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Scientists urge re-think on the airborne risk of Covid-19
More than 200 scientists have claimed that too little attention has been paid to the role that tiny airborne particles play in transmitting Covid-19. 


96 days of intensive care: Welsh man’s remarkable battle against coronavirus
He's spent nearly 100 days in hospital so far, most of them on a ventilator.


Police chief apologises to Team GB athlete after stop and search
The Metropolitan Police Commissioner has apologised to the Team GB athlete Bianca Williams, who was handcuffed during a stop and search.


Thousands of women harmed after health concerns dismissed as ‘women’s problems’, says review
A highly critical review into some of the biggest health scandals in the last decades has found thousands of women were needlessly harmed because of the arrogance of the medical establishment.


Lawyer says Grenfell tragedy ‘inextricably linked with race’
A lawyer representing some of the Grenfell families and survivors has told the public inquiry that the disaster was "inextricably linked with race".

Daily Mail

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:54:34 GMT
Ed Sheeran wants to buy three houses on the edge of £3.7m Suffolk estate to 'neaten up Sheeranville'
Ed Sheeran has slowly been accumulating the land around his home in Suffolk, turning it into what has become known as 'Sheeranville'.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 09:58:57 GMT
The trans lobby can't bully me into silence
Raquel Rosario Sanchez, 30, who started a PhD on women and violence at Bristol University two years ago, claims the institution failed to protect her from a campaign of bullying.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 09:44:35 GMT
Jodie Comer is targeted by Twitter mob for 'dating a Donald Trump fan'
Killing Eve actress Jodie Comer has found herself the victim after hundreds of social media users called for her to be 'cancelled' for being said to be dating a supporter of Donald Trump.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 09:34:38 GMT
NHS Trust boss accuses her own staff of being responsible for coronavirus outbreak on wards
Hillingdon Hospital in Boris Johnson's constituency of Uxbridge, west London, has been forced to close to emergencies since Monday night, after NHS officials said that up to 70 staff were in self-isolation.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 09:25:59 GMT
Married policeman admits killing NHS nurse lover of 10 years
PC Timothy Brehmer, 41, today denied murdering Claire Parry, who he was said to have had a ten year affair with, in Dorset in May, but admitted manslaughter.

Daily Star

Thu, 9 Jul 2020 12:21:47 +0000
'Neverspoons' app encourages punters to visit independent pubs over Wetherspoons
The app was developed in Manchester to discourage people from heading to JD Wetherspoons pubs due to owner Tim Martin saying the UK's lockdown was 'over the top'

Thu, 9 Jul 2020 11:37:18 +0000
Families of couple feared killed and cut up by drug gang pray for breakthrough
The families of a couple who are feared to have been killed and cut up said they want "someone to finally stand up and tell me where they are" as four are arrested

Thu, 9 Jul 2020 11:34:55 +0000
Farmer hits out at "scum" flytippers who dumped 20 tonnes of waste on quiet lane
Furious farmer Andrew Ward vowed to find the people responsible and dump the three lorries worth of degrading commercial waste “straight back on their doorstep”

Thu, 9 Jul 2020 11:23:48 +0000
Boots to axe more than 4,000 jobs as sales hammered by coronavirus
The high street pharmacy chain is one of many UK retailers whose sales have plummeted due to the pandemic, and more than 4,000 workers will be laid off as a result

Thu, 9 Jul 2020 10:53:26 +0000
Schoolgirl, 16, fighting for life after overdosing on drugs with pals in park
The girl was rushed to hospital after collapsing at the Redcotts Recreation Ground in Wimborne, Dorset at 10:35pm on Monday night. Two people were arrested on suspicion of dealing class A drugs.

