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Diamond urges sportspeople not to 'take for granted' exemption from restrictions

Tue, 12/01/2021 - 7:59pm
British sprinter Emily Diamond urges elite athletes not to abuse the exemption allowing them to train and compete during the national lockdown.

Covid-19: Alabama crowds ignore coronavirus to celebrate championship

Tue, 12/01/2021 - 7:54pm
Fans of the University of Alabama football team gathered in the streets of Tuscaloosa, ignoring social distancing.

Covid: Birmingham hospitals move 200 doctors to intensive care duties

Tue, 12/01/2021 - 7:28pm
A leaked memo warns several Birmingham hospitals risk being "overwhelmed" by coronavirus patients.

Quiz: How much do you know about the new Covid rules?

Tue, 12/01/2021 - 7:26pm
A top police office has said it's "preposterous" people don't know lockdown rules - so test yourself.

Covid: Play your part in fight against virus, says Patel

Tue, 12/01/2021 - 6:58pm
The home secretary says she will back police to enforce virus rules, as another 1,243 die in the UK.

Mohamud Mohammed Hassan: Hundreds march over arrested man's death

Tue, 12/01/2021 - 6:57pm
Mohamud Mohammed Hassan was arrested at home on Friday but released without charge on Saturday.

Capitol riots: Trump says his speech was totally appropriate

Tue, 12/01/2021 - 6:41pm
The US president is facing impeachment for inciting insurrection before last week's Capitol riot.

Four arrested over 'public nuisance' at Redditch and Birmingham hospitals

Tue, 12/01/2021 - 6:36pm
Earlier this month videos showing supposed empty hospitals were shared on social media.

John Lewis suspends click and collect due to virus safety

Tue, 12/01/2021 - 6:35pm
Customers will only be able to collect from Waitrose stores following a "change in tone" from the government.

Long Covid: Virus 'like Russian roulette' for young and healthy

Tue, 12/01/2021 - 6:28pm
Roughly 5-10% of people have symptoms for three months or more.

People's sonic boom surprise caught on camera

Tue, 12/01/2021 - 6:07pm
An RAF aircraft breaking the sound barrier causes a loud bang in skies across the East of England.

Covid-19: Police 'risking own lives', and food parcels criticised

Tue, 12/01/2021 - 5:47pm
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Tuesday evening.

Home-schooling: How to help your child’s online learning

Tue, 12/01/2021 - 5:15pm
There are plenty of online resources to help while schools are closed to most pupils.

Covid: Are we following the government's stay-at-home message?

Tue, 12/01/2021 - 5:04pm
The government is urging us to stay at home during the lockdown but are we?

Naomi Campbell's Kenya tourism role causes row

Tue, 12/01/2021 - 4:38pm
Tweeters query why it has not been given to a prominent Kenyan like actress Lupita Nyong'o.

Irish government to apologise over mother-and-baby homes

Tue, 12/01/2021 - 4:02pm
Taoiseach Micheál Martin says the findings of the report are a "shocking and difficult read".

Tesco, Asda and Waitrose ban shoppers without face masks

Tue, 12/01/2021 - 3:57pm
It follows similar moves by Morrisons and Sainsbury's, but those with medical reasons will be exempt.

California's Disneyland to become Covid vaccination site

Tue, 12/01/2021 - 3:54pm
America's most populous state is trying to ramp up vaccination as Covid cases continue to rise.

Grimsby Town: League Two club fined after Covid-19 fixture postponements

Tue, 12/01/2021 - 3:50pm
Grimsby accept a suspended fine for breaching English Football League rules after three games were postponed because of Covid-19.

Vogue editor defends cover photo of US Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris

Tue, 12/01/2021 - 3:48pm
Anna Wintour hit back at claims that the informal picture downplayed Ms Harris's achievements.