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All six English clubs leave Super League
21/04/2021 | sport | football | 7,410
All six Premier League teams involved in the European Super League formally withdraw from the competition.
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European Super League: 'No action off the table' over breakaway group - No 10
20/04/2021 | news | politics | 3,863
FA and Premier League officials are told they have the UK government's support to stop the plans.
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RFU backs Jones as coach after review
20/04/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 519
Eddie Jones is backed to continue as England head coach after a review into the team's disappointing fifth-place finish in the Six Nations.
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Nasa successfully flies small helicopter on Mars
19/04/2021 | news | science | 1,219
The Ingenuity drone completes the first powered, controlled flight by an aircraft on another world.
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Mourinho sacked by Tottenham
19/04/2021 | sport | football | 3,759
Jose Mourinho is sacked by Tottenham Hotspur after just 17 months in charge.
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Covid: More than 10m people fully vaccinated in UK
19/04/2021 | news | uk | 1,701
The health secretary hails the "terrific milestone", urging those eligible to come forward for the jab.
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'Big six' agree to join 'Super League'
19/04/2021 | sport | football | 4,376
Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham are among 12 clubs who agree to join a new European Super League.
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Uefa and PL condemn breakaway plan
18/04/2021 | sport | football | 10,778
Uefa and the Premier League have strongly condemned 12 major European clubs, including the 'big six' from England, signing up to a breakaway European Super League.
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Maxwell & De Villiers blast RCB to win
18/04/2021 | sport | cricket | 83
Spectacular batting from Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers propels Indian Premier League leaders Royal Challengers Bangalore to a 38-run defeat of Kolkata Knight Riders.
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Covid-19: Vaccine passports could create 'two-tier society', equality watchdog warns
15/04/2021 | news | uk | 1,795
Vaccine certificates could help to reopen society but risk discrimination, a UK equality body warns.
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James Dyson says Brexit has given him 'freedom'
14/04/2021 | news | business | 3,836
Sir James Dyson defends moving his firm's headquarters to Singapore and says Dyson is a British firm.
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Heathrow says airport queues are becoming 'untenable'
14/04/2021 | news | business | 2,717
The airport says some travellers are facing waits of up to six hours.
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Covid: People 45 or over in England invited to book vaccine
13/04/2021 | news | uk | 4,228
It comes after all over-50s and those in high-risk groups in the UK have been offered a first dose.
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Townsend to be Lions attack coach
13/04/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,330
Gregor Townsend will lead the British and Irish Lions attack in South Africa - Steve Tandy, Robin McBryde and Neil Jenkins also on board.
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Covid lockdown eases: Celebrations as pub gardens and shops reopen
12/04/2021 | news | uk | 5,057
Shoppers have been rushing back to the High Street, where queues were seen outside some retailers.
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Covid-19: People can start thinking about foreign travel - Shapps
09/04/2021 | news | business | 394
The transport secretary says people are no longer being advised against booking holidays abroad.
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Covid: Deaths in England and Wales fall 92% since January peak
08/04/2021 | news | uk | 1,848
The drop in England and Wales comes amid efforts to reassure the public about vaccine safety.
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Covid: More than enough vaccines for under-30s, says Hancock
08/04/2021 | news | uk | 3,741
The health secretary says the vaccine rollout remains on track to jab all adults by the end of July.
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Morrisons to stop selling plastic carrier bags
08/04/2021 | news | business | 458
The supermarket chain will remove 100 million plastic carrier bags from its network over the next year.
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Covid: UK vaccine rollout 'breaking link' between infections and death
08/04/2021 | news | health | 1,071
A decline in cases has stalled but deaths have not followed the same pattern, scientists say.
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Man Utd too strong for Granada in first leg
08/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,267
Manchester United take a big step towards reaching the Europa League semi-finals with an away first-leg win over Granada.
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Covid: Under-30s offered alternative to Oxford-AstraZeneca jab
07/04/2021 | news | health | 2,348
A review finds a "plausible" link to rare blood clots, but says the jab remains beneficial for most.
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Where are Britain's loneliest places in lockdown?
07/04/2021 | news | education | 515
Loneliness in the pandemic has been more intense for young people in poor, urban areas.
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Britain's electricity system 'greenest ever' over Easter
07/04/2021 | news | uk | 629
Sunny and windy weather led to a surge in renewable sources of energy, the operator says.
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Mobile phones should be banned in schools - Gavin Williamson
07/04/2021 | news | technology | 1,727
Phones should not be used or seen during the school day, the education secretary says.
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Schools 'a lifeline to many students' in past year'
07/04/2021 | news | education | 42
School staff helped families struggling financially during pandemic, says the National Education Union.
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Covid-19 linked to depression and dementia, study suggests
07/04/2021 | news | health | 299
Researchers looked at how likely 600,000 patients were to develop one of 14 common brain conditions.
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City drivers 'should think twice' before buying SUVs
07/04/2021 | news | business | 1,852
The boss of the RAC Foundation says drivers in urban areas should consider which car is most appropriate.
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Food poverty: MPs call on government to step up help
07/04/2021 | news | business | 1,241
A report calls on the government to create a food security minister to protect the vulnerable.
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Covid passports: Certification is 'one option', vaccines minister says
06/04/2021 | news | uk | 6,540
Introducing Covid status certificates risks creating a "two-tier Britain", critics say.
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IMF forecasts stronger recovery for world economy
06/04/2021 | news | business | 739
The IMF has upgraded both its UK and global forecasts compared with what it projected in January.
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Mourinho blames players for dropped points
04/04/2021 | sport | football | 960
Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho says he is the same coach as always, and his players are to blame for his side dropping 15 points from winning positions this season.
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Carabao Cup final to have 8,000 fans
04/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,152
The Carabao Cup final between Tottenham and Manchester City will have 8,000 fans in attendance after it is confirmed as a pilot event to test the return of big crowds.
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Every customer must sign in when pubs reopen
01/04/2021 | news | business | 4,651
New rules to help venues reopen outdoors safely this month have sparked anger from industry groups.
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Pub vaccine passports not British - Sir Keir Starmer
01/04/2021 | news | politics | 2,892
The Labour leader says it would be "wrong in principle" to ask landlords to police a new scheme.
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Covid-19: Few people with symptoms are self-isolating, study finds
01/04/2021 | news | health | 775
And fewer than one in five people request a test if they have symptoms, a report on test-and-trace says.
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Covid: Children 'well protected by Pfizer vaccine'
31/03/2021 | news | health | 1,284
Initial results from trials in 12- to 15-year-olds in the US will be handed to regulators.
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Suez Canal reopens after giant stranded ship is freed
29/03/2021 | news | world | 2,225
It took almost a week to dislodge a giant container ship blocking one the world's busiest trade routes.
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Biden administration threatens tariffs on UK goods in 'tech tax' row
29/03/2021 | news | business | 3,837
Ceramics, make-up and furniture could be hit amid a row over a new UK tax on tech firms.
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Covid: Outdoor meet-ups and sports resume in England
29/03/2021 | news | uk | 656
The stay-at-home order has ended, but people are urged to turn down hugs - even if it is "awkward".
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Royal Mail offers free parcel pick-up as delivery war looms
29/03/2021 | news | business | 164
The company offers free pick-ups from home for the next few weeks as it tries to boost its delivery business.
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Coronavirus: UK vaccine offer to Ireland 'a runner', says Arlene Foster
28/03/2021 | news | uk | 605
Arlene Foster says she will again ask Boris Johnson to offer vaccines to the Republic of Ireland.
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Hamilton wins Bahrain Grand Prix
28/03/2021 | sport | f1 | 2,047
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton holds off Max Verstappen's Red Bull for victory in an extraordinary finish to the Bahrain Grand Prix.
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Who gets your Six Nations player vote?
28/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 722
Wales' Louis Rees-Zammit and Taulupe Faletau are among nominees for the 2021 Six Nations player of the championship.
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Wales win title as Scotland beat France
26/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 3,580
Wales clinch the Six Nations as 14-man Scotland snatch their first victory in Paris since 1999 to wreck France's title hopes.
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Slight Covid uptick in older school children in England
26/03/2021 | news | health | 1,567
Latest figures from the ONS hint at an increase in years 7 to 11 in schools in England.
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MPs agree to extend Covid powers until September
25/03/2021 | news | politics | 3,809
The health secretary said 'essential' government powers need to stay but other measures have been scrapped.
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UK Government buildings to fly union flag every day
25/03/2021 | news | politics | 4,189
The culture secretary described the flag as "a proud reminder of our history and the ties that bind us".
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Covid-19: Pubs could require vaccine passports - Boris Johnson
25/03/2021 | news | politics | 5,396
But one Conservative MP says "papers for pubs" would lead the country into "a ghastly trap".
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Sir Keir Starmer accuses Boris Johnson of 'breaking promise' on Army troop numbers
24/03/2021 | news | politics | 734
Boris Johnson says the government is increasing spending on defence "by the biggest amount since the Cold War".
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Covid: UK marks one year since the first lockdown
23/03/2021 | news | uk | 3,391
The Queen reflects on the "grief and loss felt by so many" as the country holds a minute's silence.
