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Williamson: "Little evidence" that Covid-19 is "transmitted at school"

Education secretary Gavin Williamson has said that there is “little evidence” of Covid-19 transmission occurring in schools, as educational institutions prepare to reopen.

Burnham: Government will need to consider trade-offs if Test and Trace is not “fixed”

Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has warned that the government may need to consider trade-offs such as closing pubs to allow schools to reopen safely if the NHS Test and Trace system is not “fixed urgently”.

UK and Japan nearing trade deal

The UK and Japan are aiming to have the outline of a post-Brexit trade deal agreed by the end of August following face-to-face talks in London last week.

Ofgem to lower cap on energy bills from October 1

Energy industry watchdog Ofgem has said that it will lower the annual price cap on energy bills to £1,042 per household from October 1, the Telegraph reports.

Inquiry launched into Channel crossings

MPs have launched in inquiry into incidents of people attempting to illegally enter the UK by crossing the English Channel in small boats, after it emerged that over 1,000 migrants came into the country in this manner over July.

UK appoints new permanent UN representative

The UK has appointed Dame Barbara Woodward, the British ambassador to China, as its permanent representative in the United Nations.

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.

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