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No new smart motorways without additional safety measures
20/04/2021 | news | business | 1,257
Any motorway without a hard shoulder will need to have radar technology to detect stopped vehicles.
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European Super League: 'No action off the table' over breakaway group - No 10
20/04/2021 | news | politics | 3,863
FA and Premier League officials are told they have the UK government's support to stop the plans.
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Under-35s bearing brunt of jobs crisis
20/04/2021 | news | business | 1,299
Some 635,000 people under 35 came off company payrolls in the year to March, official figures show.
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Climate change: UK to speed up target to cut carbon emissions
20/04/2021 | news | politics | 3,247
The PM says carbon emissions must fall by almost 80% by 2035 - 15 years earlier than previously planned.
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Klopp against ESL but will not quit
20/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,909
Jurgen Klopp is determined to remain as Liverpool boss and "help sort it" after reiterating his opposition to the European Super League.
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Mourinho sacked by Tottenham
19/04/2021 | sport | football | 3,759
Jose Mourinho is sacked by Tottenham Hotspur after just 17 months in charge.
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'Big six' agree to join 'Super League'
19/04/2021 | sport | football | 4,376
Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham are among 12 clubs who agree to join a new European Super League.
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TUI says summer holiday season can be saved
16/04/2021 | news | business | 807
The boss of Europe's biggest holiday company thinks successful vaccine programmes can prevent another washout.
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Deliveroo apologises to riders for bonus overpayments
15/04/2021 | news | business | 185
The food delivery firm suffered a technical glitch, but says it has resolved the situation.
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Covid-19: Vaccine passports could create 'two-tier society', equality watchdog warns
15/04/2021 | news | uk | 1,795
Vaccine certificates could help to reopen society but risk discrimination, a UK equality body warns.
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James Dyson says Brexit has given him 'freedom'
14/04/2021 | news | business | 3,836
Sir James Dyson defends moving his firm's headquarters to Singapore and says Dyson is a British firm.
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Heathrow says airport queues are becoming 'untenable'
14/04/2021 | news | business | 2,717
The airport says some travellers are facing waits of up to six hours.
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Tesco counts cost of Covid trading as profits drop
14/04/2021 | news | business | 265
The UK's largest supermarket saw full-year sales soar but the pandemic hit its bottom line.
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Covid: People 45 or over in England invited to book vaccine
13/04/2021 | news | uk | 4,228
It comes after all over-50s and those in high-risk groups in the UK have been offered a first dose.
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Covid-19: England gets third jab as Moderna rollout begins
13/04/2021 | news | uk | 728
It offers an alternative to the AstraZeneca jab for under-30s, after very rare blood clot concerns.
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UK exports to EU rebound partially after January's slump
13/04/2021 | news | business | 3,525
Despite the improvement, exports still remain below 2020 levels, the UK statistics body says.
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World's wealthiest 'at heart of climate problem'
13/04/2021 | news | science | 924
The so-called “polluter elite” must change their lifestyles to tackle climate change, a report says.
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Covid lockdown eases: Celebrations as pub gardens and shops reopen
12/04/2021 | news | uk | 5,057
Shoppers have been rushing back to the High Street, where queues were seen outside some retailers.
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Mobile phones should be banned in schools - Gavin Williamson
07/04/2021 | news | technology | 1,727
Phones should not be used or seen during the school day, the education secretary says.
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Deliveroo shares rise on first full trading day as some riders go on strike
07/04/2021 | news | business | 474
Wednesday is the first day of trading for 70,000 retail investors, as 400 UK riders are expected to stage a strike.
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Schools 'a lifeline to many students' in past year'
07/04/2021 | news | education | 42
School staff helped families struggling financially during pandemic, says the National Education Union.
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Covid-19 linked to depression and dementia, study suggests
07/04/2021 | news | health | 299
Researchers looked at how likely 600,000 patients were to develop one of 14 common brain conditions.
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City drivers 'should think twice' before buying SUVs
07/04/2021 | news | business | 1,852
The boss of the RAC Foundation says drivers in urban areas should consider which car is most appropriate.
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Food poverty: MPs call on government to step up help
07/04/2021 | news | business | 1,241
A report calls on the government to create a food security minister to protect the vulnerable.
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Mbappe hits double as PSG win at Bayern
07/04/2021 | sport | football | 546
Kylian Mbappe scores twice as Paris St-Germain win at title holders Bayern Munich in a thrilling Champions League quarter-final first leg.
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Covid passports: Certification is 'one option', vaccines minister says
06/04/2021 | news | uk | 6,540
Introducing Covid status certificates risks creating a "two-tier Britain", critics say.
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Test travel regime must be easy and cheap, says PM
06/04/2021 | news | business | 2,291
It comes after airlines criticised plans to make travellers pay for pre and post-travel testing.
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Peacocks stores back in business but only half will reopen
06/04/2021 | news | business | 346
Half the fashion chain's 400 stores will reopen, saving 2,000 jobs, but the rest are left behind.
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Unions criticise 'miserly' 50p rise in statutory sick pay
06/04/2021 | news | business | 924
SSP increases from £95.85 to £96.35 a week in April, but unions say it is too little to live on.
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Carabao Cup final to have 8,000 fans
04/04/2021 | sport | football | 1,152
The Carabao Cup final between Tottenham and Manchester City will have 8,000 fans in attendance after it is confirmed as a pilot event to test the return of big crowds.
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Covid: Europe's vaccine rollout 'unacceptably slow' - WHO
01/04/2021 | news | world | 2,625
The WHO says the situation in the wider Europe region is more worrying than it has been in several months.
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Million students 'forgotten' in lack of uni return date
01/04/2021 | news | education | 642
Million students still waiting for a university return date, with calls for it to be April not May.
