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Nissan backs UK plant but protests erupt in Spain
28/05/2020 | news | business | 704
Almost 3,000 jobs will be lost in Spain but the carmaker says its Sunderland factory will stay open.
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Brexit deal 'could bring advantages to NI'
27/05/2020 | news | uk | 248
The advantages would be dependent on minimising checks between GB and NI, says agriculture minister.
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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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Johnson to face grilling by senior MPs next week
22/05/2020 | news | politics | 3,126
The PM will be questioned by the Commons' Liaison Committee for the first time since taking office.
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UK borrowing at record high as virus cost soars
22/05/2020 | news | business | 1,663
The government borrowed £62bn in April - the highest monthly figure since records began.
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UK arrivals could be fined for breaking quarantine
22/05/2020 | news | uk | 1,904
Travellers to the UK must self-isolate for 14 days from next month, the government is expected to announce.
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Acting earlier would have cut deaths - Sage member
21/05/2020 | news | uk | 1,065
Locking down the UK sooner would have made a big difference to the death rate, a scientific adviser says.
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English Football League: Promotion and relegation to remain if seasons curtailed
21/05/2020 | sport | football | 1,073
Promotion and relegation will remain in the English Football League if seasons are ended amid the coronavirus crisis.
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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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Net migration from outside EU hits 'highest level'
21/05/2020 | news | politics | 2,399
Official figures show an estimated 282,000 more non-EU citizens came to the UK than left in 2019.
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Cars 'from across country' cause beaches gridlock
20/05/2020 | news | uk | 2,586
A Devon car park is described as "like August", while a Merseyside council asks people to stay away.
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Rees-Mogg sticks by plan to bring MPs back
19/05/2020 | news | politics | 961
MPs are set to return to Westminster in two weeks' time, despite opposition concerns over safety.
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Government publishes 'approach' to EU trade deal
19/05/2020 | news | politics | 3,081
Michael Gove says the bloc held up talks with its "ideological approach" as the UK publishes its plans.
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Top 10 tips for combating climate change revealed
19/05/2020 | news | science | 1,401
A report lists some of the best ways people can tackle their own contribution to climate change.
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MPs give initial backing to immigration bill
18/05/2020 | news | politics | 5,114
The legislation paves the way for the UK to create a new post-Brexit immigration system.
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League Two clubs vote to end season, but League One teams fail to decide
15/05/2020 | sport | football | 1,153
The League Two season is brought to an early conclusion after talks between clubs and the English Football League.
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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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Doctors 'told not to discuss PPE shortages'
15/05/2020 | news | uk | 1,527
One NHS doctor tells BBC Newsnight he was told by managers at his hospital to "stop causing a fuss".
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UK urges EU to uphold rights of British expats
14/05/2020 | news | politics | 460
The UK says there is a "serious risk" to the Brexit agreement if its citizens are not treated fairly.
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Lockdown in Wales could be relaxed in two weeks
14/05/2020 | news | uk | 1,468
Wales' first minister announces a cautious plan for easing restrictions on daily life.
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'One in 400' people in England has coronavirus
14/05/2020 | news | health | 2,497
The estimate is based on tests on 11,000 people from 5,000 households over the past two weeks.
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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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We will have summer tourist season, promises EU
13/05/2020 | news | world | 2,247
The European Union proposes a gradual lifting of borders to kick-start the tourist industry.
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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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Foreign holiday season 'likely to be cancelled'
12/05/2020 | news | business | 3,665
Health Secretary Matt Hancock says "big, lavish international holidays" are unlikely this summer.
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Coronavirus leaves £4bn black hole in TfL budget
12/05/2020 | news | uk | 145
During the lockdown Transport for London has lost 90% of its overall income, new documents reveal.
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Coronavirus: How will golf differ when courses reopen in England?
11/05/2020 | sport | golf | 248
Golf courses in England are getting ready to host a somewhat different game, but perhaps better co-ordinated, writes Iain Carter.
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Study pours cold water on oil firm net zero claims
11/05/2020 | news | science | 286
Doubt is cast on claims fossil fuel companies are curbing their CO2 in line with net zero targets.
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New face covering advice for people in England
11/05/2020 | news | uk | 283
Wearing face coverings on public transport and in some shops is advised in a new government document on easing the lockdown.
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Non-essential trips to Scotland 'could break law'
11/05/2020 | news | uk | 1,779
Nicola Sturgeon says people in Scotland should only be out of their homes for "essential reasons".
