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Government to invest £355 million into Great Britain and Northern Ireland trade

The UK government will invest £355 million into launching a new system for moving goods from Great Britain into Northern Ireland, as a requirement of the EU Withdrawal Agreement.

ONS figures show levelling out of Covid-19 cases

According to new figures from the Office for National Statistics [ONS] Infection Pilot Survey released on Friday, Covid-19 cases in the UK are now levelling out or in decline despite a recent increase.

Sunak talks down extending furlough scheme

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has dismissed the idea of extending the furlough scheme beyond October, warning that it cannot “carry on indefinitely”.

Covid-19 sees rise in families hitting benefit cap

Between February and May, the number of families hitting the benefit cap for individual households increased by 93 per cent as the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic took hold.

Bank of England hints at less severe downturn but longer recovery

The Bank of England has said that the economic downturn in the UK brought about by Covid-19 will not be as severe as previously thought but estimates that the recovery will take longer than forecast.

Preston among the latest areas to impose local lockdown restrictions

Preston Council has told residents of the city to abide by restrictions currently in place elsewhere in the north west and West Yorkshire following a rise in cases in the area, the Telegraph reports.

Ministers weighing-up loss cap on gambling websites, the Telegraph reports

Ministers are considering plans to introduce a £100 loss limit on gambling websites to reduce risk to lower-income players, following a report by the Social Market Foundation.

Jenrick talks up planning system changes

Housing secretary Robert Jenrick has said that the draft changes to England’s planning system will "be faster" and "build better quality homes".

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