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Covid-19: England arrivals to be able to cut quarantine with private test
24/11/2020 | news | uk | 1,065
People arriving in England can end their self-isolation with a negative test taken after five days.
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Covid in Scotland: No changes to local levels after review
24/11/2020 | news | uk | 1,688
Nicola Sturgeon says the existing restrictions in place across Scotland are "having an impact" on the virus.
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British Airways' big sell-off: Champagne flutes and trolleys
23/11/2020 | news | business | 578
The airline is selling thousands of items, including memorabilia from its retired 747 aircraft.
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Rishi Sunak says Spending Review will not spell austerity
23/11/2020 | news | business | 1,190
The chancellor says he will uphold pre-Covid funding pledges on police, nurses and schools.
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Covid in Scotland: Toughest virus rules in force for two million Scots
20/11/2020 | news | uk | 2,999
The level four rules have closed shops and many other businesses across much of central Scotland.
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Covid: Infection rates levelling off in England and Scotland
20/11/2020 | news | health | 2,863
But the government data suggests coronavirus rates in school-age children are still rising.
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Brexit: Progress made in tough areas, says EU chief
20/11/2020 | news | politics | 4,017
The president of the EU Commission says there has been recent "movement" in important areas.
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British Gas faces strikes over pay and conditions row
20/11/2020 | news | business | 206
The GMB union ballots members over a worsening dispute about new "fire and rehire" contracts.
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Covid in Scotland: First vaccine delivery due next month
19/11/2020 | news | uk | 1,446
It is hoped up to one million people could get the jab by the end of January if the vaccines win safety approval.
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Defence funding boost 'extends British influence', says PM
19/11/2020 | news | uk | 5,192
Boris Johnson says "the safety of the British people must come first" as he outlines a new package.
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Brexit: UK 'will be less safe without EU security deal' - police chief
19/11/2020 | news | uk | 2,464
The UK's counter-terrorism head says a deal is "incredibly important" for the country's security.
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Ban on new petrol and diesel cars in UK from 2030 under PM's green plan
18/11/2020 | news | science | 6,946
The PM confirms he is bringing the ban forward as he sets out his "green industrial revolution".
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Shift to electric cars will need 'Herculean' effort, says industry
18/11/2020 | news | business | 385
The car industry says it could struggle after a ban on new petrol and diesel cars was brought forward to 2030.
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Scots Tory leader says Boris Johnson 'believes in devolution'
17/11/2020 | news | uk | 3,144
No 10 has not denied reports that Boris Johnson described devolution as a "disaster" in a meeting with Tory MPs.
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Boris Johnson 'called Scottish devolution disaster'
17/11/2020 | news | politics | 5,979
No 10 does not deny reports the PM made the comment in a meeting with Tory MPs.
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Covid-19: Boris Johnson and six Tory MPs self-isolating after No 10 meeting
16/11/2020 | news | uk | 5,202
Boris Johnson, six Tory MPs and two aides have been told to self-isolate after a breakfast meeting in No 10.
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Moderna: Covid vaccine shows nearly 95% protection
16/11/2020 | news | health | 3,057
The results add to growing confidence that vaccination can end the pandemic.
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Brexit: PM confident UK 'will prosper' without EU trade deal
16/11/2020 | news | politics | 7,165
Boris Johnson's comments come ahead of another week of negotiations for a post-Brexit trade deal.
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Covid in Scotland: Level 4 move 'could help ease rules at Christmas'
16/11/2020 | news | uk | 1,395
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says tougher restrictions in the west of Scotland are "likely" but "not inevitable".
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Brexit: Trade deal sticking points 'can be resolved', says UK minister
15/11/2020 | news | politics | 2,397
The UK's environment secretary says "agreement exists" with the EU, but time is "very, very short".
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EU-UK talks: 'Make or break' moment approaching, say both sides
14/11/2020 | news | politics | 6,422
The two sides say big gaps remain between them as the "moment of truth" is nearing for an agreement.
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Covid: Level 4 lockdown 'possible' in west of Scotland
13/11/2020 | news | uk | 2,987
Councils in the west of Scotland are told it is possible they may be placed under the highest level of restrictions.
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R number for UK has fallen to between 1 and 1.2
13/11/2020 | news | health | 2,121
ONS data also says the number of people infected with coronavirus is slowing down.
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North West sees job ads surge while London lags
13/11/2020 | news | business | 127
Nurses are in demand as vacancies climb to pre-pandemic levels, but with big regional variations.
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Covid: UK daily cases reach new high of 33,470
12/11/2020 | news | uk | 2,800
The jump in cases comes a day after the UK became the first European country to pass 50,000 deaths.
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Brexit: EU's 'penny is dropping' on UK sovereignty, says Gove
12/11/2020 | news | politics | 4,331
Brussels is starting to accept UKs independent status as trade talks deadline looms, says minister.
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UK out of recession but growth slows in September
12/11/2020 | news | business | 1,869
The economy grows by a record 15.5% in July to September, but is still smaller than before the pandemic.
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Brexit: UK has to 'knuckle down' and get a trade deal with EU - Irish PM
12/11/2020 | news | politics | 2,168
Irish Taoiseach Micheál Martin warns that failing to reach an agreement would be "very damaging".
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Capital gains tax: Rate should double, says government review
12/11/2020 | news | business | 2,141
The chancellor commissioned the report in July as part of efforts to cover Covid-19 costs.
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Croydon Council bans new spending under Section 114 notice
11/11/2020 | news | uk | 841
All new expenditure at the authority is halted amid "severe ongoing financial challenges".
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Post-Brexit trade talks to continue next week
11/11/2020 | news | politics | 2,393
The UK government does not expect to reach a deal with the EU in this week's talks.
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Covid: Tory MPs form group to oppose future lockdowns
11/11/2020 | news | politics | 958
The group of around 50 MPs says a repeat of current restrictions would "devastate" the economy and "cost lives".
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Covid vaccine: No guarantees on Pfizer roll-out but NHS ready - Hancock
10/11/2020 | news | uk | 4,280
The health secretary also announces that, from Tuesday, NHS staff will be tested twice a week.
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Covid in Scotland: Tougher restrictions for three council areas
10/11/2020 | news | uk | 3,035
Fife, Angus and Perth and Kinross will be moved from level two to level three of Scotland's five-tier system.
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Student Covid tests for Christmas holiday from 30 November
10/11/2020 | news | education | 671
Rapid results tests for students are planned to let students get home safely in early December.
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Indyref2: Scottish battle lines drawn again in run-up to May's election
10/11/2020 | news | politics | 868
Unionists are nervous about sustaining opposition to another referendum should SNP win May's election.
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Brexit: Government's bill suffers heavy House of Lords defeat
10/11/2020 | news | politics | 3,269
Peers vote overwhelmingly to remove a section that would allow ministers to break international law.
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Brexit: EU and UK negotiators resume trade talks in London
09/11/2020 | news | politics | 5,732
Negotiators are meeting again after Boris Johnson insists a post-Brexit deal is "there to be done".
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Covid vaccine: First 'milestone' vaccine offers 90% protection
09/11/2020 | news | health | 5,815
The vaccine is a "significant step" forward for getting life back to normal, but challenges remain.
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Covid in Scotland: Easing of restrictions 'highly unlikely'
09/11/2020 | news | uk | 1,678
The first minister does not expect any areas to move to a lower level when restrictions are reviewed on Tuesday.
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'Real living wage' rises to £9.50 an hour
09/11/2020 | news | business | 520
More than 800 employers have accredited with the Living Wage Foundation since the start of the pandemic.
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Brexit: 'Significant differences remain' over trade deal
07/11/2020 | news | politics | 10,796
The PM and EU Commission president agree to "work hard" to reach a deal when talks resume on Monday.
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Covid: Johnson says Covid statistics 'irrefutable' amid new row
06/11/2020 | news | politics | 1,460
The PM insists the "upward curve" in deaths is "unmistakeable" after government charts had to be revised.
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Indyref2: Scottish Secretary rejects new vote 'for a generation'
06/11/2020 | news | uk | 3,730
Alister Jack suggests there should not be a referendum on Scottish independence for "25 or 40 years".