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'Do not drive from England to Wales to exercise'
11/05/2020 | news | uk | 2,896
People are warned not to travel to Wales from England for leisure activities or to second homes.
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Arrivals from France to escape UK quarantine
10/05/2020 | news | business | 2,669
The UK government says the new measures will not apply to those travelling from France.
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Messi or Ronaldo? Your best Ballon d'Or winner of Premier League era revealed
10/05/2020 | sport | football | 114
In the latest MOTD podcast the experts discussed the top 10 Ballon d'Or winners of the Premier League era - and here's how you ranked them.
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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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US unemployment claims hit 33.3 million amid virus
07/05/2020 | news | business | 380
Data shows roughly one-fifth of the US workforce has filed for unemployment benefits since mid-March.
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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 first European country to pass 30,000 deaths
06/05/2020 | news | uk | 3,919
The UK records a further 649 deaths, taking the total number of coronavirus deaths to 30,076.
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PM 'bitterly regrets' care home crisis
06/05/2020 | news | politics | 4,336
The PM says government is "working hard" to tackle it - and sets 200,000 test aim by end of month.
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Rick Parry: English Football League clubs face '£200m hole' by September
05/05/2020 | sport | football | 758
English Football League chairman Rick Parry says the season needs to be concluded before 31 July and that clubs face a "£200m hole".
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UK coronavirus death toll higher than Italy's
05/05/2020 | news | uk | 5,283
The figure of 29,427 deaths is "a massive tragedy", the foreign secretary says, but steers clear of comparisons.
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Mass testing earlier 'would have been beneficial'
05/05/2020 | news | uk | 2,344
The UK's chief scientist tells MPs mass testing is "part of the system that you need to get right".
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Sturgeon sets out options for easing lockdown
05/05/2020 | news | uk | 1,635
The moves could include a gradual reopening of schools and allowing people to spend more time outside.
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Labour calls for virus workplace safety standards
04/05/2020 | news | politics | 616
Sir Keir Starmer urges politicians, employers and unions to work together to address public "anxiety".
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US to borrow record $3tn in pandemic spending
04/05/2020 | news | business | 632
The sum is more than five times the previous quarterly record, in the 2008 financial crisis.
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Government pays nearly quarter of worker wages
04/05/2020 | news | business | 1,775
Programme to help people put on leave due to coronavrius is now being used by 6.3 million people.
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'Huge gaps' in draft coronavirus workplace rules
04/05/2020 | news | uk | 2,041
The leader of the TUC says she cannot recommend the government's draft advice "in its current form".
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Nightingale Hospital in London placed on standby
04/05/2020 | news | health | 1,815
The hospital will no longer be taking patients in the coming days - but could be used again if needed.
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Starting gun to be fired on UK-US trade talks
04/05/2020 | news | politics | 1,027
Ministers say they will drive a "hard bargain" but Labour say they must be "wary" of President Trump.
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Thousands signal interest in Covid-19 plasma trial
01/05/2020 | news | health | 1,251
It is hoped the antibodies recovered patients have built up will help clear the virus in others.
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UK tests pass government's 100,000-a-day target
01/05/2020 | news | uk | 6,758
A third of the government's 122,300 tests in 24 hours were sent in the post but not necessarily completed.
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UK hospital trials new coronavirus treatment drug
01/05/2020 | news | health | 584
The new drug is based around a protein that is commonly used in the treatment of multiple sclerosis.
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Greggs U-turn over sausage roll rush fears
01/05/2020 | news | business | 810
Concern about too many customers means the bakery chain will now reopen behind closed doors.
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Do British people still accept the lockdown?
30/04/2020 | news | uk | 3,284
Many say they would be uncomfortable leaving home even if restrictions were lifted.
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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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'Too early' to start easing lockdown - Sturgeon
30/04/2020 | news | uk | 870
Scotland's first minister says it is unlikely any restrictions will be eased at the next review date on 7 May.
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Tube may be 'overwhelmed' when lockdown is lifted
30/04/2020 | news | uk | 1,007
Transport and police in London could come under great strain if restrictions are eased, a report warns.
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PM to update UK on 'steps to defeat' coronavirus
29/04/2020 | news | uk | 1,996
Boris Johnson will lead the Downing Street briefing for the first time since his return to work.
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Next sets out shop opening plans amid t-shirt glut
29/04/2020 | news | business | 672
The fashion retailer said it will prioritise opening larger, out-of-town shops first after lockdown.
