Labour leader pays tribute to NHS as he remembers his mother's death

Labour leader pays tribute to NHS as he remembers his mother's death

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has paid tribute to the NHS on its 72nd anniversary, saying the health service has a personal resonance for him as his late mother worked for it. His comments come as the nation has been urged to show support for th...
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Prince Charles pays tribute to NHS on its 72nd birthday

Prince Charles pays tribute to NHS on its 72nd birthday

The Prince of Wales has recorded a heartfelt video message on the 72nd birthday of the NHS to thank NHS staff and other workers.
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Chelsea sweating on Kante injury following win over Watford

Chelsea sweating on Kante injury following win over Watford

N'Golo Kante has picked up a hamstring problem and could miss Chelsea's Premier League trip to Crystal Palace. The France midfielder trudged out of Chelsea's 3-0 win over Watford, and could now sit out Tuesday's trip to Selhurst Park. Kante's in...
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EFL Championship goals highlights

EFL Championship goals highlights

Take a look at the EFL Championship goals highlights from July 4. Watch the EFL highlights on Quest every Saturday at 9pm and Wednesday's at 10.30pm for mid-week fixtures. Stream live and catch-up on dplay.
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer talks up Mason Greenwood as Manchester United run riot

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer talks up Mason Greenwood as Manchester United run riot

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer continues to be blown away by teenager Mason Greenwood after his standout performance against Bournemouth at Old Trafford.
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Arsenal have no margin for error in hunt for Champions League

Arsenal have no margin for error in hunt for Champions League

Boss Mikel Arteta admits Arsenal have no room for error if they want to make a late Champions League charge. Bukayo Saka's first Premier League goal and Alexandre Lacazette's late finish sealed a vital 2-0 victory at Wolves in the race for Europe...
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Coronavirus in numbers: Worldwide cases exceed 11 million

Coronavirus in numbers: Worldwide cases exceed 11 million

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) said 44,198 people had died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Friday, as worldwide cases passed 11 million.
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Police investigate fatal shooting after man found dead near prison

Police investigate fatal shooting after man found dead near prison

A man in his 20s has died after being found with gunshot wounds near Pentonville prison in north London. Police were called to Roman Way, Islington, at around 3.20pm on Saturday following reports of shots being fired. The man died of his injurie...
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Weddings allowed again in England as restrictions ease

Weddings allowed again in England as restrictions ease

Weddings of up to 30 people can take place in England again from 4 July. They had been banned under almost all circumstances since lockdown began on 23 March. Weddings taking place now must follow some strict guidelines.
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Pubs reopen and weddings back on as lockdown relaxed in England

Pubs reopen and weddings back on as lockdown relaxed in England

The first pints have been poured at pubs in England which can now reopen following months of closure as lockdown restrictions are lifted, and weddings have been allowed to resume on a reduced scale.
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Hand sanitisers and social distancing as church wedding gets late go-ahead

Hand sanitisers and social distancing as church wedding gets late go-ahead

With hand sanitisers at the entrance to the church, guests on every other pew and a rehearsal only possible on FaceTime, it was a wedding the happy couple would not have planned. The bride's father Steven was able to walk her down the aisle of th...
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Customers welcome reopening of cinemas despite restrictions

Customers welcome reopening of cinemas despite restrictions

Cinemas have reopened their doors to customers following months of closure. Film goers are being welcomed into venues with reduced capacities and are being encouraged to follow measures such as wearing masks, paying by contactless transactions an...
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Pub manages to open despite car crashing into front

Pub manages to open despite car crashing into front

A pub has managed to open despite a car crashing into its front in the early hours, the landlord said. The Swan Inn at Little Chart, near Ashford in Kent, will still be able to serve pints to customers outside despite the landlord being woken by ...
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First pints sipped as pubs in England reopen

First pints sipped as pubs in England reopen

Regulars have returned for much-anticipated drinks at the Toll Gate Wetherspoons pub in Turnpike Lane, north London, after lockdown restrictions were relaxed. Couples can get married and hairdressers have been allowed to welcome customers, alongs...
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William savours pint of cider ahead of pubs and restaurants reopening

William savours pint of cider ahead of pubs and restaurants reopening

The Duke of Cambridge's wish for a pint in his local after months of lockdown was granted when he visited a pub ahead of bars and restaurants reopening. A few weeks ago William joked he was looking forward to having a drink and on Friday he was a...
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Brexit briefing: 180 days until the end of the transition period

