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Brexit: M&S temporarily cuts hundreds of products in NI
08/01/2021 | news | business | 11,810
Criticism of new Brexit trade rules is growing as firms warn of more bureaucracy, higher costs and delays.
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Covid-19: Travellers to UK will need to show negative test result
08/01/2021 | news | uk | 1,428
International travellers will have to take a Covid test up to 72 hours before departing.
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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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Government offers firms new grants to survive lockdown
06/01/2021 | news | business | 2,322
Business groups welcomed the new help as a good start but said more aid and a clear plan would be needed.
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Medics appeal for more to get higher level PPE
05/01/2021 | news | health | 277
The group want staff to be given the type of high-quality masks usually only worn in intensive care.
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Music festivals could be cancelled this month, MPs told
05/01/2021 | news | entertainment | 385
Organisers are facing "dire straits" if the 2021 music festival season is scrapped, MPs are told.
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Supermarket websites struggle amid new lockdown
05/01/2021 | news | business | 708
Demand surges as shoppers rush to secure online delivery slots following news of another lockdown.
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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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Leaders Liverpool lose at Southampton
04/01/2021 | sport | football | 2,719
Liverpool's title defence suffers a setback as they fall to their second Premier League loss of the season at Southampton.
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Are Kane & Son destined to be the best?
02/01/2021 | sport | football | 813
After Harry Kane and Son Heung-min continue their 'telepathic' understanding against Leeds, are they destined to be the Premier League's best ever pairing?
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Son & Kane score as Spurs beat Leeds
02/01/2021 | sport | football | 951
Son Heung-min scores his 100th goal for Tottenham as they return to winning ways in the Premier League against Leeds.
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Make your football predictions for 2021
31/12/2020 | sport | football | 753
As we enter 2021 it's time to predict what's going to happen. Aston Villa topping the Premier League? Scotland winning Euro 2020?
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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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Klopp says table 'doesn't mean anything'
30/12/2020 | sport | football | 2,677
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says the league table is "the last thing" he is thinking about after Newcastle frustrate the champions.
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Tougher job than we thought - Allardyce
29/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,199
Leeds demonstrate their attacking flair as they embarrass West Brom and leave Sam Allardyce searching for his first win as Albion boss.
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Title talk stupid at this stage - Rashford
29/12/2020 | sport | football | 2,342
Marcus Rashford says it is "stupid" to think about winning the Premier League at this stage despite Manchester United going second after beating Wolves.
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El Ghazi earns draw for Villa at Chelsea
28/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,332
Anwar El Ghazi scores his fifth goal in as many games as Aston Villa come from behind to earn a point against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
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West Brom earn point at Liverpool
27/12/2020 | sport | football | 3,073
Semi Ajayi scores a dramatic late equaliser against leaders Liverpool to earn struggling West Brom their first point since Sam Allardyce took charge.
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Everton go second with win at Sheff Utd
26/12/2020 | sport | football | 684
Everton move up to second in the Premier League after edging a tight contest against Sheffield United at rain-lashed Bramall Lane.
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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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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: More areas of England could be moved to tier 4 restrictions
23/12/2020 | news | uk | 2,959
Ministers meet to discuss how to stem the spread of a new fast-spreading variant of the coronavirus.
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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: Case for recalling MPs over emergency, says Sir Keir Starmer
21/12/2020 | news | politics | 1,120
The Labour leader also urges the PM to give daily updates, amid cross party calls for Parliament's return.
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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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Leicester win at Spurs to go second
20/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,948
Leicester City climb to second in the Premier League as they beat top-four rivals Tottenham to move four points behind leaders Liverpool.
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Stunning Liverpool hit seven past Palace
19/12/2020 | sport | football | 2,569
Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah both score twice as Liverpool hit seven past Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park to go five points clear at the top of the Premier League.
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School staff 'broken' by England's late Covid test plan
18/12/2020 | news | education | 4,025
Last minute plans for mass testing in England's secondary schools to be run by teachers anger staff.
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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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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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Covid: 11,000 positive tests delayed in Welsh figures
17/12/2020 | news | uk | 1,021
Public Health Wales warns IT maintenance has led to "significant under-reporting" of cases.
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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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Covid: Boxing Day sales off in Wales ahead of lockdown on 28 December
16/12/2020 | news | uk | 1,925
Non-essential shops will have to close from Christmas Eve, with a level 4 lockdown from 28 December.