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Coronavirus: Third wave will 'wash up on our shores', warns Johnson
22/03/2021 | news | politics | 8,222
Boris Johnson says the UK will "feel effects" of growing case numbers in Europe amid a row over vaccines.
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B&Q-owner Kingfisher boosted by new 'young DIY-ers'
22/03/2021 | news | business | 386
Kingfisher says 18-34 year-olds did more home improvements during lockdown than any other age group.
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Wales denied Grand Slam in epic finale
20/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 3,494
France inflict heartbreak on Wales as they seal a 32-30 victory in dramatic fashion to deny Wayne Pivac's side a Grand Slam in Paris.
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Impressive Ireland thump dismal England
20/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 3,011
Ireland produce an outstanding display to overcome an ill-disciplined England 32-18 in the Six Nations despite Bundee Aki's red card.
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Scotland rout sorry Italy at Murrayfield
20/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 674
Scotland run in eight tries as they dispatch a limp Italy at Murrayfield and return to winning ways in the Six Nations.
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Covid: UK death rate 'no longer Europe's worst' by winter
19/03/2021 | news | health | 6,874
Six other countries were worse affected during the second wave of the pandemic, according to ONS figures.
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Covid vaccine: PM to have AstraZeneca jab as he urges public to do the same
19/03/2021 | news | uk | 835
Boris Johnson will receive his first dose while European countries resume use of the Oxford vaccine.
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India beat England to level T20 series
18/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 966
India set up a series decider with an eight-run win over England in an absorbing fourth Twenty20 in Ahmedabad.
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AstraZeneca: UK and EU clot reviews confirm safety of vaccine
18/03/2021 | news | health | 2,620
Regulators give reassurance and advice on rare blood clot symptoms, such as headache lasting days.
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Covid vaccine: Supply issues 'will not impact roadmap' in England - Hancock
18/03/2021 | news | uk | 1,098
The health secretary confirms the UK's supply is being hit by a delayed AstraZeneca shipment from India.
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BBC to move key jobs and programmes out of London
18/03/2021 | news | entertainment | 3,589
The corporation is expanding out of the capital to "ensure every household gets value from the BBC".
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Beard back for Grand Slam trip to France
18/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,109
Coach Wayne Pivac recalls lock Adam Beard in the only change to his side as Wales aim to complete the Six Nations Grand Slam against France.
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Covid: NHS warns of 'significant reduction' in vaccines
17/03/2021 | news | politics | 6,791
Local health organisations in England have been told to expect a reduced vaccine supply in April.
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Democracy is in retreat, warns Dominic Raab
17/03/2021 | news | politics | 1,906
Dominic Raab says the UK should use its "clout" to be "a force for good in the world".
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Integrated review: UK to lift cap on nuclear stockpile
16/03/2021 | news | uk | 6,832
The UK will also shift focus towards Indo-Pacific countries, following a year-long foreign policy review.
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Buttler trumps Kohli in England win
16/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,000
Jos Buttler's brutal hitting trumps the genius of Virat Kohli in England's eight-wicket defeat of India in the third Twenty20 in Ahmedabad.
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Ministers frustrated with PM's 'mistakes' ahead of Covid second wave
15/03/2021 | news | politics | 5,852
Senior figures tell the BBC Boris Johnson should have been tougher in the autumn to prevent more deaths.
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Covid: UK vaccination surge expected in coming days
15/03/2021 | news | health | 3,382
All over 50s could be vaccinated ahead of schedule, thanks to good supplies, say experts.
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Johnson: Defence reforms 'will help make UK match-fit'
15/03/2021 | news | politics | 582
Boris Johnson promises more investment and jobs ahead of his long-awaited update on the military.
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Itoje try earns England win over France
13/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 2,501
A late Maro Itoje try gives England victory over in-form France in the Six Nations at Twickenham.
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Walker - a legend with effervescent enthusiasm
13/03/2021 | sport | f1 | 981
Legendary motor racing commentator, who became as famous as the drivers themselves, dies at 97
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Wales eye Grand Slam after Italy rout
13/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,391
Wales score seven tries against Italy in Rome to set up a Grand Slam chance against France in Paris next weekend.
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Superb England crush India in first T20
12/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 960
A magnificent bowling performance sets England on the way to an eight-wicket victory over India in the first Twenty20 in Ahmedabad.
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Cumbria coal mine: Public inquiry after government U-turn
12/03/2021 | news | politics | 2,074
Ministers say "increased" controversy over the Cumbria mine means a public inquiry is needed.
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UK exports to European Union drop 40% in January
12/03/2021 | news | business | 8,104
Official figures show a sharp drop in trade in goods with the EU as the Brexit transition period ended.
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'Pointy-elbow' parents emailing teachers to boost exam grades
11/03/2021 | news | education | 1,096
Head teachers warn of pushy parents lobbying for higher GCSE and A-level grades in cancelled exams.
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Brexit: UK delays border checks on EU goods into Great Britain
11/03/2021 | news | politics | 4,819
Ministers say the move will help firms after Covid - but Labour says it "smacks of ill-preparedness".
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Covid-19 pandemic: France eases travel for UK and six other countries
11/03/2021 | news | world | 1,311
A "compelling reason" is no longer needed to travel to and from the non-EU countries, officials say.
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England's Malins to start against France
11/03/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,527
Max Malins will make his first start for England after being named at full-back for Saturday's Six Nations match with France at Twickenham.
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Brexit: UK acted prevent empty shelves, says Brandon Lewis
10/03/2021 | news | uk | 541
Brandon Lewis defends the decision to extend Brexit check grace periods without the EU's agreement.
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Covid-19: UK hasn't banned export of vaccines, says PM
10/03/2021 | news | politics | 4,953
Boris Johnson "corrects" the European Council president over claims about the government's stance.
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Covid-19: NHS Test and Trace 'no clear impact' despite £37bn budget
10/03/2021 | news | health | 1,623
It was set up to help prevent lockdowns but there have been two more since its launch, MPs say.
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Bale and Kane inspire Spurs to easy win
07/03/2021 | sport | football | 712
Gareth Bale and Harry Kane both score twice to inspire Tottenham to a third consecutive Premier League win at the expense of Crystal Palace.
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Fulham win as Liverpool lose sixth straight home game
07/03/2021 | sport | football | 3,639
Liverpool's incredible slide continues with a sixth successive Premier League home defeat as Fulham earn a crucial win over the reigning champions.
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England lose series in another collapse
06/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 2,272
England's series defeat in India is sealed with one final, abject batting collapse on the third day of the fourth Test in Ahmedabad.
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Xhaka error gifts Burnley point
06/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,415
Granit Xhaka's error presents Chris Wood with a bizarre equaliser to deprive Arsenal of victory against Burnley at Turf Moor.
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Coronavirus infection levels continue to drop in the UK
05/03/2021 | news | health | 3,122
R remains below 1, and a survey of community infections suggest around 1-in-230 people has the virus.
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Covid: Fresh air 'key to safer classrooms'
05/03/2021 | news | health | 186
Knowing which windows to open and having shorter lessons could help when children return to school.
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Budget 2021: Rishi Sunak insists Covid-recovery tax rises fair
04/03/2021 | news | politics | 2,526
Chancellor Rishi Sunak is accused of hitting the poorest hardest in his Budget plan to balance the books.
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Covid: Germany approves AstraZeneca vaccine for over-65s
04/03/2021 | news | world | 587
The decision comes after Chancellor Merkel said data showed the jab was effective for the elderly too.
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England batting fails again in India
04/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,428
England's batsmen once again fail to deliver on the first day of the final Test against India in Ahmedabad.
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Brexit: EU says UK grace period extension breaches international law
03/03/2021 | news | uk | 4,582
The latest Brexit flare up is over checks on goods to NI, which remains in the EU's single market.
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Budget 2021: Rishi Sunak warns tax rises to follow spending spree
03/03/2021 | news | business | 2,439
The UK economy is expected to recover six months faster than expected from the pandemic, the chancellor says.
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Budget 2021: Furlough set to be extended - Kwasi Kwarteng
02/03/2021 | news | politics | 1,868
Kwasi Kwarteng says help for firms and workers will continue, as Chancellor Rishi Sunak prepares to unveil the Budget.
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Part-time return for all secondary pupils in Scotland from 15 March
02/03/2021 | news | uk | 1,764
As part of the phased return of pupils across Scotland, children in P4-P7 will also return full time.
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BBC Three will return to TV screens after six-year break
02/03/2021 | news | entertainment | 2,041
The channel will make a comeback, after scoring hits with Normal People and Fleabag online.
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Covid Brazil variant 'may spread more easily'
02/03/2021 | news | health | 821
The first detailed studies of the P.1 variant suggest it may be up to twice as transmissible.
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'An iconic Liverpool figure who went on to illuminate TV screens'
02/03/2021 | sport | football | 667
Ian St John, who has died aged 82, was one of the iconic figures in Liverpool's history before going on to enjoy a hugely successful career in TV.
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Brazilian variant: Hancock denies quarantine delays put lives at risk
01/03/2021 | news | uk | 2,725
It comes as the search continues for a person in England infected with the Brazilian variant.
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Budget 2021: 'Now is not the time for tax rises', say MPs
01/03/2021 | news | business | 718
The Treasury Committee says "significant" measures may be needed later to improve public finances.
