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Train passengers told to book early for festive travel

Train passengers told to book early for festive travel

Train passengers told to book early for festive travel

London North Eastern Railway expects its Christmas Eve services to quickly sell out.

Psychologist reveals why we rush for Black Friday bargains – and how to avoid it

Psychologist reveals why we rush for Black Friday bargains – and how to avoid it

Psychologist reveals why we rush for Black Friday bargains – and how to avoid it

Dr Cathrine Jansson-Boyd says online retailers are all too aware of how our brains work and how to make us want to buy.

World-famous Christmas Eve carol service to go ahead, says college

World-famous Christmas Eve carol service to go ahead, says college

World-famous Christmas Eve carol service to go ahead, says college

A Festival Of Nine Lessons And Carols from King’s College in Cambridge marks the start of Christmas for many.

BBC LGBT correspondent says Laurence Fox post sparked abuse towards him

BBC LGBT correspondent says Laurence Fox post sparked abuse towards him

BBC LGBT correspondent says Laurence Fox post sparked abuse towards him

The BBC issued a defence of its journalists.

Tough coronavirus restrictions for 99% as England faces ‘hard winter’

Tough coronavirus restrictions for 99% as England faces ‘hard winter’

Tough coronavirus restrictions for 99% as England faces ‘hard winter’

Boris Johnson acknowledged the ‘heartache and frustration’ the new tier system of restrictions will cause.

Quarantine exemption removed for arrivals from Estonia and Latvia

Quarantine exemption removed for arrivals from Estonia and Latvia

Quarantine exemption removed for arrivals from Estonia and Latvia

People arriving in the UK from those countries after 4am on Saturday will need to self-isolate for 14 days.

British scientists defend AstraZeneca and Oxford against vaccine claims

British scientists defend AstraZeneca and Oxford against vaccine claims

British scientists defend AstraZeneca and Oxford against vaccine claims

A half dose followed by a full dose was found to be 90% effective in one group, but the efficacy was 62% for people given two full doses.

Lockerbie bombing appeal panel to reveal decision ‘as soon as it possibly can’

Lockerbie bombing appeal panel to reveal decision ‘as soon as it possibly can’

Lockerbie bombing appeal panel to reveal decision ‘as soon as it possibly can’

The third appeal against the late Abdelbaset al-Megrahi’s conviction has concluded, with judges now deliberating on whether to acquit him.

Harry, Meghan and Archie looking forward to first Thanksgiving

Harry, Meghan and Archie looking forward to first Thanksgiving

Harry, Meghan and Archie looking forward to first Thanksgiving

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are no longer working members of the royal family, having stepped back from the roles.

Tory rebellion brewing over new regional coronavirus restrictions

Tory rebellion brewing over new regional coronavirus restrictions

Tory rebellion brewing over new regional coronavirus restrictions

Some questioned how their areas had come out of a national lockdown under harsher rules than they had entered it.

Concerns raised over plans to license Scottish grouse shooting

Concerns raised over plans to license Scottish grouse shooting

Concerns raised over plans to license Scottish grouse shooting

There has been a mixed response to the Scottish Government’s announcement it plans to license grouse shooting businesses in Scotland.

From Olympic ‘mug’ to Prime Minister’s right-hand man

From Olympic ‘mug’ to Prime Minister’s right-hand man

From Olympic ‘mug’ to Prime Minister’s right-hand man

The appointment of Dan Rosenfield as Downing Street chief of staff follows weeks of incendiary in-fighting in Number 10.

Officer who designed police hijab aims to inspire Muslim women to join force

Officer who designed police hijab aims to inspire Muslim women to join force

Officer who designed police hijab aims to inspire Muslim women to join force

Pc Uzma Amireddy wanted to design the new hijab after finding the one given to her uncomfortable and unsafe.

Model Halima Aden quits runway shows over religious beliefs

Model Halima Aden quits runway shows over religious beliefs

Model Halima Aden quits runway shows over religious beliefs

The 23-year-old said lockdown had offered her a chance to reassess her work.

Labour MPs criticise Tier 3 decision for North East

Labour MPs criticise Tier 3 decision for North East

Labour MPs criticise Tier 3 decision for North East

The Government set out its reasons for putting the whole of the region under the most strict Covid-19 measures.

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

Medway, Gravesham and Dover have recorded the biggest week-on-week increases.

Grouse shooting to be licensed in Scotland

Grouse shooting to be licensed in Scotland

Grouse shooting to be licensed in Scotland

The Scottish Government has announced plans for the licensing of grouse moor businesses amid ‘persecution’ fears over birds of prey.

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