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School meals: Boris Johnson refuses to move on school meal vouchers – BBC News

The prime minister insists he has the right approach and no child will go hungry this winter.

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Boris Johnson has defended his refusal to extend free school meals for children in England over the half-term holiday, saying he was “very proud” of the government’s support so far.
“I totally understand the issue of holiday hunger,” he said. “The debate is, how do you deal with it.”
He said the government will “do everything in our power to make sure that no kid, no child goes hungry”.
Pressure has risen on the PM, including…

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Boris Johnson under fire over ‘no place for bullying’ claim – The Guardian

PM accused of double standards after email to staff in wake of Priti Patel case

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Boris Johnson has been accused of double standards after writing to ministers and senior civil servants claiming there is no place for bullying in the wake of a damning investigation into the home secretary, Priti Patel.
The prime minister and the cabinet secretary, Simon Case, wrote a joint email on Monday calling for relationships of mutual trust and respect between politicians and their officials.
On Friday, Johnson broke with precedent and refused to sack Patel after an inquiry concluded she…

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Nicola Sturgeon warns Christmas easing of restrictions in Scotland will be ‘slight’ – Daily Record

The First Minister urged Scots to consider delaying visits to family or friends until the spring but said there would be some flexibility over the festive season….

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Nicola Sturgeon has warned Scots there only be a “slight” easing of restrictions over the Christmas holidays.
The First Minister suggested people would be able to meet up over the festive season indoors but said it would be for a “small number of days” involving a “small number of households”.
The SNP leader added that Scots should not feel they had to take advantage of an easing of restrictions – and urged them to consider delaying any visits to friends or family until the spring.
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PS5: Frustrated Amazon buyers receive coffee machines, fryers, and cat food instead of new console – The Independent

‘We’re really sorry about that and are investigating exactly what’s happened’, Amazon said

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Customers who pre-ordered Sonys PlayStation 5 console from Amazon were given products they never ordered including a coffee machines, foot massager, and cat food instead of the latest console.
Journalist Bex April May tweeted that her order of the new console had been marked as missed by Amazon but that there had been no attempt to deliver.
She then received a package in the evening of an unsolicited air fryer.
Delivery was fake missed at midday with a we couldnt deliver message (with no attempt…

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