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Covid: What is universal credit - and what other benefits are available?

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 1:29pm
Payments are available to help people who have lost their job or need extra financial support.

Covid vaccine: Drakeford faces 'go-slow' roll-out criticism

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 1:25pm
Wales' first minister says he is trying to prevent staff "standing around with nothing to do".

When will you get a Covid vaccine?

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 1:14pm
Three vaccines have been approved and two are being rolled out across the UK, so when might you get one?

Youngest Briton convicted of terrorism suitable for release - Parole Board

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 1:11pm
At the age of 14, he sent encrypted messages instructing an Australian jihadist to murder police officers.

Brexit: Fishing firms hold London protest over disruption

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 1:05pm
Fresh fish exports have been severely disrupted by new border controls with the European Union.

'He's a much scarier beast now' - is returning McGregor better than ever?

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 1:04pm
"Better than ever" Conor McGregor returns to action on Saturday and is ready to dominate the UFC lightweight division again.

Shrewsbury boss to watch Southampton FA Cup tie from hospital while recovering from Covid-19

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 12:47pm
Shrewsbury Town boss Steve Cotterill is in hospital after his symptoms worsened following a positive Covid-19 test.

Manchester Arena victim’s family told she 'could have been saved'

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 12:45pm
Expert’s report finds eight-year-old Saffie ‘could have been saved’ if treated adequately for her injuries.

England: Phil Neville leaves Lionesses manager role

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 12:39pm
Phil Neville leaves his role as manager of England's women and is set to take over at Major League Soccer side Inter Miami.

'No special treatment' for players in quarantine before Australian Open

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 12:37pm
Tennis players living under strict quarantine rules before the Australian Open will get "no special treatment", says Victorian premier Daniel Andrews.

'We got a lot of grief when our photo became a meme'

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 12:08pm
These four lads had no idea their picture would still be trending two years later.

'Relentless' dog attack on Richmond Park deer prompts police warning

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 12:04pm
A red deer had to be put down after being savaged by a red setter in London's Richmond Park.

Github apologises for firing Jewish employee who warned about 'Nazis'

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 11:57am
The Jewish employee had warned co-workers about the danger of Nazis during the Capitol Riots.

'Four or five teams could win it' - Shearer on Premier League title race

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 10:50am
It's not just Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United in contention - Leicester and Tottenham can also win the Premier League, says Alan Shearer.

Blue Monday: Why it's a 'load of rubbish'

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 10:24am
Blue Monday, known as the most depressing day of the year, was made up by a travel company in 2004.

Nóra Quoirin death: Girl's body 'placed in the jungle'

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 9:50am
Nóra Quoirin's parents do not accept the findings of an inquest into her death in Malaysia.

Aditya Singh: Man found 'living in airport for three months' over Covid fears

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 9:47am
Aditya Singh was reportedly afraid to fly due to Covid-19, so lived in Chicago's O'Hare airport.

Jonathan Peter Brooks: Doctor charged over plastic surgeon attack

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 9:46am
Jonathan Brooks is charged with the attempted murder of Graeme Perks, who was attacked in his home.

Trampoline prices 'to soar 50% on shipping costs'

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 9:42am
The owner of a toy retailer says high transport costs may mean larger toys become more expensive.

Covid-19: Critical care wards full in hospitals across England

Mon, 18/01/2021 - 9:26am
There are very few spare beds for the most seriously ill patients in parts of the country, the NHS says.