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Tesco say website and app down after hack attempt

By Russell HottenBBC NewsTesco's website and app have crashed after what the retail giant said were attempts "to interfere with our systems". The possible hack at Britain's biggest supermarket began on Saturday with shoppers unable to order goods and track deliveries.Tesco initially said there was "an issue", but in a Sunday update said there had…
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Budget about investing in public services – Sunak

Media caption, Rishi Sunak tells Andrew Marr the Budget will see investment in public servicesChancellor Rishi Sunak has said "strong investment in public services" will be at the heart of his plans for rebuilding the economy when he sets out his Budget next week. Speaking on BBC One's Andrew Marr Show, he said he would…
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Budget 2021: Rishi Sunak to pledge funding for T-levels

By Hannah RichardsonBBC News education reporter Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, Healthcare Science is one of the T-levels already on offerThe government will reconfirm its commitment to a "skills revolution" with a spending package to be unveiled by the chancellor on Wednesday.Rishi Sunak will announce £1.6bn to roll out new T-levels for 16 to 19-year-olds,…
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Covid: Travellers now able to use cheaper Covid tests

By Katie WrightBBC NewsNew rules allowing travellers returning to England to take lateral flow tests instead of more expensive PCR tests have come into force. Fully-vaccinated people arriving from a non-red list country can now use a lateral flow test on, or before, day two of their return.The government said the move was a "huge…
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'My student loan refund took six years'

By Dan WhitworthMoney Box reporter, BBC Radio 4Image source, Rebecca GaleImage caption, Rebecca Gale, with her husband Chris, says she quickly went from delight about her refund to anger about why it took so long for her to get itFormer student Rebecca Gale says she was "surprised, shocked and then angry" after getting a student…
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UK shop sales continue to fall in September

Image source, Getty ImagesRetail sales fell for the fifth month in a row in September, with people spending less in shops despite Covid restrictions easing in the summer.Sales dipped by 0.2% in September, following a 0.6% drop in August, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).Non-food stores were hit hardest by the decline in…