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Dutch government to let 3,500 fans watch Eurovision Song Contest
01/04/2021 | news | entertainment | 70
The song contest's Dutch venue would be half full and fans would need a negative Covid test.
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Covid-19: Few people with symptoms are self-isolating, study finds
01/04/2021 | news | health | 775
And fewer than one in five people request a test if they have symptoms, a report on test-and-trace says.
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Deliveroo shares tumble on stock market debut
31/03/2021 | news | business | 1,062
Deliveroo shares close well below their expected price after big investors' attitude to company soured.
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Brexit: UK 'risks falling behind' EU on workers’ rights
31/03/2021 | news | business | 2,191
The EU is working to improve conditions but the UK is not keeping pace, says the TUC.
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England are entertaining team - Rice
31/03/2021 | sport | football | 845
Declan Rice believes England are an "entertaining team to watch" as he responds to critics suggesting Gareth Southgate's side are too cautious.
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Outdoor UK attractions fared better during pandemic
31/03/2021 | news | entertainment | 16
Kew Gardens and RHS Wisley feature in the top 10 most visited attractions for the first time.
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Covid-19: World leaders call for international pandemic treaty
30/03/2021 | news | uk | 3,362
Boris Johnson and more than 20 other leaders say another health crisis is a matter of "not if, but when".
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Wetherspoon plans new pubs and jobs if ‘no further lockdowns’
30/03/2021 | news | business | 669
The chain plans to open 18 new pubs and upgrade others, but only if there are no more Covid restrictions.
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Novavax: Deal agreed to 'fill and finish' 60 million doses in UK
29/03/2021 | news | uk | 101
A deal is agreed to support the manufacturing of 60 million vaccine doses in north-east England.
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Access to rural-broadband funding plagued by delays
29/03/2021 | news | technology | 139
Applications are stuck in limbo as the deadline for valuable broadband vouchers looms.
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Coronavirus: UK vaccine offer to Ireland 'a runner', says Arlene Foster
28/03/2021 | news | uk | 605
Arlene Foster says she will again ask Boris Johnson to offer vaccines to the Republic of Ireland.
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Coronavirus: Germany tightens borders amid alarm over pandemic
26/03/2021 | news | world | 3,176
France is to be classed a "high-risk" area as Germans are warned of a possible 100,000 infections a day.
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MPs agree to extend Covid powers until September
25/03/2021 | news | politics | 3,809
The health secretary said 'essential' government powers need to stay but other measures have been scrapped.
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UK Government buildings to fly union flag every day
25/03/2021 | news | politics | 4,189
The culture secretary described the flag as "a proud reminder of our history and the ties that bind us".
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Coronavirus: EU and UK try to end row with 'win-win' on vaccines
24/03/2021 | news | world | 8,052
After weeks of tension over Covid vaccine supplies, the two sides now say they are working together.
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Covid: £5,000 fine for people going on holiday abroad
23/03/2021 | news | uk | 5,094
It is due to come into force in England next week as some other lockdown restrictions are eased.
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Covid: UK marks one year since the first lockdown
23/03/2021 | news | uk | 3,391
The Queen reflects on the "grief and loss felt by so many" as the country holds a minute's silence.
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Covid: More walking and family chats post-lockdown - poll suggests
23/03/2021 | news | uk | 95
We've done more walking and worked more from home this year, according to a BBC-commissioned poll.
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Coronavirus: Third wave will 'wash up on our shores', warns Johnson
22/03/2021 | news | politics | 8,222
Boris Johnson says the UK will "feel effects" of growing case numbers in Europe amid a row over vaccines.
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Coronavirus vaccines: PM to telephone EU leaders in bid to stop export ban being imposed
22/03/2021 | news | politics | 3,911
EU leaders will hold a virtual summit on Thursday to discuss the fate of vaccines made on the continent.
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Covid: UK death rate 'no longer Europe's worst' by winter
19/03/2021 | news | health | 6,874
Six other countries were worse affected during the second wave of the pandemic, according to ONS figures.
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Hammersmith Bridge: Toll could be imposed to pay for repairs
19/03/2021 | news | uk | 89
Motorists could be charged to use a temporary crossing to fund repairs to the original structure.
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UK government borrowing hits February record as virus impact continues
19/03/2021 | news | business | 1,866
The government borrowed £19.1bn last month, the highest figure for February since records began.
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Gigabit broadband: First areas to benefit announced
19/03/2021 | news | technology | 1,086
The government announces first stages of plans to get superfast broadband to the majority of UK homes.
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Backlash grows against cut to electric car grants
19/03/2021 | news | business | 3,056
A government decision to reduce subsidies is criticised by the motor industry and UK businesses.
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BBC to move key jobs and programmes out of London
18/03/2021 | news | entertainment | 3,589
The corporation is expanding out of the capital to "ensure every household gets value from the BBC".
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BT's Openreach to build full-fibre internet 'like fury' after Ofcom move
18/03/2021 | news | technology | 935
Regulator Ofcom will not cap Openreach's fees for full-fibre connections for at least 10 years.
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Covid: EU plans rollout of travel certificate before summer
17/03/2021 | news | world | 2,081
It will permit travel by those vaccinated, or who have tested negative or recently recovered.
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Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid jab safe, insists Hancock
17/03/2021 | news | uk | 1,160
People should "get the jab", the health secretary says, after some countries suspend its use.
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Vaccine side effects: My experience of them and what they mean
17/03/2021 | news | health | 3,353
Why do some people get side effects - and do they mean you have greater protection?
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Greggs to open shops despite first loss in 36 years
16/03/2021 | news | business | 742
The bakery chain is confident of long-term recovery despite sales being hit amid the pandemic.