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Brexit: Watchdog warns of 'significant' border disruption
06/11/2020 | news | politics | 1,653
The National Audit Office says traders are unlikely to be ready for changes due from next January.
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Coronavirus: Boris Johnson stresses 'stay at home' message for England
05/11/2020 | news | uk | 1,706
Boris Johnson says four weeks of the new measures will be enough to make "a real impact".
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Covid-19: Warning over tough fines as new lockdown begins
05/11/2020 | news | uk | 1,178
People who seriously flout the new rules in England will face fines, the justice secretary says.
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Covid in Scotland: 'Cautious optimism' over spread of virus
05/11/2020 | news | uk | 1,618
Tough restrictions on household visits and hospitality are starting to have an effect", the first minister says.
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Covid: Care home visits advice impractical, say charities
05/11/2020 | news | uk | 377
New guidance for care homes in England suggests introducing screens, pods and window visits.
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Covid-19: Northern Tory MPs demand England lockdown exit plan
05/11/2020 | news | politics | 222
The PM is urged not to leave large parts of England "locked into" restrictions after 2 December.
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Covid-19: NHS in England moves to highest alert level
04/11/2020 | news | health | 1,132
Health bosses are 'seriously concerned' about winter, with free beds expected to be used up in weeks.
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Takeaway beer sales 'will make a significant difference'
04/11/2020 | news | business | 825
A last-minute U-turn allowing pubs to sell takeaway beer is welcomed - but may not be enough to survive, publicans fear.
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Coronavirus: Extremely vulnerable advised not to go to work from Thursday
04/11/2020 | news | health | 647
The advice for people at higher risk from Covid-19 is to stay at home as much as possible for a month.
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Covid in Scotland: Sturgeon 'actively considering' travel ban in law
04/11/2020 | news | uk | 2,581
The first minister says she may enforce travel restrictions with fines when Covid rules are reviewed.
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Covid: MPs to vote on England's four-week lockdown
04/11/2020 | news | politics | 1,359
It comes as the head of NHS England says nearly 11,000 patients with Covid are now in hospital.
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Covid: Destructive rules only current option, says Chris Whitty
03/11/2020 | news | politics | 1,060
England's chief medical officer defends lockdowns as a further 397 coronavirus deaths are recorded.
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Covid in Scotland: No rule changes planned before next week
03/11/2020 | news | uk | 425
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she wants to stick to her timetable and review the restrictions next Tuesday.
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Rishi Sunak 'must come up with six-month economy plan'
03/11/2020 | news | politics | 1,893
Labour accuses the chancellor of "panicked" decision-making after he extended furlough.
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Covid-19: Liverpool to pilot city-wide coronavirus testing
03/11/2020 | news | health | 1,875
It will use rapid results tests that could be offered to "millions" by Christmas, the PM says.
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Covid: Deaths 10% higher than normal as virus deaths rise
03/11/2020 | news | health | 1,421
There were nearly 12,300 deaths in latest week - 1,100 linked to Covid.
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Coronavirus lockdown: PM warns UK faces 'medical disaster' without action
02/11/2020 | news | uk | 5,160
Boris Johnson says lockdown rules will expire on 2 December - with MPs to vote on what happens next.
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Covid in Scotland: PM says furlough available for future lockdowns
02/11/2020 | news | uk | 2,901
The prime minister says the furlough scheme will "continue to be available wherever it is needed".
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Lockdown: Students told not to rush home from uni
02/11/2020 | news | education | 639
Universities in England tell students to stay for the lockdown - but the NUS says they should able to leave.
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Lockdown: Andrex maker has '100 million toilet rolls standing by’
02/11/2020 | news | business | 196
As England prepares for a second pandemic lockdown, the maker of Andrex says it will prevent shortages.
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Nigel Farage: Brexit Party to focus on fighting lockdown
02/11/2020 | news | politics | 5,227
The party leader applies to change its name to Reform UK, calling the PM's Covid response "woeful".
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Covid in Scotland: New five-level regional restrictions go live
02/11/2020 | news | uk | 1,109
The launch of the new five-level system comes as England prepares for a month-long national lockdown.
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Covid: Follow rules plea ahead of Wales' post-lockdown exit plan
02/11/2020 | news | uk | 201
The first minister will outline Wales' firebreak exit plan but says people need to follow the rules.
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Covid spreading faster in England than 'worst-case scenario', documents show
30/10/2020 | news | health | 4,062
Infection levels in England are about four times higher than the government's worst-case winter plan.
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Covid-19: Ministers striving to avoid blanket rules - Raab
30/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,563
It comes amid calls from some scientists to introduce a strict national lockdown in England.
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Glimmer of hope even as Covid cases rise
30/10/2020 | news | health | 1,194
Cases are levelling off in the north east of England, even as they rise overall.
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Covid: Are we heading back into a full lockdown?
30/10/2020 | news | health | 893
Infection rates are rising and European countries are going into lockdown. Could the UK be next?
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UK fusion experiment used in hunt for clean energy
29/10/2020 | news | science | 124
A pioneering nuclear fusion experiment based in Oxfordshire has been switched on for the first time.
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Covid-19: Nearly 100,000 catching virus every day - study
29/10/2020 | news | health | 3,475
England is at a "critical stage" with infections doubling every nine days, a major analysis estimates.
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NHS Covid-19 app to issue more self-isolate alerts
29/10/2020 | news | technology | 657
Officials have decided to lower the threshold at which stay-at-home notifications are served to users.
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Covid-19: 'Too early to say' what Christmas rules will be says minister
28/10/2020 | news | politics | 5,312
Environment Secretary George Eustice says people "may not be able to get together in larger groups".
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Heathrow overtaken as Europe's busiest airport amid pandemic
28/10/2020 | news | business | 409
Paris Charles de Gaulle is now busier as passenger numbers at Heathrow dive 84% because of Covid.
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Aston Martin: Mercedes to take 20% stake in luxury brand
27/10/2020 | news | business | 111
The German company will also provide the struggling British luxury marque with electric car technology.
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Covid-19: Scotland to ease pub and restaurant restrictions
27/10/2020 | news | uk | 4,062
Licensed premises in many areas of Scotland will be able to serve alcohol indoors again from next week.
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Red tape is back post-Brexit, but will it be ready?
27/10/2020 | news | business | 958
There is no guarantee that firms will have the customs software they need on 1 January.
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Covid-19: Warrington moves into tier 3 restrictions
27/10/2020 | news | uk | 89
The Cheshire town is the latest area to be moved into the top tier of Covid-19 restrictions.
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Covid: Antibodies 'fall rapidly after infection'
27/10/2020 | news | health | 2,287
This is likely to mean immunity levels decline and raises the risk of reinfection, researchers say.
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Covid: Don't let north get 'left behind' Tory MPs warn PM
27/10/2020 | news | uk | 3,025
More than 50 Tory MPs call for a "clear road map" out of lockdown restrictions for northern England.
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Covid Wales: 'Urgent clarity' needed on rules after firebreak
27/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,109
Wales' tourism industry says it is struggling to plan for the future when lockdown is lifted.
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Why Transport for London's finances are far from healthy
27/10/2020 | news | uk | 96
The prime minister and London's mayor have clashed over TfL's finances. What is the bigger picture?
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Future of UK aerospace 'in doubt' without EU deal
26/10/2020 | news | business | 607
UK aerospace will lose out to rivals without a deal on the mutual recognition of parts, says industry body.
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Wales lockdown: Tesco 'wrong' to say period products 'not essential'
26/10/2020 | news | uk | 4,380
It had cordoned off the aisle after a break-in, but told a customer it was due to lockdown rules.
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Prue Leith: NHS can serve 'delicious' food on a budget
26/10/2020 | news | uk | 672
Prue Leith leads a review into hospital meals, suggesting digital menus and 24-hour food service.
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Driverless trains 'poor value' says leaked TfL study
26/10/2020 | news | uk | 142
Boris Johnson is calling for driverless trains to be a condition of future funding for TfL
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Covid in Scotland: Students may not be allowed home for Christmas
26/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,763
John Swinney says there is a "realistic possibility" students will be asked to stay away from their families.
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Coronavirus: Local lockdowns 'stifling jobs recovery'
26/10/2020 | news | business | 611
Job vacancies fail to return to pre-pandemic levels in many towns, according to new research.
