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Solomon Islands: Men working for WW2 bomb clearing agency die in explosion

The men were working to help dispose of the many unexploded World War Two bombs on the islands.

Single Market Bill could 'weaken Scots Grenfell regulations'

A leading architect says harmonisation of building regulations would mean loss of robust Scots rules.

Covid: UK at 'critical point' in pandemic, top scientists to warn

The government's most senior advisers are to hold a televised briefing later, as coronavirus cases surge.

Renters: Eviction cases resume after six-month ban

Tenants must be given six months' notice as courts in England and Wales start to hear the most serious cases.

Ending VAT-free shopping 'will hit UK tourism and retail'

Plan to end VAT-free shopping for international visitors could cost 70,000 jobs, say retail and travel firms.

Coronavirus: UK firms voluntarily return £215m in furlough cash

Over 80,000 firms have returned furlough scheme payments they did not need or took in error.

Covid: Welsh universities set for 'different' freshers' week

New students will have a "very different" experience when universities in Wales return this month.

Music boosts memories for ethnic minority dementia patients

Charities are using tailored music to bring back memories for dementia patients from ethnic minorities.

Glasgow MPs call for inquiry into deaths of three asylum seekers

Adnan Walid Elbi, Badreddin Abedlla Adam and Mercy Baguma all died in Glasgow this year.

FinCEN Files: Tory donor Lubov Chernukhin linked to $8m Putin ally funding

Leaked files reveal the husband of a woman who gave the Conservative Party £1.7m received money from a Russian oligarch who has close ties to the president.

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