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Oscars nominations 2021: Brits, diversity and female directors rewarded
15/03/2021 | news | entertainment | 443
It is also a record year for diversity in the acting nominations and for female directors.
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Cost of living: Hand gel in, white chocolate out
15/03/2021 | news | business | 846
Loungewear and smart watches are other commonly bought goods now used to measure changes in the cost of living.
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Covid-19: Hospitality bosses threaten government with court
15/03/2021 | news | business | 643
They say it is unfair pubs will have to wait five weeks longer than non-essential retail to reopen indoors.
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Covid vaccinations: No reason to stop using AstraZeneca jab, says WHO
12/03/2021 | news | world | 1,416
The body reassures states after some halted their rollouts over unproven fears the jab causes clots.
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Cumbria coal mine: Public inquiry after government U-turn
12/03/2021 | news | politics | 2,074
Ministers say "increased" controversy over the Cumbria mine means a public inquiry is needed.
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UK exports to European Union drop 40% in January
12/03/2021 | news | business | 8,104
Official figures show a sharp drop in trade in goods with the EU as the Brexit transition period ended.
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Covid-19 pandemic: France eases travel for UK and six other countries
11/03/2021 | news | world | 1,311
A "compelling reason" is no longer needed to travel to and from the non-EU countries, officials say.
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Late AC Milan equaliser denies Man Utd win
11/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,198
AC Milan score a late equaliser to cancel out Amad Diallo's first Manchester United goal in the first leg of their Europa League last-16 tie.
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Heathrow says airport border queues at 'unacceptable level'
10/03/2021 | news | business | 1,593
The airport regularly sees queuing times of three hours and on occasion six hours, an executive says.
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Tesco to start recycling bread bags and crisp packets
10/03/2021 | news | business | 770
The supermarket is rolling out new recycling points for soft plastics that often end up in landfill.
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CL reforms 'devastating' for English football
10/03/2021 | sport | football | 1,323
Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish says the proposed Champions League reforms would have "a devastating effect" on English football.
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Covid-19: Too early to book a foreign holiday, Grant Shapps says
10/03/2021 | news | uk | 2,236
The transport secretary says there are questions about how safe it will be to "travel around" in June.
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Covid-19: UK hasn't banned export of vaccines, says PM
10/03/2021 | news | politics | 4,953
Boris Johnson "corrects" the European Council president over claims about the government's stance.
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Covid-19: NHS Test and Trace 'no clear impact' despite £37bn budget
10/03/2021 | news | health | 1,623
It was set up to help prevent lockdowns but there have been two more since its launch, MPs say.
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'Tests dead if England rotate in Ashes'
10/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 797
Michael Vaughan says "Test cricket is dead" if England rest and rotate players during this winter's Ashes series against Australia.
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The Restaurant Group: Wagamama owner to raise millions as lockdown bites
10/03/2021 | news | business | 166
The Restaurant Group says its sales dived by 57% last year after its sites were forced to close.
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Covid-19: Don't think pandemic is over, Whitty warns
09/03/2021 | news | health | 5,342
Unlocking too quickly would lead to a substantial surge in infection, the UK's chief medical adviser says.
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Supermarkets warn pet boom causing food pouch shortages
09/03/2021 | news | business | 680
Sainsbury's, Tesco and Morrisons have seen demand rise after more people bought pets during lockdown.
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Porto shock Juventus to advance after extra time
09/03/2021 | sport | football | 473
Sergio Oliveira's 115th-minute strike shocks Juventus to send Porto through in a stunning tie in the Champions League.
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First day back at school has 'gone well', say heads
08/03/2021 | news | education | 2,396
Millions have returned to school in England, with face masks and Covid tests for secondary pupils.
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Brexit: Lord Frost accuses EU of 'ill will' over UK exit
08/03/2021 | news | politics | 3,948
Lord Frost says the EU has "significantly undermined" post-Brexit arrangements for Northern Ireland.
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Covid-19: Is school mask and testing policy flawed?
06/03/2021 | news | health | 969
Will masks and mass testing actually help? Will infection rates go up - and would it matter?
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Brexit: Further trade rules relaxed between GB and NI
05/03/2021 | news | uk | 5,144
The UK government is taking the step to ease the movement of plants without the agreement of the EU.
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Covid-19: Cyprus and Portugal want to welcome vaccinated UK tourists from May
05/03/2021 | news | uk | 703
It is not yet clear how visitors will be required to prove they have received both doses of a jab.
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Budget 2021: 'Scrooge Sunak not levelling with people' on cuts
04/03/2021 | news | business | 925
The Budget leaves the chancellor looking more Scrooge than Santa, says the Institute for Fiscal Studies.
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Amazon Fresh till-less grocery store opens in London
04/03/2021 | news | technology | 1,233
The shop will stock hundreds of new own-brand items including UK-sourced milk and desserts.
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Covid: React study finds virus decline slowing in England
04/03/2021 | news | health | 417
Infections fell by two-thirds in lockdown but one in 200 people still have the virus, a study says.
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Budget 2021: Rishi Sunak warns tax rises to follow spending spree
03/03/2021 | news | business | 2,439
The UK economy is expected to recover six months faster than expected from the pandemic, the chancellor says.
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Hill review: London takes aim at Amsterdam with new listing rules
03/03/2021 | news | business | 548
Under proposals in a new report, company founders could maintain control even after listing them on a London exchange.
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World Cup 2030 bid backed by government
02/03/2021 | sport | football | 875
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says it is the "right time" to bid to host the 2030 World Cup and the plan is backed by football associations across the UK and the Republic of Ireland.
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BBC Three will return to TV screens after six-year break
02/03/2021 | news | entertainment | 2,041
The channel will make a comeback, after scoring hits with Normal People and Fleabag online.
