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Map aims to show First World War casualties nationwide

Map aims to show First World War casualties nationwide

Map aims to show First World War casualties nationwide

07 November 2020

People will then be able to search the map by street, school or surname for details of war casualties.


What the papers say – November 7

What the papers say – November 7

What the papers say – November 7

07 November 2020

The papers are led by Joe Biden edging closer to victory in the US.


‘The people have spoken’: how previous presidential candidates accepted defeat

‘The people have spoken’: how previous presidential candidates accepted defeat

‘The people have spoken’: how previous presidential candidates accepted defeat

07 November 2020

The PA news agency looks at how concession speeches from defeated candidates and how previous presidential contests came to an end.


Covid infection rate appears to be slowing as mass testing pilot begins

Covid infection rate appears to be slowing as mass testing pilot begins

Covid infection rate appears to be slowing as mass testing pilot begins

07 November 2020

Hundreds of people have been tested as part of a pilot programme in Liverpool.


Biden on cusp of presidency as Trump digs in with legal challenges

Biden on cusp of presidency as Trump digs in with legal challenges

Biden on cusp of presidency as Trump digs in with legal challenges

07 November 2020

Former vice president Joe Biden took the lead in the key battleground states of Pennsylvania and Georgia.


PM and EU chief to ‘take stock’ of post-Brexit trade talks in phone call

PM and EU chief to ‘take stock’ of post-Brexit trade talks in phone call

PM and EU chief to ‘take stock’ of post-Brexit trade talks in phone call

07 November 2020

The conversation comes amid remaining gaps between the EU and UK over a potential deal.


UK-first ban on smacking children comes into force in Scotland

UK-first ban on smacking children comes into force in Scotland

UK-first ban on smacking children comes into force in Scotland

07 November 2020

Wales is expected to follow suit with the introduction of a ban by 2022.


Met apologises over journalists threatened with arrest while covering protest

Met apologises over journalists threatened with arrest while covering protest

Met apologises over journalists threatened with arrest while covering protest

06 November 2020

The reported incidents took place as police clashed with protesters in the capital.


Cultural bodies and venues ‘thrilled and relieved’ at latest Covid-19 grants

Cultural bodies and venues ‘thrilled and relieved’ at latest Covid-19 grants

Cultural bodies and venues ‘thrilled and relieved’ at latest Covid-19 grants

06 November 2020

The Government has announced the latest tranche of money from its culture recovery fund.


Ronnie Scott’s and The Lowry to benefit in latest round of Government grants

Ronnie Scott’s and The Lowry to benefit in latest round of Government grants

Ronnie Scott’s and The Lowry to benefit in latest round of Government grants

06 November 2020

St Paul’s and Blenheim Palace will also receive emergency funding.


Biden’s running mate Kamala Harris on brink of making history

Biden’s running mate Kamala Harris on brink of making history

Biden’s running mate Kamala Harris on brink of making history

06 November 2020

The California senator is one of the party’s most prominent figures and launched her own bid to become president last year.


Dame Judi Dench remembers ‘master of comedy’ Geoffrey Palmer following death

Dame Judi Dench remembers ‘master of comedy’ Geoffrey Palmer following death

Dame Judi Dench remembers ‘master of comedy’ Geoffrey Palmer following death

06 November 2020

The pair starred together in As Time Goes By and Bond movie Tomorrow Never Dies.


US presidential election looking very good for Joe Biden – Irish premier

US presidential election looking very good for Joe Biden – Irish premier

US presidential election looking very good for Joe Biden – Irish premier

06 November 2020

Taoiseach Micheal Martin admitted he has been ‘glued’ to coverage of the marathon election count between meetings.


All set for the presidency – Joe Biden in profile

All set for the presidency – Joe Biden in profile

All set for the presidency – Joe Biden in profile

06 November 2020

The Democratic candidate was described by former President Barack Obama as the ‘best vice president America ever had’.


Police officer set on fire by man thanks public for ‘humbling’ support

Police officer set on fire by man thanks public for ‘humbling’ support

Police officer set on fire by man thanks public for ‘humbling’ support

06 November 2020

Pc Darral Mares are seriously injured in the attack in September.


Black plaque honouring pianist Winifred Atwell unveiled in south London

Black plaque honouring pianist Winifred Atwell unveiled in south London

Black plaque honouring pianist Winifred Atwell unveiled in south London

06 November 2020

The plaque has been unveiled in Brixton.


Calls for further restrictions in Wales’s valleys after firebreak

Calls for further restrictions in Wales’s valleys after firebreak

Calls for further restrictions in Wales’s valleys after firebreak

06 November 2020

One doctor from a health board serving Merthyr Tydfil said the town should stay under lockdown for ‘weeks, even months’.


Edinburgh Woollen Mill and Ponden Home stores fall into administration

Edinburgh Woollen Mill and Ponden Home stores fall into administration

Edinburgh Woollen Mill and Ponden Home stores fall into administration

06 November 2020

Up to 2,571 jobs face the axe from the stores which are part of the Edinburgh Woollen Mill group.


University launches inquiry after security fences erected around student halls

University launches inquiry after security fences erected around student halls

University launches inquiry after security fences erected around student halls

06 November 2020

The University of Manchester said it is determined to find out what went wrong.


Nearly 100 migrants cross to UK, a week after boat sinking tragedy

Nearly 100 migrants cross to UK, a week after boat sinking tragedy

Nearly 100 migrants cross to UK, a week after boat sinking tragedy

06 November 2020

Numbers of people crossing the Channel dropped off sharply in October and November, likely as a result of colder temperatures and choppy seas.


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