense'. But there's a [...] Read full article: Trick-or-treating banned at some homes t...→

Britain couldn't eradicate Covid-19 even if it banned travel

Britain couldn't eradicate Covid-19 even if it banned travel

EXCLUSIVE: Professor Paul Hunter, an infectious disease specialist based at the University of East Anglia, insisted closing the borders would not have stopped [...] Read full article: Britain couldn't eradicate Covid-19 even...→

Jonny McCambridge: The words seldom said during the public health crisis...I don’t know

Recently I have been reading the biography of the esteemed American mathematician John Nash Jnr. My appreciation of the book (which inspired the Oscar winning [...] Read full article: Jonny McCambridge: The words seldom said...→

How 3D printed homes could solve Britain's housing crisis

How 3D printed homes could solve Britain's housing crisis

Councillors are increasingly interested in the technology which can construct houses within as little as a day Read full article: How 3D printed homes could solve Britain...→

"Britain faces tough winter with NHS in crisis and country divided"

NHS staff shortages, lack of beds, absence of regular Covid testing for staff and a government completely unprepared getting it wrong at every turn is what's i [...] Read full article: "Britain faces tough winter with NHS in ...→

Public banned from cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday due to covid

Public banned from cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday due to covid

The public has been told to stay away from this year's Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph due to Covid-19 fears. Read full article: Public banned from cenotaph on Remembran...→

Nicola Sturgeon coronavirus update as public backs Scot Gov’s handling of crisis

Nicola Sturgeon coronavirus update as public backs Scot Gov’s handling of crisis

A Survation survey of more than 2,000 Scots shows 67% believe the Scottish Government is competent, while 70% viewedBoris Johnson'sCabinet as not competent. Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon coronavirus update as pu...→

Britain to be plunged into darkness in 9 years as experts warn of energy crisis

Britain to be plunged into darkness in 9 years as experts warn of energy crisis

EXCLUSIVE: Energy chiefs have warned Boris Johnson that unless he takes charge of energy policy soon, we will struggle to power homes, businesses and hospitals [...] Read full article: Britain to be plunged into darkness in 9...→

Rishi Sunak will reveal the Covid crisis' impact on public finances, says economist

Rishi Sunak will reveal the Covid crisis' impact on public finances, says economist

This is the moment an economist told LBC's Shelagh Fogarty that Rishi Sunak's spending review is set to reveal the scale of the impact the Covid crisis has had [...] Read full article: Rishi Sunak will reveal the Covid crisis...→

Scandal of 4,575 empty homes left to rot in city amid housing crisis

Scandal of 4,575 empty homes left to rot in city amid housing crisis

Birmingham City Council spent £33million on temporary accommodation for homeless families while working to bring vacant houses back into use Read full article: Scandal of 4,575 empty homes left to rot...→

Right wing think tank suggests public sector wage cut to pay for Covid-19 crisis

Right wing think tank suggests public sector wage cut to pay for Covid-19 crisis

The Centre for Policy Studies, founded by Margaret Thatcher herself, urged the Chancellor to crackdown on the wages of teachers, nurses and police officers Read full article: Right wing think tank suggests public se...→

Gas boilers to be banned in new-build homes within three years

Gas boilers to be banned in new-build homes within three years

GAS boilers are set to be banned in all new-build homes within three years, according to reports. The move to ban them in 2023, two years earlier than previous [...] Read full article: Gas boilers to be banned in new-build ho...→

Online junk food adverts could be BANNED in obesity crisis crackdown

Online junk food adverts could be BANNED in obesity crisis crackdown

The Government launched a consultation on plans to ban online ads for junk food as part of its efforts to tackle obesity. It comes after Boris Johnson launched [...] Read full article: Online junk food adverts could be BANNED...→

Letters: The risk fireworks pose to children demand they be banned from public sale

Letters: The risk fireworks pose to children demand they be banned from public sale

WE, quite correctly, have tight safety standard for children’s toys to minimise the risk of a toy injuring a child. Yet we allow the sale of… Read full article: Letters: The risk fireworks pose to chil...→

