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Most Britons unconcerned about missing out on Christmas turkey or tree this year

A majority of people in the YouGov survey would be unhappy not being able to see close family members Britons are most concerned about parcel delays and being unable to see loved ones this festive season, but relatively few care about missing out on a Christmas tree or the traditional turkey, a survey suggests. As …

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Man who organised doomed flight that killed footballer Emiliano Sala convicted

David Henderson will be sentenced next month The businessman who organised the flight that killed footballer Emiliano Sala has been found guilty of endangering the safety of the aircraft. David Henderson, 67, was convicted by a majority verdict of 10 to two over the death of the player by a jury at Cardiff Crown Court …

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Lloyds sees profits hit 2bn in three months following economic rebound

Pre-tax profits nearly doubled for the three months to the end of September Lloyds Banking Group saw profits beat expectations as bosses said it benefited from the economic rebound following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions. Pre-tax profits for the three months to the end of September nearly doubled to £2 billion compared with £1 billion …

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Black creatives need trust from people at the top

That’s according to filmmaker, Basma Khalifa A black documentary maker has said senior filmmaking figures need to “trust” young creatives to improve diversity in the industry. Basma Khalifa, who is to speak at the Black Young Professionals (BYP) Network’s two-day leadership conference starting on Thursday, said change will come when people in charge give black …

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Record number of disadvantaged students in UK apply for most selective courses

That’s according to data from UCAS A record number of 18-year-olds in the UK from the most disadvantaged backgrounds have applied to the most selective universities and courses. The number of disadvantaged students applying for a place on the most competitive higher education courses has increased by 8% compared with last year, Ucas figures show. …

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