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Free parking urged in run-up to Christmas to boost high streets

Free parking urged in run-up to Christmas to boost high streets

Free parking urged in run-up to Christmas to boost high streets

27 November 2020

The AA claims the move would help revive ‘beleaguered shops and street traders’.


15,000 jobs at risk as Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia retail empire nears collapse

15,000 jobs at risk as Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia retail empire nears collapse

15,000 jobs at risk as Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia retail empire nears collapse

27 November 2020

The group, which runs the Topshop, Dorothy Perkins and Burton brands, is expected to appoint Deloitte as administrators in the coming days.


Dissident republican jailed for at least 22 years for murder of prison officer

Dissident republican jailed for at least 22 years for murder of prison officer

Dissident republican jailed for at least 22 years for murder of prison officer

27 November 2020

Adrian Ismay, 52, died 11 days after a bomb exploded underneath his van shortly after he had driven away from his home.


15,000 jobs at risk as Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia retail empire ‘nears collapse’

15,000 jobs at risk as Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia retail empire ‘nears collapse’

15,000 jobs at risk as Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia retail empire ‘nears collapse’

27 November 2020

The group, which runs the Topshop, Dorothy Perkins and Burton brands, is expected to appoint administrators for Deloitte in the coming days.


Face-to-face Brexit talks to resume as Barnier comes out of Covid quarantine

Face-to-face Brexit talks to resume as Barnier comes out of Covid quarantine

Face-to-face Brexit talks to resume as Barnier comes out of Covid quarantine

27 November 2020

Negotiations in London come as the clock ticks down to the end of the Brexit transition period next month.


Shopworkers deserve Boxing Day off, urges union

Shopworkers deserve Boxing Day off, urges union

Shopworkers deserve Boxing Day off, urges union

27 November 2020

Retailers have been asked to close their stores on December 26 so staff can have a decent break.


Police to pay out £875,000 after settling case over journalist arrests

Police to pay out £875,000 after settling case over journalist arrests

Police to pay out £875,000 after settling case over journalist arrests

27 November 2020

Barry McCaffrey and Trevor Birney were arrested over the alleged theft of a police watchdog document that appeared in their film No Stone Unturned.


Jaeger to axe 103 jobs and shut 13 shops

Jaeger to axe 103 jobs and shut 13 shops

Jaeger to axe 103 jobs and shut 13 shops

27 November 2020

The fashion retailer and sister business Peacocks appointed administrators from FRP Advisory last week.


Care home fined £150,000 following death of resident from Legionnaires’ disease

Care home fined £150,000 following death of resident from Legionnaires’ disease

Care home fined £150,000 following death of resident from Legionnaires’ disease

27 November 2020

The Care Quality Commission launched a criminal investigation against Sentinel Healthcare, which admitted the charges.


Covid controls may be eased before Christmas, says minister

Covid controls may be eased before Christmas, says minister

Covid controls may be eased before Christmas, says minister

27 November 2020

The Government is seeking to head off a growing Tory revolt over new tiered restrictions for England.


Government could face ‘tough choices’ over vaccines

Government could face ‘tough choices’ over vaccines

Government could face ‘tough choices’ over vaccines

27 November 2020

Professor David Salisbury said a vaccine that was found to be 62% effective could be set against others showing 90% efficacy.


In Video: Sparkling Christmas lights display brings early festive cheer

In Video: Sparkling Christmas lights display brings early festive cheer

In Video: Sparkling Christmas lights display brings early festive cheer

27 November 2020

David Pratt said he has decorated his home in York with more than 35,000 outdoor lights.


Apple found by chance on woodland run is ‘interesting’ new variety

Apple found by chance on woodland run is ‘interesting’ new variety

Apple found by chance on woodland run is ‘interesting’ new variety

27 November 2020

The finder of the apple tree growing wild in woods hopes to propagate and name it.


A ‘shame’ to have to sue Government, says terror attack victim’s father

A ‘shame’ to have to sue Government, says terror attack victim’s father

A ‘shame’ to have to sue Government, says terror attack victim’s father

27 November 2020

David Merritt said it is ‘not what we want to be doing on the anniversary of our son’s death’.


Utilita faces ban on new customers over smart meter rollout failures

Utilita faces ban on new customers over smart meter rollout failures

Utilita faces ban on new customers over smart meter rollout failures

27 November 2020

Regulator Ofgem said the energy company will be unable to take on new customers unless it starts rolling out second-generation smart meters.


What the papers say – November 27

What the papers say – November 27

What the papers say – November 27

27 November 2020

The tier system for England takes most of the headlines on Friday.


Stars call for airlines to decline to operate mass deportation flight to Jamaica

Stars call for airlines to decline to operate mass deportation flight to Jamaica

Stars call for airlines to decline to operate mass deportation flight to Jamaica

27 November 2020

More than 90 high-profile figures, campaigners and activists have written an open letter urging the companies not to operate the December 2 flight.


PM facing rebellion as majority set for tough post-lockdown restrictions

PM facing rebellion as majority set for tough post-lockdown restrictions

PM facing rebellion as majority set for tough post-lockdown restrictions

27 November 2020

As of December 2, 99% of England will be placed in Tier 2 and Tier 3 measures designed to control the spread of Covid.


Regulator formally asked to assess Oxford University and AstraZeneca vaccine

Regulator formally asked to assess Oxford University and AstraZeneca vaccine

Regulator formally asked to assess Oxford University and AstraZeneca vaccine

27 November 2020

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said a vaccine could be rolled out from December.


UK’s cyber security agency assisting Manchester United after attack

UK’s cyber security agency assisting Manchester United after attack

UK’s cyber security agency assisting Manchester United after attack

26 November 2020

As of Thursday night, club staff still did not have access to email, and some other functions were also unavailable.


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