Sainsbury's boss warns public not to panic buy as families and couples banned

Sainsbury's boss warns public not to panic buy as families and couples banned

The supermarket has insisted there is enough to go around as it warned against panic buying, but at the same time, it asked that only one adult shops in-store [...] Read full article: Sainsbury's boss warns public not to pan...→

Britain is becoming a GoFundMe nation, with the public doing the government's job | Nesrine Malik

Britain is becoming a GoFundMe nation, with the public doing the government's job | Nesrine Malik

By all means step in to feed children or raise money for the NHS, but never forget that the Tories’ aim is to shrink the state, says the Guardian columnist Nes [...] Read full article: Britain is becoming a GoFundMe nation, w...→

Halloween homes for sale in Britain including this Hogwarts flat

Halloween homes for sale in Britain including this Hogwarts flat

The spooky homes also include a converted church with a hot tub in the garden surrounded by tomb stones, and an ultra-modern home called Ghost House. Read full article: Halloween homes for sale in Britain incl...→

Cladding Crisis: Jenrick admits he's still not met people trapped in dangerous homes

Cladding Crisis: Jenrick admits he's still not met people trapped in dangerous homes

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick admits he has still not met with people trapped in homes with dangerous cladding - despite telling LBC he would do so by the e [...] Read full article: Cladding Crisis: Jenrick admits he's sti...→

The homes where trick or treating is allowed - and where it is banned

The homes where trick or treating is allowed - and where it is banned

Downing Street has suggested that trick or treating can take place this Halloween as long as the respective tier-related social distancing rules in each area a [...] Read full article: The homes where trick or treating is all...→

Abortion has been effectively banned in Poland - and Britain isn't safe either

Abortion has been effectively banned in Poland - and Britain isn't safe either

As a Polish court makes terminations in case of foetal abnormality illegal, Ann Furedi explains the wider impact Read full article: Abortion has been effectively banned in ...→

Workers to be banned from moving between care homes in bid to halt Covid spread

Workers to be banned from moving between care homes in bid to halt Covid spread

Government drawing up legislation making it illegal for homes to employ staff working in multiple places, Telegraph understands Read full article: Workers to be banned from moving between...→

More than 8,000 unclaimed homes in Britain - and one of them could belong to you

More than 8,000 unclaimed homes in Britain - and one of them could belong to you

If someone dies without a will and no one claims their estate, it ends up on a specific government list. And it's not just relatives who can claim it. Here's h [...] Read full article: More than 8,000 unclaimed homes in Brita...→

Britain on brink of opioid addiction crisis as painkiller prescriptions rocket

Britain on brink of opioid addiction crisis as painkiller prescriptions rocket

BRITAIN could be on the brink of an opioid-addiction crisis, experts have warned. It comes after new research found prescriptions for the powerful painkiller c [...] Read full article: Britain on brink of opioid addiction cri...→

More than 26million Brits banned from meeting in pubs and homes from Saturday

More than 26million Brits banned from meeting in pubs and homes from Saturday

Health secretary Matt Hancock announced London, Essex, Elmbridge, Barrow & Furness, York, North East Derbyshire, Erewash will be moved to Tier 2 lockdown restr [...] Read full article: More than 26million Brits banned from me...→

Princess Diana ‘won over Britain —  but Harry and Meghan have struggled’ with public

Princess Diana ‘won over Britain — but Harry and Meghan have struggled’ with public

PRINCESS DIANA had already won over the hearts of the British public before her life on the royal frontline began to unravel - but Prince Harry and Meghan Mark [...] Read full article: Princess Diana ‘won over Britain — but ...→

Public sector pay grows 4.1 per cent amid coronavirus crisis

Public sector pay grows 4.1 per cent amid coronavirus crisis

The annual rate for regular pay in the public sector for June-August was 4.1 per cent as the private sector flatlined, recording zero change. Read full article: Public sector pay grows 4.1 per cent ami...→

Poll shows public backs Scottish government’s handling of Covid crisis

Poll shows public backs Scottish government’s handling of Covid crisis

Survey shows 67% believe Nicola Sturgeon’s SNP Government is competent, while 70% viewed Boris Johnson's Tory regime in London as not competent. Read full article: Poll shows public backs Scottish governm...→

