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Johnson urges UK to 'move on' from Cummings row
26/05/2020 | news | politics | 15,752
The PM rules out an inquiry into the conduct of his top aide at the height of the coronavirus lockdown.
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Minister quits over Cummings' lockdown actions
26/05/2020 | news | politics | 14,545
Douglas Ross quits the government as more than 35 Conservative MPs call for Dominic Cummings to go.
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Cummings: I don't regret what I did
25/05/2020 | news | politics | 15,297
The PM's top aide says he "behaved reasonably" as he explains why he drove to Co Durham during lockdown.
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School reopening plan will go ahead, says PM
24/05/2020 | news | education | 3,226
Some year groups in England will return on 1 June, with others going back two weeks later, he says.
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Key evidence on opening schools revealed
22/05/2020 | news | health | 2,510
Sources say any risk to pupils is very small but any activity outside the home has risk.
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Immune clue sparks coronavirus treatment hope
21/05/2020 | news | health | 654
Better understanding of Covid-19's impact on the immune system gives hope an existing drug might aid recovery.
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EasyJet passengers will be required to wear masks
21/05/2020 | news | business | 933
The airline will restart a "small number" of routes in June and flyers must use masks.
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Track and trace system in place from June - PM
20/05/2020 | news | uk | 4,494
It comes as Labour accuses the government of leaving a "huge hole" in the UK's coronavirus defences.
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Toy and vegetable costs rise as fuel price drops
20/05/2020 | news | business | 1,087
April's inflation tumbles to 0.8%, but the price of vegetables, toys and knitting wool rise amid lockdown.
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Five and overs in UK now eligible for virus test
18/05/2020 | news | uk | 1,719
Coronavirus testing has been extended to everyone aged five and over in the UK with symptoms.
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We owe it to children to open schools - Williamson
16/05/2020 | news | uk | 5,304
The education secretary acknowledges some parents are "very anxious" about schools reopening in England.
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First hints virus vaccine trains immune system
15/05/2020 | news | health | 613
Larger trials now needed to see if the vaccine can protect against the coronavirus.
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Coronavirus infection 'R' rate in UK creeps up
15/05/2020 | news | health | 4,837
The figure is now much closer to one - the point at which the virus starts spreading rapidly.
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Coronavirus antibody test a 'positive development'
14/05/2020 | news | health | 3,824
The test, now approved in the UK, can tell who has had Covid-19 - but gives no guarantee they are immune.
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Chancellor says UK facing 'significant recession'
12/05/2020 | news | business | 7,223
The UK's economy shrank at the fastest pace since 2008 during the first three months of the year.
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MPs urge UK ban on chlorinated chicken
12/05/2020 | news | science | 1,389
Hormone-fed beef and chlorine-washed chicken should remain banned in England. the government is warned.
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50,000 deaths in the UK’s coronavirus epidemic
11/05/2020 | news | health | 2,964
Official statistics show a large increase in the number of UK deaths above the expected level.
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UK 'to bring in 14-day air passenger quarantine'
08/05/2020 | news | business | 9,501
An airline industry body says it has been told coronavirus quarantining will start from the end of May.
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Bank of England warns of sharp UK recession
06/05/2020 | news | business | 5,332
Bank head Andrew Bailey tells the BBC there will be no quick return to normality after the hit to jobs and income.
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UK past the peak of coronavirus, says PM
30/04/2020 | news | uk | 3,304
Boris Johnson says he will set out a plan next week on the economy, schools and transport beyond lockdown.
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British Airways set to cut up to 12,000 jobs
28/04/2020 | news | business | 1,093
BA boss Alex Cruz says air travel will take years to recover from the coronavirus crisis.
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This is the moment of maximum risk, Johnson says
27/04/2020 | news | uk | 5,932
The PM returns as ministers pledge £60,000 for the families of NHS and care staff who die with Covid-19.
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'Disappointing' progress in UK-EU trade talks
24/04/2020 | news | politics | 7,197
The EU's chief negotiator says the 'clock is ticking' as the UK calls for "constructive" talks.
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UK 'throwing everything' at coronavirus vaccine
21/04/2020 | news | uk | 307
Matt Hancock says human trials for a vaccine developed by the University of Oxford will begin on Thursday.
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PM fears second peak from relaxing lockdown
20/04/2020 | news | politics | 5,953
Government sources say measures are likely to be modified rather than eased in three weeks.
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Scientists target a million vaccines by September
17/04/2020 | news | health | 1,310
Oxford team are hoping to have millions of vaccine doses ready by the end of 2020, but will it work?
