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The UK's COVID-19 death toll has passed 100,000, one of the worst in the world

The UK's COVID-19 death toll has passed 100,000, one of the worst in the world

25 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Summary List Placement The number of people who have died with COVID-19 in the UK since the pandemic began now exceeds 100,000, data from the UK Office for National Statistics...
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UK Covid live: vaccine protectionism not the answer to supply issues, says Hancock

25 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Latest updates: health secretary says UK and EU will work together to avoid disruption to vaccine supply EU vaccines threat will not affect UK deliveries, says Nadim Zahawi...
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Covid: ‘Distress' behind rise in injuries related to alcohol and self-harm

37 minutes ago   |   The Courier

The lead clinician for the north of Scotland trauma network said he suspects a rise in injuries related to alcohol and self-harm is down to "the levels of distress" some people...
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Perthshire MP tells Boris Johnson to stay in London amid fears over Covid-19 infection rates

55 minutes ago   |   The Courier

Boris Johnson has been told to stay in London by a Perthshire MP with the area believed to be under consideration for the Prime Minister's upcoming Scotland visit.
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Ten coronavirus deaths recorded in Tayside and Fife in past day

1 hour ago   |   The Courier

Tayside and Fife have recorded ten deaths from coronavirus in the past 24 hours.
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Northern Ireland bridge to Scotland: Tory leader Ross says investment needed

Northern Ireland bridge to Scotland: Tory leader Ross says investment needed

1 hour ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross has appeared to back an ambitious plan to build a bridge or tunnel linking Scotland and Northern Ireland, it has been reported.
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Sam Underhill out of England's Six Nations squad with hip injury

2 hours ago   |   The Independent   |   2 articles

Underhill would have started the opening fixture against Scotland at Twickenham next Saturday
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READERS' LETTERS: Confident bridge engineers will find solution to icing

5 hours ago   |   The Courier

Sir, - It seems that falling ice from the Queensferry Bridge is not unique.
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SPONSORED: Apprentices still boosting productivity for businesses

6 hours ago   |   The Courier

Many employers across Scotland have continued to recruit or retain apprentices during the pandemic, developing new ways of working to ensure their talent continues to add value...
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Sturgeon snubbed as EU may allow Northern Ireland to automatically rejoin but not Scotland

Sturgeon snubbed as EU may allow Northern Ireland to automatically rejoin but not Scotland

6 hours ago   |   Daily Express

NICOLA STURGEON's Scotland will need to apply for EU membership if it achieves independence, unlike Northern Ireland who could automatically be able to rejoin the bloc, one of...
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