Majority in Britain want care services brought into public hands, survey finds

Majority in Britain want care services brought into public hands, survey finds

ALMOST two-thirds of the British public want to see care services brought into public hands, a new survey found today. ... In a poll commissioned by public-own [...] Read full article: Majority in Britain want care services b...→

Micheál Martin says Britain must hold public inquiry into Pat Finucane murder

Micheál Martin says Britain must hold public inquiry into Pat Finucane murder

The British government “must” hold a public inquiry into the murder of Pat Finucane, Micheál Martin has said.The taoiseach told the Dáil that the Finucane fami [...] Read full article: Micheál Martin says Britain must hold pu...→

Rishi Sunak will reveal the Covid crisis' impact on public finances, says economist

Rishi Sunak will reveal the Covid crisis' impact on public finances, says economist

This is the moment an economist told LBC's Shelagh Fogarty that Rishi Sunak's spending review is set to reveal the scale of the impact the Covid crisis has had [...] Read full article: Rishi Sunak will reveal the Covid crisis...→

The public sector saved Britain. So why are MPs who broke us getting a raise?

The public sector saved Britain. So why are MPs who broke us getting a raise?

MPs are in line for a £3,300 pay rise in the same week the Chancellor is due to freeze public sector pay. And no, it's not as 'independent' as they'd like you [...] Read full article: The public sector saved Britain. So why ...→

Scandal of 4,575 empty homes left to rot in city amid housing crisis

Scandal of 4,575 empty homes left to rot in city amid housing crisis

Birmingham City Council spent £33million on temporary accommodation for homeless families while working to bring vacant houses back into use Read full article: Scandal of 4,575 empty homes left to rot...→

Boris Johnson's failure to solve social care crisis will be 'breach of public trust'

Boris Johnson's failure to solve social care crisis will be 'breach of public trust'

Mr Johnson declared on the steps of Downing Street, in his first speech as PM, that he would find a solution to the crisis in social care Read full article: Boris Johnson's failure to solve social ...→

Right wing think tank suggests public sector wage cut to pay for Covid-19 crisis

Right wing think tank suggests public sector wage cut to pay for Covid-19 crisis

The Centre for Policy Studies, founded by Margaret Thatcher herself, urged the Chancellor to crackdown on the wages of teachers, nurses and police officers Read full article: Right wing think tank suggests public se...→

'Government blunders let down care homes during the coronavirus crisis'

'Government blunders let down care homes during the coronavirus crisis'

Of the many failures by this Government during the Covid crisis none has been more grievous and appalling than the failure to protect care homes Read full article: 'Government blunders let down care homes...→

Gas boilers to be banned in new-build homes within three years

Gas boilers to be banned in new-build homes within three years

GAS boilers are set to be banned in all new-build homes within three years, according to reports. The move to ban them in 2023, two years earlier than previous [...] Read full article: Gas boilers to be banned in new-build ho...→

Bird flu crisis in Europe: 25,000 chickens culled and eggs banned as panic erupts

Bird flu crisis in Europe: 25,000 chickens culled and eggs banned as panic erupts

THOUSANDS of hens in Europe have been culled due to outbreaks of bird flu, with France declaring its first case this week after other nations imposed tough res [...] Read full article: Bird flu crisis in Europe: 25,000 chicke...→

Hull facing 'public health crisis' as Covid infection rates soar to highest in England

Hull facing 'public health crisis' as Covid infection rates soar to highest in England

Hull is facing a public health crisis after its seven-day rolling average of coronavirus cases hit the highest number in England, a local health chief has warn [...] Read full article: Hull facing 'public health crisis' as Co...→

Most popular homes for sale in Britain November 2020

Most popular homes for sale in Britain November 2020

The most viewed homes for sale on property website Zoopla include a static caravan costing £44,995 in West Sussex rather than the usual mega mansion. Read full article: Most popular homes for sale in Britain N...→

Online junk food adverts could be BANNED in obesity crisis crackdown

Online junk food adverts could be BANNED in obesity crisis crackdown

The Government launched a consultation on plans to ban online ads for junk food as part of its efforts to tackle obesity. It comes after Boris Johnson launched [...] Read full article: Online junk food adverts could be BANNED...→

