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Minister quits over Cummings' lockdown actions
26/05/2020 | news | politics | 14,545
Douglas Ross quits the government as more than 35 Conservative MPs call for Dominic Cummings to go.
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Children and older adults to join vaccine trial
21/05/2020 | news | health | 164
The Oxford trial will monitor the effects on thousands of people's immune systems.
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Deal agreed for antibody virus tests on NHS
21/05/2020 | news | uk | 392
NHS staff will be prioritised for the blood tests, which check if someone has already had the coronavirus.
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Net migration from outside EU hits 'highest level'
21/05/2020 | news | politics | 2,399
Official figures show an estimated 282,000 more non-EU citizens came to the UK than left in 2019.
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Track and trace system in place from June - PM
20/05/2020 | news | uk | 4,494
It comes as Labour accuses the government of leaving a "huge hole" in the UK's coronavirus defences.
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MPs urge UK ban on chlorinated chicken
12/05/2020 | news | science | 1,389
Hormone-fed beef and chlorine-washed chicken should remain banned in England. the government is warned.
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Ryanair flyers must ask for loo as flights ramp up
12/05/2020 | news | business | 1,524
The airline aims to reintroduce 40% of its schedule from July, subject to travel restrictions being lifted.
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50,000 deaths in the UK’s coronavirus epidemic
11/05/2020 | news | health | 2,964
Official statistics show a large increase in the number of UK deaths above the expected level.
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New 'loose rules' could make policing 'impossible'
11/05/2020 | news | uk | 796
Confusion about the new guidelines leaves them open to interpretation, the Police Federation says.
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Arrivals from France to escape UK quarantine
10/05/2020 | news | business | 2,669
The UK government says the new measures will not apply to those travelling from France.
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UK 'to bring in 14-day air passenger quarantine'
08/05/2020 | news | business | 9,501
An airline industry body says it has been told coronavirus quarantining will start from the end of May.
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UK 'set for deepest downturn in living memory'
05/05/2020 | news | business | 2,374
A closely watched survey confirms that the service sector contracted at a record pace last month.
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Some High Street names won't be back, warns Timpson
27/04/2020 | news | business | 1,939
The repair company will reopen some of its outlets this week with strict safety measures in place.
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Twenty suspected phone mast attacks over Easter
14/04/2020 | news | technology | 1,760
Vodafone says one of the "deluded" attacks was on a mast serving Birmingham's Nightingale hospital.
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'Shamed' despite sticking to social distancing rules
09/04/2020 | news | uk | 1,395
Even those abiding by the lockdown regulations can find themselves the target for shaming.
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Police warning after 660 illegal parties shut down
08/04/2020 | news | uk | 4,512
Greater Manchester Police says some house parties even featured bouncy castles, DJs or fireworks.
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F1 team helps to create coronavirus breathing aid
29/03/2020 | news | health | 1,123
Thousands of the devices, which deliver oxygen to the lungs without needing a ventilator, could be made.
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Things to get worse before getting better, PM says
28/03/2020 | news | politics | 5,154
Measures to target coronavirus may get tougher, Boris Johnson says in letter sent to every UK home.
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PM thanks 500,000 who have signed up to help NHS
25/03/2020 | news | uk | 2,948
The role of volunteers will be "absolutely crucial" in fighting coronavirus, says Boris Johnson.
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UK construction workers fear for their safety
24/03/2020 | news | business | 2,142
Pressure is growing on government to act to protect construction workers against the coronavirus risk.
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How schools and charities plan to feed children
18/03/2020 | news | uk | 115
Charities are working to help pupils who are entitled to free school meals after they are sent home.
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Analysis: UK changes course amid death toll fears
16/03/2020 | news | health | 1,889
Ministers were warned hundreds of thousands of people in the UK would die without stronger measures.
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'No apology' for borrowing, says chancellor
12/03/2020 | news | politics | 2,896
Rishi Sunak says low interest rates make the £30bn Budget package "the right economic thing to do".
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Coronavirus: Banks let people defer mortgage bill
10/03/2020 | news | business | 636
RBS, TSB, and Lloyds will allow borrowers to defer mortgage and loan repayments for up to three months.
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Government wins vote after Huawei rebellion
09/03/2020 | news | politics | 1,984
Rebel Tory MPs fail to pass their amendment blocking the company's involvement in the UK's 5G network.
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BBC 'must reflect nation' says culture secretary
05/03/2020 | news | entertainment | 3,252
Oliver Dowden says the corporation needs to do more to reflect the UK's "genuine diversity".
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Coronavirus cases in UK jump to 87
04/03/2020 | news | health | 55
The UK reports its largest daily increase in cases, as two patients on a hospital ward are diagnosed.