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England must accept ref calls - Jones
27/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,691
England's coach and captain both refuse to lay blame on defeat by Wales on two controversial refereeing calls.
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Pivac enjoys 'special' Triple Crown day
27/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 639
Coach Wayne Pivac reveals his pride as Wales celebrate the first silverware of his tenure with the Triple Crown clinched in Cardiff.
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Wales beat England to take Triple Crown
27/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 4,482
Wales take the Triple Crown with a bonus-point win against England after early controversy in their Six Nations match in Cardiff.
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Improved Ireland cruise past poor Italy
27/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 536
Ireland run in six tries to claim a much-needed first win of this year's Six Nations in a one-sided contest against a poor Italy
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Coronavirus spread slowed by vaccines, study suggests
26/02/2021 | news | health | 704
There was a 75% reduction in staff at Addenbrooke's Hospital testing positive after a vaccination.
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Age not job prioritised in second phase of Covid jab rollout
26/02/2021 | news | health | 3,392
Over-40s will be first in line from mid-April after the top nine priority groups receive one dose.
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Scotland play South Africa in first game
26/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 288
Scotland will play defending champions South Africa in their first match of the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.
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UK Covid alert level drops as NHS threat 'recedes'
25/02/2021 | news | uk | 2,122
The move to the second-highest level means the NHS is no longer at imminent risk of being overwhelmed.
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Frasier and Rugrats both set to return to TV
25/02/2021 | news | entertainment | 527
The 1990s shows will be rebooted for the new Paramount+ streaming site. So why all the nostalgia?
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India beat England inside two days
25/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 3,648
England succumb to a 10-wicket defeat against India inside two days of a remarkable third Test in Ahmedabad.
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Get used to fewer trains, says rail body
25/02/2021 | news | business | 1,289
Around one in 10 rail services should be cut while passenger numbers remain low, says Network Rail.
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Brexit: NI leaders at odds on Irish sea border meeting
24/02/2021 | news | uk | 3,543
Arlene Foster says the EU was 'tone-deaf' but Michelle O'Neill says the meeting was "constructive".
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Reading and Leeds boss 'very confident' festivals will happen
24/02/2021 | news | entertainment | 1,561
Organisers are "very confident" the events will happen this summer, as lockdown is due to be eased.
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Summer catch-up schools planned for pupils in England
24/02/2021 | news | education | 2,510
A total of £700m will help ensure "no child is left behind" due to the pandemic, Boris Johnson says.
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Feeble England crumble to 112 all out
24/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,964
England are bowled out for 112 before India reach 99-3 on the first day of the third Test in Ahmedabad.
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Covid-19: PM promises review on issues of vaccine passports
23/02/2021 | news | uk | 7,050
Having to show a certificate to go to a pub raises "deep and complex issues", Boris Johnson says.
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Covid-19: Everyone 'has to play their part' in lockdown easing, says Hancock
23/02/2021 | news | uk | 1,894
But it is too soon to say when social distancing rules will be relaxed, the health secretary says.
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Lockdown: Boris Johnson unveils plan to end England restrictions by 21 June
22/02/2021 | news | uk | 4,281
Shops, hairdressers, gyms and outdoor hospitality could reopen on 12 April, Boris Johnson says.
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Covid-19: Boris Johnson to unveil 'cautious' plan to lift England's lockdown
22/02/2021 | news | uk | 2,520
All schools are expected to reopen on 8 March, with some outdoor socialising allowed from 29 March.
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All Blacks great Carter retires
20/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 622
New Zealand's Dan Carter, who won two World Cups and is world rugby's record points scorer, announces his retirement from professional rugby.
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Covid vaccines: Boris Johnson pledges surplus to poorer countries at G7
19/02/2021 | news | politics | 3,819
Boris Johnson is encouraging other rich countries to donate vaccine doses at a virtual G7 meeting.
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UK sees further drop in coronavirus numbers
19/02/2021 | news | health | 2,967
The number of new infections in the community has decreased in all regions, latest data shows.
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Covid-19: Johnson still working on 'roadmap' to ease lockdown
19/02/2021 | news | politics | 1,617
Ministers will "crunch the numbers" over the weekend, amid pressure to reduce Covid restrictions.
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Mars landing: Nasa's Perseverance rover in 'great shape'
19/02/2021 | news | science | 348
Perseverance will now spend at least two years looking for evidence of past life on the Red Planet.
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Sir Keir Starmer: Savings scheme would boost UK's recovery post-Covid
18/02/2021 | news | politics | 6,966
The Labour leader says there can be "no return to business as usual" as he sets out post-Covid policies.
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Strong decline in coronavirus across England since January, React study shows
18/02/2021 | news | health | 3,885
Study finds infections fell by two-thirds - and more in London - but warns virus levels remain high.
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Covid: Testing means 'staggered' school return, say heads
18/02/2021 | news | education | 395
The logistics of Covid testing all pupils will mean a phased return in secondary school, say heads.
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Covid: Boris Johnson to focus on 'data, not dates' for lockdown easing
17/02/2021 | news | uk | 3,947
The lifting of England's restrictions must be "cautious and prudent", Boris Johnson says.
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Covid: Seven symptoms should trigger virus test, study says
17/02/2021 | news | other | 1,152
Fatigue, headache, sore throat and diarrhoea are also warning signs of the virus, research suggests.
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UK to appeal to individual European countries over arts touring 'crisis'
16/02/2021 | news | entertainment | 1,446
The government says it hopes to open negotiations with individual European nations "very shortly".
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Covid vaccine impact revealed in over-80s blood tests
16/02/2021 | news | health | 2,625
More people in this age group in England now have detectable antibodies that can fight the virus.
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Covid-19: First travellers arrive in UK for hotel quarantine stay
15/02/2021 | news | uk | 2,615
Arrivals from "red list" countries must pay £1,750 to spend 10 days in government-sanctioned hotels.
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Jaguar car brand to be all-electric by 2025
15/02/2021 | news | business | 1,958
JLR will launch electric models of its entire Jaguar and Land Rover line-up by 2030.
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Coronavirus: Plan to exit lockdown 'cautious but irreversible', says Boris Johnson
15/02/2021 | news | politics | 6,171
Boris Johnson says the government will set out its plans on 22 February, which could include target dates.
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Covid: 'No evidence' schools spread lots of coronavirus
15/02/2021 | news | health | 1,386
Researchers looked at teacher and pupil Covid "sick days" in England in the autumn term up to Christmas.
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Lions Watch - who impressed this weekend?
15/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,601
Wales wing Louis Rees-Zammit stakes his claim, while some leftfield candidates close in on the scrum-half and number eight vacancies...
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England crumble in second India Test
14/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 2,212
England are bowled out for 134 as India open up a lead of 249 to seize control of the second Test in Chennai.
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England bounce back against Italy
13/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,376
England find flashes of attacking flair to bounce back from last week's Scotland defeat and claim a 41-18 Six Nations victory against Italy.
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Wales edge out 14-man Scots in thriller
13/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 3,003
Wales edge out 14-man Scotland in a mesmeric thriller at Murrayfield to maintain their 100% start to their Six Nations campaign.
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Rohit's 161 gives India edge over England
13/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,700
England are given a stark reminder of the challenge of touring India by Rohit Sharma's classy 161 on day one of the second Test.
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Covid: Virus cases are going down across the UK
12/02/2021 | news | health | 4,579
Data suggests lockdown is working, but the health secretary says there is "still a long way to go".
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Covid hotel quarantine less strict than Australia's
12/02/2021 | news | uk | 987
There are key differences in rules between England’s system and elsewhere, a BBC analysis shows.
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UK and EU hold 'frank but constructive' talks on NI trade rules
12/02/2021 | news | politics | 3,791
The two sides vow to implement the Northern Ireland Protocol and "address all outstanding issues".
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Covid-19: 'Too early' to decide on summer holidays, says Hancock
11/02/2021 | news | uk | 2,228
The health secretary's comments prompted criticism from Labour who said people wanted clarity.
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Ford returns as Lawrence dropped
11/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,691
George Ford, Courtney Lawes, Kyle Sinckler and Mako Vunipola all return to England's starting XV for Saturday's Six Nations match against Italy.
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NHS reform: 'No better time than now' for changes, says Matt Hancock
11/02/2021 | news | health | 2,326
The aim is for health and social care to join up more, but Labour questions the timing of the move.
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Williams back for injury-hit Wales
11/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 773
Liam Williams returns after a ban to boost injury-hit Wales for Saturday's Six Nations encounter against Scotland in Edinburgh.
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Covid-19: Kent virus variant 'on course to sweep world'
11/02/2021 | news | uk | 1,790
The expert heading the UK's genetic surveillance says research into strains will go into the 2030s.
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Covid: Don't book holiday yet, government warns
10/02/2021 | news | politics | 4,934
Boris Johnson urges people to "be patient", after the transport secretary says summer breaks are in doubt.
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Covid: WHO backs Oxford vaccine 'even if variants present'
10/02/2021 | news | health | 2,949
Its use in people over 65 as well as in countries where variants are circulating is recommended.
