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What is COP26 and what are its aims?
A climate change protest outside the Palace of Westminster
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What is COP26 and what are its aims?

UK to play host to UN Climate Change Conference in November
14 Apr 2021
Hartlepool by-election polls: the 16 runners and the favourite to win
Hartlepool by-election
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Hartlepool by-election polls: the 16 runners and the favourite to win

Labour sends in top guns as party faces losing key seat for first time in almost five decades
12 Apr 2021
How Sir Robert Walpole became the first British prime minister
Sir Robert Walpole portrait
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How Sir Robert Walpole became the first British prime minister

It is 300 years since Walpole took office and began a long and unbroken tradition
1 Apr 2021
The history of the Union Jack
Union Jack flies before Parliament
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The history of the Union Jack

New official guidance says flag should be flown from all government buildings in England, Wales and Scotland
31 Mar 2021
The coronavirus vaccines
An elderly lady receives a Covid vaccine in San Juan, Philippines
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The coronavirus vaccines

Everything you need to know about the world’s Covid-19 vaccines
31 Mar 2021
A guide to Alex Salmond’s new Alba Party
Alex Salmond
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A guide to Alex Salmond’s new Alba Party

Former first minister is aiming to bolster pro-independence support in Scottish Parliament
30 Mar 2021
Long Covid: the symptoms and who is most at risk
A Covid patient is wheeled into hospital
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Long Covid: the symptoms and who is most at risk

New study finds that seven in ten patients hospitalised with the condition still affected five months later
26 Mar 2021

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