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Britons set for another hot day before severe thunderstorms strike
Many Britons are set to bask in another hot day, with temperatures in the 30s (Celsius)..
More than 500 migrants cross English Channel to Britain in three days
More than 500 migrants have crossed the English Channel to the UK in just three days..
Johnson would close shops and pubs ahead of schools in severe local lockdowns
Boris Johnson has spoken of “a moral duty” to get all children back in class amid indications he would force pubs, restaurants and shops to close ahead of schools in the event of severe coronavirus flare-ups..
Mixing in pubs led to new local lockdown measures in Preston
Households mixing in pubs and houses has been blamed for a rise in coronavirus cases in Preston as the city became the latest area to have local lockdown restrictions imposed..
NHS staff prepare to march for higher wages
Thousands of NHS workers are expected to take to the streets in towns and cities across the UK on Saturday demanding a pay rise..
Recovery teams sift through Beirut rubble for more bodies
Rescue teams were still searching the rubble of Beirut’s port for bodies, nearly three days after a massive explosion sent a wave of destruction through Lebanon’s capital, killing nearly 150 people and wounding thousands..
CBI demands improvements in handling of local lockdowns
Ministers have been told that businesses want better communication, extra support and improved coronavirus test and trace services to help cope with the impact of local lockdowns..
Energy bills set to drop by up to 95 as Ofgem cuts price cap
Ofgem has said it will slash bills for around 15 million households by as much as £95 as the regulator reduced its cap on energy bills to their lowest level yet..
Bank of England expects economic downturn to be less severe than feared
The Bank of England has said it expects the downturn in the UK economy to be less severe than first feared, but could take longer to recover than previously predicted..
Uber to connect passengers with local drivers in areas it does not serve
Uber to connect passengers with local drivers in areas it does not serve.