Danes banned from Britain over ‘mink Covid’ fears

Danes banned from Britain over ‘mink Covid’ fears

Britain closed its borders to travellers from Denmark yesterday because of fears that a new strain of the coronavirus could reduce the effectiveness of any vac [...] Read full article: Danes banned from Britain over ‘mink Cov...→

Letters: The risk fireworks pose to children demand they be banned from public sale

Letters: The risk fireworks pose to children demand they be banned from public sale

WE, quite correctly, have tight safety standard for children’s toys to minimise the risk of a toy injuring a child. Yet we allow the sale of… Read full article: Letters: The risk fireworks pose to chil...→

Sainsbury's boss warns public not to panic buy as families and couples banned

Sainsbury's boss warns public not to panic buy as families and couples banned

The supermarket has insisted there is enough to go around as it warned against panic buying, but at the same time, it asked that only one adult shops in-store [...] Read full article: Sainsbury's boss warns public not to pan...→

Britain is becoming a GoFundMe nation, with the public doing the government's job | Nesrine Malik

Britain is becoming a GoFundMe nation, with the public doing the government's job | Nesrine Malik

By all means step in to feed children or raise money for the NHS, but never forget that the Tories’ aim is to shrink the state, says the Guardian columnist Nes [...] Read full article: Britain is becoming a GoFundMe nation, w...→

Coronavirus crisis: Second national lockdown to set Britain back by £1.8 BILLION each day

Coronavirus crisis: Second national lockdown to set Britain back by £1.8 BILLION each day

THE SECOND national lockdown is set to cost the UK £1.8billion each day and lead to a bleak Christmas high street this year, an expert has warned. Read full article: Coronavirus crisis: Second national lock...→

Halloween homes for sale in Britain including this Hogwarts flat

Halloween homes for sale in Britain including this Hogwarts flat

The spooky homes also include a converted church with a hot tub in the garden surrounded by tomb stones, and an ultra-modern home called Ghost House. Read full article: Halloween homes for sale in Britain incl...→

Gas heating to be banned from new Edinburgh council homes amid of carbon neutral pledge

Gas heating to be banned from new Edinburgh council homes amid of carbon neutral pledge

NEW council homes being built in Scotland’s capital will be banned from having gas central heating as a key part of a pledge for Edinburgh to… Read full article: Gas heating to be banned from new Edinbu...→

Cladding Crisis: Jenrick admits he's still not met people trapped in dangerous homes

Cladding Crisis: Jenrick admits he's still not met people trapped in dangerous homes

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick admits he has still not met with people trapped in homes with dangerous cladding - despite telling LBC he would do so by the e [...] Read full article: Cladding Crisis: Jenrick admits he's sti...→

Lockdown Britain is unprepared for the coming mental health crisis 

Lockdown Britain is unprepared for the coming mental health crisis 

Locking millions away over the winter, unable to do what makes life worth living, will spark an epidemic of depression and anxiety Read full article: Lockdown Britain is unprepared for the c...→

The homes where trick or treating is allowed - and where it is banned

The homes where trick or treating is allowed - and where it is banned

Downing Street has suggested that trick or treating can take place this Halloween as long as the respective tier-related social distancing rules in each area a [...] Read full article: The homes where trick or treating is all...→

Trick-or-treating banned at some homes this year - but allowed at others

Trick-or-treating banned at some homes this year - but allowed at others

Families in parts of England have got the green light to trick-or-treat after Boris Johnson's spokesman declared they should use 'common sense'. But there's a [...] Read full article: Trick-or-treating banned at some homes t...→

Abortion has been effectively banned in Poland - and Britain isn't safe either

Abortion has been effectively banned in Poland - and Britain isn't safe either

As a Polish court makes terminations in case of foetal abnormality illegal, Ann Furedi explains the wider impact Read full article: Abortion has been effectively banned in ...→

Britain couldn't eradicate Covid-19 even if it banned travel

Britain couldn't eradicate Covid-19 even if it banned travel

EXCLUSIVE: Professor Paul Hunter, an infectious disease specialist based at the University of East Anglia, insisted closing the borders would not have stopped [...] Read full article: Britain couldn't eradicate Covid-19 even...→