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Boots to offer 12-minute turnaround on Covid nasal swab test
26/10/2020 | news | health | 1,297
The £120 nasal swab test will be available to people not showing any symptoms.
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Covid-19: TfL issues almost 500 fines to passengers not wearing masks
26/10/2020 | news | uk | 47
Transport for London issues nearly 500 fines of £100 to people not wearing face coverings.
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Post-Brexit trade talks extended
25/10/2020 | news | politics | 2,518
The EU's Michel Barnier will stay in London, rather than returning to Brussels later.
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Marcus Rashford: Communities back school meals campaign
23/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,277
It comes after MPs rejected calls to extend free school meals over holidays amid the Covid-19 crisis.
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Coronavirus infections continue to rise across UK
23/10/2020 | news | health | 2,629
The highest levels continue to be in the north of England, says the Office for National Statistics.
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Covid: Scotland to enter new five-level alert system
23/10/2020 | news | uk | 4,785
The new system for setting Covid restrictions in Scotland adds two levels to the three tiers used in England.
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Brexit: Trade talks continue as negotiators meet in London
23/10/2020 | news | politics | 5,938
The EU's Michel Barnier has warned "every day counts" ahead of December's deadline to reach a deal.
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Britain and Japan sign post-Brexit trade deal
23/10/2020 | news | business | 2,557
The countries formally sign a deal described by the UK's international trade secretary as "ground-breaking".
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Covid: NHS Test and Trace needs to improve, PM concedes
22/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,024
Boris Johnson says he shares people's frustrations at the turnaround times for results in England.
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Covid: Scots told to prepare for 'digital Christmas'
22/10/2020 | news | uk | 2,856
The idea of people in Scotland having a normal Christmas in 2020 is "fiction", the national clinical director says.
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Boris Johnson blames London mayor for TfL 'bankruptcy' before Covid-19
21/10/2020 | news | uk | 960
Sadiq Khan has responded to Boris Johnson's allegation by calling the prime minister "a liar".
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Brexit: UK 'ready to welcome EU' to continue trade talks
21/10/2020 | news | politics | 2,369
The two chief negotiators for a post-Brexit trade deal spoke on the phone earlier on Wednesday.
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Covid: Starmer attacks 'miserly' Johnson in Covid cash row
21/10/2020 | news | politics | 1,065
The Labour leader accuses the PM of "grubby" deals with struggling regions after Manchester stand-off.
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Covid: Greater Manchester given £60m support package
21/10/2020 | news | uk | 2,549
Local leaders requested £90m but lowered their demand to £65m during talks to move into tier three.
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Covid in Scotland: Hospitality curbs extended for another week
21/10/2020 | news | uk | 2,148
Restrictions targeted chiefly at bars and restaurants in the central belt will continue until November.
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Royal Mail launches 72p parcel pick-up service
21/10/2020 | news | business | 747
The firm claims it is "one of the biggest changes to the delivery since the launch of the post box".
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'We didn't have exact measures' in place for Covid says ex-civil service head
21/10/2020 | news | politics | 2,091
Lord Sedwill, former civil service head, talks to the BBC about coronavirus, Dominic Cummings and Donald Trump.
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Covid: Greater Manchester to move to tier 3 restrictions from Friday
20/10/2020 | news | uk | 2,663
Boris Johnson says he "regrets" a deal over financial support could not be reached with local leaders.
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Covid: New year firebreak lockdown 'cannot be ruled out'
20/10/2020 | news | uk | 897
Ministers say they cannot rule out an early 2021 lockdown if Covid-19 spreads quickly at Christmas.
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Brexit: Standoff continues in trade talks after negotiators' call
20/10/2020 | news | politics | 2,028
Both sides are calling on one another to compromise over a deal, as a December deadline looms.
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Covid: Greater Manchester facing 'winter of hardship' without support - Burnham
20/10/2020 | news | uk | 2,781
Greater Manchester's mayor says more financial help is needed as the region is set to enter tier three rules.
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UK plan to be first to run human challenge Covid trials
20/10/2020 | news | health | 1,511
Volunteers will be deliberately exposed to the virus in trials due to start in January.
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NHS Lothian staff 'worried' as Covid ward already full
20/10/2020 | news | uk | 568
As admissions rise dramatically at one Scottish hospital, staff are dreading the potential toll of the second wave.
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Brexit: UK calls for change as EU makes trade talks pledge
19/10/2020 | news | politics | 3,653
No 10 says there is "no basis to resume talks" without changes, after the EU offers to "intensify" talks.
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Covid: Wales to go into 'firebreak' lockdown from Friday
19/10/2020 | news | uk | 5,113
People in Wales told to stay home from Friday, with pubs and restaurants ordered to close.
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Deaths at home: More than 26,000 extra this year, ONS finds
19/10/2020 | news | health | 721
Far more people are dying at home in England and Wales than normal from heart disease and dementia.
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Coronavirus: Belgium facing 'tsunami' of new infections
19/10/2020 | news | world | 782
The country is close to being overwhelmed as the number of cases soars, the health minister warns.
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Covid in Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon plays down row over testing delays
19/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,913
The Scottish government says there have been capacity issues, but the UK government says this is "categorically untrue".
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Bank boss: UK facing 'unprecedented economic uncertainty'
19/10/2020 | news | business | 1,415
Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey warns there is significant risk of lower economic growth.
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Covid-19: Firms warn of 'catastrophic' impact of new coronavirus rules
18/10/2020 | news | business | 265
More financial support is needed to avoid mass redundancies and closures, businesses say.
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Brexit: Trade talks with the EU are over, says No 10
17/10/2020 | news | politics | 17,913
"No point" in further discussions with the EU unless it changes course, Downing Street says.
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Covid in Scotland: New face covering rules come into force
16/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,707
People must now cover their face in workplace canteens - but no longer need to if they are getting married.
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Covid: Andy Burnham holding the government 'over a barrel', says Raab
16/10/2020 | news | uk | 2,458
Do "the right thing" and accept tougher rules, the foreign secretary urges Greater Manchester's mayor.
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Covid: Row over regional rules 'damaging to public health', scientist warns
16/10/2020 | news | uk | 147
Divisions between No 10 and local leaders in England are "very dangerous", a Sage scientist says.
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Brexit: EU leaders call for UK trade talks to continue
15/10/2020 | news | politics | 3,391
The UK's negotiator accused the EU of expecting the UK to make "all future moves" towards a deal.
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Covid alert level: London, Essex, York and other areas moving to Tier 2
15/10/2020 | news | uk | 3,335
Millions of people face more restrictions from Saturday, including a ban on households mixing indoors.
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Covid in Scotland: No 'return to normal' when pubs reopen
15/10/2020 | news | uk | 2,407
Nicola Sturgeon says the expiry of existing rules on 26 October will not signal a return to complete normality.
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Brexit: PM 'disappointed' with progress ahead of EU summit
15/10/2020 | news | politics | 2,336
Boris Johnson has previously set Thursday's EU meeting as the deadline for a post-Brexit deal.
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Covid: Wales to ban people coming from UK hotspots
14/10/2020 | news | uk | 2,844
People from areas with high coronavirus rates will be banned from travelling to Wales from Friday.
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Covid-19: Boris Johnson defends regional curbs but 'rules nothing out'
14/10/2020 | news | uk | 4,499
England's new three-tier system can both control the virus and prevent economic harm, Boris Johnson says.
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Covid: Two-week circuit breaker 'may halve deaths', report says
14/10/2020 | news | health | 1,668
A circuit breaker could change the course of the epidemic and buy more time, a report says.
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EU to reject UK plea for Brexit electric car deal
14/10/2020 | news | business | 1,797
The European Union is about to formally reject a UK plea for special allowances for exports of electric cars.
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London's bridges 'are the capital's embarrassment'
14/10/2020 | news | uk | 127
Hammersmith, Vauxhall and London Bridge have all been shut lately for repairs.
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what we do defines us 34 10 0 2
Covid-19: Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer calls for circuit breaker
13/10/2020 | news | uk | 592
Sir Keir Starmer says the government has lost control of coronavirus, as daily deaths rise to 143.
