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Sunak holds red budget box

Budget 2021: five key takeaways

Sunak’s long-awaited ‘post-Covid’ budget will have big implications for the economy, business, cost of living, levelling up and education.

Sunak holds red budget box

Budget 2021: five key takeaways

Sunak’s long-awaited ‘post-Covid’ budget will have big implications for the economy, business, cost of living, levelling up and education.

Medical laboratory technician placing blood sample specimen on quick rapid diagnostic test using pipette,Coronavirus infected patient antibodies diagnosis,UK SARS-CoV-2 point of care fast testing

Mass testing: is it worth it?

The maths behind PCR and lateral flow tests shows their efficacy to be anything but clear-cut – it’s time we ditched them.

BBC Political Editor Laura Kuenssberg interviewing Chancellor Rishi Sunak

BBC political editor: runners, riders and odds

Laura Kuenssberg is reported to be stepping down from her highly sought after position. From Jon Sopel to Paul Dacre, Emily Maitlis and the Hairy Bikers, we assess the leading contenders.