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Big offices may be in the past, says Barclays boss
29/04/2020 | news | business | 803
The bank is rethinking its office strategy as many work from home during the coronavirus crisis.
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US economy shrinks at fastest rate since 2008
29/04/2020 | news | business | 1,114
The head of America's central bank warns the economy will need more support.
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Scottish government suggests covering face in shops
28/04/2020 | news | uk | 2,712
Nicola Sturgeon says there may be "some benefit" in wearing a cloth face covering in enclosed areas.
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The weekly shop is back in fashion, says Tesco
27/04/2020 | news | business | 690
Supermarket boss Dave Lewis says shopping trips are less frequent but basket sizes have doubled.
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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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Some High Street names won't be back, warns Timpson
27/04/2020 | news | business | 1,939
The repair company will reopen some of its outlets this week with strict safety measures in place.
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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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Frozen airline food mountain to feed those in need
24/04/2020 | news | uk | 265
Disadvantaged people across Greater Manchester will receive meals intended for air passengers.
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TfL furloughs 7,000 staff as financial woes deepen
24/04/2020 | news | uk | 562
London's transport commissioner says fare revenues have plummeted by 90% during the pandemic.
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Shoppers swap clothes for drink as retail sales sink
24/04/2020 | news | business | 1,043
Shopping declines at the steepest pace since the Office for National Statistics started collecting data.
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First patients injected in UK Covid vaccine trial
23/04/2020 | news | health | 1,761
The first two people have been injected as part of a UK study of a Covid-19 vaccine.
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Pressure to give businesses 'hope' in lockdown
23/04/2020 | news | uk | 1,584
A senior Tory MP says the government must discuss a return to normality or risk companies folding.
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RAF plane lands with PPE from Turkey
22/04/2020 | news | uk | 3,233
The delayed flight arrived with about half of the promised protective kit for NHS staff.
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UK inflation falls as lockdown begins to bite
22/04/2020 | news | business | 955
Clothing and fuel prices slide as economists warn of sharp falls in inflation ahead.
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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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NHS staff struggle to access coronavirus tests
21/04/2020 | news | health | 1,371
Public Health England plans to offer home testing kits across the UK to improve uptake.
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Primark boss: We have sold nothing
21/04/2020 | news | business | 762
Primark sales fall to nothing while John Lewis furloughs thousands and Cath Kidston shops close for good.
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MPs approve new way of working as Commons returns
20/04/2020 | news | politics | 1,231
Questions via video link and a restriction on the number of MPs in the chamber are among the new measures.
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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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RAF plane en route to Turkey amid NHS kit row
20/04/2020 | news | uk | 4,564
The government says it is working "around the clock" to end the shortage of protective gear.
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Norman Hunter: Leeds United legend dies after contracting coronavirus
17/04/2020 | sport | football | 1,316
Leeds United great Norman Hunter dies in hospital aged 76 after contracting coronavirus.
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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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Nine in 10 dying with virus have existing illness
16/04/2020 | news | health | 1,453
Heart disease is the most common underlying condition, followed by dementia and respiratory illness.
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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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Chancellor warns of 'tough times' for UK economy
14/04/2020 | news | business | 4,408
A forecast suggests coronavirus will have "serious implications" for the UK economy, Rishi Sunak says.
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Furlough scheme extended for recently employed
14/04/2020 | news | business | 711
Staff hired before 19 March may now benefit from government support, but some will still miss out.
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One in five deaths now linked to coronavirus
14/04/2020 | news | health | 4,641
Coronavirus prompts spike in mortality with data showing weekly deaths have hit a record high.
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Airbnb restricts UK bookings due to coronavirus
09/04/2020 | news | technology | 605
NHS staff and other key workers can still book accommodation through a programme called Frontline Stays.
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Tesco tells people to visit stores to get food
08/04/2020 | news | business | 2,664
The supermarket says there is "simply not enough capacity" to supply everyone with online shopping.
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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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Air pollution plummets across UK amid lockdown
07/04/2020 | news | uk | 769
Levels of nitrogen dioxide fall by an average 40% on the same period last year.
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Closing schools has 'marginal impact' on virus
06/04/2020 | news | health | 2,296
Countries should now question whether keeping schools shut is justified, says one team of scientists.
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Closing open spaces should be 'last resort'
06/04/2020 | news | uk | 3,230
The communities secretary warns councils to be "judicious" over locking up green spaces.
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Defence firm Babcock to make 10,000 ventilators
06/04/2020 | news | business | 670
The move comes as tech giant Apple says it will start making face shields for medical workers.