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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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Covid: Chaotic start for travellers' Covid testing system
15/12/2020 | news | business | 468
The Test to Release programme is supposed to cut quarantine times for people arriving in England.
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EU reveals plan to regulate Big Tech
15/12/2020 | news | technology | 943
Facebook, Google and others face yearly checks and limits on what they can do with users' data.
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'Game changer' Covid tests for secondary schools in January
15/12/2020 | news | education | 535
Secondary-school pupils in England who have been in contact with a positive case will have daily tests.
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Coronavirus: Greenwich Council told 'keep schools open'
15/12/2020 | news | uk | 783
Education secretary threatens legal action after classes move online due to a rise in infections.
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Wolves stun Chelsea with late winner
15/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,323
Frank Lampard says his Chelsea side may be suffering from fatigue after Wolves came from behind to beat the Blues.
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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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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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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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Fulham draw with Liverpool to deny Reds top spot
13/12/2020 | sport | football | 2,262
Liverpool miss out on the chance to go top of the Premier League and are somewhat fortunate to come away with a draw from a game in which they were second best for large periods to an impressive Fulham.
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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: 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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Sigurdsson penalty hands Everton win
12/12/2020 | sport | football | 829
Everton earn a much-needed victory at Goodison Park which ends Chelsea's 17-game unbeaten run.
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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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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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Tesco: Brexit 'could see people choose cheddar over brie'
09/12/2020 | news | business | 5,874
The chairman of Tesco says price rises related to Brexit could change what people choose to eat.
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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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Covid-19 vaccine: Allergy warning over new jab
09/12/2020 | news | health | 1,760
People with history of significant allergic reactions told not to have Pfizer/BioNTech jab.
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Brexit: Boris Johnson to meet Ursula von der Leyen for trade deal talks
09/12/2020 | news | politics | 1,555
Boris Johnson will meet Ursula von der Leyen for talks over dinner, as time runs out to reach a trade deal.
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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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Brexit: Trade talks 'have reached critical stage'
07/12/2020 | news | politics | 9,859
The UK says it is still working for a deal, but the EU's mood is described as "gloomy".
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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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'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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Fans treated to win on return to Anfield
06/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,644
Defending champions Liverpool welcomed the return of fans to Anfield for the first time since March with an emphatic 4-0 victory over Wolves.
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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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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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Covid: Travel allowed between Wales and parts of the UK
03/12/2020 | news | uk | 1,234
Wales' Covid rules previously banned all but "essential" travel but now that has been eased.
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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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Mourinho questions attitude as Spurs progress
03/12/2020 | sport | football | 610
Jose Mourinho questions the attitude of some of his players after a draw at LASK as Spurs progress to the Europa League knockout stages.
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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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Brexit trade: 'Serious disruption' risk at Channel post-transition period
02/12/2020 | news | politics | 2,709
Ministers are "taking limited responsibility" for readiness ahead of the transition period ending, MPs say.
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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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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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UK house price growth 'fastest for almost six years'
01/12/2020 | news | business | 1,127
Property price rises accelerated last month, the Nationwide says. but growth is set to slow next year.
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Covid: Alcohol ban for Welsh pubs and restaurants from Friday
30/11/2020 | news | uk | 4,254
Pubs and restaurants will have to shut at 6pm and will not be able to serve alcoholic drinks.
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Covid infections in England fall by 30% over lockdown - React study
30/11/2020 | news | health | 2,177
There were an estimated 72,000 new cases of coronavirus a day in England between 13 and 24 November.
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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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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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Man City hit five - but do issues remain?
28/11/2020 | sport | football | 260
Manchester City were at their attacking best against Burnley, so is it a sign of things to come or are there underlying problems to resolve?
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Liverpool denied win by Gross penalty
28/11/2020 | sport | football | 3,530
Pascal Gross' injury-time penalty rescues a deserved draw for Brighton as Liverpool go top of the Premier League table.
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Bilic praises 'crucial' West Brom win
28/11/2020 | sport | football | 380
West Bromwich Albion boss Slaven Bilic says beating Sheffield United was more important for the psychological boost than the three points as his side won for the first time this season.
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Topshop owner Arcadia on brink of collapse
27/11/2020 | news | business | 583
The company could make an announcement as soon as Monday - putting 13,000 jobs at risk.
