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21st September, 14:00

Some hospitals to be kept Covid free

Some hospitals are to remain “Covid-free” under NHS plans to keep up usual care during a second wave of the pandemic..
21st September, 13:55

UK could see 200 or more Covid 19 deaths per day scientists warn

The UK could see 200 or more deaths per day by mid-November if the current rate of infection is not halted, the Government’s chief scientific adviser has warned, as ministers consider further restrictions on households socialising..
21st September, 07:56

Watchmen Succession and Schitts Creek big winners in politically charged Emmys

Watchmen, Succession and Schitt’s Creek were the big winners during a politically charged Emmy Awards and a ceremony unlike any before..
21st September, 07:53

Coronavirus rules What can you be fined for

People in England who refuse an order to self-isolate could face fines of up to £10,000, the Government has said..
21st September, 07:50

Rail franchising ended to create more effective structure

Rail franchising has been “ended” by extending measures introduced to keep trains running after the coronavirus outbreak, the Department for Transport (DfT) has announced..
21st September, 07:43

Coronavirus outbreak has reached critical point says Whitty

Britain stands at a “critical point” in the coronavirus pandemic, Professor Chris Whitty will warn, potentially laying the ground for tough new controls in an urgent attempt to halt the surge in infections..
19th September, 08:05

US supreme court justice and womens rights champion Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies

US supreme court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, has died aged 87 at her home in Washington..
19th September, 07:15

Constant supervision of visitors in care homes to continue under winter plan

Visitors to care homes in areas with high numbers of coronavirus cases will continue to be constantly supervised as part of the Government’s adult social care winter action plan..
19th September, 07:10

Ministers consider new Covid controls as cases rise

Ministers are considering tough new coronavirus restrictions as Boris Johnson said the long-feared the second wave of the pandemic has arrived in the UK..
18th September, 13:00

Covid 19 Fresh restrictions for the North West West Yorkshire and the Midlands

Huge parts of England’s North West, West Yorkshire and the Midlands face tough new restrictions from Tuesday as Matt Hancock refused to rule out a national lockdown..
18th September, 08:35

European Commission president convinced UK EU trade deal can still be done

The European Commission chief has said she is “convinced” a trade deal remains possible with the UK but called Boris Johnson’s attempt to override the Brexit treaty an “unpleasant surprise”..
18th September, 08:32

Total number of people in lockdown rises above 10 million

Tough new measures to control the spread of coronavirus have come into effect in the north-east of England, taking the total number of people across the UK in lockdown to more than 10 million..
17th September, 17:40

Thailand and Singapore added to quarantine exemption list

Thailand and Singapore have been added to the list of travel corridors after a decrease in the rate of coronavirus cases, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced..
17th September, 13:00

New restrictions expected for North East amid rising Covid 19 cases

Lockdown restrictions are to be imposed on parts of the North East following “concerning rates of infection”, the Health Secretary has confirmed..
17th September, 07:54

Eoin Morgan urges England to learn from ODI series defeat against Australia

Captain Eoin Morgan refused to be downcast after England ended their international summer with a rare one-day series defeat at the hands of rivals Australia, insisting the intensity of the battle will stand his side in good stead..
17th September, 07:36

Biden warns Northern Ireland peace deal must not be casualty of Brexit

US presidential election frontrunner Joe Biden has insisted the Good Friday peace deal in Northern Ireland cannot become a “casualty” of Brexit..
16th September, 08:06

Harry Styles postpones all shows for the rest of 2020

Harry Styles has postponed all of his planned shows for the rest of the year due to the coronavirus pandemic..
16th September, 08:00

Eat Out to Help Out scheme sees inflation fall to near five year low

Last month’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme and the Government’s VAT cut helped push UK inflation to its lowest level for nearly five years in August, according to official figures..
16th September, 07:10

Hancock forced to prioritise who gets Covid 19 tests in face of increased demand

Coronavirus tests in England will be rationed as the Government struggles to get to grips with soaring demand amid warnings that the country faces a tough six months in the battle with Covid-19..
15th September, 08:18

Unemployment rises amid pandemic Scotland

Unemployment in Scotland rose between May and July amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to latest figures..