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Sir Keir Starmer calls on Government to focus jobs retention bonus scheme on areas most in need

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Sir Keir Starmer calls on Government to focus jobs retention bonus scheme on areas most in need

Sir Keir Starmer calls on Government to focus jobs retention bonus scheme on areas most in need

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has called on the Government to focus their jobs retention bonus scheme on the areas that most need it.Speaking on a tour of an engineering components manufacturer in Harlow, Essex, Sir Keir said the scheme provides a bonus for "all jobs" and is not "focused in the right places".

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Keir Starmer Keir Starmer Leader of the British Labour Party, MP for Holborn and St Pancras

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Harlow Harlow Town & District in England

Keir Starmer visits an engineering firm in Essex [Video]

Keir Starmer visits an engineering firm in Essex

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer visits an engineering firm in Harlow, Essex, and says that the government's job retention bonus must target the areas that most need it. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Essex Essex County of England

Food artist creates gruesome treats out of cake [Video]

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From succulent chocolate slugs to fancy severed feet and brains brimming with sugary delight, a sculptor with a taste for the absurd is adding her macabre touch to cake-making.Food artist Sarah Hardy's gourmet gore has earned her a place in the rock 'n' roll hall of baking fame, after Rolling Stone Sir Mick Jagger commissioned a half-woman-half-zombie cake, made of white chocolate and forest fruit coulis blood, for his model daughter, Georgia.Since setting up her online confectionery shop, The Edible Museum, in 2017, mum-of-two Sarah, 49, of Colchester, Essex, has been tickling tastebuds with everything from sweet stag beetle treats to replica T-Rex teeth, saying: "My personal favourites are the chocolate slugs.

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Flowering of echium and borage bring vibrant colour to Essex field [Video]

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Fields of echium and borage in full flower near the town of Thaxted in Essex. Fairking Ltd have been growing echium and borage for over 30 years and now farm over 6000 acres of the flower which are harvested for their seed in order for the oil to be extracted and used in cosmetics, food and nutraceuticals to treat high blood pressure, high cholesterol, rheumatioid arthritis and skin conditions such as Eczema.

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Beavers born in Essex ‘for first time since Middle Ages’ [Video]

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Beavers have been born in Essex for the first time since the Middle Ages, conservationists have said. The mammals had been hunted to extinction for their meat, fur and scent glands in the UK by the beginning of the 16th century but have since been reintroduced.

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