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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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Oxford Covid vaccine: Regulator asked to assess jab
27/11/2020 | news | uk | 1,086
The referral is "a significant first step" to a possible rollout of the vaccine, the government says.
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Black Friday: Next, M&S and Wilko shun sales event
27/11/2020 | news | business | 559
Although Black Friday spending in the UK is set to soar in 2020, some brands won't be taking part.
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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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Spending Review: Council tax likely to rise, says think-tank
26/11/2020 | news | business | 3,370
The IFS says the Spending Review means council tax could rise an average £70 per household.
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Mourinho praises 'team player' Alli
26/11/2020 | sport | football | 319
Jose Mourinho praises Dele Alli for being a "team player" after the playmaker's performance helps Tottenham to a 4-0 Europa League win against Ludogorets.
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Covid: Call for UK-wide rules after Christmas
25/11/2020 | news | uk | 1,110
Mark Drakeford says restrictions brought in after Christmas should be agreed by the four nations.
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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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Low-paid public sector workers to get £250 pay rise
25/11/2020 | news | business | 1,263
Pay will be frozen for at least 1.3 million public sector staff, but low-paid and NHS workers will get raises.
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Covid: PPE price rises cost taxpayers £10bn, report says
25/11/2020 | news | health | 1,222
"Inadequate" stockpiles meant the government had to boost supplies quickly, the spending watchdog says.
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Spending Review: Chancellor outlines government spending plans
25/11/2020 | news | politics | 1,670
Rishi Sunak's spending review comes amid a difficult economic backdrop caused by the pandemic.
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Covid-19: Three households can mix over Christmas in UK
25/11/2020 | news | uk | 3,371
People can form a "Christmas bubble" and mix in homes and outdoors between 23 and 27 December.
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Atalanta shock Liverpool at Anfield
25/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,673
Atalanta score twice in four minutes to deliver a surprise victory over Liverpool at Anfield in the Champions League.
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Foden secures Man City's last-16 place
25/11/2020 | sport | football | 314
Manchester City secure progress to the Champions League knockout stages with two games to spare after a comfortable victory over Olympiakos.
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Covid-19: UK leaders reach deal on easing of Christmas rules
24/11/2020 | news | uk | 2,351
Three households will be allowed to meet indoors over a five-day period between 23-27 December.
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Deaths in UK 'a fifth higher than normal levels'
24/11/2020 | news | health | 1,780
Nearly 14,000 deaths occurred in the week ending 13 November - with 3,000 linked to Covid.
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Doctor Who, Call the Midwife and Mrs Brown on BBC Christmas TV line-up
24/11/2020 | news | entertainment | 1,503
Doctor Who, Call the Midwife and Mrs Brown's Boys are among the shows in the festive schedule.
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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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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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British Airways' big sell-off: Champagne flutes and trolleys
23/11/2020 | news | business | 578
The airline is selling thousands of items, including memorabilia from its retired 747 aircraft.
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Klopp urges broadcasters to fix schedule
23/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,978
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says they might struggle to end the season with 11 players and warns "we are all done" unless broadcasters talk to each other about the football schedule.
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Depleted Liverpool ease to victory
22/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,383
Liverpool produce an assured win over Leicester at Anfield to move level on points with Premier League leaders Tottenham.
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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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Covid: Infection rates levelling off in England and Scotland
20/11/2020 | news | health | 2,863
But the government data suggests coronavirus rates in school-age children are still rising.
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Covid-19: Flu jab push as Covid vaccine roll-out planned
20/11/2020 | news | uk | 1,061
Matt Hancock said the NHS was preparing to roll out a Covid-19 vaccine if one is approved for use.
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UK borrowing hits highest October level on record
20/11/2020 | news | business | 2,085
The government borrowed £22.3bn in October - its highest for the month since records began.
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Coronavirus: Christmas socialising poses 'substantial risks' - scientist
19/11/2020 | news | uk | 3,573
Proposals to ease restrictions over Christmas will be set out next week, a No 10 spokesman said.
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Defence funding boost 'extends British influence', says PM
19/11/2020 | news | uk | 5,192
Boris Johnson says "the safety of the British people must come first" as he outlines a new package.
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Covid-19: Family Christmas get-togethers being considered
18/11/2020 | news | uk | 6,554
Rules could be relaxed for a few days, with people urged to travel by car and not hold big gatherings.
