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Boris Johnson 'misspoke' over North East Covid restrictions
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 18:42:37 GMT

Boris Johnson apologises after failing to clarify the detail of new tighter coronavirus restrictions.

Wales lockdown: Half a million in the north added to local restrictions
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 19:05:47 GMT

Wrexham, Denbighshire, Flintshire and Conwy face restrictions from 18:00 BST on Thursday.

Coronavirus: Global Covid-19 death toll passes one million
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 08:45:38 GMT

UN chief António Guterres calls it "an agonising milestone" as the fight to stem the virus continues.

Coronavirus: Police to be told they can use NHS Covid-19 app
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 17:49:08 GMT

Officers will be told on Wednesday they can install the app to personal but not work smartphones.

Students home for Christmas with end of term online
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 19:56:14 GMT

Face-to-face lessons could end early so students have time to isolate ahead of Christmas break.

Duchess of Sussex: Meghan and Harry book can be used in privacy case
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 17:41:22 GMT

The Mail on Sunday wins the latest fight in the case over the publication of a letter she wrote to her father.

Brexit: Government Brexit plan gets MPs' final backing
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 21:18:32 GMT

A bill giving the UK the power to override parts of the EU deal passes with a majority of 84.

Bloody Sunday: No further charges against former soldiers
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 14:52:45 GMT

The PPS says the "available evidence is insufficient to provide a reasonable prospect of conviction".

Carabao Cup: Tottenham 1-1 Chelsea (5-4 pens) - Spurs progress on spot-kicks
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 21:21:58 GMT

Mason Mount misses the fifth penalty as Tottenham edge past Chelsea on penalties after a 1-1 draw to reach the Carabao Cup fifth round.

Belarus: France's Macron calls for 'peaceful transition' amid protests
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 17:00:33 GMT

The French president promises to help mediate in the country following weeks of political unrest.

Amazon One: Palm scanner launched for 'secure' payments
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 17:11:04 GMT

The tech giant launches a palm scanner for secure payments and other biometric checks.

Lincolnshire Wildlife Park: Swearing parrots removed from view
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 17:16:47 GMT

Although parrots are well known for mimicking bad language, these are "more sweary than most".

The Meaning Of Mariah Carey: Six revelations from the singer's memoir
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 15:19:14 GMT

The star recalls her experiences with racism and domestic violence in a revealing and frank memoir.

Jet suit paramedic 'could save lives'
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 10:29:01 GMT

A first test flight has been carried out in the Lake District.

Freddie Flintoff's bulimia documentary: 'It gave me a sense of relief'
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 16:13:32 GMT

The reaction to Andrew Flintoff's powerful documentary about the eating disorder has been huge.

Sir David Attenborough gets quizzed by kids after plea to world leaders to save nature
Mon, 28 Sep 2020 23:08:00 GMT

His hope for the future of the planet lies in the hands of children, so what do they want to ask him?

Rare bone-eating 'bearded vulture' spotted in Norfolk
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 18:50:46 GMT

The wild raptor - known as Vigo - is thought to be returning home after a summer in Derbyshire.

Chadwick Boseman gave some of his 21 Bridges salary to co-star Sienna Miller
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 08:11:33 GMT

The British actress says Boseman took a pay cut in order to raise her salary on the film 21 Bridges.

Dancing on Ice 2021: Rebekah Vardy joins line-up
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 10:44:38 GMT

She joins the ITV celebrity skating show and speaks about her row with Coleen Rooney.

TikTok Ban: How did TikTok stay online in the US?
Mon, 28 Sep 2020 23:15:07 GMT

Sophia Smith-Galer explains why President Trump shifted his position on banning new downloads of the app.

Covid ICU survivor: 'I have come out the other end'
Mon, 28 Sep 2020 23:19:19 GMT

Tam McCue, 64, spent nearly two weeks on a ventilator after he was diagnosed with coronavirus in April.

BTS to become multi-millionaires after label goes public
Mon, 28 Sep 2020 23:48:35 GMT

The South Korean K-pop group will become multi-millionaires after their label Big Hit goes public.

Covid-19: Milestones of the global pandemic
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 14:53:29 GMT

We track some of the key moments in the spread of Covid-19 around the world.

As death toll passes 1m, your tributes to those who died
Fri, 25 Sep 2020 15:12:58 GMT

A collection of your tributes to some of the thousands of people in the UK who have died with coronavirus.

'I monitor my staff with software that takes screenshots'
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 09:26:04 GMT

Many have struggled to get to grips with working from home, but would surveillance technology help?

US 2020 election: Social media's nightmare scenario
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 05:21:36 GMT

Potential election chaos will play out on social media, and Big Tech is worried.

Coronavirus: 'My name was used to steal a government Covid loan'
Mon, 28 Sep 2020 16:01:25 GMT

Criminals are targeting loans designed to help small firms stay afloat in the coronavirus pandemic.