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Covid: Health secretary defends three-tier strategy
13/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,582
Another 143 deaths are reported as ministers defend rules after criticism expert advice was ignored.
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Unemployment rate hits highest level in three years
13/10/2020 | news | business | 1,453
Unemployment and redundancies hit high levels, official figures show.
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Covid: Local leaders react to the three-tier system
13/10/2020 | news | uk | 350
Some are resisting higher alert levels, while others are calling for them to be introduced urgently.
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Covid: Sage scientists called for short lockdown weeks ago
13/10/2020 | news | uk | 2,515
The government took "robust action" at the time, such as the rule of six, a cabinet minister says.
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Covid: Threat of England hotspot travel ban to Wales
12/10/2020 | news | uk | 876
The first minister says he is giving Boris Johnson a final opportunity to impose curbs before he acts.
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Covid in Scotland: Sturgeon to draw up 'three-tier' lockdown system
12/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,224
An alert system aligned as" closely as possible" to other parts of the UK will be introduced in Scotland.
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Covid: Nightingale hospitals in northern England told to get ready
12/10/2020 | news | health | 3,214
Advisers say the situation is "hotting up", and hospitals in England must prepare for more Covid patients.
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Brexit: Time for trade deal getting short, PM warns
12/10/2020 | news | politics | 3,205
The UK and EU say they are making progress, but remain at loggerheads on fishing and help for firms.
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Hospitality firms threaten legal action over lockdown
12/10/2020 | news | business | 1,272
Industry leaders will challenge new local restrictions that could force pubs and other venues to close.
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UK economy: Shoppers aid growth but slowdown ahead, says report
12/10/2020 | news | business | 108
The UK economy may have grown by as much as 17% in the three months to September, says a forecaster.
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Two-thirds pay at firms told to shut over Covid
09/10/2020 | news | uk | 2,320
The chancellor says his Job Support Scheme "expansion" comes ahead of "what may be a difficult winter".
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Brexit: Trade negotiators meet, as deadline looms
09/10/2020 | news | politics | 3,062
The EU and UK still disagree on important issues, but Downing Street calls talks in London "useful".
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Restaurants 'cannot turn themselves into cafes'
09/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,196
The first minister draws the definition of cafes "very tightly" to reduce the number of places people can meet.
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UK economic growth slows despite restaurant boost
09/10/2020 | news | business | 1,268
The economy grew 2.1% in August, below expectations, despite a lift from Eat Out to Help Out.
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Covid cases increase rapidly as next steps planned
09/10/2020 | news | health | 2,905
There has been a marked increase in cases over recent weeks in England, especially in the north.
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Extra police patrols as pubs prepare to shut
09/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,058
Police Scotland says "highly visible" patrols will ensure pubs and restaurants close at 18:00.
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Covid: MPs call for more clarity on local lockdowns
08/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,977
Pubs and restaurants in worst-hit areas could close next week in an effort to stall rising infection rates.
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Theresa May attacks 'ill-conceived' planning reforms
08/10/2020 | news | politics | 1,077
The former PM says the government must "think again" about using a formula to assess housing need.
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New pub rules 'will cost thousands of jobs'
08/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,391
Industry leaders warn new Covid restrictions could sound the "death knell" for many pubs and restaurants.
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Tighter England Covid measures likely next week
08/10/2020 | news | politics | 1,376
Closing pubs and restaurants and banning overnight stays in the worst-affected areas are being discussed.
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PM challenged to publish 10pm pub closure evidence
07/10/2020 | news | politics | 3,211
Labour's Sir Keir Starmer says the early closing time in England must be reviewed if it isn't justified.
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Covid in Scotland: Tighter restrictions on Scottish pubs expected
07/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,309
The new rules are likely to be focused on licensed premises in areas with higher levels of the virus.
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East London burst pipe leaves homes without water
07/10/2020 | news | uk | 40
Panic buying of bottled water is reported following the burst in Hackney Marshes in London.
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Councils warning on plan to relax developer rules
07/10/2020 | news | politics | 217
A local government group says exempting small sites from affordable housing rules is a "huge concern".
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Coronavirus: 'Rule of six' doesn't make sense, say rebel Tory MPs
06/10/2020 | news | politics | 173
The government wins a vote to keep the restriction in England despite rebels clashing with a minister.
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Johnson lays out vision of post-Covid UK
06/10/2020 | news | politics | 5,653
The prime minister says he wants to build a "new Jerusalem" but warns the UK cannot return to "normal".
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Covid can be airborne, US CDC guidelines now say
06/10/2020 | news | health | 129
The US has updated its guidance to reflect how the virus can linger in the air, sometimes for hours.
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Nearly 500,000 redundancies planned in Covid crisis
06/10/2020 | news | business | 65
A Freedom of Information request shows that job cuts are down from July but more than double last year.
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Covid in Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon 'not proposing return to full lockdown'
06/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,152
The first minister will announce new restrictions on Wednesday - but says it will not be a return to full lockdown.
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Sturgeon to meet advisers over further restrictions
05/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,526
The first minister warns that fresh measures "may well be needed" in Scotland "in the near future".
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Worst September for UK car sales this century
05/10/2020 | news | business | 641
New UK car registrations fell 4.4% last month from a year earlier, the motor industry says.
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Coaching and advice for jobseekers in £238m scheme
05/10/2020 | news | politics | 499
Work and Pensions Secretary Therese Coffey says it will give unemployed people a "helping hand".
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Home working here to stay, say businesses
05/10/2020 | news | business | 557
A survey of nearly 1,000 firms shows that 74% plan on maintaining the increase in home working.
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Coronavirus: London transport 'will shut without second bailout'
02/10/2020 | news | uk | 274
Transport for London warns Tube and bus services will shut in a "doomsday scenario".
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what we do defines us 70 10 0 3
Johnson: Post-Brexit trade deal 'up to EU'
02/10/2020 | news | uk | 4,251
The PM calls for Brussels to be "commonsensical" ahead of crucial talks with the EU Commission president.
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Growth in Covid cases 'may be levelling off'
02/10/2020 | news | health | 898
New infections might be rising more slowly than in previous weeks - but the R number remains above one.
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Thousands of UK firms may need an EU office
02/10/2020 | news | business | 933
The complexity of exporting to European markets mean firms may have no option but to set up an EU presence.
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01/10/2020 | news | politics | 705
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01/10/2020 | news | politics | 5,669
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01/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,382
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Growth in Covid cases may be slowing
01/10/2020 | news | health | 768
But case numbers remain high and we are still at "a very critical period", a study suggests.
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Coronavirus: What is the R number and how is it calculated?
01/10/2020 | news | health | 2,001
The simple but crucial number at the heart of lockdown decisions across the UK.
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01/10/2020 | news | health | 49
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30/09/2020 | news | politics | 355
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30/09/2020 | news | politics | 955
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PM defends 'strong local' Covid measures
30/09/2020 | news | uk | 1,874
Labour asks how people can be expected to understand and follow rules if the PM himself does not.
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30/09/2020 | news | business | 2,607
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30/09/2020 | news | uk | 592
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New lockdown rules 'must be explained better'
30/09/2020 | news | uk | 30
North-east councils were left without the detail to back up government's message, a police chief says.
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'Strong recovery' in UK housing market
30/09/2020 | news | business | 147
Annual house price growth of 5% in September was the result of post-lockdown demand, Nationwide says.
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UK beef served up in the US after a 20-year ban
30/09/2020 | news | business | 483
The US banned British beef exports in the wake of the Mad Cow Disease scandal in the 1990s.
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what we do defines us 23 10 0 2
Government's Brexit plan gets MPs' final backing
29/09/2020 | news | politics | 1,852
A bill giving the UK the power to override parts of the EU deal passes with a majority of 84.
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what we do defines us 99 142 0 20
Students home for Christmas with end of term online
29/09/2020 | news | education | 511
Face-to-face lessons could end early so students have time to isolate ahead of Christmas break.
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what we do defines us 20 15 0 3
I 'misspoke' over North East Covid rules, says PM
29/09/2020 | news | uk | 2,784
Boris Johnson apologises after failing to clarify the detail of new tighter coronavirus restrictions.
