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Tearful Pc Harper widow tells court: ‘Life now is bleak, hopeless, irreparable’

Tearful Pc Harper widow tells court: ‘Life now is bleak, hopeless, irreparable’

Tearful Pc Harper widow tells court: ‘Life now is bleak, hopeless, irreparable’

Lissie Harper broke down twice as she read from her victim impact statement at the Old Bailey.

Up to 30 people can meet outdoors in Wales from Monday, says Drakeford

Up to 30 people can meet outdoors in Wales from Monday, says Drakeford

Up to 30 people can meet outdoors in Wales from Monday, says Drakeford

The First Minister also said swimming pools, gyms, leisure centres and children’s indoor play areas could reopen from August 10.

Up to 20% of people may have coronavirus without symptoms – study

Up to 20% of people may have coronavirus without symptoms – study

Up to 20% of people may have coronavirus without symptoms – study

Researchers said this is the first UK-based pre-print study linking detailed ongoing symptom collection data with antibody testing.

Supreme Court to consider whether Shamima Begum should be allowed to return to UK

Supreme Court to consider whether Shamima Begum should be allowed to return to UK

Supreme Court to consider whether Shamima Begum should be allowed to return to UK

The 20-year-old was a schoolgirl when she travelled to Syria to join the so-called Islamic State group in 2015.

Eid prayers at Croke Park ‘symbol of religious unity during pandemic’

Eid prayers at Croke Park ‘symbol of religious unity during pandemic’

Eid prayers at Croke Park ‘symbol of religious unity during pandemic’

The 82,000-seater Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) stadium is synonymous with Irish identity.

Judge rules out jury worry but acknowledges ‘controversy’ over Pc Harper verdict

Judge rules out jury worry but acknowledges ‘controversy’ over Pc Harper verdict

Judge rules out jury worry but acknowledges ‘controversy’ over Pc Harper verdict

Henry Long, 19, and 18-year-olds Jessie Cole and Albert Bowers are being sentenced for manslaughter, having been cleared of murder.

Judge tells court Pc Harper case jury ‘not subject to improper pressure’

Judge tells court Pc Harper case jury ‘not subject to improper pressure’

Judge tells court Pc Harper case jury ‘not subject to improper pressure’

Mr Justice Edis told the court he had been aware of an element of ‘controversy’.

Train company debts to appear on national balance sheets

Train company debts to appear on national balance sheets

Train company debts to appear on national balance sheets

Unions claimed such a decision would show Britain’s railways have been nationalised, but this is disputed by the rail industry.

Blood tests and CT scan combination can detect lung cancer earlier, study finds

Blood tests and CT scan combination can detect lung cancer earlier, study finds

Blood tests and CT scan combination can detect lung cancer earlier, study finds

Detecting the disease earlier means there are more options for treatment.

Lorry driver arrested after £1.5m of drugs seized at Channel Tunnel terminal

Lorry driver arrested after £1.5m of drugs seized at Channel Tunnel terminal

Lorry driver arrested after £1.5m of drugs seized at Channel Tunnel terminal

The National Crime Agency said Border Force officers recovered the cannabis from a vehicle in Coquelles, northern France.

Former football coach Barry Bennell admits nine sexual offences

Former football coach Barry Bennell admits nine sexual offences

Former football coach Barry Bennell admits nine sexual offences

The 66-year-old former Crewe Alexandra coach entered the pleas at Chester Crown Court on Friday.

Less than half of adults always social distancing when meeting others – ONS

Less than half of adults always social distancing when meeting others – ONS

Less than half of adults always social distancing when meeting others – ONS

Of the 1,150 people who reported socialising, 47% said they had always maintained social distancing.

Hancock denies new Covid-19 restrictions aimed at curtailing Eid celebrations

Hancock denies new Covid-19 restrictions aimed at curtailing Eid celebrations

Hancock denies new Covid-19 restrictions aimed at curtailing Eid celebrations

The announcement of the changes came hours before the Islamic festival began.

‘Stay at home’ plea ahead of Brighton Pride weekend

‘Stay at home’ plea ahead of Brighton Pride weekend

‘Stay at home’ plea ahead of Brighton Pride weekend

Covid-19 restrictions led to the cancellation of this year’s Pride event, which was attended by around 300,000 people in 2019.

Coronavirus death figures rise for the first time since June

Coronavirus death figures rise for the first time since June

Coronavirus death figures rise for the first time since June

Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate for seven deaths registered in the week ending July 29, five more than the week before.

Three locks of Lord Nelson’s hair fetch more than £5,000 at auction

Three locks of Lord Nelson’s hair fetch more than £5,000 at auction

Three locks of Lord Nelson’s hair fetch more than £5,000 at auction

They had a pre-sale estimate of £2,000 to £3,000.

More than half of furloughed staff back at work, study suggests

More than half of furloughed staff back at work, study suggests

More than half of furloughed staff back at work, study suggests

The Job Retention Scheme, which has supported millions of workers, is being phased out.

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