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Hays Travel to cut 878 jobs after travel to Spain banned

2 minutes ago   |   Metro

Hays Travel will cut up to 878 jobs out of a workforce of 4,500 people, the company announced today. Owners John and Irene Hays said they were ‘devastated' to be losing some of...
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Why you should wash your face mask regularly

Why you should wash your face mask regularly

24 minutes ago   |   Metro

Germs build up inside the mask very quickly Many of us have a bad habit of not cleaning items that come into contact with our skin often enough, with the exception of...
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Madeleine McCann news: Suspect ‘will never talk to police' amid claims he ‘performed sex act in front of sleeping girls'

32 minutes ago   |   The Sun

MADELEINE McCann prime suspect Christian B allegedly boasted to a pal about performing a sex act in front of a room full of sleeping British girls. The convicted sex offender...
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LIVE UPDATES: Three new coronavirus cases recorded across Tayside and Fife at weekend

50 minutes ago   |   The Courier   |   3 articles

Here are the latest live news updates from across Tayside and Fife, with an eye also on big national and international stories.
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Your old DualShock 4 controller will work on the PlayStation 5, but only when you play PS4 games

Your old DualShock 4 controller will work on the PlayStation 5, but only when you play PS4 games

56 minutes ago   |   Pocket-lint   |   2 articles

Sony's given a welcome update on its plans for cross-generation compatibility ahead of the PlayStation 5 's launch later this year, specifically looking at hardware and...
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Dog suffers same coronavirus symptoms as owner after chewing her used tissues

Dog suffers same coronavirus symptoms as owner after chewing her used tissues

1 hour ago   |   Metro   |   2 articles

Mushka the Alaskan malamute developed the same symptoms as his owner A pet dog could be the first in Britain to have contracted coronavirus after it chewed its owner's...
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Wetherspoons worker tests positive for coronavirus

Wetherspoons worker tests positive for coronavirus

1 hour ago   |   Metro

A staff member at a JD Wetherspoon in Great Yarmouth has tested positive for coronavirus A Wetherspoons has gone into isolation after it was confirmed that they have...
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Nightclub becomes first in UK to reopen after calling itself a bar

Nightclub becomes first in UK to reopen after calling itself a bar

2 hours ago   |   Metro

Some paid up to £200 for a VIP experience A nightclub that's only six miles from an area that has been put under partial lockdown because of a rapid rise in coronavirus cases...
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LIVE UPDATES: Another shutdown of pubs and restaurants ‘still possible' says Nicola Sturgeon

2 hours ago   |   Evening Telegraph

Here are the latest live news updates from Dundee and the local area, with an eye also on big national and international stories.
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LIVE UPDATES: Prospect of local lockdown ‘under on-going review' after cluster of Covid cases at Aberdeen bar

2 hours ago   |   The Courier

Here are the latest live news updates from across Tayside and Fife, with an eye also on big national and international stories.
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John Hume dead: Former SDLP leader and Nobel peace prize winner dies aged 83

John Hume dead: Former SDLP leader and Nobel peace prize winner dies aged 83

FORMER SDLP leader and Nobel peace prize winner John Hume has died, his family has announced. Read more ...

DW Sports collapses into administration putting 1,700 jobs at risk

DW Sports collapses into administration putting 1,700 jobs at risk

The company was founded in Wigan DW Sports has become the latest retailer to tumble into administration because of the coronavirus pandemic, with all of its 1,700 employees at... Read more ...

Aubameyang intervenes as Lacazette pokes fun at Arsenal new boy Saliba

Aubameyang intervenes as Lacazette pokes fun at Arsenal new boy Saliba

William Saliba was in the Arsenal dressing room as the won the FA Cup final - and Alexandre Lacazette could not resist poking fun at his former club, Saint-Etienne, as... Read more ...

Manchester United in advanced talks over Jadon Sancho deal that will set new...

Manchester United in advanced talks over Jadon Sancho deal that will set new transfer record

Manchester United are reportedly in advanced talks over completing the transfer of Borussia Dortmund forward Jadon Sancho. The 20-year-old is expected to become the most... Read more ...

Euro Paper Talk: Man Utd to sign Jadon Sancho in next week as huge deal is...

Euro Paper Talk: Man Utd to sign Jadon Sancho in next week as huge deal is finally agreed; Arsenal draw up six-man wish list

Manchester United finally look set to sign Jadon Sancho after the payment structure over the deal was agreed, while Arsenal have an ambitious six-man transfer wish-list this... Read more ...

Loose Women panellists send heartfelt message to Coleen Nolan after her...

Loose Women panellists send heartfelt message to Coleen Nolan after her sisters' cancer diagnoses

Andrea McLean, Stacey Solomon, Denise Welch, and Penny Lancaster shared their support during a live broadcast of their ITV show on Monday, following the devastating news. Read more ...

'Murder victim' found alive in woodland after disappearing nearly five years ago

'Murder victim' found alive in woodland after disappearing nearly five years ago

A murder probe was launched after farm worker Ricardas Puisys, originally from Lithuania, vanished without a trace from Wisbech, Cambridgeshire in September 2015 - but he was... Read more ...

Andrew Lloyd Webber on ‘Cats' film adaptation: “The whole thing was ridiculous”

Andrew Lloyd Webber on ‘Cats' film adaptation: “The whole thing was ridiculous”

Andrew Lloyd Webber has shared his thoughts on the film adaptation of his hit musical Cats . Read more ...

Kate releases unseen picture of smiling Prince Louis - thanks fans for...

Kate releases unseen picture of smiling Prince Louis - thanks fans for birthday wishes

KATE, Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William have shared exclusively with royal fans a never-before-seen picture of their youngest son Prince Louis. Read more ...

Newcastle icons back petition to investigate Premier League over failed takeover

Newcastle icons back petition to investigate Premier League over failed takeover

The Newcastle United takeover from the Saudi Arabia Public Investment Fund fell through last week, 17 weeks after Mike Ashley had initially accepted their £300million offer Read more ...