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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

Pendle, Blackburn and Braintree are among the areas where the rate has risen.

London’s West End could lose £5bn in sales and 50,000 jobs, partnership warns

London’s West End could lose £5bn in sales and 50,000 jobs, partnership warns

London’s West End could lose £5bn in sales and 50,000 jobs, partnership warns

Footfall in the West End from June 15 is down 73% compared to the same period last year.

Isaacs: Performing venues ‘keep the soul of the nation alive’

Isaacs: Performing venues ‘keep the soul of the nation alive’

Isaacs: Performing venues ‘keep the soul of the nation alive’

The 57-year-old actor spoke ahead of an online production where he will remotely perform scenes from two Greek tragedies.

74% of parents want choice on sending children to school in September – poll

74% of parents want choice on sending children to school in September – poll

74% of parents want choice on sending children to school in September – poll

The questionnaire was commissioned by charity Parentkind, which is calling on the Government to remove the threat of fines for parents.

Cancer Research UK to cut jobs and research spend

Cancer Research UK to cut jobs and research spend

Cancer Research UK to cut jobs and research spend

The cancer charity confirmed it is to reduce the size of its workforce and make “significant cuts” to research spend.

Amber Heard felt she was ‘above the law’, ex-aide claims

Amber Heard felt she was ‘above the law’, ex-aide claims

Amber Heard felt she was ‘above the law’, ex-aide claims

Kate Jame claimed Ms Heard ‘did not care about throwing anyone under the bus’.

Appeal to fight Covid-19 in world’s poorest countries raises £5m in a day

Appeal to fight Covid-19 in world’s poorest countries raises £5m in a day

Appeal to fight Covid-19 in world’s poorest countries raises £5m in a day

The UK Government has pledged to match the £5 million in donations made to the Disasters Emergency Committee Coronavirus Appeal.

Third French extradition bid for Ian Bailey ‘an abuse of process’, says lawyer

Third French extradition bid for Ian Bailey ‘an abuse of process’, says lawyer

Third French extradition bid for Ian Bailey ‘an abuse of process’, says lawyer

Bailey was convicted in his absence in France of murdering Sophie Toscan du Plantier in west Cork in 1996.

Mobile coronavirus testing clinic trial launched in Glasgow

Mobile coronavirus testing clinic trial launched in Glasgow

Mobile coronavirus testing clinic trial launched in Glasgow

Around 550 people at care homes will be involved over three months.

Assault-accused MP said ‘woman would have complained months ago if it was true’

Assault-accused MP said ‘woman would have complained months ago if it was true’

Assault-accused MP said ‘woman would have complained months ago if it was true’

Charlie Elphicke denies three counts of sexual assault on women, dating back to 2007.

Submarine almost collided with ferry after misjudging its speed, report finds

Submarine almost collided with ferry after misjudging its speed, report finds

Submarine almost collided with ferry after misjudging its speed, report finds

It said the incident put the ferry’s 300 passengers and crew, as well as those on board the submarine, in ‘immediate danger’.

Mandatory wearing of face coverings in NI shops supported by health minister

Mandatory wearing of face coverings in NI shops supported by health minister

Mandatory wearing of face coverings in NI shops supported by health minister

Robin Swann is to table the recommendation to colleagues in the Stormont Executive.

Mayor says sculpture of protester on Colston plinth ‘will have to be removed’

Mayor says sculpture of protester on Colston plinth ‘will have to be removed’

Mayor says sculpture of protester on Colston plinth ‘will have to be removed’

Marvin Rees said the sculpture was erected in Bristol without permission.

Proposals for new law on smart device security requirements revealed

Proposals for new law on smart device security requirements revealed

Proposals for new law on smart device security requirements revealed

The Government has revealed the new rules it wants to put forward to make smart home devices more secure.

Private Facebook group showing people how to inject fillers taken down

Private Facebook group showing people how to inject fillers taken down

Private Facebook group showing people how to inject fillers taken down

A woman managed to block an artery in her lip with fillers after joining a DIY group.

Government must set out five-year spending plan to support Stormont – MPs

Government must set out five-year spending plan to support Stormont – MPs

Government must set out five-year spending plan to support Stormont – MPs

A total of £2 billion of UK funding has been branded ‘insufficient’ to meet the objectives of the agreement which restored powersharing.

Devices can reduce fibres released in laundry cycle by nearly 80% – study

Devices can reduce fibres released in laundry cycle by nearly 80% – study

Devices can reduce fibres released in laundry cycle by nearly 80% – study

University of Plymouth researchers compared six fibre-catching devices used in washing machines.

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