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Government should roll out mass testing of pupils across country, union says

Government should roll out mass testing of pupils across country, union says

Government should roll out mass testing of pupils across country, union says

Ministers are urging staff and students in secondary schools and colleges in parts of north-east London, south Essex and Kent to get tested.

MPs told to take action on tech giants or risk fresh inquiry into child abuse

MPs told to take action on tech giants or risk fresh inquiry into child abuse

MPs told to take action on tech giants or risk fresh inquiry into child abuse

The National Police Chiefs’ Council said the Government must ‘show real leadership’ in introducing an Online Harms Act.

No-deal Brexit would be enormous lost opportunity, warns Coveney

No-deal Brexit would be enormous lost opportunity, warns Coveney

No-deal Brexit would be enormous lost opportunity, warns Coveney

Politicians should dial down the language of division and focus on the details, Ireland’s foreign affairs minister added.

Striking image of crews battling the elements is among RAF photography winners

Striking image of crews battling the elements is among RAF photography winners

Striking image of crews battling the elements is among RAF photography winners

The four winning images were chosen from more than 900 entries.

What are the UK’s new self-isolation rules?

What are the UK’s new self-isolation rules?

What are the UK’s new self-isolation rules?

The approach was agreed by all four nations.

Pay rise for MPs scrapped amid coronavirus fallout

Pay rise for MPs scrapped amid coronavirus fallout

Pay rise for MPs scrapped amid coronavirus fallout

The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority ordered a pay freeze for the next financial year.

Zoo keepers hope romance will blossom for endangered tiger

Zoo keepers hope romance will blossom for endangered tiger

Zoo keepers hope romance will blossom for endangered tiger

There are only 500 Amur tigers remaining in the wild.

Many care home residents may not see loved ones before Christmas, charity fears

Many care home residents may not see loved ones before Christmas, charity fears

Many care home residents may not see loved ones before Christmas, charity fears

Calls for care home visits to become the ‘default position’ ahead of Christmas are not being honoured, campaigners believe.

Man on terrorism charges claims he wanted to ‘commit suicide by cop’

Man on terrorism charges claims he wanted to ‘commit suicide by cop’

Man on terrorism charges claims he wanted to ‘commit suicide by cop’

Gabrielle Friel is on trial at the High Court in Edinburgh.

Coronavirus restrictions: What is the picture across the UK?

Coronavirus restrictions: What is the picture across the UK?

Coronavirus restrictions: What is the picture across the UK?

It has been a week of ups and downs as decision-makers try to battle the virus while plugging holes in the economy.

Retired clerk in care home should see husband before Christmas, judge told

Retired clerk in care home should see husband before Christmas, judge told

Retired clerk in care home should see husband before Christmas, judge told

Dr John Davies has taken legal action on wife Michelle’s behalf in a bid to ensure she gets visits tailored to her needs

Rare seabird colony enjoys best breeding season for 26 years

Rare seabird colony enjoys best breeding season for 26 years

Rare seabird colony enjoys best breeding season for 26 years

The seabird has been in serious decline nationally since the 1980s.

Clearer guidance needed on coronavirus transmission in households – Sage

Clearer guidance needed on coronavirus transmission in households – Sage

Clearer guidance needed on coronavirus transmission in households – Sage

In a document released by the group on Friday, it said households are an important contributor to the transmission of Covid-19.

Perception of two-tier policing over Bobby Storey funeral ‘must be addressed’

Perception of two-tier policing over Bobby Storey funeral ‘must be addressed’

Perception of two-tier policing over Bobby Storey funeral ‘must be addressed’

Arlene Foster’s remarks come as Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill said she was ‘frustrated’ at the time the police probe was taking.

Wales could move to lockdown after Christmas, Mark Drakeford says

Wales could move to lockdown after Christmas, Mark Drakeford says

Wales could move to lockdown after Christmas, Mark Drakeford says

The Welsh First Minister described the Covid-19 situation in the country as ‘very serious’.

Covid patient levels in east and south-east of England close to first-wave peak

Covid patient levels in east and south-east of England close to first-wave peak

Covid patient levels in east and south-east of England close to first-wave peak

New records have already been set in the north and Midlands.

Mother injured after leaping from window to escape fire that killed two children

Mother injured after leaping from window to escape fire that killed two children

Mother injured after leaping from window to escape fire that killed two children

A three-year-old boy and a seven-year-old girl were pronounced dead at the scene.

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