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PM attempts to quell fury as backlash grows over tier system

Boris Johnson has sought to fight off a growing backlash among Conservative MPs about the new coronavirus tiers, declaring that the "vast majority" ...
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UK’s weekly infection rate drops by 25% as latest daily figures are revealed

Coronavirus infections across the UK appear to have dropped significantly, according to the government's daily data.In the last week there have ...
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Former Great Ormond Street Hospital porter accused of 84 sex offences against children

A former porter at Great Ormond Street Hospital has been charged with sex offences against children.Paul Farrell, 55, of Camden, north London, ...
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Home Office broke law over Windrush scandal, report finds

The Home Office broke equality law when it imposed its "hostile environment" immigration policies which contributed to the Windrush scandal, a ...
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Three household bubble and travel rules eased under Christmas plan being discussed

Three households will be able to meet together over Christmas under plans being discussed by all four nations of the UK, according to a government ...
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PM: ‘Vast majority’ of vulnerable people could get COVID vaccine by Easter

Boris Johnson has suggested the "vast majority" of people most vulnerable to coronavirus could be vaccinated against the disease by Easter.The ...
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Search resumes for two missing fishermen after boat sinks off East Sussex coast

The search for two people who are missing after a fishing boat sank off the coast of East Sussex resumed on Sunday morning.Two RNLI lifeboats and a ...
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Arrests at anti-lockdown protests across England as police hurt in attacks

Dozens of people have been arrested as protesters staged anti-lockdown demonstrations across England, with some police officers injured after being ...
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R number edges down slightly to a maximum of 1.1

The UK's reproduction number has fallen slightly to a maximum of 1.1 from a maximum of 1.2, according to new figures.The number has been confirmed ...
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Mass vaccination programme could begin ‘within a matter of weeks’

The health secretary has told Sky News that he hopes a mass vaccination programme for COVID-19 will get under way "within a matter of weeks".A ...
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