Workers will get 8p more of any extra £1 earned but some say claimants will be no better off.
from: BBC News The Leeds section of HS2 is expected to be scrapped as the government unveils its plans for rail.
from: BBC News The aim is to boost exports to £1 trillion a year by the end of the decade, says the government.
A trial will look at how to protect patients against Covid who also need immunosuppressant drugs. from: BBC News
In a surprise announcement, the two countries unveil a joint pledge at the COP26 summit in Glasgow. from: BBC News
A pill to treat critical Covid patients and MPs’ anger at Boris Johnson feature on the front pages.
New Zealand firmly strength their chances of reaching the Men’s T20 World Cup semi-finals and eliminate Namibia with a 52-run win in Sharjah. from: BBC News
Celtic significantly strengthen their hopes of reaching the Europa League knockout rounds with a superb victory against Ferencvaros in Budapest.
Australia boost their chances of qualifying for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup with an eight-wicket thrashing of already-eliminated Bangladesh in Dubai.
South Africa comfortably beat Bangladesh by six wickets to strengthen their Men’s T20 World Cup semi-final hopes. from: BBC News
Boss Michael O’Leary expects heavy ticket discounting this winter and braces for heavy losses.
from: BBC News Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Friday morning.
The actor may testify against Matteo Salvini, Italy’s former interior minister, in a case involving the treatment of migrants. From: New York Times
from: BBC News Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Monday morning.
from: BBC News Extra £250m available to pay for locum staff to help practices in England improve access over winter.
from: BBC News Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Tuesday morning.
Millions of Chinese homes and businesses have been hit by power cuts in recent weeks. from: BBC News
from: BBC News The government’s move to end quarantine for arrivals from 47 countries is hailed as a “genuine reopening”.
Tests producing results in 15 minutes have been on the market for months. They have been in short supply in the United States. From: New York Times
About 200 military personnel will help out as fuel supply problems in some areas continue. from: BBC News