Day: October 25, 2020

Tributes for former BBC presenter Frank Bough who died aged 87

October 25, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Former BBC presenter Frank Bough has died at the age of 87. A family friend told BBC News that Mr Bough died on Wednesday in a care home. Mr Bough was the first presenter to host BBC’s Breakfast Time […]

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Boris Johnson faces growing Tory revolt over free school meals as Conservative MP says Government made 'political mistake'

October 25, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Boris Johnson is facing a growing Tory backbench rebellion as ministers continue to resist demands for a U-turn on free school meals. A series of senior Conservatives have warned they could vote against the Government if there is fresh […]

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Donald Trump intensifies fracking assault on Joe Biden at Pennsylvania rallies

October 25, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Donald Trump has intensified his attacks on Joe Biden over fracking by showing repeated adverts to his crowds of supporters at rallies in Pennsylvania. The US president and his Republican allies hoped to drive a wedge between Mr Biden […]

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Isle of Wight: Seven suspects detained after stowaways 'threaten' crew of oil tanker

October 25, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Seven suspects have been detained after security forces boarded an oil tanker off the coast of the Isle of Wight. Concerns were raised with police over the welfare of the crew of the Nave Andromeda, shortly after 10am on […]

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UK coronavirus blog LIVE: Covid self-isolation period 'to be reduced to seven days' amid calls for Dido Harding to quit over Test and Trace failures

October 25, 2020

News › UK Sir Bernard Jenki said the “immediate priority is to fill the vacuum of leadership in Test and Trace”, ( Getty Images ) The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates A senior Conservative MP has called for Tory peer Dido Harding, the boss of […]

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