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More than 1,300 people wrongly told they have Covid due to Test and Trace error

More than 1,300 people wrongly told they have Covid due to Test and Trace error

More than 1,300 people wrongly told they have Covid due to Test and Trace error

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) said some of the tests taken between November 19-23 were void.

UK governments urged to agree on how to test students for Covid-19 after Christmas

UK governments urged to agree on how to test students for Covid-19 after Christmas

UK governments urged to agree on how to test students for Covid-19 after Christmas

Sir Ed Davey said: ‘The UK Government and the devolved administrations must reach common agreement on universal testing arrangements.’

Former Great Ormond Street Hospital porter admits sex offences over 35 years

Former Great Ormond Street Hospital porter admits sex offences over 35 years

Former Great Ormond Street Hospital porter admits sex offences over 35 years

The charges relate to six victims now aged between eight and 43.

The NHS and care workers who have died during the coronavirus pandemic

The NHS and care workers who have died during the coronavirus pandemic

The NHS and care workers who have died during the coronavirus pandemic

At least 202 frontline health and care workers have died during the pandemic.

Pubs, bars and restaurants in Wales to face new restrictions from next Friday

Pubs, bars and restaurants in Wales to face new restrictions from next Friday

Pubs, bars and restaurants in Wales to face new restrictions from next Friday

The new measures will be finalised over the weekend.

Healthcare assistant’s death a ‘poignant reminder’ of coronavirus crisis

Healthcare assistant’s death a ‘poignant reminder’ of coronavirus crisis

Healthcare assistant’s death a ‘poignant reminder’ of coronavirus crisis

Cristina Baldwin died on November 25 after contracting Covid-19.

Covid-19 rate ‘could easily double’ with relaxed Christmas restrictions

Covid-19 rate ‘could easily double’ with relaxed Christmas restrictions

Covid-19 rate ‘could easily double’ with relaxed Christmas restrictions

Experts said ‘substantial mixing’ of people over a short period of time represents a ‘significant risk for widespread transmission’.

Cornwall pub owner asks tourists to ‘think of others’ before travelling for pint

Cornwall pub owner asks tourists to ‘think of others’ before travelling for pint

Cornwall pub owner asks tourists to ‘think of others’ before travelling for pint

Cornwall is the only area of mainland England that has been placed in Tier 1.

Tier 3 areas will reach breaking point without extra financial help, says Labour

Tier 3 areas will reach breaking point without extra financial help, says Labour

Tier 3 areas will reach breaking point without extra financial help, says Labour

Shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds says the Government should extends its Additional Restrictions Grant in Tier 3 areas.

Violent rapist jailed for resort attacks

Violent rapist jailed for resort attacks

Violent rapist jailed for resort attacks

Clinton Ferreira, 38, attacked a teenager celebrating her exam results, a tourist and then raped a woman in St Ives, Cornwall.

Former Great Ormond Street Hospital porter admits sex offences over 35 years

Former Great Ormond Street Hospital porter admits sex offences over 35 years

Former Great Ormond Street Hospital porter admits sex offences over 35 years

The charges relate to six victims now aged between eight and 43.

Scotland ‘a nation on the cusp of history’, Sturgeon to tell SNP conference

Scotland ‘a nation on the cusp of history’, Sturgeon to tell SNP conference

Scotland ‘a nation on the cusp of history’, Sturgeon to tell SNP conference

The First Minister will say her party’s goal of independence is now ‘in clear sight’.

Moss Bros restructures after closures and cancelled events hit sales

Moss Bros restructures after closures and cancelled events hit sales

Moss Bros restructures after closures and cancelled events hit sales

The CVA, which is being run by KPMG, is intended to reduce its rents in a bid to protect the long-term future of the business.

Peer claims Northern Ireland to become overseas territory of the EU

Peer claims Northern Ireland to become overseas territory of the EU

Peer claims Northern Ireland to become overseas territory of the EU

Ulster Unionist Lord Empey asked how NI could be on an equal footing with the rest of the UK under the circumstances.

Chancellor urged to reconsider refusal to face questions on Spending Review

Chancellor urged to reconsider refusal to face questions on Spending Review

Chancellor urged to reconsider refusal to face questions on Spending Review

Treasury Committee chairman Mel Stride has written to Rishi Sunak over his decision to decline to give evidence.

Christmas decoration advice to care homes branded ‘bah humbug’

Christmas decoration advice to care homes branded ‘bah humbug’

Christmas decoration advice to care homes branded ‘bah humbug’

The National Care Forum said the hope and joy of the festive season was needed more than ever.

ITV boss discusses secret to Corrie’s enduring success ahead of 60th anniversary

ITV boss discusses secret to Corrie’s enduring success ahead of 60th anniversary

ITV boss discusses secret to Corrie’s enduring success ahead of 60th anniversary

December 9 marks 60 years since the soap first arrived on television screens.

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