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Grenfell Tower fire: Lord Neuberger to mediate in litigation process
Former supreme court president takes role as victims press claims against council and cladding maker

Robert Booth

02, Aug, 2022 @11:22 AM

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Sunak’s vow to stop housebuilding on green belt labelled as ‘desperate’
Experts warned the move would significantly worsen the UK’s housing crisis and push up living costs

Aubrey Allegretti and Robert Booth

28, Jul, 2022 @5:33 PM

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Biden says US economic slowdown due to Fed inflation-fighting measures – as it happened
US president says growth affected by moves to tackle inflation as US enters technical recession

Graeme Wearden

28, Jul, 2022 @3:22 PM

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Dockers at UK’s largest container port vote to strike in August
Felixstowe workers vote in favour of industrial action after Unite union rejected 5% pay rise

Robert Booth and Joanna Partridge

28, Jul, 2022 @3:19 PM

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Union leader issues threat of UK general strike as rail crisis grows
Aslef members vote for August action, while RMT chief says he will call for general strike if anti-union plans go ahead

Robert Booth, Jessica Elgot and Emily Dugan

27, Jul, 2022 @6:18 PM

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Rail strikes: disruption affects millions in UK as Shapps threatens crackdown
Travel disrupted for millions amid worsening row with rail firms over jobs, pay, pensions and conditions

Robert Booth and Emily Dugan

27, Jul, 2022 @12:34 PM

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Motion to oppose same-sex marriage forces rethink of Anglican summit
Division flares in run-up to first such meeting of bishops from around world in 14 years

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

25, Jul, 2022 @6:37 PM

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Keir Starmer: Labour will fight next election on economic growth
Opposition leader to say ‘making the country and its people better off’ is main priority for party

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

24, Jul, 2022 @9:30 PM

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UK needs urgent vaccine drive to curb monkeypox, campaigners say
Terrence Higgins Trust says action must be stepped up to prevent disease becoming endemic

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

24, Jul, 2022 @4:16 PM

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Grenfell fire inquiry ends with shocking reminder of the human cost
The final evidence sessions have heard unflinching accounts of how victims died, panicking and desperate in horrific conditions

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

21, Jul, 2022 @7:13 PM

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As the Grenfell inquiry wraps up, what are the next steps?
The final report will be crucial for the Metropolitan police as they consider whether to recommend criminal charges

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

21, Jul, 2022 @5:10 PM

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Public inquiry into UK Covid-19 response opens
Ministers to face cross-examination as chair Lady Hallett says inequalities will be ‘at forefront’ of investigation

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

21, Jul, 2022 @11:51 AM

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