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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

12 October 2020

Nottingham, Knowsley and Liverpool continue to record the highest rates.


More ethnic minority and elderly volunteers needed in Covid-19 vaccine trials

More ethnic minority and elderly volunteers needed in Covid-19 vaccine trials

More ethnic minority and elderly volunteers needed in Covid-19 vaccine trials

12 October 2020

Clinical studies with a more diverse pool of volunteers will help researchers better understand the effectiveness of new potential vaccines.


UK’s first sea-going electric ferry takes to the water

UK’s first sea-going electric ferry takes to the water

UK’s first sea-going electric ferry takes to the water

12 October 2020

The e-Voyager will carry passengers on Plymouth Boat Trips’ ferry routes from April.


What are the three Cs mentioned by Professor Jonathan Van-Tam?

What are the three Cs mentioned by Professor Jonathan Van-Tam?

What are the three Cs mentioned by Professor Jonathan Van-Tam?

12 October 2020

England’s deputy chief medical officer highlighted the three Cs messaging put out by Japan when asked about restrictions on the hospitality sector.


What are the new three-tier Covid restrictions?

What are the new three-tier Covid restrictions?

What are the new three-tier Covid restrictions?

12 October 2020

The Prime Minister told the Commons on Monday that this will ‘simplify and standardise’ local lockdown rules.


What are the restrictions in each of the three Covid Alert Levels?

What are the restrictions in each of the three Covid Alert Levels?

What are the restrictions in each of the three Covid Alert Levels?

12 October 2020

The Liverpool City Region will have the toughest restrictions.


Stormont minister warns EU to ‘back off’ over ‘unfettered’ NI access to GB

Stormont minister warns EU to ‘back off’ over ‘unfettered’ NI access to GB

Stormont minister warns EU to ‘back off’ over ‘unfettered’ NI access to GB

12 October 2020

Edwin Poots said the people of Northern Ireland could be ‘hurt’ as a consequence of ‘horse-trading deals’.


MPs complain of being missed off local lockdown briefings

MPs complain of being missed off local lockdown briefings

MPs complain of being missed off local lockdown briefings

12 October 2020

Some politicians in the north of England described the briefings with Health Secretary Matt Hancock as a ‘shambles’.


Facebook updates policies to prohibit Holocaust denial content

Facebook updates policies to prohibit Holocaust denial content

Facebook updates policies to prohibit Holocaust denial content

12 October 2020

Mark Zuckerberg has previously said the platform would not ban Holocaust deniers because they have a right to express an opinion.


Charles visits US spy base RAF Menwith Hill

Charles visits US spy base RAF Menwith Hill

Charles visits US spy base RAF Menwith Hill

12 October 2020

The Prince of Wales travelled to RAF Menwith Hill in North Yorkshire, and also visited the Royal Dragoon Guards at Catterick Garrison.


Tributes paid to BT engineer who died after being swept downstream

Tributes paid to BT engineer who died after being swept downstream

Tributes paid to BT engineer who died after being swept downstream

12 October 2020

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Pubs will be allowed to stay open in Greater Manchester, MPs told

Pubs will be allowed to stay open in Greater Manchester, MPs told

Pubs will be allowed to stay open in Greater Manchester, MPs told

12 October 2020

The region will be placed in Tier 2, meaning it will escape the harshest lockdown measures.


Barclays attacks Amanda Staveley during latest leg of High Court battle

Barclays attacks Amanda Staveley during latest leg of High Court battle

Barclays attacks Amanda Staveley during latest leg of High Court battle

12 October 2020

A judge heard evidence at a trial in London during the summer and lawyers returned to court on Monday to begin making final legal arguments.


Court rejects extradition of Ian Bailey to France over 1996 death

Court rejects extradition of Ian Bailey to France over 1996 death

Court rejects extradition of Ian Bailey to France over 1996 death

12 October 2020

He was convicted in his absence by a French court of the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.


Johnson sets out three-tier approach to coronavirus restrictions

Johnson sets out three-tier approach to coronavirus restrictions

Johnson sets out three-tier approach to coronavirus restrictions

12 October 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said there would be ‘difficult’ weeks and months ahead.


Health officials urge Stormont to take ‘urgent and decisive’ lockdown action

Health officials urge Stormont to take ‘urgent and decisive’ lockdown action

Health officials urge Stormont to take ‘urgent and decisive’ lockdown action

12 October 2020

A four to six-week lockdown, with schools closed for at least part of that period, has been recommended to ministers.


Former Blue Peter presenter ‘grabbed woman’s breasts at Christmas party’

Former Blue Peter presenter ‘grabbed woman’s breasts at Christmas party’

Former Blue Peter presenter ‘grabbed woman’s breasts at Christmas party’

12 October 2020

John Leslie denies sexual assault by intentionally touching a woman without her consent in December 2008.


Appeal for witnesses to piece together tragic toddler and mother’s final days

Appeal for witnesses to piece together tragic toddler and mother’s final days

Appeal for witnesses to piece together tragic toddler and mother’s final days

12 October 2020

The little boy was last seen on around September 24, and his mother three days earlier.


Kate’s delight at return to Natural History Museum

Kate’s delight at return to Natural History Museum

Kate’s delight at return to Natural History Museum

12 October 2020

The duchess is announcing the Wildlife Photographer of the Year on Tuesday evening.


What do the latest hospital numbers tell us about Covid-19 in England?

What do the latest hospital numbers tell us about Covid-19 in England?

What do the latest hospital numbers tell us about Covid-19 in England?

12 October 2020

A snapshot of the data for hospital admissions, patients and ventilators.


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