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Brexit: Arlene Foster says unionism coming together to oppose Protocol
04/02/2021 | news | uk | 4,653
DUP leader Arlene Foster accuses the British government of "sleepwalking" into NI's Brexit arrangements.
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Covid: New Oxford vaccine 'ready by the autumn' to tackle mutations
03/02/2021 | news | health | 2,382
An improved jab that will be more effective against variants can be made quickly, says Oxford-AstraZeneca.
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Covid-19: Study showing Oxford vaccine slows virus spread 'superb' - Hancock
03/02/2021 | news | uk | 143
As results show the Oxford jab may cut transmission, the health secretary says it offers a "way out".
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Anger as trading in GameStop shares is restricted
28/01/2021 | news | business | 1,469
Shares in the games firm dive as major trading platforms try to control frenzied buying.
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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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Google threatens to withdraw search engine from Australia
22/01/2021 | news | world | 883
The tech giant says it will remove its main search function from Australia if it passes a new law.
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UK borrowing hits highest December level on record
22/01/2021 | news | business | 461
Government borrowing hit £34.1bn last month, as the cost of pandemic support measures weighed on the economy.
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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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Covid vaccine: Health minister denies jabs being held back
18/01/2021 | news | uk | 3,795
Earlier the first minister said he did not want vaccinators "standing around with nothing to do".
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Brexit: Fishing firms hold London protest over disruption
18/01/2021 | news | politics | 8,431
Boris Johnson promises £23m in compensation for exporters which have lost orders due to delays.
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Covid-19: We can make this the peak by following rules, says Hancock
13/01/2021 | news | uk | 2,131
The health secretary urges people to follow rules, saying "individual decisions" make a difference.
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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: EU-UK trade deal expected, as cabinet briefed
24/12/2020 | news | politics | 12,629
Officials continue to thrash out final details, after weeks of argument over fishing and business rules.
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Covid-19: More than 40 countries ban UK arrivals
21/12/2020 | news | uk | 12,078
Spain and India are among the nations to suspend flights amid concern over spread of new variant.
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Brexit: No trade deal unless 'substantial shift' from EU, UK says
20/12/2020 | news | politics | 11,732
With a decision expected before Christmas, UK sources say it is increasingly likely there will be no deal.
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'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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UK and US in talks over mini trade deal
17/12/2020 | news | business | 1,221
US trade chief Robert Lighthizer says he is working with Liz Truss on a deal to reduce trade tariffs.
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Brexit: 'Narrow path' in view for trade deal - EU chief
16/12/2020 | news | politics | 5,963
The president of the EU Commission says the "next few days" will be decisive for trade negotiations.
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Brexit: UK wants EU trade deal but not 'at any cost' - Boris Johnson
15/12/2020 | news | politics | 2,937
UK and EU negotiators are trying to agree a post-Brexit trade deal by 31 December.
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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: PM and EU say trade deal unlikely by Sunday
11/12/2020 | news | politics | 18,053
Boris Johnson urges Brussels to make a "big change" as the deadline set by the two sides approaches.
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Covid: Trials to test combination of Oxford and Sputnik vaccines
11/12/2020 | news | health | 495
The aim is to see whether mixing two vaccines could improve protection against Covid-19.
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Brexit: 'Strong possibility' of no trade deal with EU - PM
11/12/2020 | news | politics | 11,024
Boris Johnson says negotiations with the EU will continue, but are "not yet there at all".
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Brexit: EU sets out plans in case trade talks with UK fail
10/12/2020 | news | world | 7,009
The EU's contingency plans for "no deal" include measures to ensure smooth air and road travel.
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Brexit: 'Large gaps' remain after trade talks with Ursula von der Leyen
10/12/2020 | news | politics | 11,332
Sunday becomes the new deadline for a decision on trade talks, after the PM and EU chief meet in Brussels.
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'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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Brexit: PM to meet EU chief in bid to save trade deal
08/12/2020 | news | politics | 5,864
The UK and EU say "significant differences" still remain as the leaders prepare to talk face-to-face.
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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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Coronavirus: UK got vaccine first because it's 'a better country', says Gavin Williamson
04/12/2020 | news | politics | 4,358
The EU says vaccines are not a "football competition" after Education Secretary Gavin Williamson's comment.
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Brexit: UK in 'last leg' of trade talks with EU, says Raab
29/11/2020 | news | politics | 5,951
The foreign secretary said a deal was possible if the EU side showed "pragmatism" in the coming days.
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Brexit: Barnier arrives in UK for face-to-face talks
27/11/2020 | news | politics | 6,943
The EU's Michel Barnier arrived in London on Friday evening, as the two sides try to agree a deal.