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what we do defines us 83 185 0 10
North East households mixing ban 'confusing'
29/09/2020 | news | uk | 1,350
People face a maximum £6,400 fine for mixing indoors, but council bosses say more detail is needed.
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29/09/2020 | news | politics | 147
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Global Covid-19 death toll passes one million
29/09/2020 | news | world | 615
UN chief António Guterres calls it "an agonising milestone" as the fight to stem the virus continues.
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NHS faces pandemic 'triple whammy' this winter
29/09/2020 | news | health | 244
Health bosses warn about rising Covid-19 cases, a major backlog in treatment and reduced capacity.
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what we do defines us 45 15 0 1
Covid: Manchester mayor calls for 'urgent review' of 10pm closures
28/09/2020 | news | uk | 3,730
Greater Manchester mayor says the curfew is doing "more harm than good", but ministers defend it.
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Lib Dems: Ed Davey promises 'to be the voice of carers'
28/09/2020 | news | politics | 845
Sir Ed Davey draws on his personal experiences in his first leader's speech at party conference.
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Gove stands by Brexit bill after EU concerns
28/09/2020 | news | politics | 3,605
The EU wants to see parts of the Internal Market Bill removed, but the UK says the disputed clauses are a "safety net".
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what we do defines us 38 182 0 20
'Struggling' students told they can return home
28/09/2020 | news | uk | 1,162
Nicola Sturgeon says allowing students to go home for Christmas is a "priority" after new guidance was published.
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what we do defines us 112 21 0 7
Covid-19: Up to £10,000 fine for failure to self-isolate in England
28/09/2020 | news | uk | 1,156
Anyone in England who tests positive has a legal duty to self-isolate or face a fine of up to £10,000.
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Coronavirus: Support grows for rebel MPs over law
27/09/2020 | news | uk | 128
Labour hints it could back Conservatives trying to increase MP scrutiny over lockdown restrictions.
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Negative interest rates: Bank of England policymaker defends plan
27/09/2020 | news | business | 79
Silvana Tenreyro said evidence from countries that have introduced the policy was “encouraging”.
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Tesco joins Morrisons to limit sales of some items
25/09/2020 | news | business | 1,431
Limits on loo roll and flour are back as supermarkets act to prevent a repeat of March's panic buying.
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what we do defines us 71 22 0 10
Coronavirus R number increases as cases rise
25/09/2020 | news | other | 2,286
Every case is estimated to result in between 1.2 and 1.5 further infections, government estimates find.
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what we do defines us 124 31 0 1
UK borrowing soars in August as Covid costs mount
25/09/2020 | news | business | 1,200
Public borrowing hit £35.9bn last month as the pandemic forces the government to borrow more money.
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Shoppers could pay more after no-deal Brexit
25/09/2020 | news | business | 744
Tariffs could add £3bn to the cost of importing food and drink from the EU, a leading retail body warns.
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Curfew takes effect for bars and restaurants
25/09/2020 | news | uk | 1,125
The first minister warned that any premises that do not comply risk being shut down completely.
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UK 'lacking leadership' during coronavirus crisis
24/09/2020 | news | politics | 870
Ministers have "over-promised and under-delivered", former civil service head Lord O'Donnell says.
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Pubs and restaurants will need to shut at 10.20pm
24/09/2020 | news | uk | 232
Rules in Wales are different to England, where pubs and restaurants must close at 22:00.
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NHS Covid-19 app: One million downloads of contact tracer for England and Wales
24/09/2020 | news | technology | 2,264
Users are being urged to install the app to protect themselves and others against the resurgent virus.
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Coronavirus: Test turnaround times getting longer in England
24/09/2020 | news | health | 594
Under a third of tests done in community testing centres in England are processed within 24 hours.
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what we do defines us 30 10 0 1
Sturgeon calls for stronger UK Covid restrictions
24/09/2020 | news | uk | 1,327
Scotland's first minister writes to Boris Johnson saying further action is needed urgently.
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what we do defines us 710 142 0 24
Sunak to announce new job protection plans
23/09/2020 | news | business | 2,874
The chancellor will give an update on Thursday about "protecting jobs" as the furlough scheme winds down.
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what we do defines us 35 39 0 9
Asda to crack down on shoppers without face masks
23/09/2020 | news | business | 2,574
Its staff will soon offer customers disposable face masks to be paid for at the end of their trip.
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Scotland records highest number of new virus cases
23/09/2020 | news | uk | 1,214
A further 486 test positive for coronavirus - the biggest single day's number since mass testing began.
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what we do defines us 31 3 0 1
Upper Crust owner: 'Demand for travel will return'
23/09/2020 | news | business | 46
SSP sales are 76% down with about two-thirds of its outlets closed across the group.
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Scientific advisers faced 'herd immunity' backlash
23/09/2020 | news | politics | 1,177
Chris Whitty and Sir Patrick Vallance were alarmed by questions over the controversial concept, emails show.
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what we do defines us 9 3 0 1
Ban on meeting in houses extended across Scotland
22/09/2020 | news | uk | 3,379
Nicola Sturgeon says visiting other people's homes will no longer be allowed as part of efforts to slow the virus.
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what we do defines us 91 19 0 2
'Closing pubs at 10pm halves your takings'
22/09/2020 | news | business | 667
The hospitality industry warns the earlier closing time will have a 'devastating' impact.
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what we do defines us 34 6 0 2
New Covid measures come into force
22/09/2020 | news | uk | 86
The restrictions, affecting 4.7m people, ban separate households from meeting in homes and gardens.
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Get serious about winning, Starmer tells Labour
22/09/2020 | news | politics | 2,840
The Labour leader also attacks Boris Johnson's "serial incompetence" in his first conference speech.
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what we do defines us 32 38 0 4
Flu jab 'more important than ever' this winter
22/09/2020 | news | health | 564
People can catch flu and coronavirus at the same time with serious or deadly consequences, experts warn.
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what we do defines us 21 5 0 1
Have local lockdowns worked?
22/09/2020 | news | health | 429
One in five people in the UK is currently subject to local interventions to prevent the spread of Covid, some more stringent than others. Do these local lockdowns work?
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UK Covid-19 alert level raised amid virus warnings
21/09/2020 | news | uk | 151
The move, ahead of a statement from the PM, reflects that transmission is "high or rising exponentially".
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May 'cannot support' government's Brexit bill
21/09/2020 | news | politics | 368
The former PM argues the legislation will "damage trust", but ministers say it will protect the UK.
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what we do defines us 12 36 0 1
Local lockdowns in four more counties in Wales
21/09/2020 | news | uk | 966
Newport, Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Blaenau Gwent face new restrictions from 18:00 BST on Tuesday.
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No 10 'ruling by decree' on virus, says senior MP
21/09/2020 | news | politics | 1,725
Sir Graham Brady suggests the public are being "treated like children" and MPs must have more say.
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18/09/2020 | news | health | 4,729
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18/09/2020 | news | uk | 1,970
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Rail nationalisations may be coming down the track
18/09/2020 | news | business | 376
Control of certain struggling franchises could be handed back to the government, sources say.
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'Nearly two-thirds' of workers commuting again
17/09/2020 | news | business | 871
Some 62% reported commuting to work last week, according to the Office for National Statistics.
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Coronavirus: Test demand 'significantly outstripping' capacity
17/09/2020 | news | uk | 1,393
The number of under-17s seeking Covid-19 tests has doubled, the head of NHS Test and Trace tells MPs.
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Coronavirus: Rhondda Cynon Taf and Caerphilly death spike warning
17/09/2020 | news | uk | 1,559
Public health official warns older people are being infected in Caerphilly and Rhondda Cynon Taf.
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what we do defines us 107 38 0 2
PM's Brexit compromise is 'not enough', says Lord Howard
17/09/2020 | news | politics | 3,471
The ex-Tory leader said government plans to amend a controversial legislation do not go far enough.
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Biden says US trade deal hinges on UK 'respect' for Good Friday Agreement
17/09/2020 | news | politics | 4,211
The presidential candidate says peace in Northern Ireland cannot become a "casualty of Brexit".
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Rising virus rates threaten economy, warns Bank
17/09/2020 | news | business | 372
Bank of England says a no-deal Brexit is another risk as it keeps interest rates at historic low.
