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Exeter residents evacuated after possible unexploded bomb found
University students forced to leave their dorms after discovery of potential second world war device

Molly Blackall

27, Feb, 2021 @11:37 AM

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Sunak's budget expected to offer first-time buyers mortgage guarantee
Treasury says low-deposit mortgages have virtually disappeared since 2008 financial crisis

Molly Blackall

27, Feb, 2021 @11:00 AM

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What will be in Rishi Sunak's 2021 budget?
Expect measures to help economic recovery but watch out for capital gains tax and other tax rises

Phillip Inman and Richard Partington

27, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Sunak to use budget to start repairing UK's public finances
Corporation tax and capital gains tax expected to rise as chancellor begins huge task of repaying Covid debt

Larry Elliott and Heather Stewart

26, Feb, 2021 @10:34 PM

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Alex Salmond: weak leadership could hurt case for Scottish independence
Former first minister launches a stinging attack on the SNP during evidence to a Holyrood inquiry

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

26, Feb, 2021 @6:21 PM

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Britain risks creating new Guantánamo in Syria, says rights group
Charity Reprieve criticises government’s ‘abdication of responsibility’ over Shamima Begum

Dan Sabbagh

26, Feb, 2021 @6:09 PM

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Grenfell Tower council apologises for putting profits before people in borough
Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea leader says sorry for series of property deals made before 2017 fire

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

26, Feb, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Digital Covid certificate could be key to Gatwick recovery, says boss
Stewart Wingate expresses optimism for summer despite airport reporting £526m pre-tax loss

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

26, Feb, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Anti-HS2 tunnel protest at Euston ends as final activist leaves
Subterranean protest against high-speed rail line lasted 31 days in tunnel near London station

Diane Taylor

26, Feb, 2021 @2:17 PM

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Morecambe pins hope on Sunak to give £70m for Eden Project North
All eyes on budget as seaside town seeks funds for ‘once in a generation opportunity’ to boost local economy

Helen Pidd North of England editor

26, Feb, 2021 @1:51 PM

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Shamima Begum ruling sets dangerous precedent, say legal experts
Analysis: decision not to allow Begum back into UK seems to give complete discretion to home secretary

Jamie Grierson Home affairs correspondent

26, Feb, 2021 @1:23 PM

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Shamima Begum loses fight to restore UK citizenship after supreme court ruling
Begum, who fled as a schoolgirl to join Isis in Syria, will not be able to re-enter UK to fight case in person

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

26, Feb, 2021 @1:22 PM

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