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Volvo Cars to go fully electric by 2030
02/03/2021 | news | business | 569
The Swedish firm is to phase out all models with internal combustion engines over the next few years.
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Covid-19: Brazil variant case in England hunted by officials
01/03/2021 | news | uk | 2,200
The whereabouts of one infected person is unknown, as they did not give their full contact details.
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Coronavirus levels 'burning quite hot' in some of UK
26/02/2021 | news | health | 2,344
Infection rates are declining overall, but some regions are seeing a rise in cases.
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Age not job prioritised in second phase of Covid jab rollout
26/02/2021 | news | health | 3,392
Over-40s will be first in line from mid-April after the top nine priority groups receive one dose.
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British Airways owner IAG calls for digital health passes
26/02/2021 | news | business | 552
IAG, which owns British Airways and Iberia, makes a record loss after the pandemic grounds flights.
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MPs investigate ditching smart motorways
26/02/2021 | news | politics | 607
A coroner says the roads - where hard shoulders become lanes at busy times - create a death "risk".
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Frasier and Rugrats both set to return to TV
25/02/2021 | news | entertainment | 527
The 1990s shows will be rebooted for the new Paramount+ streaming site. So why all the nostalgia?
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Coronavirus: Public need 'home truths' on economy - Hammond
25/02/2021 | news | politics | 2,970
The ex-chancellor says Boris Johnson must "do the right thing", even if it means risking unpopularity.
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Get used to fewer trains, says rail body
25/02/2021 | news | business | 1,289
Around one in 10 rail services should be cut while passenger numbers remain low, says Network Rail.
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Primark gears up for April reopening as sales slump
25/02/2021 | news | business | 505
The High Street-only retailer says it has lost £1.1bn in sales due to the recent lockdown.
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Heathrow passenger numbers fall to 1970s' levels
24/02/2021 | news | business | 1,068
Covid "devastated" air travel in 2020, the UK's largest airport says, as it sinks to a £2bn loss.
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Keir Starmer urges government to buy more food from British farmers
23/02/2021 | news | politics | 511
Sir Keir Starmer is the first Labour leader to address the farmers' union since 2008.
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How Simeone has reinvented Atletico Madrid
23/02/2021 | sport | football | 303
Renowned for building a team with grit and resilience, Diego Simeone has revitalised Atleti with attacking football - how has he done it?
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Live music 'at the back of queue to reopen'
22/02/2021 | news | entertainment | 706
Music and live events bosses have had their say on the PM's new roadmap out of Covid restrictions.
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Covid lockdown: 'We are burning through about £500,000 a day'
22/02/2021 | news | business | 1,509
The owner of PureGym says lockdown has been costing his business hundreds of thousands of pounds a day.
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Covid vaccines - 'spectacular' impact on serious illness
22/02/2021 | news | health | 2,955
First evidence from the UK's vaccine programme shows a reduction in hospital admissions in Scotland.
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No Covid variants found on London Tubes, buses and stations
19/02/2021 | news | health | 85
This does not mean none is circulating or commuters can let down their guard, the researchers say.
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Sir Keir Starmer: Savings scheme would boost UK's recovery post-Covid
18/02/2021 | news | politics | 6,966
The Labour leader says there can be "no return to business as usual" as he sets out post-Covid policies.
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Strong decline in coronavirus across England since January, React study shows
18/02/2021 | news | health | 3,885
Study finds infections fell by two-thirds - and more in London - but warns virus levels remain high.
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Covid: Testing means 'staggered' school return, say heads
18/02/2021 | news | education | 395
The logistics of Covid testing all pupils will mean a phased return in secondary school, say heads.
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Coronavirus: Barclays says loans worth £4.8bn may never be repaid
18/02/2021 | news | business | 686
Barclays sees profits dive after setting aside billions for loans expected to turn sour due to Covid.
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Covid-19: World's first human challenge trials to start in UK
17/02/2021 | news | health | 1,895
Healthy, young volunteers will be deliberately infected with a low dose of coronavirus.
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Warnings inflation could breach 2% target as prices rise
17/02/2021 | news | business | 701
Prices rose 0.7% in January in what some economists said could mark a first step in rising costs post-lockdown.
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Hospital waiting list 'may double to 10m by April'
17/02/2021 | news | health | 655
There could be a surge in demand from delayed referrals and delays to treatment, a think tank warns.
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Covid in Scotland: Youngest pupils to return to classrooms
16/02/2021 | news | uk | 2,450
Pupils in P1 to P3 and pre-school children will go back from 22 February, it has been confirmed.
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Another new coronavirus variant seen in the UK
16/02/2021 | news | health | 2,099
It has similar mutations to the South Africa variant, so how worrying is it?
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Covid vaccine impact revealed in over-80s blood tests
16/02/2021 | news | health | 2,625
More people in this age group in England now have detectable antibodies that can fight the virus.
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Covid: Rapid tests could help reopen nightclubs, PM suggests
16/02/2021 | news | business | 847
Boris Johnson suggests testing clubbers and theatregoers to reopen venues that have been closed since March.
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Covid-19: First travellers arrive in UK for hotel quarantine stay
15/02/2021 | news | uk | 2,615
Arrivals from "red list" countries must pay £1,750 to spend 10 days in government-sanctioned hotels.
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Coronavirus: Plan to exit lockdown 'cautious but irreversible', says Boris Johnson
15/02/2021 | news | politics | 6,171
Boris Johnson says the government will set out its plans on 22 February, which could include target dates.
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Wetherspoons calls for pubs to reopen 'to save jobs'
15/02/2021 | news | business | 2,677
The chairman of the chain is calling for pubs to reopen at the same time as non-essential shops.
