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Coronavirus fears grow as more cases found across Europe

Virus appeared in new cases in Italy, Spain, Austria, Switzerland and CroatiaThe spread of the coronavirus has accelerated across Europe with new cases in four countries and a rising death toll in Italy, which is desperately struggling to contain the outbreak.Concern about the proliferation of cases prompted a dozen UK schools to send home pupils to self-isolate for 14 days after returning from half-term skiing trips in Lombardy. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, UK, Children, Spain, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Austria, Ireland, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Schools, Switzerland, Croatia, Six Nations, Lombardy


Somali schoolgirl Shukri Abdi in Bury was 'pushed around' before she drowned, inquest told

Witness says alleged abuse came from girl who went with Shukri Abdi to river in BuryA child at the same school as a 12-year-old Somali refugee who drowned told an inquest on Tuesday that hours before her death the girl had been “pushed around” by one of the children who went with her to the river.The body of Shukri Abdi, who first came to the UK in January 2017, was found in the River Irwell in Bury, Lancashire in June 2019. A group of children were with her at the river in the period before she...
Tags: UK, UK News, River Irwell, Shukri Abdi, BuryA, Bury Lancashire


Labour leadership: Blaming 2019 defeat just on Brexit 'not honest', says Starmer at Guardian hustings - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the EU agreeing its negotiating mandate for the post-Brexit trade talks with the UK, and the Guardian’s Labour leadership hustings in ManchesterLord Steel quits Lib Dems after child abuse inquiry reportEU demands UK keep chlorinated chicken ban to get trade dealEU’s negotiating mandate for trade talks with UK – Snap analysis 7.23pm GMT Long-Bailey defends her plan for open selections. She says this could help Labo...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, UK News, Labour party leadership, Labour, Tony Blair, LBC, Keir Starmer, Brexit, Labour Party Deputy Leadership, Starmer, Lisa Nandy, Trade Policy


Barnier pours scorn on Johnson's spokesman ahead of trade talks

EU negotiator signals future relationship negotiations are on course for acrimonious startWhy chlorinated chicken is centre of the table in UK-EU talksAll the day’s political news – liveNegotiations over Britain’s future relationship with the EU appear on course for an acrimonious start after Michel Barnier poured scorn on Boris Johnson’s spokesman and suggested the new Northern Ireland secretary did not understand the withdrawal agreement.Barnier said he expected the talks, starting on Monday, ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, France, Environment, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Britain, Foreign Policy, Farming, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Brussels


Shropshire flooding: Train lines shut amid rising river levels

There are two "danger to life" warnings on the Severn and flood defences are likely to be breached.
Tags: UK, News, Shropshire


Labour leadership: Starmer, Long-Bailey and Nandy debate in Guardian hustings – live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the EU agreeing its negotiating mandate for the post-Brexit trade talks with the UK, and the Guardian’s Labour leadership hustings in ManchesterLord Steel quits Lib Dems after child abuse inquiry reportEU demands UK keep chlorinated chicken ban to get trade dealEU’s negotiating mandate for trade talks with UK – Snap analysis 6.20pm GMT Good afternoon. I’m Andrew Sparrow, taking over from Aamna Mohdin, and I’m in M...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, France, Eu, European Union, UK News, Canada, Labour party leadership, Labour, Manchester, Tony Blair, Keir Starmer, David Davis, Financial Times, Brexit


Winsford shooting: PM's father Stanley Johnson's tribute to neighbour

The shooting happened at a Somerset property which is next to Stanley Johnson's rural estate.
Tags: UK, News, Somerset, Stanley Johnson


Manchester Arena bomber captured on CCTV hours before blast

Salman Abedi was seen with the bomb in his rucksack an over before he blew himself up.
Tags: UK, News, Manchester Arena, Salman Abedi


The Queen thanks MI5 agents for their 'tireless work'

The comments came during the Queen's first public visit to the intelligence agency.
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Greta Thunberg and Malala Yousafzai meet at Oxford University

