Kids Company founder calls for apology from Gove

She said he had initially supported the charity’s work and handed her a CBE when he was in the Department for Education, but that by 2015 “he was saying he never wanted Kids Co funded, you know, and I find it very difficult when people change colours”. Source link BBC NEWS UK

Furlough numbers climb sharply in January to 4.7 million

The Centre for Cities dug into the numbers by location. The top 10 areas for furlough include those most exposed to tourism and aviation – Crawley, Blackpool, Brighton, Slough, all seeing over 1-in-6 workers on furlough. Those least reliant on the scheme include Barnsley, Doncaster and Hull at around 1-in-9 workers. Source link BBC NEWS […]

France v Scotland: Six Nations match unlikely to be next weekend after postponement

France are favourites to win the Six Nations after victories against Italy and Ireland Scotland’s Six Nations match with France is unlikely to take place next weekend after a further Covid case in the home squad forced its postponement. The game was expected to be played on Sunday, despite 10 French players and some coaches […]