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Restrictions in the north of England ‘may be working’, study expert says

Restrictions in the north of England ‘may be working’, study expert says

Restrictions in the north of England ‘may be working’, study expert says

01 October 2020

The React study estimates around one in 200 people were infected with coronavirus across England as of September 26.


Halfords to beat profit targets after cycling and staycation boost continues

Halfords to beat profit targets after cycling and staycation boost continues

Halfords to beat profit targets after cycling and staycation boost continues

01 October 2020

The firm said it now expects to post pre-tax profits above £55 million for the first half of the current financial year.


Boats used in bid to herd whale pod back out to sea before military exercise

Boats used in bid to herd whale pod back out to sea before military exercise

Boats used in bid to herd whale pod back out to sea before military exercise

01 October 2020

Rescuers will attempt to shepherd the animals out of Loch Long amid concern they could be harmed.


What are the new restrictions for North Wales?

What are the new restrictions for North Wales?

What are the new restrictions for North Wales?

01 October 2020

Extra restrictions will be in place for the counties of Denbighshire, Flintshire, Conwy and Wrexham from 6pm on Thursday.


Study finds black people at almost twice the risk of Covid death

Study finds black people at almost twice the risk of Covid death

Study finds black people at almost twice the risk of Covid death

01 October 2020

The independent report found black people were 1.9 times more likely to die from Covid-19 than white people.


What the papers say – October 1

What the papers say – October 1

What the papers say – October 1

01 October 2020

The latest machinations behind the Government’s coronavirus restrictions lead today’s papers.


Astronomers find galaxies trapped in web of supermassive black hole

Astronomers find galaxies trapped in web of supermassive black hole

Astronomers find galaxies trapped in web of supermassive black hole

01 October 2020

The finding helps to understand how supermassive black holes formed and grew to their enormous sizes so quickly, researchers say.


Man to run 25th London Marathon in a row after battling Covid-19 and leg injury

Man to run 25th London Marathon in a row after battling Covid-19 and leg injury

Man to run 25th London Marathon in a row after battling Covid-19 and leg injury

01 October 2020

Simon Gallo has been wearing flip-flops since March but is hoping to complete the virtual marathon in six-and-a-half hours.


Ex-teacher faces life in prison after murdering wife and man

Ex-teacher faces life in prison after murdering wife and man

Ex-teacher faces life in prison after murdering wife and man

01 October 2020

The 40-year-old defendant pleaded guilty to two counts of murder at a previous hearing on July 6.


Around 2,500 new alien species predicted to arrive in Europe by 2050 – experts

Around 2,500 new alien species predicted to arrive in Europe by 2050 – experts

Around 2,500 new alien species predicted to arrive in Europe by 2050 – experts

01 October 2020

The number of non-native species is expected to increase globally by 36% by mid century, according to researchers.


Asylum processing centres could be placed on disused ferries, reports say

Asylum processing centres could be placed on disused ferries, reports say

Asylum processing centres could be placed on disused ferries, reports say

30 September 2020

Other new centres could also be set-up as far away as Papua New Guinea, it has been claimed.


Prime Minister ‘will not hesitate’ to impose stricter Covid-19 restrictions

Prime Minister ‘will not hesitate’ to impose stricter Covid-19 restrictions

Prime Minister ‘will not hesitate’ to impose stricter Covid-19 restrictions

30 September 2020

England’s chief medical officer Professor Chris Whitty said there was a ‘long winter ahead of us’.


Charles chooses favourite Wordsworth lines to mark National Poetry Day

Charles chooses favourite Wordsworth lines to mark National Poetry Day

Charles chooses favourite Wordsworth lines to mark National Poetry Day

30 September 2020

The annual event will also feature Welsh singer Cerys Matthews, poet laureate Simon Armitage and author Margaret Atwood.


Boris Johnson’s father pictured shopping without face covering

Boris Johnson’s father pictured shopping without face covering

Boris Johnson’s father pictured shopping without face covering

30 September 2020

It emerged after the Prime Minister warned of ‘considerable’ fines to rulebreakers.


What has changed over 100 coronavirus press briefings?

What has changed over 100 coronavirus press briefings?

What has changed over 100 coronavirus press briefings?

30 September 2020

There has now been 100 Government coronavirus press conferences since the daily briefings began in March.


Young girl dies in house fire in Co Antrim

Young girl dies in house fire in Co Antrim

Young girl dies in house fire in Co Antrim

30 September 2020

The victim was from the Ballykeel area of Ballymena.


Largest Covid-19 study shows one in 200 people in England were infected

Largest Covid-19 study shows one in 200 people in England were infected

Largest Covid-19 study shows one in 200 people in England were infected

30 September 2020

Interim findings of the Imperial College London study suggest growth of infection may be slowing.


More than 170 test positive for Covid at Cornwall meat factory

More than 170 test positive for Covid at Cornwall meat factory

More than 170 test positive for Covid at Cornwall meat factory

30 September 2020

The company says it has introduced additional measures and checks its compliance with Covid-19 controls on a daily basis.


29 tonnes of carrots dumped outside London university for art installation

29 tonnes of carrots dumped outside London university for art installation

29 tonnes of carrots dumped outside London university for art installation

30 September 2020

Students described the artwork as ‘very Goldsmiths’ but raised concerns over food waste.


Five million people will not get railcard refund or extension

Five million people will not get railcard refund or extension

Five million people will not get railcard refund or extension

30 September 2020

Railcard says the potential cost of refunds is behind the decision as they try to maintain infrastructure at a time when demand has dropped.


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