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'I was spat at working as a paramedic'

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 6:24am
Paramedics have faced a challenging time over the past year, and call on people to follow rules.

'Our goals are not cancelled' - Olympic champions on motherhood and postponed Games

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 6:00am
Olympic champions Allyson Felix and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce discuss balancing motherhood and training, gender disparities in athletics and the postponement of the Tokyo Games.

Alexei Navalny: EU and US demand release of poisoned Putin critic

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 5:39am
Alexei Navalny returned to Moscow from Germany months after a nerve agent attack nearly killed him.

Sri Lanka v England: Tourists win first Test by seven wickets

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 5:36am
Jonny Bairstow and Dan Lawrence help England seal victory over Sri Lanka on the final morning of the first Test in Galle.

Australia unlikely to fully reopen border in 2021, says top official

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 5:19am
The border closure is likely to remain even with widespread vaccinations, a top official says.

Covid-19: China's economy grows in fourth quarter, bucking global trend

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 3:39am
China's economy grew at 2.3% for the year, making it the only major economy to see growth last year.

Brady's Buccaneers & reigning champions Chiefs advance in play-offs

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 3:24am
Tom Brady's Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the New Orleans Saints, while reigning champions the Kansas City Chiefs also advance.

Migrant caravan: Guatemala blocks thousands bound for US

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 3:21am
Security forces block a caravan of thousands that could pose an early test for the Biden White House.

London Ambulance Service: 'We take thousands of calls every day - it's tough'

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 1:37am
Ambulance service staff in London explain the unique pressures of working during a pandemic.

The Capitol Police officer in a MAGA hat. What’s the real story?

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 1:10am
He coordinated with Trump supporters during the Capitol riot - but new video suggests it was part of a ploy.

Brexit: 'Putting UK, not GB, delayed my fish for 24 hours'

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 1:10am
New trading rules are causing problems for some firms, creating backlogs and uncertainty.

Covid: Brazil approves and rolls out AstraZeneca and Sinovac vaccines

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 1:07am
A nurse receives the first jab, after months of delay and political discord over the programme.

Who's exempt from wearing masks?: 'I'm scared of abuse for not wearing one'

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 1:03am
At the moment, there's no official way to prove you don't have to wear a face covering

Capitol riots: Are US militia groups becoming more active?

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 1:02am
Following the events at the US Capitol, there are concerns about the activity of militia groups.

Russell T Davies on It's A Sin: 'We were all Aids deniers - then it got real'

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 12:49am
Writer Russell T Davies talks about his new show It's A Sin, set amid the Aids crisis in the 1980s.

Biden inauguration: How the White House gets ready for a new president

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 12:48am
Taking down pictures and clearing out desks is part of a huge operation readying for a new president.

Nazi Ravensbrück camp: How ordinary women became SS torturers

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 12:48am
Female SS guards enjoyed home comforts at a camp where they tortured thousands of inmates.

Yemen: The doctor alone in a Covid-ravaged hospital

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 12:47am
As war-torn Yemen braces itself for a second wave of Covid-19, one doctor tells her story of battling the pandemic alone after her colleagues fled.

A wristband that tells your boss if you are unhappy

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 12:42am
Technology to help our mental wellbeing has grown in popularity during the coronavirus lockdowns.

BT faces £600m lawsuit over 'historic overcharging'

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 12:39am
A group of pensioners is accusing BT of "historic" excessive pricing of landlines.

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