Sky News

Mon, 06 Jul 2020 18:15:00 +0100
'We completely buffed the system' - The inside story of the UK's testing regime
As Britain sought to assemble its coronavirus testing programme, all the usual rules were broken.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 11:42:00 +0100
High-risk workers with no coronavirus symptoms to be tested
Thousands of workers whose jobs put them at higher risk of catching coronavirus will be tested even if they have no symptoms.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:11:00 +0100
5,300 jobs go at Boots and John Lewis as pandemic takes toll on retailers
High street chain Boots and department store chain John Lewis are cutting a total of more than 5,000 jobs - blamed on the impact of COVID-19.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 09:43:00 +0100
COVID-19 is not the only pandemic 'plaguing' African-Americans - and it's getting worse
The doctors in Houston are not the only ones who’ve noticed an alarming number of African-Americans are going down with coronavirus in the Texan city.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:09:00 +0100
BBC to scrap free TV licence for most over-75s in August
Most people aged over 75 will have to start paying for their TV licence from 1 August, the BBC has said.

UK BBC

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:45:54 GMT
John Lewis and Boots to cut 5,300 jobs and shut shops
A day after the chancellor unveils a plan to save jobs, two of the UK's biggest retailers announce cuts.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 11:40:49 GMT
Coronavirus: Chancellor Rishi Sunak sorry for not being able to protect all jobs
The chancellor warns the UK is facing a "severe recession," with "significant" job losses.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:27:42 GMT
TV licences: BBC to go ahead with over-75s licence fee changes
More than three million households will be asked to start paying the £157.50 fee from 1 August.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:02:43 GMT
Coronavirus: Taxes will rise to pay for virus, IFS think tank warns
The chancellor's huge economic support schemes will have to be paid for via higher taxes, the IFS says.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:16:26 GMT
Coronavirus: Indoor visits and overnight stays to be allowed in Scotland
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirms the move to "phase three" of her government's route map out of lockdown.

UK Daily Express

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 13:03:00 +0100
Brexit breakthrough: Trade expert reveals why FTA between UK and EU is in sight
BRITAIN and the EU are likely to soon agree on a "basic" Free Trade Agreement, a trade expert has claimed.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:36:00 +0100
Brexit talks end without agreement – EU admit 'significant' difference in opinions
BREXIT trade talks broke up today with "significant" differences still remaining between Britain and the European Union, a spokesman for the bloc warned.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:30:00 +0100
BBC's Andrew Neil mocks Labour's Dodds in unearthed car crash interview - 'This was fun!'
BBC News host Andrew Neil savaged Labour's Anneliese Dodds as he posted an old clip of a car crash interview with the Shadow Chancellor on Politics Live in 2018.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:09:00 +0100
BBC free TV licence for over-75s ENDS on August 1 – millions forced to pay £157.50 a year
THE BBC is pushing ahead with plans to end free TV licences for most over-75s after postponing the controversial change due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:00:29 +0100
Rishi Sunak POLL: As experts warn YOU will pay the price, do you support £30bn splurge?
RISHI SUNAK'S huge £30billion package to inject life back into the economy and protect millions of workers has raised fears UK taxpayers will be lumbered with a mammoth bill - so do you support his emergency plan?

UK Independent

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 11:50:00 GMT
Boris Johnson news – live: Russia report on influence in UK politics could soon be released as Sunak admits UK entering 'very significant recession'
Follow all the latest developments

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:39:00 GMT
Long-delayed report into Russian influence on UK politics could soon be cleared for publication
Downing Street has approved list of nominees for membership of Westminster committee which scrutinises work of security and intelligence agencies

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 11:58:00 GMT
First person arrested over alleged fraud of furlough scheme
57-year-old man from Solihull arrested in connection to suspected £495,000 fraud of Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 11:22:42 GMT
Johnny Depp apologises for incorrect account of 'Boston plane incident' involving drugs and champagne
Text message from actor in 2014 reveals consumption of large amounts of alcohol, 'powders' and 'pils'

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 11:04:00 GMT
BBC to end free licence fee for over-75s next month
BBC chairman says around 1.5 million households can get free TV licence

UK Telegraph

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:51:57 GMT
Travel updates: Europeans want British tourists to stay away this summer

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:35:35 GMT
Fugitive former Mexican governor arrested in Miami

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 08:16:10 GMT
Meghan Markle: Naming friends who defended me is just clickbait that could damage their mental health

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 07:51:52 GMT
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Thu, 09 Jul 2020 06:53:24 GMT
Thursday morning news briefing: Chancellor shows his backbone

UK Times

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