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Coronavirus levels 'burning quite hot' in some of UK
26/02/2021 | news | health | 2,001
Infection rates are declining overall, but some regions are seeing a rise in cases.
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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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Post-Brexit trade: Boris Johnson calls for eat British fish campaign
25/02/2021 | news | politics | 2,437
The PM promises action to boost the industry - but Labour says his Brexit deal threatens jobs.
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A-level and GCSE results to be decided by teachers
25/02/2021 | news | education | 919
A combination of mock exams, coursework and essays will be used to decide grades in England this year.
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Summer catch-up schools planned for pupils in England
24/02/2021 | news | education | 2,510
A total of £700m will help ensure "no child is left behind" due to the pandemic, Boris Johnson says.
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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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Covid-19: PM promises review on issues of vaccine passports
23/02/2021 | news | uk | 7,050
Having to show a certificate to go to a pub raises "deep and complex issues", Boris Johnson says.
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Covid-19: Everyone 'has to play their part' in lockdown easing, says Hancock
23/02/2021 | news | uk | 1,894
But it is too soon to say when social distancing rules will be relaxed, the health secretary says.
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Roadmap: Can we avoid an economic long Covid?
23/02/2021 | news | business | 734
The cautious lifting of restrictions will also push back the economic rebound further into spring.
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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-19: Boris Johnson to unveil 'cautious' plan to lift England's lockdown
22/02/2021 | news | uk | 2,520
All schools are expected to reopen on 8 March, with some outdoor socialising allowed from 29 March.
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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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Covid vaccines: Boris Johnson pledges surplus to poorer countries at G7
19/02/2021 | news | politics | 3,819
Boris Johnson is encouraging other rich countries to donate vaccine doses at a virtual G7 meeting.
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UK sees further drop in coronavirus numbers
19/02/2021 | news | health | 2,967
The number of new infections in the community has decreased in all regions, latest data shows.
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Covid-19: Johnson still working on 'roadmap' to ease lockdown
19/02/2021 | news | politics | 1,617
Ministers will "crunch the numbers" over the weekend, amid pressure to reduce Covid restrictions.
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Covid-19: NI lockdown extended until 1 April
18/02/2021 | news | uk | 1,109
Restrictions will remain, but some primary school children will return to school from Monday 8 March.
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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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Coronavirus: 'No jab, no job' policies may be legal for new staff
18/02/2021 | news | business | 3,406
It may be legal to insist on vaccinations in new staff contracts, the justice secretary says.
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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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Ford to go all-electric in Europe by 2030
17/02/2021 | news | business | 434
By the middle of 2026, all its cars will be available as electric or hybrid models, it said.
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Covid: Seven symptoms should trigger virus test, study says
17/02/2021 | news | other | 1,152
Fatigue, headache, sore throat and diarrhoea are also warning signs of the virus, research suggests.
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Covid: Rapid tests and vaccines 'will allow venues to reopen' - minister
16/02/2021 | news | uk | 526
Those measures will "get our economy back on its feet", vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi says.
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450,000 families ‘behind on rent because of Covid’
16/02/2021 | news | business | 653
One in 20 private renters say they have been refused rent reductions, a report says.
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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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Jaguar car brand to be all-electric by 2025
15/02/2021 | news | business | 1,958
JLR will launch electric models of its entire Jaguar and Land Rover line-up by 2030.
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Covid: Third of social care staff still not vaccinated, Matt Hancock says
15/02/2021 | news | uk | 788
The health secretary confirms a jab has been offered to everyone in the UK's top four priority groups.
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Covid: 'No evidence' schools spread lots of coronavirus
15/02/2021 | news | health | 1,386
Researchers looked at teacher and pupil Covid "sick days" in England in the autumn term up to Christmas.
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Covid-19: Millions of asthmatics 'must wait for vaccine'
15/02/2021 | news | health | 1,049
A much narrower group will now be eligible than previously indicated.
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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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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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NHS reform: 'No better time than now' for changes, says Matt Hancock
11/02/2021 | news | health | 2,326
The aim is for health and social care to join up more, but Labour questions the timing of the move.
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Covid in Scotland: Vaccination programme 'may need to slow down'
11/02/2021 | news | uk | 3,536
The country has received lower Pfizer vaccine stocks than expected due to a reduction in manufacturing capacity.
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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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Rail and road problems as temperatures hit new low of -17.1C
10/02/2021 | news | uk | 486
Scotland has faced a second day of travel disruption after further heavy snowfall and freezing conditions.
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Covid: Don't book holiday yet, government warns
10/02/2021 | news | politics | 4,934
Boris Johnson urges people to "be patient", after the transport secretary says summer breaks are in doubt.
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Covid: WHO backs Oxford vaccine 'even if variants present'
10/02/2021 | news | health | 2,949
Its use in people over 65 as well as in countries where variants are circulating is recommended.
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Covid: 'Encouraging signs' Welsh cases falling says NHS chief
10/02/2021 | news | uk | 853
The number of Covid patients in hospital has reduced by about a quarter since December.
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Covid-19: Sports equipment presents 'low risk'
10/02/2021 | news | health | 375
A study finds coronavirus particles decay rapidly on sports equipment, including cricket and tennis balls.
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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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Brexit: 'Under-loved' fish renamed for British tastes
09/02/2021 | news | uk | 2,354
The spider crab and megrim sole are to be rebranded to get rid of "negative connotations".
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Holiday giant Tui bets on summer bounce back
09/02/2021 | news | business | 806
The travel firm expects holiday bookings to be 80% of usual levels thanks to the vaccine programme.
