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Coronavirus: UK death count reduced by 5,000 under new rules

38 min 9 sec ago
Deaths recorded in England had included people who tested positive months before they died.

Coronavirus: Schools apology and Russia rejects jab concern

59 min 58 sec ago
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this Wednesday evening.

Middlemarch and other works by women reissued under their real names

1 hour 3 min ago
By George? Not anymore thanks to the 25 titles in the newly released Reclaim Her Name library.

London sees hottest stretch since 1960s

1 hour 25 min ago
Temperatures pass 34C in the capital for sixth day in a row as storms are forecast across the UK.

Masters in November to be played without fans at Augusta

1 hour 26 min ago
The 2020 Masters will take place in November but fans will not be allowed to attend Augusta National.

Coronavirus: England's contact-tracing app gets green light for trial

1 hour 28 min ago
Public tests are set to start on Thursday, but concerns remain about how accurately distance is measured.

Williamson apologises for school and exam disruption

1 hour 29 min ago
England's Education Secretary Gavin Williamson tells children he is 'incredibly sorry' they have suffered.

BBC to show Women's Community Shield between Chelsea & Man City

1 hour 29 min ago
The BBC will show live coverage of the Women's Community Shield between Chelsea and Manchester City at Wembley on 29 August.

McGill dominates Wilson to take command of first Crucible semi-final

1 hour 45 min ago
Scotland's Anthony McGill is on course to cause an upset in his first World Championship semi-final with a 6-2 lead over Kyren Wilson.

Recession is unprecedented, says Chancellor Rishi Sunak

1 hour 50 min ago
Rishi Sunak says it is a "difficult and uncertain time" as the UK suffers its biggest slump on record.

Olympics 2012 advisor could get key role at 2022 Commonwealths

1 hour 56 min ago
A key figure behind the success of London 2012 is being considered as an independent delivery chief for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

'Very silly to write Jimmy off' - Root backs Anderson before second Test

2 hours 1 min ago
England bowler James Anderson is backed by captain Joe Root to return to "the peak of his powers" before second Test against Pakistan.

George Michael: Nine-metre mural to be unveiled in London

4 hours 43 min ago
The artwork will be unveiled in Brent in September.

Hull FC and Salford weekend fixtures postponed after positive Covid-19 tests

5 hours 1 min ago
Hull FC and Salford will not be involved in Super League fixtures this weekend after Hull's positive Covid-19 tests.

Wiegman preferred choice to replace Neville as England women's boss

5 hours 4 min ago
Netherlands women's manager Sarina Wiegman is the FA's preferred choice to succeed Phil Neville as England's head coach.

Coronavirus: How can I find a new job?

5 hours 9 min ago
Jobseekers are having a tough time at the moment but some sectors are hiring and support is available.

Coronavirus: Russia calls international concern over vaccine 'groundless'

5 hours 39 min ago
Scientists from around Europe and the US have expressed scepticism over its newly-announced vaccine.

Facebook adds 'blackface' photos to banned posts

5 hours 40 min ago
The company's rules also explicitly target references to common anti-Semitic stereotypes.

Major emergency response after train derails near Stonehaven

6 hours 54 min ago
Smoke can be seen as about 30 emergency vehicles were called to the scene, near Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire.

Paris Marathon: Rescheduled event cancelled amid coronavirus pandemic

7 hours 38 min ago
The 2020 Paris Marathon, rescheduled for 15 November, is cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic.


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