Covid rules: What's the evidence for 10pm pub closing time?
Mon, 28 Sep 2020 16:01:34 GMT

A number of new rules have been introduced for pubs and restaurants, but why?

Man City sign Benfica defender Dias for £65m
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 20:17:20 GMT

Manchester City sign defender Ruben Dias from Benfica on a six-year deal for about £65m.

'I don't see who's next' - Watson concerned about future of British tennis
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 20:34:55 GMT

Heather Watson expresses concerns about the future of British tennis after she became the final Briton to be knocked out in the French Open singles first round.

Khan apology for Villa performance 'not helpful', says Fulham boss Parker
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 14:13:07 GMT

Fulham boss Scott Parker says Tony Khan's Twitter apology for the performance in Monday's 3-0 defeat by Aston Villa was "not helpful".

England's Tuilagi and Lawes injured as Sale beat Northampton
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 18:54:19 GMT

Manu Tuilagi and Courtney Lawes go off with injuries as Sale beat Northampton Saints 34-14 in the Premiership.

Man Utd have £91m Sancho bid rejected - Wednesday's football gossip
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 21:16:42 GMT

Manchester United have another bid rejected for Jadon Sancho, Pep Guardiola wants a new left-back at Manchester City, plus more.

Liverpool's Thiago self-isolating after positive coronavirus test
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 18:00:19 GMT

Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara tests positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating.

Mick Schumacher set for F1 race weekend debut
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 12:47:31 GMT

Mick Schumacher is one of three Ferrari academy drivers who will be given Formula 1 race weekend debuts in forthcoming races.

US election 2020: What time is the Trump v Biden presidential debate?
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 13:52:31 GMT

The first one is just hours away. Here's what you need to know about who's hosting and what to expect.

Chris Wallace: First debate host and Fox anchor unloved by Trump
Mon, 28 Sep 2020 15:58:51 GMT

Chris Wallace, known for his tough interviewing of all politicians, hosts the first US presidential debate.

First US presidential debate: What to watch for from Trump and Biden
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 03:40:32 GMT

Trump's style is aggressive, Biden's amiable - but both share a weakness. What to look for tonight.

US election 2020: A really simple guide
Fri, 25 Sep 2020 15:01:38 GMT

If you’re looking for a refresher or trying to understand it for the first time, this guide will help.

Coronavirus: Where do governments borrow money?
Fri, 25 Sep 2020 07:29:24 GMT

How does it work when a government wants to borrow money, and when does it have to pay it back?

Europe lockdown: New coronavirus rules country-by-country
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 10:34:13 GMT

What are European countries doing to control new coronavirus outbreaks?

Coronavirus: What is the R number and how is it calculated?
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 09:16:19 GMT

The simple but crucial number at the heart of lockdown decisions across the UK.

Job Support Scheme: How is furlough changing?
Fri, 25 Sep 2020 10:53:02 GMT

The government has announced a job support scheme for when furlough ends.

Coronavirus: How does Covid-19 test-and-trace work?
Mon, 28 Sep 2020 12:27:50 GMT

People who have been in close contact with someone found to have Covid-19 are being traced.

Coronavirus: Will the new Job Support Scheme help me? And other questions
Fri, 25 Sep 2020 12:00:15 GMT

An NHS contact tracing app has finally been launched in England and Wales. We answer some of your questions.

Covid: What is self-isolation and who has to do it?
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 17:17:17 GMT

If you are told to self-isolate, how long must you do it for, and what are the rules?

UK travel restrictions: Which countries are on the UK's quarantine list?
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 16:17:23 GMT

Key holiday spots are being regularly added to the travel quarantine list as infection rates rise.

Employment: Seven ways the young have been hit by Covid
Mon, 28 Sep 2020 12:13:35 GMT

The coronavirus pandemic has transformed the working lives of the under-25s.

How many coronavirus cases are there in your area?
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 16:42:48 GMT

Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.

Covid symptoms: What are they and how do I protect myself?
Fri, 25 Sep 2020 10:29:46 GMT

A new cough, fever and change in smell or taste are the key symptoms that mean you may have coronavirus.

Covid: Can students get a refund from their university?
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 11:56:17 GMT

What are your rights if your tuition or accommodation has been affected by the pandemic?

Coronavirus: Simple guide to staying safe
Mon, 28 Sep 2020 15:43:19 GMT

Step-by-step, what to do to help prevent the spread of the virus.

Covid-19: Tracking the outbreak, as deaths pass one million
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 16:38:17 GMT

The grim milestone is reached with the virus spreading fast in India and picking up again in Europe.

Covid rules: How much of the UK is now under some sort of lockdown?
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 16:09:05 GMT

More areas of Wales are set to face extra restrictions.