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Where are England's coronavirus hotspots among older people?

Using the government's coronavirus data, where in England has the most cases among over-60s?
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Covid: New travel rules between home nations 'confusing'

New rules will ban travel from Wales to top tiers in England and Scotland and all Northern Ireland.
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Experts call for end of rapid Covid tests in universities and care homes in England

Government figures from programme revealed tests missed 30% of those with high viral load Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageExperts have called for an end to the use of rapid coronavirus tests in universities and care homes, after government figures from the mass testing programme in Liverpool revealed the tests missed 30% of those with a high viral load.The figures showed that the rapid tests identified just five out of 10 positive cases which had been detected by stan...
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Scrap rapid Covid tests in England's care homes, experts urge

Figures from Liverpool programme reveal lateral flow tests missed 30% of those with a high viral loadCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageExperts have called for an end to the use of rapid coronavirus tests in universities and care homes, after government figures from the mass testing programme in Liverpool revealed the tests missed 30% of those with a high viral load.The figures showed that the rapid tests identified just five out of 10 positive cases which had been detec...
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Welsh Covid travel rule changes unfair on pubs, say critics

Wales residents can go to tier 1 and 2 English areas while Welsh pubs banned from serving alcoholCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Welsh government is under fire over changes to its Covid travel rules that critics say will lead to people from Wales crossing the border for nights out in England.From Friday, a rule that bans people from leaving Wales except for reasons such as work or education will be replaced with one that allows Welsh residents to go to tier 1 and ...
Tags: Politics, England, Wales, Pubs, UK News, Welsh politics, Welsh Government, Mark Drakeford, Hospitality Industry, Coronavirus


Snow and ice forecast to hit parts of UK towards end of week

Travel disruption expected as warnings issued for Scotland, north of Belfast, Lake District and PenninesParts of Scotland, Northern Ireland and England have been warned to expect travel disruption as snow and ice is forecast to hit towards the end of the week.The Met Office issued yellow weather warnings for Thursday and Friday over much of Scotland, areas to the north of Belfast, and the Lake District and Pennines areas of England. Continue reading...
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Americans party like there's no pandemic

Chicago city officials broke up a party of 300 ne'er-do-wells at a Wicker Park establishment this past weekend, where there was no social distancing and scarce mask-wearing. The same personal conduct took place at the Chicago Sports Complex where a party of over 600 threw caution to the wind before receiving a long-term closure order. — Read the rest
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Covid: Your Questions Answered by Prof Jonathan Van-Tam

England's deputy chief medical officer was asked questions from members of the public on the BBC.
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Child abuse carried out under guise of medical treatment, report finds

Study of sexual abuse in healthcare settings in England and Wales says behaviour was not questioned Healthcare practitioners who committed child sexual abuse commonly did so under the guise of medical treatment, which went unchallenged by other staff even when unnecessary or inappropriate because of their position of trust, research has found.An independent inquiry into child sexual abuse report into abuse in healthcare settings between the 1960s and 2000s found that perpetrators were most commo...
Tags: Health, England, Children, Wales, Society, UK News, Healthcare, Social Care, UK child abuse inquiry


In pictures: Football fans return to EFL matches

These photos show supporters heading back to stadiums in England for the first time since March.
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In pictures: Fans return to football matches

These photos show supporters heading back to stadiums in England for the first time since March.
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'Nothing untoward' in coded messages sent from England dressing room

Captain Eoin Morgan says England will "definitely continue" to use coded messages sent by the analyst during play.
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Women's cricket: ECB announces 41 full-time domestic contracts

The England and Wales Cricket Board announces that 16 female players have been awarded full-time domestic contracts, taking the total to 41.
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Covid: Can people from Wales go for a drink in England?

Welsh pubs can't serve alcohol on Friday - but travel to parts England of will be allowed.
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Coronavirus live news: Iran passes 1m Covid-19 cases; Italy announces Christmas travel restrictions

Iran reports 13,922 new infections to go past 1m cases in total; Italy to limit travel outside of towns; US suffers highest daily deaths since AprilUS logs a record 3,157 coronavirus deaths in one dayFormer French president Valéry Giscard d’Estaing dies aged 94Beware fake coronavirus vaccines, says InterpolUK coronavirus – latest updates 11.24am GMT Greece has extended a nationwide lockdown - imposed last month to contain a surge in new coronavirus cases - to 14 December. The lockdown, the c...
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Covid-19 vaccine: First jabs 'could cut 99% of deaths' - Jonathan Van-Tam

It is key to deploy the vaccine "as fast" as possible, England's deputy chief medical officer says.
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GCSEs and A-levels: Extra measures 'to ensure fair exams next summer'

There will be more generous grading in next year's GCSEs and A-levels in England to help those age groups.
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England: Jonny Bairstow set for Test recall in Sri Lanka

Batsman Jonny Bairstow is set to return to the England Test squad for January's proposed tour of Sri Lanka after withdrawing from the Big Bash League.
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Bairstow set for England Test recall after pulling out of Big Bash

Batsman Jonny Bairstow is set to return to the England Test squad for January's proposed tour of Sri Lanka after withdrawing from the Big Bash League.
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Extra measures 'to ensure fair exams next summer' in England

There will be more generous grading in next year's GCSEs and A-levels in England to help those age groups.
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Covid: Travel allowed between Wales and England's tiers one and two

Wales' Covid rules previously banned all but "essential" travel between Wales and England.
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Puberty blockers ruling: curbing trans rights or a victory for common sense?

A highly anticipated judgement on Tuesday concluded children under 16 are unlikely to be mature enough to give informed consent A landmark high court ruling has focused a spotlight on the work of the Gender Identity Development Service for Children and Adolescents (GIDS) at the Tavistock and Portman NHS trust in London. The highly anticipated judgment on Tuesday concerned legal action taken by 23-year-old Keira Bell against the service – the only one of its kind for England and Wales. Continue r...
Tags: Health, England, London, Wales, Society, UK News, Transgender, NHS, LGBT rights, Tavistock, Portman NHS, Keira Bell, Gender Identity Development Service


Extra measures 'to ensure fair exams next summer'

There will be generous grades and advance notice of topics, as GCSEs and A-levels in England go ahead.
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Live animal exports to be banned in England and Wales

The environment secretary says the ban could be in place by the end of 2021 in a move away from EU rules.
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Extra measures 'to ensure fair exams next summer'

There will be generous grades and advance notice of topics, as GCSEs and A-levels in England go ahead.
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Covid: Strangers swap cemeteries to pay tribute to their loved ones

Travel restrictions meant Jason in Scotland and Christine in England couldn't visit family graves.
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Covid: How I found a stranger to tend my loved one's grave at Christmas

Travel restrictions meant Jason in Scotland and Christine in England couldn't visit family graves.
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Covid: Some students not back until February next term

Universities in England are staggering the return of students after Christmas over five weeks.
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Jonathan Van-Tam: 'I don't think we are going to eradicate coronavirus ever'

England's Deputy Chief Medical Officer says he believed the virus will become a seasonal problem.
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Covid: How are students travelling home for Christmas?

Many students in England and Wales will travel home this week after being tested for coronavirus.
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