Brexit briefing: 180 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.
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Mother pleads for blood donors after young daughter given month to fight cancer

Mother pleads for blood donors after young daughter given month to fight cancer

A mother is desperately pleading with potential blood stem cell donors to register after her 21-month-old daughter was given until the end of this month to find a match. Liya Gumusoz has been diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia, a rare and agg...
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Hairdressers offer midnight cuts as coronavirus restrictions lifted

Hairdressers offer midnight cuts as coronavirus restrictions lifted

Tusk Hair in Camden opened its doors at midnight as coronavirus restrictions were eased across England.
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NHS staff and campaigners take part in candlelit vigil to remember lives lost

NHS staff and campaigners take part in candlelit vigil to remember lives lost

People march across Westminster bridge in a silent process against the government's handling of coronavirus. The People's Assembly, Keep Our NHS public and We Own It carry out a socially distanced candlelit vigil outside Downing Street, reading ...
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Prince Charles pays tribute to hospitality sector

Prince Charles pays tribute to hospitality sector

The Prince of Wales has recorded a video message for the hospitality sector, in recognition of the challenges faced over the past months as some parts of the industry begin to re-open from Saturday.
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London hairdressing salon prepares to reopen on 'Super Saturday'

London hairdressing salon prepares to reopen on 'Super Saturday'

Salon Sloane Co-founder Belle Cannon prepares to reopen her hairdressing salon, in Chelsea, London, to the public on July 4, when the lifting of further lockdown restrictions in England comes into effect. The salon is adopting lots of new measur...
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Wolves v Arsenal: Premier League match preview

Wolves v Arsenal: Premier League match preview

In-depth preview of Wolves' Premier League clash against Arsenal.
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All you need to know from the July 3 coronavirus briefing

All you need to know from the July 3 coronavirus briefing

Round-up of the Government's Covid-19 press conference, where Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressed the nation ahead of pubs reopening on July 4.
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Designers call for more investment to save endangered theatre industry

Designers call for more investment to save endangered theatre industry

On Friday July 3, in collaboration with theatres across the UK, #scenechange launched #MissingLiveTheatre and wrapped theatre buildings in a positive message of hope and visibility to the industry. Interviews with Frankie Bradshaw and Tom Piper.
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What do the latest travel rules mean?

What do the latest travel rules mean?

Passengers arriving into England from "lower risk countries" will no longer be subject to quarantine, the Government has said. Here are all the key facts about the changes to come.
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Liverpool v Aston Villa: Premier League preview

Liverpool v Aston Villa: Premier League preview

An in-depth look at Liverpool's Premier League clash against Aston Villa at Anfield. It's the first time Jurgen Klopp's men have played at Anfield since becoming champions, but are reeling after a 4-0 defeat against Manchester City.
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Whitty: 'Second wave' still very much a possibility

Whitty: 'Second wave' still very much a possibility

At a Government coronavirus press conference, Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty says that a second wave of Covid-19 cases is still possible and urges the public to remain alert.
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'Super Saturday': England's pubs and bars open for business

'Super Saturday': England's pubs and bars open for business

Hospitality businesses across England are preparing to welcome around nine million customers on so-called 'Super Saturday'. Businesses ranging from hairdressing salons to Britain's smallest pub have had to adapt to 'Covid-safe' rules to keep staff...
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Johnson: We must not let businesses down as coronavirus lockdown is eased

Johnson: We must not let businesses down as coronavirus lockdown is eased

At a Government coronavirus press conference, Prime Minister Boris Johnson urges the public to behave responsibly as pubs prepare to open as 6am on saturday. A spike in cases would result in lockdown being reintroduced and businesses being forced...
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Teenage entrepreneur launches wearable tech to tackle Covid-19 transmissions from face touching

Teenage entrepreneur launches wearable tech to tackle Covid-19 transmissions from face touching

Vybro demonstration footage credit: VybPro A 15-year-old entrepreneur from Bristol has developed a new wearable technology aimed at tackling one of the key transmission pathways of Covid-19 - face touching. The device, called a VybPro, is an in...
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Coronavirus in numbers: Worldwide cases approach 11 million

Coronavirus in numbers: Worldwide cases approach 11 million

The Department of Health and Social Care said 44,131 people had died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Thursday, up by 137. The Government figures do not include all dea...
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O'Neill says she will never apologise for attending Bobby Storey's funeral

