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Covid pub rules 'killing Christmas not saving it'

image copyrightGetty ImagesThe UK hospitality industry says that new Covid rules in England "are killing Christmas" and has warned pubs, restaurants and hotels face...

Jonathan Maertens: Man who raped girls jailed

image copyrightHampshire ConstaabularyA "prolific" sex attacker who raped and abused girls has been jailed for life.Jonathan Maertens, 35, of Freshwater on the Isle of...

Covid: The new lockdown rules for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

image copyrightGetty ImagesPrime Minister Boris Johnson has set out plans for the end of lockdown in England, and a return to a tougher three-tier...

Essex lorry deaths: Driver 'told load was cigarettes not people'

Christopher Kennedy denies being part of a people-smuggling plot linked to the deaths of 39 migrants.

Two Covid tests for students before quick Christmas exit

image copyrightJacob KingStudents in England will be urged to take two Covid tests three days apart, to cut the risk of spreading infection when...

Lake District rescue: Second-date couple in mountain fall

image copyrightKeswick Mountain Rescue TeamA couple on their second date sparked a rescue after getting into difficulty while climbing in the Lake District.The pair...

Covid-19: Gyms and all shops to reopen after English lockdown

Gyms and all shops can reopen and outdoor sports can resume in England after lockdown ends next month, PM confirmsThis breaking news story is...

Lockdown to end next week allowing shops, gyms and salons to reopen – and fans back in some stadiums

England's second national lockdown will be lifted on 2 December when a revised three-tiered system of restrictions will allow shops, gyms and hairdressers to...

Fans at sporting events: Maximum of 4,000 set to be allowed in England

A maximum of 4,000 fans are set to be allowed at outdoor events in the lowest-risk areas when the national lockdown in England ends...

Shamima Begum: Return to UK 'a security risk'

Allowing runaway Shamima Begum to return to the UK to challenge her loss of British citizenship "would create significant national security risks", the Supreme...

PM says MPs should not get annual pay rise amid COVID-19 pandemic

Boris Johnson does not think MPs should get a pay rise, Downing Street has said.

Covid-19: Masks compulsory in Welsh school communal areas

image copyrightPA MediaFace coverings should be worn in all areas outside classes in all Welsh secondary schools, including playgrounds.That is the new recommendation from...

Covid: What is the Oxford vaccine and how does it work?

The coronavirus vaccine developed by the University of Oxford is highly effective at stopping people developing Covid-19 symptoms.That's according to interim data which suggests...

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‘Little Miracle’: Panda cub at DC National Zoo named Xiao Qi Ji

Male panda was named after an online poll saw more than 130k votes cast for the Mandarin name, which means ‘little miracle’.This handout photo...

Qatar 'identifies parents of baby abandoned at Doha airport'

Qatar says it has identified the parents of a baby who was abandoned last month in a bin at Doha's airport. A woman from...

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Debretsion Gebremichael vows to fight on

image copyrightGetty ImagesThe leader of Ethiopia's Tigray region has rejected the prime minister's ultimatum to surrender by Wednesday and has pledged to fight on...

John Kerry named as Joe Biden's special climate envoy

John Kerry, the former US secretary of state and Democratic presidential nominee, has been named as a special envoy on the climate crisis under...