Hospitals in Liverpool are treating more coronavirus patients than they were during the peak of the first wave of the pandemic, the medical director has said..
Russia and Iran have obtained US voting registration information and are aiming to interfere in the presidential election, the governmentâs national intelligence director said. John Ratcliffe, the intelligence director, and FBI Director Chris Wray told a news conference the US will impose costs on any foreign countries interfering in the 2020 US election..
Fifty-three people have been arrested after a five-month undercover investigation into a drug dealing network thought to be responsible for 33 county lines. Metropolitan Police officers held 47 men and six women, aged 16 to 48, during raids carried out over six weeks, including warrants in Greenwich and Bexley, south-east London, as well as Kent and the Thames Valley..
The Chancellor is set to announce a new support package for businesses affected by Tier 2 restrictions, according to reports. Rishi Sunak will unveil a new plan to help firms, particularly pubs and restaurants, who have seen their trade drop as a result of the social restrictions in the âhighâ Covid-19 category..
As from Saturday, Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster will move to the highest tier.
UK inflation was pushed higher last month as the end of the Governmentâs Eat Out to Help Out saw restaurant and cafe prices bounce back, according to official figures. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said Consumer Prices Index (CPI) inflation rose to 0.5% in September from 0.2% in August..
Greater Manchester is set to join Lancashire and the Liverpool City Region in the Tier 3 coronavirus category, with millions more people to be subject to the toughest restrictions. New measures will be imposed in the region from Friday after talks aimed at reaching an agreement on the restrictions and financial support collapsed between the Government and local leaders..
Chadwick Boseman stars as an ambitious trumpeter in the trailer for his final film Ma Raineyâs Black Bottom. Boseman, who died in August aged 43 following a four-year battle with colon cancer, stars in the drama alongside Oscar-winner Viola Davis..
The Co-operative Bank has named chief financial officer Nick Slape as its new boss after chief executive Andrew Bester announced plans to quit just two years after taking on the role. Mr Slape will become the bankâs chief executive on October 31 â and its sixth boss in a decade..
Manchester United will have to cope with the absence of several star names when they return to Champions League action against Paris St Germain. Harry Maguire, Mason Greenwood and new signing Edinson Cavani, who will not make his United bow against his former club, are all absent along with Eric Bailly and Jesse Lingard..
The Government is being urged not to put parts of our area under tier two restrictions
New figures show Covid 19 rates of infection are continuing to rise locally
Staffordshire’s Safer Road Partnership are supporting charity Tyre Safe’s campaign to highlight the importance of checking your tyres
As JCB gets ready to mark its 75th birthday on Friday, a giant artwork visible from outer space has been revealed
Derbyshire Fire and Rescue are calling on people not to have fires at home this November 5th
Residents on low incomes in the Staffordshire Moorlands who are self isolating can now claim extra support
People and businesses in East Staffordshire are being urged to find out more about the latest Covid support initiative
Community groups supporting local vulnerable residents are being invited to apply for grants.
Alison Kemp, Managing Director of A.I.M Commercial Services based in Ripley, has been recognised for her work in transport and logistics
Derbyshire’s Director of Public Health says the county is making positive connections in the battle with containing Coronavirus