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Fifth of workers 'could be off sick at virus peak'
03/03/2020 | news | uk | 5,061
Non-urgent NHS care may be delayed if the coronavirus outbreak worsens, the government says, as the number of UK cases rises to 51.
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UK prepared to ditch EU trade talks in June
26/02/2020 | news | politics | 8,249
Michael Gove says the UK will not accept any alignment with EU laws, as he announces the UK's strategy.
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'No excuses for not cutting crime', police told
26/02/2020 | news | uk | 1,597
The home secretary signals the return of crime targets, saying "outcomes" in key areas will be measured.
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Chancellor must raise taxes in first Budget - IFS
26/02/2020 | news | politics | 1,980
A think tank says Rishi Sunak risks breaking Treasury rules on borrowing if he is to boost public spending.
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The UK announces its Eurovision 2020 entry
25/02/2020 | news | other | 848
Singer-songwriter James Newman will represent the United Kingdom with his song My Last Breath.
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New coronavirus advice for Britons back from Italy
25/02/2020 | news | uk | 875
Several schools send pupils and staff home after they return from skiing trips in the country.
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Train lines closed as river flood levels rise
25/02/2020 | news | uk | 398
There are two "danger to life" warnings on the Severn and flood defences are likely to be breached.
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EU ministers agree UK trade talks mandate
25/02/2020 | news | politics | 5,419
The EU will follow this blueprint in talks, as UK ministers also agree their stance.
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World must prepare for pandemic, says WHO
24/02/2020 | news | world | 2,414
But the UN health body says the coronavirus outbreak does not yet meet the criteria for a pandemic.
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Barnier: UK can't have Canada trade deal with EU
18/02/2020 | news | politics | 7,686
The chief negotiator says the UK's "particular proximity" to the bloc rules out a similar agreement.
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No visas for low-skilled workers, government says
18/02/2020 | news | politics | 7,269
Ministers urge firms to stop relying on "cheap labour", but critics warn of damage to the economy.
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Further flooding as Storm Dennis damage continues
17/02/2020 | news | uk | 1,409
Fresh "danger to life" flood warnings are issued as the UK reels from damage caused by Storm Dennis.
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Aston Villa 2-3 Tottenham Hotspur: Dean Smith bemoans 'farcical' VAR
16/02/2020 | sport | football | 1,003
Aston Villa manager Dean Smith says a "farcical VAR decision" contributed to Tottenham's last-gasp Premier League win at Villa Park on Sunday.
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Focus on delivering, PM tells cabinet
14/02/2020 | news | politics | 6,306
Boris Johnson sets priorities for his top team, following Sajid Javid's shock resignation.
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Sajid Javid quits as chancellor
13/02/2020 | news | politics | 6,939
Rishi Sunak takes over at the Treasury, as his predecessor says he had "no option but to resign".
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Petrol and diesel car ban 'could start in 12 years'
12/02/2020 | news | business | 3,335
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps tells the BBC a sales ban could be brought forward again.
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UK economy saw zero growth at the end of 2019
11/02/2020 | news | business | 1,872
Growth in the services and construction sectors was offset by a "poor showing" from manufacturing.
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Solar Orbiter: Sun mission blasts off
07/02/2020 | news | science | 408
The European probe will gather some of the most detailed ever pictures and movies of our star.
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TV licence fee consultation opens
04/02/2020 | news | entertainment | 4,296
The culture secretary says the fee needs to remain "relevant" in a "changing media landscape".
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PM: 'No need' for UK to follow EU rules on trade
03/02/2020 | news | uk | 10,094
But the EU's Michel Barnier offers a contrasting vision of negotiations, calling for a "level playing field".
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UK set for Brexit, as PM promises 'new dawn'
30/01/2020 | news | politics | 9,970
After 47 years as a member of the European project, the UK will leave the EU at 23:00 GMT.
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Javid backs HS2 ahead of crunch meeting
29/01/2020 | news | politics | 1,688
The chancellor is expected to tell Boris Johnson he supports the London to Birmingham rail link.
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Seriously ill wait more than hour for ambulance
27/01/2020 | news | health | 769
Heart attack and stroke patients are among those facing long delays for crews to arrive, BBC finds.
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PM unveils fast-track science visas after Brexit
26/01/2020 | news | science | 706
Boris Johnson hails the UK as "open to the most talented minds" with quicker route in for scientists.
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Brexit bill clears final parliamentary hurdle
22/01/2020 | news | politics | 2,366
The legislation, which paves the way for the UK to leave the EU with a deal, now awaits royal assent.