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Virus tests expanded to more public service staff
17/04/2020 | news | uk | 2,589
Capacity is rising "sharply" but fewer NHS staff than expected are coming forward, Matt Hancock says.
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Social distancing needed 'until vaccine found'
16/04/2020 | news | uk | 3,249
Scientists say "significant" measures should stay for some time, with the UK lockdown set to continue.
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Publish exit strategy this week - Labour
14/04/2020 | news | politics | 4,977
Labour urges clarity - but ministers say is too soon to talk about easing coronavirus restrictions.
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More than 9 million workers could be furloughed
07/04/2020 | news | business | 1,957
New analysis underlines a surge in demand for the government's Job Retention Scheme.
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Public urged to follow 'mission-critical' rules
05/04/2020 | news | uk | 8,300
The health secretary criticised "unbelievable" behaviour after people packed into sunny public parks.
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Can the UK do 100,000 coronavirus tests a day?
03/04/2020 | news | health | 3,885
The government has pledged to increase daily testing tenfold by the end of the month.
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Hancock aims for 100,000 tests a day by May
02/04/2020 | news | uk | 2,889
Just over 10,000 people were tested in the UK on Wednesday, as coronavirus deaths rose to 2,921.
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Morrisons store staff get bonus for coming into work
01/04/2020 | news | business | 1,201
The chain is the latest supermarket to reward staff for their extra efforts during the crisis.
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Delay Brexit deadline amid coronavirus, say MEPs
30/03/2020 | news | politics | 2,494
The UK is due to stop following EU rules by the end of 2020 but a group of MEPs say the date should be pushed back.
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How fast is the coronavirus growing in the UK?
26/03/2020 | news | health | 3,850
Comparing the UK’s epidemic to other countries after Friday saw the biggest rise in deaths so far.
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'Mix-up' over EU ventilator scheme
26/03/2020 | news | politics | 4,482
Labour demands an "urgent explanation" from ministers over why they did not join EU equipment plan.
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Virus crisis 'has paused Whitehall backbiting'
26/03/2020 | news | politics | 908
But a union boss questions whether ministers will value civil servants more "over the long term".
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PM thanks 500,000 who have signed up to help NHS
25/03/2020 | news | uk | 2,948
The role of volunteers will be "absolutely crucial" in fighting coronavirus, says Boris Johnson.
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Stay at home to stay safe, 1.5 million advised
21/03/2020 | news | uk | 6,986
They will be advised to stay at home for 12 weeks, as the UK's death total reaches 281.
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Chancellor prepares wage package rescue plan
19/03/2020 | news | business | 2,203
Rishi Sunak is expected to launch a fresh package of measures to try to protect millions of UK jobs.
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UK interest rates cut to lowest level in history
19/03/2020 | news | business | 3,271
The Bank of England takes more emergency action to support the British economy.
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When will the coronavirus outbreak end?
19/03/2020 | news | health | 2,128
The huge challenge the world faces to find an exit strategy to end the lockdowns and return to normal.
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Pound plunges to its lowest level in over 30 years
18/03/2020 | news | business | 2,540
The pound falls to its lowest level against the dollar since 1985, trading at $1.15.
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Many schools 'will not be able to open past Friday'
16/03/2020 | news | education | 3,273
Many schools will not be able to stay open past the end of the week, says a head teachers' leader.
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US stocks see worst fall since 1987 on virus fears
16/03/2020 | news | business | 4,540
Wall Street's Dow Jones slides 12.9% as Donald Trump says economy "may be" heading for recession.
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Republic of Ireland to close schools and colleges
12/03/2020 | news | uk | 2,238
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says the measures take effect from 18:00 on Thursday until 29 March.
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'No apology' for borrowing, says chancellor
12/03/2020 | news | politics | 2,896
Rishi Sunak says low interest rates make the £30bn Budget package "the right economic thing to do".
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Sunak pumps billions into economy to combat virus
11/03/2020 | news | politics | 3,936
The chancellor warns the outbreak is likely to cause a temporary but significant disruption to the UK economy, in his first Budget.
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Government wins vote after Huawei rebellion
09/03/2020 | news | politics | 1,984
Rebel Tory MPs fail to pass their amendment blocking the company's involvement in the UK's 5G network.
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Von der Leyen: UK 'must consider deal trade-offs'
09/03/2020 | news | politics | 2,815
She says the closer the UK's access to the single market, the more it has to adhere to EU rules.
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Global shares plunge in worst day since financial crisis
09/03/2020 | news | business | 4,444
Global stocks plunge after a sharp fall in the oil price hits markets already reeling from the coronavirus.