Swedish climate activist visits Yousafzai’s college while in UK for Bristol youth protestThe teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has met Malala Yousafzai at the University of Oxford where the Nobel peace prize winner is a student.Yousafzai, 22, of herself and Thunberg sitting on a bench with their arms around each other on Tuesday, with the caption: “Thank you, @gretathunberg” and a heart emoji. Continue reading...
Tags: UK, Climate Change, Environment, UK News, World news, Malala Yousafzai, Bristol, University of Oxford, Oxford University, Yousafzai, Thunberg, Greta Thunberg


Greta Thunberg meets Malala at university

The campaigners posed for a photo together at Lady Margaret Hall at the University of Oxford.
Tags: UK, News, Malala, Lady Margaret Hall, Greta Thunberg


Rapist Gary Johnson found in Philippines 14 years after trial

Gary Johnson allegedly fled the UK before he was convicted of rape and attempted rape in 2006.
Tags: UK, News, Philippines, Gary Johnson


Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi captured on CCTV seconds before blast

Salman Abedi's brother Hashem denies murder, attempted murder and conspiring to cause explosions.
Tags: UK, News, Cctv, Hashem, Manchester Arena, Salman Abedi


Former leader Lord Steel quits Liberal Democrats

David Steel says he is retiring from public life after an inquiry accuses him of "turning a blind eye" to claims of child abuse.
Tags: UK, News, Lord Steel, David Steel


UK would be 'insane' to let in chlorinated chicken, farmers say

Farmers say allowing food imports that would be illegal to produce in the UK would be "morally bankrupt".
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Tesco bakeries overhaul puts 1,800 jobs at risk

The supermarket chain says it will need fewer members of staff as it makes changes to its larger stores.
Tags: UK, News, Tesco


Upskirting Surrey pensioner put on sex offenders' register

The 72-year-old's victim noticed him using his phone by his knee and zooming in and out.
Tags: UK, News, Upskirting Surrey


Child migrant: Finding family existed was 'like lottery win'

The 85-year-old told the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry he was sent to Canada from a UK orphanage when he was 10.
Tags: UK, News, Canada, Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry


Canary Islands sandstorm: Stranded tourists 'devastated'

A Sunderland family among the thousands of people affected say they have been given no information.
Tags: UK, News, Sunderland, Canary Islands


Coronavirus: Cheshire school shuts as pupils return from Italy ski trip

The Cheshire school's head teacher says some pupils are showing "flu-like symptoms" after a ski trip.
Tags: UK, News, Italy, Cheshire


Westminster abuse claims: Police and parties 'turned blind eye'

A report criticises the political establishment but finds no evidence of a "paedophile ring".
Tags: UK, News


Brexit: EU warns UK over goods checks between NI and GB

Ministers say EU trade deal chances will be damaged unless preparations begin for checks on goods.
Tags: UK, News, Eu


Chapel St Leonards crash: Victims named as Daniel and India Plaice

Daniel and India Plaice died despite the "frantic" efforts of rescuers, an eyewitness says.
Tags: UK, News, Daniel, ST LEONARDS, India Plaice


Milly and Toby Savill deaths: Fatal Santorini buggy crash 'during U-turn'

Milly and Toby Savill were on Greek Island Santorini when their hired buggy fell into a ravine.
Tags: UK, News, Santorini, Milly, Toby Savill, Greek Island Santorini


Shrewsbury flooding: Train lines shut amid rising river levels

There are two "danger to life" warnings on the Severn and flood defences are likely to be breached.
Tags: UK, News, Shrewsbury


Coronavirus: Will I get paid if I self-isolate?

Health Secretary Matt Hancock says Britons returning from locked-down Italian towns must self-isolate.
Tags: UK, News, Matt Hancock


Tory MP James Grundy apologises for exposing himself in pub

A video shows MP James Grundy dropping his trousers and exposing his genitals to a woman in 2007.
Tags: UK, News, James Grundy


UK: Freeports Have Been Identified By The UK Government As A Means Of Boosting Economic Growth And Creating Jobs - Rahman Ravelli Solicitors

Nicola Sharp of corporate crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli sees the potential benefits – but also the risks.
Tags: UK, News, Rahman Ravelli Solicitors, Rahman Ravelli, Nicola Sharp




'Blind eye' turned to Westminster abuse claims

A report criticises the political establishment but finds no evidence of a "paedophile ring".
Tags: UK, News



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