O'Neill says she will never apologise for attending Bobby Storey's funeral

Michelle O'Neill has said she will never apologise for attending the funeral of IRA veteran Bobby Storey.
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Sadiq Khan urges Londoners to behave responsibly ahead of pubs reopening

Sadiq Khan urges Londoners to behave responsibly ahead of pubs reopening

London Mayor Sadiq Khan urges Londoners not to treat the reopening of pubs and bars this weekend "like New Year's Eve". Mr Khan said that more police officers would be deployed across London to make sure people were behaving responsibly.
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Man Utd v Bournemouth: Premier League match preview

Man Utd v Bournemouth: Premier League match preview

In-depth preview of Manchester United's Premier League clash against Bournemouth, with both sides in need of three points at opposite ends of the table.
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Nicola Sturgeon: UK policy on air bridges has been shambolic

Nicola Sturgeon: UK policy on air bridges has been shambolic

The British Government's decision-making on setting up air bridges has been "shambolic", First Minster Nicola Sturgeon said. UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps earlier revealed quarantine restrictions for people returning to or visiting England ...
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Drakeford: Dealing with UK Government on quarantine rules an utterly shambolic experience

Drakeford: Dealing with UK Government on quarantine rules an utterly shambolic experience

Wales' First Minister Mark Drakeford has described dealing with the UK Government over the last few days as "an utterly shambolic experience". When asked about the issue of air bridges and border quarantine, Mr Drakeford told a press conference i...
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Jaguar Land Rover launches new way to buy a car

Jaguar Land Rover launches new way to buy a car

Jaguar Land Rover reveals a new subscription service that allows drivers to swap between JLR models every six months.
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Bentley announces new extras for Continental GT

Bentley announces new extras for Continental GT

Bentley confirms additional colours, a new steering wheel and panoramic roof on its Continental GT range.
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Homegrown Muslim-convert jailed over St Paul's bomb plot

Homegrown Muslim-convert jailed over St Paul's bomb plot

Safiyya Shaikh, a Muslim convert from Hayes in west London who planned a terror attack on St Paul's Cathedral, has been jailed for a minimum of 14 years at The Old Bailey.
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US election: Biden holds nine-point lead over Trump in opinion polls

US election: Biden holds nine-point lead over Trump in opinion polls

A look at the seven-day rolling average of the approval rating of US Presidential candidates Joe Biden and Donald Trump, courtesy of RealClearPolitics.
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Couple ready for July 4 wedding as lockdown restrictions ease

Couple ready for July 4 wedding as lockdown restrictions ease

Sarah Williams and Richard Cunningham speak about their forthcoming wedding on July 4, as more parts of England reopen after three months of lockdown.
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'Let's not blow it' - Boris Johnson makes plea ahead of lockdown easing

'Let's not blow it' - Boris Johnson makes plea ahead of lockdown easing

Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to host Nick Ferrari and urges the public not to "blow it" by flouting social distancing restrictions on the weekend that pubs in England reopen to the public.
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Almost 20,000 care home residents have died with coronavirus - ONS

Almost 20,000 care home residents have died with coronavirus - ONS

Almost 20,000 care home residents in England and Wales have died with coronavirus, the majority dying in their care home, official figures show. Death certificates for 19,394 residents mentioned "novel coronavirus" between March 2 and June 12, th...
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Johnson: People should not be 'bullied' into 'taking the knee'

Johnson: People should not be 'bullied' into 'taking the knee'

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he would decline to take the knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, because he felt it was "very, very important not to do things that make life difficult or embarrassing for others".
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Sane completes Bayern switch: Germany winger in profile

Sane completes Bayern switch: Germany winger in profile

The 24-year-old Germany winger Leroy Sane has completed his move to Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich from Manchester City. We take a look at his career so far.
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English holidaymakers given green light to travel abroad from Saturday

English holidaymakers given green light to travel abroad from Saturday

English holidaymakers can embark on overseas trips from Saturday as quarantine restrictions are lifted and travel advice is updated. The 14-day self-isolation policy for people returning to or visiting England from destinations such as Spain, Fra...
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Brexit briefing: 181 days until the end of the transition period

Brexit briefing: 181 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.
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Meet the young family who attend historical reenactments

Meet the young family who attend historical reenactments

Forget Disney princesses in their frou frou finery, when six-year-old Charlotte Johnston dresses up she looks back to the 16th century for inspiration - pulling her Mary Queen of Scots costume from the dressing up box. While some parents might fi...
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