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Image copyright PA Media Image caption Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire saw flooding overnight Warnings of thunderstorms are in place across swathes of the UK after some areas saw the longest stretch of high temperatures since the 1960s. Yellow storm warnings have been issued for much of England, Wales, parts of Northern Ireland and south-west Scotland. There […]

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Image copyright Reuters Sweeping changes to England’s planning system will “be faster, but also build better quality homes”, Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has said. Under draft laws, first revealed on Sunday, developers will be granted “automatic” permission to build homes and schools on sites for “growth”. It follows Boris Johnson’s pledge to “build back better” […]

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Image copyright Getty Images Local high streets could be poised for a revival if the trend for home working continues, a survey suggests. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors’ latest commercial property survey found almost all members – 93% – saw businesses scaling back their office space in the next two years. It said a […]

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Image caption Ailsa went from a council estate to working in banking – but says it’s now hard for young people to move into London For Ailsa, the big “should I stay or should I go?” decision came at a Gateshead bus stop. “I thought ‘this is not for me,’” she said, thinking about a […]

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Boris Johnson has suggested Parliament could move to York while the Palace of Westminster undergoes renovation. In a letter, the prime minister said the government was considering establishing a hub in the northern city and “it would therefore make sense to consider this as a potential location”. Plans to move MPs out of Westminster are […]

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Imagine being a teenager and finding Stormzy in your house when you get home from school. That’s what happened to 15-year-old Ishae from Croydon. The rapper was there to help decorate his bedroom as part of a “give back” scheme run by decorating company The Good Guys. The musician also talked about why he’d been […]

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Image copyright PA Media Image caption All pupils and year groups are expected to be back full time next term The full-time return to school in September for all pupils in England will be based on keeping year groups apart in separate “bubbles”. The Department for Education is expected to confirm safety plans based on […]

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Image caption General manager Diana Nabagereka says reducing the 2m social distancing rule will be vital for restaurants reopening in Brixton Village As the prime minister announced that pubs and restaurants in England can reopen from 4 July, we went to see how one neighbourhood might emerge from the coronavirus lockdown. Brixton appears almost normal. […]

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Image copyright Getty Images Pub chain Greene King and insurance market Lloyd’s of London have apologised for their historic links to the slave trade. One of Greene King’s founders owned a number of plantations in the Caribbean. Meanwhile, maritime insurance – which was focused at Lloyd’s – thrived on the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Both corporations […]

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Image copyright Google Image caption An officer was filmed while he was pinned to the ground in Frampton Park Road The home secretary and the Police Federation have condemned an attack on two police officers which was filmed by members of the public. Video circulating on social media shows an officer struggling on the ground […]

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