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Covid-19: Travellers face £1,750 cost for England quarantine hotels
09/02/2021 | news | uk | 5,265
People arriving in England from Covid hotspots also face £10,000 fines or jail if they break the rules.
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Brexit: 'Under-loved' fish renamed for British tastes
09/02/2021 | news | uk | 2,354
The spider crab and megrim sole are to be rebranded to get rid of "negative connotations".
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Heads warn against 'grinding out hours' in summer catch up
09/02/2021 | news | education | 1,656
School leaders say catch up plans should not be "gimmicks" or create long hours for tired children.
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Anderson inspires England to famous win
09/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,621
James Anderson inspires England to a famous 227-run victory against India on the final day of the first Test in Chennai.
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Covid: Over-70s can contact NHS for vaccine in England
08/02/2021 | news | health | 898
A national booking system is available in England that can be accessed online.
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Lions Watch - who impressed this weekend?
08/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 565
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland was in London and Cardiff as all four nations were in action this weekend, so who stood out?
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England set up final-day victory bid
08/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 986
England need nine wickets on the final day to beat India after setting up their victory push on day four of the first Test in Chennai.
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Bedi, Bumrah & Tendulkar? Who made it into your all-time India Test XI
08/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 36
Bishan Bedi, Jasprit Bumrah and Sachin Tendulkar are all selected in an all-time India Test XI by BBC Sport readers.
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Wales hold on to beat 14-man Ireland
07/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,751
Wales overcome 14-man Ireland to win a tense 2021 Six Nations opener in Cardiff.
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'Scotland played in the same way as the best teams in the world'
07/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,163
Matt Dawson says their first win at Twickenham since 1983 was the most complete and authoritative Scotland performance he has seen in his life.
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Scots end 38-year wait for Twickenham win
06/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 4,000
Scotland claim a first win at Twickenham since 1983 as fly-half Finn Russell orchestrates a shock Six Nations victory against England.
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UK weather: 'Beast from the East Two' to bring snow, ice and floods
06/02/2021 | news | uk | 3,139
The cold snap will not be as extreme as in 2018, forecasters say, but will cause disruption this weekend.
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Seven-try France hammer Italy in Rome
06/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 132
France sweep Italy aside to start the 2021 Six Nations with an emphatic 50-10 bonus-point win at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.
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Bad game? Use existing laws - Owens
06/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 101
Nigel Owens believes criticism of rugby as a spectacle can be solved by referees applying existing laws.
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Covid-19: Avoid 'setting dates' for lifting lockdown, scientist warns
06/02/2021 | news | uk | 1,952
Leaders should not be "driven by a calendar", says a scientist advising the government.
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England absentees give Scotland hope
05/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 812
Why Scotland might 'fancy themselves' against England at Twickenham: Team news, match preview and statistics for Saturday's Six Nations match.
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Covid: Local elections to go ahead in England
05/02/2021 | news | politics | 1,827
Measures include asking voters to bring pens - but some councils fear it will be too difficult to organise.
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Covid: Virus cases show clear signs of fall in most of UK
05/02/2021 | news | health | 1,881
The virus's reproduction, or R, number is estimated to be between 0.7 and 1.
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Jones fit for Six Nations opener
05/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 868
Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones is passed fit to lead his side into the Six Nations opener against Ireland with wing Louis Rees-Zammit to make his tournament debut.
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Root hits 128 as England dominate India
05/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 970
Joe Root marks his 100th Test with a commanding century as England make an impressive start to the first Test against India.
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Brexit: Arlene Foster says unionism coming together to oppose Protocol
04/02/2021 | news | uk | 4,653
DUP leader Arlene Foster accuses the British government of "sleepwalking" into NI's Brexit arrangements.
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Bank of England: Economy to rebound strongly due to vaccine
04/02/2021 | news | business | 4,038
High Street banks are also told to prepare for the possibility that interest rates could fall below zero.
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Redpath & Lawrence start in Six Nations
04/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,206
Rookie centres Ollie Lawrence and Cameron Redpath will start for England and Scotland respectively in Saturday's Calcutta Cup clash at Twickenham.
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Covid: Don't ease lockdown restrictions too soon - Starmer
04/02/2021 | news | politics | 2,050
The Labour leader urges the PM not to repeat "the mistakes of last time," amid Tory calls for easing.
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Royal Dutch Shell sees huge loss as pandemic hits oil demand
04/02/2021 | news | business | 672
The oil giant reported a net loss of £16bn for 2020 as the coronavirus pandemic caused demand to slump.
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Covid: 'Not practical' to close UK borders, says Boris Johnson
03/02/2021 | news | uk | 3,058
Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer wants tougher restrictions to prevent new coronavirus variants coming in.
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Covid: New Oxford vaccine 'ready by the autumn' to tackle mutations
03/02/2021 | news | health | 2,382
An improved jab that will be more effective against variants can be made quickly, says Oxford-AstraZeneca.
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Covid-19: Study showing Oxford vaccine slows virus spread 'superb' - Hancock
03/02/2021 | news | uk | 143
As results show the Oxford jab may cut transmission, the health secretary says it offers a "way out".
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PM urges EU action to ease Brexit tensions in NI
03/02/2021 | news | politics | 5,194
The UK wrote to the bloc calling for lighter enforcement of rules as port staff face threats over checks.
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UK variant has mutated again, scientists say
02/02/2021 | news | health | 2,932
The Kent variant now dominant in the UK appears to be undergoing some "worrying" new changes.
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South Africa variant: Urgent Covid testing after community cases found
01/02/2021 | news | health | 860
Testing will start in Surrey - but London, Kent, Hertfordshire and Walsall are also being targeted.
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Covid: Boris Johnson 'optimistic' about summer holiday prospects
01/02/2021 | news | uk | 3,928
The PM says it relies on factors such as the vaccine rollout going well and Covid cases coming down.
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Six Nations contenders and key players
01/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 555
Who will win the 2021 Six Nations? Will fans return? Who are the ones to watch? BBC Sport fills you in with its Six Nations guide.
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Covid in Scotland: Jab given to 98% of older care home residents
01/02/2021 | news | uk | 3,887
Nicola Sturgeon says the NHS is "ahead of schedule" in rolling out vaccines to the over-80s by Friday's deadline.
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Ryanair forecasts 'strong return' of beach holidays this summer
01/02/2021 | news | business | 780
Boss Michael O'Leary thinks travel restrictions will be dropped once high risk groups are vaccinated.
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GameStop: Global watchdogs sound alarm as shares frenzy grows
29/01/2021 | news | business | 1,130
Financial regulators in the US and UK say they are monitoring share trading and potential market abuse.
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Covid: EU-AstraZeneca disputed vaccine contract made public
29/01/2021 | news | world | 14,137
The European Commission argues the drug-maker is failing to fulfil its promises on the Covid jab.
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Covid vaccine: Single-dose Johnson & Johnson jab is 66% effective
29/01/2021 | news | health | 3,713
An international trial shows the jab gives complete protection against hospitalisation and death.
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Covid-19: 'Less exercise and more TV' than first lockdown
29/01/2021 | news | health | 711
People are spending less time on hobbies and volunteering in the current lockdown, researchers say.
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Covid-hit pupils 'should be allowed to repeat a year'
29/01/2021 | news | education | 724
Education think-tank says pupils should have the right to repeat the school year after Covid disruption.
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Coronavirus: Germany set to limit AstraZeneca jab to under-65s
28/01/2021 | news | world | 5,216
German vaccine officials say there is not enough data about the jab, which is widely used in the UK.
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No changes to Scottish income tax rates in budget
28/01/2021 | news | uk | 1,684
Finance Secretary Kate Forbes says she wants to provide "stability and certainty" for people and businesses.
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Boris Johnson says independence debate 'irrelevant' to most Scots
28/01/2021 | news | uk | 14,052
Boris Johnson says most people in Scotland are focused on defeating Covid rather than another referendum.
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UK holiday boom: Bookings 'coming in thick and fast'
28/01/2021 | news | business | 1,846
With new hotel quarantine rules for arrivals from abroad, many people are seeking UK holidays instead.
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Covid: English schools could return 8 March 'at the earliest' - PM
27/01/2021 | news | uk | 4,042
The PM sets the date he hopes England's lockdown will begin to ease, but warns of a "perilous situation".
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Boris Johnson promises plan next month for 'phased' easing of lockdown
27/01/2021 | news | politics | 4,999
The “phased” lifting of restrictions will depend on data on hospitalisations, deaths and vaccinations.
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Covid-19: Vaccine minister 'confident' of supplies amid production delays
26/01/2021 | news | uk | 3,759
Nadhim Zahawi says supply is tight, but he expects the UK to meet its February target of 15 million doses.
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UK Covid deaths: Why the 100,000 toll is so bad
26/01/2021 | news | health | 7,254
As the number of people who died reaches six figures, the factors that led to this terrible total.
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Coronavirus: Vaccine supply fears grow amid EU export threat
26/01/2021 | news | world | 5,858
The EU calls for "fair" distribution after vaccine companies cut back on pledged supplies.
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Beware fake Covid vaccination invites, NHS warns
26/01/2021 | news | technology | 359
The NHS says any invitation which asks for vaccine payment or bank account details is a scam.
