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Cummings 'might have broken lockdown rules' - police
28/05/2020 | news | politics | 4,720
But any breach - relating to his Barnard Castle trip - was "minor" and the police will not fine him.
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EU's €750bn recovery fund marks 'Europe's moment'
27/05/2020 | news | world | 629
A giant fund is proposed, some of it raised on capital markets, but several countries express doubts.
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Johnson urges UK to 'move on' from Cummings row
26/05/2020 | news | politics | 15,831
The PM rules out an inquiry into the conduct of his top aide at the height of the coronavirus lockdown.
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Minister quits over Cummings' lockdown actions
26/05/2020 | news | politics | 14,545
Douglas Ross quits the government as more than 35 Conservative MPs call for Dominic Cummings to go.
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Cummings: I don't regret what I did
25/05/2020 | news | politics | 15,297
The PM's top aide says he "behaved reasonably" as he explains why he drove to Co Durham during 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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MPs give initial backing to immigration bill
18/05/2020 | news | politics | 5,114
The legislation paves the way for the UK to create a new post-Brexit immigration system.
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We will have summer tourist season, promises EU
13/05/2020 | news | world | 2,247
The European Union proposes a gradual lifting of borders to kick-start the tourist industry.
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'Project Restart': Premier League facing decisive week over season resumption
11/05/2020 | sport | football | 1,486
The Premier League is set for a decisive few days in establishing whether it is possible to resume and complete the current season.
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Class size of 15 when primary schools return
11/05/2020 | news | education | 2,353
Primary year groups in England could all have a month at school before summer, in latest Covid-19 plans.
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UK-EU trade talks resume ahead of June summit
11/05/2020 | news | politics | 2,025
Both sides are due to decide next month whether a 31 December deadline should be extended.
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Is it time to free the healthy from restrictions?
06/05/2020 | news | health | 2,328
Ministers are looking at how to ease the lockdown. How cautious should they be?
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US to borrow record $3tn in pandemic spending
04/05/2020 | news | business | 632
The sum is more than five times the previous quarterly record, in the 2008 financial crisis.
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World leaders pledge billions for vaccine fight
04/05/2020 | news | world | 2,692
More than $8bn (£6.5bn) are pledged to help develop a vaccine and fund research into treatments.
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Premier League clubs told neutral venues essential to plans to complete season
01/05/2020 | sport | football | 2,765
Neutral venues will be the only way to complete the 2019-20 season, Premier League clubs are told during a video conference on Friday.
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McDonald's to start delivery-only reopening
01/05/2020 | news | business | 749
The fast food chain will reopen 15 outlets, serving a limited menu that won't include breakfast.
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Social-distancing at airports is 'impossible'
01/05/2020 | news | business | 1,275
Heathrow Airport boss warns that social-distancing at airports is "physically impossible".
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Do British people still accept the lockdown?
30/04/2020 | news | uk | 3,284
Many say they would be uncomfortable leaving home even if restrictions were lifted.
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Schools will reopen in phases, says Williamson
29/04/2020 | news | education | 2,117
When schools go back it will not initially be for all pupils, the education secretary told MPs.
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'Disappointing' progress in UK-EU trade talks
24/04/2020 | news | politics | 7,197
The EU's chief negotiator says the 'clock is ticking' as the UK calls for "constructive" talks.
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IMF head warns on Brexit trade deal failure
15/04/2020 | news | business | 2,158
Failure to get a Brexit trade deal would make a coronavirus recession 'even tougher' says IMF chief.
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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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Tesco tells people to visit stores to get food
08/04/2020 | news | business | 2,664
The supermarket says there is "simply not enough capacity" to supply everyone with online shopping.
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Labour leadership ballot closes
02/04/2020 | news | politics | 808
Rebecca Long-Bailey, Lisa Nandy or Sir Keir Starmer will be announced as leader on Saturday.
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Ilkay Gundogan: Fair to award Liverpool Premier League title if season not completed
29/03/2020 | sport | football | 2,083
It would only be "fair" to award Liverpool the title if the Premier League season is not completed, says Manchester City's Ilkay Gundogan.
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Harry Kane: End of June the limit for season, says Tottenham striker
29/03/2020 | sport | football | 1,640
England captain Harry Kane says the Premier League season should be scrapped if it cannot be completed by the end of June
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UK wary of international market for ventilators
28/03/2020 | news | uk | 1,490
The UK is avoiding buying from middlemen as prices rocket amid feverish global trading conditions.
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Construction firms divided as shutdown calls grow
25/03/2020 | news | business | 1,372
Confusion deepens as some firms decide to stay open, citing government guidelines for essential work.
