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Motorbike rider ‘high on cocaine hit 180mph wearing shorts’

Motorbike rider ‘high on cocaine hit 180mph wearing shorts’

Motorbike rider ‘high on cocaine hit 180mph wearing shorts’

The man was pursued across four different police jurisdictions on Wednesday night.

Keeping car showrooms closed ‘costs £61m every day’

Keeping car showrooms closed ‘costs £61m every day’

Keeping car showrooms closed ‘costs £61m every day’

An automotive industry trade body said the figure is a combination of lost tax revenue and the cost of furloughing retail staff.

Hospital admin worker ‘had no PPE or hand sanitiser’ before his death

Hospital admin worker ‘had no PPE or hand sanitiser’ before his death

Hospital admin worker ‘had no PPE or hand sanitiser’ before his death

Peter Gough, 56, texted a friend claiming he was not given protective equipment despite the deaths of two porters at the same hospital.

Prince of Wales backs online memorial for Covid-19 victims

Prince of Wales backs online memorial for Covid-19 victims

Prince of Wales backs online memorial for Covid-19 victims

Charles has lent his support to the project created by St Paul’s Cathedral.

Edward and Sophie praise local resilience forums for their ‘unsung’ work

Edward and Sophie praise local resilience forums for their ‘unsung’ work

Edward and Sophie praise local resilience forums for their ‘unsung’ work

The earl and countess gave thanks on behalf of all of the people of ‘Wessex’.

UK demand for products such as cocoa threatens wildlife overseas – report

UK demand for products such as cocoa threatens wildlife overseas – report

UK demand for products such as cocoa threatens wildlife overseas – report

Failure to prevent supply chains causing deforestation and increased contact with wildlife raises risk of future pandemics, green groups warn.

Boris Johnson would ‘follow travel guidelines’ when considering G7 meeting

Boris Johnson would ‘follow travel guidelines’ when considering G7 meeting

Boris Johnson would ‘follow travel guidelines’ when considering G7 meeting

US President Donald Trump has suggested rescheduling the gathering of world leaders and holding the talks in person.

Fundraising page for railway worker who died of coronavirus tops £40,000

Fundraising page for railway worker who died of coronavirus tops £40,000

Fundraising page for railway worker who died of coronavirus tops £40,000

Messages have been sent to Belly Mujinga’s trade union from across the UK and countries including the United States and Germany.

Okapi kicks inside mother’s womb as London Zoo prepares to welcome arrival

Okapi kicks inside mother’s womb as London Zoo prepares to welcome arrival

Okapi kicks inside mother’s womb as London Zoo prepares to welcome arrival

Footage taken by keepers at ZSL London Zoo shows a baby okapi kicking inside its mother’s womb for the first time.

Falling number of coronavirus cases ‘highly reassuring’ – Professor

Falling number of coronavirus cases ‘highly reassuring’ – Professor

Falling number of coronavirus cases ‘highly reassuring’ – Professor

London mayor Sadiq Khan said while it was ‘good news’ infection rates were falling in the capital, he feared it could lead to ‘complacency’.

Public urged to photograph local war memorials this bank holiday weekend

Public urged to photograph local war memorials this bank holiday weekend

Public urged to photograph local war memorials this bank holiday weekend

The Imperial War Museum is asking for people to ‘help fill the gaps’ in its 80,000 digital records by taking pictures this bank holiday.

Commissioner questions speed of testing in care homes in Wales

Commissioner questions speed of testing in care homes in Wales

Commissioner questions speed of testing in care homes in Wales

Public Health Wales said a further nine people had died after testing positive for the virus.

Pubs warn two-metre distancing rule will lead to bankruptcy

Pubs warn two-metre distancing rule will lead to bankruptcy

Pubs warn two-metre distancing rule will lead to bankruptcy

The Sage scientific panel has advised ministers that the two-metre rule should stay.

How lockdown rules have been eased around UK

How lockdown rules have been eased around UK

How lockdown rules have been eased around UK

The devolved administrations are moving at different paces from the UK Government.

Pupils preparing for exams could return to school in Northern Ireland in August

Pupils preparing for exams could return to school in Northern Ireland in August

Pupils preparing for exams could return to school in Northern Ireland in August

All children are intended to restart classes on a phased basis, involving a mixture of physical attendance and remote learning, in September.

Key points: The four phases of easing lockdown in Scotland

Key points: The four phases of easing lockdown in Scotland

Key points: The four phases of easing lockdown in Scotland

The first steps are expected to be taken next week.

Cafe boss using curtains and air purifier to prepare for reopening

Cafe boss using curtains and air purifier to prepare for reopening

Cafe boss using curtains and air purifier to prepare for reopening

Francini Osorio will provide gloves and encourage people to wear masks.

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