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Rise in teen death toll ‘fuelled by social media feuds, gangs and drugs’

Rise in teen death toll ‘fuelled by social media feuds, gangs and drugs’

Rise in teen death toll ‘fuelled by social media feuds, gangs and drugs’

27 July 2021

Deaths of teenagers have risen while overall homicide figures have dropped in London.


What the papers say – July 27

What the papers say – July 27

What the papers say – July 27

27 July 2021

Medals aplenty for Team GB feature on the Tuesday front pages.


Covid-19 cases drop for sixth day in a row as hospital admissions rise

Covid-19 cases drop for sixth day in a row as hospital admissions rise

Covid-19 cases drop for sixth day in a row as hospital admissions rise

26 July 2021

The UK recorded a further 24,950 lab-confirmed Covid-19 cases as of 9am on Monday.


Labour pledge to give gig economy workers right to sick pay

Labour pledge to give gig economy workers right to sick pay

Labour pledge to give gig economy workers right to sick pay

26 July 2021

The Opposition party’s plans follow a series of court cases on the gig economy.


Met should investigate death of man days after he was handcuffed, watchdog says

Met should investigate death of man days after he was handcuffed, watchdog says

Met should investigate death of man days after he was handcuffed, watchdog says

26 July 2021

The man was taken to a north London hospital by ambulance where he died on Saturday evening.


Tom Daley’s tears ‘meaningful’ said husband who has rarely seen him cry

Tom Daley’s tears ‘meaningful’ said husband who has rarely seen him cry

Tom Daley’s tears ‘meaningful’ said husband who has rarely seen him cry

26 July 2021

The diver shed tears on the podium after winning Olympic gold in Tokyo with diving partner Matty Lee.


Police stop and search powers to be boosted under Johnson crackdown

Police stop and search powers to be boosted under Johnson crackdown

Police stop and search powers to be boosted under Johnson crackdown

26 July 2021

The Prime Minister will use his first day after leaving self-isolation to detail his new Beating Crime Plan.


More key workers eligible for daily testing instead of isolation

More key workers eligible for daily testing instead of isolation

More key workers eligible for daily testing instead of isolation

26 July 2021

The scheme uses lateral flow tests to allow eligible workers to continue working.


Covid-19 cases continue to drop but hospital admissions rise

Covid-19 cases continue to drop but hospital admissions rise

Covid-19 cases continue to drop but hospital admissions rise

26 July 2021

The NHS said 5,055 patients were in hospital with Covid in England on Monday – the highest level since March 18 but well below levels seen in January.


Author Michael Morpurgo voices fears over ‘price of Covid’ for children

Author Michael Morpurgo voices fears over ‘price of Covid’ for children

Author Michael Morpurgo voices fears over ‘price of Covid’ for children

26 July 2021

The former children’s laureate said there was a ‘lack of understanding by the Government’.


UK floods ‘a sober reminder’ of need for urgent climate change fix – Cop26 head

UK floods ‘a sober reminder’ of need for urgent climate change fix – Cop26 head

UK floods ‘a sober reminder’ of need for urgent climate change fix – Cop26 head

26 July 2021

Alok Sharma expressed disappointment at a lack of progress during a two-day meeting with ministers from more than 50 nations.


Tom Daley praised for ‘inspiring words of pride as gay man’

Tom Daley praised for ‘inspiring words of pride as gay man’

Tom Daley praised for ‘inspiring words of pride as gay man’

26 July 2021

The Olympic gold medal-winning diver told young LGBT people they ‘can achieve anything’.


Thrill-seeking pensioners to attempt wing-walk for cats charity

Thrill-seeking pensioners to attempt wing-walk for cats charity

Thrill-seeking pensioners to attempt wing-walk for cats charity

26 July 2021

Cherry Lorberg, 74, said she is looking forward to the adrenaline rush the challenge will bring.


Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

26 July 2021

More than half of local areas are now recording a week-on-week fall in rates.


Family pay tribute to murdered teenager and call for knife crime to stop

Family pay tribute to murdered teenager and call for knife crime to stop

Family pay tribute to murdered teenager and call for knife crime to stop

26 July 2021

Olly Stephens was killed in Reading on January 3.


Labour MP on trial for housing fraud weeps as she describes fleeing family home

Labour MP on trial for housing fraud weeps as she describes fleeing family home

Labour MP on trial for housing fraud weeps as she describes fleeing family home

26 July 2021

Apsana Begum is on trial at Snaresbrook Crown Court.


Justice system could fail if exodus of legal aid lawyers not halted, MPs warn

Justice system could fail if exodus of legal aid lawyers not halted, MPs warn

Justice system could fail if exodus of legal aid lawyers not halted, MPs warn

26 July 2021

The Justice Select Committee found law firms were struggling to hire and keep hold of legal aid defence lawyers.


Jail for woman stopped at Heathrow with suitcases full of cash

Jail for woman stopped at Heathrow with suitcases full of cash

Jail for woman stopped at Heathrow with suitcases full of cash

26 July 2021

Tara Hanlon was preparing to board a flight for Dubai with more than £1.9 million in sterling notes.


Hopes for summer holidays in the US dashed

Hopes for summer holidays in the US dashed

Hopes for summer holidays in the US dashed

26 July 2021

A White House official said existing restrictions on international travel will be maintained.


Number of Covid-19 hospital patients in England climbs above 5,000

Number of Covid-19 hospital patients in England climbs above 5,000

Number of Covid-19 hospital patients in England climbs above 5,000

26 July 2021

The total has risen 33% in a week – but is still well below the peak of the second wave.


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