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Coronavirus: Discrimination row over MPs queuing up to vote

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 22:21
MPs end remote voting but those who can't come to Parliament say they have been disenfranchised.

Coronavirus: Risk of death is higher for ethnic minorities

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 21:45
Being black or from an ethnic minority is a "major risk factor" in coronavirus, Matt Hancock says.

Teenage boy's body found in River Irwell

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 21:41
Underwater search teams found the 14-year-old boy's body after being called to Clifton Country Park.

Coronavirus: Evening update as report finds ethnic minorities are at greater risk

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 20:31
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this evening.

House hanging over Eastchurch cliff edge collapses

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 19:25
Neighbours said the occupants left the property with just the clothes they were wearing.

Massive queues as McDonald's reopens Scottish drive-thru restaurants

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 19:18
The fast-food giant aims to have 1,000 of its UK and Ireland drive-thru locations running by Thursday.

Massive queues as McDonald's reopens Scottish drive-thru restaurants

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 19:18
Police have directed long queues of traffic at some Scottish McDonald's drive-thrus.

Coronavirus: NI health minister announces an £11.7m package for care homes

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 18:21
Robin Swann says the money will pay for additional sick pay and the cost of cleaning and equipment.

Coronavirus in Wales: New lockdown measures 'may be needed in winter'

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 18:03
It comes as ministers are warned the virus is "likely to thrive in cooler, indoor" places.

Paraglider dies crashing into power cables in Stroud

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 17:49
The man, aged in his 40s, died at the scene where the broken cables ignited a number of fires.

Liverpool burglars steal elderly man's food from home

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 17:31
A local food bank later helped replace the food for the vulnerable victim, who uses a walking frame.

Coronavirus: Council rejects call to close Blackpool to visitors

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 17:30
A petition with more than 10,000 signatories called for Blackpool to shut to protect locals from Covid-19.

Coronavirus: Durham County Council accused of 'increasing' deaths

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 17:23
Durham County Council says it followed national guidelines and refutes the claims.

Drug gangs on 'recruitment drive' during lockdown

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 17:16
Children and increasingly girls are being groomed because they are unknown to police, a report says.

Coronavirus: Deaths at lowest level since March

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 17:06
Over 2,800 deaths linked to virus in most recent week, but total fatalities still higher than normal.

Clara Amfo praised for emotional anti-racism speech on Radio 1

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 16:39
The broadcaster spoke candidly about how George Floyd's death affected her mental health.

Coronavirus: Two charged after 60-mile trip to climb mountain

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 15:31
The man and the woman had to be rescued after getting into difficulty on the Munro near Crianlarich.

Lockdown 'breach' Liverpool deputy mayor suspended over gathering

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 15:21
Inquiry finds a Liverpool councillor flouted lockdown rules with a birthday gathering in her garden.

Jurassic Coast beach crowds 'showed shocking disregard for area'

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 14:25
One volunteer says people shouted at her "when I asked them nicely to take their litter with them".

Coronavirus: Public told to cut water use amid surge in lockdown demand

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 14:24
Water companies are urging people to avoid using sprinklers and paddling pools during the lockdown.


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