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PM in compromise with Tory critics over Brexit bill
17/09/2020 | news | politics | 4,577
No 10 agrees MPs will get a vote before the government can use powers that would break international law.
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'Redundancy floodgates' will open, warns union
16/09/2020 | news | business | 645
Many workers can expect a "miserable Christmas" without targeted support for employers, Unite says.
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what we do defines us 14 17 0 1
Plug-in hybrids are a 'wolf in sheep's clothing'
16/09/2020 | news | science | 1,417
Although marketed as a green option, the cars cause more polluting than is claimed, campaigners say.
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Coronavirus: Testing problems to be solved in weeks, says Hancock
15/09/2020 | news | uk | 2,226
The health secretary says testing policy will be updated to prioritise the most urgent cases.
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Coronavirus: Sir Keir Starmer calls for furlough scheme replacement
15/09/2020 | news | politics | 1,396
The Labour leader also warns of the "scarring effect" of "mass unemployment" on communities.
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what we do defines us 5 4 0 1
What is the row over 'internal markets' all about?
15/09/2020 | news | uk | 738
The Scottish and UK governments are gearing up for another constitutional battle over Brexit.
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PM's Brexit bill clears first hurdle in Commons
15/09/2020 | news | politics | 6,008
MPs back the Internal Market Bill by 77 votes despite criticism it risks breaching international law.
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what we do defines us 55 110 0 14
Fifth ex-PM speaks out against post-Brexit bill
14/09/2020 | news | politics | 6,113
David Cameron says he has "misgivings" about the proposed law to override the withdrawal agreement.
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what we do defines us 58 93 0 8
Coronavirus: Nicola Sturgeon seeks 'urgent' talks over testing backlog
14/09/2020 | news | uk | 1,182
Scotland's first minister says she has "very serious concerns" about an apparent delay in processing tests.
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what we do defines us 56 12 0 3
Back me over Brexit bill, Johnson tells Tory MPs
11/09/2020 | news | politics | 5,738
The PM calls for no return to "squabbling", but the EU ramps up opposition to UK government plans.
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what we do defines us 39 72 0 3
R number above 1 as coronavirus cases rise
11/09/2020 | news | health | 4,115
There are now worrying signs of infections in older as well as younger people, officials say.
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UK economy continues recovery in July
11/09/2020 | news | business | 752
The economy expanded by 6.6%, but the country's growth remains far below pre-pandemic levels.
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UK and Japan in first major post-Brexit trade deal
11/09/2020 | news | business | 2,672
Symbolic trade deal will cover 99% of UK exports to Japan but boost economy by just 0.07%.
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EU ultimatum to UK over Brexit talks
10/09/2020 | news | politics | 11,728
Drop plans to rewrite withdrawal agreement by end of month or risk scuppering trade deal, UK is told.
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New rules 'no longer than we have to' - Hancock
10/09/2020 | news | uk | 1,292
The health secretary says England's new rule limiting social gatherings to six people is "vital".
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Virus disruption causes long NHS waits to soar
10/09/2020 | news | health | 552
More than two million people on the waiting list in England have been waiting more than 18 weeks.
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'We must act' to prevent second lockdown - PM
09/09/2020 | news | uk | 2,901
Boris Johnson outlines a new "rule of six" on gatherings and details a "moonshot" testing plan.
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PM defends planned Brexit deal changes
09/09/2020 | news | politics | 4,888
The government publishes a bill which overwrites key parts of the Withdrawal Agreement with the EU.
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People without Covid symptoms 'misusing testing'
09/09/2020 | news | health | 2,151
The health secretary says 'inappropriate' use was making it harder for people to get tested.
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New Welsh spending powers set to go to UK
09/09/2020 | news | uk | 263
Westminster says it is replacing EU funds but Welsh ministers accuse it of "stealing powers".
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Covid crisis does little to slow climate change
09/09/2020 | news | science | 243
Global lockdowns disrupted CO2 emissions temporarily say scientists but they didn't stop climate change.
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Bill to change Brexit deal to be published
09/09/2020 | news | politics | 1,082
The government faces a backlash from senior Tories after admitting the bill breaks international law.
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Ryanair boss calls UK travel quarantine 'defective'
09/09/2020 | news | business | 231
Michael O'Leary says the UK needs to embrace testing at airports to help revive international travel.
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08/09/2020 | news | uk | 1,533
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Minister: New bill will 'break international law'
08/09/2020 | news | politics | 5,919
Brandon Lewis says a new post-Brexit law will go against agreements in a "specific and limited way".
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Ministers' concern over 'sharp rise' in Covid cases
08/09/2020 | news | uk | 1,961
The health secretary is among those warning the virus is on the increase, especially amongst the young.
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UK Brexit negotiator calls for 'realism' from EU
08/09/2020 | news | politics | 2,263
Lord Frost says there is "still time" to do a trade deal with the bloc as the latest talks begin.
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Thomas Cook to be revived as online travel firm
08/09/2020 | news | business | 128
The firm wants to be operating by Christmas to capture the start of the summer booking season.
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EasyJet: Flyers frustrated at changing quarantine
08/09/2020 | news | business | 399
The airline expects to fly fewer passengers because it says consumer confidence has been dented.
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New virus figures show UK faces 'impossible balancing act'
08/09/2020 | news | health | 1,071
Infection levels are four times higher than two months ago. But what will happen to deaths?
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07/09/2020 | news | politics | 3,856
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07/09/2020 | news | other | 3,154
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07/09/2020 | news | politics | 3,766
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07/09/2020 | news | business | 365
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07/09/2020 | news | business | 312
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Coronavirus case numbers 'remain unchanged' in England
04/09/2020 | news | health | 1,161
Despite local outbreaks, household tests suggest the level of the virus was stable during August.
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Brexit: UK 'sleepwalking into disaster' over border plans, hauliers warn
04/09/2020 | news | uk | 6,575
Haulage companies warn supply chains could be "severely disrupted" when the Brexit transition period ends.
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Airport tests will cut quarantine - senior Tory David Davis
04/09/2020 | news | politics | 305
David Davis says results can be ready within two hours, but the prime minister rejects the idea.
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FM warns that virus is spreading again in Scotland
03/09/2020 | news | uk | 1,124
Scotland's first minister warns that the coronavirus transmission rate is on the rise.
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what we do defines us 277 69 0 16
Government 'overseeing the demise of UK aviation'
03/09/2020 | news | business | 1,123
Leading UK aviation figures say the government must show "leadership" on airport coronavirus testing.
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As summer ends, UK must square up to Covid again
03/09/2020 | news | health | 905
But low infection rates, falling hospitalisations and better therapies are encouraging signs.
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what we do defines us 25 7 0 1
Greater Manchester lockdown easing U-turn after cases rise
02/09/2020 | news | uk | 2,741
Plans to ease restrictions in Bolton and Trafford are scrapped following a spike in Covid-19 cases.
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No tax rise 'horror show', Sunak tells Tory MPs
02/09/2020 | news | politics | 1,985
The chancellor seeks to calm Tory MPs' nerves over the cost of coronavirus, ahead of his autumn budget.
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Ofqual said grading system 'fundamental mistake'
02/09/2020 | news | education | 985
MPs are told by the exam watchdog how decisions over grades were "spinning out of control".
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England under pressure to impose Greece quarantine
02/09/2020 | news | uk | 895
Rising coronavirus cases prompted Scotland and Wales to introduce their own self-isolation rules.
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what we do defines us 197 28 0 8
Coronavirus cure: What progress are we making on treatments?
02/09/2020 | news | health | 931
Teams around the world are looking into medicines for Covid-19 and scientists are starting to discover what works.
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Furlough wind down: 'We prepared for the worst'
01/09/2020 | news | business | 1,582
With the furlough support scheme now starting to unwind, many firms are poised for job cuts.
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Sturgeon unveils 'youth guarantee' initiative
01/09/2020 | news | uk | 904
Young people will be guaranteed a job, education or formal training under a new Scottish government scheme.
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Tens of thousands of pupils absent from school
01/09/2020 | news | uk | 819
More than 100,000 pupils are not in class - mostly for non-Covid reasons, official figures show.
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Lockdown pupils 'three months behind in learning'
01/09/2020 | news | education | 900
As schools in England return, researchers warn pupils had fallen behind by the end of last term.