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Covid vaccine: Pfizer says '94% effective in over-65s'
18/11/2020 | news | health | 2,714
The jab works equally well in people of all ages and ethnicities, further data suggests.
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Ban on new petrol and diesel cars in UK from 2030 under PM's green plan
18/11/2020 | news | science | 6,946
The PM confirms he is bringing the ban forward as he sets out his "green industrial revolution".
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House prices rise as Covid sparks rural relocation
18/11/2020 | news | business | 1,025
Property prices in the South West of England have risen fastest in the UK, official statistics show.
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Covid: £10k fines for gatherings can resume, say police chiefs
17/11/2020 | news | uk | 788
Forces in England and Wales were advised on Friday to temporarily suspend issuing the fines.
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More than 70,000 excess deaths during the pandemic
17/11/2020 | news | health | 1,640
Rising Covid-19 deaths push the total number of UK deaths further above expected levels
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Boris Johnson 'called Scottish devolution disaster'
17/11/2020 | news | politics | 5,979
No 10 does not deny reports the PM made the comment in a meeting with Tory MPs.
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Covid-19: Boris Johnson and six Tory MPs self-isolating after No 10 meeting
16/11/2020 | news | uk | 5,202
Boris Johnson, six Tory MPs and two aides have been told to self-isolate after a breakfast meeting in No 10.
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Brexit: Trade deal sticking points 'can be resolved', says UK minister
15/11/2020 | news | politics | 2,397
The UK's environment secretary says "agreement exists" with the EU, but time is "very, very short".
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EU-UK talks: 'Make or break' moment approaching, say both sides
14/11/2020 | news | politics | 6,422
The two sides say big gaps remain between them as the "moment of truth" is nearing for an agreement.
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R number for UK has fallen to between 1 and 1.2
13/11/2020 | news | health | 2,121
ONS data also says the number of people infected with coronavirus is slowing down.
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Tesco apologises after online issues amid Christmas rush
13/11/2020 | news | business | 735
The supermarket apologises as people are forced to queue online to place their Christmas orders.
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Covid: Caffè Nero seeks help after pandemic 'decimates' trading
13/11/2020 | news | business | 770
The coffee chain, which employs 6,000, people, is seeking financial breathing space from its landlords.
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UK out of recession but growth slows in September
12/11/2020 | news | business | 1,869
The economy grows by a record 15.5% in July to September, but is still smaller than before the pandemic.
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Capital gains tax: Rate should double, says government review
12/11/2020 | news | business | 2,141
The chancellor commissioned the report in July as part of efforts to cover Covid-19 costs.
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Coronavirus: Northern England 'worst hit' by pandemic
11/11/2020 | news | uk | 813
Health inequalities have led to Covid-19 taking a "devastating grip" on the north, a report says.
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£3.6bn struggling English towns fund 'not impartial', say MPs
11/11/2020 | news | politics | 531
The way towns in England were selected for a cash boost was "not impartial", a spending watchdog says.
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Covid: GCSE and A-levels in Wales cancelled for 2021
10/11/2020 | news | uk | 1,310
Assessments done under teacher supervision will replace exams, the education minister confirms.
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Covid in Scotland: Tougher restrictions for three council areas
10/11/2020 | news | uk | 3,035
Fife, Angus and Perth and Kinross will be moved from level two to level three of Scotland's five-tier system.
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Brexit: Government's bill suffers heavy House of Lords defeat
10/11/2020 | news | politics | 3,269
Peers vote overwhelmingly to remove a section that would allow ministers to break international law.
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Covid vaccine: First 'milestone' vaccine offers 90% protection
09/11/2020 | news | health | 5,815
The vaccine is a "significant step" forward for getting life back to normal, but challenges remain.
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Covid in Scotland: Easing of restrictions 'highly unlikely'
09/11/2020 | news | uk | 1,678
The first minister does not expect any areas to move to a lower level when restrictions are reviewed on Tuesday.
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'Real living wage' rises to £9.50 an hour
09/11/2020 | news | business | 520
More than 800 employers have accredited with the Living Wage Foundation since the start of the pandemic.
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Arsenal win unbelievable - Watkins
08/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,166
Ollie Watkins says it was "unbelievable" to score against the team he supports as his double helps Aston Villa win at Arsenal.