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Social businesses shut out of government support
15/02/2021 | news | business | 84
Most 'ethical' banks don't offer bounce back loans, forcing hundreds of community-run businesses to close.
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Covid: Virus cases are going down across the UK
12/02/2021 | news | health | 4,579
Data suggests lockdown is working, but the health secretary says there is "still a long way to go".
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Coca-Cola company trials first paper bottle
12/02/2021 | news | technology | 491
The test is first step towards all-paper bottle that can withstand pressure from fizzy drinks.
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UK economy suffered record annual slump in 2020
12/02/2021 | news | business | 4,395
The size of the economy shrank by 9.9% in 2020 as coronavirus restrictions hit output, figures show.
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Brexit: London loses out as Europe's top share trading hub
11/02/2021 | news | business | 5,678
Amsterdam ousts London in the wake of Brexit changes, as the Bank of England warns over EU financial rules.
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Royal Mail to keep on 10,000 temporary workers
11/02/2021 | news | business | 298
The postal service plans to retain many staff taken on over Christmas after deliveries hit record highs.
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Covid-19: Kent virus variant 'on course to sweep world'
11/02/2021 | news | uk | 1,790
The expert heading the UK's genetic surveillance says research into strains will go into the 2030s.
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Brexit: Preserving NI protocol is 'the only way' forward, warns EU
10/02/2021 | news | politics | 174
The European Commission's vice-president says "swift solutions" must be found to "teething problems" in trade.
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Covid-19: Travellers face £1,750 cost for England quarantine hotels
09/02/2021 | news | uk | 5,265
People arriving in England from Covid hotspots also face £10,000 fines or jail if they break the rules.
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Covid-19: NHS app has told 1.7 million to self-isolate
09/02/2021 | news | technology | 283
Ministers believe the contact-tracing app has prevented 600,000 cases of the disease in England and Wales.
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Manchester Covid surge tests as mutation of Kent variant confirmed
08/02/2021 | news | uk | 49
Four cases of a new mutation of the Kent coronavirus variant are confirmed in Manchester.
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'Clubs falling to pieces with injuries'
06/02/2021 | sport | football | 277
Steve Bruce says clubs "are falling to pieces" after three of his players suffer injuries in Newcastle's win over Saints
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UK weather: 'Beast from the East Two' to bring snow, ice and floods
06/02/2021 | news | uk | 3,139
The cold snap will not be as extreme as in 2018, forecasters say, but will cause disruption this weekend.
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Covid-19: Avoid 'setting dates' for lifting lockdown, scientist warns
06/02/2021 | news | uk | 1,952
Leaders should not be "driven by a calendar", says a scientist advising the government.
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Covid: Local elections to go ahead in England
05/02/2021 | news | politics | 1,827
Measures include asking voters to bring pens - but some councils fear it will be too difficult to organise.
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Bank of England: Economy to rebound strongly due to vaccine
04/02/2021 | news | business | 4,038
High Street banks are also told to prepare for the possibility that interest rates could fall below zero.
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Covid-19: International travel 'biggest impact' on deaths
04/02/2021 | news | uk | 1,063
Researchers from the University of Aberdeen examined factors across the 37 worst hit countries.
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Climate change: Boris Johnson 'risks humiliation' over coal mine
04/02/2021 | news | science | 1,032
A leading scientist warns Boris Johnson digging for coal undermines the UK's climate change efforts.
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UK and EU in 'constructive discussions' over NI trade row
04/02/2021 | news | politics | 216
Both sides have vowed to "work intensively" to solve post-Brexit trade problems in Northern Ireland.
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Brits snap up Australian wine that didn't go to China
04/02/2021 | news | business | 1,521
The UK is now the top destination for Australian wine as it looks to overcome crippling Chinese taxes.
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Covid: Contagion film shows lessons around vaccine supply - Hancock
03/02/2021 | news | uk | 579
The 2011 Hollywood movie looks at what would happen in the event of a virus spreading around the world.
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PM urges EU action to ease Brexit tensions in NI
03/02/2021 | news | politics | 5,194
The UK wrote to the bloc calling for lighter enforcement of rules as port staff face threats over checks.
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UK variant has mutated again, scientists say
02/02/2021 | news | health | 2,932
The Kent variant now dominant in the UK appears to be undergoing some "worrying" new changes.
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Brexit: Animal-based food checks at ports suspended
02/02/2021 | news | uk | 936
Arlene Foster denounces "threats" against staff checking on animal and food products at Larne and Belfast.
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Covid-19: UK orders extra 40m doses of Valneva vaccine
01/02/2021 | news | health | 2,018
Deliveries will come towards next winter when people may need to be revaccinated.
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Ryanair forecasts 'strong return' of beach holidays this summer
01/02/2021 | news | business | 780
Boss Michael O'Leary thinks travel restrictions will be dropped once high risk groups are vaccinated.
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Lost school time 'could cost pupils £40,000 in earnings'
01/02/2021 | news | education | 1,030
Institute for Fiscal Studies warns the "long-run costs" of the pandemic will hit children disproportionately.
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Covid-19: 'Traumatised' hospital staff need time to recover
01/02/2021 | news | health | 176
Many staff could resign if they are rushed into tackling the NHS backlog, hospitals in England warn.
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Covid: EU-AstraZeneca disputed vaccine contract made public
29/01/2021 | news | world | 14,137
The European Commission argues the drug-maker is failing to fulfil its promises on the Covid jab.
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Covid vaccine: Single-dose Johnson & Johnson jab is 66% effective
29/01/2021 | news | health | 3,713
An international trial shows the jab gives complete protection against hospitalisation and death.
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Coronavirus: Germany set to limit AstraZeneca jab to under-65s
28/01/2021 | news | world | 5,216
German vaccine officials say there is not enough data about the jab, which is widely used in the UK.
