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Wed, 12 Aug 2020 07:07:31 GMT
UK officially in recession for first time in 11 years
The UK has officially fallen into recession after suffering its biggest slump on record between April and June.original article
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 06:52:29 GMT
Replacement A-level grades 'no lower than mock exams'
Last-minute changes have been made to the way A-level and GCSE results in England are to be decided.original article
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 22:36:30 GMT
Biden VP pick: Kamala Harris chosen as running mate
The senator is the first black woman and South Asian American to be a vice-presidential candidate.original article
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 21:41:54 GMT
Coronavirus: Cases surge as France goes 'wrong way'
The prime minister warned the French public it must take serious action to control a surge in cases.original article
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 06:19:50 GMT
Coronavirus: UK in recession and A-levels 'triple lock'
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this Wednesday morning.original article
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 23:01:24 GMT
New dinosaur related to T. rex discovered on Isle of Wight
Four bones found at Shanklin belonged to a new species of theropod dinosaur, a study finds.original article
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 23:01:02 GMT
Coronavirus: Airline refunds ‘still too slow’ despite warning
Which? says the Civil Aviation Authority needs more powers to punish airlines over refund delays.original article
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 23:45:09 GMT
Coronavirus: Aberdeen local lockdown to be reviewed
The first minister has not ruled out extending the restrictions as 165 linked cases have so far been identified.original article
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 23:01:07 GMT
Coronavirus spread fear of Sheffield carer who went untested
Alison Taylor fears she may have been unwittingly responsible for spreading Covid-19 to care homes.original article
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 01:37:48 GMT
Coronavirus: Severe mental health problems rise amid pandemic
An NHS Confederation report predicts a 20% increase in demand for services in the coming months.original article
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 05:23:47 GMT
Coronavirus: 'New Zealand will get rid of the virus again'
The epidemiologist behind the country's elimination strategy says you have to plan for setbacks.original article
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 23:09:13 GMT
Dwayne 'the Rock' Johnson is highest-earning male actor
This is the second year in a row that the wrestler-turned-actor has been declared the top earner.original article
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 04:54:54 GMT
The Papers: 'Pick your grades' and Stephen Lawrence probe ends
Many of Wednesday's papers report on concerns as students in England get A-level grades on Thursday.original article
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 15:52:27 GMT
Medical dream student 'over the moon' with grades U-turn
Olivia Biggart says she is "over the moon" she will now get the five As she needs to apply to medical school.original article
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 11:08:28 GMT
In pictures: Spectacular storms light up England skies
Overnight thunderstorms lit up the skies around England and more are forecast this week.original article
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 23:37:20 GMT
Coronavirus: How ghost cruise ships became a summer tourist attraction
On the south coast, people have started going on sightseeing cruises of, well, cruise ships.original article
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 23:57:27 GMT
'Loyalty is really important to us' - Biffy Clyro on the fall-out behind their new album
"Loyalty is really important to us," say the band, after being let down by their "inner circle".original article
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 01:02:48 GMT
Coronavirus: France's champagne industry goes flat amid pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic has led to plummeting demand - leaving growers and producers at loggerheads.original article
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 17:27:51 GMT
Coronavirus: Can California's economy survive the latest surge?
The US state has had to reverse its reopening plans amid a surge in cases.original article
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 11:00:09 GMT
Unemployment rate: How many people are out of work?
The number of people claiming benefits has surged, but the unemployment rate has barely moved. Why?original article
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 00:02:27 GMT
'A Hinge date saved my life' and other cancer dating stories
Dating during lockdown is hard enough in 2020, but how do you deal with it when cancer is in the mix too?original article
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 05:01:05 GMT
Sweating in saunas and sharing clothing - how female athletes deal with periods & pills in sport
Female athletes discuss how periods, contraceptive pills and the coil can impact their performance in unexpected ways.original article
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 21:26:44 GMT
Sevilla beat Wolves to book Europa League semi-final with Man Utd
Wolves' Europa League dream comes to a heartbreaking end as Sevilla book a semi-final against Manchester United.original article
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 21:34:19 GMT
O'Sullivan fights back to beat Williams and set up semi-final with Selby
Ronnie O'Sullivan says his performance "was embarrassing" as he reached the World Championship semi-finals with a 13-10 win over Mark Williams.original article
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 05:28:15 GMT
Gascoigne's antics, Maldini's brilliance & a career low - Di Matteo looks back
Chelsea legend Roberto di Matteo tells the MOTD Top 10 podcast about the moments that shaped his playing career.original article
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 05:45:05 GMT
Goode signs new Saracens deal but will play in Japan next season
Full-back Alex Goode extends his Saracens contract until 2023, but will spend next season on loan at Japanese side NEC Green Rockets.original article
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 05:24:47 GMT
London 2012: Glory for Joshua plus Bryant helps USA to 14th gold - relive day 16
Relive the best action from day 16 of London 2012 as Anthony Joshua made it three boxing golds for Britain with a dramatic win over Roberto Cammarelle in the super-heavyweight final.original article
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 07:55:04 GMT
What is redundancy, who can be made redundant and what are my rights?