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Covid: UK virus deaths exceed 100,000 since pandemic began
26/01/2021 | news | health | 2,612
Another 7,700 registered with coronavirus on the death certificate brings the total to nearly 104,000.
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Covid: Schools will be told of reopening plans 'as soon as we can'
25/01/2021 | news | uk | 6,101
Boris Johnson says he understands parents' frustrations but the infection rate is "still very high".
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England complete win on dramatic day
25/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 725
England complete a thrilling victory on day four of the second Test against Sri Lanka to take the series 2-0.
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Root hits superb 186 for England in Galle
24/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 777
Joe Root hits a magnificent 186 but his dismissal from the final ball of the third day leaves Sri Lanka with a slight advantage in the second Test.
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Coronavirus: UK R number 'between 0.8 and 1'
22/01/2021 | news | health | 4,946
The UK's chief medical adviser warns that "a very small change and it could start taking off again".
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Odogwu and Randall called up by England
22/01/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 917
In-form uncapped duo Paolo Odogwu and Harry Randall are named in England's squad for the forthcoming Six Nations.
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Covid: James Bond film No Time To Die delayed for third time
22/01/2021 | news | entertainment | 620
The premiere of No Time To Die, Daniel Craig's final 007 outing, is pushed back again due to Covid.
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Brexit: Retailers warn they could burn goods stuck in EU
22/01/2021 | news | business | 2,921
UK retailers may abandon goods EU customers want to return because it is cheaper than bringing them home.
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Covid: Why won't vaccinating the vulnerable end lockdown?
22/01/2021 | news | health | 1,364
Doubts have been raised about lifting Covid restrictions in the spring. What are the hurdles in the way?
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Covid: 'Too early' to say if lockdown will end in spring - Boris Johnson
21/01/2021 | news | uk | 5,496
Boris Johnson says England's measures will be reviewed once the priority groups have had the vaccine.
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Covid: Gavin Williamson hopes England's schools will reopen by Easter
21/01/2021 | news | education | 1,424
The education secretary says schools in England will be given two weeks' notice before reopening.
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Stokes and Archer return for India tour
21/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 548
All-rounder Ben Stokes and fast bowler Jofra Archer return to the England squad for the first two Tests of the tour of India.
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Sheds, kippers and the odd faux pas - how the TMS team delivered commentary in unique circumstances
21/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 165
TMS producer Adam Mountford details the challenges - and fun - involved in delivering radio commentary from bedrooms and attics across the country.
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Coronavirus: Priti Patel says UK should have closed borders in March 2020
20/01/2021 | news | politics | 5,020
The home secretary has been recorded telling supporters she was an "advocate" of closures last year.
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Musicians 'failed by government' over EU touring, stars say
20/01/2021 | news | entertainment | 924
Some of the UK's biggest music stars sign an open letter demanding action over post-Brexit touring.
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Covid vaccine: Priti Patel 'working to get jabs to front-line roles'
20/01/2021 | news | uk | 1,702
The PM says he wants them vaccinated "as soon as possible" but will listen to scientific advice.
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Wales recall Lydiate as Webb left out
20/01/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 992
Wales recall veteran Ospreys flanker Dan Lydiate for the 2021 Six Nations but scrum-half Rhys Webb is missing from the squad.
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Brexit: Government considers scrapping some EU labour laws
20/01/2021 | news | business | 929
Labour accuses Kwasi Kwarteng of "unpicking" workers' rights, as minister confirms he will review rules.
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Covid: UK records new daily high of 1,610 deaths
19/01/2021 | news | uk | 4,346
The total number of deaths within 28 days of a positive test during the pandemic is now above 90,000.
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Coal mine go-ahead 'undermines climate summit'
19/01/2021 | news | politics | 1,184
The UK's push to secure a deal over fossil fuels is being undercut by a decision to allow a new coal mine, MPs warn.
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India stun Australia for series win
19/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,651
India pull off an astonishing run-chase to inflict Australia's first defeat at the Gabba since 1988 and take one of the all-time great series.
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Brexit: Fishing firms hold London protest over disruption
18/01/2021 | news | politics | 8,431
Boris Johnson promises £23m in compensation for exporters which have lost orders due to delays.
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England close in on win over Sri Lanka
17/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 411
England need 36 runs on the final day to win the first Test against Sri Lanka despite losing three wickets in a chaotic final session in Galle.
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Thirimanne leads Sri Lanka fightback
16/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 373
Lahiru Thirimanne's unbeaten 76 frustrates England as a spirited Sri Lanka rally on the third day of the first Test in Galle.
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Covid-19: Early signs of lockdown restrictions working
15/01/2021 | news | health | 1,947
The R number in the UK is officially estimated at 1.2-1.3 as a further 1,280 deaths are reported.
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UK weather: Snow and ice warnings for England and Scotland
15/01/2021 | news | uk | 1,061
Some areas could see freezing temperatures and 5-10cm of snow on Saturday, the Met Office says.
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Root's 168 not out helps England dominate
15/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 476
Captain Joe Root scores his first Test century since 2019 to help England build a substantial lead over Sri Lanka in the first Test in Galle.
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Sanderson named Sale director of rugby
15/01/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 175
Sale Sharks appoint former England flanker and Saracens forwards and defence coach Alex Sanderson as director of rugby.
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BBC licence fee is 'least worst' option, says new chairman Richard Sharp
14/01/2021 | news | entertainment | 2,335
Richard Sharp says the BBC represents good value, but how it is funded "may be worth reassessing".
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EU blames UK after outcry over end to visa-free touring for musicians
14/01/2021 | news | entertainment | 2,839
Brussels points the finger at the British government for problems facing musicians and crews.
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Bess takes 5-30 as England seize control
14/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 509
Dom Bess takes 5-30 as a dreadful Sri Lanka batting display leaves England in control after day one of the first Test at Galle.
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Brexit: Ministers accused of fishing compensation U-turn
14/01/2021 | news | politics | 1,556
On Wednesday the PM said businesses hit by post-Brexit problems would receive support.
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Covid-19: Surge leaves key hospital services 'in crisis'
14/01/2021 | news | health | 2,151
England's cancer, critical care, A&E and routine treatments all hit as hospitals accommodate virus patients.
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Stubborn Palace end Arsenal's winning run
14/01/2021 | sport | football | 938
Arsenal's recent resurgence is checked by a stubborn Crystal Palace, who claim a hard-fought draw at Emirates Stadium.
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Covid-19: Lockdown measures 'starting to show signs of some effect' - PM
13/01/2021 | news | uk | 2,577
But Boris Johnson does not rule out tougher restrictions in England, saying they are kept under review.
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Morrisons to be first UK supermarket to pay minimum £10 an hour
13/01/2021 | news | business | 587
Rival supermarkets defend their pay, with Asda saying looking at hourly rates does not tell the whole story.
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GCSE and A-level pupils could sit mini exams to aid grading
13/01/2021 | news | education | 1,185
Education Secretary Gavin Williamson said this would help teachers to decide "deserved grades".
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Tesco, Asda and Waitrose ban shoppers without face masks
12/01/2021 | news | business | 3,369
It follows similar moves by Morrisons and Sainsbury's, but those with medical reasons will be exempt.
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Covid: 2020 saw most excess deaths since World War Two
12/01/2021 | news | uk | 3,159
Last year saw 697,000 deaths registered in the UK - 14% above what would be expected.
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Brexit: UK driver has ham sandwiches confiscated at Dutch border
11/01/2021 | news | world | 5,522
Dutch TV films officials confiscating ham sandwiches from UK drivers under new food import rules.
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Covid: Morrisons and Sainsbury's ban maskless shoppers
11/01/2021 | news | business | 5,785
People refusing to wear face coverings who are not medically exempt will not be allowed to shop inside.
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BBC Bitesize to be free for BT and EE customers
11/01/2021 | news | education | 704
The content will not count in a mobile data allowance to help keep costs of online learning down.
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Vinicius treble as Spurs end Marine's run
10/01/2021 | sport | football | 737
Non-League Marine produce a spirited performance against Tottenham but lose their historic FA Cup tie against opponents 160 places above them.
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Covid-19: Vaccination targets could be exceeded, says Kate Bingham
08/01/2021 | news | politics | 453
Ex-vaccine supremo tells Nick Robinson she hopes for "really positive news" on the rollout next week.
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Moderna becomes third Covid vaccine approved in the UK
08/01/2021 | news | health | 3,791
Seventeen million doses have been ordered by the UK and are expected to arrive in spring.
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Surge in pupils at school in lockdown sparks call for limit
08/01/2021 | news | education | 1,427
With attendance as high as 50% in some areas, heads call for pupil limits in England's lockdown schools.
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Covid-19: Vaccine rollout widens as hospital pressure rises
07/01/2021 | news | uk | 1,054
GPs in England receive doses of the Oxford Covid jab as medics warn of "stretched" wards.
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Two more life-saving Covid drugs discovered
07/01/2021 | news | health | 1,665
The drugs, which save an extra life for every 12 intensive care patients treated, can be used immediately, say experts.
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Covid-19: Oxford vaccine rolled out to hundreds of GP sites in England
07/01/2021 | news | health | 823
It comes amid concerns of hospitals being overwhelmed and delays in vaccine delivery.