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Supermarkets doubt minister's food supply claim
06/03/2020 | news | business | 1,863
One executive says the health secretary has "made up" claims of "working with the supermarkets".
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Brexit preparations cost UK more than £4bn
05/03/2020 | news | politics | 3,074
In October last year, 22,000 civil servants were working on Brexit, the public spending watchdog said.
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How wealthy is your local area?
04/03/2020 | news | uk | 836
New statistics highlight the wealthiest and poorest neighbourhoods in England and Wales.
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Three days more sick pay for self-isolating workers
04/03/2020 | news | uk | 1,550
Workers will get statutory sick pay from the first day off work, Boris Johnson tells the Commons.
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UK fishermen 'to face trading friction with EU'
04/03/2020 | news | politics | 1,185
Environment Secretary George Eustice says firms will "probably" need to fill in export certificates.
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Parliament's petition website re-opened
03/03/2020 | news | politics | 120
The popular site allows people to raise awareness of issues and secure debates in Parliament.
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Fifth of workers 'could be off sick at virus peak'
03/03/2020 | news | uk | 5,061
Non-urgent NHS care may be delayed if the coronavirus outbreak worsens, the government says, as the number of UK cases rises to 51.
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UK expects 0.16% economic boost from US trade deal
02/03/2020 | news | politics | 3,154
The UK sets out its strategy for trade talks with US - as separate talks with the EU get under way.
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Global growth ‘could halve’ because of coronavirus
02/03/2020 | news | business | 1,678
A "longer lasting and more intensive" outbreak could halve growth in 2020, says the OECD.
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No 'artificial deadlines' in EU talks, UK warned
28/02/2020 | news | politics | 4,083
France's Europe minister says the focus must be on substance, as details and timings of the talks emerge.
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UK prepared to ditch EU trade talks in June
26/02/2020 | news | politics | 8,249
Michael Gove says the UK will not accept any alignment with EU laws, as he announces the UK's strategy.
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Javid: I resigned to uphold 'sensible' government
26/02/2020 | news | politics | 1,965
The ex-chancellor tells MPs No 10's plan to remove his advisers was not in the "national interest".
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'No excuses for not cutting crime', police told
26/02/2020 | news | uk | 1,597
The home secretary signals the return of crime targets, saying "outcomes" in key areas will be measured.
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Chancellor must raise taxes in first Budget - IFS
26/02/2020 | news | politics | 1,980
A think tank says Rishi Sunak risks breaking Treasury rules on borrowing if he is to boost public spending.
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EU ministers agree UK trade talks mandate
25/02/2020 | news | politics | 5,419
The EU will follow this blueprint in talks, as UK ministers also agree their stance.
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Six Nations 2020: England end Ireland's Grand Slam hopes and reignite title hopes
23/02/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,299
England rediscover some of their World Cup form to reignite their own hopes of landing the Six Nations title with a 24-12 win over Ireland.
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Barnier: UK can't have Canada trade deal with EU
18/02/2020 | news | politics | 7,686
The chief negotiator says the UK's "particular proximity" to the bloc rules out a similar agreement.
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No visas for low-skilled workers, government says
18/02/2020 | news | politics | 7,269
Ministers urge firms to stop relying on "cheap labour", but critics warn of damage to the economy.
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France warns UK of bitter post-Brexit trade talks
17/02/2020 | news | politics | 4,914
The UK and EU will "rip each other apart" as they vie for advantage, France's foreign minister says.
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Sajid Javid quits as chancellor
13/02/2020 | news | politics | 6,939
Rishi Sunak takes over at the Treasury, as his predecessor says he had "no option but to resign".
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UK economy saw zero growth at the end of 2019
11/02/2020 | news | business | 1,872
Growth in the services and construction sectors was offset by a "poor showing" from manufacturing.
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Border delays 'could cause fresh food problems'
10/02/2020 | news | business | 3,198
Warning comes after Michael Gove tells firms to prepare for post-Brexit border checks from January.
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Scotland-Northern Ireland bridge idea investigated
10/02/2020 | news | politics | 3,227
Number 10 says "a range of government officials" are looking at the idea of a linking bridge.
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Fianna Fáil largest party but Sinn Féin celebrate
10/02/2020 | news | world | 3,096
The final results of the Irish general election show Fianna Fáil on 38 seats, one ahead of Sinn Féin.
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Salmon producers warn of 'huge' Brexit burden
09/02/2020 | news | uk | 724
The industry says the UK government has told it to prepare for trade barriers with the European Union.