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Grocery shopping has changed for good, says Ocado
09/02/2021 | news | business | 709
The online supermarket says the Covid pandemic has permanently changed the grocery landscape worldwide.
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Tesco tells chancellor to hit online rivals with sales tax
08/02/2021 | news | business | 669
Boss Ken Murphy has asked Chancellor Rishi Sunak for a "level playing field" when it comes to tax.
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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: All over-50s in UK to be offered vaccine by May
05/02/2021 | news | uk | 3,840
Nearly 11 million people have already received a first jab against coronavirus.
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Covid vaccines extremely safe, finds UK regulator
05/02/2021 | news | health | 1,935
Almost all the side-effects of the two vaccines being used in the UK are mild and expected, says MHRA.
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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: Don't ease lockdown restrictions too soon - Starmer
04/02/2021 | news | politics | 2,050
The Labour leader urges the PM not to repeat "the mistakes of last time," amid Tory calls for easing.
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Royal Dutch Shell sees huge loss as pandemic hits oil demand
04/02/2021 | news | business | 672
The oil giant reported a net loss of £16bn for 2020 as the coronavirus pandemic caused demand to slump.
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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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Government 'painfully slow' on protecting environment
03/02/2021 | news | politics | 438
There are serious delays in tackling “critical” issues like air quality and wildlife loss, MPs say.
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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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Covid in Scotland: FM to announce outcome of lockdown review
02/02/2021 | news | uk | 2,125
Nicola Sturgeon is expected to give details on the opening of schools to "some" children.
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Prosperity comes at 'devastating' cost to nature
02/02/2021 | news | science | 855
Landmark review calls for fundamental change in our approach to economics to stem nature loss.
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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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Brexit: Processes to ease food delivery to NI announced
01/02/2021 | news | uk | 928
The NI Executive also announces summer extension to light touch approach to Irish Sea border for pets.
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Covid: 'Virus going in right direction but not fast enough'
28/01/2021 | news | health | 408
Coronavirus infections are still at very high levels in many regions, a study estimates.
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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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UK holiday boom: Bookings 'coming in thick and fast'
28/01/2021 | news | business | 1,846
With new hotel quarantine rules for arrivals from abroad, many people are seeking UK holidays instead.
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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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Covid: UK virus deaths exceed 100,000 since pandemic began
26/01/2021 | news | health | 2,612
Another 7,700 registered with coronavirus on the death certificate brings the total to nearly 104,000.
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Big rise in redundancies among young people
26/01/2021 | news | business | 1,514
People aged 25 to 34 face the highest risk of redundancy as Covid pushes up the jobless rate to 5%.
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Covid: Quarantine hotel plan to be discussed by ministers
25/01/2021 | news | politics | 1,489
The requirement would apply to British nationals arriving in the UK from high-risk countries.
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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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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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Covid: 'Too early' to say if lockdown will end in spring - Boris Johnson
21/01/2021 | news | uk | 5,496
Boris Johnson says England's measures will be reviewed once the priority groups have had the vaccine.
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Covid: Gavin Williamson hopes England's schools will reopen by Easter
21/01/2021 | news | education | 1,424
The education secretary says schools in England will be given two weeks' notice before reopening.
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Covid: Nearly 2m UK people got first Covid vaccine in last week
21/01/2021 | news | uk | 1,890
Around 200 vaccines are being given every minute, the health secretary tells the Commons.
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Covid: Infections 'must be brought down' to help NHS
21/01/2021 | news | health | 1,175
Researchers warn that unless something changes, hospitals will continue facing significant pressure.
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Coronavirus: Priti Patel says UK should have closed borders in March 2020
20/01/2021 | news | politics | 5,020
The home secretary has been recorded telling supporters she was an "advocate" of closures last year.
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Covid vaccine: Priti Patel 'working to get jabs to front-line roles'
20/01/2021 | news | uk | 1,702
The PM says he wants them vaccinated "as soon as possible" but will listen to scientific advice.
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Low-deposit mortgages return after Covid slump
20/01/2021 | news | business | 776
There has been a fourfold increase in mortgage products for those offering a 10% deposit.
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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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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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Schools may reopen region by region, says medical adviser
19/01/2021 | news | education | 594
Top medical adviser suggests schools in England may reopen region by region after lockdown.
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Covid: Positive antibody tests doubled since autumn
19/01/2021 | news | health | 2,367
Some 10% of the UK population is showing signs of recent infection, a doubling since October, says ONS.
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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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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: Critical care wards full in hospitals across England
18/01/2021 | news | uk | 787
There are very few spare beds for the most seriously ill patients in parts of the country, the NHS says.
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Trampoline prices 'to soar 50% on shipping costs'
18/01/2021 | news | business | 1,202
The owner of a toy retailer says high transport costs may mean larger toys become more expensive.
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Covid: Infections levelling off in some areas - scientist
14/01/2021 | news | uk | 1,748
But the expert says the new Covid variant means any relaxation of rules will be a "gradual process".
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Covid-19: Surge leaves key hospital services 'in crisis'
14/01/2021 | news | health | 2,151
England's cancer, critical care, A&E and routine treatments all hit as hospitals accommodate virus patients.
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Over-50s rush to book holidays as vaccine boosts confidence
14/01/2021 | news | business | 964
Tui, the UK's largest tour operator, says 50% of bookings on their website are currently by over-50s.
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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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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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GCSE and A-level pupils could sit mini exams to aid grading
13/01/2021 | news | education | 1,185
Education Secretary Gavin Williamson said this would help teachers to decide "deserved grades".
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Covid: Many NHS staff 'traumatised' by first wave of virus, study shows
13/01/2021 | news | health | 145
More than 700 intensive care staff at nine hospitals were asked about their experiences for a study.
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