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Covid-19: Johnson warns England's lockdown won't end 'with a bang'
06/01/2021 | news | uk | 3,061
There will be a "gradual unwrapping" of England's lockdown, Boris Johnson tells MPs ahead of a vote later.
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Teachers' grades to replace A-levels and GCSEs in England
06/01/2021 | news | education | 1,305
Gavin Williamson will "trust in teachers rather than algorithms" in awarding this year's results.
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Lockdown: Clap for Carers to return as Clap for Heroes
06/01/2021 | news | uk | 3,602
Founder Annemarie Plas says the initiative will return on Thursday under the new name of Clap for Heroes.
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Man City beat Man Utd to reach EFL Cup final
06/01/2021 | sport | football | 2,333
Manchester City will look to win the EFL Cup for the fourth year in a row after beating Manchester United to reach the final.
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Virgin joins Tui and Thomas Cook in cancelling holiday bookings
05/01/2021 | news | business | 1,388
Virgin Holidays joins Tui and Thomas Cook in cancelling holidays after latest coronavirus restrictions.
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Covid: Sir Keir Starmer calls for 'round the clock' vaccinations
05/01/2021 | news | politics | 4,448
In a TV address, Labour's leader says millions of doses need to be given each week by the end of January.
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BBC to put lessons on TV during lockdown
05/01/2021 | news | entertainment | 2,009
BBC Two and CBBC will show content for primary and secondary pupils to watch without the internet.
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1.3 million in UK have had their Covid vaccine
05/01/2021 | news | health | 1,826
That includes some of the most vulnerable patients who should soon have "significant" protection against the virus.
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UK & Ireland mooted to host Lions tour
05/01/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 738
The British and Irish Lions series with South Africa could be held in the UK and Ireland if Covid-19 prevents fans from travelling.
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Online schooling: Calls to cut data fees during Covid lockdowns
05/01/2021 | news | technology | 317
The children's commissioner for England and Labour's leader call on firms to help low-income families.
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Covid: Can we really jab our way out of lockdown?
05/01/2021 | news | health | 3,064
A shortage of glass vials, an overload of bureaucracy and lengthy safety checks could slow the UK down.
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Son and Sissoko send Spurs to Wembley
05/01/2021 | sport | football | 1,375
Moussa Sissoko and Son Heung-min score either side of half-time to send Tottenham into the Carabao Cup final.
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Covid: Boris Johnson set to announce new England lockdown
04/01/2021 | news | uk | 4,874
Boris Johnson will make a televised address at 20:00 GMT to outline further steps as virus cases rise.
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Covid: 'No question' restrictions will be tightened, says Boris Johnson
04/01/2021 | news | politics | 4,597
Boris Johnson warns of "tough" weeks ahead, as coronavirus infection rates continue to surge.
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I feel 'absolutely fantastic' - Anderson
04/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 247
England's James Anderson says he feels "absolutely fantastic" and in as good shape as he has been in his 30s before two-Test tour of Sri Lanka.
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Covid: Regional rules 'probably going to get tougher', says Boris Johnson
03/01/2021 | news | politics | 12,813
Boris Johnson says more areas may need tougher rules, as Labour urges England-wide curbs within 24 hours.
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Brexit: Johnson hails UK's 'freedom' moment as EU era draws to close
31/12/2020 | news | politics | 3,342
The government insists borders systems will cope when changes to trade and travel kick in at 11pm.
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Brexit: New EU trade arrangements to begin after Parliament vote
31/12/2020 | news | politics | 6,478
The UK's hard-fought agreement with the EU is set to come into force at 23:00 GMT on Thursday.
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Exeter beat Gloucester for fourth win
26/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 131
Reigning Premiership champions Exeter ease to their fourth straight bonus-point league win of the season at home to Gloucester.
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Arsenal beat Chelsea to end winless run
26/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,419
Arsenal beat Chelsea to end a seven-game winless run in the Premier League and ease the pressure on boss Mikel Arteta.
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Brexit: Boris Johnson hails free trade deal with EU
24/12/2020 | news | politics | 11,428
The deal between the UK and EU ends months of arguments over business rules and fishing rights.
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Brexit: Boris Johnson set to unveil trade deal with EU
24/12/2020 | news | politics | 5,448
Officials on both sides are hammering out the final details ahead of an expected announcement.
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EU to allow post-Brexit UK farm produce exports
24/12/2020 | news | business | 752
While this is a "critical step forward", seed potatoes are not included because of EU regulatory fears.
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Brexit: EU-UK trade deal expected, as cabinet briefed
24/12/2020 | news | politics | 12,629
Officials continue to thrash out final details, after weeks of argument over fishing and business rules.
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Covid-19: Truckers who tested negative board ferries for France
23/12/2020 | news | uk | 1,781
Those with a negative test result can now leave the UK, but it could take days to clear the backlog.
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UK has two cases of variant linked to South Africa
23/12/2020 | news | uk | 2,703
Travel restrictions and quarantine rules have been introduced to limit the spread.
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Coronavirus: EU urges countries to lift UK travel bans
22/12/2020 | news | world | 3,766
Dozens of countries, alarmed by a new coronavirus variant, have suspended travel links with the UK.
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Tesco puts buying caps on several products
22/12/2020 | news | business | 2,636
The move by Britain's biggest supermarket comes amid shortage fears due to disruption at UK ports.
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EU and UK in 'final push' for post-Brexit trade deal
22/12/2020 | news | politics | 3,496
Talks are continuing in Brussels, with less than 10 days to go until the UK leaves EU trading rules.
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Covid-19: Almost 3,000 lorries stuck in Kent as UK and France aim to restart freight
22/12/2020 | news | uk | 4,373
Politicians are in talks to resume freight, after France closed the border because of the new variant.
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Covid: New variant found ‘due to hard work of UK scientists’
22/12/2020 | news | health | 1,005
Similar new variants of the coronavirus may be circulating undetected around the world, scientists say.
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Champions Cup rules 'too harsh' - Monye
22/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 266
Heineken Champions Cup rules handing a 28-0 defeat to sides responsible for coronavirus-related cancellations are "far too harsh", says former England wing Ugo Monye.
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Covid-19: UK sees over 80,000 excess deaths during pandemic
22/12/2020 | news | health | 1,836
The UK is continuing to see more deaths than expected for this time of year, ONS data shows.
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Brexit: Johnson resists calls to extend transition into 2021
22/12/2020 | news | politics | 8,878
Boris Johnson says his position is "unchanged", as time for the UK and EU to reach a deal runs short.
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Christmas star: Jupiter and Saturn align in the night sky
22/12/2020 | news | science | 828
Jupiter and Saturn - the Solar System's largest planets - have crossed paths in the night sky.
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Covid-19: More than 40 countries ban UK arrivals
21/12/2020 | news | uk | 12,078
Spain and India are among the nations to suspend flights amid concern over spread of new variant.
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Brexit: No trade deal unless 'substantial shift' from EU, UK says
20/12/2020 | news | politics | 11,732
With a decision expected before Christmas, UK sources say it is increasingly likely there will be no deal.
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'Stop-start' Covid rules cost shops £2bn a week, says industry
20/12/2020 | news | business | 1,343
Retailers warn more jobs and businesses are at risk as non-essential shops are forced to close.
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Covid-19: Christmas rules tightened for England, Scotland and Wales
20/12/2020 | news | uk | 9,170
Family mixing at Christmas will be much reduced and scrapped completely for parts of the South East.
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Arsenal fall to eighth league defeat
19/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,679
Arsenal fall to their eighth defeat of the season against Everton and are without a win in their last seven Premier League games.
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Coronavirus: UK R number back above one
18/12/2020 | news | health | 4,148
Office for National Statistics figures suggest one in every 95 people in England has the virus.
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Brexit: Trade talks in 'a serious situation' says Boris Johnson
17/12/2020 | news | politics | 9,148
The PM and the EU Commission head speak again by phone, and acknowledge differences remain.
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Rishi Sunak extends furlough scheme for another month
17/12/2020 | news | business | 896
Chancellor Rishi Sunak extends the furlough scheme for one month until the end of April 2021.
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Port of Dover facing 'unnecessary holdups' on 1 January
17/12/2020 | news | business | 281
The company managing the port says lack of government support will make the transition "more challenging".
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Covid: Toughest rules extended in south of England
17/12/2020 | news | uk | 1,977
It means more than two-thirds of the nation's population will be in tier three from Saturday.
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UK and US in talks over mini trade deal
17/12/2020 | news | business | 1,221
US trade chief Robert Lighthizer says he is working with Liz Truss on a deal to reduce trade tariffs.
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Covid Christmas rules: Boris Johnson calls for shorter, smaller celebrations
16/12/2020 | news | uk | 5,444
"Just because you can do something doesn't mean it's sensible in any way," Prof Chris Whitty warns.
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Allardyce replaces Bilic at West Brom
16/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,181
West Brom appoint former England manager Sam Allardyce on an 18-month contract.
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Brexit: 'Narrow path' in view for trade deal - EU chief
16/12/2020 | news | politics | 5,963
The president of the EU Commission says the "next few days" will be decisive for trade negotiations.
