Watchdog finds ‘staggering variation’ in police use of Clare’s LawInconsistent use of domestic violence disclosure scheme putting women at risk, says inspectorate The examination of the police response to violence against women and girls found ‘problems, unevenness and inconsistencies’ in dealing with violence against female victims in England and Wales. Photograph: Linda Nylind/The Guardian
The Institute for Government has published new papers on borrowing and currency options for Scotland if it voted to leave the UK.
Ethnic minorities and those from lower socio-economic backgrounds are less likely to move away from where they grew up, a report finds.
HM Inspector of Constabulary cited major worries over how police deal with the ‘epidemic’ of violence against females, despite some improvements.
Householders are eager to tackle climate change but say costs and a lack of information is a barrier to decarbonising their homes.
Every year from 2021 until the end of the decade, winners in five categories will each receive £1 million.
Digital driving licences will be introduced as part of post-Brexit changes to make transport "fairer, greener and more efficient", it has been announced. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said online versions of provisional licences will be made available. The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) is aiming to develop an app featuring the licences, required by those learning to drive, by 2024.
The Delta variant had not caused more serious disease in children than previous variants, researchers found.
Surrey Police appealed for footage to track down more activists while the Home Secretary criticised their ‘guerrilla tactics’.
Case backlog for EU citizens to settle in UK ‘may be cleared by Christmas’Figures suggest remaining applications being dealt with by the Home Office stands at 450,000 A poster on the London underground in 2019 encouraging EU nationals to apply to the post-Brexit settlement scheme. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images
The maverick entrepreneur masterminded an incredible shrinking world of tiny computers, televisions and even cars.
The second part of a review commissioned by Boris Johnson into the affair said former ministers should have to declare themselves as lobbyists.
Ake, 26, opened the scoring with a powerful header in the 16th minute, netting his first goal in the Champions League and second overall for City since joining the club from Bournemouth in August 2020. Earlier this month, the Netherlands international missed his country's World Cup qualifier against Turkey after leaving the national team camp due to undisclosed personal reasons.
Greensill review calls for lobbying transparency and new code of conduct. Report launched in response to David Cameron’s lobbying suggests ministers curb supply chain finance
NHS England directors have announced that normal testing capacities should be resumed from October 8 in all healthcare settings.
Pollution on some new UK trains ‘13 times one of London’s busiest roads’. Nitrogen dioxide levels far exceed average recorded on traffic-clogged Marylebone Road, according to a study
No 10 trusts ‘Olive’ Dowden to oil wheels of CCHQ for next electionAnalysis: new Tory party co-chair aims to emulate Thatcher’s campaign chief who held same seat Oliver Dowden’s allies say he wants to ‘beef up’ the job of chairing the Conservative party. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters
Travellers returning to England from Turkey will not have to quarantine as the government is set to remove dozens of countries from the so-called COVID red list for travel, The Times newspaper said on Thursday. Ministers will also announce on Friday that they will scrap the amber classification to simplify the traffic light system for international travel, instead dividing countries into either green list or red list, the newspaper said. The red list - countries from which arrivals must quarantine in a hotel - will be more than halved, meaning that the vast majority of countries will be opened up for double-jabbed British tourists to visit freely, according to The Times.
BBC braced for more budget cuts as new licence fee deal nears. Announcement for five-year deal with government could come next week, with funding freeze anticipated