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UK Parliament shuts down for a month
25/03/2020 | news | politics | 1,921
Commons and Lords will stay empty until after the Easter break, to combat the spread of coronavirus.
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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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Stay at home to stay safe, 1.5 million advised
21/03/2020 | news | uk | 6,986
They will be advised to stay at home for 12 weeks, as the UK's death total reaches 281.
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English local elections postponed over coronavirus
13/03/2020 | news | politics | 2,767
The delay comes as visitor access to Parliament is restricted to reduce the impact of the virus.
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Republic of Ireland to close schools and colleges
12/03/2020 | news | uk | 2,238
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says the measures take effect from 18:00 on Thursday until 29 March.
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Sunak pumps billions into economy to combat virus
11/03/2020 | news | politics | 3,936
The chancellor warns the outbreak is likely to cause a temporary but significant disruption to the UK economy, in his first Budget.
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Global shares plunge in worst day since financial crisis
09/03/2020 | news | business | 4,444
Global stocks plunge after a sharp fall in the oil price hits markets already reeling from the coronavirus.
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Supermarkets doubt minister's food supply claim
06/03/2020 | news | business | 1,863
One executive says the health secretary has "made up" claims of "working with the supermarkets".
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USA 2-0 England: Lionesses beaten in SheBelieves Cup opener
06/03/2020 | sport | football | 185
England begin their SheBelieves Cup title defence with a disappointing defeat against world champions the United States.
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BBC 'must reflect nation' says culture secretary
05/03/2020 | news | entertainment | 3,252
Oliver Dowden says the corporation needs to do more to reflect the UK's "genuine diversity".
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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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Greggs 'would pay staff who need to self-isolate'
03/03/2020 | news | business | 544
The sandwich chain had an "exceptional" 2019, but cautions that coronavirus could hurt this year's sales.
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UK expects 0.16% economic boost from US trade deal
02/03/2020 | news | politics | 3,154
The UK sets out its strategy for trade talks with US - as separate talks with the EU get under way.
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England v Wales: Mako Vunipola and Luke Cowan-Dickie available for Wales game
02/03/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 471
England prop Mako Vunipola is available for Saturday's Six Nations match against Wales after missing the Ireland game for personal reasons.
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Global growth ‘could halve’ because of coronavirus
02/03/2020 | news | business | 1,678
A "longer lasting and more intensive" outbreak could halve growth in 2020, says the OECD.
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West Ham United 3-1 Southampton: Hammers climb out of bottom three
29/02/2020 | sport | football | 163
West Ham United climb out of the Premier League bottom three as Jarrod Bowen scores his first goal since his £18 million Deadline Day transfer.
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No 'artificial deadlines' in EU talks, UK warned
28/02/2020 | news | politics | 4,083
France's Europe minister says the focus must be on substance, as details and timings of the talks emerge.
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Climate campaigners win Heathrow expansion case
27/02/2020 | news | business | 3,589
Campaigners say plans for a third runway should be cancelled, but the airport says it will appeal.
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Javid: I resigned to uphold 'sensible' government
26/02/2020 | news | politics | 1,965
The ex-chancellor tells MPs No 10's plan to remove his advisers was not in the "national interest".
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Liverpool 3-2 West Ham: David Moyes needs to get his side to repeat this effort on a regular basis
24/02/2020 | sport | football | 493
David Moyes was right to talk up West Ham's performance in losing to Liverpool but bad habits must not return, writes Phil McNulty.
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Six Nations 2020: France beat Wales to keep Grand Slam hopes alive
22/02/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,119
France remain on course for a first Grand Slam in 10 years as they win in Cardiff for the first time since 2010 with a 27-23 victory.
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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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France warns UK of bitter post-Brexit trade talks
17/02/2020 | news | politics | 4,914
The UK and EU will "rip each other apart" as they vie for advantage, France's foreign minister says.
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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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BBC chairman warns over subscription fee
12/02/2020 | news | entertainment | 2,034
Sir David Clementi says putting the broadcaster's services behind a paywall would have a big impact.
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Fianna Fáil largest party but Sinn Féin celebrate
10/02/2020 | news | world | 3,096
The final results of the Irish general election show Fianna Fáil on 38 seats, one ahead of Sinn Féin.
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Raab in Australia on Brexit trade mission
06/02/2020 | news | politics | 3,027
The foreign secretary says the UK will be a "force for good in the world" as he begins his Asia-Pacific trip.