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Mourinho hails 'special' Kane after win
08/11/2020 | sport | football | 901
Jose Mourinho describes Harry Kane as "special" after the striker's 150th Premier League goal earns Tottenham victory at West Brom.
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De Bruyne misses penalty in draw
08/11/2020 | sport | football | 1,312
Kevin de Bruyne misses a penalty for hosts Manchester City as they draw 1-1 with Liverpool in the Premier League.
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Brexit: 'Significant differences remain' over trade deal
07/11/2020 | news | politics | 10,796
The PM and EU Commission president agree to "work hard" to reach a deal when talks resume on Monday.
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Covid: Johnson says Covid statistics 'irrefutable' amid new row
06/11/2020 | news | politics | 1,460
The PM insists the "upward curve" in deaths is "unmistakeable" after government charts had to be revised.
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UK coronavirus infections may be 'stabilising'
06/11/2020 | news | health | 1,434
Although the number of new cases continues to rise, the growth rate is slowing, latest data show.
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Poor diet: Children 20cm shorter as a result, analysis says
06/11/2020 | news | health | 704
A global analysis suggests that on average the world's tallest teenagers live in the Netherlands.
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Coronavirus: Boris Johnson stresses 'stay at home' message for England
05/11/2020 | news | uk | 1,706
Boris Johnson says four weeks of the new measures will be enough to make "a real impact".
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Covid-19: Warning over tough fines as new lockdown begins
05/11/2020 | news | uk | 1,178
People who seriously flout the new rules in England will face fines, the justice secretary says.
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Bank of England boss pledges to do 'everything we can'
05/11/2020 | news | business | 1,813
Policymakers vote to pump an extra £150bn into the economy as a second lockdown in England begins.
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Covid: MPs to vote on England's four-week lockdown
04/11/2020 | news | politics | 1,359
It comes as the head of NHS England says nearly 11,000 patients with Covid are now in hospital.
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Mass exodus of students is expected as lockdown starts
04/11/2020 | news | education | 894
The NUS warns students are preparing for a mass exodus before England's lockdown starts on Thursday.
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Covid-19: Liverpool to pilot city-wide coronavirus testing
03/11/2020 | news | health | 1,875
It will use rapid results tests that could be offered to "millions" by Christmas, the PM says.
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Coronavirus lockdown: PM warns UK faces 'medical disaster' without action
02/11/2020 | news | uk | 5,160
Boris Johnson says lockdown rules will expire on 2 December - with MPs to vote on what happens next.
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Mortgage holidays extended for up to six months
01/11/2020 | news | business | 1,399
The scheme to help borrowers facing financial difficulty had been due to end on 31 October.
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Bale heads winner to send Spurs second
01/11/2020 | sport | football | 932
Gareth Bale's first goal since re-signing for Tottenham helps his side beat Brighton to go second in the Premier League.
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Walker goal gives Man City victory
31/10/2020 | sport | football | 420
Kyle Walker marks his 100th Premier League appearance for Manchester City with a goal against his former club as Pep Guardiola's side beat Sheffield United.
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Liverpool go top after Jota winner
31/10/2020 | sport | football | 2,597
Substitute Diogo Jota scores for the third straight game as Liverpool come from behind to beat West Ham and go top of the Premier League table.
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Covid spreading faster in England than 'worst-case scenario', documents show
30/10/2020 | news | health | 4,062
Infection levels in England are about four times higher than the government's worst-case winter plan.
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Covid-19: Nearly 100,000 catching virus every day - study
29/10/2020 | news | health | 3,475
England is at a "critical stage" with infections doubling every nine days, a major analysis estimates.
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Covid-19: Nottinghamshire tier 3 to feature 9pm alcohol rule
28/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,337
Alcohol cannot be sold after 9pm in shops under tier three rules, and various businesses must shut.
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Covid-19: 'Too early to say' what Christmas rules will be says minister
28/10/2020 | news | politics | 5,312
Environment Secretary George Eustice says people "may not be able to get together in larger groups".
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Covid: Don't let north get 'left behind' Tory MPs warn PM
27/10/2020 | news | uk | 3,025
More than 50 Tory MPs call for a "clear road map" out of lockdown restrictions for northern England.
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Covid Wales: 'Urgent clarity' needed on rules after firebreak
27/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,109
Wales' tourism industry says it is struggling to plan for the future when lockdown is lifted.
