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Johnson urges UK to 'move on' from Cummings row
26/05/2020 | news | politics | 15,783
The PM rules out an inquiry into the conduct of his top aide at the height of the coronavirus lockdown.
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School reopening plan will go ahead, says PM
24/05/2020 | news | education | 3,226
Some year groups in England will return on 1 June, with others going back two weeks later, he says.
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Immune clue sparks coronavirus treatment hope
21/05/2020 | news | health | 654
Better understanding of Covid-19's impact on the immune system gives hope an existing drug might aid recovery.
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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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Coronavirus antibody test a 'positive development'
14/05/2020 | news | health | 3,824
The test, now approved in the UK, can tell who has had Covid-19 - but gives no guarantee they are immune.
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Chancellor says UK facing 'significant recession'
12/05/2020 | news | business | 7,223
The UK's economy shrank at the fastest pace since 2008 during the first three months of the year.
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UK past the peak of coronavirus, says PM
30/04/2020 | news | uk | 3,304
Boris Johnson says he will set out a plan next week on the economy, schools and transport beyond lockdown.
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PM to update UK on 'steps to defeat' coronavirus
29/04/2020 | news | uk | 1,996
Boris Johnson will lead the Downing Street briefing for the first time since his return to work.
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Does hospital deaths milestone mean failure for UK?
23/04/2020 | news | health | 2,019
Limiting the outbreak to 20,000 deaths was meant to be a 'good outcome'. How bad will it get?
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RAF plane lands with PPE from Turkey
22/04/2020 | news | uk | 3,233
The delayed flight arrived with about half of the promised protective kit for NHS staff.
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PM fears second peak from relaxing lockdown
20/04/2020 | news | politics | 5,953
Government sources say measures are likely to be modified rather than eased in three weeks.
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Publish exit strategy this week - Labour
14/04/2020 | news | politics | 4,977
Labour urges clarity - but ministers say is too soon to talk about easing coronavirus restrictions.
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Chancellor warns of 'tough times' for UK economy
14/04/2020 | news | business | 4,408
A forecast suggests coronavirus will have "serious implications" for the UK economy, Rishi Sunak says.
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Public urged to follow 'mission-critical' rules
05/04/2020 | news | uk | 8,300
The health secretary criticised "unbelievable" behaviour after people packed into sunny public parks.
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Should more of us wear face masks?
01/04/2020 | news | science | 1,621
Experts are set to assess the value of face masks in helping slow the spread of coronavirus.
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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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Minister defends wait for self-employed bailout
27/03/2020 | news | business | 1,000
Some people who fall outside the terms of the rescue grants say their hopes have been dashed.
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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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When will the coronavirus outbreak end?
19/03/2020 | news | health | 2,128
The huge challenge the world faces to find an exit strategy to end the lockdowns and return to normal.
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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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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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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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HS2 go-ahead 'controversial and difficult'
11/02/2020 | news | business | 2,848
The prime minister says he will appoint a full-time minister to oversee the project and "restore discipline".
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Quinton de Kock hits hundred as England thrashed by South Africa
04/02/2020 | sport | cricket | 318
England suffer a heavy seven-wicket defeat by South Africa in Cape Town in their first one-day international since winning the World Cup.
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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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Australian Open: Novak Djokovic beats Dominic Thiem to win 17th Grand Slam
02/02/2020 | sport | tennis | 601
Novak Djokovic defends his Australian Open crown and wins a 17th Grand Slam by beating Dominic Thiem in a gripping five-set final.
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Rail firm Northern to be nationalised
29/01/2020 | news | uk | 2,085
The government is to take control of the troubled train operator after two years of passenger chaos.
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Varadkar: EU will have stronger team in trade talks
27/01/2020 | news | politics | 6,272
The Irish PM says it will be "difficult" to reach a deal this year, but Boris Johnson is bullish.
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England in South Africa: Mark Wood shines in Johannesburg
25/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 568
Mark Wood stars with bat and ball to give England complete control of the fourth Test against South Africa on a superbly entertaining second day in Johannesburg.
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Unite union backs Long-Bailey for Labour leader
24/01/2020 | news | politics | 3,414
Unite leader Len McCluskey said the shadow business secretary had the "brains and brilliance" for the job.
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Trade tensions rise as US threatens car tariffs
22/01/2020 | news | business | 2,020
The US has warned it could start taxing UK car exports if UK's tech tax goes ahead.
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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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Ashley Giles: Five-day Tests precious, says England director of men's cricket
08/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 470
England director of men's cricket Ashley Giles says five-day Tests are "precious" to him and the players.
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England in South Africa: Ben Stokes stars in thrilling 189-run win
07/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 747
England force a dramatic 189-run victory over South Africa late on day five of the second Test in Cape Town to level the series at 1-1.
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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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Johnson to welcome new MPs to Westminster
15/12/2019 | news | politics | 2,971
A priority will be a vote on the EU withdrawal bill that the PM wants to bring back before Christmas.
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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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