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Tate to cut 313 jobs in commercial arm due to ‘dramatic’ attendance fall

The Tate confirmed it is to cut 313 jobs at its commercial operation as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Staff who work in restaurants, cafes and shops at the Tate’s galleries in London, Liverpool and St Ives, will bear…

With almost 600,000 UK sufferers, the professor studying post-Covid syndrome tells us what we know so far

An expert who developed the Covid-19 tracker app estimates there are almost 600,000 people in the UK suffering post-Covid syndrome. Professor Tim Spector of King’s College London told i data suggests a significant number are struggling with lingering after effects…

Driver of ScotRail train feared dead after ‘extremely serious’ crash caused by landslip

The driver of a train which derailed in Aberdeenshire following a night of heavy rain and flooding is believed to have died, with further reports of serious injuries. Around 30 emergency service vehicles, including an air ambulance, were dispatched to…

Dubai holidays: FCO travel advice update as UAE clamps down on coronavirus tests | Travel News | Travel

The FCO warned how rapidly the travel rules can change and that travellers must carry out a coronavirus test before going to the UAE. “COVID-19 entry requirements may change at short notice, and travellers to the UAE are strongly encouraged…

Xbox Series X delay: Fans face longer wait for pre-order, price and gameplay NEWS

XBOX Series X pre-order and price news appears to have been delayed by Microsoft, as fresh reports emerge of a September event.

Having natural hair ‘limits job opportunities for black women’

Black women with ‘natural’ hairstyles, such as curly afros or braids, are perceived as less professional than those who straighten their hair, a new study claims. Experts in the US say black women suffer from a lack of job opportunities…

Coronavirus symptoms and testing advice explained, and how to book a test or get a home kit

As the government seeks to avoid a second lockdown, testing for coronavirus is rapidly becoming a normalised part of life in the UK. In the coming weeks a 90-minute test is set to be rolled out across the country with…

Beatles sex shock: Paul McCartney hid RUDE references in iconic John Lennon songs

THE BEATLES were obviously one of the most prolific and popular bands of all time. And although they showcased a number of genius ideas in their songs, it has now been revealed they also hid a number of sexual references…

Microplastics are found in every sample of seafood purchased at a market

Microplastics have been discovered inside every single sample of seafood bought at a market as part of a scientific study.  Researchers cut open oysters, prawns, crabs, squids and sardines and studied them for any sign of microplastics.  Sardines were found…

House prices in recession: What the UK’s economic downturn could mean for the property market

The UK economy is in its biggest recession since records began, with Chancellor Rishi Sunak admitting “the hard times are here”. Gross domestic product (GDP) fell by 20.4 per cent in the second quarter, as the effects of the coronavirus…

Man in his 20s dies from plague in US

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates A New Mexico man has died of one of the most common clinical forms of the plague, health authorities have confirmed. The man, who…

Ucas points calculator 2020: A-level and BTEC results explained

For the thousands of students across England, Wales and Northern Ireland eagerly awaiting their results, this is both an exciting and confusing time. While some institutions ask applicants to achieve specific grades, some use Ucas Tariff points as their entry requirements….