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Power companies 'hindering' move to green energy
01/09/2020 | news | science | 475
New research suggests utilities are dragging their feet when it comes to embracing wind and solar.
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Army of health workers to deliver Covid vaccine
28/08/2020 | news | health | 796
They would include midwives, physiotherapists and possibly even dentists, the government says.
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Proposal to scrap 213 councils 'could save £3bn'
28/08/2020 | news | politics | 1,481
It comes as the government prepares to publish plans on overhauling the local government system.
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27/08/2020 | news | business | 1,305
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27/08/2020 | news | politics | 1,761
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26/08/2020 | news | education | 4,795
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Scotland's public spending deficit rises to £15.1bn
26/08/2020 | news | uk | 1,111
The Scottish government figures do not reflect the full economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
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what we do defines us 215 47 0 12
Scots pupils to wear face coverings from 31 August
25/08/2020 | news | uk | 1,657
Students will be asked to use masks in corridors, school buses and communal areas where physical distancing is difficult.
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'Vitally important' children return to class - PM
24/08/2020 | news | uk | 3,401
Boris Johnson tries to reassure parents that schools are Covid-secure, ahead of term starting.
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24/08/2020 | news | business | 674
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24/08/2020 | news | politics | 1,715
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New 'no socialising' rules for parts of North West
21/08/2020 | news | uk | 2,779
Residents of Oldham and parts of Pendle and Blackburn face stricter Covid-19 restrictions.
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what we do defines us 118 17 0 5
Brexit: UK-EU trade deal 'seems unlikely' says Michel Barnier
21/08/2020 | news | politics | 8,923
The bloc's negotiator says talks are "going backwards" as the UK says "little progress" has been made.
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Virus spending pushes UK government debt to £2 trillion
21/08/2020 | news | business | 2,120
Public debt levels soar as spending on coronavirus measures forces the government to borrow more money.
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Coronavirus antibodies tests 'put public at risk'
20/08/2020 | news | health | 160
Home test kits that claim to show whether someone has had the virus need urgent scrutiny, researchers say.
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More House of Fraser store closures 'anticipated'
20/08/2020 | news | business | 146
The chain, part of Mike Ashley's Frasers Group that owns Sports Direct, has already closed 10 stores.
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Rail fares to rise despite passenger slump
19/08/2020 | news | business | 1,262
Passenger groups want fares overhaul after numbers collapse in lockdown. Scotland is delaying rises.
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UK-EU trade deal possible next month, says No 10
19/08/2020 | news | politics | 5,634
UK negotiators will "continue to plug the gaps", the PM's spokesman says, as talks get under way.
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UK to ramp up coronavirus monitoring programme
19/08/2020 | news | health | 1,445
More swabbing will reveal how many people in the general population are infected at any given time.
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Eat Out discount dishes up 35m meals in two weeks
18/08/2020 | news | business | 930
The government set aside £500m for Eat Out to Help Out in order to support the hospitality sector.
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M&S to cut 7,000 jobs over next three months
18/08/2020 | news | business | 173
The High Street retailer says the coronavirus pandemic has meant a "material shift in trade".
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U-turn on A-levels and GCSEs as teacher grades used
17/08/2020 | news | uk | 1,944
Education Secretary Gavin Williamson apologises to students and parents for the "distress" caused.
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Public Health England 'to be replaced'
17/08/2020 | news | health | 1,776
Health Secretary Matt Hancock is to announce a new body this week, according to the Sunday Telegraph.
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Thousands in final rush to beat France quarantine
15/08/2020 | news | uk | 3,728
Holidaymakers had just hours to return to the UK to avoid the 14-day self-isolation requirement.
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Labour call for urgent U-turn over 'exams fiasco'
14/08/2020 | news | education | 4,060
Give pupils their teacher grades, says Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer.
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Why isn't the UK testing travellers on arrival?
14/08/2020 | news | health | 549
Some countries offer a choice - get tested or go into quarantine. Should the UK?
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Thunderstorms and flash floods after hot weather
14/08/2020 | news | uk | 1,606
Flash floods spark travel disruption, after yellow storm warnings are issued for swathes of the UK.
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Figures reveal long waits for routine ops in England
13/08/2020 | news | health | 394
The coronavirus pandemic has caused backlogs in many areas of the NHS, including cancer and A&E.
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Tui sees surge in holiday bookings for next year
13/08/2020 | news | business | 795
The travel giant makes a £1bn loss in three months - but says summer bookings for 2021 are up 145%.
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Covid death recount reduces UK toll by 5,000
12/08/2020 | news | health | 373
Deaths recorded in England had included people who tested positive months before they died.
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Students warn mock grades 'make mockery' of exams
12/08/2020 | news | education | 1,023
Last-minute changes have been made to the way A-level and GCSE results in England are to be decided.
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More Sussex homes without water as heatwave continues
12/08/2020 | news | uk | 738
About 300 properties had been without water since Friday, with more now affected by a burst pipe.
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UK in recession for first time in 11 years
12/08/2020 | news | business | 3,789
The UK suffers its biggest slump on record, while the chancellor says conditions are "unprecedented".
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Stilton drives wedge between UK-Japan Brexit deal
11/08/2020 | news | business | 3,065
Stil-tons to do as talks over blue cheese become an unlikely obstacle to a post-Brexit trade agreement.
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Pupils return to classrooms after lockdown
11/08/2020 | news | uk | 819
Physical distancing among students is not required but hand sanitisers and one-way systems is the norm.
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10/08/2020 | news | business | 1,803
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10/08/2020 | news | uk | 2,827
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Little evidence of school transmission - minister
10/08/2020 | news | uk | 1,661
The education secretary says a new coronavirus study supports the government decision to reopen schools.
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UK weather: Hottest August day for 17 years as temperatures top 36C
07/08/2020 | news | uk | 1,270
Beachgoers are urged to avoid busy areas, as temperatures in parts of the UK reached 36.4C (97.52F).
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Mini house-buying boom leads to highest prices ever
07/08/2020 | news | business | 784
The housing market is showing a 'surprising spike' as people return to buying property after the lockdown.
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Coronavirus: Chancellor rules out extending furlough
07/08/2020 | news | uk | 938
Rishi Sunak says it's wrong to "keep people trapped" in the government's job support scheme.
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Aberdeen coronavirus outbreak: Number of cases rises to 79
07/08/2020 | news | uk | 1,358
The number of cases linked to a cluster in Aberdeen rises to 79 - with more expected in the coming days.
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Bank of England boss backs end of furlough scheme
06/08/2020 | news | business | 3,735
UK economy is still set for worst performance in 100 years according to the UK's central bank.
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Aberdeen lockdown begins as Covid cluster grows
05/08/2020 | news | uk | 2,664
Travel restrictions are in force, households cannot meet inside and bars and restaurants have been ordered to close.
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UK 'made serious mistake' over virus border policy
05/08/2020 | news | politics | 3,836
A Commons committee says ministers were slow to recognise the risk of importing Covid-19 from Europe.
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MPs launch plan to measure delivery of NHS pledges
05/08/2020 | news | politics | 75
Experts working for the Commons health committee will assess whether policy commitments are being met.
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Pizza Express may close 67 sites and cut 1,100 jobs
04/08/2020 | news | business | 1,362
High Street chain the latest to look to restructure and refinance as virus deals extra blow to trade.
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EasyJet increases flights to cope with demand
04/08/2020 | news | business | 1,781
The airline adds more flights to cope with increasing demand from holidaymakers.
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Coronavirus: Major incident declared in Greater Manchester
03/08/2020 | news | uk | 929
People "should not be alarmed" by the announcement as it is "standard practice", authorities say.
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Coronavirus infections rising in England
31/07/2020 | news | health | 4,288
A study that involves swabbing a randomly select group of households found positive tests were increasing.
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England highest level of excess deaths in Europe
30/07/2020 | news | health | 4,632
Office for National Statistics analysis shows how countries compared in the first six months of the year
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Travel bosses demand end to blanket quarantine
29/07/2020 | news | business | 3,486
Regional travel corridors would allow quarantine-free visits to some areas of Spain, they tell the PM.
