Manchester remembers victims of the pandemic

Manchester remembers victims of the pandemic

The Bishop of Manchester and Mayor Andy Burnham were among the speakers as Manchester Cathedral hosted a memorial service to remember those lost to coronavirus in Greater Manchester.
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US election: Trump still trailing Biden by five points

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Brexit briefing: 143 days until the end of the transition period

Brexit briefing: 143 days until the end of the transition period

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Morikawa holds off England's Casey to claim US PGA Championship

Morikawa holds off England's Casey to claim US PGA Championship

Courtesy: PGA of America American Collin Morikawa holds a press conference after winning the US PGA Championship in sensational fashion after a thrilling final round in San Francisco. Morikawa emerged from a seven-way tie for the lead in the clos...
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Boat carrying migrants to UK seen bailing out water

An inflatable dinghy carrying around 20 Syrian migrants has been met by Border Force off the coast of Dover. The packed vessel had been making its way across the English Channel on Monday morning, with those on board seen waving and smiling on th...
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High-flying family lawyer reveals how she moonlights as a sexual energy healer

High-flying family lawyer reveals how she moonlights as a sexual energy healer

A family lawyer who moonlights as a sexual energy healer has drawn comparisons between her two jobs - saying one requires brain power and the other the "power of love" - with both focusing on helping people. Sunni Joy, 47, was inspired to use her...
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Beluga whales rehomed in sea sanctuary in Iceland

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England's Ben Stokes to miss remaining Pakistan Tests for family reasons

England's Ben Stokes to miss remaining Pakistan Tests for family reasons

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BBC apologises over use of racist term in news report

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BBC director-general Tony Hall has apologised for a news report which contained a racist term. More than 18,000 people complained to the BBC over the broadcast, which saw social affairs correspondent Fiona Lamdin repeat a racial slur allegedly u...
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West End murder victim named

West End murder victim named

A teenager who died after being stabbed in London's West End has been named as Jeremy Menesses. Police were called to reports of an assault on Market Place at the junction with Oxford Street at 5.38pm on Saturday, Scotland Yard said. A young man...
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Coronavirus in numbers: UK deaths rise to 46,574

Coronavirus in numbers: UK deaths rise to 46,574

As of 9am on August 8, 309,763 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK.
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Boris Johnson: Moral duty to get all children back in school

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A teenager has died after being stabbed in London's West End. Police were called to reports of an assault on Market Place at the junction with Oxford Street at 5.38pm on Saturday, Scotland Yard said. Officers found a male, aged in his late teen...
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Brexit briefing: 144 days until the end of the transition period

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Britons set for another hot day before severe thunderstorms strike

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Lampard stays positive despite Champions League exit

Lampard stays positive despite Champions League exit

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England showed skill and mental strength in win over Pakistan, says Root

England showed skill and mental strength in win over Pakistan, says Root

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NHS workers demand pay rise after coronavirus leaves staff 'on their knees'

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Coronavirus in numbers: UK deaths rise to 46,566

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