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Poorer households may get help on energy bills
06/02/2020 | news | business | 123
The burden of paying for clean energy technology could be shifted to the tax payer.
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Jofra Archer: England bowler to miss Test tour of Sri Lanka with elbow injury
06/02/2020 | sport | cricket | 267
Jofra Archer will miss England's two-Test tour of Sri Lanka next month and the Indian Premier League after suffering a low-grade stress fracture of the elbow.
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Raab in Australia on Brexit trade mission
06/02/2020 | news | politics | 3,027
The foreign secretary says the UK will be a "force for good in the world" as he begins his Asia-Pacific trip.
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Chancellor’s economic growth goal ‘unrealistic’
06/02/2020 | news | business | 963
There is a one-in-five chance of Sajid Javid hitting growth of about 2.8%, say economists at Niesr.
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TV licence fee consultation opens
04/02/2020 | news | entertainment | 4,296
The culture secretary says the fee needs to remain "relevant" in a "changing media landscape".
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PM: 'No need' for UK to follow EU rules on trade
03/02/2020 | news | uk | 10,094
But the EU's Michel Barnier offers a contrasting vision of negotiations, calling for a "level playing field".
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UK set for Brexit, as PM promises 'new dawn'
30/01/2020 | news | politics | 9,970
After 47 years as a member of the European project, the UK will leave the EU at 23:00 GMT.
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European Parliament approves Brexit agreement
28/01/2020 | news | politics | 2,990
MEPs overwhelmingly back the terms of the UK's exit after an emotional debate in Brussels.
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Unite union backs Long-Bailey for Labour leader
24/01/2020 | news | politics | 3,414
Unite leader Len McCluskey said the shadow business secretary had the "brains and brilliance" for the job.
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Brexit: EU leaders sign UK withdrawal deal
24/01/2020 | news | world | 3,608
The deal formally ending UK membership is signed by EU leaders in Brussels.
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UK has 'crossed Brexit finish line', says Johnson
22/01/2020 | news | politics | 3,125
The prime minister urges the UK to "move forwards as one" as legislation securing the EU exit passes.
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Brexit bill clears final parliamentary hurdle
22/01/2020 | news | politics | 2,366
The legislation, which paves the way for the UK to leave the EU with a deal, now awaits royal assent.
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Give regions a 'voice' or UK may end, Brown warns
20/01/2020 | news | politics | 1,021
The former PM says the country is "not at ease with itself" and must change from "top to bottom".
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Immigration system to 'put people before passports'
20/01/2020 | news | politics | 2,419
Boris Johnson says post-Brexit immigration to the UK will become "fairer and more equal".
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HS2: Give me the facts, says Shapps
20/01/2020 | news | business | 2,011
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps faces a "massive decision" as a leaked report suggests the rail link could cost £106bn.
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Saracens relegated from Premiership at end of 2019-20 season for salary cap breaches
19/01/2020 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,827
Premiership Rugby confirms Saracens will be relegated to the Championship this season after salary cap breaches.
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Stormont financial package 'falls way short'
12/01/2020 | news | uk | 1,769
Finance Minister Conor Murphy says government must live up to commitments made to Stormont parties.
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Tottenham Hotspur 0-1 Liverpool: Roberto Firmino goal gives Reds win
11/01/2020 | sport | football | 2,088
Liverpool setting records in the best-ever start to a season in Europe's top-five leagues "doesn't feel special somehow", says boss Jurgen Klopp.
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Harry Kane: Tottenham 'cannot play like we normally play' without striker - Jose Mourinho
10/01/2020 | sport | football | 810
No player can take the injured Harry Kane's place and Tottenham "cannot play like we normally play" without him, says manager Jose Mourinho.
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Deal 'holds NI to ransom' over health staff pay
10/01/2020 | news | uk | 823
Unison accuses Julian Smith of trying to infringe on human rights with Stormont deal.
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Leaders in final push for votes ahead of election
10/12/2019 | news | politics | 5,749
The party leaders focus on key messages in the critical final hours before polls open on Thursday.
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Parties focus on key messages as poll day nears
09/12/2019 | news | politics | 7,986
Pitches about the NHS and Brexit come to the fore, but both Labour and the Tories face criticism too.
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Tories target Labour Leave seats in final push
08/12/2019 | news | politics | 1,650
The prime minister tours Labour seats that voted for Brexit, three days before the election.
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PM 'misrepresenting' Brexit deal, says Corbyn
06/12/2019 | news | politics | 4,130
The Labour leader says he has "hard evidence" disproving claims there will be no border in the Irish Sea.
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