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At a glance: New rules on easing restrictions

At a glance: New rules on easing restrictions

At a glance: New rules on easing restrictions

The rules changed just after midnight on Wednesday.

Supreme Court to rule on Gerry Adams prison escape convictions appeal

Supreme Court to rule on Gerry Adams prison escape convictions appeal

Supreme Court to rule on Gerry Adams prison escape convictions appeal

The former Sinn Fein leader claims two 1975 convictions relating to attempts to escape from the Maze Prison during the early 1970s are unsafe.

What the papers say – May 13

What the papers say – May 13

What the papers say – May 13

The extension to the furlough scheme leads many of Wednesday’s papers.

Exercise, sunbathing and house sales back on the menu as England eases lockdown

Exercise, sunbathing and house sales back on the menu as England eases lockdown

Exercise, sunbathing and house sales back on the menu as England eases lockdown

Unlimited exercise, sunbathing and meeting one person from another household in a public space will be permitted from Wednesday.

Pharmacist Boots seeking army of unpaid Covid-19 testers

Pharmacist Boots seeking army of unpaid Covid-19 testers

Pharmacist Boots seeking army of unpaid Covid-19 testers

The advert has sparked criticism with unions saying it took the ‘notion of volunteering way too far’.

Family and school pay tribute to ‘superb’ teacher after Covid-19 death

Family and school pay tribute to ‘superb’ teacher after Covid-19 death

Family and school pay tribute to ‘superb’ teacher after Covid-19 death

Douval Thompson-Davis, 59, worked as a science teacher in Greenford, London.

Ministers urged to reject proposals for cuts to foot ‘£300bn’ Covid-19 bill

Ministers urged to reject proposals for cuts to foot ‘£300bn’ Covid-19 bill

Ministers urged to reject proposals for cuts to foot ‘£300bn’ Covid-19 bill

Shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds said: ‘Both the Chancellor and the Prime Minister must urgently make a statement rejecting these plans.’

Outsourcing giant Interserve targeted by cyber security attack

Outsourcing giant Interserve targeted by cyber security attack

Outsourcing giant Interserve targeted by cyber security attack

The firm recently supported the NHS in building Birmingham’s Nightingale Hospital.

Candles lit in International Nurses Day tribute

Candles lit in International Nurses Day tribute

Candles lit in International Nurses Day tribute

The event is marking the 200th birthday of Florence Nightingale.

Knitter makes dolls as ‘kind gesture’ for team of nurses on mental health ward

Knitter makes dolls as ‘kind gesture’ for team of nurses on mental health ward

Knitter makes dolls as ‘kind gesture’ for team of nurses on mental health ward

A team of mental health nurses at Tameside hospital were each given a doll in their likeness.

Bob Dylan manuscript fetches more than double guide price at auction

Bob Dylan manuscript fetches more than double guide price at auction

Bob Dylan manuscript fetches more than double guide price at auction

The document contains lyrics which featured on his Blonde On Blonde album.

Coronavirus lockdown laws: What has changed?

Coronavirus lockdown laws: What has changed?

Coronavirus lockdown laws: What has changed?

From Wednesday, rules in England will be updated.

Insect repellent spray which may guard against coronavirus given to troops

Insect repellent spray which may guard against coronavirus given to troops

Insect repellent spray which may guard against coronavirus given to troops

Ben Wallace said weaker Citriodiol spray solutions have been found to provide a barrier against variants of the Sars virus.

Government rejects idea of universal basic income in the future

Government rejects idea of universal basic income in the future

Government rejects idea of universal basic income in the future

The case for UBI ‘has not been taken forward’, said Business Secretary Alok Sharma.

Companies who break Covid-19 rules could face prosecution, says safety boss

Companies who break Covid-19 rules could face prosecution, says safety boss

Companies who break Covid-19 rules could face prosecution, says safety boss

Health and Safety executive chief executive Sarah Albon said ‘we can prosecute people who fail to do the right thing’.

Tourists to get money back as Buckingham Palace stays closed in 2020

Tourists to get money back as Buckingham Palace stays closed in 2020

Tourists to get money back as Buckingham Palace stays closed in 2020

The summer opening of the Queen’s London home will not go ahead because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Public warned of scam text claiming they have been close to person with Covid-19

Public warned of scam text claiming they have been close to person with Covid-19

Public warned of scam text claiming they have been close to person with Covid-19

The latest scam comes before the contact tracing app is made available to the whole country.

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