Day: October 7, 2020

Public confidence in government slumped since lockdown enforced, research shows

October 7, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Confidence in the Government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic has slumped since the beginning of lockdown, research shows. The proportion of people in England distrusting the Covid-19 response has doubled in six months to more than a half of […]

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Trump hails experimental drug treatment for Covid 'recovery' as he brands diagnosis 'blessing in disguise'

October 7, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Donald Trump has suggested his Covid-19 diagnosis could be a “blessing in disguise” for the nation’s battle against the pandemic. The US President said his illness had shed light on an experimental antibody cocktail that he credited for his […]

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New coronavirus restrictions 'set to hit England on Monday' as Covid-19 cases surge

October 7, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Pubs and restaurants could shut across parts of England within days as the Government prepares a tightening up of coronavirus restrictions, it is reported. Millions of people in north could face tough new measures from next week, amid fears […]

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UK coronavirus LIVE: Cases up by 14,162 as fury grows over 10pm curfew while Scottish pubs hit by Covid crackdown

October 7, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Nicola Sturgeon has announced a raft of new measures to curb the spread of Covid-19, with many pubs banned from selling alcohol indoors as part of a two-week crackdown. The move came as Sir Keir Starmer hinted that Labour […]

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UK backs calls for targeted sanctions against Russian officials over Alexei Navalny poisoning

October 7, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates The UK has backed targetted sanctions against Russian officials over the poisoning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, Dominic Raab has said The politician collapsed on a flight from Siberia to Moscow on August 20 and was flown to Germany, […]

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Shoppers stockpile at Tesco after major pipe burst leaves hundreds without water

October 7, 2020

Huge areas of east London have been left without water overnight causing shoppers to strip supermarket shelves bare of bottled water. A burst pipe at Hackney Marshes has caused chaos across nine postcodes, leaving hundreds with no water or low pressure since Tuesday afternoon. The 42-inch diameter pipe ruptured in a heavily wooded area at […]

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