Workers to be banned from moving between care homes in bid to halt Covid spread

Workers to be banned from moving between care homes in bid to halt Covid spread

Government drawing up legislation making it illegal for homes to employ staff working in multiple places, Telegraph understands Read full article: Workers to be banned from moving between...→

Jonny McCambridge: The words seldom said during the public health crisis...I don’t know

Recently I have been reading the biography of the esteemed American mathematician John Nash Jnr. My appreciation of the book (which inspired the Oscar winning [...] Read full article: Jonny McCambridge: The words seldom said...→

More than 8,000 unclaimed homes in Britain - and one of them could belong to you

More than 8,000 unclaimed homes in Britain - and one of them could belong to you

If someone dies without a will and no one claims their estate, it ends up on a specific government list. And it's not just relatives who can claim it. Here's h [...] Read full article: More than 8,000 unclaimed homes in Brita...→

How 3D printed homes could solve Britain's housing crisis

How 3D printed homes could solve Britain's housing crisis

Councillors are increasingly interested in the technology which can construct houses within as little as a day Read full article: How 3D printed homes could solve Britain...→

Britain on brink of opioid addiction crisis as painkiller prescriptions rocket

Britain on brink of opioid addiction crisis as painkiller prescriptions rocket

BRITAIN could be on the brink of an opioid-addiction crisis, experts have warned. It comes after new research found prescriptions for the powerful painkiller c [...] Read full article: Britain on brink of opioid addiction cri...→

"Britain faces tough winter with NHS in crisis and country divided"

NHS staff shortages, lack of beds, absence of regular Covid testing for staff and a government completely unprepared getting it wrong at every turn is what's i [...] Read full article: "Britain faces tough winter with NHS in ...→

More than 26million Brits banned from meeting in pubs and homes from Saturday

More than 26million Brits banned from meeting in pubs and homes from Saturday

Health secretary Matt Hancock announced London, Essex, Elmbridge, Barrow & Furness, York, North East Derbyshire, Erewash will be moved to Tier 2 lockdown restr [...] Read full article: More than 26million Brits banned from me...→

Public banned from cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday due to covid

Public banned from cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday due to covid

The public has been told to stay away from this year's Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph due to Covid-19 fears. Read full article: Public banned from cenotaph on Remembran...→

Princess Diana ‘won over Britain —  but Harry and Meghan have struggled’ with public

Princess Diana ‘won over Britain — but Harry and Meghan have struggled’ with public

PRINCESS DIANA had already won over the hearts of the British public before her life on the royal frontline began to unravel - but Prince Harry and Meghan Mark [...] Read full article: Princess Diana ‘won over Britain — but ...→

Public sector pay grows 4.1 per cent amid coronavirus crisis

Public sector pay grows 4.1 per cent amid coronavirus crisis

The annual rate for regular pay in the public sector for June-August was 4.1 per cent as the private sector flatlined, recording zero change. Read full article: Public sector pay grows 4.1 per cent ami...→

Nicola Sturgeon coronavirus update as public backs Scot Gov’s handling of crisis

Nicola Sturgeon coronavirus update as public backs Scot Gov’s handling of crisis

A Survation survey of more than 2,000 Scots shows 67% believe the Scottish Government is competent, while 70% viewedBoris Johnson'sCabinet as not competent. Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon coronavirus update as pu...→

Poll shows public backs Scottish government’s handling of Covid crisis

Poll shows public backs Scottish government’s handling of Covid crisis

Survey shows 67% believe Nicola Sturgeon’s SNP Government is competent, while 70% viewed Boris Johnson's Tory regime in London as not competent. Read full article: Poll shows public backs Scottish governm...→

Britain to be plunged into darkness in 9 years as experts warn of energy crisis

Britain to be plunged into darkness in 9 years as experts warn of energy crisis

EXCLUSIVE: Energy chiefs have warned Boris Johnson that unless he takes charge of energy policy soon, we will struggle to power homes, businesses and hospitals [...] Read full article: Britain to be plunged into darkness in 9...→

Majority in Britain want care services brought into public hands, survey finds

Majority in Britain want care services brought into public hands, survey finds

ALMOST two-thirds of the British public want to see care services brought into public hands, a new survey found today. ... In a poll commissioned by public-own [...] Read full article: Majority in Britain want care services b...→