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Tottenham's Alli charged over coronavirus post

Wed, 26/02/2020 - 6:12pm
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli is charged by the FA over a post on social media about coronavirus.

Canary Islands sandstorm: Passengers flown to Malaga without bags

Wed, 26/02/2020 - 5:17pm
Jet2 flies holidaymakers stuck in Tenerife to Malaga, but their bags are not on board.

Five countries, five responses

Wed, 26/02/2020 - 4:32pm
How countries are battling the virus - from disinfectant lorries in China to roadblocks in Italy.

Coronavirus: How is Iran responding to the outbreak?

Wed, 26/02/2020 - 4:32pm
The Iranian government is not imposing quarantine measures and there are fears the country lacks medical equipment.

Double Commonwealth medallist Dry banned for four years after appeal

Wed, 26/02/2020 - 4:32pm
Double Commonwealth medallist Mark Dry will be banned for four years after UK Anti-Doping successfully appeals against the decision to clear him.

Why are some schools closing over coronavirus?

Wed, 26/02/2020 - 3:48pm
The official advice is that schools should not close, so why are some shutting their doors?

Sajid Javid: Plan to remove advisers not in 'national interest'

Wed, 26/02/2020 - 3:42pm
The ex-chancellor tells MPs No 10's plan to remove his advisers was not in the "national interest".

Creator of New York City subway map Michael Hertz dies

Wed, 26/02/2020 - 3:38pm
His re-design is credited with boosting ridership and making the map more visually representative.

Ireland-Italy Six Nations games postponed over coronavirus

Wed, 26/02/2020 - 3:38pm
The Ireland v Italy men's and women's Six Nations games scheduled for 7 and 8 March are postponed because of the coronavirus.

'We might be stuck in here for weeks'

Wed, 26/02/2020 - 2:58pm
Hannah Green and her family are in the hotel in Tenerife that's been quarantined by Covid-19 fears.

Liverpool Travelodge: Digger driver jailed for rampage

Wed, 26/02/2020 - 2:56pm
John Manley "erupted like a volcano" and left a "trail of destruction" at the Travelodge.

Maria Sharapova retires from tennis aged 32

Wed, 26/02/2020 - 2:53pm
Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova is "saying goodbye" to tennis at the age of 32.

Nurse's request for premature baby sleeves is viral hit

Wed, 26/02/2020 - 2:31pm
Knitters from all over the world are helping premature babies be more comfortable in hospital.

GB's Yates retains UAE Tour lead as Groenewegen takes stage win

Wed, 26/02/2020 - 2:19pm
Britain's Adam Yates retains the lead at the UAE Tour, as Dutchman Dylan Groenewegen wins stage four.

Coronavirus: Global shares fall for fifth day in a row

Wed, 26/02/2020 - 12:44pm
Stock markets have faced days of turmoil as concern about coronavirus mounts.

UK weather: Snow and ice to bring travel disruption

Wed, 26/02/2020 - 12:44pm
Forecasters say parts of the Midlands and southern England could see their first snowfall of winter.

'No excuses for not cutting crime', Patel tells police

Wed, 26/02/2020 - 12:40pm
The home secretary signals the return of crime targets, saying "outcomes" in key areas will be measured.

'Just call me Harry' prince tells tourism conference in Edinburgh

Wed, 26/02/2020 - 12:14pm
The Queen's grandson speaks at an event in Edinburgh weeks ahead of stepping down from royal duties

Greggs paper bag lands student in court on littering charge, 11 years later

Wed, 26/02/2020 - 12:06pm
Grace Firth was fined £40 after pleading guilty to a littering offence which happened in March 2009.

Why Bob Iger's long goodbye to Disney is a very big deal

Wed, 26/02/2020 - 11:54am
The news that the Disney boss is stepping down as CEO has taken the movie world by surprise.