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Leak allegations ‘nonsense’, says haulage association executive

Leak allegations ‘nonsense’, says haulage association executive

Leak allegations ‘nonsense’, says haulage association executive

26 September 2021

Rod McKenzie has denied briefing the media about a meeting between fuel industry chiefs and the Cabinet Office to discuss possible petrol shortages.


Shapps signals £20 uplift will end next month despite Rashford’s intervention

Shapps signals £20 uplift will end next month despite Rashford’s intervention

Shapps signals £20 uplift will end next month despite Rashford’s intervention

26 September 2021

The appeal from the Manchester United forward for the increase in Universal Credit to remain appears to have fallen on deaf ears .


Starmer urged not to turn his back on Corbyn-era nationalisation policies

Starmer urged not to turn his back on Corbyn-era nationalisation policies

Starmer urged not to turn his back on Corbyn-era nationalisation policies

26 September 2021

The Labour leader should aim for ‘deep and transformative change’ according to a motion moved at the party’s conference in Brighton.


Trans rights: Starmer says MP was wrong to say ‘only women have a cervix’

Trans rights: Starmer says MP was wrong to say ‘only women have a cervix’

Trans rights: Starmer says MP was wrong to say ‘only women have a cervix’

26 September 2021

The Labour leader said Rosie Duffield, who is not attending the party conference after receiving threats, was wrong to say ‘only women have a cervix’.


Sunday Brunch disrupted as Channel 4 technical problems continue

Sunday Brunch disrupted as Channel 4 technical problems continue

Sunday Brunch disrupted as Channel 4 technical problems continue

26 September 2021

Viewers said their screens were showing a still from a programme for about 25 minutes before returning to normal broadcasting.


Britain ‘could face national shortage’ of turkeys ahead of Christmas

Britain ‘could face national shortage’ of turkeys ahead of Christmas

Britain ‘could face national shortage’ of turkeys ahead of Christmas

26 September 2021

The head of the Traditional Farm Fresh Turkey Association blamed a shortage of European workers.


Keir Starmer defends leadership style ahead of crunch conference speech

Keir Starmer defends leadership style ahead of crunch conference speech

Keir Starmer defends leadership style ahead of crunch conference speech

26 September 2021

Sir Keir is under pressure within Labour to demonstrate he can take on the Prime Minister.


Starmer distances himself from Rayner’s attack on Tory ‘scum’

Starmer distances himself from Rayner’s attack on Tory ‘scum’

Starmer distances himself from Rayner’s attack on Tory ‘scum’

26 September 2021

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer said the attack by his deputy Angela Rayner was ‘not language that I would use’.


Keir Starmer rules out nationalising Big Six energy firms

Keir Starmer rules out nationalising Big Six energy firms

Keir Starmer rules out nationalising Big Six energy firms

26 September 2021

The Labour leader did not exclude the possibility of another form of ‘common ownership’.


Shapps defends foreign HGV driver plan and blames haulage group for fuel queues

Shapps defends foreign HGV driver plan and blames haulage group for fuel queues

Shapps defends foreign HGV driver plan and blames haulage group for fuel queues

26 September 2021

The Cabinet minister said there was ‘plenty of fuel’ available.


Charity volunteer ‘moved’ as son meets Afghan refugee baby in UK

Charity volunteer ‘moved’ as son meets Afghan refugee baby in UK

Charity volunteer ‘moved’ as son meets Afghan refugee baby in UK

26 September 2021

‘All that mattered was that we were united as women and as mothers who loved our children,’ said Alexandra Kenchington.


Rayner defends attack on ‘scummy’ Government in face of calls to apologise

Rayner defends attack on ‘scummy’ Government in face of calls to apologise

Rayner defends attack on ‘scummy’ Government in face of calls to apologise

26 September 2021

Deputy Labour leader Angela Rayner said she would only apologise if Boris Johnson said sorry for past comments.


Man arrested on suspicion of Sabina Nessa murder

Man arrested on suspicion of Sabina Nessa murder

Man arrested on suspicion of Sabina Nessa murder

26 September 2021

The 38-year-old man was detained in East Sussex in the early hours of Sunday morning, the Metropolitan Police said.


Father of two in search of stem cell donor says he felt ‘alive’ after wing walk

Father of two in search of stem cell donor says he felt ‘alive’ after wing walk

Father of two in search of stem cell donor says he felt ‘alive’ after wing walk

26 September 2021

The wing walk took place on September 25 to raise funds and awareness for blood cancer charity, DKMS.


Keir Starmer: Increase tax on private schools to improve state education

Keir Starmer: Increase tax on private schools to improve state education

Keir Starmer: Increase tax on private schools to improve state education

26 September 2021

The leader’s keynote speech to the Labour conference is due on Wednesday.


What the papers say – September 26

What the papers say – September 26

What the papers say – September 26

26 September 2021

Developments in the energy and supply crisis are featured in the Sunday papers.


Harry and Meghan call for vaccine equity in New York speech

Harry and Meghan call for vaccine equity in New York speech

Harry and Meghan call for vaccine equity in New York speech

26 September 2021

It was part of Global Citizen Live, a 24-hour event calling on leaders to adopt a fairer policy.


Foreign HGV driver visa plan ‘insufficient’ to fix Christmas supply chain issues

Foreign HGV driver visa plan ‘insufficient’ to fix Christmas supply chain issues

Foreign HGV driver visa plan ‘insufficient’ to fix Christmas supply chain issues

25 September 2021

Industry bodies said consumers and businesses faced ‘another less than happy’ festive season if the offer was not made more generous.


Starmer pledges education reforms to make children ‘ready for life’

Starmer pledges education reforms to make children ‘ready for life’

Starmer pledges education reforms to make children ‘ready for life’

25 September 2021

The package set out by Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer would include lessons on pensions and mortgages.


Starmer: Every child will leave education ‘ready for work’ after Labour reforms

Starmer: Every child will leave education ‘ready for work’ after Labour reforms

Starmer: Every child will leave education ‘ready for work’ after Labour reforms

25 September 2021

Labour would introduce compulsory work experience and reform the curriculum, Sir Keir Starmer said.


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