Day: October 26, 2020

Keir Starmer involved in crash between cyclist and car in north-west London

October 26, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Police are investigating a crash involving the Sir Keir Starmer which saw a cyclist taken to hospital. The Labour leader is understood to have been driving through Kentish Town, north-west London, around midday on Sunday when the collision occurred. […]

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Europe losing control of coronavirus transmission, WHO official warns

October 26, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates European governments are “well behind” in the fight against coronavirus and the continent is becoming an epicentre for the disease, a senior World Health Organisation medic has warned. Dr Michael Ryan, executive director of the WHO’s health emergencies programme, […]

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Croydon stabbing: Woman charged with murder after man stabbed to death in south London

October 26, 2020

A woman has been charged with murder after a man was found stabbed to death at a property in south London. Police were called by paramedics to a residential address in Clyde Road, Croydon, following reports of a stabbing at about 7.40am on Sunday. The 29-year-old man had suffered knife wounds and was pronounced dead […]

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Herd immunity hopes dashed as study shows COVID antibodies fall rapidly after recovery

October 26, 2020

Hopes that the population will become immune to COVID-19 have been dashed by new research showing antibodies fall rapidly after recovering from the disease. So-called herd immunity has been proposed by some scientists as a better alternative to lockdowns in tackling the coronavirus pandemic. It would require around 50-60% of the population to have protection […]

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Northern Tory MPs demand ‘roadmap out of lockdown’ in letter to PM

October 26, 2020

More than 50 Tory MPs from “red wall” seats are demanding a “roadmap out of lockdown” from Boris Johnson and a post-COVID economic recovery plan for the north of England. As Warrington and parts of Nottinghamshire became the latest areas to be placed under Tier 3 restrictions, the MPs have voiced their anger over the […]

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How long will London be in Tier 2 – when is it being reviewed?

October 26, 2020

Around nine million Londoners have been under tier two restrictions since Friday, October 16. The capital was placed on ‘high’ alert under the new three-tier system, which includes tougher restrictions including being banned from mixing with other households indoors – though they can still meet outdoors as long as the ‘rule of six’ is followed. […]

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Tombstone tourist: Why visiting these beautiful cemeteries should be on your bucket list

October 26, 2020

No longer just a hangout for bats, cemeteries have become destinations in their own right for those who want to appreciate their eerie beauty, spirituality and, of course, their peace and quiet. Take a look at some of the most serene cemeteries from around the world and some of the famous faces that rest there. […]

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