If you are in an exposed location, the Met Office advises that you squat down on the ground with your hands on your knees and your head in between them. … [Read more...] about Thunderstorm tracker and map: Where are there storms in the UK today?
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SNP depute leader Keith Brown said: 'The majority of polls since the Westminster election have had "Yes" in the lead - majority support for independence is now the established position of the people of Scotland. … [Read more...] about Majority of Scots now in favour of independence as new poll backs splitting from the UK by 54 per cent to 46 per cent
But the firm was never able to successfully refute suggestions that ultimately it is under the control of the Chinese state, meaning a hostile power could have leverage over critical UK infrastructure. The announcement in January sought to address this by saying Huawei would be excluded from “security critical” parts of 5G, but now it is expected that it will be phased out more generally. … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson now has ‘sound reasons’ to keep Huawei out of UK 5G
Under 22 - Half a week's pay for each full year of continuous service Aged 22-40 - A week's pay for each year of continuous service Over 41 - A week and a half's pay for each year of service The limit for statutory weekly pay is currently £538 a week - based on an annual salary of £27,976. … [Read more...] about Thousands of UK jobs lost in 24 hours as BA and easyJet take total to 10,000 in a week
10 charts that show what’s gone wrong with social care What are the problems with the social care system? Speaking on the BBC's Andrew Marr programme, Sir Simon said the Covid-19 pandemic should be used to give momentum to plans to overhaul how the system works. … [Read more...] about Social care reform needed within a year – NHS England boss