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Boris Johnson says independence debate 'irrelevant' to most Scots
28/01/2021 | news | uk | 14,052
Boris Johnson says most people in Scotland are focused on defeating Covid rather than another referendum.
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UK car production slumps to lowest level since 1984
28/01/2021 | news | business | 258
Output tumbled almost 30% last year as Covid forced factory closures and a fall in consumer demand.
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Covid: English schools could return 8 March 'at the earliest' - PM
27/01/2021 | news | uk | 4,042
The PM sets the date he hopes England's lockdown will begin to ease, but warns of a "perilous situation".
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Boris Johnson promises plan next month for 'phased' easing of lockdown
27/01/2021 | news | politics | 4,999
The “phased” lifting of restrictions will depend on data on hospitalisations, deaths and vaccinations.
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Climate change: Biggest global poll supports 'global emergency'
27/01/2021 | news | science | 1,555
More than a million people in 50 countries take part in the biggest poll to date on climate change.
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Chelsea appoint Tuchel as manager
26/01/2021 | sport | football | 1,151
Thomas Tuchel is appointed Chelsea's new manager on an 18-month contract after the sacking of Frank Lampard.
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Covid-19: Vaccine minister 'confident' of supplies amid production delays
26/01/2021 | news | uk | 3,759
Nadhim Zahawi says supply is tight, but he expects the UK to meet its February target of 15 million doses.
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Coronavirus: Vaccine supply fears grow amid EU export threat
26/01/2021 | news | world | 5,858
The EU calls for "fair" distribution after vaccine companies cut back on pledged supplies.
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Covid: Schools will be told of reopening plans 'as soon as we can'
25/01/2021 | news | uk | 6,101
Boris Johnson says he understands parents' frustrations but the infection rate is "still very high".
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Gordon Brown: Trust has broken down in way UK is run
25/01/2021 | news | politics | 4,134
The UK's nations and regions are being treated as if they were "invisible", the former PM warns.
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Moderna vaccine appears to work against variants
25/01/2021 | news | health | 1,652
Laboratory tests suggest antibodies can recognise and fight the UK and South Africa variants.
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Mastercard to push up fees for UK purchases from EU
25/01/2021 | news | business | 3,320
The move sparks concerns that customers could see prices rise if merchants pass on the higher cost.
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Coronavirus: UK R number 'between 0.8 and 1'
22/01/2021 | news | health | 4,946
The UK's chief medical adviser warns that "a very small change and it could start taking off again".
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Glastonbury 2021: Festival axed 'with great regret'
21/01/2021 | news | entertainment | 1,159
The Worthy Farm event has been scrapped for a second year running due to the global pandemic.
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Inflation: Cost of living up despite Covid Christmas curbs
20/01/2021 | news | business | 812
The UK inflation rate jumps to 0.6% in December from 0.3% in November, led by higher transport costs.
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BBC faces 'financial risk' over licence fee income, watchdog says
20/01/2021 | news | entertainment | 2,861
A National Audit Office report calls on the corporation to produce "a long-term financial plan".
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Storm Christoph: Flood warnings in parts of England
20/01/2021 | news | uk | 1,405
Police in Greater Manchester and South Yorkshire say they are expecting flooding in their regions.
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Covid: UK records new daily high of 1,610 deaths
19/01/2021 | news | uk | 4,346
The total number of deaths within 28 days of a positive test during the pandemic is now above 90,000.
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Covid: Cash refusal 'creeping into UK economy'
19/01/2021 | news | business | 2,698
A survey by consumer group Which? raises concerns over coronavirus leading to more cashless stores.
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Chip-shortage 'crisis' halts car-company output
18/01/2021 | news | technology | 886
A shortage of computer chips is leading to car factories shutting down for days at a time.
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UK economy shrank by 2.6% in November as services suffered
15/01/2021 | news | business | 2,004
Coronavirus restrictions in England affected services, with pubs and hairdressers badly hit.
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Primark refuses to go online despite £1bn lockdown loss
14/01/2021 | news | business | 619
The retailer insists it has no plans to move online, despite warning shop closures could cost it £1bn.
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Covid: London's virus death toll exceeds 10,000
13/01/2021 | news | uk | 107
There are currently 7,607 patients in London's hospitals with Covid after a surge in cases.
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Clean air: Coal burning ban and wet wood restrictions planned
13/01/2021 | news | uk | 977
A new clean air law could see burning house coal banned in Wales, and stricter rules on using wood fires.
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Tesco, Asda and Waitrose ban shoppers without face masks
12/01/2021 | news | business | 3,369
It follows similar moves by Morrisons and Sainsbury's, but those with medical reasons will be exempt.
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Royal Mail names areas hit by Covid postal delays
12/01/2021 | news | business | 1,339
Deliveries may be delayed in 28 areas due to "resourcing issues", the postal group says.
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Retail sales in 2020 'worst for 25 years'
12/01/2021 | news | business | 624
A slump in demand for fashion and homeware during lockdown left many retailers struggling.
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Brexit: UK driver has ham sandwiches confiscated at Dutch border
11/01/2021 | news | world | 5,522
Dutch TV films officials confiscating ham sandwiches from UK drivers under new food import rules.
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Covid: Morrisons and Sainsbury's ban maskless shoppers
11/01/2021 | news | business | 5,785
People refusing to wear face coverings who are not medically exempt will not be allowed to shop inside.
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Covid: Protect family incomes, Starmer urges ministers
11/01/2021 | news | politics | 3,629
The Labour leader calls for tougher coronavirus restrictions and says help for low earners must continue.
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BBC Bitesize to be free for BT and EE customers
11/01/2021 | news | education | 704
The content will not count in a mobile data allowance to help keep costs of online learning down.
