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Taxpayers’ bad loan bill shrinks to ‘only’ £20bn Taxpayers’ bad loan bill shrinks to ‘only’ £20bn

Taxpayers’ bad loan bill shrinks to ‘only’ £20bn

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Image copyright Getty Images The taxpayer will have guaranteed nearly £70bn in loans to UK businesses by March 2021, according to new industry estimates.But the expected bill for bad loans to UK firms has fallen from £30bn to “only” £20bn, according to TheCityUK.The group says that better-than-expected economic growth has seen cost estimates of government…

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Covid-19’s £2.6bn hit to Highlands and Islands’ economy Covid-19’s £2.6bn hit to Highlands and Islands’ economy

Covid-19’s £2.6bn hit to Highlands and Islands’ economy

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Publishedduration18 Septemberimage copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionAnalysis has suggested Argyll and Lochaber were among areas to see the highest rates of unemploymentThe economy of the Highlands and Islands could decrease by as much as £2.6bn this year due to the impact of Covid-19 on businesses and jobs.Analysis by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has also suggested unemployment…

News24.com | All Black legend Ma’a Nonu returning to Toulon News24.com | All Black legend Ma’a Nonu returning to Toulon

News24.com | All Black legend Ma’a Nonu returning to Toulon

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Former All Black centre Ma’a Nonu is to rejoin Toulon, just over two years after leaving them, the French Top 14 side announced on Saturday. In a statement on their website, the club said they contacted the 38-year-old Nonu about a return following injuries to Anthony Belleau and Julien Heriteau.”Rugby Club Toulonnais is delighted with…

Comfortable Lifestyle Million-Pound Home Sales Soar in U.K. as Rich Change Lifestyle – Bloomberg

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Military to support Birmingham’s Covid-19 testing Military to support Birmingham’s Covid-19 testing

Military to support Birmingham’s Covid-19 testing

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Publishedduration17 minutes agoimage copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionThe ‘drop and collect service’ sees tests dropped off at a resident’s door and collected by staffMilitary support is being brought in to help with the coronavirus testing programme in Birmingham.About 100 military personnel will aid Birmingham City Council with its “drop and collect” testing programme.At a weekly briefing, the…

Brexit freight system ‘will be ready on time’ Brexit freight system ‘will be ready on time’

Brexit freight system ‘will be ready on time’

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Image copyright Getty Images A new freight management system will not be ready when the EU transition period ends, an industry body has warned. The Smart Freight system, which is seen as vital for preventing delays after the Brexit transition on 1 January, will only be in a beta – or test – version.But the…

Covid-19: Highest surge since May with 350 new cases Covid-19: Highest surge since May with 350 new cases

Covid-19: Highest surge since May with 350 new cases

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCovid in Scotland: Hospitality curfews and travel curbs ‘likely options’A further 350 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in Scotland, the highest daily increase since May.According to Scottish government figures, a further three people who tested positive for the virus have died.Sixty four people were in…

News24.com | OPINION | We lost a gentle soul in Songezo Mjongile News24.com | OPINION | We lost a gentle soul in Songezo Mjongile

News24.com | OPINION | We lost a gentle soul in Songezo Mjongile

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Busani Ngcaweni reflects on the life of former ANC Western Cape secretary Songezo Mjongile who died earlier this month after a battle with colon cancer and a tribute written by City Press Editor Mondli Makhanya.Dear Mondli Makhanya,There is no doubt that this year, 2020, has been very difficult. It has taken a toll on all…

The Postmaster General Says Ballots Will Arrive On Time. Postal Workers Aren’t So Sure The Postmaster General Says Ballots Will Arrive On Time. Postal Workers Aren’t So Sure

The Postmaster General Says Ballots Will Arrive On Time. Postal Workers Aren’t So Sure

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Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has spent the last month in damage control-mode. Once it became clear in August that his ambitious cost-cutting agenda had slowed mail delivery, spurred a national backlash, and fueled allegations that he was using his perch to aid President Donald Trump’s reelection, he announced he was suspending some of these initiatives…

Labour’s Diane Abbott was asked to resign over interview blunder Labour’s Diane Abbott was asked to resign over interview blunder

Labour’s Diane Abbott was asked to resign over interview blunder

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDiane Abbott listened back to her LBC interview, after getting her figures wrongLabour’s Diane Abbott was asked to quit the shadow cabinet by Jeremy Corbyn’s chief of staff after an interview blunder that hit the headlines.The former shadow home secretary stumbled over the cost of Labour’s pledge…

Officer shot dead at Croydon police station Officer shot dead at Croydon police station

Officer shot dead at Croydon police station

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Image copyright Google Image caption The officer was shot dead by a man being detained at the custody centre in Windmill Lane A police officer has been shot dead at Croydon Police Station in south London.The officer was shot by a man who was being detained at the custody centre in Windmill Lane. It is…

Coronavirus: ‘Grave concern’ over NI’s Covid-19 testing system Coronavirus: ‘Grave concern’ over NI’s Covid-19 testing system

Coronavirus: ‘Grave concern’ over NI’s Covid-19 testing system

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Image copyright PA Media Image caption The Department of Health has increased its number of Covid-19 tests There are some “areas of grave concern” within the Covid-19 testing system in Northern Ireland, the chair of Stormont’s health committee has said.Sinn Féin’s Colm Gildernew said the committee wanted to speak with Health Minister Robin Swann about…

News24.com | ‘I’ve lived a dream’ – Rob Kearney bids farewell to Leinster, Ireland News24.com | ‘I’ve lived a dream’ – Rob Kearney bids farewell to Leinster, Ireland

News24.com | ‘I’ve lived a dream’ – Rob Kearney bids farewell to Leinster, Ireland

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Rob Kearney (Getty Images) Irish rugby great Rob Kearney says he lived the dream of “every five-year-old” as he announced his retirement from Leinster and the national side on Thursday.The 34-year-old is the most successful player from his province and country in terms of trophies including four European Cups and four Six Nations, two of…

News24.com | Dilemma for Springboks as Rugby Championship decision looms News24.com | Dilemma for Springboks as Rugby Championship decision looms

News24.com | Dilemma for Springboks as Rugby Championship decision looms

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All Blacks v Springboks (Photo by Anthony Au-Yeung/Getty Images) The Springboks were included in the 2020 Rugby Championship fixtures released on Thursday, but the world champions have several hurdles to clear before they can take part. First, the government must lift a ban on teams from the republic competing internationally, which was introduced early this…

California Plans to Make Ethnic Studies a Requirement for Public-School Students. Here’s the History Behind the Idea California Plans to Make Ethnic Studies a Requirement for Public-School Students. Here’s the History Behind the Idea

California Plans to Make Ethnic Studies a Requirement for Public-School Students. Here’s the History Behind the Idea

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Last month, when California Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 1460, a bill mandating an ethnic studies course requirement for all undergraduates in the California State University (CSU) system, Alondra Esquivel Garcia felt a sense of relief. Garcia, who is a senior at San Francisco State University and a student leader in the Cal State Student…

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