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Draw can start Arsenal recovery - Arteta
16/12/2020 | sport | football | 701
Mikel Arteta hopes a battling draw against Southampton can be the start of Arsenal's recovery in the Premier League.
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Liverpool beat Spurs to go clear at top
16/12/2020 | sport | football | 3,390
Roberto Firmino puts Liverpool clear at the top of the Premier League table with a last-gasp winner against Tottenham.
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Brexit: UK wants EU trade deal but not 'at any cost' - Boris Johnson
15/12/2020 | news | politics | 2,937
UK and EU negotiators are trying to agree a post-Brexit trade deal by 31 December.
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Covid: 'Rash' Christmas rules 'will cost many lives'
15/12/2020 | news | uk | 1,012
Officials from the four UK nations discuss the plans, as top medical journals call them a "blunder".
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Arsenal must be brave - Arteta
15/12/2020 | sport | football | 683
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says his team must accept criticism and put their "face and body on the line" to reverse their poor form.
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Covid: London to move into tier 3 as infections rise
14/12/2020 | news | uk | 2,384
Parts of Essex and Hertfordshire will also face the toughest restrictions, the health secretary says.
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Brexit: UK and EU restart trade talks after leaders' call
14/12/2020 | news | politics | 9,840
A final decision on a deal was expected on Sunday, but the two sides sent negotiators back to the table.
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Ireland and Scotland in same RWC pool
14/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,090
Ireland and Scotland will face each other in the pool stages of the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.
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'New variant' of coronavirus identified in England
14/12/2020 | news | health | 2,914
The new strain may be growing faster in some parts of the country, Health Secretary tells MPs.
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Covid-19: London mayor calls for schools to close early
14/12/2020 | news | uk | 261
Sadiq Khan wants all secondary schools and colleges to close early ahead of Christmas across London.
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Covid vaccine: GPs in England to begin offering Pfizer jab
14/12/2020 | news | health | 31
Surgeries in more than 100 locations are receiving their first deliveries of the Pfizer jab.
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Britons told not to stockpile food ahead of January
13/12/2020 | news | business | 1,113
Retailers tell shoppers they have enough supplies as uncertainty remains over the terms of Brexit.
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Exeter overpower Glasgow in Champions Cup
13/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 288
Exeter begin their Heineken Champions Cup defence in dominant style, keeping Glasgow scoreless as fans return to Sandy Park.
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Covid: Public must think carefully about Christmas risk, NHS bosses warn
13/12/2020 | news | health | 4,855
NHS bosses say they are worried about January, after the US saw a spike in cases after Thanksgiving.
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England and Wales top seeds in RWC draw
13/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 413
Wales and England are among the top seeds for the 2023 Rugby World Cup draw on Monday, with Ireland in band two and Scotland in the third band.
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Brexit trade talks: UK and EU to 'go the extra mile' in effort to agree deal
13/12/2020 | news | politics | 12,651
Ursula von der Leyen says talks were "constructive", but Boris Johnson warns no deal is "most likely".
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Leaders Tottenham held by Crystal Palace
13/12/2020 | sport | football | 822
Jeffrey Schlupp scores a late Crystal Palace equaliser after a mistake by Hugo Lloris to deny leaders Tottenham victory.
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Xhaka off as Burnley stun Arsenal
13/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,526
Granit Xhaka is sent off for violent conduct as a desperately poor Arsenal side are stunned at home by Premier League strugglers Burnley.
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Brexit: No-deal navy threat 'irresponsible', says Tobias Ellwood
12/12/2020 | news | politics | 10,595
A senior Conservative says deploying gunboats to patrol UK waters after 31 December is "undignified".
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Brexit: UK-EU talks continue as Navy boats put on standby
12/12/2020 | news | politics | 5,580
Four Navy boats get ready to patrol UK fishing waters in event of no deal, as negotiations resume.
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Brexit: PM and EU say trade deal unlikely by Sunday
11/12/2020 | news | politics | 18,053
Boris Johnson urges Brussels to make a "big change" as the deadline set by the two sides approaches.
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Covid: Trials to test combination of Oxford and Sputnik vaccines
11/12/2020 | news | health | 495
The aim is to see whether mixing two vaccines could improve protection against Covid-19.
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Brexit: 'Strong possibility' of no trade deal with EU - PM
11/12/2020 | news | politics | 11,024
Boris Johnson says negotiations with the EU will continue, but are "not yet there at all".
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Brexit: EU sets out plans in case trade talks with UK fail
10/12/2020 | news | world | 7,009
The EU's contingency plans for "no deal" include measures to ensure smooth air and road travel.
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Brexit: Trade talks 'unlikely' to go beyond Sunday, says Dominic Raab
10/12/2020 | news | politics | 2,574
The EU has set out the measures it would take if no trade deal is agreed with the UK.
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Covid: NHS long waits 100 times higher than before
10/12/2020 | news | health | 773
Nearly 163,000 people had been waiting over a year at the end of October, compared with 1,600 in February.
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Coronavirus: NHS Covid-19 app starts offering self-isolate payments
10/12/2020 | news | technology | 380
Users of the app in England and Wales can now apply for £500 if eligible.
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Britons could be barred from EU entry on 1 January
10/12/2020 | news | business | 1,289
EU pandemic rules and Brexit may restrict travellers from entering the European Union.
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Brexit: 'Large gaps' remain after trade talks with Ursula von der Leyen
10/12/2020 | news | politics | 11,332
Sunday becomes the new deadline for a decision on trade talks, after the PM and EU chief meet in Brussels.
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Brexit: PM says deal 'still there to be done' ahead of crunch trip
09/12/2020 | news | politics | 5,396
Boris Johnson says the UK must be able to follow its own rules, as he arrives in Brussels for talks.
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Rich countries hoarding Covid vaccines, says People's Vaccine Alliance
09/12/2020 | news | health | 934
Poorer nations will miss out despite steps to ensure access is fair, campaigners warn.
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Brexit: Johnson heads to Brussels on Wednesday for last ditch trade talks
08/12/2020 | news | politics | 2,689
Boris Johnson seeks a last minute breakthrough in stalled talks over a UK-EU trade agreement.
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Oxford Covid vaccine 'safe and effective' study shows
08/12/2020 | news | health | 2,210
The peer-reviewed work in the Lancet medical journal confirms the vaccine is 'safe and protects'.
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Brexit: PM says 'sweet reason' can get UK and EU to trade deal
08/12/2020 | news | politics | 4,967
Boris Johnson says "hope springs eternal" ahead of a meeting with the European Commission president.
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Covid: Christmas comes early as grocery sales 'hit record' in November
08/12/2020 | news | business | 532
Spending surged last month as eating out was restricted by England's national lockdown, figures suggest.
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'Mix-and-match' coronavirus vaccines to be tested
08/12/2020 | news | health | 679
Trials are being planned in the UK to see if combining Covid vaccines might give the best protection.
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Man Utd out of Champions League after defeat
08/12/2020 | sport | football | 3,036
Manchester United's season suffers a huge blow as they are knocked out of the Champions League after being outclassed by RB Leipzig.
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Brexit: MPs reinsert controversial sections of Internal Market Bill
07/12/2020 | news | politics | 2,450
But in a possible compromise, ministers said they could remove the measures if trade talks succeed.
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Home nations find out World Cup qualifiers
07/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,036
England will face Poland while Wales meet Belgium as the qualifying draw for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar is made.
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Isle of Wight monolith: 'Magical' structure appears on beach
07/12/2020 | news | uk | 880
A similar structure found in the US last month caused wild speculation online and apparent copycats.
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'England need to recognise prime time to attack'
07/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 980
England showed they can adapt under pressure in the Autumn Nations Cup final but there is room for improvement in their attack, says Matt Dawson.
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Brexit: UK-EU trade talks continue as 'sticking points' remain
07/12/2020 | news | politics | 9,302
EU sources say the two sides are nearing an agreement on access to UK waters by EU fishing fleets.
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England beat France in dramatic final
06/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 2,215
Owen Farrell finally finds his kicking boots to land a sudden-death penalty to subdue a stand-in France and win the Autumn Nations Cup at Twickenham.
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'We're entering our prime' - Kane
06/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,875
Harry Kane believes both he and Son Heung-min are entering the prime of their careers after their goals help Tottenham defeat Arsenal.
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Brexit: UK-EU trade talks to resume over 'critical issues'
05/12/2020 | news | politics | 2,291
Negotiators will talk on Sunday, but "significant differences" between the two sides in post-Brexit trade talks remain.
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Wales 38-18 Italy
05/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,196
Wales end 2020 as they started it, claiming victory over Italy to finish fifth in the Autumn Nations Cup in Llanelli.
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Brexit stalemate: Boris Johnson and Ursula Von Der Leyen seek to break trade deal deadlock
05/12/2020 | news | politics | 8,914
EU and UK negotiators call in leaders in last ditch effort to secure a trade deal.
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Post-Brexit trade talks paused amid 'significant divergences'
04/12/2020 | news | politics | 8,163
Boris Johnson and European Commission chief Ursula Von Der Leyen will seek to break deadlock on Saturday.
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Covid-19: UK 'confident' of having 800,000 vaccine doses by next week
04/12/2020 | news | uk | 1,583
Alok Sharma says he expects the doses to arrive for the start of the UK's vaccination programme.
