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UK coronavirus live: hospital car parking charges waived for NHS staff in England | Politics

The chancellor, Rishi Sunak, is expected to announce that the taxpayer will pay self-employed workers up to 80% of their recent earnings to help contain the economic impact of coronavirus, as 470,000 extra benefits claims sparked warnings of an “unemployment crisis”. Sunak has been under growing pressure to do more for the UK’s 5 million […]

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Coronavirus live updates: Italy-wide lockdown comes into force

UK and US had worst days trading since 2008 GFC; Global cases near 110,000; Grand Princess passengers disembark. Follow the latest news. Cruise ship carrying at least 21 with coronavirus docks in California US pledges more testing as Trump hints at aid for workers Quarantined US congressman flew with Trump on Air Force One Global […]

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The long road to Jaden Moodie’s murder | UK news

Once again the inextricable links between drug dealing, poverty, troubled family lives and a disrupted education have been laid bare with the conviction last week of 19-year-old Ayoub Majdouline for the murder of Jaden Moodie, 14. Both Majdouline and Moodie had been involved in drug dealing, including “county lines”; both were members of rival London […]

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Children’s home forced to close down after allowing youngster to scoff down 122 chicken nuggets a week – The Sun

A CHILDREN’S home where one youngster was allowed to eat 122 chicken nuggets a week has been closed. Orbis Abbey Rose was found to be inadequate in all areas by inspectors. 1 Care home Orbis Abbey Rose was found to be inadequate after kids were allowed to eat too much junk food It was said […]

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Woman blames Tory cuts after scan missed she was riddled with cancer

A woman battling incurable cancer blames Tory NHS cuts for the disease being missed for months and spreading throughout her body. Bodybuilder Gemma Sisson was told she had the all clear after her last NHS scan, but was sure something was still wrong. The desperate 38-year-old ended up paying £330 for a more comprehensive private […]

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Thug forced girlfriend’s head under water while he told her daughter “don’t worry”

A thug told his girlfriend’s daughter “don’t worry, mummy’s just splashing around”, as he forced the woman’s head under water. Delivery driver Perry Jackson has been jailed for almost two years after attacking his partner while she was relaxing in the bath after a violent row that morning. His victim managed to dial 999 before […]

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General election: McDonnell admits antisemitism has hurt Labour campaign – live news | Politics

“My message (to the Labour party) would be listen carefully, I’ll never do anything that puts Boris Johnson into Downing Street, but Labour, in order to get a Queen’s speech and a budget through, if they’re in a minority position, need the support of another party. “And if Scotland votes for the SNP in a […]

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UK weather: Met Office issues warning over 70mph gales set to batter Britain

The Met Office has issued a ‘danger to life’ wind warning for parts of Britain which are bracing for 70mph gales and massive waves. Severe weather is expected to batter coastal areas in western England and Wales for about 18 hours from Sunday at 3pm. The yellow warning for wind has been issued for an […]

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‘We don’t understand how Usman Khan ended up like this’ | UK news

Outside a small white and green mosque in Cobridge, Stoke-on-Trent, at Zuhr prayers on Saturday lunchtime dozens of men and women in padded jackets, heavy coats and kurtas gathered in the car park, unable to squeeze into the single-storey building for the funeral taking place inside. “One of our community elders has passed. It’s a […]

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Police seize £10m of cocaine hidden in frozen fish cargo | UK news

A driver has been charged after £10m worth of cocaine was found hidden in a load of frozen fish. The haul was discovered in the back of a refrigerated van when the vehicle was searched as it came off a ferry at Newhaven port, in East Sussex, in the early hours of Saturday morning. Officers […]

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