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Notonthehighstreet boss warns online sales tax would be a mistake

The boss of personalised gift retailer notonthehighstreet has warned any Budget move to impose an online sales tax would be a “mistake” and penalise small firms already battered by the pandemic. Claire Davenport, chief executive of the online curated marketplace, said it would come at the worst time for small business owners, with many having shifted online due to the pandemic or set up internet ventures after losing their jobs […]

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Tiger Woods grateful for touching gesture as players wear red and black

Tiger Woods has expressed his gratitude for the “touching” gesture of players wearing his signature red and black as he continues to recover from a car crash. The players wore them for the final round of the WGC-Workday Championship. The golfer, who had previously said he was in “good spirits” after being moved to a second hospital in Los Angeles for treatment from multiple injuries sustained in the incident, added […]

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Hunt for mystery person with concerning Brazilian variant of coronavirus

A hunt is under way to locate one of the first people in the UK believed to have contracted the Manaus variant of coronavirus, a new strain that may spread more rapidly and respond less well to existing vaccines. Public Health England (PHE) said on Sunday that six cases of the concerning P.1 variant first detected in the Brazilian city have been confirmed in Britain, three in England and three […]

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MPs launch inquiry into safety of smart motorways

An investigation into the safety of smart motorways has been launched. The inquiry by the Commons’ Transport Select Committee will also analyse the impact of the roads on reducing congestion. Smart motorways often involve converting the hard shoulder to a live running lane to boost capacity without widening the carriageway. They have been in the spotlight in recent weeks due to growing safety concerns. A coroner in Sheffield said smart […]

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Long waits for eating disorders treatment putting lives at risk

Long waits for eating disorders treatment during the Covid-19 pandemic are putting lives at risk, a senior medic from the Royal College of Psychiatrists has warned. Dr Agnes Ayton, chair of the college’s faculty of eating disorders, said families and medical staff are left to shoulder the burden of knowing patients are deteriorating while they wait for an inpatient bed or psychological treatment. The need for social distancing in dilapidated […]

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Defence Secretary Threat of more chemical attacks in wake of Novichok poisoning

The world could face more chemical attacks in the wake of the Novichok poisoning now people can learn how to make such weapons online, the Defence Secretary has warned. Ben Wallace said access to such knowledge “can turn what might be ambitions into realities” for a whole range of attacks. Speaking to Radio News Hub three years after the attempted killing of Sergei Skripal in Salisbury on March 4 2018, […]

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Golden Globes winners a full list

It was a triumphant night for British performers and creatives at the Golden Globes.   Here is a full list of the winners. Best Motion Picture – Drama – Nomadland Best Performance By An Actress In A Motion Picture – Drama- Andra Day (The United States Vs. Billie Holiday) Best Performance By An Actor In A Motion Picture – Drama – Chadwick Boseman (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom) Best Motion Picture […]

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Prince of Wales enormously impressed by teachers efforts during pandemic

The Prince of Wales has spoken directly to teachers across the country in a video message praising them for their “dogged determination” during coronavirus lockdowns. Addressing a leadership conference run by the PTI, formerly the Prince’s Teaching Institute, Charles said he is “enormously impressed” with the efforts of school leaders and staff to overcome the “mountain of logistical challenges” posed by the pandemic. Charles, royal founding patron of the educational […]

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First cases of worrying Manaus variant of Covid 19 found in UK

Officials have identified the first UK cases of the Manaus variant of coronavirus. Officials have identified the first UK cases of the Manaus variant of coronavirus, a new strain that may spread more rapidly and respond less well to existing vaccines. Public Health England (PHE) said on Sunday that six cases of the concerning P.1 variant first detected in the Brazilian city have been confirmed in Britain, three in England […]

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