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17:00, 22 Feb Scotland to lift Covid restrictions by 21 March 16:23, 22 Feb Britain must kickstart fracking to decouple from Russian gas, argues think tank 14:44, 22 Feb International development committee urges humanitarian assistance if Russia invades Ukraine 13:39, 22 Feb Emily Maitlis and Jon Sopel to depart the BBC for LBC radio 12:30, 22 Feb Charity urges crackdown on £1.5bn worth of UK property linked to Kremlin and financial crimes 11:30, 22 Feb UK sees sharpest growth in manufacturing prices since 1976, new CBI figures reveal 09:30, 22 Feb Government spent more in January 2022 than during lockdown last year, says ONS 08:58, 22 Feb UK exporting thousands of tonnes of toxic banned pesticides to low-income countries 17:20, 21 Feb All Covid restrictions to be lifted in England and Wales 15:31, 21 Feb Health secretary announces fourth Covid booster jab for over-75s 14:31, 21 Feb Wes Streeting says Angela Rayner’s ‘shoot terrorists first’ remarks were correct 13:44, 21 Feb Environment Agency warns of ongoing flood risk following Storm Franklin 12:30, 21 Feb Councils and housing charities urge reform of ‘exploited’ supported housing schemes 11:51, 21 Feb Sunak and Javid testing budget ‘standoff’ behind delay of key Cabinet meeting 10:56, 21 Feb Funds must remain to help with local Covid outbreaks, warn councils 09:35, 21 Feb Four million to face £500 ‘tax on caring’ as free Covid tests scrapped, claim Lib Dems 08:41, 21 Feb Post Covid demand shifts mean travel subsidies no longer viable, argues think tank 09:22, 20 Feb ‘We need to see robust and united international action’ over Ukraine, says shadow health secretary 09:17, 20 Feb Russian invasion of Ukraine is ‘very, very, highly likely’, says minister