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The Big Drive Home

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The Big Drive Home

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National News

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Virgin Atlantic has unveiled a £1.2 billion bailout package involving only private funds. The plan to secure its future includes £200 million being provided by founder Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group. Support has also been given by Delta Air Lines – which owns 49% of Virgin Atlantic – new private investors and existing creditors. The […]

Huawei’s equipment will be stripped from the UK’s 5G network by 2027, adding billions to the cost and delaying delivery of the high-speed mobile network. The National Security Council took the decision – which will increase tensions with Beijing – after the impact of US sanctions raised concerns about Huawei’s continued involvement in the UK’s […]

Wearing a face covering in shops and supermarkets is to be made mandatory in England in a fresh move to stop the spread of the coronavirus, the Government has announced. In a statement later, Health Secretary Matt Hancock will say anyone failing to comply with the order – which comes into force on July 24 […]

A second wave of coronavirus infections this winter could be more serious than the first, with 120,000 hospital deaths in a “reasonable worst-case scenario”, scientists advising the Government have warned. A new report from the Academy of Medical Sciences, commissioned by the Government’s chief scientific adviser Sir Patrick Vallance, says action must be taken now […]

Wycombe manager Gareth Ainsworth said taking Wycombe into the Sky Bet Championship for the first time in their history was beyond his “wildest dreams”. The Chairboys secured promotion after a close-fought 2-1 victory over Oxford in the League One play-off final at Wembley. A deflected Anthony Stewart header gave Wycombe an early lead but the […]

Cells have been engineered by scientists from around the world Antibodies derived from llamas have been shown to combat coronavirus in laboratory tests. Researchers hope the antibodies – known as nanobodies due to their small size – could eventually be developed as a treatment for patients with severe Covid-19. The immune system produces antibodies when […]

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho hopes to get the chance to win next season’s Europa League after his side took a big step towards qualifying with a 2-1 triumph over Arsenal. Spurs moved above their north London rivals in the table after Toby Alderweireld’s late goal handed them the points to ensure Mourinho stayed unbeaten at […]

Dominic Solanke ended his Premier League goal drought with a timely brace as Bournemouth boosted their slim survival hopes by fighting back in astonishing fashion to shock Champions League-chasing Leicester. Solanke, without a goal in 38 previous top-flight appearances since a £19million move from Liverpool in January 2019, slotted home twice in the second half […]

Retail footfall for June more than halved against the same month last year as shopper demand remains low despite the “turning point” of reopening thousands more stores. Retail footfall for June more than halved against the same month last year as shopper demand remains low despite the “turning point” of reopening thousands more stores. New […]

British holidaymakers will be given guidance on travel insurance and taking their pets abroad as part of a new public information campaign ahead of the end of the Brexit transition period. “The UK’s new start: let’s get going” adverts will be launched by the Government on Monday on television, radio and online, with information also […]