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The Metropolitan Police are confident that Knife Crime Prevention Orders will save lives despite the courts turning down their first two applications.
More British employers are planning pay rises than at any time since the global financial crisis as they struggle to recruit staff following the coronavirus pandemic and Brexit, data from the Confederation of British Industry showed on Monday. The CBI said 44% of businesses intended to raise pay in line with inflation and 24% planned above-inflation pay rises, the highest combined percentage since it started surveying businesses about this in 2009. "Pay intentions are rising across the board as firms reopen and the economy recovers," Matthew Percival, the CBI's director of skills and inclusion said.
An independent review has previously found the death of two children was at least part due to infections they contracted at the hospital.
Boris Johnson has admitted he is facing an uphill battle to convince world leaders to put up hard cash and hard commitments to reduce carbon emissions. Speaking on his way to New York for the UN General Assembly Summit, the prime minister conceded he had a 40% chance of failure in securing the $100bn he needs in financial pledges from rich nations to help developing countries go green by the critical COP26 climate change summit in November.
‘The news about Gabby Petito is heartbreaking,’ brief statement says
“Regenerative farming" methods and turning unproductive land back to nature are being used to boost wildlife and store carbon in a large-scale countryside project. The team on the 4,000-acre Wild Ken Hill estate in Norfolk are deploying farming techniques to restore healthy soils in arable fields so they will lock up carbon and provide natural nutrients for crops instead of synthetic fertilisers.
Family of the victims have been informed
Kwasi Kwarteng holds talks with regulator Ofgem amid concern over market failures
A climate campaigner who was attempting a world-first circumnavigation of mainland Britain to raise awareness about global warming has been seriously injured and a member of her support staff has been killed after a paramotor accident in the western Highlands of Scotland. Sacha Dench had been dubbed the "human swan" as she attempted a 3,000-mile journey in a motorised paraglider ahead of November's COP26 UN climate change conference. Dan Burton, a member of her support staff, was killed during the incident on Saturday afternoon near Loch Na Gainmhich.
Alarm raised over business ‘barriers’ which ‘cost jobs and money in the UK’ – as public unhappiness confirmed
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Mr Brown has been campaigning for wealthy nations and the private sector to ensure the equitable distribution of Covid-19 vaccines.
“Ted Lasso” took the first two Emmys on Sunday as Hannah Waddingham and Brett Goldstein took supporting actor awards
Blogger was reported missing by her family on 11 September
The new Foreign Secretary will speak to Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in New York on Monday.
Government will do ‘whatever it can’ to prevent failure of further energy companies
The reality star married this month at Basilica de Sant Francesc in Palma.
Hannah Waddingham, and “Ted Lasso,” have won the first Emmy of the night
Fewer than one in 12 businesses have a plan to reach net zero – despite this being official Government policy.
This week at the United Nations, there is more to watch than the parade of leaders' speeches