As thousands of job losses owing to coronavirus are announced, here is a guide to your financial entitlements.original article
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 14:27:29 GMT
Coronavirus: How does Covid-19 test-and-trace work?
People who have been in close contact with someone found to have Covid-19 are now being traced.original article
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 15:18:17 GMT
How will I get my A-level, GCSE or BTEC exam results this year?
Exams in the UK were cancelled this year, but how are students learning their results?original article
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 07:24:29 GMT
Coronavirus: Will schools fully reopen for the new term?
Schools are set to go back for the autumn term, but scientists say society may have to make trade-offs.original article
Fri, 07 Aug 2020 09:53:32 GMT
Coronavirus: What are the UK travel quarantine rules?
Belgium, Bahamas and Andorra are the latest places from where people must quarantine on arriving in the UK.original article
Mon, 10 Aug 2020 12:19:16 GMT
Coronavirus: How can I use the 'eat out to help out scheme'?
Thousands of venues are taking part in a discounting scheme to help boost the hospitality industry.original article
Thu, 06 Aug 2020 15:40:01 GMT
Coronavirus: What happens when the furlough scheme ends?
Almost 10 million people have accessed the scheme, which closes in October.original article
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 09:28:30 GMT
Coronavirus pandemic: Tracking the global outbreak
Key charts and maps explaining how the respiratory virus has spread around the world.original article
Wed, 24 Jun 2020 09:09:11 GMT
Coronavirus: What is a second wave and is one coming?
What are second waves and how big a problem are they?original article
Thu, 30 Jul 2020 09:04:32 GMT
Coronavirus symptoms: What are they and how do I protect myself?
A new continuous cough and fever are also symptom,s but how do you know what to look for?original article
Mon, 10 Aug 2020 12:25:19 GMT
Coronavirus: What are the risks of opening schools?
Children seem to be at low risk from the disease, but can they still spread it?original article
Fri, 07 Aug 2020 11:37:57 GMT
Coronavirus: What are the UK's travel rules and which countries can you visit?
New rules mean people entering the UK from certain countries will not have to quarantine.original article
Mon, 10 Aug 2020 09:18:31 GMT
Europe lockdown: New coronavirus rules country by country
What are European countries doing to control new coronavirus outbreaks?original article
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 17:04:21 GMT
Coronavirus in the UK: How many confirmed cases are there in your area?
Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.original article
Fri, 07 Aug 2020 14:22:27 GMT
Coronavirus: What am I allowed to do in the hot weather this weekend?
Hot weather is expected across the UK this weekend, but how do you stay within the rules?original article
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 09:48:03 GMT
Coronavirus: Where can I now go on holiday in the UK?
Where can I go and what can do on a holiday in the UK?original article
Fri, 07 Aug 2020 17:03:16 GMT
Coronavirus: What are the new lockdown rules for Preston and other areas?
Preston has become the latest place to impose restrictions. But how does a local lockdown work?original article
Fri, 31 Jul 2020 14:53:20 GMT
Coronavirus: What are social distancing and self-isolation rules?
Social distancing and lockdown rules are changing in England - but what can you now do?original article
Fri, 07 Aug 2020 11:43:59 GMT
Coronavirus: Can I get travel insurance and what are my travel rights?
As quarantine rules are relaxed, holidays are back on the agendaoriginal article
Fri, 07 Aug 2020 04:32:56 GMT
Coronavirus: How to stay cool in a face mask as hot UK weather forecast
Temperatures are forecast to top 30C in some parts of the UK this weekend. Perhaps it is not the time you want to be partially covering your face.original article
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