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Coronavirus infections levelling during England lockdown
26/11/2020 | news | health | 2,219
But in Scotland infection rates appear to be rising, according to Office for National Statistics data.
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What the spending review means for Scotland
25/11/2020 | news | uk | 1,177
An increase in the money coming to Scotland but uncertainty about costs and pay awards.
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Covid in Scotland: Toughest virus rules in force for two million Scots
20/11/2020 | news | uk | 2,999
The level four rules have closed shops and many other businesses across much of central Scotland.
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Defence funding boost 'extends British influence', says PM
19/11/2020 | news | uk | 5,192
Boris Johnson says "the safety of the British people must come first" as he outlines a new package.
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Climate change: Can sending fewer emails really save the planet?
19/11/2020 | news | technology | 396
UK officials are reportedly considering asking us to stop sending "thanks" emails - but why?
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Ban on new petrol and diesel cars in UK from 2030 under PM's green plan
18/11/2020 | news | science | 6,946
The PM confirms he is bringing the ban forward as he sets out his "green industrial revolution".
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Boris Johnson 'called Scottish devolution disaster'
17/11/2020 | news | politics | 5,979
No 10 does not deny reports the PM made the comment in a meeting with Tory MPs.
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Scots win shootout to end finals wait
12/11/2020 | sport | football | 918
Scotland's 23-year absence from major men's tournaments is finally over after a famous shootout win in Serbia.
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Covid-19: Global stock markets rocket on vaccine hopes
09/11/2020 | news | business | 230
The FTSE 100 surges nearly 5% after Pfizer shares vaccine progress.
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Brexit: EU and UK negotiators resume trade talks in London
09/11/2020 | news | politics | 5,732
Negotiators are meeting again after Boris Johnson insists a post-Brexit deal is "there to be done".
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Brexit: 'Significant differences remain' over trade deal
07/11/2020 | news | politics | 10,796
The PM and EU Commission president agree to "work hard" to reach a deal when talks resume on Monday.
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Covid: Two households can form bubble after Wales' lockdown
02/11/2020 | news | uk | 825
Travel restrictions within Wales will also end, but people will not be able to leave the country.
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Brexit: UK 'ready to welcome EU' to continue trade talks
21/10/2020 | news | politics | 2,369
The two chief negotiators for a post-Brexit trade deal spoke on the phone earlier on Wednesday.
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Covid in Scotland: Hospitality curbs extended for another week
21/10/2020 | news | uk | 2,148
Restrictions targeted chiefly at bars and restaurants in the central belt will continue until November.
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Brexit: Trade talks with the EU are over, says No 10
17/10/2020 | news | politics | 17,913
"No point" in further discussions with the EU unless it changes course, Downing Street says.
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Travel ban: Can I visit Wales from Covid hotspots?
16/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,186
Rules banning people from entering Wales from coronavirus hotspots in the UK have come into force.
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Extreme weather: October downpour sees UK's wettest day on record
16/10/2020 | news | science | 449
Persistent rain on Saturday 3 October breaks the record for the wettest day across the entire UK.
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Brexit: EU leaders call for UK trade talks to continue
15/10/2020 | news | politics | 3,391
The UK's negotiator accused the EU of expecting the UK to make "all future moves" towards a deal.
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Unemployment rate hits highest level in three years
13/10/2020 | news | business | 1,453
Unemployment and redundancies hit high levels, official figures show.
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Covid reinfection: Man gets Covid twice and second hit 'more severe'
13/10/2020 | news | health | 878
The report raises questions about how much immunity can be built up to the virus and how long it may last.
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UK economic growth slows despite restaurant boost
09/10/2020 | news | business | 1,268
The economy grew 2.1% in August, below expectations, despite a lift from Eat Out to Help Out.
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Covid cases increase rapidly as next steps planned
09/10/2020 | news | health | 2,905
There has been a marked increase in cases over recent weeks in England, especially in the north.
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Covid-19: New restrictions to be announced for parts of England 'within days' - Jenrick
08/10/2020 | news | uk | 1,943
Minister Robert Jenrick did not rule out closing pubs and restaurants in the worst-affected areas.
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Tesco profits surge as online orders double
07/10/2020 | news | business | 335
Profits jumped as people bought more food during lockdown, but clothing sales fell almost 20%.
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Covid can be airborne, US CDC guidelines now say
06/10/2020 | news | health | 129
The US has updated its guidance to reflect how the virus can linger in the air, sometimes for hours.
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Chilwell shines on first league start as Chelsea win big
03/10/2020 | sport | football | 571
Ben Chilwell scores one and sets up another on his first Premier League start for Chelsea as they thump Crystal Palace.
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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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