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Vinicius treble as Spurs end Marine's run
10/01/2021 | sport | football | 737
Non-League Marine produce a spirited performance against Tottenham but lose their historic FA Cup tie against opponents 160 places above them.
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Rams win would have been 'fairytale'
09/01/2021 | sport | football | 446
Derby County's stand-in boss Pat Lyons says his decimated side were unable to pull off a "fairytale" as they lose to non-league Chorley.
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McTominay ensures Man Utd beat Watford
09/01/2021 | sport | football | 769
Scott McTominay celebrates captaining Manchester United for the first time with an early winner to see off Watford in the FA Cup third round.
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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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Traore stunner sends Wolves through
08/01/2021 | sport | football | 167
Wolverhampton Wanderers beat Crystal Palace in the FA Cup with "a special goal from a special player", says boss Nuno Espirito Santo.
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Covid: Half of patients at some hospitals have virus
07/01/2021 | news | health | 2,650
More than half the patients at some hospitals have the virus, forcing other care to be cut back.
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UK new car registrations in 2020 sink to 30-year low
06/01/2021 | news | business | 414
New 2020 car registrations sink to a 30-year low and see biggest one-year drop since the Second World War
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Virgin joins Tui and Thomas Cook in cancelling holiday bookings
05/01/2021 | news | business | 1,388
Virgin Holidays joins Tui and Thomas Cook in cancelling holidays after latest coronavirus restrictions.
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TV shows, films, books and music to help you through another lockdown
05/01/2021 | news | entertainment | 122
From escapist dramas to a Covid-secure dating show, find entertainment to get you through winter.
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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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Champagne puts fizz in Morrisons' Christmas sales
05/01/2021 | news | business | 395
The supermarket saw strong trading over the key Christmas period, with a jump in sales of salmon too.
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UK 'cannot duck' post-Covid inequalities, report warns
05/01/2021 | news | business | 698
A growing divide over education, jobs, and ethnicity threaten the fabric of society, says Nobel laureate's study.
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EU firms refuse UK deliveries over Brexit tax changes
04/01/2021 | news | business | 8,377
Some EU specialist firms stop delivering to the UK because of tax changes that took effect on 1 January.
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Covid: Brian Pinker, 82, first to get Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine
04/01/2021 | news | uk | 1,552
The PM says the number of vaccine doses will amount to "tens of millions" by the end of March.
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Covid: 'No question' restrictions will be tightened, says Boris Johnson
04/01/2021 | news | politics | 4,597
Boris Johnson warns of "tough" weeks ahead, as coronavirus infection rates continue to surge.
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'Furlough mums and dads while schools are off' says TUC
04/01/2021 | news | business | 421
Trades unions urge bosses to support parents trying to balance work and childcare.
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Kolasinac exits as Arteta trims squad
31/12/2020 | sport | football | 965
Arsenal boss MIkel Arteta will prioritise offloading players in the January transfer window, as Sead Kolasinac rejoins Schalke on loan.
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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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The Allardyce effect shown at Anfield
27/12/2020 | sport | football | 536
How Sam Allardyce proved the doubters wrong when he masterminded a draw for West Brom at Liverpool in the Premier League.
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Brexit: Boris Johnson hails free trade deal with EU
24/12/2020 | news | politics | 11,428
The deal between the UK and EU ends months of arguments over business rules and fishing rights.
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Brexit: Boris Johnson set to unveil trade deal with EU
24/12/2020 | news | politics | 5,448
Officials on both sides are hammering out the final details ahead of an expected announcement.
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EU to allow post-Brexit UK farm produce exports
24/12/2020 | news | business | 752
While this is a "critical step forward", seed potatoes are not included because of EU regulatory fears.
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Brexit: EU-UK trade deal expected, as cabinet briefed
24/12/2020 | news | politics | 12,629
Officials continue to thrash out final details, after weeks of argument over fishing and business rules.
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Covid-19: Truckers who tested negative board ferries for France
23/12/2020 | news | uk | 1,781
Those with a negative test result can now leave the UK, but it could take days to clear the backlog.
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How dependent is the UK on the EU for food?
23/12/2020 | news | business | 635
France's ban on freight from Britain caused havoc for lorry drivers, but will it affect shoppers?
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Coronavirus: EU urges countries to lift UK travel bans
22/12/2020 | news | world | 3,766
Dozens of countries, alarmed by a new coronavirus variant, have suspended travel links with the UK.
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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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UK borrowing hits highest November level on record
22/12/2020 | news | business | 1,371
The government borrowed £31.6bn last month as it continued to support the economy during the pandemic.
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Brexit: Johnson resists calls to extend transition into 2021
22/12/2020 | news | politics | 8,878
Boris Johnson says his position is "unchanged", as time for the UK and EU to reach a deal runs short.
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Coronavirus: Impact of new variant on children investigated
22/12/2020 | news | uk | 2,005
Experts urgently assess whether the mutation of coronavirus spreads more easily among the young.
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Brexit: No trade deal unless 'substantial shift' from EU, UK says
20/12/2020 | news | politics | 11,732
With a decision expected before Christmas, UK sources say it is increasingly likely there will be no deal.
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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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'Just a few hours' left to agree Brexit trade deal, says Michel Barnier
18/12/2020 | news | politics | 13,556
Michel Barnier says it is now "the moment of truth", while Boris Johnson warns of "difficult" talks.
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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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Pre-Christmas lockdown restrictions hit retail sales
18/12/2020 | news | business | 383
Sales fell by 3.8% last month, bringing to an end a six-month streak of rising trade.
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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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Future of economy 'unusually uncertain', warns Bank of England
17/12/2020 | news | business | 323
The Bank of England says trying to predict economic progress is hampered by a lack of a Brexit deal.