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Lord Hall to step down as BBC's director general
20/01/2020 | news | entertainment | 1,753
After leading the corporation for seven years, Tony Hall is to become chair of the National Gallery.
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HS2: Give me the facts, says Shapps
20/01/2020 | news | business | 2,011
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps faces a "massive decision" as a leaked report suggests the rail link could cost £106bn.
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Retail sales fall sharply in December
17/01/2020 | news | business | 879
A fifth straight month without growth adds to pressure on the Bank of England to cut interest rates.
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Fundraising appeal launched for Big Ben Brexit chimes
16/01/2020 | news | politics | 3,369
A crowdfunding project aims to raise £500,000 by the weekend to pay for the bell to ring on 31 January.
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Soil at heart of farm grant revolution
15/01/2020 | news | science | 371
Soil protection will be a core issue as the Agriculture Bill returns to Parliament later.
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Johnson rejects Sturgeon's indyref2 demand
14/01/2020 | news | uk | 7,149
Boris Johnson confirms he will not agree to Nicola Sturgeon's request for a second independence referendum.
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Plan to ban cars through centre of Birmingham
13/01/2020 | news | uk | 1,109
Private cars would only be allowed in and out of the city in certain places under plans by the city council.
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Full UK-EU trade deal 'impossible' by end of 2020
07/01/2020 | news | politics | 6,737
The EU Commission president says the sides must prioritise areas of agreement to meet talks deadline.
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Christmas pudding sales burnt out in festive period
07/01/2020 | news | business | 709
Figures show sales of the traditional festive dessert fell by 16% in the UK in the run-up to Christmas.
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Russian car with no driver at wheel tours Vegas
05/01/2020 | news | technology | 120
The BBC is offered a ride in a driverless car - without a human safety driver at the wheel.
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New car registrations at lowest level since 2013
03/01/2020 | news | business | 1,081
It is the third consecutive year of decline, driven by weak confidence and confusion over new rules.
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Last decade was UK's 'second hottest in 100 years'
02/01/2020 | news | science | 2,291
The year 2019 saw several high temperature records in the UK - concluding a record-breaking decade.
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MPs back Johnson's plan to leave EU on 31 January
20/12/2019 | news | politics | 8,400
The PM says Brexit is "one step closer" after MPs back his EU withdrawal bill by a majority of 124.
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MPs voting on Johnson's Brexit bill
19/12/2019 | news | politics | 3,091
The PM says the legislation, enabling Brexit to happen on 31 January, will allow the UK to "move forward".
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Nicola Sturgeon calls for powers to hold indyref2
18/12/2019 | news | uk | 6,002
Scotland's first minister calls on UK government to negotiate the transfer of power to allow another independence referendum.
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Johnson hails 'radical' Queen's Speech
18/12/2019 | news | politics | 6,537
Seven Brexit-focused bills and plans for extra NHS funding are unveiled in the Queen's Speech.
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Thornberry enters Labour leadership race
18/12/2019 | news | politics | 6,259
The shadow foreign secretary tells the BBC she can win the contest "from the heart of the party".
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Corbyn's 'comic indecision' on Brexit - Blair
17/12/2019 | news | politics | 2,496
Former prime minister Tony Blair says Labour "let our country down" at the general election.
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What does business want from Boris Johnson?
13/12/2019 | news | business | 309
Many firms will welcome an end to the Brexit stalemate but firms want action elsewhere too.
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Johnson: I will repay the trust of voters
13/12/2019 | news | politics | 6,284
The PM meets the Queen to ask to form a new government, following the Conservatives' election victory.
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UK growth slowest since early 2009
10/12/2019 | news | business | 2,165
The economy sees the weakest three months for more than a decade as growth flatlines.
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Johnson 'could look at' abolishing BBC licence fee
09/12/2019 | news | politics | 4,473
The prime minister questions whether funding the broadcaster out of general taxation "makes sense".
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Rise of SUVs 'makes mockery' of electric car push
09/12/2019 | news | business | 1,203
Exhaust emissions from new cars have been increasing for the past three years, research suggests.
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Exercise calorie labels 'make food less tempting'
09/12/2019 | news | health | 802
Consumers should be told it takes four hours to walk off the calories in a pizza, researchers say.
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Johnson's Brexit plan 'presents major challenge'
09/12/2019 | news | politics | 2,844
A leaked government document says customs plans for Northern Ireland may not be ready in time.
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PM 'misrepresenting' Brexit deal, says Corbyn
06/12/2019 | news | politics | 4,130
The Labour leader says he has "hard evidence" disproving claims there will be no border in the Irish Sea.
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