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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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Warning over daily coronavirus death figures
04/04/2020 | news | health | 1,717
Spikes or dips may in part reflect bottlenecks in the reporting system, rather than real changes in the trend.
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Premier League clubs to consult players on 30% wage cut as resumption delayed
03/04/2020 | sport | football | 2,831
Premier League clubs will ask players to take a 30% wage cut as it is announced the season will not resume from 30 April.
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First coronavirus field hospital opens in London
03/04/2020 | news | uk | 3,001
It comes as the Queen will address the nation on Sunday, as the number of deaths rises to 3,602.
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When will we know if the UK lockdown is working?
02/04/2020 | news | health | 2,307
Almost two weeks after Britons were confined to their homes, is the coronavirus curve flattening?
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Labour leadership ballot closes
02/04/2020 | news | politics | 808
Rebecca Long-Bailey, Lisa Nandy or Sir Keir Starmer will be announced as leader on Saturday.
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Universal credit claims soar to nearly a million
01/04/2020 | news | politics | 356
Officials say the benefit system is coping despite unprecedented demand due to pandemic.
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Should more of us wear face masks?
01/04/2020 | news | science | 1,621
Experts are set to assess the value of face masks in helping slow the spread of coronavirus.
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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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A fifth of smaller firms 'will run out of cash'
31/03/2020 | news | business | 1,757
Despite government help, almost 20% of UK firms are unlikely to get the money they need to survive.
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Supermarkets scrap some product restrictions
31/03/2020 | news | business | 2,699
Aldi, Morrisons, Waitrose and Asda ease limits on how many of some individual items people can buy.
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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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Things to get worse before getting better, PM says
28/03/2020 | news | politics | 5,154
Measures to target coronavirus may get tougher, Boris Johnson says in letter sent to every UK home.
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'Emotional' tribute paid to NHS and care workers
26/03/2020 | news | uk | 1,059
The UK thanks frontline coronavirus staff as firefighters agree to drive ambulances to help the NHS.
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Medics protective gear guidance 'to be updated'
26/03/2020 | news | health | 665
New rules on when health staff should wear masks and gloves are expected amid the Covid-19 crisis.
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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 urged to face MPs during parliamentary break
26/03/2020 | news | politics | 693
Parliament has closed down for a month, meaning Boris Johnson will not be scrutinised by MPs.
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Great Barrier Reef suffers another mass bleaching
26/03/2020 | news | world | 507
The third such event in five years prompts scientists to renew urgent warnings about climate change.
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Construction firms divided as shutdown calls grow
25/03/2020 | news | business | 1,372
Confusion deepens as some firms decide to stay open, citing government guidelines for essential work.
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New Tube restrictions to stop non-essential trips
25/03/2020 | news | uk | 888
London mayor Sadiq Khan said the number of Tube passengers fell by a third on Wednesday.
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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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No extra help for airlines, chancellor says
24/03/2020 | news | business | 404
Rishi Sunak says bailing out airlines would be a "last resort" as the sector braces for a $252bn loss.
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Eviction protections watered down - Labour
24/03/2020 | news | politics | 211
Critics accuse the government of breaking its promise to renters to bring in a complete ban on evictions.
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Burger King boss: We’re not going to pay our rent
24/03/2020 | news | business | 323
Hundreds of High Street businesses are set to withhold their quarterly rent payments, due on Wednesday.
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Global economy will suffer for 'years to come'
23/03/2020 | news | business | 688
OECD boss Angel Gurría says the economic shock is already bigger than the financial crisis.
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Supermarkets go on hiring spree amid virus crisis
20/03/2020 | news | business | 2,713
Supermarket chains to take on thousands of staff, but Topshop owner Arcadia closes all its stores.
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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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Bank of England boss: Don't fire people
18/03/2020 | news | business | 736
There is help for firms thinking of cutting jobs because of the coronavirus crisis, says Andrew Bailey.
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Dozens of Tube stations to shut over coronavirus
18/03/2020 | news | uk | 704
The night Tube will be stopped from this weekend as part of new contingency plans across London.
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Euro 2020 postponed until next summer
18/03/2020 | sport | football | 1,434
Euro 2020 is postponed by one year until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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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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Renters to be protected from eviction, PM says
18/03/2020 | news | uk | 433
The government had been urged to do more for families, workers and tenants affected by coronavirus.