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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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Housing: Formula for locating new homes revised after Tory backlash
16/12/2020 | news | politics | 447
Urban developments in the Midlands and north of England will now be prioritised in government U-turn.
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Airlines investigated over lockdown refund cases
16/12/2020 | news | business | 73
The competition authority will study the refusal to pay cash refunds during England's second lockdown.
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Brexit: Hornby stops non-UK orders due to price confusion
16/12/2020 | news | business | 500
The model train maker says it's in a difficult position and has paused all international orders until January 2021.
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New Covid strain: How worried should we be?
15/12/2020 | news | health | 1,418
Scientists will keep a close eye on this variant to see if it is a better spreader than others.
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Brexit: No-deal navy threat 'irresponsible', says Tobias Ellwood
12/12/2020 | news | politics | 10,595
A senior Conservative says deploying gunboats to patrol UK waters after 31 December is "undignified".
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Brexit: Malcolm Turnbull tells UK 'be careful what you wish for' over EU trade
11/12/2020 | news | politics | 1,894
Malcolm Turnbull tells BBC Question Time his country's arrangement with the EU has "large barriers".
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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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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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UK to drop US goods tariffs in bid for trade deal
09/12/2020 | news | business | 554
The move breaks ranks with the EU in a dispute with the US over subsidies for Boeing and Airbus.
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Rich countries hoarding Covid vaccines, says People's Vaccine Alliance
09/12/2020 | news | health | 934
Poorer nations will miss out despite steps to ensure access is fair, campaigners warn.
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'Tax the wealthy to pay for coronavirus'
09/12/2020 | news | business | 1,128
The government should consider a wealth tax to patch up the public finances, tax experts say.
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Covid: Schools in England can close for Christmas a day early
08/12/2020 | news | education | 335
To give teachers "a break" from identifying potential Covid-19 cases, schools can have an inset day.
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Brexit: UK and EU reach deal on Northern Ireland border checks
08/12/2020 | news | politics | 3,425
The UK will drop plans to override the Brexit divorce deal, removing a potential obstacle to a trade deal.
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Under-18s banned from lottery scratchcards in crackdown
08/12/2020 | news | business | 635
The ban from next October is part of "a major review" of laws to protect children and vulnerable people.
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England's children decline 'significantly' in science tests
08/12/2020 | news | education | 418
International school tests have Singapore at top, with England down in science but up in maths.
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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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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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Coronavirus: UK got vaccine first because it's 'a better country', says Gavin Williamson
04/12/2020 | news | politics | 4,358
The EU says vaccines are not a "football competition" after Education Secretary Gavin Williamson's comment.
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Covid-19: UK surpasses 60,000 deaths
03/12/2020 | news | uk | 2,251
Only the US, Brazil, India and Mexico have recorded more coronavirus deaths than the UK.
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Asda joins rivals to pay back Covid rates relief
03/12/2020 | news | business | 500
The UK's biggest supermarkets will return £1.7bn after facing criticism for taking state support.
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Live animal exports to be banned in England and Wales
03/12/2020 | news | politics | 609
The environment secretary says the ban could be in place by the end of 2021 in a move away from EU rules.
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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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EasyJet to charge for overhead luggage lockers
02/12/2020 | news | business | 1,995
Customers who want to use overhead storage must buy more expensive tickets, the airline says.
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Schumacher to join Haas for 2021
02/12/2020 | sport | f1 | 605
Mick Schumacher, the son of seven-time world champion Michael, will step up from Formula 2 to drive for Haas next season.
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Fans divided about stadium return
02/12/2020 | sport | football | 971
A BBC Sport poll suggests football fans are divided on whether they should be allowed to return to matches before a Covid-19 vaccine is available.
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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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Keeping pools closed 'a catastrophe for health and wellbeing'
02/12/2020 | news | uk | 111
More than 200 council-run pools will stay closed despite the easing of lockdown restrictions.
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Covid: Boris Johnson urges MPs to back tough tiers for England
01/12/2020 | news | politics | 4,392
The prime minister said the NHS remained under pressure, despite a four-week national lockdown.
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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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Spotify reveals 2020's most-streamed songs
01/12/2020 | news | entertainment | 99
The streaming giant reveals what its 320 million global listeners have been playing this year.
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Climate change: Temperature analysis shows UN goals 'within reach'
01/12/2020 | news | science | 483
Moves by China, along with the election of Joe Biden, make temperature targets more achievable.
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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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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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Rishi Sunak faces state pension conundrum
27/11/2020 | news | business | 1,482
Official forecasts suggest the state pension will rise by 4.1% in April 2022 when unemployment is high.
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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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Covid tiers 'a mortal blow' to hospitality
26/11/2020 | news | business | 2,780
One bar owner says 'it simply isn't viable' to operate under restrictions as English tiers are revealed.
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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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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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Christmas Covid rules 'not an instruction to meet up'
24/11/2020 | news | uk | 469
Wales' first minister warns people to act responsibly after government agrees relaxed Christmas rules.
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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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Brexit: Hauliers fear 'mayhem' at Holyhead port
24/11/2020 | news | uk | 525
There are claims Holyhead port will not be ready for the end of the Brexit transition period.
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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: Daily coronavirus test plan to cut contacts' 14-day self-isolation
23/11/2020 | news | uk | 617
Contacts of people with the virus will not need to quarantine if they test negative, the government says.
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Two Covid tests for students in England before quick Christmas exit
23/11/2020 | news | education | 274
For Christmas break, students will leave university within 24 hours of two negative Covid tests.
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Covid: Boris Johnson to unveil post-English lockdown plans
23/11/2020 | news | uk | 2,206
Boris Johnson will unveil the latest Covid plans, including lifting a ban on outdoor grassroots sport.
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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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