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Rapid coronavirus test missed more than half of cases, data suggests

Rapid coronavirus test missed more than half of cases, data suggests

Rapid coronavirus test missed more than half of cases, data suggests

11 December 2020

The tests were piloted in a mass rollout in Liverpool.


Scientists to trial combination of Oxford-AstraZeneca and Russian vaccines

Scientists to trial combination of Oxford-AstraZeneca and Russian vaccines

Scientists to trial combination of Oxford-AstraZeneca and Russian vaccines

11 December 2020

Sputnik V is currently being made available to Russians in high-risk groups.


PM will fail on election promise if there is a no-deal Brexit – Starmer

PM will fail on election promise if there is a no-deal Brexit – Starmer

PM will fail on election promise if there is a no-deal Brexit – Starmer

11 December 2020

Boris Johnson has warned that it is ‘very, very likely’ the negotiations with the EU will end without an agreement.


Police seek to speak to second driver following north-east London crash

Police seek to speak to second driver following north-east London crash

Police seek to speak to second driver following north-east London crash

11 December 2020

A car struck several pedestrians in Stamford Hill on Friday morning.


William praises ‘national treasure’ Dame Barbara during panto outing with family

William praises ‘national treasure’ Dame Barbara during panto outing with family

William praises ‘national treasure’ Dame Barbara during panto outing with family

11 December 2020

The trip to see Pantoland was the Cambridges’ first red carpet engagement as a family of five.


Russian tycoon’s son did not think he ‘owned’ Rolls-Royce he bought for £346,000

Russian tycoon’s son did not think he ‘owned’ Rolls-Royce he bought for £346,000

Russian tycoon’s son did not think he ‘owned’ Rolls-Royce he bought for £346,000

11 December 2020

Temur Akhmedov had not originally disclosed the Rolls-Royce, or two Mercedes G Wagons, as ‘assets’, Mrs Justice Knowles heard.


Empire honour titles offensive and divisive, says shadow education secretary

Empire honour titles offensive and divisive, says shadow education secretary

Empire honour titles offensive and divisive, says shadow education secretary

11 December 2020

Kate Green MP was made an Order of the British Empire in 2005 before becoming an MP.


Government seeks to introduce pet monkey ban

Government seeks to introduce pet monkey ban

Government seeks to introduce pet monkey ban

11 December 2020

The RSPCA said it had seen examples of primates kept in bird cages, fed fast food and even Class-A drugs.


Christmas coach services get £3m boost

Christmas coach services get £3m boost

Christmas coach services get £3m boost

11 December 2020

The Government funding will enable coach timetables to be ramped up across Britain during the five-day travel window which opens on December 23.


Post Office apologises as first postmasters acquitted after Horizon IT scandal

Post Office apologises as first postmasters acquitted after Horizon IT scandal

Post Office apologises as first postmasters acquitted after Horizon IT scandal

11 December 2020

Six former subpostmasters became the first people to have their convictions formally overturned.


PM calls time on support for fossil fuel projects abroad ahead of climate summit

PM calls time on support for fossil fuel projects abroad ahead of climate summit

PM calls time on support for fossil fuel projects abroad ahead of climate summit

11 December 2020

The UK is co-hosting the UN summit which aims to drive new international action on tackling the climate crisis.


Man accused of terrorism offences ‘addicted’ to topic of mass killings

Man accused of terrorism offences ‘addicted’ to topic of mass killings

Man accused of terrorism offences ‘addicted’ to topic of mass killings

11 December 2020

Gabrielle Friel, 22, said he bought weapons as he wanted to commit ‘suicide by cop’.


Two in three students do not think Government is acting in their best interests

Two in three students do not think Government is acting in their best interests

Two in three students do not think Government is acting in their best interests

11 December 2020

A growing proportion of undergraduates say they feel more political as a result of Covid-19, poll finds.


House fire that killed two children linked to electrical fault in bedroom

House fire that killed two children linked to electrical fault in bedroom

House fire that killed two children linked to electrical fault in bedroom

11 December 2020

The children’s mother suffered life-changing injuries when she leapt from a window to escape the flames.


Lottery-winning NHS nurse hoping to ‘break down taboos’ of IVF treatment

Lottery-winning NHS nurse hoping to ‘break down taboos’ of IVF treatment

Lottery-winning NHS nurse hoping to ‘break down taboos’ of IVF treatment

11 December 2020

Rebecca Brown said ‘irreplaceable’ Ethel was ‘worth every penny and more besides’.


People should rethink Christmas as country heads towards disaster – experts

People should rethink Christmas as country heads towards disaster – experts

People should rethink Christmas as country heads towards disaster – experts

11 December 2020

Independent Sage said the risks of mixing indoors should be made clear to people.


Tracy Brabin selected as Labour candidate in West Yorkshire mayor race

Tracy Brabin selected as Labour candidate in West Yorkshire mayor race

Tracy Brabin selected as Labour candidate in West Yorkshire mayor race

11 December 2020

The Batley and Spen representative has appeared in Coronation Street and EastEnders.


‘Toxic’ couple jailed over death of baby Eva

‘Toxic’ couple jailed over death of baby Eva

‘Toxic’ couple jailed over death of baby Eva

11 December 2020

Baby Eva suffered 27 rib factures as well as injuries to her head and spine from three separate assaults, jurors heard.


Walmart received £1.1bn Asda dividend weeks before UK lockdown

Walmart received £1.1bn Asda dividend weeks before UK lockdown

Walmart received £1.1bn Asda dividend weeks before UK lockdown

11 December 2020

The supermarket said it paid out the dividend of ‘surplus cash’ to US grocery giant Walmart on March 5.


Stars remember Dame Barbara Windsor, the actress who ‘broke the mould’

Stars remember Dame Barbara Windsor, the actress who ‘broke the mould’

Stars remember Dame Barbara Windsor, the actress who ‘broke the mould’

11 December 2020

The EastEnders cast lined up to remember the star who played Queen Vic landlady Peggy Mitchell.


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