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Russell sets pace in first practice
04/12/2020 | sport | f1 | 547
Britain's George Russell sets the fastest time in first practice at the Sakhir Grand Prix as he has his first miles in Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes.
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Virus levels falling across most of England, says ONS
04/12/2020 | news | health | 1,217
Infection levels are down among all age groups and all regions apart from one, data suggests.
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Brexit: Time running out as Brexit trade talks restart
04/12/2020 | news | politics | 4,655
The UK warns chances of a breakthrough are "receding", as it negotiates with the EU over business rules.
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Coronavirus: UK got vaccine first because it's 'a better country', says Gavin Williamson
04/12/2020 | news | politics | 4,358
The EU says vaccines are not a "football competition" after Education Secretary Gavin Williamson's comment.
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Brexit: 'Prospect of breakthrough receding' in UK-EU talks
03/12/2020 | news | politics | 7,540
Talks continue, as a source tells the BBC that Brussels are "bringing new elements into the negotiation".
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Covid-19: Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine judged safe for use in UK
02/12/2020 | news | health | 5,840
The UK is the first country to approve the Pfizer vaccine - with 800,000 doses due to arrive soon.
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North returns at centre to face Italy
02/12/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 642
Wales recall George North at centre in a much-changed side to face Italy in the Autumn Nations Cup fifth-place play-off.
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Man Utd beaten at home by PSG
02/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,629
Manchester United's Champions League campaign is hanging in the balance as two goals from Neymar help Paris St-Germain win at Old Trafford.
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Covid tiers: MPs back tougher system for England, despite Tory rebellion
01/12/2020 | news | politics | 2,874
The restrictions will start at 00:01 GMT, despite 55 Tory MPs voting against the government.
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Covid: Boris Johnson urges MPs to back tough tiers for England
01/12/2020 | news | politics | 4,392
The prime minister said the NHS remained under pressure, despite a four-week national lockdown.
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Ofsted points to total school disruption in some areas
01/12/2020 | news | education | 435
Regional Ofsted bosses say schooling has been 'completely disrupted' by Covid-19 in some areas.
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Coronavirus: Government publishes data behind stricter tiers
30/11/2020 | news | politics | 1,337
Some Conservative backbenchers have threaten to vote against the plan for England on Tuesday.
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Marine land Spurs in FA Cup third round
30/11/2020 | sport | football | 844
Northern Premier League side Marine will play Jose Mourinho's Premier League leaders Tottenham in the third round of the FA Cup.
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SNP conference: £500 'thank you' payment for healthcare staff
30/11/2020 | news | uk | 4,877
Nicola Sturgeon says the one-off cash payment is to thank health staff for their "extraordinary service".
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Covid: PM calls for 'unity' as he agrees to publish data behind new tiers
30/11/2020 | news | uk | 658
Boris Johnson will publish data behind England's new tiers later in a bid to win over Tory rebels.
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West Ham go fifth after pulsating win over Villa
30/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,007
Jarrod Bowen scores one and makes one as West Ham move fifth with victory at the London Stadium.
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Fulham beat Leicester to move out of bottom three
30/11/2020 | sport | football | 450
Fulham move out of the Premier League relegation places with an impressive victory over Leicester that prevented Brendan Rodgers' side going level on points with leaders Tottenham.
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Spurs a pony in a horse race - Mourinho
29/11/2020 | sport | football | 574
Tottenham Hotspur "are a pony" who are not in the title race, says boss Jose Mourinho as they go top of the Premier League table.
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Hamilton wins after Grosjean escapes fire
29/11/2020 | sport | f1 | 745
Lewis Hamilton takes his 11th victory of the season in a Bahrain Grand Prix notable for a violent, fiery crash by Haas driver Romain Grosjean.
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Brexit: UK in 'last leg' of trade talks with EU, says Raab
29/11/2020 | news | politics | 5,951
The foreign secretary said a deal was possible if the EU side showed "pragmatism" in the coming days.
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'Rugby needs to change its laws'
29/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,258
Former England scrum-half Matt Dawson says rugby needs to change its laws to keep it entertaining for all fans.
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Spurs back on top after Chelsea stalemate
29/11/2020 | sport | football | 912
Tottenham return to the top of the Premier League despite being held by Chelsea in a highly-competitive yet goalless London stalemate.
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Arteta 'not worried' about his future
29/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,098
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says he is not worried about his position despite a 2-1 defeat by Wolves condemning his side to their worst start to a season since 1981.
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'France is our grand final of 2020'
28/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 692
England head coach Eddie Jones says his side have still not reached their peak as they prepare to face France in the Autumn Nations Cup final.
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Wales 13-24 England
28/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,964
England will face France in the Autumn Nations Cup final following a 24-13 win over an improved Wales in Llanelli.
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England venture into the not-so-wild West
27/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 872
Without the febrile atmosphere of the Principality Stadium, Wales go into Saturday's meeting hoping for, rather than believing in, victory.
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Brexit: Barnier arrives in UK for face-to-face talks
27/11/2020 | news | politics | 6,943
The EU's Michel Barnier arrived in London on Friday evening, as the two sides try to agree a deal.
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R number for UK below 1 for first time since August
27/11/2020 | news | health | 3,211
Scientific advisers to the government estimate the coronavirus epidemic is no longer growing.
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Covid-19: Tougher post-lockdown rules 'strike a balance', says PM
26/11/2020 | news | uk | 622
Almost all of England will go into tiers two and three when the lockdown ends on 2 December.
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Coronavirus infections levelling during England lockdown
26/11/2020 | news | health | 2,219
But in Scotland infection rates appear to be rising, according to Office for National Statistics data.
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Covid tiers 'a mortal blow' to hospitality
26/11/2020 | news | business | 2,780
One bar owner says 'it simply isn't viable' to operate under restrictions as English tiers are revealed.
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Ford starts for England against Wales
26/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,083
Fly-half George Ford returns to the starting XV for England's Autumn Nations Cup match with Wales in Llanelli on Saturday.
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Covid: Tiers and Christmas - a recipe for disaster?
26/11/2020 | news | health | 911
With lockdown coming to an end, it is all change. But is the government making a mistake?
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Britons 'misunderstand and distrust economics data'
26/11/2020 | news | business | 307
Groups such as the media and politicians need to explain economics data better, a study suggests.
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Over-55s growing less satisfied with the BBC, Ofcom says
25/11/2020 | news | entertainment | 2,752
Satisfaction with the BBC among its most loyal audiences is showing "signs of waning", Ofcom says.
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Rishi Sunak warns 'economic emergency has only just begun'
25/11/2020 | news | business | 5,382
The pandemic will deal lasting damage to growth and jobs, the chancellor has warned.
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Five Covid numbers to watch: Has Scotland's 'second wave' peaked?
25/11/2020 | news | uk | 706
Covid hotspots are still emerging across Scotland, but the number of daily deaths is declining.
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Injured Lawrence to miss Wales game
24/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 395
Centre Ollie Lawrence will miss England's Autumn Nations Cup match against Wales in Llanelli on Saturday with a minor hip issue.
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Don't go to work when sick, 'peculiar' Brits told
24/11/2020 | news | health | 1,089
People have tendency to soldier on, potentially making colleagues sick, health secretary says.
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Wales are miles behind England - Jones
24/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 953
Former captain Gwyn Jones believes Wales are "miles behind" England as the teams prepare to meet in the Autumn Nations Cup on Saturday.
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Covid-19: PM sets out 'tougher' post-lockdown tiers for England
23/11/2020 | news | uk | 3,128
England will return to a regional approach from 2 December but the tiers will be "tougher", the PM says.
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Fans to be allowed at outdoor sports
23/11/2020 | sport | other | 1,634
Up to 4,000 fans will be allowed at outdoor events in the lowest-risk areas when the four-week national lockdown in England ends.
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Covid in Scotland: Relaxing of rules 'not expected' at Hogmanay
23/11/2020 | news | uk | 1,795
Nicola Sturgeon says there could be a "careful" easing at Christmas - but does not expect a relaxation at new year.
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Two Covid tests for students in England before quick Christmas exit
23/11/2020 | news | education | 274
For Christmas break, students will leave university within 24 hours of two negative Covid tests.
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Covid: Boris Johnson to unveil post-English lockdown plans
23/11/2020 | news | uk | 2,206
Boris Johnson will unveil the latest Covid plans, including lifting a ban on outdoor grassroots sport.
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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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Pepe sent off as Arsenal hold Leeds
22/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,021
Arsenal forward Nicolas Pepe is sent off for a headbutt as Leeds' wasteful finishing costs them a Premier League victory.
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Has Mourinho won over the Tottenham fans?
21/11/2020 | sport | football | 865
He was not a popular appointment, but has Jose Mourinho's performance during his first year won over the Spurs support?
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Impressive May scores twice in England win
21/11/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,513
Wing Jonny May scores a superb solo try as England claim an emphatic and entertaining Autumn Nations Cup victory against Ireland at Twickenham.
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Spurs go top with victory over Man City
21/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,279
Tottenham move top of the Premier League as Jose Mourinho's side claim a hard-fought victory over Pep Guardiola's Manchester City.
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