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How long will India be on UK’s Covid travel ‘red list’?
Delhi airport
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How long will India be on UK’s Covid travel ‘red list’?

Critics say ban on new arrivals comes too late amid rising fears over Indian variant of the virus
20 Apr 2021
How the new low-deposit mortgage scheme works
An estate agent’s window
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How the new low-deposit mortgage scheme works

Government vows to turn ‘Generation Rent’ into ‘Generation Buy’
19 Apr 2021
The plans for Prince Philip’s funeral
Prince Philip
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The plans for Prince Philip’s funeral

Duke of Edinburgh was ‘guiding force’ behind the carefully stage-managed event
16 Apr 2021
How locking down streets could stop new Covid variants
A sign warning people to socially distance to avoid local lockdowns
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How locking down streets could stop new Covid variants

Localised restrictions may be ‘most effective measure possible’ for stopping outbreaks
16 Apr 2021
US allies fear attacks after Biden sets Afghan withdrawal date
Joe Biden departs after announcing the withdrawal of troops
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US allies fear attacks after Biden sets Afghan withdrawal date

Troops to leave on 11 September, prompting Taliban to declare victory
15 Apr 2021
Call for clarity over rules as pub gardens reopen in snow
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Call for clarity over rules as pub gardens reopen in snow

Confusing guidelines and plummeting temperatures threaten to keep customers away despite lockdown easing
12 Apr 2021
‘Enough is enough’: football tackles social media racism
Swansea City’s Jamal Lowe in action against Birmingham City
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‘Enough is enough’: football tackles social media racism

Swansea City lead boycott after online abuse of players 
9 Apr 2021

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Stormont recalled as Northern Ireland faces ‘summer of disruption’
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Stormont recalled as Northern Ireland faces ‘summer of disruption’

Power-sharing executive meets as police water cannon returns to Belfast streets
9 Apr 2021
One in three Covid survivors ‘develop mental health problems’
Elderly Covid patient
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One in three Covid survivors ‘develop mental health problems’

New research suggest coronavirus pandemic may result in wave of neurological and psychiatric disorders
7 Apr 2021
The Iran nuclear deal: can Joe Biden salvage it?
Members of the EU delegation in Vienna yesterday
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The Iran nuclear deal: can Joe Biden salvage it?

US joins EU Vienna talks as president seeks to deliver on key campaign pledge
7 Apr 2021
Nusr-Et: an Instagram chain arrives in London
Nusret Gokce Salt Bae
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Nusr-Et: an Instagram chain arrives in London

Internet sensation Nusret Gökçe - aka ‘Salt Bae’ - opens his new steakhouse in May
6 Apr 2021
Covid study reveals who is most likely to break rules
Covid testing centre
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Covid study reveals who is most likely to break rules

Survey suggests our intentions are good - but being scuppered by limited financial and social support
1 Apr 2021
Will race report stoke a cultural ‘woke war’?
Black Lives Matter protesters
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Will race report stoke a cultural ‘woke war’?

Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities risks ‘raising the temperature’ in racism debate
1 Apr 2021
Suez investigators focus on Ever Given crew
People watch as the Ever Given is refloated
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Suez investigators focus on Ever Given crew

Billions of dollars at stake as experts try to explain who or what is to blame for the cargo ship’s grounding
1 Apr 2021
US officials raise fresh concerns over AstraZeneca vaccine data
Boris Johnson poses with a vial of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine
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US officials raise fresh concerns over AstraZeneca vaccine data

Independent monitors says the pharma giant may have used ‘out-of-date information’
24 Mar 2021
How the common cold ‘protects against Covid’
Angela Merkel sneezes
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How the common cold ‘protects against Covid’

Experts believe short-lived immune response triggered by human rhinovirus may ‘block’ the new coronavirus
24 Mar 2021
When can Brits travel abroad?
Sunbathers in Benidorm, Spain, before the Covid-19 outbreak
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When can Brits travel abroad?

