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Rishi Sunak weighs up moving budget to 2022 on back of Covid crisis
The economy is expected to reach crucial stage in fourth quarter as support for business winds down

Larry Elliott Economics editor

16, Jul, 2021 @12:13 PM

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Seabirds nest in new spots on Farne Islands as Covid keeps people away
National Trust rangers are keen to see how the return of tourists will affect the birds’ new habits

Helen Pidd

16, Jul, 2021 @12:08 PM

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Digested week: in New York, England’s final may as well be a cheese-rolling contest
Efforts to interest New Yorkers in Euro 2020 are met with blank stares so I find another fair-weather football fan

Emma Brockes

16, Jul, 2021 @10:55 AM

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Labour concerned over management of flagship levelling up scheme
Leaders of £24m Stocksbridge fund include local MP, her husband, and others with personal or business links to plans

Peter Walker, Pamela Duncan and Niamh McIntyre

16, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Tributes paid to writer Dawn Foster, who has died aged 34
The journalist and author died of causes relating to her long-term illness, according to friends

Alexandra Topping

15, Jul, 2021 @6:49 PM

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How does Boris Johnson plan to ‘level up’?
The PM’s plans have been described as rhetoric and the detail is sometimes vague, but here is what we know so far

Jessica Elgot

15, Jul, 2021 @6:00 PM

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UK plan for Troubles amnesty breaches international obligations – Irish minister
Simon Coveney says plan would harm peace process and add ‘years of misery’ for families

Ben Quinn

15, Jul, 2021 @4:04 PM

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Four arrested over online racist abuse of England footballers
Police warn other alleged offenders will be tracked down for targeting black players after Euro 2020 final

Tobi Thomas

15, Jul, 2021 @3:02 PM

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Scottish villagers bid to buy most remote pub on mainland Britain
Accessible only via an arduous two-day hike or by ferry, the Old Forge in Knoydart is up for sale at offers over £425,000

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

15, Jul, 2021 @2:57 PM

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London casino let rich patrons racially abuse staff, tribunal hears
Ex-employee is suing Aspinalls in Mayfair for discrimination, alleging a ‘hostile and demeaning environment’

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

15, Jul, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Ex-officers direct anger at Salvation Army over pensions ‘injustice’
Pensions Ombudsman has had 17 complaints and campaigners say hundreds more are affected

Harriet Sherwood

15, Jul, 2021 @10:13 AM

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Towns trouser cash as billions earmarked for ‘levelling up’ in UK
A Wallace and Gromit bench, circus centre and flying theatre are among projects set to be paid for by the government’s new funds

Alex Mistlin

14, Jul, 2021 @9:38 PM

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