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Walk-in centres to provide coronavirus testing in ‘heart of communities’

Walk-in centres to provide coronavirus testing in ‘heart of communities’

Walk-in centres to provide coronavirus testing in ‘heart of communities’

The idea is being trialled at six different sites in England, including one on a basketball court.

Temperatures reach a scorching 30C before midday but thunderstorms forecast

Temperatures reach a scorching 30C before midday but thunderstorms forecast

Temperatures reach a scorching 30C before midday but thunderstorms forecast

Thursday could be the hottest day of the year so far.

Pipe bomb attack deeply worrying, warns crime commissioner

Pipe bomb attack deeply worrying, warns crime commissioner

Pipe bomb attack deeply worrying, warns crime commissioner

A teenage girl has been undergoing surgery to remove shotgun pellets following the incident in Tipton in the early hours of Wednesday.

Government postpones new assessments for four-year-olds by a year amid Covid-19

Government postpones new assessments for four-year-olds by a year amid Covid-19

Government postpones new assessments for four-year-olds by a year amid Covid-19

It comes after thousands of people signed a letter to the schools minister calling for the plan to be scrapped.

Third of people in UK have enjoyed lockdown, research suggests

Third of people in UK have enjoyed lockdown, research suggests

Third of people in UK have enjoyed lockdown, research suggests

Those with higher incomes and living with others have enjoyed the period the most, the coronavirus social study found.

We all miss rugby, says Harry in thank you message to sport’s community heroes

We all miss rugby, says Harry in thank you message to sport’s community heroes

We all miss rugby, says Harry in thank you message to sport’s community heroes

The Duke of Sussex appeared in a video for England Rugby.

The Sun asks High Court to dismiss Depp libel case over ‘Australia drugs texts’

The Sun asks High Court to dismiss Depp libel case over ‘Australia drugs texts’

The Sun asks High Court to dismiss Depp libel case over ‘Australia drugs texts’

The actor is suing News Group Newspapers and the Sun’s executive editor, Dan Wootton, over an April 2018 article which branded him a ‘wife-beater’.

Google Doodle celebrates community activist Olive Morris

Google Doodle celebrates community activist Olive Morris

Google Doodle celebrates community activist Olive Morris

Olive Morris – who fought for racial, gender and social equality during the 1970s – would have been 68 years old on Friday.

Virgin Media ‘urgently working’ to resolve London broadband outage

Virgin Media ‘urgently working’ to resolve London broadband outage

Virgin Media ‘urgently working’ to resolve London broadband outage

The provider has not yet confirmed the cause of the problem.

Jenrick under pressure following release of documents in ‘cash for favours’ row

Jenrick under pressure following release of documents in ‘cash for favours’ row

Jenrick under pressure following release of documents in ‘cash for favours’ row

Senior Tories defended Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick and suggested that anyone who attended party fundraisers would be able to meet MPs.

Covid-19 ban on brass and woodwind instruments in churches, MPs told

Covid-19 ban on brass and woodwind instruments in churches, MPs told

Covid-19 ban on brass and woodwind instruments in churches, MPs told

The Church of England also faced calls to allow singing in places of worship.

Coronavirus causes mild disease in children and fatalities are very rare – study

Coronavirus causes mild disease in children and fatalities are very rare – study

Coronavirus causes mild disease in children and fatalities are very rare – study

Researchers carried out a Europe-wide study of children with Covid-19.

Retailers remain pessimistic as sales drop again in June – CBI

Retailers remain pessimistic as sales drop again in June – CBI

Retailers remain pessimistic as sales drop again in June – CBI

The latest Distributive Trades Survey by the CBI revealed that retail sales sank by 37% in the year to June.

Study of Covid-19 complications warns of mental issues in younger patients

Study of Covid-19 complications warns of mental issues in younger patients

Study of Covid-19 complications warns of mental issues in younger patients

While strokes are a known possible complication of the virus, research shows other neurological and psychiatric conditions could affect patients too.

Ex-girlfriend of Babes in the Wood killer ‘to claim duress over 1987 evidence’

Ex-girlfriend of Babes in the Wood killer ‘to claim duress over 1987 evidence’

Ex-girlfriend of Babes in the Wood killer ‘to claim duress over 1987 evidence’

Jennifer Johnson is accused of offences relating to Russell Bishop’s 1987 trial which ended in him being controversially acquitted.

‘Almost 30’ police officers injured in street party violence

‘Almost 30’ police officers injured in street party violence

‘Almost 30’ police officers injured in street party violence

The Home Secretary described the scenes in Brixton, south London, which were shared in footage on social media, as ‘absolutely vile’.

MP desperate to meet surprise baby grandson

MP desperate to meet surprise baby grandson

MP desperate to meet surprise baby grandson

Drew Hendry’s son Ross and his partner Jill had not known she was pregnant.

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