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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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European Parliament approves Brexit agreement
28/01/2020 | news | politics | 2,990
MEPs overwhelmingly back the terms of the UK's exit after an emotional debate in Brussels.
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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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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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Brexit: EU leaders sign UK withdrawal deal
24/01/2020 | news | world | 3,608
The deal formally ending UK membership is signed by EU leaders in Brussels.
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Would the Greta generation play with these toys?
23/01/2020 | news | business | 134
More sustainable toys are coming on the market designed to appeal to planet-conscious consumers.
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Nandy joins Starmer on Labour leadership ballot
22/01/2020 | news | politics | 1,428
The Wigan MP receives backing from Chinese for Labour, meaning she joins Sir Keir in the final round.
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UK pub numbers rise for the first time in a decade
16/01/2020 | news | business | 1,058
More venues opened in 2019 as more customers opted for food instead of just drinking alcohol.
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Fundraising appeal launched for Big Ben Brexit chimes
16/01/2020 | news | politics | 3,369
A crowdfunding project aims to raise £500,000 by the weekend to pay for the bell to ring on 31 January.
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PM: Public can fund Big Ben bongs for Brexit day
14/01/2020 | news | politics | 1,727
Boris Johnson said it would cost £500,000 for the famous bell to chime, but crowdfunding is an option.
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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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Tottenham Hotspur 0-1 Liverpool: Roberto Firmino goal gives Reds win
11/01/2020 | sport | football | 2,088
Liverpool setting records in the best-ever start to a season in Europe's top-five leagues "doesn't feel special somehow", says boss Jurgen Klopp.
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Full UK-EU trade deal 'impossible' by end of 2020
07/01/2020 | news | politics | 6,737
The EU Commission president says the sides must prioritise areas of agreement to meet talks deadline.
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New Labour leader to be announced on 4 April
05/01/2020 | news | politics | 4,287
The party's top body has agreed the timetable for the contest and who is eligible to vote.
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Jess Phillips joins Labour leadership race
03/01/2020 | news | politics | 4,016
The third MP to join the contest says Labour members are "ready to try something different".
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David Moyes: West Ham appoint former boss for second spell
30/12/2019 | sport | football | 1,192
David Moyes is appointed West Ham manager and will return for a second spell at the club.
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Manuel Pellegrini: West Ham sack manager after defeat by Leicester
28/12/2019 | sport | football | 1,069
West Ham sack manager Manuel Pellegrini after a 2-1 loss at home to Leicester City left them 17th in the Premier League.
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MPs back Johnson's plan to leave EU on 31 January
20/12/2019 | news | politics | 8,400
The PM says Brexit is "one step closer" after MPs back his EU withdrawal bill by a majority of 124.
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Johnson hails 'radical' Queen's Speech
18/12/2019 | news | politics | 6,537
Seven Brexit-focused bills and plans for extra NHS funding are unveiled in the Queen's Speech.
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Brexit bill to rule out extension
17/12/2019 | news | politics | 9,844
The move comes as MPs gather for the first sitting of the new Parliament after the general election.
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Scottish independence: Will indyref2 still happen?
16/12/2019 | news | uk | 1,881
Nicola Sturgeon has urged independence supporters to be patient - but could indyref2 still happen in 2020?
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MPs' vote on Brexit bill planned for Friday
16/12/2019 | news | politics | 4,783
No 10 says the government wants to begin the legislation process before Christmas.
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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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Let the healing begin, urges PM after poll win
13/12/2019 | news | politics | 5,831
Boris Johnson says he hopes his party's "extraordinary" election victory will bring "closure" to years of acrimony.
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Sturgeon: PM has 'no right' to block Indyref2
13/12/2019 | news | politics | 5,073
Scotland's first minister says the SNP election victory strengthens the mandate for another referendum.
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Johnson: I will repay the trust of voters
13/12/2019 | news | politics | 6,284
The PM meets the Queen to ask to form a new government, following the Conservatives' election victory.
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Pound and shares surge on election result
12/12/2019 | news | business | 1,666
The FTSE is higher while sterling hits its highest level against the dollar since June last year.
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Parties focus on key messages as poll day nears
09/12/2019 | news | politics | 7,986
Pitches about the NHS and Brexit come to the fore, but both Labour and the Tories face criticism too.
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Johnson 'could look at' abolishing BBC licence fee
09/12/2019 | news | politics | 4,473
The prime minister questions whether funding the broadcaster out of general taxation "makes sense".
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Labour Budget to 'end austerity' in first 100 days
08/12/2019 | news | politics | 7,011
John McDonnell says Labour would "remake government" in a February Budget if it wins the election.
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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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