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Kane and Son team up to secure win once again
26/10/2020 | sport | football | 1,123
Son Heung-min and Harry Kane link up yet again for the only goal as Tottenham claim a fortunate win over Burnley.
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Boris Johnson blames London mayor for TfL 'bankruptcy' before Covid-19
21/10/2020 | news | uk | 960
Sadiq Khan has responded to Boris Johnson's allegation by calling the prime minister "a liar".
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Covid in Scotland: Hospitality curbs extended for another week
21/10/2020 | news | uk | 2,148
Restrictions targeted chiefly at bars and restaurants in the central belt will continue until November.
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Covid: Greater Manchester facing 'winter of hardship' without support - Burnham
20/10/2020 | news | uk | 2,781
Greater Manchester's mayor says more financial help is needed as the region is set to enter tier three rules.
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Covid: Burn-out fears of 'exhausted' unpaid carers
20/10/2020 | news | health | 371
Many of those looking after vulnerable relatives or friends wonder how they will cope this winter.
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Covid: Wales to go into 'firebreak' lockdown from Friday
19/10/2020 | news | uk | 5,113
People in Wales told to stay home from Friday, with pubs and restaurants ordered to close.
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Covid lockdown: Wales poised for decision on circuit-breaker
19/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,134
The Welsh Government is expected to announce its decision on a "firebreak" lockdown later.
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Strictly Come Dancing launch sees Nicola Adams and Katya Jones paired
18/10/2020 | news | entertainment | 3,149
Former boxer Nicola Adams and Katya Jones will be the show's first celebrity same-sex couple.
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Covid: Andy Burnham holding the government 'over a barrel', says Raab
16/10/2020 | news | uk | 2,458
Do "the right thing" and accept tougher rules, the foreign secretary urges Greater Manchester's mayor.
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Pub chain JD Wetherspoon reveals first loss since 1984
16/10/2020 | news | business | 1,075
Chairman Tim Martin criticises the government's "confusing" Covid restrictions as sales tumble.
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Covid-19: Boris Johnson defends regional curbs but 'rules nothing out'
14/10/2020 | news | uk | 4,499
England's new three-tier system can both control the virus and prevent economic harm, Boris Johnson says.
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Covid: Two-week circuit breaker 'may halve deaths', report says
14/10/2020 | news | health | 1,668
A circuit breaker could change the course of the epidemic and buy more time, a report says.
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HS2 costs rise again weeks after work begins
14/10/2020 | news | business | 1,537
Ministers admit an extra £800m is needed due to more asbestos discoveries and complexities at London Euston.
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Tax rises of more than £40bn a year 'all but inevitable'
13/10/2020 | news | business | 732
Rises of more than £40bn a year will be needed to stop government debt getting out of control, warns think tank.
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Covid: Nightingale hospitals in northern England told to get ready
12/10/2020 | news | health | 3,214
Advisers say the situation is "hotting up", and hospitals in England must prepare for more Covid patients.
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'Radical reforms could damage football'
11/10/2020 | sport | football | 2,589
Radical proposals for the reform of English football could have a "damaging impact" on the game, says the Premier League.
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UK economic growth slows despite restaurant boost
09/10/2020 | news | business | 1,268
The economy grew 2.1% in August, below expectations, despite a lift from Eat Out to Help Out.
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Covid cases increase rapidly as next steps planned
09/10/2020 | news | health | 2,905
There has been a marked increase in cases over recent weeks in England, especially in the north.
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'Long Covid': Why are some people not recovering?
06/10/2020 | news | health | 633
Why is coronavirus leaving some people with long-term health problems including fatigue?
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Johnson: Post-Brexit trade deal 'up to EU'
02/10/2020 | news | uk | 4,251
The PM calls for Brussels to be "commonsensical" ahead of crucial talks with the EU Commission president.
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Growth in Covid cases 'may be levelling off'
02/10/2020 | news | health | 898
New infections might be rising more slowly than in previous weeks - but the R number remains above one.
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E-scooters should be legalised, say MPs
02/10/2020 | news | politics | 574
But the Transport Committee also says riding on pavements is "dangerous" and should be prohibited.
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EU ultimatum to UK over Brexit talks
10/09/2020 | news | politics | 11,728
Drop plans to rewrite withdrawal agreement by end of month or risk scuppering trade deal, UK is told.
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