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Most UK cinemas shut after virus advice
17/03/2020 | news | entertainment | 505
The move comes a day after Prime Minister Boris Johnson advised people to avoid public venues.
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Shopping centre giant Intu warns it could go bust
12/03/2020 | news | business | 1,023
The owner of the Trafford Centre and Lakeside shopping centres reports a loss of £2bn.
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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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Pavement parking could be banned in England
11/03/2020 | news | uk | 1,030
Ministers consult on a ban to help pedestrians, but the AA warns it could lead to "parking chaos".
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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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Budget to be unveiled amid coronavirus pressures
10/03/2020 | news | politics | 1,194
Chancellor Rishi Sunak will present plans to deal with the outbreak in his first Budget.
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Global shares plunge in worst day since financial crisis
09/03/2020 | news | business | 4,444
Global stocks plunge after a sharp fall in the oil price hits markets already reeling from the coronavirus.
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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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Middlesbrough 2-2 Nottingham Forest: Jonathan Woodgate's side stay in relegation zone
02/03/2020 | sport | football | 79
Middlesbrough remain in the Championship relegation zone as Nottingham Forest deny them a first win for two months.
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Labour 'braced for losses' in council elections
02/03/2020 | news | politics | 1,988
The party faces "one of its worst" performances in recent history in May, internal research suggests.
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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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Everton 1-1 Manchester United: Toffees see late goal disallowed
01/03/2020 | sport | football | 1,230
Everton are denied a late winning goal and manager Carlo Ancelotti is shown a red card as the Blues and Manchester United draw 1-1 at Goodison Park.
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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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UK 'would be insane' to let in chlorinated chicken
25/02/2020 | news | business | 3,073
Farmers say allowing food imports that would be illegal to produce in the UK would be "morally bankrupt".
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UK government 'well prepared' for coronavirus
24/02/2020 | news | uk | 1,618
The number of UK cases rose to 13 after cruise ship passengers returned to Britain on Saturday.
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Voting opens in three-way Labour leadership race
23/02/2020 | news | politics | 1,083
Sir Keir Starmer, Lisa Nandy and Rebecca Long-Bailey remain in the race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn.
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Frank Lampard: VAR decisions 'soul destroying' for Chelsea fans
17/02/2020 | sport | football | 979
The video assistant referee (VAR) "didn't get it right" in Chelsea's loss against Manchester United and it was "soul destroying" for the fans, says Blues boss Frank Lampard.
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Sajid Javid quits as chancellor
13/02/2020 | news | politics | 6,939
Rishi Sunak takes over at the Treasury, as his predecessor says he had "no option but to resign".
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BBC chairman warns over subscription fee
12/02/2020 | news | entertainment | 2,034
Sir David Clementi says putting the broadcaster's services behind a paywall would have a big impact.
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HS2 go-ahead 'controversial and difficult'
11/02/2020 | news | business | 2,848
The prime minister says he will appoint a full-time minister to oversee the project and "restore discipline".
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PM pledges £5bn for bus and cycling services
10/02/2020 | news | politics | 663
Labour says the plan "doesn't make up for deep cuts" to services since 2010.
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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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Aston Villa 2-1 Leicester City (Villa win 3-2 on aggregate): Villa into Carabao Cup final
28/01/2020 | sport | football | 646
Trezeguet's dramatic injury-time winner puts Aston Villa into the Carabao Cup final with victory over Leicester City.
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Seriously ill wait more than hour for ambulance
27/01/2020 | news | health | 769
Heart attack and stroke patients are among those facing long delays for crews to arrive, BBC finds.
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Varadkar: EU will have stronger team in trade talks
27/01/2020 | news | politics | 6,272
The Irish PM says it will be "difficult" to reach a deal this year, but Boris Johnson is bullish.
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Unite union backs Long-Bailey for Labour leader
24/01/2020 | news | politics | 3,414
Unite leader Len McCluskey said the shadow business secretary had the "brains and brilliance" for the job.
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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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Nandy joins Starmer on Labour leadership ballot
22/01/2020 | news | politics | 1,428
The Wigan MP receives backing from Chinese for Labour, meaning she joins Sir Keir in the final round.
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Sturgeon: Wellbeing as important as economic growth
21/01/2020 | news | uk | 1,030
In a speech later, Ms Sturgeon will say Scotland is creating an economy where "collective wellbeing" is as fundamental as GDP.
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Labour leadership hopefuls bid for union backing
21/01/2020 | news | politics | 208
The GMB will announce its favoured candidate amid speculation Jess Phillips could quit the contest.
