Day: August 30, 2020

UK coronavirus LIVE: Cases up by 1,715 as Treasury 'considers £20 billion tax hikes' to fund Covid-19 recovery

August 30, 2020

News › UK Rishi Sunak is reportedly looking at raising capital gains tax and corporation tax in the November Budget Close The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates The Chancellor is considering tax hikes of up to £20 billion as Treasury officials weigh up the staggering […]

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Bingo night in Staffordshire sparks coronavirus outbreak as 16 test positive

August 30, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates A bingo night in Staffordshire has become the source of a worrying coronavirus outbreak in Staffordshire. More than 1,000 people have now been tested for Covid-19 after 16 cases of the virus emerged in the area. They were all […]

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Mystery as 11 elephants found dead in Zimbabwe forest

August 30, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates The bodies of 11 elephants have been found in a Zimbabwe forest – with no clear sign of what killed them. The animals were discovered on Friday in Pandamasue Forest, located between Hwange National Park and Victoria Falls, the […]

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UK coronavirus death toll rises by 1 with more than 1,700 new cases

August 30, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates More than 1,700 new coronavirus cases have been recorded across the UK, as the national death toll rose by one. Another 1,715 infections were recorded on Sunday, compared with 1,108 the day before. The Department of Health and Social […]

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Entire Tui flight from Zante to Cardiff forced to quarantine after 7 passengers test positive for Covid-19

August 30, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates All passengers who travelled on a flight from Zante to Cardiff have been instructed to self-isolate after a number tested positive for coronavirus. Seven people from three different parties on Tuesday’s 6215 Tui flight are now confirmed to have […]

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I was sexually assaulted on the tube

August 30, 2020

It’s taken me a while to be able to say that anything happened to me and actually believe it. Even as I write this, I think to myself: was it actually sexual assault? But it was, and it’s a widespread problem. The week started off much like any other. I had decided to stay at […]

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Coronavirus cases rising rapidly among young Londoners

August 30, 2020

Young Londoners are being warned to stick to social distancing rules after coronavirus cases shot up rapidly over the past month for people in their 20s. The rise comes after the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned Covid-19 could stick to young people ‘like a tornado with a long tail’ even if they do not feel […]

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Man arrested for murder after body found dumped in park

August 30, 2020

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was stabbed to death and dumped in a London park. Yassar Mustakim Moussa suffered a wound to his neck and was unresponsive when he was discovered in a brook at St James’s Park in Walthamstow on Monday. Police were called at around 1.40pm […]

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