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Discharging of untested patients 'reckless' - MPs
29/07/2020 | news | politics | 833
A committee says moving NHS patients into care homes without Covid tests was an "appalling error".
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Coronavirus: Spain races to save tourism as cases surge
27/07/2020 | news | world | 1,917
The UK imposed a 14-day quarantine on all arrivals from Spain after a spike in infections.
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UK economy 'might not recover until 2024'
27/07/2020 | news | business | 3,432
Analysts say it will take longer than expected for the economy to return to its pre-coronavirus size.
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Ryanair still flying to Spain despite quarantine
27/07/2020 | news | business | 875
The airline says it will continue flights to Spain as normal, despite the UK's 14-day quarantine.
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Retail sales near pre-lockdown levels in June
24/07/2020 | news | business | 1,559
Sales rose by 13.9%, official figures show, as the reopening of shops released pent-up demand.
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Virus response shows 'might of UK union' - PM
23/07/2020 | news | uk | 4,593
Boris Johnson visits Scotland as the SNP says he is worried about support for independence.
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UK-EU trade deal some way off, both sides say
23/07/2020 | news | politics | 5,717
UK and EU negotiators say progress has not been made in difficult areas, such as fishing and competition rules.
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UK's pandemic planning an 'astonishing' failure
23/07/2020 | news | politics | 1,745
A committee says the economic reaction to Covid-19 was rushed and the impact could be long-term.
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Coronavirus not over by Christmas, experts warn
21/07/2020 | news | uk | 2,472
Even progress in developing a vaccine is unlikely to mean the virus will be eliminated, MPs hear.
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Coronavirus: EU leaders reach recovery deal after marathon summit
21/07/2020 | news | world | 2,542
After four days of fractious talks, leaders approve €750bn ($859bn) in aid to hard-hit member states.
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UK quarterly borrowing hits record high
21/07/2020 | news | business | 1,361
The government borrowed £127.9bn between April and June, the peak of the coronavirus pandemic.
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what we do defines us 25 15 0 1
Dangerous parking at beauty spots 'risking lives'
20/07/2020 | news | uk | 1,025
Hundreds of cars parked illegally on Snowdonia roads, while a lifeboat station was blocked by motorbikes.
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Covid treatment trial described as 'breakthrough'
20/07/2020 | news | health | 612
Synairgen says preliminary results suggest its nebuliser treatment can lower the risk of disease.
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UK signs deals for 90 million virus vaccine doses
20/07/2020 | news | health | 962
The vaccines are still being researched, but offer hope of getting life back to normal.
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PM 'does not want second national lockdown'
19/07/2020 | news | uk | 579
Having the option of a nationwide shutdown is like a "nuclear deterrent", the prime minister says.
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17/07/2020 | news | health | 4,946
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17/07/2020 | news | politics | 213
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17/07/2020 | news | business | 1,522
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Another 15,000 Scots seeking work over lockdown
16/07/2020 | news | uk | 573
Scotland's unemployment rate is measured at 4.3% in the period March to May, according to official figures.
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PM promises an independent coronavirus inquiry
15/07/2020 | news | politics | 4,588
But a bereaved families group says an inquiry is needed now to learn lessons if there is a second spike.
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15/07/2020 | news | uk | 1,015
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14/07/2020 | news | politics | 9,714
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Natural solutions boosted to help prevent floods
14/07/2020 | news | science | 209
Hollows in the ground to catch and store heavy rain water are among projects that will get cash.
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Winter wave of coronavirus 'could be much worse'
14/07/2020 | news | health | 2,552
Modelling suggests there could be a deadly second peak, killing more than 100,000 people in the UK.
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14/07/2020 | news | uk | 301
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Face coverings now compulsory in Scotland's shops
10/07/2020 | news | uk | 2,584
In a bid to suppress coronavirus, people in Scotland must now cover their face when they enter shops.
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what we do defines us 47 46 0 4
Tax boss questions value of Sunak job schemes
09/07/2020 | news | politics | 1,306
Chancellor Rishi Sunak rejected fears job retention bonus and meal discount are not value for taxpayers.
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Leicester lockdown: No plans for extra Covid cash, minister says
09/07/2020 | news | uk | 464
Local businesses and politicians say they were expecting more financial support from the government.
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Scotland retains quarantine for Spanish travel
08/07/2020 | news | uk | 1,494
Spain has been omitted from a list of "air bridge" destinations for Scotland due to concerns about coronavirus.
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Facebook civil-rights record hammered in own review
08/07/2020 | news | technology | 385
The audit highlights Facebook's failures on hate speech, voter protection, and more.
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WHO rethinking how coronavirus spreads in air
08/07/2020 | news | world | 1,608
The WHO has acknowledged there is evidence that Covid-19 can be spread by airborne particles.
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08/07/2020 | news | health | 317
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Beer gardens reopen after 15 weeks in lockdown
06/07/2020 | news | other | 1,443
Business owners have warned their biggest hurdle could be persuading customers that it is safe to go out.
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06/07/2020 | news | uk | 753
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Sturgeon attacks 'shambolic' air bridges decision
03/07/2020 | news | uk | 3,945
Scotland's first minister criticises the UK government over a plan to relax quarantine restrictions for many overseas visitors.
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PM urges people to be sensible as lockdown eased
03/07/2020 | news | politics | 1,895
Boris Johnson says "we're not out of the woods yet" as English pubs and restaurants ready to reopen.
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03/07/2020 | news | politics | 4,295
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Labour urges more support to stem job losses
03/07/2020 | news | politics | 391
Shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds calls for jobs schemes to be extended during local lockdowns.
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02/07/2020 | news | education | 1,776
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02/07/2020 | news | uk | 3,391
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02/07/2020 | news | business | 554
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This is the moment to be ambitious – PM
30/06/2020 | news | politics | 5,830
Boris Johnson vows a "new deal" for UK after coronavirus - but Labour says saving jobs is top priority.
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30/06/2020 | news | business | 1,809
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29/06/2020 | news | politics | 2,576
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29/06/2020 | news | education | 2,438
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Johnson warns over virus rules after beach crowds
26/06/2020 | news | uk | 6,388
The PM says other countries have had virus spikes after people took "liberties" with distancing rules.
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Coronavirus death rate falling in hospitals
26/06/2020 | news | health | 725
Researchers at the University of Oxford identified the pattern in hospital case data for England.
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Bournemouth beach: 'Major incident' as thousands flock to coast
25/06/2020 | news | uk | 4,196
A major incident is declared in Bournemouth as thousands hit the coast in soaring heat.
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Over 100,000 asked to stay at home to curb virus
25/06/2020 | news | health | 923
The close contacts of people who test positive are being traced by new NHS service in England.
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25/06/2020 | news | uk | 1,388
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Human trial of new coronavirus vaccine starts
24/06/2020 | news | health | 1,345
Over the coming weeks, 300 healthy people will each be given two doses of the jab.
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UK must prepare for second wave - health leaders
24/06/2020 | news | uk | 2,016
The warning comes as the prime minister announced sweeping relaxations to lockdown rules in England.
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24/06/2020 | news | uk | 1,185
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Scottish pubs and restaurants to reopen in July
24/06/2020 | news | uk | 1,287
People will be allowed to meet indoors as part of major lockdown easing announced by Nicola Sturgeon.
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Starmer presses Johnson on test and trace
24/06/2020 | news | politics | 3,437
The PM dismisses the Labour leader's claim there was a "big problem" in contacting all cases in England.
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Lockdown to be relaxed in England as 2m rule eased
23/06/2020 | news | uk | 4,247
Two households will be able to meet, and pubs, restaurants and hairdressers can reopen from 4 July.
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Scottish schools aim to reopen full-time in August
23/06/2020 | news | uk | 1,542
Scottish schools are planning to reopen fully in August with no physical distancing if coronavirus is suppressed.
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Shopping centres' funding woes may prompt closures
23/06/2020 | news | business | 1,001
Intu, owner of the Trafford, Braehead and Lakeside shopping centres, puts administrators on standby.
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23/06/2020 | news | health | 712
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Ex-chancellor warns against return to austerity
23/06/2020 | news | business | 654
Sajid Javid calls for lower taxes on businesses to aid the UK's economic recovery.
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