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The end of furlough will lay bare Britain’s twin-speed recovery from Covid
Minister are being warned that expecting an influx of workers coming off the scheme to plug regional and sectoral labour gaps is completely unrealistic

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

16, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Nadhim Zahawi to replace Gavin Williamson as education secretary
Former vaccines minister promoted by Boris Johnson after winning plaudits for efficient and fuss-free jab rollout

Richard Adams, Sally Weale and Peter Walker

15, Sep, 2021 @6:25 PM

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Old Truman Brewery in London to become office and shopping complex
Critics say it will price out businesses from site on Brick Lane, in the heart of the city’s Bangladeshi community

Damien Gayle

15, Sep, 2021 @5:25 PM

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High court will serve US court papers on Prince Andrew if necessary
Court initially rejected request from Virginia Giuffre’s lawyers in sexual assault civil case filed against royal

Caroline Davies

15, Sep, 2021 @4:54 PM

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Families and survivors still seek answers to Gleision mine disaster
Calls for further investigations into 2011 tragedy in south Wales as memorial to those who died is unveiled

Steven Morris

15, Sep, 2021 @4:54 PM

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Fears London and Paris would die due to Covid are unfounded, finds survey
Residents in the cities still mainly content where they are, with minimal change in numbers wanting move out

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

15, Sep, 2021 @4:51 PM

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Duke and Duchess of Sussex are cover stars of Time’s most influential list
Meghan and Harry named among top 100 people globally, with the honour unveiled on the duke’s 37th birthday

Caroline Davies

15, Sep, 2021 @4:05 PM

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Chairman of Prince Charles’s charitable foundation resigns
Douglas Connell stepped down days after charity regulator launched investigation into £100,000 donation

Caroline Davies

15, Sep, 2021 @1:54 PM

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Wildflower meadow on tennis courts bulldozed by Norwich council
Despite protests from locals and Green councillors, wildlife haven will become hard courts at cost of £266,000

Patrick Barkham

15, Sep, 2021 @12:54 PM

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Shamima Begum says she wants to prove innocence in UK courts
Appearing in live TV interview from Syria detention camp, Begum says she ‘did nothing in Islamic State but be a mother and wife’

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

15, Sep, 2021 @11:54 AM

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Father who fought legal battle over son’s death in Barrymore pool dies aged 76
Terry Lubbock, whose son Stuart died at entertainer’s home in 2001, was diagnosed this year with cancer

Ben Quinn

15, Sep, 2021 @11:51 AM

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Over 60% of EU citizens stopped at ports by UK post-Brexit are Romanian
Lawyers say government data for first six months of 2021 raises questions over possible racial profiling

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

15, Sep, 2021 @11:23 AM

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