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Church of England wades into school row and calls on pupils to return – Daily Mail, Dailymail.co.uk

Church of England wades into school row and calls on pupils to return – Daily Mail, Dailymail.co.uk

The Church of England last night warned children will suffer if they are not able to return to the classroom, as pressure mounted on teachers' unions to end their boycott of back-to-school plans. It comes as a report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies suggests that the pandemic risks widening the educational gap between rich and…

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Bank of England warns UK economy could shrink 14% in 2020 amid Covid-19 downturn – business live – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Bank of England warns UK economy could shrink 14% in 2020 amid Covid-19 downturn – business live – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

10.37am BST10:37 Kalyeena Makortoff UK banks have approved an additional 8,550 government-backed business loans worth £1.4bn within the past week, but are still struggling to increase the pace of approvals amid rising demand. The original coronavirus business interruption loan scheme (CBILS) has now lent around £5.5bn to 33,812 small and medium sized businesses since the…

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Coronavirus: Bank of England scenario sees virus crisis GDP fall of 14% in 2020 – Sky News, Sky.com

Coronavirus: Bank of England scenario sees virus crisis GDP fall of 14% in 2020 – Sky News, Sky.com

A Bank of England scenario sees UK GDP falling 14% this year and the jobless rate hitting 8% as the coronavirus crisis ravages the economy.The Bank released its first work on the potential impact of the lockdown measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 as its monetary policy committee left interest rates unchanged at their…

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England and Wales record 4,343 care home coronavirus deaths in a fortnight – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

England and Wales record 4,343 care home coronavirus deaths in a fortnight – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

More than 4,300 people in care homes across England and Wales died from Covid-19 in a fortnight, according to official figures which show a sharp increase in mortality outside hospitals. The latest figures mean that more than 25,000 people have died across the UK after contracting coronavirus. Data gathered by the care homes regulator, ,…

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England and Wales coronavirus death toll 41% higher than UK government daily figures – CNN, CNN

England and Wales coronavirus death toll 41% higher than UK government daily figures – CNN, CNN

London (CNN)The true death toll from coronavirus in England and Wales up to April 10 was about 41% higher than the UK government's daily update, according to data released by the country's Office of National Statistics (ONS).The daily updates on the government's website only include deaths in hospitals -- not other locations, including hospices, care…

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Bank of England to finance UK government Covid-19 crisis spending – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Bank of England to finance UK government Covid-19 crisis spending – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

The Treasury is turning to the long-established but short-term finance mechanism known as the Ways and Means facility. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA The Treasury has announced it is to extend its overdraft facility at the Bank of England in a fresh sign of the mounting financial pressure on the government caused by the Covid-19 enforced lockdown…

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England in South Africa: Tourists win second T20 by two runs to level series – BBC Sport, BBC News

England in South Africa: Tourists win second T20 by two runs to level series – BBC Sport, BBC News

England levelled the series at 1-1 after another dramatic matchSecond Twenty20 international, DurbanEngland 204-7 (20.0 overs): Stokes 47*, Roy 40, Moeen 39; Ngidi 3-48South Africa 202-7 (20.0 overs): De Kock 65, Van der Dussen 43*England win by two runsScorecardEngland held their nerve to level the series against South Africa with a thrilling two-run victory in…

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