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Government to tackle structural inequalities affecting Covid-19 deaths

Government to tackle structural inequalities affecting Covid-19 deaths

Government to tackle structural inequalities affecting Covid-19 deaths

Figures have also suggested that BAME people were nearly 50% more likely than white people to be arrested in London under coronavirus laws.

All hospital visitors, outpatients and staff required to cover faces

All hospital visitors, outpatients and staff required to cover faces

All hospital visitors, outpatients and staff required to cover faces

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said that those in hospital are “more likely” to catch coronavirus whether they work in a clinical setting or not.

Hancock urges people not to attend mass demonstrations this weekend

Hancock urges people not to attend mass demonstrations this weekend

Hancock urges people not to attend mass demonstrations this weekend

There have been protests worldwide following the death of George Floyd.

Covid-19 transmission rates appear higher in North West and South West – Hancock

Covid-19 transmission rates appear higher in North West and South West – Hancock

Covid-19 transmission rates appear higher in North West and South West – Hancock

All hospital visitors and outpatients will be required to wear face coverings from June 15 in England, while staff wear masks, Matt Hancock said.

Matt Hancock urges people who have recovered from coronavirus to donate plasma

Matt Hancock urges people who have recovered from coronavirus to donate plasma

Matt Hancock urges people who have recovered from coronavirus to donate plasma

Matt Hancock said the process was ‘simple and straightforward’.

Uplifting news: Nine-year-old raises £100,000 and llama joins protesters

Uplifting news: Nine-year-old raises £100,000 and llama joins protesters

Uplifting news: Nine-year-old raises £100,000 and llama joins protesters

A round-up of Friday’s feelgood stories.

Use face coverings where social distancing not possible, new WHO advice says

Use face coverings where social distancing not possible, new WHO advice says

Use face coverings where social distancing not possible, new WHO advice says

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has also said hospital visitors and outpatients will be required to wear face coverings.

Harder to learn about science with modern technology – Astronomer Royal

Harder to learn about science with modern technology – Astronomer Royal

Harder to learn about science with modern technology – Astronomer Royal

Lord Rees cited the early interests of Sir Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin and Albert Einstein.

Bishop ‘deeply saddened’ after Irish language epitaph controversy

Bishop ‘deeply saddened’ after Irish language epitaph controversy

Bishop ‘deeply saddened’ after Irish language epitaph controversy

The Church of England says the decision to ban the message on a headstone was not its national policy.

What happens next in the post-Brexit negotiations?

What happens next in the post-Brexit negotiations?

What happens next in the post-Brexit negotiations?

Michel Barnier, who is leading the discussions for Brussels, lamented ‘no significant areas of progress’.

Defendant says he thought bag containing Glock pistol had woman’s blouse in it

Defendant says he thought bag containing Glock pistol had woman’s blouse in it

Defendant says he thought bag containing Glock pistol had woman’s blouse in it

His co-defendant said his dog found the weapon in a park.

Labour MP Florence Eshalomi twice mistaken for black colleagues in Parliament

Labour MP Florence Eshalomi twice mistaken for black colleagues in Parliament

Labour MP Florence Eshalomi twice mistaken for black colleagues in Parliament

The Labour MP spoke of two occasions in which she has been mistaken for another black female MP since being elected in 2019.

Wales to consider rules on face coverings, Mark Drakeford says

Wales to consider rules on face coverings, Mark Drakeford says

Wales to consider rules on face coverings, Mark Drakeford says

The First Minister said a decision will be made next week.

Fund inspired by Black Lives Matter to provide books about race to schools

Fund inspired by Black Lives Matter to provide books about race to schools

Fund inspired by Black Lives Matter to provide books about race to schools

A fundraiser set up to raise money for diverse children’s books in primary schools has reached over £6,000.

Brexit trade talks remain deadlocked as Barnier accuses UK of backtracking

Brexit trade talks remain deadlocked as Barnier accuses UK of backtracking

Brexit trade talks remain deadlocked as Barnier accuses UK of backtracking

Britain and the EU agree to carry on talking despite failing to make any ‘significant progress’ in latest negotiating round.

Congratulations for second couple to marry at Belfast City Hall since lockdown

Congratulations for second couple to marry at Belfast City Hall since lockdown

Congratulations for second couple to marry at Belfast City Hall since lockdown

Michael McCaw from Holywood, Co Down married his fiancee Lucrecia Landeta Garcia on the steps of the east wing of City Hall.

Passengers will be asked to bring face masks to airports

Passengers will be asked to bring face masks to airports

Passengers will be asked to bring face masks to airports

The new measures will be enforced in Glasgow, Southampton and Aberdeen as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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