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Assault victims admitted to hospital 79 times every day in England last year

Assault victims admitted to hospital 79 times every day in England last year

Assault victims admitted to hospital 79 times every day in England last year

Assault by bodily force was the most common cause of victims’ injuries.

Household visits banned and hospitality curfew introduced in Scotland

Household visits banned and hospitality curfew introduced in Scotland

Household visits banned and hospitality curfew introduced in Scotland

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the new restrictions are ‘absolutely essential’ amid a rise in coronavirus cases.

Durham University reassures residents as 17,000 students set to arrive

Durham University reassures residents as 17,000 students set to arrive

Durham University reassures residents as 17,000 students set to arrive

It says plans are in place to keep the local community safe, amid fears students will have house parties as Covid-19 regulations have shut clubs.

Man caught with knives at Gatwick said he was planning ‘massacre’

Man caught with knives at Gatwick said he was planning ‘massacre’

Man caught with knives at Gatwick said he was planning ‘massacre’

Adam Russell, who suffers with schizophrenia, told a neighbour he was ‘going to kill them all’, a court heard.

Theatres and cinemas not included in 10pm closing time rule – Culture Secretary

Theatres and cinemas not included in 10pm closing time rule – Culture Secretary

Theatres and cinemas not included in 10pm closing time rule – Culture Secretary

Oliver Dowden has said performances can run past 10pm.

Cancer charity Macmillan plans to axe 310 jobs after pandemic hit funding

Cancer charity Macmillan plans to axe 310 jobs after pandemic hit funding

Cancer charity Macmillan plans to axe 310 jobs after pandemic hit funding

The charity warned it expects a £175 million fall in fundraising income by the end of 2022.

Ben Wallace says new law will protect against vexatious claims despite criticism

Ben Wallace says new law will protect against vexatious claims despite criticism

Ben Wallace says new law will protect against vexatious claims despite criticism

Campaigners and some senior military figures have warned that the legislation will create a presumption against prosecution of torture.

Workman ‘who compromised health and safety’ allowed to stay on at Grenfell

Workman ‘who compromised health and safety’ allowed to stay on at Grenfell

Workman ‘who compromised health and safety’ allowed to stay on at Grenfell

A blaze at the building in June 2017 cost the lives of 72 people.

Headteacher denies Christian employee was suspended for her religious beliefs

Headteacher denies Christian employee was suspended for her religious beliefs

Headteacher denies Christian employee was suspended for her religious beliefs

Kristie Higgs is taking her dismissal from Farmor’s School in Gloucestershire to a tribunal claiming she was sacked for her Christian beliefs

Coffee cup recycling bins to be rolled out at major stations

Coffee cup recycling bins to be rolled out at major stations

Coffee cup recycling bins to be rolled out at major stations

Passengers travelling through Network Rail’s 20 stations will be able to use the orange bins by the end of next month.

John Lennon’s school detention sheet to go under the hammer

John Lennon’s school detention sheet to go under the hammer

John Lennon’s school detention sheet to go under the hammer

Sotheby’s is selling material from the rise of the Fab Four.

What are the new coronavirus rules in the UK?

What are the new coronavirus rules in the UK?

What are the new coronavirus rules in the UK?

Tougher restrictions are coming into place but vary across the four nations.

People in Wales encouraged to minimise travel to reduce Covid-19 spread

People in Wales encouraged to minimise travel to reduce Covid-19 spread

People in Wales encouraged to minimise travel to reduce Covid-19 spread

The First Minister asked people to consider whether their journeys were ‘essential’.

Fears six-month Covid rules could result in end of Christmas grottoes

Fears six-month Covid rules could result in end of Christmas grottoes

Fears six-month Covid rules could result in end of Christmas grottoes

James Lovell, director of the Ministry of Fun Santa School, said meet-and-greets might take place online, but remains ‘optimistic’ about the future.

NI border control posts ‘almost certainly’ not ready in time, Poots says

NI border control posts ‘almost certainly’ not ready in time, Poots says

NI border control posts ‘almost certainly’ not ready in time, Poots says

Environment Secretary George Eustice has written to the devolved agriculture department pressing for action.

New coronavirus restrictions could be in place for six months, Johnson warns

New coronavirus restrictions could be in place for six months, Johnson warns

New coronavirus restrictions could be in place for six months, Johnson warns

Boris Johnson said the UK was at a ‘perilous turning point’ in the battle with Covid-19.

Key points: Nicola Sturgeon sets out new Covid-19 restrictions in Scotland

Key points: Nicola Sturgeon sets out new Covid-19 restrictions in Scotland

Key points: Nicola Sturgeon sets out new Covid-19 restrictions in Scotland

The First Minister addressed MSPs at Holyrood on Tuesday afternoon.

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