Holidaymakers face £5,000 fine for overseas travel before ban lifts
23 Mar 2021
What next for Sturgeon after ‘misled parliament’ verdict
Nicola Sturgeon appears at First Minister’s Questions
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What next for Sturgeon after ‘misled parliament’ verdict

First minister facing rising pressure to resign after Holyrood inquiry judgment
19 Mar 2021
Patel in talks with ‘non-EU countries’ over migrant deportation plan
Migrants attempt to cross the English Channel
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Patel in talks with ‘non-EU countries’ over migrant deportation plan

Denmark and Turkey among countries that may be paid to take in cross-Channel asylum seekers
18 Mar 2021
MP reveals Salmond whistle-blower claims
Nicola Sturgeon appears at First Minister's Questions
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MP reveals Salmond whistle-blower claims

Nicola Sturgeon’s government accused of withholding information from Holyrood probe
17 Mar 2021
UK vaccine campaign entering ‘overdrive’ to deliver five million Covid jabs a week
An elderly man receives his Covid vaccination in Surrey.
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UK vaccine campaign entering ‘overdrive’ to deliver five million Covid jabs a week

All over-50s to be offered first dose over coming days
16 Mar 2021
Central European leaders blast EU over vaccine distribution
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz
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Central European leaders blast EU over vaccine distribution

Commission points out that system for sharing doses has been ‘well known for months’
15 Mar 2021
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe describes torture at hands of Iranian regime
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe describes torture at hands of Iranian regime

British-Iranian woman is suffering from PTSD and depression and needs treatment in London, says report
12 Mar 2021
What we know about police officer arrested in Everard investigation
Police search for clues as to Sarah Everard’s disappearance
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What we know about police officer arrested in Everard investigation

Human remains found in Kent wood identified as disappeared 33-year-old
12 Mar 2021
Notes of Nicola Sturgeon meetings about abuse scandal lost
Deputy First Minister John Swinney arrives in Holyrood with Nicola Sturgeon
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Notes of Nicola Sturgeon meetings about abuse scandal lost

Labour MSP blasts ‘laughable’ claim that minutes were not taken during legal discussions
10 Mar 2021
Everything we know about when Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe will be freed
A protest outside the Iranian embassy in London in 2016
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Everything we know about when Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe will be freed

British-Iranian mother faces a new court date in Iran later this month
8 Mar 2021
Germany U-turns on Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine
German Chancellor Angela Merkel alongside Health Minister Jens Spahn
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Germany U-turns on Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

Berlin rolling out UK-developed jab to over-65s after doubts about efficacy disproved
5 Mar 2021
Tories praise Sunak’s ‘balancing act’ as tax rebellion fizzles
Rishi Sunak presents a post-budget press briefing.
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Tories praise Sunak’s ‘balancing act’ as tax rebellion fizzles

The chancellor is first to increase corporation tax since 1974
4 Mar 2021
Latest vaccine data suggests UK will avoid fourth lockdown
A man gets vaccinated at City Central Mosque in Stoke
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Latest vaccine data suggests UK will avoid fourth lockdown

Hopes of avoiding fourth UK lockdown grow as PHE boss welcomes ‘very good signs’ that jabs may halt outbreaks
3 Mar 2021
Are Harry and Meghan pushing it with their request for press privacy?
Harry and Meghan
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Are Harry and Meghan pushing it with their request for press privacy?

Couple have been accused of hypocrisy after granting interview to Oprah Winfrey
2 Mar 2021
EU vaccine solidarity splinters as nations break from joint scheme
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz
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EU vaccine solidarity splinters as nations break from joint scheme

Austria and Denmark among member states negotiating separate deals to accelerate Covid jab rollouts
2 Mar 2021
Race to track down UK patient infected with Brazil Covid strain
A traveller leaves the Heathrow Radisson Blu after completing the quarantine period
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Race to track down UK patient infected with Brazil Covid strain

Officials appeal for anyone without result from test done on 12 or 13 February to come forward
1 Mar 2021
Four things we learned from Donald Trump’s CPAC speech
Donald Trump addresses the 2021 Conservative Political Action Conference at the Hyatt Regency Orlando hotel in Florida
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Four things we learned from Donald Trump’s CPAC speech

Former US leader hints at 2024 presidential run in first speech since leaving office
1 Mar 2021
Are Republicans too late to derail Trump for 2024?
Donald Trump wraps himself in the American flag during CPAC 2020
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Are Republicans too late to derail Trump for 2024?

The window is narrowing for anyone to halt the Trump ‘juggernaut’
26 Feb 2021