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Devolution politicians reject PM's Brexit bill
20/01/2020 | news | uk | 1,339
Welsh politicians refuse consent to Brexit bill after politicians in Scotland and NI did the same.
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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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Lord Hall to step down as BBC's director general
20/01/2020 | news | entertainment | 1,753
After leading the corporation for seven years, Tony Hall is to become chair of the National Gallery.
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Harry Maguire made Manchester United captain to succeed Ashley Young
17/01/2020 | sport | football | 588
Harry Maguire is named as the new Manchester United captain just five months after he joined the club from Leicester City.
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Tears and relief as the UK's MEPs bid goodbye
16/01/2020 | news | politics | 1,369
It's been a "grim" last week for some but others are "delighted" to be leaving the European Parliament.
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Full UK-EU trade deal 'impossible' by end of 2020
07/01/2020 | news | politics | 6,737
The EU Commission president says the sides must prioritise areas of agreement to meet talks deadline.
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Corbyn won't endorse any leadership contenders
07/01/2020 | news | politics | 369
The Labour leader says he won't publicly back any of the six candidates hoping to succeed him.
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'Infrastructure revolution' in March Budget
06/01/2020 | news | business | 678
Chancellor Sajid Javid sets 11 March as the date for his first Budget - the first since the general election.
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Energy customers hit with backdated bills
06/01/2020 | news | business | 326
Householders are getting billed extra for energy they used years ago, despite a ban on the practice.
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New Labour leader to be announced on 4 April
05/01/2020 | news | politics | 4,287
The party's top body has agreed the timetable for the contest and who is eligible to vote.
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Jess Phillips joins Labour leadership race
03/01/2020 | news | politics | 4,016
The third MP to join the contest says Labour members are "ready to try something different".
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Barnsley 1-1 West Bromwich Albion: Tykes hold high-flying Baggies for second time
26/12/2019 | sport | football | 40
Barnsley draw with West Bromwich Albion for the second time this season but the Baggies stay top of the Championship on Boxing Day.
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MPs back Johnson's plan to leave EU on 31 January
20/12/2019 | news | politics | 8,400
The PM says Brexit is "one step closer" after MPs back his EU withdrawal bill by a majority of 124.
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Johnson hails 'radical' Queen's Speech
18/12/2019 | news | politics | 6,537
Seven Brexit-focused bills and plans for extra NHS funding are unveiled in the Queen's Speech.
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Corbyn's 'comic indecision' on Brexit - Blair
17/12/2019 | news | politics | 2,496
Former prime minister Tony Blair says Labour "let our country down" at the general election.
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Brexit bill to rule out extension
17/12/2019 | news | politics | 9,844
The move comes as MPs gather for the first sitting of the new Parliament after the general election.
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Thornberry 'warned Labour over Brexit neutrality'
16/12/2019 | news | politics | 1,652
The shadow foreign secretary told the BBC in September a pro-Remain stance would help its election chances.
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Let the healing begin, urges PM after poll win
13/12/2019 | news | politics | 5,831
Boris Johnson says he hopes his party's "extraordinary" election victory will bring "closure" to years of acrimony.
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Johnson: I will repay the trust of voters
13/12/2019 | news | politics | 6,284
The PM meets the Queen to ask to form a new government, following the Conservatives' election victory.
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Dinamo Zagreb 1-4 Manchester City: Gabriel Jesus has to 'keep scoring' after hat-trick inspires win
11/12/2019 | sport | football | 496
Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus says he has to "keep scoring" after his hat-trick inspires the Blues to come from behind to beat Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League.
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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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Labour Budget to 'end austerity' in first 100 days
08/12/2019 | news | politics | 7,011
John McDonnell says Labour would "remake government" in a February Budget if it wins the election.
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West Bromwich Albion 5-1 Swansea City: Matheus Pereira masterclass sends Baggies top of Championship
08/12/2019 | sport | football | 98
Matheus Pereira scores one and sets up West Brom's other four goals as they thrash Swansea to go back top of the Championship.
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Joshua reclaims heavyweight world titles
07/12/2019 | sport | boxing | 1,622
Anthony Joshua wins his world heavyweight title rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr by unanimous decision in Saudi Arabia.
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Manchester City 1-2 Manchester United: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side dent City's title hopes
07/12/2019 | sport | football | 1,788
Manchester United dent neighbours Manchester City's Premier League title hopes with a superb counter-attacking victory in the Manchester derby.
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