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NHS Covid-19 app tweaked to notify fewer contacts

1 hour 15 min ago
NHS Covid App being tweaked so fewer contacts will be advised to self-isolate following a close contact with a positive case

West Midlands Police officer convicted of assaults

1 hour 16 min ago
PC Declan Jones commits both offences while on duty in Birmingham.

Covid: PM wants balanced and simple approach to travel

1 hour 18 min ago
Boris Johnson says the UK must not import Covid variants amid speculation about an amber watchlist.

UK and Iran summon diplomats after tanker attack

1 hour 34 min ago
Two people were killed in the attack on an oil tanker, which the UK, US and Israel blame on Iran.

Streatham terror attack: Concern over 'extremist' knifeman before release

1 hour 59 min ago
Sudesh Amman stabbed two people before being shot by police on a south London street last year.

Tokyo Olympics: Great Britain eventers win team gold and Tom McEwen claims individual silver

2 hours 54 min ago
Great Britain win Olympic team eventing gold for the first time in 49 years and Tom McEwen adds a silver in the individual category.

Covid-19: Cancer surgery cancellations 'potentially avoidable'

3 hours 2 min ago
The Royal College of Surgeons says it had suggested plans to keep cancer surgeries on track.

I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out Here! to return to Wales in 2021

3 hours 43 min ago
The 21st series of the hit ITV reality show is set to return to Gwrych Castle in November.

Humza Yousaf reports nursery over discrimination fears

4 hours 11 min ago
Health Secretary Humza Yousaf says his daughter was twice refused a place at the nursery, which denies any discrimination.

Blackpool drowning: 'Hero' dies saving woman from sea

4 hours 13 min ago
Alex Gibson, 22, jumped into the sea near Blackpool's North Pier in the early hours of Friday.

Covid in Scotland: Families reunited as quarantine rules relaxed

4 hours 35 min ago
People who have been double-jabbed in the EU and US no longer have to isolate when they arrive in Scotland.

'The reason I'm doing this is because I was inspired by him'

6 hours 8 min ago
Karim al-Jian was inspired to study medicine, after learning about a doctor who was killed helping civilians in Syria.

Samaritans volunteers met vulnerable callers for sex

6 hours 9 min ago
The charity says it is taking action following a "very small number of safeguarding incidents".

Wales weather warning: Thunderstorms set to hit south-east Wales

6 hours 37 min ago
The yellow warning could see lightning strikes and heavy rain damaging homes, the Met Office says.

Grenfell Tower: Man accused of burning model to face retrial

7 hours 28 min ago
Paul Bussetti will face a new trial after the High Court quashed his previous acquittal.

NHS pay: Call for privately employed staff to get increase

16 hours 47 min ago
Cleaners and others employed by contractors should receive the same rise as NHS staff, a union says.

Coronavirus: New rules for fully jabbed US and EU arrivals begin

16 hours 50 min ago
People vaccinated in the EU or US will not need to isolate when coming to the UK from an amber country.

Beyond Meat boss backs tax on meat consumption

17 hours 10 min ago
Ethan Brown tells the BBC his firm wants to bring down the price of plant-based meat.

Smaller firms hit by 'pingdemic' staff shortages

17 hours 24 min ago
An ill-timed alert on the NHS Covid app can mean bar staff losing out on tip income at the weekend.

Tokyo Olympics: Man builds squirrel course in Hitchin garden

17 hours 38 min ago
Steve Barley spent almost three months building the course, designed around events in a heptathlon.


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