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Test and Trace chief insists system is working despite more missed targets

Test and Trace chief insists system is working despite more missed targets

Test and Trace chief insists system is working despite more missed targets

10 September 2020

Figures show just over two-thirds (69.2%) of close contacts of people who tested positive were reached in the week to September 2.


‘Significant uncertainty’ over Facebook’s transfer of data on EU users to US

‘Significant uncertainty’ over Facebook’s transfer of data on EU users to US

‘Significant uncertainty’ over Facebook’s transfer of data on EU users to US

10 September 2020

The Irish data regulator has launched an inquiry which the tech giant has warned could have ‘a far-reaching effect on businesses’.


Birmingham knife attacks murder accused appears at Crown Court

Birmingham knife attacks murder accused appears at Crown Court

Birmingham knife attacks murder accused appears at Crown Court

10 September 2020

Zephaniah McLeod is accused of killing university worker Jacob Billington as well as seven counts of attempted murder.


Liverpool and Leeds fans urged to stay away from Anfield season opener

Liverpool and Leeds fans urged to stay away from Anfield season opener

Liverpool and Leeds fans urged to stay away from Anfield season opener

10 September 2020

Leeds will play their first Premier League game since their relegation from the top flight in the 2003/04 season.


Vaccine confidence ‘improving in UK amid growing doubts in other countries’

Vaccine confidence ‘improving in UK amid growing doubts in other countries’

Vaccine confidence ‘improving in UK amid growing doubts in other countries’

10 September 2020

The findings also raise questions over people’s willingness to be given a Covid-19 inoculation.


Eligibility checks and priority system for tests being looked at, says Hancock

Eligibility checks and priority system for tests being looked at, says Hancock

Eligibility checks and priority system for tests being looked at, says Hancock

10 September 2020

The Health Secretary said ensuring everyone with coronavirus symptoms could get a test close to home ‘was of course my goal’.


EU’s ‘serious concerns’ over Brexit treaty move ahead of emergency talks

EU’s ‘serious concerns’ over Brexit treaty move ahead of emergency talks

EU’s ‘serious concerns’ over Brexit treaty move ahead of emergency talks

10 September 2020

The Government infuriated Brussels just as trade deal negotiations reached a crunch week.


Pupils ‘distressed and crying’ after school bus roof sheared off in bridge crash

Pupils ‘distressed and crying’ after school bus roof sheared off in bridge crash

Pupils ‘distressed and crying’ after school bus roof sheared off in bridge crash

10 September 2020

Three pupils were taken to hospital with ‘serious but not life-threatening’ injuries after the incident in Winchester, Hampshire.


Matt Hancock defends Operation Moonshot amid laughter from MPs

Matt Hancock defends Operation Moonshot amid laughter from MPs

Matt Hancock defends Operation Moonshot amid laughter from MPs

10 September 2020

Earlier on Thursday a leading statistician warned that hundreds of thousands of people could be unnecessarily told to isolate under the proposals.


Sturgeon announces new restrictions on social gatherings with immediate effect

Sturgeon announces new restrictions on social gatherings with immediate effect

Sturgeon announces new restrictions on social gatherings with immediate effect

10 September 2020

Scotland’s First Minister said no more than six people from two households should gather indoors or outside.


Eight-year-old girl born with one hand receives ‘life-changing’ bionic arm

Eight-year-old girl born with one hand receives ‘life-changing’ bionic arm

Eight-year-old girl born with one hand receives ‘life-changing’ bionic arm

10 September 2020

Tallulah Allen had begged her parents to homeschool her because she was self-conscious about her limb difference.


Covid-19 antibodies may decline one month after hospital discharge – study

Covid-19 antibodies may decline one month after hospital discharge – study

Covid-19 antibodies may decline one month after hospital discharge – study

10 September 2020

Researchers say their study provides information helpful for developing effective treatments and a preventive vaccine.


Portugal and Denmark at risk of removal from quarantine-free list

Portugal and Denmark at risk of removal from quarantine-free list

Portugal and Denmark at risk of removal from quarantine-free list

10 September 2020

Portugal’s seven-day rate of coronavirus cases per 100,000 people is 28.3.


Rural and seaside hotspots where property sales have already passed 2019 levels

Rural and seaside hotspots where property sales have already passed 2019 levels

Rural and seaside hotspots where property sales have already passed 2019 levels

10 September 2020

Rightmove found 16 locations where the number of sales agreed by estate agents in 2020 so far has already overtaken the total for the whole of 2019.


EU’s ‘serious concerns’ over Brexit treaty move ahead of emergency talks

EU’s ‘serious concerns’ over Brexit treaty move ahead of emergency talks

EU’s ‘serious concerns’ over Brexit treaty move ahead of emergency talks

10 September 2020

The Government infuriated Brussels just as trade deal negotiations reached a crunch week.


Harry Dunn’s alleged killer ‘interested in’ virtual trial in UK

Harry Dunn’s alleged killer ‘interested in’ virtual trial in UK

Harry Dunn’s alleged killer ‘interested in’ virtual trial in UK

10 September 2020

Anne Sacoolas was charged with causing death by dangerous driving in August last year.


Co-pilot’s bravery helped save lives, inquiry into fatal helicopter crash told

Co-pilot’s bravery helped save lives, inquiry into fatal helicopter crash told

Co-pilot’s bravery helped save lives, inquiry into fatal helicopter crash told

10 September 2020

Four people died in the Super Puma L2 ditching off Shetland in 2013, while 14 survived.


Fear of ‘Covid in the courtroom’ halts Julian Assange case

Fear of ‘Covid in the courtroom’ halts Julian Assange case

Fear of ‘Covid in the courtroom’ halts Julian Assange case

10 September 2020

Assange is fighting extradition to the US.


Shetland to explore options for ‘independence from Scotland’

Shetland to explore options for ‘independence from Scotland’

Shetland to explore options for ‘independence from Scotland’

10 September 2020

Councillors have voted to look into ‘achieving financial and political self-determination’ amid claims of Holyrood centralising power.


Why is the PM’s Brexit Bill causing outrage in Brussels, Cardiff and Edinburgh?

Why is the PM’s Brexit Bill causing outrage in Brussels, Cardiff and Edinburgh?

Why is the PM’s Brexit Bill causing outrage in Brussels, Cardiff and Edinburgh?

10 September 2020

The Government has admitted it could break international law with the UK Internal Market Bill, overriding parts of Boris Johnson’s ‘oven ready’ deal.


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